Members of the Wahoo High School Class of 2020 who had their senior year cut short because of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) are sharing their high school memories and sending messages of support to their classmates through podcasts funded by a grant from the Wahoo Public Schools Foundation. When the Wahoo Public Schools closed because of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) on March 16, many seniors thought they would be able to come back to school in a few weeks to say goodbye to their classmates and friends and celebrate their graduation. Those plans were dashed when it was announced on March 25 that school would be closed for the rest of the school year. “Recording the . . .
Wahoo Public Families, There is a great deal of uncertainty on the horizon and it is at times like this where an increased emphasis on taking care of self and family remain the number one priority! During this prolonged school closure, we are committed to maintaining contact with both students and families as we work through the uncertainty. Staff have been working to coordinate parent and student resources that might be of use or support during an extended school closure. Below, you will find a link to electronic resources. Teachers will be updating resources periodically and all changes will be reflected on the website. WPS . . .
The current COVID-19 pandemic has closed the school buildings, but we want you to know that your school counselors are still here to help you! During this unprecedented time, we know that it can be extremely stressful for families, as we try to navigate through these changes and new challenges. Cindy Klepper (K-6 School Counselor) and John Harris (7-12 School Counselor) are using several different ways to connect with students and parents/guardians. If you have a need or would like to reach out to your school counselor, you can: Email your school counselor directly: Contact Cindy Klepper at email@example.com or John Harris at . . .
March 25, 2020 Wahoo Families, I hope this finds your family healthy and maintaining a positive outlook with so many unknowns surrounding us as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. As a district, we want to thank all of our families for your patience and understanding as we navigate through historic times in public education. This week, we have received new guidance from the Nebraska Department of Education (NDE) and Three Rivers Health Department. Both entities have recommended we not resume regular school schedules the rest of the 2019-2020 school year, including all activities. While this recommendation does not align with our original hopes of . . .
March 19, 2020 Wahoo Families, Thank you so much for your patience and understanding as we work as a school district and a community to take care of our children and families. Unfortunately, as rapidly as this situation has evolved, we have been working hard to make sure we have all aspects of well-being addressed in a reasonable time and manner, which hasn’t always been as quickly as we hoped. With that said, we have secured funding from the state of Nebraska to be able to offer meal services to any child between the ages of 1-18, residing in the district, for no charge while we are closed due to the COVID-19 response. We plan to begin offering meals . . .