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Contractor Open House

Fostoria City Schools
The Construction Manager will be conducting an informational meeting on:

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at 10:00AM

Location: Fostoria Intermediate School Library
               1202 H. L. Ford Drive
                Fostoria, OH 44830

Project: New 7-12 Building, Elementary Renovation/Addition, Site Improvements

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King’s legacy lives on through area students




2018 MLK Essay Winners

Essay contest asked students to reflect on their visions for justice

Five decades after Martin Luther King Jr.’s work toward greater civil rights and racial equality was cut short in 1968, Fostoria students gathered in council city chambers to reflect on his legacy.

The city of Fostoria partnered with the Fostoria Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People to host the Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration Monday afternoon. The annual event recognized students from Fostoria City schools and St. Wendelin Catholic schools for their own visions and plans to continue King’s pursuit of justice.

Students in grades 1-6 were asked to write an essay on how they can promote justice in their community and beyond to be considered in the Tiffin-Seneca Martin Luther King Jr. Day Committee’s 30th annual essay contest.

This year’s winners included Maciel Salcido, a second-grader, and Josh Dibble, a fourth grader, both at St. Wendelin; Emily Catherine Sidney and Brooklyn Holman, both fifth-graders, and Makalynn McCumber, a sixth-grader, all of Fostoria Intermediate Elementary.

Each student was presented a certificate and gift bag as a prize after they practiced reading their essay in front of friends and family. [Article courtesy of Review Times]
Click here to read the winning essays:

JSHS Status Update

Friday, January 12, 2018

Today was another day of progress with our cleanup and relocation efforts. The cleaning company has come in and will begin working around the clock tomorrow. Today we were also able to learn the steps that need to be taken to get the 9-12 students placed. These students will be moving to Fostoria Learning Center (FLC). The final inspection of the FLC will take place on Tuesday with the hope of starting students in grades 7-12 back to school on Wednesday of next week. With that said, the JSHS will be closed on Tuesday, January 16th. On Monday night, January 15th, at Fostoria Intermediate School, we will have two informational meetings to outline final logistics for families explaining the transition to the new locations. The meeting for grades 7-8 will be at 6:00 pm, and then grades 9-12 will follow immediately after at 7:00 pm. At this point in time we hope to be able to outline all final details for how the next several weeks will work.

Andrew Sprang

School Delays, Closings and Announcements

Fostoria City Schools utilizes the School Announcement messaging system for communications with district families for emergencies, school delays/closings, announcements and other information. If you miss the call, please follow the link included in the message left on your phone or go to the FCS district website ( and/or FCS Facebook page for the message information that was in the School Announcement call.  Please note:  Your caller ID will show the call/message coming from 419-436-6402, this is an unattended dedicated line assigned to the School Announcement program and is NOT a call back number.  If you call back to the 419-436-6402 phone number, you will NOT get an answer or hear the message.

School delays/closings are also available on the Review Times website, WTOL 11, WFIN, WTVG 13, WNWO 24 and the WFOB radio station.

If you are not receiving the messages, have changed your telephone number recently or would like to add an email address to the School Announcement program, please update your contact information in the office of your child’s school.  You can also call, 419-436-4170 with questions and/or updates.

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Audited Financial Report

The Audited Financial Report is available for public viewing on the Auditor of State website:
auditsearch/results.aspx - Audit Search - Search Keyword: Fostoria City Schools District or by visting the Treasurer's Office at 1001 Park Avenue, Fostoria, OH 44830 (Please call in advance @ 419-436-4162).

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