WDC Public Schools

A Great Place to Learn and Grow!

218.632.2155 * Fax: 218.632.2199 * 600 Colfax Ave SW Wadena MN 56482

Classroom Lists will be posted on Aug. 17 on the front doors of the Elementary and the Middle/High School. :)

Fall Sports Schedules link -- click here!


Thursday, Aug. 6


WDC Middle/High School Commons


Click here for Preseason Football Practice Schedule

Mark your calendars, WDC families! Here are a few important dates to keep in mind:

* Thursday, Aug. 6 - WDC Fall Sports Meeting for Grades 7-12, 6pm, MS/HS Commons.

* Monday, Aug. 10- Varsity Football practice begins.

* Monday, Aug. 17 - Varsity Cross Country, Girls Tennis and Volleyball practice begins.

* Monday, Aug. 24 - Junior High fall sports practice starts.

* Wednesday, Aug. 26 - PreK-12 Back-to-School Open House, 4-7pm, WDC Elementary and Middle/High School.

* Tuesday, Sept. 1 - First Day of School! (Grades K-12)

* Tuesday, Sept. 8 - First Day of Preschool!

WDC sponsors charter-bus trip to State Fair, Aug. 29

Wadena-Deer Creek-Bluffton Community Education is sponsoring a trip to the Minnesota State Fair on Saturday, Aug. 29. Ride in an air-conditioned charter and arrive at the fair refreshed and ready to enjoy the day!

Bus will leave from WDC Middle/High School at 7am, and depart from the fair at 7pm, arriving back at the school about 10pm. Fee includes bus ride and admission to the fair. For more information, contact Sandie at 632-2396. 

NEVER. GIVE. UP. benefits suicide awareness

Join us in an effort to raise funds for suicide awareness and prevention education at the Never. Give. Up. 5K Run/Walk on Aug. 29 at Sunnybrook Park in Wadena.

Registration starts at 8am. Runners start at 9am; walkers at 9:15am. Registration fees: $10 for 15 years and up; $5 for 6-14 years; and 5 and under are free. T-shirts available: $15 for adults and $10 for youth.

Many area businesses have donated items for a silent auction to help raise funds for suicide prevention education. 90 percent of proceeds will benefit Wadena-Deer Creek Public School and 10 percent will benefit New York Mills Public School. The funds will be used for suicide awareness and prevention education.

Click here for the Registration Brochure.

Click here for Poster.

Summer Foods Program for kids

Free meals to children, 18 and under, this summer once again at Wadena and Deer Creek schools.

Wadena Elementary: June 1-Aug. 14 (not serving July 3, Aug. 3-4)
** Breakfast 7:30-8:30am
** Lunch 11am-12:30pm

Deer Creek School: June 2-July 10 (Serving on Summer Rec days)
** Lunch 11am-12noon

Click here for Wadena menu

Meals are provided free-of-charge thanks to a federal grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. For more information, contact For more information, contact WDC Food Service Director, Sandie Rentz, at 632-2396.

Wolverine Bites


WDC Indoor Track hours for Summer 2015: 

Middle/High School walking track:
Monday - Friday: 6 a.m. - 6 p.m.  



WDC Elementary designated a 2014 Reward School!