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High School News

Blog Entries - September 2019

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Former Graduate Receives Full Scholarship

Posted on: September 30, 2019

Former graduate, Jenna Senetra has recently received the prestigious John G. and Jeanne B. McCoy Scholarship. The scholarship program was endowed in 1998 by John G. ’35 and Jeanne B. McCoy to promote and recognize outstanding academic ability and

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NOTICE: Bus Incident

Posted on: September 26, 2019

Tonight, Sept. 26, an SUV hit one of our school buses in Franklin. There are no injuries and minimal damage to bus. All protocol was followed.

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Coleman Dentistry Partners with WHS within the Experiential Learning Program

Posted on: September 26, 2019

Thank you to our hosts at Coleman Dentistry for taking on Senior Joey Bowman as an Intern within the WHS Experiential Learning Program.  Joey is interested in the Dentistry field, and within this program she will be getting

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High School Spirit Week

Posted on: September 25, 2019
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National Voter Registration Day

Posted on: September 24, 2019

Today, September 24th is the fourth Tuesday of September and is also nationally recognized as National Voter Registration Day.    You must be registered to vote in order to exercise your right to vote.  Why should you register to vote? 

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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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SPORTS AND BAND UPDATE FOR 9/20/2019

Posted on: September 23, 2019

Boys Soccer             Boys soccer traveled to Bishop Fenwick on Thursday, and they will take on Wilmington on Saturday. The team has been putting in work, including planning an early morning practice

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Ellis Custom Homes partners with WHS within the Experiential Learning Program

Posted on: September 23, 2019

 Thank you to our hosts Ellis Custom Homes for taking on Senior Tanner Fannin as an Intern within the WHS Experiential Learning Program.  Tanner is interested in pursuing Architecture and Construction and within this program, he gets hands-on

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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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Special Camouflage Jerseys from the Ohio National Guard

Posted on: September 20, 2019

In an Immediate Press Release from the Ohio National Guard, they announce their new Ohio Army National Guard camouflage jerseys will debut this weekend.  High school football teams all across the state of Ohio will be wearing special jerseys at

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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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Senior Anna Parry Named as Commended Student

Posted on: September 19, 2019

Congratulations to Anna K. Parry, WHS Senior, for being named “Commended Student” in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program!

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Practice ACT for all Juniors

Posted on: September 18, 2019

On October 22, all juniors will be taking a full-length practice ACT.  This test will provide valuable data to help prepare students for the official ACT in the spring. CCP and WCCC juniors are asked to take this as well. Students should bring a

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HS Parent Advisory Meeting

Posted on: September 18, 2019

There will be a Parent Advisory Meeting on September 25th for parents who wish to have dialogue with High School Principal, Dr. Ison.  

When:  Wednesday, September 25th
Where:  Spartan Room
Time:  5:30-7:00pm

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National Merit Semi-finalist for 2019

Posted on: September 18, 2019

WHS Senior, Brandon Blair, was notified with the honor of being selected as a National Merit Semifinalist for 2019.

He is one of 16,000 Semifinalists in the country and Canada to be recognized.

Congratulations to Brandon!  We are very proud of him!

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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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Caesar Creek State Park Partners with WHS within the Experiential Learning Program

Posted on: September 18, 2019

   Thank you to our hosts at Caesar Creek State Park for taking on Senior Adam Wilkerson as an Intern within the WHS Experiential Learning Program.  Adam is interested in attending Hocking College in the Fall of 2020.  Within this

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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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Warren County Youth Chamber of Commerce

Posted on: September 18, 2019

Four WHS students joined Principal Dr. Ison at the Golden Lamb on September 10th as members of the Warren County Youth Chamber of Commerce.  The mission is to provide development opportunities that empower young people and create awareness and acceptance

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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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Lady Spartans Take on Alter Tonight!

Posted on: September 16, 2019
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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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Guest Speaker from Sinclair Visits with 11th Grade

Posted on: September 13, 2019

"Students in College & Career Readiness listen to guest speaker, Julie Ilg from Sin Clair, speak about the options after high school." College & Career Readiness is a required class for all 11th graders. If you are interested in speak to students in

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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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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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SPORTS AND BAND UPDATE

Posted on: September 9, 2019

  Football             Varsity Football kicked off their season last Friday with a 42-7 win against the Bexley Lions. The defense stayed tough throughout the whole game, limiting the opposing

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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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Warren County Junior Chamber of Commerce Now Forming

Posted on: September 4, 2019

In coordination with the Waynesville Area Chamber of Commerce, Waynesville High School is currently seeking interested Juniors and Seniors who would like to be a part of the Warren County Junior Chamber of Commerce.   The program would be an

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WCCC and Alternative School Dismissed Early 9/4/2019 Due to a Water Main Break

Posted on: September 4, 2019

Warren County Career Center and the Alternative School have dismissed early today, September 4th, 2019 due to a water main break.  Alternative School and WCCC students who do not have transportation will be taken to Waynesville High School, where

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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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ATTENTION All Current 12th Grade Parents

Posted on: September 3, 2019

2019/2020 SENIOR VACCINATION REQUIREMENTS Beginning with the start of the 2019/2020 school year, all pupils entering the 12th grade are required to be vaccinated against meningococcal. A second (2nd) dose of meningococcal) vaccine is required prior to entry

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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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Parent Volunteer Opportunities in High School

Posted on: September 2, 2019

Throughout times during the school year, the high school has various opportunities for parents to get involved with volunteering or business partnerships.  We'd love to know if you would be interested in helping this school year.  Below, there is a

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Important Notice for all Graduates of Wayne Local Schools

Posted on: September 1, 2019

Important Notice for all Graduates of Wayne Local Schools In 30 days from today, October 1st, 2019, all waynelocal.net Google Accounts assigned to past students will be closed.  If you would like to save any documents (docs, sheets, slides, pdfs, etc),

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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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