The 2014-2015 school year calendars are now available! Look under the Calendars tab above for some of next year’s important dates!
The 2014-2015 Preschool Registration will be held in the Elementary Cafeteria, from 8:00-10:30am, on Friday, April 25. To be eligible for the Preschool, children must turn 4 between August 1, 2013 and July 31, 2014. Please bring along your child’s up to date immunization record, birth certificate, and social security card.
The WRE talent show is coming up on Monday, May 5th! If your student would like to be included as an entry in the show, they will need to complete an entry form, which can be found in the Elementary office. These must be turned in by Friday, April 25, and tryouts will be held on Monday, April 28, right after school in the gym. Click here for all of the details.
After School Program - Bowling! Next Friday, April 25th the After School Program will be going to Super Bowl for another bowling field trip. Reminder that the cost is $6 per child and that money is due NO LATER than Thursday, April 24th. Click here for the bowling permission form. Also, if you haven't received one yet, click here for the April/May newsletter.
On Saturday, April 26, our 5th and 6th grade band students will be traveling to Holdrege for their Music Festival. They will spend the day working with students from several area schools, and then finish off the afternoon with a concert @ 4:30pm, which will be held in the High School Gym. Admission is $3 for adults, $1 for students, and no charge for children under 5.
The Boys Golf triangular that was to be held on Monday April 14, has been rescheduled to Monday, April 28 @ 1:00pm.
The Honors Banquet will be held on Tuesday, April 29th, at 6:00pm. Students in grades 9 through 12 will be recognized for their academic success. Everyone in the community is invited, and welcome to attend. The Booster Club will provide the meat, potatoes and rolls. Bring a salad, dessert or other side dish of your choice. Table service (plates, cups and utensils) and beverages will be provided. To make reservations for seating purposes, please call the school (583-2249) by Thursday, April 24th.
The Wood River Rural Middle/High School is having the annual community service day on Monday, May 5 (rain day will be Wednesday, May 7). We will have about 2.5 hours in the morning free and we are looking for people who have projects for our students to help out with around the community during that time. If you or someone you know have projects that you’d like to have students help out with (clearing up brush, picking up trash, helping around the house, etc.), please call Terry Zessin at 583-2249.
The Reading Café is returning to Wood River Elementary! It will be held on Thursday, May 1, from 6:30-7:30pm. The menu includes books, books and more books! Click here for all the details.
The Spring Music Concert date has changed! The MS/HS Band Concert will be held @ 6:30pm on Tuesday, May 6, and will be followed by the HS Fine Awards Ceremony @ 7:45pm. The MS/HS Vocal Concert will be held at 6:30pm on Tuesday, May 13. Click here for all of the details.
Please note…Wood River will be hosting the C-9 District Track Meet on Thursday, May 15 – there will be NO SCHOOL that day.
Coach Heise will be holding a volleyball camp for youth entering grades 1-6 on June 17-18-19. Click here for the registration form; money and forms are due back by Friday, May 23.
The 124th Annual Wood River Alumni Banquet will be held on Saturday, May 24. There will be a Social Hour at WRRHS from 3:30-5:30pm, which will be followed by dinner at Babel’s Barn, and dancing at the Legion. Meal tickets will be available until May 16, and can be purchased at Mr. B’s, Heritage Bank, Casey’s General Store, or by calling Julie Thompson @ 308-379-7548. Click here for all of the details!
Wood River High School will again be offering Driver Education classes in early June. The Nebraska Safety Center will provide the instruction for this class at a cost of $295. The dates for this year’s class will be Monday, June 9 through Friday, June 13, and will be from 8:00am to 12:30pm each day. The entire class will go to the Simulation Range in Kearney on Friday, June 20, from 10:00am to 6:30pm. Those interested in taking the class need to make it known, by signing up in the school office. If you have questions, please feel free to call the school.
Can’t make it to the game? You now have the opportunity to watch live Varsity games on-line. Click this link for a live feed on game night. There is also an opportunity to view archived games, by clicking this link.
Wood River’s School Improvement Goal:
All students will demonstrate an increase in reading proficiency in grades K-12.
To accomplish this goal, all students will increase vocabulary knowledge in all curricular areas.
The Wood River Rural School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs, activities or employment practices. Anyone having questions regarding compliance with Title VI, Title IX, or Americans with Disabilities Act or Section 504 may contact the Superintendent of Schools.