Summer Meal Program

Wickliffe City School District families may pick up student meals as part of our summer meal program on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM at door #17 on the North side of Wickliffe High School near the Family Resource Center.

District News
Survey

Reopening of School Survey

The Wickliffe City School District is coordinating reopening efforts with the Lake County Health District (LCHD) and the Ohio Department of Health (ODH). Guidance from the ODH originally scheduled to be available on June 30, 2020 has been delayed. As we await guidance, it is important to provide information to families about the tentative plans being developed. Please read the attached information regarding the reopening of school for the 2020-2021 school year, and complete the attached survey in order to assist us in planning.

Thank you,

Joe Spiccia, Superintendent

School Reopening Information 

Reopening of School Survey 

 

 

Happy Independence Day!

WCSD Offices Closed - July 3, 2020

All District offices will be closed on Friday, July 3, 2020 in observence of Independence Day.   
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Superintendent's Update - Week of June 29th

Wickliffe Schools Families,

Updates for the week of June 29, 2020:

1. The Family Resource Center is distributing meals, food, and supplies on Tuesday, June 30 and Thursday, July 2, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
2. Signature Health is conducting physicals for students on Tuesday, July 14, 2020 from 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., and on Wednesday, July 15, 2020 from noon – 6:00 p.m. Please contact the athletic office to schedule your appointment. The physicals are at no cost to Wickliffe students.
3. Wickliffe High School will not have a prom this year. Based on guidance from Ron Graham, the Lake County Health District Commissioner, events such as prom will not be approved. Mr. Graham’s message to me is as follows: Currently traditional Proms are restricted. Despite social distancing actions the event itself flies in the face of social distancing as dancing is rooted in close personnel spacing. I do not believe proms/school dances will be approved in the near future.
Infinite Campus

IC Closure

WCSD Community,

The District will be closing the Infinite Campus Parent and Student Portals have been taken offline as the District prepares for the upcoming school year. Notification will be sent when Infinite Campus is available for the 2020-2021 school year.

Back to School Bash

Saturday August 8, 2020
 
The 2020 Back to School Bash is sponsored by the Lake County Salvation Army to help provide school supplies to all Lake County children in need for the 2020-2021 school year.  The event is being held Saturday, August 8, 2020 at the Salvation Army located at 69 Pearl Street, Painesville. The event is by appointment only.

Survey Results/New Facility Update

Attached are the results of the Exterior Visual Preference Survey conducted by ThenDesign Architecture. The report summary provides information about how respondents reacted to a variety of options related to the exterior design of the new building. 

Visual Preference Survey - Summary Report

In addition, consider this a brief update regarding progress on the new facility:

- Hammond Construction was selected by the Board to serve as the Construction Manager for the project. Hammond has completed hundreds of school projects in Ohio and surrounding states. Locally, Hammond has been the construction manager for the Euclid Schools, Hudson Schools, Strongsville Schools, North Olmsted Schools, North Royalton Schools, and the Akron Schools.

- The schematic design of the building will be complete by the end of June and sent to estimators for review. 

- The process of exterior design has started. 

- Currently, soil boring, testing, and site preparation is taking place. 

- A traffic study is being completed with the cooperation of the city.

- Student surveys regarding lockers, storage, and common space have been distributed and the results are being reviewed. 

- The district is working with consultants in a variety of areas to ensure that high standards are met in areas such as technology, food service, mechanical engineering, civil engineering, environmental sustainability, and other areas.

- Progress is on-track and on time.

Key timeline dates

  • Completion of new stadium turf            8/21
  • Completion of PK-12 building                5/23
  • Demolition of WHS                                 8/23
  • Completion of north parking lot             8/23
  • Completion of south parking lot            11/23
  • Demolition of WES and WMS                 11/23
News Release

Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer Program

The State of Ohio has been approved to operate the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT). Administered by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, the P-EBT program provides additional monetary assistance to households with children eligible for free or reduced-price meals as a result of the ordered school-building closure.
 
If your child(ren) is/are eligibile for free or reduced-price meals, please visit Ohio P-EBT for more information. If you believe that your child(ren) is/are eligible for free or reduced-price meals and you have not previously applied, please contact Cathy Baltus or call 440.943.6900 for an application.
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State of the Schools

Attached are the presentations that were included in the State of the Schools Address.  If you are interested in more information and/or have questions, please contact me directly at 440.943.7736.
 
Thank you,
Joe Spiccia, Superintendent
 
 
 
 
Survey

COVID-19 Community Survey

As we develop a plan for the reopening of school for the 2020-21 school year, we are asking your input so we make the best decisions possible for students and their families. Please take a few minutes to complete the attached survey. We will use the input and data collected as we develop future planning. Our goal is to successfully serve our students and families within the guidance received from the Ohio Departments of Education and Health. Please understand the plans being developed at this time are subject to change based on the latest information and guidance received. 

If you are a parent/caregiver, please click on the link for the Parent/Caregiver Survey. If you are student, please click on the link for the Student Survey.

Thank you,

Joe Spiccia, Superintendent

COVID-19 Parent/Caregiver Survey

COVID-19 Student Survey

Wickliffe Family Resource Center - Donations Needed

The Family Resource Center is in critical need of donations to meet the long term needs of families during this time. Please read for more information and a list of materials needed.  Thank you for your support!  
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Facilities Project - Tentative Timeline

Please review the attached for a tentative timeline for the new facilities project.
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