Sandusky City Schools will be Closed the Remainder of the School Year

Sandusky City Schools would like to inform our students and families that Friday, May 29th will be the last student day for the 2019-2020 school year. High School students should reach out to their teachers regarding any previously assigned work that they still need to completed by Thursday, June 4th close of business 3PM.

Over the summer the District will continue to contact families regarding the 2020- 2021 as we continue to receive updates on the impact of the COVID pandemic. If you have additional questions please contact us (419) 626- 6940. Be safe and Stay healthy — Remember we are Blue Streak Strong!

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Last Day of School Has Been Changed to May 29th, 2020
Sandusky City Schools would like to inform our students and families that Friday, May 29th will be the last student day for the 2019-2020 school year.   High School students should reach out to their teachers regarding any previously assigned work that they still need to completed by Thursday, June 4th close of business 3PM.

Over the summer the District will continue to contact families regarding the 2020- 2021 as we continue to receive updates on the impact of the COVID pandemic.  If you have additional questions please contact us (419) 626- 6940.  Be safe and Stay healthy—Remember we are Blue Streak Strong!
 
Sign up for Free Books in Ohio with the Imagination Library!
The Ohio Governor’s Imagination Library is working to put more books in the hands of Ohio’s children and ensure that every student enters kindergarten ready to succeed. Imagination Library was started by country singer Dolly Parton and offers age-appropriate books to children from birth to age 5, regardless of parent income.

The Ohio Department of Education Office for Early Learning and School Readiness is encouraging all preschools, Head Start/Early Head Start programs, and childcare settings to share information about the Ohio Governor’s Imagination Library and encourage families to enroll into the free monthly book program.
 
Sandusky City Schools Mills Family Food Mart - Location Change
During the next three weeks, the Mills Family Food Mart will be located at:
 
St. Paul Lutheran Church
2211 Mills Street
Sandusky, OH 44870
 
Wednesdays - 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Please bring your photo ID.
 
For questions, please call Mr. Trevino at 419-271-6909 
 
Area Superintendents Announce Protocols Regarding Coronavirus Concerns
Districts
Mr. Todd Boggs, Superintendent, Perkins Local Schools
Mr. Tom Roth, Superintendent, Edison Local Schools
Dr. Eugene T. W. Sanders, CEO and Superintendent, Sandusky City Schools
Mr. Dennis Mock, Superintendent, Margaretta Local Schools
Mr. Dennis Muratori, Superintendent, Huron City Schools

Sandusky, Ohio. School officials from area public schools conducted a press conference today to announce a series of protocols for addressing the Coronavirus (COVID-19). While there are no reported cases of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in our immediate area, multiple area superintendents met to provide a corporate response to the current health challenge in our state and nation. Dr. Eugene T. W. Sanders, Chief Executive Officer and Superintendent of the Sandusky City Schools, is working collaboratively with Mr. Todd Boggs, Superintendent of Perkins Local Schools, Mr. Dennis Muratori, Superintendent of the Huron City Schools, Mr. Dennis Mock, Superintendent of Margaretta Local Schools, and Mr. Tom Roth, Superintendent of the Edison Local Schools. Each of the superintendents attended today’s press conference held at the Sandusky Board of Education, 407 Decatur Street, Sandusky. Mr. Peter Schade, Erie County Health Commissioner, was also present at the press conference to provide comments. The superintendents have provided a corporate response to addressing the Coronavirus (COVID-19) matter.
 
 
Sandusky City Schools Sandusky City Schools Release Protocol for Three Week Closure
During Governor Mike DeWine’s press conference on Thursday, March 12, 2020, it was mandated that all public schools will close for three weeks at the end of the business day Monday, March 16, 2020. After consulting with the Board of Education and the Senior Leadership Team, Sandusky City Schools will take the following actions:
      • Staff and students will report to school tomorrow, Friday, March 13th at their regular scheduled time.
      • Staff will report to their buildings on Monday, March 16th to review procedures for the next three weeks at their regular scheduled time. No 
         students will report to school on Monday, March 16th.
      • Beginning Tuesday, March 17th Sandusky City Schools will be on a hard close, with no access to any district buildings.
      • Sandusky City Schools Central Office will also be closed beginning Tuesday, March 17th, with the exception of essential staff who may work on an as needed basis determined by Dr. Sanders, Chief Executive Officer and Superintendent.
      • No athletics or extra-curricular activities will take place during this time frame.

Sandusky City Schools is working to provide food to students during this break. More information will be forthcoming within 24 hours in regards to food service. As information is continually changing, we will keep our families, faculty, staff, and community informed on our procedures and protocols. All decisions on this matter are consistent with area school districts, including; Perkins Local Schools, Edison Local Schools, Margaretta Local Schools, and Huron City Schools. You may find updates on our Facebook page, Twitter page, and at www.scs-k12.net. If you have questions, please contact my office at [email protected].
 
 
Sandusky City Schools Preschool Enrollment for 2020-2021
Early Childhood Education (ECE) Program: Each session will have children who are 4 years old as of September 30, 2020. These classes have a full-time teacher and a full-time paraprofessional.


Preschool Center-Based Program: Each class will have a maximum of 16 students who are at least 3-years-old by September 30, 2020. These classes have a full-time teacher and a full-time paraprofessional. Within each class, 8 student are identified as students with a disability. The other 8 students serve as model peers and must pass a developmental screening before placement. Students with disabilities will receive bus transportation to and from school.

  • All registration packets MUST be returned to Collette Fox at the Board of Education Office, 407 Decatur Street, during the designated dates and times listed below
  • If a form is missing or incomplete, your packet will not be accepted.
  • COMPLETED packets will be time stamped and a receipt will be issued.
  • Parents will be notified of their student’s acceptance in the Sandusky City School Preschool Program via placement letter before June 8, 2020.
  • Due to the limited nature of our preschool program, requests for teacher and/or classroom cannot be accepted.
  • Placement into the preschool program is NOT guaranteed.


Applications will be received in person at 407 Decatur Street on:
Monday, March 30, 2020 from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Tuesday, March 31, 2020 from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Wednesday, April 1, 2020 from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Thursday, April 2, 2020 from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday, April 3, 2020 from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Download the application here

For more information Contact:
Student Services and Family Support
Preschool Registration
Sandusky City Schools
407 Decatur Street
Sandusky, OH 44870-2442

Phone: 419-984-1048.

 
Sandusky City Schools Change of Last Day of School for Elementary Students
Sandusky, Ohio. At the Board of Education meeting on Tuesday, February 18th, Sandusky City Schools Board Members voted to change the last day of school for all elementary students in grades preschool through 6th. The last day of school for grades preschool through 6th will now be May 29th, 2020.
 
During the days of June 1st – 4th, Sandusky City Schools’ staff will attend professional learning sessions and begin their transition to the newly configured school buildings. Moving the last day of school will allow extra time for largest transition in Sandusky City Schools history.
 
“We want to prepare for this move as best as we can”, stated Dr. Stephen Sturgill, Chief of Staff and Transformation Officer. “We are creating a plan that will allow for a smooth transition into our new buildings. Over the next few months we will have a better idea on how far along construction is and we can solidify our plans. These extra days will be a huge help in this transition process.”
 
Sandusky City Schools is currently working with community organizations to provide activities so students have the opportunity to be engaged during that week. Information will be distributed appropriately to students when available. Students in grades 7-12 will operate as normal, with their last day of school remaining as June 4th .
 
Download the Press Release here
 
Mills Elementary Congratulations to Mills Elementary School on Receiving a 5-Star Step Up to Quality Rating from the Ohio Department of Education!
Congratulations to Mills Elementary School on Receiving a 5-Star Step Up to Quality Rating from the Ohio Department of Education!
SUTQ 
 
Step Up To Quality (SUTQ) is a five-star quality rating and improvement system administered by the Ohio Department of Education and the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. Five being the highest rating and 1 the lowest.SUTQ recognizes and promotes learning and development programs that meet quality program standards that exceed licensing health and safety regulations. The program standards are based on national research identifying standards which lead to improved outcomes for children.
 
More information will be coming out soon on Preschool Registration for the 2020-2021 school year! We look forward to registering our newest Blue Streaks!
 
Dr. Sanders Dr. Eugene Sanders Receives 2-Year Contract as CEO & Superintendent of SCS
Sandusky, Ohio. The Sandusky City Schools Board of Education voted unanimously to confirm that Chief Executive Officer and Superintendent, Dr. Eugene T. W. Sanders, would finish his career in Sandusky, by hiring him to a two-year contract that will continue his work for the 2020 academic year through 2022. The board took this action at the board meeting on Tuesday, February 18, 2020, following an executive session. The details of the contract are yet to be finalized. Board members felt the first priority for the Sandusky City School district was to assure solid and consistent leadership starting at the top of the organization.

“Dr. Sanders brings decades of expertise, leadership, and vision to the Sandusky City Schools”, Board President, Mrs. Brigitte Green-Churchwell stated. “The collaborative efforts among this board, Dr. Sanders’s leadership, and the dedication and commitment of our faculty, staff, and students have led to the successful transformation of our schools. While our work is continuing to move forward, we are excited about our
organizational growth, and with the executive leadership of Dr. Sanders we will be positioned for continued success for decades to come.”
 
To see the Press Release in it's entirety, click here
 
bolt January 2020 Building Better Dreams Update
Check out our January 2020 Building Better Dreams Update! You can view all of our updates regarding the Building Better Dreams Facilities Project on our Building Update page, Facebook, or Twitter. You can also email Dr. Sanders at [email protected] 
School Lunch 2020 Breakfast & Lunch Menus
Breakfast and Lunch menus are now available! All Sandusky City Schools students will receive free breakfast and lunch this school year!
 
Sandusky City Schools Instant Connect - New Communication Tool for the District
Hello Blue Streak Family!

We rolled out our new communication tool called Instant Connect on October 21, 2019! This is a change from the One Call Now system we have used previously. This new tool will allow us to send calls and texts to all of our district families. We will now be using this software to notify you in the event of a 2 Hour Delay, Closing, or other important district alert. If you do not receive a notification, please fill out this Google Form so we can make sure your phone number is added. This form can also be found on the Parent page of the district website. (If you have previously filled out a Google Form on the parent page, this is a new form for this new software we are utilizing.) 

Additionally, you will be receiving a text message that you can either opt in or opt out from. If you do not receive the text and wish to opt in you can text the word 'YES' to the number 87569 from your device. (Please note that message and data rates may apply according to your plan.)

We appreciate your patience as we make this switch.
 
Family Health Services Family Health Services Clinic at Sandusky High School
Family Health Services (FHS) is partnering with Sandusky City Schools (SCS) to open a school based health clinic in Sandusky High School. This clinic will be available for Sandusky City Schools students in grades 7-12, all district staff, and Sandusky Career Center students. Services offered will include acute physical health services, behavioral health services, vaccinations, wellness checks, physicals, and much more.
 
 
Sandusky City Schools Change of Address and Proof of Residency
Attention Parents and Guardians:
 
Please remember to send in any address changes and your students' proof of residency to the Board of Education (BOE). You can bring in proof of residency information, ID, or fill out a change of address form at the BOE located at 407 Decatur Street. If you have any questions please call us at 419.626.6940 or you can email us at [email protected].
 
Proof of Residency includes: utility bill, lease or rent agreement, photo ID, US change of address, savings account information, credit card statement, US Mail delivered to the home, or an insurance bill
 
  Change of Address FormChange of Address Form(please bring your ID when you bring your form to the BOE)
 
Sandusky City Schools 2019 - 2020 School Calendar
The 2019 - 2020 School Calendar is now available! Download it here.
 
Other Important Dates to Note:
March 31 & April 2: Parent/Teacher Conferences
April 6-10: Spring Break
May 25: Memorial Day - No School 
May 31: Commencement 
June 4: Last Day of School 
 
The Mills Family Mart is Open to All Families!
The Mills Family Mart will be open this school year! Stop in every Wednesday from 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm in the Mills Elementary Lobby. On the 3rd Wednesday of the month look for the fresh bread, meat, and produce truck!
 
Mills Family Mart is in partnership with , Community Solutions, and St. Paul Lutheran ChurchOHgo
Mills Family Mart 
 
Mills Elementary Logo Mills Elementary School - Principal's Message
Mills Elementary School is a Kindergarten through 6th grade building in the Sandusky City School District. The building was constructed in 1953 and has served many students in its 58 year history.

The Mills School staff is vastly experienced in promoting high educational standards for each of our students at all grade levels. Through promoting a safe and orderly learning environment, students continue to strive to reach their individual academic achievements and successes under the daily guidance of a teaching and support staff.
 
Facebook and Twitter Logos Facebook & Twitter
Are you on Facebook & Twitter?  Did you know that Sandusky City Schools has a Facebook and a Twitter account?  Find our Facebook Page here and our Twitter page here! 
Staff Directory


for Mills Elementary
 
 SUTQ
 
1918 Mills Street
Sandusky, OH 44870-4560

Ms. Wendy Studer, Administrative Assistant
[email protected]
Main Office: 419-984-1230

Mills Absence Line: 419-984-1232
Main Office Fax: 419-621-2855

Ms. Marie Prieto, Interim Principal
[email protected]

SCHOOL HOURS:
8:40 AM – 3:15 PM

Counseling Department

Ted Fox
School Counselor 
419-984-1311
t[email protected]

Please call to schedule an appointment if needed.
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