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Blog Entries - 2021

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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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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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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2021 WHS Homecoming Court

WHS Homecoming Court 2021

Posted on: September 28, 2021
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  WHS Student Council proudly presents the 2021 Homecoming Court. Sydney Totten & Collin BarkerClaire Burns & Jeffrey ValentineAvery Warix & Jena RhoadsJenna Taylor & Brett BrooksDalan Toups & Courtney Parker The Homecoming

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Congratulations our C4 Honorees!

Posted on: September 27, 2021
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Congratulations for all the C4 honorees and thank you to the Chamber for celebrating their accomplishments, generosity, and hard work! We are #HurricaneProud of this community. And perhaps we're just a little bit extra proud of our WCS staff and students that

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homecoming banner, football field, chili bowl

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 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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Taija Walker and Lilly Jetter

WHS Students in the News

Posted on: September 3, 2021
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Our WHS students are learning for tomorrow while giving back to their community today! Read all about our WHS Career Connections class:

WHS Connecting Students to Careers (WNJ 9/3/21)

 

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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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Class of 2022 Graduation Requirements

Posted on: August 31, 2021
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We wanted to give you a couple of things to help with understanding graduation requirements. Linked below, you will find the graduation requirements handout from the State of Ohio as well as a flow chart that we use to determine graduation status. Graduation

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Drop Off Safety Procedures for WHS & WMS

Posted on: August 27, 2021
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Student safety is a top priority. Please review and follow the kep points in the document linked below to assist us with a safe, efficient, and stress-free student drop-off in Hurricane Alley for our Middle and High School students. HS/MS Drop Off

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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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WCS News

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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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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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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Melissa Taylor and Stephanie Wheeler

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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Book with pages folded in heart - English dept summer assignments 2021 for AP Language and CCP English 1101

English Dept - Summer Assignments 2021

Posted on: May 31, 2021
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WHS students enrolled in AP Language, CCP English 1101, or AP English Lit, please see the summer assignments linked below.  AP Language Summer Assignment (pdf) CCP English 1101 Summer Assignment (pdf)Application Process for

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WMS students and counselors

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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Superintendent Spotlight, Celebrating our students and staff - image of stage with spotlight

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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WHS Students of the Month for April

Posted on: April 21, 2021
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We're excited to honor the following Students of the Month for April! Math Department: Madyson Hudson Madyson Hudson is the Math Department Student of the Month. Madyson consistently works in class; she asks relevant questions, participates in discussion

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Superintendent Spotlight

Posted on: April 19, 2021
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The Supt Spotlight is shining again! WHS Theatre - 1st up is a big shout-out to students and staff from the WHS Theatre Production of The Wizard of Oz. Outstanding job everyone! They continually amaze us with their talent and hard work. You can still buy

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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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Save the Date for Commencement 2021!

Posted on: March 30, 2021
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Wilmington High School Graduation is scheduled for May 28, 2021 at 7:00pm. We are currently determining if this will be an indoor or outdoor ceremony and locations are yet to be determined. Watch the website for updates and additional information in the

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WHS Students of the Month

Posted on: March 24, 2021
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Congratulations to our WHS Students of the Month for March! We are Hurricane Proud of these students.

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WHS prom 2021 April 10th 2021 at the Roberts Centre

WHS Prom 2021

Posted on: March 5, 2021
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Attention Juniors & Seniors! Our WHS staff and student leaders have been working on multiple plans as they explore options for our 2021 WHS Prom.   Please join us on the red carpet for dinner and fun activities on April 10th. Guests must adhere to

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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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WHS Students of the Month (January 2021)

Posted on: January 25, 2021
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Wilmington High School is proud to announce our January Students of the Month:   Ag Ed Department: Grace Brown Grace Brown is the Ag Department Student of the Month for January. Grace is an active member of the Wilmington FFA Chapter. Grace is

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College Credit Plus

Posted on: January 15, 2021
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College Credit Plus allows eligible students to take classes at participating colleges for both college and high school credit. Students who wish to take a CCP course must attend a CCP Information Night. This year, we are offering three in-person and one

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