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WDC School Board approves change to School Calendar; Monday, February 9 now a day off for students

The WDC School Board approved a change to the school calendar by making Monday, February 9 a day off for students, while WDC staff members will report that day to take part in a strategic-planning process that the WDC School District is working on. 

Parents and community members are also invited to participate in strategic planning during the evening of February 9. Look for more information regarding strategic planning after the holiday break.

Flu-Symptom tips

Parents are frequently concerned about when students should stay home from school. Please click and print out the Flu-Symptom Screening Tool from the MN Department of Health as a helpful guide.

Christmas Morning Day at Wdc!

WDC 5-12 graders dressed up today in their Christmas morning attire. They will be watching movies at the theatre this afternoon for Christmas at the Cozy!

Santa Clause made an appearance and delivered presents to some of our students!

Little Dribblers Elementary Basketball

WDC would like to invite your son or daughter to participate in the Elementary Little Dribblers program offered for all K-3rd graders. The WDC varsity players and coaches will run the program working on developing basic basketball skills. All participants will perform at halftime of a varsity game.

Dates of sessions will run on Saturdays, Jan. 10, 17, 24 and 31, from 9 to 10am at the WDC Middle/High School Gym. This program is FREE of charge!

Click here to download registration form. Please return top portion to Coach Ferris or Coach Mielke by Wednesday, Jan. 7. 


Wolverine Bites

Special Open Gym hours over the holiday break from 1-3pm in the WDC Middle/High School Gym:

  • Monday, Dec. 29
  • Tuesday, Dec. 30
  • Friday, Jan. 2 

There will be Sunday Open Gym on:

  • Sunday, Dec. 21
  • No OPEN GYM on Sunday, Dec. 28

Open Gym is sponsored by WDCB Community Education!


2015 Twins Caravan is coming to WDC Middle/High School on Jan. 20 at 10:15 a.m.! We are very excited to welcome back the Twins Caravan! Tentative line-up includes: 

  • Trevor Plouffe
  • Jordan Schafer
  • Tony Oliva
  • Bert Blyleven
  • Cory Provus

Special thanks to Rick Youngbauer and local radio stations, KWAD/KNSP/Superstation K106, for asking WDC to be a part of this event.  More details to follow closer to the date!

Little Kids Club at M|State and Kids Krew at WDC Elementary will be closed over holiday break:

  • Wed., Dec. 24
  • Thurs., Dec. 25
  • Fri., Dec. 26
  • Wed., Dec. 31
  • Thurs., Jan. 1
  • Fri., Jan. 2


Wadena-Deer Creek's ECFE program received great news from Walmart. ECFE applied for a grant and received $500! According to Patti Isaacson, this money will be used to pay for the food for our family fun nights in February and April. Thank you, Walmart!


Kindergarten Graduation will be held Tuesday, May 26 at 1:30 p.m. in the Wadena Memorial Auditorium.


Late Bus: The late bus runs Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays. The late bus will leave at 5:15 pm from the back entrance of the WDC Middle/High School.  If you plan to ride the late bus, you must sign up in the office.


WDC Indoor Walking & Open Gym Hours : 

Middle/High School walking track:
Monday-Friday: 6 - 7 a.m. 
Monday & Wednesday: 3:15 - 8:30 p.m.
Tuesday/Thursday/Friday: 3:15 - 5:30 p.m.
Sundays: 1 - 3 p.m. (during Open Gym)

In the event of a concert or game, the walking track will close at 5:30 p.m.

Elementary School hallways:
Monday-Friday: 6 - 7:30 a.m. and 3:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Open Gym:
Sundays: 1 to 3 p.m. @WDC Middle/High School only.


Order your 2014-15 WDC Yearbooks: 

9-12 yearbooks are $40   http://jostensyearbooks.com/?REF=A04181900

5-8 yearbooks are $11    http://jostensyearbooks.com/?REF=A01121836


WDC Elementary designated a 2014 Reward School!