The Latest from Your Foundation
BLUE, WHITE & Local
This year's fundraising event will support our local businesses as we raise money for Wyoming City Schools. Mark your calendar for Saturday January 29th to enjoy a great night with friends and neighbors, live music, and food!
Blue, White & Local will feature an online silent auction and Gala at the Civic Center.
Dr. Dan Jones Family Champions Center
The Dr. Dan Jones Family Champions Center opened during the 2020-2021 school year. This new facility on the campus of Wyoming High School, supports year-round interscholastic athletic programs for all of Wyoming’s student athletes. The $2.7 million state-of-the-art facility was entirely funded through private donations thanks to a partnership between the District and the Wyoming School Foundation.
The Champions Center is one of the only indoor, all-weather facilities of its kind in the area. It offers 18,000 square-feet of training and practice space, including a 40-yard indoor turf field, portable batting cages, wrestling mats, weight room with new equipment, track and cross country room, and team meeting space.
Interscholastic athletic programs are the springboard for students to learn life lessons such as teamwork, work ethic, and leadership. Wyoming High School’s athletic culture is one of excellence and determination. This facility will only continue to build on that cultural cornerstone.
Take a peek at the new indoor all-weather facility
Dan Jones Center for Research & Innovation
Thanks to the partnership between the District and Wyoming School Foundation and many private donors, the Dan Jones Center for Research and Innovation became a reality during the 2020-2021 school year. This $1.2 million expansion and renovation of the space that was once the media center was entirely privately funded.
This 21st-century learning environment comes complete with a research center, flexible presentation areas, fabrication lab, audio & visual labs, small group break-out and brainstorm areas, and student loft.
The Dan Jones Center for Research and Innovation fosters curiosity, collaboration and critical thinking. In this space, every Wyoming High School student can engage in innovative learning and complete interdisciplinary projects in collaboration with our teachers, our innovation specialist, and our media specialist.
See this amazing new learning space for yourself.
Thank you for supporting the Poker Hunt on Sunday, April 25th. It was a perfect sunny spring day for a great community event. Families, groups of friends, grandparents, grandkids, and empty nesters all competed for cash prizes by collecting the best poker hand. Each participant solved clues to find 5 different Poker Hunt locations and at each location collected a poker playing card. Their 5 cards were revealed at the end to discover the winning hands.
MANY THANKS to Lara Berkemeyer and Mike Grimmett, co-chairs of the Poker Hunt, and the committee for planning this brand new event. And thanks to all the volunteers to helped make the event run flawlessly.
SPECIAL THANKS to our Poker Hunt SPONSORS.
Blue, White & Drive Thru
This year's fundraising event looked a little different. Instead of our usual in-person event at a local brewery, we hosted Blue, White & Drive Thru featuring an online silent auction and carry out dinners from Tela Bar + Kitchen on Saturday, January 30, 2021.
- THANK YOU to our generous DONORS and bidders who helped make the online auction a success. WSF was able to auction off a number of fun and unique items to raise money to support Wyoming City Schools' tradition of excellence in education.
- THANK YOU to the Tela Staff and everyone who purchased a delicious takeout meal from Tela Bar & Kitchen
- THANK YOU to our supporters for donating to the HUGS FOR HEROES campaign. 100% of the funds raised from this campaign will directly benefit our schools, staff, and students.
- THANK YOU to Caroline Bohme and Laura Bence, event co-chairs, and their committee for creatively finding a way to safely hold our largest fundraising event during a pandemic.
And a BIG THANK YOU to our BWDT SPONSORS
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 November 3, 2021:
Due to COVID-19, the recognition of Scott Harper was postponed. The rescheduled date is now March 28, 2022. 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.
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