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Wayne County Schools Launches Voluntary COVID Testing Program for Students and Staff

In an effort to combat COVID-19 spread and to ensure schools remain open, Wayne County Schools is coordinating a Voluntary COVID Testing Program for all students and staff. The district will utilize a less invasive PCR Saliva Test.

The district will conduct testing on a regularly scheduled basis at all school sites to assist in identifying positive cases and preventing the spread of COVID-19. Randomly scheduled tests will begin during the month of September. Preventing outbreaks in schools and classrooms will help ensure that schools remain open for in-person instruction.

In addition to the scheduled testing, the district will also provide testing services for specific classrooms or school sites experiencing an outbreak.

Participation in the COVID-19 testing program is voluntary. Students will be eligible for testing upon receipt of the permission form. To enroll your child in the testing program, parents or guardians must complete and return a permission form no later than Friday, September 10, 2021.

Permission Form

Current face covering protocol: Due to high transmission of covid-19 within the county, face coverings are required in all facilities beginning on August 19, 2021. More information is found at the link below. Face Covering Protocol

Re-Entry Plans

Please Find links below to the Wayne County Schools re-entry plan.

Re-Entry Plan

When should I keep my student home from school?

Please use this screening tool to decide when your child should stay home from school.

Screening tool

Wayne County Schools COVID Tracker

Please see our COVID statistics in the document below.

COVID Statistics.

Report Concerns with COVID-19 Safety Protocol/Procedures

Students, Parents and Staff can share suggestions/concerns to assist Wayne County Schools in adhering to Safety/Protocols/Procedures outlined in the “Wayne County Schools Re-entry Plan”.

Please Report your concern here.

COVID-19 Information

Wayne County Schools Response to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Wayne County Schools is continuing to collaborate with local health officials in our ongoing response to the pandemic impacting our community.

Wayne County Schools is posting information from the Center for Disease Control to educate families about Coronavirus and its prevention.

Below you will find informational flyers from the CDC.

Stop the Spread of Germs
What to do if you are sick with coronavirus disease 2019
Share Facts About COVID
What you need to know about coronavirus disease 2019

Continuing Services

Due to an anti-theft policy that had previously been implemented by the Wayne County Schools, some school computers will not allow you to login after being away from the school for two weeks. We have since removed this restriction, however, if your computer is affected, you will start receiving a pop-up message warning you that your access is about to expire when you start approaching the two-week limit. We have made Wi-Fi available outside of our schools where you can drive up and connect to the schools Wi-Fi without having to go in. The area where Wi-Fi should be accessible at each school may be seen by going to the following link https://www.wayneschoolswv.org/wifi . You can simply drive up to any school, connect Wi-Fi, log off or restart your device, then log back in with your regular username and password and this should correct any further login issues. If for some reason you do not have transportation to one of the schools, you can call the technology hotline at (681) 203-5268. Technical support is available M-F 8 to 4. * Please make sure you are connected to the Wi-Fi before you log in or nothing will change and your laptop will not update! *

"Open" Wi-Fi hotspots are available at most schools for all students and staff, more info here.

Technical support is available 8 to 4 M-F at (681) 203-5268 for staff, students, and parents.

Mental Health Professionals' contact information can be found here.

Regular Board Meeting-September 28th @ 6:00 p.m.
Posted by Carol Prince, 2021-09-23

The agenda is available for the Regular Meeting of the Wayne County Board of Education being held on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 beginning at 6:00 p.m. in the Board Conference Room of the Central O...Read full article.

View Agenda

Employee Recognition Program
Posted by Chanda Perry, 2021-09-20

Employee Recognition Program

We want to recognize outstanding employees for their hard work and dedication to our students and schools.  Any employee of the Wayne Co...Read full article.

West Virginia Service Personnel of the Year 2022, Katherine Miller
Posted by Chanda Perry, 2021-09-08

Congratulations to our very own, Katherine Miller. She has been selected as the 2022 West Virginia Service Personnel of the Year. Katherine is a cafeteria manager at Wayne High School. She is a pil...Read full article.

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