School News

XCSF Invites Grant Applications for 2015-2016

The Xenia Community Schools Foundation (XCSF) is seeking a first round of applications for classroom grants for next school year. Applications submitted through May 31, 2015, will be reviewed by the Grants Committee in early June. Applicants will be given notice of the XCSF Board of Directors’ decisions by June 30, 2015.

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XHS Annual Scholarship Award Program

Xenia High School will hold its annual scholarship awards program on Friday, May 8, 2015 at 10:00 a.m.  The program will be held in the Xenia High School Auditorium.  Seniors will be recognized for scholarships/awards that they have received at this time.  If you have any questions, please call the counselor's office at (937) 562-9915.


Superintendent Weekly Update

I hope that this week's bulletin finds each of you in good health and having enjoyed a wonderful and relaxing weekend with your families. The weather Saturday was absolutely gorgeous so I hope that you had the chance to get outside and enjoy it.

Volunteer Appreciation Week- Last week was Volunteer Appreciation Week.  Stephanie Johnston made little gift favors of appreciation of mint for our 187 volunteers.  She also garnered five gifts cards, one for each elementary school, which were given away.  A drawing was also held for a basket in each building.  Thanks to all of our volunteers for the great job you do and to Stephanie for putting this all together.

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PRIDE Certificates for the RESA Candidates

At the April Board Meeting, Denny Morrison honored Monica Armstrong and Sean Schooley, both of Xenia High School, for completing their Resident Educator Training.  

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ORDER XHS YEARBOOKS NOW!

 

It is that time of year to order yearbooks.  All yearbook orders must be placed by May 20th.  Click the banner above to order online.  If a parent/student wants to pay cash, stop into the high school main office and pick up an order form.  If there are any questions please see or call Mr. Bolton (372-6983).  The cost of a yearbook is $64 with tax. 


State Assessment Information For XHS Students & Parents

Online State Assessments based on Common Core State Standards begins Tuesday, February 17.  

These are rigorous, high stakes assessments that will challenge our entire spectrum of students regardless of their academic level.  I anticipate students having the ability to stay focused throughout each assessment, over the course of the 13 assessment days, being the biggest obstabcle.  XHS teachers have worked hard over the past couple of years shifting to Common Core Standards where applicable and implementing strategies for higher level, more imbedded learning in the classroom.  Parents can support their child's success on these assessments by discussing with your teenager the expectations you have about their effort and by getting them to sleep well and eat good breakfast and lunch.

Together, we will be successful on this initial year of new assessments!

A letter was sent home to the parents of 9th grade students last week.  If you did not see the letter, click here.


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