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Blog Entries - October 2021

Steven and Becky

WHS Alumni Spotlight: Steven Haines (1968)

Posted on: October 29, 2021
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Our WHS Alumni Spotlight is a posthumous one today for an alum that is very dear to us at WCS and in this community - Steven Haines, Class of 1968.  While Steven was in high school he participated in theatre, choirs, and debate, and he was an announcer

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Gunner Allbright and Hunter Althaus engaged in a phonics lesson in Mrs Amanda McFadden’s Kindergarten classroom.

Focus on Phonics and Literacy

Posted on: October 28, 2021
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Holmes Elementary is focused on phonics as one of many important parts to the Wilmington School District’s three year plan around literacy. The district’s director of curriculum and instruction shares, “because literacy is a foundational

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BOE Mask and Quarantine Update

Posted on: October 28, 2021
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On Oct 28, 2021, The Wilmington BOE voted to lift the current mask mandate and accept the Ohio Department of Health’s Mask to Stay/Mask to Play quarantine option released on Oct 25, 2021.  This decision was based on careful review of our county and

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Wilmington High School Alumni logo

Nominate a Notable WHS Alumni for our Spotlight Series

Posted on: October 27, 2021
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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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WCS Finances: General Information

Posted on: October 26, 2021
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Wilmington City Schools utilizes the funding we have received for 18 years through the 1% Income Tax to support the normal daily operations of our schools. Renewal of this tax allows us to sustain the normal functions of our

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Student using a sewing machine

5th Graders Learn Through Compassion

Posted on: October 22, 2021
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The 5th Grade students in Mr. Doug Davis’s art classes at Denver Place Elementary are working on a community outreach project through their artwork. They are creating stuffed animals that will be donated to Clinton Memorial Hospital. The animals will be

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Brian with his wife and daughter

WHS Alumni Spotlight: Bryan Olinger (2004)

Posted on: October 22, 2021
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Our WHS Alumni Spotlight is on Bryan Olinger, Class of 2004. While in high school, Bryan participated  in theater, newspaper, Power of the Pen, Wilmingtones, Cross Country, Swim Team, and Track.. Those experiences, along with the guidance and support of

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Desiree and her 2 children

WHS Alumni Spotlight: Desiree (Jones) Emmert

Posted on: October 21, 2021
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Our WHS Alumni Spotlight is on Desiree (Jones) Emmert, Class of 2001. While in high school Desiree was a peer mediator and participated in volleyball and Track & Field. Her outstanding talent earned Desiree a full scholarship in Track &

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Olivia Mustard 2021

WHS Alumni Spotlight - Olivia (Harris) Mustard

Posted on: October 15, 2021
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Our WHS Alumni Spotlight is on Olivia (Harris) Mustard from the Class of 2014. In high school, Olivia was a cheerleader for both basketball and football seasons (4 years). She also ran mid-distance in track and played french horn in Wind

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Dakota Cravens (far left) and other Marines

WHS Alumni Spotlight - Dakota Cravens '18

Posted on: October 15, 2021
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Our WHS Alumni Spotlight is on Dakota Cravens, Class of 2018! In high school, Dakota was an attackman for the WHS Lacrosse team for 4 years, a member of the Wilmingtones for 3 years, and participated in various plays and musicals throughout the

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Supt. Spotlight - Mr. Hutcherson and our WMS/WHS Choirs

Posted on: October 15, 2021
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Our Supt. Spotlight this week is shining on our WMS/WHS Choirs and Choir Director Mr. Ryan Hutcherson for their concert performances this week.  Our students worked very hard to prepare for the concerts and provided an outstanding evening of music. Mr.

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Thank you, Nurse Connie

Nurse Connie is Retiring

Posted on: October 14, 2021
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Nurse Connie Wall will be retiring October 15, 2021. Nurse Connie started in nursing as an LPN in 1983. She served Wilmington City Schools as the lead RN at Martinsville Schools for a few years before taking over for Jackie Lundy as the WCS District lead RN

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WHS Students of the Month

Posted on: October 13, 2021
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WHS is proud to recognize our October Students of the Month! Please take a few moments to hear what their teachers had to say about these extraordinary students.

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BOE Mask Update

Posted on: October 12, 2021
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Our WCS Board of Education met on Monday, October 11th, to review our District COVID-19 update and to discuss our mask requirement. Please read their update, their decision, and the related District data and attendance trend for 1st quarter in the document

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