District News

February Board Meeting

At Monday night's board meeting several groups or individuals were recognized and presented with Pride Certificates. The Bowling Green State University Honor Band members Sophia Ensy, Joseph Johnson, and Maria Smith were honored. Alexsandar Svager was given a Pride Certificate for being a Xenia Community Schools Volunteer. The Seventh Grade Boys' Basketball Team and Kids of Character were also recognized. 


Current Board Members

Meet your 2016 School Board. Front row: Past President Dr. Robert Dillaplain. Back row from left to right: Vice President Gilberto Esparza, Cheryl Marcus, Pam Callahan, and President William Spahr. If you are interested in contacting a Board Member visit the Board Member's webpage for contact information.


Board Member Recognized

William Spahr, President of the Xenia School Board, has earned his 13th Ohio School Boards Association Award of Achievement for his dedication to self improvement and dedication to his association.  This dedication will enable him to be a better board member for our school district.  He will be presented with the award at the Southwest Spring Conference on March 8.  Congrats Mr. Spahr!


Board Member Recognized

Cheryl Marcus, member of the Xenia School Board, has earned her 1st Ohio School Boards Association Award of Achievement for her dedication to self improvement and dedication to her association.  This dedication will enable her to be a better board member for our school district.  She will be presented with the award at the Southwest Spring Conference on March 8.  Congrats Mrs. Marcus!


Warner Middle School 6th Grade Open House

Warner Middle School will be holding a 6th grade Open House on February 18 from 6 to 7:30 p.m.  Incoming 6th graders can learn about available classes including STEM, gifted and exploratory offerings, meet the 6th grade teachers and building principals, walk around the building, learn about extra curricular activities, and receive information about band and choir.

Click here for flyer with additional details.


Superintendent Weekly Update

I hope that this weekly bulletin finds you in good health and enjoying the nice temperatures this weekend.  It seems like snow and cold weather will be returning soon though.

Warner News- Last week the Wilberforce Optimist's Oratorical Contest was held at Central State University.  It was a clean sweep for Warner students.  For the girls, Jenna Casey finished 1st, Logann Jackson, 2nd, and Caitlyn Hoskins, 3rd.  For the boys, Ian Delaney finished in 1st, Mark Johnson, 2nd, and E J Wilson, third. Congratulations to all of the speech contest participants.  Thanks also to Dione Greenberg and Stephanie Lane for helping to prepare the students for the competition.  Great job.

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Permanent Improvement Levy Renewal March 15

For information about Issue 10, the Permanent Improvement Renewal Levy on the ballot March 15, 2016 please click View All below.  This renewal levy WILL NOT INCREASE taxes.


College Credit Plus Info Meeting Scheduled

The Xenia High School Guidance Office is hosting a College Credit Plus Informational Meeting on Thursday, February 18 at 7:00 PM in the Bob Hope Auditorium. College Credit Plus is a program that gives students in grades 7 – 12, an opportunity to be enrolled in both high school and college course work at the same time. College Credit Plus replaces Ohio’s Post-Secondary Enrollment Options Program (PSEO) and all dual enrollment programs. In order to participate, students must qualify academically, and Xenia Community Schools will bear all tuition costs.

If you would like to learn more about this educational opportunity, please make plans to attend. Representatives for Cedarville University, Clark State, Sinclair Community College, and Wright State University will be available to answer questions following the presentation.

If you have any questions or would like additional information, please contact the Guidance Office at 562-9915.


Southwest HOSA Competition

This weekend the Xenia HOSA chapter along with the Greene County HOSA chapter took students to the southwest regional HOSA competition and several students in both chapters received certificates to move on to the Ohio HOSA State Competition in April. The students pictured are Xenia students that participated and those moving on with their certificates. Students that participated are Danielle Ciarletta, Madison Brewer, John Feeley, Kiersten Channels, Zach Darner (4th place in biomedical laboratory competition), Moriah Johnson (1st place in Extemporaneous Health Poster), and Aly Landis, Logan DeLotelle, and Breanna Macek who as a group received 4th place for the HOSA Bowl. 


Spring Sport Parent/Athlete Meeting - Mandatory

The OHSAA mandated Spring Sport Parent/Athlete meeting is scheduled for February 16, at 6:00 p.m. in the XHS Gym.  Any XCS student in grades 7-12 interested in participating in a Spring Sport must attend with parent or guardian.


February is Love the Bus Month

February is Love the Bus Month - Message from First Student (provider of transportation for XCS students)

This annual campaign by the American School Bus Council raises awareness
and appreciation for the experience of riding the school bus, as well as for the drivers who safely transport students to and from school each day.

First Student has more than a century of experience providing safe and
reliable transportation. We believe that education offers a child, and their families, the foundation needed to lead a productive and successful life. We are proud to support the process by making sure children have a safe and reliable way to get to and from school.

If you are interested in joining the First Student team, please call Jim Hulsey at (937) 372-3876.  Thank you to all of the transportation staff!


Hall of Honor Nominations Due

The Xenia Community Schools Foundation is still accepting nominations for the 2016 class of the Xenia Community Schools Hall of Honor. Nominations are due by February 12, 2016. The Hall of Honor Banquet will be held April 30, 2016, at Tecumseh Elementary School. The Second Annual Silent Auction for Grants, open to the public, will begin at 5:30 pm. The Dinner and Induction Ceremony starts at 6:30 pm.

Nominees should be graduates of Xenia High School who have achieved remarkable success in their career or anyone who was made a significant contribution to education in Xenia. The guidelines for nominations can be found on the Xenia Community Schools Foundation website (xcsfoundation.com). The format for the application can also be accessed through the Hall of Honor section. The form is available on the Xenia Area Chamber of Commerce website “Forms and Flyers to Download” area.

The nomination(s) can be emailed to admin@xacc.com or mailed to the Xenia Community Schools Foundation, c/o Xenia Area Chamber of Commerce, 334 West Market Street, Xenia, OH 45385.


XCSF Accepting Nominations for Hall of Honor

The Xenia Community Schools Foundation is currently accepting nominations for the 2016 class of the Xenia Schools Hall of Honor.  Nominees should be graduates of Xenia High School who have achieved remarkable success in their career or anyone who was made a significant contribution to education in Xenia.  

Nominations are due by February 12, 2016. The Hall of Honor Banquet will be held April 30, 2016, at Tecumseh Elementary School. The nomination process is easy. Simply follow the guidelines listed on the Xenia Community Schools Foundation website (xcsfoundation.com). The format for the application can also be accessed through the Hall of Honor section. The form is available on the Xenia Area Chamber of Commerce website “Forms and Flyers to Download” area.

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