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Superintendent Weekly Update

I hope that this weekly update finds you in good health and enjoying this beautiful weekend. The state testing began two weeks ago and everything has been going very well.  I have heard that all of the students are putting forth their best effort on these important tests.  I hope that continues for the remainder of the testing time.  Best of luck to everyone.   Hope you have a great week.

Spaghetti Dinner- Last Tuesday the school district held its 2nd annual community wide Spaghetti Dinner.  It was fantastic.  We served 593 meals and the performing groups were awesome.  Thanks so much to everyone who was involved in putting this event together.  All of the items we served were donated to us by vendors.  Organizations who donated included Gordon Food Service, W.R. Hackett Produce, Aunt Millie's Bakery, Waibel, Alpha and Omega, and local members of our community.  Last year we held our first ever Community Spaghetti Dinner with about 400 meals served.  Student groups that performed this year included our Elementary and Character Choirs, our high school Chemistry Club, our 6th, 7th and 8th grade bands, 6th grade choir, and our high school jazz band.  They all did a terrific job.  Again, thanks to everyone for their help and support.

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Superintendent to receive Excellent Educator of the Year Award

Congratulations to Xenia Community School District superintendent as he was named the recipient of the Cedarville University School of Education’s inaugural Excellent Educator of the Year Award. He will receive the award at the school of education’s Teacher Education Program graduation celebration May 6. “I am honored to receive this award,” Morrison said. “Cedarville University is well known for graduating top-notch young people going into the field of education. I am fortunate to be surrounded by so many wonderful people here in Xenia and I believe that due to our team approach many good things happen.” The award was created to recognize outstanding efforts in education, specifically those who help further the cause of Cedarville, according to Dean of the school of education Dr. Jeremy Ervin. 


Focused Learning at Shawnee

Mrs. Baumgartner's third-grade class received five Hokki Stools to help students wiggle their way into learning. Mrs. Baumgartner filled out a grant on donorschoose.org asking donors to donate to a project that would help students stay focused during their daily learning. The project was fully funded and the class is now using these stools daily. 


Superhero Day at Shawnee

The third-grade classes at Shawnee had Superhero Day last week to get ready for AIR testing. They were Test-Taking Superheroes. The teachers were Captain Story Support, Captain Graphic Organizer, and Captain Mathinator. The students had a blast dressing up and we discussed test-taking strategies as well as had reading and math superhero center games to review before the AIR test. The students even made thinking caps during art class last week! 

Community Spaghetti Dinner

XCS once again thanks the community for its support by hosting the 2nd Annual spaghetti event on Tuesday, April 19 at Arrowood.  This year we served 593 meals in 2 hours.  This almost doubled the amount served last year and we had to close the kitchen shortly after 7 because we ran out of pasta.  It was a great event and we look forward to doing so again next year. All items were donated by vendors. There were also some amazing performances from our students. Warner Middle School bands, Tecumseh Character Choir, Elementary Choir, and the XHS Jazz Band performed. Bill Richey did a Science Demonstration and Cox students entertained with a Hip Hop routine and played the piano. 

Treasurer CFO Job Posting

The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Xenia Community Schools is responsible for overseeing the entire financial operations of
the organization, the accuracy and timeliness of all state and federal reporting, the development of the annual district operating
budget and the Five-Year Forecast. The CFO is an active participant on the senior leadership team and will provide leadership for
the district in many areas including finance, strategic planning, program development, and is a resource for business and human
resource functions.

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Spring Sports Schedule

It is that time for middle school and high school softball, baseball, track and boys tennis teams to begin action.  Good luck to all of our teams!  For a spring sports schedule, click here.

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