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Spring Preschool Registration will be open from March 1-August 18th. Please complete the form below for Preschool Registration. The Preschool Coordinator will then contact you to schedule a time to complete the required paperwork and screening process with your child. If you have questions regarding Preschool Registration, please contact Mrs. Sampson, Preschool Coordinator at the administration offices 330-679-2343 ext. 4100 or by email at . Please make sure to leave your name, child's name, and contact phone number.

(click on Preschool picture for the registration form)

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2023-24 School Year Preschool Registration Form


Spring Kindergarten Registration will be open from March through August 18th . Please complete the form for Kindergarten Registration. The Elementary Principal will then contact you for further information before the end of the 22-23 school year. If you have questions regarding registration, please contact Mrs. Brinker, Elementary Principal at 330-679-2343 ext. 4020 or email at Please make sure to leave your name, child's name, and a contact phone number.

(click on the Kindergarten picture for the registration form)

Thank you!

2023-24 Kindergarten Registration Form

Elementary Spotlights!!

Southern Local District
Spelling Bee Winners

District Spelling Bee


Southern Local held their annual Spelling Bee, Wednesday February 15 in the Elementary Gymnasium. Students from grades 5 through 8 participated in the Spelling Bee. They include: 5th Grade: Landon Cranston, Gemma Jackson, Jaymen Maines, Liam Pitts, and Maddie Smith 6th Grade: Addysin Andrenok, Bryton Beadle, Eliana Forbes, Brook Hickman, Lucie Lee, and Daniel Peters 7th grade: Delaney Beadnell, Emerson Gotschall, and Gracie Lee 8th grade: Ava Reed and Ella Roberts. The County Spelling Bee will be held Saturday March 4 at 9:30 at the Crestview Performing Arts Complex.

By round 4, we had our three representatives and a total of 19 rounds to determine who the 2023 1st place champion would be for the County Spelling Bee. Sixth grader, Daniel Peters is our 3rd place winner. Seventh grader, Delaney Beadnell is our 2nd place winner. Eighth grader, Ava Reed in our 1st place winner. Congratulations to our winners!

1st Place winner
2nd Place
3rd Place
group picture

Row 1 (l to r): 2nd place Delaney Beadnell, 1st place Ava Reed, 3rd place Daniel Peters
Row 2 (l to r): Lucie Lee, Jaymen Maines, Bryton Beadle, Brook Hickman, Eliana Forbes
Row 3 (l to r): Liam Pitts, Maddie Smith, Emerson Gotschall, Ella Roberts, Gracie Lee
Row 4 (l to r): Addysin Andrenok, Gemma Jackson, Landon Cranston

4th and 5th Graders robotic Teams

Fourth Grade Science teacher, Mrs. Janice Pierce and Fifth Grade Science teacher, Ms. Karen Marquis help their  robotic teams build, program, and compete in an area Robotic Competition in December. The students must build their field and obstacles, their robots and program them to shoot discs across the field to earn points. Members of the 5th Grade Team include: Liam Sosack, Aubree Taylor, Isiah Plunkett, Jaymen Maines and Addison Boyle.

5th Grade Student Council members
5th Grade Student Council Members pictured left to right: Jaymen Maines, Isiah Plunkett, Isabella Brown, Adalyn Salisberry, Maddie, Smith (not pictured: Ella Watson)

The 5th Grade Student Council

The 5th Grade Student Council was created to make a positive impact on the elementary school. They have many projects planned for a busy school year. Some tasks involve, helping with school assemblies, the book fair,  work with the cafeteria on breakfast and lunch choices, help create a positive environment in the school to include positive posters, help educate the students about bullying, being a positive leader... just to name a few projects they plan to work on.

2022 Fire Prevention Week
3rd grader Piper Kellogg learns how to use the fire hose to fight a house fire with the help of junior fire fighter Anesa DeSellem and junior fighter Callen Bettis.
2022 Fire Prevention Week
Preschool gather in front of the fire truck for a class picture during Fire Prevention Week.


Upcoming Events


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SafeSchool ID
SafeSchool ID requires a valid driver's license of state ID to enter the building.
School NotifyMe
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The RedZone

The RedZone's mission is to "provide comprehensive and innovative Mental Health Counseling, Case Management and Substance Abuse Services."

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"Southern Local Elementary will be a safe place of excellence, where all students are connected and striving to reach their full potential."


"Creating Confident Communicators and Problem Solvers to serve as productive members of Society."

"T.R.I.B.E." (Trust - Respect - Integrity - Belief - Excellence)