As a reminder: Parent-Teacher conferences will be held on Thursday – February 15, 2024 from 12:30pm until 5:30pm. Parents are encouraged to meet with teachers to discuss their child’s academic progress. Teachers will be participating in professional development activities on Thursday morning. There will be no school for student on Thursday or Friday. Enjoy your long weekend.
Washington-Nile schools will be holding a College Credit Plus information meeting on Wednesday, February 7th, 2024 at 6:00 pm in the High School Tiered Room. This is a mandatory meeting for new and returning College Credit Plus students in grades 6-11 and their parents. A representative from Shawnee State University will be on hand to explain the program and the process for applying. If you have any questions, please contact Guidance Counselors Mr. Conrad or Mrs. Emnett or refer to the following link: https://www.shawnee.edu/areas-study/college-credit-plus
We have been made aware of threats that were made by email to multiple schools in Ohio and nationally. We believe this is a hoax and our district has not received any threats, however; we take our job of student safety seriously. Please see the attached PDF from the South-Central Ohio Educational Service Center for more information: https://5il.co/2ao1o
Reminder: Our football team will be in regional playoffs this Friday versus the Heath Bulldogs. The game will be at Portsmouth West High School stadium; kickoff will be at 7:00pm. Because it is an Ohio High School Athletic Association event, passes will not be accepted (including student passes). Everyone entering the gate will need an OHSAA ticket. Discounted tickets are available online. Online adult tickets are $12.00 and online student tickets are $9.00. To secure tickets online, go to the ohsaa.org then click the tickets tab, select football, select region 19 and scroll down to find our game. Admission at the gate is $15 for both adults and students. If you have any questions, you may contact the high school at (740) 858-1103.
The Scioto County Health Department will give the flu vaccine and the new COVID-19 Vaccine at Portsmouth West High School on Thursday, October 5 from 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. The public is welcome! See the images for more information.
Reminder: Tuesday, September 5, 2023, will be a professional development day for teachers. School will not be in session for students. Enjoy you Labor Day weekend!
Welcome back to the 2023-24 school year, Senators! To see a message from the Superintendent about the improvements and changes we've made over the summer, please visit https://wnls.pw/message We're also happy to announce that students will get free access to athletic events for this school year. For more information and details visit https://wnls.pw/athleticpass
The Lady Senator Softball Team will be playing in a regional semi-final game on Wednesday (5/24/2023) at 2:00. The game will be in Chillicothe at Unioto High School. We will be dismissing school early. The high school and middle school will dismissed at 11:45, the elementary school will dismiss at 12:45. Good Luck Lady Senators
The Washington-Nile Local School District will be offering summer school. The Senator Summer Camp begins on July 10 and ends on August 3. The camp will be offered Monday-Thursday. The focus of the camp is reading and math (M-Th) with two Reward Trips. Transportation, breakfast, and lunch will be provided for all students. If interested, please fill out this form: https://wnls.pw/summercamp
Washington-Nile Local School District will be closed today, Tuesday, April 18, due to a water break.
Summer is just around the corner! If you're interested in your student(s) attending Senator Summer Camp (our district summer-school program), please take a moment to fill out this short interest survey. This year's summer school dates will be from July 10th to August 3rd. https://wnls.pw/summercamp
As a reminder, Portsmouth West Schools will be on Spring Break next week, April 3-7, 2023. Additionally, students will be dismissed two hours early on Friday, March 31, 2023. The early dismissal will give staff members time to complete required professional development. Thank you and enjoy time with your family during the break.
2023-24 District Calendar https://5il.co/1nm9g
Friday – November 11, 2022 will be a “waiver day” for our district. Teachers will be participating in an in-service. There will be no school for students on Friday. Thank you to all of our Veterans and enjoy the long weekend.
As a reminder, parent-teacher conferences will take place this Thursday (September 29, 2022) from 1:00pm – 6:30pm. Teachers will be participating in an in-service on Thursday morning. There will be no school for students on Thursday or Friday. Enjoy the long weekend.
Dear Parent or Guardian, The Washington-Nile School District will be implementing an extended learning after school program for the 2022/2023 school year. The monies will be used to implement an academic enrichment program entitled “BEYOND THE BELL.” “BEYOND THE BELL” will primarily focus on intervention and enrichment in the areas of math and reading. The program will service students in grades K-8. The program is set to begin the first session on September 18th, 2022 through December 8th, 2022. Session 2 will begin in January, 2023 and last until the end April 2023. Specific dates for Session 2 will be announced at a later date. Please review the “BEYOND THE BELL” calendars to see what days the program will be in session. If you have any questions or concerns about the program please contact Sheree Crandall, Program Coordinator at: Sheree.Crandall@westsenators.org Please view the following links for the bus drop off info and information packet: https://5il.co/1ia4q https://5il.co/1ia3l
There was a false alarm that triggered a lock down at the high school earlier this morning. One of our safety devices was inadvertently activated. The technical issue was quickly resolved. There was not a threat on campus and students are on a regular schedule. Thank you for your understanding.
The after school program, “Beyond the Bell” begins September 19th. Along with many fun activities and field trips, enhanced curriculum opportunities will be provided with an emphasis on English and math. The first session of this program will begin September 19th and last through December 8th, 2022. The Middle School Program will take place from 2:40 p.m. to 4:40 p.m. Monday thru Thursday. The Elementary Program will take place from 3:30 p.m. to 5;30 p.m. Monday thru Thursday. Like last year, there will be bus transportation with drop off locations throughout the community. The bus schedule will be posted on our websites and Facebook pages soon. Applications have been sent out with each student in the district, however, if your student needs an application please look on our website or call Sheree Crandall / Cindy Delebar at 740-858-6668 with questions. Please send student applications back to school as soon as possible."
SCHOOL VACCINE CLINIC for 7TH & 12TH grade required vaccines. The Scioto County Health Department will be at West Portsmouth Schools Wednesday, August 31 Middle School: 9:30 – 11:00 am High School: 11:30 am – 1:00 pm 7th graders: Tdap and 1st Meningitis vaccine 12th graders: 2nd Meningitis vaccine PARENTS/LEGAL GUARDIANS: You do not need to be present, but YOU MUST COMPLETE AND SIGN BOTH PAGES of the vaccine registration / screening / consent form((linked below)) and send it to school with your child. If your child has insurance or a medical card, please fill out that info on the registration form or send in a copy of their insurance card with your form. If your child has no insurance, they can still get vaccine. Please attach a copy of your child’s shot record (if you have one) to the completed form. https://5il.co/1ggzv
The Washington-Nile Local School Board will holding a school board meeting on Aug. 31st at 6:30pm for the purposes of hiring additional personnel.