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Students Celebrate the 100th Day of School
Last week Xenia students celebrated the 100th day of school! At Cox Elementary, students dressed up as if they were 100 years old. They also counted 100 pieces of cereal and strung necklaces. At McKinley Elementary students made a 100th day snack and came up with 100 clues to describe the contents of a mystery box. At Arrowood Elementary students wore shirts decorated with 100s and had a fashion show, complete with a red carpet.
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Students Dress Up as their Famous American
Students in Tammy Busch’s Second Grade class have been researching and learning about famous Americans. They dressed up like their famous American, wrote a letter to the class sharing important information about that person's life, presented a time line, a picture, and a poster. The kids really enjoyed sharing their learning experience with their parents and their classmates. Their projects are displayed in the hallway.
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Students Honored for Excellence
February's Kids of Character were honored at the Board of Education meeting last week. These students are all exemplary examples of excellence. We're proud of each and every one: Ava Holston from Arrowood, Kade King from Cox, Kayle Norfleet from McKinley, Cecil Piner from Shawnee, Landen Moorman from Tecumseh, Trinity Wiley from Warner, and Bristyl Dean from Xenia High School.
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Wave on Wheels Visits Arrowood Elementary
Last week kindergarten students at Arrowood Elementary learned all about SHARKS and they were even able to pet a shark! 🎵Baby shark, do do do do do doooo 🎵 Through a grant from The Wave Foundation,The Newport Aquarium brings their "Wave on Wheels" animal outreach program to local students. Students are able to see and touch exotic animals up close and personal. The travelling shark display is a "touch cart" and it is the only one of its kind in the United States. The lessons also include important information about aquatic life conservation. What a great learning opportunity for our students!
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Students Learn about the History of Slavery
Seventh grade gifted students have been learning about the history of slavery. They read a fictional novel, studied the Emancipation Proclamation, and learned about the Civil Rights movement. The theme of the unit is called "Hope in Difficult Times."
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Yesterday law enforcement officers from Xenia, Beavercreek, Cedarville, Centerville and Jamestown Police Departments sat with Tecumseh Elementary students and listened as they read books to them.
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January Kids of Character
Eight Xenia students were recognized during the January 14, 2019 Board of Education meeting as "Kids of Character." These students show academic integrity, responsibility, and a positive attitude. Honored were: Thomas Leightenheimer, Lacie Murnahan, Alexia Barlow, Gracie Neff, Anna Welch, Kyndall Howard, Kymari Sanford, and Samari Curtis.
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Students Participate in Hands-On Budget Management
Warner Middle School students participated in "Reality Day" which is a financial literacy program that combines creative community efforts with students' classroom learning about continuing education, job-hunting, budgeting, the tax system, and more.
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Flexible seating keeps kids engaged
Research has shown that the traditional classroom set up - of rows of desks and chairs - doesn't work best for all students. Mrs. Pagett's first grade class at McKinley started the new year by implementing full flexible seating.
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Hall of Honor Nominations Due February 8, 2019
The Xenia Community Schools Foundation is accepting nominations for the 2019 class of the Xenia Community Schools Hall of Honor. Nominations are due by February 8, 2019. The Hall of Honor Banquet will be held April 27, 2019, at Tecumseh Elementary School.
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Science Fair Judges Needed
SCIENCE FAIR JUDGES NEEDED! The 2019 Xenia High School Science Fair will be held on February 22, 2019 during three class periods in the XHS Library.
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Tamara Bartley Appointed to Board of Education
Today the Xenia Community Schools Board of Education appointed Mrs. Tamara Spahr Bartley to the one year seat vacated by the death of William "Bill" Spahr. Mrs. Bartley is the daughter of the late Mr. Spahr.
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Notice to Bidders: Masonry Project
The Xenia Community School District will be accepting bids from general contractors for all material, labor and services in connection with masonry restoration at the Benner Field House.
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Online learning fun during Winter Break!
During the winter break, students can still access all of the fun and educational online programs at home! Here are instructions on how to access the programs:
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Giving Some Holiday Cheer to those Who Need It
Last Thursday, members of Warner's National Junior Honor Society filled stockings with toys and handmade cards for Xenia's elementary-age students, to provide a little holiday cheer to younger students in need. This project started as an idea two years ago and has grown into an impactful service project, carried on in honor of Garrett Howison, a classmate who passed away.
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Honoring Excellent Students
Students of Character were honored at the December 10 Board of Education meeting. Pictured with Board President Cheryl Marcus and Superintendent Dr. Gabriel Lofton are: Cambi Perry from Xenia Preschool, Samari Grooms from Arrowood, Trent Mitchell from Cox, Azalynn Mira from McKinley, Soraya Evege from Shawnee, Ra'Shaud Smith from Tecumseh, Reed Scarborough from Warner Middle, and Annuziata Palmer from Xenia High.
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Gift Bags Delivered to Local Cancer Patients
Xenia High School students making a big impact! On December 13 members of Student Council delivered gift bags to cancer patients at four local hospitals: Soin Medical Center, Dayton Children's Hospital, Kettering Medical Center, and Miami Valley Hospital South.
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Board Seeking to Appoint Member for Vacant Seat
On December 6, 2018, there was a vacancy on the Xenia Community Schools Board of Education due to a Board member’s death. The remaining four members of the Board are required to appoint a replacement to fill this vacancy within thirty (30) days (O.R.C. 3313.85). The newly appointed member will serve for the remaining unexpired term that will end on December 31, 2019. Letters of interest will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. on December 21, 2018.
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Learning about Habitats
Students in Mrs. Kelly's fifth grade class at Shawnee Elementary are learning how flora and fauna live in their natural habitats. They researched the purpose of the major biomes on earth and learned how populations interact with their surroundings. Then they created biome examples of a desert, tundra, savanna, grassland, tropical rain forest, deciduous forest, and a coniferous forest. Check out their great work!
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Long-time Board of Education Member Passed Away
On December 6, 2018, Xenia Board of Education member William Spahr passed away. Mr. Spahr leaves a legacy of dedicated service to his community and an unrelenting commitment to supporting students during his 40-year career in education.
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Warner Middle School's 8th grade WEB class and the 7th grade Student Leadership Class donated 1,560 pounds of food to the Xenia Fish Food Pantry this week ...
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A group of students at McKinley Elementary come to school a little early three days a week for some extra time to work on reading and math. The students arrive at 8:10 a.m. to work individually on their laptops with an online program called Edgenuity ...
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Seeking Historical Artifacts
We are seeking historical documents, photos and other significant items to showcase in the Central Office. The items will be displayed in a glass case in the Board of Education meeting room ...
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November Kids of Character
November’s Kids of Character exemplify responsibility, academic integrity, positivity, and respect. They are: Silas Currier from Xenia Preschool, Wyatt Long from Arrowood Elementary, Elijah Roseman from Cox Elementary, Matthew Long from McKinley Elementary, Kylee Luckett from Shawnee Elementary, Rachel Graham from Tecumseh Elementary, Gavin McManus from Warner Middle School, and Rebecca West from Xenia High School.
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Baskets for Battles Service Project
Xenia High School's Student Council is collecting donations and raising funds for their Baskets for Battle service project. The students are making bags filled with resourceful items that cancer patients can use during their chemotherapy treatments. How can you help? Eat at Chipotle Tuesday from 4-8 p.m., show this flyer, and proceeds will be donated to their cause! And/or you can donate items for the baskets.
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Studying Pete the Cat
Ms. Kern’s third grade class at Cox Elementary conducted a character study on Pete the Cat, the main character in a series of books by author Eric Litwin and illustrator James Dean. The students read several books about Pete and used adjectives to describe his character traits. They also discussed how the character changed in each of the books.
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Researching Abraham Lincoln
Mrs. Burke’s Language Arts classes at McKinley Elementary have begun their research unit on Abraham Lincoln. Students started off by inferring; they took a "quote walk" to making inferences about Lincoln and what type of person he was. They will continue their study throughout the coming weeks.
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Xenia High School First Quarter Honor Roll
The following Xenia High School Students received high honors for the first quarter.
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Warner Middle School First Quarter Honor Roll
The following Warner Middle School students received high honors for the first quarter.
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Tecumseh Elementary First Quarter Honor Roll
The following Tecumseh Elementary Students received high honors for the first quarter ...
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Shawnee Elementary First Quarter Honor Roll
The following Shawnee Elementary Students received high honors for the first quarter ...
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McKinley Elementary First Quarter Honor Roll
The following McKinley Elementary Students received high honors for the first quarter.
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Cox Elementary First Quarter Honor Roll
The following Cox Elementary Students received high honors for the first quarter ...
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Arrowood Elementary First Quarter Honor Roll
The following Arrowood Elementary Students received high honors for the first quarter.
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Student's Holocaust Projects
Mrs. Greenberg's ninth grade Honors English class at Warner Middle School studied the holocaust. In their studies, students read nonfiction articles about facts and history of the holocaust.
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Pumpkin Palooza
Third grade gifted students participated in Pumpkin Palooza at Cox Elementary October 25. They rotated around stations to test their mathematics and reading skills.
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Trunk or Treat October 30
Trunk or Treat is October 30 from 6-8 p.m. at Shawnee Elementary School.
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October Kids of Character
October's Kids of Character were honored for their academic strengths, their school spirit, and their willingness to give it their all.
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Blast Off!
The Wright Stuff Rocketeers and Ron Stauffer from the Air Force Research Laboratory visited Warner Middle School to educate Flight & Space Class students about rocketry and to demonstrate rocket launches.
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Bye bye butterflies
Kindergarten students at Cox Elementary studied the life cycle of monarch butterflies.
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September Kids of Character
Eight Buccaneers were honored at the September Board of Education meeting for displaying exemplary character.
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District using Board Docs for meeting documents
Xenia Community Schools is the first district in Greene County to utilize a modern board
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Families may apply for free and reduced price lunch
Children from families whose annual income is at or below the Federal Guidelines are eligible for free and reduced price meals. Application forms are being distributed to all homes in a letter to parents or guardians. To apply for free and reduced-price benefits, households should fill out the application and return it to the school. Additional copies are available at the principal’s office in each school.
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Credit cards accepted to pay for school fees, lunch payments
School fees and prepaid lunch payments can be made using a debit or credit card at any of our school buildings. As in the past, you can make payments using the online PayForIt site as well.
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Summer Reading Bus
Today was the first day of the Summer Reading Bus!
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