Elementary School News

Blog Entries - 2021

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May Menus

Posted on: April 21, 2021

The May cafeteria menus have posted. 

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Elementary Students Learn about Busy Bees

Posted on: April 21, 2021

Busy Bees On Wednesday first graders got to experience bee keeping first hand. Thanks to our very own Mrs. Shaffer for sharing what it is like being a bee keeper. Mrs. Shaffer has been keeping bees for over ten years and shared some great insight with first

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National Administrative Professionals Day

Posted on: April 21, 2021

National Administrative Professionals’ Day, also known as Secretaries Day or Admin Day, recognizes the professionals who keep an office running smoothly every day. The day recognizes the work of secretaries, administrative assistants, receptionists, and

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WCHD Vaccination Clinics in April

Posted on: April 19, 2021

Warren County Health District - Vaccination Clinics in April Posted on: April 19, 2021   Appointments are available for ages 16*+ for the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine at the Warren County Fairgrounds Tuesday to Thursday through the end of

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Mulch Delivery Date

Posted on: April 19, 2021

Posted:  4/19/2021


NOTE:  Athletic Mulch Sale Delivery Date - April 24, 2021. 
Thank you for your support! 

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Purple Up! Day

Honoring our Military Students

Posted on: April 13, 2021

PURPLE UP! DAY - Honoring the Military Child Purple Up! Day on April 15th recognizes some of the military’s most unsung heroes – their children. The day encourages everyone to wear purple representing all branches of the military and showing

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Youth Volleyball 2021

Posted on: April 12, 2021

Waynesville Lady Spartans Youth Volleyball Clinic 2021 is offering a Free Volleyball Clinic Who can participate:  Grades 2nd-6th When:  Monday, April 26thTime:  3:30-5:30pmPre-Registration due by Thursday, April 22nd, 2021   Youth

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Scholastic Book Fair

Posted on: April 12, 2021

The Spring Book Fair is Coming!!! When: April 12-16th    Where:  Waynesville Elementary Media Center Hallway Your child’s teacher will pick the day they will visit the Book Fair.  You can find this date on the information sheet,

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Perfect Attendance for 3rd Quarter

Posted on: April 6, 2021

HIGH SCHOOL Caden Adams, Colin Amato, Savanna Amburgy, Gracyn Armstrong, Cameron Bailey, Tazzaray Bailey, Eryn Barrett, Landon Beachler, Makayla Bell, Isaiah Blythe, Samantha Boswell, Mira Bouchair, Colton Bradford, Julia Bratton, Jonathan Brillhart, Joshua

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Youth Soccer Fall 2021

Posted on: April 6, 2021

  Waynesville Soccer Association has opened registration for the Fall 2021 youth soccer season.  To register CLICK HERE.  Once on the registration page, click the 'Register' icon in the top right hand corner.  Registration

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Honor Roll & Perfect Attendance for 3rd Grading Period

Posted on: April 6, 2021

HIGH SCHOOL 3.75 & Above: Caden  Adams, Maddie Almeter, Juliana Alvarado, Colin Amato, Jake Amburgy, Savanna Amburgy, Ryleigh Anderson, Gracyn Armstrong, Booker Atkins, Harrison Aunspaw, Lindsey Austin, Cameron Bailey, Kaleb Bauer, Makayla

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Paraprofessional's Day - April 1st

Posted on: April 1, 2021

  Paraprofessionals are an integral part of the special education team, and April 1st is Paraprofessional Appreciation Day. It's a national day dedicated to our support staff (even though they deserve more than one

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COVID-19 Vaccinations

Posted on: March 31, 2021

Kettering Health network is committed to serving you and we are working as quickly as possible to vaccinate the community while following the vaccination guidelines setup by the Ohio Department of Health. On March 29, ODH lowered the qualifying age for

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Positive COVID Tests - UPDATED 3/25

Posted on: March 25, 2021

UPDATED:  March 9, 2021 Dear School Community, Wayne Local School District is committed to the safety and health of our students and staff.  We want to inform you we received confirmation of the following positive case(s) today. 2 positive

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State-Wide Tornado Drill

Posted on: March 24, 2021

As part of Ohio's Spring Severe Weather Awareness Week, the state's annual statewide tornado drill will be held on Wednesday, March 24th. The sirens will be activated one time for three minutes. The test tone will be the same "tornado warning" tone that

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Elementary Book Swap

Posted on: March 22, 2021

The week before Spring Break at WES, our students in grades preschool through fifth, walk the halls to find many books to take home and keep! These books have been donated from the community, parents, and even some out of the classrooms! We are happy to have

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March 12th, - Remote Learning Day

Posted on: March 12, 2021

Friday, March 12th will be a Remote Learning Day and our physical school campus will be closed.  This is due to our staff receiving the Covid-19 vaccination Thursday evening.  Additional instructions and details will follow for each

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Hall of Fame Nominations are Open

Posted on: March 11, 2021

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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Easter Cake Pop Sale

Posted on: March 11, 2021

Available to all students K-12 Please send in ORDER FORM with $3 cash by March 26th. Please send it to any main office.  Cake pop delivery will be Thursday April 1st. Allies Assembly thanks you for your support in this fundraiser. Funds will go to

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Science Saturdays 2021

Posted on: March 10, 2021

SCIENCE SATURDAYS Join us as we embark on a scientific journey.  These FREE shows will spark creativity and curiousity as children and families watch science mystery unfold!   2021 ScheduleMarch 13th - Cyber ScienceMay 8th - Science Gone

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Box Drive

Posted on: March 9, 2021

Waynesville Elementary is looking for boxes!! As you know Waynesville Elementary is looking forward to moving into our beautiful new building. If you have any clean, sturdy, dry boxes in good condition, we would love to have them to pack. They can be dropped

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Warren County Imagination Library

Posted on: March 5, 2021


To learn more and enroll, please visit:  CLICK HERE

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Preschool Registration

Posted on: March 1, 2021

Preschool Registration Opens March 1st, 2021 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

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Staying Connected

Posted on: February 26, 2021

Wayne Local School District uses a number of communication methods to communicate information to families.  As winter weather is upon us, please be sure that you are CONNECTED in the event of weather alerts, school delays, and unexpected

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Free One-on-One Tutoring Available

Posted on: February 26, 2021

Free One-on-One Tutoring Available The Mary L. Cook Library is offering one on one live tutoring to students 7 days a week from 2:00 - 9:00 p.m. You will need your library card to login and create a profile. Check it out on the Mary L. Cook website

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Dr. Seuss' Read Across America Celebration

Posted on: February 26, 2021

Waynesville Elementary School will be celebrating the week of March 1st-5th for Read Across America.  There are planned themes each day as well as some fun book-related events.   Monday - wear something with animal print - "If I Ran the Zoo

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Project Excellence 2020 Winners

Posted on: February 25, 2021

Project Excellence of Warren County, Ohio Congratulations to Kelley Bricker and Lora Schafer, 2020 Project Excellence Award recipients for Wayne Local Schools and Warren County. Kelley has been teaching for 8 years in the Wayne Local School District, and

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Life Changer of the Year Nominee

Posted on: February 24, 2021

Anna (AJ) Garafolo has been nominated as “Life Changer of the Year” sponsored by National Life Group that recognizes and rewards K-12 educators and school employees across the country.  The program celebrates those who are making a

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WLS - Closed - Friday, Feb 19th

Posted on: February 19, 2021

WLS - Friday, February 19th Information Wayne Local Schools will be closed for Friday, February 19th.  Additional instructions and details will follow for each building.  Please watch the website and your email for follow-up

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Important Message from WLS

Posted on: February 17, 2021

Good afternoon Wayne local school district This is an informational message to notify everyone that the school buildings will be physically closed on Friday February 19.  Please watch your email and the website for individualized messages from each

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Elementary School Manners Lunch and Valentine Day Parties

Posted on: February 11, 2021

The Manner's Lunch and Valentine's Day parties are still on for Friday, February 12th.

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Honor Roll & Perfect Attendance for 2nd Grading Period

Posted on: February 8, 2021

HIGH SCHOOL: 3.75 & Above :Caden Adams, Maddie Almeter, Juliana Alvarado, Ava Amato, Colin Amato, Jake Amburgy, Savanna Amburgy, Ryleigh Anderson, Gracyn Armstrong, Booker Atkins, Harrison  Aunspaw, Lindsey Austin, Cameron Bailey, Lorelai Bailey,

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Stay Connected

Posted on: February 2, 2021

Wayne Local School District uses a number of communication methods to communicate information to families.  As winter weather is upon us, please be sure that you are CONNECTED in the event of weather alerts, school delays, and unexpected

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2-Hour Delay with Plan B 1st Grade, Kindergarten and Preschool

Posted on: February 2, 2021

Due to the weather and current road conditions, Wayne Local Schools will operate on a 2-hour delay on Tuesday, February 2nd with Plan B for 1st grade, Kindergarten and Preschool. Plan “B” Delay Schedule is as follows:AM K/Pre-School/AM 1st Grade

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***Inclement Weather Days Information

Posted on: January 29, 2021

In the event that Waynesville area is impacted by inclement weather, we will either be on a 2-Hour Delay schedule or we may implement a Remote Learning School Day.

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WES Screening for Gifted Identification Grades 2-5

Posted on: January 28, 2021

WES does whole grade screening for gifted identification in grades 2-5.   Grades 2 through 5 take the IOWA.The Iowa Achievement test assists us in determining at what level your child is performing based on national comparisons.  As an

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Waynesville Baseball and Softball Registration

Posted on: January 28, 2021

Registration is now open! The Association is excited to announce online registration this year! Registration will be open through February 20, 2021. If you have questions or concerns, please reach out to anyone on the Board of Waynesville Baseball Softball

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Staff Member of the Month

Posted on: January 25, 2021

December 2020 - Congratulations to Leslie Schleman for being December’s Staff Member of the Month- Representing “JOY”!   Leslie, our Band Director, was chosen by fellow staff members for this well-deserved award.  The theme

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Triple P Power of Positive Parenting Zoom Classes

Posted on: January 19, 2021

Triple P is a FREE parenting support program!  It encourages caregivers while exploring the joys and challenges of raising children.  "The fact that you worry about being a good parent means you already are one!" Triple P (Power of Positive

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Cold Weather is Here!!

Posted on: January 19, 2021

Just a reminder that cold weather is here. Please make sure that your child or children are dressed appropriately for the cold weather. Dress your child in layers:1. Base layers (the layer right next to your child’s skin) What it does: wicks

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2021 Registration NOW OPEN!!

Posted on: January 19, 2021

Registration for the 2021 Spring Lacrosse Season is NOW OPEN!  Registration Link Go to the drop down and select the appropriate season to register (Middle School, Youth, or K-2).  Don’t forget, if you’re a returning member and will be

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Vaccinations for Covid-19 in Warren County

Posted on: January 15, 2021

 January 15, 2021   For Immediate Release Media Contact: Public Information Officer, snorton@wcchd.com, (513-695-2475) Vaccination for Covid -19 in Warren County   The Warren  County Health District (WCHD) is continuing its

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Reports Cards for 2nd Grading Period

Posted on: January 14, 2021

Report cards will be going home this week on Friday, January 15th for the 2nd grading period/1st semester.


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National Technology Appreciation

Posted on: January 8, 2021

National Technology Day is recognized this week and focuses on the way technology changes the world and looks to the future of technology. From the wheel to smartphones, we honor technological achievements made that impact our daily lives. At Wayne Local

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Additional Lunch Support

Posted on: January 5, 2021

Additional Lunch Support for Remote Learning Days on January 5th through January 8, 2021:  Free and reduced lunch service will be available for families to pick-up from the hours of 11am -12 pm. on January 5 – January 8, 2021.  If this

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District-Wide Remote Learning

Posted on: January 2, 2021

Original Post Date: December 15, 2020   The District will start on remote learning after the holiday break from January 5th through January 8th.  Face to face instruction will resume on January 11, 2021.  The Wayne Local Board

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