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a closeup shot of orchestra playing Boardman Orchestras Fall Pops Concert October 18

A wonderful night of music is planned at the BPAC on Wednesday, October 18!  The Boardman High School Classical, Symphony, Chamber and Project Mahem Orchestras will all be performing, beginning at 7 p.m. 



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here comes the bus logo Here Comes The Bus Is Back!

The popular 'Here Comes the Bus' school bus tracking app is now available for Boardman parents and students to use once again.  We appreciate your patience as we updated our data.


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West Elementary Student picking Kale West Blvd. Elementary "Garden to Taste Test"

We've all heard of 'Farm to Table'...but at West Elementary, it's

'Garden to Taste Test'!  Barb Loewit helps the students grow great vegetables in the school's garden.  This week, they harvested and used the fresh veggies for a taste test in the cafeteria.

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Glenwood and Center collection of new backpacks and school supplies Boardman Students Team Up With Mission of Love To Help Hurricane Ravaged Town In Texas

The  students of Glenwood Junior High and Center Intermediate schools  were excited to do whatever they could to collect new school supplies for students in the small port town of Port Aransas, Texas.   Port Aransas is  located on a barrier island near Corpus Christi.   

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Boardman fire department visits Stadium Drive Elementary kindergarten Stadium Drive Kindergarteners Enjoy Fire Department Visit


All Kindergarten students at Stadium Drive Elementary had a special treat Wednesday, October 4.  They enjoyed a visit from the Boardman Fire Department.

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hall of fame pictures Congratulations Sports Hall of Fame 2017 Inductees!

Congratulations to these 13 outstanding Boardman athletes and sports contributors who made a difference in the history of Boardman athletics.

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crowd in the Spartan Stadium stands What a "100" Celebration!!

More than 2,500 students, athletes, band members, alumni and community members packed the gym for a "100" year Pep Rally they'll remember always!  Students from all 7 school buildings and every sports team,  alumni band and former athletes filed behind the Boardman Marching Band for a parade to Spartan Stadium.

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We apologize...the incorrect phone number to report student absences

was sent home in the high school information packet.

The correct High School Attendance # 330-259-7145

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Superintendent's Message

Superintendent Timothy L. Saxton


Spartan Community,

This is a very special time for the Boardman Local Schools. We celebrate 100 years of producing high school graduates! In 1918, the first class of Boardman High School graduates received their diplomas. To honor this milestone, district leadership and our Alumni Association have worked closely together to create four marquee events.  These events are to honor 100 years of what we value as Spartans:

  • Spartan Families: June 2, 2017 (completed)
  • Spartan Athletics: September 22-23 at the new Spartan Stadium
  • Spartan Arts: January 20, 2018 at the BPAC
  • Spartan Academics: May 2018

I am excited to be entering my second year as the superintendent of the Boardman Local Schools. This is my 16th year serving our school district. I started as the principal of Boardman High School in 2002 and served in that capacity for 11 years. It was a tremendous experience working alongside a powerhouse of high school educators and I was amazed by the student passion and academic focus. In 2013, I took over as Director of Operations. This administrative change allowed me the see the business side of a school district and added to my development as a district leader. Spending those years in a district administrative position reaffirmed that the positive culture that I had witnessed in the high school was entrenched in all seven of our school buildings. In August of 2016, I accepted the challenge of leading the school district and was appointed superintendent.

In these upcoming years, the focus of the Boardman Local Schools will be to:

  • Improve communication with our stakeholders through multiple channels of communication and create true two-way communication that allows authentic feedback from stakeholders back to district leadership
  • Establish consistent and clear expectations of achievement and behavior that permeates all buildings, all grade levels, and all areas of the district
  • To ensure that all students of our community can access a quality educational experience and ultimately graduate from the Boardman Local Schools a transformed and educated citizen.

As we honor the past, we must constantly plan and adapt for the future. Last year we established a new vision statement, “together we transform lives through academics, athletics, and the arts”. These transformations must be adaptable and diverse as we create the next 100 years of Boardman Excellence. 


Go Spartans!

Timothy L. Saxton

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