Voice Recognition
Wayne Trace High School

Wayne Trace High School


Good Morning, Raiders! Today is Friday, March 17th
Juniors, a reminder that you will be job shadowing on March 31st.  Your contract needs to be turned into Mrs. Franz by Wednesday, March 29th before school.  
Northwest State registration for next Fall will open on Monday.  When we return from spring break, current Northwest students need to see Mrs. Franz to register.
Juniors and Seniors, please check your email regarding prom and after prom information.
Seniors: If you want a different picture used for the yearbook that is not your Gibby’s one, it is due March 31st.  Email it to Mrs. Sinn.  No pictures will be accepted after March 31st.
Students, you need to read your email every day.  Please make this a priority.  Sometimes you can find a surprise in an email!
The Wayne Trace NHS 5K is returning this year; however, it is now the Sunrise edition! The 5K will take place at 8 AM on Saturday, May 6 at the ball field across from Payne Elementary. There will also be a one mile walk/run option.  Registration forms are available from the Raider Insider folder, the office, or Miss K. All money from the 5K will benefit the family of Berenice Chastain who was a victim of a car accident this past December.
College Credit Plus packets will be available until March 30th.  All paperwork and registrations must be completed and returned by March 31.   
The Basketball Marathon “Playing Ball for Those Who Can’t” is coming up and the deadline to get your team signed up is March 22nd.  They’re looking for more student teams this year! Sign-up sheets are in the office.
If you missed this morning's eSports meeting and are interested in participating, please contact Eli Stuart or Mr. Manz by the end of the day on Friday.
Please make good choices, be kind to others, and be respectful, responsible and ready!
Have a great day, Raiders!

WT NHS 5K: Sunrise Edition

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Franklin B Walter Scholarship

Sydnee Sinn
Sydnee Sinn, daughter of Josh and Christina Sinn, is the 2023 Wayne Trace High School nominee for the Franklin B. Walter Scholarship.  Sydnee will be attending Michigan State University and majoring in Biology while also being a member of their track team.  Pictured are Mr. Mike Myers, principal; Sydnee Sinn; and her Influential Teacher, Ms. Heather Torlina. 

Food Drive

Food Drive
The Wayne Trace Junior High Student Council recently held a snack drive for the Northeast Indiana Ronald McDonald House located at Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne.  The Ronald McDonald house has helped many Paulding County families while their child was in the hospital for an extended period of time.  The Ronald McDonald House provides snacks, meals and housing for parents whose children have an extended stay at the hospital. 


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Walk ins 6:30-7:30 pm in the HS gym
Dance 7:30-10:00pm in JR HIGH gym
After prom at Hero Day in Lima 10:15-2:15 AM

Tickets for prom will be available from March 27-April 25. It will be $10 per person or $20 per couple. Each person will receive their own individual ticket. These will be available to purchase before school everyday or after school on April 17,18, 24, 25 until 4pm in Mrs. Kistler's classroom.

After Prom
After Prom will be held at Hero Day in the Lima Mall. Buses will leave from the HS at approximately 10:15pm and will arrive back at the HS at approximately 2:30 AM. Pizza and drinks will be provided, activities for the evening will be: inflatable ninja park, glow golf, and corn hole. If you sign up and then do not show, you will be charged $22.00.  All participants MUST have the following form filled out to board the bus for after prom, it must be filled out by: 

All participants need to fill it out, if you are 18 you can fill it out yourself, but if you are under the age of 18 a parent/guardian will need to complete the form.

Prom Shirts
Prom shirts will be available for purchase from Sisters Embroidery beginning on March 27- April 17. Shirts will be $15 and can be purchased on their website. I will also send out a link to the shirts once it becomes available.

State Testing Dates

English Language Arts:
   April 18-19
   April 25-26
   May 2-3
Social Studies:
   May 4

Kewpee High School Invitational

A few of our students with their work featured at the Kewpee High School Invitational opening at ArtSpace in Lima:  Mallory Moore and Luke Stouffer.

Two of our Scholastic Art & Writing Award Winners at the awards ceremony on Sunday:  Anna Wells and Kara Stoller.

Two of our senior Scholastic Award recipients along with Wayne Trace alum Sydney Coyne who is currently interning at the Fort Wayne Museum of Art.

Linda Stanley from the Van Wert Elks and Hannah Maenle a recipient of the February Elks Volunteer of the Month. 

Kewpee Invitational Exhibit

Works by eight Wayne Trace artists will be featured at this year’s Kewpee High School Invitational Exhibit at ArtSpace in Lima.  Senior Laura Thornell and sophomore Luke Stouffer each have two works in the exhibition, while seniors Mallory Moore and Anna Wells, junior Meara Rager, sophomores Aiden Lee and Gage Ogle, and freshman Caden Sinn each have one artwork on display through March 1.  At least one of these artists has won a special award which will be revealed at the show’s opening this Wednesday night between 6:30 and 8pm. 

Hall of Fame

Hall of Fame
Juleah Sinn was inducted into our Hall of Fame.  She was a Study Hall Monitor and helped with ticket sales from 1970 to 1995.  She was represented by her family.

Robert Smith was inducted into our Hall of Fame.  He taught Vo Ag at Payne and Wayne Trace High School from the 1950's to the 1980's.  He was represented by his family.


 Riley Daeger will be heading to UNOH to play golf. She will be majoring in multimodal and graphic design .   Congratulations Riley! 

Saint Francis

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Kiera Bahena, a senior from Wayne Trace High School, recently signed her letter of intent.  She will be continuing her academic and athletic careers at the University of Saint Francis in Fort Wayne, Indiana where she will major in nursing and participate in cross country and track. 

Michigan State Bound!!

Congratulations Sydnee who signed to Michigan State to be part of their track team!!!!  We are very PROUD of you!! 

University of Kansas Bound!

Congratulations to Gracie Shepherd.  She signed to be a team member of the University of Kansas Rowing Team.  Raider Nation is proud of you!!


 Wayne Trace Junior/Senior High School's "Raider of the Week" program recognizes students who have done an exceptional job in one or more of their classes by demonstrating that they are READY, RESPECTFUL, and RESPONSIBLE.  The September 2022 Raiders of the Week included:

7th Graders:  Brock Knowles, Cayla Noggle, Alyvia Thomas, Tatum Sheets, Xylem Kashner, Logan Gambler, Aubrie Stoller, Jerrick Johnson

8th Grade: Kevin Martz, Miley Jacobs, Noah Schlatter, Brody Rosswurm, Paytin Laukhuf, Camryn Finger, Blake Noggle, Grady Helms, Monica Williams, KaMaury Sullivan, Alex Doster, Dakota Densmore, Johnalynn Shellenbarger, Leah Bland, Elizabeth Graham, Grayson Sutton

9th Grade: Cole Miller, Abby Evans, Kaden Wilcox,  Amber Stoller,  Trent Thornell, Zoey Schultz, Addison Stoller, Jordan Hale, Lucas Morehead, Landon Blankenship, Riley Manz, Caden Sinn, Konnor Wannemacher, Justin Lyons, Micah Sinn

10th Grade: Serenity Helms, Jazmyne Roddy,  Braden Miller, Brandon Shoup, Isabella Knowles, Adelae Collins, Elana Bidlack, Tyler Sanderson, Nick Sinn, Luke Stouffer, Keegan Hohman, Ty Riebesehl, Morgan Elliott, Cheyene Goings

11th Grade:Caitlyn Thomas, Shay Nowak, Bethany Zehner, Eli Stuart, Breven Anderson, Paige Alber, Laryssa Whitman, Rylee Johnson

12th Grade: Evan Crosby, Christopher Brueggeman, Kadin Schweitzer, Brad Lee, Macy Doster, Thomas Korte, Anna Miller, Sydnee Sinn, Lizzy Mohr

Win a Car!

Win a car?  Yes!  Thanks to Integrity Ford for donating this Raider blue Ford Fusion car.  Students at Wayne Trace High School become eligible for the car give away at the end of the year by earning A's and B's, and meeting attendance and discipline requirements.  Winning the Raider Blue Ford Fusion can become a reality! 

EZ Pay Problems

 We apologize for the inconvenience, but at this time EZ Pay is not functioning properly. We have been working directly with their team to fix any and all issues. Please be patient with us as we try to navigate this situation. Payments can still be made through EZ Pay, but to view correct balances and transactions, please visit family.titank12.com. Please note that payments cannot be made through the TITAN Family Portal. 

If you have not done so already, please complete a Free & Reduced Meal application for the 2022-2023. The application can be submitted using the link to the TITAN Family Portal above. If an application is not completed, your student will be charged for their meals.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Marissa Coil.

Wayne Trace Schools BSB B V Away Continental High School

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Wayne Trace Schools SB G V Away Ottoville Local High School

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Wayne Trace Schools BSB B FR Away Tinora High School

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Wayne Trace Schools BSB B JV Home Columbus Grove High School

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Wayne Trace Schools BSB B V Away Leipsic High School

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