Local schools prepare for another year

The following is information about each of the public and parochial school districts in the Firelands area, along with some back-to-school details sent to the Reflector by area schools. For additional information, such as bus routes, required school supplies and eligibility for reduced-price lunches, contact the school district offices at the numbers provided below.
Norwalk Reflector Staff
Jul 25, 2010

The following is information about each of the public and parochial school districts in the Firelands area, along with some back-to-school details sent to the Reflector by area schools.

For additional information, such as bus routes, required school supplies and eligibility for reduced-price lunches, contact the school district offices at the numbers provided below.

Many school offices have already sent this and other information to parents and students.

The list of the students in each Norwalk elementary school class will appear in the Aug. 25 issue.

NORWALK CITY

http://www.norwalk-city.k12.oh.us/

Administration

Office: 134 Benedict Ave., Norwalk, (419) 668-2779

Superintendent: Wayne Babcanec

Asst. superintendent: Mike Gordon

Treasurer: Kenneth France

Director of curriculum: Sue Goodsite

Board of Education

Members: Mike Grose, president, (419) 668-9454; Rob Ludwig, president, (419) 663-1110; Scott Truxell, (419) 668-1781; John Lendrum, (419) 663-4322; Janet Broz, (419) 668-8190.

Meetings: Second Tuesday, monthly; 7 p.m.; during the summer at 4:30 p.m.; third Tuesday in November; locations vary. (Subject to change)

Schools

High School: 350 Shady Lane Drive, Norwalk, (419) 660-6500

Robert Duncan, principal

Brad Cooley, assistant principal, 660-6501

Julia Gullett and Gil King, guidance counselors

Middle School: 64 Christie Ave., Norwalk, (419) 668-8370

Jim Hagemeyer, principal

Frank Maire, dean of students

Stacy Thimke, guidance counselor

Main Street School: 80 E. Main St., (419) 660-1957

Kirk Pavelich, principal

League Elementary School: 16 E. League St., Norwalk, (419) 668-2450

Ken Moore, principal

Maplehurst Elementary School: 195 St. Mary's St., Norwalk, (419) 668-6035

Jacqueline Nemitz, principal

Pleasant Elementary School: 16 S. Pleasant St., Norwalk, (419) 668-4134

Janice Smith, principal

Matt Lark, president of Norwalk Teachers' Association

Back-to-school information

Calendar: First day, Aug. 28 (grades 1-12); Aug. 29 (kindergarten A-M); Aug. 30 (kindergarten N-Z); last day, June 4; Holidays: Sept. 3 (Labor Day), Oct. 12 (teacher in-service), Nov. 21-23 (Thanksgiving), Dec. 24-Jan. 2 (winter break), Jan. 18 (teacher in-service), Jan. 21 (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day), Feb. 18 (President's Day), March 21-28 (spring break), May 26 (Memorial Day), June 1 (graduation).

School day: Elementary schools, 9 a.m.-3:15 p.m.; middle/high schools, 7:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Breakfast prices: Grades K-8, $1; grades 9-12, $1.25.

Lunch prices: Elementary schools, $1.50; middle school/Main Street, $1.75; high school, $2 (main entree only $1.50); milk, 40 cents.

Student fees: Kindergarten-grade 8, $15; high school, varying fees, $5 tech fee for each student; athletic fees, $20 (middle school) and $40 (high school); band, $20. (Athletic fees not to exceed $60 per family per season).

New staff: Emily Bowen, middle school, math; Tracy Burgei, high school/Pleasant, art; Lynn Cole, pupil services administrator; Marjoe Cooper, middle school, English; Amy Cornoyer, district permanent substitute; Ryan Falknor, high school, intervention specialist; Roslyn Hashaguchi, high school, media specialist; Danielle Hillis, high school, intervention specialist; Joseph Kaiser, high school, English; Nick Lee, high school, social studies; Lisa Martin, St. Paul/Maplehurst/Pleasant, Title I Reading; Tiffany Muskovich, Maplehurst, third grade; Kathy Raymond, Gerken Center, intervention specialist; Angela Reda, League, intervention specialist; Emily Stoll, Maplehurst, intervention specialist; Kim Stoll, Maplehurst, third grade.

NORWALK CATHOLIC

http://www.stpaulschool.org

Administration

Office: 93 E. Main St., Norwalk, (419) 668-3005

Superintendent: Walt Klimaski

Schools

Junior High/High School (Grades 7-12): 93 E. Main St., Norwalk, (419) 668-3005

Junior High Principal: Jim Tokarsky

Betsy Pertner, guidance counselor, (419) 668-3005

John Livengood, athletic director, (419) 668-7755

Elementary School (Grades 1-6): 31 Milan Ave., Norwalk, (419) 668-6091

Valerie French, principal

Early Childhood Center, St. Mary Campus, 77 State St., (419) 668-8480

Amy Hurst, director

Back-to-school information

Calendar: First day, Aug. 28; last day, June 4; Holidays: Sept. 3 (Labor Day), Oct. 11-12 (OCEA conference, no school), Nov. 21-23 (Thanksgiving), Dec. 24-Jan. 2 (winter break), Jan. 18 (teacher in-service), Jan. 21 (Martin Luther King Day), Feb. 18 (President's Day), March 21-28 (spring break), May 26 (Memorial Day), May 25 (graduation).

School day: Early Childhood Center, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; elementary, 8:50 a.m.-3:10 p.m., (grades 1-6); high school, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

Lunch prices: Early Childhood Center, $2, milk 40 cents; elementary: (grades 1-4) $2, (grades 5-6) $2.50; junior high/high (grades 7-12) $2.50.

Student Fees: Tuition

New Staff: Early Childhood Center: Gail Reynolds, 4-year-old preschool; Elementary School: Betsy Pertner, guidance K-12; Kathryn Kelly, Spanish; Martin Hanke, music; Joy Tokarsky, fourth grade; Junior high/high School: Betsy Pertner, guidance counselor; Kathleen Kelly, Spanish (1-8); Jessica Bartz, junior high social studies and high school communications.

BERLIN-MILAN

http://www.berlin-milan.k12.oh.us/

Administration

Office: Milan Elementary School, 140 S. Main St., Milan, (419) 499-4272

Superintendent: David Snook, (419) 499-4272, ext. 1111

Treasurer: Nichole Spriggs, (419) 499-4272, ext. 1106

Director of curriculum: Jeanne Pritchard

Athletic director: Cory Smith

Board of Education

Members: Carla Rospert, president, (419) 499-4336; Steve Tinnel, vice-president, (419) 588-3422; Jodi Harris, (419) 433-5369; Mark Miller, (419) 499-2210; James Mark Suhanic, (419) 433-7548.

Meetings: Third Wednesday, monthly; 7 p.m.

Schools

Edison High School: 2603 Ohio 113 East, Milan, (419) 499-4652 ext. 1000 or (419) 588-2684, ext. 1000

Jeff Goodwin, principal

Cory Smith, assistant principal

Middle School: 20 Center St., Berlin Heights, (419) 499-2696, ext. 1250 or (419) 588-2078, ext. 1200

Doug Crooks, principal

Berlin Elementary School: 20 Center St., Berlin Heights, (419) 499-2471, ext. 1200 or (419) 588-2079 ext. 1200

Diane Miller, principal

Milan Elementary School: 140 S. Main St., Milan, (419) 499-2471 ext. 1100

Cheryl Steris, principal

Mary Kuhl and Rhonda Fisher, co-presidents of the Berlin-Milan Teachers' Association

Back-to-school information

Calendar: First day, Aug. 22; last day, May 30. Holidays: Sept. 3 (Labor Day), Oct. 12 (teacher in-service), Nov. 21 (teacher in-service), Nov. 22-23 (Thanksgiving), Dec. 24-Jan. 2 (winter break), Jan. 11 (teacher in-service), Jan. 21 (Martin Luther King Day), Feb. 18 (President's Day), March 21-28 (spring break), May 26 (Memorial Day), June 1 (graduation).

School day: Berlin Heights Elementary, 8:50 a.m.-3:30 p.m.; Milan Elementary, 8:50 a.m.-3:30 p.m.; middle school, 7:35 a.m.-2:35 p.m.; high school, 7:35 a.m.-2:35 p.m.

Lunch prices: Elementary schools, $1.80; middle school, $1.90; high school, $2; milk 40 cents.

Student fees: Milan Elementary kindergarten, $30; grades 1-5, $20; Berlin Elementary kindergarten-grade 5, $20; Middle School grades 6-8, $10; high school, varying fees.

New staff: Donita Carman, high school, music; Kathryn Nelson, high school, science; Megan Gfell, high school, special education; David Crifasi, high school, science; Shannon Mills, Berlin Elementary, special education teacher; Brittany Schiffel DeFazio, Berlin Elementary, Title 1; Bobette Nemire, Berlin Elementary, Title 1 tutor; Kirsten Lux, special education aide; Carey Neel, Milan Elementary, Title 1 tutor.

EHOVE

http://www.ehove-jvs.k12.oh.us

The Erie-Huron-Ottawa Vocational Education Career Center.

Districts include these high schools: Bellevue, Monroeville, Norwalk, New London, St. Paul, South Central and Western Reserve, all of which are located in Huron County; Edison, Huron, Kelleys Island, Margaretta, Perkins, St. Mary's Central Catholic, and Vermilion, all of which are located in Erie County; Put-in-Bay and Danbury, which are located in Ottawa County.

Administration

School/office: 316 W. Mason Road, Milan, (419) 499-4663

Superintendent: Sharon Mastroianni, (419) 499-4663, ext. 244

Executive Director: Kitty Smith, (419) 499-4663, ext. 234

Treasurer: Larry Hanneman, (419) 499-4663, ext. 253

Principal: Greg Edinger

Guidance Counselors: Tricia Berger, Dona Faust, Jim Johnston

Board of Education

Members (with school districts they represent): Paul R. Lockwood II, president, Erie-Huron-Ottawa Educational Service Center, (419) 898-0079; Carole Kuns, vice-president, Erie-Huron-Ottawa ESC, (419) 684-5887; Barbara Butcher, Erie-Huron-Ottawa ESC, (419) 625-4009; John Caporini, Huron City, (419) 433-2476; Gerald Beck, Erie-Huron-Ottawa ESC, (419) 668-2287; Scott Truxell, Norwalk City, (419) 668-1781; Martin Shelley, Bellevue City, (419) 483-3505; Daryl Deering, Erie-Huron-Ottawa, (419) 625-1720.

Meetings: Second Wednesday, monthly; 5:30 p.m.

Pam Warner, president of the EHOVE Teacher's Association.

Back-to-school information

Calendar: First day, Aug. 23; last day, May 29; Holidays: Sept. 3 (Labor Day), Nov. 9 (waiver day), Nov. 21-26 (Thanksgiving), Dec. 24-Jan. 2 (winter break), Jan. 21 (Martin Luther King Day), Feb. 18 (President's Day), March 21-28 (spring break), April 18 (waiver day), May 23 (senior recognition), May 26 (Memorial Day).

School day: 8:15 a.m.-2:59 p.m.

Lunch prices: $2.50 (students), $3 (adults).

Student fees: $125 all regular programs.

New staff: Judy Driscoll, director of recruitment and retention; Christine Kiley, school nurse.

MONROEVILLE

http://www.monroeville.k12.oh.us/

Administration

Office: Monroeville Board of Education, 101 West St., Monroeville, (419) 465-2610

Superintendent: Carol A. Girton

Treasurer: Susan Ammanniti

Athletic director: Ben Paul

Board of Education

Members: Sandy Lonz, president, (419) 465-2320; Mike Helmstetter, vice-president, (419) 663-0213; Melodie Adelman, (419) 465-2731; Steve Reer, (419) 465-4065; Robin Reed, (419) 465-2618.

Meetings: Fourth Monday, monthly; 7:30 p.m. at the Monroeville Board of Education Office.

Wayne Weber president of the Monroeville Teachers' Association

Schools

High School (Grades 7-12): 101 West St., Monroeville, (419) 465-2531

David Stubblebine, principal

Jennifer Sieger, guidance counselor

Elementary School (Kindergarten-Grade 6): 101 West St., Monroeville, (419) 465-2533

William R. Butler, principal

Back-to-school information

Calendar: First day, Aug. 23; last day, June 3; Holidays: Sept. 3 (Labor Day), Oct. 12 (teacher in-service), Nov. 9 (parent-teacher conference), Nov. 21-26 (Thanksgiving), Dec. 21-Jan. 2 (winter break), Jan. 21 (Martin Luther King Day), Feb. 15 (teacher in-service), Feb. 18 (President's Day), March 21-28 (spring break), May 26 (Memorial Day), June 8 (graduation).

School day: Kindergarten-6, 7:45 a.m.-2:40 p.m.; grades 7-12, 7:45 a.m.-2:45 p.m.

Lunch prices: Elementary school (grades K-6), $1.75; high school (grades 7-12), $2; adults, $2.50; milk 50 cents.

Student fees: Kindergarten-grade 6, $100 max per family; grades 7-12, varying fees for classes.

New staff: Anna Reed, Spanish; Kelli Brumbaugh, Intervention Specialist.

ST. JOSEPH

School/office: 79 Chapel St., Monroeville, (419) 465-2625. Preschool-Kindergarten, (419) 465-2625

Jim Francis, principal

Middle School (grades 6-8), 43 W. Broad St., Monroeville, (419) 465-2625

Jim Francis, principal

Back-to-school information

Calendar: First day, Aug. 23; last day, June 3; Holidays: Sept. 3 (Labor Day), Oct. 12 (teacher in-service), Nov. 9 (parent-teacher conferences), Nov. 21-23 (Thanksgiving), Dec. 21-Jan. 2 (winter break), Jan. 21 (Martin Luther King Day), Feb. 18 (President's Day), March 20-28 (spring break), April 18 (teacher in-service), May 26 (Memorial Day).

School day: Preschool (3-year-olds), 8-10:50 a.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday; Pre-kindergarten (4-year-olds), 8 to 10:50 a.m. Monday-Friday; Kindergarten through 8th grade: 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Lunch prices: Elementary school (grades K-6), $1.75; high school (grades 7-12), $2; adults, $2.50; milk 50 cents.

Student fees: Tuition

New Staff: Geralyn Cole-Smith, second grade; Deanna DeRoo, fourth grade; Joan Cutcher, pre-kindergarten; Krista Martin, secretary.

NEW LONDON

http://www.newlondon.k12.oh.us/

Administration

Office: 2 Wildcat Dr., New London, (419) 929-8433

Superintendent: Jim Eibel

Treasurer: Gina Blackman, (419) 929-8159

Athletic director: Jim Van Sickle, (419) 929-4413

Board of Education

Members: Ken Hale, president, (419) 929-2615; Gary Landis, vice-president, (419) 929-8221; Chris Pondy, (419) 929-3225; Don Race, (419) 929-9043; Sharon McGrail, (419) 929-1065.

Meetings: Third Monday, monthly; 7:30 p.m.

Schools

High School: 1 Wildcat Dr., New London, (419) 929-1586

Mary Lou Harris, principal

Middle School: 1 Wildcat Dr., (419) 929-5409

Dennis Gable, principal

Elementary School: 1 Wildcat Dr., (419) 929-8117

Laura Dowdell, principal

Pre-School: 3 Wildcat Drive, (419) 929-8191

Jim Eibel, director

Stephanie Cole and Terrie Chase, co-presidents of the New London Teachers' Association

Back-to-school information

Calendar: First day, Aug. 27; last day, June 3; Holidays: Sept. 3 (Labor Day), Oct. 29 (teacher in-service), Nov. 9 (parent-teacher conferences), Nov. 21-26 (Thanksgiving), Dec. 24-Jan. 2 (winter break), Jan. 21 (Martin Luther King Day), Feb. 18 (President's Day), March 21-30 (spring break), May 26 (Memorial Day), June 1 (graduation).

School day: New London elementary, 7:45 a.m.-2:40 p.m.; high school (grade 7-12), 7:45 a.m.-2:45 p.m.

Breakfast prices: $1.25; milk, 40 cents.

Lunch prices: Elementary schools, (grades K-5), $1.85, (grades 6-12), $2.10.

New staff: Kathleen Matter, high school, music; Kelly Knowlton, elementary, music; Angela Farmer, physics/chemistry; Chris Crawshaw, fifth grade math; Amy Bays, middle school, intervention specialist; Brett Green, phys. ed/health; Zac Johnson, middle school, social studies/language arts.

PLYMOUTH

Administration

Office: 365 Sandusky St., Plymouth, (419) 687-4733

Superintendent: Jim Metcalf

Treasurer: Brenda Schwamberger, (419) 687-4231

Athletic director: Joe Morabito

Board of Education

Members: Tom Miller, president, (419) 687-6855; Jeffrey Eldridge, vice-president, (419) 687-2151; Steve Rhoads, (419) 896-3276; Eric Hedeen, (419) 687-9845; Ann Ford, (419) 687-0715.

Meetings: Third Monday, monthly, 6:30 p.m.

Schools

High and Middle School: 400 Trux St., Plymouth, (419) 687-8200

John Hart, high school principal

Brad Turson, middle school principal

Shiloh Elementary: 26 Mechanic St., P.O. Box 237, Shiloh, (419) 896-3721

Susan Gray, principal

Dan Donoghue, president of the Plymouth-Shiloh Teachers' Association

Back-to-school information

Calendar: First day, Aug. 28; last day, May 30; Holidays: Sept. 3 (Labor Day), Nov. 1 (district-wide conference), Nov. 22-26 (Thanksgiving), Dec. 24-Jan. 2 (winter break), Jan. 21 (Martin Luther King Day), Feb. 18 (President's Day), March 20-24 (spring break), April 14 (in-service), May 26 (Memorial Day), May 30 (graduation).

School day: Kindergarten-grade 5, 8 a.m.-2:40 p.m.; grades 6-12, 7:40 a.m.-2:47 p.m.

Breakfast prices: $1.

Lunch prices: Kindergarten-grade 3, $1.75; grades 4-5, $1.85; grades 6-12, $2; grades 7-12, potato lunch, $2.25.

Student fees: Kindergarten, $27; grade 1, $35; grade 2, $35; grade 3, $22; grade 4, $20; grades 5, $35; grade 6, $19 plus electives; grade 7, $14 plus electives; grade 8, $29 plus electives; Electives: 8th grade band $12; 6th and 7th grade band, $8. High School students will pay fees on the day they pick up their schedules: Freshmen at orientation at 7 p.m., Aug. 23. Middle school open house, 7 p.m., Aug. 22. Elementary open house, 1-2:30 p.m., Aug. 26.

New members: Mark Genders, middle school physical education teacher/head high school football coach; Henry Gehring, CBI teacher/high school girls' basketball coach; Amanda Rader, elementary intervention specialist; Susan Gray, elementary principal.

SOUTH CENTRAL

http://www.south-central.org/

Administration

Office: South Central High School, 3305 Greenwich-Angling Road, Greenwich, (419) 752-3815

Superintendent: Ben Chaffee, Jr.

Treasurer: Shirley F. Oney

Athletic director: Darren Hunt, (419) 752-3354

Board of Education

Members: Jeff Oney, president, (419) 752-6130; Bob Morgan, vice-president, (419) 744-2116; Bryan Hamman, (419) 752-6996; Leann Palm, (419) 744-2901; Steve Gray, (419) 744-2758.

Meetings: Third Monday, monthly; 7 p.m.

Schools

High School: 3305 Greenwich-Angling Road, Greenwich, (419) 752-3354

Denise Dilsaver, principal

Elementary/Junior High: 3291 Greenwich-Angling Road, Greenwich

Junior High, (419) 752-0011

Elementary, (419) 752-5021 and (419) 752-4303

Terry Goodsite, principal

Dennis Blanchard, principal

Barbara Riedy, president of the South Central Teachers' Association

Back-to-school information

Calendar: First day, Aug. 27; last day, May 29; Holidays: Sept. 3 (Labor Day), Oct. 15 (teacher in-service), Nov. 8-9 (parent-teacher conferences), Nov. 22-26 (Thanksgiving), Dec. 20-Jan. 1 (winter break), Jan. 21 (Martin Luther King Day), Feb. 18 (President's Day), March 21-24 (spring break), March 25 (teacher in-service), May 26 (Memorial Day), May 25 (graduation).

School day: 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

Breakfast prices: Students, $1.10; adults, $1.25.

Lunch prices: Kindergarten-grade 5, $1.80; grades 6-8, $1.90; grades 9-12, $2.

New staff: Jeffrey Cook, dean of students; Sarah Hamman, half second grade/half pre-school; Bryson Hamons, in-school restriction teacher/attendance/substitute coordinator; Candace Kaylor, art; Matthew Seasly, fifth grade; Valerie Miller, high school, English.

WESTERN RESERVE

http://www.western-reserve-huron.k12.oh.us/

Administration

Office: 3765 U.S. 20, Collins, (419) 660-8508

Superintendent: Douglas Solet

Treasurer: Brett Robson

Athletic director: Paul Moses

Board of Education

Members: Cheryl Fannin, president, (440) 839-2809; Wendy Pickett, vice-president, (419) 668-0662; Ken Boose, (419) 668-4017; Jim Todd, (440) 839-2069; Dale Daniels, (440) 839-2280.

Meetings: Third Wednesday, monthly; 7:30 p.m., monthly in the high school library

Schools

Middle/High School: 3841 U.S. 20, Collins, (419) 668-8470, Middle School (419) 668-1924.

Thomas Lehman, principal

Christopher Sheldon, assistant principal

Ann Todd and Melanie Conaway, guidance counselors

Elementary School: 3851 U.S. 20, Collins, (419) 660-9824

Mary Lynn Mahoney, principal

Rodger Wilson, assistant principal

Peggy Weisenberger, president of the Western Reserve Teachers' Association

Back-to-school information

Calendar: First day, Aug. 28; last day, June 5; Holidays: Sept. 3 (Labor Day), Oct. 12 (teacher in-service), Nov. 9 (parent-teacher conferences), Nov. 21-23 (Thanksgiving), Dec. 24-Jan. 2 (winter break), Jan. 21 (Martin Luther King Day), Feb. 18 (President's Day), Feb. 29 (parent-teacher conferences), March 21-28 (spring break), April 18 (teacher in-service), May 26 (Memorial Day), June 8 (graduation).

School day: Elementary schools, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.; middle and high schools, 7:30 a.m.-2:20 p.m.

Breakfast: Kindergarten-grade 6, $1. (starting in September)

Lunch prices: Kindergarten-grade 6, $2; grades 7-12, $2.50; adults, $3.

Student fees: Kindergarten 5-day, $23; kindergarten 3-day, $17; grade 1, $30; grade 2, $30; grade 3, $29.79; grade 4, $29; grades 5, $29.45; grade 6, $25.40; Grade 7-12, varying fees for classes.

New staff: Libby French, vo-ag.

WILLARD

http://www.willard.k12.oh.us/

Administration

Office: Willard Board of Education, 955 S. Main St., Willard, (419) 935-1541

Superintendent: Dennis J. Doughty

Treasurer: Cynthia Shoup, (419) 935-1544

Athletic director: Michael Lillo

Board of Education

Members: Rod Cok, president, (419) 935-3021; Tom Showman, vice-president, (419) 935-9905; Marsha Danhoff, (419) 933-4204; Lisa Bohach, (419) 935-5601; James Rosso, (419) 933-7004.

Meetings: Second Monday, monthly; 7:30 p.m.

Michelle Aplin, president of the Willard Education Association

Schools

High School: 123 Whisler Ave., Willard, (419) 935-0181

Jeff Ritz, principal

Chris Schaaf, assistant principal

Middle School: 949 S. Main St., Willard, (419) 933-8312

Mike Eicher, principal

Greg Nossaman, assistant principal

Central Elementary School: 206 W. Pearl St., Willard, (419) 935-5341

Sandra Sutherland, principal

Greenfield Elementary School: 2634 Ohio 162, Monroeville, (419) 935-4001

Neil Lydy, principal

Richmond Elementary School: 3565 Section Line Road 30, Willard, (419) 935-1311

James Sellers, principal

New Haven Elementary School: 4040 Ohio 61 South, New Haven, (419) 933-8822

James Sellers, principal

Back-to-school information

Calendar: First day, Aug. 28; last day, June 4; Holidays: Sept. 3 (Labor Day), Oct. 19 (teacher in-service), Nov. 8-9 (parent-teacher conference), Nov. 22-23 (Thanksgiving), Dec. 21-Jan. 2 (winter break), Jan. 21 (Martin Luther King Day), Feb. 18 (President's Day), March 21-28 (spring break), May 26 (Memorial Day), June 8 (graduation).

School day: All Elementary Kindergarten, 8:30-11:30 a.m. (morning) and 12:15-3:15 p.m. (afternoon); elementary schools, 8:45 a.m.-3:15 p.m.; junior high/high school, 7:25 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Breakfast prices: Regular, 75 cents; reduced, 30 cents.

Lunch prices: Grades 1-6, $2.25; grades 7-12, $2.25; adults, $2.75; milk, 50 cents; reduced lunch, 40 cents.

Student fees: Kindergarten, $20; grades 1-3, $33; grades 4-6, $24; grades 7-8, $30; grades 9-12, varying fees for classes.

New staff: Mark Hess, high school, math; Adrienne Scott, high school, physical education; Kathy Liticker, orchestra; Sara Limbird, middle school, science; Lindsey McDonald, preschool, itinerant; Olivia Schnitkey, Central School, intervention specialist; Jenna Maddocks, Central School, first grade; Mary Cok, middle school, secretary.

BELLEVUE

http://www.bellevueschools.org

Administration

Office: 125 North St., Bellevue, (419) 484-5000

Superintendent: Steve Schumm

Treasurer: Nancy Beier, (419) 484-5001

Athletic director: Brian Schubert and Lyle Falknor

Board of Education

Members: James Linder, president, (419) 483-6581; Martin Shelly, vice-president, (419) 483-3505; William King, (419) 483-3355; Beverly DeBlase, (419) 483-7324; Dr. Ted Clark, (419) 483-0172.

Meetings: Third Thursday monthly, 7 p.m.

Schools

High School: 200 Oakland St., Bellevue, (419) 484-5070

Francis Scruci, principal

Steve Selvey, assistant principal

Junior High School: 215 North St., Bellevue, (419) 484-5060

John Redd, principal

Ellis Elementary School: 327 Ellis Ave., Bellevue, (419) 484-5010

Kendra Van-Doren, principal

Lyme Elementary School: 4831 U.S. 20 E., Bellevue, (419) 484-5020

Jerrold Garman, principal

Ridge Elementary School: 126 Ridge Drive, Bellevue, (419) 484-5030

Kimberly Schubert, principal

Shumaker Elementary School: 1035 Castalia Road, Bellevue, (419) 484-5040

Kimberly Schubert, principal

York Elementary School: 2314 U.S. 20 E., Clyde, (419) 484-5050

Luana Coppus, principal

Robert Hoffman, president of the Bellevue Education Association

Back-to-school information

Calendar: First day, Aug. 23; last day, May 29; Holidays: Sept. 3 (Labor Day), Oct. 23 (teacher in-service), Nov. 1 (parent-teacher conference), Nov. 2 (no school), Nov. 21-23 (Thanksgiving), Dec. 24-Jan. 1 (winter break), Jan. 21 (Martin Luther King Day), Feb. 15 (parent-teacher conference), Feb. 18 (President's Day), March 21-30 (spring break), May 26 (Memorial Day), June 1 (graduation).

School day: Ridge Elementary, Ellis Elementary, Shumaker Elementary, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.; Lyme Elementary, York Elementary, 8:25 a.m.-3:15 p.m.; junior high school, 7:30 a.m.-2:20 p.m.; high school, 7:30 a.m.-2:25 p.m.

Lunch prices: Kindergarten-grade 6, $2; grades 7-12, $2.50; adults, $2.85; milk, 40 cents.

CHRISTIE LANE

Administration

Office: 306 South Norwalk Road West, Norwalk, (419) 668-8840

Superintendent: Dr. Dee Zeffiro-Krenisky

Treasurer: Allyn Schnellinger, CPA

Board of Education

Members: Deette Zimmerman, president, (419) 668-9226; Mary Lengyel, vice-president, (440) 839-2355; Bonnie Shelley, secretary, (419) 668-0782; Greg Higgins, (419) 668-1885; Rev. Fred Wiechers, (419) 668-2856; John Roeder, (419) 929-1409; Dianna Walkup, (419) 752-6250.

Meetings: Third Tuesday, monthly; 5:30 p.m.

Back-to-school information

Calendar: First day, Aug. 28; last day, June 5; Holidays: Sept. 3 (Labor Day), Oct. 5 (teacher in-service), Oct. 8 (no school), Nov. 12 (no school), Nov. 21-23 (Thanksgiving), Dec. 24-Jan. 1 (winter break), Jan. 11 (teacher in-service), Jan. 21 (Martin Luther King Day), Feb. 18 (President's Day), March 20 (teacher in-service), March 21-25 (spring break), April 18 (teacher in-service), May 26 (Memorial Day).

School day: 8:45 a.m.-3 p.m.

Breakfast prices: $1.

Lunch prices: $1.50 and $1.75.

PIONEER

The Pioneer Career and Technology Center: A Vocational District that includes these area high schools: Plymouth and Willard

Administration

Office/school: 27 Ryan Road, Shelby, (419) 347-7744

Superintendent: Glenna Cannon, (419) 347-7926, ext. 1205

Treasurer: Jerry Payne, (419) 347-7926, ext. 1204

Board of Education

Members (with school districts they represent): Billie Brandon, Mid-Ohio Educational Service Center, (419) 756-8688; Mary Jean Theaker, Mid -Ohio Educational Service Center, (419) 529-3274; Howard Koons, Mid-Ohio Educational Service Center, (419) 562-6105; Randall Terman, Shelby, (419) 342-5802; Judy Ruhl, Mid -Ohio Educational Service Center, (419) 362-4768; Scott Shaffer, Mid -Ohio Educational Service Center, (419) 884-2665; Douglas Theaker, Mid-Ohio Educational Service Center, (419) 529-3274; Thomas Showman, Willard, (419) 935-9905; Jerry Hargis, Bucyrus, (419) 562-6469; David Kuns, Gallion, (419) 468-6262; Vicky Lash, Crestline, (419) 683-3951.

Meetings: Third Monday, monthly; 7:30 p.m.

Back-to-school information

Calendar: First day, new students, Aug. 22, returning students, Aug. 23; last day, May 28; Holidays: Sept. 3 (Labor Day), Oct. 12 (teacher in-service), Nov. 21 (exchange day), Nov. 22-26 (Thanksgiving), Dec. 24-Jan. 1 (winter break), Jan. 18 (teacher in-service), Jan. 21 (Martin Luther King Day), Feb. 18 (President's Day), March 21-28 (spring break), May 26 (Memorial Day).

School day: 8:20 a.m.-2:25 p.m.

Breakfast prices: $1.25.

Lunch prices: Type A, $2; Type B, $2.25.

Student fees: Varying fees for classes.

New staff: Darin Beal, industrial diesel mechanics instructor; Amy Carlisle, part-time early childhood education parent coordinator; Crystal Escalera, counselor; Penny Gardiner, school nurse; Richard Graham, part-time adult education diversified industrial training (DIT) coordinator/instructor; Robin Hager, social studies instructor; Trisha Hughes, part-time adult education customized skills training (COST) coordinator/instructor; Dena Kirby, supervisor; Cynthia McClish, part-time health/physical education instructor; Noelle Raphael, part-time adult education WIA youth grant instructor; Gwen Schwemley, FCCLA instructor, Shelby Satellite; Lindsay Sloey, language arts instructor; James Smith, CBI bridge instructor; Sandra Steward, horticulture instructor; David Such, automotive technology instructor; Michele Welge, health foundations instructor, Bucyrus Satellite.

CELERYVILLE

Administration

School/office: Celeryville Christian School, 4200 Broadway Road, Willard, (419) 935-3633

Susan Smith, principal/teacher

Theresa Burkhalter, secretary

Calendar: First day Aug. 27; last day, June 3; Holidays: Sept. 3 (Labor Day), Oct. 18-19 (teacher convention), Nov. 8 (parent-teacher conference), Nov. 22-23 (Thanksgiving), Dec. 21-Jan. 1 (winter break), Jan. 21 (Martin Luther King Day), Feb. 18 (President's Day), March 21-28 (spring break), May 26 (Memorial Day).

School day: 7:45 a.m.-2:15 p.m. (no school for kindergartners on Tuesdays and Thursdays)

Lunch prices: No cafeteria program. Students bring their own lunches except on Wednesday, when pizza is served. Parents serve hot lunch every other Friday.

Student fees: Tuition.

CLARKSFIELD

School/office: Clarksfield Seventh Day Adventist School, 5001 Zen Road, Wakeman, (419) 929-7833

Irwin Atwood Hoover, principal/head teacher

Calendar: First day, Aug. 22; last day, June 3; Holidays: Sept. 3 (Labor Day), Nov. 22-23 (Thanksgiving), Dec. 19-Jan. 1 (winter break), Feb. 18 (President's Day), Feb. 19 (in-service day), March 31-April 4 (spring break), May 26 (Memorial Day).

School day: Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Fridays 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

Lunch prices: No cafeteria program. Students bring their own lunches.

Student fees: Tuition

ST. FRANCIS XAVIER

School/office: 25 W. Perry St., Willard, (419) 935-4744

Donna McDowell, principal

Calendar: First day, Aug. 28; last day, June 4; Holidays: Sept. 3 (Labor Day), Oct. 19 (teacher in-service), Nov. 8-9 (parent-teacher conference), Nov. 22-23 (Thanksgiving), Dec. 21-Jan. 2 (winter break), Jan. 21 (Martin Luther King Day), Feb. 18 (President's Day), March 21-28 (spring break), May 26 (Memorial Day).

School day: 7:30 a.m.-2:25 p.m.

Lunch prices: $2.25; milk, 50 cents.

Student fees: Pledge.

TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY

School/office: 250 Benedict Ave., Norwalk, (419) 668-2011

Tonya Horner, principal

Todd Olsen, treasurer

Erin Dotson, board chairman

Calendar: First day, Aug. 28; last day, June 4; Holidays: Sept. 3 (Labor Day), Oct. 12 (teacher in-service), Nov. 21-23 (Thanksgiving), Dec. 24-Jan. 2 (winter break), Jan. 18 (teacher in-service), Jan. 21 (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day), Feb. 18 (President's Day), March 7 (teacher in-service), March 21-28 (spring break), May 26 (Memorial Day).

School day: 8:45 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.

Lunch prices: Students bring their own lunches.

Student fees: Tuition

New staff: Erika Miller, gym teacher; Kay Ellis, art/music.

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