Steele Report

January/February 2020

Principal's Message

Hello Comet Country,

The halls, classrooms, and extracurriculars are back in full swing! Scheduling conversations and planning for the 2020-2021 school year will soon be here. Winter Formal and other exciting events are just about upon us as well. Make sure to read this newsletter, follow us on Twitter, and view our website to stay in the loop of all the great things going on at Steele!!!


Go Comets,

Mr. Tellier

2020-2021 Schedule Timeline

Beginning January 30, students will meet with their school counselor to complete the scheduling process one-on-one. Please refer to the dates listed below and ensure you bring the Course Registration sheet with you on your assigned day.

Big picture

MASQUERADE: MLS Winter Formal

Saturday, Feb. 1st, 7-10pm

450 Washington Street

Amherst, OH

Tickets are on sale Monday, January 27th- Friday, January 31st during lunch periods.


The cost is $25 presale and students must have their ID to purchase tickets.


Tickets will be sold at JVS on the morning of January 29th.


Tickets will be on sale for $35 at door. Students must have ID to purchase a ticket


ALL who attend formal MUST have a ticket and ID to enter the dance.


Students who plan on bringing an outside guest should have already turned in the guest form to Mrs. Doehr. A guest form must be on file in order to buy a ticket.

Parent- Teacher Conference Sign up

Marion L. Steele High School will be holding its last Parent-Teacher Conference night of the year on Thursday, February 13th from 3:00 to 9:00 pm.


We encourage all parents to schedule a time to meet with any or all of your child's teachers. To schedule a conference, please call Mrs. Doehr at 440-988-4433 between the hours of 7:00 am to 3:00 pm.


CCP and AP Information Meetings

During Parent-Teacher Conference Night on February 13th, Steele High School will be hosting parent information meetings for College Credit Plus (CCP) and Advanced Placement (AP) courses.


CCP Parent Information Meeting: 6:00 pm in the North Gym.

- Introduce parents and students to the CCP program and the enrollment process.


AP Information Meeting: 7:00 pm in the CLC

- Provide parents and students information on the AP courses offered at Steele High School.

Student Parking at Powers

All student drivers parking on Amherst Exempted Village School District property must obtain a parking permit and follow the student parking rules outlined on page 24 of the Marion L. Steele Student/Parent Handbook. This includes parking in the old Powers parking lot by the ball fields.


Parking permits for the old Powers parking lot are now on sale! Students will need to fill out the Parking Permit Application and the Informed Consent Agreement before seeing Mrs. Schultz to purchase a parking permit.

Late Arrival and Early Release Checks

Late Arrival and Early Release is a special privilege for juniors and seniors who have consecutive study halls at the end of the day.


In order to maintain their Late Arrival/Early Release privilege, students must:

  • be on target to graduate

  • display consistent attendance (this includes tardies to school)

  • remain in good academic standing (C- or better)

  • abide by the Marion L. Steele Student Code of Conduct (this includes detentions earned from tardies)


Checks on grades, attendance, and behavior will be run every four and a half weeks. Students will be notified by administration if their Late Arrival/ Early Release privilege is revoked.

Class of 2020 Senior Newsletter

Family First Night

The final Family First night for the 2019-2020 school year is Wednesday, March 18th. Amherst Schools will not hold any after-school events, practices, games, or activities and encourages families to spend quality time together!

Important Dates

Tuesday, January 21st: C-Schedule


Wednesday, January 22nd: C-Schedule


Thursday, January 23rd: Sophomore tour at Lorain County JVS


Friday, January 24th: C-Schedule


Sunday, January 26th: Lorain County JVS Open House


Thursday, January 30th - Friday, January 31st: Freshmen schedule for 2020-2021


Saturday, February 1st: Winter Formal


Monday, February 3rd - Tuesday, February 4th: Sophomores schedule for 2020-2021


Wednesday, February 5th - Thursday, February 6th: Juniors schedule for 2020-2021


Thursday, February 13th: Parent-Teacher Conferences, 3:00 - 9:00 pm


Thursday, February 13th: CCP Parent Meeting, 6:00 pm in the North Gym


Thursday, February 13th: AP Parent Meeting, 7:00 pm in the CLC


Friday, February 14th: No School


Monday, February 17th: No School


Thursday, February 27th: Blood Drive


Friday, February 28th: Pep Rally, B- Schedule


Wednesday, March 4th: #CometCommunity Night: Empowering Kids to be their Best

Advocate: Understanding and Standing up to Bullying/Meanness, 6:00 pm, CLC


Friday, March 13th: End of the 3rd Quarter


Wednesday, March 18th: Family First Night


Monday, March 23rd - Friday, March 27th: Spring Break

Past Issues of the Steele Report

Just in case you missed a past issue of the Steele Report, click on the links below.

December 2019

November 2019

October 2019

September 2019

August 2019

Summer 2019