District News

New Traffic Pattern at SMS & SHS New Traffic Pattern at SMS/SHS - Map

August 1, 2018 - When Sidney Middle School and Sidney High School students head back to school on August 16, parents and students should expect a new traffic pattern to help ensure student safety. The lots "behind" both schools will be closed off and accessible only to buses between the hours of 6am and 3pm. 

Sidney City Schools Names Bob Humble New Superintendent Robert "Bob" Humble

The Sidney City Schools Board of Education is pleased to welcome Mr. Robert “Bob” Humble as the new leader of the district. The board held a special meeting Thursday, June 28, and unanimously voted to hire Humble as SCS Superintendent.

SMS Recognizes Student Achievements 7th Grade Award Ceremony 2018

June 4, 2018 - Sidney Middle School recently held its academic awards programs for grades 5-8. Awards were presented by principals Diane Voress, Kevin Boerger, and Chris Barr, as well as various classroom teachers. Honor roll awards were presented to students who achieved accordingly for all the first 3 nine-weeks grading periods. Perfect attendance students were entered in drawings for $50 cash prize incentives. Student Council members acted as ushers. The Friend of SMS Award honored Tim Clayton and Ron Burns as Sidney PeeWee Football Coaches for their many years of service to the students of Sidney Middle School.

Adams Named Teacher of the Year by SEA Chris Adams - SEA Teacher of the Year

June 1, 2018 - The Sidney Education Association held their awards dinner in May. The evening, filled with laughter and tears, celebrated various teachers for accomplishments and achievements throughout the year, as well as those who from the community who have positively impacted the education of Sidney City Schools students. Members honored Chris Adams, Band Director at Sidney Middle and High School, as Teacher of the Year.

Sidney High School Seniors Achieve Top Honors Summa Cum Laude - SHS 2018

June 1, 2018– Sidney High School seniors were recently recognized for their academic honors. Highest honors went to 12 members of the SHS Class of 2018 who earned the Summa Cum Laude distinction including: Allyson (Ally) Ball, Jennifer (Jenny) Barnes, Andrew Blackford, Laura Brady, Jenna Fields, Gage Fridley, Sean Martin, Caroline (Carrie) Nuss, Travis Oltman, Troy Oltman, Dylan Smith, and Chase VanTilburgh. To earn this distinction, students had to achieve a cumulative GPA of 4.25 or greater and meet the criteria of an Honors Diploma, fulfilling all but one of the following: 4 English credits, 4 math credits, 4 science credits (including units of advanced science), 4 social studies credits, 3 credits in one foreign language or 2 credits each in two foreign languages, 1 fine arts credit, GPA of at least 3.5, and an ACT score of 27+ or an SAT score of 1220+.  

Dr. Brian Powderly Named SHS Principal Dr. Brian Powderly - Sidney High School Principal

May 30, 2018 - Sidney City Schools Board of Education is proud to announce they have named Dr. Brian Powderly the new Sidney High School principal beginning the 2018-2019 school year. Powderly has most recently served for five years as high school principal at Monroe Local Schools in Monroe, Ohio. Prior to that, he was the high school principal at Milton-Union High School for eight years.

Four to Join Hall in April 2018

December 16, 2017 - Four new inductees were selected to the Sidney City Schools Hall of Honor this week and will be enshrined on Friday evening April 20, 2018 in the Sidney High School auditorium beginning at 7pm. The public is invited to attend this 25th annual event and the reception that follows in the adjacent gymnasium. The Hall will have 127 members with these additions.