WGH-Jefferson students ‘Buddy Up’ for Bigs/Littles Program

The Jefferson Warren G. Harding Big Brother Big Sister program kicked off the 2019-2020 school year Wednesday, Sept. 25, at Warren’s Jefferson PK-8 School as part of Buddy Up Day.

Dozens of students from Warren G. Harding High School are mentoring third-grade students at Jefferson throughout the year. The Bigs/Littles will continue to meet monthly throughout the school year.

The program kick off was held in conjunction with Start With Hello Week – a program that teaches students to make a difference with their peers in simple, fun and impactful ways. They take small but powerful actions to promote connectedness and inclusion, and to identify and help lonely students who are showing signs of social isolation. Jefferson joined thousands of schools and youth organizations across the country for Start With Hello Week.

WCS BOE Welcomes John Fowley to School Board

Newly appointed school board member John E. Fowley took his oath of office and was sworn in on Tuesday, Sept. 17, at the regular Warren City School Board of Education meeting.

Warren City School Board of Education: Seated from left, Vice President Patricia M. Limperos and President Regina Patterson; standing from left, Andre Coleman, John E. Fowley and Robert Faulkner Sr.
Warren City School Board of Education: Seated from left, Vice President Patricia M. Limperos and President Regina Patterson; standing from left, Andre Coleman, John E. Fowley and Robert Faulkner Sr.

The board selected Fowley to fill the unexpired term of former board Vice President John Lacy. Patricia M. Limperos was named board vice president.

Previously, Mr. Fowley served as president of the Garfield School PTO and the WGH Band Boosters. He also co-chaired four successful school levy-renewal campaigns. He was sworn in by Judge James A. Fredericka.

 

Learn to Swim Year Round

Warren City Schools and the American Red Cross have teamed up to offer swim lesson for children Pre-school aged and up.

Here are the scheduled sessions:
Fall
September 16, 2019 – October 9, 2019 (Mondays & Wednesdays)
September 17, 2019 – October 10, 2019 (Tuesdays & Thursdays)
October 14, 2019 – November 6, 2019 (Mondays & Wednesdays)
October 15, 2019 – November 7, 2019 (Tuesdays & Thursdays)
November 11, 2019 – December 11, 2019 (Mondays & Wednesdays)
November 12, 2019 – December 12, 2019 (Tuesdays & Thursdays)

Winter
January 6, 2020 – January 29, 2020 (Mondays & Wednesdays)
January 7, 2020 – January 30, 2020 (Tuesdays & Thursdays)
February 3, 2020 – February 26, 2020 (Mondays & Wednesdays)
February 4, 2020 – February 27, 2020 (Tuesdays & Thursdays)

Spring
March 2, 2020 – March 25, 2020 (Mondays & Wednesdays)
March 3, 2020 – March 26, 2020 (Tuesdays & Thursdays)
March 30, 2020 – April 29, 2020 (Mondays & Wednesdays)
March 31, 2020 – April 30, 2020 (Tuesdays & Thursdays)
May 4, 2020 – May 27, 2020 (Mondays & Wednesdays)
May 5, 2020 – May 28, 2020 (Tuesdays & Thursdays)

Save money by registering for multiple sessions at once. Check the registration form for discounts. You may register in person in the Bookroom at Warren G. Harding High School’s main office, 860 Elm Rd. NE, Warren, OH 44483 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am and from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm Monday thru Friday. It’s recommended that you call ahead to make sure the bookkeeper is there. 330-841-2316

Download the Flyer and Registration Form here:

  Learn to Swim Registration Form (897.1 KiB, 1,993 hits)

Volunteers greet students on the first day of school

The United Way of Trumbull County, Warren City Schools and Second Baptist Church of Warren partnered again this year to greet, encourage and cheer on our students on the first day of school.

On Tuesday, Aug. 20, the full group of volunteers helped students at Warren G. Harding High School kick off the 2019-20 school year their first day back to school before splitting up to go to one of the PK-8 schools to greet elementary and middle school students.

Volunteers gather at Warren G. Harding High School Tuesday, Aug. 20, to greet Warren City Schools students on the first day for the 2019-20 school year.
Volunteers gather at Warren G. Harding High School on Tuesday, Aug. 20, to greet Warren City Schools students on the first day of the 2019-20 school year.

Back To School Celebration

More than 1,000 people gathered Wednesday, Aug. 14, at Courthouse Square in Downtown Warren for our annual Back to School Celebration.                   Students and their families, along with school leaders and community members, helped kick off the 2019-20 school year with a celebration that included refreshments, games and various activities.

WCS Convocation: Welcome Back!

Superintendent Steve Chiaro, along with school board members, district administrators and community leaders, welcomed Warren City Schools staff back to class during the Aug. 16 district-wide convocation at Warren G. Harding High School. Keynote speaker Vincent Peterson reminded everyone of how important each one is in the lives of the students they serve.

Vincent Peterson, keynote speaker, talks to Warren City Schools staff staff at the Aug. 16 district-wide convocation.
Vincent Peterson, keynote speaker, talks to Warren City Schools staff staff at the Aug. 16 district-wide convocation.
Welcome Back WCS Staff!
Welcome Back WCS Staff!

Aligning SEL to the Fish Philosophy: A Brighter Future For ALL Children

Warren City Schools’ administrators spent two days of professional learning in August with Hector Montenegro, Ed.D., aligning the core concepts for Social-Emotional Learning to the Fish Philosophy.

Warren City Schools' administrators participate in activities to enhance SEL strategies.
Warren City Schools’ administrators participate in activities to align the core concepts of SEL to the Fish Philosophy.
Warren City Schools' administrators participate in activities to enhance SEL strategies.
Social-Emotional Learning in Action at WCS.

 

Montenegro is an internationally recognized keynote and motivational speaker who has appeared at conferences, conventions, universities, and schools around the world.

His time in Warren was devoted to providing technical expertise to further advance the science and practice of school-based social and emotional learning.

Immunization Information

Attention 6th and 11th Grade Families 

The State of Ohio requires the following vaccinations for the
2019-2020 School Year:

  • Students entering 7th grade will need to have one dose of Meningococcal vaccine and one dose of the Tdap vaccine.
  • Students entering 12th grade will need to have one dose of Meningococcal vaccine.

As with other school immunization requirements, students who do not provide documentation of these required immunizations are subject to exclusion from school in the fall.

To learn more about adolescent immunizations, please visit the CDC’s Vaccines for Preteens and Teens website at www.cdc.gov/vaccines/teens/.