WDC Elementary Principal Louis Rutten announced the recent PAWS recipients who were awarded for positive behavior. They included: Yezel Lopez Arevalo, Lane Beier, Kendal Hastings, Elena Lease, Danielle Lorentz, Jadeyn Malisheske, Tori Mallak, Zaden Minich and Levyn Rousslang. PAWS (Positive Always ready Working together Safe) supports positive behavior for students in grades K-4. A student can be nominated by any staff member, not just their teacher. They are nominated by exhibiting positive behavior and helping others.
Technology Mobile spent three days at Wadena-Deer Creek's elementary and middle school getting kids excited about robotics while visiting with Baxter the Robot, programming robots, and playing with different robots.
Wadena-Deer Creek School District wants to remind everyone that it's National School Bus Safety Week, Oct. 16-20. Wadena-Deer Creek school buses will transport students more than 260,000 miles this year. Those miles include 13 daily routes, preschool/head start routes, sports buses, late bus and field trips. In addition, WDC school buses transport nearly 600 kids daily, so every day safety comes first, said Greg Kramer, Wadena-Deer Creek's transportation director.