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YSU MathFest students excel again at national event

Youngstown State University mathematics students presented research at the annual MathFest meeting in Denver, taking home two awards for excellence and winning the problem solving contest.

“Our students continue to give outstanding presentations,” said Thomas Wakefield, professor and chair of Mathematics and Statistics. “They serve as examples at this national meeting of the exceptional students in the STEM College and the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at YSU.”

In all, 10 YSU students attended MathFest, the summer meeting of the Mathematical Association of America and Pi Mu Epsilon.

Anthony Dickson of McDonald, who presented research titled “The Prime Number Theorem: A Historical Look at How Mathematicians Proved It” and Samuel Delatore of Poland, whose research is titled “A Not-So-Fair Guessing Game and the Math Behind It”, earned awards of excellence in student exposition and research.

Delatore and Rabin Thapa from Dhading, Nepal, were both invited to participate in the Student Problem Solving Competition. Delatore won the competition, while Rabin finished in fifth place.

Read the full article here.

PSHS Wind Ensemble Christmas Concert

The Poland Seminary High School Wind Ensemble is holding its annual  Christmas Concert at Holy Family Church in Poland, on Saturday December 15, 2018, starting at 7:30 p.m. The Wind Ensemble will be  joined by members of the PSHS Vocal Music Department as well. The concert is free and open to the public. 

Excellence In Education Awards

Poland Middle School and Poland Seminary High School are recognized as 2018 Excellence in Education Award Winners through the Eastern Ohio Education Partnership.

Poland Schools Thanks Community for Passing Renewal Levy

Poland, OH--  The Poland School District is thanking voters for passing a 2.65 emergency operational renewal levy on the November ballot.

CCP informational Meeting

CCP

YOU ARE INVITED TO AN INFORMATIONAL MEETING


Who  -  Parents/students graduating in 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023, 2024* or 2025*

Why  -  Ohio’s College Credit Plus or “CCP” Dual credit program.  (This replaces all former postsecondary options and dual enrollment programs)

When  - Tuesday, December 11, 2017, promptly at 7:00 p.m.

Where  - PSHS Auditorium

 

Poland vs Canfield

The Poland High School Athletic Office will be selling general admission football
tickets to this week’s Friday Night Game; Poland at Canfield from 12:30-4:00 in the High school Athletic Office Monday- Friday. Tickets to the Canfield Game can also be purchased at Trolio’s T-Shirts from 10:00 - 5:00 Monday- Friday. Student tickets are $4.00 and Adult tickets are $6.00 in advance. All tickets at the Game are $7.00. For more information on please call the Athletic Office at 330-757-7021.

Winter Sports Parent Meeting

The Poland High School Athletic Department has announced a Winter Sports Parent Meeting for Wednesday, October 24th at 6:00 PM in the High School Auditorium. The meeting is mandatory for parents whose son or daughter will be participating in a High School Winter Sport. All parents should plan on attending as we will be discussing policies and procedures for the upcoming winter season. The athletes do not need to attend this meeting.

Poland vs Alliance Football Tickets

The Poland High School Athletic Office will be selling general admission football tickets to this week’s Friday Night Game; Alliance at Poland in the High school Athletic Office starting on Monday, September 17 th thru Friday from 12:30-4:00 Only, no am ticket hours at the High School Athletic Office. Tickets to the Alliance Game can also be purchased at Trolio’s T-Shirts from 10:00-5:00 Monday-Friday. Student tickets are $4.00 and Adult tickets are $6.00 in advance. All tickets at the Game are $7.00. For more information on please call the Athletic Office at 330-757-7021.

Poland vs. Howland Football Tickets

The Poland High School Athletic Office will be selling general admission football tickets to this week’s Friday Night Hall of Fame Game: Howland at Poland in the High school Athletic Office starting on Monday, September 10th through Friday From 12:30-4:00 only.  No am ticket hours at the High School Athletic Office. Tickets to the Howland Game can also be purchased at Trolio’s T-Shirts from 10:00- 5:00 Monday- Friday. Student tickets are $4.00 and Adult tickets are $6.00 in advance. All tickets at the Game are $7.00. For more information please call the Athletic Office at 330-757-7021.

Poland vs. Jefferson Football Tickets

The Poland High School Athletic Office will be selling general admission football tickets to this Friday Night Home Opener; vs. Jefferson in the High school Athletic Office starting TODAY, September 4th thru Friday From 12:30-4:00, no am ticket hours at the High School Athletic Office. Tickets to the Jefferson Game can also be purchased at Trolio’s T-Shirts from 10:00-5:00 MondayFriday. Student tickets are $4.00 and Adult tickets are $6.00 in advance. All tickets at the Game are $7.00. For more information on please call the Athletic Office at 330-757-7021.

 

Thank you and GO DOGS!!!!!!

Poland vs. Niles Football Tickets

The Poland High School Athletic Office will be selling general admission football tickets to this week’s Friday Night Game; Poland at Niles from 9:00-4:00 in the High school Athletic Office Monday- Wednesday Only. Tickets to the Niles Game can also be purchased at Trolio’s T-Shirts from 10:00- 5:00 Monday- Friday. Student tickets are $4.00 and Adult tickets are $6.00 in advance. All tickets at the Game are $7.00. For more information on please call the Athletic Office at 330-757-7021.

Fall Athletic Tickets

 The Poland High School Athletic Office has started to sale the Following tickets and passes for the upcoming Fall Athletic Season. The  Athletic Office ticket hours are from 9:00-4:00:

  • Football Reserve Season Ticket Holders
  • Reserve Parking Passes $30.00 for the season
  • Adult Activity Passes $100.00. Good for general admission to all Home Athletic Events.
  • Student Activity Passes $50.00 Good for general admission to all Home Athletic Events.

 

Also, starting on Monday, August 20th the Athletic Office will be selling general admission tickets to the Thursday Night Season Opener Poland at Marlington from 9:00-4:00. Tickets to the Marlington Game can also be purchased at Trolio’s T-Shirts from 10:00-5:00. For more information on Football Season tickets, please call the Athletic Office at 330-757-7021.

 

Athletic Event Tickets

The Poland High School Athletic Office will begin to sell the following for the upcoming Fall Athletic Season. Starting on Monday, August 13th – Friday, August 17th the following passes or tickets can be purchased at the Poland High School Athletic Office from 9:00-4:00....

McKinley Elementary / Poland Middle School Driveway

Work has begun on a new bus loop at the McKinley / Middle School complex. The intention is to move all bus traffic off of the roadway at arrival and dismissal times.

Poland Football Tickets

The Poland High School Athletic Office will begin to sell the following for the upcoming Fall Athletic Season.

Poland Stadium Notice

The Poland Seminary High School Athletic Department will be closing Poland Stadium
all day on Tuesday, July 24th . The turf will be cleaned and re-conditioned throughout the day. The stadium willreopen on Wednesday, July 25th . Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

Fall Sports Parent Meeting

The Poland High School Athletic Department has announced a Falls Sports Parent Meeting for Monday, June 4 th at 6:00 PM in the High School Auditorium. The meeting is mandatory for parents whose son or daughter will be participating in a Middle School Sport or High School Fall Sport. All parents should plan on attending as we will be discussing policies and procedures for the upcoming fall season. The athletes do not need to attend this meeting.

College Lacrosse Signings

The Poland Seminary High School Athletic Department will be having a college lacrosse signing for two members of this year’s team. Senior Kincaid Mrakovich will be continuing his lacrosse career at the University of Mount Union and senior Justin Blasko will be continuing his career at Marietta College in the spring of 2019. On Monday, May 21st, at 10am in the Poland Seminary High School Field House Lobby these student athlete(s) will be signing their letter(s) of intent. Please join us in the Field House.

Stadium Closure

The Poland Seminary High School Athletic Department will be closing Poland Stadium Starting on Friday, April 27th in preparation for the 23rd Annual Poland Track and Field Invitational being held on Saturday, April 28thand also the 105th Mahoning County Middle School Track and Field Meet being held on Monday, April 30th. The stadium will reopen on Tuesday, May 1st. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

College Soccer Signing

POLAND, OHIO – The Poland Seminary High School Athletic Department will be having a college soccer signing for a member of this year’s team. Senior Alexis DeMain will be continuing her soccer career at Wheeling Jesuit University in the fall of 2018. On Monday, April 30th, at 10:00am in the Poland Seminary High School Field House Lobby this student athlete will be signing her letter of intent. Please join us in the Field House.

College Basketball Signing

The Poland Seminary High School Athletic Department will be having a college basketball signing for a member of this year’s team. Senior Bella Gajdos will be continuing her basketball career at Ursuline College in the fall of 2018. On Thursday April 12, at 10:00am in the Poland Seminary High School Field House this student athlete will be signing her letter of intent. Please join us in the Field House.

Buckeye Boys to State

Poland Seminary High School Junior students, Maguire Franko, Owen Hernon, Jacob Snyder, and Collin Todd will attend the 2018 session of American Legion Buckeye Boys State, held June 10-17, 2018 on the campus of Miami University. Stephen Bannon, Ryan O’Kane and John (JP) Yerian have been selected as alternate.

College Soccer Signing

The Poland Seminary High School Athletic Department will be having a college soccer signing for a member of this year’s team. Senior Rabekah Thomas will be continuing her soccer career at Heidelberg College in the Fall of 2018. On Tuesday, March 20 th , at noon in the Poland Seminary High School Field House Lobby this student athlete will be signing her letter of intent. Please join us in the Field House.

Community Meeting to Go Over State Performance Audit

Community Meeting to Go Over State Performance Audit

The Poland Board of Education is holding a community meeting on March 12, 2018, at 7 p.m. in the auditorium at Poland Seminary High School. The purpose of the community meeting is to go over the Auditor of State’s Office six month performance audit of the Poland Local School District. The state released its audit of the district on February 27, 2018.

Boys Basketball: District Game Ticket Information

The Poland Athletic Department will pre-sale Monday & Tuesday from 8-3:00 and Wednesday until noon for the Boys Basketball District Game. Tickets are $4.00 for Students and $6.00 for adult. All tickets at the gate will be $6.00. The game will start at 7:00, doors open at 6:00 at Boardman High School on Wednesday, March 7th. 

Special Board Work Session

Special Board Work Session

 

The Poland Board of Education is holding a special work session on Monday, March 5, 2018, at 6 p.m. in the cafeteria at Poland Seminary High School.  The purpose of the special board work session is to review the Auditor of State’s six month performance audit of the Poland Local School District, and set dates for public forums about the audit.  There will be no time allocated for public comment at the special board work session, but there will be public comment at the public forums, once the dates are set.  The Poland Board of Education will also go into executive session to consider the appointment, employment, dismissal, promotion, demotion or compensation of a public employee or official.

Spring Sports Parent Meeting

The Poland High School Athletic Department will be having its Spring Sports Parent meeting for any High School Athlete involved in a spring sport. The meeting will be held on Monday, March 5 th at 6:00 in the High School Auditorium. All parents should plan on attending as we will be discussing policies and procedures for the upcoming spring season. The athletes do not need to attend this meeting.

If you have any questions about the meeting please call the High School Athletic Department at 330-757- 7021.

Spring Sports Parent Meeting

The Poland High School Athletic Department will be having its Spring Sports Parent meeting for any High School Athlete involved in a spring sport. The meeting will be held on Monday, March 5 th at 6:00 in the High School Auditorium. All parents should plan on attending as we will be discussing policies and procedures for the upcoming spring season. The athletes do not need to attend this meeting.

If you have any questions about the meeting please call the High School Athletic Department at 330-757- 7021.

Poland vs. Canfield Basketball

The Poland Seminary High School Athletic Department will begin pre-selling tickets to the Poland Boy’s Basketball Game vs. Canfield starting on Monday, February 12 thru Thursday, February 15 th from 8:00-3:30. No tickets will be sold on Friday during the school hours because school is closed. Anyone wishing to use a Poland Activity Pass or Poland ID badge for the game MUST come to the Poland Seminary High School Athletic Office and receive a game ticket. NO ACTIVITY PASSES or ID’s will be accepted at the door. Only the AAC league pass will be accepted at the door. This will be enforced due to the expectations of the game being sold out. The doors will open at 4:15 on Friday, February 16th. If you have any questions about tickets please contact the athletic office at 757-7021.

PSHS College Signing Day (Football)

The Poland Seminary High School Athletic Department will be having seven football players signing their letters of intent.

Bella Gajdos - All Time Points Leader in Womens Basketball at PSHS

Bella Gajdos - All Time Points Leader

 

On January 31, 2018, Poland Lady Bulldogs Varsity Basketball Player Bella Gajdos broke the All-Time scoring record at Poland Seminary High School.  The record was 1,269 points, previously set by Candace Bates in 2000.  Bella currently has 1,274 total points.

 

Bulldogs Unite: Poland vs. Lakeview Boys Basketball Game January 26th

The Poland Seminary High School Athletic Department has announced a fundraiser event called Bulldogs Unite on Friday, January 26th.  The fundraising event is for a Lakeview senior girl’s basketball player, Alexis Rygalski. The senior student athlete is fighting against Hodgkin’s Lymphoma and we are asking both Bulldog communities to come out to the game on Friday Night to help raise funds. All proceeds will go to the Rygalski Family to offset medical expenses.

 

Thank you for your support!

Board Members Swearing In Ceremony

Current Board of Education member Dr. Larry Dinopoulos and newly elected Board Member Gregg Riddle were sworn in at the January 8th Board of Education Meeting.

Dr. Dinopoulos

Mr. Riddle

PSHS FRESHMAN ORIENTATION

Please join us for approximately 60 minutes to learn more about:
 

  • Graduation Requirements
  • End of Course Exams/Graduation Points
  • Course Levels, Curriculum Choices, & Placement Tests
  • Post-Secondary/College Entrance Requirements
  • Athletic Participation Rules/OHSAA
  • Extra-curricular Options
Creative Classroom Contest: Poland Teacher Wants to Spread Kindness

Poland Middle School Teacher Kristi Martin wants to expand the efforts of her Kindness Club


POLAND, Ohio (WKBN) – One Poland teacher’s efforts to encourage positivity in the classroom has reached far beyond it.

Poland Middle School Teacher Kristi Martin applied to WKBN’s Creative Classroom Contest. She wanted to use the $500 prize to expand the efforts of her “Kindness Club.”

The seventh-grade teacher started the Kindness Club as a way to prevent bullying and encourage kindness and positivity.

 

POLAND BOARD OF EDUCATION ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING

The Poland Board of Education will hold their Organizational Meeting on Monday, January 8, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. at the Poland Township Hall, 3339 Dobbins Rd., Poland.  The regular meeting will be held on Monday, January 8, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at the Poland Township Hall, 3339 Dobbins Rd. Poland.

C-SPAN bus stops in Mahoning Valley during tour of the country

Bold letters on the side of C-SPAN’s bus declare that the television network is “where history unfolds daily.”

On Tuesday, Mahoning Valley students learned about some of that history when the bus paid a visit to Poland Seminary High School and Boardman High School.

Students toured the C-SPAN bus, which is in the midst of a trip to 50 state capitals to mark the network’s 25th anniversary. In addition to the videos and interactive activities provided by C-SPAN, students also heard from speakers who talked to them about local government and civic engagement.

“The idea behind the C-SPAN bus is to showcase resources for students,” said Doug Hemmig, C-SPAN community relations representative.

The bus contains more than 2,000 hours of content, which students were able to explore Tuesday.

“The main thing is to create that awareness, so they can learn what’s going on in Washington,” Hemmig said.

The visit was made possible by help from Armstrong. C-SPAN partners with local cable providers to plan such events, and Armstrong suggested the Mahoning Valley as a good place to visit.

 
Poland at Canfield Boys Basketball Tickets

The Poland Seminary High School Athletic Department will begin pre-selling tickets to the Poland Boy’s Basketball Game at Canfield starting on Monday, December 18th through Thursday, December 21st from 8:00-3:30.  No tickets will be sold on Friday during the school hours because school is closed. If you have any questions about tickets please contact the athletic office at 757-7021.

Poland native with story similar to new movie ‘Wonder’ visits students

POLAND, Ohio (WKBN) – “Wonder,” a new movie coming out about a young child with facial differences, has prompted a local man with a similar case to come back home and share his experience.

Freddy Seitz, now 25 years old, attended Poland Middle School with his siblings. They spent the day on Tuesday telling current students, parents, and faculty their story.

“A few years ago, I was in this school. I was sitting where you’re sitting,” Seitz said.

He was born ten weeks early with Goldenhar Syndrome — a craniofacial difference that, among other things, left him without his right ear, cheek, or jawbone.

By the time Seitz was 3, he was completely deaf and at 5, he’d had more than 19 surgeries to repair parts of his face and help him breathe. He uses sign language to communicate.

 

CCP Meeting

CC+ Meeting
December 5th - 7:00 PM

PSHS Auditorium

Click Here for information on the upcoming CC Plus meeting.

Boys Basketball Tickets

The Poland High School Athletic Department will be selling reserved seats for Boys Basketball starting on Monday, November 20th  and Tuesday, Nov. 21st  from  8:00am-3:00pm to all current season ticket holders. Season tickets open to the public will begin on Monday, November 27th beginning at 8:00am-3:00pm.

 

Please stop in the athletic office if you have any questions regarding season tickets.

Poland Schools Text Messaging Service Information
Playoff Tickets

The Poland High School Athletic Department will be selling general admission tickets to this Friday’s, Nov. 3rd OHSAA Div. IV football tournament game Mooney at Poland. Tickets will be on sale in the High School Athletic Office from 8:00-3:00 starting on Tuesday, Oct. 31st. Tickets to the game can also be purchased at Trolio’s T-Shirts from10:00-5:00. All pre-sale tickets are $8.00 a piece. All tickets at the gate are $9.00. Game time for Friday Night is 7:30; Gates will open at 6:00. For more information please call the Poland Athletic Office at 330-757-7021.

Poland vs. Canfield

Poland vs. Canfield

 

The Poland High School Athletic Department will be selling general admission tickets to this upcoming Fridays Game; The Battle of 224 Canfield vs. Poland Game starting Monday, October 23rd in the High School Athletic from 8-3:00 Daily. Tickets to the game can also be purchased at Trolios T-Shirts from 10:00-5:00. Students Tickets are $4.00 and Adults are $6.00 in advance. All tickets at the gate are $6.00.

 

For more information please call the Athletic Office at 330-757-7021.

Winter Sports Parent Meeting

POLAND, OHIO – The Poland High School Athletic Department has announced a Winter Sports Parent
Meeting for Tuesday, October 24 th at 6:00 PM in the High School Auditorium. The meeting is mandatory for
parents whose son or daughter will be participating in a High School Winter Sport. All parents should plan on
attending as we will be discussing policies and procedures for the upcoming winter season. The athletes do not
need to attend this meeting.

Students get High-Tech Calculators Featuring Software Scripted by PSHS Graduate Cameron Dinopoulos

Just a few years ago, Cameron Dinopoulos was a student at Poland Seminary High School.

Now, the 22-year-old’s work will be used in classrooms at PSHS to help students learn.

Dinopoulos, a 2013 PSHS graduate and 2015 Youngstown State University graduate, helped develop geometry software for Texas Instruments calculators. This week, teachers at the high school were trained to use those programs, and, thanks to a donation from Dinopoulos’ parents, students soon will get to use them.

Financial Aid Workshop

Financial Aid Workshop

There will be a Financial Aid Workshop at Poland High School on Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 7:00 in the Cafeteria. This workshop is geared to parents of graduating seniors, and is intended to answer the many questions concerning the financial aid process. Parents of juniors are also welcome to attend to get an idea of what is forthcoming. Speakers at the workshop will be Gina McHenry from YSU’s Office of Financial Aid and Scholarship along with Poland High School’s Guidance Counselors, Mr. Mike Vagas and Mrs. Judy Volosin.

 

Specific topics to be addressed are:

 

  • Types of financial aid
  • How the financial aid process works
  • Completing the FAFSA
  • Alternative funding sources for higher education
  • Questions and Answers
Fall Sports Athletic Tickets

The Poland High School Athletic Office will begin to sale the Following for the upcoming Fall Athletic Season. Starting on Monday, August 14th – Friday August 25th the Following passes or tickets can be purchased at the Poland High School Athletic Office from 9:00-3:00:

  • Current Football Reserve Season Ticket Holders
  • Reserve Parking Passes $25.00 for the season
  • Adult Activity Pass $100.00. Good for general admission to all Home Athletic Events.
  • Student Activity Pass $50.00 Good for general admission to all Home Athletic Events.

 

Anyone wishing to purchase new Football Reserve Season Tickets can purchase them starting on Monday, August 21st in the High School Athletic Office.

 

Also, starting at 9:00 on Monday, August 21st   the Athletic Office will be selling general admission tickets to the Friday Night, August 25th  Home  Opener Poland vs. Marlington. Tickets to the Marlington Game can also be purchased at Trolio’s T-Shirts. For more information on Football Season tickets, please call the Athletic Office at 330-757-7021.

Poland Stadium - Closed 6/12/17

The Poland Seminary High School Athletic Department will be closing Poland Stadium all day on Monday, June 12th. The turf will be cleaned and re-conditioned throughout the day. The stadium will reopen on Tuesday, June 13th. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

Special Board Meeting

The Poland Board of Education will hold a Special Board Meeting on Monday, June 12, 2017 at Poland Seminary High School, 3199 Dobbins Rd, in the cafeteria at 6:00 pm. for personnel matters.  Action may be taken.

Yellow Creek Watershed

The Yellow Creek Watershed

In response to concerns about Yellow Creek’s water quality, the Eastgate Regional Council of Governments and the PSHS Multimedia Production 2 Classes worked together to create a flyer to educate residents about the Yellow Creek Watershed and measures landowners can take to prevent pollutants from entering nearby streams.  

Flyers will be available to the public at each school in the Poland Local District, Poland Village Hall, and the Township Building.  

A copy of the flyer may be downloaded here.

 

 

Family Fun Night at Poland Stadium

Family Fun Night

Stadium Closing

The Poland Seminary High School Athletic Department will be closing Poland Stadium all day on Friday, June 2nd in preparation for a Family Fun Night Event. The event is to benefit PSHS Senior Gabriella Hryb. Family Fun Night will begin at 5:00pm and last until 10:30pm. There will be food vendors, games, activities, 50/50 raffle and silent auctions items. The evening will conclude with a showing of a Family Movie at sunset on the Football Field. All proceeds of the event will go to Gabriella Hryb. Admission to the event will be $5.00 on the visitor side of Poland Stadium. Please contact Julie Walsh with any further questions at Jwalsh@polandschools.org.

 

 The stadium will reopen on Saturday, June 3rd. Thank you for your understanding and Hope to See you There!

College Signing

The Poland Seminary High School Athletic Department will be having a college basketball signing for a member of this year’s team. Senior Emily Melnek will be continuing her basketball career at Geneva College. On Thursday, May 25 th at 9:00 am in the Poland Seminary High School library this student athlete will be signing her letter of intent. Please join us in the library.

NORTH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PLAYGROUND

The current playground at the North elementary School has served our students and public for over 20 years.  Thanks to various PTA groups and a large grant from the Green Team, over $115,000 was made available for this playground.

Poland Stadium

The Poland Seminary High School Athletic Department will be closing Poland Stadium all day on Monday, May 15th in preparation for The 104th Mahoning County Middle School Track and Field Championship being held on Monday, May 15th. The stadium will reopen on Tuesday, May 16th. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

Fall Sports Parent Meeting

The Poland High School Athletic Department has announced a Falls Sports Parent Meeting for Tuesday, May 30 th at 6:00 PM in the High School Auditorium. The meeting is mandatory for parents whose son or daughter will be participating in a Middle School Sport or High School Fall Sport. All parents should plan on attending as we will be discussing policies and procedures for the upcoming fall season.

The athletes do not need to attend this meeting.

College Signings

The Poland Seminary High School Athletic Department will be having three athletes sign their letters of intent. Senior Colten McFadden will be continuing his football career at Kent Stat eUniversity in the fall of 2017. Also Senior Daniel Klase will be continuing his baseball career at Mercyhurst Northeast College in the spring of 2018 and finally senior Jessica Miller will be continuing her soccer carrier this fall at Clarion University of Pennsylvania.

On Wednesday, May 10 th at 9:30 am in the Poland Seminary High School library these student athletes will be signing their letters of intent. Please join us in the High School Library.

Poland Softball Home Games (IMPORTANT)

After reviewing the field conditions at Dobbins Elementary the past two weeks, we have decided to go back to our old Field location at Poland North Elementary for ALL practices and games starting tomorrow Tuesday, April 4th for the remaining season.

Local Scholarships for the Class of 2017
Bulldog Debit Card Offer - Farmers Bank

Attention Bulldog Fans!

Get your customized Bulldog debit card and checks now at Farmers National Bank. Plus, for every Bulldog debit card we issue, we’ll donate $10 to your school.  Click here for more information.

 

 

PSHS Senior Honored by the United Veterans Council of Youngstown

Poland Seminary High School senior Jeffrey Vrabel, Jr. will be honored by the United Veterans Council of Youngstown with the title of “Citizen Youth of the Year.” He will be recognized at the council’s award banquet on March 24th for continually giving back to the community.

 

Congratulations Jeffrey!!

Buckeye Boys State - PSHS

Poland Seminary High School Junior students, Michael Izenour and Marik Rogenski will attend the 2017 session of American Legion Buckeye Boys State, held June 11-18, 2017 on the campus of Bowling Green State University. Christopher Ciavarella has been selected as alternate.

Math League Contests (6-8)

Sixth Grade Math League Contest

The Sixth Grade Math League contest will take place after school on Tuesday, February 28, 2017, in room 301 McKinley. The Math League is a thirty-minute multiple-choice contest, and students are permitted to use calculators.  Every student is welcome to participate. The contest should be finished by 4:00.   

 

You can find out more about the contest and sign up here:

https://sites.google.com/site/polandbulldogmath/math-league


Seventh and Eighth Grade Math League Contests

The Seventh and Eighth Grade Math League contests will take place after school on Tuesday, February 28, 2017, in room 301 McKinley. The Math League is a thirty-minute multiple-choice contest, and students are permitted to use calculators.  Every student is welcome to participate. The contest should be finished by 4:00.   

 

You can find out more about the contest and sign up here:

https://sites.google.com/site/polandbulldogmath/math-league

Spring Sports Parent Meeting (High School)

The Poland High School Athletic Department will be having its Spring Sports Parent Meeting for any High School Athlete involved in a spring sport. The meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 1st at 6:00 in the High School Auditorium. If you have any questions about the meeting please call the High School Athletic Department at 330-757- 7021.

CHANGE IN START TIME!!!! - Freshman Orientation

Freshman Orientation Information

April 10, 2017 - 8:15 pm

PSHS Auditorium

 

Parent Information

 

Enrollment Packet for Freshmen New to the District

Free YSU Basketball Tickets!

Anyone interested in obtaining FREE tickets to Thursday's YSU Basketball Games can contact Poland Union Elementary School at 330-757-7014.

Poland vs. Canfield Basketball Tickets

The Poland Seminary High School Athletic Department will begin pre-selling tickets to the Poland Boy’s Basketball Game at Canfield starting on Monday, February 13th thru Thursday, February 16 th from 8:00-3:30. No tickets will be sold on Friday during the school hours because school is closed. If you have any questions about tickets please contact the athletic office at 757-7021.

Poland Boys vs. Jefferson Time Change

The Poland Seminary High School Athletic Department has announced a time change for the upcoming Boys Basketball Game on Monday, February 13th vs. Jefferson. The JV game that Night will start at 6:00 and the varsity game will begin at 7:30. 

Basketball Update 2/1/2017

The Poland Seminary High School Athletic Department would like to update the game changes for both Boys and Girls Basketball Games that have been cancelled this week.

Boys Basketball vs. Jefferson will now be played on Monday Night Feb. 13 th . Junior Varsity will start at 5:30, Varsity at 7:00.

The Girls Game vs. Edgewood has been moved to Friday Night Feb. 10 th . The Girl’s varsity Game will be at 5:30 in the Field House and then the Boys will play at 7:00. Junior varsity Games will be in the physical education gym.

Boys JV will start at 5:30 and the Girls will start at 7:00.

PSHS Cheer Clinic
Poland Board of Education Organizational Meeting

The Poland Board of Education will hold its Organizational Meeting on Monday, January 9th at 6:00 pm at the Poland Seminary High School Library and immediately following at 6:30 pm the Poland Board of Education will hold their Work Session Meeting.

Poland vs Canfield Basketball Presale

The Poland Seminary High School Athletic Department will not be having any pre sale tickets for next Friday, December 23 rd Canfield at Poland Game. All tickets can be purchased the day of the game starting at 4:30 in the Poland Field House. Anyone wishing to use a Poland Activity Pass, AAC League pass or Poland ID badge may present those to the ticket taker the night of the game. If you have any questions about tickets please contact the athletic office at 757-7021.

College Signing

The Poland Seminary High School Athletic Department will be having a college baseball signing for two members of this year’s team. Seniors Padraig O’Shaughnessy and Nicholas Petrolla will be continuing their Baseball careers at Mercyhurst Northeast College in the spring of 2018. On Wednesday, December 21, at 9:30 AM in the Poland Seminary High School library these student athletes will be signing their letters of intent. Please join us in the library.

Suicide Prevention Resources

Suicide threats and cases of bullying are among the most challenging aspects of your work as a school administrator. The impact on students, faculty and the greater school community cannot be minimized. In recent weeks, we have seen tragic cases of suicide hit close to home in certain areas of our state.

Veterans Day Assembly

Poland Seminary High School would like to invite veterans living in the Poland Local School District to attend an assembly honoring the local men and women of our military. Our assembly will be held on Thursday, November 10, 2016 in the Poland Seminary High School auditorium at 8:00 a.m. S.F.C. Jason Gribschaw, United States Army, a Poland resident, will be our guest speaker. If you are a veteran of our military and are able and willing to attend, please RSVP to Kevin Snyder in the high school office at 330-757- 7018 ext. 4 by November 8.

Scholastic Book Fair - October 10 - 13!

Please see the following link for further information about our school book fair. Stop by during Parent/Teacher Conferences on Thursday!

Online Book Fair

District Survey Results
PSHS Awards and Recognition

Eight students from the Class of 2016 and thirteen from the Class of 2017 at Poland Seminary High School have earned the designation of AP Scholar by the College Board in recognition of their exceptional achievement on the college-level AP (Advanced Placement) Exams.

 

 

Poland Board of Education - Special Board Meeting

The Poland Board of Education will hold a Special Board Meeting on Thursday, September 8, 2016 at 6:00 pm at the Board Office in executive session to discuss employment of personnel.

Fall Sports Athletic Tickets

The Poland High School Athletic Office will begin to sale the Following for the upcoming Fall Athletic Season. Starting on Monday, August 22nd – Friday August 26th the Following passes or tickets can be purchased at the Poland High School Athletic Office from 9:00-3:00:

  • Current Football Reserve Season Ticket Holders
  • Reserve Parking Passes $25.00 for the season
  • Adult Activity Pass $100.00. Good for general admission to all Home Athletic Events.
  • Student Activity Pass $50.00 Good for general admission to all Home Athletic Events.

Anyone wishing to purchase new Football Reserve Season Tickets can purchase them starting on Monday, August 29th in the High School Athletic Office.

Also, starting at 9:00 on Monday, August 22nd the Athletic Office will be selling general admission tickets to the Friday Night, August 26th Season Opener Poland at Marlington. Tickets to the Marlington Game can also be purchased at Trolio’s T-Shirts. For more information on Football Season tickets, please call the Athletic Office at 330-757-7021.

Thank you and Go Dogs!!!

Poland Stadium Announcement

The Poland Seminary High School Athletic Department will be closing Poland Stadium all day on Thursday, August 18th.  The turf will be cleaned and reconditioned. The stadium will reopen on Friday, August 19th. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

Special Board Meeting

The Poland Board of Education will hold a Special Board Meeting in Executive Session at 4:45 pm in the Superintendent's Office on Monday, July 18, 2016 regarding personnel matters and negotiations only to be followed by the regular scheduled Board Meeting at the Poland Township Hall at 6:00 pm.

2016 Senior Awards

Class of 2016 Wins $2,582,906 in Scholarships!

 

Click here to see where our seniors are going to college.

Start With Hello - Honorable Mention

From February 8th to 12th, Sandy Hook Promise (SHP) held its annual Start With Hello Call-to-Action week, with over 360,000 students in grades 2-12 practicing inclusion through engaging, weeklong activities. Nearly 600 schools nationwide participated.

 

Fall Sports Parent Meeting

Dear Parents,

My name is Brian Banfield; I am the Athletic Administrator for The Poland School Local School District. On Tuesday, May 31st, we will be conducting our annual OHSAA mandatory parent meeting for Fall Athletes. The meeting is for all incoming 7th graders through the varsity level. The state mandated meeting will be held at 6:00 PM in the High School Auditorium. All parents should plan on attending if your son/daughter is planning on participating in a Fall Sport. I will be discussing policies and procedures for the upcoming athletic season. Athletes do not need to attend the meeting.

I look forward of seeing everyone on Tuesday, May 31st.

Sincerely,

Brian Banfield

Athletic Administrator
Poland Seminary High School

Chemistry Olympiad

Congratulations to Pat Modelski and Noah Smith for scoring high enough on the Chemistry Olympiad to be invited to the second round of the Chemistry Olympiad. They participated in this event Friday April 22 at Youngstown State University. The day consisted of multiple choice and open ended testing in the morning and two labs in the afternoon. Based on their results the boys can be invited to the National Exam to compete for a spot on the U.S. Team.

Mahoning County Art Show Award Winners

Congratulations to Senior Elizabeth Becherer for winning a First Place and the District Award for a watercolor submitted to the Mahoning County Art Show.  Jordan Downie was also a winner with an honorable mention on an oil painting.  The awards ceremony for this show is Wednesday, May 4th at 6 pm at MCCTC.

Digital Sign Announcement

Dear Poland Bulldog Families, and Community Members,


Poland Seminary High School is proud to announce with the generous donation of Eric Spiegel, class of ’76, and the classes of ’13, ’14 and ’15 a new digital announcement board is being constructed at no cost to district.  Mr. Spiegel, 2015 commencement speaker, surprised everyone by making a significant donation to supplement the other 3 classes’ donation and make the construction of this new digital board happen at no cost to Poland Seminary High or the Poland Local Schools.  We want to thank you for your patience while the construction is underway and promise that when it is completed it will be up to the standards of the Poland Local Schools and community expectations.  Please see the below link for the full article.

Digital Sign Project

Thank You from the Schafer Family
Pops at the Ballpark

The Poland Seminary High School Wind Ensemmble and the Youngstown Symphony Orchestra will be performing at Eastwood Field on Saturday, May 21st at 6:45pm.

 

Please Click Here for Ticket Information

 

$5.00 will be donated back to the Poland Seminary High School Band

Local Scholarships Now Available!!

Please click here for a list of local scholarship opportunities.

These scholarships are only available to PSHS Students.

If you have any questions, please contact the PSHS Guidance Department.

Updated:  4/4/2016

2016-2017 School Calendar (Updated 5/10/2016)

The Poland Board of Education has adopted the 2016-2017 School Calendar.  Please click here to view the calendar.

2017 Commencement:  Saturday, May 27th at 6:00 pm in the PSHS Fieldhouse.

Start with Hello Week

Click here to read more information about Start with Hello week in the Poland Schools!

 

 

Hugh O’Brian Youth (HOBY) Leadership Students

Poland Seminary High School Sophomores, Monica Kurjan, Laiken Maurer, Rachel Mowad, Lauren Pepperney and Marik Rogenski have been chosen to attend the Hugh O’Brian Youth (HOBY) Leadership Seminar which will be held at Youngstown State University in early June of 2016.

Test Talk for Parents

Test Talk for Parents - Understanding Ohio's State Tests 

 

The Ohio Department of Education wants to keep families informed about what their children are expected to learn in school and the state tests that show us if they are reaching their learning goals. This newsletter is the first in an ongoing series.

Click Here

Poland Board of Education Special Meeting

The Poland Board of Education will conduct a special meeting for the purpose of discussing the District's plans for buildings and grounds following passage of a local bond issue. 

The meeting will be held in the Poland Seminary High School Cafeteria on Thursday, October 8, 2015.  The meeting will begin at 7:00 p.m.

PSHS / Eastgate Yellow Creek Watershed Collaboration

In response to concerns about Yellow Creek’s water quality, the Eastgate Regional Council of Governments applied to and received funding from the Ohio EPA’s Environmental Education Fund program to establish educational signs for Yellow Creek Watershed residents to understand the nature of stormwater, how it affects our local streams and drinking water sources, and how they can protect our local surface waters.  As part of the grant, an education and outreach component was created with collaboration from the Poland Local School District.  Eastgate reached out to the students in PSHS’s Multimedia Production 2 classes to create the education and outreach materials for distribution at key areas around Yellow Creek, including schools in our district. The flyer will be used to discuss in further details about the Yellow Creek Watershed, stormwater, and measure landowners can take to prevent pollutants from entering nearby streams.   All students in these classes took part in creating their own unique flyer, which were submitted to and selected by Eastgate’s Environmental staff the Mill Creek MetroParks .   The flyer selected represented the overall theme for the project and was created by Olivia Morgan.

Board Meeting

In accordance with the reqirements of Ohio's Sunshine Law this is to announce the Poland Board of Education will hold a Special Board Meeting on Tuesday, August 18, 2015.  The meeting will be held in the Board Offices at 6:00 p.m.  The Board will enter into Executive Session to discuss the employment of personnel.

Poland vs. Struthers

The Poland High School Athletic Department will be selling general admission tickets to this Friday’s, September 29, 2017 Poland at Struthers Football Game. Tickets are on sale starting Monday, September 25 th in the High School Athletic Office from 8:00-3:00. Tickets to the game can also be purchased at Trolio’s T-Shirts from 10:00-5:00. Students Tickets are $4.00 and Adults are $6.00. All tickets at the gate are $6.00. For more information please call the Athletic Office at 330-757-7021.

New Bell Schedule

There have been changes to the bell schedule this year.  Please continuing reading to see the start and end times for each school.

Poland Schools Foundation Recognition Banquet
Schedule Pick-up & Orientation

Please Click on "Read More" for information pretaining to Schedule Pick-up and Orientation across all District schools.

District Waiver Days

The following District Waiver Days have been approved by the Poland Board of Education for the 2017-2018 School Year:

 

Monday, October 16

Monday, November 27

Friday, January 12

Wednesday, June 6 (Last Day of School)

 

Students will not attend school on those days.

First Day of School

Wednesday, August 26th is the first day of school. 

New Poland Stadium Hours

The Poland High School Athletic Department will like to announce new Stadium hours for anyone who would like to use the track. Starting on Monday, September 4th the Poland Stadium will be open daily from 6AM to 9 PM.

Please make sure that by 9PM everyone is off the track, so the facility can be locked by the custodians.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Poland Local Schools  |  3199 Dobbins Road  |  Poland, OH 44514
Phone:330-757-7000  |  Fax:330-757-2390