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Elida Local Schools Newsletter

APRIL 9, 2020

SPRING BREAK: APRIL 9-13th, 2020

Please enjoy your break and time away from technology and computers.

Happy Easter Everyone!

Meal Distributions Continue with help from the Easter Bunny

Total Meals Served this week: Breakfast & Lunch Combined 3,684


We will continue distribution next week

Monday & Wednesday April 13 & 15th from 10:30-11:30 at both locations:

Lima Community Church & Temple Christian School/Lima Baptist Temple

Soldiers of the Golf Company 237th Support Battalion Deliver Food for Elida

We are so grateful to 1SG Foster Kennedy, Captain Commander Anderson and all the soldiers of the Golf Company 237th Support Battalion who delivered a large supply of food on Tuesday to be included in the meal distributions for Elida families.

Food is being donated to the West Oho Food Bank from Sams and Walmart and distributed throughout the region.

"Reflector" Yearbook Staff Needs your Photos

High School students and staff can submit pictures and video of themselves while we are out of school to be used in the 2020 High School "Reflector" Yearbook.

The yearbook staff needs our help!

Anyone can get a mobile app "Yearbook Snap" at either the App Store or Google Play, or they can go to the yearbookforever.com website and upload from there. Our password to submit images is #Bulldawg20.

New Elementary Construction UPDATE

The construction crews have been very busy again this week as you can see if you drive by the site. Some of the newest developments include connecting the domestic water line and finishing the footers for the building. Goal for next week is to begin putting up the walls for the storm shelter (gym).See more details and great photos in this CONSTRUCTION UPDATE from Garmann/Miller.

6th Grade Teachers Message :

Our 6th grade teachers sent this great message to their students!
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7th Grade Teachers Send Video Message to their Students

Our 7th grade teachers really miss their students and put together a fun message! Watch the video below.
Elida 7th grade Teachers

Staff Wears Blue in Honor of Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month and Wednesday, April 8th was Wear Blue Day in recognition. Several staff members helped to honor this important day by wearing blue and sharing photos.

Seniors: DEADLINES Approaching for Scholarships

Parents of Seniors: Please encourage seniors to take a look at the 14 local scholarships available on the scholarship tab of the high school website. SCHOLARSHIP LINK HERE.

We encourage you to get those applications sent in soon!

Elida Counselors and Social Workers Here to Help

Our Elida Counselors and Social Workers have created an Elida Counseling and Social Work group on Schoology with resources for families, but if you need direct communication, they are available Monday-Friday 8-2:00 and can be reached through e-mail:

Stefanie Atwater satwater@elida.k12.oh.us.

Kathy Magers kmagers@elida.k12.oh.us

Stacy McAdams smcadams@elida.k12.oh.us

Jennifer Knippen jknippen@elida.k12.oh.us

Randy Woods rwoods@elida.k12.oh.us

Census 2020- Be Counted!

Don't forget to reply to the census. Data from the census helps our local Elida community and Elida Schools! By law, the Census Bureau cannot release any identifiable information about you, your home, or your business, even to law enforcement agencies. That's protected under Title 13 of the U.S. Code. Read more at this link https://2020census.gov/