Marion City, River Valley Would See Increases Under Plan

School funding changes proposed by Governor John Kasich would mean increases for Marion City Schools and River Valley. Other county school districts would see flat funding over the next two years. Kasich announced the plan last week, but numbers showing how the plan would affect local districts were just released on Wednesday. The Governor’s Office […]

Elgin FFA is Looking for Blood Donors

The Elgin FFA is holding a blood drive at the high school on Thursday, January 17, 2013 from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm in the Elgin High School Gymnasium. Appointments are still available and the FFA is hoping to fill all the slots before Thursday. To schedule an appointment, you can call the high school […]

Elgin Holding Third Annual Senior Citizen Holiday Luncheon

The Elgin Local School District will be honoring Senior Citizens who are 60 years or older for their support of the school district over the years. If you are 60 years of age or older and live in the Elgin Local School District, you are cordially invited to the Elgin Senior Citizen Holiday Luncheon on […]

Elgin Seeks Memorabilia for New School Building

The interior mural design team for the new K-12 building is seeking your help. They are looking for school related photographs, memorabilia, and yearbooks from each community to help them create the “Elgin history mural” in the new K-12 school building. “We need items representing the schools Agosta, New Bloomington, LaRue, Green Camp, Prospect, and […]

Elgin South hosts Grandparents Breakfast

On Wednesday, October 31, Elgin South Elementary PTO is inviting the grandparents of their students to their 3rd Annual Grandparents Breakfast. Grandparents are encouraged to attend and have breakfast with their grandchildren and also meet other grandparents. After breakfast, the grandparents are invited to take their grandchild to the book fair. A light continental breakfast […]

Elgin Show Choir Hosting Annual “Casino Night”

The Elgin High School Show Choir is inviting the community to their second annual Casino Night. The event will take place on Saturday, October 13 from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm in the high school gymnasium. Tickets will be $20 and can be pre-purchased from a student or bought at the door. Guests will be […]

Elgin Alumni Band to Perform at Football Game

Elgin High School will be celebrating “Alumni Band Night” on Friday, October 5 during the high school football game against Northmor. The Elgin Alumni Band Night will be performing during the game and at half time. All Elgin band alumni are invited to participate in this event. Evening rehearsals are from 5:00 pm to 8:00 […]

Elgin Community Invited to Be a Part of History

The field across the street from the current Elgin high school is changing quickly as work on the new Elgin K-12 campus progresses smoothly. Marking an important landmark in the construction, Superintendent Bruce Gast, the Board of Education, and Turner Construction is inviting the Elgin community to sign the final beams and attend the topping […]

Elgin Elementary Schools Holding Author Nights

Ohio author and illustrator Steve Harpster will be visiting Elgin South and West Elementary buildings this week. In addition to visiting with students during the day, Harpster will be back in the evenings to meet with families and the community. Organizers say that everyone will enjoy Harpster’s lively and entertaining presentations. They encourage everyone to […]

Elgin Schools Gearing Up to Start New Year

The Elgin Local School District is getting ready for the 2012-2013 school year. The first day of classes for all buildings is Monday, August 20. The following information should help students and parent get ready.