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Wood River Rural Schools Announcements

FBLA MEMBERS:  On Friday, August 1, we will be passing out the Numbers for the Wood River Annual Garage Sale.  Members please meet at the High School at 5:30 to split up in groups.  This Community Service Project will take approximately 1 to 1.5 hours.  If you are not attending the Summer Weight Program, text Mr. Bahe, Jessica R., Nate, Garret, Keaton S., Haley P., or Cade L.  your name and if you are able to help.  Mr. Bahe will be contacting members in weight room.  Thank You! Let’s Start the School Year Right with Great Participation!!!

Soon, the band will be marching, and music will fill the air!  Click below to view important dates and events for Eagle musicians.
                            
                
7-12 Marching Band          New Generation Show Choir

The Spirit Squad will again be offering a Jr. Spirit Squad camp in August!  Learn a fun-filled routine, exciting cheers, get a t-shirt, and perform with the Wood River Spirit Squad at the Fun Fest Parade on August 23rd!  Age groups include grades PreK-1, 2-4, and 5-8.  Practices will be held at WRE on August 19& 21, and on the 23rd right before parade.  Registration deadline to receive a shirt is Monday, August 4.  Click here to download all of the information, and registration form.

The WR Cross Country team will be hosting the Wood River Fun Fest 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, August 23rd at 7:30am.  In order to be guaranteed a t-shirt, registration forms should be returned by Tuesday, August 8.  Click here for all of the details!

New to the district and need to register your student?  Here's how to get started!

Wood River Elementary:  Call 583-2525 to make an appointment or stop by the elementary office anytime between the hours of 8:30am - 3:30pm as soon as possible.


Middle/High School (grades 7-12): New student registration at the Middle and High School should be done by appointment.  Call the school (583-2249) to arrange a time to meet with the counselor.

There’s less than month to go before school begins!  If you’re doing some school shopping in the near future, click on the following links for the 2014-2015 school supply lists.  

Elementary                        Middle School
Reminder to parents/guardians:  Nebraska State Law requires all incoming kindergarten, seventh grade students, and anyone transferring from out-of-state to have physical examinations by a qualified physician before entering the first day of school.  Students must also have required immunizations and if they received any vaccinations this summer, please contact the school so we are able to update our records. If you have any questions, contact your physician or call the school office. (583-2249).  Please bring your child’s physical and updated immunization record to the school office by the first day of school.
Patrons wanting, and are eligible, for bus service, are being asked to complete the form that was mailed to you during the first part of July.  Please return your request for bus service or call the school by August 1.  Transportation will be provided to those living beyond 4 miles of the closest attendance center from their residence.  Transportation may be provided to those closer than 4 miles, pending the capacity of the bus and bus stop designations.

IT’S TIME TO GET THE SCOOP!  On Thursday, August 7 @ 6:00pm, sixth graders and their parents/guardians are invited for a look around Wood River Middle School before school starts. You are part of the first group to receive iPads as sixth graders! The evening will begin with iPad orientation for BOTH students and parents. This orientation will last approximately two hours. Then, we will move on to a short Middle School information session before you see your cubby, your class schedule, and where your classes will take place. Two new sixth grade teachers will be introduced to you. Mr. Jon Kuecker will be teaching math while Mr. Phillip Smith is your new science instructor. This evening includes a chance to ask questions, see your classmates, speak with your teachers...and enjoy a cup of ice cream!

 Registration packets will be distributed at this time.  Registration costs totaling $60 per student ($25student fees plus $35 ipad fees) must be paid before packets will be given to each family. If desired, school breakfasts ($1.45) and hot lunches ($2.60) – to start August 14 – may also be paid along with the fees.

ALL STUDENTS, grades 6 through 12, will be issued a new iPad during registration this school year. A $35.00 insurance fee will be required when the iPad is checked out to each student.  If you have questions concerning the iPads and/or contract, please call the school to get them answered.

* All 6th grade students will have iPad orientation, registration and meet with their teachers on August 7, starting with iPad orientation at 6:00.  Everyone should have received a letter in the mail outlining the evening activities.  If you have a sixth grader, please make this a priority. 
There are a few things that must be done before August 7th:  The school will be providing Apple Id’s for the iPads for students in 6th and 7th grade.  These Id’s are used to run the iPad and apps.  Parents MUST verify the Apple Id for their child before coming to the Open House. You will be receiving an email from Apple with a link.  Please follow the directions in the email to verify your child’s information by clicking on the link and confirming the information.  THIS MUST BE DONE before attending the orientation and Open house.  Bring the signed contract and $35 fee for the iPad that night.  (You should have received a letter by mail containing the contract). Mr. Zessin will meet with you and answer any questions you may have. Students will log into their iPads and enroll them in our school network.  After the iPads have been checked out 6th graders will then attend 6th Grade Open House. If you have any issues verifying the Apple Id, please contact the school.

On Thursday August 7, ALL incoming 7th Graders and NEW students and their parents who have never checked out an iPad from Wood River Schools need to meet at the Middle School/ High School at 6:45 pm.   There are a few things that must be done before August 7th:  The school will be providing Apple Id’s for the iPads for students in 6th and 7th grade.  These Id’s are used to run the iPad and apps.  Parents MUST verify the Apple Id for their child before coming to the Open House. You will be receiving an email from Apple with a link.  Please follow the directions in the email to verify your child’s information by clicking on the link and confirming the information.  THIS MUST BE DONE before attending the orientation.  Bring the signed contract and $35 fee for the iPad that night.  (You should have received a letter by mail containing the contract). Mr. Zessin will meet with you and answer any questions you may have. Students will log into their iPads and enroll them in our school network.  If you have any issues verifying the Apple Id, please contact the school.   
* All 8th-12th students will be issued their iPads upon payment of $35.00 and the contract signed on-line with either Mr. Sheeks or Mrs. Hirchert.. 
Mrs. Hirchert and Mr. Sheeks will be on hand at school from 8 - 4 on August 6th, 7th, and 8th to enroll and check out iPads to students in grades 8 through 12 to take home before the school year starts.  (You should have received a letter by mail containing the contract).  If you haven’t received one, stop by the school to get one.  Bring the new-signed contract and $35 the day you pick up enrollment papers.  An iPad will be checked out to the student after receiving the $35 and signed contract.  Please allow about 20 minutes to complete the enrollment and check out the iPad.  If there is an issue and you are unable to enroll during this time, please call the school to set up another time.  Mr. Sheeks or Mrs. Hirchert must be present to receive an iPad for the school year.  If you have any questions or concerns, please call the school.

***NEW THIS YEAR - ALL incoming 8th - 12th Grade students need to check out an iPad and enroll it with the Wood River Schools network when you come to pick up your registration packet August 6th, 7th, or 8th.


Registration for returning students in grades 7 through l2 will be held on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, August 6th, August 7th or August 8th.  Students should come to the school office anytime between the hours of 8:00 and 4:00 p.m. to pay their registration/activity fee of $25.00 and the $35.00 iPad deposit.  Family packets with student schedules and required forms are made available and are provided upon payment of all present and past due fees.  Students in grades 9 through 11 must also pay class dues of $10.00.
2014-2015 Breakfast & Lunch Information:

BREAKFAST PRICES                            LUNCH PRICES

K-5 =  $1.45                                            K-5 =  $2.10          

           6-12 =  $1.45                                           6-12 =  $2.60

Reduced =  30 cents                               Reduced = 40 cents

         AVAILABLE TO MS/HS STUDENTS ONLY

Extra Milk = 40 cents

          Extra Main Dish =  $1.00

          Extra Side Dish = 50 cents

Students must have cash for extras when they come thru the lunch line; extras cannot be charged.  Money for lunches should be paid at the office.   All meals need to be paid in advance.  Meals may be paid by the week, two weeks, month or several months.  Lunch balances are available by accessing Power School on the Internet.  Every family is encouraged to register for Power School. 

Hot lunch applications will be in the registration packets.  Applications must be received and processed in the office before they can become effective.  You need to list all of your children on the same application and the application may be returned to Wood River Elementary or Wood River Rural MS/HS.  Student meal ID numbers will remain the same as last year.

  Summer Weightlifting Schedule:

Monday:  6:00 – 8:00am and 5:00 to 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday:  6:00 – 8:00am and 5:00 to 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday:  No morning and 5:00 – 7:30 p.m.

Thursday:  6:00 – 8:00am and 5:00 to 7:30 p.m.

Friday:  6:00 – 8:00am and No Evening

Wood River’s School Improvement Goal: 
All students will demonstrate an increase in reading proficiency in grades K-12. 
To accomplish this 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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