COVID-19 District Updates

Spring Break March 30th – April 3rd, 2020 Travel Guidance

At this time, the CDC does not recommend traveling to high risk areas in the United States, or abroad. Our students will be required to stay home for 14 days from the time they left an area with widespread, ongoing spread (Level 3 Travel Health Notice countries), specifically China, Japan, Iran, Italy and South Korea, and practice social distancing. During the 14 days, students are asked to monitor themselves for symptoms. This will be an excused absence from school (see: Students do not need to be monitored by public health, but should they begin having symptoms, they should contact their local health care provider.


October 17th, 2020|

October 17, 2020  Dear Shelby parents, staff and community members:  As our community continues to fight the spread of COVID-19, we believe one of our greatest responsibilities is to communicate transparently and often with you, our school community. It is our hope that accurate and [...]


October 8th, 2020|

October 8, 2020 Dear Shelby Families: I know the school district has been throwing quite a bit of information at you in the past week; please know that it is our hope and goal to always keep you well informed.  To that end, thank you [...]

Purple Designation

October 7th, 2020|

October 7, 2020 Dear Shelby Families: When the Shelby City Schools learned last week that Richland County had been designated RED and that there was a significant possibility that Richland County might be designated PURPLE this week, Shelby Schools, like all school districts in [...]

October 2nd COVID-19 Level Red Update

October 2nd, 2020|

October 2, 2020 Dear Shelby Families: You may be aware that Richland County was placed on level RED yesterday.  Richland County has met 6 of the 7 indicators established by the Ohio Public Health Advisory System.  Counties meeting six or more indicators in a given [...]

BREAKING NEWS! Free school meals for ALL Shelby students!

September 10th, 2020|

Free Meals for ALL children enrolled in Shelby City Schools, Whippet Academy, Shelby Saint Mary’s, and Sacred Heart schools! USDA’s recent announcement to extend waivers to school districts operating under the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs allows ALL school age children serviced by [...]

Whippet Academy Free Meals Information

September 10th, 2020|

Shelby City Schools meal pick up for Whippet Academy Students! Beginning Monday, September 14, 2020 you may pick up meals for Whippet Academy Students. Please review the following procedures: Meals will be 5 days of lunch and 5 days of breakfast. Please refrigerate food as [...]

7/17/2020 Shelby City Schools Restart Plan

July 17th, 2020|

7/17/2020 Shelby City Schools Restart Plan & Survey Please complete one form for EACH child in your family enrolled in Shelby City Schools (you may fill out the same form more than once). This is not applicable to preschool students. This plan may change at [...]


July 6th, 2020|

7/6/2020 Thursday, July 2, 2020, Governor DeWine announced back to school health and safety guidelines for all school districts across Ohio. The Shelby City School District is currently reviewing those guidelines. Our school district has been planning and preparing for multiple scenarios to safely welcome [...]


June 1st, 2020|

6/1/2020 Meal pick up every Monday in June from 9:30-11:00

5/20/2020 12:50PM

May 20th, 2020|

5/20/2020 12:50PM As the school year comes to a close, I want to thank the community of Shelby for the tremendous support and assistance throughout this school year; particularly over the past three months.  In spite of all of the challenges we faced this school [...]


May 20th, 2020|

5/30/2020 Shelby City Schools has developed policy and procedures that will allow our student-athletes to safely return to activity Monday, June 1st. The policy is aligned with the Ohio Department of Health (ODH), Nation Federation of High Schools Association (NFHS), and the Ohio High School [...]


May 19th, 2020|

5/19/2020 Dear Shelby Families, If you are interested in having your child attend preschool in the 2020-2021 school year, the first step is to complete an online application.  The application can be found at under District Forms / New Student Enrollment Forms.  Families who [...]


April 22nd, 2020|

4/22/2020 Dear Shelby Families and Community, On Monday, April 20, Governor DeWine announced that remote learning will continue for all students through the end of this school year.  Of course, we in the Shelby City Schools are saddened by this news, but we also understand [...]


April 16th, 2020|

4/16/2020 Meal Pickup Traffic Update: Vehicles should enter the school complex at the back entrance via Plymouth St by the track and baseball field. Once meals are received vehicles should exit the parking lot to Smiley. Thank you.


April 9th, 2020|

4/9/2020 Shelby City Schools meal pick up expanded to 10:00 am – 12:00 pm! Pickup location and procedures remain the same but pick up time has been increased to two hours effective Monday, April 13th to allow for increased participation and traffic. Guidelines and procedures [...]


April 1st, 2020|

4/1/2020 Dear Families, As we all know, Governor DeWine has announced that schools will remain closed through May 1st, and I want to assure students and families that the Shelby City Schools will continue to provide meaningful instruction for the next four weeks just as [...]


March 26th, 2020|

3/26/2020 Dear Shelby Families, As we work our way through this unprecedented time in our history, please know that the Shelby City School District is committed to keeping our students healthy and safe while still continuing to provide them with meaningful instruction, as well as [...]

3/25/2020 2:05pm School Meals Update

March 25th, 2020|

3/25/2020 2:05pm School Meals Update Shelby City Schools WILL offer Meal Package Pick Up Monday, March 30th from 11:00-12:00 at Shelby Middle School ! Meals are FREE to ALL children 18 and under in the Shelby community regardless of meal status at school. The Middle [...]


March 19th, 2020|

3/19/2020 9:10am IMPORTANT CHANGE IN PROVIDING SCHOOL MEALS (updated 3/19/20 at 9:00 am) Dear Families, Effective Monday, March 23rd, the procedure & locations for picking up school meals at Shelby City Schools will change due to the growing concern with the COVID-19 situation. In an [...]


March 18th, 2020|

3/18/2020 1:06pm IMPORTANT CHANGE IN PROVIDING SCHOOL MEALS! Dear Families, Effective Monday, March 23rd, the procedure for picking up school meals at Shelby City Schools will change due to the growing concern with the COVID-19 situation. In an effort to minimize frequency of contact, families [...]

3/18/2020 8:30am

March 18th, 2020|

3/18/2020 8:30am Preschool and Kindergarten registration has been temporarily suspended until further notice. Please check our website regarding a rescheduled date.

3/16/2020 3:47pm

March 16th, 2020|

3/16/2020 3:47pm Dear Families, During these times of uncertainty with the COVID-19 situation, we want to offer your child(ren) lunch and breakfast during the school week. We realize there are many families who depend on these meals for their children and we want to continue [...]

3/13/2020 2:34pm

March 13th, 2020|

3/13/2020 2:34pm In response to the governor’s order to close schools, Shelby City Schools has developed the following plan, which is subject to change and will remain fluid in accordance with the guidance and recommendations of state and local governments and health agencies. This timeline [...]

3/13/2020 1:15pm

March 13th, 2020|

3/13/2020 1:15pm The Shelby City Schools will be closed beginning on Monday, March 16th through Friday, April 3 due to COVID-19.

3/12/2020 4:07pm

March 12th, 2020|

3/12/2020 4:07pm On Thursday, March 12, Governor DeWine announced that he is closing all Ohio schools beginning at the end of the school day on Monday, March 16 for students. At this time, the governor’s office has directed that schools will remain closed through April [...]

3/12/2020 1:04pm Attention Shelby Community

March 12th, 2020|

3/12/2020 1:04pm Attention Shelby Community: The Shelby City Schools are suspending all large gatherings for thirty days (until April 10th) and then reassess the next steps at that time. A large gathering prohibits any event/activity in which individuals, who are not school district students or [...]

3/12/2020 Dear Shelby Families

March 12th, 2020|

3/12/2020 Dear Shelby Families, The District has developed a tentative plan in the event of a short-term or long-term closure of school. If you are not currently enrolled in the district text alerts for BOTH “Weather Delays/Cancellations” AND your child’s individual school building, you must [...]

3/10/2020 Dear Shelby Families

March 10th, 2020|

3/10/2020 Dear Shelby Families, The Shelby City School District (SCSD) recently posted information on our website and sent a letter home to parents that detailed steps the SCSD is taking to keep our school buildings clean, safe and healthy. However, with the increasing number of [...]

3/6/2020 Dear Shelby Families

March 6th, 2020|

Dear Shelby Families: The flu season is always a challenging time for our schools and this year is no different with the news of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Since all of the schools in the area could be affected, the superintendents throughout Richland County felt it [...]