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                     April 2021 

    Missouri Capitol lit up in purple  

    Wear purple on Thursday

    Governor Mike Parson has ordered the Missouri State Capitol dome and Missouri Governor’s Mansion to shine purple on Thursday, April 15, 2021, in recognition of Military Child’s Day. All individuals are invited to wear purple on April 15 to show their support for military children. 

    “I was proud to designate April as the Month of the Military Child, and lighting the dome and Mansion is another way we can pay tribute to the military children across our state,” Governor Parson said. “When parents serve our country, their kids serve, too, and we’re happy to recognize their unique contributions to our state and country.”

    The dome and Governor’s Mansion will light up at sunset on April 15 and remain lit until sunrise on April 16. The color purple represents all branches of the military – the combination of each of their respective colors combined into one. 


    Kindergarten registration will be online

    Kindergarten registration will open online on May 10. More details, including the link to the online registration information, will be forthcoming closer to the actual date that registration opens. 


    K-5 students to leave Chromebooks at school

    Beginning on Monday, April 19, seated students in grades K-5 will leave their Chromebooks at school in preparation for the upcoming statewide assessments known as MAP testing. Teachers will charge the Chromebooks on a daily basis for seated students in grades K-5 at the school.  Unless notified otherwise, Chromebooks for seated students in grades K-5 will remain at their buildings. 

    Last Day of school is May 27  


    Scene from the play, Almost Maine WHS to present "Almost, Maine" 

    Waynesville High School Drama Club and Thespian Troupe 1669 will present “Almost, Maine” at 7 p.m. on April 15, 16, 23 and 24 and at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 25, in the Waynesville High School Auditorium.

    A mask is required for all attendees and social distancing will be in place to the extent possible. Tickets are $5 for adults and $4 for staff and students. Tickets may be purchased at http://our.show/almost. The play is suggested for audiences age 11 and up.


    Honors Night & Graduation 

    Honors Night for Waynesville High School seniors will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 18, at the WHS Auditorium. Graduation will be held Friday, May 21, at Tiger Stadium and each senior will receive five tickets for guests. COVID-19 precautions, including masks and social distancing, will be in place at both events.

    East Elementary student's artwork

    April is the Month of the Military Child and in recognition of this month, Waynesville R-VI students have created custom artwork. This drawing is by a student at East Elementary. 


    Sports tickets and information

    Tickets to Waynesville Middle School and Waynesville High School spring athletic events are available for purchase online at https://www.myschoolbucks.com/ver2/stores/catalog/getlistproducts?selectedCategories=ZZ5Q52VL9IOT5EZ. (Once there, you will need to click on the individual sport at left to see what tickets are available.) Tickets must be purchased in advance, due to COVID-19. Some varsity sporting events are previewed and/or covered by Waynesville High School students in a sports information class and are available at https://www.waynesville.k12.mo.us/Page/13337.  

    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.  (Families found the form to be easy to use over break, so we have extended its use through the semester.) Or, you may report the information through the Tiger Tip Line at https://www.waynesville.k12.mo.us/Page/9592.



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