District News

Turkey Baskets given to families

Kathleen Napper is a science teacher at Xenia High School. She and her husband, Larry, along with her parents, Walter and Lorean Jones, organized the thanksgiving meal give away again this year. Each basket contained a complete meal including a turkey. Generous donations came from many donors. Mrs. Napper was awarded a grant from Walmart to help fund the project. The football families donated 12 turkeys. In all, 104 families were given a complete thanksgiving meal! Thank you!

Thanksgiving Program

Second Graders at McKinley performed a poem and a few songs for their parents on Friday before enjoying a mini-feast. The poem was entitled "The Pilgrims Came to America." They then sang Pilgrim, Pilgrim What do you See, The Turkey Pokey, and The Turkey on the Farm. The students did a great job and wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving. 

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XCS Foundation Brings Muse Machine to WMS

The Xenia Community Schools Foundation (XCSF) recently awarded almost $1,700.00 in a grant for the “Muse Machine” initiative at Warner Middle School. This award and an $800.00 grant for the “Fourth/Fifth Grade Interactive Wax Museum” at McKinley round out the third and final round of grants for the 2015-2016 school year. The Foundation has awarded over $25,000.00 in grants this year.

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Superintendent Weekly Update

I hope this final weekly update prior to Thanksgiving finds everyone in good health and enjoying the weekend.  We have been very lucky with the nice temperatures so far but I think our luck is about to change.  Cold weather is on the way.  On behalf of the Board of Education and our central office administrative team,  I wish each of you a Happy Thanksgiving and thank you for all you do every single day for our kids.  

AR Group- Students received new portfolios and they personalized their cover. Everyone learned a new game to begin to understand fluency, the ability to think of many answers to a question.  The name game began with Ms. Shaw saying the name of a famous person. The second person then thought of a person whose name began with the first letter of the previous person's last name with each person continuing.  Each student then worked independently practicing fluency using the name Thomas Jefferson.  As students finished the assignment they played the SET game.

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