District News

Blog Entries - May 2022

baseball

High School Baseball Update

Posted on: May 26, 2022

High School Baseball Posted: May 26, 2022 The JV and Varsity teams ended their season with a bang this past Friday night with the sweep over Carroll.  Seven seniors were honored prior to the game and Joe Stone ended the Varsity game with a walk off

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track

Track and Field Update

Posted on: May 26, 2022

Track and Field Update

Posted:  May 26, 2022

 

Both the boys and girls track and field teams were crowned League Champions last weekend at the SWBL meet held in Bellbrook. 

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spartan star

May Spartan Stars

Posted on: May 26, 2022

PRESCHOOL:Forrest NuttallJacob Dalton YOUNG FIVES:Jameson JohnsonJamison Osborn KINDERGARTEN:Hudson AkemonTobias DowningMarin EagleViolet HardinColton HobbsAdalyn BakerAllikai JonesOliver KiddRyder KirkAubree OsunaAva PaezMiller SchearOliver

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savanna amburgy

Athlete of the Week

Posted on: May 26, 2022

CONGRATULATIONS SAVANNA AMBURGY for being named Athlete of the Week!

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peggy becker

Elementary Teacher Peggy Becker Retiring after 26 Years!

Posted on: May 26, 2022

The elementary staff had a surprise retirement party for Peggy Becker.  Peggy's family (shown in first photo) showed up to enjoy the celebration!  Peggy made a real difference in the lives of the students she

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community service

6th Grade Community Service Days

Posted on: May 26, 2022

The sixth grade students had an extraordinary experience this week in participating in community service events. Students visited Ohio Living Quaker Heights for rock painting and BINGO with the residents and also participated in school campus cleanup. The

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congratulations

Congratulations Class of 2022!!

Posted on: May 22, 2022

May 22, 2022-Graduation Day Seniors are to report to the 2nd floor of the high school by 1:15pm. The doors will open for families at 1:00pm.  There are no early reservation of seats; however, we will have seating available for those with physical

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parade

Graduation & Parade Details

Posted on: May 22, 2022

The Community Celebration Graduation Parade is a memorable one!  This tradition began during the COVID pandemic and was so loved, that it has returned now for the 3rd year.  Mark your calendars now for Friday, May 20th. 

When:  Friday, May 20
Time:  6pm

 

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girls soccer team

State Championship Rings are IN!

Posted on: May 20, 2022

In a ceremony this week held at the Bicentennial Park Amphitheater, the High School Lady Spartans Soccer team were presented with their State Championship rings.  

Thank you to Waynesville Pharmacy, Stone House Tavern, Ohio Greenworks, and an anonymous donor for sponsoring the rings!

 

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thank you to donors

We Couldn't Do It Without You

Posted on: May 20, 2022

Thank you to our generous donors for the 8th Grade Promotion Ceremony.  

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yard signs

Senior Yard Signs

Posted on: May 19, 2022

With the help of local business person Jamie Gabbard, Real Estate Agent at Comey & Shepherd Realtors, Waynesville High School posted signs for each graduating senior in front of the school lining Dayton Road.  Each senior will be

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family engineering

Family Engineering Experience

Posted on: May 19, 2022

Family Engineering - University of Cincinnati Fun for the whole family.  Activities, lab tours, and more!  Get up close to engineering and learn how we at the University of Cincinnati are Engineering a better way today! June 11th - July

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youth court

Warren County Youth Court

Posted on: May 19, 2022

Warren County Youth Court WHAT IS YOUTH COURT? The Warren County Youth Court is a program designed to provide the community’s youth exposure to the juvenile justice system. Youth volunteers will hear real cases in Juvenile Court and they will actually

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memorial day

Memorial Day Service

Posted on: May 19, 2022
softball

Softball Update

Posted on: May 18, 2022

Softball Update:  

Posted:  5/26/2022

Friday May 13:
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SUMMER BREAK

Last Day of School 2021-2022

Posted on: May 18, 2022

The last day of school for the 2021-2022 school year will be Friday, May 20th, 2022.   As a reminder, school will dismiss 2 hours early on Friday, May 20th as well. We're proud of the year that we've had and wish you all a happy summer

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library

News from Mary L. Cook Public Library

Posted on: May 18, 2022

Click here for website Phone: (513) 897- 4826   TEEN SERVICES:  (students entering 6 - 12 grade) Friday, May 20:School’s Out for Summer Party: 6 – 8pm. Celebrate the beginning of summer with games, food, fun, and friends

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athletic calendar

ATHLETIC CALENDAR

Posted on: May 18, 2022
drive in day

Senior Drive In Tradition

Posted on: May 18, 2022

The Seniors look forward to the end of the year Senior Drive-In with not-so traditional vehicles.   It was a rainy morning, but the rain did not dampen their spirits!

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tennis

Boys Tennis Update

Posted on: May 18, 2022

Boys Tennis Posted:  5/18/2022 Boys Tennis finished 3rd in the league.  Evan Stupp and Ian Miltenberger earned 3rd place in 1st Doubles, and Will Damron placed 3rd in 1st Singles.  The team continued onto Sectional play at Mason on

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DELAYED BUS ALERT

Important Notice on Bus #19

Posted on: May 17, 2022

Due to a road closure on Lytle 5 Points, May 18th-20th, BUS #19 will be running OFF SCHEDULE.  High School/Middle School and Elementary will be impacted. Morning pickups at the Villages of Winding Creek should be on time or a few minutes late.  The

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students

Congratulations to our Senior Award Recipients

Posted on: May 16, 2022

Congratulations to the following local scholarships recipients who were announced at the Senior Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, May 11, 2022, at Waynesville High School. Also, a tremendous thank you to our generous donors and community members who give to these organizations for the benefit of our local students!

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biliteracy

Four Students Earn the Seal of Biliteracy

Posted on: May 16, 2022

Congratulations to Eryn Barrett, Rachel Ingle, Makayla Kamp, Kylie Kazmierski, Grant Kazmierski, Megan Spencer, and Ashley Tudela for passing the Seal of Biliteracy.  Passing the Seal of Biliteracy means that these seven students are proficient in two

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elementary fun learning

Fun Learning in 1st Grade!

Posted on: May 16, 2022

Dr. Arbernathy visited Mrs. Janusik and Mrs. Gaver’s first grade classroom this week! The first graders are learning about different animal groups. They had fun learning about a job that you can do with animals. The students got to dress up like a

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washington dc students

8th Grade Washington DC Trip

Posted on: May 16, 2022

  The 8th grade students had an incredible experience this week in Washington, DC as they connected with history taught in the classroom while making a connection with America's government institutions on the trip.  Thank you to our amazing

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shannon mermann

Police Week / Peace Officers Memorial Day

Posted on: May 15, 2022

Wayne Local School District would like to recognize the hard-working members of our Waynesville Police Department and their predecessors, as well as our local School Resource Officer, Officer Mermann.  We appreciate your dedication and commitment to

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mulch delivery

Athletic Boosters Wrap Up Mulch Fundraiser

Posted on: May 13, 2022

Thank you very much to the community, athletes, coaches, and parent volunteers for another successful Athletic Mulch Sale Fundraiser! 

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kylie

Congratulations Kylie Kazmierski!

Posted on: May 13, 2022

College Signing to George Washington University

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student of the month

Student of the Month

Posted on: May 13, 2022

Congratulations to the faculty nominated Students of the Month for March, April, and May!

March - Taylor Byerly 

April - Brayden Dapice

May - Rylan Guthrie

 

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6th grade science fair

6th Grade Science Fair

Posted on: May 12, 2022

Waynesville Elementary was proud and excited to resume the district’s annual Science Fair. This year, Waynesville’s 6th grade students took the helm and the stage to show off their science expertise and ingenuity. Wayne Local Schools would like to

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science assembly

Science Assembly at the Elementary School

Posted on: May 12, 2022

Thank you to Mr. Rickey, Mr. Rickey’s Science Assembly, and Waynesville Elementary PTO for bringing the wonderful world of science to life, right here in our cafeteria.  Waynesville Elementary students were dazzled and amazed by the different experiments, explosions and wonder of his presentation.

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field day

Elementary Field Day

Posted on: May 12, 2022

On Thursday, May 5th, Waynesville Elementary students (Prek-5) got to experience a different kind of learning environment and play for the day. With great gratitude in our partnership with our Elementary PTO, we were able to have ‘Super Games’

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jack fountain

WES Student Chosen as Dragons MVP

Posted on: May 12, 2022

Congratulations to fourth grader Jack Fountain, who was chosen by the Dayton Dragons organization as their featured Dragons MVP on Opening Night 2022!   Jack was chosen as an MVP by his teacher Ms. Ferguson. She later received word Jack had

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kona ice for seniors

KONA ICE at the Jr/Sr High

Posted on: May 12, 2022

Junior/Senior High Students enjoyed Kona Ice last week as a reward for working hard on their state testing this Spring! 

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lunch servers

Principal and Vice-Principal Show Their Appreciation

Posted on: May 11, 2022

Principal Karyn Phillips and Assistant Principal Chip Will were showing their appreciation by serving a delicious lunch today for the Junior/Senior High staff members! 

Thank you Karyn and Chip; it was greatly appreciated! 

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retirement

Clap-Out Retirement Celebration

Posted on: May 11, 2022

Soon to be "Teacher Retirees" Stephanie Krumholtz and Steve York walked the hallways and through the cafeteria as all staff members and students cheered and clapped with warm wishes for retirement. 

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importance of reading

Carol Yearling Memorial Donation

Posted on: May 11, 2022

Waynesville Elementary is very fortunate to be the recipient of Mrs. Carol Yearling’s decades-long passion and service in public education. Mrs. Yearling dedicated her professional career at Waynesville to young readers and instilled an excitement for

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nurse

Happy School Nurse's Day - May 11th

Posted on: May 11, 2022

National School Nurse's Day is observed on Wednesday, May 11th.  Thank you to our school nurses for taking care of all our students as they deal with the physical ailments, the emotional scars, the mental anxiety, the hunger pains, and so much

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rolling oasis

Rolling Oasis Treats for Staff

Posted on: May 11, 2022

The Rolling Oasis Food Truck rolled in on Monday of last wee so that staff members could enjoy a special treat for all that they do every day!  

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shred day

LCNB Shred Day 2022

Posted on: May 11, 2022

LCNB SHRED DAY When:  Saturday, May 14thTime:  10am-1pmLocation:  735 Dayton Rd., Waynesville, OH  45068, Wayneville High School *Shred Day might end earlier if the truck fills up sooner than 1PM Visit lcnb.com/shred to learn more about

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student council

Student Council Elections for 2022-2023

Posted on: May 9, 2022

2022-2023 High School Newly Elected Student Council   CONGRATULATIONS TO THE WINNERS OF THE STUDENT COUNCIL ELECTION FOR THE COMING SCHOOL YEAR 2022-2023!   Senior Class 2022-23 Class President - Grant KazmierskiClass

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military plans

Class of 2022 Final Plans

Posted on: May 9, 2022

Congratulations to the Class of 2022 and the guidance department for their advisory efforts, and dedication to placing information in the hands of our seniors.  So many of our 2022 graduating class members have already notified the school guidance

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concert image

Spring Concert

Posted on: May 9, 2022
jazz in the park

Jazz in the Park

Posted on: May 9, 2022
exams

High School Exam Schedules

Posted on: May 9, 2022

NOTE:  Senior Exams will be held May 11th and 12th.

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career day

Student Led Career Fair

Posted on: May 9, 2022

Monday, May 2, 9th grade students in Careers and Transitions presented a Student Led Career Fair to Waynesville Elementary students. Students were grouped by the 16 Career Clusters and were required to research their cluster along with various careers

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purple star

Purple Star Recognition for Wayne Local Schools

Posted on: May 9, 2022

Wayne Local Schools is pleased to announce that Ohio Department of Education has renewed the designation of Waynesville Elementary School and Waynesville Junior/Senior High School as Purple Star Schools.  The Purple Star Award recognizes schools that

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ladies auxiliary

Our Veterans Need Your Help

Posted on: May 9, 2022

The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 615 is assisting the Dayton VA with an urgent need for the following patient items:  3-in-1 body washShampooConditionerDeodorantVaselineHand and Boldy washDouble-blade razorsUnderwear (S, M, L)Men's Sleep

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cops and bobbers

Community Event

Posted on: May 6, 2022
softball

Junior High Softball Update

Posted on: May 6, 2022

The Junior High Softball team had a successful week of games with a big win at home over Oakwood!

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life skills class

Mrs. Baker's Life Skills Class

Posted on: May 6, 2022

Mrs. Baker's Life Skills Class recently completed a project where they toured our Mary L. Cook Public Library, completed forms for library cards, and checked out materials.  Their next stop was The Village Family Restaurant, where they had to work on

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marine biology trip

Adventure of a Lifetime!

Posted on: May 6, 2022

On April 9th at 2:15 am, 18 students from Waynesville High School set off on an adventure to Andros Island in the Bahamas.   Under the leadership of high school teacher, Patrick Hardin, Waynesville High School’s Marine Biology class had

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art show

The Waynesville Art Show K-12

Posted on: May 6, 2022

The Wayne Local School District has many talented artists!
Check out some of the below art! 

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star

April Spartan Stars

Posted on: May 6, 2022

APRIL SPARTAN STARSELEMENTARY SCHOOL   Preschool:Keegan CurranLucas WoolfAarav Hamal Young Fives:Matthew LewisBrayden Williamson Kindergarten:Olivia BakerJacob ClineLily CombsLilyan HiteOwen JohnsonLucian KampCharlotte KilbyLiam LyonsKyle

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track

Junior High Track Update

Posted on: May 6, 2022

JH Track and Field Waynesville hosted the final Junior high home track meet of the season Thursday night. The girls team earned runner-up for the

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mini farm

Preschool Mini Farm

Posted on: May 6, 2022

At the beginning of April, our preschool classes began a two-week study about farms. We learned about the animals and food that is grown on the farm. Once the students had a general knowledge, we spent a week learning about the life cycle of chickens and

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auction

Annual 6th Grade Auction

Posted on: May 5, 2022

6th Grade Parents/Guardians & Community Members - As we head to the end of our school year, we are beginning to plan our annual sixth grade auction. This is such a great event for our kids and the culmination of our incentive program. We try to make this

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awards assembly

High School Awards Assembly

Posted on: May 5, 2022

The Awards Ceremony for seniors and underclassmen is the morning of May 11th at 9 am.  Seniors may arrive before 9 am and may leave after the awards ceremony. There will be a parent section available for parents of seniors only that

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val - sal

Valedictorian and Salutatorian for the Class of 2022

Posted on: May 5, 2022

Waynesville High School is proud to announce the Valedictorian and Salutatorians for the Class of 2022       Andrew Weaver – Valedictorian, 2022 Andrew plans to attend the University of Dayton studying computer science. 

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prom 1

After Prom 2022 - THANK YOU!

Posted on: May 5, 2022

Waynesville High School After Prom Committee was fortunate enough to have many contributors to this year's event.  The donations of these companies or individuals helped to provide funds, prizes, and food for all in attendance.  We simply cannot

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principals day

National Principals' Day

Posted on: May 4, 2022

Thank you for your educational leadership of our school!! Mrs. Anna Garafolo, Elementary School PrincipalMr. Brian Byrer, Elementary School Assistant PrincipalMs. Karyn Phillips, Junior-Senior High School PrincipalMr. Chip Will,

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food service

Food Service Menus Now Available Online

Posted on: May 3, 2022

Please click the link to be directed to our Food Service Page where you can view, download and print menus for the month.

School Menus

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many thanks

Many Thanks for all of Your Hark Work!

Posted on: May 2, 2022

Thank you to ALL faculty, support staff and administrators for your commitment to our students!  Every staff member contributes to educating our students and ensuring that all supports are in place to care for the whole child.  Each staff member has

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frappachino

Thank You for the Staff Treats - April 28th

Posted on: May 2, 2022

Thanks to Crossroads Dayton Church and the Ingle family, bottled Frappuccino, water, brownies and cookies will be provided in the lounge to thank all of you for your dedication to students.

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kelley bricker

Congratulations Kelley Bricker!

Posted on: May 2, 2022

Congratulations to Coach Kelley Bricker and our State Champion Girls Soccer Team who were honored by the OHSAA Southwest District Athletic Board (SWDAB) on April 28th at Wright State University.  From left to right: John Kronour, SWDAB Board

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teacher appreciation

Teacher Appreciation Week - May 2nd - May 6th

Posted on: May 2, 2022

National Teacher Appreciation Week in May honors those men and women who have dedicated their lives to children.  They have chosen to educate and inspire the minds of our young people, while developing and encouraging their talents and skills.  Our

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secretaries day

Administrative Professionals' Day

Posted on: May 2, 2022

Thank you to our AMAZING Secretaries who work magic to keep the school running smoothly everyday!  They are simply the best and don't know how we could function without them!  Thank you ladies!!   CENTRAL OFFICE:  Jan DworestkySENIOR

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lunch hero

School Lunch Hero Day - May 6

Posted on: May 2, 2022

School Lunch Hero Day is celebrated on Friday, May 6, 2022.  Wayne Local School District has the most hardworking and best food service professionals around!  We take this week to appreciate their hard work and dedication to their jobs and

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school nurse

National School Nurses Day - May 11

Posted on: May 2, 2022

National School Nurse's Day is observed on Wednesday, May 11th.  Thank you to our school nurses Jen Royalty, Shelly Philpot, and Robin Minnich (Special Assignment COVID Nurse) for taking care of all our students as they deal with the physical ailments,

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stingray with small fish on top

School Bus Driver Appreciation Day - May 2

Posted on: May 2, 2022

The Ohio legislature has proclaimed this day and/or week that Ohioans have an opportunity to reflect on the outstanding job performance of more than 15,000 school bus drivers who transport students to and from school and school-related events throughout the

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