The first day of school for students in grades 1 - 12 is Wednesday, August 23rd. The first day of school for Kindergarten is Monday, August 28th. The first day for Preschool is Tuesday, August 29th.
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Little Comets Preschool Parent Orientation will be on August 24th at Powers Elementary School. Parents from morning classes will meet at 9:30 a.m. Parents from the afternoon classes will meet at 1:30 p.m.
Please read this post to access the PreK-8 class/homeroom lists for 2017-2018!
Marion L. Steele High School Picture Day is Monday, August 28th. Late Arrival students should plan on being in school for Period 2 to have your picture taken, this includes seniors for their student ID's!
URGENT: The Nord Open Houses have been rescheduled for September 6th (5th Grade) and September 7th (3rd & 4th Grade). Please read this letter from Principal Jill Jiovanazzo for more information about the Open Houses and the start of the school year!
Parking Pass information will be available for seniors on Wednesday, August 9th and Thursday, August 10th between 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Starting August 11th, Parking Pass information will be available for juniors between 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
#1 College Credits Earned
Steele High School students are #1 in Lorain County for college credits earned at Lorain County Community College.
National Blue Ribbon School
The Amherst Junior High School is a 2015 National Blue Ribbon School.
Congratulations to the Girl's Softball team for earning a trip to the Final Four of the Ohio Division I State Championships.
Award Winning Fine Arts
Amherst's new Orchestra program joins the award-winning Band, Choir, Theatre, and Visual Arts programs.