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Blog Entries - 2020

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BLOOD DRIVE MONDAY, FEB. 24TH

Posted on: February 23, 2020

BLOOD DRIVE ON MONDAY, FEBRUARY 24TH!!   REMINDERS: Required:  Parent consent for 16-year old students, bring your permission slip, if you haven't already turned it in Start Hydrating Now and continue all weekend Eat a well-balanced breakfast

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Waynesville HS Blood Drive - coming Monday!

Posted on: February 21, 2020

Waynesville High School Blood Drive

Monday, February 24th
8:00am-11:30am

Schedule your appointment with Mrs. Miller by February 20.

kmiller@wayne-local.com

 

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Congratulations to our State Swim Qualifiers

Posted on: February 21, 2020

RESULTS COMING SOON...

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WHS Cheer Community Performance

Posted on: February 20, 2020

The WHS cheerleaders are headed to STATE !!

Join us in the elementary gym for a community performance on Thursday, February 27 at 8:00 pm.

We will perform our game day and stunting routines.

We appreciate your support!

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Experiential Learning with Human Relations Council of Dayton

Posted on: February 20, 2020

Experiential Learning Senior Grant Henry has interned at multiple locations relating to pastoral studies.  This semester Grant has had the opportunity to intern at the Human Relations Council of Dayton. Grant plans on attending Moody Bible

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ACT Test for Juniors

Posted on: February 19, 2020

ALL Juniors will be taking the ACT Test on Tuesday, March 10th. 

No School for grades 9, 10, and 12 on this day, March 10th. 

Only Juniors report to school. 

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Construction Update

Posted on: February 19, 2020

As the construction site continues to grow vertically, it is necessary to use scaffolding, also called scaffold or staging.  This temporary structure is used to support a work crew and materials to aid in the construction, maintenance and repair of buildings, bridges and all other man-made structures.

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Lunch Menu Change

Posted on: February 19, 2020

FRIDAY LUNCH MENU CHANGE for High School and Middle School:

Chick Chick-fil-A Sandwich
Seasoned Hash Brown Cubes
Green Beans
Peaches or Juice
Milk

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Baseball Informational Meeting

Posted on: February 19, 2020

Meeting for anyone interested in trying out for Boys HS Baseball

When: Friday, Feb. 21st

Time:  3:15pm

Where: Spartan Room

Information regarding tryouts and times will be distributed.

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Great Job Waynesville Junior Lego League Team!!!

Posted on: February 18, 2020

This year, Waynesville’s Junior Lego League Team (JrFLL) participated in the National Lego League theme, Boomtown Build. We spent the season using the engineering design process to build a city and program a small Lego robot. Along the way, our team

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Basketball Tournament Schedule

Posted on: February 18, 2020

GIRLS BASKETBALL SECTIONAL TOURNAMENT The game will be Tuesday, February 18th at 7:30 pm at Northridge High School.  Pre-sale tickets are no longer available.  Tickets will be $7.00 at the door.  Come out and support your Lady

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Experiential Learning with Under Construction, LLC

Posted on: February 18, 2020

Experiential Learning Senior Kolton Frankenberg helps grout a shower at his internship at Under Construction LLC, a construction company in Waynesville.  Kolton learns skills in all areas of construction preparing him for a successful career in the

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Project Excellence 2020

Posted on: February 18, 2020

You may nominate deserving teachers by completing the on-line form on the http://www.apcwc.org/project-excellence website.  Click on “Project Excellence Nomination Form” and complete the requested information and hit

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Parent Teacher Conferences - Feb. 20

Posted on: February 18, 2020

Parent-Teacher Conferences for Middle School and High School are currently being scheduled.  Call the office to schedule for your student. 

High School - 513-897-2776
Middle School - 513-897-4706

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Happy Valentine’s Day from Mrs. Baker's Class!

Posted on: February 17, 2020

Students in Mrs. Baker’s class have been busy prepping to cook lunch for the middle school staff on February 13th.  They developed a menu of pasta, salad (with toppings), garlic bread and cookies.  The staff completed a menu and returned it so

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Excellent and Superior Musicians!

Posted on: February 14, 2020

Congratulations to the following musicians on their Excellent and Superior ratings at the OMEA District 13 Solo and Ensemble Contest at Blanchester High School on February 8, 2020.  Each were judged by a professional musician/music educator on such

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Waynesville High School Band and Choir Preparing for Contest

Posted on: February 14, 2020

The Waynesville High School Concert Band has been preparing three pieces since early January—Swashbuckler’s March by Rob Romeyn, Armenian Rhapsody by Johnnie Vinson, and Spirit of the Winds by Robert W. Smith.  Likewise, the choir has been

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Middle School Concert Coming Soon

Posted on: February 14, 2020

Mark your calendars for Monday, March 9th at 6:30pm – it’s time for the next Middle School Concert!  All middle school bands and choirs will be performing in the high school gym.  In honor of the month of March, all three middle school

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Manners Luncheon in Elementary World

Posted on: February 14, 2020

The elementary school celebrated Valentine's Day with a Manners Luncheon.  The students and staff were dressed in their Sunday best, and the cafeteria was transformed into a fine-dining establishment!  

The students really enjoy the experience and of course, all used their very best manners for the event!

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Experiential Tour with High Concrete Group and Fecon Inc.

Posted on: February 14, 2020

College & Career Readiness students toured both High Concrete & Fecon Inc, learning about the different career paths available to them after graduation. Both locations are a part of the new Warren County United Way initiative for high school juniors

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Congratulations Teagan Cassidy on your accomplishments at The Vegas Shoot!

Posted on: February 14, 2020

WHS Junior, Teagan Cassidy, competed at The Vegas Shoot in Nevada which is the largest and most prestigious indoor archery tournament in the world. The event brings together over 3,700 archers from around the globe ranging from beginner archers to Olympic

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College Credit Plus - Important Date

Posted on: February 13, 2020

Notice from the Guidance Department of Waynesville High/Middle School - Students must notify their high school of their intent to participate in the College Credit Plus (CCP) Program by April 1st. You may submit this notification at any time from

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Experiential Learning with Designs Now

Posted on: February 13, 2020

Designs Now Experiential Learning Senior Riley Rice helps prepare yard signs at Designs Now, in Waynesville.  Riley designs, prints, and prepares products at her internship. Riley is hoping to pursue a degree in Art from Franklin University.  We

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Rescheduled Graffiti Painting Day

Posted on: February 13, 2020

Students that were scheduled to paint on 2/7 (snow day) will paint on Friday, February 21st, from 2:30-4:30.

For students with scheduling conflict, please notify the MIDDLE SCHOOL OFFICE.

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Middle School Valentine's Dance

Posted on: February 13, 2020

MIDDLE SCHOOL Valentine's Dance

Thursday, February 13, 2020 from 6:30 pm to 8.00 p.m.

Tickets are $5.00 (sold during lunches or at the door)
(Only Middle School students are permitted to attend)

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Extend-a-Boom SkyJack in Action

Posted on: February 12, 2020

Today on the construction site, the teams were pouring a new pad for the kitchen freezer. Because it is just a small area, and because of the nature of the uneven ground, it was necessary to use different pieces of equipment. This SkyJack with an

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Walls Start to Form as Construction Goes Vertical

Posted on: February 12, 2020

New things are starting to appear as we see the first concrete block walls begin forming.  Masons have been hard at work as they begin walls of Area A.  They build so far up, and then they will be using lifts from the inside of the walls to continue upward.

 

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Junior High Softball Pre-Season Meeting

Posted on: February 12, 2020

Junior High Softball Pre-Season Player/Parent Meeting
Wed. February 12th
5:00 PM SPARTAN ROOM

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Explore Agriculture Summer Camp

Posted on: February 12, 2020

Sponsor:  Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation Summer camps are open to Ohio students interested in science, food, and a variety of agricultural careers.   Students must be a high school freshmen, sophomore or junior for 2020-2021. When:  Four

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Boys Tennis Pre-Season Meeting

Posted on: February 10, 2020

Boys Tennis Pre-Season Meeting
Tues Feb. 18th 3:45 
in the Spartan Room

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Warren County Imagination Library

Posted on: February 10, 2020

  SUPERINTENDENT’S MESSAGE Register at www.imaginationlibrary.com Why Early Childhood Literacy? Across the state of Ohio, there are men and women who struggle to read a food label, follow their doctor’s written instructions, or

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Doorframes Are Being Installed

Posted on: February 7, 2020

This week, there were some new visible changes to the construction Area A in the way of door frames.  This is our first sign of vertical build that we've seen thus far, but stay tuned as we have new vertical changes in the coming weeks. 

 

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Advanced Manufacturing & Welding 4-Day Summer Workshop

Posted on: February 5, 2020

Get hands-on experience in Advanced Manufacturing and Welding!  Students will spend 2 days in the Advanced Manufacturing lab at Warren County Career Center, with experiences in Robotics, PLC programming, CNC, hydraulics, and pneumatic systems.  The

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Experiential Learning Program

Posted on: February 5, 2020

Waynesville High School partners with area businesses in a way that allows experiential, hands-on learning as part of the high school program.  Students are paired with these businesses in a way that allows hands-on learning in their field of interest,

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HS Softball PreSeason Meeting

Posted on: February 5, 2020


Wed. February 12th
2:45PM SPARTAN ROOM

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Notice: High School Menu Changes

Posted on: February 5, 2020

The Menu for this Friday 2/7/20 will be vary from the original Menu Post for High School.     We will serve breakfast to all H.S. students during the early lunch period for the schedule change. We will be making Lunch available to all

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Girls Basketball Sectional Tournament

Posted on: February 5, 2020

Tickets for the Girls Basketball Sectional Tournament game are now on sale in the High School Office. The game will be Tuesday February 18th at 7:30 pm at Northridge High School. Tickets are $6.00 and will be on sale until 3 p.m. on Friday, February

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Ohio Business Week Opportunity for Grades 9-12

Posted on: February 4, 2020

Ohio Business Week is a week-long business camp where high school students practice tackling authentic business challenges while having a real college experience! 2020 Dates and Location: July 12-18, 2020 Ohio University, Athens, Ohio Eligibility

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2020-21 College Credit Plus Mandatory Meeting

Posted on: February 4, 2020

WHS will be holding an informational CCP meeting for parents and students on February 13, 2020 from  6:00-7:00 pm in the WHS SPARTAN ROOM. For more information and eligibility requirements please go to: Sinclair and review the school

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Mandatory OHSAA Meeting February 11th

Posted on: February 4, 2020

There will be a mandatory OHSAA meeting for all spring athletes and parents on Tuesday, February 11th 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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Traffic Flow Patterns

Posted on: February 4, 2020

Just a friendly reminder about the intended traffic flow and drop off/pick up plans for students in MS/HS.  Students can be dropped off in either the Middle School parking lot as seen below, or in the Tennis Court parking lot in the second

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City Barbeque Fundraiser for Cross Country

Posted on: January 31, 2020

Please support the Waynesville High School Cross Country teams When:  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 4th Time: 10:30am-10:00pm  Show this post at check out or mention WHS Cross Country and our team will Receive 25% of all sales to help send our athletes to

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Internship With an Elementary Classroom

Posted on: January 31, 2020

Senior Ashtyn Stiles has the opportunity this 2nd semester to intern in a 3rd grade Elementary classroom with Mrs. Becker's class.  Ashley is getting first-hand experience with helping to plan activities, support students individually with their studies,

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Hat and Mitten Drive at WHS

Posted on: January 31, 2020

From now until February 7th, the SHIELD Student group will be sponsoring a Hat and Mitten Drive at Waynesville High School. Students are encouraged to bring a NEW winter hat and pair of mittens to their CONNECT classrooms to be donated. Students who donate

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100th Day of School

Posted on: January 31, 2020

Waynesville Elementary 1st Grade Students celebrate and have some fun with their 100th day of school!  

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Make a 3, Get Chick-fil-A FREE

Posted on: January 29, 2020

In support of the Prom Committee, there will be a fun contest involving Chick-fil-A!! When:  Saturday, February 8thWhere:  Halftime of the Waynesville Spartans Boys Basketball Game How to Play:  Purchase raffle tickets for a chance to shoot a

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Valentine's Day Carnations

Posted on: January 29, 2020

There is a Valentine's Day Carnation Sale happening 2/3-2/13 at Waynesville High School.

Carnations will be on sale in the HS concession stands before and after school. 

Flowers will be delivered during school on Feb. 13th.

*Please help support prom, and make a friend smile!

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About the Hope Squad

Posted on: January 29, 2020

HIGH SCHOOL HOPE SQUAD PRESENTATION (Peer Suicide Prevention Program) - JANUARY 24th   Suicide is the second leading cause of death among  U.S. teenagers ages 10-24.  On January 24th all high  school students will attend a presentation

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Empty Bowls Project

Posted on: January 28, 2020

Waynesville High School’s 4th Annual Empty Bowls Event Buying a bowl fights against hunger with a donation to our school’s Food-to-Go program. Hunger is real. Help us provide in a simple way to the youth of our community. You also get to support

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Designated Areas of the New Construction

Posted on: January 28, 2020

For reference purposes, it might be helpful to know the designated areas of the new construction site.  The new building has been divided into three segment areas – Unit “A”, Unit “B” and Unit “C.”  Unit

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Youth Baseball-Softball Sign-ups

Posted on: January 27, 2020

All registrations will take place in the elementary cafeteria.

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WLS - With Much Sadness

Posted on: January 27, 2020

The Wayne Local School District is saddened by the sudden loss of Lonnie Schear, a local man whose heart and soul supported the Waynesville community in numerous ways.  Lonnie was an alumni, community member, longtime supporter, and friend. 

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Fundraiser Inspiration & Ice Cream Social

Posted on: January 27, 2020

ICE CREAM SOCIAL!!! On January 29th,  the Middle School Student Council will host their Second Annual Ice Cream Social as a fundraiser to help maintain wells in South Sudan, so the villagers can have easy access to clean drinking water.

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Sports Update - 1/24/2020

Posted on: January 27, 2020

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Girls Basketball continues to add to their success with wins over Carlisle and Dixie this past week. On Saturday, they took on the Dixie Greyhounds and brought home a 62-22 win. Leading the Lady Spartans were Junior Leah Butterbaugh, who had

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Father-Daughter Dance

Posted on: January 27, 2020

HEAR YE! HEAR YE!  ATTENTION ALL PRINCESSES: The WHS After-Prom will once again, be hosting a Father-Daughter Princess Ball on February 29th, from 7pm to 9 pm, in the Waynesville Middle School for PreK through 5th grade.  Refreshments will be

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The Beginning of Concrete Pours

Posted on: January 27, 2020

The school constuction site saw concrete trucks last week as the beginning of the concrete slabs were poured for Unit "A" of the new building.  This section will be the side closest to the high school and contains the mechanicals, gymnasium, and kitchen areas.

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Timelapse Videos of the Construction Site

Posted on: January 24, 2020

We have been taking photos on a regular basis from cameras mounted on the rooftops of the buildings.  This allows us to see the progression and stages of construction as they happen.  Below are two videos of time progression photos condensed. 

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February Menus Have Posted

Posted on: January 24, 2020

The menus have been posted for the month of February.  

Click here to be redirected.

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

Posted on: January 24, 2020

Experiential Learning Senior, Gracie Van Schaik, learns hands on skills while job shadowing at Bartleigh Janes Salon in downtown Waynesville.  Gracie is excited to continue her education after graduation at Paul Mitchel's Cosmetology School in Cincinnati!  We can't wait to see the amazing things Gracie does! Great Job Gracie!

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Construction Update

Posted on: January 22, 2020

There have been a lot of changes to the construction site for the new elementary building.  Below are several photos of the process.  See descriptions of each photo below.... Image #1 – Block has been laid in the foreground of

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Vote! Vote! Audrey Conley Up for Athlete of the Week

Posted on: January 22, 2020

Audrey Conley has been nominated to receive the Cincinnati Enquirer’s Female Swimming Athlete of the Week!   She won the 500 Freestyle this past weekend at the Southwest Coaches Classic in Cincinnati, the biggest high school meet in the

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BASKETBALL SPORTS UPDATE - 1/17/2020

Posted on: January 21, 2020

Boys Basketball Last Friday, the Spartans took on league opponent Carlisle and took home a 73-59 win. Key players for the night were Seniors Bryce Nolbertowicz (20 points) and Ryan Papanek (15 points). On Tuesday, they faced off against Preble Shawnee, once

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International Elective Trip Spring Break 2021

Posted on: January 21, 2020

There will be an International Electives trip coming Spring Break 2021. Current Sophomores (Class of 2022) and Juniors (Class of 2021) will be eligible to attend.   Informational meeting:  Wednesday, February 5thTime: 

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January is School Board Recognition Month

Posted on: January 21, 2020

School Boards lead so students can achieve; individual board members are citizens who serve children and represent their communities.  It takes strong schools to build a strong community.  School Board Members are accountable to the community and

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After Prom Bake Sale Fundraiser

Posted on: January 21, 2020

The After Prom Committee will be having a fundraiser and we need your help. There will be a Bake Sale at the Boy's Basketball game on January 24th starting at 4:30pm. We need help from Junior/Senior Parents with baking cookies, brownies, and rice krispie

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Elementary Student Receives "Safe Rider Award"

Posted on: January 21, 2020

Trevor Thomas was awarded the “Safe Rider Award.”   Trevor was nominated by his bus driver, Diane Thompson.   Ms. Thompson stated “Trevor always follows the safety procedures getting on and off of the bus.”

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - Jan. 20th, 2020

Posted on: January 20, 2020

School will be closed on Monday, January 20, 2020 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

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Thank You Green Bay Packaging

Posted on: January 17, 2020

WHS 11th grade College & Career Readiness students attended a field trip on Wednesday to Green Bay Packaging in Lebanon. Students participated in a facility tour and presentation, and learned about the careers in manufacturing, graphic design, management,

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2020 Scholastic Art & Writing Contest

Posted on: January 17, 2020

Waynesville High School art students submitted to the 2020 Scholastics Art & Writing contest. A select few have the privilege to have their artwork displayed at a gallery in Dayton!  Students also received recognitions within the

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Kindergarten Registration 2020-21

Posted on: January 17, 2020

A meeting will be held on Thursday, February 20th at 6:00 p.m. in the elementary gym for parents of incoming kindergarten students. This meeting will be the first step in getting your child registered for kindergarten for the 2020-21 school year. We will

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Just Announced: 2020-2021 School Calendar

Posted on: January 15, 2020

Following the approval at last night's board meeting, the 2020-2021 School Calendar is now available. 

Click the link to download or Click here to be redirected to the more on school calendars.

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Reports Cards for 2nd Grading Period

Posted on: January 13, 2020

Reports Card for second grading period were sent home with students on Friday, January 10, 2020.

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Become a Substitute!

Posted on: January 13, 2020

SUBSTITUTES NEEDED FOR BUS DRIVERS, CUSTODIANS AND CAFETERIA WORKERS AT WAYNE LOCAL SCHOOLS If interested, please send an email or contact Jeannie Camery at jcamery@wayne-local.com, (513) 897-8511 or Jan Dworetsky at jdworetsky@wayne-local.com, (513)

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Sports Update - 1/13/2020

Posted on: January 13, 2020

Girls Basketball  Girls Basketball went 3-4 over Christmas break, securing two league wins in the process. They started the break off strong, defeating the Carlisle Indians 49-35 on December 21st. The leading scorers for the night were Juniors Isabella

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Notice: Organizational Board Meeting

Posted on: January 9, 2020

The Wayne Local Schools Board of Education will hold an organizational board meeting on Monday, January 13, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. in the Spartan Room.

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SGit Club in High School

Posted on: January 8, 2020

SGit Club January meeting dates will be Jan. 14th & Jan. 28th.  
2:35-4:00pm

Bring your own consoles, games, and controllers.

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Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation

Posted on: January 8, 2020

Congratulations to ANNA PARRY, a senior at Waynesville High School!  Anna has been named a Semifinalist for the 2020 class of the Coca-Cola Scholars Program.

Coca-Cola Press Release

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Mamma Mia! Auditions

Posted on: January 8, 2020

Any high school students interested in the fall production of Mamma Mia! should come to the parent and student meeting Thursday, January 9th in the choir room at 6:00pm.

 

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Return to School January 6th

Posted on: January 5, 2020