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PCSD#1 Policy IKF

Graduation Requirements

Platte County School District #1 has approved on second reading Policy IKF (Graduation Requirements) at the regular board meeting on Monday, April 20th. Click here to view the current IKF policy. If you have any questions concerning this policy, please email Dennis Fischer, Superintendent at

PCSD#1 Policies Under Review

Policy DK (Payment Procedures), Policy GCBC (Professional Staff Fringe Benefits), Policy GDBC (Support Staff Fringe Benefits) were reviewed at the regular board meeting on Monday, April 20.Policy GCPB (Resignation of Certified Staff) was presented for a first reading on Monday, April 20th. Policy GCPB will be presented for a 2nd reading at the May 18, 2015 regular board meeting. If you have any questions concerning these policies, please email Dennis Fischer, Superintendent at

"School Choice" &
"Supplemental Education Services"

No Child Left Behind or NCLB and mandates that states establish annual performance targets for students based upon state exams with the eventual goal of every child being proficient or advanced by 2014.  Wyoming uses the Proficiency Assessment for Wyoming Students (PAWS) and the ACT test to determine if students were meeting or exceeding grade level expectations. Based on these scores, schools may need to offer "School Choice" and/or "Supplemental Education Services."

For additional "School Choice" and
"Supplemental Education Services" information click here.

"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.

An Excellent Way for Parents to Track Student's Progress

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 infromation. From grades to attendance to test scores, Powerschool offers a simple online option for parents to track their students achievement. For more information or to sign up for this online feature, please click here or call your students school.


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Wheatland High School Announcements

At WHS, we envision a school where students and staff
accept the challenge to be the best they can be

Wheatland High School

1350 Oak Street
Wheatland, WY 82201
ph: 307.322.2075
fax: 307.322.9739

May 6th Awards Presentation:

Where: WHS Gym 2 p.m.

We will be highlighting Scholarship recognitions and other academic accomplishments of this year. Parents are welcome.

2015 Track Schedule CLICK HERE track





Attention Senior Parents! It's time for Senior yearbook ads: Senior AD Info Click Here

Music & Art “Reach the PEAK”

Fine & Performing Arts educators have drafted a purpose statement and “Reach the PEAK” statement as part of their curriculum review process.  They are asking for student, parent, and community feedback.  Please review the draft Fine & Performing Arts “Reach the PEAK” and share your comments by completing the survey




Congratulations to the Academic Decathlon students for winning state.  Team members are seniors Hannah Crowley, Braiden Denny, Justus Nelson; juniors Savannah Bascus, Ashley Hyche, and Reagan Lawrence; sophomore Christine Arbogast, and freshmen Haiden Moody, Christian Moody, Rachel Lebsack, and Amelia Winter.  All team members earned medals.  Justus Nelson was the high scorer in the Varsity bracket, and Braiden Denny was the high scorer for the entire competition.  Congratulations, Bulldogs. Good luck at Nationals.



WHS Races 2 Achieve

As a way to implement STEM into science and math curriculum, the Wheatland High School Physics and Intensified Trigonometry classes joined together in a project called Race 2 Achieve. This program is sponsored by the National Guard. Students learned how to apply STEM skills to design, develop , and construct mousetrap cars and modify them to be the fastest!

There were 6 race teams of students who had to first assemble the mousetrap car and run test trials. Then, the class was given a different objective to meet each day which included: adjustments to the body and engine, tires and alignment, friction from the track surfaces and weight distribution. Data was recorded, analyzed, and utilized for improvements every step of the way. Students also participated in team debriefs where they discussed the successes and failures of each modification.

The culminating event was a race to see who had the fastest car. The track was 9 meters of wax paper, a 2 meter long pit stop, and 9 meters of plastic wrap. The team had to get their car to stop in the pit stop area. There were time penalties for leaving the 1 meter wide track or not stopping in the pit stop area. Then each team had three official race times. The racing team of 2 Chicks and David prevailed in the end with their car “Linda”! The team consisted of Samantha Britz, Ashley Hyche, and David Timmerman. For more photos, please click on our Facebook icon.




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2014/2015 Course Description Book View Here













Please note that advance registration with ACT is required.
Act testing kicks off at the Wheatland High School with the following schedule:

Oct. 25, 2014
Dec. 13, 2014
Feb.7, 2015
Apr. 18, 2015
June 13, 2015


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