District News

Blog Entries - December 2020

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January Menus

Posted on: December 30, 2020

The January cafeteria menus have posted. 

Click Here for Menus

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Happy Winter Break!

Posted on: December 22, 2020

There will be no school from Wednesday, December 23, 2020 through Monday, January 4, 2021. 

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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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It's a Wonderful Life Live Stream Event

Posted on: December 22, 2020

Our holiday radio production of “It’s a Wonderful Life” can be viewed on this link:  Click here to view The event can also be found on the theatre website:  https://www.waynesvilletheatre.org/home.  The show becomes

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Waynesville Lacrosse Club

Posted on: December 21, 2020

2021 Registration NOW OPEN!! Registration for the 2021 Spring Lacrosse Season is NOW OPEN!  Registration Link Go to the drop down and select the appropriate season to register (Middle School, Youth, or K-2).  Don’t forget, if you’re a

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HS Student of the Month

Posted on: December 21, 2020

Congratulations to the High School Student of the Month for November (Elizabeth Nichols) and December (Hannah Fleshman).

 

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Waynesville Elementary Spelling Bee

Posted on: December 21, 2020

Congratulations Madison Bell!    This year, the Scripps National Spelling Bee developed an online testing platform that allowed Waynesville Elementary School to host an online school spelling bee. In the past, our spelling bee has been for

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VLA Students Returning to In-Person Instruction for Second Semester:

Posted on: December 16, 2020

WELCOME BACK TO IN-PERSON LEARNING VLA Students Returning to In-Person Instruction for Second Semester:   HIGH SCHOOL:  Please check your email from Mrs. Sarah Snyder regarding your student schedules and google classroom codes.  The first

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2D, 3D, and Photography Class Artwork from 2019-2020

Posted on: December 16, 2020

Artwork Pickup   For students who have been in 2D, 3D, and Photography classes (includes graduated seniors from Class of 2020), you may arrange to pick up your artwork from last year by confirming a time by emailing Mrs. Lamb

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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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CPR Training for Health Class Students

Posted on: December 15, 2020

Today, Mr. Philpot's health students getting training on CPR, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation by Waynesville’s fantastic athletic trainer Courtney Powell.  This emergency lifesaving procedure can double or triple chances of survival after cardiac arrest.  

#SaveLives

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Santa Shop at the Elementary School

Posted on: December 14, 2020

The elementary had "Santa Shop" for the students this past week.  They students find amazing gifts to surprise their family members and friends! 

This event is supported by the PTO.  Thank you to the PTO and all who helped with this fun event for our students!

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Healing Thoughts and Prayers

Posted on: December 14, 2020

A beloved member of our community has been hospitalized with COVID-19 and is in serious condition. Adam is an alumnus and has continued to help at school in the transportation office and at athletic events. We are monitoring his condition closely.

Please send healing thoughts and prayers to Adam and his family. 

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VLA Students of the Month

Posted on: December 14, 2020
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Random Acts of Kindness by our Fifth Graders

Posted on: December 14, 2020

RANDOM ACTS OF KINDNESS The fifth graders are celebrating the holiday by doing different random acts of kindness every day.  Thursday, the students all created holiday cards to give to Mr. Eric Williams, their custodian, to express their gratitude for

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Hat and Glove Drive

Posted on: December 11, 2020

Hat and Glove Drive Drop your New and Gently Used hats and gloves in the box outside of any school building.  During inclement weather, the box will be located in the outer lobby. The drive supports our WLS families and community. *Community service

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Remote Learning Day for Middle School Only Friday, December 11th

Posted on: December 10, 2020

Due to a staff shortage in the middle school, tomorrow, Friday, December 11th, Waynesville Middle School will be having a remote learning day.  This is for the Middle School only. The remote learning schedule will be on the 2 hour delayed

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WHS Final Exam Schedule

Posted on: December 9, 2020

WHS Final Exam Schedule Thursday, Dec. 17 Period 1   7:30-9:00AM                                                     

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Explanation of the Alternative Transportation Plan

Posted on: December 8, 2020

Update:  12/8/2020 Beginning Wednesday, December 9th, Wayne Local Schools will be using the Alternative Transportation Plan. We will be shifting employees around to utilize their best abilities in an effort to continue to keep our school functioning

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Superintendent’s Message Regarding New Guidelines

Posted on: December 7, 2020

SUPERINTENDENT’S MESSAGE Posted:  December 7, 2020 Response to Positive COVID-19 Cases Starting on December 7th, 2020, Wayne Local Schools will implement a new process to modify student quarantine of close contacts to return to

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GAGA Pit Addition to the Park

Posted on: December 7, 2020

Thanks to Josh Philpot (11th Grade) for the latest addition to the park - The Gaga Pit!!  Josh constructed the Gaga Pit for an Eagle Scout project. Josh stated "The rules are posted for those who are new to the game.  There is a ball in the

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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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Operation Christmas Child

Posted on: December 7, 2020

Waynesville NHS students, Ryan Metzler & Booker Atkins, shopped and filled boxes for Operation Christmas Child. Operation Christmas Child collects gifts & delivers them to children in need around the world.

Great job guys!

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Elementary School Students Donate Homemade Ornaments

Posted on: December 7, 2020

Earlier in November, the elementary grade levels created ornaments for The Hammel House Restaurant and Inn to display during our holiday season.  The Hammel House has Christmas trees places all throughout their main floor of the dining room, and the

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Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

Posted on: December 7, 2020

Posted on: December 7, 2020 In 2020, we recognize the anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor on December 7. National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day is observed across the nation this day in honor of all those who lost their lives serving this nation at

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Waynesville High School Blood Drive Results

Posted on: December 4, 2020

The High School Student Council hosted a fantastic blood drive!  The Community Blood Center is always super complimentary of our group for the way it is organized and run, and the resulting success of the drive reflects their efforts....So

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2020-21 National Honor Society Inductees

Posted on: December 4, 2020

History of the National Honor Society      The National Honor Society was founded in 1921 by the National Association of Secondary Principals. Membership in the National Honor Society is one of the highest honors that can be obtained by

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Community Service Hours Available

Posted on: December 4, 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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Order Your Cap & Gown, Announcements

Posted on: December 4, 2020

Order your Cap & Gown, Announcements, Senior Apparel, and other Class Memorabilia   SENIOR ORDER DEADLINE: December 7, 2020 TAKE ADVANTAGE OF OUR “Early Bird Pricing” AND VISIT OUR WEBSITE: www.graduateserviceinc.com Orders received

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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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