Reminder: Tomorrow (Wed., Oct. 27th) is early release at 12:10 for all students.
Our High School JV Football game scheduled for Monday, Oct. 25 has been cancelled. Our next High School Football game will be our Varsity game at home against Burbank on Friday, Oct. 29 at 7:00 PM.
Reminder: Picture retakes are tomorrow, October 15th.
Picture retakes are scheduled for Friday, October 15th.
State assessments (Smarter Balanced) are happening in Waitsburg schools October 11th through November 4th in math, English language arts (ELA), and science. These assessments normally happen in the spring but were postponed because of the pandemic. Fall tests will reflect the grades students were in during the 2020-21 school year. Read complete details at https://www.waitsburgsd.org/article/549315
We want to provide you with information about our process for communicating about COVID-19 in Waitsburg schools during the 2021-22 year. Assuring that our students and staff remain healthy and safe is critical to keeping our schools open. Please read full details on our website at https://www.waitsburgsd.org/news
REMINDER: Today is an early release at 12:10 PM for Waitsburg schools. Busses will leave shortly after.
Due to continued high numbers of COVID cases in the county and the Waitsburg community, we have made the decision to cancel the Elementary Open House originally scheduled for September 15th. We apologize for the late notice.
Picture day in Waitsburg is tomorrow, September 15th. The Elementary School Open House also takes place Sept. 15 from 5:00-7:00 PM.
With Dayton still in remote learning this week (9/6 - 9/10) we will resume sports practice for high school and begin practice for middle school fall sports in a manner which will limit any potential COVID exposure between Dayton and Waitsburg. The schedule will be as follows:
Football and MS Volleyball (MS VB starts Tuesday, 9/7)
* 3:30 - 5:00 Dayton (Football meets outside the HS Gym)
* 5:30 - 7:00 Waitsburg (Meet at HS Locker Room)
*3:30 - 5:00 Waitsburg
*5:30 - 7:00 Dayton
Is your Waitsburg kindergarten student ready for a great year? As with years past, kindergarten begins with a gradual start to school. See the first week of kindergarten schedule below, and read more details from Mrs. Trump at https://www.waitsburgsd.org/article/524430
Registration for K-12 new and returning students will continue this evening 5:00pm-7:00pm. Last day of registration is tomorrow 8:00am-3:00pm. All transportation forms must be turned in with registration. New high school classes are filling up fast!
Reminder: Registration for new and returning students is next Monday-Thursday 8:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. with an evening session on Wednesday 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Is your 5-year-old ready for Kindergarten Summer Camp? Incoming Waitsburg kindergarten kids are invited to attend this free camp Aug. 16-19 from 9-11 AM each day. Students must be 5 years old AND registered for school as a kindergarten student in Waitsburg.
Read our back-to-school update from Superintendent Mark Pickel online at https://www.waitsburgsd.org/article/501352
. Key points include updates on masking requirements and the new end time for school days in Waitsburg this year. Look for our printed newsletter with more updates arriving your mailboxes in a couple of weeks!
Waitsburg Preschool Summer Camp is taking place August 16th-19th from 9-11 AM. Children ages 3-5 who are registered for the Waitsburg preschool program are invited to attend Preschool Summer Camp. During camp, preschoolers will have an opportunity to meet one another and get familiar with the classroom, library, and lunchroom. Read the flyer below for more details, and contact Eleanora Montgomery at 509-337-6461 ext.1170 with questions.
**LOCATION CHANGE FOR SPORTS BANQUET** Due to the excessive heat, we are moving the July 1st Winter Sports Banquet indoors to the Waitsburg Elementary MPR. We will still have a BBQ dinner, and athletes/parents can bring a side dish or dessert to share. We will still start at 6:00 PM.