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Join the Wyoming School Foundation for The Ducky Derby - Splash and Dash
The DUCKY DERBY is not like other virtual races, in this event a rubber ducky will be racing in your place. It will be a fully chip timed event. The first three ducks to cross the finish line will win cash prizes ($750, $500, $250). Register today for the DUCKY DERBY taking place on October 11 at 9am. The event will be livestreamed on Facebook so you can cheer on your ducks as they race. You can even receive a text message of your duck's time at the check point and the finish line.
Involve the whole family!!. Choose how many ducks you want, select WYOMING SCHOOL FOUNDATION as the charity you are supporting, what types of ducks you want, and let's get racing!! REGISTER HERE
FUN RUN 2020
UPDATE MARCH 16, 2020:
The decision has been made to cancel the Fun Run which was scheduled for April 26th. This decision was made in keeping with the CDC's recommendation to cancel all events of 50 or more people for the next 8 weeks. We look forward to bringing the Fun Run back in the Spring of 2021!!
Scott Gleckler Harper '71 selected as 2020 Distinguished Alumnus
The Wyoming School Foundation is pleased to announce the selection of Scott Gleckler '71, professionally known as Scott Harper, as the 2020 WHS Distinguished Alumnus. Scott is an award-winning composer, arranger, and multi-instrumentalist who lives and works in Los Angeles, California. He has composed numerous scores for television, cinema and recording artists.
UPDATE MARCH 9, 2020:
In response to the COVID-19 coronavirus situation, it has been decided to postpone our Foundation Day events on March 15th and 16th. While the rescheduled date has not been determined, we look forward to our celebration of the 2020 Distinguished Alumnus, Scott Harper. Having him share his story with Wyoming students will be a valuable memory for them. We are fortunate to have such an accomplished alum to honor. The new dates will be shared once they are determined.
New capital project - Champions Center
Announcing the Champions Center Capital Campaign. This new building on the campus of Wyoming High School will feature a state of the art fitness facility, indoor practice turf space for all student athletes, and team meeting space. The Wyoming School District is partnering with the Wyoming School Foundation to privately fund the Champions Center. LEARN MORE AND WATCH VIDEO
$25,000 awarded in Scholarships to Class of 2019
Laurie Hoppenjans, President of the Wyoming School Foundation, announced the Scholarship Awards for thirteen graduating seniors from the Class of 2019. The scholarship awards, totaling $25,000, were funded by generous supporters of our students and schools through the Wyoming School Foundation. See complete listing of recipients.
Phil Arnold 2019 Distinguished Alumnus speaks at Wyoming High School.
The Wyoming School Foundation welcomed 2019 WHS Distinguished Alumnus Phil Arnold '64 to Wyoming High School on Monday, May 20th. Mr. Arnold shared his personal history and accomplishments with the student body at a school-wide assembly. We invite you to watch the video of his complete presentation and read the student article by graduating senior, Vincent Chow. Watch Video Read Article
Announcing...The Dan Jones Center for Research and Innovation
The Wyoming School District is partnering with the Wyoming School Foundation to privately fund this Research and Innovation Center. This project will renovate and expand the current high school media center into an interdisciplinary space. LEARN MORE and WATCH VIDEO
Two $2,500 scholarship awards announced
On November 14, 2018, two scholarship awards were announced at the WHS Fall Sports Awards. Jack Schwartz and Riley Bahr, from the class of 2019, were awarded the "Go the Distance" Scholarship which recognizes cross-country athletes who best exemplify the spirit of the sport and the life lessons it teaches. CONGRATULATIONS!
AVID program receives $2,000 grant
The high school's AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) program provides access and support in the AP program for underrepresented students -- minority, economical disadvantaged, and first generation college students. This program not only exposes students to an arsenal of AP strategies to use inside the classroom, but also builds a network of support with their peers and supports a college visit to an historically black college or university (HBCU). Pictured- May 2018 AVID trip to WSVU
$1,000 granted to Wyoming Speaks
The high school received a grant of $1,000 towards the Wyoming Speaks program. This is a seminar series designed to give students a voice about their concerns. The forums are student-led and designed to provide thought-provoking discussions on diversity and inclusion. This year's seminars will focus on Intersectionality, Macroaggressions, Systemic Racism, and the National Geographic Humanae Project. Pictured- Discussion table Sept 2018
Wyoming Celebrates 100 Years of Football
The 2018-19 season marks 100 years of Wyoming Cowboys football. To recognize this milestone, a fantastic weekend was planned by the Wyoming School Foundtion, the Wyoming High School Alumni Association and the Wyoming Boosters. Read more for celebration highlights, photos and video.