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May 2013 Chalkmarks
Senior Riley Theiss earns Testimonial Scroll from The Quill and Scroll Honor Society
The Quill and Scroll Honor Society for High School Journalists Honoree, Riley Theiss
Building Planning Update 5/13/13
Lancaster High School's End of Course Assessment Schedule
(Not Graduating Seniors)
OCC Wes Blizard Art Show
Percussion Ensemble Concert May 10th and 11th
Ohio Department of Education awards Lancaster City Schools with a grant
Thomas Ewing Heart Safe School Accreditation
Building Planning Update 4/29/13
Singing Gales Mother's Day Singing Telegrams
Lancaster City Schools - An Excellent District
An Evening of Jazz
At Lancaster High School, Dinner at 6pm, Swinging Gales at 7pm, tickets $7.00
Building Planning Update 4/22/13
June 2, 2013, 2:00 p.m.
Senior Fees, Fines and Obligations
Must be paid before May 31st.
May 31st at 9:00 p.m.- MANDATORY
LHS Senior Exams
May 24and May 28.
Lancaster High School Senior Prom
Saturday, May 4th, 7:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Fairfield County District Library and Lancaster City Schools Team Up to Create "Ride and Read" Program
Building Planning Update, 4/10/13
Lancaster High School Commencement Services
June 2, 2:00 p.m. Fulton Field
LCS Seeks Input from Parents
Lancaster City Schools receives Special Award from Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation
Unite Against Bullying - Bullying Awareness Week
AEP Ohio Recognizes Lancaster City Schools
LCS Seeks Nominations for Innovative Technology Teachers of the Year
Building Planning Update 3/25/13
East Elementary PTO featured in March 2013 issue of PTO Today
Understanding Ohio's New Local Report Card System
Building Planning Update 3/18/13
The Lancaster City School District Recognized by the Ohio Department of Education for Excellence
On behalf of the State Board of Education and Ohio Department of Education, we congratulate you on your district’s exemplary performance during the 2011-2012 school year. Achieving the ranking of Excellent on the 2011-2012 Local Report Card is a testament to the hard work and dedication of your teachers, staff, students, parents and community.
Schools are CLOSED for Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Building Planning Update
Tornado Procedures for Lancaster City Schools - Parent Letter
Electronic Version of Chalkmarks Now Available
It's Official: Lancaster City Schools are Rated as EXCELLENT by the Ohio Department of Education
The Ohio Department of Education released school and district report cards for the 2011-2012 school year today.
LHS Culinary Arts Competed in the 2013 Ohio ProStart Invitational
Lancaster Management Teams wins 5th place. Co Captain wins overall individual Leadership Award.
Prom Fashion Show Cancelled for Friday, February 22, 2013
The Prom Fashion Show scheduled for this evening has been canceled. Information regarding rescheduling will be sent out next week.
Lancaster City Schools CLOSED Friday, February 22, 2013
Medill Principal Sandy Svoboda honored at the University of Michigan's Crisler Arena
Lancaster City Schools Commitment to School Safety
Lancaster Staff Practice Active Shooter Scenario at Thomas Ewing JH
LHS Ohio Graduation Test Prep Assistance
OGT March 11-15 - Be there.
Frequently Asked Questions about Ohio Graduation Tests
Mock Trial Team
Friday, February 1, 2013
Post-Secondary Enrollment Options Program
2 Hour Delay, Morning Preschool Cancelled, Friday, Feb. 1, 2013
Buses will pick students up 2 hours later than normal
LHS Student App Survey
Mary Gorsuch Recognized by Board of Education for Donation
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Tyler's Light Town Hall
Parents here is an awesome class offered by Fairfield County Parent Project. This class offers parents answers and support when dealing with an adolescent child headed in the wrong direction. It can also offer parents of pre-teens preventive ideas to keep their children on the right path.
Lancaster Idol Finals
Lancaster Idol Finals - Saturday, January 19 LHS Auditorium Elementary and Junior High Divisions 12pm - 2pm High School and Adult Divisions 4pm-6pm Winners are determined by audience vote Admission is $5.00
2 Hour Late Start for Teacher Professional Development on Tuesday, January 15, 2013
All schools will start two hours later than normal times on Tuesday, January 15, 2013. Buses will pick students up two hours later than normal times.
North School Demolition Begins
Click article for pictures
Lancaster City School District Calendar for 2013-2014 School Year
January 2013 Chalkmarks TV
Click the article to view the show
Tips for Preventing the Spread of the Flu
The cold and flu season is upon us and we at Lancaster City Schools are doing everything we can to prevent the spread of the flu as well as all communicable diseases. Lancaster City Schools collaborates with the Fairfield Department of Health in both reporting and monitoring communicable diseases. All
Reminder: School resumes on Thursday, January 3, 2013
LHS Rumor Update
District Rumor Response
District Rumor Response Our School District has been dealing with a rumor of violence tomorrow at Lancaster High School. Administrators and law enforcement officers have interviewed students involved in sharing this rumor and have not found any credible information to substantiate the rumor. Students are stating they simply heard that a school shooting will occur Friday, but have no further ...
Lancaster Idol - A Singing Competition
Auditions are open to any student from any school, including those students who are home schooled.Adults of any age are eligible to participate in theAdult Division. Read article for more details.
Helpful Resources for Dealing with Tragedies
The entire country is deeply saddened and affected by the school tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut, and we in Lancaster City Schools are no exception. Our thoughts and prayers are with all those who are impacted by this tragedy. Our school counselors, social worker, and psychologists are here to help students and families work through and respond to such events. If needed, they can also provide ...
Lancaster City Schools' Holiday Contributions
Schools participate in community activities during the holiday season.
Tortilla Making in Second Year Spanish
School Delay, Early Dismissal, and Cancellation Procedures
REMINDER: A Test call from our One Call Now system will be placed this Saturday at 6;00 PM.
Read the November 2012 Chalkmarks Newsletter Online
Cyberbullying/Internet Safety Parent Night
ALLjunior high and high school parents are invited to join Officer Jim Marshall in General Sherman's auditorium on Monday, December 3rd at 6:00 to discuss cyberbullying and internet safety.
Cyberbullying/Internet Safety Parent Night
Monday, December 3, 6:00 p.m. General Sherman Auditorium
Celebration of North Elementary Social Event Friday, Nov. 30 at Stanbery
Open to the community starting at 6:30 PM Share stories Watch videos created by LSN Learn about the future of this site
Parent Input Requested for Speak-Up Survey
Read full article for instructions
Check Your Advertiser This Weekend for the District Newsletter, Chalkmarks
It is an insert in the Advertiser.
Watch Chalkmarks TV on LSNTV, Time Warner Channel 9, Every Thursday at 4:00pm and Saturday at Noon
Also available on our YouTube channel, http://www.youtube.com/lancasterschools
All Schools are Operating on a 2-Hour Delay for Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012 for Teacher Professional Development
All students should report to school 2 hours later than normal. Busses will pick-up students 2 hours later than normal. All preschool classes are cancelled.
LHS Drama's Presentation of "Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon"
Dec. 1, 2:00 and 7:30; Dec. 2, 2:00 p.m.
Lancaster High School's Drama Department Presents Xanadu
November 15, 16,and 17 at 7:30
4TH Annual Lancaster Band Chinese Auction
November 10, at the Lancaster Eagles
Lancaster High School's Extended Opportunity
Begins November 12th
Building Construction Update
The Central Site building planning team met on Thursday for the first time to review three conceptual designs.
Lancaster High School Parent/Teacher Conferences, Nov. 8
4:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Watch Debate Between Steve Stivers and Pat Lang for US House of Representatives on LSN
LSN on Time Warner Channel 9 and streamed online from the Lancaster Eagle Gazette, debate starts at 8:00 pm.
Brian Sampson Memorial 5K - Run or Walk, October 27, 1 p.m. at Fulton Field
Miss Ohio Cyberbullying Public Service Announcement
Miss Ohio, Elissa McCracken, and LHS broadcasting students produced this public service announcement about cyberbullying.
State of Ohio Releases Testing Spreadsheet
Lancaster City School District data shows steady improvement.
College Information Night at LHS Cafeteria on Monday, October 1, 6:00PM
College Information Night will be held on Mon. Oct . 1 at 6:00 pm in the LHS Cafeteria. LHS School Counselors will discuss how/when to complete college applications and how/when to apply for financial aid. Parents of Seniors who plan to attend trade schools, community colleges or four-year colleges are encouraged to attend. Please call the School Counseling Office at 681-7530 if you need further ...
Mock Interviews a Success at Lancaster High School
On Friday, September 14, Lancaster High School held a Mock Interview Boot Camp for 48 Career Tech seniors enrolled in the following programs: · Marketing Education · Multi-Media · Career Exploration The Boot Camp involved 16 community and business leaders from various organizations including: Fairfield National Bank, Standing Stone National Bank, Cold Stone Creamery, ...
Treasurer Releases 2012-2013 School District Budget
2012 Miss Ohio, Elissa McCracken, to Visit Lancaster City Schools on Tuesday, September 25, 2012
The reigning Miss Ohio, Elissa McCracken, will meet with Lancaster City Schools students at Thomas Ewing Junior High on Tuesday, September 25 at 2:00 PM. The topic of Miss McCracken’s talk is cyberbullying, her experiences, and how to combat it.
Bob Reall Lancaster Cross-Country Invitational set for Saturday, Sept. 22
Saturday, September 22, 2012 we will be hosting the Bob Reall Lancaster Cross-Country Invitational. This event has been ongoing at LHS for over 30 years. We would love to see teachers and staff come support our runners! The junior high teams will be running from 10AM-noon, both Thomas Ewing and General Sherman have athletes that will be participating. The Lancaster High School girls will run at ...
2,400 Reasons to Obey School Bus Stop Law
It is a crime to drive past a stopped school bus when the red lights are flashing and there are 2,400 very good reasons in our community not to do this.
Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) Notice for Directory Information
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), a Federal law, requires that Lancaster City Schools, with certain exceptions, obtain your written consent prior to the disclosure of personally identifiable information from your child’s education records.
LHS Students to Participate in Mock Interviews
On Friday, September 14, Lancaster High School will host a Mock Interview Boot Camp in the LHS gymnasium for Career Tech seniors enrolled in the following programs: · Marketing Education · Multi-Media · Diverse Cooperative Training (DCT)
2 Hour Delay for Teacher Professional Development on Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Schools will start 2 hours later than normal. Buses will also run 2 hours later than normal.
Boys/Girls in Grades 3-6, Basketball League Information
This winter the boys and girls basketball coaching staffs will be offering a basketball league to boys and girls in grades 3-6. The purpose of our league is to provide an organized, instructional and competitive youth basketball program that introduces boys and girls in the community and surrounding area to the Lady Gale and Gale Force Philosophies, and to prepare them for future success in both ...
32nd Annual Band of Gold Invitational on Saturday, September 15, 2012 at 5pm at Fulton Field
The Lancaster Band of Gold would like to invite you to our 32nd Annual Band of Gold Invitational on Saturday, September 15, 2012 at 5pm at Fulton Field. We will have 14 competing marching bands from different areas in Ohio (Southeastern, Nelsonville-York, Circleville, Fredericktown, Bloom-Carroll, Fairfield Union, Liberty Union, Teays Valley, Marietta, Marion Harding, Beavercreek, Middletown, ...
Common Sense on Cyberbullying
Parent Tip Sheet to help prevent cyberbullying
School Starts on Wednesday, August 22 for students in grades K-9
Frosh Fest at LHS for incoming freshmen and Gale Frosh Friends on Aug. 22. All LHSstudents report for school starting on Thursday, August 23.
Lancaster High School's Open House
Wednesday, August 22
Why We Are Purchasing Properties
Elementary Schools Planning Update
Follow the Lancaster City Schools on Twitter
We will provide news updates, pictures, and other information using twitter. Follow us for up-to-date information regarding the school construction project and much more. http://www.twitter.com/lcsgales @lcsgales
West After School Center Awarded Grant for 21st Century Learning Center at South Elementary School
LHS Graduate James Cordle Honored as a Proud Product of Ohio Public Schools by the Ohio School Boards Association
LHS Graduate Allison (Bahnsen) Bolinger Honored as a Proud Product of Ohio Public Schools by the Ohio School Boards Association
Brian Sampson Memorial Youth Football Camp
Friday, July 13, 2012 from 9:00 to 3:00 pm Boys & Girls in grades 3-6 Lancaster High School Football Practice Field Register by July 1, 2012 No cost
Board of Education Approves new Public Participation Policy at Board Meetings
Board of Education Selects Steve Wigton to be next Superintendent
LHS Exam Schedule
LHS Commencement Services on Sunday, June 3, 2012 at Fulton Field 2:00 PM
The Lancaster High School 2012 Commencement Services will be held at Fulton Field at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 3, 2012. Gates will open to the public at 1:00 p.m.