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From the Superintendent's Desk...

    Time passes so quickly.  It seems like only yesterday that we were beginning the new school year, and now we’re in the midst of the holiday season!  Attending a holiday concert is a great way to enhance the holidays and to boost one’s spirits.  
    Our students and staff have been practicing and rehearsing a long time for the upcoming holiday concerts, and we have some extremely talented performers.  Please set a goal to attend at least one; you will not regret it, and our students and staff will appreciate it very much!


By Norm Glismann
Superintenden
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NCES Students Pledge to 'Say Something!'

      NCES had great participation with Say Something week Oct. 16-20 with all students signing the pledge to Say Something if a classmate needs help. This is another opportunity for us to help educate students about looking for warning signs, signals or threats from a classmate. It helps the students to be able to act on what they hear or see and take it seriously.
    We had 434/434 students participate in Say Something week at NCES by signing the pledge, and all pledges will be posted in the cafeteria to remind them of their important pledge!

By Kathryn Randenburg
New Carlisle Principal

NCES Welcomes Veterans

   New Carlisle Elementary welcomed veterans to school for the Veterans Day program at 10 a.m. on November 10.  
   Three students (Cecil Kilburn, Selena Cruz and Cora Godfrey) read original compositions titled “What it Means to Be a Veteran” during the program, and they did an amazing job reading in front of all our visitors! Students sang some songs under the direction of music teacher Mrs. Willardson, and some Veterans stayed to visit in the classrooms after the program. They shared their experiences and answered questions. It was a great honor to have the veterans share their time and experiences with our students.

Donnelsville Honors Veterans

   Donnelsville celebrated Veterans Day on November 13th this year due to water problems at the building. The great news is this did not stop the veterans from pouring into our building. Our activities included a breakfast for the veterans and the student(s) they represented. It was a neat time for the veterans to talk with one another and their children or grandchildren. 

By Jay Burkholder
Donnelsville Principal

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TMS Students Tour Nation's Capital

   Eighth Grade students toured our nation’s capital, Washington, DC, from November 18 through 21.  Students linked social studies content to real world experiences as they visited many historical sites on day one, including the World War II Memorial, the Korean Memorial, the Vietnam Memorial, the Lincoln Memorial, and the Pentagon 9/11 Memorial and a White House photo stop.

By Brian Dixon
TMS Principal

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2017 Fall Sports Recap

    The Arrows wrapped up a successful fall season with a league championship in boys soccer and numerous individual league awards in other sports.

By Craig Eier
Athletic Director

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Rotary Recognizes THS Students

   Congratulations to the November Rotary Student and Citizen of the Month.
Alexandra (Lexi) Perez was selected as the Rotary Student of the Month and Emma Hennigan  was chosen as the Rotary Citizen of the Month.


By Ivan Gehret
Tecumseh High School Principal



 

Social Studies Department Introduces Ambassador Recognition

    The Social Studies Department would like to honor students excelling or showing academic improvement along with outstanding citizenship.  The November Ambassadors are:  Kayla Bush, Caleb Gansheimer, Nathan Gundel, Bridget Harris, Emma Hennigan, and Dianelie Rodriguez.  Congratulations to everyone!

By Ivan Gehret
Tecumseh High School Principal
Social Studies Department Introduces Ambassador Recognition
Calendar
Dec. 4 – NCES 4th Grade Concert at THS Auditorium (6:30/7:30 p.m.)
Dec. 5 – NCES 5th Grade Concert at THS Auditorium (6:30/7:30 p.m.)
Dec 6 – Donneslsville 2nd Grade Concert at THS Auditorium (6:30/7:30 p.m.)
Dec. 7 – Donnelsville 3rd Grade Concert at THS Auditorium (6:30/7:30 p.m.)
Dec. 11 – THS Choir Concert at THS Auditorium (7 p.m.)

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Tecumseh Board Selects New Treasurer

    The Tecumseh Local District Board of Education has selected a Tecumseh graduate as the district's next treasurer.
Mrs. Denise Robinson, currently treasurer at Northeastern schools, was hired by the Board of Education on Nov. 28 to replace Mrs. Debra Schock, who will retire at the end of 2017.
    Mrs. Robinson graduated from Tecumseh High School and Wright State University (Bachelor's degree in Accounting). She worked in the Auditor of State's Office and as Northeastern's assistant treasurer before becoming treasurer there in 2012. Mrs. Robinson and her husband of 19 years have one son, Dylan, who is a freshman at Northwestern Local Schools.
    "I look forward to coming back home to the TLSD community," said Mrs. Robinson. "I'm excited to meet the students, staff, and administration!"
 

District Leadership Team Sees Curriculum in Action

    The Tecumseh Local District Leadership Team (DLT) recently conducted the first of three curriculum visits of the school year.  The DLT is comprised of all district administrators, school psychologists, and several teachers from each building.  During a curriculum visit, the team looks for evidence of specific teaching components necessary to promote maximum student learning and growth.  A district-designed rubric is used to determine if the following teaching elements are included in each classroom visited...

By Paula Crew
Assistant Superintendent

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TLS to Conduct Emergency Tests

    Last January, TLS participated in its first Emergency Management Test at our parent/student reunification site and practiced reunification protocols with the Tecumseh staff. A reunification site is a designated location where the district would reunify students with their parents in the unlikely case of a catastrophic event at one of our facilitates.

By Cecil Foley
Director of Curriculum

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Arrows' School of Advancement Introduces New Website

   Check out the Arrows' School of Advancement’s (ASA) new website for helpful information for students, parents/guardians and the community.
   The new Google site provides insights into ASA's program flexibility and benefits for student learning.  This Google site will continue to evolve as the school year progresses, so we invite everyone to look periodically for new information!


By Russ Ostrowski
Virtual Education Coordinator

THS Inducts Students to National Honor Society

    Tecumseh High School held their National Honor Society Induction Ceremony on November 27, 2017 in the Pflaumer Auditorium.  The Four Pillars of the National Honor Society includes Scholarship, Service, Leadership, and Character.  Congratulation to the current and new inductees.

By Ivan Gehret
Tecumseh High School Principal

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