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Western Brown Local Schools
Western Brown's 2017 Football Homecoming Highlights!  
A Warm Welcome to WB's New Teachers!
At the September Board of Education meeting, teachers new to the district were introduced and welcomed.  Left to Right:  Linda Maddex (MOES 1st Grade), Lori Friedhoff ( MOES Art), John Rodesh (WBHS/ MOMS- Band & Music), Graham Douglas (WBHS MH Unit), Amparo Phillips (MOES Intervention Specialist), Amanda Foster (MOMS 5th Grade), and Heath Phillips (WBHS JROTC).  Not pictured:  Madison White (HEMS K), Brett Harris (MOMS 7th), and Brandon Drew (HEMS 6th)
Mt. Orab Elementary Pre-K Classrooms Receive 5 Star Rating!
Congratulations to our Pre-K classrooms at Mt. Orab Elementary for receiving a 5 Star rating from the Ohio Department of Education through the Step Up to Quality Program.  Pictured left to right:  Katie Stapleton (School Psychologist), Amy Weil (PK Teacher), Susan McFarland (BCESC Pre-K Supervisor), Hillari Call (PK Teacher), and Andrea DeBord (WB Assistant Director of Special Education.)
Flu Vaccine Available for Students
Our School Based Health Center has flu vaccine for students or employees (employees' immediate family included). Please contact Dana at 937-444-4824 or  937-444-2044 extension 23623 at Mt. Orab Elementary for more information or to schedule an appointment.
House Bill 410 - Absentees and Truancy

Ohio House Bill 410 has completely changed the way schools must deal with truancy and absenteeism.  The new law creates a new process for youth who are missing school: Under current law, Ohio schools are required to have a list of interventions they can use for students who are absent. However, schools are not required to use these interventions and instead can refer youth directly to the juvenile court without any intervention.

WB Email Has Changed

Western Brown emails have changed!                                                                                                                         Our address is  @wbbroncos.com.  

WB has NEW Food Menus!
WB has new breakfast and lunch menus!  They look different (each week is color coded) and are good for 5 months.  So that means, menus will only be sent home twice a year instead of once a month.  Menus can also be found under the Food Services tab on our website, in our school offices, and posted in most elementary and middle school teachers rooms. We can save paper and make it easier for you to figure out what's for breakfast and lunch at Western Brown.
Date Expires:   (mm/dd/yyyy format)
ONE CALL NOW Has New Feature!
Parents can now add additional numbers to their One Call accounts and also add emails for another way of receiving important information.  Just click on the link provided in the right hand column on our main webpage.  
Bullying Report

Semi-Annually the Western Brown Local School District reports incidents of bullying.  The number of incidents in each building is listed for Second Semester 2016-17:

Mount Orab Elementary               1

Mount Orab Middle School         0
Hamersville Elm/Middle School  0
Western Brown High School        1 
2017 - 2018 School Calendar
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WB Athletic Calendars
Support our Bronco teams at home and away! Bronco Schedules
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.
Senior Immunization Information (17 - 18 form at bottom)
7th Grader Immunization Information
Open Enrollment Forms
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.
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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Mt. Orab, Ohio 45154

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