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Preschool & Kindergarten Registration coming April 20

The Lima City Schools will hold One-Stop Preschool & Kindergarten Registration from 8 to 10 a.m. and 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 20, at Liberty Arts Magnet School, 338 W. Kibby St. Children who will be age 5 by Sept. 30 can enroll in kindergarten this coming school year. Three, 4 and 5 year […]

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Lima Senior DECA excels at State, 22 qualify for Internationals

The Lima Senior High School DECA program will send 22 students to the International Competition April 23-27 in Atlanta. The students qualified after this past weekend’s state contest. Below are the results. 1st Place: Integrated Marketing Campaign – Service: Tillie Nelson and Keegan Halliday Business Solutions: Emma Schick and Charlese Ferris 3rd Place: Community Awareness […]

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Turner named LSH principal

An assistant principal at Lima Senior High School will take over as principal next school year. Current Principal Fran Mort is retiring this summer. A group of staff from the high school and district interviewed five candidates for the position. Turner will begin his new job July 1. Turner is a graduate of Waynesfield-Goshen High […]

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LSH to join Toledo City Athletic League

Beginning in the 2023-24 school year, Lima Senior High School will be a member of the Toledo City Athletic League. Lima Senior will join Bowsher, Rogers, Scott, Start, Waite and Woodward high schools, all existing members in the Toledo City League. It is a four-year contract. Lima Senior joined the Three Rivers Athletic Conference (TRAC) […]

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Mask mandate lifted

Dear Parent, Beginning Wednesday, March 2, face masks will no longer be required in the Lima City Schools, at school events or on district transportation.  Families, of course, can continue to wear masks if they choose.  This decision comes after much thought and at the recommendation of our Director of Nursing and the Allen County […]

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DECA wows again, many headed to state contest

Lima Senior High School Business/Marketing Education and Audio Engineering students competed and saw great results at the Ohio DECA District 3 Career Development Conference this week. Nearly 25 teams/individuals have advanced to the state competition March 11 and 12. Below are the Lima Senior results. The top three in each advance to state. Financial Consulting […]

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The Spartan Ride ready to hit the road; scheduled at schools next week

The Lima City Schools today unveiled its newest community engagement initiative, The Spartan Ride – an old school bus transformed into a mini-learning center and community resource. With the tagline, “Engaging Our Community at Every Stop,” The Spartan Ride will bring learning, resources and much more to families throughout the city. The bus, decked out […]

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West coming to community with new PIECE program

West Middle School will kick off a new community engagement program, PIECE (Parent Involvement Engagement Community Exchange) Night from 5 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 10, at Meat City, 801 E. Kibby St. The goal of each monthly PIECE Night is to help establish effective communication to ensure both the school and community are responsive […]

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LCS participating in Attorney General’s Do the Write Thing program

Students from across Ohio are being encouraged to share their experiences with violence and develop solutions to protect other kids in their communities as part of a collaboration with Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and the Do the Write Thing program. Yost is expanding the second year of the writing program beginning with middle-school students […]

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Students’ songs inspired by pandemic, accompanied by Lima Symphony

The Lima Symphony Orchestra recently completed a project almost two years in the making – Project Noteworthy. This educational project, which stemmed from a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts awarded to the orchestra in 2020, culminated in performances of original songs written and performed by Lima City School students and accompanied by the […]