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Wayne County High School Class of 2017 Students at WCHS enjoy reading the 2016-17 yearbook Class of 2017 Seniors attend the Academic Hall of Fame FBLA students compete at state Students signing with the Armed Forces on College Signing Day at WCHS Basketball player Clay Shelton with WCHS students enjoyed meeting Dennis Boggs after a reenactment presentation of Lincoln WCHS student Jessie Allison sang the National Anthem at the Boys' Sweet 16 Basketball Tournament in Rupp Arena Thanks to the Winterguard on their terrific performance at WCMS's Operation Preparation WCHS Academic Team member MaHaley Powell speaks about the FPS Team's success at the February Board of Education meeting Cast of High School Drama class presentation of Alice play JROTC displays Garrison Flag at Lady Cardinals winning basketball game against Pulaski Mat Cards support fellow wrestlers from the sideline in competitions! Archery is popular sport for elementary, middle and high school students! The WCHS Girls Basketball Team defeat West Jessamine Check out Valentine Books at school libraries! Jessie Allison singing the National Anthem A rainforest animals assembly program was held for Freshmen and Sophomores on Thursday, January 12 Band Director Andy Critz made a surprise appearance as the Grinch while the concert band performed An ensemble from the Wayne County High School Band performed at the Annual Christmas Tree Lighting downtown WCHS Girls Varsity team WCHS Girls Basketball Junior Varsity team WCHS Boys Freshman Team WCHS Boys Junior Varsity WCHS Boys Varsity team The Wayne County High School Wrestling Team The Wayne County High School 2016-2017 cheer squad JV and Freshmen Football teams finish seasons undefeated Senior Zachary Tucker receives an award for placing eighth at State Cross Country Competition High School Band Member Brianna Bybee plays Taps at the Veteran's Day Parade The JROTC Raider Team competed at the EKU meet and won top awards William Wright and Gabriel Ruiz speak with Somerset Attorney Rhonda Hatfield Jeffers at Truth and Consequences First graders enjoy pumpkins grown by the high school's agriculture classes Bell Elementary students enjoy picking pumpkins from the school garden Tammy Dishman's class brainstorms writing ideas about fall for a poem at the Monticello Elementary outdoor classroom First, second, and third place couples running for Homecoming King and Queen. Homecoming Queen and King Chelsea Adams and Gabe Dick Monticello Elementary Parent-Teacher Conferences create conversations about student progress Wayne County Golf Team experiencing successful season 5th graders enjoy puppet presentation to learn to be $mart with Money The Wayne County High School football team The WCHS football team prepares to win their home game The WCHS cheer squad holds up their banner for the football team before their game against Bell County September 9 WCHS Girls Soccer Team Coach Bradley Askins motivated his players during a time out at a boys soccer game FFA Student Gabe Dick drove Field Day guests on a tour of the school garden Fourth Grader Kylee Holt checked out the cantaloupe in the school garden during Field Day County Agriculture Extension Agent Glen Roberts showed off one of the newest squash selections in the school garden WCHS Girls Soccer Team begins season Dalton Garner scores a touchdown for Wayne County against North Laurel Seniors Zach Tucker and Zach West begin their Cross Country season in the Catbird Classic at North Laurel Students and volunteers harvest corn in the school garden Junior Stetson Simpson makes a great catch for a touchdown against Pulaski County The 2015-16 Varsity and Junior Varsity Volleyball Teams Emily Loveless and Calista Kulpa enjoy lunch in the redecorated High School cafeteria WCHS students enjoy the redesigned lunchroom Recipients of the District Wayne County School District Staff attend the opening day meeting held at the WCHS Gym Football players Jacob Dennis, Brantley Hutchinson, and Draven Smith play football with assistant coach Adam Chaplin's son 2016 WCHS Football Team WCHS 2015-2016 graduates! WCHS Class of 2016 WCHS art students create KSBA banner Wayne County High School hosted a close the deal ceremony for seniors students at the high school experienced a drunk driving simulation The cheerleaders lead the students at the pep rally for the football team The 2015 Homecoming Court High school staff on opening day Cardinal Football 2015 WCHS Volleyball Students visited the courthouse Clay sculpting during art class Academic Team Coach Jared Criswell helped his team through practice JROTC Cadets at Veteran's Day Parade Picking fresh vegetables from the school garden Meeting for ESL students Boys Soccer
Wayne County Board of Education recognizes retirees at reception in their honor Group photo of retirees

This past school year, 22 employees retired with a total of 549 amazing years of service to the students of Wayne County Schools. Thank you for your service!

Two wayne county students represent district at prestigious craft academy Natalie Hutchinson and Ben Rose

Wayne County Schools are fortunate to have two students who are such strong academic achievers that they fall in a class of their own – in fact, they represent the Commonwealth of Kentucky’s best and brightest.

It’s over! Kentucky’s All-Star boys defeat Indiana for the first time since 2008 Photo by Matt Goins

They didn’t make it easy on themselves, but Kentucky’s All-Star boys did what the last eight senior classes could not by defeating the Indiana All-Stars 111-110 in double overtime Sunday evening at the Frankfort Convention Center.

This story has been reprinted from its original appearance in the Herald Leader. It has been published by Wayne County Schools with the permission of Reporter Josh Moore, of the Herald Leader.

Wayne County Schools provide information regarding the facility tax proposal Cardinal Seal

The following questions and answers provide information about a proposed facility equivalent tax that is currently being considered to make a significant impact towards enhancing local workforce development. The facility tax would be used to secure additional state funding towards the goal of a new early college and career center to replace and expand the existing Wayne County Area Technology Center.

WAYNE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL JROTC CADETS PERFORM WELL AT JUNIOR CADET LEADERSHIP CAMP 2017 Group photo

With school out for the summer many students were thinking of the lazy days ahead, sleeping late and just chilling out. “Not us,” almost in unison responded the 14 cadets from WCHS JROTC making preparations to attend annual Junior Cadet Leadership Camp (JCLC) at Blue Grass Army Depot in Richmond, KY, held May 27-31.

Freshmen Academy students receive water safety training from Wayne County Graduate KY Department of Fish and WIldlife Officer Matthew Parmley

Wayne County High School graduate Matthew Parmley, who was named the Kentucky Department of Wildlife Boating Officer of the Year in 2014, along with a recent award from the Governor for being proactive in battling Boating Under the Influence situations, shared a program about water safety in order to prepare Freshmen Academy Students for summer vacation on Lake Cumberland. One of Wayne County’s largest attractions is the lake and activities surrounding it. Students were given information about how to be smart and safe on the water.

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