(May 22, 2013) – Recent funding from Governor John Kasich will provide a weekend’s worth of meals to 80 Wooster students over the course of ten weeks this summer.
The Governor’s Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives, the Ohio Department of Education and Ohio’s food banks will partner with Summer Food Service Program sponsors to distribute the meals.
(May 22, 2013) – The Wooster City School District received $200,000 of an Early Literacy and Reading Readiness Partnership Grant sponsored by the Ohio Department of Education (ODE). The grant will help fund the district's efforts to increase early childhood literacy as part of the Third Grade Reading Guarantee, which states all students must be reading at grade level by the end of third grade.
May 13, 2013 – Wooster High School has been named a top 2,000 high school by Newsweek. For the last two years, Newsweek and The Daily Beast have compiled data on thousands of high schools across the country; seeking to find which high schools best prepare their students for college.
May 10, 2013 – One of the ways the 2013 Senior Class at Wooster High School will leave its mark on the school is through a new sign to adorn the front of Wooster High School. It’s the class of 2013’s senior gift — a tradition where the graduating senior class members bestow a gift upon the school in memory of their education.
May 7, 2013 –As part of the Wooster City School District's regular Board of Education meeting on May 28, information will be presented regarding the use of Federal Special Education, Part-B IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act) funds. The meeting will take place at 7 p.m. in the Wooster High School Large Group Instruction Room.
May 07, 2013 –Six students from Wooster High School recently attended Goodyear’s 13th Annual Engineering Career Day on April 20 at Firestone High School. The day comprised of academic challenges, engineering design challenges and informative sessions with local companies representing a majority of the engineering disciplines.
May 06, 2013 – Wooster City School District’s Melrose and Kean Elementary have been named as Schools of Honor by the Ohio Department of Education (ODE). This is the first list of schools to be named after the program was announced earlier this year. Schools eligible for the honor must have at least 40 percent disadvantaged students that have maintained or increased reading, math or graduation achievement over five years. This year’s list included only 90 schools in all of Ohio.
On Feb. 1, the Wooster City School District's public preschool (Littlest Generals) began accepting registrations for the 2013-2014 school year. Children that will be three or four years old on or before July 31, 2013 are invited to register for the half-day preschool program.
April 10, 2013 – The United Way of Wayne and Holmes Counties recently allocated $55,000 to Wooster City School District’s After-School Program as part of its 2012-2013 contributions to community organizations.