COVID Cases Grow Quickly In Richland County Schools; Shelby Closes For Friday Classes

2 Sep , 2021  

By 1812Blockhouse

The rapid rise in COVID cases seen in the general population is now clearly reflected in infection rates for Richland County school districts and buildings, where total infections tripled in one week.

Last Thursday, in the first set of full results after the launch of school, there were a total of 43 reported cases during the previous week. These included 34 new student infections and 9 staff. These were found in seven different school districts and buildings.

This Thursday, September 2, that number of affected districts and buildings had grown to 12, and the total number of new infections stood at 141. This amount represents 112 students and 29 staff members.


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Shelby, Sports

Shelby Schools Shares A Peek At New Athletic Complex

19 Mar , 2021  

By 1812Blockhouse

In a tweet and Facebook page post on Thursday evening, Shelby City Schools shared an artists view of the planned athletic complex (see below), together with the following:

“After many, many months of research, meetings, discussions and planning, the Shelby City School District (SCSD) is moving forward with the financing of a new, $4 million dollar athletic complex that will be located at the site of the present-day track facility.” – Superintendent Tim Tarvin More…

Schools, Shelby

Site Work Begins On New Shelby School Building

2 Oct , 2020  

By 1812Blockhouse

Shelby City Schools announced exciting news earlier this week.

Site work has started on the new PreK-8 school building, which is being constructed on a ten acre site behind the Middle School.

The building was designed by Garmann Miller Architects of Minster, Ohio. The firm has been hired by school districts in Liberty Center, New Bremen, Dublin, Greenville, and other Ohio communities to design similar structures. More…

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Two Richland County School Receive Purple Star Awards

1 Oct , 2020  

State of Ohio Superintendent of Public Instruction Paolo DeMaria has announced that 37 Ohio schools will receive the Purple Star Award this school year. The award recognizes a school’s demonstrated commitment to serving students and families connected to the United States armed forces and Ohio National Guard.

Two of the schools honored are in Richland County.

“We want to honor the important sacrifices Ohio’s military families make while recognizing the school communities that support them,” said Ohio Governor Mike DeWine. “Purple Star Schools are intentional in their efforts to bolster our service members and their families. Their commitment to supporting those who serve provides a great model for students, showing them how Ohioans work together and care for one another.” More…

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Schools, Shelby

Shelby Parents Asked To Choose From Two Back To School Options

22 Jul , 2020  

By 1812Blockhouse

As July winds down, thoughts to turn to August and the start of school.

What “school” looks like this particular year, however, is not only still being decided in Richland County school districts, but it is very likely that not all districts will be educating students in the same ways.

One district that is currently reaching out to parents is Shelby City Schools. More…


Schools, Shelby

Shelby Schools Boosts Social Media Presence

24 Feb , 2020  

It’s even more cool to be a Whippet these days.

In the past few weeks, Shelby City Schools has been updating and expanding its social media footprint. This includes both general posts from the school district as well as those from its athletic department.

The change is part of a coordinated effort by Shelby Schools to maximize communication with parents and the community. The following description of the changes appear on the district website: More…

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Schools, Shelby

Shelby Schools Open House And Orientation Schedule

11 Aug , 2019  

As the summer winds toward the beginning of school, Shelby City Schools has set forth a list of open house and orientation events between now and the start of the 2019-2020 school year.

The official first day of school in Shelby is Monday, August 19.

Open House and Orientation Events: More…