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November 9, 2018

The 1 Mill 5 year Permanent Improvement Renewal Levy passed 4,017 to 2,957.

This Monday, November 12: TWO HOUR DELAY in Middle & High School for Staff Professional Development

This Monday, November 12: NO SCHOOL IN ELEMENTARY for Parent Teacher Conferences. See Below.

Parent/Teacher Conferences

Our teachers look forward to meeting with parents during conferences. It is an important opportunity for parents and teachers to talk about their child's performance, their school day, what they're learning and how they are performing. We work TOGETHER to help each student do their BEST each day.

Conferences are scheduled in the Elementary and Middle School next week:


Monday, Nov. 12th:

NO SCHOOL scheduled in the elementary ONLY. Conferences will be held from 10:45-3:45 pm and from 4:30-8:00 pm.

Wednesday, Nov. 14th: Conferences held from 4:30-8:30 pm


Conferences are scheduled on Tues., Nov. 13th and Thurs., Nov. 15th from 4:00-8:00pm.

FOOD DRIVE: Next Week in Middle School

The Middle School Good Vibes Club is holding a FOOD DRIVE next week, November 12-16th.

Non-perishable food items can be dropped off in collection boxes in the middle school commons. Middle school students can participate in SPIRIT WEEK, too:

Monday- USA: Red, White & Blue

Tuesday-Elida Spiritwear

Wednesday- Dress down casual clothes, sweatpants, etc.

Thursday- Crazy shirts or socks

Friday- Favorite team jersey or shirt

Elida Spirit is Generosity! Thank You!

Elementary student a candidate for Artsonia Artist of the Week

We are excited to report that one of our talented and creative first grade students, Ma'Kie Brenneman, has been selected by Artsonia to be in the running for Artist of the Week!

We want to help him gain this recognition with your help by going on- line and voting for this young man! PS: You can vote everyday if you wish!

It is easy and you have until Saturday to cast your vote. USE THE LINK BELOW to see the artwork and to vote. Artsonia is the largest student art museum in the world! Every child can have an online art gallery and keep their masterpieces in a digital portfolio!Congratulations, Ma'Kie and thanks to art teacher Mrs. Pam Snoke.

Middle School Honors Veterans with Annual Assembly

What a wonderful morning in the middle school as we celebrated the Annual Veterans Day Assembly. The gym was packed with all of our teachers, administrators, students and veterans. We heard speeches from veterans, Principal Drury and 8th grade student Emma Hanes, who shared a special message. Our Middle School choir and 8th grade band made us proud with musical performances to honor our veterans who give so much for our country.

Check out more photos on the school facebook page and videos on the school youtube channel. Veterans Day is this Sunday, November 11th.


Bus Drivers Needed

Have you ever considered driving a school bus? Want to learn more? We have need for substitute bus drivers in the Elida District. Contact the Transportation Dept. 419-331-4135 or 419-331-3036 for more information or e-mail Gregg Roth groth@elida.k12.oh.us

When Art & Technology collide: Students "sculpt" objects using Virtual Reality

When art & technology collide great things happen! High School art students are collaborating with the computer technology class in the high school and the results are AMAZING! Students are "sculpting" objects using virtual reality and then producing them using a 3-D printer! Learn more about this project in this story from Your Hometown Stations! Sculpting with VR & 3-D

Thanks to Computer Science teacher Mr. Mark Suter and Art teacher Mrs. Erin Johnson!

Elida High School Theater Promises Some Laughs!

The zany Sycamore family is happy when everyone is free to pursue whatever brings contentment: write plays, collect snakes, print revolutionary flyers, dance ballet, collect flies, throw darts, or make skyrockets. But when the youngest daughter, Alice, brings her fiancé and his straight-laced, up-tight parents over for dinner, that’s when the laughter and the fireworks start to fly!

Showtimes: Fri. & Sat., Nov. 16th & 17th at 7:30pm Sun., Nov. 18th at 4:00pm in the HS Auditorium.

Tickets are $8 Adults $5 students

On sale Monday-Friday 11-12:30pm and 2:45-3:30pm in the High School Activity Office.

Also available at the door the nights of production, 30 minutes before the show.

Not reserved seating, all tickets general seating.Doors open 30 minutes before the production

FFA Blood Donor Day

On Monday, Nov. 19 the Elida FFA will sponsor a Blood Donor Day with the American Red Cross.

8:00-2:00 pm High School Auxiliary Gym Walk-ins welcome. Call 419-331-4115 for more info.

Distinguished Alumni Nominations

Each year, we accept nominations of individuals to be recognized as the Distinguished Alumni of the Year. Any alumnus of Elida or Gomer High School. Nominations are due by December 15th. Use this Nomination Form.

Mark Your Calendar

Mon., Nov. 12 - TWO HOUR DELAY Staff Prof. Development

Mon., Nov. 12 NO SCHOOL- ONLY in the Elementary for Parent/Teacher Conferences 10:45-3:45 & 4:30-8:00 pm

Tues., Nov. 13 Parent/Teacher Conferences Middle School 4:00-8:00 pm

Wed., Nov. 14 Parent/Teacher Conferences Elementary 4:30-8:30 pm

Thu., Nov. 15 Parent/Teacher Conferences Middle School 4:00-8:00 pm

Mon., Nov. 19 FFA Blood Donor Day HS Auxiliary Gym 8:00-2:00 pm

Nov. 21-23 NO SCHOOL Thanksgiving Break

Tues., Nov. 27 School Board meeting HS Community Room 7:00 pm

Tues., Nov. 27 2nd grade Musical "AN OUT OF THE BOX CHRISTMAS" 7:00 pm HS Auditorium