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Good News Friday - August 19th , 2016

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Good News Friday - August 19th , 2016

Aug 19, 2016
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  August 19, 2016 Wayne Local School’s web site. Please check out our NEW website Follow the Superintendent on Facebook.   GOOD NEWS FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT’S OFFICE First Day for Students Grades 1-12 – Monday, August 22 First Day for Kindergarten and Preschool – Thursday, August 25 ART ROOM NEWS   We're excited to be back in the art room! As we are planning many exciting projects for the year, we're always looking for simple items you may have at home. If you could send any of the items listed below with your child to school, it would be greatly appreciated!   Newspaper Magazines Pop cans (uncrushed) Cardboard Boxes Brown Paper Bags   Thanks again, and watch for an exciting project coming up in the next couple of weeks!   WMS and WHS Art Department Carlee Bollin Bethany Lamb  GUIDANCE COUNSELOR NEWS Cathy Joefreda ACADEMIC PLANNING NEWS Abby Shinkle SPORTS NEWS Athletic Schedules: under Athletics   All records and stats can be found at the SWBL website 2016 GIRLS TENNIS The girls tennis team has been on the courts since June 1 working hard for their season opener Monday August 22 at Clinton-Massie. We are glad to announce that our team now has ten members with four returning from last year. This is a young team with only one senior. This year’s team members are: Captain Taylor Quinn- Senior and 1st year Morgan Achard-Junior and 2nd year Roslyn Papetti- Junior and 2nd year Natalie Wygandt- Junior and 2nd year Carly Connor- Sophomore and 2nd year Katelyn Abney-Freshman and 1st year Crystal Green-Freshman and 1st year Hannah Selk- Freshman and 1st year Anna Perry-Freshman and 1st year.   I am look forward to see what this team can do. I invite all tennis fans to come and watch.    This next week’s schedule is: Monday, Aug 22nd Clinton-Massie Tuesday, Aug 23rd at Carlisle Thursday, Aug 25th home with Dixie   GOLF The 2016 boys golf team consists of Dagan Stiles, Cameron Adams, Jackson Beachler, Hunter Clements, Ryan Fowler, Cooper Fravel, Drake Stiles, Joey Cockerham, Bryce Daniel, and Joe Hobbs.  This is a young and inexperienced group of young men who are learning and improving each day.  The season has been off to a fast start.  The Varsity team placed 4th in the Buckeye Division at the SWBL Ryder Cup and 9th at the Ridge Classic.  The Varsity team has been led by Drake Stiles (45.25 average) in their four dual matches against Dixie, Brookville, Milton Union, and Little Miami, but the Spartans are still waiting on their first win.  The JV team led by Bryce Daniel was victorious over Little Miami JV at Majestic Springs Thursday evening.  The team will compete against Valley View and Monroe next Tuesday and Thursday.   VOLLEYBALL The high school volleyball teams have been working hard and begin their season tomorrow (Saturday) with a home tri-match with Franklin and Southeastern. Play begins at 10:00, with Varsity in the high school gym and JV in the middle school gym.    WAYNESVILLE SPARTANS stadium blanket fundraiser to support Lady Spartans Volleyball, we have some extra blankets for sale, $20 each. Email if you are interested.    Follow us on Twitter & Instagram @VBSpartans WAYNESVILLE ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT ATHLETIC SEASON PASS 2016 - 2017 SEASON   ADULT PASS          $80 This includes admission to all regular season Waynesville H.S. & M.S. home contests  STUDENT PASS         $50 This includes admission to all regular season Waynesville H.S. & M.S. home contests  FAMILY PASS FOR FAMILY OF FOUR          $200 This includes admission to all regular season home games for a family of 4.  Families larger than 4 can include additional immediate family members for $25 each.   At the admission gate, your name will appear on a pass list allowing you to sign-in to each event.   Adult and Student individual admission prices for league games are:  $6 - high school football and basketball games $5 - other high school sports games $4 - middle school games The Waynesville Athletic Department hosts approximately 90 ticketed home events annually.  As you can see, the season pass is a real bargain; a family of 4 attending as few as 9 home events would begin saving money.   If interested in purchasing a season pass, visit the high school office or contact the Waynesville Athletic Department at (513) 897-8756.   Contribute to Waynesville Community Field: Our students have a high quality, outdoor artificial turf system available for practice and events.  Our durable surface provides superior playability with an excellent drainage system.  The natural looking aesthetics with long lasting performance will enhance our outdoor programs for years to come.  You can still support this project by making a lasting contribution.  $10,000 & Up Sponsors *Includes recognition on larger slot yard lines and 8x8 brick, in game recognition announcement, field signage $1,000 & Up Sponsors *Includes Name on a yard line recognition sign and 8x8 brick.  Be a Brick Sponsor:  One 4X8 brick with a minimum gift of $250 =3 lines of laser text having 18 letters/spaces.  One 8X8 brick with a minimum gift of $500 = 6 lines of laser text having 18 letters/spaces. Your personalized brick can be in recognition of students, alumni, families, corporations and organizations, in our honorarium brick yard by the scoreboard area. Brick Sponsors can use PAYFORIT and pay online .  Brick text can be emailed to    Advertise with Us There are numerous ways in which you can partner with the athletic department to promote your business or group. If you’re interested in connecting with people though Waynesville Athletics contact 513 897-8756 for details on available opportunities. Athletic Director Mr. Chip King WLS resident senior citizens (age 62 and over) are eligible for a free pass for all home sports events - Senior citizens who live in the Wayne Local School District can contact Helen at the central office for the passes. 897-6971 TRANSPORTATION TRANSPORTATION SAFETY TIPS Students should: • Be on time; • Arrive at their bus stop at least 5-10 minutes before the regular pickup time; • Stand away from the road. Do Not stand on the traveled portion of the roadway while waiting for a bus; • Maintain proper conduct; • Respect the property of others; • Wait until the bus has stopped; then walk to the front door. Do Not run alongside a moving bus; • Board the bus in an orderly fashion; and • Use the bus stop closest to their home. Walking to a friend’s house to catch a bus often causes overcrowding at a given stop. BUS ROUTES For your convenience an alphabetical street name list with bus numbers is located on the Wayne Local website  .  WELLNESS HEART ATTACK WARNING SIGNS   Some heart attacks are sudden and intense – the “movie heart attack,” where no one doubts what’s happening.  But most heart attacks start slowly, with mild pain or discomfort.  Often people affected aren’t sure what’s wrong and wait too long before getting help.  Here are signs that can mean a heart attack is happening:   Chest discomfort.  Most heart attacks involve discomfort in the center of the chest that lasts more than a few minutes, or that goes away and comes back.  It can feel like uncomfortable pressure, squeezing, fullness or pain. Discomfort in other areas of the upper body.  Symptoms can include pain or discomfort in one or both arms, the back, neck, jaw or stomach. Shortness of breath with or without chest discomfort. Other signs may include breaking out in a cold sweat, nausea or lightheadedness. As with men, women’s most common heart attack symptom is chest pain or discomfort.  But women are somewhat more likely than men to experience some of the other common symptoms, particularly shortness of breath, nausea/vomiting, and back or jaw pain.  Learn the signs, but remember this:  Even if you’re not sure it’s a heart attack, have it checked out (tell a doctor about your symptoms).  Minutes matter!  Fast action can save lives – maybe your own.  Don’t wait more than five minutes to call 9-1-1 or your emergency response number.  Calling 9-1-1 is almost always the fastest way to get lifesaving treatment.  Emergency medical services (EMS) staff can begin treatment when they arrive – up to an hour sooner than if someone gets to the hospital by car.  EMS staff are also trained to revive someone whose heart has stopped.  Patients with chest pain who arrive by ambulance usually receive faster treatment at the hospital, too.  It is best to call EMS for rapid transport to the emergency room.  For more information visit the American Heart Association’s website at . 2016/2017 SEVENTH GRADE VACCINATION REQUIREMENTS The Ohio Department of Health has revised the School Immunization Requirements effective January 4, 2010. All students are to receive an additional dose of Tdap (Tetanus, Diphtheria and Pertussis) vaccine BEFORE entering the seventh grade. If your child has received a Tdap vaccine within 5 years of entering the seventh grade (2012 or later), this will meet the requirement.   Additionally, beginning with the start of the 2016-2017 school year, one dose of meningococcal vaccine is required prior to entry into the 7th grade. This requirement is met if your student has had this vaccine at any time before entering 7th grade.   2016/2017 SENIOR VACCINATION REQUIREMENTS Meningococcal: Beginning with the start of the 2016-2017 school year, all pupils entering the 12th grade are required to be vaccinated against meningococcal. A second (2nd) dose of meningococcal) vaccine is required prior to entry into the 12th grade. The second (2nd) dose must be administered on or after the 16th birthday with at least eight (8) weeks between the first and second dose. If the first dose of meningococcal  vaccine was administered after the 16th birthday, a second dose is not required. If a pupil is 15 years of age or younger, only one  dose is required. Any questions please contact Jennifer Royalty, Wayne Local School Nurse, 513-897-4350 or  GENERAL INFORMATION CHILD ABUSE OR NEGLECT Ohioans who suspect child abuse or neglect now have one phone number that can put them in contact with child welfare or law enforcement officers in their county. The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) launched 855-OHCHILD (855-642-4453), where reports can be anonymous. CHILD FIND A Search for all children with disabilities between the ages of 3 and 21. Child find is the process of identifying, locating and evaluating children with disabilities who may be in need of special education and related services. Contact: Mr. Pat Dubbs, Superintendent at 513 897-6971. 2016/17 School Calendar  This calendar was adopted at the February 8, 2016 BOE meeting. TWO-HOUR DELAY AND EARLY RELEASE SCHEDULES  Plan “B” – Two Hour Delay School Schedule  & Plan “B” – Two Hour Early Release Schedule 844-SaferOH (844-723-3764) SaferOH Tip Line Read more. PAY FOR IT Student fees can be paid online by signing up for Pay For It.  If you are interested in paying fees online visit our website and enroll. ONE CALL NOW/SEND WORD NOW One Call Now is Wayne Local School’s Emergency Notification System.  It is used to contact students and school staff quickly and effectively by phone, email, and/or text message. You can receive phone calls, text alerts or emails regarding School Closings, Delays, or other Special Events/Circumstances. Text messaging and emails will be received faster than phone calls; so we always encourage subscribers to sign up for text and/or email. BCI AND FBI BACKGROUND CHECKS BCI & FBI Background Check Information 2016/17 STUDENT INSURANCE  If you are interested in Student Insurance, please click here SCRIP BENEFITS WAYNE LOCAL WLS Spartan Scrip Central is here for your gift giving needs. Scrip is a win-win for both you and WLS. Here is how it works – you purchase gift cards for various retailers at face value and WLS gets a percentage back from the sale.  Read More. KROGER COMMUNITY REWARDS PROGRAM PLEASE RE-REGISTER YOUR CARD – IT ONLY TAKES A FEW MINUTES SEE LINK BELOW. Please forward on to anyone you think may be interested. Thank-you for partnering with Kroger for your fundraising efforts. The 2016-2017 Kroger Community Rewards Program begins May 1, 2016 and enrollment officially opened April 1, 2016. All supporters must re-register their card for the new program year. Re-enrolling only takes a few moments and is completed in a few simple steps. To have your current supporters re-enroll: 1. Visit our website at . 2. Sign in using your email address and password. If you have forgotten your password, just click on "forgot password" and a link will be sent to your email to change your password. 3. Enter your organization's five digit 82139 Wayne Local Schools number or the first three letters of the organization's name, click search. 4. Select your organization by clicking on the circle to the left of your organization's name. Thank you for your support!    PTO NEWS ELEMENTARY PTO The PTO is excited to kick off another great school year at Waynesville Elementary!    Our first meeting of the year will be Tuesday, September 13th at 6:30 pm in the elementary library.  This will be a new school year orientation to familiarize our parents with what the PTO is involved in, our plans for the upcoming year, and ways that you can help this year.    You can contact the PTO at with questions or comments.    2016/2017 PTO Officers  President: Jen Pond Vice Pres.#1 Mindi Squire Vice Pres. #2 Jamie Manley Treasurer: Courtney Buck Secretary: Jessica Dupps COMMUNITY NEWS Community announcements are provided as a courtesy for the community. WLS does not endorse or promote any activity. Attention Kindergarten through 5th Grade Boys JOIN THE CUB SCOUTS! Sign Up Opportunities: Informational Meeting for those NOT already involved with Cub Scouts.  Tuesday, August 30 6:30 pm  at the United Methodist Church. And 7:30 – 8:00 pm for those ALREADY in scouts. First Pack Meeting for NEW and CURRENT Scouts, Tuesday, September 6, 6:30 pm at the United Methodist Church. Fishing Derby: for New and CURRENT Scouts, Sunday, September 11, 3:00 pm at 5197 Lytle Road, Waynesville. The Waynesville United Methodist Church is located at the corner of Third & North Streets in Waynesville.  Use lower level entrance. GET UP AND GET OUT Dues: $60.       Questions: Please e-mail CABBAGE  ROLL RUN                                  4 MILE RACE/KID’S RUN Waynesville Ohio at Waynesville High School OCTOBER 1, 2016 Start time 8:00 am for 4 Mile Race Start time 9:30 for Kids Run Entry Fees (Non-Refundable)   $25 Early Bird Registration until September 1st.  $30 after September 1st.       Free Race Shirts to race participants, who pre-register by September 17, 2016 Free Bondi Band headbands to the first 200 to register!!!   Race Day Registration: Starts at 7am at Wayne Local Schools $30 Cash or Check-Shirt not guaranteed.              On-line registration form and mailing information to: Online visit online registration Or Mail or Drop Off forms to: Waynesville Area Chamber of Commerce, P.O. Box 281, Waynesville 45068 OR Up and Running, 6123 Far Hills Avenue, Dayton, OH 45459   Questions?: Contact Heidi Miltenberger at 513-897-1346  for more information. Also visit, or  WAYNESVILLE CHAMBER NEWS Support Waynesville by visiting the Waynesville Chamber website and learn what is happening in Waynesville! VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS NEEDED Wayne Township Fire Department is seeking Volunteer Firefighters. Wayne Twp. will provide all training that is required. If interested please contact Chief Scherer at 513-897-3010 Ext. 1 or complete application located on website WWW.WTFIRE.Org and return to mailing address on the top of application. FREE COMMUNITY DINNER Everyone is invited to attend a free Community Dinner. The Community Meal will be offered every month (on the last Friday of the month)  at the Waynesville United Methodist Church, 297 North Street, Waynesville.  This outreach project is supported from a grant received through the Ohio River Valley District. MARY L. COOK LIBRARY NEWS Mary L Cook website: To find out what is happening at the Mary L Cook Library, just go to their website: and click on Newsletter. Mary L. Cook Public Library 381 Old Stage Road Waynesville, OH 45068 513-897-4826 fax 513-897-9215 www. SUBSCRIBE OR UNSUBSCRIBE TO GNF If you want to subscribe or unsubscribe to Good News Friday, please go to our website and on the far left column under GNF enter your email address, mark subscribe or unsubscribe and submit. Wayne Local School’s web site. Please visit our web site to get information about our schools. Follow on Twitter    Friend on Facebook    Forward to Friend   Copyright © 2015 Wayne-Local Schools, All rights reserved.    

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