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Brian Agler Hosting Alumni Open Gym and Youth BKB Clinic

Elgin High School Alumni and current coach of the WNBA Dallas Wings will be hosting a youth basketball camp and alumni open gym on Sunday, March 3rd at Elgin.  The alumni open gym is open to both men and women and will be from 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM followed by the youth camp from 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM.



January 23, 2019


The following are two Exam Schedules for WEDNESDAY, January 23 (ORIGINALLY Jan. 16, RESCHEDULED TO JAN. 22 ). The first is if there is NO DELAY, the second is if there is a 2-hour delay.

Tip 411

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office Launches Smartphone App to Improve School Safety
Free app allows students, faculty, & staff to access important

College Credit Plus Night at Elgin High School Monday, January 7th, 2019, 6:30 PM in the Community Room
Financial Aid Info & FAFSA Completion Session

Monday, October 22nd from 6:30-8:30 PM



Winter Sports Mandatory Parent Meeting

Mandatory parent meeting for winter sports will be October 29th at 7 PM in the Cafetorium

Washington, DC trip meeting

A parent meeting will be held on October 29th at 6 PM.

Jostens Class Ring Order Day Announcement

Class ring order day will be TUESDAY, OCTOBER 30TH.  Your Jostens representative will be here to take your orders during the lunch period.  The current promotions discussed in your class meeting are only available on order day with order submission and deposit.  If you have questions, you can call 1-800-JOSTENS or visit their website at www.jostens.com.   

Jostens Order Day Announcement

SENIORS, the deadline to turn in your graduation orders is TUESDAY, OCTOBER 30TH.  Your Jostens representative will be here to take your cap & gown and graduation items order during the lunch period.  Every senior needs to submit an order to capture measurements for their cap and gown for graduation day in the Spring.  If you have questions, you can call 1-800-JOSTENS or visit their website at www.jostens.com

Consumer Notice of Tap Water Result

Elgin K-12 School is a public water system (PWS) responsible for providing drinking water that meets state and federal standards.  A drinking water sample for lead was collected at this location and the result is:

Science Club Selling Honey at Home Football Games

The Elgin Science Club will be selling honey at home football games starting 09/21/18. The honey has been harvested at the SPEEC. Read more...

Elgin High School Back to School Information

The following link contains important back to school information for Elgin High School students and parents.

Final Exams Schedule and Information 2018

Final Exams will take place on May 23, May 24, and May 25.

Academic Awards Banquet

The Academic Awards Banquet will be held at 6:30 on Monday, May 14th in the Cafetorium.


May 26th - Doors open at 10 AM, ceremony is at 11 AM in Main Gymnasium

Free Physicals Offered for 18/19 school year
High School - AIR Testing Dates

AIR Testing Dates for the Spring of 2018

April 13 ELA 1 Part 1, April 18 ELA 1 Part 2

April 16 ELA 2 Part 1, April 20 ELA 2 Part 2

April 26 Alg. 1, Honors Geometry, Geometry, Government.

May 2 American History

May 8 Biology


Crazy Comet Fun Run

The 2018 Crazy Comet Fun Run will be held on May 11th.  Click here for a registration form and more details.

Spring Pictures are March 28th

Order forms are available in the office or you can purchase online at mylifetouch.com.

EHS Picture Day ID: WP077161Y0

EMS Picture Day ID: WP077162Y0

Elgin Student Involved in Serious Automobile Accident

Click here for more information. 

Washington D.C. Trip Information

Washington D.C. Parent Information

Changes for Online Computer Technology Courses

Computer technology online courses are extended through 01-18-18.  Look at Minimum Final grade in the course or Cumm. Grade on the weekly emailed student progress report to see the semester grade. 

College Credit Plus Informational Night
Basketball Games - 1/16/13
All basketball games are taking place tonight as originally scheduled:
5:00 PM - MS Boys at Waynsefied Goshen (bus departs at 3:00)
5:00 PM - MS Girls vs. Waynesfield Doshen - Old High School Gym
6:00 PM - Varsity Girls vs. Crestline - Main Gym
6:00 PM - JV Boys vs. Temple Christian - Aux Gym
7:30 PM - Varsity Boys vs. Temple Christian - Main Gym
7:30 PM - JV Girls vs. Crestline - Aux Gym
EHS Basketball players and Pep Band Members - please park in the teachers parking lot and enter the main office doors.

All other spectators - please park on the north side of the building and enter the "Comets" doors.

Events Update Saturday, 1/13/18

The show choir trip to Beavercreek has been canceled

The JV GBKB game at Cardington has been canceled

The JV/V BBKB games at Utica have been canceled

Athletic Events - Saturday 1/13

The HS Swim meet at Colonel Crawford scheduled for Saturday, 1/13/18 has been canceled and will not be made up.

The MS boys and girls basketball games against Crestline scheduled for Saturday, 1/13/18 have been rescheduled to Thursday, 2/1/18 - Girls at home, Boys at Crestline


Athletic Update 1/12

Friday, 1/12

HS Bowling - Canceled (make-up TBD)

HS BBKB - Canceled (make-up 1/16)

HS Wrestling at Marion Co. Tournament is still taking place

Semester Exam Schedule and Information


JANUARY 17, 18, and 22 (originally scheduled for Jan. 16) 2019

Elgin Events Monday, 1/8/18

ALL extracurricular events (games, meets, and practices) scheduled for Monday, 1/8/18 have been canceled due to road and weather conditions.  

Parent's Night Out & Gift Wrapping

Elgin’s Show Choir Students will be holding a Parent's Night Out and Gift Wrapping on December 22, 2017. 

EHS SLC Post Conference Survey

Click here for survey - complete this survey at the completion of your conference

Student Led Conference Video and Guidance

HOW a Student Led Conference takes place and WHAT you and your student will do during the conference.  Please click here to access the video.  We will see you at conferences next week.

Important Upcoming Athletic Dates

Monday, 10/30 - 7:00 PM  Required meeting for all MS/HS winter athletes and parents - Cafetorium

Monday, 11/6 - 7:00 PM NWCC Banquet for first team fall athletes at Ridgemont H.S.

Thursday, 11/16 - 7:00 PM Fall Sports Awards Night - Cafetorium


Elgin High School - Student Led Conferences
Picture Retakes

Picture Retakes will take place Friday, October 26th.  Retake forms are available in the MS/HS office or orders can be placed online at mylifetouch.com

The picture ID for Middle School: WP078010Y1

The picture ID for High School: WP078011Y1

Mattress Fundraiser Sale

Click here to view sale flyer.

No School Friday, October 6

There will be no school on Friday, October 6 due to staff Professional Development. 

School Picture Day

School Picture Day

Consumer Notice of Tap Water Result

Elgin K-12 School is a public water system (PWS) responsible for providing drinking water that meets state and federal standards.  A drinking water sample for lead was collected at this location and the result is:

HS Schedule and Chromebook Distribution Days

Friday, August 10th from 9-12 and 1-2:30

Monday, August 13th from 9-12, 1-2:30 and 5-7

Student must be present and all SchoolMint forms must be completed.

2017 Cometeer Yearbooks are in!

Yearbooks can be picked up in the office from 8AM-3PM, Monday-Friday beginning Wednesday, August 9th.  There are a few extra copies available for $35.  Contact Mrs. Hafer at hafer_s@elginschools.org if you have any questions or need to schedule a different pickup time.

Fall Sports Parents Meeting

Elgin Middle School and High School will be holding our mandatory fall sports meeting for fall athletes and their parents on Monday, July 31st at 8:00 PM in the Elgin Local Schools Cafetorium. 

Summer Reading for all English Classes

Please click on the following links for information regarding Summer Reading for High School English classes.  Please select the correct class.  If you need more information, please email your teacher directly.  Thank you.

High School Final Exam Schedule

High School Final Exams will take place on Wednesday, May 24, Thursday, May 25 and Friday, May 26.  Students have also recieved this schedule through e-mail. 

Free Physicals for 17-18 School Year


Order 2016-2017 Cometeer Yearbook by June 1

Click here for copy of order form.  

Instructions for ordering online are here.

Place a business ad in the 2017 Cometeer

Click here for an order form.  If you  have questions, please call Mrs. Hafer at 740-223-4300.

Senior Baby Picture Ads for Yearbook

Click here for the form.  If any questions, please call Mrs. Hafer at 740-223-4300

Summer Lunch Program

June 5 - August 4 (Closed July 3 & 4)

New Bloomington     12 - 12:45  Park behind the old school

LaRue                       12 - 12:45  Old school modular 350 N High St.

Elgin                         12 - 12:45  Cafetorium

Green Camp             11 - 11:30  Shelter house beside Dairy Bar


The Elgin Cafetorium site will run until August 11th due to summer school.

Crazy Comet Fun Run scheduled for May 11th
Shrek the Musical! - Ticket Information

Elgin High School will be presenting Shrek The Musical! on Friday, 3/31, Saturday, 4/1, and Sunday, 4/2.  Please click "Read More" for details and ticket information.

MS/HS Spring Pictures - March 29th

Forms are available in the office.

AIR Testing Dates

English 9 (I) - Part one - April 4  Part two - April 6

English 10 (I) - Part one - April 5  Part two - April 10

Biology - Part one - April 24  Part two - April 25

Algebra - Part one - April 26  Part two - April 27

Honors Geometry - Part one - April 26  Part two - April 27

American History - Part one - April 26  Part two - April 27

Government - Part one - Aprl 26  Part two - April 27

Geometry - Part one - May 2  Part two - May 3

EHS College & Career Readiness Day

EHS students are encouraged to participiate in a job shadowing experience or college visit on Friday, April 7, 2017.

Permission Slip

Lady Comets Bowling Team - State Bound Elgin Girls Bowling 2017

Congratulations to the EHS Girls Bowling team who placed second at the Central District Tournament on 2/23 and qualified for the OHSAA Div. 2 State Bowling Tournament on Friday, 3/3.

Winter Sports Postseason Info
2nd Elgin Reverse Raffle

The 2nd annual reverse raffle to benefit EHS football and wrestling is Saturday, March 4th, 5 - 10 PM, at Prospect Senior Citizen Center.  Donation is $40 per person or couple.  Tickets may purchased through EHS.  Click below for more information.


Digital Media Center Open House - 02/23/17, 8 AM - 4 PM Digital Media Center Open House - National Digital Day

Click on the image to enlarge it.

Athletic Events for 2/9/17

The following events scheduled for 2/9/17 have been postponed:

Fr. Boys BKB @ Highland - make up TBD

JV/V Girls BKB vs. Cardington - make up 2/16/17

Bowling vs. Harding at Blue Fusion - make up TBD

Please click here to view the Elgin Athletic Schedules.


Semester Exams will take place on Wednesday, January 18, Thursday, January 19, and Friday, January 20, 2017. 

College Credit Plus Informational Night

January 25th @ 6:30 PM

Elgin High School Community Room

FFA Blood Drive 01/06/17

FFA is sponsoring a blood drive Friday, 01/06/17.  Walk-ins are welcome from 10 AM to Noon.  There is a critical blood shortage in Ohio.  Please help if you can.

Girls BKB vs. Highland 12/17/16 - POSTPONED!!!!

The JV/V girls basketball games scheduled to be played against Highland tonight have been postponed.  A make-up date has not yet been determined.



Welcome to Winter! When should you keep your child home?
Elgin Wrestling Red/Grey Scrimmage

The Elgin Middle School and Elgin High School wrestling programs will be holding their annual Red/Grey scrimmage this Friday night at 6:00 PM in the main gym.  Admission is free and there will be a 50/50 drawing to benefit the wrestling program.

Whack the Winter Woes with Wellness
No School - Friday, November 11

Elgin Local Schools will be closed Friday, November 11th due to Parent Teacher Conferences.

2 Hour Delay

Elgin Local Schools will be on a scheduled 2 Hour Delay, Thursday, November 10th due to Parent Teacher Conferences. 

EHS Conference Survey for Parents

Parents will complete this survey on their student's Chromebook at the completion of the conference:

Survey Link

Parent Teacher Conf. - Student Led - Nov. 7, 8, and 10

Parent Teacher Conf. – Student Led – November 7, 8, and 10

2 Hour Delay

There will be a scheduled 2 Hour Delay this Friday, October 7th for Staff Professional Development.

Picture Day - September 23

Picture Day for EMS & EHS will take place Friday, September 23.  Click here for more details.

"Back-To-School" Immunization Clinic
Elgin High School - Back to School Information

Click here for important back to school information, including Comet Preview Day times for 9-12th grade students to pick up their schedules, Chromebooks, and locker information. 

Schedule and Chromebook Distribution Days - **CORRECTION**

Schedule and Chromebook Distribution Days - **CORRECTION**

Seniors and Freshman - Thursday, August 11 from 9-12 and 1 to 2:30.

Juniors and Sophomores - Monday, August 15 from 9-12 and 1 to 2:30.

Free Summer Meals

Free Summer Meals start June 6, 2016.

High School Spring Sports Awards Night

The awards night for Elgin High School spring sports is Thursday, May 26th at 7:00 PM in the cafetorium.

High School Final Exam Schedule 2016

The schedule for high school final exams on May 25, 26, and 27 follows.  Students do not need to arrive until their first exam of the day and must stay until their last exam of the day.  When students complete their final exam of the day, they are permitted to leave only with a signed parent note. 

Music Boosters Car Show Postponed to May 7th

Due to the forecast for Sunday, 5/1/16, the Elgin Music Boosters Car Show has been postponed until Saturday, 5/7/16.  Registration will be from 12:30-2:00 pm with the car show running from 1-5 pm.

Students begin State Testing April 19.

Students will begin ODE State Testing on April 19.   The following letter contains detailed information regarding testing and graduation requirements.

Crazy Comet Fun Run

The Elgin Wellness Program is sponsoring a 1 Mile Color Fun Run on May 20th for interested K - 12th grade students.  Forms and $12 entry fee are due by May 6th.

Nole Qualifies For State Finals

Sophomore and 2nd year FFA member, Nole, placed 9th out of 897 individuals at the Ohio FFA state preliminary general livestock judging career development event.

EHS Art Student Wins "Best in Show"

Congratulations to Angelica who recently won "Best in Show" at the Marion County High School Art Show and Competition.

Girls Basketball District Tournament Info

The EHS Girls Basketball team advanced to the district tournament with their 36-32 victory over Northmor Saturday.

Congratulations Madison

Congratulations to Madison who recently qualified for the state swim meet in two events.

Girls Bowling Team State Bound

Congratulations to our girls bowling team on their outstanding performance at the district tournament.

Girls Basketball Team Advances

The girls basketball team defeated Centerburg Wednesday evening to advance to the sectional championship against Northmor. 

Congratulations Bowling and Swim Team District Qualifiers

Elgin High School enjoyed a great deal of success in the recently completed sectional swimming and bowling tournaments.

Girls Basktball Tournament Game Postponed

The Central District Athletic Board has postponed all of tonights girls district basketball tournament games until Wednesday night.

Elign vs. Centerburg will take place at 7:00 P.M. on Wednesday 2/17/2016 at Elgin

Swimming Tournament Information

The EHS boys and girls swim teams compete in the sectional tournament at Columbus Academy this Saturday, 2/13/16

Boys Basketball Tournament Information

The boys basketball team will begin tournament play on Saturday, 2/27/16.

Bowling Tournament Info

The boys and girls bowling teams compete in this sectional tournament at HP lanes this Friday, 2/12/16 and Saturday, 2/13/16

College Credit Plus Night

Elgin High School will hold College Credit Plus Night on Wednesday, February 17th at 6:30 p.m. in the Cafetorium. 

Girls Basketball Tournament Information

The Girls Basketball team opens the 2016 Basketball Tournament at home against Centerburg on Wednesday, 2/17/2016 at 7:00 pm (this has been changed from Tuesday).  To view the complete tournament bracket click here.

High School Exams-Jan. 20,21,and 22, 2016

Please read the following information regarding High School Exams and the exam schedule.

Financial Aid Night--January 28th

Elgin will host Mr. Matt Moreau from Ohio State Marion on Thursday, January 28th at 6:30 in the Elgin Media Center to discuss Financial Aid information and the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).

Breaking News!!!

After years and years of searching, the elusive pot of gold has finally been found.

Comet Pride 2015 Ornament Sale


High School Student Led Conference Survey
Elgin Athletic Booster Club - October Meeting

Elgin Athletic Boosters October meeting is Monday, 10/12/15, 7:00 PM in the Digital Media Center.  Anyone with an interest in middle school and high school athletics is welcome and encouraged to attend.



Lead Notice

Lead and copper tap monitoring was performed during June to September 2015.

Homecoming Events at Elgin!

The Homecoming football game is 10/9/15 at 7:00 PM against Cardington.  Several other events are scheduled throughout the week leading up to the Friday's game and Saturday's dance.

LifeTouch School Portrait Payment Information

For information on how to pay for LifeTouch student pictures, please click here. 

Musical Parent Meeting - Rescheduled

A brief musical meeting for parents and students is Tuesday, 9/29/15, at 6:00 PM in the Elgin Cafetorium.  This meeting is mandatory for all cast, crew, youth chorus, and a parent/guardian. 

Varsity FB travels to Sidney H.S. Saturday, 9/5

The EHS football team travels to Sidney High School this SATURDAY night, 9/5/15, to take on Bradford High School at 7:00 pm.  For directions to Sidney High School, please click here.

Mr. Gast, Superintendent, Welcome Back Message
Elgin High School Open House

The Elgin High School Open House will take place Wednesday, August 26th, from 6:30 to 7:30 pm.  Click here for more details. 

Meal Application Online

Attention Parents:

You now can fill out your Meal Application online.

Text Messaging Communication

Elgin will be adding text-messaging capabilities to our school-wide communication system.  Text messages will be sent to cell phone numbers whose recipients have agreed to receive them.

Schedule and Chromebook Distribution Days

Student schedules and chromebooks will be distributed to high school students during Comet Preview Days.

Schedules Available starting August 10, 2015

All high school and middle school schedules will be available online in PowerGrade starting August 10, 2015.   

Summer Meals for Kids & Teens

Summer Meals for teens and kids in the Elgin Community begin on June 15, 2015, and run until August 7, 2015.  Please see more for times and locations.

High School Class Fees and Supply Lists

The following are the Elgin High School Fees, Dues and Supplies for the 2015-16 school year.





Elgin Class of 2015 Graduation Flash Mob Video

To see the EHS Class of 2015's graduation day flash mob, use this link:



Final Exam Schedule

Final Exams will be given to High School students on June 1, 2, and 3rd.  The schedule is as follows. 

TCRC selling Carnations May 8th

Team Comet Robotics Club (TCRC) will sell carnations during lunch periods Friday, May 8th:  one for $3 or two for $5.  Proceeds will be used to purchase equipment for TCRC.

Try Outs for High School Cheerleading

High school cheerleading tryouts are May 19 - 21 for current grade 8 through 11 students.  Pick up a packet in the office.

Try Outs for High School Cheerleading

High school cheerleading tryouts are May 19 - 21 for students currently in grades 8 - 11.  Pick up your packet in the office today.

Music Boosters Car Show - POSTPONED

The Elgin Music Boosters Car Show, originally scheduled for Saturday, April 25th, has been postponed until Sunday, April 26th, due to the weather forecast for Saturday.

Tyler's Light Program coming to EMS & EHS

Elgin Middle School and High School students will be viewing the Tyler's Light program on Thursday, 4/16/15 at 10:00 AM.

EHS College & Career Readiness Day

EHS College & Career Readiness day is scheduled for Tuesday, April 28, 2015.

Spring Picture Day

EHS Spring Picture Day is Wednesday, April 1.  Group, club, and organization photos will also be taken, and students are asked to wear/bring their shirts.

Athletic Events for Saturday, 3/28 have been Postponed

All middle school and high school athletic events scheduled for Saturday, 3/28/15 have been postponed due to the forecasted temperatures.

Buy - Bye, Bye Birdie Tickets Now!

Tickets for Elgin High School's Production of "Bye, Bye, Birdie" are on sale now.

Color Me a Comet Fun Run

Plans are under way for the first "Color Me A Comet" Fun Walk/Run to be held in May.  If you are interested in helping with this event...

Wellness Meeting

The Elgin Wellness Committee meeting is Tuesday, March 17th, 3:45 pm in the Digital Media Center.  For more information, contact Kory Ute at ute_k@elginschools.org.

Livestock Quality Assurance being held at EHS

Livestock Quality Assurance will be taught at Elgin High School in the Ag. Room #82 on Monday, March 23 and Tuesday, March 24, 2015.

Elgin Elementary and 11th-12th grade closed 3/3/15

Due to weather/road conditions, Elgin Elementary is closed, and classes for juniors and seniors cancelled on Tuesday, 3/3/15.  Middle schoolers, freshmen, and sophomores at school will stay the normal school day.

Girls JV/V BKB Postponed

The JV/V Girls BKB game against East Knox scheduled for 2/14/15 has been postponed.  A make-up date will be posted one it has been determined.

Athletic Events for Monday, 1/12/15 have been cancelled

All pracitces and games scheduled for Elgin Middle School and Elgin High School for today (Monday, 1/12/15) have been cancelled.

Girls JV/V BKB Postponed

The JV and Varsity girls basketball games scheduled to be played at East Knox this evening (1/9/15) have been postponed.

JV/V Boys BKB at North Union

The JV/V boys basketball games scheduled to be played at North Union tonight will be played as scheduled.

Elgin FFA receives $500 grant
Elgin Athletic Boosters Need Your Help

The Elgin Athletic Boosters are requesting your assistance and support.

Holiday Choir Concert

Middle and High School Choirs will present a Holiday Concert on December 15th at 6:30 PM in the Cafetorium.

Holiday Band Concert

Grades 6 -12 band will present a Holiday Concert on December 9th at 7 PM.

Elgin Wellness Committee
The Elgin Wellness Committee will meet on Thursday, November 20th in the DMC at 3:45 pm.  All parents, staff, community members, BOE members, students, and any other interested persons are welcome to join.
Fall Sports Awards Night

Elgin High School will be holding our Fall Sports Awards Night on Thursday, 11/13/14 at 7:00 PM in the cafetorium.

Elgin Energizers Cabaret

The Elgin Energizers are presenting a variety show on Friday, November 14, 2014 and Saturday, November 15, 2014 in the Elgin Cafetorium at 7 pm.

Elgin High School Holding Student Led Conferences

Student Led Conferences will be held on November 10th, 11th, and 13th

Elgin FFA holding annual fruit sales

The Elgin FFA fruit sales is running through November 19th. Orders forms are availble here.

Winter Sports Parent Meeting

Elgin Middle School and High School will be conducting their MANDATORY meeting for winter student athletes and their parents at 7:00 PM on Wednesday, 11/5/14.

Elgin VB Team Advances to Districts

With their victory Saturday over West Jefferson, the Elgin girls volleyball team has advanced to the district tournament.

Elgin FFA Movie Night

The Elgin FFA will be hosting their annual movie night on Wednesday, October 15th.

Central District VB Tournament Dates Set

The Elgin Volleyball team will play their first tournament game at home on Wednesday, October 15th at 6:00 PM.

Elgin to Participate in Annual Walking Event

The students and staff of the Elgin Local School District will be participating in the annual Walk/Bike to (or at) School Day on Wednesday, October 8th during the school day. 

FFA Alumni Reunion & FFA Recognition Night

Elgin Local Schools announces FFA Alumni reunion and FFA recognition night on September 26th in conjunction with Elgin vs Highland football game.

Online Access to Purchase Pictures



Tech Night 2014

Tech Night 2014

Tech Night for high school and middle school students gave out valuable information.  See the following presentation for more information.

EMS & EHS Open House & Tech Night

EMS & EHS will host and Open House & Tech Night on Wednesday, August 27th at 6p in the Cafetorium.

Fall Sports Information

HS Fall Sports Practice Information

Mandatory fall practices begin for Elgin High School student-athletes as follows:

Football - Monday, 8/4 2:00-8:00 PM - meet at the football locker room.

Volleyball - Friday, 8/1 8:00 AM - Noon - meet at the high school gym

Cross Country - Saturday, 8/2 - 9:00 AM - meet at the complex

Golf - Friday, 8/1 - 10:30 AM - meet at Kings Mill Golf Course

If you have any questions, please contact your coaches or Mr. Hix at 740-262-2622.

Fall Sports Parents Meeting

There will be a mandatory meeting for all Elgin MS & HS student-athletes and their parents on Thursday, 7/31 at 7:00 PM in the Elgin Local Schools Cafetorium.  Rules, policies and procedures as well as the reduced activity fees will be discussed. 

Second Chance - Free Sports Physicals

Through Elgin Local Schools partnership with Ohio Health our extra-curricular participants have another opportunity to get their required physicals for the 14-15 school year for free.  On Monday, 7/28/14 from 6:00-8:00 PM Ohio Health is offering free physicals to students from their partnering schools at their Marion Campus.  Please click here for a detailed flyer with more information.

Elgin Football - Big Bang 5K

The Elgin Football Big Bang 5K will be run on Saturday, 7/5/14 this year, due to conflicts in Prospect Park on July the 4th.  For more information, and a registration form please click here

Free Physicals for Elgin Students

Who: Elgin District Athletes

What: Free Physicals

Where: River Valley High School 4280 Marion-Mt. Gilead Rd. Caledonia, OH 43314

When: Thursday, July 10th 2014

Elgin Students' time is 6:30p

Summer Lunches will start on June 9, 2014

Free Summer Lunches at Elgin Local Schools

  • Free to all kids 18 and younger
  • Lunches will be available Monday - Friday  closed July 4th
Elgin Baseball Team Completes Historic Season

The 2014 Elgin Baseball team recently concluded one of the most successful seasons in school history.  The Comets completed the season with a record of 21 wins and 5 losses.  The Comets advanced farther in OHSAA tournament play, and won more games, than any baseball team in the school's 52 year history.  A very successful tournament run began with a 3-0 victory over MOAC rival North Union in the sectional championship game.  The tournament run continued with an 11-0 district semi-final victory over Mt. Gilead.  Next, the Comets captured the district championship with a 5-4 come from behind walk-off win over Liberty Union.  The district championship was followed by a 3-0 victory over Bellaire in the regional semi-final at Ohio State's Bill Davis Stadium.  Elgin was eliminated from the tournament with a 5-0 loss in the regional championship game to two-time defending state champion Wheelersburg.  The school would like to offer our congratulations to all of the players and coaches who worked very hard to make this baseball season so successful.  We would also like to thank all of our fans who traveled to Grove City, Lancaster, and Ohio State to support the baseball team during their tournament run. 

Test Schedule
Track Athletes Qualify for District Finals

Congratulations to the following Elgin track athletes who advanced to the finals of the Central District track meet:  Michael Shoemaker - 3200 M run, Will Stayner - 800 M run, Cole Ritchie - 1600 M run, Kadi Vermillion - 800 M run.  The boys district track meet begins at 10:00 A.M., on Saturday, 5/24 at Heath High School.  The girls district track meet begins at 10:00 A.M. on Saturday, 5/24 at Whitehall-Yearling High School. Click here  for more detailed information from the Central District.

EHS Baseball Team Advances to District Title Game

The Elgin High School baseball team advanced to the Central District Div. 3 championship game with an 11-0 victory over Mt. Gilead Tuesday night.  The Comets will take on Baltimore Liberty Union in the district championship game this Thursday, 5/22/14 at 4:00 P.M.  The game is scheduled to be played at Beavers Field in Lancaster, OH.  Admission is $6.00.  To view the Central District Div. 3 tournament bracket click here.  For directions to Beavers Field in Lancaster, OH click here.  GOOD LUCK COMETS!!!!

Varsity Boys Baseball District Tournament Info

Congratulations to the Elgin High School varsity baseball team who recently concluded regular season play with an outstanding 18-4 record, and captured a sectional tournament crown this past Friday with a 3-0 victory over North Union. The boys baseball team will play Mt. Gilead on Tuesday, 5/20/14 in a Central District Div. 3 semi-final game at Grove City High School at 5:00 P.M.  For a map to Grove City High School please click here.  To view the Central District Div. 3 tournament bracket please click here.

EHS Spring Picture Day -- 04-30-14

EHS Spring Picture Day is Wednesday, April 30th.   Order forms are available in the high school office and have been provided to the students at lunch time. 

Elgin Music Boosters Car Show

The Elgin Music Boosters will be hosting their annual car show on Sunday, 4/27 from 1:00 - 5:00 PM in the north parking lot of the new building.  Anyone with a classic car, truck or motorcycle is welcome to attend.  Registration is $10.00 per vehicle.

Football IPAD Raffle Drawing Rescheduled

Due to weather cancelation of the Elgin baseball game on April 19th, the IPAD drawing will now be held on Friday, May 1st, at Prospect Park during the home Elgin baseball game vs. Fairbanks.

EHS Athletic Cancelations - 4/15/14

The track Meet at Pleasant scheduled for 4/15/14 has been CANCELED and will not be made up.  The JV and Varsity BB&SB games against North Union have been postponed.  Baseball will play North Union on Saturday, 5/3/14.  Softball will play North Union on Thursday, 5/8/14.



Athletic Schedule Changes 4/14/14

The Middle School track meet at Fairbanks scheduled for Monday, 4/14/14 has been CANCELLED due to the weather at Fairbanks.  There will be NO middle school track practice today.  The varsity boys baseball game against Shekinah Christian will begin at 4:30 PM instead of 5:00 PM due to the weather forecast.


BB & SB vs. North Union - POSTPONED

The Elgin High School JV & V baseball and softball games scheduled for tonight (Monday, 4/7/14) against North Union have been postponed until Tuesday, 4/15/14.


EHS presents "The Sound of Music" this Friday, Saturday and Sunday

The Friday (4/11) and Saturday (4/12) shows will begin at 7:00 PM, with a dinner theater option on Saturday night at 6:00 PM.  Sunday afternoon's matinee will begin at 2:00 PM. 

Tickets are still available.   The cost is $10 for reserved seating and $7 for general admission.

Call the school at 740-223-4300 for ticket information.

Blizzard Bag #3

Blizzard bag #3 will be due on April 17th. This is required by the state of Ohio as a contingency day under the new calamity day policy.

PARCC Field Test

All students in Grade 6 & 8, as well as Algebra II and Geometry students at the HS, will participate in the PARCC Field Test.  Click here for more information.

Elgin FFA Ranked as a Top 10 Chapter in the State

There are over 300 FFA chapters in Ohio and the Elgin FFA has been slated as an overall Top 10 chapter!

Elgin FCA 5K April 12th

Elgin Fellowship of Christian Athletes are hosting a 5K run "Leave the Devil in the Dust" on Saturday April 12th. The Registration time is 8am and start time is 9am at Marion Catholic High School parking lot.

EHS Recognized as an Outstanding School

Elgin High School (EHS) was recognized as an Outstanding School by the Ohio School Boards Association (OSBA) on March 19, 2014, at the Spring Conference.

HS Cheerleading Tryouts

Elgin High School will be holding try-outs for the 2014-15 cheerleading season on Monday, 5/5/14 at 6:00 PM in the main gymnasium.  Any girl interested in trying out to be either a football or basketball cheerleader for next school year is encourage to attend the two clinics on Tuesday, 4/29 from 4:00-6:00 PM and on Wednesday, 4/30 from 7:00-9:00 PM.

Soles for Souls

The Jobs for America's Graduates program is a facilitating a shoe and clothing drive through the Soles for Souls organization. 

All after school activities canceled - Wednesday, 3/12/14

All after school activities scheduled for today have been canceled.  

Flip Flop Around The World

Elgin High School along with many of Elgin Local's student leadership groups are collecting new or used flip flops. All of the collected flip flops will be donated to children of all ages all around the world that are without shoes.

NHS Care Packages for Troops

The Elgin High School National Honor Society has been taking donations with the goal of sending care packages to Elgin Alumni currently serving in the military.  If you know of any former Elgin students who are currently serving our country please contact NHS Advisor Bob Douds at douds_b@elginschools.org

EHS Track Practice Starts 3/10/14

Mandatory track practice begins on Monday, 3/10/14 for all high school student-athletes interested in participating in track.  Practice will be from 2:45-4:30 PM.  Please meet in the complex after school.

EHS Science Club "The Trilobites"

Elgin High School is proud to introduce the Elgin Trilobites, our new Science Club. Please continue to check the calendar where we will post dates for events and meetings. 


EHS Baseball Hog Raffle Results

EHS Baseball is pleased to announce the winners for the hog raffle drawing:
Bruce Gast: whole hog
Joanna Jones: 1/2 hog
Mark Compton: 1/2 hog
Emily Bash: 1/2 hog
Lisa Myers: 1/2 hog

Coach Drew Kirby will be in touch with each of the winners to make delivery arrangements. If you have any questions please contact 740-223-4300. Thank you to all that participated in this fundraiser.

Special Events - Wednesday, 2/19/14

Elgin High School will honor our boys basketball, cheerleading, pep band and show choir seniors during our boys basketball game against Cardington on Wednesday, 2/19/14.  

Elgin Swim Team Sectional Swim Meet Schedule

For information about this Saturday's (2/8/14) sectional swim meet click here.

Bowling vs Buckeye Valley - Postponed

The Elgin vs. Buckeye Valley bowling match scheduled for Wednesday, 2/5/14 has been postponed until Monday, 2/10/14.

Elgin Energizers Performance

Check it out! Elgin Energizers were in the Marion Star for their great performance on Saturday.

Costa Rica Parent Meeting Cancelled

The Costa Rica Parent Meeting scheduled for this evening has been cancelled.

Show Choir - Cancelled

The Elgin Energizers will not be travelling to Marysville today (Saturday, 1/25/14) due to weather and road conditions.

HS Boys and Girls Basketball Games Cancelled

The Elgin High School boys and girls basketball games scheduled for Saturday, 1/25/14 have been cancelled.  This includes, the 9/JV/V boys games at Elgin against Highland, and the JV/V girls games at Buckeye Valley.  

Boys Basketball @ Ridgedale - 1/24/14

The boys basketball games scheduled for tonight (Friday, 1/24/14) at Ridgedale will be played as scheduled.  The freshmen game starts at 4:30 PM, followed by the JV and Varsity games.


Swim Meet @ Norwalk - CANCELLED

The Swim Meet scheduled for Saturday, 1/25/14 at Norwalk has been cancelled.

Exam Schedule for Thursday, January 23, 2014

Due to the 2hr. delay on Thursday, January 23, the exam schedule will be as follows:  Please notice the changes in time.  Also, please notice that Algebra 1 will be given during the Exam 3 session



2 Hour Delay Exam Schedule for Thursday, January 23.


Exam 1 – Algebra 1 has been changed to Exam 3 today.

Exam 2  - 9:40-11:11 – World Studies

Lunch - 11:14 -11:44

Exam 3 - 11:47 - 1:04 – Biology, CP English 11, App. English 11, Honors English 11, Algebra 1

Exam 4 - 1:10 - 2:27 – English 10, CP English 10, Honors English 10, Chemistry, Honors Chemistry

Exam Schedule for Wednesday, January 22, 2014

2 Hour Delay Exam Schedule for Wednesday, January 22.


Exam 1 – American History Postponed – will be given Monday, January 27 during regular class time.

Exam 2  - 9:40-11:11 - Geometry, Honors Geometry, Spanish 1

Lunch - 11:14 -11:44

Exam 3 - 11:47 - 1:10 - English 9, Honors English 9, CP English 12, Honors English 12

Exam 4 - 1:16 - 2:27 - Physical Science, Honors Adv. Envir. Science

Exam Schedule

     Due to the cancellation and the potential for bad weather next week, there will be a change to our remaining Exams.
     All Exams that have not been completed, will be taken during regular class time the first 2 days we are back in school.
     Monday, January 27 will be a REGULAR school day for ALL STUDENTS! 
     If school is cancelled Monday, all remaining exams will be given the first day back to school.  Please be prepared for the remaining exams and we will see you on Monday!

JV/V Boys Basketball vs. Highland - POSTPONED

The JV/V boys basketball games scheduled for Tuesday, 1/7/14 against Highland have been postponed until Saturday, 1/25/14.  The JV game will start at 6:00 PM.



EHS & EMS Christmas Concert Cancelled

Due to the cancellation of school the Elgin High School and Middle School Christmas Concert will be cancelled.  It will not be rescheduled. 

Elgin Christmas Concert has been postponed to January 6

Elgin Christmas Concert has been postponed to January 6th.

Miss Bowsher will send out more details. 


The Elgin vs. North Union JV/V Boys Basketball Games scheduled for Saturday, 12/14/13 have been postponed.  A make-up date has not yet been set.



Elgin FCA Toy Drive

The Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) will be hosting a toy drive.

Elgin Schools host Veteran’s Day Concert
Elgin Schools will be performing a Veteran’s Day Concert.
The elementary, middle school, and high school choirs will be performing a combined concert in honor of our veterans on Wednesday, Nov. 13 in the Cafetorium. Choir students in grades 5-8 will perform at 6:30 p.m., followed by a brief intermission, and concluding with the high school choirs performing at 7:30 p.m. 
These concerts will be a tribute to all those currently serving and those who have served. All veterans are encouraged to attend.
Elgin High School Open House

The Elgin High School Open House will take place Wednesday, September 18th from 6:15 - 7:30 in the new Elgin School.
Parents should park in the student parking lot on the North side of the building and come into the cafetorium.  There will be a short meet and greet, and afterward, you will go through your students' schedule where you will have an opportunity to meet your students' teacher and ask any questions or address any concerns that you have.
If you have any questions regarding the open house, please call the High School office at 740-223-4300.

Middle School and High School bus routes

If you have a child riding the bus, please make sure to check out the bus route information. The route includes pick-up and drop-off times, name of the bus driver, and the bus number. 

Elgin Hosting Volunteers Dinner

On Thursday, 3/7 the Elgin Local School District will be holding a "Volunteers Dinner" to recognize the numerous volunteers who dedicate their time and energy to assisting with our school programs.  Please contact Jason Hix at hix_j@elginschools.org to reserve your place.

Open Enrollment to Elgin Local Schools

The open enrollment application is to be completed onlline (elgin.schoolmint.net).  The window will open on 4/10/2019 for all Elgin students who do not live in the Elgin school district but would like to attend Elgin Local Schools next school year.

Click here for instructions to help complete the Open Enrollment Application online through SchoolMint (our online enrollment platform).

College and Career Day at Elgin High School

Elgin High School will be conducting the First Annual College and Career Day on Friday, February 23, 2018 with over 70 Career Presenters, 55 Career Fair participants, 30 College Fair participants along with presentations from Marion Made! and Dr. Scott Grant with Triple Threat Leadership and his social media presentation.  The following is the letter emailed to parents and guardians with information on the day.

Free Physical Information - 2016-2017 school year

Elgin in partnership with OhioHealth, is offering eight (8) dates for student sports physicals for next school year.  This is free to students entering grades 7-12.

Wrestling Returns to Elgin!

The Elgin wrestling program will be hosting an inter squad dual wrestling match  Thursday, 12/3/15, at 6:00 PM in the main gymnasium.  Admission is FREE!  Come out and support wrestling!

High School Student Led Conference Information
Free Sports Physicals Offered for Elgin Students

Ohio Health is offering free sports physicals for Elgin students on Monday, May 18th, at 6:00 pm, at the Marion Medical Campus at 1040 Delaware Avenue. 

College/Testing/Graduation Requirements Information

Early College/College Credit Plus, Testing, and New Graduation Requirement Night will be on February 25, 2015, from 6:00 - 7:45 pm.

Mobile Dentists Visiting Elgin

The mobile dentist has once again been rescheduled to visit Elgin.  The Mobile Dentist will be here this Friday, 1/23/15.  If you would like more information, or would like to sign your student up please call Mrs. Ute at 740-223-4301.

Mobile Dentists Visiting Elgin

The Mobile Dentists will be visiting the Elgin Local School District on Tuesday, 1/6/15...

Elgin FFA Top Ten in the NATION!

The Elgin FFA Chapter has been selected as one of the Top Ten Chapters in the NATION as a National Model of Innovation. 


EHS Baseball Team Wins Central District Championship!!!

Congratulations to the Elgin baseball team for winning the first district title for Elgin High School since 1975.  The Comets advance to the regional tournament following their 5-4, 10 inning, walk-off win over Liberty Union.  The Comets will take on Bellaire on Thursday, 5/29/14 at 5:00 PM at The Ohio State University's Bill Davis Stadium.  To view the OHSAA Div. 3 state championships bracket click here.  Tickets for the game are $6.00 and will only be available at the stadium.  We will be offering a fan bus for Elgin students who would like to travel to the game to cheer on the Comets for $1.00 per student.  Please see Mr. Hix at school if you are interested in taking the fan bus to the game.

Elgin Boys Bowling Team is State Bound!!!

The Elgin Boys Bowling Team qualified for the 2014 Div. 2 State Boys Bowling Tournament with a 3rd place finish at the district bowling tournament.

Elgin Gets a Special Visitor - short-eared owl

Elgin vs. Jonathan Alder Girls Basketball - Site Change

The Elgin vs. Jonathan Alder girls basketball game scheduled for this Saturday, 1/18/14 will be played at the old Elgin H.S., 1239 Keener Rd. S. Marion, OH 43302.  The JV game will begin at 6:00 PM. 

The game is being moved because the heating system at the new Elgin K-12 building will be undergoing some repairs this coming weekend.
Please come watch the Lady Comets take on the Lady Pioneers this Saturday night in our former home.
Practices Canceled

Due to the flood waters that are having very serious effects on many residents of our district, and the inability of many of our students to travel safely to school, high school boys and girls basketball practices and middle school cheerleading practices scheduled for Monday, 12/23/13 have been canceled.  Our thoughts and prayers are with all of our Elgin families who have been effected by the flood.


The JV/V Girls Basketball game scheduled to be played at Fairbanks on Friday, 12/6/13 has been postponed.  No make-up date has been set at this time.

Senior QB Mason Clark Awarded JJHuddle/Army National Guard Ohio Player of the Week
Senior quarterback Mason Clark was awarded the JJHuddle/Army National Guard Player of the Week for the state of Ohio.  Congratulations, Mason.
The 2013 Fall Homecoming Dance will be held on Saturday, October 19, 2013, from 8 pm to 11 pm in the Elgin Cafetorium. 






FREE PHYSICALS will be offered for Elgin students at River Valley High School on Thursday, July 11, 2013.

4th Annual Elgin Reverse Raffle - Sat. March 30th

The Elgin football and wrestling programs will be conducting their 4th annual Reverse Raffle on Saturday, 3/30/19 at 5:00 PM at Pine Acres Reindeer Farm.  Please contact any high school football player, wrestler, or coach for tickets.  Please see the attached flyer for more information. 

3rd Annual Reverse Raffle

The Elgin FB and Wrestling teams will be having their 3rd Annual Reverse Raffle at Dry Lane Construction on Saturday, 4/21.  For more information, please click here.

The Big Bang 5K Comet Fun Run and Walk

Support the Elgin cross country and wrestling programs by participating in the Big Bang 5K Comet Fun Run and Walk, July 4th, 9:30 am, at the Prospect American Legion.  Registration form is under read more.

Elgin Baseball Pork Raffle

The Elgin Baseball Program is holding their Annual Pork Raffle.

CC runner qualifies for regionals

EHS Senior Cross Country runner Pablo Salinas recently qualified for the regional cross country meet to be held at Pickerington High School North, Saturday, 10/31/15, 1:30 PM.

Percentage Of Middle, High School Students Bullied Drops To Lowest Level Recorded.

According to the Washington Post (5/15, Layton), about 20 percent of US middle schools and high schools reported that they had been bullied in 2013, the “lowest rate since the federal government began collecting data on bullying in 2005.”

Junior Class Senior Pictures Meeting with Cilento Photography

Cilento Photography will meet with the Junior Class on Tuesday, May 12th, in the DMC during Comet Period, to discuss senior photos. 

Elgin Girls BKB Wins Share of MOAC Blue Division

The Lady Comets basketball team earned at least a share of the MOAC Blue Division Championship with their 45-33 victory over East Knox on 2/23.

Chili Cook-Off and Dinner

The Elgin Music Boosters are hosting a Chili Cook-Off and Dinner on January 17, 2015.

2014-2015 Elgin Bus Routes and Times

Click here to see the bus routes and times for Elgin High / Middle School and Elgin Elementary.

EHS Exam Schedule

Exams will take place next week starting on Monday June 2nd and ending on Tuesday June 3rd. Wednesday, June 4th will be a make up day for exams.

EHS Speech Team Showcase

The Elgin High School Speech Team will be performing in the Elgin Cafetorium this Friday, 2/28/14 at 6:30 PM.

Girls Basketball Tournament Information

The Elgin Lady Comets basketball team will begin tournament action on Monday, 2/17/14 @ 7:00 PM at Liberty Union H.S.  To view the complete 2014 Central District Division 3 girls basketball tournament bracket click on the following link: http://cdab.org/sports/bk/girls/2014/gd3brkt14.pdf

Elgin High School Receives $10,000 Grant/Winner in America's Farmers Grow Rural Education
Elgin Local Schools students will soon participate in the district’s new “Feed the Next Generation” project. Thanks to the support of local farmers and America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education, Elgin Local Schools received a $10,000 grant to purchase instructional materials for plant and animal science classrooms. FFA members will be working with elementary students in a project-based environment to teach them about where their food comes from.
The 2012-2013 Elgin High School Cometeer Yearbooks are in and ready for pick up!  If you forgot to order your copy, there are a few additional copies for sale.
Elgin Local Schools/Green Camp Annex Building Auction

The Elgin Local Schools/Green Camp Annex Building will be sold by auction on August 27, 2013 at 5 pm.

High School Hours of Operations

The Elgin High School office will be closed on July 1st.. The Elgin High School office will be open July 2nd-3rd, however, we will not be able to obtain records for anyone other than current Elgin High School Students. The office at Elgin High School will be closed on July 4th and 5th for the holiday.

No more lost or forgotten lunch money
Elgin Local Schools is introducing PayForIt — a secure online payment system for student meals. You can now pay online for lunches by credit card or electronic check for a small fee.
Senior Yearbook Ads

Ads for seniors in the 2019 Cometeer Yearbook are 1/4 page $25 and 1/2 page $45.  Click here for order form and layouts.

2018 Cometeer Yearbook Information

To order a yearbook, download order form here or get one in the office.

Seniors:  Baby ad information

Business Ad Information

Spring Pictures

Spring Pictures will take place March 30th.  Picture forms have been distributed to students.  For more information, please click here. 

New Immunization Guidelines

New guidelines have been announced for immunizations for all Ohio school-aged children.

ALICE / Lockdown Parent Information

Click here for parent information regarding ALICE & Lockdown protocols. 

Fall Sports Awards Night

The Elgin High School Fall Sports Awards Night will be held Thurs. 11/12 @ 7:00 PM in the cafetorium.

High School Football Parent Meeting - 5/21

There is a mandatory meeting Thursday, 5/21/15 at 7:00 pm regarding high school football for next year.  Interested current grade 8 - 11 students and a parent are expected to attend. 

Team Comet Robotics Club Open House May 16th

Team Comet Robotics Club (TCRC) is hosting an open house/sign-up for the 2015-2016 season May 16th, 12 - 4, at the Elgin Administration Office (former Elgin High School).

Comet Bowlers Enjoy Another Successful Year

The boys and girls bowling teams both completed in the MOAC, sectional, and district tournaments.  Senior Raistlin Graber qualified to compete in the boys state bowling tournament.

High School Exams

Exams are scheduled for the following dates:

Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Friday, January 23, 2015

A full exam schedule will be posted by January 16, 2015.



Elgin HS Fees and Dues 2014-15

Please refer to the following for school fee and due information for the 2014-15 school year.

Last Chance to Pre-Order Yearbook!

Pre-orders for the 2013-2014 Elgin High School Cometeer yearbook are due by June 6, 2014.

Winter Sports Awards Night

Elgin High School will be recognizing our winter student-athletes on Tuesday, 3/11/14 at 7:00 PM in the Elgin Cafetorium.  This event will be focused on recognizing the accomplishments of our students.  Parents are not required to bring anything, and food and beverages will not be served.  We will recognize special award winners in one large ceremony in the cafetorium, and then split into separate locations for each individual sport.

Boys BKB vs. RV scheduled for Fri 1/17/14 has been postponed to 2/8/14

The RV @ Elgin boys basketball game scheduled for Friday, 1/17/14 has been postponed to Saturday, 2/8/14.  

Ohio EPA Testing completed

Elgin K-12

January 3, 2014

Ohio EPA Testing Completed


Elgin Energizers Cabaret Night
The Elgin Energizers will be performing a Cabaret Night on Friday, November 22 and Saturday, November 23 at 7 p.m. in the Elgin Cafetorium.

Please see the following flyer for more information concerning the the Elgin Energizers Show Choir.

The Auditions on Monday, August 19th will take place in the old High School.

Auction Dates scheduled for School Buildings

Auctions for items in the Elgin school buidlings have been scheduled.

Time to order your 2019 Cometeer Yearbook

The 2019 Cometeer Yearbook is $35.  Click here for order form and instrctions to place order online.

Health Clinic Reminders
  1. Each student must provide an excuse from the doctor with any orders that pertain to the school day.
  2. Medications to be given at school must have a doctor's order.
  3. Students must have correct documentation from a doctor to warrant the need/necessity for any apparatus (crutches/walking boots/wheelchairs) to be used at school


Marion General Hospital Summer 2016 Teen Volunteers Needed

Marion General Hospital Volunteer Services is now accepting applications for the 2016 Summer Teen Volunteer Program.

EHS 2014-2015 Yearbooks are in & ready for pick-up!

The 2014-2015 EHS yearbooks are in and ready for pick-up during school hours.  If you are a current EHS student, please see Mrs. Napier (Carr) during your study hall, after school, or during her computer class.   

Course Google Calendar Set-Up Instructions
Mini Relay for Life - 5/29/15

The Elgin Mini Relay for life will be held May 29, 2015, from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm at the Elgin High School football stadium. 

Varsity Boys and Girls Basketball Schedule Updates

The Central District recently completed tournament draws for boys and girls basketball.  There have also been some schedule changes to the end of the regular season. 

Financial Aid and Scholarship Night

Elgin High School will host Financial Aid Night on Tuesday, January 27, 2015, at 6:30 pm in the Media Center. 

Elgin Boys Capture NU Golf Invitational Championship

Congratulations to the  Elgin Boys Golf team of Lucas Haycook, Ryan Bakies, Cole Ritchie, Garrett Hay and Syler Dyer who claimed the championship of the small school division at the North Union Golf Invitational held at Glen Ross Country Club on Tuesday, 8/12/14.  The Comets finished with a team total of 331, which was 27 strokes better than the second place team.  The Elgin Golf team is coached by Bob Douds.

Ohio EPA Testing Complete

Elgin K-12

May 2014

Ohio EPA Testing Completed

Spring Sports Parents Meeting

Our spring sports parents meeting will be held on Tuesday, 3/4/14 at 6:00 PM in the Elgin Cafetorium.  All student-athletes and at least one parent/guardian per student athlete are required to attend this meeting.  

Girls BKB vs, Buckeye Valley Rescheduled

The JV/V Girls Basketball games at Buckeye Valley that were originally scheduled for Saturday, 1/25/14 have been rescheduled to Wednesday, 2/12/14.  The JV game will start at 6:00 PM.


EHS Named a 2013 School of Promise

Elgin High School has been named a 2013 School of Promise.  EHS is one of only 141 school buildings in the state of Ohio to achieve this honor.

Old Yearbook Moving Sale
Beginning the week of May 6, 2013, and ending May 24, 2013, the Elgin High School Cometeer yearbook staff is having a back issues yearbook moving sale.


College and Career Readiness Day

Registration is now closed. Please contact Shelly Hafer at hafer_s@elginschools.org with any questions.

Livestock Quality Assurance at ELS

Livestock Quality Assurance will be taught to students in EHS in the Ag Room #82 on Thursday, February 28th. This is a requirement for all junior fair exhibitors who show livestock at a fair in Ohio. Contact auld_a@elginschools.org with questions.


EHS holding college and career readiness day

On Friday, April 1, all EHS students are required to complete a job shadowing experience or a college visit. Permission slips are due to comet period teacher by Friday, March 11.


College Credit Plus Program to Begin in 2015 - 2016

The Ohio Department of Education announced the College Credit Plus program begins next school year, replacing the Post Secondary Enrollment Option program.


Free Breakfast for ALL Students

Free Breakfast for ALL Students

Activity Fees Lowered for 2014-15 School Year!

The Elgin Local Schools Board of Education voted to substantially reduce extracurricular acitivity fees at their regular meeting on June 24th.  For the 2014-15 school year, activity fees for the Elgin Local School District will be as follows:

Elgin High School Students - $50.00 per activity ($100.00 individual cap)($200.00 Family cap)

Elgin Middle School Students - $25.00 per activity ($50.00 individual cap)($200.00 Family cap)

For only Activity Fees, this reduced rate applies to all students, including those on free and reduced lunches.

Activity fees must be paid prior to the first contest or performance of each season.  Please make checks payable to "Elgin Local Schools", and submit to Elgin Activities Director Jason Hix.

To View Prom and Graduation Photos from Lifetouch

To view prom (April 26, 2014) and graduation (May 31, 2014) photos by Lifetouch, please go to www.lifetouchevents.com and use password elgin14.

Musical Parent Meeting Rescheduled

The parent meeting for the 2014 Elgin Musical scheduled for Tuesday, 2/18/14  has been rescheduled to Tuesday, 2/25/14.  The meeting will be held at 6:30 PM in the cafetorium.  If you have any questions please contact Miss Bowsher.

Boys BKB vs. Highland Rescheduled

The Highland at Elgin Boys Basketball game that was originally scheduled for Saturday, 1/25/14 has been rescheduled to Monday, 2/17/14.  The JV game will begin at 6:00 PM.



New Graduation Requirements Class of 2018 & Beyond

There are new graduation requirements for the Class of 2018 and beyond.

Elgin Boys Bowling Team Wins MOAC Tournament

On Saturday, 2/8/14 the Elgin High School boys and girls bowling teams competed in the Mid Ohio Athletic Conference (MOAC) tournament at Blue Fusion Entertainment.  

Boys and Girls BKB @ Northmor - POSTPONED

The JV & V boys and girls basketball games scheduled for Tuesday, 1/28/14 at Northmor have been postponed.  The boys will make up their game at Northmor on Saturday, 2/1/14.  The girls will make up their game at Northmor on Monday, 2/10/14.  

MS/ HS Student Handbook

The student handbook for the 2013-14 school year will pertain to all students in grades 6-12. 


Back-to-school information
  • Schedules will be mailed the week of Aug. 6.
  • Freshman orientation is Aug. 14.
  • First day of school is Aug. 20.
  • Student fees
  • Lunch cost
SchoolMint Online Re-Enrollment/Registration Information

In the 2018-2019 school year, all forms necessary for school will be completed online.

PARCC, Next Generation Online Assessments & Common Core

Read more for information on:
Common Core
Guide to the New PARCC Assessments
PARCC Practice Tests


Senior formal head and shoulder photos are due to Mr. Kenney or Mrs. Carr no later than March 10, 2014.  These are the photos for the 2013-2014 Elgin High School Cometeer Yearbook for the senior section.

French Trip - Passport Meeting Postponed

The passport meeting for this summer's trip to France scheduled for Monday, 1/27/14 has been postponed until Monday, 2/3/14.  The meeting will be held at 6:00 PM in the Elgin Local Schools Community Room.


2018-19 Parking Lot Changes for Middle School and High School Students
Blizzard Bags

Please click here for information regarding "Blizzard Bags"

Bowling vs. Buckeye Valley - Postponed

The JV/V Boys and Girls Bowling match vs. Buckeye Valley scheduled for 4:00 PM on Monday, 1/27/14 at Southland Lanes has been postponed until Wednesday, 2/5/14 at 4:00 PM at Southland Lanes.

EHS Presents "The Sound of Music"

Elgin High School is pleased to announce our 2014 Spring Musical.  On April 11th, 12th, and 13th the students of Elgin High School, under the direction of Miss Natalie Bowsher, will be performing "The Sound of Music".  Auditions will be held in early February, and tickets will go on sale in early to mid-March.  The shows Friday (4/11) and Saturday (4/12) will begin at 7:00 PM, with a dinner theater option on Saturday night at 6:00 PM.  Sunday afternoon's matinee will begin at 2:00 PM.  Please mark your calendars now, and plan on joining us for one of the performances.

Contact Information

Elgin High School
1150 Keener Rd. South  
Marion, OH 43302

Phone: 740.223.4300  
Fax: 740.223.4310