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WWCS Offers Family University to Warrior Families Family University

Winton Woods City Schools is excited to offer its Family University for students in Grades PreK-6 on Tuesday, October 19, from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the South Campus and for students in Grades 7-12 on Thursday, October 21, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the North Campus. This event is designed to provide parents, guardians, community members, and anyone who has an important role in the lives of our scholars with helpful resources to support them.

Winton Woods City Schools Board of Education Vacancy Replacement Process and Timeline logo

Forest Park/Greenhills/Springfield Township—In accordance with Ohio Revised Code 3313.11, the Winton Woods City School District Board of Education will officially open the process to fill its upcoming vacancy for a school board member position on Tuesday, October 5, 2021. The Board is required by statute to fill the position within thirty days – in this case no later than Monday, October 25, 2021.

Winton Woods District on November 2021 Ballot for Emergency Levy Levy

On Tuesday, November 2, 2021, Winton Woods City Schools will have a 5-year emergency levy on the ballot. This crucial levy would generate $3 million annually for operating expenses, which includes instructional services, maintaining all educational and extracurricular opportunities for every student. It would also provide funding for key identified areas of need including the sustainability of our 5-star preschool program and all-day kindergarten, increased enrollment, and additional school resource officers. The last time an emergency levy was passed was 2009.

Community Invited to Winton Woods City Schools’ October Concerts october

October is full of free music in Winton Woods City Schools, and the public is invited to attend. Band Night kicked off the concert season for the district as Winton Woods High School and Alumni band musicians performed at the homecoming football game on Friday, September 17. Dani Ashbrook, band director at the high school, said the Marching Band Concert on Wednesday, October 20, is another opportunity to experience the songs of the season.

WWCS Introduces New Academic Technology Learning Program to District students in the classroom

Winton Woods City Schools is excited to introduce a new academic technology learning program called Newsela to its classrooms. The online platform is another excellent resource that will enhance students' academic learning experience. The program offers various articles at different reading levels that are engaging, current, and accessible to every student. Winton Woods Executive Director of Teaching and Learning for Grades K-6 Dr. Adrienne Martin says it has great resources and will be an amazing asset for their teachers and students.

WWHS Crew Team Returns to Winton Woods Lake Winton Woods City Schools

It was a hot summer day when Crew head coach Patrick Riester and a handful of dedicated students met at the Winton Woods lake for a “Learn to Row” session. “This is the first time any of them have rowed,” said Coach Riester. Earlier in the week, the crew team held an Olympics Watch Party at the high school for those interested in joining the team or watching the women and men's Olympic teams compete. After watching the best rowing teams in the world, they practiced on rowing machines that were set up and ready at the event. One of those attendees was sophomore Goma Neopany, who also showed up at the lake excited to get out on the water. 

WWCS Nicolantonio Prentosito is A National Merit Scholar Valedictorian

Winton Woods High School class of 2021 Valedictorian Nicolantonio Prentosito can add National Merit Scholar to the list of titles he has earned so far. When asked what it meant to him when he heard the news, he replied, “It means my hard work paid off.” It definitely did as Prentosito was selected amongst the nation’s top one percent of seniors. According to the National Merit Scholarship Corporation, approximately 1.5 million juniors are entered based on their PSAT scores and selected on the basis of their skills, accomplishments, and abilities.

WWCS Selected as a 2021 Best Communities for Music Education for Sixth Year winton woods musicians

For the sixth year, Winton Woods City Schools was selected as a 2021 Best Communities for Music Education by the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation. Every year, districts around the nation are selected based on their top quality programs in the fine arts and like previous years, Winton Woods exceeded expectations. “We have a dedicated group of hard-working passionate teachers who love the students and the community. It makes a difference,” said Winton Woods High School (WWHS) Band Director Danelle Ashbrook. 

WWMS Softball Girls Step Up to the Plate WWMS Softball

Winton Woods Middle School began the softball season with fourteen seventh and eighth-grade girls, twelve of whom never played the game before. However, these young ladies continue to show they are excited and ready to step up to the plate. In 2019, Head Softball Coach Kelly Rozelle and Assistant Coach Courtney Wilson became the first coaches of the girls middle softball program - a program the district had not offered before. The team was started to create more opportunities for students and provide a head start for those who wanted to play in high school and eventually in college.

WWCS Child Nutrition Department Receives Grants Grant

It is no secret that Winton Woods City Schools prioritizes providing nutritious meals for all students. From creating a Nutrition is the Mission meal distribution bus to implementing a new menu of fresh fruits and vegetables for elementary students’ daily snack time. These are a few of many reasons why the department received the No Kid Hungry Emergency Grant from the Children’s Hunger Alliance (CHA) and the GenYouth Covid 19 Emergency School Nutrition Relief grant from the HC Schott Family Foundation. These funds will support child nutrition and meal distribution. Also, for the third consecutive year, the district received the Breakfast Champion Award for demonstrating collaborative and innovative school breakfast practices.

WWCS Holds Ribbon-cutting Ceremony for North Campus Opening new North Campus

Winton Woods City Schools held its first ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new 7-12 North Campus building on March 8. Students, parents, alumni, community, state and local leaders, and staff were all present to celebrate this exciting historic occasion. The event kicked off with a parade by the “best band in the land” - Winton Woods High School’s marching band, led by Ms. Dani Ashbrook.  Before entering the socially distanced beautifully decorated high school gymnasium, guests were greeted with a specially designed mask that read, “Love our children, schools, and community.”