District News

The Educator Emeritus Hall of Fame

The Wadsworth City Schools Educator Emeritus Hall of Fame honors and recognizes the retired educators and /or administrators of Wadsworth City Schools who made a significant contribution to students, faculty, and/or the community.

If you would like to submit a nomination, please complete either the online or paper application and submit it before May 6, 2016.  Please visit the Educator Emeritus Hall of Fame webpage to access the nomination forms and view information about the selection criteria used when evaluating candidates for induction.  A listing of previous inductees is also provided.  Questions may be directed to the Department of Instruction at 330.335.1315.

Coaches Sought

Qualified candidates are being sought to fill a 9th grade boys' soccer coach position for the fall.  A 7th grade grils' basketball coach and a varsity assistant gymnastics coach are are also being sought.  Please send a letter of interest and a resume to Mr. Brad Musgrave, Athletic Director, at bmusgrave [at] wadsworthschools [dot] org.

Fine Arts Festival

"Wadsworth's Got Talent," the Wadsworth City Schools Fine Arts Festival, is being held on Saturday, April 30, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday, May 1, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Wadsworth Middle School, 150 Silvercreek Road.  The festival showcases the artwork and talents of students in grades kindergarten through 12, including performances by students and local entertainment.  The festival is free.  Click here for more information.

WHS Drama Department Presents: "Alibis"

WHS Drama Department presents "Alibis" by Peter Kennedy.  This murder mystery comedy will be performed in the James R. Mcilvaine Performing Arts Center, at Wadsworth High School, April 28-30, 7:30 p.m.  Tickets will be sold at the door for $8.


Bear Cub Registration for 2016-17

The Bear Cub Academy informational meeting and registration for the 2016-17 school year will be held on Wednesday, May 11, at 6:30 p.m. in the cafeteria at Isham Elementary, 325 Sunset Boulevard.  Bear Cub is a before- and after-school program for students in grades K through 6.  More information can be found on the district website by selecting Parent Information and choosing Bear Cub.  

Intra-District and Inter-District Open Enrollment News

Intra-District Open Enrollment

Parents interested in intra-district open enrollment for the 2016-2017 school year are invited to attend an informational meeting with Superintendent Hill on Monday, April 11, 2016, at 6:00 p.m.  The meeting will be held in the Distance Learning Lab (Room 2702) at Wadsworth High School.  After entering through the front doors, proceed up the stairs and to your left.

Intra-District Open Enrollment is for Wadsworth residents who are interested in having their children attend elementary buildings (Grades K-4) other than their home-base schools.   

Additional information, including application date deadlines, and the intra-district open enrollment packet are available on the Open Enrollment webpage.


New Textbook Adoptions

The following programs are under consideration for adoption for K-6 English Language Arts:

Journeys by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (K-5th) and by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (6th).  these materials are available for review at the CRP Administrative Center during normal business hours (8:00 am - 4:00 pm) or after hours by appointment.  Appointments can be made by contacting the Office of Instruction at 330-335-1315.  The Wadsworth City Schools Board of Education will be acting upon these materials for adoption during the May 9th Board of Education meeting.  

District Report Card

The letter that follows was sent to all parents, staff, and community members on February 25, 2016 from Dr. Hill, Superintendent:

Dear Parent/Guardian(s):

The purpose of this letter is to address the release of our most recent report card from the State of Ohio; the report card is from the 2014-2015 school year.  Due to the PARCC tests that were given last year (these tests are no longer used by our state) and the time needed to receive and decipher the results, report cards were released by the Ohio Department of Education (ODE) much later than usual.  The first part of the report card was released on January 14 and the second, and final, part today. 

Wadsworth High School Parking

The Wadsworth City School District values our collaborative community partnership with the City of Wadsworth, the YMCA, Wadsworth Public Library, Summa, WCTV and the Soprema Senior Center, all occupants of the community center on our high school campus.

When you are attending events at Wadsworth High School we ask that you please park either in the Visitor Parking Lot or the School Events/Student Parking Lot (see map here).  The North and West Parking Lots are reserved for use by our community partners listed above and are not to be used by visitors to Wadsworth High School.  We thank you in advance for helping us adhere to these guidelines.

Kindergarten Registration 2016-17

For parents who have a child who will be turning 5 years old prior to September 30, 2016 and are planning to enroll him/her for kindergarten, please complete the information by clicking here. A Parent Information Meeting will be held on Monday, February 22 at 6:30 PM in the WHS Performing Arts Center.

Medical Assistants/Licensed Practical Nurses Sought

PSI School Health Services is currently seeking Medical Assistants and/or Licensed Practical Nurses in the Wadsworth City School District.  A minimum of one year experience caring for children in a pediatric medical environment is preferred.  Candidate must have experience working with children and must pass a comprehensive background check.  Position is part-time, day shift, with weekends, holidays, and summers off.  Please email resume and letter of interest to careers [at] psi-solutions [dot] org.

Medina County Recycles

Recycle containers have been placed at Franklin Elementary, the City Transfer Station, Charles R. Parsons Administration Building, Friedt Park, and Weatherstone Park to collect recyclable materials.  Click here for more information with a list of recyclable materials acceptable to put in the containers as well as all container locations in Medina County.


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