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April 16, 2021

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Updated Start and End Times

Please take a moment to review updates to daily start and end times which will go into effect at the beginning of the 2021-2022 academic year.

For future access to this information, please visit the District website.


The WSD is committed to the health and safety of our students, staff, and community. The COVID updates page on the WSD website has information related to the pandemic in our District and our community and it is updated regularly. Please note the number of staff quarantines include non-school exposures, but the number of student quarantines are only those who were exposed at school. In November, the St. Charles County Department of Public Health released updated guidelines for modified quarantines in schools. Here is the message that was sent to all WSD families and here is a link to the FAQs regarding modified quarantines.


Board of Education Election Results

Election Results

The WSD Board of Education had two open seats in the April 6 election. Jason Goodson was elected with 2,910 votes (24.97%), and Shannon Stolle was elected with 2,190 votes (18.80%). The results are unofficial until certified by the St. Charles County Election Authority. The new Board members will be sworn in during a special Board of Education meeting on April 20.


Three Wentzville School District juniors have been selected to attend the American Legion Auxiliary Girls State of Missouri. One student was chosen from each WSD high school; Hanna Flacke (Holt), Sanjana Anand (Liberty), and Nora Pryor (Timberland).

Missouri Girls State delegates are selected based on their leadership abilities, interest in government, service to others, and academics. The 2021 session of Missouri Girls State is scheduled to be held on the campus of the University of Central Missouri (UCM) in Warrensburg June 20-26.


Students in the Holt, Liberty and Timberland high school HOSA (Future Health Professionals) chapters competed in the Missouri HOSA State Leadership Conference, which was held virtually March 22-26 this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Twelve WSD students brought home an award and qualified to move on to the HOSA 44th Annual International Leadership Conference (ILC), which will take place virtually this year, June 23-26.


WSD Students Named to Saint Charles Community College Fall 2020 Dean's List

Early College Program Dean's List Students

The WSD would like to congratulate ten students who have been named to the St. Charles Community College Fall 2020 Dean’s List through their participation in the WSD’s Early College Program. Through this program, which is hosted at Holt High School and taught by WSD teachers, juniors and seniors have the opportunity to work toward, or fully complete, an Associate’s Degree through St. Charles Community College while still in high school. If students take advantage of the program for two years and take summer classes at SCC, they could potentially earn both their high school diploma and an Associate’s Degree at the same time. The students named to the Fall 2020 Dean’s List are:

Olivia Knerr, Holt

Lauren Gettemeier, Holt

Cameron McGhee, Holt

Gavan Miller, Holt

Tyler Miller, Holt

Hunter Staszcuk, Holt

Samantha Bruce, Timberland

Aidan Couch, Timberland

Grace Darnell, Timberland

Payton Guffey, Liberty


Nearly 1,600 high school marketing students from across the state competed in the annual Missouri DECA State Career Development Conference, which was held virtually March 8-19 this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. After successful results in their competitions, 40 WSD students will compete in the DECA International Career Development Conference, which will take place virtually this year, April 24-27.

Students competed as individuals or in teams in a variety of categories and created a video response to realistic workplace problems, which were evaluated by more than 150 business and industry professionals who serve as competitive events judges. DECA’s industry-validated competitive events are aligned with the National Curriculum Standards in the career clusters of marketing, business management and administration, finance, and hospitality and tourism.


WSD High School Student Councils Receive Gold Honor Council Awards

WSD High School Student Councils Receive Gold Honor Council Awards

All three WSD high school student councils earned the Gold Honor Council Award from the Missouri Association of Student Councils (MASC). The Award recognizes student councils for their involvement at the local level, the district level, and the state level, and honors them for having a comprehensive program in promoting student activities and student leadership. Holt, Liberty, and Timberland student councils are among 60 councils from across the state who received the award. Holt’s student council sponsor is Erin Chase, assisted by Olivia Hollander; Liberty’s student council sponsor is Lindsay Holmes, assisted by Amanda McMillen; and Timberland’s student council sponsor is Jim Andrzejewski, assisted by Bridget Campbell.


Club Z! Tutoring Giveaway

Club Z!
Club Z! Tutoring is giving away FREE tutoring services to 5 families each month from now through May 31st. Learning a new subject always comes with its challenges, and Club Z! understands that the last couple of months haven't made that any easier. Whether your student is learning online or in person, their tutors are available to give them extra one-on-one attention that they need.

To enter, click here or visit the Club Z! Facebook page and click on the link in their pinned post. From there, just enter your information and submit.

Each winner will receive $500 worth of tutoring services at any Club Z! location. The credit can be used for any subject and must be used within (1) calendar year of being notified that you've won. Winner will be notified using the contact information provided.

*One submission per award period. Students can only win once per academic year.


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