Elementary School News

Blog Entries - 2019

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National Stop Bullying Day

Posted on: October 9, 2019

In recognition of National Anti-Bully Month of October and today, October 9th being National Stop Bullying Day (2nd Wednesday of October), Wayne Local Schools reminds you of our Bullying, Harrassment, and Intimidation Policy.  There are a number of

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Notice: Automatically Generated Calls

Posted on: October 9, 2019

It has been brought to our attention that some parents received incorrect calls yesterday in regards to their students' lunch balances.  What we have been told is that The Education Connection, who manages our call system, is working on this

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Goodwill Drive to Victory - Band Edition

Posted on: October 8, 2019

DRUM ROLLLLL....... WE WON!!!   Waynesville Community collected over 26,797 pounds donated!!! That included 2 cars!!!!  We CRUSHED the competition!  We not only filled the semi-truck, but they had to call for a second truck to pick up the

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Kickin for Chicken

Posted on: October 8, 2019
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The Waynesville Wave

Posted on: October 3, 2019

“Spreading Kindness like Confetti” September 30th- October 4th   WES staff started out their week with their ‘Hi’ shirts. Students were given a ‘3 HI Challenge’. Each day of the week had a kindness themed

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Extra White Out Shirts Available for Friday Night’s Oct. 4th Football Game!

Posted on: October 3, 2019

The following shirts are available to be purchased in the high school office.    Short Sleeve- $15 Sizes Available:1 Youth Medium1 Small1 Large2 XL2 - 2XL Long Sleeve- $20 Sizes Available:1 Medium2 Large2

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Spartan Fun Run 2019 - DATE CHANGE

Posted on: October 2, 2019

Due to the extreme heat temperatures, the Spartan Fun Run has been rescheduled to Thursday, Oct. 10th. 

The Fun Run is a fundraising opportunity that will continue through Friday, Oct. 11th.

Thank you for supporting WES and the WES PTO.

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Waynesville Elementary Early Release, Oct. 1st & 2nd

Posted on: October 1, 2019

Waynesville Elementary will dismiss early on Tuesday, October 1st and Wednesday, October 2nd at 1:30 p.m.  There will be no afternoon kindergarten and preschool. All other Waynesville Schools and programs will run on a regular

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Build It Challenge

Posted on: October 1, 2019

The challenge is to build an original game, gadget, or model from everyday materials like cardboard, duct tape, and recyclables. Students can work individually or on teams up to 4 members.  Bring finished creations to this special event

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Friday Night Under the Lights Military Appreciation Game

Posted on: September 24, 2019

The past Friday Night Under the Lights proved to be an exciting one as Waynesville Schools celebrated the military with a Military Appreciation Night.   The football team showcased camouflage jerseys from the Ohio National Guard, while the team was

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Ground-Breaking and Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies

Posted on: September 20, 2019

Waynesville Schools ushered in a new page of its history on Tuesday holding two ceremonies to celebrate the completion of Phase I and the beginning of Phase II of its three (3) phased master facilities plan.  The morning ceremony focused on our

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Wayne Local Students will have Regular Schedule on Friday, Sept. 20th

Posted on: September 19, 2019

The career center accidentally sent a message to all students across all of Warren County, and this message is to clarify that only Warren County Career Center students do not have school tomorrow. 

All other Wayne Local students will be running on a regular schedule for Friday, September 20th.

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Project Gunlock

Posted on: September 19, 2019

Project Gunlock is a community safety initiative supported by the Village of Waynesville, Wayne Township, Mary L. Cook Public Library, Waynesville Area Chamber of Commerce, Wayne Local Schools, and endorsed by "The Waynesville Way."  Collectively, we

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National See YOU at the Pole Day

Posted on: September 19, 2019

Wednesday, September 25th is National See You At the Pole Day.  Students can gather at the flag pole in front of the Middle School for a prayer rally.   September 25, 2019 7:05 AM - Waynesville Middle / HS Flag Pole 8:05 AM - Waynesville

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Zumba Fundraiser Combining Fitness and Fun

Posted on: September 18, 2019

Cheer Coach Tammy Burchfield along with the Junior High and High School Cheerleaders would like to invite you to participate in a seven week long Zumba fitness session beginning the week of September 10  There will be a total of 7 classes in the session.

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The Waynesville Way

Posted on: September 18, 2019

‘THE WAYNESVILLE WAY’ Superintendent Pat Dubbs was a part of a book study focusing on Thomas Friedman’s “Thank you for Being Late.”   Friedman reflects on his appreciation of the “inclusive, nurturing and

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Constitution Day is September 17th, 2019

Posted on: September 17, 2019

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 their

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National Construction Week

Posted on: September 16, 2019

Waynesville Schools would like to recognize this third week of September as National Construction Appreciation Week.  Alongside the Ground-Breaking and Ribbon-Cutting Ceremonies, Wayne Local would like to encourage the students of Waynesville

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IMPORTANT NOTICE TO ALL PARENTS:

Posted on: September 13, 2019

CHANGES TO SCHOOL START TIME AND END TIME FOR ALL STUDENTS EFFECTIVE WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18TH DUE TO CONSTRUCTION.   High School/Middle School:  7:25 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Elementary School:  8:45 a.m. - 3:37 p.m.      

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Changes Around Campus

Posted on: September 13, 2019

Starting Wednesday, September 18th, the community and Spartan families will see fences rising up around the campus. In a perfect situation, we would not be altering traffic patterns and schedules. After construction meetings this week, we’ve determined

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State Report Card Results

Posted on: September 13, 2019

Wayne Local Schools continue to achieve at a high academic level according to the State of Ohio’s Report Card. We are extremely proud of our students and staff as we celebrate the efforts of the past school year. Waynesville Elementary received an

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Elementary on 2 Hour Early Release 9/13/2019

Posted on: September 12, 2019

Waynesville Elementary will be on a 2 hour early dismissal on Friday, September 13th. There will be no afternoon kindergarten. All other Waynesville Schools and programs will run on a regular schedule.   Details: Morning kindergarten

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Elementary Menu Change for Thursday

Posted on: September 12, 2019

Due to the heat we will be substituting today's lunches for cold Ham or Turkey wraps or sandwiches.

We will also be offering Pizza or a Jammer Lunchable.

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National Days of Prayer and Remembrance

Posted on: September 11, 2019

In remembrance of the 1st responders and the victims of 9-11, senior Joey Hobbs read a statement with senior Nathan Eshler playing Taps with a moment of silence over the PA for both the middle school and high school students & staff.

Each senior did a fantastic job!

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Once a Spartan, Always a Spartan T-shirts

Posted on: September 10, 2019

By popular demand, the 'Once a Spartan, Always a Spartan' t-shirts are now available to everyone.  Proceeds from orders will help defer the cost of REDO Day.   Shirts will be LIGHT GREY, with an orange "W", and black lettering. Order forms

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COSI on Wheels

Posted on: September 10, 2019

Waynesville Elementary School would like to thank COSI for visiting our school and sharing their passion for science with our students.  It was both educational and fun for the students. 

Below are just a few of the images captured.

 

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Informational Meeting for Parents of Gifted-Identified Students - Grades 1-8

Posted on: September 9, 2019

Parents of gifted-identified students in grades 1-8, join us for an information night on Monday, September 23 from 6:30-7:30 in the Elementary School Media Center.  Learn about the identification process, written education plans (WEP), acceleration,

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Test Phone Message Alert Information

Posted on: September 8, 2019

At Wayne Local, our phone notification system is populated from your student's official school records and contact information.  For changes to their official school records, please notify your specific building office.  Elementary Office: 

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Notification Test Phone Message

Posted on: September 6, 2019

Wayne Local Schools will be sending a TEST NOTIFICATION phone call to our families.   If you need assistance following the call, such as removal of a number or difficulties receiving the phone message, please send an EMAIL and we will

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Staying Connected to Good Information

Posted on: September 6, 2019

How to stay connected and get Important Information is all listed below. 

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Notice: No Outside Food or Drink Permitted

Posted on: September 6, 2019

Updated:  9/9/2019 Effective immediately, all attendees to Spartan Community Field events and Waynesville School events will not be permitted to bring outside food or drink into the stadium.  The OHSAA has asked for participating schools to

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You're Invited to a Ribbon Cutting and a Ground Breaking

Posted on: September 3, 2019

Please join us for the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony of our new transportation facility and the Ground Breaking Ceremony for the new PreK-Grade 6 Elementary School. Invitation Flyer Date:  Tuesday, September 17, 2019 **Rain Date:  September 23,

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Bus Evacuation Drills

Posted on: September 3, 2019

Wayne Local Schools Transportation Department will be having our annual school bus evacuation drills on Wednesday, Sept. 4th and Thursday, Sept. 5th. **The Rain Date will be Friday, Sept. 6th, 2019. Please encourage bus riders to wear appropriate shoes

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Garden Flags Now Available!

Posted on: September 3, 2019

The High School is currently selling Garden Flags for your mulch bed and home decor.  It's not only a great way to adorn your yard and show your school spirit, but with the purchase of this garden flag, you'll be helping with costs associated with the

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September is National Attendance Matters Month

Posted on: September 1, 2019

September is National Attendance Awareness Month.  Regular school attendance is so important it gets an entire month of recognition and celebration! (Not that National Taco Day on Oct. 4 isn’t cause for celebration, too.) Did you know? Good

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Labor Day is Monday, September 2nd

Posted on: August 30, 2019

This coming Monday, September 2nd is Labor Day.  School will be closed on Monday in honor of the holiday. We will return on Tuesday, September 3rd.  Enjoy the long 3-day weekend!   About Labor Day: Labor Day on first Monday of every

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Fall Saturday Morning Workouts

Posted on: August 29, 2019

Workouts for both Student-Athletes AND Adult open workouts! This fall, Excelerate Athletic Development is offering "open" workouts for any Waynesville student-athlete on Saturdays.  This is an opportunity for the kids to put in some extra

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PINK OUT Event - Breast Cancer Awareness Shirt

Posted on: August 28, 2019

The WHS cheerleaders need your help supporting a “PINK OUT” at the football game on October 11th, 2019.  Monies raised through fundraising that evening will go a local family affected by cancer. Completed order forms should be returned WITH

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“A Splash of Confidence”

Posted on: August 27, 2019

“A Splash of Confidence”- Begin to swim program at the Countryside YMCA/ Lebanon There will be a 4th Grade Parent Informational Meeting for the Swim Program on Thursday, August 29th, 7:00pm in the Elementary Gym. About the Countryside

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September Menus

Posted on: August 26, 2019

The September menus have been posted for the cafeterias.

Click Here to be Redirected

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Drop off and Pick up Diagram for Waynesville Elementary

Posted on: August 19, 2019

Drop off and Pick up Diagram for Waynesville Elementary Kindergarten and Preschool start tomorrow: Please see diagram below if you are using our parking lot to drop off and/or pick up your child. In order to keep traffic moving, we are requesting you

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Final Forms Due August 23rd, 2019

Posted on: August 19, 2019

News about orientation: This year, we have set up Final Forms to record all your child’s personal data such as address, parents’ names, custody details, emergency contacts, etc. This system will replace the emergency cards we used to have each

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Beat the Heat and Stay Cool

Posted on: August 19, 2019

Currently the forecast looks like very warm weather early next week.   We’ve identified cool zones throughout the campus that allow elementary teachers and their students to beat the heat.  Additionally, we will be providing water and

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Wayne Local Schools Board of Education votes to accept Phase II Bid

Posted on: August 19, 2019

At its August monthly meeting, members of the Wayne Local Board of Education voted to award phase II of our construction project to Monarch Construction based in Cincinnati, Ohio.  Monarch is a general contractor specializing in the construction of

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Elementary Teachers are Ready to Welcome the Students Tomorrow

Posted on: August 14, 2019

As teachers put the finishing touches on their plans for the first day of school, they add a little bit of color at the elementary sidewalks with some messages to welcome the students on their first day tomorrow.  

Let's hope it doesn't rain first!  

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Welcome Back to School 2019-20

Posted on: August 13, 2019

On Monday, August 12th, educators at Wayne Local Schools returned, and were welcomed back by Superintendent Pat Dubbs.   The staff members were briefed on a variety of topics and are ready for a fantastic new year.  Back to school nights for

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Good News from Superintendent Pat Dubbs

Posted on: August 12, 2019

Date:  August 12, 2019 GOOD NEWS FROM SUPERINTENDENT PAT DUBBS Welcome to the 2019/20 school year.  Starting a new school year is always an exciting event; however, we also realize the recent events in nearby Dayton force us to focus on

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**NEW** Wayne Local Mobile App

Posted on: August 9, 2019

Updated:  8/12/2019 New this year, and just launched Friday, August 9th, is the new mobile app for Wayne Local Schools. ***Please note, this app cannot be found in your phone APP Store.  It is an app provided through your mobile device's search

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2019-20 ALL-SPORTS Passes on Sale Now

Posted on: August 8, 2019

2019-20 School Year All-Sports Passes are for sale again right now and will also be available during the high school open house this Tuesday.  Please see the attached pricing sheet.  

Athletic Pass Information Sheet

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ATTN: Kindergarten and Preschool Parents

Posted on: August 8, 2019

If you have a student entering Kindergarten, Young 5's, or Preschool, please remember to call the elementary office at 513-897-2761 to sign up for your student's Kindergarten/Preschool assessment.   When:  August 15th - 16thTime: 

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Elementary Teacher Assignments

Posted on: August 5, 2019

Elementary families will receive notification about their child's 2019-20 school year and placement no later than August 8th, 2019

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Back to School Events

Posted on: August 5, 2019

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Elementary 1st Grade Open House - Monday, August 12th, 5:00-6:00pmElementary 2nd Grade Open House - Tuesday, August 13th, 5:30-6:30pmElementary 3rd Grade Open House - Tuesday, August 13th, 5:30pmElementary 4th Grade Open House - Monday,

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Fill the Bus

Posted on: August 5, 2019

Peoples Bank works to partner with Wayne Local Schools and the entire community for the first annual campaign of ...   ‘Fill the Bus’   This campaign helps students, families, and teachers with costly school supplies. A Wayne Local

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News Release from Superintendent Pat Dubbs

Posted on: August 2, 2019

Date:  August 2, 2019 News Release from Superintendent Pat Dubbs: Wayne Local Schools announces today a series of administrative moves reconfiguring our leadership team.  After 18 years in Wayne Local School District, Tammy Burchfield has made the

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Getting Ready for the Beginning of the Year

Posted on: August 1, 2019

With the beginning of the school year just two weeks away, we know that parents are busy preparing their students for a successful start to their year.  The school website has a great deal of the information already, but there will be new postings up

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Youth Cheerleading Clinic

Posted on: August 1, 2019

The WHS Cheerleaders are hosting a Youth Cheerleading Clinic for all cheerleaders entering grades K-6. When:  Saturday, August 10Time:  8am-12:00pmLocation:  WHS GymCost:  $25 if you are a participant of WYFCA or $35 for

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Important Note About School Supplies

Posted on: July 9, 2019

School supplies are beginning to emerge at local stores, and you'll be glad to know that Wayne Local supply lists are already available online as well.   Please note:  We realize that some stores have created modified lists that are SIMILAR TO

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2019 Waynesville Spartans Football Camp

Posted on: July 1, 2019

Who:  All Waynesville Students Grades K-6When:  July 15 and 16 6:00-8:00 p.m.Where:  Community FieldCost: $25.00 Includes instruction from Varsity Staff and T-shirtDress:  Shorts, T-shirt, cleats and gym shoes This camp is intended to

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Summer Office Hours

Posted on: June 10, 2019

The school offices will have limited hours during the summer.  Please visit the appropriate building link to view the hours for each office.

Elementary School

Middle School

High School

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Honor Roll and Perfect Attendance

Posted on: June 10, 2019

A fantastic finish to the school year as all three buildings, High School, Middle School, and Elementary School, recognize Quarter #4 and All-Year Honor Rolls.  The Elementary School also recognizes Merit Roll All-Year. Additional recognition is

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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PTO Meeting

Posted on: April 30, 2019

Monday, May 6th is our LAST Parent Volunteer meeting at 9:00 AM in the Elementary office

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Third Grade Living Wax Museum

Posted on: April 29, 2019

It’s that time of year again.  It’s time for the Third Grade Living Wax Museum!   Our third graders were recently given a selection of biographies and asked to choose one of these famous people to research.  They will spend the

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Open Enrollment for 2019-20

Posted on: April 29, 2019

Any CURRENT open-enrollment students should have received an open-enrollment application to complete for the 2019/20 school year.  The applications were sent home with each student several weeks ago.  Any questions, please contact

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Thank You for the Eye Glass Donations

Posted on: April 29, 2019

THANK YOU OneSight for donating eye glasses to some of our elementary students!  Thirty one (31) elementary students were transported to OneSight, a Luxottica Foundation, in Mason Ohio for an eye exam and if needed, fitted for new glasses.  28 of

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Congratulations Wayne Local Board of Education!

Posted on: April 26, 2019

The Southwest Region Ohio School Boards Association (OSBA) recognized the Wayne Local Board of Education with an award for reaching the "Gold Level for Effective School Boards."  The award, which signifies the outstanding work of the school board and the

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Happy Easter

Posted on: April 21, 2019
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Building Evacuation

Posted on: April 18, 2019

The high school and middle school buildings experienced a community power outage originating from a transformer in the community.  When the power returned, the fire alarms were triggered, and the school systems needed to be rebooted manually. 

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Youth Volleyball 2019

Posted on: April 17, 2019

2019 Youth VB Flyer FREE VOLLEYBALL CLINIC:      Wed. May 1, 2019, 3:30pm-5:30pmFUNdamentals, Games, Prizes And learn about our Youth Volleyball Program!Girls in Current Grades 2nd-6th  (Pre-registration for FREE Clinic is due

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Construction Camp

Posted on: April 17, 2019

The Warren County Educational Service Center and Home Depot are offering CONSTRUCTION CAMP for students in grades 6-8.  June 11-14, 2019 8:30 a.m-11:30 a.m. & 12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Home Depot in Lebanon Learn from construction experts during both

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Ford Test Drive Event

Posted on: April 15, 2019

The Lady Spartans basketball program is hosting their annual Ford Test Drive on Saturday, May 4 in the Middle School parking lot.  Anyone 18 years or older with a valid driver’s license can participate in a 3 minute, no pressure test drive in any

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Waynesville Art Show 2019

Posted on: April 12, 2019

Amazingly talented students showcased their works of art at the Art Show Event on Thursday evening.  All grades were represented and featured works of art using paper, wood, clay, metal, photograhy, textiles, and paint, just to name a few. One by one,

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IMPORTANT UPDATES REGARDING CAMPUS EVENTS THIS WEEKEND:

Posted on: April 11, 2019

Due to campus construction and a large number of events on campus this Friday and Saturday, please plan accordingly regarding parking and traffic.  Parking may be limited during this time, and we ask for and give thanks in advance for everyone’s

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Donate Your Old Books for the Book Swap

Posted on: April 10, 2019

BOOK SWAP WEEK IS COMING!!! We need your gently used books Did you know that over the summer month’s students risk losing some of their school year academic gains they’ve worked so hard to build?  In fact, research has shown that over a six

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Elementary Dayton Dragons MVPs

Posted on: April 9, 2019

Fourth and fifth graders in Waynesville Elementary have spent the past few weeks participating in the Dayton Dragons MVP program.  This program is offered by the Dragons as an incentive tool to learn and achieve for students in area schools. 

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Thank You for All of the Help with the WBSA Work Day

Posted on: April 9, 2019

A huge thank you for all of the support this past weekend. We are now ready to PLAY BALL

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Spring Driving Safety Tips

Posted on: April 9, 2019

According to the Federal Highway Administration, rain contributed to 46 percent of all weather-related crashes between 2005 to 2014, and wet pavement in general accounted for 73 percent. With this in mind, professional school transportation staff need to

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2019 Miamisburg Art Guild Student Art Exhibition

Posted on: April 9, 2019

The Waynesville High School Art Department submitted artwork to the annual Miamisburg Art Guild Student Art Exhibition in downtown Miamisburg where our students artwork competed with local artists from surrounding area high schools.  The show has grown

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Flags Over Waynesville

Posted on: April 9, 2019

Flags Over Waynesville is a new fund raising project for Boy Scout Troop 51. Besides helping the Scouts raise money for camping expenses, this Project helps build community spirit, patriotism, awareness, leadership, and responsibility while also providing a

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Congratulations to Linda Applegate and Peggy Becker

Posted on: April 9, 2019

Project Excellence is a recognition by the Area Progress Council of Warren County, a non-profit foundation, that honors excellent teachers within the public schools in Warren County.  This effort is made possible by visionary leaders who are interested

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Zumba and Kickboxing Fitness Fundraiser

Posted on: April 5, 2019

Cheerleading Fitness Fundraiser Spring Event Cheer Coach Tammy Burchfield along with the Junior High and High School Cheerleaders would like to invite you to participate in a six week long fitness session beginning the week of April 15.  Mondays of each

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5th Grade Parent Meeting for School Year 2019-20

Posted on: April 1, 2019

There will be a Parent Meeting on Thursday, April 4th at 6:30pm in the Middle School gym.    This meeting will be informational for parents and students entering 6th grade in the fall of 2019. The purpose is to help you and you student get

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Masonry Work Along the Base of the New Barn

Posted on: March 29, 2019

While we were on Spring Break, construction continued and this week we saw a new group enter the scene...the masons.  Their expert masonry work has given a different look to the new structure as brick form the bottom half of the walls.   We've

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Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Posted on: March 29, 2019

LCNB, Waynesville Police Department, and Wayne Local Schools are sponsoring a Shred Day along with Prescription Drug Take Back Day. The event will be April 27th from 10 am-2pm and will be held in the parking lot  in front of the Middle School

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Spring Book Fair This Week

Posted on: March 27, 2019

The Spring Book Fair is Coming!!! When: MARCH 25th through MARCH 29th Where: 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

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Mother Son Dance March 30th

Posted on: March 27, 2019

Prom Committee Presents SonShine and Mother Time Carnival Dance March 30th7pm-9pm$20 per familyin the Middle School Gym Free cotton candy and water, concessions available, games and prizes. Questions:  EMAIL Mother-Son

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Welcome Back!

Posted on: March 25, 2019

Important Weather Alert and Spirit Buses

Posted on: March 14, 2019

Due to the severe nature of the weather, we are holding the spirit buses for a short time to allow the storm to pass

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Let's Line the Streets!!

Posted on: March 13, 2019

The Lady Spartans are off to Columbus in true Waynesville style!!  The spirit was amazing surrounding the Community Send-Off, as family, friends, staff members, and members of the community showed their support by waving them on.  Along the way, we

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Brenz Pizza Co. Fundraiser

Posted on: March 13, 2019

Brentz Pizza Co, a Columbus area pizzeria, is holding a fundraiser for Waynesville Girls Basketball.  On Thursday, March 14th, when you're in Columbus for the tournament game, if you eat at Brenz Pizza Co, and mention Waynesville Girls Basksetball,

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Waynesville Theater Presents.....

Posted on: March 8, 2019

Waynesville High School presents Grease April 11-13 7:00opmApril 14 2:00pm Tickets $8 Adults/$6 Students and Seniors Available at the door or online

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The New Structure Takes a Vertical Jump

Posted on: March 7, 2019

The new bus barn is getting easier to envision as we saw a few more changes this week. 

Vertical structure supports are put into place which will frame the new building.   

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Wayne Local Hall of Fame

Posted on: March 4, 2019

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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The Concrete Trucks Arrive

Posted on: March 1, 2019

As promised and right on time, the concrete trucks and concrete pump were busy pouring the foundation of the new bus barn today.   Once the concrete has set up, they will be covering the new floor with blankets to prevent freezing. The schedule

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Keeping Our Kids Safe - Know the Momo Challenge

Posted on: March 1, 2019

Wayne Local Schools has learned os a possible new trend that is flooding our student's internet with pop-ups called The MoMo Challenge. While YouTube has announced that the company has found no recent videos promoting this trend, Wayne Local believes that the

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Read Across America Day

Posted on: March 1, 2019
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Prepping the Foundation

Posted on: February 28, 2019

From a distance, it looks like a pool of blue, but once up close, you see that the foundation is being prepped this week for a concrete pour on Friday.   The blue plastic sheets cover the sub-foundation, followed by mesh supports, and finally,

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Worth Sharing....

Posted on: February 28, 2019

At the girls tournament game this past Monday, many of our parent fans and supportive community fans traveled to Covington to watch not only the girls game at 8:30, but also the closely matched game beforehand.  This earlier game turned out to be

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Waynesville Baseball Softball Association Seeking Sponsors

Posted on: February 26, 2019

  The 2019 Waynesville Baseball Softball Association is seeking sponsorship.  We are looking to grow our sponsorships to reduce costs to the program so more children can afford to play in the WBSA. Below is a link to the sponsor package

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Fifth Grade Recorder Concert

Posted on: February 25, 2019

On Tuesday, March 5th the Fifth Grade Students will perform their Recorder Concert at 2:45 and 7:00 pm in the Elementary Gym. Everyone is invited to come enjoy as these talented Fifth Graders share their music skills in their final Elementary Music program.

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Wayne Local Preschool Information

Posted on: February 25, 2019

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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New Construction Updates

Posted on: February 22, 2019

This week on the new barn site, we've noticed a few changes with a soil sampling piece of equipment, and additional happenings within the foundation of the construction site.  Electrical and plumbing groundwork is being laid as the construction team

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Wayne Local Schools are Closed Wed., Feb. 20th

Posted on: February 20, 2019

Update:  7:56am

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Preschool Students Get a Tour of the Waynesville Police Car

Posted on: February 19, 2019

  Our preschool students were given a tour of a Waynesville police car by our School Resource Officer, Jim Walker.  The students enjoyed interacting with Officer Walker as he turned on the sirens, flashing lights, and spoke on the police

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2019-20 School Calendar Now Available

Posted on: February 19, 2019

 

Click here for the 2019/2020 School Calendar; adopted at the Wayne Local Board of Education Meeting on January 14, 2019.

 

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Social Media Safety - Keeping Kids Safe

Posted on: February 19, 2019

In addition to a variety of parent meetings and conferences, there is an opportunity to learn more about social media safety and keeping your students safe.  Wayne Local Schools welcomes Rachel Miller, Prevention Specialist for TCN Behavioral Health

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Informational Meeting for Kindergarten Registration for the Upcoming 2019-20 School Year

Posted on: February 14, 2019

A parent meeting will be held on Thursday, February 21st at 6:00 pm 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 2019-20 school

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K-5 Father-Daughter Dance

Posted on: February 13, 2019

A Knight to Remember "Hear Ye!  Hear Ye!"    You are cordially invited to attend “A KNIGHT TO REMEMBER”, the Waynesville Father- Daughter Dance at Waynesville Middle School on Saturday, February 23, 2019. Princesses & their

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Catch the National Cheerleading Video Here!!!

Posted on: February 11, 2019

 

The Waynesville High School Cheerleading Program

wishes to extend a huge thank youfor all of the community support.  

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Vaping: What's the Big Deal? Informational Workshop

Posted on: February 11, 2019

Vaping:  What's the Big Deal? Informational Workshop Hosted by Greater Ohio Virtual School When:  Thursday, March 7th, 2019Time: Doors open at 6:00pm;  Program begin at 6:30pmLocation:  Warren County Educational Service Center

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Construction Materials Have Been Delivered

Posted on: February 6, 2019

Update:  2-5-2019 Despite uncooperating weather these last few weeks, the footers have been poured for the new bus barn. The constuction materials have also been delivered and are currently lining the back parking lot right next to the construction

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Iron Giraffe Challenge and Ice Cream!

Posted on: February 5, 2019


Today, as a result of the Iron Giraffe Challenge that the middle school building partipated in,

the students were able to enjoy an Ice Cream Social!  

There a lot of smiles in this crew!!!

 

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February Cafeteria Menus

Posted on: February 4, 2019


The February menus are now available.  

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Annual Empty Bowls Event - New Details Available

Posted on: February 1, 2019

Waynesville High School's 3rd Annual Empty Bowl Event   Each bowl sold contributes to the fight against hunger with a donation to our school's Food To Go program.  This program sends food home with students in need before each weekend to assure

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Wayne Local Schools - CLOSED February 1st

Posted on: February 1, 2019


Wayne Local Schools will be closed on Friday, February 1st due to the weather and road conditions.

 

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Parent Voluteer Meeting Cancellation

Posted on: January 31, 2019


The Parent Volunteer meeting scheduled for Thursday, January 31st has been cancelled.

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RESCHEDULED: 3rd Grade Parent Meeting

Posted on: January 31, 2019

 UPDATE:  1-31-2019

 

***THE 3RD GRADE MEETING FOR TONIGHT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR FEBRUARY 21ST AT 5:00PM

 

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Wayne Local Schools will be Closed on Thursday, Jan. 31

Posted on: January 30, 2019

Wayne Local Schools will be closed on Thursday, January 31st. 

Evening activities are yet to be determined. 

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January is School Board Recognition Month

Posted on: January 29, 2019

  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

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Project Excellence Nomination Forms are Available and Due Feb. 28th

Posted on: January 29, 2019

PROJECT EXCELLENCE 2019 Excellence in Teaching Educator Award Nomination Project Excellence 2019 Nomination Form The Project Excellence Committee of the Area Progress Council of Warren County, Inc. seeks to recognize and honor excellent teachers

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Military Appreciation Night

Posted on: January 18, 2019

On Friday, January 18th, 2019, Wayne Local Schools will honor all military with a Military Appreciation Night at the Friday night boys basketball games vs. Northridge.  All current, active, retired, and veterans will receive free admission to the

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Waynesville Youth Softball Camp

Posted on: January 15, 2019


There will be a youth softball camp on Jan. 19th from 12-3:00 and Feb 16th 4-7:00. 

For details, visit our Community Page.  

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Construction of the New Bus Barn Begins

Posted on: January 14, 2019

Update:  1-11-2019 In construction terms, there are three "Fs" that happen at the beginning of a new building; footings, foundation, and framing.  Recently, you'll notice that pipes and bricks have been delivered in the back of the school

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NATIONAL LAW ENFORCEMENT APPRECIATION DAY

Posted on: January 9, 2019

Across the country on January 9, citizens take the lead on National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day.  Law Enforcement Officers of every rank and file have chosen a profession that puts their life on the line every day for their communities.

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School Reopens January 7th, 2019

Posted on: January 6, 2019