Reach the Peak

Parent Information

PCSD#1 Board of Trustees Reviews Policy GCJ

On Monday, May 15, 2017, at the regular Board of Trustees meeting, Policy GCJ (Professional Staff Time Schedules), was reviewed. This policy has been reviewed by the Policy Committee and recommended no language changes at this time. Please click here to
view Policy GCJ. Please call Superintendent Dennis Fischer at 322-3175 or email dfischer@platte1.org with any questions you may have.

PCSD#1 Board Trustees Approve 2017 Board Meeting Schedule

At the regularly scheduled board meeting on Monday, Dec 12th, the PCSD#1 Board Trustees approved the 2017 board meeting schedule.  Please click here to view the 2017 schedule.

Free and Reduced Lunch Application Now Online

PCSD#1 is now making it easier for parents to apply for free and reduced lunches.  The free and reduced lunch application is available online.  Log on to your PowerSchool parent account, click on the top right link that states "to register your student for the 2016-2017 school year click here".  This will take you to another page where you will click on the lunch application.  It is above the list of your students.  If you have problems logging on to your PowerSchool, contact the office of the registrar, 307-322-3175 X 5026.

Please click here to view the eligibility requirements for the free and reduced lunches.

Comprehensive Improvement Plans submitted to WDE

Below are links to the Comprehensive Improvement Plans of each of the six Platte County #1 schools. These plans outline the goals and efforts to increase student achievement to meet the Wyoming Accountability in Education Act as set by the legislature. These plans will be submitted for review to the Wyoming Department of Education. Each school will continue to update these plans as a part of our continuous improvement process to help us “Reach the PEAK.” There are many opportunities for staff and community members to be involved in helping us improve. If you are interested, contact a building principal or take advantage of the many opportunities to provide feedback on our efforts.

Libbey Elementary Comprehensive Improvement Plan
West Elementary Comprehensive Improvement Plan
WMS Comprehensive Improvement Plan
WHS Comprehensive Improvement Plan
PEAK HS Comprehensive Improvement Plan

Chugwater Comprehensive Improvement Plan
Glendo Comprehensive Improvement Plan             

Platte #1 Early Literacy Plan

Wyoming has set a goal that 85% of students in grades K-3 meet high standards in reading as measured by the MAP Reading Assessments.   Platte #1 continues to work to help students become better readers.  A key component is our Early Literacy Plan which is part of each elementary school’s improvement plan.  You may view Platte #1’s Early Literacy Plan by clicking here or on the hyperlinked text.  Please contact any of our elementary schools for questions or feedback regarding the Early Literacy Plan.

Lunch Menus Available

For your convenience, you may now click here to view the breakfast and lunch menus.

Powerschool

Keep In Touch With Your Child's School Information

Staying in touch and informed on your son or daughters education is very important. Platte County SD 1 uses the Powerschool student information system as an easy, efficient way for parents to get a wide variety of information. From grades and attendance to test scores, Powerschool offers a simple online option for parents to track their students achievement.

"Find Us on Facebook"

Platte County School District #1 is now on Facebook. In an attempt to increase communication with our parents, community, staff and students, PCSD #1 is using Facebook. Click here or on the Facebook logo to go to our page and 'Like' us to receive updated information on our students, programs, or school-related activities.

The use of Facebook will allow us to post additional pictures, longer stories, and more indepth information than we currently can using our school's and district's websites. If you have suggestions for either this webpage or our Facebook page, please contact us at 322-3175.

Maps to Schools

Please click on the maps link below for information to each of our schools and the administration building.

 

 

Employment Opportunities

District Maintenance

Platte County School District #1 will be accepting applications for a full-time maintenance employee position. This position has a generous benefit and retirement package. We are seeking a highly motivated person with a positive attitude. For further information, please contact Lyndon Miller at 307-241-0075. Starting wage is $12.15/hr.  You may apply now by clicking here and emailing completed application to vicki.hechtner@platte1.org. You may also pick up an application at the District Office located at 1350 Oak Street, Wheatland.

Position is open until filled. EOE.

Wheatland High School Secretary

Platte County School District #1 is seeking applicants for the position of a secretary at the Wheatland High School. Position requires good computer skills, ability to work with people, detail orientated and must be able to multi-task. This is a 9/10 month full-time position with generous benefits. Starting wage is $12.40/hour. For further information, please contact Mr. Josh Sandlian at 307-322-2075 ext 5004. You may apply now by clicking here and emailing completed application with an updated resume to vicki.hechtner@platte1.org. You may also pick up an application at the District Office located at 1350 Oak Street, Wheatland.

Position is open until filled.  EOE.

PCSD#1 Bus Drivers

Platte County School District #1 is seeking applicants for the positions of regular route bus drivers. School bus drivers aren’t simply the everyday person from your community; they have skills. They are communicators. They are educators. And above all, they are the safest drivers out on the road. School bus drivers must have patience. They must have good conflict management skills, or at least be coachable to handle conflict; they need the ability to communicate effectively to a supervisor or dispatcher; they must be safety-minded and be able to be prompt — every day; they must possess the ability to get along with their peers; and, above all, they need to know how to keep the customer in mind: the parents, the principals, the community at large, and, yes, the kids. For a complete job description, please click here.
Benefits include:

  • Summers off
  • Split shifts, which provide a lot of freedom in the middle of the day
  • 20 hours a week
  • No required weekends
  • Regular training and development from the company at no cost to the employee
  • Opportunities to work with a wide variety of people
  • The opportunity for retirees to earn extra income
  • Holidays off
For more information, please contact Transportation Supervisor Tony Johnson at 307-331-4170 or email tony.johnson@platte1.org. You may apply now by clicking here and emailing completed application to vicki.hechtner@platte1.org. You may also pick up an application at the District Office located at 1350 Oak Street, Wheatland.

Positions are open until filled. EOE.

Wheatland High School Associate Principal /Activities Director

Platte County School District #1 is seeking a High School Associate Principal/Activities Director for its 9-12 grade building in Wheatland, WY.  Wheatland High School (WHS) currently serves approximately 268 students. The successful candidate will possess strong leadership, management and organizational skills, as well as an ability to create a positive and active learning environment.  This job reports to WHS Principal. This position is a 210-day contract, with an August 1, 2017 start date. Salary range is dependent on experience and education.   Platte #1 offers a competitive, comprehensive benefit package.  A Master’s degree and WY Professional Teaching Standards Board Certification with endorsement as Principal K-12 or Principal 6-12 is required. Position also requires a Wyoming coaching certification with current First Aid and CPR. Please click here to complete the Wyoming Statewide Application. Please be sure to include cover letter to Superintendent Fischer, completed resume, completed Wyoming Statewide Certified application, Wyoming certification with specified endorsement, official transcripts and (2) letters of reference. Please send application materials to Vicki Hechtner, Administrative Assistant, Platte County School District #1, 1350 Oak Street, Wheatland, WY, 82201; phone 307-322-3175; or you may email all application materials to vicki.hechtner@platte1.org.

Position closing date is June 16, 2017. EOE

Wheatland Middle School Head Football Coach

Platte County School District #1 is seeking applicants to fill the position of a Head Football Coach at the Wheatland Middle School. Position requires Wyoming coaching certification and current CPR and First Aid training. To complete our sports application, please click here and include this job title on application. You may email application to vicki.hechtner@platte1.org

Position is open until filled. EOE.

Wheatland Middle School Girls Basketball Assistant Coach

Platte County School District #1 is seeking applicants to fill the position of a Girls Basketball Assistant Coach at the Wheatland Middle School. Position requires Wyoming coaching certification with a Girls Basketball Assistant Coach endorsement and current CPR and First Aid training. To complete our sports application, please click here. You may email application to vicki.hechtner@platte1.org

Position is open until filled. EOE.

Wheatland Middle School Girls Head Basketball Coach

Platte County School District #1 is seeking applicants to fill the position of a Girls Basketball Head Coach at the Wheatland Middle School. Position requires Wyoming coaching certification with a Girls Head Basketball Coach endorsement and current CPR and First Aid training. To complete our sports application, please click here. You may email application to vicki.hechtner@platte1.org

Position is open until filled. EOE.

Wheatland Middle School Boys Basketball Assistant Coach

Platte County School District #1 is seeking applicants to fill the position of a Boys Basketball Assistant Coach at the Wheatland Middle School. Position requires Wyoming coaching certification with a Boys Basketball Assistant Coach endorsement and current CPR and First Aid training. To complete our sports application, please click here. You may email application to vicki.hechtner@platte1.org

Position is open until filled. EOE.

Wheatland High School Girls Basketball Assistant Coach

Platte County School District #1 is seeking applicants to fill the position of a Girls Basketball Assistant Coach at the Wheatland High School. Position requires Wyoming coaching certification with a Girls Basketball Assistant Coach endorsement and current CPR and First Aid training. To complete our sports application, please click here. You may email application to vicki.hechtner@platte1.org

Position is open until filled. EOE.

Wheatland High School Counselor

Platte County School District #1 is seeking applicants to fill the position of a Counselor at the Wheatland High School. This is a full-time position that includes both a generous health insurance and retirement package. Position requires Wyoming certification with a counselor endorsement or a State issued Mental Health License. Please click here to complete the Wyoming Statewide Application. Please send application materials to Vicki Hechtner, Administrative Assistant, Platte County School District #1, 1350 Oak Street, Wheatland, WY, 82201; phone 307-322-3175; or you may email to vicki.hechtner@platte1.org. Please be sure to include cover letter to Superintendent Fischer, completed resume, Wyoming State Wide Application, Wyoming certification with specified endorsement, official transcripts and 2 letters of reference.

Position is open until filled. EOE.

Substitute Para Professionals

Platte County School District #1 is seeking applicants for the positions of substitute Para Professionals. Para Professionals assist the classroom teacher with various duties. Position requires a good work ethic combined with a positive attitude. Starting wage is $11.60/hour. You may apply now by clicking here and emailing completed application to vicki.hechtner@platte1.org. You may also pick up an application at the District Office located at 1350 Oak Street, Wheatland.

Positions are open until filled.  EOE.

Substitute Custodians

Platte County School District #1 is seeking applicants for the positions of substitute custodians. Position requires a good work ethic combined with a positive attitude. Starting wage is $11.40/hour. You may apply now by clicking here and emailing completed application to vicki.hechtner@platte1.org. You may also pick up an application at the District Office located at 1350 Oak Street, Wheatland.

Positions are open until filled.  EOE.

PCSD#1 in Search of Substitute Teachers

PCSD#1 is searching for substitute teachers for the 2015-2016 school year. Our district is continuously looking for qualified substitute teachers and we WELCOME you to become part of our team. Our pay scale for substitute teachers with a sub permit only is $90.00/day and for substitutes with teacher certification, it is $100.00/day. For a complete job description, please click here.

By clicking on the Professional Teaching Standards Board link below, it will guide you through this process and you may print a substitute teacher application packet. The website is user-friendly and will make your search easy. They also have phone numbers on their home page should you have questions.

Click here for the Professional Teaching Standards Board website

In addition, you may click here for details of obtaining the required hours needed by signing up for a class through Eastern Wyoming College entitled "Effective Substitute Teaching".

You may call Vicki Hechtner @ 307-322-3175 or email vicki.hechtner@platte1.org with further assistance, if needed.

Application Forms

Wyoming Classified Staff Application Form - Complete this application when applying for classified positions, i.e. paras, food service, custodians, maintenance, bus drivers, secretaries.

Coach and Sponsors Application - Complete this application when appyling for any coaching and/or sponsor position.

Substitute Teacher Application - Complete this application when applying for a substitute teacher position.

Wyoming Statewide Certified Application Form - Complete this application when applying for certified positions,
i.e. teachers, principals.

When applying for certified positions, please send application materials to Vicki Hechtner, Administrative Assistant, Platte County School District #1, 1350 Oak Street, Wheatland, WY, 82201; phone 307-322-3175; or you may email to vicki.hechtner@platte1.org Please be sure to include cover letter to Superintendent Fischer, completed resume, Wyoming Statewide Certified Application, Wyoming certification with specified endorsement, transcripts and (2) letters of reference.

 

NONDISCRIMINATION STATEMENT

Platte County School District #1 hereby notifies all of its employees, students and potential employees that it complies with the laws enforced by the Office of Civil Rights including Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990; Title VI & VI I of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; Age Discrimination Act of 1975. All employees, students and potential employees have the right to equal admission, access, treatment of employment in its educational programs and activities. Inquiries concerning Title II, Title VI, Title IX, Section 504, and the Americans with Disabilities Act may be referred to this district’s Business Manager or the Wyoming Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights Coordinator, 2nd Floor, Hathaway Building, Cheyenne, WY 82002-0050 or phone (307) 777-6198.

The Family Medical and Leave Act requires all employers to post the updated FMLA notice. Please click here to access this notice.
 

Platte Co School District #1
1350 Oak Street
Wheatland, WY 82201
307-322-3175


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July 4

Fourth of July
Holiday

July 10
2nd Monday

Board of Trustees
Regular Board Meeting
at 7:00 pm
in Wheatland at
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July 21

WSBA Leadership and Governance Review with
Board of Trustees
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Aug 21

Board of Trustees
Regular Board Meeting
at 7:00 pm
in Chugwater

Aug 23

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