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Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Fall Homecoming

King and Queen Announced

By: Todd Enders

The Wynford Royals hosted the Mohawk Warriors on homecoming night defeating the Warriors 24-6. Wynford improves to  6-0 on the season and awaits the arrival of Lima Central Catholic next week.
The Royals were proud to announce the homecoming court of Brandon Shutler and Madi Schiefer, Seth Hoffman and Kenzie Kent, Hannah Crabtree and Ethan Stuckey, Grace Piatt and Zach Hoffman, and Tara Zinser and Tyler Glowaski. The student body voted Hannah Crabtree (queen) and Ethan Stuckey (king). Congratulations to Hannah and Ethan for your achievements.

Friday, August 26, 2016

2016-2017 School Year

Welcome Back!

The Wynford administration and staff would like to welcome back all students for the 2016-2017 school year.

A lot of changes have taken place this year with new staff, new classes, and policies within the school district. Many of these changes are to benefit the students that we work with every day. Please embrace these changes with open arms and lets make this school a huge success. 

Goodluck and work hard!

Go Royals!

Thursday, May 12, 2016

N10 Champs

Royals Take N10 Title

By: Todd Enders

The Wynford Royals baseball team defeated the Bucyrus Redmen 6-0 on Monday evening to take an out-right Northern 10 Conference Championship. Wynford ended its regular season with a record of 13-3 in the N10 and 18-5 overall. Their only loses coming to Mohawk (4-2), Ridgedale (4-2), and Seneca East (4-2). The Royals edged out the Seneca East Tigers who finished 11-4.

The Royals go on to play for a sectional championship on Wednesday night. They will face Plymouth at Wynford with game time starting at 5 p.m.

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Academic Awards

Wynford Honors Academic Students

By: Beth Heinlen

2015-2016 Senior Award Winners
Wynford High School held their 45th Academic Honors Night on Tuesday, May 10th.

The following students received special awards.

Angene Scholarship – Alyssa Harrer
Altrusa Scholarship – Aryn Copeland
Allan Reinhard Memorial Scholarship – Aryn Copeland
Archie Griffin Sportsmanship Award – Margaret Willford & Qyenton Stone
Lt. J.G. Donald Powers Memorial Scholarship – Aryn Copeland
Bev Hemm Athletic Boosters Scholarship – Alyssa Harrer & Nathan Sparks
Crawford College Connection Scholarships – Alexis Phonchone, Michaela Lloyd,
Kaleigh Swalley, Aryn Copeland & Jennifer Brown
Barb Levering Memorial Scholarship – Alyssa Harrer
Harold & Dorothy Ross Scholarship – Michaela Lloyd
Karl Dilley Scholarship – Jennifer Brown
Larry Schiefer Memorial Scholarship – Aryn Copeland
Daryl Stucky Memorial Scholarship – Loagan Neal
The Mohr Family Scholarship – Alex Crall
Holmes Liberty Alumni Association Scholarship – Eric Thomas
Jeanne Miller Scholarship – Kaleigh Swalley
Crawford County Sports Hall of Fame Scholarship – Alex Crall
Santek Environmental Scholarship – Tony Watson
Dustin Stover Memorial Scholarship – Michaela Lloyd
Pioneer Career & Technology Center – Emilee Hoover
Abby Snyder Memorial Scholarship/New Vision FM – Mary Shuck
Wyandot County 4-H – The I & D Schoenberger Scholarship – Lena Stiles
Wyandot County Young Professionals – Aryn Copeland
Wyandot Sports Hall of Fame – Nathan Sparks
Wynford Academic Boosters – Alyssa Harrer, Carlee Leonhardt & Nathan Sparks
Wynford PTO Scholarship – Aryn Copeland & Kaleigh Swalley
Luther Lust Education Scholarship – Aryn Copeland, Alyssa Harrer & Carlee Leonhardt
Ohio Mutual Insurance Scholarship – Nathan Sparks
OHSAA Scholar Athlete – Margaret Willford, Nathan Sparks & Tony Watson
OHSAA Courageous Student Award – Alyssa Harrer
Warpole Chapter Order of the Eastern Star – Lena Stiles
D.A.R. Winner – Annika Gerlach
Rotary 4-way Contest – Annika Gerlach
Envirothon State Participants – Ethan Stucky, Annika Gerlach, Caleb Hess,
 Luke Scott & Aaron Hand
N10 Scholar Athletes – Mackenton Johnson, Aryn Copeland, Margaret Willford, Qyenton Stone, Rhieannae Cory, Alyssa Harrer, Taylor Leonhardt, Nathan Sparks, Alexis Richardson, Maci Cooper, Alex Crall, Mallory Moore

National Honor Society – Jennifer Brown, Aryn Copeland, Rhieannae Cory, Kelsey Dunford,  Annika Gerlach, Aaron Hand, Alyssa Harrer, Connor Hickman, Mackenzie Kent, Carlee Leonhardt, Michaela Lloyd, Hayley McCoy, Loagan Neal, Sarah Ogden, Samantha Peck, Alexis Phonchone, Lynae Rausch, Alexus Ross, Kymber Sand, Grace Schiefer, Madi Schiefer, Luke Scott, Allyssa Sheets, Nathan Sparks, Hannah Underwood, Margaret Willford, Tara Zinser

Wynford Academic Fitness Award – Jennifer Brown, Rhieannae Cory, Carlee Leonhardt, Taylor Leonhardt, Loagan Neal, Adrianne Peck, Qyenton Stone, Kaleigh Swalley, Margaret Willford, Dalton Benson, Annika Gerlach, Tyler Glowaski, Conner Hickman, Kenzie Kent, Samantha Peck, Alexus Ross, Grace Schiefer, Luke Scott, Brandon Shutler, Ethan Stuckey, Hannah Underwood, Hannah Zeigler, Tara Zinser, Bailey Alspach, Brooke Bishop, Abby Cochran, Jenna Coffman, Brooklyn Gebhardt, Cole Heinlen, Victoria Hoerig, Zach Houck, Seth Karcher, Lindsay Mosley, Mark Prince, Kaytlynn Reynolds, Hannah Skinner, Wyatt Smith, Sami Strickland, Marissa Ulmer, Hannah Weithman, Jasmine Wilson, Rachel Cox, Kora Dutton, Alyssa Eckert, Zoltan Feldman, Rece Galitza, Kat Hall, Jesse Honaker, Teresa Lambert, Connor Miller, Jonathan Miller, Tyler Phelps, Caleb Rausch, Josh Rose, Emily Rudd, Noah Smith, Ryan Stevely, Kelsie Williams, Macey Zinser

On be half the administration and staff we would like to congratulate all students on earning the awards that were available.

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

2016 Senior Survey

Memories for Life

By: Todd Enders

Its that time of year to remember everything about your classmates.

Please complete the survey below by clicking on the link. Please do not converse with your classmates, so the survey results reflects the true memories that you have shared with your class.

Thanks for all the memories that the class of 2016 has given everyone at Wynford High School.

Monday, April 25, 2016

Junior High Scholar Athletes

Academic Success

By: Mr. Solis

Wynford Junior High announces spring sport scholar athletes. The criteria for the a scholar athlete is a 3.5 GPA for the third nine week grading period and currently be enrolled in five academic content areas.
In the 7th grade, we have 11 scholar athletes and overall 85% of the 7th grade participants, boys and girls, in track have achieved this recognition.

7th Grade Scholar Athletes
Front row: Thomas Rindfuss, Matthew Schiefer, Alison Gebhardt, Levi Hartschuh, Caden Pollock.
Back row: Ryan Ruth, Will Stinehelfer, Carter West, Wes Wheeler, Logan Collene, Peyton Bardon.
 In the 8th grade, we also have 11 scholar athletes and overall 65% of the 8th grade participants, boys and girls, in track have achieved this recognition.

8th Grade Scholar Athletes
Front row: Eleni Ritzler, Briley Pollock, Rylee Alspach, Emma Lohr, Kim Tuck.
Back row: Todd Chandler, Ty Flohr, Gavin Leffler, David Bils, Brady McGuire, Carson Heinlen.
Keep up the great work, and we appreciate your commitment to academic success as well as participating in a spring sport. Congratulations for this recognition.

Friday, April 1, 2016

First Grade at Div III State Tournament


By Nelle Nutter

After performing the Star Spangled Banner at a home Varsity Girls' Basketball game, the first graders went viral on Twitter and Facebook, and caught the attention of Jerry Snodgrass at the OHSAA.
Mr. Snodgrass contacted Mrs. Nutter to see if the group would be interested in singing at a Boys' Championship game in Columbus...and of course we said yes!
Thirty-four students loaded a bus at 7:30 to head to Columbus for a 10:45 game.  The students entered the arena in an entrance that allowed them to go straight on to the floor.  The students were amazed by the Schottenstein Center, from an adult's perspective, their pure amazement may have been the best part of the day!
The students practiced several times before finding their seats.
When it was time for the game, they marched on to the court with confidence and sang with great enthusiasm and pride in front of thousands of people!  After they performed, they took their seats and enjoyed the game.  They also took a walking tour of the Schott.
The PTO supplied students with snacks for the way to Columbus, a parent treated them all with cotton candy, the school provided lunch and the OHSAA provided tickets for the students and staff attending.
This trip would not have possible without the preparation provided by Carrie Freshour, Tracy Frombaugh, Tonya Kimmel, Sean Weisenauer, Teresa Wenner, Dawn Schaaf and of course, the students' parents!

First grade students that participated in the event were: Left to Right: Back Row: Aaron Rabun, Addie Dunford, Brooke Frombaugh, Allyson Liming, Landon Miller, Trey Johnson, Korbin Wyss, Daniel Fleming, Braxton Leeper, Zayden Reinhart, Gavin Koehler, Shilese LaFrance

Middle Row: Allie Bessinger, Evan Stacklin, Jesse Whitmeyer, Cali Weible, Daina Tate, Brooklyn Stauffer, Gwendolyn Collene, 
Gavin Cross-Tucker, Victoria Kelly, Evan Hedges

Front Row: Maggie Ridge, Kylie Harer, Brooke Schieber, Braxton Hunt, Cali Holbrook, Maddison Keaton, Hayden Langenderfer, Willa Johnson, Caroline Sheldon, Alivia Ritzler, Eli Cooper, Brennen Westrick

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Presidential "March Madness"

"Presidential Madness"

By: Mr. Banta

I am conducting a simulation on presidents/presidential hopefuls in all of my classes. The main idea is to "answer" the question of how well presidents/hopefuls from different eras would do if they competed against each other in an election.  I am using the format of the March Madness Bracket to conduct this simulation.  Students will be required to complete this project in an effort to educate them about the presidency in a non-traditional manner.

I will be using the progression of the actual tournament to update the presidential bracket.
For example: George Washington is the #1 seed in the Midwest Region.  His "success" throughout the tournament will depend on the school that is actually seeded #1 in that region.

The assignment is broken into 2 parts
  • Physical Bracket
  1. Students will fill out the attached bracket of presidents/hopefuls, making predictions on how well each president/hopeful will progress throughout the tournament.
  2. Accurately predicting the winner is not determined in the grade.
  • Written Portion
  1. Students will label their Final Four picks on the “Written Portion”
  2. 3 facts are to be given for each Final Four pick demonstrating why that president/hopeful is worthy of becoming the “presidential champion”
  3. The students will write one paragraph explaining who they picked as the “presidential champion” and why that person is worthy of beating every other president/hopeful in the tournament.

Students will update their bracket in real time during the actual tournament.  A space on the back wall of the classroom will be used to monitor the progress.

In conclusion, the intent of the project is to have students familiarize themselves with our presidents other than a face and number.

Below are Mr. Banta's recaps of each round.

Sweet Sixteen and Elite Eight Recap

Monday, February 29, 2016

Royals Eliminate Bucks

By Todd Enders

The Wynford Royals and the Buckeye Central Bucks squared in their third meeting of the season in the sectional championship game. The Royals caged the Bucks by maintaining controlled of entire game, winning 67-58, for the sectional title.

Wynford played extremely well as a team to get the victory. Defensively the Royals frustrated the Bucks offense holding Grant Loy to only 10 points. A very aggressive defense forced Buckeye Central out of their game plan as they trailed most of the game. It was Jacob Shade's effort that kept the Bucks in the game leading all scores on the evening with 27 points.

Offensively for the Royals, they put four players in double figures. Alex Crall had a team high 16 points while Braxton Tea added 14, Jack Reed dropped 11, and Nate Sparks muscled in 10. Coach Jason Engel said, "A great team effort was the key to defeating the Bucks tonight."

The Royals improve to 15-9 and advance on to face the No.2 seed Mansfield St Peter's in the district semifinals at Willard High School with a game time of 8 p.m.

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Winter Homecoming

Winter Court Announced

By: Todd Enders

The Wynford student body voted on this years winter homecoming court. The Royals will host the Mohawk Warriors on Saturday, January 30th. Come out to support the Royals and find out who will be announced as queen during halftime of the junior varsity game. This years senior candidates from left to right are Jade Stuckman, Mallory Moore, and Katie Hoover. The remaining attendants are Tara Zinser (junior), MaKennah Allen (sophomore), and Kelsie Williams (freshman).