District News

Blog Entries - December 2021

winter break

Happy Winter Break!

Posted on: December 21, 2021

There will be no school from Wednesday, December 22, 2021 through Monday, January 3, 2022. 

School will reopen on Tuesday, January 4, 2022.  

 

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Canned Food Drive 2021

Posted on: December 20, 2021

This year's Canned Food Drive was a tremendous success as each building ran their own incentive contest and collection process.   On Friday of last week, the trucks arrived and student volunteers from the junior and senior high buildings helped

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December Spartan Stars Elementary School

Posted on: December 20, 2021

Preschool:Madison DeardenKeegan DowningEmerson LalichBronson SnellWesley Watkins Young Fives:Harlan GesweinBrooks Johnson Kindergarten:Emma BlyElizabeth CombsConnor GallagherGabriel GhyselsHenry HollimanTaylor PiersonEzekiel SearchBraelyn

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winter concert

Junior/Senior High Winter Concert

Posted on: December 20, 2021

The Junior/Senior High Winter Concert was held on December 15, 2021.  It was a magical evening spent in celebration of the season and the special beauty of music. 

 

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wrestling team

High School Wrestling

Posted on: December 20, 2021

The high school wrestling team had a very successful opening tournament at Oakwood.  The team placed 2nd (tied with Indian Hills) and lost only to Oakwood, who took first 34-36.  The following wrestlers individually placed:113 Marshawn

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signing day

Congratulations to our 2022 Signing Day Athletes!

Posted on: December 20, 2021

Congratulations to our 2022 WHS Seniors and their Athletic Signing Commitments. We would like to begin with recognizing: Audrey Conley - Swimming - Miami University Matt Ellis - Wrestling - Kent State University Emma Whitaker - Soccer - Tusculum

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mr. martin

Thank You Mr. Martin!

Posted on: December 20, 2021

Mr. Jim Martin has been a favorite substitute teacher at Wayne Local Schools for many years.  We are so grateful for his accountability, knowledge, patience, kindness, and guidance.  Mr. Martin is shown above (second from right in the front

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ugly sweaters

Staff Ugly Holiday Wear Day 2021

Posted on: December 20, 2021

Last Friday, the junior high/high school staff participated in Ugly Holiday-Wear Day.  Featured below are some photos from the event!  As you can tell, there were some very interesting fashion statements!

2 Days Until Christmas Break!  Hang in there!

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cooking class

Life Skills Class

Posted on: December 20, 2021

The junior high school Life Skills Class made sandwiches and cookies for the staff last week.  The staff completed order forms and students followed the steps to make and fulfill the lunch orders.  As you can see from the photos, the students

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dave barton

Thank You Dave Barton!

Posted on: December 20, 2021

THANK YOU DAVE BARTON! WAYNE LOCAL BOARD OF EDUCATION BOARD MEMBER Mr. Dave Barton served on the Wayne Local Board of Education for sixteen (16) years (four consecutive terms) from January 2006 through December 2021, serving as Board Vice President for

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christmas mard

Happy Holidays Waynesville!

Posted on: December 20, 2021

Thank you to the below elementary students for providing the artwork for our Christmas Card!  Great job girls! 

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emoji reminder

Schedule Reminders

Posted on: December 20, 2021
  • Two (2) hour Early Dismissal on Tuesday, December 21st. 
  • School closed Wednesday, December 22nd through Monday, January 3rd.
  • Second Semester starts Tuesday, January 4, 2022.
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stuffed animals

Donations for Kentucky Tornado Victims

Posted on: December 20, 2021

Toys were donated by the Junior/Senior High Staff members for the kids affected by the tragic Western Kentucky tornadoes.  Thank you to High School Teacher, Mary Swinney, for heading this worthy cause. 

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tiktok challenge

SUPERINTENDENT MESSAGE - December 16, 2021

Posted on: December 16, 2021

A disturbing trend has emerged on TikTok which is being viewed as a national school shooting threat, specifically targeting Friday, December 17, 2021. While no specific threats have been made against Wayne Local Schools, other schools have received threats

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autumn atkins

Congratulations to Autumn Atkins!

Posted on: December 16, 2021
flu season

Flu Season is Approaching

Posted on: December 16, 2021

Flu season is here.  The flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses that infect the nose, throat, and lungs. It can cause mild to severe illness, and at times can lead to death. The best way to prevent the flu is by getting a flu

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santa

Elementary School Students Donate Homemade Ornaments

Posted on: December 14, 2021

In mid-November, the elementary grade level students created ornaments for The Hammel House Restaurant and Inn to display during our holiday season.  The Hammel House has Christmas trees placed all throughout the main floor of the dining room, and the

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santa shop

Santa Shop at the Elementary School

Posted on: December 13, 2021

Elementary school students participated in Santa Shop last week.  The PTO organizes the event each year and allows the students to shop for holiday gifts for their family and friends.  

Photos include a variety of gift items, as well as a few our the little shoppers!

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breakfast with santa

Breakfast with Santa

Posted on: December 13, 2021

Join us for Breakfast with SantaDecember 11, 2021Waynesville Elementary School Cafeteria  Three (3) Breakfast Sessions:  8:30 am to 9:30 am 9:45 am to 10:45 am 11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Turn Out Dance Academy Boosters and the Waynesville

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Waynesville High School Wrestling News:

Posted on: December 13, 2021

 

The wrestling team opens their competitive season at the Oakwood Invitational this weekend. 

Additionally, senior Matt Ellis will travel to the Cleveland area and wrestle in one of the toughest high school tournaments in America by competing in the Iron Man at Walsh High School.

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girls basketball

Waynesville High School Girls Basketball:

Posted on: December 13, 2021

  The Lady Spartans ran their record to 5-1 on the season with a 53 to 45 win over Valley View. The team was led by Isabella Cassoni with 21 points and Emma Whitaker with 12 points and 7 rebounds. Megan Bailey had 12 rebounds. Emme Greely chipped in

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student of the month

Student of the Month

Posted on: December 13, 2021

Congratulations to the faculty nominated Students of the Month for November and December....Isabella Cassoni and Owen Almeter !! 

 

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Elementary School November Spartan Stars

Posted on: December 13, 2021

Preschool Spartan Stars:Everett MichelOlive BartonRudra PatelSophia WhittVincent Williamson Young Fives Spartan Stars:Luke Massengale Kindergarten Spartan Stars:Olivia AnthonyMckinlie BarnesClayton DanielsWyatt GarrityClaire MillerIngrid

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career fair

9th Grade Career Fair

Posted on: December 13, 2021

On Wednesday, December 8th, Ninth grade Transition & Career students put on a Student Led Career Fair for Waynesville Elementary School. The Freshman created tri-fold boards, brought in props, and dressed like their career. They engage and teach

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spelling bee

Waynesville Elementary Spelling Bee

Posted on: December 13, 2021

Waynesville Elementary School recently hosted our Annual School Spelling Bee.  All kindergarten through sixth grade students were invited to spell.  The following students participated: KINDERGARTEN: Patrick Hensley FIRST GRADE:Maggie

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spartan stars

Jr./Sr. High Spartan Stars

Posted on: December 13, 2021

These students were caught going above and beyond in some way this quarter.  Their names were drawn to receive free slushies next week.

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2021-22 National Honor Society Inductees

Posted on: December 9, 2021

WHS NHS Inductions 2021-22 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

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athletic director message

SUPERINTENDENT MESSAGE - December 3, 2021

Posted on: December 7, 2021

I am pleased to announce the appointment of Jamie Manley to the role of Interim Athletic Director, effective immediately. I am confident Jamie will provide strong leadership, communication, experience, as well as support for our coaches, athletes and school

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imagination library

Ohio Governor's Imagination Library

Posted on: December 7, 2021

Every Child Read Every Day Every Child in Ohio under the age of five is eligible to enroll and receive a free book each month.   Expect your child's first book to arrive in 8 to 10 weeks! Give the gift of reading to your child for free. Enroll

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pearl harbor

Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

Posted on: December 7, 2021

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 Pearl Harbor. There were

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turkey

GIVING THANKS!

Posted on: December 3, 2021

 

For the month of November, the elementary students and staff emphasized the word "thankful!"  Students wrote or drew what they were thankful for on turkey feathers. 

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bus

SUB BUS DRIVERS NEEDED

Posted on: December 3, 2021

SUB BUS DRIVERS NEEDEDWAYNE LOCAL SCHOOLSIf interested, contact jdworetsky@wayne-local.comor call (513) 897-6971, ext.

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kettering health network

Job Shadow Experiences Available

Posted on: December 3, 2021

Kettering Health has partnered with Wayne Local Schools to provide students with an opportunity to job shadow in multiple units within a hospital setting.  Students will be shadowing at Sycamore Medical

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pancake breakfast

Lion's Club Pancake Breakfast

Posted on: December 3, 2021

Its holiday season!   Join us for a delicious breakfast  sponsored by the Lions Club and Byers Chiropractic Center, Saturday December 4th @8am-11am, located @ the Waynesville Elementary School.   Tickets are available using the QR

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