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UPDATED QUARANTINE RULES REGARDING BUSING update graphic

New update from Ohio Department of Health (ODE) regarding close contacts and quarantines on school buses.  Mandatory quarantines are not required on buses as long as mask protocols are in place: similar to classroom rules.

See explanation: Click Here for ODH guideline

LEARN AT HOME WEDNESDAYS CONTINUE IN THIRD 9-WEEKS put this on your calendar

Learn at Home Wednesdays will continue during the third 9-weeks.  The dates affected for the third learning period are:

January 27

February 3, 10, 17, 24

March 3, 10, 17, 24

 

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 20 is NOT a Learn at Home Wednesday, and all in person students are expected to report to school. 

BHS TEACHER WRITES BIOLOGY HELP BOOK Boardman Bio teacher Heather Moran holding her book

BHS Advanced Biology teacher Heather Moran has written a book titled Biology Help for the Virtual Weary Student.  It uses her lecture based stories to make some of the complicated Biology concepts easier to understand and remember.  The book is available now on Amazon.

Spartans Awarded Gold and Silver For their Artwork Student earns Gold Key for Digital Art Portfolio

Congratulations to our Boardman artists who won Gold and Silver Keys in this year's Regional Scholastic Art Competition. Their amazing work will be on display at Bliss Hall at YSU for the month of January.  Gold Key winners Alexis Chismar, Jenna Hughes and Gabbie Roller will advance to National Competition in New York City this spring.  

BHS Math Department Thanks Masons for Big Donation! math teachers holding brand new iPads

The Math department at Boardman High School is now equipped with brand new iPads, thanks to a generous donation from the Boardman Western Star Masonic Lodge #21.  

The Lodge recently donated $5,000 to Boardman Local Schools to be used for technology.  The donation helped provide a new device for every teacher in the High School Math Department.

UPDATE ON REMOTE MEALS: ORDER BY MONDAY--PICKUP WEDNESDAYS Hot lunch of egg rolls

UPDATED INSTRUCTIONS FOR REMOTE LEARNER/WEEKEND MEALS:

Meals must now be pre-ordered by Monday each week,  to be picked up on Wednesdays.

IN-PERSON LEARNERS may also order free WEEKEND MEALS- for pickup.

Pickup regardless of which building the student attends, will be every Wednesday, at Boardman High School from noon-1 PM.  Please read more for details.

PRE-ORDER WEEK'S WORTH OF MEALS HERE

FOOD SERVICE UPDATE: MORE BENEFITS MAY BE AVAILABLE TO SPARTAN FAMILIES More benefits graphic

Boardman Schools Food Service Department is encouraging all families who may qualify for Free/Reduced lunches, to fill out the application, if you haven't done so this year.   FREE/REDUCED APPLICATION HERE

APPLY ONLINE HERE

 The USDA now wants to give extra benefits (PEBT/Food Stamp card) to families who qualified in a regular year for meals by lunch application rules.

SPARTANS UPDATE SNOW DAY POLICY AMID PANDEMIC SCHOOL BUS IN SNOW GRAPHIC

Winter weather is here.  Boardman is updating its  traditional "snow day" policy.  When buildings are closed for severe weather our goal is to allow all students to continue learning virtually.

BAND, ORCHESTRA AND CHOIR VIRTUAL WINTER CONCERT: WATCH HERE BHS Holiday Concert Graphic

While we could not gather in the BPAC to enjoy the annual holiday concerts this year---Boardman's amazing music department has found a way to bring the performance to you!

The Spartan's socially distant Holiday Concert was livestreamed on Wednesday, December 16.  Just click the link to watch the recorded version:

https://youtu.be/awVmAjKqre4

BHS Drama Guild Presents Socially Distant Showcase socially distant showcase graphic

The Boardman High School Drama Guild is bursting with talent that cannot be contained, even during a pandemic.   The Socially Distant Showcase is a collection of musical songs performed by members of the BHS Drama Guild.  The performances were livestreamed on  December 18.  Click the link below to watch: 

 BSTN-TV YouTube link

CONGRATULATIONS MR. HARKER! OHIO DISTRICT 8 TEACHER OF THE YEAR Mr. Tim Harker, Glenwood Jr. High Technology Teacher

Congratulations to Glenwood Junior High Technology teacher Tim Harker, on being awarded Ohio District 8 Teacher of the Year 2021!  

Harker is among a select group of 11 educators from across the state, and represents District 8 which includes 12 Counties in the state.  

UPDATED GUIDANCE FROM MAHONING BOARD OF HEALTH/CDC ON QUARANTINES COVID UPDATE AND GUIDELINES

The CDC recently provided new quarantine guidance for those who have been exposed to COVID-19, but are not showing symptoms.

 

  • 10-day quarantine that does not require testing, provided that there are no symptoms
  •  7-day quarantine if test results are negative, provided that there are no symptoms

CLICK HERE FOR UPDATED COVID F.A.Q. FROM MAHONING BOARD OF HEALTH

UPDATED CDC GUIDELINES ON QUARANTINES

FLOW CHART FOR CHILD/STAFF MEMBER IN CONTACT WITH POSITIVE CASE

 

 

UPDATE ON USDA WAIVER: ALL BOARDMAN STUDENTS EAT FREE FREE LUNCH GRAPHIC

Beginning Monday, September 14, all meals served to Boardman students are Free of Charge.  The USDA has signed an extension of the School Nutrition Waiver through the end of the school year, June 2020 or until USDA funds are depleted.  Free meals include school breakfasts and lunches, but not a la carte items.

Students do not need to be eligible for free or reduced lunch to receive these meals. 

Congratulations West Blvd. Elementary: Two-Time National Blue Ribbon School!! National Blue Ribbon School 2020 Emblem

West Boulevard Elementary School is honored to be named  a National Blue Ribbon School 2020.  U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos this afternoon (Sept. 24) recognized West as one of only 367 schools in the country to earn the prestigious honor, and one of the very few in the nation to have won the award twice.