West Clermont School District

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#WCconnects Parent Newsletter - April 23rd, 2019

A Perfect Score!

Congratulations to West Clermont High School Junior Alex Hinman for scoring a perfect score of 36 on the ACT! What a tremendous accomplishment!
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Board Meeting Date Change

The next regularly scheduled meeting of the West Clermont Board of Education will take place on Monday April 29th at 7:00pm at the Union Township Civic Center (4350 Aicholtz Road).

West Clermont Words Superintendent Blog Update

With this blog, I will discuss a variety of timely issues and provide information that I hope will be helpful to West Clermont students, staff, parents, business partners and community members. It's entitled West Clermont Words because words can help us tell our story, make us more connected, and help us see hope and possibility for our future. The topic this week is on Participation.

Say Thank You to Your Favorite Teacher or Staff Member!

Are you looking for a great way to say “Thank you” to your student’s favorite teacher or support staff member? Make a donation in their name to the West Clermont Education Foundation and have them recognized on the WCEF and West Clermont School District's Facebook page. Your teacher or staff member will also receive your personalized “Thank you” message and acknowledgment of your recognition. To submit a "thank you" message and your donation please use the form posted below.

WCHS Teachers of the Year

As voted on by the students, congratulations to Mrs. Dohrmann, Mr. Curless, and Mr. Shelton for being named the 2019 West Clermont High School Teachers of the Year!
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Clough Pike Elementary Turns 50!

Come celebrate with us as Clough Pike Elementary turns 50 on Wednesday May 8th from 6:30pm - 8:00pm. There will be an Open House along with memorabilia from the past 50 years and interviews with former administrators, teachers, and students playing in the classroom.

Elementary Closing Ceremonies

It is almost time to say goodbye to Brantner Elementary, the old Summerside Elementary, and the old Willowville Elementary. Please join us on Saturday May 18th as we hold the closing ceremonies and celebrations for each building. There will be a brief ceremony for each building. Afterwards, the public will be welcome to take one final tour of the buildings. We will also be holding a groundbreaking ceremony for Clough Pike Elementary.


The ceremony times are listed below for each building. Feel free to email us at info@westcler.org with any questions.


  • Willowville Elementary Closing Ceremony - Saturday May 18th at 10:00am
  • Summerside Elementary Closing Ceremony - Saturday May 18th at 11:00am
  • Brantner Elementary Closing Ceremony - Saturday May 18th at 12:30pm
  • Clough Pike Elementary Groundbreaking Ceremony - Saturday May 18th at 1:30pm

West Clermont High School Spring Play

The West Clermont High School Theater Department proudly presents, "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat". Performances will be held on:


May 3rd - 7:00pm

May 4th - 2:00pm and 7:00pm

May 5th - 7:00pm


Tickets:


Pre-sale: $10 Adults, $9 Students and Seniors (65+), and $5 for Staff, Family of Staff, and Military. Children 2 and Under are admitted free.


At the Door: $13 Adults, $10 Students and Seniors (65+), and $5 for Staff, Family of Staff, and Military. Children 2 and Under are admitted free.


You can purchase pre-sale tickets by clicking on the link below.

West Clermont Takes on the Flying Pig Marathon!

Thank you to the following staff members, students, and community members who have signed up to run an event in on Flying Pig weekend to help raise money for the Run For the Future Scholarship fund for the West Clermont Educational Foundation.


Brantner

Brittany DeBolt - HALF

Barbara Grinstead - 5K

Ryan Acomb - 5K

Faith Doyle - 5K

Kaitlyn Hogue - 5K

Jennifer Strause - 5K


Clough

Lizbeth Testa - 3-WAY


Merwin

Lisa Hughes - 5K


Summerside

Jen Schreiber - Flying Fur Run


Willowville

Will Johns (Student) - 5K


Withamsville-Tobasco

Megan Patterson - 5K

Jordan Petri - 5K

Lucy Razor - 5K

Sarah St. Pierre - 5K


Scarlet Oaks

Ashley Bradner (Student) - 5K


Main Office

Mike Overbey - 5K


West Clermont Middle School

Ellie Evans (Student) - 5K

Claire Hanna (Student) - 5K

Tiffany Sawyer - HALF

Jessica Steuver - HALF

Amy Morse - HALF

Heather Edler - HALF

Cheryl Korfhagen - 5K

Stephanie Stewart - 5K

Melissa Vonderheide - 5K


West Clermont High School

Ryan Hoskins (Student) - HALF

Taylor Farris (Student) - 5K

Daniel O’Brien (Student) - 5K

Tyler Scott (Student) - 5K

Courtney Heikenfeld - MARATHON

Stacy Recker - HALF and 5K

Kurt Whitford - HALF and 5K

Mariah Fannin - 10K

Randy Gebhardt - 5K

Robin Hornberger - 5K

Mary Hutchinson - 5K

Becky May - 5K

Adrienne Acton - 5K

Vic Schultz - 5K

Kristi Otten - 5K

Chrissy Conrad - 5K

Bill Sartain - 5K

Dan Peck - 5K

Amy Dyer - 5K

Cathy Herzog - 5K


Community Members

Jason Johnson - FULL

Stephanie Diesel-Slone - 3-Way

Terri Brockman - HALF

Kimberly Hill - HALF

Seth Kirchner - HALF

Tracey Kornau - HALF

Nick Steuver - HALF

Daniel Whitford - Relay

Peter Whitford - Relay

Philip Whitford - Relay

Jen Dotzauer - 10K

Alissa Hartman - 10K

Brittani Schiltz - 10K

Tammy Tackett - 10K

Don Atkerson - 5K

Tia Bradner - 5K

Jason Doerr - 5K

Billy Johns - 5K

Teresa Johns - 5K

Carol Gebhardt - 5K

Rachel Herzog - 5K

Kevin Hughes - 5K

Jack Otten - 5K

Kaitlyn Otten - 5K

Mary Overbey - 5K

Brad Sackrider - 5K

Cameron Strause - 5K

Elizabeth Young - 5K

Jim Conner II - Flying Fur Run

Congratulations to our Special Olympians!

Congratulations to Andrew Shouse, James Weismann, Buddy May, Nyasia Brice, Ariah Saylor, James Wells, Alex Smith, Aaron Westendorf and Ethan Moore! Our 9 person team brought home 12 gold, 4 silver and 4 bronze medals with an overall first place win for the Wolves Relay team. Please congratulate our Special Olympians and feel free to come support them at their next meet - Saturday May 4 at Lakota East. This meet will serve as qualifier for Ohio State Games (June 28, 29 and 30) at Ohio State University.

Clermont County Chamber of Commerce Work Ready Initiative

Thank you to the Clermont County Chamber of Commerce for organizing a speed mentoring event at West Clermont Middle School to help show our students all of opportunities available to our students after they graduate!
https://youtu.be/b33LT4fI7MM

MercyHealth Medical Minute

Our partners at MercyHealth will be providing medical tips on how our students, staff, and community members can stay safe and healthy. The topic for this issue: "Post Race Recovery Tips for Runners". You can read the full article at the link below. Thank you to MercyHealth for being the official healthcare provider for the West Clermont Wolves!

MercyHealth West Clermont HealthPlex Upcoming Events

The MercyHealth West Clermont HealthPlex offers more opportunities for Health & Wellness in the community. Membership includes over 95 group exercise classes per week, unlimited use of our state of the art cardio and strength equipment, use of our warm water and lap pools, and a variety of special events and family programming.


Upcoming Events Include (Click on the links below for more information):


  • Swim Lessons
  • Ballet, Dance, and Tumble - Next session begins on May 2nd
  • Ladies Night Out - Friday May 10th
  • Summer Camps - Beginning May 28th

Wolves Wellness Center at West Clermont Middle School

Too many children experience persistent disparities in health care access, quality, and outcomes School Based health services play a critical role in ensuring that children and youth have access to high-quality, affordable health care. By providing medical, mental health, oral health, and youth development services on school campuses, school-based health centers (SBHCs) positively impact students’ health and learning. They address a wide variety of health needs, from asthma management to flu vaccination to disease prevention. At the same time, SBHC staff and other school health personnel can act as key partners in efforts to address chronic absenteeism and promote a positive school climate.


West Clermont School District is fortunate to have a school-based health center on its Middle School Campus on Clough Pike. The Middle School Campus operated by HealthSource of Ohio, the region's nationally recognized provider of quality primary care. The center provides medical and vision services to all students throughout the district. The center is open Monday- Friday year round. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call the center at 513-732-5082.

Clermont County Library Used Book Sale

The Clermont County Library will be holding a Used Book Sale May 7th - May 11th at the Amelia Branch. Check out the flyer below for more information.

Wolfpack Pantry Introduces Birthday Bags

At Cincy Kids 4 Kids we feel all kids are special and deserve to be celebrated! We realize not every family has the means to provide a birthday party for their kids, the birthday celebration bag program is designed to ensure every child is celebrated on their special day.


The Birthday Bags started when a local school came to us to see if we could help them provide some birthday items to their kids on the weekend meal bag program. We feel it is such a great idea we want to be able to provide the opportunity to other schools/kids. See the form below for more information or to nominate a deserving student.