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The Wellsville School District welcomes the following administrator and teachers to the 2014-2015 School Year.

 

Back row left to right: Jason Townsend, Rick O’Neil, Eric Sayler, Hailey Waymire, and Craig Chaney

Front row left to right: Jonathan Dodds, Kelly Hoehn, Amanda Lyman, and Bryan Kindle

Mr. Jason Townsend joins the USD 289 as the Wellsville Elementary School Principal. He previously taught at Mulvane for seven years.  

Mr. Rick O’Neil joins USD 289 in the high school and middle school. He spent the previous 20 years at Spring Hill High School. He is now teaching high school and middle school physical education and weights. He also coaches high school basketball and cross country.

Mr. Eric Sayler joins the USD 289 high school and middle school staff. He spent the last six years at Anderson County High School. He now teaches sophomore world history and eighth grade social studies. He also coaches football, baseball, and middle school basketball.

Mrs. Hailey Waymire joins the USD 289 high school and middle school staff by starting the new FACS (Family and Consumer Science) program. She previously taught at Louisburg for three years. She is also a junior class sponsor.

Mr. Craig Chaney joins USD 289, in the high school, teaching physics, pre-calculus, and calculus. He previously taught at Cristo Rey for three years.

Mr. Jonathan Dodds joins the USD 289 elementary staff as a fifth grade teacher. He graduated from Ottawa University.

Ms. Kelly Hoehn joins the USD 289 elementary staff teaching second grade. She graduated from Emporia State University.

Mrs. Amanda Lyman joins the USD 289 staff in the middle school. She spent the last seven years at Gardner-Edgerton High School. She now teaches Earth/Space Science, and eighth grade science. She is also a middle school volleyball coach.

Mr. Bryan Kindle joins USD 289 in the middle school and high school. He attended Baker University and played baseball there all four years. He currently teaches Algebra I and Pre-Algebra. He is also the new baseball coach.

 

 

 

REMINDER:  WHO TO CALL?
If you need to reach any of our schools please dial the appropriate office phone number.
Elementary 883-2996

Middle School 883-4350

High School 883-2057
District Office 883-2388
Bus Barn 883-2114
 

 

 

 

 

WES  EAGLE MARATHON 2014

            Lace up those running shoes, it is Marathon Time.  The goal of the Wellness Committee is to promote healthy lifestyles for students and staff and fitness for life.  The goal of the WES Eagle Marathon is to encourage students to challenge themselves to complete a goal by walking or running a mile once a day during the 8-week program until they achieve a full marathon distance of 26.2 miles.  All mileage is tracked when students attend.

          To kick the program off the Wellness Committee invited Supergirl to WES to help kickoff the marathon on August 25. When students complete a full marathon they will have their name posted on the gym wall and the participants will complete the last GRAND FINALE mile together in October.

          The course start, finish & check-in will be behind the Elementary School in the back parking lot near the sand pit (next to Ash St.).  Five (5) laps around the perimeter of the parking lot is 1.1 miles.  Only students in 4th & 5th grades may choose to run 2 laps around the cross country course West of the Elementary School & bordering First Street unless they are accompanied by an adult.  Mile markers will be given to students to help them count laps. The courses will be staffed by Wellness Committee members & identifiable staff.  Safety is the biggest concern & volunteers will be spaced along the routes so walkers/runners can be seen the entire length of the run.

          Each week the Wellness Committee has invited a special group attend.  They also encourage volunteers on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday or Friday mornings.   There is NO running/walking on Wednesdays.  If you are able to help out please call Cherry Chrisjohn at 785-883-2996 Ext. 3126 or cchrisjohn@usd289.net.

Week 1: August 25- Kick Off with Supergirl & Friends
Week 2: Sept. 2- Special Populations(Wellsville Retirement Center, handicapped, Life Skills, autistic, Downs syndrome & friends)
Week 3: Sept. 8- Grandparents
Week 4: Sept. 15- Community Leaders
Week 5: Sept. 22- WHS Sports Teams
Week 6: Sept. 29- Community Helpers(firefighters, police, city workers)
Week 7: October 6: Military
Week 8: October 13: Family

 

WELLNESS COMMITTEE MEMBERS:

Marcia Ashley-Hoehn; Cherry Chrisjohn; Melanie Hull;  Peggy Inglehart; Katie Lynch; Chris Rose; Sharon Van Horn; Laurie Henry; Janel Hull; Jerry Henn; and Jason Townsend.   

Contact Information
Wellsville USD 289
602 Walnut Street
Wellsville, Kansas 66092
Schedule:

District Office Hours:
7:30 am - 4:00 pm, M-F

Bus Barn
Phone: 785-883-2114

Map  
Phone: 785-883-2388
Fax: 785-883-4453
District Upcoming Events
Current Weather
Current Conditions:
Fair, 47 F

Forecast:
Tue - Sunny. High: 75 Low: 49
Wed - Mostly Sunny. High: 73 Low: 58
Thu - AM Thunderstorms. High: 73 Low: 50
Fri - Partly Cloudy. High: 80 Low: 54
Sat - Sunny. High: 79 Low: 56

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