WDC Public Schools

A Great Place to Learn and Grow!

218.632.2155 * Fax: 218.632.2399 * 600 Colfax Ave SW Wadena MN 56482

WDC will NOT be selling iPads or laptops on Friday, Aug. 26 at the high school office. The sale will resume on Wednesday, Aug. 31 from 7:30am to 12:30pm. Limited number of iPads left, but several laptops still available.

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5th Grade Orientation

Tuesday, Aug. 30 * 6:30pm * HS Commons

Parents and students are encouraged to attend this special orientation to help 5th graders familiarize themselves with lockers, classrooms, lunch, and more! 

Back-to-School Open House, Aug. 31

Wadena-Deer Creek Public Schools will host its annual Back-to-School Open House for students and families on Wednesday, Aug. 31 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the elementary and middle/high school. 

Families will have an opportunity to meet teachers and staff, visit classrooms, deposit lunch money, pay activity fees, fill out necessary forms, pick up class schedules and enjoy a free picnic-style meal served by our local fire department.  New this year: Wolverine T-shirts and hoodies available for purchase at both schools. Start the school year with new Wolverine apparel! Go Wolverines! 

Wadena-Deer Creek classes begin Tuesday, Sept. 6. The school calendar for 2016-17 and school supply lists for grades K-6 are posted on the school’s website.

Any questions, contact the District Office at 632-2155. 

School Supply Lists for 2016!

Click here for PreK-Grade 4

Click here for Grade 5

Click here for Grade 6

Grades 7-12 Supply List: A notebook for each class and a few good pens and pencils. On the first day of school, teachers will let students know if they need anything special for specific classes. 

Join us at the state fair, aug. 27!

Wadena-Deer Creek Community Education is hosting a chartered bus trip at the Great Minnesota Get Together on Saturday, Aug. 27 where you can enjoy the sights, sounds, and everything on a stick! A fee of $42 per person covers the bus ride and a ticket into the fair. The bus leaves at 7:00am from Wadena-Deer Creek Middle/High School parking lot and is expected to return around 10:00pm. Must be 18 or accompanied by an adult. If interested or if you want more information, call Sandie Rentz at 632-2396.

Kids Krew and Little Kids Club will be closed Aug. 22-26 for cleaning. Thank you for your cooperation!  


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Wolverine Happenings:


  • Aug. 22-26 * Kids Krew and Little Kids Club closed for cleaning.
  • Aug. 30 * 5th Grade Orientation, 6:30pm, Commons
  • Aug. 31 * K-12 Open House, 4-7pm, Elementary and Middle/High School. Light meal, tours, meet teachers and staff. Deposit money in lunch accounts. All families welcome!


  • Sept. 6 * FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL for PreK-12 students!

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WDC Elementary designated a 2014 Reward School!