Elementary School News

Blog Entries - August 2017

Important Notice

Posted on: August 30, 2017

On Wednesday midday, August 30th, one of our afternoon elementary buses had an accident with a private vehicle. Fortunately, no one sustained injuries.   At this time, students are back in class and all parents of students involved have been notified.

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Fan Spirit Shop Now Open!

Posted on: August 30, 2017

Waynesville Clothing 17 is now open! Find items that we've picked out specifically for our school. There is also spiritwear available for your family and friends. Check out the shop details below. OUR SHOP DETAILS - Shop Now:

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Voting in Ohio is easy as 1-2-3.....

Posted on: August 29, 2017

Voting in Ohio is easy as 1, 2 3….. Register to vote for the upcoming election.  You must be registered at least 30 days before Election Day. Select which voting option works best for you: Absentee voting by mail Early in-person voting Vote

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Truancy Laws in Ohio

Posted on: August 28, 2017


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Alert: Traffic Conditions for the Away Varsity Football Game

Posted on: August 25, 2017

ATTENTION: The following is a suggestion for the trip to Bethel for tonight’s football game. Traffic on 275 and 32 this time of day is very slow to stand still  with a lot of construction going on 275 and 32 right now.  The better route will

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Waynesville Students Go Outside to Witness and Learn about the Eclipse

Posted on: August 22, 2017

In an article published by WHIO TV staff writer, Jeremy Kelley, Waynesville was featured for our Eclipse Community Event. Hundreds of students, staff members and community members met at the Spartan Community Field to witness the eclipse on Monday,

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Spartan Challenge Question

Posted on: August 21, 2017
Challenge question for Spartan community
The Sun rises in the east and sets in the west;
so why will the eclipse move west to east?
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What is the Moon's Role during a Solar Eclipse?

Posted on: August 21, 2017
Published by NASA'S Goddard Space Flight Center, the video link below offers a great explanation of the moon's location during an eclipse.  



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Eclipse Event Viewer

Posted on: August 18, 2017

Check out this extra measure of precaution that the elementary building has taken to protect our younger students and their smaller faces during the Eclipse Event on Monday, Aug 21st.    The viewers are being attached to paper plates with small cut

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Posted on: August 17, 2017

Please be aware that Wayne Local School District will be conducting a test of their emergency phone notification system on Friday, August 18th.  The message will begin with a brief intro that it is "only a test."

Thank you for your cooperation. 

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RAIN DATE for the Back to School Bash!

Posted on: August 17, 2017

Good morning!   I know this first day is exciting and busy for all of you! Thank you for all of the preparation you have done this summer for the students and their families. It does not go unnoticed!    Due to potentially

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Community Eclipse Event

Posted on: August 15, 2017

The Mary L. Cook Public Library and Wayne Local Schools are hosting an Eclipse Viewing Event on August 21, 2017.  The community is welcome to join our students and staff in our outdoor stadium to view The Great American Solar Eclipse. It is the first

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Reminder: Back To School Nights

Posted on: August 15, 2017

High School Open House – Tues, Aug. 15 – 6:00-8:00 p.m. Middle School Orientation and Open House - Wed., Aug 16 New Student Orientation –  5:00 – 5:30 p.m. Sixth Grade Orientation – 5:30 – 6:30

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Free or Reduced School Meals Family Applications Now Available

Posted on: August 15, 2017

2017/2018 Free and Reduced School Meals Family Applications are available.  You may print the attached application or pick up in the High School, Middle School, or Elementary buildings.   Please return the completed application to any building

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Posted on: August 14, 2017

IT’S ABOUT MORE THAN AIR CONDITIONING!   Waynesville, Ohio – August 14, 2017:   When a classroom is sweltering, it is difficult to be productive; cooler temperatures in a classroom improve focus and productivity.  It allows

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Wayne Local Board Passes Bond Issue Resolution

Posted on: August 11, 2017

WAYNE LOCAL BOARD PASSES BOND ISSUE RESOLUTION (4.68 MILLS)   Waynesville, Ohio – August 11, 2017:   The Board of Education of the Wayne Local School District officially passed a resolution on Monday evening (August 7, 2017) for the

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Elementary Classroom/Teacher Assignments Announced August 8th

Posted on: August 7, 2017

Hard copies of student classroom assignments/schedules will be available starting at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, August 8.  We will also be emailing parents individually with the same information.  Parents are welcome to visit the Elementary Office if

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WLS is Excited to Announce a New Chapter

Posted on: August 5, 2017

WAYNE LOCAL SCHOOLS TO PARTNER WITH OHIO FACILITIES CONSTRUCTION COMMISSION Waynesville, Ohio – August 2017: Over the course of the 2016/17 school year, Wayne Local Schools embarked on an evaluation of our district facilities. The process included a

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