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February 21, 2017
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Save the Date: An Evening of Fine Arts slated for May 3 and 4

The visual and musical talents of Huber Heights City Schools students and staff will be on display for the public during the two-night Evening of Fine Arts event on May 3 and 4.

The Wayne High School Muntz Gym will be transformed into a gallery of artwork created by district students and staff, while Wayne's top musicians perform in the adjacent Auditorium.

May 3
  • Art Show: 6 - 9 pm
  • Concert Band and Jazz Band: 7 pm

May 4  

  • Art Show: 6 - 9 pm
  • Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble: 7 pm
Wayne High School
Wayne Junior ROTC receives highest rating from U.S. Air Force

Congratulations to the Wayne Air Force Junior ROTC instructors and cadets on earning the highest rating possible from the U.S. Air Force. The Wayne JROTC earned an overall unit assessment score of "Exceeds Standards," which is attained by only the top 10 percent of units, following a February 10 assessment.

The Wayne High School cadets performed exceptionally well during their uniform inspection, 30-step drill sequence, and cadet mission briefing, which highlighted their great pride in leading unit activities and accomplishing their unit goals. The Wayne High School Air Force JROTC citizenship program is making a positive impact on the cadets, the school, and their community. Way to go! 
IMM class earns numerous awards at Region 3 BPA competition

Wayne High School's Interactive Multimedia Class (IMM) came out winners at the Region 3 Business Professionals of America (BPA) Awards on January 31. Wayne's BPA organization brought home 14 Regional awards this year! This is quite an accomplishment for these talented Wayne students. These students not only won Regional Awards, they represented Wayne with class. Nice job!

BPA winners lined up

Pictured above Spencer Roberts, 4th place Fundamental Desktop Publishing; Patrick Swartz, 2nd place Digital Publishing; Elijah Crowe, 5th place Fundamental Accounting; Caleb Pequignot, 5th place Digital Publishing; Garrett Heggem, 1st place Fundamentals of Web Design; Caleb Butcher, 3rd place Graphic Design Promotion; Caeleen Tschirhart, 4th place Digital Publishing; Kaelyn Brown, 3rd place Fundamental Word Processing; Hope Lawson, 6th place Digital Publishing. 
Not pictured: Taylor Strange, 4th place Fundamental Spreadsheets; Hannah Banks, 5th place Fundamental Word Processing; Larena Neesmith, 6th place Fundamental Word Processing; Mindy Alford, 3rd place Intermediate Word Processing; Lyndsey Leverich, 1st place Fundamental Desktop Publishing; Hunter Garrett, 2nd place Fundamental Desktop Publishing.
Band, Choir students represent Wayne on statewide stage

Wayne band and choir students have been earning attention and accolades alike across the state in recent weeks. Seven students represented Wayne well when they participated in the BGSU Honor Band. Great job to Madysen Adkins, Andrew Hatton, Chase Hill, Emily Hunt, Haylee Hunt, Kadie Omlor, and Sarah Rea!
Also, three students from the Wayne band program participated in the Ohio Music Education Association solo and ensemble contest earlier this month. Emily Hunt, Kadie Omlor, and Erik Strahan all performed Class A (highest level) solos and all received a Superior Rating from the judges!  
The choir had one student, Martina Dimiduk, at solo and ensemble who also received a Superior Rating. Great job!

members of Wayne_s honor band  
Voice of Democracy winners named

Congratulations to Abigail Kerestes, Michelle Wong, and Taneya Vaughn on winning the Huber Heights Memorial Post 3283 Voice of Democracy competition for Wayne High School. The Voice of Democracy is the Veterans of Foreign Wars' premier scholarship program. Participating students write and record a broadcast script on an annual patriotic theme. This year's theme was "My responsibility to America." What tremendous representation for Wayne! 
Voice of Democracy winners
Winter Wonderland dance a welcome break from winter

Wayne students chased away the January blues with a Winter Wonderland Dance on January 28! 
students dancing at winter wonderland dance

people helping at Winter Wonderland dance 
king and queen of winter wonderland dance
Weisenborn Junior High
Student posters commemorate Black History Month

This month, classes throughout Weisenborn have been discussing the importance of Black History Month and the many contributions of African Americans to our society. Students in Mrs. West's eighth-grade social studies classes made posters to decorate the hallways of Weisenborn in observance of this important month!

students in front of a poster

students in front of a poster

students in front of a poster
Second quarter Super Students recognized

An astounding 156 students were recently recognized for being second quarter "Super Students" during a special assembly. The students received Warrior key rings and spirit tags. To qualify for the "Super Students" assembly, students must have a 3.2 GPA or higher, perfect attendance, and no office referrals. Great job! 
students at super students assembly
Patriot's Pen winners named

patriots pen winners

Congratulations to Aragon Noaks (third place), Natalee Townsend (first place), and Yousra Haroun (second place) on placing at the Patriot's Pen program sponsored by the Huber Heights Memorial Post 3283 on January 28. The students did a fantastic job representing Weisenborn and the district! 
Charles H. Huber Elementary
Charles Huber the scene of a special reunion between father and son
Earlier this month, fifth grader Tray son reunites with father e Her rington was surprised by a special guest at school--his dad. When Tsgt Layne Herrington returned home from a six-month deployment in Qatar, he headed over to Charles Huber for a joyful reunion with his son. 


son reunites with father

Monticello Elementary
Monticello student scientists to represent district at Regional Science Fair 
More than 100 students participated in Monticello's annual Science Fair last month. The students' projects were judged on their presentation as well as the description of their experiment. Congratulations to the Monticello Science Fair students who received medals for their experiments! Special kudos are due to sixth grader Kadence Hegyi and fifth grader Laine Briar, who did well at the District Science Fair and will be continuing to the Regional Science Fair later this spring.  

students at science fair

student at science fair  

Monticello celebrates moms with annual Muffins with Moms event
Monticello recently held its annual Muffins with Moms breakfast, which is sponsored by the PTO. Many students and their moms came to enjoy breakfast and spend a few minutes together before the school day started. This is always a great event for the students, their moms, and the Monticello staff! Thank you to everyone who made this event a success. 

muffins with moms participants
muffins with moms participants

Monticello welcomes families for a movie night
Monticello's recent Family Movie night was a great success. St udents and their parents enjoyed pizza, popcorn, and snacks while watching the movie, "The BFG." It was great to see so many of our Monticello families enjoying the evening and each other's company.
Rushmore Elementary
Students donate $250 towards books for children in need during Book Fair week

Rushmore Elementary's PTO provided many activities during Book Fair week to get students excited about books. Students were encouraged to bring in extra change that could be used to provide books for children in need. Students collected more than $250 in extra change and earned the opportunity to throw a pie in Mr. Secor's face! Families also participated in Family Reading Night as well as breakfast events. Events like these enlivened the Book Fair and made students even more excited about reading!
Shoes for the Shoeless provide more than 200 shoes to Rushmore students

More than 200 shoes were given out at Rushmore by the local organization Shoes for the Shoeless. Any student who expressed a need for shoes was given the opportunity to take home a new pair. This nonprofit event was run by volunteers who helped students determine their shoe size and choose shoes that they liked. The entire Rushmore family is very grateful to Shoes for the Shoeless for the donation of their time, talents, and resources!

Valley Forge Elementary
Fourth graders study fossils

Fourth graders have been studying various types of fossils in science at Valley Forge. To reinforce the lessons, they created their own fossils using plaster!   
students making fossils
Wright Brothers
PTO, Student Council bring science program to Wright Brothers
Student Council and the PTO recently sponsored Kevin Cornell, aka "Mister C", to bring an exciting science program to the students of Wright Brothers. The show was full of experiments on static electricity, vibration, and force and motion. You can see Mr. C. present super cool science experiments during monthly Science Saturdays at the Engineers Club of Dayton. These are free events from 9:30-10:30 a.m.
science experiment
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