WCUSD is proud to partner with Advantage Communications to offer a speech and debate
program at no-cost to our students. Speech and debate is a unique opportunity for all students’
personalities (i.e. outgoing, shy, funny, serious). Students also have an opportunity to earn a
Speech and Debate takes place afterschool on Tuesdays from 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm for students in
grades 4 – 6.
WCUSD is excited to partner with several artists to provide visual and performing arts to our
students during the school day. Our students are fortunate to experience dance, music, and art
Mr. Kyle Myers, VAPA Coordinator, is the district’s contact person and scheduler for all VAPA
4Elite Training Academy is a sports based organization and consultant that provides physical
fitness activities to our students.
Mr. Lucious Davis (Coach Lou) leads these activities with passion, hard work, and dedication to
making students “1% better than yesterday.” Coach Lou sports Merlinda School in bridging the
education gap by using sports and fitness to motivate our students.