Wayne County Schools News

The Wayne County Pledge:

The Michael and Catherine Lewis Foundation along with the Wayne County Board of Education are part�nering to provide 25 scholarships to 8th grade Wayne County Students. Each scholarship is worth $1,000, and is to be used for post-secondary education. To be eligible for the scholarship, students must meet and maintain certain requirements throughout high school. The purpose of this schol�arship is to encourage the continued academic success of middle school students and nurture awareness of post-secondary opportu�nities that lie ahead. Twenty-Five (25) scholarship recipients will be randomly selected from eligible applicants. Scholarship recipients will designate a post-secondary institution to receive the $1,000 payment upon the student�s graduation from Wayne County Schools and enrollment in a post-secondary program.

What are the Eligibility Requirements?

� Currently enrolled in 8th grade.
� Obtain a 3.0 cumulative GPA through 1st semester of 8th grade.
� Earn 7th grade WV summative assessment scores that meet or exceed state standards in English/Language Arts and Mathematics.
� Attendance rate of 90% beginning in the 2022-2023 school year.
� Zero out of school suspensions on school record.
� Complete a 250 word hand written essay.
� Due to IRS regulations, children of faculty or staff members at the student�s school site are not eligible.

Maintaining Eligibility Requirements

� Maintain 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA upon graduation from high school.
� Minimum 90% attendance rate in high school.
� Complete the ACT and/or the SAT college entrance exam.
� Meet yearly with high school counselor to discuss post-secondary options and yearly progress towards graduation, as documented on student�s personalized education plan (PEP).

Application Form

Questions? Bradley Jordan, Lead Mental Health Specialist

Virtual School Registration:

Wayne County Schools is accepting registrations for the 2022-2023 Wayne County Virtual School. The virtual school is open to students in grades 3 – 12. Any student who plans to take virtual courses for the upcoming academic year should register by June 3, 2022 (this includes students currently enrolled in virtual classes). Virtual students must have access to consistent, daily internet service including the ability to attend live sessions on a daily basis. The 2022-2023 Wayne County Virtual School will require participation in live classes daily. Students must maintain a 2.0 GPA to remain enrolled in virtual school and must maintain an acceptable attendance rate to live sessions.

Registration Form

Wayne County Summer Exploration Camps will be held June 21, 2022 through July 14, 2022

Enrollment is now open for the Wayne County Schools� Summer Exploration Camps. Please see below for Summer Exploration Camps� calendar, enrollment deadlines, a list of schools that are hosting camps and the grade levels open for enrollment at each site. This enrollment link is for Summer Exploration Camp registration only. Transportation routes and times will be provided after enrollment has closed.

Week 1: Tuesday, June 21st-Thursday, June 23rd
Week 2: Monday, June 27th-Thursday, June 30th
Week 3: Tuesday, July 5-Thursday, July 7th
Week 4: Monday, July 11-Thursday July 14th

Energy Express is offered only at Buffalo Elementary, Crum PreK-8 and Fort Gay Pre K-8 this summer. The program will be held June 21, 2022 through July 29, 2022, Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. In order to enroll in Energy Express, please click here, or you may reach out to the school�s principal for a paper application.

Dunlow Elementary and Vinson Middle Schools are not hosting Summer Exploration Camps this summer, and Wayne Elementary is unable to host a camp for grades 3-5. If your child attends any of these schools and wants to attend a Summer Exploration Camp at another school site, please complete the form. If enrollment permits, we will enroll your child in a program of your choice.

May 15, 2022 is the last date students in K-8th grade can enroll.
May 19th, 2022 is the last date students in grades 9-12 can enroll.
Students will enroll in the same grade in which they are currently enrolled.
Unfortunately, we do not have a Pre-K program in the Summer Exploration Camp.

Crum Pre K-8: Enrollment is limited to 40 for each of the grade levels 3-5, and 6-8 (K-2nd grades will have the option of Energy Express enrollment only, and the parents of K-2nd grade students can notify the school administration of their interest in Energy Express)

Fort Gay Pre K-8: Enrollment is limited to 40 students for K-2, 40 for 3-5, and forty for 6-8.

Buffalo Elementary Enrollment is limited to 40 students for grade levels K-2 and 40 for 3-5.

Ceredo-Kenova Elementary: Enrollment is limited to 40 students for K-2 and 40 for 3-5.

East Lynn Elementary: Enrollment is limited to 40 students for K-2 and 20 for 3-5.

Genoa Elementary: Enrollment is limited to 20 students for K-2 and 20 for 3-5.

Kellogg Elementary: Enrollment is limited to 60 students for K-2 and 60 3-5.

Lavalette Elementary: Enrollment is limited to 40 students for grade levels K-2 and 40 for 3-5.

Prichard Elementary: Enrollment is limited to 40 students for grade levels K-2 and 40 for 3-5.

Wayne Elementary: Enrollment is limited to 40 students for K-2.

Buffalo Middle: Enrollment is open for grades 6-8.

Ceredo-Kenova Middle: Enrollment is open for grades 6-8.

Wayne Middle: Enrollment is open for grades 6-8 (limited enrollment--40 students)

Spring Valley High: Enrollment is open for grades 9-12.

Tolsia High: Enrollment is open for grades 9-12.

Wayne High: Enrollment is open for grades 9-12

Please see the attached document. Face Covering Protocol

Isolation and Quarantine Protocol 4-14-22

Please find an updated Isolation and Quarantine Protocol policy here.

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 (through 10/10)
COVID Statistics (10/11 to Present).

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.

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