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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.

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.

Camp Invention

Your community is hosting Camp Invention once again.  CAMP INVENTION will be held at the Elgin K - 12 building June 24 - 28, 2018, for Marion County students grades K - 6.

Some Key Information For You!!
Tip 411

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

Elgin Elementary School - a High Progress School of Honor!!!!!

School Of Promise

WHEN IS SICK TOO SICK FOR SCHOOL?

WHEN IS SICK TOO SICK FOR SCHOOL?

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:

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.

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).

Kindergarten Registration

Kindergarten Registration Starts NOW

Elgin Student Involved in Serious Automobile Accident

Click here 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.

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

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.  

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

 

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. 

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. 

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:

2017-2018 School Supply Lists

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Elgin Elementary Open House

Elgin Elementary will have it's Title 1 Open House Friday, August 18 from 4:30-6:00.  Parents and students are invited to stop by and see their classrooms, drop off materials and learn more about our School wide Title 1 program!

5th Grade Heartland Camp

5th grade Heartland Camp Meeting!

Thursday, August 31, 2017  6:00 PM Elgin Cafetorium!

Comet Camp 2017!

The Elgin H.S. Athletic Department is offering a unique summer camp opportunity for our elementary and middle school students.  Please click below for more information

PTO will be holding Fun Night May 20th 5-8 PM

Volunteers needed to help with games.  Please contact the office to sign up.

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.

AIR Testing Dates

ELA - April 4 & 5

Math - April 25 & 27

Social Studies - Grade 4 - May 2 & 4

Science _ Grade 4 - May 2 & 4

Youth Wrestling

Elgin MS and HS wrestling coaches will hold practices for students currently enrolled in grades K - 6 Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6 - 7 PM beginning Thursday, January 5th. 

Welcome to Winter! When should you keep your child home?
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. 

2 Hour Delay

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

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School Supply Give Away!!!!

Get your FREE School Supplies!!!

5th Grade Camp

The 5th grade camp will be October 3, 4, and 5. 

BACK TO SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE

open house

We are glad YOUR family is part of OUR family!

 

JOIN US for our OPEN HOUSE on August 18 from 6:00 - 8:00 PM.

 

 

Free Summer Meals

Free Summer Meals start June 6, 2016.

SchoolKidz School Supplies 2016-2017 School Year

You can now order school supplies through  http://www.shopttkits.com

and use account # 42920 for direct ordering or make checks payable to Elgin Schools.

Kindergarten Screening is today

Kindergarten screening is May 6, 2016.   If you have not completed the registration, click here for more information.

Flower Sale

The 4th and 5th graders are selling hanging baskets of flowers for $20 to raise money for camp.  Last day to order is April 11.  Delivery is May 3.

Comet Youth Wrestling

K-6 Comet Youth Wrestling practices will start 1/5/2016

Breaking News!!!

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

Comet Pride 2015 Ornament Sale

 

Paraprofessional Position Open

Elgin Elementary is currently seeking a paraprofessional that will work with students.  Applicant must hold a paraprofessional certificate.  Hours are 8:45-3:30 and pay is per negotiated agreement.  If you are interested please send your letter of interest and resume to:

Mrs. Kristin Dyer

1250 Keener Rd S

Marion, Ohio 43302

or

email at:

dyer_k@elginschools.org

ALICE / Lockdown Parent Information

Click here for parent information regarding ALICE & Lockdown protocols. 

4th-6th Grade Basketball Information

Sign-ups for youth basketball (4th-6th grade) will be Tuesday, 11/3, Wednesday, 11/4, and Thursday, 11/5, 6:00-7:30 PM in the old high school cafeteria.  Click "Read More" for registration form.

 

 

 

 

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. 

Mr. Gast, Superintendent, Welcome Back Message
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.

3rd-5th Grade OPEN HOUSE - DATE CHANGE

3rd - 5th grades host an OPEN HOUSE WEDNESDAY, September 9th, 6:30 - 8:00 pm.  Follow your child's schedule!  Learn what technology is used at school and home to empower our students to exceed expected growth!  We hope we SEE you there!

Kindergarten - 2nd Grade OPEN HOUSE

Kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd grade will host an OPEN HOUSE on Thursday, September 3rd from 6:30 - 8:00 pm.  Come out and learn about your child's classroom expectations, Leader in Me, and how to use PowerGrade! 

Elementary School Supply Give Away

Elgin Elementary School Supply Give Away sponsored by area churches will be held at Elgin on Monday, August 17th from 10:30 am - Noon.  This will be located near the cafetorium doors.  If this time does not work...

Meet the Teacher!

Class lists will be on the front Elementary doors and rear cafetorium doors August 21st at NOON.  The evening of the 21st is strictly for meeting your child's teacher.  Students and parents can drop off supplies 6:00 - 7:00 pm.

Title 1 Reading Paraprofessional

The following position is open in the Elgin Local Schools for the 2015-2016 school year:

 

Job Description:  Title I Reading – Elementary Aide

 

Qualifications: Paraprofessional License/Certificate and ODE Aide License/BCI/FBI Clearance

 

2015-2016 Elementary School Fees and Supply Lists

Please see the menu items on the left for information for Fees/Dues and the Supplies for all students for the 2015-2016 school year.

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.

Boys Youth Basketball Camp

The Elgin High School Boys Basketball program is sponsoring a summer camp June 9th to 12th for students currently enrolled in grades 2 - 7.  Please click here for more information.

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. 

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.

K-5 Fun Run - May 29th

The Elgin Wellness Program is sponsoring a 1/2 mile Color Fun Run on May 29th for all interested Kindergarten - 5th grade students.  Click here for a registration form.

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.

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).

Immunization Information

Children entering Kindergarten or 7th grade are required to have all required immunizations up-to-date before attending school.

Save This Date: Monday, April 27 from 4-6 p.m.

Open house for Preschool Program at Elgin Elementary.

Buy - Bye, Bye Birdie Tickets Now!

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

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. 
 

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.

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.

Free Breakfast for ALL Students

Free Breakfast for ALL Students

PTO Meeting

PTO Meeting on November 18th at 6:00 PM in the Community Room

Elementary Dance

November 6th 3:45-5:30 in Cafetorium.  Cost is $3.  Must have signed parent permission slip to stay.

Comet Cards a HUGE Success!

We have potentially earned $1,000 that will be shared between Leader in Me and our Literacy initiative.

Bear Club
October 23, 2014 is BEAR CLUB Reading Night for the elementary students. 
Elementary Veteran's Day Concert

The 5th grade choir will present a tribute to veterans on Monday, November 10th at 2:00 PM in the cafetorium. 

Grandparent Breakfast

The Grandparent Day Breakfast will be held on Tuesday, 10/21/2014 for all grandparents of any K-5 Elgin students.  RSVP only.

Elgin Athletic Boosters Sponsoring Elementary Nights

The Elgin Athletic Boosters will be sponsoring Elgin Elementary Night at the volleyball game on Wednesday, 10/15 and the football game on Friday, 10/17.

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. 

August Leaders
Elgin Comets have a monthly chance to be recognized for "Leading The Way." Check out our Leader Boards located in the elementary hallway by the cafetorium. Children who are nominated by their teachers for making great choices and role modeling the 7 Habits are showcased on these boards with a picture and paragraph describing their Leadership skills.
2014-2015 Elgin Bus Routes and Times

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

Elgin Elementary OPEN HOUSE!

Elgin Elementary will hold it's Open House on Thursday, August 21st from 6:00-7:30.  The PTO will be serving Hot Dogs from 5:00-6:00 PM. Come on out and meet Mrs. Dyer, Mrs. Sterling and the rest of the staff!   You are welcome to drop off your child's supplies when you visit the classrooms.  See you then!
 

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 Elementary Summer School

Elgin Elementary School will offer 2 sessions of Summer School this summer!

3rd Grade Summer School will run Monday - Thursday from June 23-July 8.  Hours are 8:30 am -12:30 pm.Students will be given the opportunity to retake the 3rd grade Reading OAA on the last day!  Transportation will be provided as well as breakfast and lunch.

K-2 Summer School will run Monday - Thursday from July 28-August 7.  Hours are 8:30 am -12:30 pm.  Transportation will be provided.  Breakfast and lunch will also be provided during Summer School hours.

Ohio EPA Testing Complete

Elgin K-12

May 2014

Ohio EPA Testing Completed

The PTO Dance has been cancelled for May 22
Elgin Volleyball Youth Camp

The Elgin High School Volleyball team will be holding a youth camp June 5th, 6th and 9th from 9:00-11:00 A.M. in the main gym.  Registration forms have been sent home with all of our students entering grades 3-5 in the fall.  If you have any questions, you may contact Elgin VB coach Sherril Appelfeller at sherrilappelfeller@gmail.com or 740-383-3949.

 

Ohio's 3rd grade Reading Guarantee

For information about Ohio's 3rd grade Reading Guarantee, see the video from the Ohio Department of Education.

Ohio's 3rd grade Reading Guarantee Video

Standardized Test Secrets

Confident. Prepared. Relaxed. Well rested.  These are the traits of successful test takers.  How can you ensure that your middle grader does his/her best on standardized tests?  Click here for ideas to help before, during and after tests.

Comet Youth Football Information

On Thursday, 4/10/14 Coaches and representatives from Comet Youth Football met with our elementary students to give a short presentation and hand out information regarding registration for the 2014 youth football season. 

Comet Youth Football Information

Kindergarten Registration is set for April 3-12, 2017

Kindergarten registration is 8:30 am - 4:00 pm.  This is registration only, and your child is NOT required to be present at this time. 
 

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Leader in Me Symposium 2014 Vists Elgin Elementary School

Elgin Elementary school had over one hundred educators involved or wanting to be involved in the Leader in Me Process visit our school on March 18th, 2014. 

Pioneer Days

Mr. McDaniel's class learned about how the pioneers lived compared to how we live today. 

Elementary Book Fair

The Elgin Elementary PTO is sponsoring their second book fair of the year.  During the last week of March students have the opportunity to purchase books while visiting the book fair in the digital media center.  On Wednesday, 3/26 the book fair had two special visitors.  Clifford the Big Red Dog, and the Comet mascot stopped by to visit with the students who were at the book fair. 

March 27, 2014 Leader in Me Luncheon Update
Elgin Elementary School Welcomes the Nucor Steel Management  for our third Leadership Luncheon.  Nucor Steel employees have been trained in and implement the business model of the 7 Habits just like our students do!

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.

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

All after school activities scheduled for today have been canceled.  

3rd Grade Invites District Administrators and Teachers into their Classroom!
Math Night Out

It was a great night at Elgin Elementary and everything was FREE!  Over 250 parents and students joined the dedicated staff, retirees, cooks, board members and Mr. Gast for Math Night Out.  We even got some spouses of our staff to join the fun!  Activities for grades K-5 were enjoyed by students with their parents.  

Elgin Gets a Special Visitor - short-eared owl

Youth Basketball CANCELLED

The youth basketball games scheduled for Saturday, 1/25/14 at Elgin have been cancelled.  Please contact your coaches for make-up information.

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. 

Ohio EPA Testing completed

Elgin K-12

January 3, 2014

Ohio EPA Testing Completed

 

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.
Book Fair
Elgin Elementary PTO is hosting its first Book Fair of the school year. Students have the opportunity to visit and purchase items during the school day. It also will be open during Reading Night on Thursday, Oct. 24. Please stop in and check out all great books and help us promote reading! 
PTO Meeting
The Elgin Elementary PTO will be holding its first meeting on Thursday, Oct. 24 at 5 p.m. in the Community Room at the new school building. We look forward to seeing you there!
Reading Night and Bear Club
Bear Club/Reading Night is an evening event where parents can come to school and learn strategies to help enrich and challenge their child. Bear Club meets first at 6 p.m. Parents meet with our K-1 and Reading Title teachers to learn about the importance of reading in young lives.  At 6:30 p.m., the 2nd- through 5th-grade students and parents are invited to travel through the school participating in reading games and activities.
 
Elementary 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 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.

School supply lists

Summer break is half way over and it's time to start thinking about school supply lists. The following list of supplies will be needed by the prospective classes for the 2013–2014 school year. The list is also located in the Parent Resources tab to the left.

Let's Read 20 Parent Survey

Parents - Please take a few moments to complete this short survey about your experience at the Elgin Elementary Let's Read 20 night:   Parent Survey

Camp Invention

Camp Invention will be held at Elgin Elementary on June 20 - 24, 2016 from 9 am-3:30 pm.  Breakfast, Lunch, and Snack (Wyandot Snacks) included.

Elementary Holiday Concert

A Holiday Concert will be presented by 1st and 3rd grades and 5th grade choir on December 16 at 2 PM and 7 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.

CAMP INVENTION

Your community is hosting Camp Invention once again.  CAMP INVENTION will be held at the Elgin K - 12 building June 25 - 29, 2018, for Marion County students grades K - 8.

Kindergarten Registration & Screening

Children who will be five years old before August 1, 2014 will be eligible for kindergarten and are required by law to register.


Click here to get the form to submit digitally via email to KDGregistration@elginschools.org or print out the form and hand deliver it to ELGIN ELEMENTARY; 1250 KEENER ROAD SOUTH as soon as possible.

Read more to find out what else you need to submit digitally or hand deliver.

 

SchoolMint Online Re-Enrollment/Registration Information

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

2016 Elgin Youth Camp

Any athlete entering grades 3 - 8 may attend Elgin Youth Camp June 8, 9, and 10, 9:30 am - 2:00 pm, in the Powerhouse.  Learn the Comet way from Comet football players and wrestlers!  Click read more for registration.

Mobile Dentists Visiting Elgin

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

Leadership Day

Elgin Elementary will be hosting a Leadership Day on November 20, 2014 from 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM.

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.

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.
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.

Chili Cook-Off and Dinner

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

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.
Pennies for Patients

Today Elgin Elementary's Lighthouse Team rolled out the Pennies for Patients Drive to raise money by collecting spare change for childern diagnosed with blood born cancers. Students brought home collection boxes to fill with spare change in their bookbags and a letter about this wonderful opprotunity to bring in change to help make a change.  Check out the message our student leaders shared with the whole school during our morning assembly in this video they made.  There will be updates on the progress of this campaign posted during the next two weeks. Help EES help others out and send in some change for change! 
You can donate online at http://coh.llsevent.org/ng/index.cfm/a91e284/regPages/pledge/ELGINELEMENTARYSCHOOL/

 

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.

February Leadership Luncheon
PARCC, Next Generation Online Assessments & Common Core

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

ELGIN ELEMENTARY LEADERSHIP LUNCHEONS
The Leader in Me Update
Blizzard Bags

Please click here for information regarding "Blizzard Bags"

Elgin school cafeterias offer healthier choices for students
This fall, Elgin Local School cafeterias are meeting tough new federal nutrition standards for school meals, ensuring that meals are healthy and well-balanced and provide students all the nutrition they need to succeed at school. Now is a great time to encourage your kids to choose school lunch!
New school year, new chance to stress early learning
As kindergarten students start school, teachers are asking parents to continue their learning at home.

Students who haven’t gone to preschool will get their first taste of school this week as the 2012-13 school year starts for all school districts except Ridgedale Local Schools.
Back-to-school information
  • Class lists will be posted on Aug. 15.
  • Open house is Aug. 16.
  • First day of school is Aug. 20. (Kindergartners have a staggered start day).
  • School fees
  • Lunch costs
     

Contact Information

Elgin Elementary
1250 Keener Road South  
Marion, OH 43302

Phone: 740.223.4301  
Fax: 740.223.4311