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"A Night on the Diamond" Family Movie Night is Friday, May 25th

posted May 22, 2018, 6:27 AM by Allison Morris   [ updated May 22, 2018, 6:48 AM ]

Join us Friday for "A Night on the Diamond" Family movie night to honor our SV Baseball Team as they are both IVC and Sectional Champs!  Come out to the SV baseball field, bring your chairs and blankets and watch "Field of Dreams" on the field! 

DJ begins at 8 and the film starts at 9. Families are welcome! Popcorn and water will be provided for the event! Bring your lawn chairs, blankets and settle in for a fun movie night on the FIELD!

IVC Champion t-shirts are on sale NOW for $10. Contact Suzanne Kail to order. s.kail@svlocal.org.

Celebrate our team and their historic season Friday, May 25th, on the baseball diamond!

Read more here!

SV Athletic Booster Club's 14th Annual Golf Outing

posted May 21, 2018, 8:33 AM by Allison Morris

The Sandy Valley Athletic Booster Club is hosting the 14th Annual Golf Outing on Sunday, June 3rd, at 9 a.m. The outing will be at Wilkshire Golf Club. It will be a four-man scramble. The prices are $60 per individual and $240 per team. This includes 18 holes with cart, a hot dog at the turn and lunch.  There are prizes, raffles and more!

Contact Steve Longo to register by calling 330-987-0149 or via email at slongogsn@gmail.com.

Elementary Basketball Camp Information

posted May 15, 2018, 10:42 AM by Allison Morris

The Sandy Valley Cardinals’ Boys’ and Girls’ basketball staffs are offering prospective elementary school boys and girls the opportunity to participate in 3 supervised basketball camp sessions, June 4-6. The sessions will consist of skill development, playing games, and skills competitions each day. Camp sessions will be held in the elementary school gym. Cost for participation is $25 and will include a camp T-shirt and a basketball for each camper.

Current 2nd and 3rd-grade students will meet from 9:00 – 10:15 AM.

Current 4th and 5th-grade students will meet from 10:15 – 12:00 PM.

Forms can be returned to Coach Offenberger by June 1, 2018. If you have any questions, please contact Coach McBride at (330)316-6054, Coach Airhart at (330)704-2061, or Coach Offenberger at (330)705-8144.

Click below for the form.

SV Middle and High School Spring Choir Concert is May 14th

posted May 11, 2018, 9:18 AM by Allison Morris

The Sandy Valley Middle and High School choirs will present their annual Spring Concert on Monday, May 14th, at 7 p.m. in the Performing Arts Hall. The concert theme is "Everything Rock and Roll" and will feature a variety of selections by the middle school choirs and the high school Concert and Select Choirs.  The concert is free so join us for a rockin' good time!

SV Honors Retiree Judy Orchard

posted May 7, 2018, 6:05 AM by Allison Morris   [ updated May 7, 2018, 6:44 AM ]

The fourth annual Sandy Valley Retirement Recognition Dinner was held on May 2nd at Tozzi's on 12th to honor Mrs. Judy Orchard.  She began her teaching career at Malvern and North Ridgeville Schools in Florida before coming to Sandy Valley.  She spent the next fifteen years of her career teaching fourth grade at Sandy Valley and for the last six years as an Instructional Coach in both the elementary and middle schools.  She is a Resident Educator, Mentor, and coach for the SV Student Social Justice team.
Judy lives in Louisville with her husband, Neil.  They have four daughters and nine grandchildren.  When she retires, she wants to spend more time with her family, read, and work on projects that have been on the shelf for years.  More importantly, she is ready for her next adventure!

SV Academic Challenge Team Wins TV2 Championship Match

posted May 4, 2018, 4:59 AM by Allison Morris   [ updated May 8, 2018, 7:01 AM ]

The Sandy Valley Academic Challenge team won the championship match against Garaway on the TV Channel 2 game show taped on April 3.  The first Team Round category was Social Studies, and Sandy Valley pulled ahead by a score of 13 - 9.  At the end of Team Round #2 (Science), Sandy Valley was behind 23 - 28.  At the end of the Third Team round (Arts & Literature), Sandy Valley was still behind by 5 points, with score 37 - 42.  The last Team Round category of Pop Culture was a good one for Sandy Valley as they made up the deficit and led by 1 point (50 - 49) going into the Lightning Round. 

The competition was fast and furious, but Sandy Valley racked up the points to win the championship match by a final score of 68 - 58.  The team received a plaque commemorating their accomplishment.  To get to the Championship Match, Sandy Valley won a match against Ridgewood (53 - 42) on November 21, 2017, and won a semi-final match against New Philadelphia (51 - 45) on February 15.   The show aired on May 1 on Spectrum Channel 2, and can be found on YouTube soon.

The team belongs to the TCAL (Tri-County Academic Challenge League) and plays regular season matches with teams from Lake, North Canton Hoover, GlenOak, Marlington, McKinley, New Philadelphia, Jackson, Central Catholic, Perry, and St. Thomas Aquinas. Members of the team are seniors Bronson Frank and Liam Ott, juniors Kennedy DeLong and Lauren Zehnder, sophomores Nathan Ashton, Shelby Baisden, Quinten Hanlon, Breanna Lowery, Micaela Mead, and Hallie Osborne, and freshman Maddie McKelley.The team is coached by Mrs. Jann Coates, a teacher at Sandy Valley Elementary School.  

Front row (L-R): Lauren Zehnder, Liam Ott, Bronson Frank, Micaela Mead
Middle row (L-R): Breanna Lowery, Kennedy DeLong, Hallie Osborne
Back row (L-R): Shelby Baisden, Maddie McKelley, Nathan Ashton

Air Necessities Takes the Challenge

posted May 3, 2018, 5:04 AM by Allison Morris

Entrepreneurs from Ms. Allison-Palmer's Business Administration class recently competed in the Stark County Junior Achievement (JA) NextGen Entrepreneurs’ Challenge held at Stark State College.  They were competing against North Canton Hoover, Glen Oak, Lake, and Marlington.  They placed 5th out of 12 company teams.  Scoring was based on a team presentation, a commercial, and interviews at their tradeshow booth.  Halie Sciury received the Employee of the Year Award for Air Necessities.  Liam Ott received the Great Communicator Award for his articulate pitch skills.  This was the first year that Sandy students competed in the Challenge.
Congratulations on a job well done!

Necessary Immunizations for Students in Grades K, 6th and 11th

posted May 3, 2018, 4:30 AM by Allison Morris   [ updated May 4, 2018, 5:05 AM ]

VERY IMPORTANT Information for PARENTS of K, 6TH AND 11TH GRADE STUDENTS: Prior to entry into Kindergarten, 7th and 12th grades, by Ohio law, all students are required to show proof of the following immunizations BEFORE starting school:

Kindergarten - DTP - 4 or more doses of DTaP or DT or any combination. The 4th DTaP must be given after the 4th birthday.

                           - Polio - 3 or more doses of IPV. The final dose must be given after the 4th birthday. If a combination of OPV/IPV 4 doses are required.

                           - MMR - 2 doses

                           - Hepatitis B – 3 doses

                           - Varicella (chickenpox) – 2 doses

Grade 7  - Tdap vaccine  - 1 dose

              -  Meningococcal (MCV4 )-1 dose

Grade 12 - 2 doses of Meningococcal (MCV4) are required prior to entry into 12th grade. If the first dose was administered on or after the 16th birthday, a second dose is NOT required.


Your child MUST receive these vaccinations prior to entry into Kindergarten, 7th and 12th grade.

We encourage you to contact your primary physician early or attend any of the clinics at your local health department to avoid exclusion from school.  After your child has received the immunizations, please send an updated copy of your child’s immunization record to school.

Kent State University Community Survey

posted Apr 26, 2018, 7:11 AM by Allison Morris

Kent State University Stark Campus has published a survey for the Sandy Valley Community. This brief survey is about college options and location options. Please click here for the survey. Also, the link is provided below.


Thank you for your participation!

The 2018 Art Show is Friday, April 27th

posted Apr 23, 2018, 6:44 AM by Allison Morris

Come and join our creative Cardinals this Friday from 6-8 p.m. to the Art Show! Admission is free for this awesome event. There will be many works of art displayed and showcased throughout the cafeteria. Also, there is a dessert bar! Come and support your artistic and creative Cardinals!


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