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Wayne County Schools Celebrate High Attendance Day

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WCMS placed second in the district with a 97.78% attendance rate. Students enjoyed all kinds of activities including PE games, a dance, and pizza lunch party in the classrooms.


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WCMS celebrated the day with a dance


(L-R) Raychel Troxell, Hannah Sexton, and Brylee Chriswell enjoying the festivities

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Students enjoy pizza in Malissa Atkinson's 6th grade social studies classroom


Sixth graders (L-R) Heaven Hunt, Haley Barnett, Elijah Bolen took their pizza to eat in Whitney Huffaker's 6th grade math class


(L-R) Kayla Grider, Payton Jones, Emilie Piercy, Torri Riddle, and Sakara McCloud headed to Daniel Moody's 6th grade language arts classroom

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Computer Science Teacher Vincent Decker playing a game in the gym with students

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Austin Randolph and Teacher Caitlin McPheron doing 'The Worm' at the dance party during the day

Monticello Elementary

Monticello Elementary had the highest percentage rate in the district at 98.16% attendance. Students enjoyed electronics, kickball, and Kona Ice. 


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Students spent part of the day playing kickball on the field

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Students also enjoyed slushies from the Kona Ice truck


Tyson Harris pouring himself flavoring into his ice


Fifth graders (L-R) Emily Shearer, Joyce Dominguez, and Chelsea Lewis enjoyed their slushies

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Lacey Bertram and Logan Winchester enjoying the cold treat


Angie Phillips' classroom after winning the kickball game

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Libby Hicks' classroom declared themselves number one

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Riley Pop and Destiny Dishman playing a mathmatic dice game in Laura Crabtree's classroom

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Teacher Laura Crabtree assisted students (l-r): Robbie Winterholler, Lily Haperoff, Chloe Southgate, and Titus Shaw with a multiplication card game

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Robbie Winterholler ponders the answer 

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Third graders enjoyed using their electronic devices on high attendance day

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Abigail Curtis played an educational game along with her classmates at the computer station


Bell Elementary

Bell Elementary had 96.55% attendance. Students enjoyed inflatables on the playground during a break in the day and after school at the fall festival. 


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Students at Bell Elementary were treated to inflatables on the playground

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Juan Lopez checked out the alligator inflatable which was awesome

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Teacher Bobbie Barrier painting second grader Zoidyn Roll's face at the face painting booth


(L-R Front Row:) Cora Roe, Jaylin Marquiz, and Westlie Floyd posed for a photo with
(Back Row L-R:) Police Officer Mike Neal and Major Joe Bybee

(Local law enforcement officers are part of a new program where they drop in and spend time with students during their school day.) 

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Harmony Richards showing off her paint and enjoying one of the popsicles the students were given

Walker Early Learning Center

Walker Kindergarten students had 95.28% attendance (preschool was excluded). The youngest learners enjoyed slushies and meeting Sulley from the animated movie "Monster Inc." on high attendance day. 



Kindergarten Teacher Stacey Corder introducing the guest for the day


The entertainment featured Nate Helton dressed as Sully from the movie Monsters, Inc.


Stacy Corder read to the students while Sully danced to the actions mirroring the pages in the book.

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The Walker students loved the performance

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(L-R) Stacey Corder, Kindergartner McKinley Keith, and Nate Helton enjoying the book "There Was an Old Monster"

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