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AlertNow Message sent Wednesday, October 15

I’m writing this afternoon for two (2) reasons.  First, as a reminder that there is no school this Friday, October 17 for all students in our district ( grades K-12).  This is a planned day off per our Board approved school calendar. 

Second, with the news today that a health care worker from Dallas, who has contracted Ebola, traveled to the Northeastern Ohio region this past weekend, I want to provide an update on what we know and how our district is

Win a 2014 Camaro LS

W.C.S. is selling $10 raffle tickets for a chance to win a 2014 Camaro LS.  The car, pictured on the ticket, was donated by Laria Chevrolet in Rittman.  Tickets will be available during home varsity football games at the south entrance of the

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Ohio School Report Cards

The Ohio Department of Education released the 2013-2014 state report card for each district and individual school building throughout the state.  This is the second year of the “new” state report card format, which involves different components being graded on a scale of A-F.  There currently is no overall grade for a district or building.  To put the “new” format in some type of context, if we compare our most recent results to the “old” state report card format, our district would have achieved the highest rating of “Excellent with Distinction” based upon the previous calculation format.  

Federal Court Instructs Ohio Districts to Post Information for Parents Concerning Data Release

 

A U.S. District Court has ordered that 2013-2014 school year records from the Ohio Department of Education’s Educational Management Information System be turned over to Disability Rights Ohio as part of an ongoing lawsuit. (The official notice can be access by clicking here.)

 

Grizzly Digital Academy

Wadsworth City Schools has started the Grizzly Digital Academy. See information below for more details.

Student Registration Moves to Administration Building

Effective June 1, 2014, registration of all students, regardless of grade level, will be completed at the Charles R. Parsons Administration Building, 524 Broad Street (330-336-3571).  Parents/Guardians registering their student(s) may complete the required paperwork (available online) and bring it to Mrs. Linda McCann, Dept. of Instruction, at the Charles R. Parsons Administration Building between 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.  For those parents without online access, forms will be available at the administration building.  The enrollment brochure will provide information about the items needed for enrollment as well as useful information for all newly registered students.  Welcome to Wadsworth City Schools!

LEED Gold Certification Awarded

Wadsworth High School and Isham, Overlook and Valley View Elementary Schools have received Gold Level LEED Certification. LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is a point-based system where building projects earn points for satisfying specific green building criteria. Within each of the seven LEED credit categories, projects must satisfy particular prerequisites. LEED certification offers third-party validation of a project’s green features and verifies that the building is operating exactly the way it was designed.  

   

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