District News

MES Family Reading Night a Success MES Reading Night

Students and parents flocked to Moundridge Elementary School on September 21, for the MES Family Reading Night.  Around 40 families attended the kick-off event for this year's School-Wide Read of "Bob" by Wendy Mass.

Wildcats at the Kansas State Fair HS Band

The Wildcats have taken over the Kansas State Fair.  Members of the Wildcat Marching Band and Future Farmers of America (FFA) spent the morning extending the classroom to the Fairgrounds in Hutchinson on September 15th.

Debaters Achieve Success at State Debaters See Success at State

The Moundridge High School debaters participated in the 2A speech and drama championship on May 1. They had three juniors who went to the state championship: Becca Schlosser, Chris Houk, and Matthew Morrison.  At state they placed 12th out of 27 teams. Schlosser brought home 3rd in impromptu speaking and 4th place in extemporaneous speaking.

The End of an Era Fasts' to Retire

The end of the year is coming and some of our teachers are not coming back for the next school year. Mrs. Tammy Fast, middle/high school counselor, has decided to retire this year. Over the course of Fast’s years here she has been an elementary music teacher, middle/ high school music teacher, middle/ high school counselor, K12 counselor, and then back to middle/high school counselor. So overall she has worked at Moundridge for 38 years.

Wildcat Track Teams Race to the Finish State Track

The Wildcat Junior High and Senior High Track Teams had a banner season setting numerous records and returning from the 2A KSHSAA State Track Meet with hardware.

Rierson Takes the Reigns at USD 423 Apple On Books

MOUNDRIDGE — The USD 423 Board of Education has announced the selection of Cody Rierson as the new superintendent. Rierson will take the reins on July 1, 2021 after the retirement of George Leary at the end of the 2020-21 school year.