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Middle School News

Blog Entries - 2020

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Graduation Parade Featured on Channel 7 Tonight

Posted on: May 21, 2020

The Graduation Parade honoring our Senior Class of 2020 was a tremendous success.  The seniors felt the love all around as the Waynesville Community and family and friends showed up in a big way!  Mike Hartsock of Channel 7 joined the festivities

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Senior Walk-Through of Waynesville Elementary School

Posted on: May 21, 2020

Among the traditions for Graduating Seniors from Waynesville High School, one has always been to walk the halls where it all began for most of them, in the hallways of Waynesville Elementary School.  With the circumstances being the way they are,

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Posted on: May 18, 2020

On Monday, May 11th, the Waynesville music department was supposed to have its Spring Concert, but that was not to be this year.  However, all band members were still given the opportunity to vote for our annual End of Year Awards through Google

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Adopt-a-Senior Baskets

Posted on: May 18, 2020

Many thanks to the Waynesville Community for their efforts in helping with the Adopt-a-SeniorClass of 2020.  The baskets were pouring in all weekend long, and we had to use one of the school buses to transport them all to the school for the seniors to

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Notice from Community Officials

Posted on: May 18, 2020

All Independence Day Activites have been CANCELLED in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

The official press release is in the image below.  

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PayPal Link Established to Receive Donations

Posted on: May 11, 2020

Wayne Local has established a PayPal link for donations during this unprecedented time.  There are many difficult strains on families right her in our community and while some families are adapting, there are many others who are

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Applause for All

Posted on: May 11, 2020

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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Honors Bio 2 Class Projects

Posted on: May 11, 2020

The following are links to videos that were shared by Mr. Hardin, High School Biology/Anatomy teacher.  Sophomores Rachel Ingle and Viviana Syvertsen completed the project for their Honors Bio 2 class.  The class was studying the life cycle of

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Celebrating Teachers

Posted on: May 11, 2020

This year’s Teacher Appreciation Week finds our state's educators navigating a new set of challenges and showcasing their ever-present instructional resilience, ingenuity and creativity. While this school year was shaped by unprecedented challenges, it

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This Week's Community Meal

Posted on: May 8, 2020

Special Thank You to the Athletic Boosters for sponsoring this week's Community Meal!   #TheWaynesvilleWay When:  Thursday, May 14thTime:  5-6pmWhere:  Waynesville Middle School  *Must have meal ticket*  -  Pick up

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Happy Staff Appreciation Week

Posted on: May 7, 2020

Happy Staff Appreciation Week to everyone who is a part of our wonderful Wayne Local Schools Team!!       Today we are grateful for so many and so much!  In the midst of the anxiety and difficult times surrounding our current

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ATTN: Parents of 8th Grade Students

Posted on: May 4, 2020

Please email a great picture of your child to for an 8th grade promotion project.

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Posted on: May 4, 2020

 Any CURRENT open-enrollment students should have received a link to submit an electronic open-enrollment application for the 2020/21 school year via email.  The email was sent out to parents several weeks ago.  If you did not receive or have

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Community Dinner To-Go

Posted on: May 4, 2020


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A Great Big Thank You!

Posted on: May 4, 2020
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OHSAA Updates

Posted on: May 4, 2020

This letter was sent to Waynesville Superintendents, Principals, and Athletic Administration from OHSAA Executive Director, Jerry Snodgrass.  See update

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National Principals' Day

Posted on: May 1, 2020

Thank you for your educational leadership of our school!! Mrs. Tracey Poole, Elementary School PrincipalMrs. Anna Garafolo, Elementary School Assistant PrincipalMs. Karyn Phyllips, Middle School PrincipalDr. Sam Ison, High School Principal Throughout

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School Lunch Hero Day

Posted on: April 27, 2020

Next Friday, May 1st, is “School Lunch Hero Day” to recognize the hardworking professionals in our school cafeterias.  Currently the halls of our schools are eerily quiet as students and staff members stay home to prevent the spread of

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Class of 2020 Drive By - #BeTheLight

Posted on: April 27, 2020

In honor of our graduating seniors, the Class of 2020, Wayne Local School turned on stadium lights at Spartan Community Field at 8:20 p.m. (20:20 Military Time) on Monday, April 20th to honor graduating seniors.   The #BeTheLight recognition lasted

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Posted on: April 24, 2020

As remote learning was implemented during the coronavirus pandemic, Wayne Local Schools lent Chromebooks to students in need of an electronic device.  We have made the decision that Chromebooks may remain with students over the summer.  Please keep

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Message from Superintendent Pat Dubbs

Posted on: April 21, 2020

April 21, 2020 Following Governor Mike DeWine’s announcement on Monday, April 20, 2020 to keep school buildings closed for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year, I wanted to share the following information with you. First, we will continue remote

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Posted on: April 20, 2020

  Governor Mike DeWine announced Monday that all K-12 schools in Ohio will continue remote learning for the remainder of the school year due to the coronavirus pandemic. DeWine said a decision has NOT been made about reopening classrooms for the

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Food 2 Go Program

Posted on: April 20, 2020

Thank you to the team of volunteers who work to ensure our community in need is taken care of.   If you'd like to help, but are unsure how, we are in need of monetary donations to keep the program going.  We have established a PayPal link to

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Food 2 Go Program Fundraiser

Posted on: April 20, 2020

FUNDRAISER APPAREL The proceeds from each shirt purchased will equally benefit the Food2Go and The Waynesville Way programs. During this time of need, we want to thank you for the help and support in feeding

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Imagination Library

Posted on: April 20, 2020

Resources Available:   Goodnight with Dolly- Link to the imagination library. Storyline Online: Popular children's books read by actors and actresses. 

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Posted on: April 14, 2020

We are all living in unprecedented times and the impact on our lives, personally, socially, and professionally, is significant. Wayne Local Schools is committed to a Waynesville Way approach to teaching and learning. Our Waynesville Way approach will allow us

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Community BBQ Dinner Drive Thru

Posted on: April 10, 2020

When:  Thursday, April 16thTime:  5:00-6:00pmWhere:  Waynesville Middle School  *Must have meal ticket   TICKET pick up at First Baptist Church on Monday thru Wednesday from 5-6pm MEAL pick up at Waynesville Middle School on

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Just a Quick Hello!!!

Posted on: April 10, 2020


Click the link for the video from your teachers and staff!

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Daily Quarantine Questions

Posted on: April 7, 2020
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Do You Need Technology Assistance?

Posted on: April 1, 2020

Do you need technology assistance?  Are you needing to troubleshoot an issue with a school-issued chromebook?

If so, please direct all questions to


Wayne Local Schools working toward success!

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We Promise, We're Working On It

Posted on: April 1, 2020

Your Wayne Local teams are working remotely to make the best possible outcome for this set of unwanted circumstances.  We understand that this is all new to you, as it is to us as well.  Hang in there, for we are holding daily virtual evaluation

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Need Contact Information or Google Classroom Codes?

Posted on: March 31, 2020

  CLICK HERE for list of Wayne Local School teachers with Google Classroom Codes. CLICK HERE for list of Waynesville High School teacher-contact information.  CLICK HERE for a list of Elementary School & Staff

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Mental Health & Wellness Support

Posted on: March 31, 2020

Students can join our "Project Mental Health & You " Google Classroom to stay connected and Students/Parents may also reach out to our Mental Health Consultant, Josie Muterspaw, between Students can request to schedule a Zoom Video Chat Session (with

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Bicentennial Park is Closed

Posted on: March 26, 2020

 Per:  Governor DeWine Order Governor DeWine's stay-at-home order is currently in effect till at least April 6, 2020.  The stay-at-home order includes social distancing and no large groups.  It has come to our attention that

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IMPORTANT MESSAGE: Loaning Electronic Devices to Students

Posted on: March 22, 2020

Updated:  3/22/2020 Important message for those that have contacted Wayne Local Schools about borrowing a device for grades 3-12.   PICK UP DATES AND TIMES HAVE CHANGED:  Due to the Governor's order issued 3/22/2020, device pick up will be

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

LEARNING ACTIVITIES WILL BEGIN MARCH 30TH FOR ALL STUDENTS Wayne Local School District will be using the week of March 23rd-27th as non-instructional calamity days for staff to plan and create instructional opportunities to facilitate learning for our

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Notice: Cancellations

Posted on: March 12, 2020

Based on direction from Governor DeWine, all Wayne Local School District parent-teacher conferences and events are cancelled for this evening. 

Spring Break is effective immediately.

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Important Schedule Notice:

Posted on: March 12, 2020

Posted:  3.11.2020 In an effort to be proactive, Wayne Local Schools will be closed for students only on Friday, March 13th, 2020.  We will also be extending Spring Break by one day and school will be closed for students only on Monday, 23rd,

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8th Grade T-shirt Design Contest

Posted on: March 9, 2020

It's time for 8th graders to design their 8th grade T-shirt!!  Pick up your information packet from the office today. Key points to remember: only 2 colors permitted on the shirt design design needs to be approved by the printing company (no

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Hoopla STEM Challenge 2020

Posted on: February 26, 2020

THE EIGHTH ANNUAL HOOPLA STEM CHALLENGE  -  Ready to shoot some hoops? Bring your family to participate in a FREE basketball ‘hot shot’ and education contest with prizes awarded for each shot made! The event is open to boys and girls

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WHS Football Informational Meeting

Posted on: February 25, 2020

Informational Meeting for the 2020-2021 Football Season for players and parents.

When:  Thursday, March 12th
Time:  7:30pm
Where:  High School gym

Questions:  Contact Coach Jordan

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College Credit Plus - Important Date

Posted on: February 24, 2020

Notice from the Guidance Department of Waynesville High/Middle School - Students must notify their high school of their intent to participate in the College Credit Plus (CCP) Program by April 1st. You may submit this notification at any time from

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Lunch Menu Change

Posted on: February 19, 2020

FRIDAY LUNCH MENU CHANGE for High School and Middle School:

Chick Chick-fil-A Sandwich
Seasoned Hash Brown Cubes
Green Beans
Peaches or Juice

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Parent Teacher Conferences - Feb. 20

Posted on: February 18, 2020

Parent-Teacher Conferences for Middle School and High School are currently being scheduled.  Call the office to schedule for your student. 

High School - 513-897-2776
Middle School - 513-897-4706

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Happy Valentine’s Day from Mrs. Baker's Class!

Posted on: February 17, 2020

Students in Mrs. Baker’s class have been busy prepping to cook lunch for the middle school staff on February 13th.  They developed a menu of pasta, salad (with toppings), garlic bread and cookies.  The staff completed a menu and returned it so

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Rescheduled Graffiti Painting Day

Posted on: February 13, 2020

Students that were scheduled to paint on 2/7 (snow day) will paint on Friday, February 21st, from 2:30-4:30.

For students with scheduling conflict, please notify the MIDDLE SCHOOL OFFICE.

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Middle School Valentine's Dance

Posted on: February 13, 2020

MIDDLE SCHOOL Valentine's Dance

Thursday, February 13, 2020 from 6:30 pm to 8.00 p.m.

Tickets are $5.00 (sold during lunches or at the door)
(Only Middle School students are permitted to attend)

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Junior High Softball Pre-Season Meeting

Posted on: February 12, 2020

Junior High Softball Pre-Season Player/Parent Meeting
Wed. February 12th

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2020-21 College Credit Plus Mandatory Meeting

Posted on: February 4, 2020

WHS will be holding an informational CCP meeting for parents and students on February 13, 2020 from  6:00-7:00 pm in the WHS SPARTAN ROOM. For more information and eligibility requirements please go to: Sinclair and review the school

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Mandatory OHSAA Meeting February 11th

Posted on: February 4, 2020

There will be a mandatory OHSAA meeting for all spring athletes and parents on Tuesday, February 11th at 7pm in the high school gym.   

The athletics office will also be receiving the $100 activity fee at this time. 

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Traffic Flow Patterns

Posted on: February 4, 2020

Just a friendly reminder about the intended traffic flow and drop off/pick up plans for students in MS/HS.  Students can be dropped off in either the Middle School parking lot as seen below, or in the Tennis Court parking lot in the second

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About the Hope Squad

Posted on: January 29, 2020

HIGH SCHOOL HOPE SQUAD PRESENTATION (Peer Suicide Prevention Program) - JANUARY 24th   Suicide is the second leading cause of death among  U.S. teenagers ages 10-24.  On January 24th all high  school students will attend a presentation

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Fundraiser Inspiration & Ice Cream Social

Posted on: January 27, 2020

ICE CREAM SOCIAL!!! On January 29th,  the Middle School Student Council will host their Second Annual Ice Cream Social as a fundraiser to help maintain wells in South Sudan, so the villagers can have easy access to clean drinking water.

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February Menus Have Posted

Posted on: January 24, 2020

The menus have been posted for the month of February.  

Click here to be redirected.

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Reports Cards for 2nd Grading Period

Posted on: January 13, 2020

Reports Card for second grading period were sent home with students on Friday, January 10, 2020.

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Become a Substitute!

Posted on: January 13, 2020

SUBSTITUTES NEEDED FOR BUS DRIVERS, CUSTODIANS AND CAFETERIA WORKERS AT WAYNE LOCAL SCHOOLS If interested, please send an email or contact Jeannie Camery at, (513) 897-8511 or Jan Dworetsky at, (513)

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Return to School January 6th

Posted on: January 5, 2020