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SEL Schools Open for 2016-2017 School Year
School began in the South Euclid Lyndhurst School District on Wednesday, August 17, 2016 and staff along with students alike were bustling with excitement and anticipation during the early part of the day. Superintendent Linda N. Reid visited each of the schools to greet students following the convocation event which welcomed teachers back earlier this week. Students from kindergarten through High School were eager to be back in session for the upcoming school year. The 2016-2017 School Year is off to a smooth start. Thank you for your continued support of the SEL Schools.  
Seeking Your Input Regarding Children With Disabilities
To parents of the South Euclid Lyndhurst Schools and all parents of children with disabilities in grades K-12 in the South Euclid Lyndhurst Schools:  We are seeking input on the district’s Federal Programs (Title One Grant and Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act - IDEIA -Grant).  Please attend a meeting on Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. at the South Euclid Lyndhurst Administration Building Auditorium located at 5044 Mayfield Road ▪ Lyndhurst, Ohio 44124.    
2016 Convocation Welcomes Back Teachers and Staff

The SEL schools formally welcomed teachers and staff back for the 2016-2017 school year with its annual Convocation on Monday, August 15, 2016 in the Brush Performing Arts Center. The room was filled with excitement and anticipation as teachers and staff reunited after the summer break. Several board members were also in attendance, including Board President Cassandra Jones and Stefanie Rhine. Students from the Brush High School marching band kicked-off the event with an energizing performance of several classic rock and R&B hits from the 1960’s. Superintendent Linda N. Reid followed by recognizing new staff members from each district building. Students begin school on Wednesday, August 17th. 

 

Looking For a Preschool?
We are looking for preschool students to attend the South Euclid Lyndhurst Preschool. Preschoolers must be 3 years old by September 30th, potty-trained and residents of the South Euclid Lyndhurst school district. We serve students ages 3-5 in a half-day program Monday through Thursday. Our classrooms use a 50/50 model to serve students with and without disabilities and we follow the Ohio Early Learning and Development Standards. For More Information or to apply please call 216-691-2026.  
2005 Brush Graduate Competes in the Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics

Jason Pryor (Class of '05) and his family are in Rio de Janeiro where Jason is competing in the Summer Olympics. Although the U.S. Fencing Team did not qualify for the games, Jason is competing as an individual in epee fencing. Jason is ranked #1 in the U.S. and #36 in the world. Jason competes on August 9th with coverage starting at 7:00 a.m. EDT. NBC will be covering fencing on TV (a first), but they are not covering it on the day Jason fences. However, they are live streaming all 34 athletic events 24 hours and the URL’s are available. Therefore, anyone who is interested can watch Jason fence live. Congratulations Jason! We are so proud of you.  Click here for more news on Jason.  

South Euclid Lyndhurst Schools Celebrates Student Artists!

Coffee Phix Café located at 4485 Mayfield Road in South Euclid will feature the artwork of K-6 students as part of their exhibit, Young Artist of Tomorrow during the month of July! Student artists include Gabe Valez, Alex Droe, Grace Allen, Gio Tripi, Gabriella, Payton Clark, Nia Bungo, Demar Bradford, Matthew Monah, Prestly Rubenstein, Micai Henderson, Sofia Lee, Tessa-Joy Dixon, Jonah Grubiss, Lorah Farren, Franky Lee and Kaitlyn Morton, pictured with her family at the reception hosted by the Café on Saturday, July 2, 2016. Congratulations to the artists and special thanks to SEL Art Teachers Ms. Melissa Quinlan and Ms. Julie Barcza for coordinating this effort!
 

The Moons Are Back!

The Fabulous Blue Moons are back and will be performing at Legacy Village on Saturday July 16th from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.    1972, a Sha Na Na Concert, and a back yard summer party is where it started.  For these Brush students, the next, and supposedly final goal, was to impress choir director, Lindley Hall, enough to let them perform in the Brush Vocal Music Fall Concert.  They auditioned, Mr. Hall smiled, and a phenomenon was born. Since then, The Fabulous Blue Moons have been making music and we've been listening. Hope to see you on July 16.  This is a party you won't want to miss!

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Ohio Board of Education Recognizes SEL With Momentum Award

The South Euclid Lyndhurst Schools were recently awarded the state’s first annual Momentum Award, presented to the district on behalf of the Ohio Board of Education. This award was given to the SEL Schools for their strong performance on the 2014-2015 State Report Card, particularly for earning A’s in every Value-Added metric. SEL Schools were among the elite school districts in the state, according to the State Board of Education, that ensured its pupils received a year’s worth of academic growth in reading and mathematics. Congratulations for earning this year’s Momentum Award and for operating each of our schools at a level that meets students precisely where they need intervention or enrichment and delivering a quality education. 
 

School's Out for Summer!

Students of the South Euclid Lyndhurst Schools celebrated their last day of school on Friday, May 27th with smiles and a variety of fun activities. Some buildings spent time outside playing various field games, while other schools marked the last day of school with a “Clap-Off” celebration. The first day of school for students during the 2016-2017 school year is Wednesday, August 17, 2016. The SEL Schools wish students and staff a safe and fun summer break!
 

Rowland Students "Possibilities are Endless"

On May 18th Rowland Elementary hosted Career Day with the theme, 'OUR POSSIBILITIES ARE ENDLESS.’ Eighteen professionals spoke about their careers, engaged in activities with the students and shared the 'Endless Possibilities' Rowland students have for their future. Students received dental kits, held a mock election, experienced the roles of a television camera man, and learned dance and exercise routines. To add excitement, students dressed up in their aspiring careers’ attire. Thanks to Mrs. Jones and Mrs. Toney for coordinating the day. 
   

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