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Mayor Talks Politics with Students at SHS Mayor Visits SHS 2018

April 16, 2018 - American Government students at Sidney High School enjoyed a visit from Sidney’s Mayor, Mike Barhorst recently. As a guest speaker in several classes, he spent the day discussing his journey into public service, offering details on some of the current projects going on within the city, and answering a myriad of questions generated by the students.

“The mayor has been graciously accepting our invitations to speak with students for the past few years, and he always does a fantastic job sharing the ins-and-outs of serving as a City Council member,” says teacher James Whitman.

Moonlight Majesty Junior/Senior Prom SHS Prom Court 2018

April 20, 2018 - Sidney High School presents "Moonlight Majesty" 2018 Junior/Senior Prom on Saturday, April 28, in the Sidney High School gymnasium from 8:00pm-11:00pm. After Prom festivities will take place at Vandemark Farms from 11:30pm to 2:00am.

Agape Food Drive SHS Food Drive for Agape - April 2018

April 20, 2018 -Earlier this month, Agape Distribution was vandalized again. The non-profit organization provides food and other items for economically disadvantaged families in our community. Sidney City Schools was asked to participate in a food drive to help stock the store and offset food costs so repairs could be made and the organization could use funds for security cameras.

SHS AIR Test/Delay Schedule

SHS will have its second round of State tests the week of April 23. Algebra and Geometry part I will be on Monday, April 23, with part II for Algebra and Geometry on Tuesday, April 24. Monday will be on a one-hour delay schedule with classes starting for all students at 8:30am. Tuesday will be on a two-hour delay with classes for all students starting at 9:30am. American History and American Government tests will be given on Wednesday, April 25. The Biology test will be given on Thursday, April 26. On both Wednesday and Thursday, SHS will operate on a two-hour delay schedule with classes for all students starting at 9:30am.

 

Transportation will be running at the regular time. Students who need to ride the bus and don't have to test will need to report to the gym.

SHS Career Fair

April 20, 2018 - Sidney High School CBIP in conjunction with the Upper Valley Career Center will host the annual College and Career Fair on Thursday, May 3. Each year local businesses, organizations, colleges/universities, and military groups speak with more than 700 students about their institutions and share more about career opportunities. Businesses and colleges are encouraged to reserve their space. The fair will run from 10:00am-3:00pm and is open to the public from 3-5:30pm.

Coach Haines Coach Haines

 

Sidney City Schools would like to express our condolences to the family and friends of Dave Haines, former SHS football coach during the 30 & 0 era.

 

SHS Welcomes Interim Principal Brooke Gessler

Beginning April 23, 2018, Sidney High School will be under the leadership of Interim Principal Brooke Gessler. Principal Zimmer will be shifting to Sidney Alternative School to serve alongside SAS Principal Clayton Westerbeck. 
 

SMS Creates Chain of Hope SMS Hope Chain

On March 14, students at Sidney Middle School in grades 5 through 8 placed a personalized message of HOPE to STOP VIOLENCE on construction paper links. The messages were linked together to symbolize all our hopes coming together to stop the violence.

SCS Latchkey Now Accepting Registrations Latchkey Logo

Sidney City Schools is proud to offer Latchkey for the 2018-2019 school year. Beginning August 16, 2018, families can get affordable, supervised before and/or after school care for district students enrolled in grades K-5. Latchkey registration is now open. 

District Responds to ECOT Closure

January 29, 2018 - Students throughout Ohio were left in academic limbo after the online charter school Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow - ECOT - lost its sponsorship a little over a week ago and abruptly shut down. Affecting 40 Sidney students, the Sidney City School District’s administration has been reaching out to families to help them find a place for their child to finish out the school year – back in the classroom or online.  

District Spelling Bee Winners 2017-2018 Sidney Spelling Bee Winners

January 29, 2018 - Elementary schools in the Sidney City School District, as well as Sidney Middle School, recently held their school-wide spelling bees. The winner and runner-up(s) at each school will go on to compete in the citywide spelling bee in on Tuesday, February 6, 2018, at 7pm at Sidney Middle School.

SHS Students Inducted into National Honor Society SHS NHS Induction 2018

January 22, 2018 - The Sidney High School National Honor Society welcomed twenty-nine juniors and seniors to the organization, which selects members based on the four pillars of scholarship, service, leadership, and character. The new members join 36 current members.  

Four to Join Hall in April 2018

December 16, 2017 - Four new inductees were selected to the Sidney City Schools Hall of Honor this week and will be enshrined on Friday evening April 20, 2018 in the Sidney High School auditorium beginning at 7pm. The public is invited to attend this 25th annual event and the reception that follows in the adjacent gymnasium. The Hall will have 127 members with these additions.

SHS Students Succeed at Business Professionals of America National Leadership Conference Elliot Wilson - BPA National Leadership Conference - National Runner Up for Mobile Application Development

May 18, 2017 - Sidney High School, in cooperation with the Upper Valley Career Center, sent four students to the Business Professionals of America (BPA) National Leadership Conference and Competition in Orlando, Florida in early May. 

To qualify for the BPA National Leadership Conference, Joseph Douglas (junior), NourEddine Hijazi (senior), Anthony Mitchell (senior) and Elliot Wilson (senior) had to place in the top five at the State Leadership Conference or top ten in the nation in the virtual events.

SEED Creates Sustainable City SEED model sustainable city

May 19, 2017 - The SEED class, a mixture of traditional day school students from Sidney High School and Opportunity School students, presented their model city this week. This unique STEM-based class exposes students to science, engineering, and design through the creation of a sustainable city. The group spoke about economic, environmental, and social sustainability. Their model city, made up of 3-D printed buildings, was meant to mimic Sidney.

Abbott Named SEA Teacher of the Year Chris Eilerman, Beth Abbott, and Lori Hedberg

May 10, 2017 - The Sidney Education Association held their awards dinner Tuesday, May 9, at the Moose Lodge. The evening, filled with laughter and tears, celebrated various teachers for accomplishments and achievements throughout the year, as well as those from the community who have positively impacted the education of Sidney City Schools students.