District News

Kindergarten Teachers Working Together at Shawnee

Kindergarten is packed with many learning experiences in one year.  Students and teachers must begin the year positively, making sure that every moment counts. 

At Shawnee Elementary School, the Kindergarten teachers merge their classes on the first day of school in order to introduce procedures and provide a tour of the building. 

Throughout the tour, students were introduced to the music teacher, digital literacy teacher, the lead cook, the office staff, and other school personnel.  The students learned about procedures and expectations for the lunchroom, hallways, restrooms, and outside recess.  Jodi Crichton, Kindergarten Teacher, has designed the tour to follow the rhyme and playfulness of the book Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin Jr. and John Archambault.  The tour allows the students to follow clues that lead them throughout the building.  Each clue leads the classes to a new location where a scavenger hunt begins for the missing letter.  After the letter is found, one of the four Kindergarten teachers will review procedures and read the next clue.  

Kindergarten students at Shawnee are being prepared for an educational adventure at the Xenia Community Schools.


Board Meeting Overview From August 11 Meeting

Click here to read a summary of the Board Meeting on August 11.


Miss Collins During First Hour With Students

Students in Miss Collin’s first grade at Tecumseh Elementary were engaged in learning last week!  Miss Collins realizes the importance of fostering a caring climate within her classroom and is developing an atmosphere for shared learning.   While reading the story The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein, she asked students to share stories of how they have felt after giving to other people.  Students participated in a series of speaking/listening activities to develop their literacy skills.  Students were asked to express their learning to the class and with each other.


XHS Cheerleaders Complete ALS Challenge

The XHS Cheerleaders recently completed the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. 

 


Superintendent Morrison's Weekly Update August 25

Great Start - I cannot put into words how tickled I am with the way this school year has started.  On Tuesday, August 12th, we met with all 36 of our new certificated staff members.  The next day was the first of three professional development days.  I heard many positive comments on both the presenters and the topics.  We also had a terrific opening day program with the marching band and the cheerleaders welcoming everyone into the auditorium.  Board President Cheryl Marcus, XEA President John Opatrny, and XESP President Belinda Daye welcomed staff.  We had Foundation President Barb Stafford recognize those individuals who have garnered grants from the Foundation already this year.  These grants are now in excess of $20,000.  Administrative Specialist Mark Manley welcomed the new teachers in attendance and then he recognized the staff members who have given 30 or more years of service to our young people. We began the school year with children on Monday and it was my pleasure to visit every building.  As I walked from classroom to classroom I was so happy to hear and see so many wonderful "oh wow" experiences for our children.  It was out of this world fantastic.  Thanks to each of you for all you do.  You are true professionals.

Click View All below to read the entire Weekly Update to staff.


Superintendent Morrison Visits Central State Football Team

Central State University's football team is working with Cox Elementary School.  Superintendent Denny Morrison and 5th grade teacher LaShann Latimer visited Central State this past Saturday.  Below is a picture from the visit with the football team holding up school supplies they collected for our kids.

 

Click "View All" below to see pictures from Mr. Morrison's visit featuring: Coaches Cedric Pearl, Devrance Fisher, The Central State Mauraders, Superintendent Denny Morrison (Xenia Community Schools), and LaShann Latimer 5th Grade Teacher at Cox Elementary School in Xenia Ohio.


Athletic Ticket Prices

Varsity Sports
Adults $6.00
Students $4.00
* All tickets at the gate for Friday night football are $7.00

JV & Freshman Sports
Adults $5.00
Students $4.00

Middle School Sports
Adults $5.00
Students $3.00


Senior Parent Planning Night Scheduled

Attention to all parents who have students graduating in the Xenia High School Class of 2015 –

The Xenia High School Guidance Office is hosting a Senior Parent Planning Night on Monday, September 15, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. in the XHS Cafeteria.  This session will provide information relating to your student’s senior year, graduation and the college application process.


XCS Athletic Passes Now On Sale

Xenia Community Schools Athletic Passes are on sale now through September 15.  For more information click here.


Senior Citizen Athletic Passes Available Aug. 11

Seniors age 62 and older that reside within the Xenia Community Schools district are eligible to receive a Senior Pass to all XCS home athletic events. This pass will admit 1 to all home middle school or high school athletic events, free of charge. To obtain a Senior Pass, go the the XCS Athletic Office at 303 Kinsey Rd, 45385 (Xenia HS - blue trailer at back of building)

Passes are available from 10-2 daily, a photo ID is required. Please contact 937-374-4217, if you have questions.


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