District News

Blog Entries - October 2019

Elementary - Halloween Costumes

Posted on: October 30, 2019

Elementary students can dress in costume for Halloween on Thursday, Oct. 31.  In an effort to clarify some questions regarding face paint.... no FULL face paint, but that a little bit of make-up (like eye make-up, or kitty cat whiskers) will be acceptable.

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Beggar's Night

Posted on: October 30, 2019

Beggar's Night /Trick or Treat for the Village of Waynesville is scheduled for October 31st from 6 pm to 8 pm.

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Students Learning in Some Creative Ways

Posted on: October 30, 2019

Students from Mrs. Lamb's Photo 1 class and Mr. Vixi's Astronomy class when to Cowen lake for a night of stargazing through the telescope and long shutter star photos. We identified things in the sky, saw Saturn and Jupiter! And students practiced their camera skills to catch light from far away stars. 

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Thursday Night Lights

Posted on: October 30, 2019

Following their win last Thursday night at Northridge, the Waynesville High School Football team has clinched at least a share of the SWBL Buckeye Division Title as well as a playoff berth!   Following this Friday night’s home game

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Mrs. Baker's Class Visits Ohio Living

Posted on: October 30, 2019

Mrs. Baker's class visited Ohio Living Quaker Heights today to deliver goody bags for Halloween.  

It was a great experience for the students and residents!! 

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2020 Census for Warren County

Posted on: October 30, 2019

A LETTER FROM WARREN COUNTY COMPLETE COUNTY COMMITTEE.... October, 2019 Dear Warren County Resident: EXPECT THE 2020 CENSUS QUESTIONNAIRE & INFORMATION IN YOUR MAIL SOON. The U.S. Census Bureau’s will be conducting a decennial Census in 2020 to

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The Boys Cross Country team is headed to the State!

Posted on: October 30, 2019

Cross Country results this past weekend:  The boys had a 4th place team finish at a very tough Troy Regional.  The boys will advance to STATE!!   Girls Cross Coutnry also had an awesome 6th place finish with Carissa Tekeste finishing a

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Final Forms Due for Winter Sports

Posted on: October 28, 2019

*PLEASE NOTE – These forms need to be completed PRIOR TO THE START OF TRYOUTS/PRACTICES !!!  (varies per sport). Go to https://waynelocal-oh.finalforms.com Any question Please feel free to call: High School Office  513-897-2776Middle

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Would You Like to Know?

Posted on: October 28, 2019

Would you like to be in-the-know for what's happening during the phases of construction? Did you know that Wayne Local has a Construction Tab on the homepage of the school website?  Under this tab, you'll find periodic detailed updates in the

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SGit Club in High School

Posted on: October 28, 2019
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Waynesville Winterguard

Posted on: October 25, 2019
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High School Student of the Month

Posted on: October 24, 2019

Sponsored by Waynesville Lions Club

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Middle School Football League Champs

Posted on: October 24, 2019

Congratulations for a fabulous season, and not one, but two more League Champion teams for Waynesville!!  

The 7th grade and 8th grade football teams both secured the number one spot and title of League Champions!!  

Way to go!! 

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Author Visit Coming to Waynesville Elementary

Posted on: October 24, 2019

Children’s book author Michele Jakubowski is coming to Waynesville Elementary, on Tuesday, November 19, 2019.   Michele will talk about her four book series: Sidney & Sydney, Perfectly Poppy, Ashley Small and Ashlee Tall, The Sleuths of

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National School Bus Safety Week

Posted on: October 24, 2019

This third week of October recognizes National School Bus Safety Week.  The goal of the week is to raise awareness for the need for parents, teachers, students, motorists, and school bus operators to be diligent about using an additional measure of

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Preparing the Base

Posted on: October 24, 2019

On the construction site, we have recently seen much soil movement as the bulldozers prepare the base where the new school will be built.  The equipment seems to be in constant motion preparing for something bigger!  What you can't see with these

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Middle School Fall Sports Award Ceremony

Posted on: October 24, 2019

When:  Tuesday, October 29th, 2019

Where:  Middle School Gymnasium
Time:  6:00pm

Fall athletes and parents are to meet in the middle school gymnasium for team highlights followed by a breakout awards session by sport.

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Fourth Grade Music Progam

Posted on: October 24, 2019

 On Tuesday, October 29th, the 4th grade students will perform their Music Program “We Honor You” at 2:45 and 7:00 pm in the Elementary Gym.  Everyone is invited to come enjoy as our 4th Graders share some of our patriotic songs as well

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Sports Update as of Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019

Posted on: October 24, 2019

Football Varsity Football continued their incredible season last Friday, defeating the Carlisle Indians 48-14. The Spartan offense attacked first, putting up 34 points in the first half. The defense held strong and kept the Indians scoreless throughout the

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Congratulations to this Year's Festival Scholarship Winners

Posted on: October 24, 2019

Thank you for all community members, merchant/businesses, and sponsor contributions!!  Without your contributions, these scholarships would not be possible. Our 2019 Sauerkraut Festival Scholarships:Nathan Eshler, David Muth, Ryan Papanek, Kailee

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Notice: Time Change for Lady Spartans Soccer on Thurs. Oct. 24

Posted on: October 23, 2019

Note:  There has been a time change for Lady Spartans Soccer this Thursday, Oct. 24th.  The tournament game will now be played at 5:30 with gates opening at 4:30.  The Lady Spartans will take on Madeira in the District Championship game

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Beginning Career Exploration with the Guidance Department

Posted on: October 23, 2019

Students in 7th grade Family & Consumer Sciences work with high school career counselor, Mrs. Shinkle, on creating Ohio Means Jobs accounts. Students also complete a career cluster inventory and profile assessment. Results will guide their career exploration in class.

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Meet the Candidates Night 2019

Posted on: October 22, 2019

The Waynesville Area Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a "Meet the Candidates Night" on October 28th, 2019. The event will be held in the Waynesville Middle School gymnasium.

6:30-7:00pm Social
7:00-9:00pm Event

 

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After-Prom Planning Meeting

Posted on: October 22, 2019

Join in on the "Kick-Off" After-Prom meeting. We have a lot of planning ahead of us and need all the volunteers we can get to make this a special event for our students. Date:  Wednesday, October 30Time:  6:30pm - 7:45pmPlace:

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Middle School Fall Sports Award Ceremony

Posted on: October 22, 2019

When:  Tuesday, October 29th, 2019
Where:  Middle School Gymnasium
Time:  6:00pm

Fall athletes and parents are to meet in the middle school gymnasium for team highlights followed by a breakout awards session by sport.

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Veteran's Day Assemblies

Posted on: October 22, 2019

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: WAYNESVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IS HOSTING ITS ANNUAL VETERAN’S DAY PROGRAM ON FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2019. The Elementary will be hosting its annual Veteran’s Day Program to honor our Veterans and community members currently

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Boys Tennis Meeting

Posted on: October 22, 2019

There will be an informational meeting this Thursday, October 24th for any high school boy interested in trying out for tennis in the spring. The meeting begins at 3:45 in the Spartan Room and will last about 30 minutes.

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Fantastic Finishes from Middle School Cross Country

Posted on: October 22, 2019

On Wednesday, the school will have a mini-celebration for the State Champions Junior High Girls Cross Country team and Boys Overall winner Jonas King, at the Ohio Cross Country State Championships held at Dublin Jerome High School!  Samantha Erbach

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Great Job by the MS Boys Cross Country Team

Posted on: October 22, 2019

Congratulations to the Middle School Boys Cross Country Team who pulled out a strong finish with 3rd place at State Finals! 

#SpartanPride

Divison II Boys Results

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South Shore Marine partners with WHS within the Experiential Learning Program

Posted on: October 21, 2019

Thank you to our hosts at South Shore Marine in partnering with the WHS Experiential Learning Program.  Senior Hunter Fillmore is interested in marine technology. Within our program Hunter will be getting hands-on, experience-based

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Waynesville Athletic Partners with WHS within the Experiential Learning Program

Posted on: October 17, 2019

Thank you to our hosts at Waynesville Athletic Department & Ryan Hill for partnering with the WHS Experiential Learning Program. Senior Ashley Beach is interested in journalism and athletic administration. Within our program Ashley has been working

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Cobblestone partners with WHS within the Experiential Learning Program

Posted on: October 17, 2019

 Thank you to our hosts at Cobblestone Home Interiors & Gifts in Waynesville, Ohio for partnering with the WHS Experiential Learning Program.  Senior Victoria Wheeland is interested in the program of Interior Design

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Operation Football

Posted on: October 17, 2019

From WDTN:  WAYNESVILLE (WDTN) – On a five game winning streak and ranked 8th in the State, the Waynesville Spartans earn the Operation Football Team of the Week honor.

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Middle School Fall Dance

Posted on: October 17, 2019
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Strategic Gaming and Information Technology Club

Posted on: October 16, 2019

SGit Club will be meeting twice a month on alternating Tuesdays.  The next meeting for the Strategic Gaming & Information Technology Club (SGit) will be after-school on Tuesday, October 22nd. We will meet in Computer Lab 2 from 2:35 until around 4pm. 

Twitter:  @WHS_SGit
Remind:  @sgit2019

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Mandatory OHSAA Meeting October 29

Posted on: October 16, 2019

There will be a mandatory OHSAA meeting for all winter athletes and parents on Tuesday, October 29th 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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College & Career Fair

Posted on: October 16, 2019

Waynesville High School held a College & Career Fair October 11th for Middle School and High School students to explore and learn about different educational pathways and careers.  Students had the opportunity to be exposed to many different

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Dayton Daily News Athlete of the Week

Posted on: October 15, 2019

This week's Dayton Daily News Athlete of the Week Award goes to Senior Bryce Cumbow. 

Congratulations Bryce!! 

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Attention: Friday Night Football Fans

Posted on: October 15, 2019

This upcoming Friday night football game will be held at Carlisle High School, however, they too, are under construction.  

Please see the image and link below to review their entrance points, and parking lots available for the football game.  

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Boys Soccer Tournament

Posted on: October 15, 2019

The game is Tuesday, October 15th at 7pm.  See you there at Spartan Community Field!

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Attention Students Interested in HS Basketball

Posted on: October 15, 2019

All Boys interested in trying out for the HS Basketball Teams, there will be a short meeting directly after school on Thursday 10/17.  Open Gym to Follow.

***Players not able to attend meeting need to see Coach Arlinghaus in person to get all needed information***

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Students Vist Otterbein Lebanon SeniorLife Community

Posted on: October 10, 2019

Today a select number of College & Career Readiness students took the opportunity to tour and job shadow at Otterbein Senior Living in Lebanon. These students are interested in careers in health care, marketing, or pursuing opportunities at Otterbein

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National Stop Bullying Day

Posted on: October 9, 2019

In recognition of National Anti-Bully Month of October and today, October 9th being National Stop Bullying Day (2nd Wednesday of October), Wayne Local Schools reminds you of our Bullying, Harrassment, and Intimidation Policy.  There are a number of

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Waynesville High Schoolers Attend Alfons Haar for Manufacturing Day

Posted on: October 9, 2019

 October 4, 2019:  WHS Transitions & Careers 9th grade students attended Alfons Haar for National Manufacturing Day. Manufacturing Day addresses common misperceptions about manufacturing by giving manufacturers an opportunity to open their doors

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High School Picture Information

Posted on: October 9, 2019

Attention Parents:    Letter from Lifetouch: Dear Parents and Guardians, Thank you for trusting Lifetouch to photograph your child this Fall. We consider it a privilege to serve you and strive to provide the highest quality service and products.

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Waynesville Middle School Partners with WHS within the Experiential Learning Program

Posted on: October 9, 2019

 Thank you to our host Karyn Phillips, Principal, at Waynesville Middle School for partnering with the WHS Experiential Learning Program.   Senior Emma Philpot is interested in journalism and administration. Within our program

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Notice: Automatically Generated Calls

Posted on: October 9, 2019

It has been brought to our attention that some parents received incorrect calls yesterday in regards to their students' lunch balances.  What we have been told is that The Education Connection, who manages our call system, is working on this

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Mrs. Baker's Class Helps our Furry Friends

Posted on: October 8, 2019

Students in Mrs. Baker’s class made peanut butter dog treats.  They will be delivered to the Warren Animal County Shelter this week.

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Lady Spartans Soccer Wins 5th Consecutive SWBL League Championship

Posted on: October 8, 2019

Congrats to the Lady Spartans on winning their 5th SWBL League Championship in a row with an 11-0 victory over Carlisle Tuesday night!  Waynesville has an overall record of 9-3 and finishes up their season with three of their last four games at

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Goodwill Drive to Victory - Band Edition

Posted on: October 8, 2019

DRUM ROLLLLL....... WE WON!!!   Waynesville Community collected over 26,797 pounds donated!!! That included 2 cars!!!!  We CRUSHED the competition!  We not only filled the semi-truck, but they had to call for a second truck to pick up the

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Swim Team Parent Meeting

Posted on: October 8, 2019

Love water? Join the Swim Team! The Waynesville High School Swimming Spartans will be holding an informational meeting regarding the upcoming high school swimming season on Tuesday October 15th, 2019 at 7:00pm in the Waynesville HS Library. Meet the coaches,

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Kickin for Chicken

Posted on: October 8, 2019

Homecoming Festivities

Posted on: October 7, 2019

Super fun night as Waynesville High School celebrates Homecoming Night with a tailgate in the parking lot including corn hole games, face painting, and even a dunk tank!   The football team brought home a win for Waynesville over Milton-Union with

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SPORTS AND BAND UPDATE FOR 10/4/2019

Posted on: October 4, 2019

Girls Soccer The Lady Spartans secured their fifth straight league title after an impressive 11-0 win over Carlisle on Tuesday! They will continue their season in a home match against Bishop Fenwick on Monday and at Dixie on Tuesday. On Thursday the 10th,

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2019-2020 WHS Yearbooks are On Sale Now

Posted on: October 4, 2019

The 2019-2020 Yearbook Order Center is open! Our pre-sale price of $55 for yearbooks is from now until December 20th, the last day before Christmas Break. Our regular sale price of $70 will begin after that and end the last day of school, May 21st. Parents

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Pre-Season Wrestling

Posted on: October 3, 2019
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The Waynesville Wave

Posted on: October 3, 2019

“Spreading Kindness like Confetti” September 30th- October 4th   WES staff started out their week with their ‘Hi’ shirts. Students were given a ‘3 HI Challenge’. Each day of the week had a kindness themed

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WDTN Band of the Week

Posted on: October 3, 2019

Congratulations to Waynesville Band for being selected as WDTN Band of the Week!

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Extra White Out Shirts Available for Friday Night’s Oct. 4th Football Game!

Posted on: October 3, 2019

The following shirts are available to be purchased in the high school office.    Short Sleeve- $15 Sizes Available:1 Youth Medium1 Small1 Large2 XL2 - 2XL Long Sleeve- $20 Sizes Available:1 Medium2 Large2

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Spartan Fun Run 2019 - DATE CHANGE

Posted on: October 2, 2019

Due to the extreme heat temperatures, the Spartan Fun Run has been rescheduled to Thursday, Oct. 10th. 

The Fun Run is a fundraising opportunity that will continue through Friday, Oct. 11th.

Thank you for supporting WES and the WES PTO.

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High School Homecoming Dance and Festivities

Posted on: October 2, 2019

The Homecoming Dance will be held on October 5th, in the High School gym.  8:00pm-11:00pm. Tickets go on Sale Monday Sept 30th in HS office $5.00 each. Guest forms available in HS office for Non-Waynesville Students. Homecoming Festivities begin

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FAFSA Informational Meeting

Posted on: October 2, 2019

Juniors and Seniors and their parents are invited to attend a financial aid informational meeting in the Media Center at Waynesville High School. Thursday, October 3rd, 20196:00pm in the High School Media Center Will learn about the upcoming changes,

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Pep Assembly Friday 10/4 at 2:00pm

Posted on: October 2, 2019

There will be a Homecoming Pep Assembly at 2:00pm this Friday, Oct. 4th in the High School gym.

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7th & 8th Grade Football Time Change for 10/2/2019

Posted on: October 2, 2019

The boys football games vs. Dixie for 7th and 8th grades will have new times for Wednesday, Oct. 2nd.

7th Grade - 5:30pm
8th Grade - approx. 7:00pm

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Waynesville Elementary Early Release, Oct. 1st & 2nd

Posted on: October 1, 2019

Waynesville Elementary will dismiss early on Tuesday, October 1st and Wednesday, October 2nd at 1:30 p.m.  There will be no afternoon kindergarten and preschool. All other Waynesville Schools and programs will run on a regular

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Bartleigh Janes Parlor on Main partners with WHS within the Experiential Learning Program

Posted on: October 1, 2019

Thank you to our hosts at Bartleigh Janes  & Leigh McCarty in partnering with the WHS Experiential Learning Program.  Senior Gracie Van Schaik is interested in attending Cosmetology school in the Fall of 2020. Within this program

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Manufacturing Tours with Fecon and Hi-Tek

Posted on: October 1, 2019

College & Career Readiness Students Look to the Future! Last week our 11th grade College & Career Readiness students attended a field trip to Fecon & Hi-Teck manufacturing facilities. Fecon is a state of the art, world renown facility

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