Knowledge Bowl team earns 4th place out of 19 teams at regional competition!
At the 9th-grade Knowledge Bowl regional competition held recently at Staples-Motley High School, the WDC Wolverines placed 4th out of 19 teams! The team includes: Tyler Scott, Derek Plautz, Logan Taggart and Andrew McCullough. They are coached by Dawn Paurus and Loni Niles. Congratulations to all the WDC Knowledge Bowl teams on a great season!
Keep the change/donations for Pennies for Patients coming!
Bring in your change and change the lives of cancer patients, March 3 to 7! When WDC Elementary students raise $1,000, Principal Rutten will shave his beard. If WDC reaches $1,500, Mr. Savoie will have his beard and hair! An all-school assembly is planned to witness the shaving of the beards IF the goals are reached!
So, let's empty that coin jar, clean out those couch cushions and bring in your change for Pennies for Patients during the week of March 3-7.
Pennies for Patients is a cancer education program and fundraiser benefiting The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. WDC is raising money in honor of student heroes from Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota, who are survivors of leukemia or lymphoma. WDC elementary teacher Vicki Smith is the local coordinator.
Total raised as of Wed., March 5:
Goal 1 met! Principal Rutten shaved his beard! Let's raise $1,500 and make Mr. Savoie shave his beard too!
Way to go, students, families and the community!
At their Feb. 18 meeting, the WDC School Board passed a resolution to make up the January 27th cold/snow day on Monday, June 2. Please note, Friday, May 31 and Monday, June 2 will both be full student days, while Tuesday, June 3 will be a staff development day.
School will be in session on Friday, March 7 and Friday, March 28. The Jan. 6th Snow Day called off by Gov. Dayton will not be made up. Please mark your calendars!
School will be in session:
- Friday, March 7
- Friday, March 28
- Monday, June 2 (full day)
- Friday, May 30 is now a full day
WDC Kindergarten Roundup registration and orientation will be held Monday, March 17 starting with a free meal in the cafeteria at 5:30 p.m. The program will includes a PowerPoint presentation, starting at 6 p.m. in the Auditorium and then a tour of the classrooms to follow and a chance to meet the Kindergarten teachers! If your child will be age 5 on or by Sept. 1, 2014, WDC invites you to attend. If you have a Kindergarten-eligible student on our census list, an enrollment packet will be mailed. Please fill out the packet and bring it with you on Roundup Night, along with birth certificate and immunizations. If you do not receive a packet, call the school office 632-2400. Come and see WDC's outstanding and quality Kindergarten program!
BRACELETS FOR KLAW ... Available at WDC Middle/High School and WDC Elementary offices. $2 each. Bracelets support Mr. Klawitter. Sponsored by WDC High School Student Council.
Information for WDC JO volleyball this spring for grades 5 through 8 can be picked up in the middle/high school office. The 5th- and 6th-grade classroom teachers will also be handing out this information. Player/parent sign-up and the first practice will be Monday, March 3. The player/parent sign-up will be from 5:30 to 6 p.m. at the high school commons with practice to follow from 6:00 pm until 8:00 in the high school gym. If you have any questions, call Sue Volkmann at (218) 371-1184 or e-mail at email@example.com.
While the weather outside is bitter cold, why not grab a cup of hot chocolate or tea and page through WDC Community Education's Winter Guide filled with classes and activities! Check it out!
Wadena ECFE is hosting its annual “March Cooking Madness” classes at Wadena-Deer Creek Middle/High School. This hands-on cooking class will feature healthy dishes for families with young children to make and eat! It’s also a chance to meet new friends and families while cooking up some fun. Families with children 5 years old and younger are welcome to attend one of two nights: Tuesday, March 11 or Thursday, March 20. The class begins at 5:30 and concludes at 7:30 p.m. in Room 2010 (FACS classroom). Feel free to bring along older siblings that are part of your family. The cost is $1.00 per family to help cover the supply expenses for the night. Pre-registration is required for this event and participation is limited to 45 each night. To pre-register, call 632-2364.
W.I.N. Spring Session, March 10-May 28:
- Testing next week at 7 am Monday, Wednesday, Friday
- To qualify for the record board you must test before school
- Our attendance goal is 85% for the spring session
For more details, contact Dirk Schulz, 632-2332.
The Science Expo for students in fifth and sixth grades is fast approaching! Students are busy preparing for their presentation in March. Below are the guidelines for the Science Expo.
Book Fair at WDC Middle/High School, March 2-10: The high school media center will be hosting a Book Fair Fiesta! The book fair is a great way to wrap up "I LOVE TO READ MONTH." Come and browse the numerous titles for all ages! If you want to start shopping early, visit the book fair website:
Order your PreK-Grade 4 Yearbooks today! WDC Elementary office has envelopes to order yearbooks, $17 through Feb. 26. Orders received February 27 and later will be $22. Envelopes are going home with students, but can stop in the office to place order. Yearbook will be preschool through 4th grade.
The Wadena-Deer Creek Robotics program is selling Cree LED bulbs to raise money for their program.
To order, click on this link for the form or contact Shane Snyder at 632-2410 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lady Wolverines finish their season
WDC recognizes the 2013-14 girls' basketball team and senior Hope Theisen on their season! Varsity players included: Hope Theisen, Kendra Evans, Casey Volkmann, Carrie Nelson, Jess Rondestvedt, Lydia Lindquist, Rachel Schwartz, Olivia Schwartz, Rylie Langer, Mikaela Nordlund, Ayanna Doll, Madison Barthel, Jennifer Craig and Katie Peterson. The team is coached by Keith Ferris, head coach; and Katrina Wahlin, Katy Westrom and Wendy Gravelle, assistant coaches.