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Vacancy: New School Board Member

New Elida School Board Member needed due to resignation of Mrs. Christine Ulrich. The Elida Local Schools would like to thank Mrs. Ulrich for her more than 3 ½ years of service to the district.  She has resigned effective immediately.  Applications for the vacant position, whose term expires on December 31, 2017, are available by clicking here or in the Elida Local Schools Central Office.  Applications must be returned to Joel Mengerink, Superintendent by Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 3 pm

State Testing Dates test

Here is the schedule for State Assessments for the 2017-18 School Year.


Homecoming T-Shirts tshirt

The High School Student Council is selling t-shirts for Homecoming. Be sure to get one and show your Elida Pride at Homecoming on October 6th! Orders are due by this Wednesday, September 20th to Krissa Worley in Room 125 in the High School. Thanks for your support and GO DAWGS! ORDER FORM 

Homecoming Parade

The Homecoming Parade is Sunday, October 1st at 4pm. The official parade route is:

  • Exit Elida Fieldhouse onto E. North St.
  • Left onto Greenlawn
  • Left onto E. Main St.
  • Left onto Baxter St.
  • Left onto E. North St.
  • End at Elida Fieldhouse

Anyone interested in having a float in the parade should contact Krissa Worley (419.331.4115) or email: kworley@elida.k12.oh.us

Student Council selling Chicken BBQ Tickets

The High School Student Council students are selling tickets for a chicken BBQ Dinner. The dinner is Sunday, Oct. 1st (same day as Homecoming Parade) Just $8 each. The dinners include 1/2 bbq chicken, baked potato, green beans, and dinner roll. From 12:00-2:00 pm. Pick-up only at the High School Activities Circle. Contact Krissa Worley to get your ticket today! kworley@elida.k12.oh.us

Warrior Mode Volleyball Game

This Thursday, Sept. 21st, we are hosting a Warrior Mode Volleyball game against Wapak. The game starts at 5:30. There will be a bake sale, a raffle, 50/50, silent auction and a great game. Aarn Nagy was a 1991 gradute of Elida and lost his battle with cancer in August.  All proceeds will go to Aaron Nagy's daughter Jensen to help with expenses. 


Flower Loft Card-Fundraiser Flowers

The Class of 2019 Flower Loft Card fundraiser is underway! The card is $30 and you receive a beautiful bouquet of flowers every month, FOR A YEAR! The cards are sold in the HS Athletic and Academic offices from 7:30-3:30 pm weekdays until Sept. 20th. These bouquets make wonderful birthday presents, Mother’s Day, Valentines Day, Sweetest Day, or better yet, keep some for yourself...just because! Profit from this sale goes to the Class of 2019 to fund prom and graduation. For more info. write Brenda Fetter at bfetter@elida.k12.oh.us.


Bulldog Text & Voice Alerts

IMPORTANT UPDATE: Bulldog Voice and Text Alert Notification System: Keeping you informed is a top priority at Elida Local Schools and why we've adopted the Bulldog Voice and Text alert system to send messages providing important information about school events or emergencies. YOU MUST RE-REGISTER FOR VOICE ALERTS for this school year in order to keep your contact info. current.

High School Teacher Receives Recognition as District 1 Teacher of the Year

We are starting this school year with very special recognition for our high school Computer Science Teacher, Mr. Mark Suter. Mark has been named the District 1 Teacher of the Year by the Ohio State Board of Education. (District 1 encompasses 22 counties in Northwest Ohio.) He received a commendation from the State of Ohio. We also welcomed Representative Bob Cupp who attended our staff meeting today to personally congratulate Mark on this accomplishment. Mark is now one of just five teachers to be considered for Ohio's Teacher of the Year. We are proud to have Mark Suter on our staff, leading and teaching our students. He helps to make Elida Schools great...Educating for Tomorrow!

National Night Out Photos

We had a great time at Elida's National Night Out celebration on August 1st. Check out all the great photos on the School's Facebook Page.

National Night Out Photos on Facebook

Diamond Dogs Paver Project

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 mark@elida.k12.oh.us.THANKS FOR YOUR SUPPORT! 


Substitute Teaching

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

Safer Schools Ohio

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Elida student safety is a top priority!

Call 1-844-SaferOH 

to anonymously report student safety threats to school officials and law enforcement. 

Consolidated Continuous Improvement Plan

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.


   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.


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.  

Update Your Contact Information

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! 

Distinguished Alumni Nominations

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. 

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