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Lori Patrick
Western Brown Remembers

For those of us who have taught and worked at WB for a number of years, we know from experience that a school is like a family.  We grow close because we all have a common purpose in life, to help kids learn and grow as individuals.  We work side by side, having fun learning together, and problem solving when tough issues or situations arise. Like any family, it’s always difficult when one of our own becomes ill.  Sadly, Lori Patrick, one of our middle school teachers passed away on May 24, losing her fight against cancer.  Mrs. Patrick began teaching at Western Brown in 1998. She started out as a  3rd grade teacher at Mt. Orab Elementatry and later a 6th grade teacher at Mt.Orab Middle School where she taught her students to love science, literature and express themselves through writing and speech. She also dedicated extra time to coaching volleyball and numerous other school activities. Our deepest sympathy goes to her husband, children, and grandchildren. Mrs. Patrick will be missed by her WB family and friends. A memorial service for Lori will be held at a later date.

2018 - 2019 School Calendar
 Click Here for our 2019 School Calendar.
Lady Broncos Basketball Camp
Lots of opportunities for our young bronco athletes...
Check the Athletic tab on the high school's site.
Click here for more info on the Lady Bronco Basketball Camp for Grades 2 - 7. 
2018 Graduation Ceremony
 Link to Live Streaming for 2018 Graduation
Seniors, If you'd like to order a copy of the ceremony, please click here for more information.
Note to All Seniors and their families, graduation will start at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday May 19, 2018 at Western Brown High School's Kibler Stadium.
Notice: March 14 School Violence Student Vigil
On Wednesday, March 14, Western Brown Schools will be offering our students a chance for their voices to be heard about School Violence.  Please click here for more information from Western Brown Superintendent, Raegan White.
Click here for additional help with speaking to your child about school violence. 
WB Kindergarten Round Up for 2018 - 2019 School Year

Mt. Orab Elementary and Hamersville Elementary will hold district wide kindergarten registration roundup for students for the 2018-2019 school year on February 22, March 1st and April 5th.   The first two registration/round up’s will be held in conjunction with parent teacher conferences on Feb 22 and March 1st.  Parents may enroll their children from 5pm to 7:30pm at each elementary building. 

The April 5th registration/roundup will be during the school day between the hours of 9:30 -11:30 am and 12:45 – 3:00pm.  Prospective kindergarten students must be five years old on or before September 30th to be admitted to kindergarten.

We encourage parents to enroll as early as possible.  All students enrolling early at these registrations will receive a free T-shirt.  Packets for registration are currently available for pick up at our elementary buildings and district office. 

Required items to bring include:  your child’s original birth certificate, social security card, updated shot records, Parent Driver’s License or State ID, Proof of residency in the Western Brown school district (such as an electric bill, water, lease agreement or mortgage statement) and any custody papers.  

Our School Based Health Services will also be there to provide valuable information on this program.

You may contact building secretaries at Hamersville Elementary @ 937-379-1144 or Mt. Orab Elementary @ 937-444-2528 if you have any questions.

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. 
Bullying Report

Semi-Annually the Western Brown Local School District reports incidents of bullying.  The number of incidents in each building is listed for FirstSemester 2017-18

Mount Orab Elementary               1

Mount Orab Middle School         0
Hamersville Elm/Middle School  1
Western Brown High School        0 
2017 - 2018 School Calendar
NOTE:  Graduation has changed from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 a.m.
WB Athletic Calendars
Support our Bronco teams at home and away! Bronco Schedules
Upcoming Events
Girls Basketball Camp
Thu May 31 2018
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.
Open Enrollment Forms
Registration Forms
 To help us enroll your children, please have the following when you come to register:
Birth Certificate, Social Security Card, Immunization Record, Parent ID/Drivers
License, Proof of Residency (utility bill or rental agreement, address must be listed),
any applicable custody papers, high school transcript or most current report card,
and IEP or WEP (if applicable). Our Registrar is located at Mt. Orab Middle School.
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.
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524 West Main Street
Mt. Orab, Ohio 45154

Call 937-444-2044