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SUPERINTENDENT SAXTON TALKS ABOUT REALIGNMENT

 

 

INFORMATIONAL MEETING JANUARY 17 question graphic

As we face proposed building changes that include closing Market St. Elementary next school year, we know there are many questions.  We encourage you to attend a parent meeting Thursday, January 17 at 6:30 PM at BHS Cafeteria.  PLEASE ENTER THROUGH DOOR 8. 

The District has set up an email address--Questions@boardmanschools.org . We will compile your questions, and gather answers in time for Thursday's meeting

BOARDMAN SCHOOLS EXCELLENCE FUND AWARDS TEACHER GRANTS teacher grant winners pictured in the library, with BSFEE board members holding check

Congratulations to the teachers who were awarded grants from the Boardman Schools Fund for Educational Excellence!  Communication and technology were at the forefront, and each grant will encourage 21st Century learning.

 

SPARTAN SWIMMERS SWEEP NEAC Noah Bassista and Coach Cordon at NEAC meet

Congratulations to Boardman's Swim and Dive teams for winning the NEAC Championship on Saturday, January 5.  Special Recognition went to Spartan Coach Carlo Cordon who was named NEAC Coach of the Year, and to junior Noah Basista who was named "NEAC Male swimmer of the meet." 

SPARTAN BAND TO PLAY AT CAVS GAME Cleveland cavs logo

Get ready for some entertainment Cavs fans!  The Boardman Spartan Marching Band will be playing at the game on Friday, January 4.  Band Director Tom Ruggieri says this is the 5th year that Boardman's band has played at the "Q".

WINTER BAND CONCERTS JANUARY 9 & 10 honors band with flute and other instruments

Boardman Center Intermediate and Glenwood Junior High proudly present two great winter band concerts on Wednesday, January 9 and Thursday, January 10!  

The 5th and 7th grade band winter concert is Wednesday, January 9.  The 6th and 8th grade band winter concert featuring our Glenwood 8th grade jazz ensemble is Thursday, January 10.  Both concerts are at 7 PM in the Boardman High School Performing Arts Center.

 

WINTER RECESS snowman

Winter Recess begins December 24.

Classes resume on Wednesday, January 2.

 

Happy New Year to all of our Spartan families!

MAKING HOLIDAY SURPRISES FOR YOUNG AND OLD Students making tie blankets

 

A Holiday project just before break at Center Intermediate School has everyone smiling!  The entire 5th grade split into two groups, half made tie blankets to send to children at Akron Children’s Hospital.  The other half were decorating book marks and making little holiday packages for local nursing homes.

HOLIDAY JAZZ CONCERT Jazz ensemble on stage with Mr. Ruggieri

The annual Boardman High School Holiday Jazz Concert  is Thursday, December 20 at 7 PM in the Boardman Performing Arts Center.  All three of Boardman’s high school jazz ensembles will perform a mix of holiday selections and some standard jazz pieces. 

Orchestra Winter Concert Holiday Concert

Boardman High School Orchestra is proud to present their Winter Concert on Wednesday December 12, 2018 at 7 PM.  Please come and hear our amazing Orchestra play sounds of the season.  

SPLIT PEAS CHALLENGE three students show bags of split peas used for recipes

Boardman Center Intermediate is the first to take on the Split Pea Challenge!  It's part of a new initiative by the Second Harvest Food Bank, to encourage students to use and enjoy healthier foods.

STOCKINGS FOR SOLDIERS PROJECT Morgan Brandt holds cards for stockings for soldiers project

Students from K-12 stepped up to help a recent Boardman graduate in a Holiday Service Project for our military men and women who won't be home for the holidays.  Hundreds of handmade cards and letters will be sent via the Blue Star Mothers of America Organization.

ENJOY SONGS OF THE SEASON: WINTER CONCERT DECEMBER 5 BOARDMAN SINGERS

The BHS Choral Department under the direction of Linda M. Smrek and her assistant, Laura Kotheimer, will present their annual Winter Concert on Wednesday, December 5 at 7:00 in the BPAC.

YOU ARE INVITED TO A COMMUNITY MEETING SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOLS GRAPHIC

Attention all  K-8 parents.   You are invited to a public meeting at Center Intermediate on Tuesday, Nov. 27 at 5:30 to find out more about an ODOT grant program called Safer Routes to Schools. Find out how our community might be eligible for up to $400,000 for better lighting, sidewalks, curbs, crosswalks, etc. ---The goal is safer ways to walk and bike to school.

HEALTH CLASSES PRACTICE "STOP THE BLEED" Stop the bleed training students learning packing a wound

On Wednesday, November 14, all Boardman High School Health Classes  welcomed “Stop The Bleed” trainer, Amanda Lencyk. The Mercy Health Trauma Coordinator  returned to Boardman to work with 9th graders in a hands-on program proven to save lives.  Dozens of Boardman Staff members were trained in the program in September.

STADIUM ELEMENTARY ACCEPTS NATIONAL BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL AWARD National Blue Ribbon Award Ceremony, formal accepting the award

Congratulations to parents, students and staff of Stadium Drive Elementary!  The National Blue Ribbon School Award Ceremonies in Washington, D.C. November 7-8 were amazing.  Superintendent Tim Saxton, Stadium Principal Mike Zoccali and teacher Lisa Cooper accepted the award--but the entire district is celebrating this special recognition of the district.  Spartan Proud!

BSTN STUDENTS WIN STATEWIDE VIDEO CONTEST

Mr. Clones, James Valentin, Megan Frye, Matthew Wellton, SAm Holter

 

BSTN students will accept an award at the Capital Conference in Columbus on November 12, for producing the winning video in OSBA'S Stand Up For Public Schools Contest.  OSBA will feature the video on its website, as well as award BSTN $750 for the BSTN program.

 

 

                                                                                                                               

  

 

 

TICKETS ON SALE FOR PLAYOFF GAME boardman football players in tunnel

Boardman Football meets Maple Heights in the Playoffs Friday, November 2 at Maple Heights at 7 PM.  Tickets for adults and students are $8 pre-sale and $9 at the gate. (OHSAA prices)  Tickets go on sale Wednesday through Friday, 8AM-1PM in the high school athletic office. 

SCHOOL BOARD HONORS STADIUM ELEMENTARY stadium drive staff holding sign with national blue ribbon school

Superintendent Saxton and the Board of Education congratulated Principal Michael Zoccali and the teachers and staff of Stadium Drive Elementary at the Board Meeting on October 29.  Stadium Drive was selected as a  Blue Ribbon School, and will  receive the  national award in Washington D.C. on November 7-8.  

SPARTAN INVITATIONAL ATTRACTS THOUSANDS SPARTAN INVITATIONAL PICTURE FROM 2017

On Saturday, September 15, Boardman  welcomed an estimated  20,000 spectators to the area-- all here for the 33rd Annual Spartan Cross Country Invitational on the High School campus.  This athletic event is one of the largest meets, not only in Ohio but the entire Midwest.

Center Intermediate Students Donate to Safety Services Memorial students present check to Chief Pitzer

More than 80 fifth graders  from Boardman Center Intermediate's Maroon Team made a special donation at the new Fire Station 71 on Patriot Day.  Students and Staff collected $150 to go toward building a safety services memorial.  The township hopes to break ground on the memorial this spring.  

STUDENTS PLANT TREE FOR PATRIOT DAY patriot day 2018

Students from Stadium Drive Elementary visited the new Boardman Fire Station #71, to plant a tree and mark Patriot Day on September 11.  The students were welcomed by Fire Chief Mark Pitzer and Police Chief Todd Werth, and encouraged to recognize the helpers, the police, fire and first responders.   

STUDENTS AND STAFF SPRUCE UP NEIGHBORHOOD FOR DAY OF CARING DAY OF CARING GROUP PICTURE

Nearly 40 Boardman High School students and district staff members were happy to work up a sweat on September 7, to spruce up a Southside Youngstown neighborhood.   The Emerging Leaders Group has been volunteering for the United Way’s Annual Day of Caring for years, and the students say it’s one of their favorite volunteer experiences.  

JAZZFEST MIXES STUDENT TALENT WITH SPECIAL GUEST ARTIST JAZZFEST MARCH 27, SPECIAL GUEST ROGER INGRAM

The 18th annual BHS Jazz Fest is set for Tuesday, March 27 at 6:45 PM in the Boardman Performing Arts Center.  The event features all 4 jazz ensembles. Special Guest Artist this year is trumpet player extraordinaire Roger Ingram.  Tickets are available at the door, $8 for Adults, $5 for Students, Seniors and Children are free.

Friday's Basketball Game with Fitch a VERY BIG NIGHT Boardman boys varsity basketball team

February 23 the Spartans basketball team will play host to Austintown Fitch in the last home game of the season.   There are many special events happening at this game.  It is Senior Night, Elementary Night, Game of the Week for WKBN, and NFL player and Spartan Corey Linsley will be attending the game.   Read on for all the details!

Swimmers Headed to State Championships Swimmers headed to State Championships with gift baskets and balloons

The High School held a "Clap Out" for our swimmers headed to the state championship meet in Canton. Best of luck to seniors Callen Aulizia, Kyle Kimerer, and sophomores Matt DunLany and Noah Basista, as well as alternate senior David Giancola.

Spartan Swimmers and Divers Qualify for the District Championships BHS Swim and Dive Team
100 Year Celebration of the Arts 100 anniversary logo

Please join us Saturday, January 20, at the Boardman Performing Arts Center for this FREE Event.  We will “Celebrate the Arts” with music and drama performances and an amazing visual arts display.  Doors open for the art show at 5 PM and performances begin at 6 PM.   

Severe Weather Postpones Boardman's Quiz Bowl Tournament quiz bowl graphic

Boardman has postponed the Quiz Bowl Invitational that was scheduled for Saturday, January 13 due to severe weather.  The Invitational will now be Saturday March 17.  Boardman was slated to host 10 teams for this inaugural event.

Spartan Girls and Boys Swim and Dive Teams Take NEAC Championship Boys and Girls Swim and Dive Teams with hands in air

Congratulations to the Boardman boys and girls swim and dive teams as they captured the Northeast Aquatic Conference Championships held January 6 at Wooster.

Head Swim Coach Receives "Coach of the Year" at NEAC swim coach Terry O'Halloran with NEAC Meet MVPS Kyle Kimerer and Mikel Flatley

Congratulations to Head Coach Terry O’Halloran for being named the “NEAC Boys and Girls Coach of the Year” at the NEAC Championships held in Wooster on January 6.  Congratulations also go out to two Spartan swimmers who earned MVP honors at the meet. 

BOARDMAN WINTER BAND CONCERTS JANUARY 10 AND 11 student orchestra members tight shot

The 5th and 7th grade band winter concert is Wednesday, January 10.  The 6th and 8th grade band winter concert featuring our Glenwood 8th grade jazz ensemble is Thursday, January 11.  Both concerts are at 7 PM in the Boardman High School Performing Arts Center.

 

Power Outage Emergency Plan Well Executed

Power, phones and all wifi were restored about an hour after a power outage in Boardman Township began around 7:30 Monday morning.  Thanks to staff for immediately putting building emergency plans in place to keep all students safe.   Buildings temporarily affected included the High School, Glenwood Jr. High, Center Intermediate and Stadium Drive Elementary. 

Need Spirit Wear Before the Holidays? SHIRT

CENTER SPIRIT WEAR SALES * NOV. 28th - DEC. 6th 

ORDER FORMS with Payment [cash/checks payable to BCIS] are due WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 6th. Eight different designs available!  T-Shirts, Long Sleeve Shirts, Hoodies, Pom Pom Hats, Socks - each showing Boardman Local School Spirit.  Please turn in all order forms with payment to Center Intermediate  office in a clearly marked envelope. 

High School Wins Grant for New Water Fountain/Bottle Stations Water's Cool at School Program

Boardman High School has been selected by the Delta Dental Foundation to receive two brand new drinking fountains/bottle filling stations.  Boardman is among a select group of school districts across Ohio chosen for Delta’s $100,000 Rethink Your Drink: Water’s Cool at School Program.

Parent/Teacher Conferences parent teacher conferences

NOVEMBER 21 IS CONFERENCE NIGHT

Mark your Calendars!  Each District Building is scheduling conferences now.  Please click on your school's main page for specific directions.

Boardman Orchestras Fall Pops Concert October 18 a closeup shot of orchestra playing

A wonderful night of music is planned at the BPAC on Wednesday, October 18!  The Boardman High School Classical, Symphony, Chamber and Project Mahem Orchestras will all be performing, beginning at 7 p.m. 

 

 

Boardman Drum Night October 2 drum line at elementary show

The percussion section of the Boardman Spartan Marching Band is a performing group unto itself. They are hosting Boardman Drum Night on Monday, October 2 at 7:00pm in the BHS Gymnasium. 

Band Night Set for September 9 Band members on Spartan Stadium Field

This year's Boardman Spartan Marching Band is exceeding expectations already! The look, the sound, and the show could be the best it's ever been. Make plans to join us for what promises to be a great evening of music and marching for the whole family.

Welcome Back Spartans! school bus

School starts Monday, August 28!  Buses will be on the road so please keep safety in mind.

If you are new to the district or entering a new school building and still have a transportation question, please call 330-726-3409 or email debra.brothers@boardmanschools.org.  We will do our best to promptly return your message.

 

Here Comes the Bus! children getting on school bus

The popular 'Here Comes the Bus' school bus tracking APP will return to Boardman School district in Mid-September.  

To ensure accuracy as many changes and adjustments  coincide with the start of the school year, we plan to go live with 'Here Comes the Bus' during the third week of school.   Watch for updates via email and here on the website.

Boardman Welcomes New Freshmen Freshmen Orientation

Welcome incoming Spartans!  More than 300 members of the incoming Freshman class spent the morning at the High School on August 23, with Link Crew student leaders at orientation. 

OETC CONFERENCE Ohio Educational Technology Conference

Boardman Educators Attend The Annual Ohio Educational Technology Conference

 

Quiz Bowl County Champs! quizbowl

For the third consecutive year, the Boardman High School Varsity Quiz Bowl team earned the Mahoning League title of champions.

STATE REPORT CARD 2016 ode

Spartan Community - we invite you to watch the following video that gives an overview of the recently released O.D.E. District Report Card.

Opening Day

Start Report Card Clarification

After the release of State Report Card information, the Boardman Local Schools wanted to clarify how this data is calculated and what it means. 

Public Input Requested Regarding State Testing

The Ohio Senate moved closer to granting more flexibility to local schools Tuesday, March 24th, while also launching a website to solicit public feedback for its new testing review.


Sen. Peggy Lehner (R-Kettering), chairwoman of both the Senate Education Committee and Senate Advisory Committee on Testing, said http://sact.ohiosenate.gov is now online and ready to take public suggestions on how Ohio should address the controversial topic of educational assessments.

Frank Lazzeri, Superintendent of the Boardman Schools, encourages residents to comment on this important issue that affects all public school children before the comment period closes. 

Best Community for Music Education Award

The NAMM Foundation recently recognized Boardman for being one of the "Best Communities for Music Education in America" for 2015.  This is the third time Boardman has been honored with this award and the only local district in the tri-county area to hold this distinction.  The Boardman School District in recent years was also recognized as a Grammy Award school based upon our outstanding K-12 music program.  Congratulations to Boardman's Music Educators for the passion they have for their art and their dedication to the children of our community.

School Calendar 2015-16

The school year will begin a week earlier in 2015 due to the lateness of Labor Day.  The Board of Education adopted the 2015-16 school calendar at its regular January meeting.  This calendar is the "traditional" Boardman calendar except for the earlier start.  That means that we have not shortened our spring recess the way that many other area schools have.  

 

THE LITTLE MERMAID TICKETS ON SALE NOW Disney's The Little Mermaid graphic with Ariel and the moon.

Boardman High School Drama Guild presents Disney's The Little Mermaid November 15-17 at the Boardman Performing Arts Center.  Tickets can be purchased at the door:  $12 for Adults, $10 for Students/Senior Citizens.  OR CLICK HERE TO BUY TICKETS NOW. 

BOARDMAN BAND NIGHT RESCHEDULED TO SEPTEMBER 17 NIGHT TIME BAND photo 2018

Boardman Band Night 2018 has been rescheduled to Monday, September 17 at 7 PM in Spartan Stadium.

High school bands expected to perform include McDonald,  West Branch, Lowellville, Austintown, Canfield, Howland and Boardman.

Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for students.  Senior citizens are admitted free to all Boardman Band events.  Gates open at 6.

VIDEOS CELEBRATE "100" YEARS OF ACADEMICS 100th anniversary celebration of academics

As part of the 100th Anniversary Celebration of Academics, our BSTN video production students visited all 7 of our school buildings.  Pay careful attention to the quality of  photography and editing--Our Students are Amazing!  Click READ MORE to watch

Project Mayhem Lights Up The Stage March 23 Rock Orchestra performs in 2017

Friday, March 23, the Boardman High School Rock Orchestra will perform its 12th annual “Project Mayhem” event.  This 2-hour Rock Show combines the talents of the Boardman Orchestra, chart topping songs performed by the Boardman Choir, and a laser light show put on by Lightwave International of Pittsburgh.

State of the Schools Community Meeting: You are Invited! Superintendent Saxton invites Everyone to State of the Schools Community Meeting

Please attend the State of the Schools Community Meeting

Tuesday, March 20 at 6:30 PM

Boardman High School Cafeteria

Boardman Drama Guild Presents... graphic of 12 angry jurors

12 Angry Jurors

Opens February 8 at the Boardman Performing Arts Center:

This thought provoking Drama transports the audience into the

emotions involved while making a life and death decision.

 

SHOW RUNS FEBRUARY 8TH, 9TH AND 10TH AT 7 PM

The Wedding Singer Marries Energy and Fun on Stage The Wedding Singer graphic

Great music, dancing and fun are center stage, when BHS presents its Fall musical performance of The Wedding Singer November 16-18.   

Football Playoff Game Tickets spartan boys football

The Boardman High School athletic office will be selling tickets this week for the football playoff game against Massillon Washington.  The tickets are $8.00 pre-sale for both adults and students and $9.00 at the gate.  These are OHSAA prices since it’s a tournament game.

5th Annual Yes Fest yes fest sign with students signatures

On Friday, October 20, Boardman High School will host its 5th Annual Yes Fest.  The Anti-Drug Event was created to challenge students to go a step further than just saying “No to Drugs” but to also say “Yes” to positive influences, especially community service.  

Celebrate 100 Years of Athletics! 100TH Anniversary Logo

Friday, September 22, 2017

All Boardman students, current and former athletes and alums:

Come celebrate 100 years of athletics with a pep rally in the 

High School Gym, then follow the band and join the parade

to Spartan Stadium before the

Boardman vs. Cardinal Mooney game.

SOLAR ECLIPSE EVENT AT SPARTAN STADIUM Solar Eclipse 2017

When it comes to the Solar Eclipse, the Boardman Science Teachers have you covered!! Join us from 1:30-3:00 P.M., Aug. 21st in the stands at Spartan Stadium and put your eyes to the sky for this astronomical phenomenon! Free glasses for safe viewing for the first 200 people!

Jazzing it Up jazz members

Two Boardman Students Chosen for All-State Jazz Ensemble  

BOARDMAN QUALIFIES SIX FOR STATE SPEECH TOURNAMENT

Six members of the Speech and Debate team at Boardman High School have qualified to compete at the state level. 

Foundation Awards Teacher Grants

The Boardman Schools Fund for Educational Excellence (BSFEE) awarded three teacher grants in December marking the fifth anniversary of its teacher grant program.  For the second straight year, the BSFEE has partnered with the Boardman Education Association to fund teacher innovation in the classroom.  This year's recipients are:

STADIUM DRIVE ELEMENTARY EARNS NATIONAL BLUE RIBBON 2018 national blue ribbon graphic

Stadium Drive Elementary is among a select group of schools across the country to receive a National Blue Ribbon Award.  It is one of only 349 Blue Ribbon Schools nationwide, and only 16 in the entire state of Ohio for 2018.   

APPLY FOR MEAL BENEFITS ONLINE fruits and veggies

Free and Reduced Price Meals are available to families who believe they may qualify. If your family chooses to apply please complete a "Free and Reduced Meal Price Application Form." The forms can be obtained and returned (completed) to any school office. 

Apply online: https://boardman.payschools.com/

Community Meeting Attracts Standing Room Crowd state of the schools header

Boardman High School Cafeteria was packed to overflowingTuesday Evening, March 20th, as community members, school staff, parents and students learned more about the financial situation facing the district. District leaders are now sorting through the comments and questions from the meeting to address specific concerns as soon as possible.    

Holiday Act of Kindness Fills Boardman Classroom Act of kindness fills  Boardman classroom with Christmas trees

Students at Robinwood Elementary School learned that sometimes the greatest gift is giving.  A donation of their class Christmas tree set off a chain reaction and taught them a great lesson on kindness.  Click here to watch WKBN report 

High School Winter Orchestra Concert - Wednesday, December 13 @7:00 PM Winter Concert

Come and enjoy a night of wonderful music at the Boardman High School Orchestra Concert on Wednesday, December 13 @ 7:00 PM in the Boardman Performing Arts Center. Cost will be $2.00 for students and $3.00 for adults. 

Glenwood Hosts Congressman Ryan and Lt. Colonel Boccieri for Veterans Day Program Veterans Day flag and reads thank you for your service

U.S Congressman Tim Ryan and Lt. Colonel John Boccieri will be the featured speakers at a Veterans Day Assembly at Glenwood Jr. High on Friday, November 10.  Veterans and active military members are invited to be recognized for their service.  

HIGH SCHOOL FINANCIAL AID NIGHT FINANCIAL AID GRAPHIC

HELP FOR PARENTS AND STUDENTS

TO NAVIGATE THE FINANCIAL AID PROCESS

HOW TO MEET THE CHALLENGES OF PAYING FOR COLLEGE

WHEN:  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 11 AT 6:30 PM

WHERE: HIGH SCHOOL CAFETERIA

HERE COMES THE BUS APP HCTB

Boardman Launches New School Bus Tracking App For Safety, Savings and Parents’ Convenience

Dr. Ray Comes Back to Boardman

Dr. Ray Guarendi, noted television and radio personality, is coming back to Boardman to talk to parents, teachers and the community at large on the topic of parenting.  The Boardman PTA brought Dr. Ray in over 30 years ago and are once again sponsoring this event.

Boardman Schools Score High Marks in Student Achievement

Boardman Local Schools met 100% of the state indicators earning the grade of an A in achievement on the 2013-2014 Local Report Card released by the Ohio Department of Education.  At each tested grade level (grades 3-11) and in each content area (reading, mathematics, science, social studies and writing), 80% or more students achieved a passing grade on the respective assessment.

BOARDMAN AWARDED TURNING FOUNDATION GRANT Carrie Hurd, Tim Harker, Todd Smith, Bart Smith Chelsea Wisbar Grant team

Glenwood Jr. High Technology teacher Tim Harker and a team of teachers and staff from Boardman have won a $5,000 Innovative Teacher Mini-Grant from the Turning Foundation. It is one of only 15 grants awarded in a 4 county area. 

THANK YOU FOR A SPARTAN EFFORT! Alumni Association President Cheryl Tarantino Accepts Award from Superintendent Saxton

The Board of Education recognized Alumni President Cheryl Tarantino at its board meeting on Monday, August 27.  Superintendent Tim Saxton presented a special plaque honoring Cheryl's  guidance in planning and coordinating four successful celebrations for Boardman School District's 100th Anniversary.

WELCOME BACK! welcome back to school graphic

CLASSES RESUME MONDAY, AUGUST 27

Please note the time change at all Boardman elementary buildings.  This year, elementary schools will begin promptly at 8:05 AM and end at 2:15 PM.  The elementary school day has been extended by 5 minutes at the start, and by 5 minutes at the end of the day.

SPROUTING SPARTANS PLANT SALE market street garden club sprouting spartans

Market Street Elementary's New Garden Club, the Sprouting Spartans, is holding its first Plant Sale on Wednesday, May 23 after school from 2:45 until 4:15.  It is hoped this pilot program will grow into a year round effort, using our greenhouse for hands on learning, as well as to encourage healthy eating.

STATE OF THE SCHOOLS: ANSWERING YOUR QUESTIONS

 

 

 

FACTS ABOUT THE DISTRICT FINANCIAL SITUATION

 

PLEASE CLICK READ MORE TO SEE ADDITIONAL VIDEOS

Community Meeting Provides More Details state of the schools

Boardman High School Cafeteria was packed to overflowingTuesday Evening, March 20th, as community members, school staff, parents and students learned more about the financial situation facing the district. District leaders are now sorting through the comments and questions from the meeting. 

  

Kindergarten Registration - Thursday, March 8, 2018 kindergarten girls in success by 6 summer program

Registration Day for kindergarten for the 2018-2019 school year is Thursday, March 8, 2018.  Times for registration are 9-11 a.m., 1-3 p.m., and 6-8 p.m. in each of our four elementary schools.  It is not necessary for children to accompany their parents.  Read on for a list of items parents must have to register. 

Major Donation to Stadium Project Final Phase Donors Bill and Karen Veri, Boardman BOE President John Landers, Boosters President Bruce Flyak

The Boardman Boosters and the Stadium Project Committee are pleased to announce a new $120,000 donation toward the completion of the third and final phase of the Spartan Stadium Project. We believe this generous donation will fuel other campaign donors to contribute as we close in on our final goal--to break ground this Spring--2018.  

Boardman Schools Say THANK YOU! thank you post card

Thank you Spartan Community for your support of our two levy renewals! Each passed by more than a 3,000 vote margin, and we are grateful for that resounding support.

Please Be Aware: Online Scam online safety graphic

We want to inform our parents about an online scam brought to our attention.  Student safety and security  are always a top priority in our district.

Fire Prevention Week fire fighter helping student climb down ladder of mobile fire trailer

National Fire Prevention Week runs from Oct. 8-14.  Boardman's Fire Department will be teaching fire safety lessons at Boardman's four elementary schools.

Boardman, We Have the Meats! Arbys

Stadium Dr. Elementary Accepts Arby’s Donation for Science Presentation & Upgraded Technology

BHS Student Wins App Contest Congressional App Winner!

Congressman Tim Ryan Announces 13th District 
Congressional App Challenge Winner

Board Approves Realignment Plan

At its regular January meeting, the Boardman Board of Education approved a preliminary plan to realign our two grade 5-8 middle school buildings into one 5/6 building and one 7/8 building.

School Delays and Cancellations

Snow and ice are just around the corner.  Learn how you can stay connected to the latest school closing news for your Boardman Schools.

HAVE YOU TRIED HERE COMES THE BUS YET? HERE COMES THE BUS GRAPHIC

The Here Comes The Bus App is ready to go!  If you haven't signed up yet, download the Here Comes the Bus app from the App Store or Google Play.  You will need the school district code (84546) and your student's ID number to register.  Click here for help sheet.  

BOARDMAN OPTIMIST CLUB AWARDS BIKES TO SAFETY CONTEST WINNERS optimist safety poster contest

The last week of school brought a big surprise for two Boardman 4th graders-A brand new bicycle!    This is the second year that the Boardman Optimist Club has invited all 4th grade students in the Boardman Schools to participate in a Bike Safety Poster Coloring Contest.   

GLENWOOD ROBOTICS TEAMS SWEEP YSU COMPETITION ROBOTICS TEAMS WITH YSU  PRESIDENT JIM TRESSEL

Glenwood Robotics continues to dominate the field, after sweeping the Northeast Ohio Robotics Competition at YSU.  Glenwood's Boardman Team took 1st place, and the  Spartan Team  took second. The Robotics tradition started 24 years ago at Center Intermediate, and still holds strong.

 

 

High School Volunteers Helping at Second Harvest Food Bank Students sorting and examining food at Second Harvest Food Bank

Nearly two dozen volunteers from Boardman High School 's Emerging Leaders Club spent hours Saturday, December 16 at Second Harvest Food Bank.  The students are among 150 members of this growing volunteer group.

Reserve Your BHS Crier Now...Save $10 pre order yearbook graphic

Reserve your  2018 Crier Yearbook before December 1, and save $10.

The Current price for a full color BHS yearbook is now $60, but the price will rise to $70 in December.  People may drop a check at the school (with student name included) or visit yearbookordercenter.com and enter our school code of 40112.

 

BAND CAMP WARMS UP WITH BANNER WEATHER Band Camp 2017

Band Night is Saturday, September 9th at Spartan Stadium at 7 PM.

OPEN HOUSE SCHEDULES open house

Classes begin on August 27th.  For a look at Open House Dates and Times for each of our seven buildings, please read on. 

Boardman’s Stadium Elementary Takes Home 3 Trophies in Math 24 math24

Who says Math isn’t fun?  In fact, if you ask the Math 24 team  at Stadium Drive Elementary in Boardman, they would say it’s not only fun, it’s also rewarding!

2016-2017 School Calendar

During the regular January 2016 meeting, the Boardman Board of Education approved our school calendar for the 2016-17 school year.  Though we begin later than many Mahoning County school districts, classes will commence prior to Labor Day.

2015-16 School Calendar

Every year beginning in September parents begin calling the Superintendent's Office inquiring about the school calendar for the upcoming year.  Why you ask?  Because parents want to schedule vacation time that does not conflict with school.  We all thank you for that!

NATIONAL MERIT PROGRAM RECOGNIZES 3 SPARTANS national merit scholars Sophia Mcgee, Ryan Coldren, Daniel Turillo

Congratulations to seniors Sophia McGee, Ryan Coldren, and Daniel Turillo for being recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Program. 

GLENWOOD PRINCIPAL WINS STATEWIDE SCHOOL SAFETY AWARD school safety

Glenwood Jr. High Principal Bart Smith is the winner of the 2018 Ohio School Resource Officer Association's Distinguished School Service Award.   Principal Smith received the award in Columbus on June 27.  He was chosen from nominations statewide for his efforts  to support a safe learning environment and to improve school safety.

GLENWOOD THANKS DIAMOND STEEL AS CRANE HOISTS COMPOSTER IN PLACE students with thank you sign in front of composter

Glenwood Students and Staff want to send a big Thank You to Diamond Steel Construction Company of North Lima, for donating the use of a massive crane to hoist an 8-foot in diameter Earth Tub Composter over the building, and into the Glenwood Courtyard.  

Glenwood Students Present Disney's Aladdin JR Aladdin Cast

The Boardman Glenwood Junior High School Drama Club presented  Disney’s Aladdin JR on Thursday, March 15.  It was an amazing night of singing, dancing and pure entertainment for the audience to enjoy!

Boardman Holiday Jazz Concert Rescheduled: Now December 20 Jazz Concert

Mark your calendars for December 20 at 7:00 PM for the Holiday Jazz Concert in the BPAC.  Come and swing to the wonderful jazz sounds of the season.  Admission is free!

Cheerleaders Win Biggest Donor Award cheerleaders holding up biggest donor sign at Cheer Classic

The Boardman High School Varsity and Freshmen Cheerleaders want to thank the Boardman community for helping them raise nearly $3,000 to fight breast cancer!

Boardman won the ‘Biggest Donor” Award at the Pink Ribbon Cheer Classic at YSU on Sunday, October 22.

Excellence Award Includes a Boost for Makers Club Tim Harker accepting award from Stephanie Shaw

Congratulations to Glenwood Technology Teacher Tim Harker! He won the Excellence in Education Love of Learning Award for innovation in the classroom.

Mr. Harker established a Makers Club last year, and students love it.  Mr. Harker also received a 3D printer from Inventor Cloud to be used for Makers Club.  

Dictionary Tradition Continues dictionary distribution kids holding books in air

It's been a tradition for decades in the Boardman School District.  A big THANK YOU to the Boardman Rotary for supplying a new dictionary to all of our 3rd grade Spartans!

 

Emerging Leaders 'Dig in' at Day of Caring Students scraping and edging sidewalks

Dozens of Volunteers from the High School's Emerging Leaders Group spent  September 1,  "digging in" for the United Way of the Mahoning Valley.   A bus load of Boardman students and nearly a dozen administrators were among more than 850 volunteers who aimed to "Fight Blight" on Youngstown's Eastside.

Welcome New Teachers and Staff Welcome new staff!

If you see these friendly faces in the hall, stop and say Hello!

Let the Composting Begin Compost Tub

 Boardman Glenwood Junior High has received a highly competitive $16,000 Ohio Environmental Education Fund Grant founded by the Ohio EPA.

Ohio Department of Education Launches Mobile App Ohio Department of Education

Ohio families can now get the latest education news, search for schools in their neighborhoods and look at their schools’ report cards right from their smartphones. The Ohio Department of Education today launched a mobile app for iPhone and Android.

https://itunes.apple.com/tt/app/ohio-department-of-education/id1061700877?mt=8

Drug Testing Update

Drug testing in Boardman has now gone beyond student testing.  Admistrators, supervisors and Board members have taken the lead by voluntaring to be drug tested.  Superintendent Lazzeri stated, "It would be a double standard for we adults to demand drug testing for students without being held to that same standard".

SAFETY TRAINING: STAFF LEARNS TO 'STOP THE BLEED' stop the bleed training applying a tourniquet

Dozens of  Boardman High School administrators, teachers and staff members learned life saving skills during a recent  "Stop the Bleed" training conducted by Mercy Health.  This nationally recognized program is hands on, and plans are  now in the works to train students in health classes.

LINK CREW WELCOMES FRESHMEN Link crew orientation in stands of gym

Freshmen Orientation is set for Wednesday, August 22 from 8 AM until 12:15 in the gymnasium.  The Link  Crew orientation and transition program is designed to both welcome and support incoming freshmen by assigning them a junior or senior Link Leader as a mentor during their first year.  

STADIUM DRIVE ELEMENTARY THANKFUL FOR EAGLE SCOUT PROJECT new gaga ball pit at stadium drive elementary

A new Gaga Ball Pit at Stadium Drive Elementary is sure to ignite smiles and get a lot of use when school begins in August!  15-year-old Kaleb Sepe of Troop 80, chose to plan and build the gaga pit as his community project to earn Eagle rank. 

Camp Fitch Feb 2018 students getting ready to leave for camp

For the first time, 6th graders at Center Intermediate School enjoyed Camp Fitch as a class experience. They went in two separate groups with teacher volunteers, on a 3-day trip at the end of February.  Read on to watch a video made by one of our own BSTN  video production HS students...Sam Holter.

Boardman Superintendent Talks About School Safety WFMJ tv interviews Superintendent Tim Saxton

Superintendent Tim Saxton sat down for a recent interview on WFMJ-TV on School Security.  In the wake of recent violence, he emphasized Boardman strives to be vigilant everyday- not just now but always- for the safety of our kids.  Please read on, for a link to watch the segment.

Excellence In Education Awards Center Principal Randy Ebie accepting excellence in education award

Congratulations to Center Principal Randy Ebie! He won the Excellence in Education Community and Family Outreach Award from the East Ohio Education Partnership October 17th. 

Mr. Ebie was recognized for the Boardman Center Project that lead to the extreme makeover at the school. He was also recognized for establishing the areas first daily school food pantry at Center.

Eclipse Viewing at Spartan Stadium--A Great Learning Experience! Eclipse Event at Spartan Stadium

Boardman community members, students and their families turned out to watch the solar eclipse on Monday, August 21, 2017.  The crowd was estimated at more than 500 people.  It was an exciting and educational experience.

Little Spartans Learn Important Lessons at Safety Village learning about bus safety

Safety Village tradition continued on Thursday, August 10.  

STEM at Glenwood Featured on WKBN Glenwood STEM

Glenwood's Tim Harker is getting his students to do some amazing things in class.

Trans - Siberian Orchestra experiences Spartan Mayhem TSO and Mayhem

World renowned rock band Trans-Siberian Orchestra is kicking off their winter tour right here in the Mahoning Valley.

Two Boardman Elementary Schools Receive State Recognition Principals accept award

Robinwood Lane Elementary School and West Blvd Elementary School both received state recognition for school year 2016-17!

New Center Middle Entrance

School security remains a high priority in the Boardman Schools.  You may be wondering why a new fence was erected in the alcove near Door #1 at Center Middle School.  This and many other security changes will be made over the upcoming months.

BOARDMAN ROTARY BRINGS JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT PROGRAM TO GLENWOOD JA AT GLENWOOD JACKSON AND ALEXA LOOK OVER BOOKLET

JA It's My Future program was taught to the entire 7th grade at  Glenwood Jr. High on October 8.  The Boardman Rotary funded the program for all 16 classes, reaching a total of 366 students.

SAFETY VILLAGE LESSONS FOR LIFE police officer reading a bus safety book to kindergarten students

Incoming Kindergarten students experienced Safety Village on  August 9.  This  fun hands-on event  allows our newest Spartans to interact with Boardman police and firefighters and to learn valuable lessons as they get ready to start school in just a few weeks.

NEW SCHOOL ZONE SAFETY LIGHTS SCHOOL SPEED LIMIT LIGHTS AT 20 MPH ON GLENWOOD

New School Zone Safety Lights have been installed on Glenwood Avenue between Glenwood Jr. High and the High School.  This was a collaborative effort between the Mahoning County Engineers Office, Boardman Township and Boardman Schools.  Safety is our primary goal for our students, staff, ad community and these lights will help remind drivers and enforce speed limits.

ORCHESTRA SPRING CONCERT MAY 23 ORCHESTRA CLOSE UP SHOT

The award-winning Boardman High School Symphony, Chamber and Classical Orchestras will present their annual Spring Orchestra Concert on Wednesday, May 23 at 7:00 pm in the Boardman Performing Arts Center.  Our senior solo competition winners of the evening will be Aadam Zocolo on Violin and Jacob Smotzer on Piano.  

Boardman Schools THANK YOU! spartan head thank you

The Boardman Board of Education, administrators and school staff want voters to know that Boardman schools appreciate their support!  We are humbled by the dedication of so many volunteers who helped, and we are grateful that voters recognized the outstanding education and programs at Boardman, and voted to Protect the Tradition.

NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY INDUCTS NEW MEMBERS national honor society on stage

Congratulations to the newly inducted members of National Honor Society.  85 Juniors and 6 Seniors were honored at a formal ceremony on March 27 at the Boardman Performing Arts Center.  

Stadium Project Benefactors Honored With Community Service Award Karen Veri accepts Community Service Award

 

Boardman residents Bill and Karen Veri are this year’s recipients of the Boardman Civic Association’s Community Service Award.  The Veris have donated a total of  $270,000 to the Spartan Stadium Project, and to date, they  are the largest sole contributor.

Spartans Express Their Own Voice school safety

To our Boardman High School parents:

From the Desk of Boardman High School Principal Cindy Fernback

Subject: Statement on Walk-Out March 14th, 2018

There are several school walk-outs being organized across the nation by multiple groups and information is circulating on social media.  Many of our children are inspired by this movement and wish to take part in these events.  We plan on working together to give our Spartans a Voice.  

Congratulations! Boardman Grad Wins Grammy Anthony LaMarca playing guitar on stage

Congratulations to Anthony LaMarca, Spartan Class of 2005, on his Grammy Win!  LaMarca is a member of rock band, The War on Drugs.  The Band won the Grammy for 2017 Best Rock Album for its "A Deeper Understanding".  LaMarca joined the alt-rock band in 2013, and plays guitar and other intstruments.

Art Students Decorate Hospital Windows For the Holidays reindeer painted on window

Snowmen, reindeer and Christmas cupcakes are some of the decorations you will see on the windows at Akron Children's Hospital  in Boardman.   The talented decorating "elves" were Boardman High School students.

C-SPAN Bus Makes First Stop at Boardman High School C-SPAN Bus  with "50 Capitals Tour" on side

AP Government Students at Boardman High School will tour  C-SPAN’s new interactive  45-foot customized motor coach on Tuesday, Dec. 12.   This is an opportunity for students to see how C-SPAN plays a role in distributing political information nationally.

Glenwood and Center collection of new backpacks and school supplies

MISSION OF LOVE To HELP HURRICANE RAVAGED TOWN IN TEXAS

The  students of Glenwood Junior High and Center Intermediate schools  were excited to do whatever they could to collect new school supplies for students in the small port town of Port Aransas, Texas. Port Aransas is  located on a barrier island near Corpus Christi.   

It's What's For Lunch! glenwood grown lettuce and basil

Look at what's growing at Glenwood Junior High.  This is student-grown lettuce and basil that will be used at lunch in the cafeteria.  The kids are learning about hydroponics and the food doesn't get fresher than that!!

Congratulations Sports Hall of Fame 2017 Inductees! hall of fame pictures

Congratulations to these 13 outstanding Boardman athletes and sports contributors who made a difference in the history of Boardman athletics.

Natalie Winkle - The Queen of Culinary! Fruits and Vegetables

Multiple Honors for Boardman's Natalie Winkle

Band Marches in Chicago Band in Chicago

Boardman Spartan Marching Band Thankful for a Great Experience in Chicago

BOARDMAN SCHOOLS RANKED "BEST IN YOUNGSTOWN AREA" niche 2019 best schools

Congratulations to Boardman students, staff, parents and administrative teams!  Niche.com, a nationally recognized data based ranking and review site, ranks Boardman Local Schools as "number 1" in the Youngstown area.  The 2019 Best School Districts ranking is based on rigorous analysis of key statistics and millions of reviews from students and parents using data from the U.S. Department of Education. Ranking factors include state test scores, college readiness, graduation rates, SAT/ACT scores, teacher quality, public school district ratings and more. 

FOOD SERVICE DEPARTMENT LOOKING FOR PART TIME WORKERS BGJH Cafeteria Workers

Food Service Director Natalie Winkle is looking to hire  9 part time workers  to replace cafeteria staff who have retired or moved to other positions.  The jobs are flexible, and work well for parents or grandparents who want to be home when their kids get off the bus.  You can email your resume to  Natalie.winkle@boardmanschools.org.  Please read on for more details.

SENIOR HONORS ASSEMBLY graduation clip art

Boardman High School's Annual Honors Assembly will be held May 23, at 8:15 AM in the gymnasium.  The District will recognize the outstanding students in each department, introduce scholarship winners and present many special awards.  It is recognition of both the collective and individual achievements of the class of 2018.

BOARDMAN RECEIVES STATE AUDITORS AWARD ohio state auditor seal

State Auditor Dave Yost announced Monday, March 26,  that Boardman Local School District received an Auditor of State Award for its clean audit report.  Entities that receive the award  must meet a number of criteria upon completion of an audit including filing timely financial reports,following ethics, public meeting and public record criteria.

"Too Good For Drugs" Program Spotlighted Too good for drugs class meets in library

The "Too Good For Drugs" drug education program was highlighted in the Youngstown Vindicator December 5.  School Resource Officer Phil Merlo, Parent Coordinator Karen Kannal and Drug Educator Angela Sammartino have been coordinating the classes for 8th graders at Glenwood Junior High.

 

 

Celebration of the Arts: Looking for Alumni Artwork Boardman 100th anniversary logo

As you may already know, this year is the 100th anniversary of the Boardman Local Schools!  A “Celebration of the Arts” is being planned for January 20th, 2018, and as an one of the area's largest visual arts departments, we have lots to celebrate! 

HERE COMES THE BUS here comes the bus logo

The popular 'Here Comes the Bus' school bus tracking app is now available for Boardman parents and students to use once again.  We appreciate your patience as we updated our data.

 

Stadium Drive Kindergarteners Enjoy Fire Department Visit Boardman fire department visits Stadium Drive Elementary kindergarten

 

All Kindergarten students at Stadium Drive Elementary had a special treat Wednesday, October 4.  They enjoyed a visit from the Boardman Fire Department.

What a "100" Celebration!! crowd in the Spartan Stadium stands

More than 2,500 students, athletes, band members, alumni and community members packed the gym for a "100" year Pep Rally they'll remember always!  Students from all 7 school buildings and every sports team,  alumni band and former athletes filed behind the Boardman Marching Band for a parade to Spartan Stadium.

Kudos to Spartan Athlete Celebrating Collegiate Success Jacinta Pikunas wins first collegiate tournament, breaks 3 records

In her first 54-hole collegiate tournament, Jacinta Pikunas was spectacular breaking three program records en route to her first collegiate win. She now owns the lowest 18-hole score (66, -6), lowest 36-hole total (138, -6), and the lowest 54-hole total (210, -6) records in program history. 

School Foundation Grants Announced BSFEE Recipients and Committee Members

Seven New Teacher Wish-List Projects Now In Motion
Thanks to Excellence Foundation

PLEASE HELP MAKE US MORE EFFICIENT students boarding school bus

Did you know there is a Transportation Opt Out Form?  If you know your student will not be riding the school bus this year, this form helps our Transporation Department to be more efficient.  Please read on to get a copy of the form and learn more.

 

GLENWOOD STUDENT MAKES A MARK IN NATIONAL COMPETITIONS Brendan Butler competes in National HIstory and Geography events

Congratulations to Brendan Butler, an 8th grade student at Boardman Glenwood Jr High.  On June 1-3, Brendan competed in the National History Bee and in the US Geography Olympiad in Atlanta, GA.  Brendan  finished 2ND out of the top 156 8th graders in the NATION in the US Geography Olympiad!  

VISUAL ART AND INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY SHOW 66TH ANNUAL ART SHOW

BHS Art Department and Industrial Technology Department join together to display student works in the gym on Thursday, May 17.  Amazing displays from Art, Photography and Graphic Design classes will be presented along with projects from Woods and Video Productions.

ELEMENTARY STUDENTS WALK MINI RELAY WEST BLVD. mini relay

West Blvd. Elementary Students participated in a mini Relay for Life at  the school on Tuesday, May 15.  The theme this year is “Wipeout Cancer”, and students walked around the perimeter of the school for a half hour, then enjoyed a Kona Ice for the second half of the relay.

Now a Green Bay Packer...Always a Spartan! Corey Linsley

Thank you to Corey Linsley for taking the time to come back to Boardman, be recognized and sign autographs. There was a lot of excitement in the gym February 23, for our team, school, and community. So great to see such success for our alums!  

School Board Votes to Place Levy on the May Ballot Boardman School Board and Administrators

Boardman School Board Members voted on Monday, January 22, to place an Emergency Tax Levy Proposal on the ballot,  that would generate $4.9 million dollars annually for 10 years.  A first reading was approved by the Board at a Special Board Meeting on January 17.  To watch or read media reports, and for more details please read on...

Local Business Hosts Coat Drive for Students coat drive graphic

Top Flite Financial of Boardman is hosting a Kids' Coat Drive again this year for Boardman Elementary students.  Anyone who donates a new childrens coat, will be entered into a raffle to win 4 tickets to a Cavs game on February 27.

PTA Council Winter Greenery Sale poinsettia plants

This year Council PTA will be selling poinsettias, pine roping and mixed wreaths. All proceeds will be used for scholarships.  This is a cash only sale and all orders are due by Nov. 3.

BCIS FOOD PANTRY Center's Food Pantry

The Second Harvest Food Bank and the Boardman Lions are joining with a school, Boardman Center Intermediate, to host a food pantry that will operate daily.

OHIO TOP 100 SILVER MEDAL HIGH SCHOOL silver medal high school award

Boardman High School has once again made Ohio's Silver Medal List, according to US News and World Report.  At #95, it is the only Mahoning County High School in the top 100.  There are more than 600 public school districts in the State of Ohio.

STADIUM DRIVE ELEMENTARY NOMINATED FOR NATIONAL BLUE RIBBON AWARD National Blue Ribbon Graphic

Stadium Drive Elementary School is a nominee for the National Blue Ribbon School Award.  The Ohio Department of Education chose Stadium Drive as one of only 14 public schools in Ohio to nominate to the US Department of Education for the prestigious award.

Coach O'Halloran 'Swim Coach of the Year!' Coach Terry O'Halloran

Congratulations to Terry O'Halloran, Division I Ohio Swim Coach of the Year!  He's been the Spartan head swim coach for 33 years.  He's accompanied Boardman swimmers  to the state meet for 19 consecutive years...including 18 All-Americans and 4 State Champions.

Quiz Bowl Whiz Kids League Champs Again quiz Bowl Mahoning League Champs 2018

The win streak now stands at 57 consecutive matches, as the Spartan Quiz Bowl JV and Varsity teams win the Mahoning League Tournament February 24.  Some 26 teams competed.   The Spartan team hasn't lost in league play since 2014. 

Hour of Code Week Hour of Code December 4-8

Boardman Center Intermediate School is introducing the National Hour of Code to all 5th and 6th graders this week, December 4-8.  During hour-long sessions, students will have an opportunity to begin trying out their coding skills in the Tech Lab at Center.

Congratulations to Spartan Quarterback Named in WKBN's "Big 22" football helmet with 100 logo

The 2017 WKBN Big 22 Class of 2017 was announced Nov. 27. It is the twelfth year for the contest, and over 100 standout players were nominated for the honor.  Boardman’s dual threat quarterback Michael O’Horo threw for 1.233 yards. He also rushed for 653 yards with 22 total touchdowns.  Michael will be honored at a banquet in December.

BSTN Students Compare Notes With the Pros at Browns Headquarters BSTN video production students at Browns Stadium

The BSTN football crew got to compare notes with the professionals at Cleveland Browns press box and control room. What a great experience these video-production students at Boardman High had, during a two-hour tour at FirstEnergy Stadium!

 

PROOF THAT PARTNERSHIPS WORK Frank Lazzeri, Tim Saxton, Chief Mark Pitzer, Vickie Davis, Jeff Barone

Congratulations to Boardman Township on Fire Station 71.   A property swap betweem the township and Boardman Schools two years ago started the path to this new building that will serve as the community's main fire station.  It enabled  the township and schools to save money, and develop the buildings needed to provide good service and safety to Boardman residents and students. 

BHS ART STUDENTS RECEIVE ART AWARDS Honorable mention AP Art painting of girl holding blanket

The Mahoning County Annual Art Show is held to recognize high school students in grades nine through twelve who have an interest and talent in the visual arts.  Boardman High School Students were well recognized.

Boys Swim Team State Qualifiers Gain All-Ohio Honors In 4 Events Boys relay team

Congratulations to seniors Callen Aulizia, Kyle Kimerer, and sophomores Noah Basista and Matthew DunLany as they received 1st Team All-Ohio honors in four events February 24,  at the OHSAA State Swim and Dive Tournament. The boys 400 Freestyle placed 5th in the state. The boys scored 88 points and were 9th overall at State.

5 Student Athletes Earn Scholarships to Continue Athletic Careers 5 athletes at early signing

On the first day of the NCAA early signing period, five
outstanding Spartan student-athletes signed their National
Letter of Intent to continue their academic and athletic
careers.  All five have had outstanding athletic careers and
academic success while at Boardman
.

School Board Recognizes Student Achievement Writers Workshop students stand in front of school banner

School Board Members recognized fourth graders at Robinwood Elementary  during their Board Meeting on November 20.  This group of writers presented original poems and pieces they crafted in Writers' Workshop, under the direction of Mrs. Miner and Mrs. Zorman.

HIGH SCHOOL ATTENDANCE HIGH SCHOOL ATTENDANCE PHONE NUMBER

We apologize...the incorrect phone number to report student absences

was sent home in the high school information packet.

The correct High School Attendance # 330-259-7145

AUDIT AWARD PRESENTED TO BOARDMAN SCHOOLS Auditor Liaison Jim Shaw presents clean audit award to Nick Ciarniello

State Auditor Liaison Jim Shaw presented the Clean Audit Award to Boardman Schools Treasurer Nick Ciarniello at the May 23 Board of Education Meeting.  Shaw congratulated Boardman, saying this award is not easy to achieve.  Only 10% of the more than 6,000 state audits done each year, receive a "Clean Audit Award."

Glenwood Junior High Earns Purple Star Award purple star logo

BGJHS has been awarded the 2018 Purple Star Award for its support of military families and students.  A description of the services and supports that Glenwood offers to its military students and families can be found under the Guidance Counsel tab of our schools website.  We are one of only 44 schools in Ohio to be selected.

Boardman Places in Pittsburgh's Penguin Bowl Ocean bowl team members holding trophy

The Penguin Bowl is a regional competition for high school students on topics related to the study of Oceans.  This year, the tournament was held February 3 at the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium.  BHS took two teams,  and came home with a 3rd place trophy and the other team placed 5th among the 16 teams that competed.  

Boardman Senior Hits 1000 Point Milestone Holden Lipke surrounded by fans after making 1000 point milestone

Congratulations to senior, Holden Lipke, for making his "1000" point career milestone. He scored a total of 27 points in Friday's basketball game against Mooney...lifting the Spartans to a 61-43 win over the Cardinals.  The stands erupted as he made the "1000 point basket"   in the final minute of play.  Read on to see more pictures.

Goggles Show Dangers of Drugs and Alcohol student with fatal vision goggles in too good for drugs education program

Fifth Graders at Center Intermediate School each took a turn trying on a pair of  “Fatal Vision Goggles” as part of the district’s ‘Too Good for Drugs Program.’  The Goggles mimic the altered perceptions people experience when using drugs or alcohol.

GLENWOOD JUNIOR HIGH STUDENTS PERFORM IN DISTRICT 5 HONORS BAND glenwood students honors band

A group of nine young musicians from Boardman Glenwood Junior High were selected to perform in the District 5 Middle School Honors Band Concert  at Stambaugh Auditorium in Youngstown on Saturday, November 18.  They were among approximately 120 young musicians from a tri-county area.

Amazing Spartan Night on the Court! Senior night/ basketball players and cheerleaders

The last home game of basketball season 2018 is one for the books!  Senior Night was topped with a victory against Fitch.  But the excitement of the night was also fueled by a visit from 2009 grad and NFL Player Corey Linsley.  Read on to see more photos of the evening which was also Elementary Night, and WKBN's Game of the Week.

Boardman Elementary Students Celebrate 100 Days of Learning Robinwood Elementary Students Celebrate 100 days of learning

Boardman elementary students are celebrating 100 Days of Learning in all kinds of ways this first full week of February!  Some are dressing the part of 100 year old Spartans, some are having fun at learning stations, and others are enjoying a balloon drop and making  "100" themed crowns.  Read on to see some photos from around the district.

Speech and Debate State Qualifiers Speech State Qualifiers Yelisa Cortez, Matt Ellis, Alexandra Morar, Pranav Padmanabhan

Four Boardman High School Speech Team members qualified to compete in the Ohio Speech and Debate Association State Tournament held in Sylvania, Ohio on March 1-3. The tournament will feature the best competitors across Ohio.

Boardman Marching Band Surprises Woman on her 100th Birthday Marge LoCicero with Band Director Tom Ruggieri and Ethan Loosemoore

Marge LoCicero said she wanted a "Marching Band" for her 100th Birthday, and so the Boardman Spartan Marching Band made that happen.  On January 23, more than 50 band members marched in to surprise Marge at her birthday party at Marian Living Center.  

Celebration of the Arts "A Great Success" choir members sing a Disney tune

People are still talking about the Celebration of Arts 100 year event!  January 20th at the BPAC was a fun-filled and fantastic evening and the turnout was incredible. Thanks to all who helped organize, volunteered their time, performed, or provided artwork.