USD 292

Wheatland Elementary School
The Thunderhawks

Academic Departments

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Reading

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Science

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Social Studies

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Music

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Math

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Reading

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Physical Education

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Art

Additional Programs

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PreSchool Program

Morning Preschool: 8:05am-11:30am

Afternoon Preschool: 12:30pm-3:15pm

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After School Programs

Extended Preschool
3-4 year olds prior to Aug 31
Mon-Fri
11:14am-3:30pm
View our brochure

After School
Pre-School-4th grade
Mon-Fri
3:35-5:30pm

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After School Sports

Saturday basketball for 2nd-4th grades

Saturday volleyball for 3rd-4th grades

County-wide football offered

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Additional Academics

Students participate in the yearly Soil Conservation Poster Contest and Farm Bureau Safety Poster Contest with many students earning honors in these programs.

Students learn lots from programs provided through the Golden Prairie Extension District.  Preschool through 4th grade students look forward to the “Kids A Cooking” programs, which promote healthier eating habits and more exercise in one’s daily lives.

Fine Arts opportunities provided by Western Plains Art Association

Northwest Kansas Service Center seminar

History

South end of the building built in 1931

North addition constructed in 1961

Served as a 1st-8th grade education institution until 1980

Kindergarten – added later as a half-time program. Now is a full day – 5 day/week program

Head Start (now a home-based program) and PreSchool programs added in recent years

Original Consolidation (1968)

Grainfield, Park & Gove unifiedi n the fall of 1968 becoming Wheatland USD 292

Each community kept its own elementary school from 1968 until Gove Elementary closed in May of 1988 & Park Elementary closed in May of 1991; students attended Grainfield Elementary

Name changed from Grainfield Elementary to Wheatland Elementary

7th & 8th students attended middle school at the Wheatland Middle School/High School building starting around 1980

Cooperative Agreement with Grinell, USD 291 (2007)

Each town has its own PreSchool-4th grade building

USD 291’s and USD 292’s 5th-8th grade students attend Grinnell Middle School located in Grinnell

USD 291’s and USD 292’s Freshmen-Seniors attend Wheatland High School located in Grainfield

Students

District-wide Student Increase

Faculty

Years Established

Get In Touch

Location:
436 Elm,  PO Box 174
Grainfield, KS 67737

Gary Kraus, Superintendent
785.673.4213, Email

Christy Taylor, Secretary
785.673.4365, Email

School Hours: Mon-Fri: 8:05am – 3:35pm

Registration

How To Register Your Child at WES

With 80 years of service, we pride ourselves in academic excellence. We would love to welcome your child into our nurturing environment.

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Call For an Inquiry

785.673.4365
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Email For an Inquiry

Registration

How To Register Your Child for the Extended PreSchool and/or After School programs

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Call For an Inquiry

Erin Walz, Director  785.673.4365
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