Eighth grade class, students sitting at desks and socially distanced.
Photo collage: three pictures of students in math class
Two eighth grade students in the cafeteria
Poland Middle School students in classroom, sitting in desks with social distancing and wearing masks.

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Poland Local School District Celebrates School Board Recognition Month in January

The Poland Local School District is joining more than 700 school districts throughout Ohio to celebrate January as School Board Recognition Month.

Poland Local School District Return to the Classroom

Guidelines for students returning to school for the third grading period.

Return to the Classroom and Selecting Learning Option for Third Grading Period

We want to provide an update on the District’s status in relation to the effects of COVID and our preparation for the return to in-person learning.  

Poland Board of Education Will Hold Meet and Greet with Community Before School Board Meetings

Starting January 11, 2021, Poland Board of Education meetings will be held in the Dobbins Meeting Room at Dobbins Elementary School. January 11, 2021, will also be the start of a monthly meet and greet with Board of Education Members prior to the scheduled BOE meeting at 6 p.m. Two BOE members will be part of the meet and greet, which will start at 5:30 p.m. in the Dobbins Meeting Room. The meet and greet will serve as an open invitation for community members to directly talk to Board of Education members

Logo Poland Schools Will Remain Remote and Will Return to In-person Learning January 19, 2021

Considering the potential impact of Covid-19 following the holidays, along with the fact that nearly 75% of the survey participants acknowledged support for remaining 100% remote until January 19th, the end of the second grading period, Poland Schools will remain remote and will return to in-person learning Tuesday, January 19th. 

Poland School District Goes Remote for the Rest of December

The District continues to evaluate the impact of the virus on the operation of the District.  Over the course of the past week the District has seen a significant increase in families choosing the remote option.  Some District Grade Levels indicate a higher percentage of students choosing remote over in-person instruction.  

Free Meals Extended for the Rest of the School Year

The USDA announced that all students attending the Poland Local Schools are eligible for free meals, whether they are attending in person or remote. Families with children who are not yet school-age are also eligible to obtain meals under this program, so please share this information with family members and friends.   

Poland Stadium Track Update

The Poland Seminary High School Athletic Department will be reopening Poland Stadium for runners and walkers to use the track beginning on Monday, November 30th from dawn until dusk

In-Person Learning Resumes November 30

Thank you for your patience as the District team continues to monitor the increasing rate of COVID spread in the community.  The District will return to in-person learning on Monday, November 30, 2020. 

logo Poland Stadium Track Update

The Poland Seminary High School Athletic Department will be reopening Poland Stadium for runners and walkers to use the track beginning on Monday, November 30th from dawn until dusk. The Athletic Department would like to remind all community members to please follow the Ohio Department of Health Guidelines and Governor's orders in implementing all recommended best practices and requirements to ensure the health and safety of all individuals.

Poland Local School District Goes Fully Remote

Starting Tuesday, November 17th through Friday November 20th the Poland Local Schools will be fully remote.  As previously stated, school will not be in session on November 23 and 24th.  

Important Message from Dr. Edwin Holland, Interim Superintendent, Poland Local Schools

While conditions are changing daily, it is our intention to keep the schools open with in-person learning through next week, Friday, November 20 and to begin the Thanksgiving break early on November 23.

Tree Removal at Dobbins Elementary

Overgrown tree lines and tree roots posed a structural integrity problem for Dobbins Elementary, causing the Poland Board of Education to make a decision to remove several trees. 

Logo USDA Announces Free Meals

The USDA announced that all students attending the Poland Local Schools are eligible for free meals, whether they are attending in person or remote. Families with children who are not yet school-age are also eligible to obtain meals under this program, so please share this information with family members and friends.

Building Connections and Raising Awareness

 

We hope all of you are doing well and have started to adjust to your new routines. We are hoping over the next few weeks to provide you with some light, fun connecting activities to do while being confined at home. Even though we are confined at home, we can still find ways to connect and come together as a school and community. We would like to start building connections by celebrating some awareness dates. The awesome thing about this year’s awareness dates is that you can join your kids and students in the fun!

State Audit Shows Positive Financial Standing For Poland Local School District

The Ohio Auditor of State reports a 13 million dollar turnaround for the Poland Local School District. A report from the state’s office was presented at the Board of Education meeting on February 24, 2020.

School Board Recognition Month

Poland Local Schools Superintendent, David Janofa, recognized members of the Poland Board of Education as part of School Board Recognition Month. 

January 2020 Board of Education Meeting Update

Three new school board members were sworn in as the newest Poland Board of Education Members: Annie Colucci, Larry Warren, and Troy Polis. All three were sworn in at the Organizational Meeting on January 13, 2020. Serving with the new Poland Board of Education members are Dr. Larry Dinopoulos and Mr. Gregg Riddle. 

Stadium Closure

The Poland High School Athletic Department is closing the High School Stadium from August 22-24. The turf will be re-conditioned over this time period and also some areas on the track will be repaired. We appreciate your cooperation on these upcoming dates. The stadium will reopen on Monday, August 26th.  

2019-2020 Ticket Information

The Poland High School Athletic Office will begin to sale the Following for the upcoming Fall Athletic Season. Starting on Monday, August 19th – Friday, August 23rd the Following passes or tickets can be purchased at the Poland High School Athletic Office from 8:30-4:30:

Current Football Reserve Season Ticket Holders

Reserve Parking Passes $25.00 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.

Anyone wishing to purchase new Football Reserve Season Tickets can purchase them starting on Monday, August 26th in the High School Athletic Office.

Also, starting on Monday, August 26th the Athletic Office will be selling general admission tickets to the Thursday Night Season Opener Marlington at Poland from 12:30-4:30. Tickets to the Marlington Game can also be purchased at Trolios T-Shirts from 10:00-5:00. For more information on Football Season tickets, please call the Athletic Office at 330-757-7021.

 

Thank you and GO DOGS!!!

Softball and Baseball Semi-Final Games

Softball State Semi-Finals Information:

Thursday, May 30th

3:00 Game Time at Akron Firestone Stadium

1575 Firestone Pkwy. Akron, Ohio 44301

Poland is the Home Team

Jonathan Alder is Visitor Team

All Tickets are $8.00 apiece

 

 

Baseball Regional Semi-Finals Information:  

Thursday, May 30th

5:00 Game Time  at The Ballpark at Hudson 

7250 Stow Rd. Hudson, Ohio 44236. 

Poland is Home Team. 

Gilmour Academy is Visitors. 

All Tickets are $7.00 Apiece

 

Please come out and Support these two teams this Thursday in Summit County. From Firestone Stadium to Hudson High School it is a 30 min car ride on rt. 8 North.

Fall Sports Parent Meeting

The Poland High School Athletic Department has announced a Falls Sports Parent Meeting for Monday, June 3rd 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.

Stadium Closed!

The Poland Seminary High School Athletic Department will be closing Poland Stadium all day on Friday, April 26th in preparation for the 26th Annual Poland Track and Field Invitational being held on Saturday, April 27th and also the 106th Mahoning County Middle School Track and Field Meet being held on Monday, April 29th . The stadium will reopen on Tuesday, April 30th . Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

Poland Middle School  |  7 Elm Street  |  Poland, OH 44514
Phone:330-757-7003  |  Fax:330-757-7007