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Be the Light, Ohio

Be the Light, Ohio!

WB would like to recognizie our 2020 Seniors by participating in the Be the Light, Ohio event!
Please click here for a message from Tim Cook, WB Athletic Director. 

Important Dates

Finished work should be submitted by Friday, May 8.
Parents, please drop off paper packets in the bin at
the front of your child's school building.  Teachers
will be finalizing grades throughout the next week.
 
Monday, May 11th administrative staff will be returning
to the buildings for limited hours.  If you need something
call or e-mail.  Buildings will still be closed to the public. 
 
Wednesday, May 20th will be the last day of school and
the last day of the school lunch program.  The District is
working with local partners to develop a Summer Lunch
Program for our area.  Details to follow as they develop,
please continue to check the website. 
 
Saturday, June 13th Graduation Ceremony will be a
held in accordance with guidelines set by the Governor
and the Ohio Department of Education.  Senior
students will be notified of details. 
 
 

Kindergarten Registration Information

 

Participate in the Census!

 

Work Permit Application Process

Dear Parents and Students,
If you need a work permit, we are going to approve applications weekdays from 8:00 am - 1:00 pm at the district office.  We'd appreciate a phone call to let us know that you are coming.  Please follow  the work permit process below.
 
1.  Print off the application below with the  physician certificate.  You, your parent, and your potential employer will need to fill out a portion of the application. A health physical is also needed for first time permit applications.  (If you are an athlete and have had a physcial within the past year for a sport, please call us a few days ahead so we can pull your physical from your file.)  
 
 
2.  Bring:
a.) the application filled out with parent signature, 
b.) one of the following: birth certificate / driver's license/driver's temporary/or state ID, and  
c.) physician's form (if first application) to the district office between 8am and 1pm weekdays.  
We have a window on the front porch open so we can conduct business. 
 
If you have any questions, please call Casey Hayslip at 937-444-2044  ext 25032 weekdays between 8am and 1pm.

WB Coronavirus Update and Information

As of Wednesday March 25, our buildings will be closed to the public. Please call and leave a message and we will get back to you when we are back in the office. If it is am emergency, please call 937-444-2044 and speak to our district office receptionist ext 25012 or department supervisors or office of the Superintendent between 8:00 - 11:00 each day.
We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause but due to COVID19, we are trying to keep employees home as much as possible.

Western Brown Free Lunch Program
The last day for the Lunch Program is May 20, 2020.  

The district is working with local partners to develop a
Summer Lunch Program.  Details shared at a later
date, continue to check website for information.
Lunch Pick-Up Schedule 
If you signed-up for a free lunch you can
pick up at Mt Orab Middle School or
Hamersville Elementary, on Monday or Wednesday
between 11am and 12:00pm
Mt.Orab Middle School- We are setting up a 
drive thru by the front door of the middle school.
Someone will be there to bring lunches to your
car. Please do not get out of your car.
Hamersville- Please drive around the building
using the road by the bus compound. Continue around
the back and drive up by the doors of the small
gymnasium. Someone will be there to bring lunches to
your car. Please do not get out of your car.

Click on the link below for a list of
locations and times that may be closer
for you to pick up on Monday and Wednesday.
Lunch Pick-Up Locations and Times 
 
If you have not signed-up yet, please
complete the survey thru the link below.
 
 
Home Based Learning Information 
For more information about your child's homework during the shut down period, plase click on the building your child attends and click on the tab Home Based Learning to access the grade level directions or course directions. .
 
COVID19 Information and Parent Resources 
Please click on the resources below to find out more about preventative measures and information on COVID19.
 

WB Academic Hall of Fame

If you know someone who has excelled in their line of work or has been successful with their endeavors, and graduated from Western Brown or Hamersville (out of school for 10 years), then maybe they are a perfect candidate to be inducted in the Western Brown Hall of Fame.  We are currently accepting nominations for this prestigous recognition.  You can find the nomination form on the Academic Hall of Fame tab to your left.  

Student Insurance

  Click here for the student insurance application.
 
Notice Concerning  coverage limitations and exclusions under the Ohio Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Association Act.
 
 

Western Brown Cafeteria Notice

One question asked frequently by parents is, "What happens if my child forgets his/ her lunch?"  Or what happens if they forget their lunch money?  Please click here to find out more about this common issue. 
 
Funds can be added to your childs lunch account by sending a check or cash to school with your student or they can be added electronically by setting up an account at www.paypams.com.  Note: you can set up an account in paypams to monitor account balances and get email reminders when funds are low even if you send money directly to the cafeteria.

Bullying Report

Semi-Annually the Western Brown Local School District reports incidents of bullying.  The number of incidents in each building is listed for first semester of the 2019-2020

Mount Orab Elementary               0

Mount Orab Middle School         0
 
Hamersville Elm/Middle School  1
 
Western Brown High School        0 

WB Athletic Calendars

Support our Bronco teams at home and away! Bronco Schedules
 

WB Fine Arts Events Schedule

Click to View  Fine Arts Schedule
Upcoming Events
District Calendar

Important: Immunization Update for All 7th Graders & Seniors

New law requires all 7th graders and Seniors to be immunized.  Please see informational letters below.
 
Want more information about your child's schooling?
From Kindergarten registration requirements, state mandated assessments, to graduation requirements... click here for lots of resources for parents! 

WB, a No Drone Zone!

Western Brown Safety Plan Notification

Western Brown School District has reviewed and revised our School Emergency Operations Plan and as a result, we are making parents aware of the Parental Notification Procedures to be implemented in the event of an incident. This protocol can be found below and on our web site. Please make every attempt to keep your contact information current and notify the building secretary of any changes in your contact information.

Staff and Parental Notification Procedures:

In the event of an incident, communication will be provided through the one-call system to inform parents / staff and to provide additional information.  

Parents and staff, Pesticide Application notifications will be posted on the school's website under the Maintenance tab on the left hand side.
 
SAFE SCHOOLS ALERT 
Western Brown also offers the SafeSchools Alert, a tip reporting service that allows students, staff, and parents to submit safety concerns to our administration four different ways:
1.  Phone:  1-855-4ALERT1, ext 1116
2.  Text:  #1116 @tip+your tip to ALERT1 (252781)
3.  Email:  1116@alert1.us
4.  Web:  http:1116.alert1.us
 
You can easily report tips on bullying, harassment, drugs, vandalism or any safety issue you're concerned about through SafeSchools Alert.  When you submit a tip, be sure to use our district's identification code:1116.   Please refer the tip to the appropriate building and make sure your tip concerns a school issue.  Together we can make our district a safer place to work and learn!
 
 
 

Homeless: An Important Issue for All

Did you know that over 1.35 million children or 10% of all children in the US are considered homeless?  Its sad but true and 40% of those children are under the age of five.  Want to learn more about being homeless and what services exist for you, please click on the links below for more information.
 
 
 

Ohio's School Climate Guidelines

Read more about Ohio's School Climate Guidelines
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