The WHS CHOIR under the direction of Jessica Coldwell are working hard to raise $$ for their NEW YORK trip in February! They are getting CLO$E! They truly have worked hard!!!!
Enhance your holiday season and help out a talented and spirited bunch of Crusaders and hire them to come by your home, your neighbor's home, another family member's home or a friend's! Only $15!!
They'll be out "CAROLING" on Saturday, Dec. 8th between 1pm-5pm...brighten someone's day and the choir's as well - it will get you in the holiday mood...
For those that might not know, Patriot League Wrestling scheduled the sport earlier this school year. Before, wrestling at the middle school level didn't commence until mid-late January. This season, middle school wrestlers' season began in early November and will end on December 15th @ the Patriot League Tournament in Mulvane.
The KNIGHTS are off to a good start in DUAL ACTION - are presently 5-1!
Beat Ark City 50-47
Lost to Winfield 70-30
Beat Mulvane 54-45
Beat Haysville 60-45
Beat Clearwater 48-42
WMS Leadership students delivered the food items they had collected for the Thanksgiving Holiday to the Wellington Food Bank on Monday. "3" vans, driven by Luke Smith, Kristin White, and Terri Driskell, and over a dozen Knights & Lady Knights, completed the delivery for the upcoming Holiday season, (over 1400 items - and over $150 cash) - Awesome job WMS - your efforts will help put smiles on many faces during Thanksgiving and other Holiday celebrations!!
Students in Mrs. Defore's World History class completed their first big project of the year, "Conquest and Its' Impact".
One of the final products included a museum exhibit where students highlighted one aspect of their learning. The museum was set up in the library, and each class visited. Students were encouraged to leave "I like" and "I wonder" comments for the exhibitors.
The WHS Debate team, coached by Caitlin Hendrix, traveled to Chaparral on Saturday to compete in a varsity tournament with positive results!
Austin Harriger and Austin Fink qualified for state by earning a first-place ranking with a win-loss rating of 5-0! It is their first clean sweep! Alivia Holgate and Lucas Lyne earned a 7th place ranking with a win-loss rating of 2-3. Aidan Young and Nicole Holdaway earned a 1-4 rating, winning in their last round.
After a 30 minute intrasquad practice, the Lady Crusaders had a couple dozen or so younger WRC basketball girls join them at their Saturday morning session at Wellington High School. The combined group conducted dribbling and shooting drills, fun for both groups, and the coaches. Check out a few pics below that were taken at the event. The basketball season at WHS gets underway in December! Exciting!
The WMS 7/8 Scholar Bowl squads were in action Thursday, for the final time this season. The KNIGHTS hosted the Patriot League Scholars Bowl Championships after school on Thursday. Teams in attendance, in addition to the KNIGHTS, Clearwater Middle School, Haysville West MS, Mulvane MS, Prairie Hills MS, and Rose Hill MS.
Younger Wellington boys’ basketball players (WRC) joined the Crusader Boys Basketball team Thursday, for some work on fundamentals and more…you can see from the pics, lots of smiles on lots of faces…looks like all the “kids” (HS & younger) had a great time. This year the boy’s program has a new head coach, Mr. Joe Newman, a WHS graduate from earlier this century and coached the last several years at Belle Plaine, where he and the Dragons found considerable success.
The Wellington High School Commons was full of "signings" Monday afternoon! Seniors Jacelyn Buck, Brooke McCorkle, and Delaney Parkey, all signed on the dotted line and will be playing softball in Louisiana, Mississippi, and Bethel next year (respectively). Congratulations to ALL 3 and their families and friends and fans!!