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Blog Entries - 2022

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We're Hiring Campus Monitors!

Posted on: October 4, 2022
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Our Middle/High School campus is seeking 3 additional Campus Monitors to start as soon as possible. Our Campus Monitors supervise and support students to maintain a safe, orderly ,and productive learning environment. The CMs will monitor hallways,

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Cl. Co. Career Exploration Fair, Sept 28, Laurel Oaks 300 Oak Dr, Open to the public 3-6pm, visit wccchamber.com for more information

Clinton County Career Fair

Posted on: September 12, 2022
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Wilmington High School has partnered with the Clinton County Workforce Collaborative and Junior Achievement to present a Career Exploration Fair at Laurel Oaks Career Campus, located at 300 Oak Drive, Wilmington. Additionally, from 3:00pm to 6:00pm, the event

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WCS September 2022 Newsletter

Posted on: September 9, 2022
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Our September 2022 Newsletter is hot off the presses! Catch up on our Hurricane News and stay in the loop as we plan for another great year at WCS.

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We're Hiring!

Posted on: September 9, 2022
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We’re hiring! If you are interested in working part of full time (or know someone who is) and enjoy working with kids, then please check out our current open positions: Custodian (full time 2nd shift) and Substitute Custodians (1st & 2nd

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WHS Homecoming 2022!

Posted on: September 8, 2022
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Homecoming 2022 is just around the corner! Here is the schedule of events: Thursday, 9/22/22, at 6:30pm - Homecoming Parade a (Pep Rally at Alumni Field will be immediately after the parade) Friday, 9/23/22 from 4:00-6:30pm - 66th Annual Chili Supper,

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Substitute Teachers Needed

Posted on: September 1, 2022
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Substitute Teaching is a great opportunity for you to support our Wilmington students and schools while earning money. Wilmington pays our substitute teachers $115.00 per day for a 7 hour work day. You have the opportunity to create flexible schedules by

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WHS Athletics Hall of Fame Inductions!

Posted on: September 1, 2022
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We're excited to announce that on September 9, 2022, we will induct Monica Howard and Donna Seeger into the WHS Athletics Hall of Fame! The Athletics Dept will hold a dinner in the Auditeria followed by the induction ceremony. Dinner tickets are

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Screenshot of WCS Hometown Ticketing web page, links to page

New Ticketing Info for Varsity Football Games

Posted on: August 23, 2022
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We have a new online ticketing system this year through Hometown Ticketing! Get the details, get your ticket/pass online, and get ready to cheer for the Hurricane! Tickets for the Varsity Football games are online only through WCS Hometown

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Welcome Back!

Posted on: August 12, 2022
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Welcome back! We’re excited to start the new school year and are hopeful for a healthy and productive school year. Below are a few things to review as we get ready for the 1st day of school:   From the Transportation Department: Please be

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District Newsletter - August 2022, Back-to-School Edition

Posted on: August 10, 2022
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Have you checked out our August 2022 District Newsletter? If your email was updated in FinalForms, then you should have received it by email. If you want to subscribe from additional email accounts, just visit our Communications page and

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Training Exercise August 10, 2022, WHS Campus Closed

Active Aggressor Training Exercise Aug 10th - WHS Campus Closed

Posted on: August 4, 2022
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An Active Aggressor Excercise is scheduled to take place at the Wilmington High School on the morning of Wednesday, August 10, 2022. This exercise will include multiple first response agencies throughout Clinton County and will implement rescue task

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We're hiring in Maintenance - links to online job application

We're Hiring in Maintenance!

Posted on: July 18, 2022
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Wilmington City Schools is looking for a maintenance person with the following qualifications: broad background in maintenance procedures working knowledge of all building trades the ability to comprehend and successfully complete oral and written

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Linds to Free and Reduced Meals 2022-23 Application and information document - photo of Action Required - photo of lunch tray and food

2022-23 F & R Meals Application: Important Update

Posted on: July 14, 2022
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For the last few years, breakfast and lunch have been free for all students due to the Covid 19 pandemic. This has been discontinued by the government starting with this upcoming school year (2022-23). Free and reduced price meals will be available through

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We're Hiring: Technical Support Specialist

Posted on: June 30, 2022
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Wilmington City Schools, Clinton County Ohio, is seeking a Technical Support Specialist for the Technology Department. This position will support the Director of Technology, 2,500 students, and over 320 staff members. The school district has one high school,

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Now Hiring

We're Hiring: Transportation Supervisor

Posted on: June 28, 2022
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WCS is seeking a Supervisor for the Transportation Department.  Preferred candidates will have demonstrated administrative experience in the area of Transportation/Operational logistics or Education Administration, Routing experience, knowledge of

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We're Hiring: Coordinator/Dispatcher for Transportation Dept

Posted on: June 28, 2022
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Wilmington City Schools, Clinton County Ohio, is seeking a Coordinator/Dispatcher for the Transportation Department.  A job description is available upon request. The preferred candidates will have demonstrated routing experience, knowledge of data

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James Brady, Incoming Superintendent

Incoming Superintendent to start Aug 1st

Posted on: June 27, 2022
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The Wilmington City School District's Board of Education has selected Mr. James Brady to serve as Superintendent effective August 1, 2022.  “During my 20 years in the Marine Corps and subsequent 25 years in education, I’ve had the

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2022-23 Supply Lists

Posted on: June 24, 2022
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We've got your school supply lists ready.  2022-23 School Supply Lists Holmes Elementary  Denver Place Elementary East End Preschool Wilmington Middle School  WHS Supply List and Backpack Reminder WHS Chromebook Express

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Placard Pick-Up: Pre-Registration 2022-23

Posted on: June 16, 2022
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Elementary parents who are picking their child(ren) up after school this year should complete the form linked below for their own child(ren) to register for a Pick-Up Placard. This is NOT required for students riding the bus or

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2022-23 FinalForms Open!

Posted on: June 9, 2022
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Wilmington City Schools 2022-2023 Final Forms are now available! Parents/guardians of every student enrolled at Wilmington City Schools will need to complete Final Forms online registration as soon as possible.  FinalForms Parent Log-in   Change

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2021-22 Williams Award Winners!

Posted on: May 31, 2022
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Each year the Wilmington Schools Foundation recognizes teachers for Excellence In Education. Each teacher received a certificate and money to spend in their classroom. The Williams Award was established in 1996 by the WHS Class of 1945. It honors

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Robotics 'Surgery' Experience for WHS Students at CMH

Posted on: May 13, 2022
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Recently a group of WHS students visited Clinton Memorial Hospital to learn more about robotic-assisted surgery. The Health field is growing and this was a great opportunity for our students to get a first hand look at just a small fraction of the types of

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Summer lunch program returns to WMS cafeteria, photo of lunch tray with food

Free Summer Lunch Returns to WMS Cafeteria!

Posted on: May 5, 2022
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The Wilmington City School District is offering lunch free of charge to all children, 18 years and under, in the Wilmington community! Monday through Friday, from May 31st through August 12th (excluding July 4th) Meal service will be from 11:00am to

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2022 WHS Senior Art Show, May 5th and 6th, 5:30pm - 7:30 pm

WHS 2022 Senior Art Show!

Posted on: May 3, 2022
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This Thursday and Friday, May 5 & 6, will be the 2022 Senior Art Show.  An open house with cookies and refreshments will be hosted in the WHS library, Thursday, beginning at 5:00pm until 7:30pm. Come meet the artists and wish them well in future

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Natalie Harmeling, Director of Pupil Services, and WHS student Grayson Pollitt

WHS Student Honored!

Posted on: April 29, 2022
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Help us congratulate this outstanding WHS student! Wilmington High School Senior, Grayson Pollitt, was honored in a ceremony on April 28, 2022 as the Clinton County Outstanding Student at the Region 14 Hopewell Center. He was joined by his family and WCS

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Newsletter - link to May 2022 Newsletter

May 2022 Newsletter: Highlights and Happenings!

Posted on: April 29, 2022
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Check out our May 2022 Newsletter for our student celebrations, District news, our May 2022 Event Calendar, and community events.

May 2022 Newsletter

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WCS Music Program Recognized for the 5th Straight Year!

Posted on: April 28, 2022
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5 years in a row! Our WCS Music Program has once again been named a "Best Community for Music Education" by the NAMM Foundation. What a well deserved honor for our music educators and students, and the community that supports music education in our schools.

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Kindergarten Parent Orientation - link to registration form (photo of colorful blocks)

2022-23 Kindergarten Parent Orientation

Posted on: April 26, 2022
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If you have registered your child to attend Kindergarten in 2022-23, please make sure to register for one of our Parent Orientations. Below you will find informational nights for incoming kindergarten parents.  Register for

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National Honor Society - WHS ceremony 2022

WHS National Honor Society Inductees

Posted on: April 25, 2022
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Congratulations to our WHS National Honor Society inductees for 2022! We are #HurricaneProud of these students and their accomplishments. Addison Beckett, Taliah Billingsley, Brianna Brunke, Brynnley Bryant, Levi Cochran, Elizabeth Custis, Ashley Delph,

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WHS Theatre Presents Student Directed One Acts!

Posted on: April 22, 2022
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For the Super Spring Show, Theatre at WHS presents Student Directed One Acts. As part of the Directing class, two students will present their one act plays Thursday and Friday, May 5 and 6 at 7:00pm in the Wilmington High School Auditeria. Both shows play

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Important Free & Reduced Meal Information!

Posted on: April 20, 2022
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For the last two years breakfast and lunch have been free for all students due to the Covid 19 pandemic. This has been discontinued by the government starting next school year, 2022-23. Free and reduced price meals will be available through the application

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WHS April 2022 SOTM

Posted on: April 18, 2022
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Please join us in congratulating the following students who have been selected as April Students of the Month for Wilmington High School! Read on to see what great things their teachers have to say about this outstanding group of students.

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CARES Act - ESSER and ARP, Grants

CARES Act (ESSER/ARP) Funds and Expenditures

Posted on: April 8, 2022
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The Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) and the American Rescue Plan (ARP) grants are provided to help schools cover increased expenses and bridge student learning gaps resulting from the pandemic for school years 2020-21,

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1st Grade Authors!

Posted on: April 8, 2022
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Let's celebrate these budding authors! This is a tremendous experience for our young students, helping them to learn while building their confidence at the same time. Wilmington's 1st Grade Authors/Illustrators Recognized (Wilmington News Journal,

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WHS Alumni Spotlight: Baylah (Arehart) Penquite, Class of 2014

Posted on: April 5, 2022
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Our WHS Alumni Spotlight is on Baylah (Arehart) Penquite, Class of 2014. While at WHS, Baylah was Class Vice President, Student Council Member (4 yrs), a 4 yr Varsity letter soccer player, a Project TRUST counselor, and Homecoming Queen. She was active in

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April 2022 District Newsletter

Posted on: April 4, 2022
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Read our April 2022 District Newsletter and catch up on all of our Hurricane Highlights and Happenings! #CaneConnectedCommunity

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Facilities and Operations Update 2022

Posted on: March 28, 2022
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We are always working hard to maintain and improve our facilities and services. Our Director of Operations, Curt Bone, recently provided the Board with an update on some of our projects (completed, ongoing, and planned) throughout the District and a few of the current challenges.

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WHS Alumni Spotlight: Jeffrey Rollins '91

Posted on: March 22, 2022
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Our WHS Alumni Spotlight is on Jeffrey Rollins, Class of 1991. While at WHS, Jeffrey participated in basketball, baseball, and football. He shared that Mr. Snarr (Government) and Mr. Williams both made learning seem easy while he was in school. His takeaway

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WHS juniors Brianna Brunke and Phil Fulton working on engineering project

WHS PLTW Adds a Capstone Course

Posted on: March 21, 2022
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Engineering Design and Development (EDD) is the capstone course in Wilmington High School’s Project Lead the Way high school engineering program. It is an engineering research course in which students work in teams to design and develop an original

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Double WHS Alumni Spotlights (You guessed it... twins!)

Posted on: March 21, 2022
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Our WHS Alumni Spotlight is shining on 2 outstanding WHS Alumni who happen to be twins that are both teaching at Wilmington City Schools in our Preschool Program! Meet Ciara (Murdock) McGee and Elexis (Murdock Wiederhold) from the Class of 2011!

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Ariel Hodge and her 2 pieces of art for the exhibition

WHS Student Earns Art Honor

Posted on: March 15, 2022
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Congratulations, Ariel Hodge! Ariel is a WHS student who recently has had her art work chosen to be part of the Ohio Governor's Youth Art Exhibition. Only 342 pieces are chosen out of all the entries from schools across the State.  Learn more about

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Chad Roberts, Class of 2014

WHS Alumni Spotlight - Chad Roberts, Class of 2014!

Posted on: March 8, 2022
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Our WHS Alumni Spotlight is on Chad Roberts, Class of 2014! While attending WHS, Chad was a 4-year letterman in Varsity Baseball and a 1-year letterman in Varsity Cross Country. He was also a member of both Phi Delta Sigma and the National Honor Society. One

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March Newsletter - Highlights and Happenings Around the District

Posted on: March 1, 2022
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Check out our March 2022 Newsletter and see what we've been up to at WCS.  You'll find student celebrations, news, highlights, and events from around the District.

 

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Kindergarten Registration 2022-23

Posted on: February 28, 2022
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Registration is open for the Class of 2035! If your child will be 5 years old on or before September 30, 2022 then they are eligible for entrance into Kindergarten at Holmes Elementary for the 2022-23 school year. Enrollment begins March

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WCS District Projects and Services

Posted on: February 23, 2022
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The Wilmington City School District is hard at work with the support of state and federal grants and funds to enhance our educational services and school environment. The following highlights complement and enhance the overall educational program supported by

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Nominate a Notable WHS Alumni for our Spotlight Series

Posted on: February 21, 2022
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If you know a WHS Alum that is an outstanding citizen and who exemplifies the best of what it means to be a Hurricane, please nominate them for our WHS Alumni Spotlight series. We are looking for nominees that represent a variety of experiences and pathways

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Ohio Governor's Imagination Library

Posted on: February 16, 2022
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Did you know that reading aloud to a child can help prepare them for Kindergarten? It's never too early to help your child discover the wonder of a good book and now children can receive free books from the Ohio Governor's Imagination Library until they turn

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Newsies, The Broadway Musical (Disney), link to online ticketing

WHS Theatre Presents Newsies, The Broadway Musical!

Posted on: February 14, 2022
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Seize the Day! Newsies Tickets are now on sale. Performances are Thursday, Friday, and Saturday (March 3, 4, 5) at 7:00 PM and Sunday, March 6th, at 2:00 PM in the Wilmington High School Auditeria.  You can order tickets online at

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College Credit Plus - Annual Notice and Information Night

Posted on: January 27, 2022
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Did you know that students can participate in the College Credit Plus program at WHS? If you are interested, please attend the required CCP Information Night on February 15, 2022, at 6:00 PM. The meeting will be held at WHS. Please review our Annual CCP

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WHS January 2022 Students of the Month

Posted on: January 19, 2022
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Congratulations to our WHS Students of the Month for January 2022! We hope you'll take a few minutes to read what their teachers have to say about these tremendous students.

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