District News

Blog Entries - October 2020

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Experiential Learning with Waynesville Elementary School

Posted on: October 30, 2020

Experiential Learning Senior Avery Moore, interns at Waynesville Elementary school with Mrs. Pendergraff. Avery is loving her experience with the 3rd grade class. Avery is planning to continue her education at a local college and major is education. She will

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Women in Information Technology Opportunity

Posted on: October 30, 2020

WOMEN in IT Conference  NOVEMEBER 6, 2020 Cincinnati, Ohio   The lack of women in IT has motivated some of the largest corporations and universities in the greater Cincinnati region to collaborate in bringing you this FREE one-day conference for

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Spartan Gear Under the Tree

Posted on: October 30, 2020

Just a few days left!!! 

Put some Spartan Gear under the tree this year, with great items from our Spirit Shop!

Click the link to go directly to the spiritwear catalog.

SHOP NOW

**Store closes November 2nd.

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Community Service Project - The Gazebo on Main Street

Posted on: October 29, 2020

On Wednesday, a team of students from Waynesville High School, all working for community service hours, headed to the Gazebo on Main Street for some much needed attention to the landscaping.  The team worked for several hours to trim dead vines, rake

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Arrival and Dismissal Procedures 2020-21 School Year

Posted on: October 29, 2020

ELEMENTARY SCHOOLElementary School Arrival and Dismissal Procedures 2020   MIDDLE SCHOOL 6th grade - front of the Middle School building inside the parking lot 7th grade - drop off at the curb in front of the Middle School building 8th grade -

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Winter Drama Auditions Meeting

Posted on: October 28, 2020

December Radio Drama

It's a Wonderful Life

Student Meeting:  Monday, November 2nd

Auditions:  November 4th,

*See Mr. Fernandez with questions

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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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Advanced Design and Robotics at WHS

Posted on: October 28, 2020

Advanced Design and Robotics (ADR) students have been completing their end of quarter presentations.  The class is a project based student driven class with a career component.  At the end of the first quarter, students were tasked with

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Wright Scholar Research Program

Posted on: October 28, 2020

Wright Scholar Research Assistant Internship at WPAFB for H.S. JRS/SRS - Summer 2021 Selected scholars learn about various STEM career fields through classes and workshops at the University of Dayton, Wright State University, and The Ohio State

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November Menus

Posted on: October 27, 2020

The November cafeteria menus have posted. 

Click Here for Menus

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Elementary School Book Fair

Posted on: October 26, 2020

The Fall Book Fair is Coming!!! When:  November 9th through November 13th   Where:  Waynesville Elementary Media Center Hallway Your child’s teacher will pick the day they will visit the Book Fair.  You can find this date on the

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Community Service Hours Available

Posted on: October 23, 2020

There are many community service opportunities coming up.   The students need service hours for various groups, clubs, and applications to the honor societies as well.  Plus, it's a great way to give back to community, have fun, and build

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Canned Food Drive 2020

Posted on: October 22, 2020

See updates below in regards to what they need...   The Canned Food Drive will be held a little earlier this year, to help support our local food bank and area residents in need through the holiday season.   The dates for this years food

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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 cking@wayne-local.com for more information.

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Experiential Learning with Reliable Electric

Posted on: October 22, 2020

Reliable Electric Experiential Learning senior Seth Bloom works for Reliable Electric on the new Waynesville Elementary School. Seth is a part of a 4 man electric crew that is helping prepare and install the electric components of our new school. Seth hopes

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Experiential Learning with Orion Physical Therapy

Posted on: October 22, 2020

Experiential Learning senior Trevor Camp interns at Orion Physical Therapy. Trevor gets to see the day to day operations of a physical therapist and a PT assistant. Our internship program is committed to work-based learning opportunities to gain experiences

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Mock Interviews with HS Employability Class

Posted on: October 22, 2020

Seniors in our Employability class practice their professional communication skills in mock interviews. Students interviewed for the position they hope to pursue after graduation: education, cosmetology, law enforcement, construction, etc. Thank you WHS

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Wayne Local Fall Unity Parade - POSTPONED

Posted on: October 21, 2020

The Wayne Local School District Unity Parade for all students grades K-12 will be held on Friday, October 30th from 1:55-2:15. MS/HS faculty and students are invited to dress in costume for the event.  *Costumes must be appropriate and masks must still

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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 https://www.designsnow.biz/ *Feel free to order anything from Designs Now, but the ones labeled “Support WHS Cheer” will have

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High School Parent Advisory Meeting

Posted on: October 19, 2020

When:  Thursday, November 5th
Time:  5:30PM
Location:  Spartan Room

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COVID-19 Crisis Mental Health Hotline

Posted on: October 19, 2020

COVID-19 CRISIS MENTAL HEALTH HOTLINE Posted:  10-19-2020 Residents of Warren and Clinton counties who have concerns about their mental health in connection with the COVID-19 crisis can now call the established hotline to ask questions and get advice

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Career and College Newsletter

Posted on: October 19, 2020

What does your teen want to do when they grow up? Most likely you’ll hear they want to be a pro-athlete, doctor, fireman, police officer, lawyer, singer, actor, etc. Or, you’ll hear what is “in” and popular on television like

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137th Annual WHS Alumni Meeting to be held in the 1915 Building

Posted on: October 19, 2020

Mark your calendars and spread the word to your classmates!Saturday, November 21, 6:30 p.m. 137th Annual WHS Alumni Meeting For the first time in more than 50 years, Alumni will be held in the 1915 Building -- the high school from 1915-1969, the junior

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PSAT 2021 Registration

Posted on: October 19, 2020

Tuesday, January 26 at 7:45 A.M.COST: $18.00 ( Checks payable to: Waynesville High School and indicate child’s name and grade on memo line) You must arrive at St. Augustine Church by 7:45am. Non drivers can ride the bus to and from the church. Sign up

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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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Reminder: 2-Hour Early Release Coming

Posted on: October 19, 2020

There will be a TWO HOUR EARLY RELEASE FOR ALL STUDENTS ON FRIDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2020.

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Mental Health Awareness

Posted on: October 19, 2020

Mental illness is itself a physical illness of the brain which results in various problems in everyday life. For instance, a sudden change in behavior, emotion, and energy will affect your thinking process and hence you won’t be able to

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Undefeated Girls Soccer Win 6th SWBL Championship in a Row!!

Posted on: October 19, 2020

UNDEFEATED GIRLS SOCCER WIN 6TH SWBL CHAMPIONSHIP IN A ROW!! Posted:  10-19-2020 Lady Spartans Soccer Wins 6th SWBL Championship in a Row, Finish Regular Season Undefeated! Waynesville clinched its 15th win of the regular season Thursday night

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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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Cross Country Eaton Meet Update

Posted on: October 19, 2020

Cross Country Eaton Meet Posted: 10-19-2020   Our Waynesville Spartans Cross Country teams had a great showing at the Eaton Invitational this past Saturday with 8 of our freshmen and sophomore boys running in the large school varsity race to start the

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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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*Update* - Spartan Cafe Free Offerings

Posted on: October 16, 2020

Update posted:  10/16/2020 Food Services Wayne Local Schools are pleased to announce that we will be able to extend the free class "A" breakfast and lunch from the Spartan cafes through the end of the school year.  This is available to ALL

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Homecoming King & Queen and the Court

Posted on: October 16, 2020

 

Congratulations to the 2020 Homecoming Queen and King.... Seniors Emma Sizer and Paul Dotson!

 

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Art & Foreign Language Spring Break Trip 2022

Posted on: October 16, 2020

Fast Forward to the Future

Posted:   10-16-2020

There will be a Zoom planning and informational meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 21st. 

Sign up at https://rsvp.eftours.com/jpw6kys

 

 

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Experiential Learning with Granger Construction Company and WLS District Office

Posted on: October 16, 2020

Experiential Learning with Granger Construction Company and WLS Central Office Seniors Paul Dotson and Colin Amato job shadow at Granger Construction. In this one day experience these students will be exposed to all aspects of the construction field.

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United Way of Warren County Visits WHS

Posted on: October 16, 2020

  College and Career Readiness students were introduced to Ms. Riley O'Grady of the United Way Warren County. We partner with UWWC Workforce Initiative Program to help place students in jobs, job shadowing experiences and internships.  Learn more

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Warren County Elevated to Red Alert Level 3 for COVID-19

Posted on: October 15, 2020

Posted:  10-15-2020 Warren County elevated to Red Alert Level 3 for COVID-19Effective October 15, 2020 An announcement by Governor DeWine on October 15, 2020 stated that Warren County was designated as being in a Red Alert Level 3 Public Emergency for

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HS Student of the Month

Posted on: October 15, 2020

Congratulations to the faculty nominated Students of the Month for September and October....Lucy Krumholtz and Ryan Eshler!!    Picture one:  Student of the month for September - Lucy Krumholtz (Pictured:  Cathy Joefreda, Lucy

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Bus Canopy

Posted on: October 15, 2020

 

The final phase of our bus barn project was completed recently.  A canopy was installed in the bus parking lot providing coverage over the sidewalk and the frontal part of the buses. 

 

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Wayne Local Schools Recognizes School Bus Safety Week

Posted on: October 15, 2020

RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING SCHOOL BUS SAFETY WEEK   Wayne Local joins school districts and transporting agencies throughout Ohio and the nation in celebrating the importance of National School Bus Safety Week. National School Bus Safety Week is an active,

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VLA Students of the Month

Posted on: October 14, 2020
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Important Notification - Oct. 9, 2020

Posted on: October 9, 2020

Wayne Local School District is committed to the safety and health of our students and staff.  We want to inform you that that we have recently received information of an individual in the elementary school who tested positive after a rapid COVID

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2020-21 HS Newly Elected Student Council

Posted on: October 9, 2020

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE NEWLY-ELECTED STUDENT COUNCIL OFFICERS AND MEMBERS FOR 2020-21!!!   Freshmen Class Class President - Eli Manley Class Treasurer - Marlissa Earnhart Class Secretary - Danie Scamorza Student Council Member - Maria Gill

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Experiential Learning Program

Posted on: October 9, 2020

Stone House Tavern Senior Caleb Lamb works at Stone House as part of our Experiential Learning program. This program is committed to work-based learning opportunities to gain experiences designed to provide students with real-world learning through

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Experiential Learning with Caesar Creek Animal Clinic

Posted on: October 7, 2020

Caesar Creek Animal Clinic Experiential Learning Seniors Hannah Gill and Brielle Mahoney, intern at Caesar Creek Animal Clinic. Both students work with vet techs and doctors (veterinarians) to see all aspects of the veterinarian business. Our

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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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Senior Headshots

Posted on: October 7, 2020

In order to be in the Yearbook you have to have Life Touch/Prestige  take your head shot.  They will be here on Nov 4th  in the morning or  you can call them and go to Kettering to the studio and have them taken  It’s around

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FAFSA Virtual Information Meeting– Juniors/ Seniors & Parents - OCTOBER 8, 2020

Posted on: October 7, 2020

Thinking about college? Then it is time to learn about FAFSA! FAFSA is the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.  WHS will be holding Virtual Informational Meeting on October 8, 2020 at 6:00 p.m.  The meeting will be led by a representative

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School is IN-SESSION on Monday, Oct. 12th

Posted on: October 7, 2020

Just a reminder that school is IN SESSION on Monday, October 12th.  This change was announced with the revision of our calendar in July.  Below is the original post, along with links to the Revised School Calendar for your reference for the

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Waynesville High School Blood Drive - Coming Nov. 19

Posted on: October 7, 2020

Waynesville High School Blood Drive When:  Thursday, November 19thTimes:  8:00am-12:00pm Schedule your appointment with Mrs. Miller. Blood Drive

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Virtual Visit from the Ohio State University

Posted on: October 6, 2020

The Ohio State University The Ohio State University, Columbus and Newark, visited WHS in a virtual informational and Q & A college session.  Both Juniors and Seniors were able to learn about each campus in general, scholarship opportunities,

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Parent-Teacher Conferences

Posted on: October 6, 2020

Middle School & High School Parent/Teacher Conferences are Thursday, October 8th, 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Middle School Office:  Call (513) 897-4706 to set up a time for you to meet with your child's teachers. We offer virtual or in-person (mask

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Experiential Learning is Seeking Job Shadowing Opportunities

Posted on: October 1, 2020

The Experiential Learning Program is currently seeking Job Shadowing Opportunites for our seniors.  Through job shadowing, the students can have a variety of experiences and enhance their knowledge of different career fields.  We are looking for

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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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Middle School Spirit Week

Posted on: October 1, 2020

GREAT week last week in the Middle School with the celebration of Spirit Week!!  

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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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