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Teen Outreach Students Volunteer at ArtSpace Lima
Programming "Sphero" Robots in the Middle School
Programming Robots "Sphero SPRK+"
Team Building & Problem Solving in 5th Grade Science
Team Day Chess Competitions in the Middle School
Team Day Dance in the Middle School
Team Day Rock Painting
6th grade student Ava Frueh wins big for Middle School Art Department

News & Announcements

Summer Library Program To-Go Kits

This year's library program is a little different than previous years. We are providing To-Go Reading and Activity Packets for our students PK-6 grades.FLYER.  Each week, packets will be available with reading activities, arts/crafts and STEM challenges.Here are the dates/times for pick-up in front of Elida Elementary School: Wed., June 10, Wed., June 17 & Wed., June 24th from 10 am-11 am. Drive- up in front of the elementary & library staff will bring the Free packets to you! First Come First Serve Basis.  This publication funded in part through a federal institute of Museum & Library Services LSTA grant awarded by the State Library of Ohio. 

Middle School Blue Ribbon Awards Winners blue

Congratulations to the 2019-20 Blue Ribbon award winners this year. These students have met rigorous academic and behavioral requirements throughout the school year. Thank you to the students, the staff and families that support these students for their daily effort and focus. Congratulations also to those who had perfect attendance in the 2019-20 school year! See the student's names listed HERE.

Middle School Yearbook Update

Students and Parents, We have been in contact with Lifetouch regarding school yearbooks and have been told that due to plant shutdowns resulting from COVID19, they are running 2-4 weeks behind schedule.  A recent email from our Representative added,  "Currently our yearbook plants are open and printing, although running with reduced staff to adhere to social distancing mandates necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic." Once we receive notice our 19-20 yearbooks are being shipped, we will put out information regarding pick up options.  

Cross Country Updates

Cross Country Information: While we don't know what the fall season looks like right now, the Cross Country coaches are looking ahead! For students interested in joining the team: For sign ups and more information, join the Remind app. For the middleschool boys and girls team (incoming 7th and 8th graders), please text @ctafl to the number 81010. Coach Claire Taflinger is the middle school coach. For incoming 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th graders (boys and girls) please text @maltst to the number 81010. Coach Mark Altstaetter is the high school coach. Both coaches will keep the prospective athletes informed on what all will take place between now and the start of the season. Be sure to follow the Elida Cross Country Facebook Page to keep informed.

8th grade Recognition-May 28th

The 8th grade recognition event will take place on Thursday, May 28th starting at 10am. The recognition will include passing out awards to the 8th grade students who have passed all their classes and are being promoted to 9th grade. Participation is voluntary. Please read the important details of the ceremony and the route HERE.

School District Closure Extended Through June 30, 2020

By order of the Ohio Health Department, the closure of school buildings, facilities, and activities has been extended through June 30, 2020. For the purpose of clarity, this closure includes all activities inside school buildings and on outside athletic facilities. It includes high school activities/sports all the way down through youth sports

4.1.2020 School Closure Update

Please read the SCHOOL CLOSURE UPDATE from Superintendent Mengerink with information regarding grading, school work, testing, events and other items.  

3-18-2020 Superintendent Mengerink Update

Please read this message from Supt. Mengerink regarding the process of Online Learning, staff assistance and working hours and other updates. If you have questions/problems logging into Schoology, please e-mail

3-18-2020 Food Distribution for Elida Students

Elida will distribute meals to students beginning on Monday, March 23rd. Please read this LETTER from Supt. Mengerink with complete details. 

3-18-2020 Building Offices Closed until Further Notice

As of March 18th, offices are now closed until further notice. Please do not place a call to the buildings as those calls will go unanswered. Your best source of getting assistance is your child’s teacher(s)