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                      January 2021 

    Thayer Elementary's Diversity Door

    Thayer Elementary's winning entry in the Diversity Door Decorating Competition. 

    basketball Courtwarming is Feb. 5

    Courtwarming – a mini version of Homecoming – will be held on Friday, Feb. 5, at Waynesville High School with both a king and queen being crowned between the JV and varsity games against Lebanon. This year’s theme is “Victory is Sweet.”

    Sports tickets and information

    Tickets to Waynesville Middle School and Waynesville High School athletic events are available for purchase online at https://www.waynesville.k12.mo.us/Domain/1681. (Look for "Purchase Tickets to Sporting Events.") Tickets must be purchased in advance, due to COVID-19. Gym capacities are limited to 33 percent. Some high school athletic events are broadcast on Waynesville Channel 12 & Tiger TV and on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/waynesvillech12. Additionally, some varsity basketball games, wrestling matches and swim meets 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/Domain/1681. (Look for "Winter Sports News" and the links that follow.)  


    Early release and no school

    Early release on Friday; no school on Monday

    School will dismiss early on Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, for a records day. Students in grades 6-12 will dismiss at noon. Students in grades K-5 will dismiss at 1 p.m. There will be no school on Monday, Jan. 18, in recognition of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Students will return to classes on Tuesday, Jan. 19.  

    Winter Tiger Festival of Nations at Waynesville Middle School

    The District's in-person Winter Tiger Festival of Nations will not be held; however, a video from each building will be posted on different cultures on the district’s Facebook page every school day now until the last week in January. Check out Waynesville Middle School's video.


    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.

    snowflake 4 inclement weather options 

    The Waynesville R-VI School District has multiple options in the event of winter weather conditions, including:

    1. School will be in session. No changes. (We typically do not make announcements that school will be in session. If there is no announcement, then school is in session.)

    2. Run buses on snow routes.  If we run snow routes in the morning, we will run snow routes in the afternoon as well. See https://www.waynesville.k12.mo.us/Page/4064 for snow route information about where stops are located.  Due to the different types of roads in our district and the routing of certain school buses, the “snow route” may be the usual route with no changes

    3. Delayed start. When a delayed start is announced, all schools will begin 2 hours later than usual.  All buses will run 2 hours late (so if your bus pick up time is 6:30 a.m., your bus pick up time will be 8:30 a.m.). If a delayed start occurs on a Wednesday, the delayed start is two hours later than the delayed start time on a Wednesday when there is a delayed start.  For example, if school would normally start at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, school will begin at 11 a.m. Delayed start has no impact on dismissal times.  On delayed start days, school is dismissed at the regular time. 

    4. Early dismissal.  An announcement will be made if school is to be dismissed early. The time varies.




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