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9/11 Remembrance Game Under the Lights


Homecoming 2021 will be September 17th and 18th

On Friday, September 17th - Varsity Football Game again Eaton;  Crowning of the King and Queen will start at 6:30 pm

On Saturday, September 18th - Homecoming Dance will be held in the high school gym from 8 to 11:00 p.m

Dance tickets:  $5.00 admission
Tickets and Guest Passes are available in Junior/Senior High Office. 




Madison Beuchat
Shelby Dietz
Emma Whitaker
Holly Worthington
Pam Wright

Jackson Berger
Dominick Clark
Wes Conner
Jacob Duncan
Owen Emerson

Libby Bulach and Blaise Sizer

Jillian Layne and Nicholas Warren

Jessi Adams and Corey St. Pierre

Sept. 13 - Sept. 17, 2021
spirit week

We could use your help.  If your child rides a bus, please make sure they remember to bring a mask.  They can store them in their book bags so they always have one ready.  We have handed out several masks and will have some available for those that occasionally forget.  Your support would be greatly appreciated. 

Waynesville Junior High Girls Cross Country Team
Wins Troy Twilight Invitational!
The Waynesville Lady Spartans Junior High Girls Cross Country Team won First Place at the Troy Twilight Invitational last night! Our team was led by first place race champion and 8th grade standout, Kendal Erbach!  Zedie Click and Evelyn Malcolm finished next for the Lady Spartans, both running an outstanding race whilst posting personal records for the season! 8th grade runners Lily Ford, Maria Syversten, and Geneva Pickrel also ran personal record times and had a fantastic race! 7th grade superstars Kendra Ball and Mya Wenzler both ran strong and had personal record times at the meet as well!  We are super proud of these Lady Spartan runners and are looking forward to many more great races this season!
Jenae James
Cross Country Coach



Opening of new Waynesville Elementary School

The new Waynesville Elementary School opened its doors to the parents and community on August 30, 2021 after a brief ribbon cutting.   The elementary building features modern classroom learning environments, instructional technology, spacious library, gymnasium, and collaborative learning areas throughout the building. 

The Wayne Local School District is greatly appreciative for the support of our new school as we provide the best learning environment for our students, staff and families. 




The Ohio Sauerkraut Festival sponsors a scholarship contest for outstanding young people
in the community of Waynesville. It is open to Waynesville seniors who attend Waynesville
High School or the Warren County Career Center. The judging will be based
on your knowledge of the community, your contribution/ involvement to the community,
academics, and self-presentation. The top scorers will be declared the winners. The
number of scholarships available will be determined by the annual contributions received
from the contributors.

All applicants are required to work in the Chamber Information Booth and/or the Chamber
Food Booth during the festival

NOTE: If you are a winner, you will have until March 31, 2022 to claim your scholarship.
You must have at least a 2.0 GPA in your first term of college and be a full time student per the college/university standards or tech school standards.
Please click the following line for the scholarship application:


Waynesville High School Gains 2 New STNA's!
Audrey Conley & Devyn Olson completed their STNA training at Warren County Career Center (WCCC) over the summer. Both took the opportunity to take this training so they could have better employment opportunities during their senior year and gain experience in a field they are interested in pursuing. 

Audrey is currently employed at Quaker Heights. She plans to attend Miami University with a goal of graduating with a degree in nursing.  Devyn is currently employed at Vibrant Home Care. She plans to attend Saginaw State University and major in Biology. 
We are currently piloting a program with WCCC and Lebanon High School to offer our students the opportunity to complete their STNA during the school day, the first semester of the year.  If your child is interested, please contact Ms. Katie Rogers at for more information


PSAT 2021 Registration

WHS students are offered the opportunity to take the PSAT on Wednesday, October 13 at 7:45 am. The cost of the test if $18. Please fill out and return the registration form by Wednesday, September 8.

As a junior in high school, scoring well on the PSAT gives students a chance to enter the National Merit Scholarship Program and gain access to college and career planning tools. Taking the test earlier than junior year may provide a valuable learning experience. This is an OPTIONAL test. The results will not be used for placement/scheduling purposes. For more information on the PSAT, potential scholarship opportunities associated with the PSAT, and preparation materials, go to

When:  October 13, 2021 at 7:45am
Where:  First Baptist Church, Waynesville
Cost: $18.00 (Checks payable to: Waynesville High School and indicate child’s name and grade on memo line)
Registration Due Date: September 8th 

*You must arrive at First Baptist Church, Waynesvile by 7:45am. 

*If your student drives to school, they will report to the Baptist Church in Waynesville at 7:45am on the day of the test. They will drive to the high school when they are finished taking the test.

*If your student rides the bus to school, they will report to the High School gym when they get off of the bus on the day of the test. They will be bussed back to the high school when they are finished taking the test.

*Students will eat lunch at the Baptist Church when they are finished taking the test.

*Include a check with this permission slip. The cost of the test is $18. Checks should be made payable to Waynesville High School. Include your child’s name on the memo line.

*Return this slip and your check to Sharon Vogel in the High School office

Questions please contact:  Janelle Gaver

More information on testing


The USDA has announced that the National School Breakfast and Lunch program will continue to be free for all students during the 2021-22 school year.  This means that students will not be charged for breakfast and lunch “Class A” meals.  Extra/ala carte items will be available for purchase. 

However, we encourage all families to complete a free and reduced application form if you feel you might qualify.   Approved applications determine eligibility for your child’s schools fees to be waived, child’s P-EBT cards, and any additional state and federal program benefits that you may qualify for. 

Please click on the following link:  F/R Application Form for a free and reduced application.  The application may be returned to any building office or emailed to





Click here to website             Phone: (513) 897- 4826

Magnet Science for Preschoolers (3yrs. – Kindergartners) and a Caregiver at The Mary L. Cook Public Library.
Friday, September 24 - 4:00 pm to 4:30 pm.  We will be learning how magnets work with several hands-on activities.
All children should bring an adult with them.  Required Registration will begin September 7.
Questions, please contact Kathy Daniels 513-897-4826   (9/17)
Calling all Book Worms (grades 3 - 5) to join The Rapid Readers & Writers
The Mary L. Cook Public Library - Tuesday, September 28 4:00pm - 5:00pm.  Please join us as we discuss books, play games, try out a bit of creative writing, and enjoy a light snack. Registration is required for this book club.  Stop in today to register and pick up book at this time.   (9/17)

Look Who’s Reading Book Club (grade K)
The Mary L. Cook Public Library - Tuesday, September 28 6:00pm - 6:30pm
The group will engage in a variety of fun learning activities featuring phonics, the writing of letters and words, and many other skills that promote a strong literacy foundation.  Registration is required for this book club.  Stop in today to register and pick up book at this time. (9/17)

Chapters Book Club a book club for those in grades 1 and 2. 
This group will read one short chapter book a month, and then we meet to discuss the book, the author and do activities associated with the book.  The Chapters book club will hold its first meeting on Wednesday, September 21 4:00pm – 4:45pm.  Registration is required for this book club at the Mary L. Cook Public Library.  Questions - Kathy @  (9/17) 

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