Wadsworth City School District Administration Building
524 Broad Street
Wadsworth, Ohio 44281
(330) 336-3571

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Ohio School Report Card 2016-17 for Wadsworth City Schools

Dear Community Members:

Today, the Wadsworth City School District released its fourth annual Quality Profile in conjunction with the release of the Ohio Department of Education’s Wadsworth City School District  2016-2017 State Report Card.   While the State Report Card is an important measure of student success, there are many other facets that we believe are necessary for the well-rounded education our community expects.  To gain an overall understanding of the depth of opportunities offered to our students and their resulting success, we encourage you to review not only our State Report Card but our Quality Profile as well.

Student Absences

Recently, Ohio law on how school districts record and monitor student absences changed.  Our district has spent the summer working to align our policies and practices to the changes in law and the recently released guidance from the Ohio Department of Education. You can view a brief overview of these important changes by clicking here.
 

Wadsworth High School Choir & Drama Fundraiser

Mark your calendars to take a break and support your school while having fun.  Get away without going too far from home to America's largest indoor waterpark and enjoy a special rate for families and friends on Thursday, October 19 (no school on Friday).  Room are only $119 each and feature 2 queen beds and include waterpark passes!  A portion from each room booked will benefit WHS Choir & Drama.  Book early to guarantee a room.  (See attached)  For reservations call:  1-877-525-2427.

Volunteer Asst. Girls' Lacrosse Coaches

Wadsworth High School is seeking volunteer assistant girls' lacrosse coaches.  Interested candidates should contact head coach Mike Callow at attorneymikecallow [at] gmail [dot] com.  In addition, candidates are asked to complete the coaching application listed on our AppliTrack employment link.  The position will remain open until filled.

Communication Guidance to Parent/Guardian(s)

The Wadsworth City School District recognizes that ongoing communication with district employees is key to the education of your child.  Employees of the Wadsworth City School District strive to be accessible and responsive to communication with you. In today’s day and age, where instantaneous communication through many electronic mediums is the new normal, the following guidance is being shared with you to further define accessible and responsive in the context of guidelines on how our employees will communicate.

Football Reserved Seat Tickets

Football reserved seat season tickets are available for purchase in the middle two sections of the home bleachers at Art Wright Stadium.  Reserved tickets are $35 per seat and are good for all 5 home games.  Stop in to the Wadsworth High School Athletic Office to select from available seats.  The Grizzlies first home game is August 25 vs. Firestone (7:00 p.m.).  Call 330-335-1372 for more details.

Important E-Link Information for Parents

The Wadsworth City Schools Transportation Department has implemented E-Link to provide parents the ability to look up the most accurate bus information for their children throughout the school year.  Families can access their individual bus numbers, schedules, and routes at any time thus replacing the “postcard” method sent in early August.  (Please disregard this information if your student is being transported via a vehicle or those who attend a school outside of Wadsworth.  In this instance, parents will need to contact the Transportation Office in August to verify route information.)

E-Link will provide “real time” data and will update route times as students move in and out of the district.  These are computer-generated estimates, and, as always, please allow a bus to run five (5) minutes early/behind the actual time of arrival.

 

Emergency Medical Form 2017-2018

Parents/Guardians who have been issued a Snap Code for the 2017-2018 school year may complete their student's online emergency medical form from the link provided here.

Wadsworth City Schools' Direct Dial Phone Numbers

To skip the automated phone directory when calling Wadsworth City Schools, here is a quick list of building and department direct-dial phone numbers to program into your phone for easier access:

School Buildings (alphabetical order)

Central Intermediate Main Office.......................................... 330.335.1480
Central Intermediate Attendance.......................................... 330.335.1481
 

Franklin Elementary Main Office.......................................... 330.335.1470
Franklin Elementary Attendance.......................................... 330.335.1467
 

Isham Elementary Main Office.............................................. 330.335.1440
Isham Elementary Attendance.............................................. 330.335.1333
Bear Cub Academy................................................................330.335.1435
 

Random Drug Testing of Students

The Wadsworth Board of Education has implemented a random drug testing policy that will begin in the fall of 2017.  Any student in grades 7-12 that is planning on participating in any extra-curricular activity that is not tied to an academic grade or any student who plans on purchasing a parking pass will be subject to the testing.  Every student eligible will be tested one time prior to the start of his/her activity and then subject to monthly random tests throughout the school year.  The policy and procedures can be found by clicking here.  Testing will begin in August and more information will follow from your principal.  If you have any questions, please contact the high school (330-335-1400) or the middle school (330-335-1410).

2017-2018 Kindergarten

Online registration for the 2017-2018 school year is now available for children who will be age 5 by September 30, 2017.  If you are the parent/guardian of a child who will attend kindergarten in the 2017-2018 school year, you may access the 2017-2018 online registration link from the district home page or any elementary building home page (under Quick Links on the left side).  Additional links and resources are provided below.  If you have questions, please contact Ms. Moore at (330) 335-1316.  We look forward to welcoming the Class of 2030!

Safety Town 2017

School Emergency Guide for Parents/Guardians

In response to suggestions that were made after our various safety notifications were sent this school year, we have created a School Emergency Guide for Parents/Guardians to answer a number of questions we have been frequently asked.  The document is designed to offer general guidance to parent/guardian(s), recognizing that all situations are unique.  I would like to thank Joe Magnacca, Director of Facilities; Adam Innocenti, School Resource Officer; Randy Reinke

CIS Committee

The CIS Committee's goal, as taken from the Strategic Plan 2016-2020, is to create a plan for the future of Central Intermediate School.  A webpage has been created which provides information about the purpose of the committee and also provides links to materials that have been provided to its members.  You may access the committee webpage here; it will continue to be updated as additional meetings are held.   Please contact Dr. Hill at 330-335-1301 or at ahill [at] wadsworthschools [dot] org if you are interested in serving on the CIS Committee.

District Named to College Board's 7th Annual AP District Honor Roll

Wadsworth City Schools has been named to the College Board’s 7th Annual AP® District Honor Roll. The Honor Roll recognizes 433 school districts in the U.S. and Canada that have increased access to AP coursework while maintaining or increasing the percentage of students earning scores of 3 or higher on AP Exams.  Information about the College Board’s AP District Honor Roll can be found on their website by selecting the link provided here

Pay For It – Online Payment System for Student Lunches and Fees

PayForIt is a secure online payment system which simplifies payment of student lunches, instruction and sports fees.  By logging onto www.payforit.net, you can easily:

Substitute Teachers, Aides, and Attendants

Wadsworth City Schools has partnered with Renhill Group for employment, management, and recruitment of our substitute teachers and substitute aides and attendants.  For more information and to apply, please select the link below.

Substitute Teacher Application

Substitute Aide and Attendant Application

Once you have submitted your application, a representative from Renhill will be in contact with you.  For assistance or questions, call Renhill Group directly at (216) 767-5608.

   

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