Applications are now being accepted for the Winona Area Public Schools Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Committee.
Living off the Land is one of several new electives offered at Winona Middle School thanks to the creativity and collaboration of the teaching staff. The class is all about exposing students to the abundance of possibilities for securing food from their own backyards and public land near them.
Lauren Cowell, a school custodian at Winona Middle School, was recently awarded the Facilities Manager Certification from the Minnesota Educational Facilities Management Professionals Association.
The WAPS Online Academy is serving a total of 66 students — 15 in Grades K-5 and 51 in Grades 6-12. The numbers have fluctuated slightly since the beginning of the school year, as students and families found their comfort level with the program.
Eric Birth, a 2013 Winona Senior High School graduate, has returned to the same hallways where his dreams began. Birth is in his first year as a full-time teacher at WSHS, ready and eager to inspire the next generation of Winhawks.
Craig Scott, a motivational speaker and survivor of the Columbine High School shooting, will spend a day with Winona Area Public Schools students and teachers before hosting an event open to families in the community.