School Supplies

posted Jun 28, 2018, 11:47 AM by Jennifer Swindler

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- If you want to get an early start on gathering the school supplies for the 2018-19 school year, we've got the list for you.  The 2 page document has supplies needed for Preschool through 8th grade.

Remember:  This coming year our elementary schools are changing over to Grade Level Centers. We'll be communicating information regarding class lists, bus routes, arrival/dismissal procedures, open houses, and other key items the first week of August via printed mailers, Facebook, email, website, newspaper, and more! 

For a quick overview of the Elementary Transportation plan you can check out our infographic.

Holmes - Kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd grade
Denver -  3rd and 4th grade, K-5th MH
East End - Preschool and 5th grade
WMS - 6th through 8th grade
WHS - 9th through 12th grade

Summer Lunch Program

posted Jun 28, 2018, 11:39 AM by Jennifer Swindler

kids eating lunch
 -For the 5th year the Wilmington City School District is offering lunch free of charge this summer to all children 18 years and under in the Wilmington community. Help us spread the word by sharing our Summer Lunch Flyer with friends, neighbors, co-workers, your church, summer sports teams, and anyone else you can think of. 

  • Monday through Friday, from May 29th through August 10th (excluding July 4)
  • Meal service will be from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Wilmington Middle School cafeteria.
  • Children do not have to be enrolled in WCS or on free or reduced meals to receive a lunch free of charge. 
  • All meals must be consumed on-site and must meet the National School Lunch Program required components. 
If adults would like a meal, they can be purchased for $3.00.

STEMM Opportunity

posted Apr 11, 2018, 10:00 AM by Jennifer Swindler   [ updated Apr 11, 2018, 10:26 AM ]

 - If you have a child entering 7th - 9th grade this upcoming school year, Wright State has a STEMM (
Science Technology Engineering Math Medicine) opportunity this June and July!  Check out the information in their flyer linked below.

For registration information visit the Wright State PreCollege page. These programs fill up quickly so check it out today.

State Testing Schedule

posted Apr 2, 2018, 5:00 AM by Jennifer Swindler

- The Middle School will begin their State testing soon. All testing will take place in the morning. It is important, as always, to make sure students are well rested and prepared to complete testing to the best of their ability on the following mornings:

4/11 8th Grade ELA Part 1
4/12 8th Grade ELA Part 2
4/16 7th Grade ELA Part 1
4/17 7th Grade ELA Part 2 
4/18 6th Grade ELA Part 1
4/19 6th Grade ELA Part 2
4/23 8th Grade Science Part 1
4/24 8th Grade Science Part 2
4/25 7th Grade Math Part 1
4/26 7th Grade Math Part 2
4/30 6th Grade Math Part 1
5/1 6th Grade Math Part 2
5/2 8th Grade Math Part 1
5/3 8th Grade Math Part 2

Change of Plans Ahead

posted Feb 13, 2018, 10:30 AM by Jennifer Swindler   [ updated Feb 13, 2018, 10:30 AM ]

March 2nd schedule change
-Help us spread the word! March 2nd we were scheduled for a 2 hr late arrival, but that is being changed to an early dismissal. That is the same day we are hosting the SW Ohio District Wrestling Tournament in our Gym. Between 1 PM and 3 PM 2000-3000 fans, as well as 225 Wrestlers and Coaches, will be arriving for the 2 day event.

To avoid the traffic jam and problems getting buses and kids out after school, we will be changing the 2 hour late arrival to an early dismissal. Schools will start at their regular times. Please help us get the word out to all of our families as the date gets nearer.

3/2 WMS/WHS release time: 1:10 p.m.
3/2 Elementary release time: 2:15 p.m.

Parent Scheduling Information Mtg

posted Feb 8, 2018, 6:32 AM by Jennifer Swindler

save the date
- It is hard to believe that we are already beginning to plan for the 2018-19 school year.  Mrs. Walker (High School Principal) would like to invite all current 8th-11th grade parents to attend an informational Session regarding Scheduling on
February 12th in the WHS Auditeria.  
    5:00-5:30 pm:   9th, 10th and 11th Grades  
    6:00-6:45 pm:  8th Grade

Project Lead the Way Engineering Program:  Parents, would you like to have your student get started on a rewarding career and get STEM experience here at WHS?  Project Lead the Way Engineering is the program for you!  We offer hands on project based engineering classes that provide an opportunity to earn college credit available for all grades.  If you are interested, contact Mr. Pope at and come visit us at scheduling night on Monday Feb 12th.

Wednesday 2/7 Events

posted Feb 7, 2018, 7:39 AM by Jennifer Swindler   [ updated Feb 8, 2018, 6:35 AM ]

Wednesday Feb 7th event update image
- WCS will be closed Wednesday, February 7th. See notes below regarding specific events.

*Parent Scheduling Information Night for current 8th, 9th, 10th, and 11th graders has been cancelled for February 7th.  We will let you know when the event is rescheduled.  UPDATE:  The meeting has been rescheduled for February 12th 

*MS and HS Wrestling at West Clermont has been postponed till tomorrow (2/8)

Mark Your Calendars

posted Jan 23, 2018, 10:42 AM by Jennifer Swindler

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- Here are a few dates to remember:

1/31 Late Arrival

2/2  ABC Dance 6:30pm

2/9  Interim Reports

2/19 No School - Presidents' Day

2/21 ABC mtg 5pm

2/26 WMS Choir Concert 6-7pm

Upcoming Events

posted Dec 8, 2017, 6:46 AM by Jennifer Swindler

musical notes
- Please join us for our WMS Band and Choir concerts and enjoy an evening or two (or three) of music. Our students have been working hard and we know you'll be impressed with their accomplishments.

Band Concerts
Monday 12/11:  7th grade 7:30
Tuesday 12/12:  8th grade 7:30 p.m.

Choir Concerts
Thursday 12/14:  6th grade 6:00 p.m., followed by 7/8th grade at 7:00 p.m.

Career Exploration Opportunity

posted Nov 2, 2017, 8:24 AM by Jennifer Swindler   [ updated Nov 2, 2017, 8:34 AM ]

choosing the right path
- 8th graders and parents, you are invited to a FREE Regional Career Exploration Workshop on November 16 from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. at Laurel Oaks.  Don't miss this great opportunity to help your child plan for a fulfilling and successful future. This workshop is sponsored by Great Oaks Career Campuses. All the information you need is on their flyer.  

Collaborating for Success:  How to connect your child's education to real life & success through career exploration.

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