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September 14th, 2018


Safety First! School was cancelled today, Friday September 14th, 2018.

Football Friday: Theme: Camouflage

Show Your Elida Spirit! Tonight's game is 7:00 pm at Defiance. GO DAWGS!

Grit 9 students provide website service for area Pizza Restaurant

Students in the high school Tech & Entrepreneurship club, Grit 9, are busy with many projects including helping an area business with their website. Marilyn Askins of TJ's Pizza met with Mr. Suter and Junior Connor McGinnis on Thursday to discuss further development of their website. For more information on Grit 9's services, including photo scanning, you can reach them on their website at http://grit9.com/

PaySchools Central Reminder

Elida uses Payschool Central for your cafeteria payments and other school fees. (we no longer use PayForIt) The link to PaySchools is on the school website under Form & Links. https://payschoolscentral.com/#/user/login

Students Attend Women in Business Mtg.

Three High School students recently attended the Women in Business Luncheon at the Lima Chamber of Commerce. (Pictured are Juniors Carly Triplett, Annamarie Rose and Emily Bowers.) They networked, passed out business cards and enjoyed the opportunity and the guest speakers. According to Carly Triplett, "The biggest thing we learned was about the importance of time management and staying organized."

September is Attendance Awareness Month

Starting as early as kindergarten, too many absences can cause children to fall behind in school. Attending school regularly helps children feel better about school—and themselves. Start building this habit in preschool so they learn right away that going to school on time, every day is important. Good attendance will help children do well in high school, college, and at work.We have information on the school website that explains ways that parents can help starting at home. Students Succeed with Good Attendance

Thanks for Your Support!

Thank you to everyone who bought a mum in the Marching Band's first mum fundraiser! We sold 1,000 plants that will help fund the band. We appreciate our Elida families and their continued support of our student musicians!



The Class of 1968 50th CLASS REUNION is planned for Sept. 21st (football game) and Sept. 22nd, (high school tour and social at the Elks.) Contact Lonnie Lehman sundance@wcoil.com for details.

The 10 Years of Dawgs '83-'92 Reunion is planned for October 13th at The Ohio Theater. Details on their Facebook page or contact Dawn Mooney , 567-204-3748 dawnleppla3@gmail.com

Homecoming Parade: THIS SUNDAY! See you there!

The Elida Homecoming Parade is Sunday, September 16th at 4:00! It's always a great time for our Elida families. Come and see the homecoming court, the great student floats, hear the band and maybe get some candy! This year's Grand Marshalls are Ron & Nita Varland! The route is Elida Fieldhouse onto E. North St., Left onto Greenlawn, Left onto E. Main St., Left onto Baxter St., Left onto E. North St., ending back at the Fieldhouse.

Homecoming Dance

The Homecoming Dance will be held on Saturday, September 22nd from 8:00-11:00pm in the Commons. Tickets will be sold until September 21 during all lunch periods. Tickets are $5.00 for Elida students and $8.00 for non-Elida guests. If a student plans to bring a non-Elida guest, they MUST fill out a Dance Guest Form. These are available in either high school office and must be returned to the athletic office BEFORE they can purchase tickets. Tickets will not be available at the door.


Lifetouch Prestige Portraits will take student pictures on the following dates:

Kindergarten & 1st grade: Sept. 18th

2nd-4th grade: Sept.19th

Middle School: Sept. 20th

High School September 25th

Dates to Remember

Homecoming Parade Sun., September 16th 4:00 Starts at Fieldhouse

School Board Meeting Sept. 18th HS Community Room 7:00 pm

Homecoming Friday, September 21st

Homecoming Dance Sat., Sept. 22nd 8:00-11:00pm HS Commons

NO SCHOOL Teacher's Prof. Dev. Day Mon., September 24th