District News
Special Recognition
Last night, the Ohio School Boards Association presented Ron Yacobozzi with special recognition for serving on the Amherst School Board for 35 years!  Ron's wife, Natalie, joined him for this very special occasion.  We thank him for his support and his service to our district's families.  
Amherst Schools Foundation
Since 1986, the Amherst Schools Educational Foundation has awarded more than $366,000 in teacher grants and almost $200,000 in student scholarships within the Amherst community. To make a contribution to the Amherst Schools Educational Foundation, simply go to the Community Foundation of Greater Lorain County's "Make A Gift Now" webpage and type "Amherst" in the Keyword section of the donation tool bar. Select the Amherst Schools Endowment Fund or the Amherst Schools Fine Arts Endowment Fund to make a donation. Remember, your donation is a gift that gives forever.
Contact Updating
Amherst Schools is in the process of updating parent e-mails. The district would like to keep you informed of important information and activities.  Simply e-mail our EMIS Secretary, Patti Killen, and include your name, names of your children, and the e-mail address you would like to be contacted. Thank you for enhancing the district's ability to keep you posted.  
Twitter Handles

Keep up-to-date on the very latest Amherst Schools news and follow us on Twitter!

Steve Sayers (Superintendent)  @StevenASayers
Mike Molnar (Director of Educational Services)  @Ed_Services
Sarah Walker (Director of Special Education)  @sarahewalker2
Wanda Warford (Cafeteria Administrator)  @WWarford17

Mike May (Principal, Steele High School)  @SteelePrincipal

Casey Wolf (Athletic Director Steele High School)  @SteeleComets

Bill Miller (Principal, Nord Middle School)  @NordPrincipal

Beth Schwartz (Principal, Harris Elementary)  @mrs_schwartz

Debbie Waller (Principal, Powers Elementary)  @DebbieWaller4


Directory Information
In order to comply with the regulations regarding the disclosure requirements contained in the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act, directory information regarding Amherst students will be released to persons or organizations requesting the information.
Directory information shall include the following:
  1. Name, address, telephone number
  2. Date and place of birth
  3. Major field of study
  4. Participation in school activities
  5. Dates of school attendance
Any parent or adult student who desires this directory information not be released may stop in the school office and file this request on forms available.
ODE Data Release and Notice
A Federal Court has ordered the Ohio Department of Education to release 2013-2014 school year student data to Disability Rights Ohio as a part of an ongoing lawsuit.  FERPA allows families of students whose data will be released to be notified and given the opportunity to object.  If you are interested in objecting, please read the attached notice and follow the instructions. 
Recognition for Years of Service
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