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Professional Development V Schedule Professional Development
Special Called Board Meeting
Special Called Board Meeting
Professional Development IV Schedule Professional Development Schedule
Special Called Board Meeting
Special Called Board Meeting
Staff ID Picture Schedule
Teacher Professional Development I, II, III Teacher Professional Development I, II, III
NOTICE OF SPECIAL CALLED SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
NOTICE OF SPECIAL CALLED SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
Special Called Board Meeting 4/4/18
NOTICE OF SPECIAL CALLED SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
Clark Oil Donations to WCSD Clark Oil Donations to WCSD

Clark Oil made donations of $500 each to the math and science programs at each Wayne County schools as part of ExxonMobil’s Educational Alliance Program. The program awards grants each year to schools in order to help enhance math and science education across the United States. This is the 17th consecutive year for the program.

WCSD Teacher of the Year WCSD Teacher of the Year Mrs. Lauren Leggett

WCSD Teacher of the Year Mrs. Lauren Leggett

Comprehensive Needs Assessment Survey for Federal Programs Needs Assessment
 
Please see the link  or scan the qr code to access this year's comprehensive needs assessment survey for Federal Programs.
There is a survey for parents, community members, faculty and staff, and STUDENTS.
We have until February 28th to complete the survey.
 
WC Administrator of the Year Administrator of the Year

Demarius McFadden (center) of Buckatunna School was presented the District’s Administrator of the Year Award during the January meeting of the Wayne County Board of Education. Pictured with McFadden are Board President Al Smith (left) and Superintendent of Education Bobby Jones (right).

Professional Development Jan 2nd Professional Development Jan 2nd Schedule
MSNA Conference 2017 MSNA Conference 2017

The Wayne County School District Child Nutrition staff attended the 48th Annual Mississippi School Nutrition Association Conference in Biloxi, MS on November 3-5, 2017.  Attendees are pictured with Jackie Henry, President of the Mississippi School Nutrition Association and CN Director of the Wayne County School District.

War Eagle Marching Band Classic WCHS Band

The Wayne County High School marching band will host 15 bands at the War Eagle Marching Band Classic Competition Saturday, October 21, at War Eagle Stadium. The classic prepares the marching bands for state competition. The bands will be judged and evaluated, with WCHS not being part of the evaluations. Wayne County will perform at 7:45 p.m. in a special performance.

Professional Development Schedule Oct 9th Professional Development
Culinary Arts Culinary Arts

The Wayne County Career and Technical Educational Center culinary arts students Darren Hartley and Philliscia Henry helped prepare and serve at the ribbon cutting ceremonies for the new Star Academy. Sara Waller is the culinary arts teacher, and the Director of the Center is Mr. Rex Buckhaults. 

War Eagle Football Tickets War Eagle Football

Wayne County War Eagle football season tickets will go on sale Thursday, August 3. Tickets can be purchased at the high school from 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. Season tickets are $60 for the six games with a parking pass available for additional cost of $25. Timber Bowl tickets to both the Wayne Academy and Wayne County games are included in the season ticket package.

The War Eagles will have some of the best football teams in Mississippi coming to War Eagle Stadium as West Jones (Aug. 18), Jefferson Davis County (Sept. 1), Picayune (Sept. 22), Hattiesburg (Oct. 13, and West Harrison (Oct. 27) visit War Eagle Stadium. All games will begin at 7 p.m. except for the Timber Bowl on August 18. Wayne County will play West Jones at 8 p.m. after the Wayne Academy-South Choctaw contest that begins at 6 p.m.

ID Card Picture Schedule
Professional Development Schedule
Demographic Chart of New Schools
Child Nutrition Managers Learn from the Best Child Nutrition Managers

The Wayne County School District Child Nutrition Managers from each of the area schools attended a Culinary Skills Training recently in Ridgeland. The training was hosted by the Mississippi Department of Child Nutrition and nationally renowned Chef Cyndie Story, K-12 Culinary Solution Team. The local managers of the WCSD were provided training in food production, recipe development, and food safety. The focus of the training was to improve schools' meal programs. Representing the WCSD were Sherrie Parnell (Beat 4), Meshell Lofton (WES), Maxine Blackwell (Buckatunna), Terri Shoemaker (Clara), Shawanna Sibley (WCHS), Chris Stevens (WMS).

WCCTEC Golden Apple Student 1st 9 weeks Golden Apple Student    

1st 9 weeks Golden Apple Student

Chelsea Everett  

Geographical Shortage in Area School Districts Incentives
Two WC Students Win National Awards
Community Prayer Walk

Wayne County Schools opened their doors Wednesday night (August 3) for pray time. The community was able to come to each school in the community to walk through and pray for the safety and success of the students and faculty for the school year.

New Bus Schedules for WCSD in 2016

In an effort to become more efficient with bus routing the Wayne County School District will re-route several buses within the Waynesboro city limits this school year.

Administrators are asking for pa­tience from the public, students and parents during this transition period as adjustments are made to fine-tune the schedules and the process of transport­ing students.

Teacher Professional Development Schedule
Wayne County School District Registration Dates & Times

Wayne County School District student registration will begin Monday July,18th at Beat Four and Buckatunna Schools. Click the read more button to see all Schools registration dates and times.

 

 

Wayne County School District Student Dress Code 2016 - 2017

This dress code outlines the only acceptable form of attire approved to be worn by students in this district.  Any deviations, however slight, are disallowed.

Click here to see the full 2016-17 student dress code.

HOSA Competition

The Wayne County Career and Technical Education Health Science students competed in the 2016 Health Occupations Students of America, HOSA, State Leadership Conference March 21-23, 2016. The following students placed in the top 5 of their chosen competitive events

Teacher Academy State Competition

In 2012, Teacher Academy was added to the curriculum at Wayne County Career and Technical Center to try and recruit high school students into the field of education.  As part of this program, and through our state organization Educator’s Rising, our students are given the opportunity to compete at a state level, and advance to national competition if they place at state.  This year, for the first time, three students from Wayne County Career and Technical Center placed on the state level.  We had a first place winner in Children’s Literature, Tamia Eiland; a third place winner in Science Lesson Plan and Delivery, Laken Freeman; and a fourth place winner in Social Studies Lesson Plan and Delivery, Ashton Bailey.  The students’ excitement could barely be contained when winners were announced.  Each of the young ladies who placed, qualified to advance on to the national competition which will be held in Boston, Massachusetts, in June.  “This is an accomplishment that we are proud to announce,” stated Instructor Tonda Farrior.  

Culinary Arts Competition

The Wayne County Culinary Arts students competed in the Family, Career, Community Leaders of America Competition on March 2nd-4th. The students competed in several events and attended leadership classes while at the competition. The students brought home the following awards:

Montana Loper -1st place in cake decorating

Tyson Spencer -3rd place in restaurant service

Jadazia Land -short order

Barbara Harris, Kobresha Clarke, Breanna Taylor -2nd place in the Culinary Arts STAR event.

Congratulations students!

Skills USA State Competition

The Skills USA classes from the Wayne County Career and Technical Education Center competed at the state level March 1-2.  The classes that represented the career center were Construction, Information Technology, Law & Public Safety, and Welding.  The following students competed and/or observed.  The first place winners will now advance to national competition in Louisville, Kentucky.

60% Schedule for Feb. 23

The Wayne County School District will run a 60 percent day schedule due to the predicted inclement weather. The buses will depart from Wayne County High School at 12:20 PM. Outlying schools will need to adjust their schedule accordingly.

Clark Oil Company of Waynesboro and Exxon Mobil $7000 donation

Clark Oil Company of Waynesboro made a $7,000 donation to the Wayne County Schools recently.  The monies will go to each of the Math and Science programs at the local schools as part of the Exxon Mobil’s Education Alliance Program.  

WAYNE COUNTY WAR EAGLE BASEBALL
WAYNE COUNTY WAR EAGLE BASEBALL 
 
Jr. High Baseball Tryouts 
Senior Night

Senior Night will be on October 30 against South Jones beginning at 6:30 p.m. Kickoff at 7 p.m.

Also on that night... Reunion Time
 
 
WCSD Community night

WCSD Community Night

Monday, August 31, 2015
Location: WCHS Commons
         5:00-7:00
Door prizes will be given and light
refreshments will be served.
LBPA Parent Meeting

Wayne County School District is hosting a district wide mandatory information meeting for all third grade students’ parents and/or guardians.  This meeting will explain the requirements of promotion to the next grade level contained in the Literacy Based Promotion Act (LBPA) and what is expected of all third graders to meet these requirements.  Parents will also receive information on the Third Grade Reading Gate Summative Assessment at this meeting.

IMPORTANT AUGUST 3, 2015 INFORMATION

WCSD Technology PD Day August 3, 2015 (Morning)

There will be 2 Technology training sessions for certified educators held on August 3, 2015.
2015-2016 District Calendar
Proof of Residency

Dear Parents or Guardians,

 Our School District recently had a state audit through the Office of the State Auditor. One of the resulting requirements of this audit is that beginning the 2015-2016 school year all parents or guardians in the Wayne County School District must provide two current proofs of residency at the time of student registration each year regardless of whether or not parents or guardians have lived in the same residence for previous years. Click here for more info

Area Schools’ Teacher of the Year Recognized by the WCSD School Board

In a recent meeting of the Wayne County School Board, teachers who were selected as Teacher of the Year from district schools were recognized for their accomplishment.  These teachers were chosen by the faculty and staff of each school to represent them in the selection of the Wayne County School District Teacher of the Year. Each nominee completed an extensive application in which his/her educational history, professional biography, community involvement, and the philosophy of education were detailed.  

 

WCSD Administrator of the Year Honored by the WCSD School Board

Robert (Bubba) Hathorn was recently honored by the WCSD School Board for being selected as the WCSD Administrator of the Year.  Mr. Hathorn is assistant principal at Wayne County High School.  He was selected from a group of nominees based on his educational philosophy, his ability to inspire teachers, and his contributions to the Wayne County community.  According to one of his colleagues, Mr. Hathorn exemplifies the qualities of an exceptional administrator by treating students and teachers with compassion, dignity, and respect.  He also shows a great commitment to making Wayne County High School successful in educating our youth.  

Mr. Hathorn has 27 years of total educational experience with 12 of those being in administration.  He is married to Cassie Hathorn, and they have one daughter, Taylor.

WCSD School Board Recognizes Parent of the Year

Doll Swindle was recognized at a recent school board meeting for being selected as the Wayne County School District Parent of the Year.  She was nominated by the faculty and staff of Waynesboro Middle School.  Mrs. Swindle was then selected as the WCSD Parent of the Year from a group of parents nominated by district schools.  She was chosen on the basis of her support and contributions to her children’s schools.  Mrs. Swindle is married to Christopher Swindle.  They have 3 daughters, Christian (Waynesboro Middle School), Gracie (Waynesboro Elementary School), and Trinity (Bridgeway Preschool).

Wayne County School Board Recognizes the Teacher of the Year

Stephanie Hodo was recently honored at a Wayne County School Board meeting for being selected as Wayne County’s Teacher of the Year.  Mrs. Hodo was chosen on the basis of her ability to inspire students, her leadership capabilities, and her contributions to the school and community.  

Mrs. Hodo has taught English II at Wayne County High School for 10 years. She is married to Alan Hodo, and they have two sons, David and Will.   

Attendance Guide for Parents

Please see the following letter from the Mississippi Department of Education, Office of Compulsory School Attendance concerning the importance of school attendance for children. 

Attendance Guide for Parents

CTE Tour

Tenth graders from WCHS will tour the CTE Center on February 9th (boys) and 10th (girls). The ninth graders in the STEM classes will tour the CTE programs on Thursday, February 19, 2015.  The tour will give the students a better understanding of how the career and technical education programs could benefit them in their future.  The program instructors will give them an overview of the skills taught and the requirements to attend these programs.  These students will have an opportunity to register for these programs in the spring.