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                     November 2021 

    East and Freedom named in PRiME Top 10 in region

    The Policy Research in Missouri Education (PRiME) Center at Saint Louis University has announced that East Elementary and Freedom Elementary have been recognized for achieving a Top 10 PRiME Growth Score in the Ozarks Region.  

    East scored 2nd in the region for student growth in mathematics and 3rd for English Language Arts and Freedom scored 10th for growth in mathematics.  

    No school on Nov. 24-26

    There will be no school on Nov. 24, 25, and 26, 2021, for Thanksgiving; students will return to the classroom on Nov. 29.

    In addition, students will be off Dec. 20-31, 2021, for winter break and will return on Jan. 3, 2022.  

    Special  Education receives perfect score

    The Waynesville R-VI School District received a perfect score from the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education in all areas of special education and exceeded the state average for students with individual education plans (IEPs) in 14 out of 15 areas for state testing. The announcement was made during the Waynesville R-VI Board of Education meeting on Nov. 15, 2021. This is the third consecutive year for a perfect score.  

    East Elementary collected 2000 items

    East Elementary students donated more than 2,000 canned goods and food items for Good Samaritan of the Ozarks in Waynesville. Thank you to all who generously donated to help others.  

    daddy daughter danceDaddy-Daughter Dance 

    2:30 session added

    Due to the overwhelming response, an afternoon Daddy Daughter Dance has been added. The evening session has reached capacity and SkillsUSA and the Waynesville Career Center will now offer a dance from 2:30-4:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 4, in the Waynesville High School Gymnasium, in addition to the one being offered in the evening. 

    Tickets are available on MySchool Bucks. Tickets are $15 per person. All attendees both adults and students must have a purchased ticket in advance. Masks will be required. For more information see the flyer on Facebook or email mclutts@waynesville.k12.mo.us or call 573-842-2521 or email twallace@waynesville.k12.mo.us or call 573-842-2500 ext. 3930. 

    Athletic (sporting event) ticket sales 

    Tickets to sporting events must be purchased online in advance. One link -- https://www.msbtickets.com/Athletics/schoolevents -- now exists where all Waynesville High School and Middle School athletic event tickets may be purchased. This for all athletics events on Monday, Nov. 30, 2021, and after.   

    Students singing

    Holiday concerts and performances December 2021

    Waynesville R-VI students will be participating in the following performances in the Waynesville High School Auditorium:

    • Dec. 7- Waynesville High School Choir Concert will begin at 6 p.m. 
    • Dec. 8 - Waynesville Middle School Choir Concert will begin at 6 p.m.
    • Dec. 9 - Waynesville High School Band & Jazz Band Holiday Concert will begin at 6 p.m.
    • Dec. 13 - Waynesville Middle School Beginning Band and combined Intermediate and Advanced Bands will perform, beginning at 6 p.m.

     These 2021 events are free and open to the public. Masks are required.

    Kids reading to Maverick

    Maverick Brownfield loves to hear a good story and at Thayer Elementary students enjoy taking turns reading to the therapy dog. Maverick is a regular visitor to the school and has his own school ID.  

    WHS to present one-act plays

    The Waynesville High School Drama Club will be presenting a collection of student-directed, one-act plays on Dec. 3 and 4 at the WHS Theatre. The plays begin at 6 p.m. and the cost is $5 per person. Tickets can be purchased in advance at https://our.show/WHS/oneacts or at the door. Masks are required for entrance.


     Calendar image2021-2022 School Year Calendar 

    The 2021-2022 School Year calendar is at https://www.waynesville.k12.mo.us/cms/lib/MO01910216/Centricity/Domain/4/2021%2022%20school%20year%20calendar%20FINAL.pdf

    Reporting COVID-19 cases online

    If your child tests positive or your child is placed in quarantine, please go to https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdOd1vraos-FuPufoxol-gRzENYFbwQXsVJDlevRlTEum2zJg/viewform and complete the Google form that is listed there.  Or, you may report the information through the Tiger Tip Line at https://www.waynesville.k12.mo.us/Page/9592.



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