Bucyrus junior wins state powerlifting title

Bucyrus High School junior Andrew Pifer went to the State Powerlifting Meet and dominated the 175-pound weight class to earn the title of State Champion at Kenton High School. Pifer, who has been competing in these meets since his freshman year, outlifted the competition in the bench press, squat and deadlift for a total weight of 1,185 pounds to finish …

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Seussical Jr tickets available at Bucyrus Elementary

Bucyrus Elementary School’s upcoming production of Seussical Jr is destined to be a big hit, and tickets are available for purchase Tuesday through Friday from noon-3:30pm. Tickets will also be on sale at the door before each performance. Tickets are $5.  Seussical Jr. is a fantastical musical extravaganza directed by Betsy Gerhart and choreographed by Bucyrus Elementary art teacher Matt Feck. …

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Bucyrus Elks #156 Invitational attracts region’s best athletes

The Bucyrus Elks Lodge #156 has been the driving force behind one of the largest track invitationals in the region for more than 20 years. The annual Elks #156 Invitational is being held at the Bucyrus City Schools Athletic Complex Saturday, March 30, and is shaping up to be a tremendous event. Preliminaries and field events begin at 9:30 a.m., …

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Bucyrus and Mohawk competing for charity

The Bucyrus High School Student Council and Mohawk Elementary School will begin a friendly competition to see which district can collect the most pop tabs March 18 through 29. The schools are collecting the pop tabs to raise money for Ronald McDonald House Charities. “I’ve personally had family members and friends benefit from the Ronald McDonald House,” BHS Student Council …

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Eagles look to retain Traveling Oar in 2019 competition

The students from Colonel Crawford High School will look to retain the coveted Traveling Oar in the 2019 Cardboard Boat Regatta competition. This year’s event will set sail at 10:00 a.m. in the William Ferrell Natatorium at Colonel Crawford High School Wednesday, March 20. This 2019 field includes longtime competitors from Buckeye Central, Bucyrus, Colonel Crawford, Crestline, Lucas and Ontario. …

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OSBA recognizes Bucyrus Board member and Elementary School program

The Ohio School Boards Association (OSBA) held its annual Central Region Spring Conference in Columbus March 13. A member of the Bucyrus City School District Board of Education and a Bucyrus teacher were both recognized for outstanding achievements during the event. Dr. Paul Johnson, a member of the Board of Education and current Board President, received the OSBA Award of …

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Bucyrus Elementary conducts safety drill

The Bucyrus Elementary School conducted a full safety drill the morning of Monday, March 11. The drill involved all students, staff and administrators at the Elementary School. “It is important that we practice our safety protocols,” Elementary School Principal Tim Souder said. “The students, staff and administration did a great job during the drill.” The drill was held in coordination …

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Bucyrus Schools holding conferences March 20 and 22

The Bucyrus Elementary and Secondary Schools will be holding conferences for students and their families from 4:00 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 20 and 8:00 to 11:30 a.m. Friday, March 22. Students will be in classes for a makeup day on Thursday, March 21. Families wishing to schedule a conference are encouraged to do so by visiting https://ptcfast.com/schools/Bucyrus_City_Schools and scheduling …

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Bucyrus Preschool and Afterschool programs fully compliant with ODE

Bucyrus City Schools is pleased to announce that both our preschool program and the elementary afterschool program are in full compliance according to the recent Ohio Department of Education (ODE) licensing inspections. Preschool Coordinator Robin Showers praised the programs saying, “Kudos to our preschool and afterschool staffs for their great work with their students and their dedication to the programs.” …

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Bucyrus Girls Boosters Prom Dress Drive March 23

According to a 2015 survey from Visa, American families were spending an average of about $919 on their prom-goers. Prices have remained about the same in the few years since then, but for some girls, the dress alone can cost hundreds and is too much to afford. To give every girl a chance to have a fun prom, the Bucyrus Girls …

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Bucyrus accepting open enrollment applications for 2019-2020 school year

Open enrollment applications for the 2019-2020 school year for the Bucyrus City Schools are now being accepted through May 31, 2019. Any parent interested in applying for open enrollment into the district for their child can do so in two ways. The first is to download the required documents from the district’s website at http://bucyrusschools.org/parents/district-forms. The other way interested families …

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Bucyrus Board approves makeup days and school calendar

The Bucyrus City School District Board of Education approved several items related to the school calendar during its regular monthly meeting February 28. The first item approved was the school calendar for the 2019-2020 school year. The calendar will be available for download on the district website, www.bucyrusschools.org, by clicking on the “Calendar” link and then the “2019-2020 School Calendar” …

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