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Eighth Grade Social Studies Debate

The students voted for team captains, who then chose their teams. Students debated the use of atomic bombs by the U.S. in WW2. Students that were not on debate teams acted as the audience and evaluated the debate teams using rubrics. The winning debate teams received food or drink prizes. It was exciting to watch and Chris Ford was voted "MVP" the debates. 

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Free Summer Band Lessons

Any students interested in free band lessons over the summer needs to contact Mr. Stewart. Lessons will take place at the high school. You can participate either by yourself or in a small group of friends. Middle/high school students looking to join band for the first time next year are highly encouraged to take lessons over the summer. Incoming 5th graders who know they will be joining band are also welcomed to take . . .

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WCMS State Track 2018

Three   WCMS students qualified and competed in the IESA state track meet on Friday and Saturday, May 11-12, 2018. As the most decorated returning athlete from the previous year, WCMS seventh grader Kaiden D. was chosen to give the Oath of Athletes before the competition began.  Kaiden D. Oath Eighth grader Ebony T. competed in the shot put and discus, breaking the school record in the discus with a . . .

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Courageous Smiles Track Meet 2018

The weather was beautiful for the  West Central Courageous Smiles Track Team on May 4, 2018 when they went to Carthage High School for the meet. All the participants had an amazing time. They threw baseballs, softballs, long jumped, whistled and ran. All with big smiles on their faces. They all had a great lunch and visited with the athletes. They each received a medal for all there hard work.  They did an outstanding job . . .

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2018 Flag Squad Sign Ups

We are looking for high school age individuals to join the 2018 flag squad. The flag squad participates with the marching band at all parades, football games, and field show competitions. The squad prepares routines that visually enhance the marching bands performance.     Interested participants should email Mr. Stewart at stewart-matthew@wc235.k12.il.us

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Thanks, Tanya!!

Thanks, Tanya, for 40 years of dedicated service to the West Central and Southern School Districts!!  We will miss you.

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Senior Walk 2018

Senior Walk 2018. We are so proud of our WCHS graduates!

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CNH Industrial Tour

On May 8th the high school STEM class toured CNH Industrial in Burlington. Equipment manufactured at this plant include backhoes and combine headers. After we signed in and showed our picture ID’s, we got bright orange vests, safety glasses, and  headsets to hear our tour guide, Chris Talley, a CNH engineer. We had to walk to a building where the parts for the tractors were made. We had to stay between two yellow lines, . . .

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