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Blog Entries - 2020

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Congratulations Jenna Foley

Posted on: December 22, 2020

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — United Soccer Coaches announced on Wednesday the association’s High School All-America Teams for the 2020 fall season, Congratulations to Jenna Foley as she was named to the All American team.  Players on

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District-Wide Remote Learning

Posted on: December 15, 2020

Wayne Local Schools will move to District-wide remote learning on Monday, December 21st and Tuesday, December 22nd before the winter holiday break.  The District will start on remote learning after the holiday break from January

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Athlete of the Week

Posted on: December 7, 2020

Congratulations to the Dayton Daily News Athlete of the Week, Senior Emma Sizer.

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Memo from the Athletic Department

Posted on: December 2, 2020

Dear Spartan Families, We commend all of you for pushing through these unusual circumstances and continuing to make the most of our academics and athletics. We take great pride in our Spartan athletic teams and their families. Our students’ academic

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Superintendent Message to Wayne Local Schools Community

Posted on: December 1, 2020

Posted:  December 1, 2020 We are currently under a Red (level 3 advisory) COVID related public emergency indicating very high exposure and spread; we also have the additional star * designation indicating the county is approaching the Purple level. A

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Posted on: November 20, 2020

SUPERINTENDENT MESSAGE November 20, 2020 Today, I participated in a public awareness video focused on keeping Warren County open. Participants are asking all of Warren County to make a “Personal Commitment to Keep our Community Safe and Open.”

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A Closer Look at COVID Data and our Cleaning Protocols

Posted on: November 18, 2020

Posted:  11/18/2020 Ohio’s current COVID-19 case data is below: 312,443 total cases 22,846 hospitalizations 5,772 confirmed deaths 4,250 ICU admissions Governor DeWine announced the release of a new holiday celebration guide from

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Cross Country Results!!

Posted on: November 16, 2020

WAYNESVILLE HIGH SCHOOL BOYS CROSS COUNTRY TEAM IS THE DIVISION II STATE RUNNER UP!!!HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS TAKE 5TH PLACE IN THE STATE!!! Posted:  11/16/2020   Our Waynesville Spartans Cross Country teams both participated in the Ohio State

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HS Wrestling Practice

Posted on: November 9, 2020

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Boys Tennis Meeting

Posted on: November 2, 2020

There will be a tennis meeting for any male high school students interested in playing tennis this school year.  

When:  Thursday, November 5th

Time: 3:45 - 4:15

Where:  Spartan Room

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Lady Spartans win District Championship Game!

Posted on: October 31, 2020

Lady Spartans win District Championship Game! Posted:  10/31/2020 DISTRICT CHAMPS!!!  The Lady Spartans secured the title of District Champions tonight with a 2-0 win over Dayton Christian!  They also set a new school record for the most

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Middle School Football Finishes a Fantastic Season!

Posted on: October 28, 2020

Congratulations to both our 7th and 8th grade football teams for an outstanding season finale!  Both the 7th and 8th grade teams took the wins and earned the league titles in the SWBL Buckeye Division.  The 7th grade team had an

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Junior High Wrestling

Posted on: October 22, 2020

Junior High Wrestling

If interested in participating, see Mr.King during school or email at for more information.

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Spartan T-Shirts Now Available

Posted on: October 20, 2020

Who needs a Spartan T-shirt? Sale Date: Monday, Oct. 19- Monday, Nov. 2   How to Order: Follow the link *Feel free to order anything from Designs Now, but the ones labeled “Support WHS Cheer” will have

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Volleyball Teams Update

Posted on: October 19, 2020
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HS/MS Boys Basketball Tryouts

Posted on: October 19, 2020

HS BOYS BASKETBALL TRY-OUTS   Friday, October 30:                9th Grade: 6:00-7:30             

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Boys 7th/8th Gr Basketball Schedule

Posted on: October 19, 2020

Posted:  10-19-2020 Open Gym Schedule Monday (10/19) 6-7pm  (High School Gym) Tuesday (10/20) after school til 4  (High School Gym) Monday (10/26) 6-7:30 (Middle School Gym) Thursday (10/29) 6-7:30 (Middle School

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2020 Fall Athletic Events - Spectators

Posted on: October 19, 2020

Spartan Fans,  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the requirements outlined by the Ohio Department of Health, ticket availability at all Waynesville Athletic Events will be limited.  Each facility has been capped at the maximum number of

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Live Performance by the WHS Spartan Marching Band

Posted on: October 19, 2020

Live Performance by the WHS Marching Band turns out to be a huge succcess!

Posted:  10-19-2020

WHS Spartan Marching Band Live Performance tonight of "MACABRE" was a huge success with the support of the football team, cheerleaders, parents and community!

Great night!

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HS Swim Team Parent/Athlete Meeting

Posted on: October 7, 2020

If you are interested in swimming for Waynesville HS this season, please attend the virtual parent meeting. Wednesday, October 7th, 2020 at 7:30 p.m.This will be a virtual meeting using this

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2020 Youth Basketball Tryouts

Posted on: October 1, 2020

2020-21 BASKETBALL SELECT TRYOUTS Download Tryouts Flyer Grades:  2nd - 6th grade SIGN UP Please see attached COVID-19 Protocols for Tryouts.  Download Here Registration Night on Wednesday, October 14th 6:00pm to 9:00pm in

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WHS Girls Soccer Now Ranked #1 in the State

Posted on: October 1, 2020

WHS Girls Soccer Now Ranked #1 in the StatePosted:  10-1-2020 #1 in the State WHS Girls Soccer Brings Spartan Cup Back to Waynesville  Every Monday, the State releases their rankings for the top soccer teams in Ohio for each division, and this

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PINK OUT Game - Oct. 2nd - Waynesville vs. Northridge

Posted on: October 1, 2020

Waynesville vs. Northridge PINK OUT GAME - Friday, October 2nd, 2020 2 tickets per varsity student athlete (football, varsity cheer, band) If you purchased your two 'passes' already, there is no need to buy additional tickets If you are in need of

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Athlete of the Week, Senior Jenna Foley

Posted on: October 1, 2020

Congratulations Jenna Foley!

Featured in the Neighbors Sports Section of the Dayton Daily News on 9/24/2020.

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Notification Test Phone Message

Posted on: September 25, 2020

  Wayne Local Schools will be sending a TEST NOTIFICATION phone call to our families on Friday, September 25th.  If you need assistance following the call, such as removal of a number or difficulties receiving the phone message, please

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Posted on: September 25, 2020

Dates:  September 28, October 8, 13

Times:  3-4:30pm


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Posted on: September 25, 2020

YouTube link to watch the football game:  WHS -Waynesville High School Football vs. Carlisle

Kickoff:  7:00pm

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Waynesville Spartan vs. Dixie Greyhounds

Posted on: September 18, 2020

Spartans Football begins tonight with a kick-off at 7:00pm.  

Watch the live stream video at:

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Athlete of the Week Nominee Kaden Harvey - vote until 5pm 9/18/2020

Posted on: September 18, 2020

Please click the link below and vote for Kaden Harvey, whose first place finish <img src=""

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Thank You for your Continuous Support of Wayne Local Schools

Posted on: September 14, 2020

 With our creative push to ‘Let Them Play’, we are now looking at advertising in a different way. We will be advertising one season at a time. With limited amount of fans and spectators eligible to be in our facilities, we will now be

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COVID Decisions

Posted on: September 11, 2020

If your child is sick or not feeling well, please reference the below Flow Chart.  Wayne Local Schools will be using this chart to determine if a child should be sent home or should not be in school. Download Printable Reference

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Spartan Cross-Country Teams Dominate at Bellbrook Invitational!!!

Posted on: September 11, 2020

Last Saturday was another great race day for our Spartan Cross Country teams! We traveled to one of the athletes’ favorite courses at Bellbrook High School. This location is widely known as a “classic” Cross Country course-as it offers

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WLS Daily Health Screening Reminder

Posted on: September 9, 2020
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WHS Football and Cheer Roscoe's Fundraiser

Posted on: August 21, 2020

Grab dinner at Roscoe’s on Sunday night, August 23 to support the WHS football and cheer programs! The WHS football players and cheerleaders will be at Roscoe’s from 5:00-8:00. Bring your kids when you pick up your pizza! Add a $5 donation and

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Fall 2020 HS Football Schedule

Posted on: August 13, 2020
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WHS Boys Golf Sign Ups

Posted on: July 29, 2020



  • Student Name
  • Grade
  • Parent email and phone

*We will be in contact with you by Thursday, July 30th with additional information.

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2020 Waynesville Spartans Football Camp

Posted on: July 17, 2020

2020 Waynesville Spartans Football Camp Who: All Waynesville Students Grades K-6 When: July 20 and 21 6:00-8:00 p.m. Where: Community Field Cost: $30.00 Includes instruction from Varsity Staff and T-shirt Dress: Shorts, T-shirt, cleats and gym

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Notice Regarding Athletics - Phase II Begins

Posted on: June 26, 2020

Notice:  June 26, 2020 COVID-19 Return to Play - Phase 2 Wayne Local High School735 Dayton RoadWaynesville, OH 45068 Download Phase 2 Document here   On Thursday, June 18th, 2020 both Governor DeWine's Office and the Ohio High School Athletic

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Youth Soccer Fall 2020

Posted on: June 17, 2020

Waynesville Soccer Association has opened registration for the Fall 2020 youth soccer season.    To register CLICK HERE.  Once on the registration page, click the 'Register' icon in the top right hand corner.  Registration closes on

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Waynesville Returns to Play

Posted on: June 11, 2020

Waynesville's Summer 2020 athletic training began this week under the new safety guidelines for COVID-19.   As you can see in the photos, the training sessions are following the social distancing guidelines by using the field yard lines as markers.  

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Athlete of the Week - Anthony Curry

Posted on: May 18, 2020

Anthony Curry was featured as Athlete of the Week in the "Neighbors" section of the Dayton Daily News on Thursday, May 14, 2020. 

Congratulations Anthony - well deserved! 

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Class of 2020 Drive By - #BeTheLight

Posted on: April 27, 2020

In honor of our graduating seniors, the Class of 2020, Wayne Local School turned on stadium lights at Spartan Community Field at 8:20 p.m. (20:20 Military Time) on Monday, April 20th to honor graduating seniors.   The #BeTheLight recognition lasted

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Message from Superintendent Pat Dubbs

Posted on: April 21, 2020

April 21, 2020 Following Governor Mike DeWine’s announcement on Monday, April 20, 2020 to keep school buildings closed for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year, I wanted to share the following information with you. First, we will continue remote

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Update about Sports Physicals

Posted on: April 10, 2020

Sports physicals have been postponed to a date TBD.  We are working to get a date closer to the start of fall sports in late July.  I have sent an email on final forms to families making note of this change. The OHSAA has not provided guidance at

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USA Gymnastics’ Academic All-American Recognition

Posted on: March 31, 2020

Congratulations to Anthony Traufler, a freshman at Waynesville High School, for receiving the USA Gymnastics’ Academic All-American Recognition award.  Tony strives very hard to maintain good grades and keep his gymnastics skills where they need

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Winter and Spring Sports Update

Posted on: March 14, 2020

Regarding All Sports A MANDATORY no-contact period is in effect for all school-sponsored sports March 17-April 5, 2020. Additionally, there will be a mandatory shut down of facilities used for the purpose of conducting athletics activities from March

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Notice: Cancellations

Posted on: March 12, 2020

Based on direction from Governor DeWine, all Wayne Local School District parent-teacher conferences and events are cancelled for this evening. 

Spring Break is effective immediately.

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Important Schedule Notice:

Posted on: March 12, 2020

Posted:  3.11.2020 In an effort to be proactive, Wayne Local Schools will be closed for students only on Friday, March 13th, 2020.  We will also be extending Spring Break by one day and school will be closed for students only on Monday, 23rd,

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HS Girls Soccer Meeting for 2020-2021

Posted on: March 9, 2020

There will be a meeting Wednesday, March 11, at 7:00 pm in the cafeteria for any girls interested in playing high school soccer next fall.  You and a parent/guardian should attend. 

If you cannot attend, please see Coach Bricker in room 102.

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Winter Guard 2020

Posted on: March 9, 2020

Congratulations to the award-winning Waynesville Color Guard on a successful start to their first competitive Winter season. The Waynesville Winter Guard has placed in the top 5 of 11+ teams at each of their competitions so far this season with a most

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Youth Football & Cheerleading 2020

Posted on: March 9, 2020

Registration for Youth Football and Cheerleading for the 2020 Season opens March 1st. What grades:  3rd - 6th grades for the 2020-2021 school yearHow to register: _____________________________ Football Participation

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Posted on: March 4, 2020

Cheerleading Tryouts for Waynesville Junior High and High School Squads (Including Football, Basketball, and Competition seasons) Cheerleading tryouts for the 2020-21 school year will be held March 9-11, 2020. Parents of any interested student currently in

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WHS Cheerleading Score Big at State

Posted on: March 4, 2020

The WHS cheerleaders competed at the OASSA STATE Championships in Columbus over the weekend. They placed first in game day and third in stunting. This was their fourth consecutive year to earn a STATE title. 

Congratulations on your successful State competition and performances!!

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Girls Golf Interest Meeting 2020

Posted on: March 4, 2020

When:  Friday, March 6thWher:  Media CenterTime:  2:45-3:30  (see Coach Stiles if you are unable to make this time)Who:  Incoming Freshman through Junior class members Join REMIND messaging dial:  81010 

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Pre-Sale Tickets for Girls District Basketball Game

Posted on: February 28, 2020

Pre-sale Tickets for the Girls Basketball District Championship Game will be available on Saturday, February 29th from 10:00 am to Noon in the High School Lobby.  The cost of the pre-sale tickets are $6.00 and $7.00 at the game;  Parking will

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Congratulations to our State Swim Team

Posted on: February 25, 2020

Waynesville High School Swim Team had an awesome showing at State Finals last week.  We are proud of their accomplishment and showing at State!!  Below are some highlights from the contest, as well as several links to articles, and results

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Senior Tyler Dakin Receives Prestigious Award

Posted on: February 24, 2020

On Thursday, February 20th Waynesville Senior Tyler Dakin, a member of our high school football team, was selected to receive the Tom Potter Courage Award presented by the National Football Foundation.  The presentation took place at the National

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Baseball Informational Meeting

Posted on: February 19, 2020

Meeting for anyone interested in trying out for Boys HS Baseball

When: Friday, Feb. 21st

Time:  3:15pm

Where: Spartan Room

Information regarding tryouts and times will be distributed.

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Basketball Tournament Schedule

Posted on: February 18, 2020

GIRLS BASKETBALL SECTIONAL TOURNAMENT The game will be Tuesday, February 18th at 7:30 pm at Northridge High School.  Pre-sale tickets are no longer available.  Tickets will be $7.00 at the door.  Come out and support your Lady

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Congratulations Teagan Cassidy on your accomplishments at The Vegas Shoot!

Posted on: February 14, 2020

WHS Junior, Teagan Cassidy, competed at The Vegas Shoot in Nevada which is the largest and most prestigious indoor archery tournament in the world. The event brings together over 3,700 archers from around the globe ranging from beginner archers to Olympic

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Junior High Softball Pre-Season Meeting

Posted on: February 12, 2020

Junior High Softball Pre-Season Player/Parent Meeting
Wed. February 12th

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Boys Tennis Pre-Season Meeting

Posted on: February 10, 2020

Boys Tennis Pre-Season Meeting
Tues Feb. 18th 3:45 
in the Spartan Room

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HS Softball PreSeason Meeting

Posted on: February 5, 2020

Wed. February 12th

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Girls Basketball Sectional Tournament

Posted on: February 5, 2020

Tickets for the Girls Basketball Sectional Tournament game are now on sale in the High School Office. The game will be Tuesday February 18th at 7:30 pm at Northridge High School. Tickets are $6.00 and will be on sale until 3 p.m. on Friday, February

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Mandatory OHSAA Meeting February 11th

Posted on: February 4, 2020

There will be a mandatory OHSAA meeting for all spring athletes and parents on Tuesday, February 11th at 7pm in the high school gym.   

The athletics office will also be receiving the $100 activity fee at this time. 

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Youth Baseball-Softball Sign-ups

Posted on: January 27, 2020

All registrations will take place in the elementary cafeteria.

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Sports Update - 1/24/2020

Posted on: January 27, 2020

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Girls Basketball continues to add to their success with wins over Carlisle and Dixie this past week. On Saturday, they took on the Dixie Greyhounds and brought home a 62-22 win. Leading the Lady Spartans were Junior Leah Butterbaugh, who had

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Vote! Vote! Audrey Conley Up for Athlete of the Week

Posted on: January 22, 2020

Audrey Conley has been nominated to receive the Cincinnati Enquirer’s Female Swimming Athlete of the Week!   She won the 500 Freestyle this past weekend at the Southwest Coaches Classic in Cincinnati, the biggest high school meet in the

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Posted on: January 21, 2020

Boys Basketball Last Friday, the Spartans took on league opponent Carlisle and took home a 73-59 win. Key players for the night were Seniors Bryce Nolbertowicz (20 points) and Ryan Papanek (15 points). On Tuesday, they faced off against Preble Shawnee, once

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