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On Saturday, eight students will be representing Wood River at the Holdrege 5th & 6th grade Band Festival! They will be leaving from the High School at 8:15am, and will finish off the day at 4:30pm, with a concert for the public. Admission is $3 for adults, $1 for students, and 5 & under are free. Come listen to our awesome musicians!

Students attending are: 5th Grade - Kensley Ammon, Ellie Gideon, and Kaden Butler. 6th Grade - Dominick Ewoldt, Lyric Carter, Sage Gideon, Par Williamson, and Keely Weise.

The week of April 27th, the Boys Golf team will have a busy week in their schedule. On Monday, April 27th, the golfers will head to Hidden Hills in Geneva, for the Fillmore Central Invite. Moving on to Tuesday, the golfers will turn right around, and head to Meadowlark in Kearney, for the Kearney Catholic Invite. At the end to the week, the boys will head to Southern Hills on Thursday, to once again, to play in the St. Cecilia Invite.† Good Luck everyone!
The Gibbon Invitational JH track meet will be on Tuesday, April 28.† Field events begin at 1:00pm, and running events start at 1:45pm.† Click here for the schedule of events.† Go Eagles!
The High School track team will be going to Centura on Thursday, April 30 for a meet.† Field events begin at 1:00pm and running events are set to start at 2:00pm.† Click here for the order of events.
Kindergarten Roundup for children planning to attend Kindergarten during the 2015≠-2016 school year will be held on Friday, May 1, 2015​ .† We ask that at least one parent/guardian and the future​ Kindergartner attend Kindergarten Roundup.† This is not a come and go session.† Please plan to attend the entire session. Please call the school (583≠-2525) to let us know if you plan to attend the 9:00≠-10:00​ am or 1:00-≠2:00 pm session.† If you know your child will not be attending Kindergarten next year, please call and​ let us know that also.† Parents/guardians will be filling out registration information and receiving important information for next school year.† The children (those entering Kindergarten in the fall) will be doing a special activity and story time with the Kindergarten teachers.† Please bring​ your ​childís​ ​Official State Birth​ Certificate (not a hospital certificate) and Immunizations Record with you to Kindergarten Roundup.​

The 2014≠-2015 Kindergarteners will not be having school on May 1.†
On Saturday, May 2nd, the Junior/Senior Prom will be held from 8:00pm - 12:00am, at Babel's Barn.† It will then will be followed by Post Prom.† Coronation is scheduled for approximately 8:30pm. †Junior and Senior Class Pictures will be taken prior to coronation. †Students are asked to be at the dance by 8:00pm, so they can be included in the pictures.
†Do you have a Spring Cleaning project or know someone that needs one done?† The Wood River Rural Middle/High School is in need of projects to work on during Community Day on May 6th.† Cleaning, raking, light digging, window washing, trash pickup, etc... Please contact the school at 583-2249 to share your project needs.†

Image result for free scholarship clip artThe Wood River Education Association is offering two scholarships, each in the amount of $250, to individuals who are pursuing a degree in education.† Applicants must have attended school in the Wood River Rural school district for at least one year or be the parent of a current or former student who has attended one of the schools for at least one year.† Those interested must be entering their sophomore, junior, or senior year of college in the upcoming 2015-2016 school year.† Applications are due by May 12, 2014.

†Applications may be picked up at either of the school offices at Wood River Elementary or Middle-High School.† You can also email Trena Boshart at tboshart@wrrsd.org.† Please return them to the online address or mail them to:

WRREA Scholarship Committee, c/o Trena Boshart
Wood River Elementary School
P.O. Box 488
Wood River, NE† 68883

Volleyball camp dates have been set for this summer! The Elementary camp will be June 9 & 10, and a camp for those entering grades 7-9, will be on June 8. Click below for more information & the registration forms.† Forms are due by May 20, in order to receive a shirt.
Elementary Camp††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Grades 7-9 Camp
Getting ready to sign up for classes in the fall? Click here for the High School curriculum guide.
Image result for free driver ed clip art INTERESTED IN TAKING A DRIVER EDUCATION CLASS? † WOOD RIVER SCHOOLS WILL ONCE AGAIN PROVIDE A DRIVER EDUCATION CLASS AT THE SCHOOL June 15 to June 19th.† In order to register for this class through †the Nebraska Safety Center, students must have a learnerís permit or a school permit (age 14), a school permit (age 14 and 2 months), or a learnerís permit (age 15 or older). † Visit with your parents about this opportunity.† A sign up sheet will be at the front office.† Cost to take this class is $315.00.
Thanks to Jim Skeen, Wood River fans are again able to watch games via online streaming video. Click here for the link to watch live games, or replay past events. Go Eagles!!

Wood Riverís School Improvement Goal:†
All students will demonstrate an increase in reading proficiency in grades K-12.†
To accomplish our goal, all students will increase vocabulary knowledge in all curricular areas.

The Wood River Rural School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs, activities or employment practices.  Anyone having questions regarding compliance with Title VI, Title IX, or Americans with Disabilities Act or Section 504 may contact the Superintendent of Schools.

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