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Blog Entries - 2022

thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving

Posted on: November 23, 2022

May the blessings of this Thanksgiving fill your heart and home with happiness and gratitude.  

May you have a wonderful Thanksgiving with friends and family!

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WCCC tour

Sophomores visit WCCC

Posted on: November 21, 2022

On Thursday November 17th, sophomores at the high school visited the Warren County Career Center.  The students had the opportunity to visit programs at the main campus in Lebanon and the Atrium campus in Middletown.  Students toured the facilities,

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breakfrast with santa

Breakfast with Santa

Posted on: November 21, 2022
grand opening invitation

Celebrate With Us!

Posted on: November 21, 2022

We are so excited to reveal this beautiful auditorium, classrooms, administration offices, and creative space that will inspire exceptional performances, events, and initiatives that will enlighten, entertain and reflect the best of the arts and humanity!

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remote learning

Remote Learning Day for Students

Posted on: November 21, 2022

Nov. 22, 2022 - REMOTE LEARNING DAY FOR STUDENTS

Nov. 23 through Nov. 25 - NO SCHOOL

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christmas in the village

Waynesville's Christmas in the Village

Posted on: November 21, 2022

2022 Christmas in the Village Waynesville takes on the nostalgic feeling of Christmas past as the downtown is adorned in traditional holiday décor. Make plans to visit this holiday season as we have exciting entertainment, strolling throughout the

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gingerbread contest

Gingerbread Contest

Posted on: November 21, 2022
lean six sigma

Lean Six Sigma Class visits FESTO Corp.

Posted on: November 21, 2022

On Thursday, November 10th, students in the Lean Six Sigma class at the high school attended a field trip to FESTO Corp. in Mason.  The students were given an overview of the company and were able to tour the facility.   The tour included a

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canned food drive

Annual Canned Food Drive - coming in December!

Posted on: November 15, 2022

The Wayne Local Schools Food Drive is a school community event that has been an annual tradition for many years. Donating food to the Waynesville Food Pantry helps so many families in need. Wayne Local Schools empowers students to be active members of the

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american legion donation photo

Thank You Waynesville American Legion Post 615!

Posted on: November 15, 2022

Thank you to Waynesville American Legion Post 615 for their continued support and donation to support literacy and reading in our school district. 

 

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life skills class

Mrs. Baker's Life Skills Class

Posted on: November 15, 2022

Last week, Mrs. Baker’s class worked with Chick-Fil-A to make boxed lunches for the staff at Waynesville Junior High.  Students were given all items and were asked to assemble the boxes with the needed items/food.  Thank you to Becky at the

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book fair

JR HIGH BOOK FAIR

Posted on: November 11, 2022

FALL SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR JR. HIGH SCHOOL   When:   November 16-18, 2022 Where:  The Spartan Room Who:   6th -8th Grade Family Night:   November 17th; 

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camera

Picture Retake Day - JH/SH

Posted on: November 11, 2022

Junior/Senior High School - November 16, 2022

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the brothers grimm

WHS Theatre Presents...

Posted on: November 11, 2022
pancake breakfast

Lion's Club Pancake Breakfast

Posted on: November 11, 2022
state send off

Congratulations on a Great Season

Posted on: November 11, 2022

Posted: November 11th, 2022   Cross Country Sam Erbach, Emme Greely, Maria Gill, Zedie Click, Kyla Harvey, Kendal Erbach, Olivia Walters, and Jonas King competed in the OHSAA Cross Country Meet this past Saturday at Fortress Obetz in Columbus,

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food service

Food Service Menus Now Available Online

Posted on: November 3, 2022

Please click the link to be directed to our Food Service Page where you can view, download and print menus for the month.

School Menus

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veterans day invitation

Veteran's Day Parade

Posted on: November 1, 2022
fundraiser

Fundraiser Kickoff

Posted on: November 1, 2022

8th Graders are raising money for their Washington D.C. trip next May 2023. Check out all the exciting products they have to offer online! You can choose a specific student to help, or just order without a specific student in mind, but all money raised

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basketball and net

NOTICE: CHANGE OF TIMES for HS Basketball Tryout Information

Posted on: October 27, 2022

**UPDATED:  10/27/2022 Due to the football teams playoff game on Friday night at Springfield Northeastern HS boys basketball tryouts have changed.  Tryouts will now be as follows for HS Boys Basketball:   Saturday, Oct. 29th HS Gym 8-10

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halloween carnival

Halloween Carnival

Posted on: October 26, 2022
cheer flyer

Cheer Community Performance

Posted on: October 20, 2022
red ribbon week

Red Ribbon Week

Posted on: October 20, 2022

October 23-31 is Red Ribbon Week, which is a national drug prevention campaign. This year, the theme is, "Celebrate Life, Live Drug Free." Each day during announcements this week, students will learn some surprising facts about the impact and destruction

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harvest party

Harvest Party

Posted on: October 18, 2022
warren county career center

WCCC Information Night - November 3, 2022

Posted on: October 17, 2022

Waynesville High School will be holding a Warren Country Career Center (WCCC) information night for students and parents of 9th and 10th graders.  This will take place on November 3 at 5:30 pm in the Spartan Room.  We will provide

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school bus safety

National School Bus Safety Week

Posted on: October 17, 2022

Wayne Local Schools join school districts and transporting agencies throughout Ohio and the nation in celebrating the importance of National School Bus Safety Week next week. National School Bus Safety Week is an active, continuing public education

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please note memo

End of Grading Period

Posted on: October 17, 2022

FIRST GRADING PERIOD ENDED TODAY, OCTOBER 14, 2022

REPORT CARDS GO HOME NEXT THURSDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2022

SCHOOL CLOSED FOR STUDENTS ON FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2022
(Elementary Conferences from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm) 

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paul scherer

2022 Waynesville Citizen of the Year

Posted on: October 17, 2022

Congratulations to Fire Chief Paul Scherer who was named Waynesville’s Citizen of the Year for 2022 by the Waynesville Lions Club.  Paul was presented this honorable award at the Waynesville Sauerkraut

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volunteers needed

Teen Volunteers Needed

Posted on: October 11, 2022

ELEMENTARY FUN: Paint & Decorate a PumpkinSaturday, October 15 10:30am - 11:30amFamilies with children in grades 5 and under are invited to paint & decorate a pumpkin together. There will be a limit of one pumpkin per

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fill the bus image

Fill the Bus Food Drive

Posted on: October 11, 2022

The Fill the Bus Food Drive was a great success!  Food and toiletries were collected throughout the week during athletic contests and the bus was filled and delivered to the Waynesville Food Pantry this past Saturday.  Thank you to Brian Philpot,

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youth at the booth

Youth at the Booth

Posted on: October 11, 2022

WHS SENIORSWould you like to work the polls on Election Day?Student Application Form must be completed and signed by parent and school.Please see Mr. Stupp for application and questions. Registration closes on October 11, 2022.Election Day will be

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post it note

District Wide 2-Hr Early Dismissal: Friday, Oct. 14

Posted on: October 11, 2022

KINDERGARTEN & PRESCHOOL PLAN “B” TWO HOUR EARLY RELEASEor TWO HOUR DELAY  SCHEDULE ADJUSTMENTS FOR ANY 2-HOUR EARLY RELEASE: AM K/Pre-K/Preschool:   8:45 am – 10:30 pm PM K/Preschool

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spartan fest

Spartan Fest

Posted on: October 5, 2022
2022 ohio sauerkraut festival logo

Official 2022 Ohio Sauerkraut Festival Logo

Posted on: September 29, 2022

Last school year, students in Graphic Design classess at Waynesville High School were given the opportunity to enter a competition to create the 2022 Ohio Sauerkraut Festival logo.  The winning design was created by then junior, now senior Ryan Eshler. 

Congratulations Ryan !!!

 

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notice

Important Notice

Posted on: September 26, 2022

Today we became aware of false active shooter reports at different area high schools that were deemed a hoax by police.  Inaccurate information, hoaxes, and a rash of threats were happening across the nation. The safety of our students and staff

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school meals

Important Notice: Regarding School Meals

Posted on: September 26, 2022

Notice:  REGARDING SCHOOL MEALS FOR THE SCHOOL YEAR 2022/2023 For the past two years, the United State Department of Agriculture (USDA) has offered waivers to Child Nutrition (CN) Programs across the United States, allowing these programs to offer all

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immunization clinic

Immunization Clinic

Posted on: September 26, 2022
see you at the pole

National See You at the Pole Day

Posted on: September 22, 2022
fafsa

FAFSA Information Meeting– Seniors & Parents - OCTOBER 6, 2022

Posted on: September 19, 2022

Thinking about college? Then it is time to learn about FAFSA! FAFSA is the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.  WHS will be holding an Informational Meeting on October 6, 2022 (Thursday) at 5:30 PM.   A representative will

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sunshine

2021-22 State Report Cards for Ohio's K-12 Schools

Posted on: September 16, 2022

Reported by the Dayton Daily News on Thursday, September 15, 2022:Below is a chart of the 2021-22 State Report Card results for local school districts.  State report cards show a wide variety of data for Ohio’s K-12 public school districts.

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constitution day

Tomorrow is CONSTITUTION DAY - September 17, 2022

Posted on: September 16, 2022

On September 17, 1787, the delegates to the Constitutional Convention met for the last time to sign the document they had created. We encourage all Americans to observe this important day in our nation's history by attending local events in your area.

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volunteer hands

Donations Being Accepted

Posted on: September 7, 2022

JUNIOR/SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL:    As part of our Extra Time, Extra Help period,students can choose from a variety of activitiesif they are caught up on work and exhibit greatchoices during the week. One choice duringrainy and cold days will be to

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vaccine

2022/23 Seventh Grade Vaccination Requirements

Posted on: September 7, 2022

The Ohio Department of Health has revised the School Immunization Requirements effective January 4, 2010. All students are to receive an additional dose of Tdap (Tetanus, Diphtheria and Pertussis) vaccine BEFORE entering the seventh grade. If your child has

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no parking

Just a Friendly Reminder...

Posted on: September 6, 2022

Just a friendly reminder....

For the safety of our students and staff, NO PARKING IS PERMITTED ALONG THE YELLOW CURBS ON DAYTON ROAD NEAR THE ENTRANCES AND EXIT TO OUR SCHOOL CAMPUS.

We appreciate your cooperation.  Thank you!

 

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pat dubbs

Best Wishes Mr. Pat Dubbs and Welcome Dr. Sam Ison!

Posted on: September 6, 2022

After fourteen (14) years with Wayne Local Schools, Superintendent Pat Dubbs has been offered an exciting opportunity at another school district to return to what he truly loves - working directly with students.  Mr. Dubbs has made a huge impact at Wayne

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leadership class

Junior High Leadership Class

Posted on: September 6, 2022

The word of the day - “Serve” - taking time to help pick up trash around the stadium and showing Spartan Pride! Thank you students and Teacher Chip King!

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Tonight’s Football Game Information

Posted on: September 2, 2022

Tonight at our football game we will be honoring all veterans, active, and retired military members.  Admission to the game will be free to all who have served or are currently serving.

The game is tonight at 7pm vs. Blanchester.

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communication

Communication from Wayne Local

Posted on: September 1, 2022

The Education Connection (TEC) The Education Connection (TEC) is Wayne Local’s notification system used to contact students and school staff quickly and effectively by phone and/or email.  You can receive notifications regarding School

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food service

IMPORTANT NOTICE Regarding School Meals

Posted on: September 1, 2022

For the past two years, the United State Department of Agriculture (USDA) has offered waivers to Child Nutrition (CN) Programs across the United States, allowing these programs to offer all students breakfast and lunch at no charge.  These waivers

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covid update

COVID INFORMATION

Posted on: August 29, 2022

MASKING Masking is not required but you may wear one. VACCINATIONS We encourage people to take advantage of available COVID vaccinations IF YOU ARE SICK Stay home if you are symptomatic or feeling sick. Return to school when your symptoms are

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military spartan

Military/First Responder Night T-shirts ON SALE NOW!

Posted on: August 26, 2022

Athletic Booster T-shirt sale for our Military/First Responder Night   Shirts are on Sale Now: (Order by Aug. 30th to get them in time for Sept. 2nd Football Game)   CLICK HERE NOW TO

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building updates

Waynesville Junior/Senior High News - Building Update

Posted on: August 25, 2022

School  Scheduled To Open:  Since the mold was discovered, Waynesville Junior/Senior High has remained closed for in-person instruction with students and staff.   We’ve addressed what we believe were the causes and have a remediation

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Updates

Building Updates - August 21

Posted on: August 21, 2022

Upon walking and inspecting the condition of the building today, there is still work to be done and progress to be made before the Junior/Senior High is up to standard. With student and staff safety as our top priority, we will not be starting school on

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building updates

Air Quality Tests Will Determine Junior/Senior High Reopening

Posted on: August 19, 2022

Posted:  August 19, 2022   Our Approach From the very beginning and throughout this mediation to assess and resolve the situation, the school district, property insurance, and restoration company have taken an aggressive approach.  Contact

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Football Game Tonight is NOT CANCELED!

Posted on: August 19, 2022

Due to a false tweet on the Spartan athletics Twitter page, a message is circulating that the football game tonight has been canceled.  We are working to correct this message.  

THE GAME TONIGHT IS NOT CANCELED.  

 

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TRAFFIC FLOW INSTRUCTIONS

Traffic and Parking Diagrams for 6 – 12 Grades

Posted on: August 19, 2022

Arrival:  When arriving to drop off your student, please note the following:   Arrival will be the same for ALL 6-12 students. Drop off will be 2 lanes in the elementary school parking lot. Enter the campus complex off of Dayton Road using

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goshen

Go Fund Me for Goshen

Posted on: August 19, 2022

Following devasting tornados that recently struck our neighboring City of Goshen, Waynesville teacher Kyle Stone created a Go Fund Me account to help support their rebuild efforts. This past Friday evening before the scrimmage, Kyle was

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coronavirus germ

Watch for COVID-19 Symptoms

Posted on: August 17, 2022

You may have COVID-19 if you experience one or more of the following: • Fever or chills. • Cough. • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing. • Fatigue. • Muscle or body aches. • Headache. • Loss of taste or

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goodwill truck

Goodwill Drive to Victory

Posted on: August 16, 2022

The Goodwill Drive to Victory will be held the week of AUGUST 22 In a combined effort with Waynesville Community Church, the Goodwill Truck will be located in the church parking lot for ease of drop off.   1009 Lytle Rd,

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spiritwear

Waynesville Elementary PTO Spirit Wear Sale

Posted on: August 15, 2022

Online Ordering is available now and will remain open until Friday, August 26.  

Families can scan the QR code to see more options for styles and colors being offered.  

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best teacher ever

Diehl & Hubbell Monthly Teacher Appreciation Contest

Posted on: August 15, 2022

In recognition of the challenges teachers face on a regular basis and the amount of money teachers spend(out of their own pockets) on classroom and school supplies, the law firm of Diehl & Hubbell has initiated a

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6th Grade Start Date Delayed

Posted on: August 12, 2022

We are pleased that our District has received the Certificate of Occupancy for the instructional space of the 6th grade wing.  However, we had to divert our personnel from setting up the 6th grade classrooms to assist with mitigation at the junior/senior

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Delayed Start for Grades 7-12

Posted on: August 11, 2022

No Jr/Sr High Open House Tonight And Jr/Sr High School Start Date Delayed Tonight’s Open House for grades 7 – 12 and new student orientation is canceled, and the Junior/Senior High is closed to all students, staff and visitors until further

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Phone and Texting Alerts

Posted on: August 11, 2022

TO OPT IN, PLEASE CLICK - PHONE and TEXTING Opt-In 

Click here if you no longer wish to receive phone notifications

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Jr Sr High Orientation and Open House Canceled for August 11

Posted on: August 11, 2022

Orientation and Open House for Junior/Senior High (grades 7-12) originally scheduled for tonight, August 11th has been canceled for this evening.   We do apologize for the inconvenience.  Please watch your email and district website for

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meet the teams night

Fall Meet the Teams Night

Posted on: August 10, 2022

Change Notice: JH/HS Office Hours - Week of July 18th

Posted on: July 13, 2022

There is a change to the JH/HS office schedule for the week of July 18th. 

The office will be open on Tuesday, July 19th and closed on Wednesday, July 20th.  

8:00am-12:00pm

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calendar

2022-2023 District Calendar

Posted on: July 8, 2022

2021-2022 School Calendar   CLICK HERE for the 2021-2022 School Calendar.   *adopted at the February Wayne Local Schools Board of Education

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supplies

Supply Lists Available

Posted on: July 6, 2022

Supply Lists for Elementary and Middle Schools Posted on: July 6, 2022 School Supply Lists for the elementary building are posted.  Click Here for Supply

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Spartan

Board Meeting Rescheduled

Posted on: June 24, 2022

The June board of education meeting has been rescheduled for Monday, June 27 at 6:00 in the Spartan room. 

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sports medicine workshop

Sports Medicine Workshop

Posted on: June 22, 2022
july 4th

Independence Day Celebration

Posted on: June 13, 2022
summer hours

Summer Office Hours

Posted on: June 3, 2022

JUNIOR/SENIOR HIGH OFFICES Currently closed; The offices will be open on Wednesdays from 8:00 am to Noon beginning on Wednesday, June 22nd.  Normal office hours will resume on August 1, 2022.  Senior High Secretary:  Sharon Vogel 

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Gus Edwards

Congratulations Gus Edwards!

Posted on: June 2, 2022

CONGRATULATIONS GUS EDWARDS! 2022 HALL OF FAME RECIPIENT 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,

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honor roll medal

Quarter 4 Honor Roll

Posted on: June 2, 2022

JUNIOR HIGH/SENIOR HIGH: 7th Grade 3.75 and Above: Brooklyn Adams, Madisyn Adlesh, Autumn Atkins, Kendra Ball, Ross Barrett, Sage Beck, Ava Bridgman, Lola Bulach, Amelia Cameron, Emma Capozzolo, Gabby Cordero, Wyatt Crawford, Keenan Crompton,

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perfect attendance

Quarter 4 Perfect Attendance

Posted on: June 2, 2022

JUNIOR/SENIOR HIGH: QUARTER 4: 7th Grade: Oliver Abney, Kealan Abrevaya, Carter Almeter, Autumn Atkins, Kendra Ball, Lola Bulach, Brooke Castor, Elizabeth Matthews, Om Patel, Shree Patel, Savannah Patterson, Hayden Walters, Mya Wenzler, Bella Williamson

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youth soccer camp

Girls Soccer Camp

Posted on: June 2, 2022

For Girls entering 5th through 8th Grade

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now hiring

Now Hiring for the Transportation Department

Posted on: June 1, 2022

Wayne Local School District is currently hiring for the Transportation Department for the upcoming school year 2022-2023.  Full time route are available.  Also available are Substitute positions and Supplemental drivers for extracurricular and

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memorial day

Celebrating Memorial Day

Posted on: May 30, 2022
parade

Graduation & Parade Details

Posted on: May 22, 2022

The Community Celebration Graduation Parade is a memorable one!  This tradition began during the COVID pandemic and was so loved, that it has returned now for the 3rd year.  Mark your calendars now for Friday, May 20th. 

When:  Friday, May 20
Time:  6pm

 

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thank you to donors

We Couldn't Do It Without You

Posted on: May 20, 2022

Thank you to our generous donors for the 8th Grade Promotion Ceremony.  

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family engineering

Family Engineering Experience

Posted on: May 19, 2022

Family Engineering - University of Cincinnati Fun for the whole family.  Activities, lab tours, and more!  Get up close to engineering and learn how we at the University of Cincinnati are Engineering a better way today! June 11th - July

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youth court

Warren County Youth Court

Posted on: May 19, 2022

Warren County Youth Court WHAT IS YOUTH COURT? The Warren County Youth Court is a program designed to provide the community’s youth exposure to the juvenile justice system. Youth volunteers will hear real cases in Juvenile Court and they will actually

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memorial day

Memorial Day Service

Posted on: May 19, 2022
SUMMER BREAK

Last Day of School 2021-2022

Posted on: May 18, 2022

The last day of school for the 2021-2022 school year will be Friday, May 20th, 2022.   As a reminder, school will dismiss 2 hours early on Friday, May 20th as well. We're proud of the year that we've had and wish you all a happy summer

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library

News from Mary L. Cook Public Library

Posted on: May 18, 2022

Click here for website Phone: (513) 897- 4826   TEEN SERVICES:  (students entering 6 - 12 grade) Friday, May 20:School’s Out for Summer Party: 6 – 8pm. Celebrate the beginning of summer with games, food, fun, and friends

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DELAYED BUS ALERT

Important Notice on Bus #19

Posted on: May 17, 2022

Due to a road closure on Lytle 5 Points, May 18th-20th, BUS #19 will be running OFF SCHEDULE.  High School/Middle School and Elementary will be impacted. Morning pickups at the Villages of Winding Creek should be on time or a few minutes late.  The

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washington dc students

8th Grade Washington DC Trip

Posted on: May 16, 2022

  The 8th grade students had an incredible experience this week in Washington, DC as they connected with history taught in the classroom while making a connection with America's government institutions on the trip.  Thank you to our amazing

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shannon mermann

Police Week / Peace Officers Memorial Day

Posted on: May 15, 2022

Wayne Local School District would like to recognize the hard-working members of our Waynesville Police Department and their predecessors, as well as our local School Resource Officer, Officer Mermann.  We appreciate your dedication and commitment to

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mulch delivery

Athletic Boosters Wrap Up Mulch Fundraiser

Posted on: May 13, 2022

Thank you very much to the community, athletes, coaches, and parent volunteers for another successful Athletic Mulch Sale Fundraiser! 

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kona ice for seniors

KONA ICE at the Jr/Sr High

Posted on: May 12, 2022

Junior/Senior High Students enjoyed Kona Ice last week as a reward for working hard on their state testing this Spring! 

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lunch servers

Principal and Vice-Principal Show Their Appreciation

Posted on: May 11, 2022

Principal Karyn Phillips and Assistant Principal Chip Will were showing their appreciation by serving a delicious lunch today for the Junior/Senior High staff members! 

Thank you Karyn and Chip; it was greatly appreciated! 

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retirement

Clap-Out Retirement Celebration

Posted on: May 11, 2022

Soon to be "Teacher Retirees" Stephanie Krumholtz and Steve York walked the hallways and through the cafeteria as all staff members and students cheered and clapped with warm wishes for retirement. 

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nurse

Happy School Nurse's Day - May 11th

Posted on: May 11, 2022

National School Nurse's Day is observed on Wednesday, May 11th.  Thank you to our school nurses for taking care of all our students as they deal with the physical ailments, the emotional scars, the mental anxiety, the hunger pains, and so much

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rolling oasis

Rolling Oasis Treats for Staff

Posted on: May 11, 2022

The Rolling Oasis Food Truck rolled in on Monday of last wee so that staff members could enjoy a special treat for all that they do every day!  

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shred day

LCNB Shred Day 2022

Posted on: May 11, 2022

LCNB SHRED DAY When:  Saturday, May 14thTime:  10am-1pmLocation:  735 Dayton Rd., Waynesville, OH  45068, Wayneville High School *Shred Day might end earlier if the truck fills up sooner than 1PM Visit lcnb.com/shred to learn more about

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military plans

Class of 2022 Final Plans

Posted on: May 9, 2022

Congratulations to the Class of 2022 and the guidance department for their advisory efforts, and dedication to placing information in the hands of our seniors.  So many of our 2022 graduating class members have already notified the school guidance

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concert image

Spring Concert

Posted on: May 9, 2022
jazz in the park

Jazz in the Park

Posted on: May 9, 2022
exams

High School Exam Schedules

Posted on: May 9, 2022

NOTE:  Senior Exams will be held May 11th and 12th.

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career day

Student Led Career Fair

Posted on: May 9, 2022

Monday, May 2, 9th grade students in Careers and Transitions presented a Student Led Career Fair to Waynesville Elementary students. Students were grouped by the 16 Career Clusters and were required to research their cluster along with various careers

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purple star

Purple Star Recognition for Wayne Local Schools

Posted on: May 9, 2022

Wayne Local Schools is pleased to announce that Ohio Department of Education has renewed the designation of Waynesville Elementary School and Waynesville Junior/Senior High School as Purple Star Schools.  The Purple Star Award recognizes schools that

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ladies auxiliary

Our Veterans Need Your Help

Posted on: May 9, 2022

The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 615 is assisting the Dayton VA with an urgent need for the following patient items:  3-in-1 body washShampooConditionerDeodorantVaselineHand and Boldy washDouble-blade razorsUnderwear (S, M, L)Men's Sleep

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cops and bobbers

Community Event

Posted on: May 6, 2022
softball

Junior High Softball Update

Posted on: May 6, 2022

The Junior High Softball team had a successful week of games with a big win at home over Oakwood!

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life skills class

Mrs. Baker's Life Skills Class

Posted on: May 6, 2022

Mrs. Baker's Life Skills Class recently completed a project where they toured our Mary L. Cook Public Library, completed forms for library cards, and checked out materials.  Their next stop was The Village Family Restaurant, where they had to work on

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art show

The Waynesville Art Show K-12

Posted on: May 6, 2022

The Wayne Local School District has many talented artists!
Check out some of the below art! 

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track

Junior High Track Update

Posted on: May 6, 2022

JH Track and Field Waynesville hosted the final Junior high home track meet of the season Thursday night. The girls team earned runner-up for the

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auction

Annual 6th Grade Auction

Posted on: May 5, 2022

6th Grade Parents/Guardians & Community Members - As we head to the end of our school year, we are beginning to plan our annual sixth grade auction. This is such a great event for our kids and the culmination of our incentive program. We try to make this

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principals day

National Principals' Day

Posted on: May 4, 2022

Thank you for your educational leadership of our school!! Mrs. Anna Garafolo, Elementary School PrincipalMr. Brian Byrer, Elementary School Assistant PrincipalMs. Karyn Phillips, Junior-Senior High School PrincipalMr. Chip Will,

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many thanks

Many Thanks for all of Your Hark Work!

Posted on: May 2, 2022

Thank you to ALL faculty, support staff and administrators for your commitment to our students!  Every staff member contributes to educating our students and ensuring that all supports are in place to care for the whole child.  Each staff member has

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frappachino

Thank You for the Staff Treats - April 28th

Posted on: May 2, 2022

Thanks to Crossroads Dayton Church and the Ingle family, bottled Frappuccino, water, brownies and cookies will be provided in the lounge to thank all of you for your dedication to students.

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kelley bricker

Congratulations Kelley Bricker!

Posted on: May 2, 2022

Congratulations to Coach Kelley Bricker and our State Champion Girls Soccer Team who were honored by the OHSAA Southwest District Athletic Board (SWDAB) on April 28th at Wright State University.  From left to right: John Kronour, SWDAB Board

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teacher appreciation

Teacher Appreciation Week - May 2nd - May 6th

Posted on: May 2, 2022

National Teacher Appreciation Week in May honors those men and women who have dedicated their lives to children.  They have chosen to educate and inspire the minds of our young people, while developing and encouraging their talents and skills.  Our

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secretaries day

Administrative Professionals' Day

Posted on: May 2, 2022

Thank you to our AMAZING Secretaries who work magic to keep the school running smoothly everyday!  They are simply the best and don't know how we could function without them!  Thank you ladies!!   CENTRAL OFFICE:  Jan DworestkySENIOR

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School Lunch Hero Day - May 6

Posted on: May 2, 2022

School Lunch Hero Day is celebrated on Friday, May 6, 2022.  Wayne Local School District has the most hardworking and best food service professionals around!  We take this week to appreciate their hard work and dedication to their jobs and

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National School Nurses Day - May 11

Posted on: May 2, 2022

National School Nurse's Day is observed on Wednesday, May 11th.  Thank you to our school nurses Jen Royalty, Shelly Philpot, and Robin Minnich (Special Assignment COVID Nurse) for taking care of all our students as they deal with the physical ailments,

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School Bus Driver Appreciation Day - May 2

Posted on: May 2, 2022

The Ohio legislature has proclaimed this day and/or week that Ohioans have an opportunity to reflect on the outstanding job performance of more than 15,000 school bus drivers who transport students to and from school and school-related events throughout the

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Celebrating our Staff with a Fun Pretzel Day Treat

Posted on: April 26, 2022

Thank you to our Central Office for providing the staff members with soft pretzels to enjoy on National Pretzel Day, April 26th.

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OHSAA Required Athletic Physicals - School Year 2022-23

Posted on: April 22, 2022

Sports Physicals – Fundraiser for Athletic Training Room  Kettering Health and Orthopedic Associates of Southwest Ohio are collaborating along with Dr. Aaron Hanshaw to provide a full, comprehensive sports physical

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Congratulations Junior High/High School Teacher Stephanie Krumholtz!

Posted on: April 22, 2022

Waynesville Junior/High Math Teacher Stephanie Krumholtz was recently surprised in front of her class to announce her selection as the April 2022 Diehl & Hubbell Teacher of the Month.  She was presented with a $500 check.   Mrs. Krumholtz

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volleyball meeting

Volleyball Meeting for 2022-23

Posted on: April 21, 2022
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Annual Spartan Empty Bowls Sale

Posted on: April 19, 2022

Support our art club at the Art Show by purchasing student handmade ceramic bowls.

Proceeds go to the art program and Food to Go which gives food directly to students in need at Waynesville.

 

When:  Thursday April 28th During the Art show
Time:  4:30 - 7:30 pm
Where:  High School Lobby

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The SpongeBob Musical

Posted on: April 19, 2022

Waynesville High School Theatre Department presents

nickelodeon - The SpongeBob Musical

When:  April 28, 29, 30
Time:  7:00pm

When:  May 1
Time:  2:00pm

Tickets:  $10

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Athletic Booster Meetings

Posted on: April 19, 2022

Parents are invited to attend the Athletic Boosters meetings.  

This is a parent-run organization that helps fund our sports here at Waynesville.  Your opinion is valued!!  Please attend!

Upcoming meetings are held in the Spartan Room in the JR/SR High: April 25th and May 16th at 7:00pm

 

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2022 Project Excellence Recipients

Posted on: April 19, 2022

CONGRATULATIONS to our 2022 Project Excellence winners...Janelle Gaver, Jenae James, & Nik Otto !!  Janelle is a First Grade Teacher at Waynesville Elementary School and District Test Coordinator Jenae is a Kindergarten Teacher at

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Waynesville Art Show 2022

Posted on: April 19, 2022
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Warren County Educational Service Center Governing Board Vacancy

Posted on: April 19, 2022

Warren County Educational Service Center (WCESC) is seeking qualified and interested candidates to fill a vacancy on their Governing Board in accordance with Board Policy 0145. The duration of this vacancy will be through December 31, 2023 which will

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happy easter

Enjoy the Long Weekend Break Ahead

Posted on: April 14, 2022

Wayne Local Schools will be closed on Friday, April 15th and Monday, April 18th for the Easter holiday and a conference exchange day. 

Enjoy your long weekend and have a Happy Easter! 

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2022-2023 District Calendar Now Available

Posted on: April 12, 2022

CLICK HERE for the 2022-2023 School Calendar.

 

*adopted at the February Wayne Local Schools Board of Education Meeting

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Summer Swim Team Sign-ups

Posted on: April 12, 2022
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News from Mary L. Cook Public Library

Posted on: April 12, 2022

Join the new Teen Services Librarian, Sarah, each Wednesday after-school from 3-4pm for new games, art projects, and snacks. Bring a friend or make new ones here.  See you at the library.  TEEN SERVICES: Thursday, April 14 & 28,

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8th grade promotion ceremony

8th Grade Promotion Ceremony - SAVE THE DATE!

Posted on: April 12, 2022

8th Grade Promotion Ceremony!

May 20, 2022 at 9:00 am

 

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PERFECT ATTENDANCE

Quarter 3 Perfect Attendance

Posted on: April 11, 2022

JUNIOR/SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL 7th Grade: Kealan Abrevaya, Madisyn Adlesh, Carter Almeter, Autumn Atkins, Victoria Babb-Zelaya, Ross Barrett, Ava Bridgman, Emma Capozzolo, Caden Coffman, Jacob Fessler, Nickolas Johnson, Macy Leopold, Joe-Dee Lewis, Elizabeth

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Waynesville Baseball Softball Association Day

Posted on: April 11, 2022

Waynesville Baseball Softball Association at Day Air Ballpark!Sunday, May 8, 2022 at 1:05 p.m.Tickets are $14.00 and $7.00 from every ticket will go back to the Association.   We are so thrilled to be able to announce Waynesville Day at the Dayton

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HONOR ROLL

Quarter 3 Honor Roll

Posted on: April 11, 2022

JUNIOR HIGH/HIGH SCHOOL: 3.75 AND ABOVE: 7TH GRADE: Brooklyn Adams, Madisyn Adlesh, Autumn Atkins, Kendra Ball, Ross Barrett, Sage Beck, Ava Bridgman, Amelia Cameron, Emma Capozzolo, Wyatt Crawford, Claira Crouse, Peyton Davis, Aubrey Faulkner, Jacob

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Senior and 8th Grade Panoramic Pictures - April 8th

Posted on: April 6, 2022

Panoramic Pictures - April 8th

Seniors @ 7:25 in HS gym

8th Grade @ 7:45 in JH gym

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Care Packages for our Military

Posted on: March 29, 2022

The Progressive Women's organization is collecting and sending packages to our Waynesville men and women in uniform.   The ladies enjoy putting these boxes together and sending a bit of home to your soldiers all over the world!  They are

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Waynesville Area Arts Council

Posted on: March 29, 2022

  Come to our Creativity Workshop where you'll use recyclables and your creativity to make art on Tuesday, March 29th at the Mary L. Cook Public Library. Sponsored by a grant from the Ohio Arts Council, there will be one workshop for grades K-2nd

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st patricks day

Happy St. Patrick's Day

Posted on: March 17, 2022
sports pictures

Spring Sports Pictures

Posted on: March 10, 2022
hall of fame

Hall of Fame Nominations are Open

Posted on: March 7, 2022

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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DASHBOARD

Coronavirus Dashboard

Posted on: March 7, 2022
early dismissal

Early Dismissal Coming Friday, March 11

Posted on: March 7, 2022

There is a two-hour early release on Friday, March 11, 2022.
March 11, 2022 is the end of the Third Grading Period. 

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spring break

Spring Break 2022

Posted on: March 7, 2022

School will be closed from March 14th through March 18th for Spring Break!

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construction pictures

Construction News

Posted on: March 2, 2022

Phase III is the final phase of the larger-picture construction process on the school grounds.  This building will be home to the Performing Arts Center, the District Administrative offices, as well as a flexible space classroom expansion

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menus

What's on the Menu for Today?

Posted on: March 1, 2022

Elementary School Menus March Elementary Breakfast Elementary Lunch Junior and Senior High School Menus March Jr and Sr High Breakfast Jr and Sr High Lunch   For more information on our Food Services, click

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black history month

February is Black History Month

Posted on: February 22, 2022

February is recognized as National Black History Month, also known as National African American History Month.  It is a time for all Americans to celebrate the achievements of African Americans. The month recognizes their central role in American

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Congratulations to Ben Federle and Dillion Wiley

Posted on: February 22, 2022

 

Ben (left) and Dillion (right) qualified for OAC Junior High State Wrestling Tournament last Saturday with a second place finish at OAC Districts. 

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wrestling champs

Congratulations to SWBL Junior High Wrestling Champions

Posted on: February 22, 2022

 

Dillion Wiley - 1st in his weight class
Ben Federle - 1st in his weight class
Evan Duff - 3rd in his weight class
Cooper Stevens - 4th in his weight class

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pep parade

Celebrating our Winter Sport Athletes!

Posted on: February 22, 2022

Waynesville Jr./Sr. High School celebrated our winter sports athletes this week with a parade. The band led our athletes through the hallways and cafeteria to celebrate all their accomplishments so far. The teams celebrated were: Junior High: 7th

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presidents day

Presidents' Day - Feb. 21st

Posted on: February 20, 2022

School will be CLOSED on Monday, February 21st in honor of Presidents' Day.

 

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track meeting

Track Meeting

Posted on: February 17, 2022
2 hour delay

WLS - CLOSED - Monday, February 14th

Posted on: February 14, 2022

UPDATE: Wayne Local Schools will be CLOSED on Monday, February 14th due to icy and hazardous road conditions.    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FOR THE MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: Students should complete their next Blizzard Bag or Snow

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who dey

Bill's and Bengals DEY!

Posted on: February 11, 2022

The Wayne Local School District will celebrate the Cincinnati Bengals making it to the Super Bowl LVI with a unique twist.  In a partnership with Bill’s Donut Shop of Centerville, Wayne Local Schools show

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parent meeting

Softball Parent Meeting

Posted on: February 11, 2022
panda express

Panda Express - Prom Fundraiser

Posted on: February 10, 2022
mens soccer

Men's Soccer Pre-Season Meeting

Posted on: February 9, 2022

Men's Soccer Pre-Season Meeting

When:  February 22nd
Time:  6PM
Where:  WHS Spartan Room

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ticket prices

Sectional and District Ticket Prices

Posted on: February 9, 2022

OHSAA BOD Approved Sectional and District Prices, Winter 2022 All High School Tournament Level Events- Tickets must be purchased ONLINE ONLY through the OHSAA (Hometown Ticketing Website) - https://www.ohsaa.org/tickets. Each pre-sale ticket will

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cake pops

Cake Pops for Valentine's Day

Posted on: February 9, 2022

The High School student council is doing a fundraiser.  For $3, we will deliver a bouquet of 3 cake pops to you or your valentine during 8th period on the February 14th.  If you would like to send more than one, please fill out a different form for

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Important Information for March 1st for Grades 9,10, AND 12

Posted on: February 8, 2022

March 1, 2022 Community Service / Job Shadow Day An alternative to the traditional school day! Completing the following requirements will count for your attendance, a homework grade in math class for the day, and you gain a unique learning experience! March

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Jr High Cupid's Crush School Dance

Posted on: February 8, 2022

TIME CHANGE ALERT! Junior High Cupid's Crush School Dance 7th and 8th Graders Come and show off your best dance moves at the 7th and 8th grade Valentine's Day Dance hosted by the Middle School Student Council.  The dance will be on Friday,

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8th Grade Parents' Meeting

Posted on: February 8, 2022

8th Grade Parents' MeetingFebruary 17, 2022 On the same evening as Parent/Teacher Conferences, there will also be an 8th Grade Parents' Meeting at 6:30 pm.  We will give an overview of Senior High classes, our scheduling process, and any other questions

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2 hour delay

2-Hour Delay for Monday, February 7th

Posted on: February 7, 2022

Wayne Local Schools will be on a 2-hour delay on Monday, February 7th due to refreeze and black ice conditions.  We will operate with Plan B kindergarten and preschool.  

 

 

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Canceled - Practices and Contests - Feb 4th

Posted on: February 4, 2022

All athletic practices and contests are canceled for today, Feb. 4th.

Contest make up dates are TBA.

All athletic facilities are closed.

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School Closure Due to Weather - Friday, Feb. 4th

Posted on: February 3, 2022

Due to continued inclement weather, Wayne Local Schools will be closed on Friday, February 4th.  We will operate as an Instructional Remote Day. The website as well as emails from building principals will contain information for students for their

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Canceled - Practices and Contests - Feb 3rd

Posted on: February 3, 2022

All athletic practices and contests are canceled for today, Feb. 3.

Contest make up dates are TBA.

All athletic facilities are closed. 

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CCP Informational Meeting for Parents and Students - Feb. 3rd

Posted on: February 3, 2022

CCP VIRTUAL INFORMATIONAL MEETING AND Q&A SESSION *Mandatory for all parents and students who are interested in participating in the CCP program. Wayne Local Schools is very proud to have partnered with Sinclair Community College and will be working

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School Closure Due to Weather

Posted on: February 2, 2022

Good evening Wayne Local Schools.   Due to the weather forecast calling for extremely dangerous conditions with heavy mixed precipitation and high winds, Wayne Local Schools will be closed on Thursday, February 3 and will operate as an Instructional

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Black History Month

Posted on: February 1, 2022

February is recognized as National Black History Month, also known as National African American History Month.  It is a time for all Americans to celebrate the achievements of African Americans. The month recognizes their central role in American

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Ceremonial Beam Setting

Posted on: January 28, 2022

It's impossible not to notice that Wayne Local School District has ongoing construction as we've moved into Phase III of the construction plan.  Phase III is the construction of the Performing Arts Center and will have many elements of historical value

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

Posted on: January 28, 2022

Due to the weather and current road conditions, Wayne Local Schools will operate on a 2-hour delay on Friday, January 28th with Plan B for Kindergarten and Preschool.

 

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Wellness Baskets

Posted on: January 27, 2022

As part of a Winter Wellness Challenge, the 7-12 grade level staff members are participating in a little friendly competition. To avoid the common winter blues, the staff members will be competing with efforts to boost emotion and physical well-being, which

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"The Waynesville Way' Recognized Regionally

Posted on: January 26, 2022

The Waynesville Way recently received the “Emerging Organization Community Service Award” from the Warren County Foundation.  Mrs. Anna Garafolo, Elementary Principal and Coordinator of The Waynesville Way, was recognized and accepted the

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Parent/Teacher Conferences

Posted on: January 26, 2022

ELEMENTARY:Conferences on February 17, 2022 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pmJUNIOR/SENIOR HIGH:Conferences on February 17, 2022 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pmGrades 9 - 12:  Call (513) 897-2776 to setup conferenceGrades: 7 & 8:  Call (513) 897-4706 to setup

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covid test

Place Your Order for Free At-Home COVID-19 Tests

Posted on: January 21, 2022

Residential households in the U.S. can order one set of #4 free at-home tests from USPS.com. Here’s what you need to know about your order: Limit of one order per residential address One order includes #4 individual rapid antigen COVID-19

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Dayton Area School Employment Job Fair

Posted on: January 21, 2022

The Dayton Area Education Job Fair will be held in March 2022 and is hosted by the Dayton Area School Employment Consortium.   When:  Saturday, March 12, 2022Time:  9:00am - 12:00pmLocation:  Montgomery County Learning Center

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cold weather

Cold Weather is Here!!

Posted on: January 20, 2022

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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Quarter 2 Honor Roll

Posted on: January 19, 2022

Second Grading Period 2021/22  ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: 2nd Grade:Madina Abdurakhmonova, Owen Adams, Harper Bach, Daniel Baker, Denallie Barnes, Lane Berczelly, Sydney Bowling, Savannah Burden, Nathan Chandler, Cambrie Clark, Jackson Cooper, Amelia

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Nominate a Deserving Teacher!

Posted on: January 19, 2022

NOMINATE A DESERVING TEACHER!  You may nominate deserving teachers by completing the on-line form on the http://www.apcwc.org/project-excellence website.  Click on “Project Excellence Nomination Form” and complete the

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board of education

Thank You to Wayne Local Schools Board of Education

Posted on: January 19, 2022

The 2022 Theme is "Celebrating School Boards"   January is School Board Recognition Month      School Boards lead so students can achieve; individual board members are citizens who serve children and represent their communities. 

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Quarter 2 Perfect Attendance

Posted on: January 19, 2022

Second Grading Period 2021/22 ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: Kindergarten: Lennox Clark, Lily Combs, Coleston Elam, Connor Gallagher, George (Georgie) Gaver, Cohen Gorby, Elizabeth Hamilton, Patrick Hensley, Jaxson Landolfo, Kyle Murphy, Meredith Patterson,

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Auditions Coming - The SpongeBob Musical

Posted on: January 19, 2022

Show dates  April 28th April 29th April 30th May 1st Matinee   SUMMARY The stakes are higher than ever in this dynamic stage musical, as SpongeBob and all of Bikini Bottom face the total annihilation of their undersea world. Chaos erupts.

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ProgressBook Parent/Student

Posted on: January 19, 2022

If you have not yet heard about the new ParentAccess Mobile App, below is the information you will need. You are probably currently using the browser on your phone/mobile device to view ParentAccess, but with this mobile app, it’s cleaner, clearer and

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day - Monday, January 17th

Posted on: January 16, 2022

School will be closed on Monday, January 17, 2022 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.



 

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SUPERINTENDENT MESSAGE - January 12, 2022

Posted on: January 12, 2022

  In-Person Learning for Wayne Local Schools and the Warren County Career Center Temporarily Suspended until Tuesday, January 18th.     Our buildings will be closed on Thursday, January 13, Friday, January 14 and Monday, Jan 17,

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***Inclement Weather Days Information

Posted on: January 12, 2022

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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Friendly Reminders: Elementary School Information on Arrival and Dismissal Procedures

Posted on: January 12, 2022

ELEMENTARY SCHOOLARRIVAL AND DISMISSAL PROCEDURES   ELEMENTARY ARRIVAL PROCEDURES: 8:30 am         Breakfast doors open  8:35 am         Doors open for all

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A Year In Review 2021

Posted on: January 10, 2022
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National Technology Appreciation

Posted on: January 7, 2022

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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empty bowls

Empty Bowls Event and Sale

Posted on: January 7, 2022

Support our Art Club at the boys basketball games on January 15th by purchasing student handmade ceramic bowls.  For each purchase, a portion of the proceeds go directly to our school's Food-to-Go Program which provides food to students in need at Wayne

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Exam Information and Grade Release Date Information

Posted on: January 4, 2022

Since there were several students absent for various reasons before break, we are adding an additional exam make-up day. Make-up exams will be in the cafeteria from 7:30-10:20 and from 12:15-2:28 in the afternoon on BOTH Tuesday

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SUPERINTENDENT MESSAGE - January 4, 2022

Posted on: January 4, 2022

Posted: January 4, 2022 The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released updated guidance regarding isolation and quarantine periods. We are asking parents to be extra diligent in monitoring their

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