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                              May 2020  

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    Cleaning out lockers and desks

    Waynesville R-VI employees will clean out students' desks and/or lockers and place everything into a bag with the student's name on the bag.  At the same time that a parent is returning (dropping off) the school-issued items (such as Chromebooks, textbooks, uniforms, etc.), the bag containing a child's personal items will be given to the parent. 

    Each school has a specific assigned day, times and procedures for parents to drop off school-issued items. Please click on the link for each school for more information. 

      

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     Buses spelling out 2020

    Waynesville R-VI bus drivers congratulated the Class of 2020 by spelling out “2020” in buses on the Waynesville High School parking lot on May 11. This is the final week of high school for graduating seniors of the Class of 2020. Graduation for the WHS Class of 2020 is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 19, at Waynesville High School’s Tiger Stadium. Honors Night is scheduled to be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 16, in the Waynesville High School Auditorium. In the event that social distancing restrictions have not been lifted by mid-June, Honors Night will be held Thursday, July 16, and graduation will be Saturday, July 18.

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    Last day of school

    The last day of school for students in grades kindergarten through 11th will be Wednesday, May 20.  The last day for graduating seniors will be Friday, May 15.

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     Summer School

    Virtual summer school will be offered June 1-26 in the Waynesville R-VI School District for students entering grades 1-12. Seated summer school for students entering grades K-12 will be held July 20-31, providing COVID-19 restrictions have been lifted. Students may attend either or both sessions. Info and registration forms are at https://www.waynesville.k12.mo.us/Domain/1831.

    Registrations are due by 9 a.m. Friday, May 15.

    NOTE:  Please note that if you registered your child for summer school using the original paper-based summer school forms for grades K-6 that were sent out prior to spring break, your child is NOT registered for summer school as our summer school programs have been revamped due to COVID-19. You will need to go online and register your child for either the June virtual summer school session and/or the seated session in July if you want your child to participate in summer school.  

    Late registrations will not be accepted for June virtual summer school. Registrations for the July seated session may be accepted on a space available basis after May 15. For summer school, students attend the grade they will be promoted to, so if you currently have a 3rd grader who will be going to 4th grade during the 2020-21 school year, your child will attend 4th grade during summer school. 

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    UPDATED:  As of 4:20 p.m. EschoolPlus Home Access Center is back up  

    The eSchool Plus Home Access Center had been temporarily down and while we anticipated that it could be several days, we are happy to report that the system appears to be back up and running. We apologize for the inconvenience.  

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    Did you miss Kindergarten registration? 

    Online kindergarten registration was scheduled for May 12-14; however, parents may still go online and register students who are turning 5 before Aug. 1, 2020, for kindergarten The details and online forms are at https://www.waynesville.k12.mo.us/Page/12219. If you have questions, please call 573-842-2092.

     

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    West Point grads

    Record 5 WHS students to graduate West Point this year

    A record five former Waynesville High School students will graduate from the U.S. Military Academy (West Point) on June 13, 2020.

    Having five former WHS students graduate in a single West Point class is believed to be a school record. The five are Hunter Ball, Ashley Wolf, Jon Lowe, Robert Osborn and Jason Brodeur.

    In recognition of their upcoming graduation, Waynesville Mayor Luge Hardman presented a coin and letter to Lowe on May 11. Lowe will deliver coins and letters from Hardman to the other four upon their return to West Point.

    Participating in the presentation and pictured are Dr. Brian Henry, Waynesville R-VI superintendent, David Lowe, Jon Lowe, Kimberly Lowe and Waynesville Mayor Luge Hardman.

     

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    WAYNESVILLE R-VI SCHOOL DISTRICT 

    VISION

    Excel as a student-centered community of learners that embraces diversity and innovation. 

    MISSION

    Empower and prepare individual students for future opportunities as citizens and leaders.