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Blog Entries - 2020

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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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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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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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WHS 2021 Senior Package Information

Posted on: November 23, 2020

Waynesville 2021 Senior Package Flyer Senior order deadline:  December 7th, 2020.  Custom Rental Cap, Gown & Tassel Price  $43.00 + $12 handling fee + tax. (additional $20.00 fee if order is received after December 7th) You will keep the

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WLS Will Practice Remote Learning on Nov. 30th & Dec. 1st

Posted on: November 23, 2020

Wayne Local Schools has been developing a “Student, Parent and Staff Plan for Remote Learning.”   The multi-faceted plan addresses remote learning in case Warren County moves to Level 4 or “Purple” in the State’s Public

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SUPERINTENDENT MESSAGE

Posted on: November 20, 2020

SUPERINTENDENT MESSAGE November 20, 2020 Today, I participated in a public awareness video focused on keeping Warren County open. Participants are asking all of Warren County to make a “Personal Commitment to Keep our Community Safe and Open.”

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Positive COVID Test

Posted on: November 20, 2020

November 20, 2020 Dear School Community, 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 middle school who

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SkillsUSA Students Attend Virtual Leadership Conference

Posted on: November 20, 2020

Seven Warren County Career Center students participated in the SkillsUSA 2020 Fall Leadership Virtual Conference, held Nov. 9-10.Leading and presiding over several of the sessions at this conference was WCCC Electricity Senior and SkillsUSA Ohio Vice

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A Closer Look at COVID Data and our Cleaning Protocols

Posted on: November 18, 2020

Posted:  11/18/2020 Ohio’s current COVID-19 case data is below: 312,443 total cases 22,846 hospitalizations 5,772 confirmed deaths 4,250 ICU admissions Governor DeWine announced the release of a new holiday celebration guide from

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WLS Practices Remote Learning on NOV 30 & DEC 1, 2020

Posted on: November 18, 2020

Posted:  11/18/2020 Wayne Local Schools has been developing a “Student, Parent and Staff Plan for Remote Learning.” The multi-faceted plan addresses remote learning in case Warren County moves to Level 4 or “Purple” in the

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COVID-19 Positive Test and Reminders on How to Reduce the Spread

Posted on: November 17, 2020

November 17, 2020 Dear School Community, 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 high school who tested

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Identifying Internet Providers and Getting Connected

Posted on: November 16, 2020

The following internet providers are offering free or reduced-priced services during the coronavirus pandemic crisis. This list was identified in partnership with InnovateOhio and Ohio Broadband Strategy.  Charter

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Cross Country Results!!

Posted on: November 16, 2020

WAYNESVILLE HIGH SCHOOL BOYS CROSS COUNTRY TEAM IS THE DIVISION II STATE RUNNER UP!!!HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS TAKE 5TH PLACE IN THE STATE!!! Posted:  11/16/2020   Our Waynesville Spartans Cross Country teams both participated in the Ohio State

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Are you interested in helping a WHS Senior find their passion?

Posted on: November 11, 2020

Are you interested in helping a WHS Senior find their passion? Posted:  11/11/2020   The Experiential Learning Program is in need of more businesses to support a WHS Senior Student for a 1-day Job Shadow.  Some areas that ae needed

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Need advice about college?

Posted on: November 11, 2020

Need advice about college? Sinclair Community College has partnered with Waynesville High School to help students with college decisions. Kristen Mowry, the transition advisor at SCC, can help students align early college credit to all college/career goals

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University of Dayton School of Engineering Virtual Opportunity for High School students

Posted on: November 11, 2020

University of Dayton School of Engineering Virtual Opportunity for High School students Saturday November 14th, 2020 12 noon - 2 p.m. EST   UD School of Engineering would like to invite ANY current WHS high school student to enjoy a virtual

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Practice Remote Learning Plan for Waynesville High School Grade 9, 10 and 12 only

Posted on: November 10, 2020

Practice Remote Learning Plan for Waynesville High School Grade 9, 10 and 12 During the Practice ACT Test for Juniors Date: Monday, November 16, 2020   Purpose: 1. To prepare for Level 4, or Purple in Warren County (per the state’s Public

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Middle School Book Fair

Posted on: November 9, 2020

Middle School Book Fair Posted: 11/9/2020 When: November 18th -20th Where: Waynesville Spartan Room Students will visit the fair during their regular Language Art Class.  Each class will have a day and time. No cash on hand for the book fair? 

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Please Remember Your Mask

Posted on: November 9, 2020
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HS Wrestling Practice

Posted on: November 9, 2020

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Canned Food Drive 2020

Posted on: November 9, 2020

Updated:  11/9/2020 See updates below in regards to what they need... In coordination with the American Legion Auxiliary Unit Post 615, the Canned Food Drive will be held a little earlier this year, to supply the Christmas Boxes and also to support our

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ATTN: Juniors - Practice ACT

Posted on: November 5, 2020

Juniors:  Practice ACTMonday, November 167:30 A.M. - 11:00 A.M.Waynesville High School General Information:   Waynesville High School will be administering a  “Practice ACT” to prepare for the state administered ACT in the

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Experiential Learning with Granger Construction

Posted on: November 2, 2020

Experiential Learning seniors, Liam Harper and Caleb Lamb also had an opportunity to job shadow Granger Construction at the new Warren County jail site. Both Liam and Caleb are interested in the trades and are exploring options for their future. In our class,

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VLA Students of the Month

Posted on: November 2, 2020
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Wayne Local Fall Pumpkin Decorating Effort

Posted on: November 2, 2020

Although the Unity Parade was postponed, the Wayne Local School buildings still celebrated our unity with an across-the-board effort to decorate the pumpkins that were all donated from The Waynesville Lions Club. Instead of lining the track as originally

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Boys Tennis Meeting

Posted on: November 2, 2020

There will be a tennis meeting for any male high school students interested in playing tennis this school year.  

When:  Thursday, November 5th

Time: 3:45 - 4:15

Where:  Spartan Room

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Lady Spartans win District Championship Game!

Posted on: October 31, 2020

Lady Spartans win District Championship Game! Posted:  10/31/2020 DISTRICT CHAMPS!!!  The Lady Spartans secured the title of District Champions tonight with a 2-0 win over Dayton Christian!  They also set a new school record for the most

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Notification Test Phone Message

Posted on: September 25, 2020

  Wayne Local Schools will be sending a TEST NOTIFICATION phone call to our families on Friday, September 25th.  If you need assistance following the call, such as removal of a number or difficulties receiving the phone message, please

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HS and MS GIRLS BASKETBALL OPEN GYM DATES

Posted on: September 25, 2020

Dates:  September 28, October 8, 13

Times:  3-4:30pm

Location:  HIGH SCHOOL GYM

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LIVE STREAM: WHS FOOTBALL vs. Carlisle

Posted on: September 25, 2020

YouTube link to watch the football game:  WHS -Waynesville High School Football vs. Carlisle

https://youtu.be/oMEJ4W-nqzw

Kickoff:  7:00pm

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Experiential Learning with The Golden Lamb Farm

Posted on: September 25, 2020

Experiential Learning Senior Liam Harper, works at The Golden Lamb Farm, helping maintain and produce goods for the restaurant. Liam works 2-3 days a week as part of our work-based learning program. Liam will also participate in 4 One-Day job shadowing

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Stay "In-The-Know!" - Parent Remind Codes

Posted on: September 25, 2020

PARENTS of Freshman  Class- Please JOIN the Parent 2024 Remind by texting @grade2024p to 81010    PARENTS of Sophomore Class- Please JOIN the Parent 2023 Remind by texting @grade2023p to 81010    PARENTS of

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Important Notification

Posted on: September 24, 2020

Dear School Community, 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 about at least one confirmed case of COVID-19 in a student or staff

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Random Act of Kindness by Junior Wyatt Jones

Posted on: September 24, 2020

  Recently, a Waynesville High School Junior showed compassion and offered a random act of kindness to a stranger.  This stranger took to social media in an effort to express her gratitude to the parents of this young man.  What has come of

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Experiential Learning with The Village Family Restaurant

Posted on: September 23, 2020

Senior Kohl Todd is employed at The Family Village Restaurant in Waynesville . Kohl works in all roles within the busines and is a vital part of their workforce. Kohl is enrolled in the Experiential Learning program at WHS. This program is committed

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Experiential Learning with Miami Valley Power Equipment

Posted on: September 23, 2020

More on Experiential Learning ProgramSenior Kaden Harvey interns at Miami Valley Power Equipment in Corwin. Kaden is enrolled in the Experiential Learning program at WHS. This program is committed to work-based learning opportunities to gain

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National Voter Registration Day

Posted on: September 23, 2020

September 22nd was the fourth Tuesday of September and is also nationally recognized as National Voter Registration Day.    You must be registered to vote in order to exercise your right to vote.  Why should you register to vote? 

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Happy Fall

Posted on: September 22, 2020
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Wayne Local Schools VLA Family Support Sessions

Posted on: September 21, 2020

Need someone to help guide you and your child through the VLA process?  Need internet acess?  Need a quiet, yet guided study hall session?  We have you covered. Please see the following schedule for support. We have a dedicated classroom to

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Constitution Week - Sept 17-23

Posted on: September 21, 2020

Constitution Week is the commemoration of America's most important document. It is celebrated annually during the week of September 17-23.  The United States Constitution stands as a testament to the tenacity of Americans throughout history to maintain

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Waynesville Spartan vs. Dixie Greyhounds

Posted on: September 18, 2020

Spartans Football begins tonight with a kick-off at 7:00pm.  

Watch the live stream video at: 

https://youtu.be/LxflPCXrO1Y

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Athlete of the Week Nominee Kaden Harvey - vote until 5pm 9/18/2020

Posted on: September 18, 2020

Please click the link below and vote for Kaden Harvey, whose first place finish <img src="https://static.xx.fbcdn.net/images/emoji.php/v9/ted/1.5/16/1f947.png"

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2020 HS Yearbooks Have Arrived!

Posted on: September 17, 2020

Pick-up Instructions: Underclassmen yearbooks will be passed out at school during CONNECT this Friday 9/18 2020 Seniors, VLA, PSEO, WCCC students may pick up their yearbooks from 2:30-3:30 in the high school lobby on Monday, 9/21 or Tuesday 9/22 *Masks

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Congratulations National Merit Scholarship Semi-Finalists

Posted on: September 17, 2020

Waynesville High School has two seniors, William (Eli) Click and Landen Stricker, who have been selected to be one of the 16, 000 Semifinalist for the National Merit Scholarship Program. There were over 1.5 million students who entered the 20212 National

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Things May Look a Little Different But We're in School!

Posted on: September 14, 2020

The Soft Opening for the students this week went very well!  We are very excited for the official start of the 2020/21 school year on Tuesday, September 8th!  It may look different this year, but it feels like that same great start to a new school year of learning, growth and opportunity!

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Welcome Videos

Posted on: September 14, 2020

https://www.wayne-local.com/staff-directory/

To view the teacher welcome videos, click the link to be redirected to the Staff Directory.

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Thank you to CrossView Christian Church!

Posted on: September 14, 2020

Wayne Local Schools would like to thank CrossView Christian Church for volunteering to help get our schools ready for students! CrossView sent 35 youth group members and volunteers to work with Jeannie Camery and Anna Garafolo. They moved furniture,

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Thank You for your Continuous Support of Wayne Local Schools

Posted on: September 14, 2020

 With our creative push to ‘Let Them Play’, we are now looking at advertising in a different way. We will be advertising one season at a time. With limited amount of fans and spectators eligible to be in our facilities, we will now be

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COVID Decisions

Posted on: September 11, 2020

If your child is sick or not feeling well, please reference the below Flow Chart.  Wayne Local Schools will be using this chart to determine if a child should be sent home or should not be in school. Download Printable Reference

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Spartan Cross-Country Teams Dominate at Bellbrook Invitational!!!

Posted on: September 11, 2020

Last Saturday was another great race day for our Spartan Cross Country teams! We traveled to one of the athletes’ favorite courses at Bellbrook High School. This location is widely known as a “classic” Cross Country course-as it offers

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Finance and Personal Responsibility Class

Posted on: September 10, 2020

Wayneville High School has established a new class for high school students that will teach them the life skills of finance and personal responsibility.   The class is taught by Ron James, Treasurer for Wayne Local Schools.  Just sitting in on

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Paint Your Spot

Posted on: September 10, 2020

Over the last several weeks, the seniors have been given an opportunity to purchase a parking spot to claim as their own during the school day for the duration of the school year.  In addition, they are permitted to paint their parking spot in a unique

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Construction News

Posted on: September 10, 2020

With the help of an airplane and camera, we were able to obtain some really impressive aerial shots of the construction process.  The architectural plans and designs are really shaping up as the new elementary building is completely shaped

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Safety Science Goggles

Posted on: September 10, 2020

Safety Science Goggles Available $7 Safety Science goggles will be needed for all incoming Freshmen, and will be available for purchase at school for only $7.00.   They will be available before school in the Media Center....see Mrs.

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Thank You to Byers Chiropractic Center for the School Supplies

Posted on: September 10, 2020

In coordination with several area and supporting businesses, a school supply drive was held at Byers Chiropractic Center in Waynesville, Ohio.  The event brought in bags and bags of supplies which were all delivered to the elementary school this

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COVID-19 in Ohio: Reporting Requirements

Posted on: September 9, 2020

COVID-19 in Ohio: State releases case reporting requirements for schools Starting Sept. 8, parents and staff should notify Wayne Local Schools of any positive coronavirus diagnosis within 24 hours. Wayne Local Schools will then report student and staff cases

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WLS Daily Health Screening Reminder

Posted on: September 9, 2020
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Frankenstein Auditions - HS Students

Posted on: September 9, 2020

Frankenstein Radio playByPhilip Grecian   Based on his own stage play and on the novel by Mary Wollstencraft Shelley   Auditions next Monday, September 14th, starting at 3:00pm Small group cold reading; no preparation

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DEADLINE: Emergency Information and Final Forms

Posted on: September 1, 2020

With the new school year, it is time to update your emergency contact information. Please log onto your Final Forms account and update this as soon as possible to complete emergency information.  To get to the Final Forms login page, go to our website

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Audio Message from Superintendent Pat Dubbs

Posted on: August 31, 2020

TOPICS of Discussion: 

  • First-day Soft Opening
  • The next few days
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Emergency Weather Siren

Posted on: August 31, 2020

The Village of Waynesville installed an emergency weather siren in front of our tennis courts over the summer.  The rotating Federal Signal system is on a 50 foot pole and will be tested on the first Wednesday of each month at Noon (12:00 pm). 

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MANDATORY SOFT OPENING FOR ALL GRADES

Posted on: August 27, 2020

In place of the originally scheduled evening orientations, Wayne Local School District will use a “soft opening” format to orientate students to COVID related protocol.  Preschool and Kindergarten student orientation will take place on

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Audio Message from Superintendent Pat Dubbs

Posted on: August 25, 2020

TOPICS of Discussion: 

  • Virtual Learning Academy
  • Athletics
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Chromebook Return/Request

Posted on: August 25, 2020

Chromebooks Hello Wayne Local VLA Families, If you have a Chromebook for your student from the Spring, we need to collect it and update it for your student.  Even if you need a Chromebook for your child who is learning through VLA for the upcoming

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WHS Football and Cheer Roscoe's Fundraiser

Posted on: August 21, 2020

Grab dinner at Roscoe’s on Sunday night, August 23 to support the WHS football and cheer programs! The WHS football players and cheerleaders will be at Roscoe’s from 5:00-8:00. Bring your kids when you pick up your pizza! Add a $5 donation and

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2020/2021 - 7th Grade and Senior Vaccination Requirements

Posted on: August 21, 2020

SENIORS: Meningococcal:   Beginning with the start of the 2020-2021 school year, all students (in person and virtual) entering the 12th grade are required to be vaccinated against meningococcal. A second (2nd) dose of

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SUPERINTENDENT MESSAGE- August 19, 2020

Posted on: August 19, 2020

Posted:  August 19, 2020 On August 13, 2020, the Interim Director of the Ohio Department of Health (the “Director”) issued an order requiring use of facial coverings in K-12 schools (“Order”).  The Order which became

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Construction of the Clock Tower Begins

Posted on: August 19, 2020

A very pivotal piece of the construction began this week as the steel for the clock tower began being assembled.  The clock tower will mark the main entrance for the new elementary building.

Also shown are more current photos of the exterior as more progress is made.  

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Construction Walk-Through Summer 2020

Posted on: August 19, 2020

In late June of this summer, the administration team of Wayne Local had a guided tour of the construction site to view the progress of the new building.  This front-row seat allowed us to capture some photos of the progress.  Not only is the

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COVID-19/coronavirus - How to Talk to Your Child

Posted on: August 19, 2020

Your kids are hearing about coronavirus (COVID-19). You want to make sure they get reliable information — and you want them to hear it from you. Here's how to talk about it. Find out what your child already knows Ask questions geared to your

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HS Picture Day - updated

Posted on: August 18, 2020

September 16 2020 -  High School Gym

7:00am  - Senior Panoramic   - WHS, WCCC, and Alternative School - This will be rescheduled in the spring. TBA

7:30am  - Underclassman pictures.  Grades:  9, 10, and 11

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Waynesville HS Boys Golf Fundraiser

Posted on: August 17, 2020

Spiritwear Shop

The boys golf team at Waynesville High School is offering Spartan Apparel!  

Hurry!  Sale is ending soon!!

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Device Return Dates

Posted on: August 17, 2020
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SUPERINTENDENT MESSAGE - IMPORTANT NOTIFICATION

Posted on: August 14, 2020

Posted:  August 14, 2020 On August 13, 2020, the Interim Director of the Ohio Department of Health (the “Director”) issued an order requiring use of facial coverings in K-12 schools (“Order”). The Order, which became effective on

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Fall 2020 HS Football Schedule

Posted on: August 13, 2020
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PSAT 2020 Registration - Due Sept.11

Posted on: August 12, 2020

  Waynesville High School students are offered the opportunity to take the PSAT test on Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at 7:45 a.m. The cost of the test is $18.00.  Please fill out the registration form by September 11.  2020 PSAT

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Virtual Learning Academy (VLA) FAQs

Posted on: August 6, 2020

1. What is Virtual Learning Academy? Virtual Learning Academy (VLA) is an online curriculum provider offering over 250 core and elective courses to students in grades K-12. VLA courses are aligned to Ohio's content standards, which are rooted in the National

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Responsible Restart Questions and Answers

Posted on: August 6, 2020

Please visit our Question and Answers page regarding our Restart Plan for answers to some of the most frequently asked questions.  

Restart Plan Questions and Answers - CLICK HERE

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Notice regarding Preschool

Posted on: August 6, 2020

Preschool remains on hold until restrictions have not been removed.  We anticipate more information soon and we will update you as soon as we learn more.

Thank you for your patience and understanding.

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UPDATED: 7/31 - 2020-2021 A Responsible Restart - Spartans Return to School

Posted on: July 31, 2020

POSTED:  JULY 31, 2020   A Responsible Restart Spartans Return to School  Click here to be directed to our Restart Plan information page PLEASE NOTE:  ALL PLANS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE DEPENDING ON GUIDANCE FROM STATE AND LOCAL AGENCIES

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Warren County Health District's (WCHD) Protocol

Posted on: July 31, 2020

Warren County Health District’s (WCHD) Protocol:  WCHD Protocol - Download Here WCHD will work directly with our District’s nurses and leadership to conduct contact tracing to determine exposure and determine the need to isolate and

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FIRST GRADE 2020/21

Posted on: July 29, 2020

FIRST GRADE 2020/21   After the release of our “partial reopening plans” the district has received questions about the structure of the day for first graders. First graders going to school for half days creates necessary social

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WHS Boys Golf Sign Ups

Posted on: July 29, 2020

Contact:  agarafolo@wayne-local.com

Provide:  

  • Student Name
  • Grade
  • Parent email and phone

*We will be in contact with you by Thursday, July 30th with additional information.

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Senior Pictures through Prestige Portraits

Posted on: July 24, 2020

ATTN:  Seniors     Studio Session:  If you would prefer to visit the studio for your photos, then click over to local.prestigeportraits.com. Scroll down to Ohio and click on

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Youth Cheer Clinic

Posted on: July 23, 2020

The WHS Cheerleaders want to cheer with YOU! 2020 Cheer Clinic Flyer Who:  Cheerleaders entering grades K-6When:  Saturday, August 8thTime:  9:00am-11:00amWhere:  WHS GymCost:  $25 How to Register:  Call or text HS Coach

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2020 Waynesville Spartans Football Camp

Posted on: July 17, 2020

2020 Waynesville Spartans Football Camp Who: All Waynesville Students Grades K-6 When: July 20 and 21 6:00-8:00 p.m. Where: Community Field Cost: $30.00 Includes instruction from Varsity Staff and T-shirt Dress: Shorts, T-shirt, cleats and gym

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Shared Harvest Food Distribution

Posted on: July 7, 2020

Shared Harvest Food Bank is hosting a pop-up food distribution at Wayne Local Schools for community members.  When:  July 14, 2020Time:  12:30pm to 2:00pmWhere:  Waynesville MIddle School Parking Lot Free food distribution to

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WAYNE LOCAL SCHOOLS - PARENT SURVEY FOR OPENING SCHOOL

Posted on: June 30, 2020

Wayne Local Schools has shared an email with parents containing an invitation to complete a survey.  The timing corresponds with Governor DeWine's announcement of his school re-opening guidance plan. The deadline to complete the survey is

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Notice Regarding Athletics - Phase II Begins

Posted on: June 26, 2020

Notice:  June 26, 2020 COVID-19 Return to Play - Phase 2 Wayne Local High School735 Dayton RoadWaynesville, OH 45068 Download Phase 2 Document here   On Thursday, June 18th, 2020 both Governor DeWine's Office and the Ohio High School Athletic

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Youth Soccer Fall 2020

Posted on: June 17, 2020

Waynesville Soccer Association has opened registration for the Fall 2020 youth soccer season.    To register CLICK HERE.  Once on the registration page, click the 'Register' icon in the top right hand corner.  Registration closes on

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Waynesville Returns to Play

Posted on: June 11, 2020

Waynesville's Summer 2020 athletic training began this week under the new safety guidelines for COVID-19.   As you can see in the photos, the training sessions are following the social distancing guidelines by using the field yard lines as markers.  

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Perfect Attendance 2019/2020

Posted on: June 4, 2020

HIGH SCHOOL Colin Amato, Darren (Jake) Amburgy, Savanna Amburgy, Cameron Bailey, Alexis Butt, Emily Cook, Kennedy Deters, Owen Kossler, Noah Lindsey, Anna Lipinski, Levi Morgan, Megan Rieger, Gabriel Stafford, Natalie Woods 4 Year High School Perfect

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New Process Coming Soon for Enrollment Registration

Posted on: June 4, 2020

Wayne Local Schools is transitioning to "Central Registration" for all incoming new students.  At this time, we will not be enrolling new students for 2020/21 until the process has been fully implemented. 

Details will be available by end of June, 2020. 

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Support Girders are Beginning to be Set

Posted on: June 4, 2020

We captured a photo this week of one of the girders being placed in the new elementary building.  This girder went into Area A, which will support the mobile wall between the gymnasium and the cafeteria.  The purpose of the girder is that it is the

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Honor Roll for 2019/2020

Posted on: June 4, 2020

HIGH SCHOOL 3.75 AND ABOVE:  Caden Adams, Hazelyn Almeter, Maddie Almeter, Juliana Alvarado, Jake Amburgy, Savanna Amburgy, Ryleigh Anderson, Gracyn Armstrong, Booker Atkins, Harrison Aunspaw, Lindsey Austin, Camerson Bailey, Lorelai Bailey,  Mary

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Prom 2020

Posted on: June 3, 2020

On May 16th, the students were able to walk the red carpet in their prom attire.  Prom court was recognized as well. Congratulations to Jenna Turner and Luke Osborn for being crowned Prince and Princess.  Alexis Wynn and Parker Struewing were crowned 2020 Prom King and Queen. 

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8th Grade Promotion Celebration

Posted on: May 28, 2020

At Waynesville Middle School, a tradition has come to be over the years as 8th grade students complete their 8th grade year and cross over into the high school.  This year the ceremonial celebration has been transformed into a

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WHS Graduation 2020

Posted on: May 26, 2020
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WHIO-TV Best of the Class

Posted on: May 26, 2020

A message from WHIO-TV regarding The Best of the Class .... As you all know, the Ohio Lottery has partnered with WHIO-TV for many years to feature the outstanding accomplishments of the Valedictorians and Salutatorians from our local area high schools. Due

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Congratulations Project Excellence Winners

Posted on: May 26, 2020

CONGRATULATIONS TO KELLEY BRICKER AND LORA SCHAFER!   Superintendent Pat Dubbs, along with the administrative staff, held a zoom meeting to inform and congratulate the winners of this exemplary award.  Due to COVID-19, the Project Excellence

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Farewell Message from Wayne Local Schools

Posted on: May 26, 2020

Click Here for a farewell message from Wayne Local Schools.

 

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Senior Class Video

Posted on: May 22, 2020

Class of 2020 Video - CLICK HERE TO VIEW

A special thanks to Christy and John Baker for their work in compiling photos into a video to remember all of the moments of the Class of 2020 at Wayne Local Schools.

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Graduation Parade Featured on Channel 7 Tonight

Posted on: May 21, 2020

The Graduation Parade honoring our Senior Class of 2020 was a tremendous success.  The seniors felt the love all around as the Waynesville Community and family and friends showed up in a big way!  Mike Hartsock of Channel 7 joined the festivities

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Senior Walk-Through of Waynesville Elementary School

Posted on: May 21, 2020

Among the traditions for Graduating Seniors from Waynesville High School, one has always been to walk the halls where it all began for most of them, in the hallways of Waynesville Elementary School.  With the circumstances being the way they are,

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CONCERT BAND SENIOR SPOTLIGHT

Posted on: May 18, 2020

Since May 1st of this year, the Waynesville Spartans Band Booster Facebook page has been featuring each of the Class of 2020 Concert Band Seniors.  The posts have included a photo of the band member, future plans, and a favorite band memory. 

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END OF YEAR AWARDS FOR BAND

Posted on: May 18, 2020

On Monday, May 11th, the Waynesville music department was supposed to have its Spring Concert, but that was not to be this year.  However, all band members were still given the opportunity to vote for our annual End of Year Awards through Google

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Athlete of the Week - Anthony Curry

Posted on: May 18, 2020

Anthony Curry was featured as Athlete of the Week in the "Neighbors" section of the Dayton Daily News on Thursday, May 14, 2020. 

Congratulations Anthony - well deserved! 

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Experiential Learning Application

Posted on: May 18, 2020

Experiential Learning Application 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

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Senior Yard Signs

Posted on: May 18, 2020

With the help of local business Designs NOW, Waynesville High School posted signs for each graduating senior in front of the school lining Dayton Road.  Each senior was presented with their sign today as they also picked up their Adopt-a-Senior

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Adopt-a-Senior Baskets

Posted on: May 18, 2020

Many thanks to the Waynesville Community for their efforts in helping with the Adopt-a-SeniorClass of 2020.  The baskets were pouring in all weekend long, and we had to use one of the school buses to transport them all to the school for the seniors to

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Virtual Recognition for our Athletes

Posted on: May 18, 2020

Below is a link to a video honoring all Senior Spring Athletes, Collegiate Signees, and year-end Athletic Awards.  

Honoring Spring Athletes video link

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Notice from Community Officials

Posted on: May 18, 2020

All Independence Day Activites have been CANCELLED in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

The official press release is in the image below.  

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Construction Update

Posted on: May 18, 2020

With the new building project, Waynesville Elementary is seeing some real momentum as the building takes shape.  The progress is moving along at a pretty quick pace.  Below are numerous photos of the building pieces, as well as the map for your reference.  

 

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Senior End of the Year Activities & Underclassmen

Posted on: May 11, 2020

SENIOR END OF YEAR ACTIVITIES Monday, May 11 (time 10AM-2PM) (More details on parameters/restrictions next week) Seniors will pick up cap, gown, and diploma cover, as well as returning books, pay outstanding schools fees, and hand in final assignment

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HIGH SCHOOL INFORMATION:

Posted on: May 11, 2020

  GRADES 9 - 11 SCHEDULE FOR TURNING IN BOOKS:  May 12-14 (Tuesday-Thursday) at the high school:  Tuesday, May 12 -  JUNIORSwill be scheduled to return books to the high school (high school entrance) 10AM-2PM Wednesday, May 13 -

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PayPal Link Established to Receive Donations

Posted on: May 11, 2020

Wayne Local has established a PayPal link for donations during this unprecedented time.  There are many difficult strains on families right her in our community and while some families are adapting, there are many others who are

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Applause for All

Posted on: May 11, 2020

Appreciation goes out to each of the school staff members who give their “all” throughout the school year.  In May, the following days/weeks are recognized as staff appreciation days.  The outstanding work that they do make a difference

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Honors Bio 2 Class Projects

Posted on: May 11, 2020

The following are links to videos that were shared by Mr. Hardin, High School Biology/Anatomy teacher.  Sophomores Rachel Ingle and Viviana Syvertsen completed the project for their Honors Bio 2 class.  The class was studying the life cycle of

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Celebrating Teachers

Posted on: May 11, 2020

This year’s Teacher Appreciation Week finds our state's educators navigating a new set of challenges and showcasing their ever-present instructional resilience, ingenuity and creativity. While this school year was shaped by unprecedented challenges, it

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This Week's Community Meal

Posted on: May 8, 2020

Special Thank You to the Athletic Boosters for sponsoring this week's Community Meal!   #TheWaynesvilleWay When:  Thursday, May 14thTime:  5-6pmWhere:  Waynesville Middle School  *Must have meal ticket*  -  Pick up

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Congrats 30+ ACT Scorers

Posted on: May 7, 2020

CT  30+   2019-20 School Year    Class of 2020 Brandon BlairNathan   EshlerMegan  HandleJulianah  HarterWill KelleyDavid  MuthAnna ParryCaleb WaltonZeke WessendarpJacob  Wieland Class of 2021 Levi BulachLeah

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Happy Staff Appreciation Week

Posted on: May 7, 2020

Happy Staff Appreciation Week to everyone who is a part of our wonderful Wayne Local Schools Team!!       Today we are grateful for so many and so much!  In the midst of the anxiety and difficult times surrounding our current

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ATTN: Parents of 8th Grade Students

Posted on: May 4, 2020

Please email a great picture of your child to kphillips@wayne-local.com for an 8th grade promotion project.

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OPEN-ENROLLMENT FOR 2020/2021

Posted on: May 4, 2020

 Any CURRENT open-enrollment students should have received a link to submit an electronic open-enrollment application for the 2020/21 school year via email.  The email was sent out to parents several weeks ago.  If you did not receive or have

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Community Dinner To-Go

Posted on: May 4, 2020

REMINDER: 
DINNER TICKETS MUST BE PICKED UP AT FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH ON MONDAYS OR TUESDAYS FROM 5:00 TO 6:00 PM FOR THURSDAY'S MEAL. 

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A Great Big Thank You!

Posted on: May 4, 2020
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Valedictorian and Salutatorian for the Class of 2020

Posted on: May 4, 2020

 Waynesville High School is proud to announce the Valedictorian and Salutatorians for the Class of 2020     David Muth, Valedictorian David is planning to attend Miami University to major in Operations and Supply Chain Management

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OHSAA Updates

Posted on: May 4, 2020

This letter was sent to Waynesville Superintendents, Principals, and Athletic Administration from OHSAA Executive Director, Jerry Snodgrass.  See update

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National Principals' Day

Posted on: May 1, 2020

Thank you for your educational leadership of our school!! Mrs. Tracey Poole, Elementary School PrincipalMrs. Anna Garafolo, Elementary School Assistant PrincipalMs. Karyn Phyllips, Middle School PrincipalDr. Sam Ison, High School Principal Throughout

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Local Blood Drive May 11th

Posted on: May 1, 2020
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Student Senior Advisory Meeting

Posted on: April 29, 2020

There will be a Student Senior Advisory Meeting this Friday, May 1st at 12pm. 

To receive the invitation to join the meeting, please click to send an EMAIL and request the link.

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HS Parent Advisory Meeting

Posted on: April 28, 2020

There will be a Parent Advisory Meeting for high school parents with Dr. Ison every Thursday at 4pm via Google Meetings.

If you would like to join in, please email sison@wayne-local.com for the invitation code to join.  

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School Lunch Hero Day

Posted on: April 27, 2020

Next Friday, May 1st, is “School Lunch Hero Day” to recognize the hardworking professionals in our school cafeterias.  Currently the halls of our schools are eerily quiet as students and staff members stay home to prevent the spread of

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Class of 2020 Drive By - #BeTheLight

Posted on: April 27, 2020

In honor of our graduating seniors, the Class of 2020, Wayne Local School turned on stadium lights at Spartan Community Field at 8:20 p.m. (20:20 Military Time) on Monday, April 20th to honor graduating seniors.   The #BeTheLight recognition lasted

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CHROMEBOOKS LENT TO STUDENTS

Posted on: April 24, 2020

As remote learning was implemented during the coronavirus pandemic, Wayne Local Schools lent Chromebooks to students in need of an electronic device.  We have made the decision that Chromebooks may remain with students over the summer.  Please keep

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ACT Information Updates SPRING & FALL 2020

Posted on: April 23, 2020

ACT TEST DATES  New ACT registration deadlines for No penalty or payment: ● For June 13 ACT Test: Register by May 8, 2020 ● For July 18 ACT Test: Register by June 19, 2020   ACT NEW FOR SEPTEMBER 2020 ACT Section Retesting ACT Super

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Message from Superintendent Pat Dubbs

Posted on: April 21, 2020

April 21, 2020 Following Governor Mike DeWine’s announcement on Monday, April 20, 2020 to keep school buildings closed for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year, I wanted to share the following information with you. First, we will continue remote

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UPDATE FROM GOVERNOR DEWINE AS OF 4/20/2020:

Posted on: April 20, 2020

  Governor Mike DeWine announced Monday that all K-12 schools in Ohio will continue remote learning for the remainder of the school year due to the coronavirus pandemic. DeWine said a decision has NOT been made about reopening classrooms for the

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Food 2 Go Program

Posted on: April 20, 2020

Thank you to the team of volunteers who work to ensure our community in need is taken care of.   If you'd like to help, but are unsure how, we are in need of monetary donations to keep the program going.  We have established a PayPal link to

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Food 2 Go Program Fundraiser

Posted on: April 20, 2020

FUNDRAISER APPAREL   https://feedwaynesville.itemorder.com The proceeds from each shirt purchased will equally benefit the Food2Go and The Waynesville Way programs. During this time of need, we want to thank you for the help and support in feeding

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Imagination Library

Posted on: April 20, 2020

Resources Available:   Goodnight with Dolly- Link to the imagination library.   https://imaginationlibrary.com/goodnight-with-dolly/ Storyline Online: Popular children's books read by actors and actresses. 

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Construction Update

Posted on: April 15, 2020

Below are a number of pictures taken over the last week.   Each photo is labeled, and there is a master overview image at the bottom of the page for reference, along with an old image to see how far we've come in just a few short months. 

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REMOTE LEARNING EXPERIENCE (RLE) ELEMENTARY PK - 5

Posted on: April 14, 2020

We are all living in unprecedented times and the impact on our lives, personally, socially, and professionally, is significant. Wayne Local Schools is committed to a Waynesville Way approach to teaching and learning. Our Waynesville Way approach will allow us

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REMOTE LEARNING EXPERIENCE (RLE) MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL (6th – 12th grade)

Posted on: April 14, 2020

We are all living in unprecedented times and the impact on our lives, personally, socially, and professionally, is significant. Wayne Local Schools is committed to a Waynesville Way approach to teaching and learning. Our Waynesville Way approach will allow us

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Update about Sports Physicals

Posted on: April 10, 2020

Sports physicals have been postponed to a date TBD.  We are working to get a date closer to the start of fall sports in late July.  I have sent an email on final forms to families making note of this change. The OHSAA has not provided guidance at

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Community BBQ Dinner Drive Thru

Posted on: April 10, 2020

When:  Thursday, April 16thTime:  5:00-6:00pmWhere:  Waynesville Middle School  *Must have meal ticket   TICKET pick up at First Baptist Church on Monday thru Wednesday from 5-6pm MEAL pick up at Waynesville Middle School on

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Just a Quick Hello!!!

Posted on: April 10, 2020

 

Click the link for the video from your teachers and staff!

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Daily Quarantine Questions

Posted on: April 7, 2020
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Online Instruction Connecting Students Around the Globe

Posted on: April 6, 2020

Sarka Juklova was an exchange student this year at Waynesville High School.  With the uncertainty of the COVID-19 virus, Sarka had to return to Czech Republic on our last day of school with the expectation would travel would soon be limited. She has been

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Elementary Newsletter

Posted on: April 3, 2020

Dear Parents and Students, It has been a week of online learning, and we appreciate all you have done to support your student and our teachers. According to the news, we will be in this situation for awhile. I just want you to know we are here for you. All

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College Board Updates Plans for Advanced Placement Exam Administrations for Spring 2020

Posted on: April 3, 2020

3/30/2020 COVID-19 - CollegeBoard Updates & Plans for Advanced Placement   The College Board has determined that traditional, face-to-face Advanced Placement exam administrations will not take place this spring. There will be two

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Do You Need Technology Assistance?

Posted on: April 1, 2020

Do you need technology assistance?  Are you needing to troubleshoot an issue with a school-issued chromebook?

If so, please direct all questions to tech@wayne-local.com

 

Wayne Local Schools working toward success!

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We Promise, We're Working On It

Posted on: April 1, 2020

Your Wayne Local teams are working remotely to make the best possible outcome for this set of unwanted circumstances.  We understand that this is all new to you, as it is to us as well.  Hang in there, for we are holding daily virtual evaluation

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USA Gymnastics’ Academic All-American Recognition

Posted on: March 31, 2020

Congratulations to Anthony Traufler, a freshman at Waynesville High School, for receiving the USA Gymnastics’ Academic All-American Recognition award.  Tony strives very hard to maintain good grades and keep his gymnastics skills where they need

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Statement from the Waynesville High School Alumni Association:

Posted on: March 31, 2020

  We have reluctantly decided that in the best interests of the health of our membership, the 137th Annual WHS Alumni Banquet originally scheduled for May 23, 2020 will be postponed until a later date. We have had preliminary discussions about holding

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Fire and Ice ~ Prom 2019-20

Posted on: March 31, 2020

Fire and Ice WHS 2020 Prom

May 16, 2020

$50 per person

Dinner: 7-8pm
Dance:  8-11pm
Location:  The Reverie, 9095 Washington Church Rd., Miamisburg, OH

Guest Passes are required for non-Waynesville students.

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Mental Health & Wellness Support

Posted on: March 31, 2020

Students can join our "Project Mental Health & You " Google Classroom to stay connected and Students/Parents may also reach out to our Mental Health Consultant, Josie Muterspaw, between Students can request to schedule a Zoom Video Chat Session (with

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Waynesville Elementary School March 30, 2020 Newsletter Quarter

Posted on: March 30, 2020

Dear Parents and Students, As we all go through this challenging time, please know all of your Waynesville Elementary School Staff is here for you and your family. This is a situation that none of us have ever experienced, and we will all get through this

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Census 2020 Survey Deadline: April 1st, 2020

Posted on: March 30, 2020

Wednesday, April 1st is the first of many deadlines for the Census Bureau.  You should have received an invitation to take the survey either online or by mail. The survey takes less than 10 minutes to complete.    Frequently Asked

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Bicentennial Park is Closed

Posted on: March 26, 2020

 Per:  Governor DeWine Order Governor DeWine's stay-at-home order is currently in effect till at least April 6, 2020.  The stay-at-home order includes social distancing and no large groups.  It has come to our attention that

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IMPORTANT MESSAGE: Loaning Electronic Devices to Students

Posted on: March 22, 2020

Updated:  3/22/2020 Important message for those that have contacted Wayne Local Schools about borrowing a device for grades 3-12.   PICK UP DATES AND TIMES HAVE CHANGED:  Due to the Governor's order issued 3/22/2020, device pick up will be

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IMPORTANT NOTICE - INSTRUCTIONAL LEARNING

Posted on: March 20, 2020

LEARNING ACTIVITIES WILL BEGIN MARCH 30TH FOR ALL STUDENTS Wayne Local School District will be using the week of March 23rd-27th as non-instructional calamity days for staff to plan and create instructional opportunities to facilitate learning for our

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Winter and Spring Sports Update

Posted on: March 14, 2020

Regarding All Sports A MANDATORY no-contact period is in effect for all school-sponsored sports March 17-April 5, 2020. Additionally, there will be a mandatory shut down of facilities used for the purpose of conducting athletics activities from March

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Notice: Cancellations

Posted on: March 12, 2020

Based on direction from Governor DeWine, all Wayne Local School District parent-teacher conferences and events are cancelled for this evening. 

Spring Break is effective immediately.

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Information About Scheduling Event 2020-2021

Posted on: March 12, 2020

Posted:  3-12-2020

Update:

Arena Scheduling has been cancelled at this time.  Parent-Teacher conferences are still on as scheduled.  

More information will be coming out shortly.

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Important Schedule Notice:

Posted on: March 12, 2020

Posted:  3.11.2020 In an effort to be proactive, Wayne Local Schools will be closed for students only on Friday, March 13th, 2020.  We will also be extending Spring Break by one day and school will be closed for students only on Monday, 23rd,

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After Prom Fundraiser - CANCELLED

Posted on: March 11, 2020

**CANCELLED**   When:  Wednesday, March 25thTime:  4:00pm-10:00pmWhere:  1136 Miamisburg Centerville location **Mention the fundraiser at the register and Raising Cane's will donate 15% of sales to Waynesville H.S. After

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Read Across America Day in First Grade

Posted on: March 10, 2020

On Monday, March 2nd, the first grade classes celebrated Read Across America in honor of Dr. Seuss' birthday, by dressing like their favorite Dr. Seuss character. Thank you to the PTO, who gave every student a new book to celebrate this fun

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More Foundation is Being Poured at the Construction Site

Posted on: March 10, 2020

This week on the construction site, we are seeing some real vertical progress on Area A.  Also, visible from the rooftop cameras are the newest concrete slabs for Areas B and C in the far background of the 3rd photo.  

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29th Annual Miamisburg Art Show March 7th -March 28

Posted on: March 10, 2020

Waynesville High School is participating in the 29th Annual High School Exhibition at the Miamisburg Art Gallery. Students from Mrs. Lamb and Mrs. Elton’s WHS art classes have submitted their artwork to be in a juried show with multiple schools in our

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Miami University Regional Campus Speaks to Juniors at WHS

Posted on: March 10, 2020

WHS junior's taking College & Career Readiness classes, had the opportunity to hear about the Work+ program at Miami University Regional Campus's. The Work+ program pays for students to attend college full time, while working and getting their education

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Fifth Grade Recorder Concert

Posted on: March 10, 2020

On Tuesday, March 3rd the Fifth Grade students performed their Recorder Concert in the Elementary Gym.  These talented Fifth Graders share their music skills in their final Elementary Music program. This concert included songs in a variety of music

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Fire Lanes Need to Stay Open

Posted on: March 10, 2020

There has been in an increasing concern regarding our fire lanes and usage of them for parking/idling, dropping off students, or picking them up.  A specific area of concern is in front of the Middle School, especially during Elementary School

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Cowboys and Moms Date Night - March 28th

Posted on: March 10, 2020

When:  SATURDAY, MARCH 28THTime:  7PM-9PM in the Middle School gymCost:  $20 for a family RSVP:  GIVE US A HOLLER TO LET US KNOW YOU’RE COMIN’!!  Download Invitation and Registration Form Games, Prizes,

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ATTENTION Current 5th Grade Parents

Posted on: March 9, 2020

There will be a brief meeting in the Middle School gym on Thursday, March 12th at 6:30 p.m.   The meeting will have information about next year’s classes and Karyn Phillips, Middle School Principal, will answer any questions you may have about

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HS Students of the Month

Posted on: March 9, 2020

Congratulations to our Students of the Month for both January and February.

January:  Anthony Curry
February:  Sam Warren

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HS Girls Soccer Meeting for 2020-2021

Posted on: March 9, 2020

There will be a meeting Wednesday, March 11, at 7:00 pm in the cafeteria for any girls interested in playing high school soccer next fall.  You and a parent/guardian should attend. 

If you cannot attend, please see Coach Bricker in room 102.

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Domino's Pizza Partners with WHS for Experiential Learning Program

Posted on: March 9, 2020

Experiential Learning senior, Cory LaBlanc is currently employed at Domino's. He is working toward his management credentials, and is hoping to translate these skills into full time employment here or another location after graduation. He is interested in

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8th Grade T-shirt Design Contest

Posted on: March 9, 2020

It's time for 8th graders to design their 8th grade T-shirt!!  Pick up your information packet from the office today. Key points to remember: only 2 colors permitted on the shirt design design needs to be approved by the printing company (no

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Winter Guard 2020

Posted on: March 9, 2020

Congratulations to the award-winning Waynesville Color Guard on a successful start to their first competitive Winter season. The Waynesville Winter Guard has placed in the top 5 of 11+ teams at each of their competitions so far this season with a most

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Expanding Possibilites

Posted on: March 9, 2020

Wayne Local Elementary School welcoming Aero Engineer, Zach Ramey.

Waynesville Elementary students are loving learning about all of the different career opportunites.

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ACT Test for Juniors

Posted on: March 9, 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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Youth Football & Cheerleading 2020

Posted on: March 9, 2020

Registration for Youth Football and Cheerleading for the 2020 Season opens March 1st. What grades:  3rd - 6th grades for the 2020-2021 school yearHow to register:  www.youthspartans.com _____________________________ Football Participation

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CHEERLEADING TRYOUTS - MS and HS

Posted on: March 4, 2020

Cheerleading Tryouts for Waynesville Junior High and High School Squads (Including Football, Basketball, and Competition seasons) Cheerleading tryouts for the 2020-21 school year will be held March 9-11, 2020. Parents of any interested student currently in

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Middle School Concert Coming Soon

Posted on: March 4, 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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WHS Cheerleading Score Big at State

Posted on: March 4, 2020

The WHS cheerleaders competed at the OASSA STATE Championships in Columbus over the weekend. They placed first in game day and third in stunting. This was their fourth consecutive year to earn a STATE title. 

Congratulations on your successful State competition and performances!!

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Butterflies for Ava

Posted on: March 4, 2020

Our high school art classes responded to a request in our community to create butterflies to decorate a hospital room for a little girl named Ava in Waynesville who has cancer.  Ava loves butterflies and is currently going through cancer treatments where

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Girls Golf Interest Meeting 2020

Posted on: March 4, 2020

When:  Friday, March 6thWher:  Media CenterTime:  2:45-3:30  (see Coach Stiles if you are unable to make this time)Who:  Incoming Freshman through Junior class members Join REMIND messaging dial:  81010 

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SGit Club in High School

Posted on: March 4, 2020

Strategic Gaming & Information Technology Club

eSports, Tabletop Gaming & Tech Olympics 2020

Meeting will be held on March 24th, 2:35-4:00pm

Bring your own consoles, games, & controllers

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University of Northwestern Ohio Visits WHS

Posted on: March 4, 2020

University of Northwestern Ohio (UNOH) came to speak to College and Career Readiness students. UNOH offers associates, bachelors, and masters degrees in both business & applied technologies. There are so many options for our graduating students! Learn

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The Spring Book Fair is Coming!!!

Posted on: March 2, 2020

When: March 23rd through March 27thWhere: Waynesville Elementary Media Center Students will visit the fair during their regular library times except for the preschool, young-fives and kindergarten classes who will be assigned specific times. Check our

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Pre-Sale Tickets for Girls District Basketball Game

Posted on: February 28, 2020

Pre-sale Tickets for the Girls Basketball District Championship Game will be available on Saturday, February 29th from 10:00 am to Noon in the High School Lobby.  The cost of the pre-sale tickets are $6.00 and $7.00 at the game;  Parking will

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Wayne Local Closed - Friday, February 28th

Posted on: February 28, 2020

Wayne Local School District is now closed due to weather for Friday, February 28th. 

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Junior Earns OSHA-10 Credential

Posted on: February 26, 2020

Congratulations to Junior Levi Morgan on being the first to earn his OSHA-10 credential. All College & Career Readiness students will earn their credential by completing the course in class. Thanks for Warren County Career Center for offering this to our satellite programs! 

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College & Career Readiness Class Guest Speak Ohio Valley Electrical Services

Posted on: February 26, 2020

Ohio Valley Electrical Services visits College & Career Readiness students on Monday to teach students about their paid apprenticeship program.  There are so many great options for our students, this is just one of them. 

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Hoopla STEM Challenge 2020

Posted on: February 26, 2020

THE EIGHTH ANNUAL HOOPLA STEM CHALLENGE  -  Ready to shoot some hoops? Bring your family to participate in a FREE basketball ‘hot shot’ and education contest with prizes awarded for each shot made! The event is open to boys and girls

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WHS Football Informational Meeting

Posted on: February 25, 2020

Informational Meeting for the 2020-2021 Football Season for players and parents.

When:  Thursday, March 12th
Time:  7:30pm
Where:  High School gym

Questions:  Contact Coach Jordan  sjordan@wayne-local.com

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We're Invited! College and Career Fair at Centerville High School

Posted on: February 25, 2020

Everyone Welcome!! This the 36th Annual College and Career Fair, READY, SET, CHOOSE, and is the second largest in the state of Ohio.  Each year, there are over 150 representatives from 2-year colleges, 4-year colleges and universities, trade schools,

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Congratulations to our State Swim Team

Posted on: February 25, 2020

Waynesville High School Swim Team had an awesome showing at State Finals last week.  We are proud of their accomplishment and showing at State!!  Below are some highlights from the contest, as well as several links to articles, and results

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Waynesville Students are Amazing!

Posted on: February 24, 2020

Today, marked Waynesville High School's semi-annual Blood Drive, and our students are amazing!  We have had yet another successful drive with a full schedule consisting mostly of students, but also a few teacher (Ryan Hill and Clay Cleaver), our high

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Waynesville Students Inducted into National Technical Honor Society

Posted on: February 24, 2020

Congratulations to the following Waynesville students who were inducted into the National Technical Honor Society at the Warren County Career Center on Thursday, February 20th.    

  • Jade Buckland
  • Joseph Hobbs
  • Grace King
  • Caleb Walton
  • Nadia Whitley
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Wayne Local Hall of Fame

Posted on: February 24, 2020

The Wayne Local Hall of Fame exists to recognize individuals who exemplified excellence in two categories: 1) Academic Leadership (accomplishments while a student in the Wayne Local School District, and/or 2) Success and Citizenship (accomplishments after

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Random Acts of Kindness by our Fourth Graders

Posted on: February 24, 2020

From the beginning of the school year in August, the entire fourth grade has focused on what it means to be kind citizens of our community and world. Each week, students' homework assignment has been to perform a Random Act of Kindness, and what wonderful and

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College Credit Plus - Important Date

Posted on: February 24, 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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Senior Tyler Dakin Receives Prestigious Award

Posted on: February 24, 2020

On Thursday, February 20th Waynesville Senior Tyler Dakin, a member of our high school football team, was selected to receive the Tom Potter Courage Award presented by the National Football Foundation.  The presentation took place at the National

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WHS Art Club has finished their "Starry Night Over Waynesville."

Posted on: February 24, 2020

This work took students 3 years of collaboration to finish with lots of after-school time and effort. Students began with photographing iconic places from around town to reference for the drawing and then used Van Gogh's painting color and style to transform

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Preschool Applications Open

Posted on: February 24, 2020

Wayne Local Schools offer services to both special needs and typical children with curriculum and settings tailored to the science of early childhood education.  The children must be residents of Wayne Local School District.  The Wayne Local School

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Father-Daughter Dance

Posted on: February 24, 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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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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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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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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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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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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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