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Elementary School News

Blog Entries - 2020

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2020-2021 School Calendar Changes To Be Released

Posted on: July 14, 2020

2020-2021 School Calendar Changes Released Next Week The Wayne Local School District administration team has been working to review survey results, discuss options, and finalize plans for the 2020-2021 school year.  We will be releasing school calendar

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Shared Harvest Food Distribution

Posted on: July 7, 2020

Shared Harvest Food Bank is hosting a pop-up food distribution at Wayne Local Schools for community members.  When:  July 14, 2020Time:  12:30pm to 2:00pmWhere:  Waynesville MIddle School Parking Lot Free food distribution to

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WAYNE LOCAL SCHOOLS - PARENT SURVEY FOR OPENING SCHOOL

Posted on: June 30, 2020

Wayne Local Schools has shared an email with parents containing an invitation to complete a survey.  The timing corresponds with Governor DeWine's announcement of his school re-opening guidance plan. The deadline to complete the survey is

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Notice Regarding Athletics - Phase II Begins

Posted on: June 26, 2020

Notice:  June 26, 2020 COVID-19 Return to Play - Phase 2 Wayne Local High School735 Dayton RoadWaynesville, OH 45068 Download Phase 2 Document here   On Thursday, June 18th, 2020 both Governor DeWine's Office and the Ohio High School Athletic

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Perfect Attendance 2019/2020

Posted on: June 4, 2020

HIGH SCHOOL Colin Amato, Darren (Jake) Amburgy, Savanna Amburgy, Cameron Bailey, Alexis Butt, Emily Cook, Kennedy Deters, Owen Kossler, Noah Lindsey, Anna Lipinski, Levi Morgan, Megan Rieger, Gabriel Stafford, Natalie Woods 4 Year High School Perfect

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New Process Coming Soon for Enrollment Registration

Posted on: June 4, 2020

Wayne Local Schools is transitioning to "Central Registration" for all incoming new students.  At this time, we will not be enrolling new students for 2020/21 until the process has been fully implemented. 

Details will be available by end of June, 2020. 

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Honor Roll for 2019/2020

Posted on: June 4, 2020

HIGH SCHOOL 3.75 AND ABOVE:  Caden Adams, Hazelyn Almeter, Maddie Almeter, Juliana Alvarado, Jake Amburgy, Savanna Amburgy, Ryleigh Anderson, Gracyn Armstrong, Booker Atkins, Harrison Aunspaw, Lindsey Austin, Camerson Bailey, Lorelai Bailey,  Mary

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Congratulations Project Excellence Winners

Posted on: May 26, 2020

CONGRATULATIONS TO KELLEY BRICKER AND LORA SCHAFER!   Superintendent Pat Dubbs, along with the administrative staff, held a zoom meeting to inform and congratulate the winners of this exemplary award.  Due to COVID-19, the Project Excellence

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Farewell Message from Wayne Local Schools

Posted on: May 26, 2020

Click Here for a farewell message from Wayne Local Schools.

 

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Graduation Parade Featured on Channel 7 Tonight

Posted on: May 21, 2020

The Graduation Parade honoring our Senior Class of 2020 was a tremendous success.  The seniors felt the love all around as the Waynesville Community and family and friends showed up in a big way!  Mike Hartsock of Channel 7 joined the festivities

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Senior Walk-Through of Waynesville Elementary School

Posted on: May 21, 2020

Among the traditions for Graduating Seniors from Waynesville High School, one has always been to walk the halls where it all began for most of them, in the hallways of Waynesville Elementary School.  With the circumstances being the way they are,

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Adopt-a-Senior Baskets

Posted on: May 18, 2020

Many thanks to the Waynesville Community for their efforts in helping with the Adopt-a-SeniorClass of 2020.  The baskets were pouring in all weekend long, and we had to use one of the school buses to transport them all to the school for the seniors to

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Notice from Community Officials

Posted on: May 18, 2020

All Independence Day Activites have been CANCELLED in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

The official press release is in the image below.  

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PayPal Link Established to Receive Donations

Posted on: May 11, 2020

Wayne Local has established a PayPal link for donations during this unprecedented time.  There are many difficult strains on families right her in our community and while some families are adapting, there are many others who are

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Applause for All

Posted on: May 11, 2020

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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Honors Bio 2 Class Projects

Posted on: May 11, 2020

The following are links to videos that were shared by Mr. Hardin, High School Biology/Anatomy teacher.  Sophomores Rachel Ingle and Viviana Syvertsen completed the project for their Honors Bio 2 class.  The class was studying the life cycle of

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Celebrating Teachers

Posted on: May 11, 2020

This year’s Teacher Appreciation Week finds our state's educators navigating a new set of challenges and showcasing their ever-present instructional resilience, ingenuity and creativity. While this school year was shaped by unprecedented challenges, it

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This Week's Community Meal

Posted on: May 8, 2020

Special Thank You to the Athletic Boosters for sponsoring this week's Community Meal!   #TheWaynesvilleWay When:  Thursday, May 14thTime:  5-6pmWhere:  Waynesville Middle School  *Must have meal ticket*  -  Pick up

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Happy Staff Appreciation Week

Posted on: May 7, 2020

Happy Staff Appreciation Week to everyone who is a part of our wonderful Wayne Local Schools Team!!       Today we are grateful for so many and so much!  In the midst of the anxiety and difficult times surrounding our current

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OPEN-ENROLLMENT FOR 2020/2021

Posted on: May 4, 2020

 Any CURRENT open-enrollment students should have received a link to submit an electronic open-enrollment application for the 2020/21 school year via email.  The email was sent out to parents several weeks ago.  If you did not receive or have

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Community Dinner To-Go

Posted on: May 4, 2020

REMINDER: 
DINNER TICKETS MUST BE PICKED UP AT FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH ON MONDAYS OR TUESDAYS FROM 5:00 TO 6:00 PM FOR THURSDAY'S MEAL. 

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A Great Big Thank You!

Posted on: May 4, 2020
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National Principals' Day

Posted on: May 1, 2020

Thank you for your educational leadership of our school!! Mrs. Tracey Poole, Elementary School PrincipalMrs. Anna Garafolo, Elementary School Assistant PrincipalMs. Karyn Phyllips, Middle School PrincipalDr. Sam Ison, High School Principal Throughout

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School Lunch Hero Day

Posted on: April 27, 2020

Next Friday, May 1st, is “School Lunch Hero Day” to recognize the hardworking professionals in our school cafeterias.  Currently the halls of our schools are eerily quiet as students and staff members stay home to prevent the spread of

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Class of 2020 Drive By - #BeTheLight

Posted on: April 27, 2020

In honor of our graduating seniors, the Class of 2020, Wayne Local School turned on stadium lights at Spartan Community Field at 8:20 p.m. (20:20 Military Time) on Monday, April 20th to honor graduating seniors.   The #BeTheLight recognition lasted

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CHROMEBOOKS LENT TO STUDENTS

Posted on: April 24, 2020

As remote learning was implemented during the coronavirus pandemic, Wayne Local Schools lent Chromebooks to students in need of an electronic device.  We have made the decision that Chromebooks may remain with students over the summer.  Please keep

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Message from Superintendent Pat Dubbs

Posted on: April 21, 2020

April 21, 2020 Following Governor Mike DeWine’s announcement on Monday, April 20, 2020 to keep school buildings closed for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year, I wanted to share the following information with you. First, we will continue remote

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UPDATE FROM GOVERNOR DEWINE AS OF 4/20/2020:

Posted on: April 20, 2020

  Governor Mike DeWine announced Monday that all K-12 schools in Ohio will continue remote learning for the remainder of the school year due to the coronavirus pandemic. DeWine said a decision has NOT been made about reopening classrooms for the

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Food 2 Go Program

Posted on: April 20, 2020

Thank you to the team of volunteers who work to ensure our community in need is taken care of.   If you'd like to help, but are unsure how, we are in need of monetary donations to keep the program going.  We have established a PayPal link to

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Food 2 Go Program Fundraiser

Posted on: April 20, 2020

FUNDRAISER APPAREL   https://feedwaynesville.itemorder.com The proceeds from each shirt purchased will equally benefit the Food2Go and The Waynesville Way programs. During this time of need, we want to thank you for the help and support in feeding

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Imagination Library

Posted on: April 20, 2020

Resources Available:   Goodnight with Dolly- Link to the imagination library.   https://imaginationlibrary.com/goodnight-with-dolly/ Storyline Online: Popular children's books read by actors and actresses. 

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REMOTE LEARNING EXPERIENCE (RLE) ELEMENTARY PK - 5

Posted on: April 14, 2020

We are all living in unprecedented times and the impact on our lives, personally, socially, and professionally, is significant. Wayne Local Schools is committed to a Waynesville Way approach to teaching and learning. Our Waynesville Way approach will allow us

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Community BBQ Dinner Drive Thru

Posted on: April 10, 2020

When:  Thursday, April 16thTime:  5:00-6:00pmWhere:  Waynesville Middle School  *Must have meal ticket   TICKET pick up at First Baptist Church on Monday thru Wednesday from 5-6pm MEAL pick up at Waynesville Middle School on

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Just a Quick Hello!!!

Posted on: April 10, 2020

 

Click the link for the video from your teachers and staff!

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Daily Quarantine Questions

Posted on: April 7, 2020
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Elementary Newsletter

Posted on: April 3, 2020

Dear Parents and Students, It has been a week of online learning, and we appreciate all you have done to support your student and our teachers. According to the news, we will be in this situation for awhile. I just want you to know we are here for you. All

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Do You Need Technology Assistance?

Posted on: April 1, 2020

Do you need technology assistance?  Are you needing to troubleshoot an issue with a school-issued chromebook?

If so, please direct all questions to tech@wayne-local.com

 

Wayne Local Schools working toward success!

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We Promise, We're Working On It

Posted on: April 1, 2020

Your Wayne Local teams are working remotely to make the best possible outcome for this set of unwanted circumstances.  We understand that this is all new to you, as it is to us as well.  Hang in there, for we are holding daily virtual evaluation

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Need Contact Information or Google Classroom Codes?

Posted on: March 31, 2020

  CLICK HERE for list of Wayne Local School teachers with Google Classroom Codes. CLICK HERE for list of Waynesville High School teacher-contact information.  CLICK HERE for a list of Elementary School & Staff

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Mental Health & Wellness Support

Posted on: March 31, 2020

Students can join our "Project Mental Health & You " Google Classroom to stay connected and Students/Parents may also reach out to our Mental Health Consultant, Josie Muterspaw, between Students can request to schedule a Zoom Video Chat Session (with

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Waynesville Elementary School March 30, 2020 Newsletter Quarter

Posted on: March 30, 2020

Dear Parents and Students, As we all go through this challenging time, please know all of your Waynesville Elementary School Staff is here for you and your family. This is a situation that none of us have ever experienced, and we will all get through this

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Bicentennial Park is Closed

Posted on: March 26, 2020

 Per:  Governor DeWine Order Governor DeWine's stay-at-home order is currently in effect till at least April 6, 2020.  The stay-at-home order includes social distancing and no large groups.  It has come to our attention that

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IMPORTANT MESSAGE: Loaning Electronic Devices to Students

Posted on: March 22, 2020

Updated:  3/22/2020 Important message for those that have contacted Wayne Local Schools about borrowing a device for grades 3-12.   PICK UP DATES AND TIMES HAVE CHANGED:  Due to the Governor's order issued 3/22/2020, device pick up will be

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IMPORTANT NOTICE - INSTRUCTIONAL LEARNING

Posted on: March 20, 2020

LEARNING ACTIVITIES WILL BEGIN MARCH 30TH FOR ALL STUDENTS Wayne Local School District will be using the week of March 23rd-27th as non-instructional calamity days for staff to plan and create instructional opportunities to facilitate learning for our

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Notice: Cancellations

Posted on: March 12, 2020

Based on direction from Governor DeWine, all Wayne Local School District parent-teacher conferences and events are cancelled for this evening. 

Spring Break is effective immediately.

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Important Schedule Notice:

Posted on: March 12, 2020

Posted:  3.11.2020 In an effort to be proactive, Wayne Local Schools will be closed for students only on Friday, March 13th, 2020.  We will also be extending Spring Break by one day and school will be closed for students only on Monday, 23rd,

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Read Across America Day in First Grade

Posted on: March 10, 2020

On Monday, March 2nd, the first grade classes celebrated Read Across America in honor of Dr. Seuss' birthday, by dressing like their favorite Dr. Seuss character. Thank you to the PTO, who gave every student a new book to celebrate this fun

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Fifth Grade Recorder Concert

Posted on: March 10, 2020

On Tuesday, March 3rd the Fifth Grade students performed their Recorder Concert in the Elementary Gym.  These talented Fifth Graders share their music skills in their final Elementary Music program. This concert included songs in a variety of music

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Cowboys and Moms Date Night - March 28th

Posted on: March 10, 2020

When:  SATURDAY, MARCH 28THTime:  7PM-9PM in the Middle School gymCost:  $20 for a family RSVP:  GIVE US A HOLLER TO LET US KNOW YOU’RE COMIN’!!  Download Invitation and Registration Form Games, Prizes,

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ATTENTION Current 5th Grade Parents

Posted on: March 9, 2020

There will be a brief meeting in the Middle School gym on Thursday, March 12th at 6:30 p.m.   The meeting will have information about next year’s classes and Karyn Phillips, Middle School Principal, will answer any questions you may have about

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Expanding Possibilites

Posted on: March 9, 2020

Wayne Local Elementary School welcoming Aero Engineer, Zach Ramey.

Waynesville Elementary students are loving learning about all of the different career opportunites.

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The Spring Book Fair is Coming!!!

Posted on: March 2, 2020

When: March 23rd through March 27thWhere: 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 assigned specific times. Check our

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Hoopla STEM Challenge 2020

Posted on: February 26, 2020

THE EIGHTH ANNUAL HOOPLA STEM CHALLENGE  -  Ready to shoot some hoops? Bring your family to participate in a FREE basketball ‘hot shot’ and education contest with prizes awarded for each shot made! The event is open to boys and girls

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Random Acts of Kindness by our Fourth Graders

Posted on: February 24, 2020

From the beginning of the school year in August, the entire fourth grade has focused on what it means to be kind citizens of our community and world. Each week, students' homework assignment has been to perform a Random Act of Kindness, and what wonderful and

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Preschool Applications Open

Posted on: February 24, 2020

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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Father-Daughter Dance

Posted on: February 24, 2020

HEAR YE! HEAR YE!  ATTENTION ALL PRINCESSES: The WHS After-Prom will once again, be hosting a Father-Daughter Princess Ball on February 29th, from 7pm to 9 pm, in the Waynesville Middle School for PreK through 5th grade.  Refreshments will be

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Great Job Waynesville Junior Lego League Team!!!

Posted on: February 18, 2020

This year, Waynesville’s Junior Lego League Team (JrFLL) participated in the National Lego League theme, Boomtown Build. We spent the season using the engineering design process to build a city and program a small Lego robot. Along the way, our team

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Manners Luncheon in Elementary World

Posted on: February 14, 2020

The elementary school celebrated Valentine's Day with a Manners Luncheon.  The students and staff were dressed in their Sunday best, and the cafeteria was transformed into a fine-dining establishment!  

The students really enjoy the experience and of course, all used their very best manners for the event!

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Warren County Imagination Library

Posted on: February 10, 2020

  SUPERINTENDENT’S MESSAGE Register at www.imaginationlibrary.com Why Early Childhood Literacy? Across the state of Ohio, there are men and women who struggle to read a food label, follow their doctor’s written instructions, or

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100th Day of School

Posted on: January 31, 2020

Waynesville Elementary 1st Grade Students celebrate and have some fun with their 100th day of school!  

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February Menus Have Posted

Posted on: January 24, 2020

The menus have been posted for the month of February.  

Click here to be redirected.

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Elementary Student Receives "Safe Rider Award"

Posted on: January 21, 2020

Trevor Thomas was awarded the “Safe Rider Award.”   Trevor was nominated by his bus driver, Diane Thompson.   Ms. Thompson stated “Trevor always follows the safety procedures getting on and off of the bus.”

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Kindergarten Registration 2020-21

Posted on: January 17, 2020

A meeting will be held on Thursday, February 20th at 6:00 p.m. 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 2020-21 school year. We will

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Reports Cards for 2nd Grading Period

Posted on: January 13, 2020

Reports Card for second grading period were sent home with students on Friday, January 10, 2020.

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Become a Substitute!

Posted on: January 13, 2020

SUBSTITUTES NEEDED FOR BUS DRIVERS, CUSTODIANS AND CAFETERIA WORKERS AT WAYNE LOCAL SCHOOLS If interested, please send an email or contact Jeannie Camery at jcamery@wayne-local.com, (513) 897-8511 or Jan Dworetsky at jdworetsky@wayne-local.com, (513)

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Return to School January 6th

Posted on: January 5, 2020