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Grainfield, KS : Schools : Wheatland High School


Courses Offered:
Business
  • Accounting I & II
  • Business
  • Entrepreneurship
Family & Consumer Science
  • FACS I
  • Food Science, Interior Design & Clothing
  • Life Skills & Parenting
  • Personal Finance
History
  • American Government / Economics
  • American History
  • Civics / Leadership
  • Current Events
  • World Studies
Humanities
  • Art
  • Band
  • Spanish I & II
  • Vocal
Industrial Technology
  • Beginning & Advanced Cabinet Making
  • CADD
  • Electric Car - Fabrication & Design
  • Industrial Technology & Design
  • Metals I, II & III
  • Woods/Metals
 
Language Arts
  • English I, II, III & IV
  • Creative Writing
Math
  • Algebra I & II
  • Consumer Math, General Math & Trigonometry
  • Geometry & Applied Geometry
Physical Education
  • Physical Education / Health & Advanced Physical Education
Science
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Animal Science
  • Biology I & II
  • Chemistry
  • Earth Science
  • Physics
Speech
  • Forensics
  • Speech
Technology
  • Computer Technology I & II / Advanced Computer Technology
  • Desktop Publishing
  • Principles of Technology I & II
Outreach College Classes:
Algebra, Biology, English Composition I and II, Psychology, Speech, Statistics, Trigonometry

Activities:
Vocal Music, FCCLA, Scholars' Bowl, Speech & Drama, Student Council, Cheerleading, National Honor Society, Electric Car, Art Club, School Play

Contact:
Gary Kraus, Superintendent/Principal
785.673.4223, Email

Brendan Ptacek, WHS Admin
785.673.4213, Email

Camie Melgoza, Secretary
785.673.4223, Email

Web: www.usd292.org

Wheatland Schools Brochure

CheerleadersProm
Vocal/BandCross Country
WHS building

Accreditation Status: Fully accredited—QPA

Years of Service: (1968-present)

Mascot: Thunderhawks

  • New mascot under cooperative agreement
  • Formerly known as Wheatland Shockers

Sports Offered & Sports Honors: Volleyball

  • State Champions: 1974, 1978, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1989, 1990, 1991

Boys' & Girls' Cross Country

  • State Champions: 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987

8-man Football

Boys' & Girls' Basketball

  • Girls - State Champions: 1983
  • Boys - State Champions: 1987

Boys' & Girls' Track

  • Girls - State Champions: 1983
  • Boys - State Champions: 1984

Golf (Spring Only)

History:

  • Consolidated effort of Park, Grainfield, and Gove forming the district high school, USD #292
  • Observer stated- "One may say that it only took the students from each community until Christmas break the first year to join together and form the student body of Wheatland High School."
  • More sport and academic activities offered to aid students in finding a field in which they could excel
  • Cafeteria walls display the many achievements of WHS & THunderhawk students
  • Wheatland High School alumni pride is a part of us all as we journey back for many events

Standard of Excellence (2012 last year):
Reading: 2008

Math: 2009, 2010, 2011

Writing: 2009

Wheatland Honors:
Layton Kaiser inducted into the 2009 KSHSAA Hall of Fame and the Kansas Teachers Hall of Fame in 1999.

 
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