District News

Blog Entries - September 2017

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Hand-Foot-and-Mouth Disease

Posted on: September 29, 2017

We have had some cases of Hand, Foot and Mouth disease in the district.  Please see below and contact us or your physician with any questions or concerns. Jennifer Royalty     School

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Graduation Products Available to Order This Week

Posted on: September 27, 2017

Graduation Products will be available to order this week on the following dates: Parent Order Night:  Thursday, Sept. 28 from 4:00-7:00pm (cap and gowns/invitations) Senior Order Day:  Friday, Sept. 29th at Lunch!  Plan to order your Cap

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National See You at the Pole Day

Posted on: September 27, 2017

National See you at the Pole Day had a terrific turnout this morning.  Community members, students, and staff gathered around flagpoles in the area to pray and show support for our local district as well as area law enforcement.  For a community

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Golfer Kate Von Handorf Advances to District Level

Posted on: September 27, 2017

Congratulations to Spartan Golfer Kate Von Handorf for advancing to the District Tournament!    Kate shot a 95 for her round of 18 holes which ranked 5th overall, and 2nd as a non-team qualifier.    Kate will play at Pipestone Golf

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Waynesville Elementary Cool Plan

Posted on: September 26, 2017

9-26-17

The Beat the Heat Plan will be in effect again this afternoon, Tuesday, September 26th.  

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Mary L. Cook and WLS Partnering to Design the Community Center

Posted on: September 22, 2017

Mary L. Cook Public Library (MLCPL) and Wayne Local Schools (WLS) will work together to design, plan, and establish a community center on the Wayne Local Schools campus.  On September 19, 2017, the Mary L. Cook Public Library Board of Trustees passed a

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Waynesville Graduate Being Inducted into the Eastern Michigan University Hall of Fame

Posted on: September 22, 2017

On September 22, 2017, Dr. Jessica Hupe, a graduate of Waynesville High School in 2000, will be inducted into the Eastern Michigan University (EMU) Athletic Hall of Fame at a reception in Ypsilanti, Michigan. The following day she will be recognized at

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COSI comes to Waynesville Elementary School

Posted on: September 22, 2017

It's COSI day at Waynesville Elementary! Thanks to our PTO for their support of this annual event!

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Blue Ribbon Nomination for WES !!

Posted on: September 22, 2017

Waynesville Elementary School has been nominated for the 2017 National Blue Ribbon School Award based on exemplary performance.   The U. S. Secretary of Education will announce the 2017 cohort of National Blue Ribbon Schools on Thursday, September

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"I Pledge" Statements

Posted on: September 21, 2017

"I Pledge" Statements are powerful. There are bright green posters in the high school lobby if you plan on doing the following on Homecoming Night... Look Out for Others Stay Alcohol and Drug Free Make Above the Line Decision By signing the posters,

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Wayne Local Schools Named a "Green Business"

Posted on: September 20, 2017

Wayne Local Schools is pleased to be named a “Green Business” by the Dayton Regional Green Program.  We believe establishing a positive environmental impact is of the utmost importance.   As a part of Dayton

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Former WHS Teacher Ray Davis Turns 90!

Posted on: September 20, 2017

Ray Davis 90th Birthday Open House Quaker Heights Community Room 514 High St. Waynesville, OH Saturday October 28, 2017 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Open House

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Custom Spartan Yard Signs - orders DUE Sept 20th

Posted on: September 19, 2017

2 x 2 Custom Spartan Yard Signs available.  Click here for order form.  Deadline is Wed., September 20, 2017.   Any questions, please contact Tammy Buchfield at tburchfield@wayne-local.com or call (513) 897-2761 with any

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Football Pre-Game Tailgate Events

Posted on: September 19, 2017

The Waynesville Football Alumni will be hosting a pre-game tailgate party inviting everyone to attend. The tailgate party will be before homecoming on September 22. While we want to have as many former players as possible attend the games, we also want

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Boys Golf Update 9-15

Posted on: September 19, 2017

Update:  9/18

The Boys Varsity Golf Team had a big win tonight against Dixie (167-221), putting them in a tie for first place as they go into the SWBL Tournament this Thursday.  Drake Stiles (38) and Jackson Beachler (42) were our leaders for the night.

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WLS Supportive Peers Program

Posted on: September 19, 2017

Supportive Peers' is a program where high school juniors and seniors (sometimes sophomores) use as an elective or give up study hall, and are placed throughout the district to work with students that have special needs. The peers are responsible for

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Foreign Language Club

Posted on: September 19, 2017

This weekend the Foreign Language Club went to the Hispanic festival in Dayton.  We ate churros, fried plantains, arroz con pollo, tamales, arepas, and frijoles negros.  We danced and we celebrated the many cultures that make up the Hispanic

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Homecoming Tickets on Sale Now

Posted on: September 19, 2017

Tickets for Homecoming will be going on sale starting Monday, September 18, and are $5 each in the High School office. If you are bringing a guest from another school, they will need a guest pass which is also located in the High School office.

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Alumni Marching Band this Friday Night - Sept 22

Posted on: September 19, 2017

The Waynesville Marching Band is inviting any band alumni to come on Friday, September 22, 2017, for the Alumni Marching Band. You will meet at 4:00pm in the band room on Friday to get organized. Then you will rehearse with the high school band from 4:30-5:15

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Update from Superintendent Pat Dubbs

Posted on: September 18, 2017

BUILDING OUR COMMUNITY’S FUTURE NOW  -  9-18-17 Issue 19, a 4.68 mill bond issue on the local November ballot, is a unique opportunity for Waynesville to strengthen our community and its future. The time is now for Wayne Local Schools to

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Thank you for Another Successful Community Blood Drive

Posted on: September 15, 2017

We're super proud of our students of Waynesville High school who gave selflessly of themselves this week for our semi-annual blood drive.  These students look forward to the event, taking time out of their already busy days to donate blood. Blood cannot

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Class of 2018 Spartan Garden Flag Fundraiser

Posted on: September 15, 2017

The Class of 2018 is selling Waynesville Spartan Garden Flags IT’S THE MISSION IT’S THE 22 STRONG IT’S THE UNITY OF OUR COMMUNITY The cost is $30 which includes weather proof vinyl double-sided printing and a garden stand Perfect for

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In Remembrance of 9-11

Posted on: September 11, 2017

On September 11, the people of the United States remember a sad event that happened in our country sixteen years ago.  Even though many of our students weren't born yet, they have older parents and relatives who remember that day quite well.  Our

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New Learning Devices in the Middle and Elementary Schools

Posted on: September 11, 2017

These students are enjoying their two, brand new, sensory math and science centers in the middle and elementary schools.

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Cross Country Runs to Victory!

Posted on: September 7, 2017

Our JH girls started the day with a 5th place finish out of 17 full teams. Leading the way was Kate Handle placing 6th followed by some fantastic runs resulting in PR's (Personal Records) by Alyza Camp in 31st, Rachel Ingle in 32nd, Jordan Patterson in 33rd,

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The Writing Center is Open

Posted on: September 7, 2017

Mission Statement: It is our job to help fellow students focus, organize, develop, and revise all kinds of writing.  Our role is to question and redirect while leaving control of the paper in the hands of the student-writer. The tutors have been

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12 Grade Senior Vaccination Requirements

Posted on: September 5, 2017

ATTENTION ALL PARENTS OF SENIOR STUDENTS:  2018 SENIOR VACCINATION REQUIREMENTS  Meningococcal:   All pupils entering the 12th grade are required to be vaccinated against meningococcal. A second (2nd) dose of

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Mumkin and Mumster Sale Going on Now

Posted on: September 5, 2017

Going on NOW thru September 13th, the High School and Middle School choirs will be conducting their Annual Mumkin and Mumsters Sale.  Pickup will be October 3rd after school and checks need to be made out to Wayne Local Schools.

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Update from Superintendent Pat Dubbs

Posted on: September 1, 2017

WAYNE LOCAL BOND ISSUE ON BALLOT NOVEMBER 7, 2017   Our school campus is a daily destination for community members whether we are in school or not. This high volume of activity causes traffic issues complicated by current campus limitations. An

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Girls Tennis has an Amazing Start

Posted on: September 1, 2017

Lady Spartan Tennis team is off to an amazing start. The girls are practicing and competing with such enthusiasm and determination. On 8/24/17, girls competed against Dixie and brought home their first team win of the season, 3-2. Just last night, 8/31/17,

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September is Thyroid Awareness Month

Posted on: September 1, 2017

The Thyroid is a small gland located in the base of the neck, and regulates the flow of hormones to many parts of the body, including your heart, brain, liver and kidney.  Because symptoms are so broad, it can be hard to identify, but symptoms include

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Waynesville Golf Matchups of the Week

Posted on: September 1, 2017

On Wednesday, August 30, the Boys Varsity and JV traveled to Jamaica Run Golf Course to match up against Carlisle. The JV team was led by junior Hunter Clements and sophomore Bryce Daniel. The Varsity played a tight game with a only a one point deficit

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Tennis: These Girls Were Downright “SMASHING!"

Posted on: September 29, 2017

 Update:  9-29-2017  Tennis: These Girls Were Downright “SMASHING”! League Tournament Results!                 This past Tuesday, September 26th, the

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Boys Varsity Golf Team traveled to Reid Park Golf Course

Posted on: September 29, 2017

Update:  9-29-2017:   The Boys Varsity Golf Team traveled to Reid Park Golf Course on Tuesday to compete in the Sectional Tournament.  Bryce Cumbow led the team in scoring with an 89, followed by Matthew Warren with a

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22 Strong

Posted on: September 27, 2017

  At Last Week's Football Game, students displayed a chain that was in shape of two '2's to signify the image of 22Strong. Throughout Homecoming week, orange slips were passed out in all schools and the students were to write down what they liked

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