District News

XCSF Invites 2nd Round of Grant Applications for 2016-17

The Xenia Community Schools Foundation (XCSF) is seeking a second round of applications for classroom grants for next school year. Applications submitted through August 15, 2016, will be reviewed by the Grants Committee in August. Applicants will be given notice of the XCSF Board of Directors’ decisions by August 31, 2016. XCSF grant funds, including the designated grants described below, will total $25,000.00 for the 2016-2017 school year. Approximately $18,400.00 has already been awarded. $600.00 is still available in the Edwin B. Cox Family Legacy Grant Fund. The focus of the grants must be to develop loyal citizenship and/or to build character through classroom excellence.

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Summer Reading Program

Come join the reading bus for a Summer Reading Program. Activities include story time, take home reading, and popsicles! The bus will travel to each elementary building on July 6, 13, 20 and 27. 

McKinley 9-10 a.m.
Arrowood 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Cox 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Shawnee 2-3 p.m.
Tecumseh 3:30-4:30 p.m.


Superhero Bike Parade & Contest


School Supply Lists

2016-17 School Supply Lists 

Preschool                                 
Arrowood Elementary
Cox Elementary                       
McKinley Elementary
Shawnee Elementary               
Tecumseh Elementary
Xenia Virtual Academy
WMS - 6th grade
WMS - 7th grade
WMS - 8th grade


Letter from Governor Kasich - Resources for Families

Governor Kasich addressed a letter to all superintendents on May 27, 2016 regarding a "deadly epidemic" and a "concern that too many of our young people are falling prey to drug abuse, addiction and overdose". The letter is a bi-partisan letter and provides two resources for school, staff, and parent to utilize. The first is StartTalking! with information at www.starttalking.ohio.gov and the second is GenerationRx with information at www.generationrx.org/take-action.  XCS encourages families to visit these resources and have conversations with children over the summer.

Click here to view a copy of the letter.


Summer Meals

The Xenia YMCA will sponsor summer meals at Shawnee Park from from June 6 to August 5.  Meals are free and will be available Monday through Friday from noon to 12:30 p.m.


Upcoming Events

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