Dear Parents/Guardians, I hope that each of you had an enjoyable and safe summer with your children and that you have made many memories to cherish. With a few more weeks to go, summer is wrapping up with a flurry of activities and we are starting to get ready for the upcoming school year. Enrollment for Doniphan West Schools will be on Tuesday, August 11, 2015 from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. You may enroll all students in the . . .
Below are forms and other information for enrolling students at Doniphan West Schools. For your convenience some of the forms may be completed online. If you complete them online, please bring a printed copy to enrollment. 8th-12th Grade Name Request . . .
This is an explanation of the 2015-2016 Budgeted Expenditures versus Actual Expenditures. Please click on the link here: Budgeted Expenditures versus Actual Expenditures
Just as learning does not end when school lets out, neither does the need for good nutrition. The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) provides free, nutritious meals and snacks to help children in low-income areas get the nutrition they need to learn, play, and grow throughout the summer months when they are out of school. To find a location near you, call 785-296-2276 or visit the Kansas State Department of Education Child Nutrition and Wellness program website www.kn-eat.org . Choose “Summer Food Service Program”, then choose . . .
Sign up for the News Updates Click on under Search Box The website has been updated and so has the link to sign up for news updates. You can sign up or unsubscribe by clicking on this icon . This is located on the right side of the website under the "Search" box or to the right of the Twitter icon. Doniphan West Schools will notify subscribers in case of an emergency, events updates, and school closings via text message to their cell phone, email, or both. In order to get the alerts you . . .
Research shows that hungry children have poorer mental and overall health, miss more days of school, suffer greater rates of behavioral disorders and are less prepared to learn when they are in school. With goals of helping to eliminate these life-changing effects of the children, Backpack Buddies supplies participating schools in with nutritious, child-friendly, self-serve food designed to fill a backpack and feed a child over the weekend. For $150 you can feed 1 child for an entire school year. Backpack Buddies has been an initiative . . .
Below is a link to the HS Activities for 2015-2016. Please note that dates and times are subject to change throughout the school year. Doniphan West High School Activities Schedule 2015-2016
Each year the Kansas Honors Program recognizes a select group of high school seniors across the state of Kansas with an event in their honor. To be selected, high school seniors must be in the top 10% of their class. Seniors from Doniphan West included were Tynan Bollinger and Kayla Cook. This year the dinner and ceremony was held at Atchison Heritage Conference Center, on Wednesday, February 25, 2015. For the past 44 years, the KU Alumni Association has sponsored the Kansas Honors Program. Students received a personalized Webster's New College Dictionary as well as a keepsake . . .
The journey to State started the first day of practice. Coach David Johnson stepped into the gym and shared this with his players: “Our goals this year are to play together as a team and to get better every drill, every practice and every game.” And that is just what his team did. Johnson’s team transformed into a group of young men that executed teamwork and trusted in one another on both ends of the court to accomplish what no other Mustang team has—to earn a place in the 1A-D1 state basketball tournament at Emporia. After winning the first . . .
D-West is very proud of all our hard-working student athletes. This video is to recognize our three seniors basketball players for their dedication to basketball these past four years. Mustang Pride!
Please click on the following for the 2015-16 School Supply List 2015-2016 School Supply List
Doniphan West Student Council Members traveled to Atchison Middle School on Tuesday, October 7, 2014 to build and enhance their leadership skills. Joe Coles leads the C.L.A.S.S. (Cooperative Leadership and Sharing Strategies) lessons over a period of 3 days a year with 3 schools coming together one day at each of their locations. Students learn proper handshaking technique as well as listening skills and assertive positive communication among their peers. As part of the training, students compare their schools with the other two. One of the missions on Tuesday . . .