Back-to-School Central has launched! Find out more here: https://www.usd231.com/o/district/page/back-to-school-central
Olathe Health Systems in Gardner is offering $25 sports physicals for the upcoming school year. For more information, go here: http://usd231ks.apptegy.us/o/district/page/e-backpack?mode=edit
Our Food Security resources information has been updated. Find more here: https://www.usd231.com/article/219049?org=district
UNFILL THE RIDGE!!! Final day to pick up student belongings! Today is T - Z, but if you missed your pickup day earlier in the week, you are still welcome to swing by today! We’re down to about 100 bags left..help us UNFILL THE RIDGE before the rain starts!!!
If your students last name begins with A - M it's not too late to get students belongings today or tomorrow, 8-noon or 1 to 6. Today students last name N - S, see you at the Ridge 8 to Noon or 1 to 6 today, Friday is T - Z.
Also, if your last name is A-F and you missed yesterday, please stop by today as well to pick up your items!
Reminder Mustangs- Students w/ the last names beginning with letters A- F, pick up your belongings from WMS tomorrow- Tuesday, 8-Noon or 1-6
Summer programming update now available. Read the story here: https://www.usd231.com/article/247426?org=district
Virtual Board Meeting Reminder! May 11 -3:00pm. Story: https://www.usd231.com/article/227635?org=district Link to live feed: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDJC0Zj-3F68P38Z70mIFsA/live
It's National School Nurse's Day! We LOVE our nurses. Read more about how awesome they are here:https://bit.ly/35xWft7
It's National School Nurse's Day! We LOVE our nurses. Read more about how awesome they are here: https://bit.ly/2zUfZLA
Happy Teacher Appreciation Day Mustang Staff! Thank you for all your dedication & hard work making WMS a great place to work & learn!
Happy Monday Mustangs! Stay strong & make it a great week in week 5, Continued Learning!
As a reminder, our website can be accessed by visiting usd231.COM OR usd231.ORG. This does not apply for staff email addresses (they remain .com).
Continue to check out our FAQ document found here:https://bit.ly/3avaakF We are working to develop a safe way for students to pick up musical instruments & belongings left in desks, classroom cubbies, and hallway and gym and athletic lockers. @gehsblazers
Check this out! Tune into Learning Across Kansas! Kansas teachers, including one of our own - Shannon Ralph, science teacher @gehsblazers - sharing learning on local PBS channel! https://5il.co/f8h3
Check out our social media platforms as we acknowledge graduates of GEHS that are currently a medical worker or first responder during the COVID-19 pandemic.
If you or a family member are in need of additional resources, please review this guide created by the USD 231 Counseling Department. https://5il.co/f3j3
FAQs have been updated. Please visit the site below. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1U7hSFG53-t5ZLRnT6Av6app9Rm6rckPV2jQB1DrfI1M/edit
Happy Tuesday everyone. Shout out to the WPTO for hosting a WMS Spirit Week & giving prizes away. For more details, go to the WMS website & read the parent newsletter.
Good morning Mustang's! Week 3 of Continued Learning will begin soon, let's make it a great week and invest in your learning.
Happy Thursday Mustangs! Make the most of your day today & continue to connect with your teachers with your Continued Learning Plan 4th Q.
USD 231 is changing the time of the May, June, & July Board of Education Meetings. These meetings will now begin at 3:00 p.m. and be live streamed on the district YouTube channel. May 11, 3:00 p.m. June 08, 3:00 p.m July 27, 3:00 p.m
Let's make it a great week Mustangs, a quote for you- "I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.". Maya Angelo. Make someone's day today!
Happy Wed. Mustangs, quote from Benjamin Franklin- "The doors to wisdom are never shut." Take advantage of the Opportunity to Learn today.
Good morning Mystang's! Hopefully this gives you a smile today: I will teach you in a room I will teach you now on Zoom I will teach you in your house I will teach you here & there I will teach you because I care So just do your very best & Don't worry about the rest!
7th gr. Varsity BB defeats PRMS 45 to 24 tonight.
Attention USD 231 families! Parent Teacher Conferences will take place today. The schedule is below: Parent Teacher Conferences - PK-4 (2-8 p.m.), 5-12 (4-8 p.m.) As you know, we have outstanding grounds and maintenance staff. They will be treating the parking lots and sidewalks to ensure your safety arriving today. Stay warm and be safe.
8th Gr. Varsity Boys BB defeats Paola 49 to 5 at the Ridge tonight
8th gr. JV Boys BB with the big win tonight over Paola, congrats Mustangs!
It's a big week in Kansas City! The Gardner Edgerton Unified School District will be closed on Wednesday, February 5, 2020. We hope that you understand this is not a decision that was taken lightly.
No school today, Fri Jan. 24th, Mustangs. See you Monday at WMS
Due to winter weather, there will be no school tomorrow, January 17th. Stay warm and safe Mustangs!
Due to the inclement weather forecast, all evening events have been canceled (practice, clubs, games, etc.) for Friday, January 10. Thank you for your understanding. Stay safe and warm!
Attention WMS Play Cast Members! The first rehearsal will be Thursday from 3:30-5:00 in Room 601. It will be a read-through rehearsal, and scripts will be provided.
No school for Monday Dec. 16th. Boys BB tryouts will begin on Tuesday for 7th & 8th grades now & stay tuned for an update on when the WMS Spelling Bee will be rescheduled this week as well.
8th grade JV Mustangs fall to Eudora 27-6 this evening at the ridge. Tough loss, but we are still proud of you!!
Great game tonight, 7th gr. JV GBB goes to OT, WMS 18 & Woodland Springs 20
Check out the latest edition of THE STAMPEDE with important WMS information: https://www.smore.com/vhxjn
ATTENTION! CROSS COUNTRY MEET CHANGE! Due to the impending weather on Saturday, the Ottawa CC meet has been moved to MONDAY, SEPT 30 at 4:00 p.m.
7th grade Varsity volleyball loses a tough one tonight to Pioneer Trail, 0-3. Our ladies played hard and we are proud of them!
The latest edition (8/6/19) of "The Stampede" can be found here: https://www.smore.com/aw30e It includes important information about schedule release, locker assignments, new student information and first day of school notes.
Last day of school for WMS this year! Students will be dismissed at noon.
SCHEDULE CHANGE! Due to the weather forecast, Spring Fling (includes Talent Show) and the 8th Gr trip to Worlds of Fun have been rescheduled for WEDNESDAY, May 22.
Healthy Nurse, Healthy Students. Celebrate National School Nurse Day May 8! #SND2019 @schoolnurses #schoolnurses www.schoolnurseday.org.
The Spring Hill Invitational track meet scheduled for today has been cancelled. There will be no track practice today at WMS.
Check out our Wheatridge Mustangs performing at the KCKCC Jazz Summit (around the 90 minute mark). @wmsmustangs231 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3_hRbZLZ3kA&ibss=1
The Wheatridge Track Meet is ON!
Reminder Mustangs Wheatridge does have regular day of school Monday, April 22, 2019.
IMMUNIZATION REQUIREMENTS: If you are the parent of a current 6th grade student, please be advised that in addition to the already required Tdap vaccine, your student will also be required to have one dose of the Meningococcal vaccination. Check out the WMS website for more info!
The NAEP test postponed on 2/28 has been rescheduled for Wednesday March 6th.
WMS Play Zombeo & Juliette tonight and Friday night 7:00 PM. Doors open at 6:30. Cost Adults $4 Students $3 under 6 Free.
Tonight’s vocal music concert has been postponed until Mon. March 4. 5th/6th @ 6:00 PM 7th/8th @ 6:40 PM
Due to inclement weather USD 231 has cancelled classes for Wednesday February 27. Stay safe.
Last Boys Basketball Games today. 7th @ Ottawa 8th @WMS. Track parent meeting tonight 6:00PM
Congrats to the 7th grade Mustangs on two impressive victories over their crosstown rivals, the Trail Ridge Huskies! Great job last night, Mustangs!
Due to inclement weather USD231 has cancelled classes for Wednesday February 20, 2019. Stay safe and warm.
Boys Basketball Games for today will start at 3:45 with 5 minutes between games and 5 minute 1/2 time.
WMS play practice scheduled for Friday 2/15 has been cancelled.
Despite District maintenance and custodial staff best efforts parking lots and sidewalks remain unsafe. There will be no classes 2/8/19. District buildings will be closed.
Due to the forecast for inclement weather WMS will be closed tomorrow 2/7/2019. No WMS activities will take place.
All evening activites at Wheatridge Middle School are cancelled due to weather. All students will be dismissed at 3:15.
Message from the PTO: Conferences are next week and the PTO is preparing to provide the staff with dinner on Wed. Feb. 13. Take a look at the Sign-Up Genius and plug in where you can. https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0A4BA5AB28A6F94-wmsconference1 Please check your email for more information!
🚨🚨 The 8th grade parent information night at Gardner Edgerton High School tonight, will continue as scheduled. 🚨🚨
USD231 has cancelled classes for tomorrow January 30,2019 due to the forecast for dangerous wind chills. Stay safe and warm.
8th Varsity falls to Baldwin in a hard fought contest.
8th grade varsity boys basketball WMS trails 13-21 at halftime
End of the first quarter Mustangs trail 7-11
8th JV defeats Baldwin 37-18
End of 3 JV Mustangs lead 29-15
USD231 has canceled classes for Wednesday January 23, 2019. Stay safe and warm.
All after school activities at WMS are cancelled for today. No robotics, extended learning, academic bus, games or practice will occur.
There will be no play or basketball practices at WMS today, January 22, 2019.
Due to the forecast for freezing rain and snow this evening the WMS vs Ottawa basketball games have been cancelled.
Staff enjoying Technology PD provided by Dr. Platt @ WMS. @gardneredgerton
The boys' basketball team is working hard to prepare for their first game of the season on Tuesday, January 15 against Ottawa.
2nd Quarter Report Cards will be sent home with students on Friday, January 11.
Reminder our office will be closed Friday, December 21 through Wednesday, January 2. Staff professional development will be January 3 & 4.
Congratulations to our Spelling Bee winners! Amara Whited will represent WMS at the Johnson County Spelling Bee and Christopher Brush is the alternate.