Wellington High School to Celebrate 100th Birthday May 2nd!

Celebrating 100 years at WHS
1920-2020

We invite you to share in 100 years of education at Wellington High
School as we celebrate the past and look forward to the future!

Date : Saturday, May 2nd
Time: 11am-3pm Come and Go
Place : Wellington High School

Join us for:

-Cookies
-WHS memorabilia displays
-Tour maps of all WHS past locations
-Door prizes donated by local businesses
-Commemorative item giveaway (while supplies last!)
-Video highlights of WHS through the decades
-Digital yearbooks
-Photobooth

This event is free of charge and open to past and present WHS
students, teachers, administrators, BOE members, staff and families.
Grab your classmates or colleagues and come reminisce! More details
will be available later as plans continue. In the meantime, please help
us spread the word.

It is not required to RSVP to attend, but we would love to know if you
are coming in order to help us plan! Please RSVP with your name and
number of people attending to WHS100@usd353.com

Sumner County High School closed in the Spring of 1920. That Fall (1920), Wellington High School began, using the same building until the later 1920’s. The first WHS (formerly SU CO HS), was located between Poplar & Olive and 12th & 13th Streets here in Wellington. That area is now residential.

Steve Sturgis

Author: Steve Sturgis

Steve graduated from Wellington High School in 1974 and then Wichita State University (with honors) in 1979 with a B.S. Degree in Administration of Justice; his minor was in Sociology. Steve has held several positions ranging from Juvenile Court Service Officer, to District Manager in Circulation at the Wichita Eagle, Q.A. Planner at Boeing, Caregiver, Psychiatric Technician, Limo Driver, Ranch Hand, Photographer, Webmaster and Website Developer and a die hard Crusader Fan since the early 1960's. Contact the ole boy at shs74@wellington.cc or on Facebook or at any Crusader event year-round.