Medina City Schools Minute

The Latest Information from the Medina City School District

August 19, 2022

To keep our community informed, here is the latest update about things happening around the District, including important dates to remember.
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We Want to Hear From You!

We are conducting a survey with our stakeholders about redistricting and facilities. To complete this survey, please click here. The survey will close on Friday, August 26, 2022.

Community Spirit Night

Community Spirit Night is Friday, September 9, 2022, at Medina High School in the lower parking lot adjacent to Ken Dukes Stadium from 5:30 PM-7:00 PM. We will welcome all of our kindergarten students and their families as they take a walk around the track prior to the pre-game festivities. Information has been provided to kindergarten families about this special event.


There will be music, activities, and food. To pre-order meals, please click here for the order form. The deadline to pre-order meals is Friday, September 2, 2022.


To purchase tickets to the game that evening, click here. One kindergarten family member and the kindergarten student will be admitted into the game at no charge. Other family members wishing to attend the game will need to purchase a ticket. Tickets for the September 9 game will be available online beginning September 5, 2022.

Important Back to School Information

Kindergarten will have a staggered start. Those students with last names beginning with A-M will attend on Wednesday, August 17, and Thursday, August 18. Students with last names beginning with N-Z will attend on Friday, August 19, and Monday, August 22. ALL kindergarten students will attend together on Tuesday, August 23.


The start date for those students attending Helping Hands Preschool (located inside Northrop Elementary) will begin on Monday, August 22. AM classes will be from 9:00 AM-11:40 AM and PM classes will be from 12:40 PM-3:20 PM.


A.I. Root Middle School


7th/8th Grade Open House

Tuesday, August 23

5:00 PM-6:30 PM


Claggett Middle School


Meet the Teacher Night

Wednesday, August 31

Team Intergalactic Space Pirates, Apollo, and Nebulas

5:30 PM-6:15 PM


Team Luminaries, Mercury, and Supernovas

6:15 PM-7:00 PM


Medina High School


August 25: MHS Open House 7:00 PM-8:45 PM

Thinking About Volunteering?

We are excited to be able to welcome our volunteers back into our school buildings this school year. If you are considering becoming a volunteer at any point during the year, including chaperoning or attending a field trip, please complete the volunteer application and background check. Click here to view the information on completing the necessary paperwork.

New Student and Kindergarten Registration is Open for the 2022-2023 School Year

New student and kindergarten registration are open. For more information, click here.

Helping Hands Preschool Accepting Applications for Typically Developing Peers

Helping Hands Preschool, which is part of Medina City Schools and housed at Northrop Elementary, is accepting applications for typically developing peers.


The program provides high-quality learning experiences that are rooted in the Ohio Early Learning Content Standards in preparation for kindergarten. There are two sessions offered, Monday-Thursday. The morning session runs from 9:00 AM-11:40 AM and the afternoon session from 12:40 PM-3:20 PM.


To register typically developing peers, please call 330.636.4601 for directions to complete the online registration and screening information. For more information, please click here.

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