Anthony Wayne Local Schools will partner with our community to engage all students in educational opportunities empowering them to become active, responsible, and productive citizens in our global society.
Board Takes Initial Step in Placing New Operating Levy on November Ballot
The Anthony Wayne Local Schools Board of Education took the first step in placing a 4.9 mill operating levy on the November ballot last night at the May 20 board meeting. If approved, the levy would generate $4 million dollars annually.
Community members will ask, “why is the board asking to approve a new levy in November?” There are many factors leading the board to place this levy on the ballot in November. These factors center around two main facts. One, the district has seen reductions in revenue of approximately $5.2 million dollars from local, state, and federal sources since June 30, 2011. Two, recent State Legislation and Ohio Department of Education mandates on public school districts will require additional funds to implement over the next several years. While the district has worked hard to maintain the cost of educating students, as seen in its low per pupil spending ($8,961 at AW as compared to $13,388 at Ottawa Hills), the district will need additional revenue to maintain our tradition of excellence. Recent mandates facing the district are outlined below.
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Waterville Primary Relay For Life
Thank you to everyone who helped make Waterville Primary's 3rd Annual Relay a wonderful success! The students were able to enjoy some fresh air and sunshine and walk the perimeter of the building for 20 minutes. The students were able to raise just over $490.00 for the American Cancer Society. Great job!
AWHS Art Students Successfully Compete
We are proud of the 76 AW students who entered the show (out of a total of 1350 entries), as well as the 11 who were accepted into this highly competitive art show, that will be comprised of 270 works of art. There will be an Awards Ceremony and Opening Reception on September 7th at 6pm at BGSU School of Ar's Dorothy Uber Bryant Gallery to recognize these outstanding young artists:
Click HERE to view their amazing artwork
Alejandra Calvo Gonzalez
FTMS Team Fab 4 Raises Money for Malaria No More!
Four weeks ago, after reading about malaria as part of their Cells & Microbes unit, FTMS Teacher Pam Frankfather showed her sixth-graders the Malaria No More website and they learned that every minute a child dies from malaria, and the medication to cure the disease only costs one dollar per child. Mrs. Frankfather then challenged them to find a way to earn one dollar to contribute to the cause, so they would make a $100 donation-- saving 100 kids.
Over the next four weeks, the students went to work, earning the money themselves and reporting to their class how they did it. Most of the donations came in one or two-dollar amounts. Students earned money by doing chores like picking up sticks in the yard and cleaning out the barn. One student helped his dad with some electrical work. Another made bracelets and sold them to friends. Some students even donated their birthday money to the cause. A few students prepared presentations and collected money door-to-door in their neighborhoods.
The end result of this campaign has been that the 96 sixth-graders in Team Fab 4 have donated $1032 to Malaria No More! They are very proud to have helped so many people!
Pre-Participation Athletic Physicals
Pre-participation physicals will be offered for Anthony Wayne students entering grades 7 - 12 for the 2013/14 school year.
Dates: Thursday, May 23, 2013 & Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Location: St. Luke's Hospital Physical Therapy Clinic
900 Waterville-Monclova Rd., Suite C
At the Corner of Waterville-Monclova and Rt. 64
Cost: $10 payable by cash/check to AWHS
PLEASE NOTE: ALL FORMS MUST BE COMPLETELY FILLED OUT AND SIGNED BY THE ATHLETE AND PARENTS PRIOR TO THE PHYSICAL - NO EXCEPTIONS.
- Blank physical forms may be picked up from the athletic office or training room.
- No make-ups will be allowed.
- Girls are asked to wear sports bras under appropriate attire for the physical exam portion of their physical.
- Copies of the completed physical forms will be available upon request as no camp physicals or work permits will be completed.
2013-14 Kindergarten Registration
If your child will turn 5 years old by September 30th, then it's time to register for kindergarten this fall. You must be residents of the Anthony Wayne School District.
Please call 419-877-5377 to make an appointment to register your child. Registration takes less than 15 minutes, and your child does not need to be present. You will need to bring with you:
- a completed kindergarten registration packet
- your child’s birth certificate
- your driver’s license or other government-issued photo ID
- proof of residency (2 current utility bills; or a lease + utility bill)
- proof of custody if applicable
Registration forms are available by clicking HERE Or – you may pick up a registration form at the Central Administrative Office at 9565 Bucher Road in Whitehouse, or at each Primary school.
An informational meeting for parents of incoming Kindergarten students will be held on Thursday, May 9 at 7:00 p.m. at Monclova Primary, Waterville Primary, and Whitehouse Primary Schools.
Kindergarten Screening will be held in June:
- Monclova Primary Monday-Tuesday June 10-11
- Waterville Primary Wednesday June 12
- Whitehouse Primary Thursday-Friday June 13-14
Students must be registered at the Central Administrative Office prior to Kindergarten Screening.
Revised 2013/14 School Calendar
Due to a change of election dates in 2014 and the fact that it is Anthony Wayne's desire to not have students in the buildings during election days, the AW Board of Education voted to make some minor adjustments to the 2013/14 school calendar. Click HERE to view the revised calendar.