Celebration for Ivan McIlvanie

posted Jun 8, 2017, 3:19 PM by TC Travis

There will be a Life Celebration held for Ivan at the Buchanan Middle School gymnasium on Sunday, June 11, 2017 at 3:00 pm.
Ivan McIlvanie was a long time teacher/coach in the Wray School District, below is attached a link for his obituary.

​The results of his teaching and coaching and his influence on students will live on.

Last Day of School Reminder

posted May 23, 2017, 4:55 PM by TC Travis

Just as a reminder...Students will be dismissed at noon tomorrow, May 24th. Students will have a sack lunch before leaving.  All buses will run as normal leaving at noon.

Sealed Bid Notice

posted May 15, 2017, 12:56 PM by Ginger Williams

Public Notices


Wray RD-2 is soliciting sealed bids for the following items:

1.    1981 John Deere 850 Tractor with JD 75 front end loader, roll guard with full cab    and 3 point 6’ rear blade attachment (minimum bid $ 1,500)

2.    1986 Chevy Suburban – 350-4BBL engine - mileage 139,114

3.  1991 Ford School Bus 59 passenger – diesel – mileage 232,442

4.  1996 Ford School Bus 47 passenger – diesel – mileage 211,000

5.  2000 Freightliner School Bus 47 passenger – diesel – mileage 217,029

6.  2002 Freightliner School Bus 47 passenger – diesel – mileage 211,710

The property is offered for sale and will be sold “as is”. The successful bidder agrees to assume possession of the property at the time of acceptance and is responsible for removing item from the property at a date and time agreed upon by the successful bidder and the Director of Maintenance.

All bids must be sealed with the item number clearly marked on the envelope and delivered to Cliff Merritt or Joni Rockwell on or before 4:00 PM on Monday, June 5, 2017 at the Bus Barn, 30222 CR 35, Wray, CO 80758, where bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. Administration reserves the right to reject any or all bids.

Order Your Pre-Packaged School Supply Packs for 2017-2018 today!

posted May 12, 2017, 7:34 AM by Ginger Williams   [ updated May 18, 2017, 6:45 AM ]

Your child's grade level teachers have finalized their school supply lists for next year!
Families have the option to purchase these supplies and receive them in a neat little box! 

You get EXACTLY what the teacher has requested and save time! 

Order online with a credit card (subject to sales tax) using the codes below through June 6th 

OR through an order form that your student will bring home to be returned to your school secretary by May 23rd. 
(Cash or Check made out to Wray School District). 

Packs will be available for pick up at:
 WES during Parent Teacher Conferences (beginning of the year)
BMS during Back to School Night


Wray Elementary School Code: WRA001
Buchanan Middle School Code: BUC045

iPad Check-in Information

posted May 12, 2017, 7:02 AM by Ginger Williams   [ updated May 12, 2017, 7:07 AM ]

The technology department will be upgrading to the newest iPad for 17-18 school year/ All iPads and cords will need to be collected at the end of the year.

Check in procedure 16-17:


    • BMS students will check in their iPads May 17th.

    • WHS Seniors will check in their iPads May 19th.

    • WHS Freshman - Juniors will check in their iPads May 22nd and 23rd

    • Students need to bring their iPad charged (at least 50%), power cord and brick.

    • Fees will be assessed as follows:

      • If no cord/brick

        • Insurance not used:  no charge

        • Insurance used:  $10  ($5 each)

        • Insurance not paid:  $35 (needs paid regardless of cords or not)

        • No insurance:  $40 ($20 each)

    • Kickstands

      • No kickstands with or without insurance:  no charge

    • Screens

      • Students will be responsible to pay or use insurance for cracked screens

    • Cases

      • Students may have if they want them

    • Backup

      • Student’s school work is backed up - it is up to them to back up personal items such as pics, etc.

      • All iPads will be wiped upon check in.

    • Apple ID’s

      • Students will retain old apple ID

      • Tech support will not be offered to use it on another device

  • Please call the technology department if you have any questions/concerns. 970-332-3761 or email ttravis@wrayschools.org

Procedimiento de registro 16-17:


    • Estudiantes BMS entregarán su iPads el 17 de mayo.

    • Estudiantes del 12 grado de WHS entregarán en su iPads el 19 de mayo.

    • WHS grados 9-11  entregarán  su iPads el 22 y 23 de mayo.

    • Estudiantes necesitan  traer su iPad cargado  (al menos el 50%), cable  y ladrillo (de enchufar).

    • Las multas serán evaluadas de la siguiente manera:

      • Sin ningún cable / ladrillo

        • no se ha utilizado Seguros: sin cobrar

        • seguros ya  utilizados: $ 10 ($ 5 cada uno)

        • Los seguros no pagados: $ 35 (necesidades pagados independientemente de cuerdas o no)

        • No hay seguros: $ 40 ($ 20 cada uno)

    • Caballetes

      • Si no hay caballetes con o sin seguro: sin cargo

    • Pantallas

      • Los estudiantes serán responsables de pagar o usar el seguro para pantallas agrietadas

    • Casos,

      • Los estudiantes pueden tener si quieren.

    • Copia de seguridad

      • La escuela va a hacer una copia del trabajo escolar del estudiante como una copia de seguridad - pero depende de ellos hacer una copia de seguridad de artículos personales en sus iPads tales como las fotografías , música, etc..

      • Todos los iPads serán borrados  en el registro.

    • La Apple ID

      • Los estudiantes conservarán su identificación de Apple.  

      • Apoyo Tech no se ofrecerán para usarlo en otro aparato.

  • Por favor, llame al departamento de tecnología si tiene alguna pregunta / preocupaciones. 970-332-3761 o por correo electrónico ttravis@wrayschools.org

Change of Assessment Schedule - Grades 7/8

posted Mar 25, 2017, 2:24 PM by Ginger Williams   [ updated Mar 27, 2017, 9:36 AM ]

7th and 8th Grade Parents,

Please be aware that the assessment schedule for grades 7 and 8 has changed and will be in conjunction with grades 5 and 6 the week of April 3rd.  Our technology now allows us to assess all grade levels at BMS at one time.  This will minimize interruptions during assessments.

You can find the assessment schedule at www.wrayschools.org - parent resources - Assessment Info.  The link to the calendar is at the bottom of the page.

Estimados padres del 7o y 8o grados:

Por favor, tengan en cuenta que el horario para las pruebas del estado ha cambiado y sera junto con los grados 5 y 6.  Las pruebas serán durante la semana del 3 de abril.  La razón por los cambios es que nuestra tecnologia ahora nos permite evaluar todos los niveles de grado en BMS a la misma vez.  Esto nos ayudara por minimizar las interrupciones. durante las pruebas.

Board of Education Approved the 2017-2018 Academic Calendar

posted Mar 22, 2017, 1:40 PM by Ginger Williams

On Monday, March 20th the Board of Education approved the 2017-2018 Academic Calendar. See the attachment below or you can also find the link under "District Links" on the district's main page.

American Furniture Supporting Buchanan Middle School – Our Code: BMS048!

posted Feb 27, 2017, 11:37 AM by Ginger Williams

Statewide Mumps Alert from CO Department of Public Health

posted Feb 23, 2017, 7:16 AM by Ginger Williams   [ updated Feb 23, 2017, 9:40 AM ]

NO cases of mumps have been reported at Wray School District.

The Colorado Public Health Department has asked our schools to provide information to families about a statewide Mumps Alert. 

One dose of MMR is usually given at 12-15 months of age. Another dose is given at school entry (4-6 years of age). If you have any further questions, contact your child’s healthcare provider.

To see the full letter for all families in English or Spanish, please click on the correct link below.

To become informed about mumps disease, please access the "mumps page" at the Disease Control and Environmental Epidemiology Division's website at: https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/cdphe/mumps

El Departamento de Salud Pública y Medio Ambiente de Colorado está proporcionando información sobre los casos crecientes de paperas en Colorado. Para ver la carta, haga clic en el enlace del archivo a continuación.

Para informarse sobre la enfermedad de las paperas, por favor, visite la página de "paperas" en el sitio web de Divisiones de Epidemiología y Control de Enfermedades en: https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/cdphe/mumps

District Goals

posted Feb 8, 2017, 4:40 PM by TC Travis

Increase Student Achievement through:

  • Recruiting and retaining high quality staff
  • Creating and sustaining a strategic plan for capital needs
  • Creating and promoting a positive climate and culture
  • Providing instructional resources based on student needs

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