District News

Blog Entries - May 2019

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Happy Memorial Day!

Posted on: May 27, 2019

On this federal holiday, Memorial Day is observed on the last Monday of May.  Wayne Local Schools wishes to take a moment to acknowledge and thank all of those who have died serving our great country in the United States Armed Forces.  We also

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Garage Doors Complete the Entryways

Posted on: May 24, 2019

The exterior garage doors for the bus barn were installed this week.  Additionally, the interior work continues as office, restroom, and storage spaces are laid out and framed.  We are expecting phase 1 of the construction project to be completed

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The Honors Assembly and "The Senior Walk"

Posted on: May 24, 2019

Last Monday, the graduates for the Class of 2019 gathered at the school for the Honors Assembly and their final senior walk.  Sporting their official cap and gowns, the processional into the gym was a glimpse of what is yet to come at their official

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Power Lunches with the Superintendent

Posted on: May 23, 2019

Mr. Dubbs, Superintendent, was asked by several elementary teachers to eat lunch with them and some elementary students who exemplified outstanding student habits.  Mr. Dubbs accepted and decided a “Business Power Lunch” with an agenda would

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Congratulations to the Class of 2019!

Posted on: May 23, 2019

On behalf of Waynesville High School staff, Administration and Board of Education, I would like to congratulate the class of 2019 on your well-deserved success!  We wish you the best in your future endeavors and look forward to seeing and hearing about

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Become a Legislator for a Day

Posted on: May 23, 2019

Every year our Warren County state representative Scott Lipps sponsors a contest, “Become a Legislator for a Day”, for fourth graders in which students could win a day touring our Ohio Statehouse and finding out what it is like in our state

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Waynesville's Athletics Signing Day

Posted on: May 22, 2019

On Wednesday, May 15th, the entire 6th-12th grade student body attended an assembly honoring seven seniors who plan to further their academic and athletic careers at the collegiate level.  Those students honored were: Grant Johnson signed to attend

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Exams Schedules

Posted on: May 21, 2019
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8th Grade Student Places 6th and 8th at State

Posted on: May 21, 2019

Congratulations to 8th grader, Brooke Schoephoerster, who placed 8th in the state in the Discus with a distance of 95 feet 2 inches and 6th in the Shot Put with a distance of 39 feet 2.75 inches!!!

Competition took place at Lancaster High School on Saturday, May 11.

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Life Skills Class Gets Treated to Pizza

Posted on: May 21, 2019

Students in Mrs. Bakers Life Skills class were treated to pizza today as a thank you for washing the girls basketball uniforms.

Thanks to the Coaches and girls for doing this!! 

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Elementary Field Day 2019

Posted on: May 21, 2019

The Elementary students had a great time at "Field Day" on Thursday, May 9th. 

The rain did not dampen the day even though the event was moved indoors. 

Thank you PTO and the many volunteers that assisted to make this event a success! 

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8th Grade Washington D.C. Trip

Posted on: May 21, 2019

The 8th Grade Class got to experience the Washington, D.C. class trip last week.  It always proves to be a very exciting trip with lots of enthusiasm as well as memories made for our students.   Congratulations to essay winners Megan Rieger,

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Campus Clean-up a Huge Success

Posted on: May 21, 2019

Wenzler Landscape Management of Waynesville, Ohio helped Wayne Local Schools with their landscaping this past weekend. The landscape company graciously donated their time, energy, and mulch to the school.  In addition, there were plenty of student

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Happy Retirement

Posted on: May 21, 2019

Happy Retirement to Cheryl Winters, Second Grade Teacher, (pictured on left) and Becky Hanauer, Elementary Secretary. Please join us in extending best wishes to Cheryl and Becky as they will be retiring at the end of this school year.   Cheryl and Becky

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Congratulations to Grace Jordan, WACC Valedictorian 2019

Posted on: May 21, 2019

The 2019 Senior Ceremony Program for the Warren County Career Center was held on Thursday, May 16, 2019.  Congratulations to GRACE JORDAN, WACC Valedictorian and all of our 15 Career Center

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Justin Back Be A Hero 5th Annual 5K Run/Walk

Posted on: May 21, 2019

Proceeds benefit the Justin Back Be a Hero Fund Saturday, June 8, 2019, 8:00am Waynesville Middle School723 Dayton Rd.Waynesville, OH  45068 Register online at:  www.speedy-feet.com Be a Hero Flyer

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Third Grade Students are Published Authors & Illustrators

Posted on: May 21, 2019

Waynesville Elementary third grade students are now PUBLISHED authors and illustrators. In April, the students had the opportunity to write and illustrate a Biopoem about their life.  We taught the students all about the writing and publishing process

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6th Graders Visit Camp Joy

Posted on: May 21, 2019

OUTDOOR SCHOOL PROGRAM Last week, 6th grade students from our Middle School visited Camp Joy.  The overnight trip helps with improving student confidence by impacting educational content through experiential outdoor learning. Classes focus on

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Honors Assembly and Senior Walk

Posted on: May 19, 2019

The Honors Assembly and Senior Walk will be held in the high school gym at 8:00am on Monday, May 20th. Following the assembly, the seniors will take a final walk through the hallways of Waynesville schools, ending in the elementary school halls where their

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Prom Court 2019

Posted on: May 17, 2019

Congratulations to the Prom Court 2019! The students all had a fantastic time! Great job by the Prom Committee, led by Advisor, Kelley Purkey.  The gymnasium was transformed in spectacular fashion.  The students even participated in a Red Carpet

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Girl Scout Troop #49750 Gives Back

Posted on: May 17, 2019

On Sunday, April 27th the 4th grade Girl Scout troop participated in a project to beautify the elementary school. The girls enjoyed giving back to the community and showing their Spartan pride! Many thanks to Coach Scott Jordan and the football team for the

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The Mulch is Still Available While Supplies Last

Posted on: May 17, 2019

The football and baseball teams have leftover bags of brown mulch for sale AT $5 each. 

Please contact the high school athletic office if interested in purchasing 513-897-2776.

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Waynesville High School Alumni Dinner

Posted on: May 17, 2019

Waynesville High School Alumni Dinner Saturday, May 25 — Social Hour 5:30 ‚óŹ Dinner 6:30   The 136th Annual Waynesville High School Alumni Dinner and Meeting will be held on Saturday, May 25, 2019. The social hour will begin at 5:30 p.m. and

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Student Council Treats the High School Teachers

Posted on: May 17, 2019

In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, the high school student council worked to provide a week of goodies and special treatment for their teachers and staff.  For Monday-Thursday of last week, the teachers were rewarded with small tokens of appreciation

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8th Grade Promotion Ceremony

Posted on: May 17, 2019

Parents are invited to attend an 8th Grade Promotion Ceremony on May 23rd, at 9:00am in the Middle School Gym. 

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Girls Tennis Informational Meeting

Posted on: May 16, 2019

There will be an informational meeting for those interested in Fall 2019-20 Girls Tennis. 

Monday, May 20th
2:45pm
in the Spartan Room

 

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National Police Week

Posted on: May 16, 2019

Wayne Local Schools would like to publicly recognize National Police Week and the efforts from our own local police department to keep our small town of Waynesville safe.  This includes a great big thank you to our School Resource Officer Walker for

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Aerial Images of the New Construction

Posted on: May 15, 2019

Wayne Local Schools resident, parent, and community member Jeremy Foley has provided drone images of the new construction building.  There are additional photos at the link below.   As updates become available on the entire construction

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Congratulations Storywork's Jr.'s Locust Contest Winner

Posted on: May 14, 2019

Congratulations to the winner of Storyworks Jr.'s Locust Contest from the February 2019 issue... Elementary Student Maggie Martini!!   Maggie wrote a descriptive account accurately detailing how the Rocky Mountain locusts attacked Laura's

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France and Italy Trip 2021

Posted on: May 14, 2019

There will be an informational meeting for the Italy and France Trip 2021 on Thursday, May 16th at 6pm in the Spartan Room.  The trip is for 2021 (current freshment and sophomores who will be juniors and seniors in 2021) Please RSVP your interest to

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Wrestling Meeting MS/HS

Posted on: May 14, 2019

There will be a Middle School/High School Wrestling Meeting for 2019-20.

Monday, May 20th

4:30-5:00pm in the Spartan Room

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MS-HS Spring Concert 2019

Posted on: May 14, 2019

The Waynesville Music Department and their talented students once again wow'd audience members with their performances at the Spring Concert on Monday night.  Under the direction of Leslie Schleman, Band Director, and Keith Minnery, Choir Director, the

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Middle School Exam Schedule

Posted on: May 14, 2019
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Senior Exam Schedule

Posted on: May 14, 2019
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Teacher Appreciation Week

Posted on: May 13, 2019

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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Senior Ride In Day 2019

Posted on: May 10, 2019

Waynesville High School would like to give a shout out to the Waynesville Police Department today for their support and cooperation with the senior “Drive-In” day festivities this morning. Even with the initial delay to work out the details, the

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Sports Physicals May 14th

Posted on: May 9, 2019

Mark Your Calendars!   2019 Save the Date CLICK HERE TO BE REDIRECTED TO FINAL FORMS Sports Physicals Dayton Sports Medicine Institute, Kettering Health Network, and Orthopedic Associates of Southwest Ohio are collaborating to provide a full,

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SENIOR ONLY - HS Spirit Week

Posted on: May 9, 2019

"Beach Day"

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Softball vs. Baseball Cancer Awareness Benefit Game

Posted on: May 8, 2019

The Waynesville Softball team is challenging the Waynesville Baseball team to a softball game to raise money for Cancer Awareness. The game will be played on the Varsity Softball Diamond on Monday, May 13th at 5:00pm. Admission will be $1 with donations

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In-Demand Jobs Week

Posted on: May 7, 2019

Along with 11 other participating school programs, Wayne Local High School celebrated In-Demand Jobs Week at a signing event on May 6th, 2019.  The purpose of In-Demand Jobs Week is to highlight careers in and around the area and where the starting

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Important Information About Graduation Photos

Posted on: May 7, 2019

Celebrate Your Achievement Honor Your Graduation with Commencement Portraits Graduation photography by Lifetouch Special Events Everyone will be photographed Photos will be online at events.lifetouch.com ten days after the

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Waynesville Idol Coming May 10th - Tickets on Sale Now

Posted on: May 7, 2019

Program begins at 1:00pm.

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High School Girls Soccer Meeting

Posted on: May 7, 2019

There will be a meeting Sunday, May 12, at 7:30 pm in the cafeteria for any girl 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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2019 Waynesville Spartans Basketball Camp

Posted on: May 6, 2019

Hosted by:  Boys Basketball Coach Mike Arlinghaus & Girls Basketball Coach Tim Gabbard May 28th -31st This youth basketball camp will highlight the important of Team Concept and Team Attitude, daily fundamental skill development and stations. 

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HS Student Council & Class Officer Voting Results for 2019-20

Posted on: May 3, 2019

CONGRATULATIONS to the NEWLY ELECTED CLASS OFFICERS & STUDENT COUNCIL OFFICERS 2019-20 !! Senior Class Officers President:  Anna ParryVice President:  Kailee WebbTreasurer:  openSecretary:  Alexis Wynn Student Council:  Grant

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Board Meeting Date Change

Posted on: May 2, 2019

The school board meeting has been changed from May 13th to TUESDAY, MAY 7TH.  

 

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The Bus Barn Interior Work Begins

Posted on: May 1, 2019

Not only do we now have a roof on the new bus barn, but we also seeing interior work beginning.   Also, traffic blockers/entrance protection barriers have been installed at the entrances of the building.   More Information on the New

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Waynesville Ranks Among the Top Public High Schools

Posted on: May 1, 2019

U.S. News and World Report’s 2019 ranking of Best Public High Schools recognized several of the same local schools that generally score well on Ohio’s state report card With Oakwood High School leading the way for the Dayton area; other

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Happy National Principals' Day

Posted on: May 1, 2019

Thank you for your educational leadership of our school!! Mrs. Tammy Burchfield, Elementary School PrincipalMrs. Tracey Poole, Middle School PrincipalDr. Sam Ison, High School Principal Throughout the school year, these educators assume the commitment to

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