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Coach Jordan and Graduates Anderson and Carmichael Chosen for SWOFCA 2019 Game

Posted on: June 10, 2019

The Greater Cincinnati showcase event held last weekend at Kings Stadium witnessed a big win during the 44th edition of the 2019 SWOFCA East/West All-Star Game.  Waynesville's Head Football Coach Scott Jordan coached the East side all-stars to a

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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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Athlete of the Week

Posted on: June 10, 2019

Congratulations to recently graduated senior Brady Stone for having been named Athlete of the Week.  

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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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Commencement Photos Available

Posted on: June 6, 2019

Celebrate your achievements with commemorative photos of the commencement ceremony through Lifetouch.  Visit events.lifetouch.com to sign up and receive notification when your proofs are online and ready to view.  For all of the details, CLICK

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High School Report Cards and Transcripts

Posted on: June 3, 2019

Regarding High School Report Cards:

Along with the report cards, please notice that there is a copy of your student’s transcript enclosed and their 2019-20 class schedule with their enrolled classes.

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The Honors Assembly and "The Senior Walk"

Posted on: May 24, 2019

Last Monday, the graduates for the Class of 2019 gathered at the school for the Honors Assembly and their final senior walk.  Sporting their official cap and gowns, the processional into the gym was a glimpse of what is yet to come at their official

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Congratulations to the Class of 2019!

Posted on: May 23, 2019

On behalf of Waynesville High School staff, Administration and Board of Education, I would like to congratulate the class of 2019 on your well-deserved success!  We wish you the best in your future endeavors and look forward to seeing and hearing about

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Waynesville's Athletics Signing Day

Posted on: May 22, 2019

On Wednesday, May 15th, the entire 6th-12th grade student body attended an assembly honoring seven seniors who plan to further their academic and athletic careers at the collegiate level.  Those students honored were: Grant Johnson signed to attend

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Exams Schedules

Posted on: May 21, 2019
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8th Grade Student Places 6th and 8th at State

Posted on: May 21, 2019

Congratulations to 8th grader, Brooke Schoephoerster, who placed 8th in the state in the Discus with a distance of 95 feet 2 inches and 6th in the Shot Put with a distance of 39 feet 2.75 inches!!!

Competition took place at Lancaster High School on Saturday, May 11.

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Life Skills Class Gets Treated to Pizza

Posted on: May 21, 2019

Students in Mrs. Bakers Life Skills class were treated to pizza today as a thank you for washing the girls basketball uniforms.

Thanks to the Coaches and girls for doing this!! 

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Campus Clean-up a Huge Success

Posted on: May 21, 2019

Wenzler Landscape Management of Waynesville, Ohio helped Wayne Local Schools with their landscaping this past weekend. The landscape company graciously donated their time, energy, and mulch to the school.  In addition, there were plenty of student

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Congratulations to Grace Jordan, WACC Valedictorian 2019

Posted on: May 21, 2019

The 2019 Senior Ceremony Program for the Warren County Career Center was held on Thursday, May 16, 2019.  Congratulations to GRACE JORDAN, WACC Valedictorian and all of our 15 Career Center

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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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Honors Assembly and Senior Walk

Posted on: May 19, 2019

The Honors Assembly and Senior Walk will be held in the high school gym at 8:00am on Monday, May 20th. Following the assembly, the seniors will take a final walk through the hallways of Waynesville schools, ending in the elementary school halls where their

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Prom Court 2019

Posted on: May 17, 2019

Congratulations to the Prom Court 2019! The students all had a fantastic time! Great job by the Prom Committee, led by Advisor, Kelley Purkey.  The gymnasium was transformed in spectacular fashion.  The students even participated in a Red Carpet

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The Mulch is Still Available While Supplies Last

Posted on: May 17, 2019

The football and baseball teams have leftover bags of brown mulch for sale AT $5 each. 

Please contact the high school athletic office if interested in purchasing 513-897-2776.

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Student Council Treats the High School Teachers

Posted on: May 17, 2019

In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, the high school student council worked to provide a week of goodies and special treatment for their teachers and staff.  For Monday-Thursday of last week, the teachers were rewarded with small tokens of appreciation

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Girls Tennis Informational Meeting

Posted on: May 16, 2019

There will be an informational meeting for those interested in Fall 2019-20 Girls Tennis. 

Monday, May 20th
2:45pm
in the Spartan Room

 

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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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France and Italy Trip 2021

Posted on: May 14, 2019

There will be an informational meeting for the Italy and France Trip 2021 on Thursday, May 16th at 6pm in the Spartan Room.  The trip is for 2021 (current freshment and sophomores who will be juniors and seniors in 2021) Please RSVP your interest to

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Wrestling Meeting MS/HS

Posted on: May 14, 2019

There will be a Middle School/High School Wrestling Meeting for 2019-20.

Monday, May 20th

4:30-5:00pm in the Spartan Room

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MS-HS Spring Concert 2019

Posted on: May 14, 2019

The Waynesville Music Department and their talented students once again wow'd audience members with their performances at the Spring Concert on Monday night.  Under the direction of Leslie Schleman, Band Director, and Keith Minnery, Choir Director, the

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Senior Exam Schedule

Posted on: May 14, 2019
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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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Senior Ride In Day 2019

Posted on: May 10, 2019

Waynesville High School would like to give a shout out to the Waynesville Police Department today for their support and cooperation with the senior “Drive-In” day festivities this morning. Even with the initial delay to work out the details, the

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Sports Physicals May 14th

Posted on: May 9, 2019

Mark Your Calendars!   2019 Save the Date CLICK HERE TO BE REDIRECTED TO FINAL FORMS Sports Physicals Dayton Sports Medicine Institute, Kettering Health Network, and Orthopedic Associates of Southwest Ohio are collaborating to provide a full,

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SENIOR ONLY - HS Spirit Week

Posted on: May 9, 2019

"Beach Day"

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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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In-Demand Jobs Week

Posted on: May 7, 2019

Along with 11 other participating school programs, Wayne Local High School celebrated In-Demand Jobs Week at a signing event on May 6th, 2019.  The purpose of In-Demand Jobs Week is to highlight careers in and around the area and where the starting

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Important Information About Graduation Photos

Posted on: May 7, 2019

Celebrate Your Achievement Honor Your Graduation with Commencement Portraits Graduation photography by Lifetouch Special Events Everyone will be photographed Photos will be online at events.lifetouch.com ten days after the

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Waynesville Idol Coming May 10th - Tickets on Sale Now

Posted on: May 7, 2019

Program begins at 1:00pm.

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High School Girls Soccer Meeting

Posted on: May 7, 2019

There will be a meeting Sunday, May 12, at 7:30 pm in the cafeteria for any girl interested in playing high school soccer next fall.  You and a parent/guardian should attend. 

If you cannot attend, please see Coach Bricker in room 102.

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HS Student Council & Class Officer Voting Results for 2019-20

Posted on: May 3, 2019

CONGRATULATIONS to the NEWLY ELECTED CLASS OFFICERS & STUDENT COUNCIL OFFICERS 2019-20 !! Senior Class Officers President:  Anna ParryVice President:  Kailee WebbTreasurer:  openSecretary:  Alexis Wynn Student Council:  Grant

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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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Waynesville Ranks Among the Top Public High Schools

Posted on: May 1, 2019

U.S. News and World Report’s 2019 ranking of Best Public High Schools recognized several of the same local schools that generally score well on Ohio’s state report card With Oakwood High School leading the way for the Dayton area; other

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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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Seniors Butterbaugh & Blankenship Named for the OHSFCA North South Classic

Posted on: April 29, 2019

Congrats to Senior Riley Blankenship for being selected to play in the OHSFCA North South Classic on the South Division 4-7 game on April 27th at noon in Massillon, Ohio.  As a senior, Riley was named First Team All SWBL, First Team All-Southwest District and Honorable Mention All Ohio."

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2019 Prom - RED CARPET EVENT

Posted on: April 26, 2019

Waynesville HS Prom is right around the corner and we have a special announcement!  RED CARPET EVENT:  APRIL 27th ...THE COMMUNITY IS INVITED for our first ever Red Carpet Event.  Please join us in the Middle School Gym to watch the

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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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CANCELLED: Mock Crash April 26

Posted on: April 26, 2019

***CANCELLED***  Due to the uncertainty with weather and wind, we are going to CANCEL today’s Mock Car Crash Waynesville High School Juniors and Seniors will observe our bi-annual Mock Car Crash on Friday, April 26th at 1pm in the Bicentennial

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Upcoming Game for Senior Rachel Murray

Posted on: April 26, 2019

Rachel Murray played in the State North South basketball game at Denison on April 25th at 8:00.

Rachel was League, District, and AP Southwest District player of the year. Rachel was also 1st team All State.

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15th Annual Jazz Dinner

Posted on: April 26, 2019

15th Annual Jazz Dinner

Friday, May 17th
Doors open at 6:00pm
Dinner and music begin at 6:30pm

Tickets are $10 in advance, $15 at the door

Silent Auction!

Dinner provided by Davidson's Meat Processing

Featuring:  The Spartan Steel Band and the WHS Jazz Band

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Color Guard Clinic for 2019-20

Posted on: April 26, 2019

Spartan Marching Band Color Guard Clinic for the 2019-20 season will be held on Thursdays from 6:00pm-8:30pm beginning May 2nd.  

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Congratulations to our Athletes of the Week

Posted on: April 24, 2019

Congratulations to Sophomore Leah Butterbaugh and Juniors Carli Brown and Kenzie Purkey for all being named Athlete of the Week!!



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'It's Beach Time' After Prom 2019

Posted on: April 24, 2019

Tickets for this year's After Prom will be on sale at the HS concession stand area after school every day this week.  

$10 per ticket

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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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Senior Taylor Eitel Earns Associates Degree

Posted on: April 18, 2019

Congratulations to Senior Taylor Eitel for earning her Associate's Degree from Sinclair Community college within the College Credit Plus Program.   Taylor is a member of the WHS Class of 2019.  She chose to challenge herself in the College

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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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Seal of Biliteracy

Posted on: April 9, 2019

What is the Seal of Biliteracy?   This year, Wayne Local School is offering for the first time: The Seal of Biliteracy. The Seal of Biliteracy is an award given by our school in recognition of students who have studied and attained proficiency in two or

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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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Artists of Italy and France Trip a Success!

Posted on: April 9, 2019

First spring break art trip was a success! Our art trip over spring break to France and Italy exposed students to art, culture and language. During the trip travelers visited Rome, Florence and Paris. In each city we saw lots of famous

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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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Franklin B. Walter Scholarship Award Recipient Macy Burchfield

Posted on: April 9, 2019

Congratulations to Senior Macy Burchfield, recipient of the Franklin B. Walter Scholarship Award.  The award was established by the Ohio Superintendent's Educational Service Association to promote student achievement and recognize outstanding students.

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Life Skills Class Organizes a Fundraiser for Area Nonprofit

Posted on: April 5, 2019

In the Life Skills Class, the students have been working on a fundraising promotion where they will begin selling Laffy Taffy ropes in the cafeteria during high school lunches for $1 each.   The monies raised will be helping an area non-profit

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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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High School Boys Soccer Meeting

Posted on: April 5, 2019

There is an informational meeting for all boys in current grades 8-11 for the High School Men's Soccer program. This will be for the upcoming season 2019-2020.

Location:  WHS Cafeteria
Date and Time:  Wednesday, April 17th at 6:00 p.m.

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Fazoli's Fundraiser for Cross Country

Posted on: April 4, 2019

Tuesday, April 9th, 2019 11:00am - 8:00pm6110 Wilmington PikeDayton, OH When you purchase your meal mention your group's name and follow the restaurant's instructions to receive 20% of your meal's price donated back to Waynesville High School

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Marine Biology Parent Informational Meeting

Posted on: April 3, 2019

Interested in the Marine Biology Trip?  Parent Meeting for Students Interested in going on the Marine Biology Trip during the 2019-2020 school year can attend a meeting on April 15th at 6pm in Science Lab 1 with Mr. Hardin.  Come and learn about

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Congratulations to our Newest Members of National Honor Society

Posted on: April 2, 2019

Waynesville High School wishes to congratulate the newest members to the National Honor Society!!  

The induction ceremony will be held on Sunday, April 7th at 2:30pm in the high school gym. 

 

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Athletes Signing Day Information

Posted on: April 1, 2019

Signing Day Information We would like to recognize your signing accomplishment by celebrating you at our Athletic Signing Day! Where: Spartan Room, Waynesville High School When: Wednesday, May 15th at 2:00 pm Please invite your family, current and future

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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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Waynesville Girls Basketball Banquet Open to Community - RSVP Required

Posted on: March 28, 2019

Update:  3/28/2019Waynesville Girls Basketball Banquet Open to Community   Coach Gabbard opened up the requests to attend the banquet after several suggestions in their State Runner Up season!  Banquet is April 4th at 6:30pm and the cost is

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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

Lady Spartans Win the SemiFinals Game!

Posted on: March 15, 2019

Watch the last minute and game-winning shot of the Lady Spartans semifinals game !! The FINALS game for the State Title will be played on Saturday morning, at 10:45am, at the Shottenstein Center in Columbus.  Tickets will be available at the area ticket

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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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Winter Sports Community Pep Rally

Posted on: March 13, 2019

Waynesville hosted a very enthusiastic gymnasium full of excited and supportive community members for our Community Pep Rally honoring our winter sports.  Highlights of the evening were our Final Four Girls Basketball Team, 4-time State Champion

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HS Course Request Sheets Due Before Spring Break

Posted on: March 11, 2019

Important Reminder:  High School Course Request Sheets are due before Spring Break.  Students received their grade-level forms during school on Wednesday, March 6th.   Course Scheduling

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Blood Drive Coming Monday, March 11th

Posted on: March 11, 2019

Waynesville students and staff members participated in our semi-annual blood drive on Monday, March 11th.  The process is so streamlined, and many of our students regularly anticipate the drive and the opportunity to give selflessly.   Blood

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Marine Biology Meeting

Posted on: March 11, 2019

Marine Biology Trip Informational Meeting, March 13th and March 28th in Science Lab #1.  Learn about this amazing adventure. 

Trip Date:  April 4-11, 2020.

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Another Amazing Weekend for Waynesville Cheerleading

Posted on: March 10, 2019

Update:  3/10/2019
Another Amazing Weekend for Waynesville Cheerleading


Competition Cheer Stunting State Champs Again!!!

 

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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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NHS Volunteering at 4PAWS in Xenia

Posted on: March 6, 2019


Spartan National Honor Society members volunteered their time and service with the 4PAWS For Ability Organization in Xenia on Saturday, March 3!

Thank you to those that gave up time on a Saturday for community service!

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ACT Testing for ALL Juniors

Posted on: March 5, 2019

UPDATED:  3/5/2019    On Tuesday, March 12th, 2019, ALL Juniors will be taking the state funded ACT test.   It is important to note that ALL Freshman, sophomores, and seniors will not be permitted in the buildings

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2019 Summer Enrichment Camps

Posted on: March 5, 2019

Warren County Educational Service Center is proud to offer their Summer Enrichment Camps for 2019.  Registration is now open for camps like WiSTEM, Construction, and Waterbotics STEM.  We are also now accepting applications for Exploring

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Cheerleading Tryouts and Parent Meeting

Posted on: March 5, 2019

CHEERLEADING TRYOUTS for…    Waynesville Junior High and High School Squads Including Football, Basketball, and Competition   Cheerleading tryouts for the 2019-20 school year will be held March 26-28, 2019.  Parents of any

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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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Senior Joey Carter Earns a Place in the National Technical Honor Society

Posted on: March 4, 2019

Wayne Local is pleased to announce the appointment of William (Joey) Carter to the National Technical Honor Society at the Warren County Career Center in Power Systems. Joey joined 70 other seniors into the National Technical Honor Society on Feb. 28. 

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2019 Scholastic Art-Writing Awards

Posted on: March 4, 2019

The following students submitted to the annual Scholastic Art And Writing Competition this year and received awards for their artwork.  Students receiving Gold Keys, Silver Keys, Honorable Mentions, or American Voices & Visions Nominations

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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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HS Large Group Contest Coming March 8th

Posted on: March 1, 2019

Update:  

The band will be performing at Madison High School on Friday, March 8th at 4:30 p.m. and the choir will be performing at Eaton High School on the same date (March 8th) at 7:20 p.m

 

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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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WHS Swim Team Caps The Season At State

Posted on: March 1, 2019

The Waynesville High School Swim Team caps off its amazing season at the OHSAA State Swimming and Diving meet in Canton, Ohio last weekend.  Junior Owen Conley led the Spartans with a pair of gold medals; one in the 200 Freestyle and the other in the 200

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Read Across America Day

Posted on: March 1, 2019
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HS Football Parent/Player Meeting for 2019-20

Posted on: March 1, 2019

  Football Player/Parent Meeting for all players entering grades 9-12 Date:  March 7th Time:  7 pm Location:  High School Agenda:  Introduction of coaching staff, calendar, fundraiser information, and other pertinent

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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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Boys Tennis Interest Meeting

Posted on: February 28, 2019
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Boys Basketball Win Wednesday Night

Posted on: February 28, 2019

Update:  2-28-2019

 

The Boys Basketball Team wins 49-44!

They will now advance to play in District Semi-Finals at 4:00pm on Saturday at Butler HS (Vandalia) vs. Stivers.

Pre-sale tickets will be on sale in the HS office through the end of the school day on Friday.

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HS Band and Choir Pre-Contest Concert

Posted on: February 28, 2019

Fantastic group performances from the band and the choir this past Monday evening.  

Both groups presented material that they have been working on for the upcoming contests.  

Good luck at the contests and congratulations on a successful evening!!

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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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Seniors Composite Photo Orders Due March 15th

Posted on: February 27, 2019

Attention Seniors:  Prestige Portraits is offering the opportunity to purchase a composite photo of your senior class.  Orders must be postmarked by Friday, March 15th, 2019 and will be mailed to your home.  The composite photo comes in an

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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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Junior Owen Conley Nominated for Athlete of the Week

Posted on: February 26, 2019

Junior Owen Conley Nominated for Athlete of the Week   Waynesville High School is proud to announce that we have a candidate for the MaxPreps Ohio High School Athleteof the Week Award....JUNIOR OWEN

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Senior Graduation Orders & Class Rings

Posted on: February 25, 2019

REMINDER TO ALL SENIORS AND SENIOR PARENTS: If you have NOT ordered your cap and gown, attached is the late order form or you may obtain in the high school office.  Also, reminder that school fees must be paid prior to May 22,

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WHS Swimmers State Contest

Posted on: February 22, 2019

Results as of 2/22/2019: Owen Conley is seated first in the 200 Free and 200 IM for finals tonight.  Will Kelley finished 19th in his 100 Free.  Audrey Conley is seated 2nd in the 500 Free and 11th in the 200 Free for finals tonight The girls

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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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Coming February 22 - Wear Your Orange!

Posted on: February 21, 2019

  Coming February 22, we're honoring and recognizing healthy relationships by wearing orange.  All Teen Alliance Council members will be sporting this original tee and everyone is encouraged to grab something orange in color from your closet to

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HS Writing Center Currently Seeking 2019-20 Applicants

Posted on: February 21, 2019

Waynesville High School is seeking Writing Center tutors for the 2019-2020 school year! If you are currently in Grade 10 or 11, have good writing skills and people skills, good attendance, and room in your schedule next year, please apply to Mrs. Polzinetti

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

Posted on: February 20, 2019

Update:  7:56am

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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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Girls Spring Softball Important Information

Posted on: February 14, 2019

  HS Softball Tryouts & Mandatory Parent Meeting  Tryouts:Monday-Friday February 18th-22nd3-4PM in the Block House4-6PM in the MS Gym  Mandatory Parent MeetingWednesday, February 20th at 6PM in the Spartan Room   Interested in

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HS Math Team Takes 3rd Place

Posted on: February 12, 2019

  The high school math team traveled to Ohio Northern University on Monday evening to compete against area high schools.  The competition ended with an impressive overall win of 3rd place!! Individual place winners were Morgan Miller who took 1st

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Waynesville Varsity Wrestling

Posted on: February 11, 2019


The Waynesville Varsity Wrestling team will travel to Monroe for the SWBL Tournament this Friday and Saturday, (February 15-16).

Action begins at 6:00pm Friday and 10:00AM Saturday.

Good luck Spartans!

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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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Advanced Placement Parent Informational Meeting

Posted on: February 11, 2019

There will be an Introduction to the Advanced Placement Program (AP) for parents and students interested in taking Advanced Placement (AP) classes in the coming school year. When:  Thursday, February 21stTime:  6:00pmLocation:  high school

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Lady Spartans Come out on TOP

Posted on: February 9, 2019

 

A big weekend for Waynesville Athletics as the Lady Spartans basketball team earns their place as SWBL CHAMPS!!!

CONGRATULATIONS LADY SPARTANS!!

 

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IMPORTANT REMINDER: Class of 2019

Posted on: February 7, 2019

  REMINDER TO ALL SENIORS AND SENIOR PARENTS IF YOU HAVE NOT ORDERED YOUR CAP AND GOWN HERE IS THE LATE ORDER FORM OR YOU MAY PICK ONE UP IN THE HIGH SCHOOL OFFICE Also remember that school fees must be paid prior to May 22, 2019. Senior Late Order

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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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Baseball Pre-Season Meeting

Posted on: February 6, 2019

 

The Waynesville High School Baseball team will be holding its preseason meeting February 6th at 7:00pm in the Spartan Room.

All interested players and their parents should be in attendance.

 

 

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College Credit Plus Parent Meeting

Posted on: February 5, 2019

College Credit Plus Parent Meeting February 12, 2019 at 6:00pm   The College Credit Plus Parent Meeting at WHS will be held on February 12, 2019 from 6:00pm-7:00pm in the WHS Spartan Room.  Wayne Local Schools is very proud to have

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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.  

Click here to be redirected 

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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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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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Girls Basketball UPDATE

Posted on: January 29, 2019

Update:  1-29-2019   Tim Gabbard is in his 39th season coaching the Waynesville High School girls basketball team. Key members of the unbeaten Spartans are, front (left) Hannah Gill, Carli Brown, Gabbard, Kenzie Purkey and Leah Butterbaugh. Back

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Boys Basketball Spartan UPDATE

Posted on: January 29, 2019

Update:  1-29-2019 Boys Basketball Update VARSITY: The Spartan have split their last two league games, losing to Northridge 73-45 and defeating Milton-Union 59-42.  The Spartans were led in the Northridge game by Ryan Papanek with 12 points. 

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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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Boys Basketball Partners with Shoes4theShoeless

Posted on: January 28, 2019

Shoes4theShoeless Partnership The boys basketball program has partnered with Shoes4theShoeless, which is a nonprofit organization in the Miami Valley that provides brand new socks and shoes for under privileged children.  Please visit their website and

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Mental Health Support

Posted on: January 28, 2019

  Mental Health Support groups for second semester are currently being formed.  Sign up forms are now available... click here!   Please turn the attached form to the high school office by February 1st. Please discuss this option

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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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Mental Health Awareness Education

Posted on: January 14, 2019

Starting January 18th through February 28 all students 6-12 will hear a Mental Health Awareness presentation by Solutions staff Mirranda Glaskox and Counselor Cathy Joefreda.  This presentation will cover the definition of  Mental Health, types of

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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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Prom Committe Meeting This Friday!

Posted on: January 9, 2019


The first prom committee meeting will be held on Friday, Jan. 11th at 6:45am. 

The meeting will be held on the left side of the lobby next to the high school office. 

Meeting will include discussion about future meeting dates and times.

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School Reopens January 7th, 2019

Posted on: January 6, 2019