Rockway School News

RSS feed icon
January is School Board Recognition Month

The Ohio School Boards Association is celebrating School Board Recognition
Month in January 2019 to build awareness and understanding of the vital function an elected
board of education plays in our society.

SPECIAL BOARD MEETING

The Clark-Shawnee Local School District Board of Education will hold a special board meeting for the purpose of a work session on January 8, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. at the Clark-Shawnee Administrative Office, 3680 Selma Rd.

Clark-Shawnee Closed Monday, January 7

The Clark-Shawnee Family is saddened to share that one of our teachers, Mr. Dave Driskill, passed away today, January 3, 2019, after a brave battle with cancer. To allow students and staff the opportunity to attend Mr. Driskill's memorial services, the district will be closed on Monday, January 7, 2019.

District Update

We want to take a moment to thank all our families for their flexibility and understanding as we navigated a challenging afternoon. The Clark County Sheriff’s Office is investigating and has indicated they have a lead regarding today’s incident. Sheriff’s Deputies will be present at the HS and MS tomorrow and will have an increased presence at our ES buildings as well. An updated HS exam schedule has been posted on the Shawnee HS website. We appreciate the response and support of the Clark County Sheriff’s Office and their assistance in helping us to maintain the safety of our students and staff. Please contact your child’s school if you have any additional questions. Thank you and have a great night.

Two Hour Delay Schedule

Clark-Shawnee Two Hour Delay Schedule

2018-2019

 

Middle School and High School [7-12]

Student Day: 9:30 AM-2:40 PM

 

 

Primary Grades [K-6]

Student Day: 10:45 AM-3:35 PM

 

Preschool

AM Students: 10:45 AM-12:35 PM

PM Students: 1:45 PM-3:35 PM

Clark-Shawnee Schools Presents Sounds of the Season Dec. 9

Tickets are now on sale for our annual Sounds of the Season concert, featuring performers from all Clark-Shawnee schools.

SPECIAL BOARD MEETING
Clark-Shawnee Local School District Board of Education provides public notice of special meeting to be held on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at 7:00 PM in the Shawnee High School Media Center for the purpose of Board discussion and review of Tax Increment Financing proposed to provide funding to DDC Management and possible impacts of same, as well as to discuss and review terms of Cooperative Economic Development Agreement currently in-place of which District is a party, and to discuss possible Board actions regarding same and to conduct executive session for the purpose of considering confidential information related to negotiations with other political subdivisions respecting requests for economic development assistance under ORC Sections 4709.40 to 4709.43.  
SPECIAL BOARD MEETING

The Clark-Shawnee Board of Education will be holding a special board meeting on Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. located at the Clark-Shawnee Administrative Building, 3680 Selma Rd. Springfield, OH 45502 for the purpose of considering facilities project resolutions, a legislative resolution, approval of Ohio Safety Training Grant and Budget, Medicare Repayment Authorization, as well as the employment and discipline of personnel.  Executive Session for the employment and discipline of personnel.

SPECIAL BOARD MEETING

The Clark-Shawnee Board of Education will be holding a special board meeting on Saturday, October 13, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. located at the Clark-Shawnee Administrative Building, 3680 Selma Rd. Springfield, OH 45502 for the purpose of a work session to attend the Groundbreaking Ceremony for the new Clark-Shawnee Local Elementary Building.

Clark-Shawnee to Break Ground Oct. 13 for New PK-6 Facility

Clark-Shawnee Schools will break ground on its new PK-6 facility at a community celebration at 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 13, at the site of the new school.

SPECIAL BOARD MEETING

The Clark-Shawnee Local Board of Education will hold a special board meeting on Monday, August 27, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at Clark Shawnee Administration Office, 3680 Selma Road, Springfield, OH 45502 for the purpose of considering a facilities project resolution and executive session.

Special Board Meeting

The Clark-Shawnee Local Board of Education will hold a special board meeting on Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. at Clark Shawnee Administration Office, 3680 Selma Road, Springfield for the purpose of a board work session for facilities and executive session. 

SPECIAL BOARD MEETING

The Clark-Shawnee Board of Education will be holding a special board meeting on Monday, August 13, 2018 at 6:30 a.m. located in the Clark-Shawnee Administrative Building, 3680 Selma Rd. Springfield, OH 45502 for the purpose of personnel, update from the Clark County ESC and executive session.

Back-to-School Details for the New School Year

Check out our back-to-school page for all the information you need for the 2018-19 school year!

Clark-Shawnee Partners for School Resource Officer

Clark-Shawnee Schools will welcome a dedicated school resource officer this fall, through a proactive partnership with the Clark County Commissioners and the Clark County Sheriff's Office.

DISTRICT OPEN HOUSES SCHEDULED FOR AUGUST 13, 2018

Open House Schedule--Monday, August 13th

Kindergarten     6:30 - 7:00 p.m.

Elementary       5:00 - 6:30 p.m.

Middle School   7:00 - 8:30 p.m.

High School      7:00 - 8:30 p.m.

DATE CHANGE: REGULAR JULY BOARD MEETING

The regular meeting of the Clark-Shawnee Board of Education for the month of July has been moved to July 16th at 5:30 PM in the Shawnee HS Media Center.

SPECIAL MEETING OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION

The Clark-Shawnee Local School Board will hold a special meeting on Thursday, June 28th at 6:15 AM.  The meeting will take place at the Clark-Shawnee Local Administrative Offices located at 3680 Selma Road Springfield, OH 45502. The purpose of the meeting is personnel, appropriation modifications and executive session.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC AUCTION--Modular Classroom (64' X 24') & Wood Decking
2018-19 Supply Lists

Supply lists for the 2018-19 school year are now online!

Clark-Shawnee Welcomes New Assistant Superintendent

Clark-Shawnee Schools will welcome a new assistant superintendent this fall as Brian Masser joins the district leadership.

SPECIAL BOARD MEETING

The Clark-Shawnee Local Board of Education will hold a special board meeting on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 5:15 p.m. at Clark Shawnee Administration Office, 3680 Selma Road, Springfield for the purpose of a board work session for facilities and executive session. 

SPECIAL BOARD MEETING

The Clark-Shawnee Local Board of Education will hold a special board meeting on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. at Clark Shawnee Administration Office, 3680 Selma Road, Springfield for the purpose of personnel, executive session for the employment of personnel.

Special Board Meeting

The Clark Shawnee Local Board of Education will hold a special emergency meeting on Thursday May 10, 2018 at 6:45 a.m. at the Clark-Shawnee Administrative Building, 3680 Selma Rd. Springfield, OH 45502 for the purpose of executive session and the possible public action on the employment of personnel.

Updated Testing Schedule

ELA Testing Schedule - UPDATED

4th Grade - Part 2 - THURSDAY, APRIL 19 - 9:00-11:00

5th Grade - Part 2 - THURSDAY, APRIL 19 - 1:30-3:30

6th Grade - Part 1 - FRIDAY, APRIL 20 - 9:00-11:00
                   Part 2 - MONDAY, APRIL 23 - 9:00-11:00

Make-Up Testing will begin on TUESDAY, APRIL 24

Board Selects New Superintendent

The Clark-Shawnee Board of Education voted to hire Brian Kuhn as the district’s superintendent, effective August 1, 2018.

Community Meeting on Facilities Project Scheduled for April 10

The Clark-Shawnee Board of Education invites community members to a community meeting on the facilities project on April 10.

Special Board Meeting

The Clark-Shawnee Local Board of Education will hold a special board meeting on Monday, March 26, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. at Clark Shawnee Administration Office, 3680 Selma Road, Springfield for the purpose of employment of personnel.

Shawnee High School Musical

Shawnee’s Drama Club will be presenting Disney’s Little Mermaid, April 20 and 21 at the John Legend Theater.

This year’s Cast, Crew and Pit enlists over 70 students to recreate the Disney magic.

Tickets are on sale now at the John Legend Theater Website                                                   .Little Mermaid

To order go to: https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/cal/34900/1522555200000

Special Board Meeting

The Clark-Shawnee Local Board of Education will hold a special board meeting on Monday, March 19, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. at Clark Shawnee Administration Office, 3680 Selma Road, Springfield for the purpose of a board work session, executive session, and personnel.

Special Board Meeting

The Clark-Shawnee Local Board of Education will hold a special board meeting on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at 5:45 p.m. in the Shawnee High School Media Center, 1675 E. Possum Rd., Springfield for the purpose of a Board work session and executive session.

Special Board Meeting

The Clark-Shawnee Local Board of Education will hold a special board meeting Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at Clark Shawnee Administration Office, 3680 Selma Road, Springfield for the purpose of a Board work session, personnel and executive session.

Special Board Meeting

The Clark-Shawnee Local Board of Education will hold a special board meeting on Monday, February 26, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. at Clark Shawnee Administration Office, 3680 Selma Road, Springfield for the purpose of a Board work session, personnel and executive session.

New Open Enrollment for 2018-2019 School Year

Clark-Shawnee will start accepting applications for new open enrollment beginning April 2, 2018 at 7:00 a.m. at the Clark-Shawnee Administrative Office, 3680 Selma Rd., Springfield, OH 45502.

Attached is the 2018-2019 Open Enrollment Application which may be filled out in advance, but will not be accepted until April 2nd.  If you would like to mail this form to the Clark-Shawnee Administrative Office prior to the April 2nd date, it will be time stamped as received at 12:00 p.m. on April 2, 2018.
 

2018-2019 Open Enrollment Application

Special Board Meeting

The Clark-Shawnee Local Board of Education will hold a special board meeting on Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 8:30 a.m. at Clark Shawnee Administration Office, 3680 Selma Road, Springfield for the purpose of a board work session and executive session for personnel.

Special Board Meeting

The Clark-Shawnee Local Board of Education will hold a special board meeting on Saturday, March 24, 2018 at 8:30 a.m. at Clark Shawnee Administration Office, 3680 Selma Road, Springfield for the purpose of a board work session and executive session for personnel.

Special Board Meeting

The Clark-Shawnee Local Board of Education will hold a special board meeting on Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 8:45 a.m. at Clark Shawnee Administration Office, 3680 Selma Road, Springfield for the purpose of a board work session and executive session for personnel.

Clark-Shawnee Board Announces Architect, Construction Manager at-Risk

The Clark-Shawnee Board of Education has engaged the major partners who will help bring the community’s vision for the future of its schools to fruition.

Waiver Day Early Release Schedule

WAIVER DAY EARLY RELEASE SCHEDULE

KINDERGARTEN - 6TH GRADE:  8:45 - 2:05
SHAWNEE HIGH SCHOOL & SHAWNEE MIDDLE SCHOOL: 7:30 - 1:10

Two Hour Delay Schedule

TWO HOUR DELAY SCHEDULE

SHAWNEE HIGH SCHOOL & SHAWNEE MIDDLE SCHOOL:   9:30 - 2:40 
KINDERGARTEN - 6TH GRADE:   10:45 - 3:35 
 PRESCHOOL  TWO HOUR DELAY SCHEDULE

AM preschool will be in session from 10:35 AM to 12:35 AM 
PM preschool will be in session from 1:45 to 3:35 PM

Special Board Meeting

The Clark-Shawnee Local Board of Education will hold a special board meeting on Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 8:30 a.m. at Clark Shawnee Administration Office, 3680 Selma Road, Springfield for the purpose of a board work session and executive session for personnel.

Special Boad Meeting

The Clark-Shawnee Local Board of Education will hold a special board meeting on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at Clark Shawnee Administration Office, 3680 Selma Road, Springfield for the purpose of a board work session and executive session for personnel.

Special Boad Meeting

The Clark-Shawnee Local Board of Education will hold a special board meeting on Saturday, February 10, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. at Clark Shawnee Administration Office, 3680 Selma Road, Springfield for the purpose of a board work session and executive session for personnel.

Special Board Meeting

The Clark-Shawnee Local Board of Education will hold a special board meeting on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. at Clark Shawnee Administration Office, 3680 Selma Road, Springfield for the purpose of personnel, contracts related to OFCC project, Board work session and executive session.

90 Minute Early Release Schedule

EARLY RELEASE SCHEDULE

KINDERGARTEN - 6TH GRADE:  8:45 - 2:05
SHAWNEE HIGH SCHOOL & SHAWNEE MIDDLE SCHOOL: 7:30 - 1:10

December 19, 2017 Board Meeting rescheduled for 7:00 p.m.

The December 19, 2017 regular Board Meeting at Reid School scheduled for 6:00 p.m. has been rescheduled for 7:00 p.m.

EARLY RELEASE--WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2018

Clark-Shawnee Local School District will follow the early release schedule on Wednesday, September 5, 2018. All buildings are releasing 90 minutes early due to extreme temperatures.

Middle School and High School students will be dismissed at 1:10 PM.

Elementary students will be dismissed at 2:05 PM.

Preschool Students: AM session runs 8:45-10:50 and PM session runs 12:00-2:05.

Latchkey is available at the elementary buildings for a flat rate of $5.00 per child on early release dates.

All outdoor athletic events will take place as scheduled. All indoor practices are cancelled. Middle School volleyball will be moved to London with a start time of 5:30 PM. Outdoor practices will take place no earlier than 5:00 PM. Additional questions about athletic activities should be directed toward coaches.

Please contact the buildings with any questions you may have.

Community Invited to Give Input for Superintendent Search

The Clark-Shawnee Board of Education invites the community to share their opinions about leadership qualities of the next Superintendent of Schools at an open focus group session the evening of January 17.

Sounds of the Season Concert

The Shawnee High School Music Department will present our annual holiday performance, Sounds of the Season, on Sunday, Dec. 10. This performance will be presented beginning at 6:30 pm at the Kuss Auditorium (Clark State Performing Arts Center).

Holiday Food Drive

Rockway School will be collecting non-perishable and non-glass food items for the Second Harvest Food Bank this holiday season.  If you would like to donate, please send or bring items to the school.  Thank you for your support and Happy Holidays!

"Braves for Brielle" at Texas Roadhouse Texas Roadhouse Flyer

Join us for a fundraiser and bake sale at Texas Roadhouse where 10% of your bill will be donated to the Brooks family on behalf of Rockway School. You must show the attached flyer to your server! There will also be a "Braves for Brielle" bake sale.  This event runs from 11:00 AM until 10:00 PM.  We look forward to seeing you there and thank you for your support!!

NOVEMBER BOARD MEETING DATE CHANGE

The Clark-Shawnee Local Board of Education’s regular meeting, to be held on November 21, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at Rockway School, has been rescheduled for November 20, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. at Rockway School, 3500 W National Rd., Springfield, 45504.

Special Board Meeting

The Clark-Shawnee Local Board of Education will hold a special Board meeting on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at 7:15 p.m. at Clark Shawnee Administration Office, 3680 Selma Road, Springfield for the purpose of a Board work session with OSBA.

October Board Meeting Date & Time Change

The Clark-Shawnee Local Board of Education’s regular meeting, to be held on October 17, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at Possum School, has been rescheduled for October 16, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. at Possum School, 2589 S. Yellow Springs Rd., Springfield, 45506.

EARLY RELEASE--WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 6TH

Clark-Shawnee Local School District will follow the early release schedule on Wednesday, December 6, 2017. This early release date can be found on the district calendar.

Middle School and High School students will be dismissed at 1:10 PM.

Elementary students will be dismissed at 2:05 PM.

Preschool Students: AM session runs 8:45-10:50 and PM session runs 12:00-2:05.

Latchkey is available at the elementary buildings for a flat rate of $5.00 per child on early release dates.

Please contact the buildings with any questions you may have.

Open Enrollment Transportation Update

The restructuring of the district resulted in two bus routes this year and we were initially unable to accommodate open enrollment students on our school buses. The transportation has been reviewing rider counts since the start of school to determine if space for open enrollment students exists on our routes. If you are interested in determining if your open-enrollment student could ride a bus if space allows, please complete the form found by clicking here and return it to the Clark-Shawnee Transportation Department. As a reminder, open enrollment students are only permitted to ride if sufficient space exists and must load/unload at an already existing stop.

 

 

Special Board Meeting

The Clark-Shawnee Board of Education will be holding a special board meeting on Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at 6:45 a.m. located in the Clark-Shawnee Administrative Building, 3680 Selma Rd. Springfield, OH 45502.  The purpose will be for the authorization to issue bonds and securities, personnel and executive session.

 

Special Board Meeting

The Clark-Shawnee Board of Education will be holding a special board meeting on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at 6:15 p.m. located in the Shawnee High School Media Center, 1675 E. Possum Rd., Springfield, OH 45502.  The purpose will be facilities.

Preschool Times

AM Preschool:
8:35 AM - 11:25 AM

PM Preschool:
12:45 PM - 3:35 PM

OPEN HOUSE SCHEDULE

Clark-Shawnee Local will hold Open House on Monday, August 14, 2017.

 

Reid, Rockway & Possum Schools

Kindergarten:  6:30 - 7:00 p.m.

Elementary (Grades 1 - 6):  5:00 - 6:30 p.m.

 

Shawnee Middle & High School

MIddle School (Grades 7 - 8): 5:00-6:30 p.m.  or  7:00 to 8:30 p.m.

High School (Grades 9 - 12):  7:00 - 8:30 p.m. 

Chillin' with Mrs. Shaffer - Monday, August 7th - 4:00-5:30

Please come and meet Rockway's new principal, Mrs. Mandy Shaffer!!

 

Rockway students and their families are invited to meet Mrs. Shaffer on Monday, August 7th from 4:00-5:30 at Rockway School. Since we will be "Chillin'" the movie "Ice Age" will be presented in the gymnasium starting right at 4:00 with refreshments meant to keep you cool being served during the screening. Please note:  Rockway's Open House is scheduled for Monday, August 14th from 5:00-6:30.  All teachers will be present at this time and this is the day to bring all supplies to school. Students will NOT have access to the classrooms and/or building at the Chillin' with Mrs. Shaffer event.

Looking forward to meeting you all on the 7th!!

Back-to-School Bashes Planned for Aug. 7

Clark-Shawnee schools will host a Back-to-School Bash for each school on Aug. 7 to give students a chance to acclimate to the new structure of our schools. At the Bash, students can pick up schedules, find out homeroom teachers, and enjoy refreshments.

2017-18 School Start Times

School start and dismissal times for the 2017-18 school year have been adjusted as 7th and 8th grade students move to Shawnee Middle School within Shawnee High School.

Rockway 2017-18 Supply Lists

Supply lists for the 2017-18 School Year at Rockway School are now online!

Special Board Meeting

The Clark-Shawnee Local Board of Education will hold a special board meeting on Monday, July 17, 2017 at 6:30 p.m., located at the Shawnee High School Media Center, 1675 E. Possum Rd., Springfield, OH 45502.  The purpose will be personnel and executive session.

Board Meeting Date Changed

The Clark-Shawnee Local Board of Education’s regular meeting, to be held on June 21, 2017 at 7:00 p.m., has been rescheduled for June 15, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. in the Shawnee High School Media Center, 1675 E. Possum Rd., Springfield, OH 45502.

Shawnee Breakfast Program Earns Honors Clark-Shawnee Accepts 2017 Champions of School Breakfast Award

The Clark-Shawnee Local School District is proud to announce that the district’s breakfast program has been selected as the School Breakfast Program of the Year by the Children’s Hunger Alliance.

Summer Meals Served in Community

The Food and Nutrition Service Department of the USDA offers a search tool for families to locate community locations serving free summer meals for all children 18 and younger. 

Special Board Meeting

The Clark-Shawnee Board of Education will be holding a special board meeting on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 6:45 am. located in the Clark-Shawnee Local Administrative Offices 3680 Selma Rd. Springfield, OH  45502. The purpose will be for personnel, athletics, policies, facilities and executive session.

Girls' Softball District Championship Game Rescheduled

Due to the dangerous weather system impacting the Miami Valley, the Girls' District Championship Game has been cancelled. The game has been rescheduled and will be played Saturday, May 20th at 1:00 PM at West Carrollton. See the Shawnee Athletic Web Page for more information.

Possum School Closed Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Possum School will be closed tomorrow Tuesday, May 9, while we conduct final testing on the gas line repairs to ensure that there are no further issues. The necessary inspections and testing tomorrow require turning the gas on to the building, and may result in a gas odor during the final line tests.

All other schools and the preschool program at Rockway will operate on the normal schedule. The safety of our students and staff is our highest priority and we appreciate your support and understanding as we work to ensure a safe learning environment.

SPECIAL BOARD MEETING

The Clark-Shawnee Local Board of Education will hold a special Board meeting on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at 7:00 a.m. at the Clark Shawnee Administration Office, 3680 Selma Road, Springfield the purpose is to consider a resolution to proceed.

Shawnee High School Class of 2017 Graduation

The Shawnee High School Class of 2017 will be holding their graduation ceremony, Sunday, May 28th in the Wittenberg HPER Center at 2:00 p.m.Class of 2017

Special Board Meeting

The Clark-Shawnee Local Board of Education will hold a special Board meeting on Thursday, May 4, 2017 at 7:00 a.m. at the Clark Shawnee Administration Office, 3680 Selma Road, Springfield for the purpose of considering a resolution of necessity.

May 2 Bond Issue Information

Visit our Bond Issue Information Page for details on the May 2, 2017 Bond Issue.

SHAWNEE HIGH SCHOOL PRESENTS THE MUSICAL "ANYTHING GOES"

Shawnee High School will be presenting the musical Anything Goes at the John Legend Theater May 5th and May 6th at 7:00 p.m.

The purchase tickets, please click here.

 

 

Special Board Meeting

The Clark-Shawnee Local Board of Education will hold a special Board meeting on Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 7:15 a.m. at the Clark Shawnee Administration Office, 3680 Selma Road, Springfield for the purpose of acceptance of bids, personnel and executive session.

Clark-Shawnee Wood Shop and Food Service Auction

Clark-Shawnee Local Schools is holding an online auction to accept bids on wood shop and food service items. The bid may accessed by clicking here.

Bidding closes at 7 PM on Tuesday, March 28th.

 

 

SPECIAL BOARD MEETING

 

The Clark-Shawnee Board of Education will be holding a special board meeting on Thursday, March 9 at 7:00 am located at the Clark-Shawnee Local Administrative Offices 3680 Selma Rd. Springfield, OH  45502.  The purpose will be for personnel, authorization to secure bids and executive session.   

OPEN ENROLLMENT FOR THE 2017-2018 SCHOOL YEAR
E-Recycling Day Set for December 9, 2017

E- Recycling day. December 9, 2017 from 10 AM until 1 PM.

Shawnee High School - Near Tennis Courts

Environmental Interest Group Members will be available to get your items out of your vehicle and load them into recycling trailer

WE CANNOT ACCEPT TVs, WASHERS, DRYERS, REFRIDGERATORS, OR OTHER LARGE ITEMS. List of items to recycle below

Special Board Meeting

 

The Clark-Shawnee Board of Education will be holding a special board meeting on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 5:45 p.m. located at the Shawnee High School Media Center, 1675 E. Possum Rd., Springfield, OH 45502.  The purpose will be for facilities, personnel and executive session.  

#FierceCharlotte 6th graders
Students from Rockway, Reid, and Possum participated in a Fierce Charlotte Spirit Week to help raise money for the Caraway family and their 2 and a half year old daughter, Charlotte Caraway. This strong little girl is fighting against cancer for a second time. Our Shawnee Middle School student ambassadors took on the initiative to help lead the fundraiser to raise money for this amazing family. We are very thankful for our Clark Shawnee students and staff for donating money. 
 
Congratulations Thomas Congrats Thomas

Thomas Marshall competed in the 2017 State of Ohio Special Olympics Winter Games. He received gold medals in the 1000m and 1500m speed skating events. Way to go Thomas!

Clark-Shawnee Preschool Registration

Preschool registration for the 2017-2018 school year has started. Please contact Rockway School, 328-5385, to request a time slot for preschool screening that will take place on Friday, April 7, 2017.

Shawnee Music Department Presents Sounds of the Season

Shawnee High School music department, along with special guests including children from Reid and Possum, will present our annual holiday performance, Sounds of the Season on Sunday, December 11 at 6:30 pm at the Kuss Auditorium (Clark State Performing Arts Center). 

Update on 7th & 8th Grade Band Trip to OSU

No decisions have been made about this week's planned field trip to the Ohio State University for students participating in the 5th and 6th grade bands at Reid and Rockway and the Rockway 7th and 8th grade choir.

The safety of our students is our highest priority in making any decision and we will work closely with Ohio State and local and Columbus law enforcement to make the best decision for our students.

CONFERENCE MAKE-UP DAY / THANKSGIVING BREAK

Clark-Shawnee Local will be closed Wednesday, November 23, 2016 due to a confence make-up day. 
 

Clark-Shawnee Local will be closed Thusday, November 24, 2016 and November 25, 2016 for Thanksgiving Break.

Board Meeting Rescheduled

The Clark-Shawnee Local November Board Meeting has been rescheduled for Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. at Rockway School. 

SPECIAL BOARD MEETING

The Clark-Shawnee Board of Education will be holding a special Board meeting on Friday, October 7, 2016 at 7:00 a.m. located at the Clark-Shawnee Local Administrative Office, 3680 Selma Rd., Springfield, OH 45502.  The purpose will be for employment, employee discipline, imminent court action, and executive session.

IDEA Special Education Grant Funds

 

A hearing will take place during the regular board meeting scheduled for Tuesday September 20th, 2016 at the Shawnee Media Center to discuss the use of the IDEA Special Education Grant Funds.  

90 MINUTE EARLY RELEASE--FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 2017

This is a reminder that Friday, March 24th is an Early Release Day for all Clark-Shawnee Local Schools. The district's early release schedule is a 90 minute early release and can be read by clicking READ MORE below. Students who ride the bus will be transported at dismissal time. The high school will dismiss at 1:05, primary grades will dismiss at 1:45, and middle school will dismiss at 2:20.

 

SPECIAL BOARD MEETING

The Clark-Shawnee Local Board of Education will hold a special Board meeting on Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 7:45 p.m. at Clark Shawnee Administration Office, 3680 Selma Road, Springfield, the purpose of personnel, and executive session.

BACK TO SCHOOL

 

First day of school August 17, 2016

District Calendar 2016-2017

OPEN HOUSE AUGUST 15, 2016



 Kindergarten - 6:30-7:00

 Elementary - 4:30-6:00

 Middle School - 6:30-8:00

 High School - 7:00-8:30

Clark-Shawnee Places Levy on Nov. 8 Ballot to Renovate SHS, Build New Elementary

The facilities plan, identified by the community as the preferred way to move forward, will unite all kindergarten through 6th grade students in one facility, and renovate Shawnee High School to create a middle school within the building. 

New Vaccination Requirement for Students Entering Grades 7 & 12

State law requires students entering the grades 7 & 12 to have 2 immunizations for entry into school. All students entering the grades 7 & 12 must receive one dose of Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria and acellular pertussis) and, beginning with the 2016-17 school year, one dose of MCV4 (meningococcal conjugate vaccine 4-strain protection). Your child may have already had these vaccines, so please check with your healthcare provider.

Preschool at Rockway Earns Five Star Rating

Clark-Shawnee Local School District’s commitment to exceptional early childhood education in the preschool program at Rockway School has earned a Five-Star Step Up To Quality Award from the State of Ohio.

Rockway School Supply List 2016- 2017

Supply lists for the 2016-2017 school year can be found under the parent info tab.

Special Board Meeting

The Clark-Shawnee Local Board of Education will hold a special Board meeting on Friday, May 27, 2016 at 6:45 a.m. at Clark Shawnee Administration Office, 3680 Selma Road, Springfield for the purpose of personnel, handbooks and executive session.

Class of 2016 Graduation


The Clark-Shawnee Local 2016 Graduation will be held Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. in the Wittenberg University HPER Center. 

Doors will open to the public at 1:00 p.m. 

Clark-Shawnee Music Program Earns Recognition Again

The Clark-Shawnee Music Department has earned distinction as one of the Best Communities for Music Education in the country for the third consecutive year.

Shawnee Drama Presents Grease

Shawnee drama will present "Grease"

April 22 & April 23 at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets:      Adults  $8.00     Students  $6.00

Superintendent Morris Named 'Outstanding Superintendent'
Mr. Gregg Morris, Superintendent of the Clark-Shawnee Local School District, was honored as Outstanding Superintendent by the Southwest Region of the Ohio School Boards Association at the Spring Conference on Tuesday, March 8.
 
 
SPECIAL BOARD MEETING

The Clark-Shawnee Local Board of Education will hold a special Board meeting on Monday, March 28, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. at the Clark Shawnee Administration Office, 3680 Selma Road, Springfield for the purpose of a Board work session and executive session.

OPEN ENROLLMENT FOR THE 2016-2017 SCHOOL YEAR

Clark-Shawnee Local will begin accepting new student Open Enrollment applications for the 2016-2017 school year Friday, April 1, 2016 at the Clark-Shawnee Administrative Office, 3680 Selma Rd., Springfield, OH 45502 beginning at 7:00 a.m.

 Open Enrollment 2016-2017 Application  

Applications mailed and received prior to the April 1st date will be time stamped at 12:00 noon, April 1, 2016.

 

 

Clark-Shawnee Special Board Meeting

The Clark-Shawnee Local Board of Education will hold a special Board meeting on Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 6:45 a.m. at the Clark Shawnee Administration Office, 3680 Selma Road, Springfield for the purpose of a Board work session and executive session.

Reid School Auction

The annual Reid PTO Auction will be held at Reid School March 5, 2016 beginning at 5:30 p.m.

Kindergarten Registration Announced

Clark-Shawnee will again offer all-day kindergarten for the 2018-2019 school year. Students who reside in the district and will be 5 as of August 1, 2018, can be registered for kindergarten at the Board of Education Office, 3680 Selma Road, from 8 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. on March 8th and March 9th. 
 

Contact the Board Office at 328-5378 with any questions you might have.
 

Necessary paperwork for kindergarten registration and documents required can be printed below:

Registration Checklist - This form includes required document list

Enrollment Form

Home Language Survey

Bus Route Form
 

It is not necessary to bring your child for registration, information and dates will be provided at registration for screening.

 

 

 

Further Community Input Sought on District's Future

District residents are invited to give further input on a second community survey about the district's future.

3rd Grade: Ag in the Classroom

Agriculture in the Classroom is a program for third graders in Clark County.  This program teaches students about the  important role farmers play in our every day lives.  Mrs. Karen Neer talked with students in Mrs. Tincher's class about how their clothes, food, and even their homes are all  a result of the products farmers grow!  She showed toy farm equipment and explained how they work in the fields.  She showed  some products that corn and soy beans help to make.  Finally, she surprised the students with a piglet! Students enjoyed touching the little porker as Mrs. Neer explained to them that this is where we get bacon, ham, pork chops, sausage, and even pepperoni!  We appreciate Mrs. Neer's visit to Rockway school! 

Community Invited to Second Forum on District's Future

Leaders of the Clark-Shawnee School District are seeking community input on the future of education and educational facilities in the district. 

FUSE projects

Rockway students are loving the FUSE program!  Students created keychains using Tinker Cad. The designs were later printed on a 3-D printer at the YOUmedia maker space/The Dome (formerly Springfield South High Sschool). Kaleb Mershon, 7th grader, designed his nickname and football number for his keychain.

March Board Meeting Rescheduled

The Clark-Shawnee Local Board of Education’s regular meeting to be held on March 15, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.in the Shawnee High School Media Center, has been rescheduled for March 29, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. in the Shawnee High School Media Center, 1675 E. Possum Rd. Springfield, 45502.

Way to go Thomas!

Thomas Marshall competed in the Special Olympics State of Ohio Winter Games held at Kent State University. As the only athlete representing Clark County, Thomas competed in the 1000 and 1500 meter speed skating events winning gold medals in each event. Thomas is a seventh grade student at Rockway. He trained at the NTPRD Chiller, coached by his brother Sam Marshall. We are very proud of you Thomas!

Shawnee Braves Winter Baseball Clinic

The Shawnee High School baseball team will be conducting a Baseball Skills Clinic on Feb. 14th, Feb. 21st and Feb. 28th in the North gym of the high school.

Eighth Grade Orientation for Next Year's Freshmen Class!

Eighth Grade Orientation for Shawnee High School will take place on Tuesday, January 26th at 7:00 p.m. in the high school south gym and cafeteria. Students and parents of incoming Shawnee students will receive information regarding course offerings, scheduling procedures, program opportunities and much more! Shawnee teachers will be available to answer questions and show off some of the great things happening at Shawnee High School.

5th Grade Honor Roll for 2nd Quarter
6th Grade Honor Roll for 2nd Quarter
7th Grade Honor Roll for 2nd Quarter
8th Grade Honor Roll for 2nd Quarter
Clark-Shawnee Recognized for Early Literacy Score

The Clark-Shawnee Local School District’s effort to support its youngest learners was recognized in an article regarding Early Literacy scores in the Springfield News-Sun.

The School of Advertising Art Visits The Rock

The School of Advertising Art, Kettering, Oh, paid a visit to The Rock 8th grade class on January 8th during Mrs. William’s Technology class.

Students learned about college & career readiness, programs offered at the local 2 year college, salaries, scholarships, as well as, facts about graduates who are in the work force (Taylor Swift & Will. I. Am. recently hired two SAA grads)!

Additionally, students enjoyed examples of commercials, drawings, print ads, web and app design products that were created at the campus.

Rockway Fifth Graders Graduate from DARE

Fifth Grade Students at Rockway School just wrapped up their 12 week DARE program with Deputy Sean Lisle and Deputy Josh Berner. 

Special Board Meeting

The Clark-Shawnee Local Board of Education will hold a special Board meeting on Tuesday, January 12, 2016 at 5:15 p.m. at Shawnee High School, 1675 E. Possum Rd., Springfield for the purpose of Board work session and executive session.

Fine Arts Shine at Sounds of the Season

Shawnee High School recently brought the “Sounds of the Season” alive in a fine arts extravaganza.

Parents' Night Out

The Rock Team and PTO put on our 1st holiday Parents' Night Out on December 4th! Students had a wonderful time making holiday crafts, decorating cookies, and playing games. We were very fortunate to have members of the SHS National Honor Society help with this event. At the end of the night, Santa even stopped by to spread some Christmas cheer! Thank you to everyone who helped make this event possible!

Rockway, Reid Students Participate in FUSE program

Middle School students at Rockway and Reid Elementary are participating in the FUSE program, an incredible opportunity introducing 5th-8th grade students to critical Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math concepts and curriculum.

Holiday Music Concerts Planned

The Clark-Shawnee Local School District Music Department is pleased to invite the community to a variety of holiday concerts, featuring our student musicians, during the month of December.

Special Board Meetings

The Clark-Shawnee Local Board of Education special Board meeting on Wednesday, December 9, 2015 will be changed to 6:30 p.m. at the Clark Shawnee Administration Office, 3680 Selma Road, Springfield for the purpose of Board work session and executive session.

 

 

The Clark-Shawnee Local Board of Education will hold a special Board meeting on Saturday, December 12, 2015 at 9:30 a.m. at the Clark Shawnee Administration Office, 3680 Selma Road, Springfield for the purpose of Board work session and executive session.

Llama Ranch Owner Visits 1st Grade

Mrs. Dawn Lusk from the Carmen Llama Ranch visited Rockway’s first grade class.  She helped the first graders learn about how to spin llama hair and other fibers, like wool.  Mrs. Lusk explained all the details and steps it would take long ago to make clothing that would keep people warm in the winter.  She started with the shearing of the fiber, to the cleaning the fiber, and to the spinning the fiber.  She ended with the knitting the yarn into sweaters, mittens, and socks.  The students compared how people from long ago made things they needed, such as clothing, to how we buy things we need now. 

Public Hearing For 2017-2018 School Calendar Calendar Graphic


The regular school board meeting scheduled for December 20, 2016 at 6:00 PM in the Reid School Art Room located at 3640 E. High Street will include a public hearing on the 2017-2018 school calendar.

School Lunch Menus

Breakfast and Lunch menus are available under the Parent Info tab!

Breakfast  $1.75

Lunch 

      Middle School  $2.65

      High School  $2.90

Clark-Shawnee 2 Hour Delay Schedule Clock Graphic

Need a reminder of the Clark-Shawnee 2 Hour Delay Schedule?

TWO HOUR DELAY SCHEDULE

Shawnee High School: 9:30 - 2:35 
Primary: 10:25 - 3:15 
Middle: 11:00 - 3:50

***THERE IS NO MORNING LATCHKEY ON TWO HOUR DELAY DAYS***
 

PRESCHOOL TWO HOUR DELAY SCHEDULE

AM preschool will be in session from 10:25 AM to 12:15 PM 
PM preschool will be in session from 1:25 to 3:15 PM

Science Day Highlights Shawnee Science Curriculum SHS Science Day

Shawnee High School recently hosted Science Day, a day full of hands-on science-themed activities to highlight the school's science programs.

Special Board Meeting

The Clark-Shawnee Local Board of Education will hold a special Board meeting on Monday, November 16, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. at Clark Shawnee Administration Office, 3680 Selma Road, Springfield for the purpose of executive session for personnel.

Parents' Night Out Fun with Santa

Parents’ Night Out was a huge success! Students enjoyed a fun evening eating pizza, making holiday crafts with friends, and playing games with the SHS National Honor Society members. Santa even made a surprise visit to Rockway. Thank you parents for the donations to make this holiday event possible!

Food Drive for Second Harvest Food Bank

Rockway School is holding our annual food drive to stock pile the Second Harvest Food Bank during the holiday season. Our goal is to fill four collection bins. Please help us reach this goal by having your child bring non-perishable food items to school from November 11th- November 20th, 2015. Thank you for your support!

DECEMBER 20, 2016 BOARD MEETING TIME CHANGE

The Clark-Shawnee Local Board of Education’s regular meeting, to be held on December 20, 2016 at 7:00 p.m., has been rescheduled for December 20, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. at Reid School, 3640 E. High St., Springfield, 45505

Special Board Meeting

The Clark-Shawnee Local Board of Education will hold a special Board meeting on Monday, November 23, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. at Clark Shawnee Administration Office, 3680 Selma Road, Springfield for the purpose of a Board work session and executive session.

Thanksgiving Feast Kindergarten Friends
8th Grade Career Fair Rockway 8th Graders

Our Rockway eighth graders traveled to the Hollenbeck Center for Career Fair.

Secret Santa Shop

As you know, the holiday shopping season is upon us.  We are once again sponsoring a way for your child to "secretly" shop for special gifts for their family and friends.  The shop will include a large variety of gifts appropriate for all ages. The gift shop is designed to be a safe, child centered environment where children can learn how to budget and spend wisely, while they also experience the gift of giving.   Gift prices will range from .50 to $10.00 with most gifts priced under $6.00.  Budget envelopes will be sent home in the Wednesday folders on December 2nd and the gift shop will be open on Friday, December 4 and Friday December 11th. 

Mock Election Every vote counts!

Rockway middle school students participated in a mock election. Students voted on issues in Clark County involving local leaders, the school levy, and for the presidential candidates.