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Anthony Wayne

Local Schools



Communications at Anthony Wayne Local Schools

Transparent and timely communication with all stakeholders is a priority at Anthony Wayne Local Schools. Community engagement is one of the District's strategic plan goals and communication is a core belief and a Portrait of a General  competency expected of each future ready graduate.

Strategic Plan - Goal 3 - Community Engagement
Anthony Wayne Local Schools is committed to engaging in two-way communication and collaboration with stakeholders to promote community engagement and develop partnerships and relationships for the purpose of providing outstanding opportunities to all Generals and to strengthen school and community pride.

Core Belief Statement
Collaboration and communication are essential between student, family, school and community to strengthen partnerships. 

Portrait of a General
A GENERAL articulates thoughts and ideas in a professional manner; effectively using oral, written and nonverbal skills in a variety of ways and actively listens to feedback, acknowledges inputs and responds appropriately. A GENERL elicits diverse perspectives to make meaning, and when appropriate takes collective action.

The communications specialist, in collaboration with District administration is responsible for disseminating information to the public in a timely, consistent and transparent manner. A primary point of contact for the media, this department also serves as the communications center during emergencies and crises. The communications specialist also serves as a liaison between our schools, families and community groups to develop strong relationships that help to empower students to be future ready.

District Communications Methods:
  • Website
  • Smart Phone App
  • Monthly Letter to Families
  • Monthly Staff Newsletter
  • Periodic newsletters, email and other district updates
  • District mass communications system for email, phone and text messages
  • Publications, flyers, infographics and posters
  • Social Media (Twitter/X &YouTube)
  • Press releases and local news media

Media Contacts
Reporters and other members of the media are asked to please make prior arrangements before visiting our schools. Please call 419-877-5377 or email [email protected].

We want to hear from you!

Your feedback is important to us! If you have a suggestion for better ways for us to keep you informed about what is happening in the district, please contact us!


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Anthony Wayne Local Schools
9565 Bucher Rd.
Whitehouse, OH 43671

Phone: 419-877-5377
Fax: 419-877-9352

Rebecca Schwan
Communications Specialist

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