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Blog Entries - 2022

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 2022, kids eating at a lunch table

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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Pre-Participation Sports Physicals!

Posted on: May 3, 2022
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Students entering 7th - 12th grades can get their physicals for $10! Date:  May 16th, 2022 Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm Location:        Wilmington CollegeCenter for Sports Sciences720 Elm StWilmington, OH

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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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Girls holding lunch tray

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 students holding up their books

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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Baylah school team, homecoming queen, and family photo

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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Newsletter, link to April 2022

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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Jeff in high school; active Army photo; military photo of Jeffrey

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

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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