Announcements 10/26/18


Hey sophomores, want to go to a fabulous leadership weekend?  Apply for HOBY and meet lots of other sophomores from all over the state!  Mr. Burr was once a HOBY leader himself.  Swing by student services to see your counselor for more details!



Football @ TCA @ 7pm



Cross Country @ State Meet

Forensics @ St Mary’s Novice Tournament

Volleyball @ Manitou Springs Tournament

JV Football vs TCA @ 10:00 am


Panther weightlifting is a new club starting this November.  The club will be a USAW sanctioned organization with opportunities to compete in weightlifting meets this spring.  If you want to learn more, there will be an informational meeting next Friday, November 2nd during advisory in Mr. G’s room (room 419).


Congratulations to the Volleyball teams!  They all defeated Mesa Ridge last night.  Come to Manitou this weekend to watch varsity play in their tournament!  Matches are at 9:00, 10:00, as well as 2 afternoon matches!


The Forensic Team competed in a Student Congressional Debate at Discovery Canyon yesterday.  At this competition, Cheyenne Brown, Isaac Heidekreuger, and Izabelle Sand placed 3rd in their chambers.  Please congratulate them when you see them.


For all those who went to the previous haunted house rehearsal, there will be one final rehearsal this Monday (October 29th during Advisory). It will be in Ms. Skudrzyk’s classroom.


REMEMBER!  You must move your vehicles to the BACK of the student lot by 3:30 pm EVERY Monday, Tuesday and AWAY Football game Fridays.  If your vehicle is in the front part of the lot after 3:30 on these days you may be ticketed!  Thanks for your help!


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WPHS Reorganizes Administration

Woodland Park High School is preparing for the new school year with a new administration team.

WPHS Principal Kevin Burr is the interim principal for the school year. He was twice been named Kansas High School Principal of the Year and has served as an assistant superintendent and superintendent. “Throughout my career I have served in many leadership roles over my 35 years in education, but I realize that I am at my best as a high principal,” Burr said. “I am looking forward to building relationships with staff, students, and the entire WPHS community.”

Karen Hamlow, previously the Instructional Resource Teacher (IRT) the past three years at WPHS, was hired as one of two assistant principals. Cindy Gannon will continue her 10th year as an assistant principal. She has been with WPHS for 21 years.

Sara Lee is now the Dean of Student Services. Beginning her 13th year at WPHS, she has taught Theatre and English classes at WPHS and WPMS.

Joe Roskam, WPHS football coach, is the new Athletic Director. Coach Roskam will continue coaching football along with overseeing the entire WPHS athletic department. He is beginning his 8th year at WPHS.

Tina Cassens continues her position as the Director of Secondary Schools. “I am confident the reorganization of our high school administration will make a positive impact on our staff, students, and entire culture,” Cassens said. “We are looking forward to a great year!”

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