District News

Blog Entries - December 2017

snowman saying Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas from Wayne Local Schools

Posted on: December 25, 2017


Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas, and a happy and safe holiday season!

See you all back on January 8th!

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Winter Break is Here !!

Posted on: December 22, 2017

Happy Winter Break to all! 

We've made it half way through the year. 

We will return to school on Jan. 8th when school reopens.   

Enjoy your break....you deserve it! 

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Boys Basketball update

Posted on: December 22, 2017

The Spartans hosted league rival Northridge last Friday.  The Freshman opened up the triple header with a victory.  Both the JV and Varsity lost in the final seconds of the fourth quarter.  The JV and Varsity returned to action the next night

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Mrs. Baker's Middle School Class Making Gingerbread Men

Posted on: December 22, 2017

12-21-2017

Mrs. Baker's students enjoyed a visit this week from Mrs. Ronald.  During the visit, the students all made snowmen and had a great time doing it.

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Life Skills Class

Posted on: December 20, 2017

Life Skills Class

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High Schoolers Learn CPR

Posted on: December 20, 2017

 

Mr. Philpot's high school classes learn CPR from Athletic Trainer Courtney Powell. 

Many of these students went on to become certified.  

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Band Members Take Part in the 2nd and 7 Program

Posted on: December 20, 2017

The Tackling Illiteracy program includes reading to 2nd graders in classrooms all over the country and providing each of those children with a visit from a positive role model and a new book to take home. This group of high school student band

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BOW-TIE TUESDAY is Growing!

Posted on: December 20, 2017

Bowtie Tuesday is an initiative meant to transform school culture through positive relationships between all parties:  students, faculty, and administration.  Positive relationships are built in several ways, but they all have a foundation of

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Winter Concert Offered Fantastic Performances

Posted on: December 19, 2017

Under the direction of Band Instructor Leslie Schleman and Choir Instructor Keith Minnery, the middle school and high school band and choir groups gave fantastic performances last night at their concert.   The evening included solos/duets as well as

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LEGO ROBOTICS TEAM HEADING TO DISTRICT COMPETITION

Posted on: December 18, 2017

Congratulations to "The 7 Lucky Bricks!”  They are one of Waynesville’s first Lego Robotics teams moving on to the First Lego League district competition on January 6th and 7th at Wright State University.  This fantastic group of

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High Schoolers Enjoy a Little Stress Therapy

Posted on: December 15, 2017

As the time nears for mid-year exams, and everything is feeling like crunch-time, the high schoolers took a half hour today to enjoy a little cookie decorating (and eating).  This much need stress-reliever was just as delicious as it was fun!   

Good Luck next week during EXAMS !!

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8th Grade Balloon Car Project

Posted on: December 15, 2017

Today in Middle School, 8th graders participated in the Balloon Car Project.  These students all had to create a car that could be powered by the air from a balloon to cross a room.  

The project is always a lot of fun, and such a great learning opportunity.  

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Thank You for Another Success Canned Food Drive

Posted on: December 15, 2017

Thank you for all of your contributions on this year's Annual Canned Food Drive.  The High School and Elementary School finished up today, while the Middle School is continuing their drive through next Wednesday.  However, with this first pick up

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Swim Team has a Fantastic Weekend! Go Spartans!

Posted on: December 15, 2017

12-15-2017  -  Swim Team has a Fantastic Weekend! Go Spartans! Great swimming this past weekend for the Spartans! On Friday evening the team racked in a bunch of personal best times and the boys team finished 4th overall just missing 3rd place by

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Waynesville High School Named to the Annual AP Honor Roll

Posted on: December 15, 2017

Wayne Local School District been named to the College Board’s 8th Annual AP® District Honor Roll. The Honor Roll recognizes 433 school districts in the U.S. and Canada that have increased access to AP coursework while maintaining or increasing

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Elementary School Final Bee Dec. 19th

Posted on: December 14, 2017

The Final Bee is coming next week for 4th and 5th grades on December 19th at 1:30. Parents are welcome to attend.  Please enter through the doors closest to the gym and trophy case in the Elementary Building.  

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Random Act of Kindness Week Dec 11-15

Posted on: December 13, 2017

Random Acts of Kindness/Christmas Spirit Week The high school is participating in Random Act of Kindness Week and combining it with Christmas Spirit Week.   Each day has a different dress up theme, with Monday's theme having been Playoff

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The Santa Shop Dec. 11-15

Posted on: December 13, 2017

The Elementary Santa Shop is in full swing, with volunteers ready to help to the youngsters shop for their loved ones.  

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Seniors are Invited to Have Lunch with Graduates

Posted on: December 12, 2017

DEC 15 (FRIDAY) -- LUNCH TIME

Current Seniors are invited to eat lunch in the Spartan Room to meet with 2017 graduates about college transition.

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Meeting for College Bound Students and their Parents

Posted on: December 11, 2017

Date – January 24th, 6-7 pm College Bound Students: A representative from Sinclair Community College will be available for parents and students to discuss college for students with a disability.   Christie Vonderembse will talk about how to

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Boys Basketball Update

Posted on: December 8, 2017
Go Spartans!
Mike Arlinghaus
(513) 897-4706 ext 4118
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Student Voices Matter

Posted on: December 8, 2017

12-8-2017 THE PRINCIPAL'S CHAIR - By High School Principal, Dr. Sam Ison"STUDENT VOICES MATTER" The 2017-18 school year is off to a great start for me as the new principal. I have enjoyed meeting the students, staff, parents and community members over the

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Third Grade Holiday Music Program

Posted on: December 8, 2017

On Tuesday, December 12th the 3rd grade students will perform their Holiday Music Program “Toys!” at 2:45 and 7:00 pm in the Elementary Gym.  Everyone is invited to come enjoy as Santa’s toys come alive on Christmas Eve and

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Author Mike Artell Visits Our Elementary Students

Posted on: December 6, 2017

12-6-2017 A Huge Thank You The B.A.T.S. (Bringing Authors to Schools) committee planned and organized a visit from author Mike Artell.  Yesterday, the elementary school students enjoyed time with Mr. Artel, and would like to thank the following

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WHS Welcomes New Members to the National Honor Society

Posted on: December 5, 2017

On Sunday, December 3rd, Waynesville High School hosted the induction ceremony for the newest members of the National Honor Society.   New members were chosen based on The National Honor Society's criteria of academics, leadership,

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Student of the Month

Posted on: December 5, 2017

Student of the Month is an award bestowed on student stand-outs who show exemplary student behavior with their studies, work ethics, and determination.  The chosen Student of the Month is a hard worker in all aspect of academics, has a positive attitude

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Marine Biology Spots Still Available

Posted on: December 5, 2017

Interested in going on the Marine Biology Trip?  A few spots are available.

See Mr. Hardin  email

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The Deadline is Approaching to Order Your Cap and Gowns

Posted on: December 5, 2017

Order your Cap and Gown before December 11th to avoid a $20.00 late charge.

Click here to order

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Freshmen Alaina Spencer Earns a Top Spot

Posted on: December 4, 2017

Freshmen Alaina Spencer recently auditioned for and earned a top spot as the 2nd Chair Oboe player in the OMEA District 13 9th Grade Honor Band.

Congratulations to Alaina for this accomplishment!!

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Wayne Local Schools and the Plan to Move Forward

Posted on: December 1, 2017

12-1-2017WAYNESVILLEFull Story at Dayton Daily News The Wayne Local Schools plan to begin issuing bonds in December financing more than $26.5 million in community development. Funds from a bond issue and the Ohio School Facilities Commission will be

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Congrats to Lions Club Contest Winner

Posted on: December 1, 2017

Waynesville Lions Club promoted a poster contest with the theme of "The future of peace" and our very own, Haylee Napper won!  Her poster will now be sent to a district drawing.

Congratulations Haylee!

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Boys HS BASKETBALL IS HERE!

Posted on: December 1, 2017

HIGH SCHOOL High School Boys Basketball tips-off its season tonight at League Rival Carlisle.  There is no Freshman game.  The JV start at 6pm with the Varsity game starting at 7:30.  After tonight the Spartans return home for the rest of the

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8th Graders are Raising Funds for their Washington, D.C. Trip.

Posted on: December 1, 2017

  The 8th Graders are selling KidStuff Coupon Books to raise money for their Washington, D.C. trip in the spring.  Books are $25 and the students will earn 50% profit towards their trip.   You can win too because the coupon books are

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