Elementary (K-4) Open House: Thurs., Aug. 24th 5:30-7:00 pm
Middle School: 5th Grade Orientation: Thurs.,Aug 24th 4:00-6:00 pm
6th, 7th & 8th Open House: Aug. 30th 6:00-8:00 pm
High School: (9-12) Wed., Aug. 30th 6:00-8:00 pm
Tuesday, August 1st is National Night Out and the Elida Area Community Center would like to invite everyone to participate in the first annual event in Elida! Activities will be held in the Fieldhouse parking lot from 5:00-9:00 pm. (inside for rain) National Night Out is observed each year as a community police awareness raising event in the U.S. There will be hot dogs and drinks, face painting & popsicles from Lyn's Academy of Dance, St. Paul's will provide popcorn. If your group would like to participate, perhaps host games or just introduce your organization to the community, contact Marla Scannell for details 734-660-1985.
The Elementary, Middle & High School Buildings will be closed for the month of July and re-open on August 1st. The office hours will vary in August.
Would you like to help support Elida Baseball and be a part of the rich history of beautiful Ed Sandy Field? Are you looking for a great graduation gift? Paver bricks are being sold that will be located behind the field. 4x8 or 8x8 bricks are available. These pavers are a great way to recognize a player, coach or fan, past and present, and would make a great graduation memorial gift! Let’s support our team and enhance the finest baseball facilities in Northwest Ohio: “The Ed.” Use this order form or contact Mark Miller at email@example.com.THANKS FOR YOUR SUPPORT!
Summer Break is almost here! After a few weeks you may be looking for something to do and there are numerous options in the area for students to enjoy! From YMCA activities, Playground programs, The Elida Elementary Library program, Regal $1 Movies, Westgate Bowling, Metro Parks, Lima Library program, and more! Check out the attached "Summer Activity" listing to get some great ideas for great activities this summer.
The 2017 Elida Lady Dawgs Basketball Camp will be held
June 27th and 28th from 9am-1pm in The Fieldhouse.
Girls entering 3rd thru 8th grade.
Look for the pink fliers that will be passed out at the elementary and junior high the week of May 15th.You can email head coach- Chrissy Billiter for more info or the forms:
The Elida High School Symphonic, Concert and Jazz Bands will bring 2017 school year to an exciting close with their Spring Concert, this Sunday, May 14th at 3:00 in the High School Auditorium. Everyone will enjoy songs from marches to swing to movie music, truly something for everyone. Join us at 3:00 for the culmination of the school year in music! Admission is FREE!
Did you know that if you have a bachelors degree that you can qualify to be a substitute teacher? Being a substitute teacher pays $95 per day. For more information call the Central Office at 419-331-4155
For any Elida Boys entering 3rd-7th grade, there will be a Basketball Camp on June 5th, 6th and 7th from 9:00-11:30 am in the Fieldhouse. 2017 Regional Runner Up coaching staff and returning high school players will be ready to put their expertise to work for you. Registration is June 5th at 8:30 am. Fee is $35. Use the attached form/waiver to apply. Enrollment will be limited. APPLICATION.
Free physicals will be offered at OIO again this year for all student athletes going into grades 7-12. The physicals will be May 1st and May 8th from 5:30-7:30 pm at OIO. Please stop by the Middle School Office or Athletic Office to get your physical paperwork. Any student needing transportation to OIO needs to sign up in the office on the bus transportation sheet by Friday, April 28th. There will be one bus that runs each night at 4:50 pm. You will need to be at the entrance to the athletic office of the high school by 4:45 to ride the bus. Physicals are a requirement to start conditioning and practices, please get this completed now in order to be ready for your season.OIO needs parent volunteers both nights. Any parent willing to volunteer so OIO will continue to offer these free physicals should contact Jolene Sarno in the Athletic Office at 419-331-2580
Graduation is Sunday, May 28th at 1:00 in the Elida Field House
Elida student safety is a top priority!
to anonymously report student safety threats to school officials and law enforcement.
The Central Office is open in the summer. The office hours are Monday-Friday 7:15-3:00 pm. 419-331-4155.
DUE TO AN ERROR ON THE BALFOUR MARKETPLACE, NO CREDIT CARD ORDERS WERE ACCEPTED OVER EASTER BREAK. IF YOU ATTEMPTED TO ORDER YOUR YEARBOOK AND IT WOULD NOT PROCESS YOUR ORDER, PLEASE SEE MRS. GLENN AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. WE HAVE EXTENDED OUR ON-CAMPUS ORDERS THROUGH FRIDAY, APRIL 21ST TO GUARANTEE THAT THOSE STUDENTS WHO ATTEMPTED TO ORDER THEIR BOOKS HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY TO DO SO. HOWEVER, SINCE THE WEBSITE HAS CLOSED WE CAN ONLY ACCEPT PAYMENTS MADE BY CASH OR CHECK. PLEASE BRING YOUR ORDER TO MRS. GLENN IN ROOM #133 BY THE END OF THE WEEK. WE APOLOGIZE FOR THIS INCONVENIENCE
Here's a neat opportunity for young students (Grades 1-6) to earn a free book, courtesy of Barnes and Noble, through their summer reading program. Check out the attached flyers for more info. and the reading log. Your student will be on their way to reading over the summer, and earning a free book, too! Summer Reading Program Information Reading Log
The Elida Local School District receives funds through the Ohio Department of Education via the Consolidated Continuous Improvement Plan (CCIP). Monies received through IDEA-B are used to provide Special Education Services for students with identified disabilities. Title I funds are used to provide reading and early literacy interventions to qualified students. Title IIA funds are used for targeted professional development, which must align with the goals outlined in the CCIP.Public input regarding the use of these funds for the upcoming school year is welcome. Public input can be given Wednesday morning, June 21st, from 8:00am-8:30am in the central office located at 4380 Sunnydale Ave., Elida , Ohio 45807.
We want to wish all of our students, staff and parents a wonderful summer break. School resumes on Tuesday, August 29th. Keep an eye on the website and social media for updates, school supply lists, etc. Attached is the 2017-18 School Year Calendar.
There are some fun activities planned in the Elementary and Middle School this summer. Crafts, Legos, Chess, Ozobots, learn computer coding, PRIZES, other activities and READING of course! Wednesdays in June and early July. Print off the attached flyers for details. Elementary Summer Library Activities Middle School Library Activities
Elida student band members are selling tickets for a summer Harlan Chicken BBQ! The BBQ is Wednesday, July 19th from 4:30-7:00pm in the High School Commons. Mark your calendar now! Tickets are just $8 and funds help support the band throughout the year. Eat in or carry-out. You can also contact Diane Bloom at firstname.lastname@example.org or Judy Long at email@example.com to get tickets. Thanks for your support!
Elida High School cheerleaders are hosting a cheerleading camp this summer. On July 22nd, from 9:00 am -1:00 pm in the High School Main Gym. Cost is $40. Anyone pre-school -6th grade. Participants receive a t-shirt, and get in free to the Elida Competition the following week on July 29th and perform the chant and dance they will learn.
Return the attached FLYER and payment to the High School Office by July 8th.
Congratulations to the District Champions, the Elida Boys Basketball Team. On to Regional Semi-Final! Elida will play at The University of Toledo at Savage Arena this Thursday, March 16th at 8:00 pm. Tickets are on sale now in the Athletic Office. They will be on sale Monday-Wednesday from 7:30 am-4:00 pm and on Wednesday night from 6-7:30 pm. On Thursday, tickets will be sold from 7:30 am-1:00 pm. Thursday night will not be a split session. All pre-sale tickets are $7 and all tickets at the door are $8.
The Fellowship of Christian Athletes are sponsoring the 3rd annual Legends of Northwest Ohio free youth football camp on July 8 at Elida's Kraft Stadium. It is open to kids 8-13 years of age and runs from 9a-12p. The camp is hosted by Elida grad and former NFL player Kyle Miller. Local high school coaches along with college and pro players run the camp. The registration form is available here. More information online at www.district8fca.org or contact Mark Miller at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Drop-off and Pick-up Changes
Elida Middle School has been looking at how to reduce the congestion on Sunnydale Rd. and improve safety for students, staff, and community. A new traffic pattern plan has been developed to reduce some of the road congestion.
Congratulations to the Elida Boys Basketball team on their victory 46-41 over O.G.! They will play in the District Finals this Saturday, March 11th at Ohio Northern University at 3:00 pm. 1st half of the game will be a BLACK -OUT the second half will be an ORANGE OUT! Tickets are available in the Athletic Office today until 4:00 pm and this evening from 6:00-7:30 pm. They will also be sold tomorrow, Friday, March 10th from 7:30 am-4:00 pm in the Athletic Office. Pre-sale tickets are $4 for students and $6 for adults. All tickets will be $6 at the door.
The 2016-17 Elida Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees were honored at a banquet on Sat., January 21st.
The Elida Local School District Board of Education must appoint a representative to the Apollo Board of Education every three years. If you are interested in filling this position, please forward a letter of interest highlighting your professional experiences and qualifications to Superintendent Joel Mengerink by Monday, Dec.19 at email@example.com. The three year term begins in January 2017
It is very important that the Elida school offices have current contact information (phone numbers/e-mail addresses) for parents/guardians of our students for emergencies, busing purposes and important communications. Please call your child's school office with any updates. Elementary 419-331-7901, Middle 419-331-2505, High School 419-331-4115. THANK YOU!
The Lima Newspaper ran a recent article regarding area school budgets. Our Elida School's Treasurer, Mr. Joel Parker, was interviewed and shared comments regarding Elida's budget. You can read the article here. https://limaohio.com/news/204982/balancing-a-school-budget-a-difficult-task
Re-Register for Voice Alerts by September 12th, 2016. http://tinyurl.com/bulldogalert. Keeping you informed is a top priority at Elida Local Schools. That's why we've adopted the voice and text alert system. These systems allow us to send you voice and/or text messages providing important information about school events or emergencies. We may be using these systems to notify you of school delays or cancellations due to inclement weather or other important school related announcements. You must re-register for Voice Alerts for this school year to keep your contact info. current. All previous data will be removed and replaced with the data provided. You DO NOT have to re-register for Bulldog Text Alerts. This data will remain from last year. However there are additional options this year if you would like to adjust your data or enter new account info. Visit http://ohioalerts.org/Elida
Do you know an Elida graduate who should be recognized as this year's Distinguished Alumni? Information is available on the Nomination Form. Deadline to submit a name is December 15th.
Proceeds will go to The Elida Educational Foundation Scholarship Fund and to Gomer Historical Society.1985 Elida Graduate and Emmy-Award winning video producer, John Ondo, of Ondo Media in Columbus, is re-releasing his Elida Documentaries, Reflections of Elida, and Emmy winning Echoes of Gomer. For the first time, on one disc he will also include the Emmy winning feature “The Story of Kraft Stadium.”