News and Information

Job Opportunities!

posted Jun 14, 2018, 6:02 AM by Toni Reece   [ updated Jun 14, 2018, 6:05 AM ]

 Elementary School Counselor or Social Worker/Homeless 
West Franklin USD 287 seeks an outgoing counselor to serve both Elementary buildings within the district. The successful candidate will split their time between Appanoose Elementary on the north end of the district and Williamsburg Elementary on the south end of the district. This position will also serve as the homeless liaison. 

Three-Lakes Positions Available in our District

Full-time Speech and Language Pathologist for 2018-19


Full-time MIddle/High School Special Education Teacher for USD 287 - West Franklin for 2018-19 


Full Time Elementary School Special Education Teacher for USD 287 - West Franklin @ Appanoose for 2018-19


Full Time ECSE Preschool Teacher at West Franklin Elementary School at Williamsburg


Full Time Elementary School Special Education Teacher for USD 287 - West Franklin @ Williamsburg for 2018-19

Spring Spruce Up

posted Apr 27, 2018, 9:06 AM by Toni Reece

Does your yard or outdoor area need some help?
The WFHS Student Council will hold its annual Spring Spruce-Up on
Tuesday, May 15.
WFHS students and staff members will be volunteering in the USD 287
communities to help with yard work, painting, and general outdoor

Spring Music Concerts!

posted Apr 26, 2018, 12:36 PM by Toni Reece

High School spring music concert is Wednesday May 2nd. Band, Choir and Jazz Band!
Middle School spring music concert featuring 6th, 7th and 8th grade bands!
Both start at 6:30pm

Kindergarten Roundup

posted Mar 29, 2018, 1:17 PM by Toni Reece

Join us at West Franklin Elementary at Appanoose on Friday April 20th from 1:30-2:30 pm for Kindergarten Round Up!
Then again on Friday August 10th from 9:00-11:00 am for Kindergarten Orientation. 

Want to earn One Hundred $$ a day?

posted Jan 17, 2018, 9:35 AM by Toni Reece   [ updated Jan 17, 2018, 10:31 AM ]

Parents we love seeing you at our school and would wonder if you’d like to be paid to be here? Apply to be a substitute teacher and work only on days you want to! All it takes is 60 credit hours in any field, and you can be a substitute teacher.

 Recently Retired? Have 60 college credit hours? Substitute teach for us! Work only when you want. 

Retired Teachers, we would love to see you again! Apply to become one of our substitutes!

Do you know any Recent College Graduates that need some extra work? Substitute teaching pays one hundred dollars a day in our District! 

To obtain your teaching Substitute License click HERE. If you are a degreed classroom teacher fill out the Standard Substitute Application, Form 5, and all others fill out the Emergency Substitute License, Form 8

If you have any questions KSDE has an FAQ

Once you have obtained your license here is our Employment Package.

Contact Betty at the District Office with any questions. (785) 566-3396.


posted Nov 13, 2017, 8:00 AM by Toni Reece   [ updated Nov 13, 2017, 8:02 AM ]

WFHS Stuco is sponsoring a Food Drive until November 21 to benefit the local food pantry.

Items needed include pasta, pasta sauce, boxed dinners, peanut butter, canned tuna or chicken, toiletries, cereal, pancake mix, syrup, and canned goods.

For every 2 items students donate, they will receive one chance in the drawing to pie a staff member in the face at the December 1 pep rally. Five students will be chosen, and the student who donates the most items will automatically be selected.

November is the month for giving, so please donate.

Job Opportunity

posted Apr 20, 2017, 11:08 AM by Toni Reece   [ updated Nov 7, 2017, 12:58 PM ]

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TLEC has para-educator openings on the WFMS/HS campus. Please contact TLEC for more information and an application. 
785-828-3113 (telephone) (website)

Play this Friday and Saturday!

posted Oct 13, 2016, 8:19 AM by Toni Reece   [ updated Nov 7, 2017, 1:33 PM ]

The West Franklin High School fall play production "Murder at the Malt Shop" will be presented in the WFHS Multi-Purpose Room on Friday, Nov. 10 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 11 at 7 p.m. Admission is $3 for adults and $2 for students.


posted Aug 19, 2016, 8:13 AM by Toni Reece

Cancellation of West Franklin Elementary at Williamsburg due to a water problem, dismiss at 10:30. 

Shuttle Bus Information

posted Aug 17, 2016, 1:39 PM by Toni Reece   [ updated Aug 17, 2016, 1:39 PM ]

Shuttle buses for sports practices will leave Appanoose and Williamsburg after practices to return the West Franklin MS/HS at 5:30.  Those buses will arrive at West Franklin MS/HS at 5:45.  They will then leave the MS/HS at5:50 and return back to Appanoose and Williamsburg at 6:05.

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