Wilbur Middle School: Proud Home of the Wranglers
Performing to Excellence with Pride and Respect

In partnership with parents and community, we will equitably prepare each Wilbur student with the essential skills to continue his/her education for positive participation in society.

Wrangler Staff Members Acknowledged for Excellence
Fred Snyder, 7th grade science teacher at Wilbur Middle School, was named Region 4 Science Teacher of the Year by the Kansas Association of Teachers of Science (KATS). He received the award during the KATS state conference on April 10, 2015.​
     Snyder has been teaching at Wilbur for three years. He is also the Team Leader for the 7th grade black team.
 
    A surprise greeted Language Arts teacher Hillary Thackery at her classroom door. She welcomed the visitors in and was rewarded with a Golden Apple Award from KAKE News, Davis-Moore and Papa Johns. Thackery received $250, a Golden Apple trophy and a pizza party for her class.
     "I was completely surprised," Thackery said. "I didn't expect this."
     She was nominated by one of her student's parent. The parent appreciates her dedication, both inside the classroom and out.

 

     Four Wilbur employees were honored recently with Good Apple Awards from the district. They are, left to right: April Karber, librarian; Nora Rayl, Data Leader; Jackie Tabor, PE Instructor; and Jennifer Atchison, Family Involvement Coordinator and Social Worker. According to the USD259 website, "The Good Apple Award program allows schools and administrative support centers to recognize employees, volunteers, and school partners who provide exemplary service to the district and its students. 
     Click
HERE to read their nominations.





 
Know when your child is testing
Click HERE to download Wilbur's Assessment Calendar. The number in front of the assessment on each day refers to the time table at the bottom of the page. The specific assessment subject abbreviations are noted at the bottom of the February calendar. Your child's team is determined by his/her team leader as follows:
6th Grade
Red (6R): Dana Ficken, White (6W): Deb Mar, Black (6B): Debbie McGuire
7th Grade
Red (7R): Marcus James, White (7W): Gigi Haselhorst, Black (7B): Fred Snyder
8th Grade
Red (8R): Linda Stauffer, White (8W): Cale Clough, Black (8B:) Sandy Garrigus
Encourage your child to get a good night's sleep the night before testing and eat a good breakfast that morning.

Wilbur student selected as one of 5 national AVID Superstars!
Maela Stevens is being honored for her leadership and outstanding performance in the classroom, at school and in the community. Click her picture to the right to go to the AVID site and read more. We are proud of all our AVID students.
 

ParentVue/StudentVue Apps: Get the ParentVue and/or StudentVue apps for your Mobile Devices! Use the links below to download the apps and then when you launch the app for the first time, enter the appropriate URL: https://parentvue.usd259.net or https://studentvue.usd259.net. Make sure to type https in the URL. Without the "s" at the end, it won't work. If you are having issues with your app working, that is probably the problem.

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