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Wauneta-Palisade School’s football team started practice Monday focusing on technique, team work and learning plays. Pictured, from left, Colton Barrett and Austen Rozelle work on various plays the team will use throughout the football season.
Wauneta-Palisade Schools starts regular classes next Thursday
Summer is coming to an end, and the time for students to start learning in a classroom setting is right around the corner. Students first official day of classes are August 17.
Still unsure of an exact enrollment number, Wauneta-Palisade Schools’ Superintendent Randy Geier expects around 240 students to enroll for the 2017-2018 school year. There were 228 students enrolled for the 2016-2017 school year.
Both the start and release times will be the same as last year. The school day will start at 7:50 a.m. MT/8:50 a.m. CT and go till 3:06 p.m. MT/4:06 p.m. MT.
Other than the usual painting touch-ups, carpet shampooing and reorganizing of the rooms, the school attendance centers have not undergone any major renovations, said Geier.
Both volleyball and football teams have already started practicing to prepare for the upcoming seasons. The volleyball team has had to practice in Palisade while the gym floor undergoes its annual cleaning and waxing.