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WP Wins MCC Interhigh Day

As if you didn't already know, our students at WP are awesome! Their collective performance at Interhigh Day at McCook Community College on Wednesday March 15, 2017 earned them the title of Division 3 Champions! Schools are split into three divisions based on high school enrollment numbers. WP was first in our division, Brady was second, Eustis-Farnam was third. Read the story on the McCook Gazette here . Here are the individual results. Congratulate all of our students, as they represented WP with class and skill. . . .

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Yearous Wins 1600 at Don Stine Invite

WP Junior Cash Yearous was the winner of the 1600 meter run and the Don Stine Traveling 1600 Meter Champion plaque at the Don Stine Invitational Track Meet in Cambridge on Monday, April 10, 2017. Yearous ran a 5:01.53, edging out a McCook runner, TJ Renner, who marked a time of 5:01.57. Yearous is the back-to-back champion of this race and this honor at the Don Stine Invitational, also winning last season. Congratulations, Cash, and good luck throughout your track season!

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Sandman, Yearous Honored as Big Red Stars

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln honored Nebraska eighth-graders for their academic excellence, leadership and perseverance May 10, 2017 at the Nebraska Union.  Two Wauneta-Palisade Eighth Graders, Haylee Sandman and Payton Yearous, were recognized. The Big Red Stars program is designed to recognize outstanding eighth-grade students in Nebraska. These talented young people were nominated by school principals and guidance counselors for showcasing strong leadership skills and academic promise. The ceremony was . . .

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WP Earns "Closing the Gap" Award at NRCSA

Wauneta-Palisade Schools was recognized for a special award at the 2017 Nebraska Rural Community Schools Association (NRCSA) Spring Conference in Kearney on March 23. Wauneta-Palisade was awarded with a Closing the Achievement Gap award in Science. This award is given to districts who have closed the achievement gaps across socioeconomic status for a period of five years. Congratulations to the great learning that is going on at Wauneta-Palisade; way to go students and teachers!

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Faith Simpson Named North Platte Telegraph Player of the Year

This week, the North Platte Telegraph released their picks for the 2016-2017 All-Area Basketball Team. Wauneta-Palisade junior Faith Simpson took top recognition, as she was named the Player of the Year. This season Simspon averaged  20.3 points, 10.8 rebounds, 5.7 steals, 2.1 assists and 1.5 blocks, leading her to this honor. Read the article on the North Platte Telegraph.

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