Congratulations to all the fall sports on another fantastic season.

 NHS Induction is Wednesday December 5th

at 9am.

Christmas break is December 20 – January 1. Happy Holidays!

There is no school January 21, 2019 in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Day.

The end of the second grading period is January 11, 2019. Semester exams will take place on January 9, 10 and 11. Report card will be sent home with students on January 18th.

Mid-Term Exam Schedule January 2019

Wednesday, January 9

1st period         7:50-8:18         Review

3rd period         8:21 -8:49        Review

5th period         8:52–9:20        Review

1st period         9:25-10:50       Exam


3rd period         11:40 – 1:08    Exam

5th period         1:12 – 2:40      Exam

Thursday, January 10

2nd period        7:50 - 8:18       Review

4th period         8:21 – 8:49      Review

6th period         8:52 – 9:20      Review

2nd period        9:25 – 10:50    Exam


4th period         11:40 – 1:08    Exam

6th period         1:12 – 2:40      Exam

Friday, January 11

7th period         7:50 – 8:18      Review

8th period         8:21 – 8:49      Review

7th period         8:52 – 10:20    Exam

LUNCH                      10:20 - 11:10

8th period         11:15 – 12:45  Exam

Parents, please make sure your child prepares for these exams.

Early release for students on January 11th

at 12:45.

The high school has added a lunch option for our students grades 7-12. There will be no change with our current open lunch format. Students will have the option to leave the building, pack a lunch, or purchase a school prepared lunch. The school lunch prepared by the elementary kitchen staff will be a brown bag type lunch. Students that receive a school prepared lunch, on any particular day, MUST stay in school during that lunch period. To purchase a school lunch, families must use myschoolaccount.comCash will not be accepted for high school lunches. The cost of a school prepared lunch is $3.00. Families may apply for free or reduced lunches by completing the 2018-2019 FREE AND REDUCED PRICE SCHOOL MEALS FAMILY APPLICATION provided in the students’ opening day packet. 

The following menu is for grades 7-12 and will be repeated each week.






Turkey and Cheese Sandwich

Tony’s Stuffed Pepperoni and Cheese Stick w/ Sauce

Ham and Cheese Sandwich

Southwest Salad

Turkey, Ham and Cheese Sandwich

Carrot Sticks

String Cheese

Carrot Sticks

Salsa and Chips

Mixed Vegetables

V-8 Juice

Tossed Salad

Broccoli w/ Ranch Dressing




Carrot Stick














USDA is an equal opportunity employer and provider. This menu is subject to change. 

To improve communication we have continued with an “all call” system. Parents, please make sure you provide an accurate phone number on the emergency medical card to be contacted. I would suggest providing a cell number in case a message is sent when you are out and about. 

Students, parents and staff can follow me on Twitter @GCarkido for news, updates, and general information. 

Parents that drop off their children should do so in front of the school on Iowa Ave. Please do not drop off students in the Board of Education parking lot. High School visitors, there are visitor parking spaces available at the library entrance. Please use those spaces when visiting and enter through the library entrance.

Students, please be respectful to our community and the environment. Dispose of trash properly and use the sidewalks whenever possible. Thank you for your compliance in this matter.

Students please do not cut through private property to and from school. Please use sidewalks whenever possible.

Parents and students, I encourage all of you to visit our teachers’ webpages for weekly lesson plans and resources. Links to these webpages can be found on the District homepage. Just click on Parent Resources, and then go to Teacher webpages.

ProgressBook is available to all parents/guardians of the district. ProgressBook allows parents to access their child’s grades 24/7 through the high school website. Parents and students can create an account on our website. Click on Parent Resources then ProgressBook. Any question please email

Parents, please become familiar with the student handbook and with the rules and procedures that it contains. Each student received a handbook on the first day of school. The handbook can also be accessed on our website under Parent Resources then under Available Downloads click Student Handbook 2018-2019 . Should you have any question about anything written in the student handbook, please do not hesitate to call me at 330-530-8051.

Parent Resource:


Parents Who Host, Lose the Most…Don’t be a party to teenage drinking. It’s against the law!


College test prep scams are happening


Know! To Share Key Skills for Academic Success

Know! The Risk Factors Associated with Drug Addiction

Know! The Link Between Alcohol and Sexual Assault

 Know! Sexual Assault Prevention Tips for Teens



Gary Carkido, Principal
600 Iowa Avenue
McDonald, OH 44437
(P) 330-530-8051 ext. 1
(F) 330-530-7041


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