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Back to School 2014
Wayne County Schools Nutrition Hands-on Food Production Workshop
Community Eligibility Program provides free meals to students, adult meal prices increase slightly

New student focused menus will be available at the start of the school year with a return to more prepared foods often referred to as speed scratch, according to the latest information from the Wayne County Nutrition Services department.

Wayne County Schools offer new student driven menus and healthy meals at no cost

There is lots of good news for Wayne County students. For starters, Wayne County Schools will continue to offer universal school meals regardless of income with year two of Community Eligibility. 

Wayne County Band Camp Underway

The marching band will perform an exhibition at the conclusion of camp on Friday, August 1st at 5:00pm on the black top parking lot behind the gym (weather permitting).

Wayne County Girls Soccer Team practices to prepare for fall season

The Girls Soccer Team is under new leadership. Welcome Coach Erica Caudill, who is a newcomer to the community.

Wayne County Football players participate in official photo shoot in preseason activity

Players are excited about the upcoming season after such a successful & competitive season last year.

Seniors Enjoy Senior Breakfast & Acadmeic Hall of Fame Banquet

Seniors enjoyed breakfast in their honor on the closing day as teachers wished them well on their future. Top scholars & their families were treated to a special dinner to highlight their academic achievements.

Students Will Return to School on Wednesday, August 6th Following Orientation Sessions

The schedule for student orientation programs varies from school to school. The orientations are a way for students to get their bearings on locations of classrooms, finalize enrollment, and learn expectations regarding the upcoming school year.  

Students become children’s authors and illustrators

Wayne County High School Language Arts students are fortunate to be exposed to a variety of learning opportunities ranging from theatrical performances to book sharing sessions. One of those many benefits gave students the chance to become book authors this past semester.

Wayne County Summer Feeding Program Keeps Children Fed During the Summer

The Lunchbox Express made rounds in Monticello in June & July. Wayne County Schools sponsored the Lunchbox Express to provide free lunches to children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.

Local cross country runner receives scholarship to Lindsey Wilson College

Recent Wayne County High School graduate Trevor Shearer is headed to Lindsey Wilson College in Columbia, Kentucky, after receiving a scholarship to join their cross country and track and field program.

Wayne County High School Volleyball Team Hosts 2014 Itty Bitty Camp
Wayne County Schools Honor Retiring Superintendent John T. Dalton

Students, staff, & friends were happy to recognize Mr. Dalton for his 18 years of service to them as Superintendent of Wayne County Schools.

Wayne County Lady Cardinals to be led by Coach Tim Pyles

The Wayne County Lady Cardinals will once again be led by Coach Tim Pyles, after taking a brief break from the head coaching position. Former Head Coach Allen Burchett recently stepped down from the position in order to spend more time with his young family.

Wayne County High School Graduation 2014 concludes the school year

Congratulations to the 196 graduates in the Class of 2014!

WCHS Seniors enjoy end of year festivities

The 2013-2014 Senior class has enjoyed many festivities in the past week; including Senior Honors Night, Baccalaureate, Senior Breakfast, and Graduation Practice. Graduation will be held May 30th in the WCHS Gym at 7:00 p.m.

JROTC Junior Class Visits Veterans Facility

JROTC Juniors coordinated contributions from local businesses and organizations to help veterans living at Thomson Hood, the nearest veteran center located at Wilmore, Kentucky.

JROTC Cadets are honored at annual awards ceremony

Military and community supporters presented medals and awards to JROTC members. Retiring Senior Army Instructor CW4 William D. Inman and his wife Donna Inman were recognized at the conclusion of the awards ceremony.

WCHS Band performed Spring Concert and hosts banquet

The 68 member award winning band enjoyed performing at the concert as well as a banquet and awards program to reflect on their accomplishments.

WCHS Track Team send three athletes to State Meet

In only their third year, the Track and Field Cards continue to improve at the biggest meet of the season. Even with the treacherous conditions, the Cardinals managed to send three athletes to the most significant meet in the state. 

WAYNE ATC Automotive Students Participate in Ford/AAA Challenge

Two students from Wayne County Area Technology Center Automotive Technology Program participated in the Ford/AAA Student Auto Skills State Competition held at Kentucky Speedway in Sparta, KY May 7th – 8th, 2014. This year marks the 65th anniversary of the prestigious student auto skills competition.

Roberts plans to continue keeping Wayne County Schools moving forward

The Wayne County School system will continue to move forward as the head leadership will transition into a new era on June 1. Wayne County Schools are nearing the end of a very successful school year, as well as the tenure of Superintendent John Dalton, who has steadily served the district as superintendent for 18 year

Farm Day is popular event at preschool

FFA members assisted the preschool staff with the various learning stations.

Wayne County Area Technology Center Student Brings Home Medal at State

   Congratulations to Chris Rednour for placing 2nd in the State Carpentry Contest.  Chris competed against 17 other secondary students from across the state and to place second is an outstanding accomplishment.

Boys Tennis Team makes strongest finish in history of program

WCHS Freshman Corbin Kirksey named runner up in the region. The Wayne County Tennis program is having one of their best years to date, with one player headed to state in singles.

JROTC Cadets Participate In Annual Trash Pick Up

On May 3rd, cadets, parents, and others teamed together to pick up litter along highway 776, 790, and Brammer Hill Ridge Road. These cadets, although given short notice, were nonetheless very eager to help their fellow cadets as well as the program.

Wayne County Track has successful regular season and enters postseason with high expectations

  In just the program’s third year, the WCHS Track team has already made many improvements compared to its first two seasons. With the increase of athletes, there are more points possible for the team to record.

Tennis
Wayne Co. Raider Team Finishes Strong at Morehead University

On April 11th, members of the JROTC Raider Team and Color Guard Team were excused from their daily classroom activities to travel to Morehead, Kentucky.

JROTC Spring Cleaning

As the sun peeped over the hills of Wayne County this past Saturday morning, not only could the birds be heard, but sounds of dozens of JROTC cadets could be heard as they trudged along East HWY 92 with their handy dandy trash bags for the annual JROTC Spring trash clean up.

Fiesta Night/Arts Festival to be held during Parent-Teacher Conferences

Wayne County Schools will be holding their last Mid-Term Parent Teacher Conferences on May 1st and May 5th from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Roberts named next Superintendent of Wayne County Schools

        Wayne Roberts will be the next superintendent of Wayne County 
Schools. He was hired Monday evening (April 28th) by the Wayne County Board of Education following an executive session that lasted approximately 45 
minutes.

 

WCHS online newspaper keeps students informed

It is so easy to get the latest news these days.  The choices are numerous:  turn on the TV, listen to the radio, subscribe to online media outlets, or even download your favorite news app.

WC Tennis Team ends successful regular season

The Wayne County High School Tennis Team is on the home-stretch of another successful season, as they prepare to go into regional competition. The boys’ team is undefeated with an impressive 9-0 record.

FCCLA take a stand against child abuse

FCCLA students conducted a t-shirt drive to help raise awareness for child abuse prevention in Shannon Foster's classes. Students made presentations fulfilling National Family & Consumer Science standards on the subject. T-shirt proceeds went to buy gifts for children who have to be removed from homes and put in foster care due to abuse. Students also made care packages to be given to local social workers.

Wayne County Schools serving Summer Meals

Free meals will be available to all youth 18 years old and younger during June 2- July 10. All meals will be served at Wayne County Middle School, and a Mobile Feeding Service will be available to those without a way of transportation.

BETA Club sponsors unique Teacher Appreciation Event

Teachers advise, sympathize with, challenge, and support students as they make their journey to the graduation stage - something students too often forget. To remind some kids of that, the Wayne County High School BETA Club sponsored the high school's first Teacher Appreciation Week from April 7-11.

Congrats to WCHS Science Olympiad students Amy Angelle and Alex McFarland for finishing well at state

Amy Angelle and Alex McFarland competed at the state competition at Western Kentucky University on Saturday, April 12th. They advanced after their 1st place in regional competition in the Boomilever Event.

High School students present culture changes in the "Roaring Twenties" jazz age

Wayne County High School Teacher Colleen Hart's students taught several classes dance steps from the twenties as part of a presentation. High School students Melody Massengale and Josh McGinnis demonstrated various dance steps.

Wayne County High School Tech Ed Department appreciates National Guard’s educational contribution

Wayne County High School Technology Education students are prospering from a new Engineering Education pilot program courtesy of the National Guard.

WCHS English class promotes anti-cyberbullying through video project

WCHS Public Speaking Class students participated in KET School Video Project Challenge- Digital Citizenship contest.

WCHS Basketball Athletic Coach and Son recognized by Herald-Leader

Like Father like Son.....
Wayne County Schools were well represented in the Herald-Leader All-State Teams annual recognition announcement, published in the Sunday, April 13th edition.

Lady Cardinal Jaime Roberts signs with Berea

By working hard on the basketball court and in the classroom, Wayne County High School Senior Jaime Roberts has earned an opportunity to attend Berea College where she will be playing for the Mountaineers this coming fall.

Wayne County Schools on the move to reach full potential

Wayne County Schools are joining the statewide initiative to support the Let’s Move Active Schools comprehensive program that empowers school champions – physical education teachers, classroom teachers, principals and administrators and parents – to create active environments that enable all students to get moving and reach their full potential.

Winter Percussion Ensemble receives silver medal in Northern Kentucky

Wayne County Schools are fortunate to have a very talented and devoted group of musicians who have worked hard to perfect their skills in the new Winter Percussion Ensemble.

Wayne County High School students celebrate state literacy week with book review dinners

Several Wayne County High School students spent their dinner hour back at school in order for the opportunity to discuss two different novels they recently read.

Wayne County students enjoy participating in second annual Spring Culinary Tasting event

The Wayne County Schools Nutrition Department was planning for next year’s menus and sought student and staff input regarding the healthy choices, at the conclusion of the National School Breakfast Week held in March.

Three Wayne County Cardinal Football Team players sign with colleges

      After a record breaking Wayne County Cardinal Football season, some of the fruits of the players’ labors are paying off with three players already signing to play at the college level.

WCHS Baseball Team defeats Clinton County in first game of the season

Wayne County High School Baseball Team started their season on a high note under the guidance of Coach Shane Blevins. Since their game against Clinton County (which they won 10-3),  the team has only managed to play four of their scheduled games so far due to the weather.

Wayne County Bass Bandits host Regional Fishing Tournament for second year in a row

The Regional Competition was held at Conley Bottom on Sunday, April 6th, with numerous schools competing. The Top 14 anglers advance to state competition to be held at Kentucky Lake on April 25-26.

Wayne County School staff raises funds towards cancer prevention

 A staff luncheon promoting the prevention of Colon and Colorectal Cancer was recently held in the Wayne County High School Media Center to raise awareness of the disease and hopefully save lives.

Wayne County represented Paraguay in this year's KUNA Conference

GT students participated in the Kentucky United Nations Assembly in Louisville on March 9-11. The three day mock UN conference is the largest in the country and gives Kentucky high school students the opportunity to represent a county as an ambassador.

Wayne County High School Winterguard named grand champions in tri-state competition

Wayne County High School’s Winterguard placed first in their class and first overall to win grand champion in their division at the Tri-State Marching Arts Circuit Championship show held in St. Leon, Indiana, on Saturday, March 22.

Science Olympiad places high in recent competition

WCHS students had a very successful weekend at Somerset Community College. The team had members place in the top three overall in different categories.

Wayne County High School student Dakota Barrier signed with University of the Cumberlands

Wayne County High School is proud to report that Senior Dakota Barrier recently signed with the University of the Cumberlands to be a member of their highly successful archery program after graduation this May.

Daniel Bertram Receives Academic Scholarship at State Tournament

Daniel Bertram received a $1,000 scholarship to the college of his choice. He was one of two players who received an academic scholarship.

Wayne County Cardinals Experience Great Support at State Tournament

Wayne County fans showed their support as the Cardinals made it to their 10th State Tournament. The Cards were defeated in the first round by the Mustangs of McCracken County 81-74.

School day hours amended starting Monday, March 24th

Wayne County Schools will be extending their school day for the remainder of the school year, effective Monday, March 24th.  Classes will be slightly moved back to begin at 8:00 a.m. and will dismiss at 3:35 p.m. This allows an additional 35 instructional minutes per day, while not exceeding seven hours per day.

Wayne County Bowling Season concludes with annual banquet

Coach Joey Neal commends the team on making steady improvements, while doing a good job representing their school.

Nominations Open for 2015 Kentucky Teacher Awards

Nominations are now open for the 2015 Kentucky Teacher Awards, sponsored by the Kentucky Department of Education and Ashland Inc. The deadline for nominations is May 15th.

KHSAA Sweet 16 ticket availability options

Tickets for this Thursday’s game at the Boys High School Basketball State Tournament game at noon are still available either online through Ticketmaster or can be purchased at the Rupp Arena box office on the day of the game. (Click to See Bracket)

WCHS FBLA makes a strong showing at Leadership Conference

Wayne County FBLA recently attended the KY FBLA Region 6 Leadership Conference on the campus of Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond.

WCHS students participate in Regional FFA Day

On Thursday, March 13, 2014, 16 Wayne County FFA members participated in the Lake Cumberland Regional FFA Day. Students participated in various speaking contests.

Wayne County High school is gearing up for the mandated ACT

Classroom teachers have gone to great lengths to prepare their students for this very important test that can affect their entire futures. A special series of free ACT Prep workshops have been underway for students wanting to better prepare themselves for the test.

Boys Basketball wil play first round against McCracken County in the State Tournament Thursday, March 20th

Classes at Wayne County Schools will be dismissed on Thursday, March 20th, enabling students to attend the Boys Basketball State Tournament where the Cardinals will play in the first round at 12 noon.

Congratulations to Boys Basketball Team on winning back-to-back 12th Region Championships

Wayne County defeated Southwestern for the fourth time this season to claim the 12th Region title with a score of 78-74. Senior Jason Perkins, Junior Peyton Woods, Sophomore Trey Blevins, and Sophomore Corey Stearns were a part of the All-Region Team.

Wayne County reaches 12th Regional Championship and takes on rival Southwestern Warriors

The Cardinals defeated Casey County 97-60 on Saturday, March 8th in the first round of the Region. They defeated Boyle County on March 10th in the Semi-Finals by a score of 73-61.

Lady Cards top off successful season by making it to Regional Semi-finals

The Cards defeated Casey County 57-51 in the first round of the 12th Region Tournament on Wednesday, March 5th. They had to play the Danville Admirals on Saturday, March 8th where they were defeated 54-46.

Wayne County High School TSA students excel at Regional Competition

Wayne County High School Technology Student Association (TSA) students brought home medals for their work in the Regional Competition held at Eastern Kentucky University on February 28th.

Fifth Year Wayne County ATC wins Regional Competition

Seven of the local ATC students medaled at the regional competition held March 1. Students were excited to participate in the Southern Regional SkillsUSA contest, in both the leadership and technical contest.

Middle School Dance/Cheerleaders & High School Dance Team Participate in Various State Competitions
JROTC Military Ball held at Dale Hollow State Park

Cadets and supporters enjoyed a delicious dinner and dancing at the annual special event held March 1st. Cadets look forward to the formal event each year.

Wayne County High School TSA students excel at Regional Competition

TSA students brought home medals for their work in the recent competition held at Eastern Kentucky University on February 28th.

Good Luck to the Girls' and Boys' Basketball Teams at Region

Both teams played exceptional basketball last Thursday night in the District Championship against Southwestern. The girls fell just short and the boys won, with both teams advancing to the 12th Region Tournament. Girls play Casey County Wednesday, March 5th at 6:00 p.m. at Lincoln County and the boys will play Casey County at 7:45 p.m. on Saturday, March 8th at Pulaski County.

Strive for Five on February 28th

This Friday, WCHS is taking part in the Strive for Five, national record breaking competition. All across the nation on Friday, the number of Accelerated Reading tests taken and passed will count toward setting this new record of 5 million tests in one day.

Wayne County High School wrestler achieves at high academic levels

Wayne County High School Senior Devin Morrow can’t bask in the glory of his recent state tournament standing where he medaled on the podium, just like an Olympic athlete. He has been too busy trying to nail down his future plans by visiting colleges and preparing to become a pre-med major, which will carry a very rigorous academic schedule.

Cadets perform well at 9th Annual Eagle Battalion Drill Meet

Competing for the first time this school year the Wayne County High School Exhibition Drill, IDR and Color Guard teams performed very well at North Bullitt High School on February 22.

Good Luck to the Wayne County Cardinals & Lady Cardinals as They Compete in the 48th District Tournaments!

Don't miss the action at Southwesten High School Thursday, February 27th! It should be a great night for Wayne County with the Girls game starting at 6:00 p.m. followed by the boys game. Thanks for all the support from the Pep Club, Cheerleaders, Dance Team, and Band during the basketball season.

Senior Night for the Cards & Lady Cardinals

Senior night for the Cardinal & Lady Cardinal basketball teams as well as the Wayne County cheer & dance teams.

Kentucky Arts Council seeks schools to create Derby Celebration artwork

The Kentucky Arts Council invites schools to participate in the Governor's Derby Celebration by painting canvases to be used as unique art installations at the annual event.

Certified and Classified voting for Supertintendent Screening Committee

Ballot Boxes will be located in the front office of each school and at the Central Office. There will be a log in sheet on that table with the ballot boxes. Everyone is required to sign the log in sheet prior to voting.

Mat Cards place third in tight competition small school division at State Tournament

Wayne County finished 15th overall at the KHSAA State Wrestling Tournament held February 20th and February 21st at the Alltech Arena at the Kentucky Horse Park. There were 89 Kentucky schools featured.

The search for a new Superintendent continues

Parent Nominations for Screening Committee to start Monday, February 24 from 7:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Nominations will also be held February 25th & 28th , concluding with final nominations March 3rd. A list of nominees will be composed and posted.

Wayne County ATC Business Program hosts job interview seminar

The Business Technology Program at Wayne County Area Technology Center recently hosted a Job Interview Seminar for high school seniors enrolled in Career & Technology Education (CTE) courses at Wayne Co. ATC and Wayne County High School. Approximately 70 WCHS seniors were in attendance at the seminar held in the Wayne Theater in downtown Monticello.

Robots taking over Wayne County Schools...

It is not uncommon to see robots in the Wayne County School sytem. Not only that, students are designing them and building them every day at school.

Academic Teams receive special recognition at February Board Meeting

Wayne County Governor’s Cup Academic Team competition is underway, following the fall league play. Wayne County students have been very conscientious this year and have two middle school students already headed to state, while three high school students competed at their regional competition.

WCHS Football Team hosts banquet after remarkable season

The Cardinal Football Team capped off the greatest season in the history of the program. Cards went undefeated through the regular season (10-0) and made it to the championship game at Western Kentucky University. The 14-1 squad had their seasonal banquet to reflect on their unforgettable accomplishments, followed by an awards program on Sunday, February 16.

Parent Teacher Conferences held Tuesday, February 18th and Thursday, February 20th from 4:00-7:00 p.m.

Parent Teacher Conferences are held periodically throughout the school year to keep parents involved in their child's education.

Wayne County hosts KHSAA Region 7 Wrestling Tournament

Wayne County hosted the KHSAA Region 7 Wrestling Tournament on Friday and Saturday which resulted in a close match up for first place with two Lexington schools, followed by Wayne County in third place.

WCHS Dance Team mixes it up with a Dubstep/Hip Hip performance at a recent basketball game

The Wayne County High School Dance Team performed their debut of a Dubstep/Hip Hop routine at the Wayne County/Somerset Boy's Basketball game.

Wayne County Schools Superintendent Search Committee

The Wayne County Board of Education is currently conducting a search for a new superintendent which requires a screening committee of one board member, one principal, two certified teachers, one classified staff member, and parent representatives.

Search process underway to fill upcoming superintendant position

Wayne County Schools will have a new superintendent in place by May
1, according to a timeline that has been set up for the search
process.

Cards Defeat Somerset 97-60 On Parent's Night to Add to Their 25-1 Record

The Wayne County High School Basketball team defeated Somerset 97-60 on Parent's Night.

Wayne County High School leads the way in College Career Readiness

Wayne County High School is leading the way in College Career Readiness for their students. Having scored sixth highest among 231 high schools across the state, Wayne County could consider resting on their accomplishments a bit this school year. But that kind of thinking couldn’t be farther from the truth, as the high school staff has embraced this worthwhile state initiative from the Kentucky Department of Education.

Wayne County High School College English Students enjoyed portraying Middle Age Period characters

The Canterbury Tales visted the halls of Wayne County High School on Friday, February 7th. Students dressed as the character they were assigned and had to answer riddles that described the other charcters in the tales, during the unique learning experience.

ACT Countdown Underway at Wayne County High School

The ACT countdown is well underway at the high school. Wayne County Juniors are especially gearing up for the important assessment which they are required to take by the state on March 4th.

Wayne County Middle & High School Academic Team Members Successful in Recent Competitions

The Middle School Academic Team members who were successful at the Regional Meet held at Northern Middle School have advanced to state competition in Louisville, March 15th. Saturday February 15th, three members of the High School Academic Team will advance to Regional Competition at Southwestern High School.

Wayne County Cardinal Basketball Faced Stiff Competition Over the Weekend

Cards beat Knott County Central 81-77 on Saturday & ended their awesome winning streak Sunday night against Montgomery County at the Joe B. Hall Classic (72-81).

Wayne County Wrestlers finished Runner-up in the Charger Duals in Louisville on February 8th!

The Mat Cards defeated Anderson County before losing to Simon Kenton to finish runner-up in the Charger Duals. The team finished the dual season with 37 wins and 7 losses.

Senior Night for the WC Wrestling Team recognized Devin Morrow and Casey Mink

The WC Wrestling Team Box Score for the dual was Wayne County (WACO) 72 and Whitley County (WHCO) 12 on February 5th at home. The Elementary Wrestlers got to compete on a mat next to the high school competition.

It's Retro Night at Rodney C. Woods Gymnasium!

The Cards will be wearing their "Bovine" uniforms tonight against the McCreary Central Raiders as a tribute to the 1947-1954 mascot for Wayne County High School.

Congrats to the Lady and Boys Basketball teams on their doubleheader win against Clinton on February 4th

The Lady Cardinals defeated the Lady Bulldogs 54-32 and the Cardinal Boys defeated Clinton 68-53 to extend their winning streak to 22 games thus far.

Wayne County High School students benefit from Spring FAFSA Workshops

Students and parents got individualized guidance completing their FAFSA forms online as they apply for post-secondary education. KHEAA Outreach Counselor Toni Wiley attended the workshops to assist families with the paperwork. WCHS Counselor Elizabeth Miller coordinated the workshops which were held in the Media Center.

WCHS Dance Team impresses students at Bell Elementary

The 19-member Wayne County Dance Team is on a roll this season, having just won the overall grand championship at the 12th and 13th regional contest

Wayne County High School Dance Team Named 12th & 13th Regional Grand Champions

The Wayne County Dance Team won 1st place in pom and 1st place in kick in the 12th region. Then they topped that off by winning overall grand champion amongst the 12th and 13th Region teams, held on February 1st in Mercer County.

Mat Cards Named State Dual Runners Up in Small School Division

The Wayne County Wrestling Team traveled to Montgomery County High School on Saturday February 1 to compete in the State Duals. The state duals are divided into two divisions Big school and Small school divisions, with the cut off number 1050 students or less for small school.

High School Senior Devin Morrow named Heisman Award Representative for Wayne County High School

Wayne County Senior Devin Morrow was recently awarded the Heisman Award at the high school level. Morrow was selected for this accomplishment based on academic achievements, athletic accomplishments, community-leadership, and involvement in various extracurricular activities.

Wayne County musicians named to LCMEA All-District Honor Band

After a successful fall competition season for the Wayne County Marching Band, it comes as no surprise that numerous student musicians are excelling in the concert field this season.

Kentucky Veterans Hall Of Fame Essay Contest

The Kentucky Veterans Hall Of Fame is a recently created organization whose sole purpose is to recognize veterans who have been honorably discharged from any branch of military service and have a post active duty record or outstanding service to their community, state or nation. An essay contest related to the KVHOF initiative has been created for high school students in Kentucky.

The Wayne County Cardinal Battalion is at it again!

Our local JROTC program is continuously and tirelessly working for the community of Wayne County. The Cadets of Cardinal Battalion have been working hard to support our local sports teams, assisting with town businesses and organizations, and providing an ever available community service for the people of Wayne County.

Art and Essay Contests available to students

Kentucky public, private and home school students are invited to submit original artwork and/or essays for a chance to win prizes.

Mat Cardinals win on the road at Livingston and Berea

Mat Cards defeated Livingston Academy 65-12 as well as Madison Southern and Madison Central

Wayne County Youth Football League and Middle School teams enjoy awards program

Wayne County Schools experienced their best football season ever earning a trip to the state tournament for the varsity team. Some of the skills the players were introduced to began at a younger age for many of them, so their high school years were spent polishing and refining what they had learned previously.

Dreams Do Come True

Wayne County Middle School student gets lead role in movie. Granted attending classes at Wayne County Schools is primarily about learning at the highest levels possible, but who would have thought that a typical day at school would result in a lead role in a major motion picture for a student.

Superintendent Dalton to Retire at the End of 2013-2014 School Year

Wayne County Superintendent John Dalton announced his retirement as superintendent of Wayne County Schools effective May 31, 2014, at the conclusion of the January board of education meeting.

Wayne County Board of Education Approves Legal Requirement to Redefine Five Board Districts

The newly established lines were drawn based on an even distribution of the population and are not based on geographic size.

Wayne County Schools Honor Leaders During School Board Recognition Month

Members of the Wayne County JROTC Battalion Staff and Company attended the Wayne County Board of Education monthly meeting on January 16th to help recognize the board members.

Rogers Explorer and Rogers Scholars applications being sought

Deadlines are quickly approaching for two leadership programs that could benefit Wayne County students.

Wayne County Wrestlers won Duals held at McCreary Central

Wayne County Mat Cards won the Sectional Duals Saturday January 11th hosted at McCreary Central High School. The Mat Cardinals will compete on February 2nd at the State Duals in Mount Sterling, at Montgomery County High School.

ACT Training Camp

ACT Training Camp is a completely free, five-week program leading up to the ACT state testing to be conducted on Tuesday, March 4th.

Lady Cards had a very busy winter break

Wayne County faced teams in the Berea Holiday Classic and from Georgia and South Carolina in the most recent tournament held in South Carolina over Winter Break.

Two Senior Wayne County Football Players Featured in the Kentucky-Tennessee National Guard Border Bowl

Wayne County Seniors Tyler Guffey and Ryan Corder were selected for the prestigious Kentucky-Tennessee Border Bowl game, where Kentucky defeated Tennessee 37-13. This was Kentucky's second victory in a row.

Wayne County students learned the life lesson of compassion through canned food drives held in Wayne County Schools.

Wayne County students learned the life lesson of compassion recently through something as simple as canned food drives held in the Wayne County Schools.

Successful Season For Mat Cards
Head Football Coach Shawn Thompson named Courier-Journals's State-wide Coach of the Year

Shawn Thompson has been named Courier-Journal's state-wide Coach of the Year & Class 3A Coach of the Year.

WCHS Gymnasium Formally Dedicated as Rodney C. Woods Gymnasium

Woods was surrounded by family, players, former players, & assistant coaches as the court was dedicated before the Cardinals' varsity game with Clinton, Tennessee on January 4th. A reception was held after the Cardinals defeated Clinton, Tennessee.

Cardinal Basketball Team Wins 11th Annual Monticello Banking Company Holiday Classic

Wayne County Cardinals won four games in three days to claim the championship in the Monticello Banking Company Holiday Classic. The Cardinals received their first place trophy following their win over Shelby Valley on Saturday, December 28.

Wayne County High School Teacher Noel Vaughn's First Period Class Collected the Most Cans For the Food Drive

Wayne County FBLA Members and Advisors stand with over 350 food items collected from a recent Food Drive held at Wayne County High School.

Wayne County Dance Teams Perform & Support School Teams

Wayne County Middle School & Wayne County High School have performed holiday dance routines most recently.

The Wayne County Wrestling team traveled to Seymour, Tennessee on Saturday, December 14 to compete in the Seymour Eagle Duals

The tournament featured sixteen teams from across Tennessee and Wayne County from Kentucky. The Mat Cardinals won their pool with wins over Knoxville Karns, Stone Memorial from Croosville and Chattanooga Central to advance to the semi-finals.

2013 Holiday Classic bracket released

The upcoming "2013 Holiday Classic" sponsored by Monticello Banking Company is set for December 26-28. Several out of state teams will be attending this year's tournament.

WCHS Honors English IV Class performs interpretations of classic novels

It is not enough to give a mere book report these days. For instance, the Honors English IV class went the extra mile recently, performing skits that groups in the class wrote based on classic novels they read.

WCHS Art Program Produces a Variety of Student Work

Students made everything from props for plays to masks for performances to a banner for the Kentucky School Board Association annual meeting.

Wayne County Basketball Teams Defeat Lincoln County In a Double Header

Wayne County Boys & Girls Basketball claim another victory over Lincoln County.

The Wayne County Wrestling team opened their 2013 - 2014 season at home in the Cardinal Duals on Saturday December 7th

The teams that attended were Scott County, Danville, Madison Central, Whitley County, and Anderson County. The Mat Cardinals finished the day 5-0.
 

Wayne County School students participate in Latino Multicultural College Fair

Students are encouraged to take advantage of opportunities to hone their skills so they will be eligible for learning at the college and technical level, after graduating from Wayne County High School.

Congratulations to the Wayne County Football Cardinals on finishing the season as State Runner-ups!!

The Wayne County Cardinal Football Cards fought hard through the rough weather for the State Championship, but were defeated by Belfry 3-0. Nevertheless, the team put together the best season in the history of Wayne County Football.

Wayne County defeats Whitley County 93-54 while saluting Monticello's 1960 State Runner-up team

Wayne County honored the 1960 Monticello State Runner-up team before the Game against Whitley County Saturday night, December 7th.

Community Shows Their Support For Wayne County Football

Businesses, stores, & shoppers showed their support for Wayne County Football on Friday, December 6.

Headed For State Playoffs in Bowling Green

History making event for the Cardinal Football program at Wayne County Schools.

Wayne County High School soccer player made All-Region Team

Sophomore defensive player Adolpho Aguilar was selected to the region 12 all-star team after playing Boyle county in our first round loss in the regional tournament October 22 at Boyle County High School.

Wayne County Students Support Statebound Cardinal Football Team

Students were anxious to purchase their tickets ahead of time in WCHS Bookeeper Stephanie Robinette's office. Students will be boarding the pep buses at noon Friday, December 6th. Students across the campus offered support for the Cardinals. GO CARDS!

Volleyball Team Hosts Banquet to Honor Players After a Successful Season
Wayne County Cardinals defeat South Laurel to start off season

The Cardinal boys team defeated South Laurel 68-64 to start the season 1-0

Students enjoyed celebrating Thanksgiving during school

Several Elementary Teachers used the holiday meal as a teachable moment. The JROTC had a wonderful pot luck dinner for each class throughout the day on Wednesday, November 26.

Lady Cards land first win of season against Rockcastle Rockets

JV won in an exciting overtime game against Rockcastle County, and Varsity won 65-47 over Rockcastle County.

Wayne County Schools FCA/JROTC prepared meals for local residents on Thanksgiving Day

Wayne County Schools FCA/JROTC did a tremendous job serving local residents on Thanksgiving Day. They prepared close to 850 turkey dinners with all the traditional sides from the Wayne County High School cafeteria.

Cardinals calm the Blue Tornadoes in the State Semi-Finals!

Another long bus ride for a playoff game, another victory for the Cardinals as they advance to the State Championship game after defeating Paducah Tilghman 34-10 in the semi-finals.

Wayne County High School adds another Regional Championship to sport's resume

The Wayne County Football Cards traveled three hours to take on Central High School in the Regional Championship, but that didn't bother them as they came home as Champions.

WCHS Spanish students incorporate a cultural activity in their foreign language studies

Spanish teacher Todd Barton enjoyed seeing his students use their artistic skills making maracas and using them in a dance performance that he taught them. Students are looking forward to building pinatas and castles to coordinate with studies in the future.

Wayne County School District prepares for Water Advisory on Tuesday, November 26th

Wayne County Schools would like to reassure parents that are concerned about their children’s welfare at school, in regard to the Monticello Utility Commission’s boiled water advisory for tomorrow.

The WCMS Boys Basketball Team to host a Black Out Night to honor our troops

On Tuesday (Nov. 26th )the Wayne County Middle School Boys Basketball Team, will be hosting a Black Out Night to honor our troops, and especially our local Unit C-Battery 1/623rd National Guard Unit that just recent returned home from the Middle East. The Cardinal Boys Middle School Team will face Russell County.

 

 

Wayne County FCA performed a Sunday night service at First Christian Church

The Wayne County High School Fellowship of Christian Athletes had the pleasure of leading First Chrisitan Church's Sunday night service on November 10th.

Wayne County Academic Teams league play underway

Academic Teams appeal to students both at the middle school and high school levels at Wayne County Schools. Students enjoy spending time together practicing and competing with different schools during the fall league season. Questions get even tougher in the spring when they play for the Governor’s Cup Competition

US History comes alive with period costumes at WCHS

It was almost like having a time machine traveling back in time for a very realistic learning experience in Wayne County High School Teacher Colleen Hart’s classroom.

Board of Education celebrates Football Team's accomplishments

The Wayne County Board of Education was happy to recognize two noteworthy accomplishments in their high school program. WCHS Principal Brian Dishman shared information about the gold medal banner he and Superintendent John Dalton received for being the highest performing high school in Southeast/Southcentral Education Cooperative territory.

High School Dance Team experiencing successful season and looking forward to basketball season performances

High School Dance Team wins 1st in Pom, 1st in Kick, and Grand Champions overall.
Coach Dani Pyles also won the "Coach of the Year" award.

WCHS Students visit Eastern Kentucky University

Representatives from the Wayne County High School Junior and Senior classes got the opportunity to tour EKU's campus located in Richmond, Kentucky on Friday, November 15.

Bell Elementary Second Graders perform Patriotic Musical

Clad in red-white-and-blue colored vests, three second grade classes performed a very special musical for their peers, parents, and visitors on November 8th at Bell Elementary School.

Bell Elementary and Walker Early Learning Center students Enjoy Picking Pumpkins from the Pumpkin Patch

Bell Elementary kids enjoyed adventuring through the the pumpkin patch to find their favorite pumpkin to take home with them. Walker Early Learning Center students used pumpkins to learn everything from math to artistic skills. They were  delighted to receive their very own pumpkin from the school garden.

Beta Club Members focus on Leadership Skills

   Wayne County Beta Club members recently benefitted from an inspiring message regarding servant leadership from guest speaker Superintendent John Dalton, who has led the Wayne County School District for 18 years, starting his tenure as the youngest superintendent in the state.

Wayne County High School Veteran's Day Assembly receives great reviews

Wayne County Schools high expectations evident during Veteran's Day Parade/Ceremony and afternoon assembly hosted by JROTC

Wayne County Schools Participate in Local Veterans Day Parade

Wayne County Superintendent John Dalton provided an interesting and moving tribute to Veterans during his keynote address. JROTC Cardinal Battalion helped coordinate the event, as well as participating, WCHS award winning band performed. Teachers Jared Duncan and Carol Ford offered wonderful vocal performances.

Undefeated WCHS Cardinal Football Team advances in the State Playoffs

The Wayne County Cardinals opened Class 3A state playoffs last Friday night at Jewell Field, hosting LaRue County. The Cards, ranked #1 for the first time ever in the latest Class 3A Associated Press Poll, entered the matchup with a perfect 10-0 mark, coming off a 48-15 home win over Rockcastle County.

Unbridled Learning Begins with Breakfast at Kentucky’s Wayne County High School

DISTINGUISED RATED HIGH SCHOOL‘S COMMITMENT TO PROVIDING SOUND NUTRITION HELPS FUEL IMPROVEMENT IN COLLEGE & CAREER READINESS

WCHS Volleyball Team Plays Mercy in State Tournament

Wayne County had a very successful volleyball season this fall, being named 48th District & 12th Region Champions. Wayne County traveled to Louisville's Valley High School for the first round of the State Tournament where they were defeated 0-3.

The Wayne County High School JROTC and FCA are once again teaming up to feed the shut-ins and less fortunate of Wayne County on Thanksgiving Day

The students will prepare a meal in the high school cafeteria consisting of turkey, mashed potatoes, peas, and dressing.

Good Luck to all of the Wayne County Athletic Teams that will be Competing in State Competition this Weekend.

The Wayne County Football, Volleyball, and Cross Country teams will be competing at the state level on November 8th and 9th. We want to wish all the Cardinal Athletes the best of luck as they take on the best across the state.

Wayne County High School Football Hosts State Playoffs Friday, November 8th

Congratulations Cardinal Football team on beating Rockcastle and for an undefeated season! Ranked # 1 in Associated Press poll for Class 3A!
Special recognition goes to all the seniors honored at the game!

Lady Cards Finished Runner-Up at the Regional Meet
The varsity girls cross country team were not picked to win the region, but decided to give it everything they had in hopes of a chance of the Championship.
Running Cards win Back to Back Regional Championships

Last year, the boys’ varsity team won the regional meet for the first time since 1971. This year, they planned on repeating their victory team wise and individually. The race was exciting and the results proved to be amazing for the Running Cards.

Volleyball Team Wins 12th Region Title
The Wayne County High School volleyball team defeated Pulaski County in th Region Finals at Pulaski County High School on October 31, 2013.
Cave Lake set to Host Three Cross Country Regional Meets this Saturday
Nick Cooley’s “Cave Lake Event Park” will have the opportunity to host Somerset’s, Pulaski’s, and Wayne County’s regional meets this Saturday, November 2nd.
We Have Lift Off!!!
Wayne County Middle School 8th graders enjoyed building balloon racers and launching rockets. Students in William Allison and Melody Smith's Science Classes enjoyed hands-on projects to learn Newton's three laws of motion
Wayne County JROTC Battalion Annual Fall Trash Pick Up
In cooperation with the Wayne County Solid Waste Coordinator Tim Bell and County Judge Executive Greg Rankin, the Wayne County High School JROTC met early Saturday morning, October 5, to pick up trash.
Congratulations to the Wayne County Bass Bandits on placing 2nd in the Invitational Tournament at Conley Bottom
Congratulations to the Wayne County Bass Bandits on 2nd place team finish at Invitational Tournament held at Conley Bottom October 26th. WCHS Junior Bryant Skeens caught the biggest fish at the tournament
Cave Lake set to Host Three Cross Country Regional Meets this Saturday
Nick Cooley’s “Cave Lake Event Park” will have the opportunity to host Somerset’s, Pulaski’s, and Wayne County’s regional meets this Saturday, November 2nd.
Wayne County JROTC Battalion Annual Fall Trash Pick Up
In cooperation with the Wayne County Solid Waste Coordinator Tim Bell and County Judge Executive Greg Rankin, the Wayne County High School JROTC met early Saturday morning, October 5, to pick up trash.
Wayne County Girls Volleyball face Casey County
The WCHS Volleyball Team defeated Burgin in the first round of the regional tournament, held at Pulaski County Monday night, October 28th.
The Wayne County Marching Band Performed Pandora’s Box in exhibition on Thursday, October 24th at Jewell Field.
The exhibition was open to the public and the local musicians were delighted with the turnout. Fans were able to leave good luck messages for the marching band students as they geared up for state semifinals.
Congratulations to the WCHS Marching Band on their performance at Semi-Finals
The band went to Eastern High School in Louisville for semi-finals
competition on Saturday, October 26th. They placed 10th out of 16. The top 4 went to Papa John's Stadium Saturday night for the finals competition.


 
Eastern Kentucky University Mil-Stakes Competition
Wayne County JROTC takes third overall in Eastern Kentucky University Mil-Stakes Competition. The cadets followed up that competition with the Iron Cadet Raider Meet at York Institute, Jamestown, Tn and the Montgomery County Competition.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kentucky FFA Foundation Distributes Funds Across The State, Including Wayne County
Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture James Comer has pioneered the Kentucky Farm License Plate Program, allowing Kentucky FFA and 4-H to directly benefit from the sale of Ag Tag’s. When a person purchasing a Kentucky Farm License plate, they have the opportunity to donate $10, which is divided equally between Kentucky FFA, Kentucky 4-H and Kentucky Proud
We Are Wayne County! District Champions!

Wayne County Volleyball team wins District Championship! Will play Burgin at 6:00 pm at Pulaski County Monday, October 28th.

The Community is Invited to Wayne County Schools Special Events on Thursday, October 24th
Wayne County Schools are the place to be this Thursday evening (October 24) with multiple open house events that the community are encouraged to attend. The school buildings are opening their doors after school for the Wayne County Middle School’s Lights On After School celebration.
Humana Vitality Checks "Keep Staff Healthy"
Humana has contracted with the local health department to provide Vitality Checks for state employees with Humana Insurance. Vitality Checks will be offered to the employees of the Wayne County School District
Come out and help support the fight against Breast Cancer!

Cardinals Pink Day Out

Friday, October 25th


$5 TENDERLOIN LUNCH INCLUDES:
TENDERLOIN SANDWICH
SNACK CAKE
CHIPS
DRINK OF CHOICE - (Water, Mt. Dew, Diet Mt. Dew, Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, Sprite)

All proceeds will go to help a faculty member at WCHS who is currently battling breast cancer.

Thank you for your support!

The WCHS Marching Band Qualifies for the State Semi-Finals
The WCHS band competed on Saturday, October 19th, in the Regional Quarterfinals at Lindsey Wilson College. They finished in the top 8 and will advance to the State Semi-Finals this coming Saturday. They will perform at 12:30 at Eastern High School in Louisville.
Wayne County FCA hosts Fields of Faith on Cardinal Football Field
Over 250 youth and adults attended the interdenominational Christian event on October 9th.
Congratulations to the Wayne County High School Band on their performance at the Pulaski Invitational on October 5th
The Band placed 2nd in Class 3A. They performed in the finals and placed 4th overall. There were 13 schools who competed in last Saturday's band contest.
JROTC Participates in Memorial Service for Civil War Soldier
 On September 28th, the Wayne County High School JROTC Color Guard presented its Nation’s colors as locals brought a memorial of a prior soldier in the Union Army of the United States.The memorial was held at Dishman Cemetery, near Slickford. After the presentation of the colors, Mary Lair sang the National Anthem, then there was the unveiling of the memorial stone of Isaac Hill.
Wayne County High School Volleyball Program Experiencing Successful Season
Varsity wins match in two sets against Clinton County on October 3rd.
Running Cards Showcased Fast Times in Louisville this Weekend
Tom Sawyer State Park in Louisville, Kentucky, was said to have been able to produce fast times because of the flat terrain throughout the 5k course. With great weather, and superb competition from all over the state - including teams from Indiana, Ohio and Tennessee - it was the perfect set-up to run fast times.
The Wayne County Marching Band will be performing Pandora's Box in exhibition
Come out October 24th at 7:00 p.m. at Jewell Field and see the WCHS Marching Band perform Pandora's Box. The exhibition will be open to the public and the community is encouraged to come out and support the local musicians. Tenderloin meals will be for sale on that evening as well as a chance for fans to leave good luck messages for the marching band students as they gear up for the state semifinals.
WCHS Students enjoy school spirit week during a pep rally Friday afternoon
Students and staff anxious to support the Wayne County Football Team
Running Cards Showcased Fast Times in Louisville this Weekend
Wayne County FCA Students to Host Fields Of Faith Event, Joining Thousands OF Youth Across America On October 9th
Students from Wayne County Schools will be joining thousands of other youth on athletic fields all across the nation this Wednesday, October 9 at 6:30 p.m., to share their Christian faith with fellow students during the eighth annual national Fields of Faith event.
Congratulations to the Wayne County High School Football Team on their win over Corbin Friday night
Cardinals score in dramatic style before packed crowd of fans. The Cardinals ended the game with a score of 35-28.

The Homecoming Candidates were Featured Last Thursday Night, October 3rd, in the Annual Homecoming Parade
Each pair of candidates, along with a few WCHS Athletic teams, were Chauffeured down Main Street towards the Rodney C. Woods Gymnasium for the community to observe.
WCHS Students have a great time showing their school spirit

Spirit Week

Monday - America Day
Tuesday - Color War
Wednesday - Decades Day
Thursday - Zombie Day
Friday - Cardinal Spirit

 

Wayne County Schools Participated in World School Milk Day
The Wayne County Schools Food Service Department recently participated in “World School Milk Day” promoting a unique social studies lesson, as well as emphasizing good nutrition habits.
JROTC Particpates in Memorial Service for Civil War Soldier
On September 28th, the Wayne County High School JROTC Color Guard presented its Nation’s colors as locals brought a memorial of a prior soldier in the Union Army of the United States.
Cardinals Place 4th at 10th Region Golf Tournament out of 19 Teams
 The two schools that use the host site, Eagle’s Nest Country Club, as their home course took home top honors at the 2013 Region 10 golf tournament.
Wayne County Area Technology Students attend Construction Fair in Shelbyville

On September 26th    55 students from Wayne County Area Technology traveled to Shelbyville to participate in the 10th annual Construction Fair

Homecoming canidates will be riding in parade to help support the Cardinal Football Team

Cardinal Football Team are 6-0 and will face Corbin at 7:30 p.m. Friday night

Spirit Week launches Homecoming festivities at the high school

The Homecoming parade will be held on Thursday beginning at 5:30 p.m., originating at the Dollar General Store near Monticello Flooring. The students will travel along Main Street and end at the steps of the high school gymnasium. A pep rally will conclude that event. Following the pep rally, a Homecoming Carnival will be held from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on the Wayne County Baseball Field beside the high school. There will be food and games, as well as performances by the WCMS Dance Team and the Sparklers Dance Team. Proceeds from the Carnival will support the WC Marching Band

Football Cards Tame Bobcats Last Friday Night

Cardinal fans had a lot to celebrate Friday night after an impressive blowout at Jewell Field and terrific test score news. The Cardinals defeated the Bell County Bobcats 41-6 and the high school was in the top 20 Unbridled Learning Accountability Score Results

Employee Free Flu Shots
Again this year, Kentucky Employee’s Health Plan is helping members live well through flu season by offering free flu shots on Nov. 30, 2013. See schedule below.
Congratulations Wayne County Marching Band for placing 2nd in class 3A in Corbin Marching Invitational

Wayne County Band places 4th overall on Saturday, September 28th

Wayne County Schools peak in academic excellence based on previous school year’s results

You might say Wayne County Schools have arrived. Especially when you consider the high school made it into the top 20 ranked high schools across the state, not to mention being ranked sixth in the state in their college/career readiness accountability.

Golf Cardinals Place 3rd at Somerset Invitational

The Wayne County golf team turned in a strong performance last Saturday at the Somerset Invitational held at Eagle’s Nest Country Club. The Cardinals posted a team score of 318, good for a third place finish behind 1st place Corbin High School(299) and 2nd place Jackson County High School(313).

WCHS Geography Class Participates in Cultural Studies

Noel Vaughn's students enjoyed preparing and sampling traditional meals from various cultural groups around the world during their studies in Human Geography.

The Wayne County Marching Band competed at the Barren County Invitational in Glasgow on September 21st

The band placed 9th overall

Running Cards Perform Very Well in Lexington Over the Weekend

Even though nasty weather brought horrible course conditions for the Franklin County Invitational at the Horse Park Saturday (September 21) morning, the second biggest meet in the state brought really good competition in both the boys and girls races

Students benefit from Kids First Dental Care Program

 

The Mobile Dental Program helps with early detection and preventive dental care. They provided a comprehensive dental exam for students across the campus for students who chose to participate. The examination was made for diagnostic and preventive purposes only. No treatments such as fillings, root canals, or extractions took place as part of the program.

 

 

 

 

 

Young Entrepreneurs Monica and Erica Withers of Wayne County High School were Recognized at 2013 EIEA Program

Monica and Erica, CEOs of MEW Productions, were the youngest finalists ever in the Young Entrepreneur business category at the annual EIEA luncheon and regional awards presentation on Sept. 9 at The Center for Rural Development in Somerset.

Wayne County Schools FCA sponsors exciting youth events

 Wayne County FCA is on the move with lots of activities to offer students primarily when classes are not in session. This week a youth rally for students and adults gets underway on Monday evening where Associate Minister Greg Locke will be welcomed back by popular demand as the featured guest speaker for the second year in a row.

The Arts are Alive and Well at Wayne County Schools

Wayne County School students not only study core content and a rich curriculum at age appropriate levels, but are also benefitting from an extra emphasis regarding performance art.

Wayne County Running Cards Bring Home Silver Over the Weekend

The cold front that entered Wayne County Thursday night brought cool temperatures for Saturday’s meet in Somerset. The race was going to be a clear-cut “Wayne vs. Pulaski” on the boys and girls side.

Wayne County Cardinal Security Bank hosts Open House

Monticello Banking Company Representatives provided refreshments for the students as they learned about school banking procedures.

Congratulations to Two WCHS students on being selected as a 2013 Central Kentucky Scholar!

 Daniel Bertram and Connor Fetters have been individually selected to represent WCHS at Campbellsville University’s fourth annual Central Kentucky Scholars Day on Saturday, October 26.

Our New Home

Left! Right! Left! Right! This year the Wayne County JROTC is pumped and excited about starting off the new school year. The 2013-2014 school year begins the 21st year of the JROTC program at Wayne County High School.

Trajan Smith Congratulated by UK on being Selected for the 2013 Rising Scholars Program

 Wayne County High School Junior Trajan Smith was selected for recognition as a 2013 Rising Scholars last spring based on his outstanding academic achievement and merit.

Congratulations to Wayne County Marching Band for making it to finals at Bourbon County Competition on September 7th

The Wayne County Marching Band placed third out of five bands in class AAA and seventh overall out of fifteen bands. Looking forward to their next competition on Saturday, September 21st at Barren County.

Wayne County Volleyball Takes Flight on 2013 Season

The Wayne County Volleyball team has been underway for a little less than a month, and already the ladies have encountered solid competition through the first few weeks of the season.

Wayne County Volleyball Teams Recognize Kayley Baker During a Ceremony In Her Honor

Just prior to the varsity game which Wayne County won against Casey County on Monday night, the announcer told the crowd to take just a moment to recognize and raise awareness for Down Syndrome. Down syndrome is one of the most common birth defects.

Domino's Hits School Lunch

Domino's will be serving pizza for Monticello Elementary, Wayne County Middle, and Wayne County High School one Monday each month.

Come out and support WCHS Volleyball action tonight

Learn about Down Syndrome and how to support this worthy cause. Join Kayley's Klub and walk in Lexington in November.

Local educators attend World Council for Gifted and Talented Children

Wayne County Schools was well represented by 21st Century Coordinator Katherine Kidd and Gifted/Talented Coordinator Jennifer Chaplin at the World Council for Gifted and Talented Children 20th Biennial World Conference Celebrating Giftedness and Creativity.

Cardinal Women's Soccer Team was in Action Last Saturday Night

On Saturday, August 31, the women's soccer team went up against the South Warren Lady Raiders. The girls fought hard but came up short losing 3-0.

Poster Contests are Available to Students

Public Service and adopt-a-Highway Poster Contests are fun for kids. The annual Adopt-a-Highway Poster Contest, which emphasizes and promotes the importance of removing litter from Kentucky roadways is now underway.

ESL Program Receives South Kentucky RECC People Fund Award Grant

Wayne County Schools is one of five recipients to receive a South Kentucky RECC People Fund grant. The People Fund was started in 2004 at the request of members who wanted to financially help meet community needs not met by other agencies or resources.

Wayne County Golf Team Sets School Record In Latest Match

The Wayne County Golf Team recently set a school record for low team score during a match with Clinton County.

The Cardinals posted a team score of 146 to notch a 21 stroke victory over the visiting Bulldogs, who posted a score of 167. Wayne County's team total was two shots better than the 148 posted by the 2011 Cardinal Golf Team.

Wayne County Schools Conduct Bus Evacuation Drills to Help Maintain Excellent Safety Record

The Wayne County bus fleet travels an average of 3,200 miles a school day along the regular routes on rural roads transporting the district’s most valuable resource – its children. And that does not take into account the field trips and extra-curricular activities transporting students after school.

Wayne County Board of Education recognizes high school students' talents during recent meetings

Wayne County High School is particularly blessed with a huge and fairly diverse talent pool of students. So, it is appropriate for the Wayne County Board of Education to recognize them and share their interesting stories...

The Wayne County Cross Country Team Performed Well in First Meet

The Running Cards started their season on a good note on the tough 5k course of the Chick-fil-A Invitational at Asbury University on August 27th. The boys team was led by Seniors Trevor Shearer and Quentyn Parmley and the girls team was led by Sophomore Sadie Martin.

Wayne County Football Begins Season with a Win Against Monroe County

The Wayne County Cardinal Football team wore their camouflage jerseys for the first time in their season opener last Friday night. The Cardinals thrived on an early lead and didn't look back cruising to a 44-14 win.

WCHS...Not 'just' a high school

Students benefit from great deals on college classes. Wayne County High School is not ‘just’ a high school. It is also a college for many of the students who chose to take advantage of increasingly popular dual credit classes.

National Action for Healthy Kids Web Post Highlights Wayne County School Success Story

School Garden Proves Valuable for Wayne County High School

Don't miss the Tailgate Party this evening prior to the football game

Tailgate Party tonight from 6:30 pm-7:30 pm, held in the parking lot next to the gym/Jewell Field. Cardinal and Falcon Fans please join us for free hotdogs, free water, free face painting, and corn hole.

Wayne County Girls Soccer Team begins season by welcoming lots of new players during rebuilding year

Wayne County was defeated by Whitley County 5-3 at first home game on August 20th

Looking forward to football action on Jewell Field Friday night

Congratulations to Wayne County Cardinal Football team on dominating Metcalfe County in recent scrimmage. Don't miss the tailgate party prior to the game when the Cardinals host Monroe County.

Wayne County Schools join schools across the state to keep students in school until they turn 18 or graduate

State Board approves resolution and new policy on compulsory school attendance age at state-run schools

WCHS Band Exhibition launches new season

Wayne County 2013 Pandora's Box has been opened, made its demands; Scattered its evils, confusion, mailce, and dread but, I'll focus on the one thing you've shown me, I'll see hope instead.....

WCHS Nutrition Services Department offers extra lunch line in hallway on Kiosk

Pizza Express Bar accomodates students with a new location to reduce waiting time on full service dining during lunch.

FCA prays for a great start to the new school year

FCA Sponsors organized a prayer circle outside the High School Gym which was attended by students, administrators, parents, teachers, and community members.

Wayne County Football Program Begins Practice

Wayne County High School players looking forward to a great football season at Jewell Field.

Band Exhibition to Be Held Friday August 2nd at 5:00 pm

Band Competition Schedule Announced:

August 24 Mark Twain, Columbia KY
September 7 Bourbon Co. HS, Paris KY
September 14 TBA
September 21 Barren County, Glasgow KY
September 28 Corbin HS, Corbin KY
October 5 Pulaski Co. HS, Somerset KY
October 19 Quarterfinals TBA
October 26 Semi-finals/Finals Louisville, KY
Kentucky Premier AAU League Holds Basketball Skills Camp

WCHS asst. boys basketball coach Jarrad Parmley hosted a one-day camp for middle & high school basketball players in the area.

Orientation Event Welcomes Wayne County High School Students

Student mentors assisted Freshmen & new students find their classrooms & be of service to them.

Color Guard Works On Choreography For Band Program

Coach Joey Neal prepares squad for marching band program.

Professional Learning Symposium Launches Great School Year at Wayne County Schools

A new merged student body will be welcomed back to school by a very competent staff on the Wayne County Schools campus on August 7th. Some 236 experienced teachers and their principals all came together on July 22-24 for Wayne County Schools’ custom designed Professional Learning Symposium.

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