February 2023 District Newsletter
February 2023 Hurricane News
We hope you'll take a few minutes to catch up on our Hurricane News. In this newsletter you'll find:
- January Board Corner Report
- 2023-24 Calendar
- Levy 2023
- Hurricane News Stories
- Community News
Reminder: Monday, February 20th, there will be no school in observance of Presidents' Day.
To catch up on Board business, check out our quick summary of the January BOE Agendas (Organizational and Regular Meeting).
The next regular meeting of the Board is February 27, 2023 at 6pm and will be held at Holmes Elementary.
District News | Wilmington City Schools
The Board approved the 2023-24 Academic Calendar at the January 23rd BOE meeting. The calendar is always available on the District website on the calendars page. Please note that the placement of the March teacher comp day and Spring Recess are predicated on the release of Spring testing dates for 2024 from the Ohio Department of Education.
At their January 2023 meeting, the WCS Board of Education voted to place a new School District Income Tax Levy on the ballot in May. Please visit the Treasurer's Levy 2023 page for facts, finances, and FAQs. If you have questions after reviewing the information, we encourage you to contact the WCS Treasurer’s office at (937)382-1641.
WHS January 2023 Students of the Month
WHS is proud to announce the January 2023 Students of the Month! Each month our WHS staff nominated outstanding student for this recognition. We hope you'll take a few minutes to see what their teachers have to say about these outstanding students and help us celebrate them. They work hard each and every day in and out of the classroom and we are #HurricaneProud of them.
WHS Theatre Presents... Oklahoma!
Oh What a Beautiful Morning. Oh What a Beautiful Day. I got a Beautiful Feeling... Tickets for Oklahoma are now available! WHS Theatre performances are March 9, 10 & 11 at 7:00pm and Sunday, March 12th, at 2:00pm. All seats are $12 and tickets can be purchased online at wilmingtonhs.booktix.com
The following articles from other sources are provided for our WCS families and community. Links and content are not under the control of the District.
Hurricane wins 3rd tourney of year, 1st at Eaton - Wilmington News Journal
EATON - Continuing one of the best team seasons in Wilmington High School wrestling history, the Hurricane were easy winners Saturday at the 52nd annual Eaton Sam Ridder Invitational. Wilmington has won three tournaments this season. The Hurricane had 197 points while runnerup Milton-Union scored 144.
Borror wrestlers win SBAAC championship - Wilmington News Journal
MT. ORAB - With a full lineup for the first time this season, Wilmington's Rodger O. Borror Middle School wrestling team won the SBAAC Middle School Championship wrestling tournament Saturday at Western Brown High School. "This was the first time we have been able to wrestle with a full line-up all season due to injury or absences," Wilmington coach Tim Wiederhold said.
1,000 points for Katie - Wilmington News Journal
WILMINGTON - Wilmington defeated Hillsboro 39-38 Wednesday night as Katie Murphy scored the 1,000th point of her career in a thrilling non-league contest at Fred Summers Court. Murphy led all scorers in the game with 17 points. Following her was Blake Herdman for the Lady Indians with 15.
Hurricane football golf outing April 29 at Elks - Wilmington News Journal
The Wilmington Hurricane football golf outing will be held April 29 at the Elks 797 Golf Club. Cost is $75 per person and $300 per team. Hole events, raffles and lunch is included in the cost. Registration is set for 8 a.m. with a shotgun start at 9 a.m.
Celebrating community champions - Wilmington News Journal
WILMINGTON - Community members of all areas, backgrounds, and ages received recognition for their contributions to Clinton County on Wednesday night. The C4 Awards Ceremony, presented by the Wilmington-Clinton County Chamber of Commerce and the Clinton County Convention & Visitors Bureau, was held at the Murphy Theatre.
'Early literacy matters' - Wilmington News Journal
WILMINGTON - The Clinton County Dolly Parton Imagination Library (DPIL) met recently at the Wilmington Public Library to strategize about their work for the upcoming year. With only 56% of eligible children enrolled in the program, the committee is focused on increasing enrollment and getting the word out about the program.
Black History Month
February is Black History Month and is a time to recognize and celebrate the achievements and contributions of African Americans in this country. For a timeline and collection of notable figures and events, we encourage your to visit the History channel's Black History Milestones: Timeline.
You may also enjoy the "Our American Story" series (linked below) from the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture" highlighting notable African Americans and their achievements throughout our history.