District News

XHS Annual Scholarship Awards Program

Xenia High School will hold its annual Scholarship Awards Program on Friday, May 16, 2014 at 10 a.m.  The program will be held in the Xenia High School auditorium.  Seniors will be recognized for scholarships/awards that they have received by that time.  If you have any questions, please call the Counselors' Office at 562-9915.

Kinsey Road & St Rt 68 Construction Update

Construction Update

Vectren Corporation Gas Main Work at Intersection of North Detroit Street and Kinsey Road

Xenia, Ohio4/15/2014: Vectren and The City of Xenia regretfully report that it is necessary to immediately close northbound and southbound traffic through the intersection of N. Detroit Street and Kinsey Road. The closure is necessitated to insure the safety of motorists traversing the intersection due to unstable conditions around the excavated trench. All northbound N. Detroit Street traffic will be directed to turn right onto Kinsey Road to follow the posted detour routes while southbound N. Detroit Street traffic shall continue to follow the (current) posted detour route.

While Vectren and the City of Xenia believe that vehicular and school bus traffic can be safely maintained onto Kinsey Road while the intersection is closed, semi-truck traffic cannot. Signage will be posted that prohibits semi-truck traffic through the intersection. Semi-trucks shall follow the posted detour which includes US 42 through downtown Xenia toward Cedarville, onto SR 72 and Clifton Road.  Local businesses along N. Detroit Street may still receive deliveries but are asked to alert and direct their respective delivery trucks away from the intersection until further notice.

Vectren officials have pledged to work continuously through the day and night until the intersection can be restored to a safe condition to handle all types of vehicular traffic. Once semi-truck traffic may safely traverse the intersection, the public will be notified immediately.

While the City of Xenia recognizes the inconvenience and frustration that this project has caused to the public, the safety of all motorists must remain the top priority. Thank you.

Incoming 7th Graders require DTap vaccine booster

All incoming 7th grade students are required to receive the DTap vaccine booster prior to entry into 7th grade.  Current 6th graders will need to show proof of having received this dose of Tdap before they return to school in August. Proof of vaccination needs to be turned into the school as soon as possible.

Mandatory Fall Sports Meeting

Xenia Community Schools will conduct their mandated Fall Parent/Athlete Meeting on Monday, May 19 at 6:00 p.m. in the Xenia High School Gym. Any student going to be in grades 7-12 for the 2014-2015 school year planning to participate in Fall Athletics must attend with parent or guardian. During this one hour meeting, information on summer open gyms, open fields, weight room and conditioning will be distributed. Academic requirements, participation fees, physicals and required paperwork will be distributed and discussed.

This is a mandatory meeting for those intending to play a fall sport in XCS.

Superintendent Pro Tem Weekly Update

I hope that this weekly bulletin finds you in good health and enjoying a beautiful weekend with your families.  Here are some of the terrific things happening in each of our schools.

Click View All below to read the weekly update.

Congrats to Two Athletes

Congratulations to Tyler Campbell and Tyler Steward on being selected to play in the OHSFCA North South Classic on April 26, 2014 at Welcome Stadium in Dayton.

Div 1-3 plays at 3:00 pm. Div 4-6 plays at 11:00 am.

The Ohio North South Classic is the nations longest running all star game and has had an alumni participate in all but 2 Superbowls.

X-Out Hunger Elvis Fundraiser

Elvis a/k/a Ryan Roth in concert at Faith Community UMC

Faith Community Methodist Church and X-out Hunger; host this amazing impersonator to raise monies for our children in the Xenia community on Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.

Donations accepted at the door.

Children need more than paper, pencils, and books to learn. If children are hungry, it hampers their ability to learn. Research indicates that even mildly malnourished children can experience negative impacts in growth, behavior, school performance, and cognitive development. 

Let’s work together to X-OUT Hunger!

Open Enrollment for 2014-15 School Year Now Open

The open enrollment period for Xenia elementary school students (Intra-district Open Enrollment) will be from April 1, 2014 through April 24, 2014.  The completed form must be turned in by the 24th at 3:30 p.m.  Parents may pick up and complete a form at the Board of Education offices between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. each weekday.  The form can also be downloaded by clicking the following link "Intra-district Open Enrollment Application".

Please be advised of the following information: Honoring any open enrollment request is dependent upon class sizes and the teachers available within each building. Teachers cannot be added to accommodate open enrollment requests.

Inter-District Open Enrollment Applications are also being accepted until 3:30 p.m. on July 22, 2014.  This form can be downloaded by clicking the following link "Inter-district Open Enrollment Application".

Spring Sports Schedules

XHS Sports

Middle School Baseball

Middle School Softball

Middle School Track

Kindergarten Registration and Screening

XCS has set the dates for our Kindergarten Registration and Screening process. These are held as two separate events. Registration will be held in the Board Room at the Board of Education Office at 819 Colorado Drive.

Tuesday, April 8 from 1 to 3 p.m. for those with last name beginning with A-G
Thursday, April 10 from 8 to 10 a.m. for those H-N
Tuesday, April 15 from 1 to 3 p.m. for those O-T
Thursday, April 17 from 8 to 10 a.m. for those U-Z
Tuesday, April 22 from 5 to 7 p.m. for anyone who cannot make a date above

Parents are encouraged to attend your session as scheduled above; however, if parents cannot come when scheduled, parents are welcome at a time listed above that is convenient to them.  At registration, parents will sign up for a time for their child to be screened.

For more information and a copy of the Kindergarten registration packet, please click here.

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