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Blog Entries - 2021

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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Chili Supper

65th Annual Chili Supper

Posted on: September 30, 2021
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The Wilmington Band program is hosting the 65th Annual Chili Supper tomorrow night before the Homecoming Football game. Come and enjoy a great meal while supporting the program. Each meal is $6.00 and includes a Bowl of Chili, Hotdog, Applesauce

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Supt Spotlight!

Posted on: September 24, 2021
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Our Supt Spotlight is shining on some awesome staff and students this week. Our WMS teachers Ken Platt (7th Math) and Nick Hughes (Intervention Specialist) teamed up for a creative and engaging math review for their students. They took their

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Homecoming 2021!

Posted on: September 17, 2021
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We're excited to announce our 2021 Homecoming plans! Check out the details and make plans to join in the celebration at our 2021 Homecoming parade, chili supper, pep rally, and of course a Hurricane football game! Dance details are included in the document

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New Math Resource!

Posted on: September 15, 2021
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In the last twelve months, a K-5 representative team of math teachers and administrators have worked to select a new math program for the current school year. After an extensive review process, the team selected the Bridges in Mathematics program. According

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NEW ProgressBook Mobile App!

Posted on: September 8, 2021
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ProgressBook has a new parent/student mobile app available! Just check the document below for instructions on how to find and use the app. Download the app today and stay connected to your child's progress in school. Frontline ProgressBook Parent/Student

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9/7/21 Transportation Update

Posted on: September 7, 2021
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The Wilmington City Schools closed today on Sept 7, 2021, because of illnesses and absences of our bus drivers that would not allow us to safely and effectively transport our students to school.     By law, we are required to transport

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Mobile Website View

Posted on: September 2, 2021
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IMPORTANT: If you are seeing #1 when you visit our site from your phone, read on to make sure you make your way to #2. In the Spring our webhosting company, Legend Web Works, performed a major site overhaul. Many cell phones still have the older version

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Reminders and FAQs for Quarantine and Isolation

Posted on: August 26, 2021
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We have had a number of questions regarding quarantine and/or isolation duration after exposure or a positive COVID-19 diagnosis.  We thought resending this information along with some frequently asked questions would be helpful. Please review the

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Important WCS Mask Update!

Posted on: August 23, 2021
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The WCS Superintendent and the Board of Education determined that in order to keep our staff and students safe and our schools open, we are going to require all students and staff to wear a mask for the duration of the 1st grading period, regardless of

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Elementary Arrival and Dismissal Information

Posted on: August 17, 2021
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For arrival and dismissal information for Denver and Holmes, please review the document below. You will find information for students that walk, ride a bus, or are transported by a parent.

Arrival Dismissal - Elementary 2021-22

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Welcome Message from the Superintendent

Posted on: August 13, 2021
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We hope you will take a few minutes for a message from our Superintendent, Melinda McCarty-Stewart. She will cover important information for the new school year. WCS Opening School Video 2021-22 (YouTube video) The information in the Supt's video

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Holmes Open House Options

Posted on: August 6, 2021
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Holmes Elementary has 2 options for Open House, In-Person and Virtual. Please view the document below to sign up for in-person open house or to find a link to a teacher's virtual open house. Holmes Open House  - Sign up links and Virtual

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Staggered Start Information

Posted on: August 4, 2021
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Our PK-12 students will start in two waves to allow each group to attend school for one day with a smaller number of students. This helps our students and staff make strong connections, build relationships, and learn the routines and procedures for the school

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Back to School 2021-22: Important Information

Posted on: July 26, 2021
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We are gearing up for a great school year at WCS. Our administration has been working closely with the Clinton County Health District and other area schools to develop plans for the return to full in-person instruction.  Please view our Back to School

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FinalForms: Update Your Info for 2021-22

Posted on: July 21, 2021
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Have you updated your information in FinalForms yet? Parents are encouraged to verify and update information in FinalForms as soon as possible for the 2021-22 to ensure that they receive important school updates. Remember, it’s not just for athletics!

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Supt. Summer Spotlight

Posted on: July 2, 2021
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Our Summer Supt Spotlight is shining on 3 outstanding staff members! 1. Melissa Taylor and Stephanie Wheeler from our Food Service Dept. have been working hard each week to plan, prep, pack, and execute the distribution of weekly meal packs for kids 0-18 in

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WMS Creativity Class

Supt. Spotlight

Posted on: May 27, 2021
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Our Supt. Spotlight is shining again and this week we are recognizing some amazing students from WMS, Holmes Elementary, and East End Preschool. First, we want to recognize WMS students Ally Oeder, Victoria Saylor, Janelle Beck, Sam Burt, Zaniah Davis, Sarah

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Superintendent Spotlight

Posted on: May 17, 2021
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The Supt. Spotlight this week is shining on some outstanding students and staff. First, our WCS Crossing Guards - Ian Wood, Jacqueline White, Marissa Eckley, Angie Rose. In sunshine, rain, snow, or bitter cold... this group is out there making sure our

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Supt. Spotlight

Posted on: May 3, 2021
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The Supt. Spotlight is shining on some awesome students and staff today! Holmes Student Leaders: This group of students is being recognized for providing a helping hand, working hard, following expectations consistently, and for being tremendous role models

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Community Events

Posted on: April 27, 2021
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Please take a moment to check out a few events that are available to our community.

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Superintendent Spotlight

Posted on: April 23, 2021
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The Supt Spotlight is shining on some outstanding elementary teachers this week: Colleen Kelly and Thad Inwood, Holmes Elementary Teachers - Ms. Kelly & Mr. Inwood go above and beyond to work with the whole family to help ease student anxiety. Their top

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Supt Spotlight

Posted on: April 9, 2021
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This week’s Supt Spotlight shines on a group of outstanding educators: Natalie Harmeling, Jamie Bryant, Katie Licht, Amber Ogletree, Rachel Pierce, Vincent Taylor, Ryan Schlater, Lindsey Callahan, Allyson Bucher, Ciara McGee, Emily Wiswell, Elexis

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Holmes students holding up their Earth Day Posters

Earth Day at Holmes!

Posted on: March 19, 2021
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Holmes elementary art students participated in the 2021 Earth Day Poster Contest coordinated by the Clinton County Solid Waste Management District (CCSWMD).  This year's theme was to create an original  poster that illustrates what recycling means

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Kindergarten 2021-22 Registration

Posted on: March 2, 2021
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Registration is open for the Class of 2034! If your child will be 5 years old on or before September 30, 2021 then they are eligible for entrance into Kindergarten at Holmes Elementary for the 2021-22 school year. Enrollment begins March

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Superintendent Spotlight - Episode 2

Posted on: February 26, 2021
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In February, we recognized and celebrated Black History Month in our schools. This week’s Superintendent Spotlight - Episode 2 offers a peek into our classrooms during the month as our teachers and students explored a wide variety of African American

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2021-2022 District Calendar Approved

Posted on: February 23, 2021
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The 2021-2022 District Calendar was approved at the Board meeting on 2/22/2021. Late arrival dates will be determined at a later time.

2021-22 District Calendar (Google doc link)

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Cl. Co. Community Action Assistance Programs

Posted on: February 18, 2021
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Many in our community have struggled this past year due to the pandemic. Clinton County Community Action has asked for our help in spreading the word about a number of their assistance programs available to the community.  COVID Relief Program - If

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New Plan for Inclement Weather Days

Posted on: February 16, 2021
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With all of the snow and COVID interruptions this school year, if Wilmington has to call any snow day after today (2/16/21), we will use our Live Remote Learning Schedule.  We will continue to watch the forecast and road conditions closely tonight,

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