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October 25, 2018

TWO-HOUR DELAY THIS MONDAY, OCT. 29th

There is a Staff Professional Development Day THIS Monday, Oct. 29th: TWO HOUR Delay

Red Ribbon Campaign

Students are enjoying celebrating Red Ribbon Week in the Middle School.

The National Family Partnership organized the first Nationwide Red Ribbon Campaign in 1985 to provide drug awareness.

Students are participating in themes including dressing for the red carpet, dream career, hat day, crazy socks, and orange and black day.

Red Ribbon Week is a great opportunity to remind our Bulldogs of the importance of staying drug free.


Together, with all of our families, we can help our students stay healthy, safe and drug-free!

Elementary Book Fair

We've been having a great time this week at the Elementary Book Fair. The students enjoyed dressing up all week, too. (the teachers maybe even more!) The fair continues one more day, tomorrow, Friday October 26th. Many books are very reasonably priced. A huge THANK YOU to the many parent volunteers who helped this week! We appreciate you!

Student Project

Drew Biglow, a senior in Construction Tech Design Build II, wanted to build a pair of end tables at the request of his mother. Drew chose the simple design with mortise-tenon joinery of these Tile-top Craftsman tables. Drew started at the end of last school year building them out of red oak, staining them a traditional gray with three coats of lacquer, finally adding the final touch- a tiled top. Great job, Drew!

COSI brings Science Program to Middle School

5th & 6th grade students in the middle school enjoyed a fun program on Friday, thanks to the COSI traveling program, "Exploring Ecology." Students had a great time learning with fun, hands-on exhibits all about natural science, our environment and animals.


Thank you to the many parents who volunteered to help with the event. We appreciate you!

Permanent Improvement Renewal Levy: COMPUTERS

  • As careful stewards of our district finances, our tech team gets 8-15 years out of a desktop computer.
  • Elida students use a combination of IPads, laptops and desktop computers each day.
  • Ipad carts are used so that teachers can share the resources.
  • The renewal levy will help use maintain and purchase computers when necessary.


Remember to vote on November 6th.

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Elida High School Theater department is proud to present the comedic play, "You Can’t Take It With You." Fri. & Sat., Nov. 16th & 17th at 7:30pm Sun., Nov. 18th at 4:00pm


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! Join us…everyone needs a good laugh about now!


Tickets $8 Adults, $5 students available at Elida High School Activities Office beginning Nov. 1st -17th or at the door.

High School Marching Band Concert Oct. 29

Join the Elida High School Marching Band for their end of the season concert Mon., October 29 @ 7:00 in the Elida High School Auditorium.

This concert will feature all the great music from throughout the season.

You’ll enjoy the pregame music, the exciting halftime shows including music from “Script Elida,” plus a few more fan favorites.

Plan to come and enjoy the music from our talented student musicians one more time at this FREE concert!

Band Uniforms for Sale

The Elida High School Marching Band will begin selling old uniforms on the evening of Mon., Oct. 29th outside the High School Auditorium. The sale will begin around 6:00 and end right before the Elida High School Marching Band concert @ 7:00pm. Uniforms will also be available afterward for a short time in the same location. Any remaining uniforms will be available by appointment by contacting Mr. Stetler, Mr. Reese or Mr. Bryan via their school email.

Old Black Uniform jackets will be $25.00 each. Hats will be $10.00 each. Plumes will be $5.00 each. If you purchase a COAT AND HAT set for $35.00, the plume is FREE!

All sizes will be available at the start of the sale. However, specific numbered hats and coats can’t be guaranteed.

For Seniors considering college after graduation:


There is information regarding scholarship opportunities available on the school website.

The info. is updated regularly and deadlines vary. SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION.

Dates to Remember

Mon., Oct. 29 Two Hour Delay Staff Professional Development

Mon., Oct. 29 High School Marching Band Concert 7:00 HS Auditorium

Tues., Nov. 6 ELECTION DAY

Nov. 12 - TWO HOUR DELAY Staff Prof. Development

Nov. 12 NO SCHOOL- ONLY in the Elementary for Parent/Teacher Conferences 4:30-8:30 pm

Nov. 21-23 NO SCHOOL Thanksgiving Break

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