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2022-2023 School Calendar

The 2022-2023 School Calendar is now available.

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Do You Want to Work for Sandusky CIty Schools?

SCS is currently accepting applications for the following substitue support staff positions, with the possibilty of leading to full-time opporunities:

Bus Aides
Bus Drivers
Cafeteria Workers
Custodian Workers

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OneView Forms

Families, please take a moment to sign up for a OneView account if you have not done so already. This is will be requirement for district paperwork moving forward. If you need your student's ID number, please email [email protected].

RCAAS Students

RCAAS Application & Referral Form

The Regional Center for Advanced Academic Studies is a full day school program offered as part of the Sandusky City Schools for students entering grades 3, 4, 5, of 6 who are identified as gifted or emerging in the core academic areas, cognitive and creative thinking abilities, and any of the visual and performing arts. If you would like your child to be considered for enrollment, please complete this form. Teachers and even students themselves may also complete this form as a referral for gifted assessment. 
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Student Services Resource Guide

Check out this guide from our Student Services Department regarding community resources that may be available to you. Resources included but are not limited to:
- Assistance for families during virtual learning
- Basic needs (e.g., food assistance, housing, clothing, transportation, etc.)
- Employment
- Wellness, counseling, and physical health care
- Holiday resources (including clickable links for Christmas assistance)
- Home relief grant opportunities

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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 Form (please bring your ID when you bring your form to the BOE)
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How to Enroll

To attend RCAAS, your child must be qualified as gifted according to Ohio's State Standards. Please schedule a tour and time to test with Mrs. Toft at 419.984.1349!

The Michelle Ziemke Student Art Gallery


The Michelle Ziemke Student Art Gallery was founded in the Fall of 2020 with the help of the Martha Holden Jennings Foundation Grant and the Sandusky Lowe's Store.  The gallery's Mission is to provide a professional place for students throughout the district to showcase their artwork.  Every other month a theme is selected and publicized on the district's website; students of any grade can create artwork to submit for consideration to [email protected] or call 419-984-1213 for more information.' Located 125 E. Adams St. at the Regional Center for Advanced Academic Studies

Contact Information

The Regional Center for Arts & Academic Studies
Grades 3-6, Gifted Students
125 East Adams Street
Sandusky, OH 44870-2430
Main Office: 419-984-1349
Fax: 419-621-2852

Bell Schedule:
8:00 am - 2:40 pm

Mrs. Tara Toft, Principal
[email protected]
 

Upcoming Events

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MZ Art Gallery Show Opening

Mon Dec 12 2022
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Quarter II Mid-term

Sun Dec 18 2022
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End of Quarter II

Fri Dec 23 2022
Purpose
The purpose of Sandusky City Schools Regional Center for Advanced Academic Studies is to provide a world class education to identified gifted students through innovative curriculum and instructional models designed to meet the individual needs of each student.

Goals
Grow students’ academic potential to their fullest - Foster collaborative relationships between students, families, staff, and our community - Explore services and options to further students’ reach in a global era.

Services
Students in grades 3-6 will receive integrated instruction in the four core areas: Math, Science/Technology, English and Humanities. Students will receive on-grade level instruction for non-identified areas. Beginning with the 2020-2021 school year, gifted services will now be offered in the areas of Visual and Performing Arts (Visual Art, Music, Dance, and/or Drama) and Creative Thinking Ability. Affective development with guidance staff will also be afforded.

Entrance Criteria
Children must be qualified as gifted, according to Ohio’s State Standards,in one or more of the following areas to be considered for enrollment: Superior Cognitive Ability, Reading, Math, Science, Social Studies, Creative Thinking Ability, and/or any of the Visual and Performing Arts (Visual Art, Music, Dance, or Drama). Students scoring in the emerging ranges may also be invited to enroll based on available seats in a particular grade level. Per Ohio law incoming test scores must be less than 24 months old at time of application. Opportunities for possible identification will be provided throughout the year for services the following year.

Testing Information

Interested in having your child tested to attend RCAAS?
 
Call 419-984-1349 to schedule!
 

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