Cheer camp is still happening, since the warnings have been lifted.
Warning has been lifted. Kids are back in class. Buses will run as normal.
All students are currently sheltering. Thanks to all the staff for helping keep everyone safe!
The Jr/Sr High Announcements for Tuesday, September 25 have been posted to our website and mobile app. The direct link for today's announcements is: http://5il.co/503a #wearewapello #wapellotribepride
The Jr/Sr High Daily Announcements have been added to our website and mobile app. The direct link for today's announcements is http://5il.co/4yqx #wearewapello #wapellotribepride
Just a reminder that the WHS Football Cheerleaders are hosting Kids’ Cheer Camp this week. All Kids PK - 5th grade are welcome! Camp takes place Monday, Tuesday and Thursday right after school until 4:20! It isn’t too late to sign your child up! Just stop by today at the end of school to fill out a registration form! Kids will perform at halftime of Friday night’s game vs Wilton! #wearewapello #wapellotribepride
With just under 9:00 to go in the 1st half the Indians trail the bulldogs 21-0
The Jr/Sr High Announcements for Friday, September 21, 2018 have been posted to our website and mobile app. The direct link for today's announcements is: http://5il.co/4y8i #wearewapello #wapellotribepride
The Jr/Sr High Announcements for 9/20/18 have been posted to our website and mobile app. The direct link for today's announcements is: http://5il.co/4xup #wearewapello #wapellotribepride
7th Grade Volleyball WILL NOT practice today, Thursday September 20. 8th grade will practice from 1:30-2:30 today, September 20.
Our Therapy Dog, Nala loves the attention that students give her, no matter what she is doing, if one of the students or staff are willing to give her some attention, Nala will drop down and take all of the attention she can get from the students and staff. Nala loves being part of the students day in the classroom! #wearewapello #wapellotribepride
Thank You to employees of Bayer (Monsanto) of Muscatine for their support of our students making safe choices. Students and staff that entered the parking areas of Wapello High School were checked for seatbelt usage, if they were found to be wearing their seatbelt, they were rewarded with a candy bar. Many thanks to Bayer and their employees for their service and dedication to our students safety. #wearewapello #wapellotribepride
Wapello Community Schools will be dismissing at 1:00 today, Thursday, Sept 20, 2018 due to the high heat that is forecasted.
The Jr/Sr High Announcements for Wednesday, September 19, 2018 have been posted to our website and mobile app. The direct link for today's announcements is: http://5il.co/4xe1 #wearewapello #wapellotribepride
The meeting agenda for tomorrow evening's Wapello CSD Board of Directors meeting has been revised. The new agenda can be found on our website or by clicking on the link below to be taken directly to the document. http://5il.co/4x5f
The Jr/Sr High Announcements for Tuesday, September 18, 2018 have been posted to our website and mobile app. The direct link for today's announcements is http://5il.co/4ww8 #wearewapello #wapellotribepride
Don't forget to vote daily, for Wapello Elementary! Help Wapello Elementary win $25,000! Unity Point Health is sponsoring a Imagine the Amazing Back to School Contest. The top prize is $25,000 and we want Wapello Elementary to gain the most votes to win. There is no limit to the number of times you can vote. When you select a Wapello School, please choose Wapello Elementary so that our buildings are not competing against one another. The link to vote is https://app.wyng.com/imagine-the-amazing there is no limit to the number of votes that you can cast, so please vote for Wapello Elementary and spread the word and share this post!
Have you downloaded Wapello Community School’s mobile app yet? By doing so, you can access a wealth of information from your smartphone. One of the benefits of downloading our app is that in the event that school is dismissed early or cancelled, we can send push notifications to our subscribers if you have the notifications enabled. From the menu screen, select settings, then ensure that turn on notifications is enabled. If the district needs to send out important notifications, this is one tool that will be utilized. If you have questions or need assistance, please call the Superintendent’s Office, we would be happy to help! 319-523-3641
The daily announcements for the Jr/Sr High Building have been posted to our website and mobile app. The direct link for today's announcements is: http://5il.co/4wf6 #wearewapello #wapellotribepride
Help Wapello Elementary win $25,000! Unity Point Health is sponsoring a Imagine the Amazing Back to School Contest. The top prize is $25,000 and we want Wapello Elementary to gain the most votes to win. There is no limit to the number of times you can vote. When you select a Wapello School, please choose Wapello Elementary so that our buildings are not competing against one another. The link to vote is https://app.wyng.com/imagine-the-amazing there is no limit to the number of votes that you can cast, so please vote for Wapello Elementary and spread the word and share this post!
Wapello is dismissing at 1:00 because of heat and conditions in the classroom.
A correction to our earlier post regarding Good Luck to the Wapello High School Marching band as they compete in a double header today in Fort Madison at 12:40 p.m. followed by a performance in Mt Pleasant at 6:30 p.m. The band had a great performance on Friday night at the Homecoming game and is primed for today’s competitions. Best of luck to Mr. and Mrs. Peck and the Marching Indians! Go Band! Marching Band.
The Wapello Community School District Board of Directors will meet on Wednesday, September, 19, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. for their regular monthly meeting. The published agenda can be found at: http://5il.co/4vmu
Don’t forget! PTO CAN DRIVE! TONIGHT! Unload your unwanted cans at the old PreK building across from the elementary, tonight before the big game! Wapello PTO will be there collecting from 5:30-7:00.
The daily announcements from the Jr/Sr High have been posted to the website and mobile app. The direct link for today's announcements is: http://5il.co/4ver #wearewapello #wapellotribepride
Don’t forget the Wapello Athletic Booster’s FREE Tailgate party in the parking lot at the Carl “Mac” McGill Athletic Complex beginning at 6:15 PM. tonight. FREE Hotdogs, Chips, and Lemonade will be served. If you haven’t had a chance to join the Athletic Boosters, membership forms will also be available. Come out and enjoy a free meal prior to the Homecoming game as the Indians take on the Durant Wildcats. #wearewapello #wapellotribepride. 🏉🏉🏉
The daily announcements from the Jr/Sr High have been posted to our website and mobile app. The direct link for the announcements is: http://5il.co/4ur2 #wearewapello #wapellotribepride
The Jr/Sr High Announcements for Wednesday, September 12, 2018 have been posted to our website and mobile app. The direct link for today's announcements is: http://5il.co/4t8e #wearewapello #wapellotribepride
The daily announcements for the Jr/Sr High building have been added to the mobile app and website. The direct link for today's announcements is: http://5il.co/4seq
CORRECTION:THURSDAY’s Cross-Country meet @ Ft. Madison will be run at the FM Middle School. TONIGHT’s meet is at English Valleys.
Join the Wapello Athletic Boosters for a night of tailgating prior to the WHS Homecoming game on Friday Night. FREE hotdogs, chips, and lemonade will be served prior to the game starting at 6:15 pm. Membership forms will also be available for the 18-19 school year if you haven’t gotten yours yet! Go Indians! 🏉
Our Middle School Students were busy this morning during their Tribe Time decorating the halls for this week’s homecoming festivities. Great job to our students and staff for their hard work and making the halls look great and filled with school spirit and Tribe Pride as Wapello prepares to Destroy the Wildcats later this week! #wapellotribepride #wearewapello
As part of our website redesign and the addition of the mobile app, the district can now send out push notifications to alert you of changes to schedules or important announcements. To make sure you are receiving these alerts on our mobile app, click or select the settings on the app. Once you are in the settings menu, make sure to enable “Turn on Notifications “ and save your settings. This will ensure that you are receiving important information from the district as it is sent out. Please call the Superintendent’s Office if you have any questions 319-523-3641
The JV Football game scheduled for Monday, Sept. 10th at Central Lee has been cancelled.
Elementary Spirit Days for Homecoming Week September 10-14 Monday Sept 10 - Class Color Monday (Preschool is Yellow, Kindergarten is Orange, 1st Grade is Green, 2nd Grade is Purple, 3rd Grade is Red, 4th Grade is Blue, and 5th Grade is Pink and Gray Tuesday, September 11 - Twin or Wacky Day Wednesday, September 12 - Pajama or Workout Day Thursday, September 13 - When I grow up.... Friday September 14 - Blue and Gold Day
Have you considered becoming a member of the Wapello Athletic Boosters? The Wapello Athletic Boosters are conducting their annual membership drive. The Athletic Boosters offer several different levels of membership and membership is purely financial support for the Wapello Athletic programs and does not require you to attend meetings or commit you to any service /activity. Members are invited to attend monthly booster club meetings. To download the membership form, you can follow this link: http://5il.co/4rcb
Friday's Jr/Sr High Announcements have been posted in the documents portion of our website and mobile app. The direct link for Friday, September 7, 2018 is http://5il.co/4rbg #wearewapello #wapellotribepride
WHS Volleyball Parents and Fans: Tonight’s game is Columbus is Varsity and JV only and will begin at 6:00 pm instead of 5:30.
Tonight’s JH Football game against Danville has been postponed until Monday, Sept. 10 @ 5:00
Homecoming King candidates are Kabe Boysen, Tate Boysen, Jacob Ewart, Bryant Lanz, Keaton Mitchell. Queen candidates are Brekyn Mears, Samatha Smith, Victoria Wilson, Lily Shafer, Emma Reid. King will be crowned Wed. and Queen crowned Friday at the half time of the fb game.
WAPELLO HOMECOMING 2018 Dress Up Days 09/10 CLASS COLOR 09/11 DRESS LIKE A TOURIST 09/12 GENERATIONS PARADE @ 6:30 SPIRIT GAME AFTER 09/13 DRESS LIKE A TEACHER 09/14 BLUE AND GOLD HOMECOMING GAME Vs. DURANT HOMECOMING DANCE @ 9:00 AT HIGH SCHOOL
The daily Jr/Sr High Announcements have been posted to our website. The direct link for Wednesday, September 5, 2018 is: http://5il.co/4q6q #wearewapello #wapellotribepride
Wapello PTO Fundraiser with Schwan's. Very easy, no extra cost. Simply order online with the Wapello PTO Fundraiser link provided and Schwan's kicks back a percentage of the sales! Feel free to share with friends and family and help a great cause! See the link below! https://www.schwans-cares.com/campaigns/41319-wapello-pto-fundraiser
A new addition to our mobile platform and website that we have had many requests for goes live starting today! Daily Announcements from the Jr/Sr High will now be posted on the website and mobile app. They will be posted under the documents tab of the mobile app and also under the documents link on the website. They are stored in a folder called Daily Announcements Jr/Sr High. The direct link for today's announcements is at http://5il.co/4paw #wearewapello #wapellotribepride
First TRIBE PRIDE winners for the year at Wapello Elementary: Kahlen Ueltschy, Rli Timmerman, Grant Parsons, Khristian Perez, Madison Green, Kohwyn Knight, Teagan Maddux, Izaya Bergen, Jenna Jones, Clara Ball, Kaleb Hamilton, Callie Shehan, Alivia Kuhn, Madelon Scott, and Staff winner was Tracey Carney-Whitlow
Wapello cross-country will race at Williamsburg tonight. Girls’ race begins at 5:00. Races are held at the Williamsburg Sports Complex.
The Mississippi Valley Council will be holding their scout recruitment night on Thursday, September 6, 2018 from 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. at the Wapello Methodist Church. If you are interested in joining scouting, don't miss their fall recruitment night next Thursday, Sept 6!
For those of you who were wondering about the recipe for the "Jitter Juice" that was used to help kids get rid of the back-to-school jitters, here it is: 7UP Hawaiian Punch Sprinkles. A healthy dose of caring adults Mix thoroughly and enjoy Here's hoping it helps with any "jitters" that you may be having!
Cross-country meet for tonight has been postponed. Potentially rescheduled for Thursday Aug. 30.
On 10/10 from 3 pm-6pm a representative from ICAN will be at Wapello High School in the Media Center to help people fill out FAFSA. If you have a senior and need help filling this out or have questions please contact Rena Philp to make an appointment.
Wapello will be dismissing at 1:00 today, Tuesday, August 28.
The heat index is predicted to top 100 degrees today. Wapello is dismissing at 1:00 today.
Congratulations to the a group of our High School Agriculture Students who competed as a 4H team for their performance in today’s Meat’s Evaluation State contest and being named State Champions! The team will represent Iowa at the National Contest later this year. Congratulations to Brantly Palmer on his 3rd High Individual Placing, James Wykert on his 2nd High Individual Placing as well as overall High Individual in Retail ID, Daniel Hemphill the Champion Individual in addition to being the High Individual in Reasons and Placing Classes, and to Makenna West as the 4th High Individual. The team is coached by Irv Meier. Congratulations on your impressive performance! #wapellotribepride #wearewapello
L-M does not score on the 2nd OT possession. Wapello will get their chance from the 10 in the second OT period.
L-M scores on their second attempt from the 10. 2 point conversion is no good, score remains tied at 28.
Wapello scores on the 2nd play from the 10 yard line. PAT is no good as the ball bounced off the upright. L-M will now have a chance from the 10 with Wapello leading 28-22
Wapello will get the first offensive possession of the overtime period.
We are headed to overtime. The score is still tied at 22 at the end of regulation.
The falcons punt, the Indians will take over at the Falcons 40 with 19.2 seconds left and the score tied.
Holland is intercepted in the end zone. The Falcons will take over at their own 20 line with 1:50 to play and the score still knotted @ 22
The Falcons are forced to punt. Ross signals for a fair catch and the Indians will start from their own 22 yard line with 5:28 to play in regulation.
Holland connects with Lanz for an Indian Score. The two point conversion is good to tie the score at 22 all with 10:59 to play in the game.
A completed pass from Holland to Thomas advances the ball to the Falcon 23 yard line where time expires on the 3rd quarter. The Indians trail 22-14 to start the 4th quarter.
The Indians field the kickoff and after a good run back by Zepeda, the Indians take over 1st and 10 on the Falcon’s 42 yard line.
The Falcons run one into the end zone and the two point conversion is good. L-M leads 22-14 with 1:04 to play in the 3rd quarter.
The Indians turn the ball over on downs. L-M will take over 1st and 10 on their own 30 yard line.
The Indians field the kickoff and will start from their own 28 yard line.
The Falcons score and a missed PAT attempt puts the score tied at 14 with 10:08 left in the third quarter.
The Indians are forced to punt, the punt was blocked and the Falcons will start out 1st and 10 on the Indians 10 yard line.
Indians field the kickoff and will start at their own 20 yard line. 1st and 10
The Falcons are forced to punt, the Indians will take over 1st and 10 from their own 16 yard line with 1:47 to play in the half.
The Indians are forced to punt, Brenton Ross sends the ball to the Falcon 35 where they will start 1st and 10.
Falcons score on a run up the middle. 2 pt conversion is good, Indians lead 14-8 with 6:45 left in the half.
Noah Holland with the keeper for the score. The PAT is good, Wapello leads 14-0 with 11:54 to play in the half.
End of the 1st quarter Wapello leads 7-0.
Holland hands off to Pforts as he advances to the two yard line. 1st and goal Wapello.
Indians pick up a first down. Advance to the forty for a first and ten.
The falcons turn the ball over, the Indians start out on their own 26.
Pass from Holland to Lanz for an Indian Score. Indians lead 7-0 after the PAT
JH Football practice today is 3:45-4:45.
Tonight’s varsity football game at L-M will BEGIN AT 6:00. This is an effort to avoid inclement weather.
Wapello Elementary School Staff and Students kick off the 18-19 school year with their Tribe Pride Assembly and doing the TRIBE Cheer. https://youtu.be/EHc7fQ9hyYk #wearewapello #tribepride
Wapello Elementary was awarded a grant in the spring of 2018 to replace an old drinking fountain with a new fountain that is equipped with a bottle filling station. This grant was provided through Delta Dental of Iowa and is intended to help students Rethink Your Drink and choose water over drinks containing high amounts of sugar. The Wapello Community School District would like to thank Delta Dental of Iowa for selecting Wapello Elementary as a recipient of this grant. The fountain was installed on Thursday and will be a great addition to Wapello Elementary.
Wapello Jr/Sr High held their back to school PBIS activity which included a tractor race. Check out the video by following this link: https://youtu.be/eLXyYZW5g10
Wapello Elementary PBIS will be selling tattoos for $1.00 at 8:00 am on the following dates: Friday, August 31; Friday, September 14; and Friday, September 28. Let's show our TRIBE Pride and support our football team!
Ring toss at WCSD...hit three for a prize!
Wapello's own William Dunham was selected as one of the 52 semifinalists for the Harbor Freight Tools for Schools 2018 Prize for Teaching Excellence. Mr. Dunham is one of the top 9% of teachers to advance to the next round. Over $1 Million in prizes will be awarded. Three first-place winners will be awarded $100,000, with $70,000 going to the high school’s skilled trades program and $30,000 to the individual teacher. Fifteen second-place winners will be awarded $50,000, with $35,000 going to the program and $15,000 to the teacher. The announcement of the winners will take place on November 15, 2018. #tribepride #wearewapello
Junior High Volleyball Practice will begin on Thursday, August 23, 2018. Practice will be held in the practice gym from 3:30 p.m until 4:45 p.m. All paperwork and a current physical must be turned in to the coaches in order to participate in practice.
In case you haven’t heard, Wapello Community School has unveiled a new mobile app and redesigned website. We invite you to take a look and hope that you find the mobile app helpful, and the redesigned website informative and easy to navigate. The app can be found on the Google Play Store as well as the Apple App Store by searching for Wapello CSD. The redesigned website can be found by visiting www.wapellocsd.org #wearewapello#tribepride
The JH football meeting will take place tonight at 7:15, following 7th grade orientation.
From the Junior High Football Coaching Staff: Junior High Football meeting will be at 6:30, Tuesday, during Back to School Night. Also, we want to make sure and have all paper work taken care of (insurance, concussion form, and physical), practice will begin Thursday the 23rd.
The agenda for the 8-22-18 Wapello CSD Board of Directors Meeting has been posted. The meeting will begin at 5:00 P.M. with a tour of the facilities with the regular meeting to follow at the District Office. https://www.wapello.k12.ia.us/o/wapello-community-schools/browse/34546