Steele News
Comet Conversation
Please check out this week's Comet Conversation with Superintendent Steve Sayers! In this week's video, Nord Orchestra Teacher, Anna Ballmer, and Nord student, Rhys Dolacki, join Steve to discuss the brand new Orchestra program and it's excellent start! Don't forget to subscribe to The Official YouTube Channel of Amherst EVSD!

American Legion History Test Winners
Congratulations to Steele juniors Eli Vosniak and Juliana Butchko who took the annual American Legion History Test and earned the highest scores. The test was proctored by trustee Bill Hoff of American Legion and Elmer Johnson of Post 118 of Amherst. Mr. Hoff presented a collar pin and certificate recognizing Eli's and Juliana's effort. The students' test will be automatically entered in a Lorain County competition. Mr. Bob Harcula, counselor at Steele, was recognized with a certificate for entering the school in the contest. 
Amherst Comet Christmas Ornaments
Ornaments are available for purchase at the following locations:
Miracle on Main Street, December 4, 6:00-8:00PM
Amherst Junior High, December 16 and 17, 5:00-7:30PM
Arabica Coffee Bistro, 254 Park Avenue, through December 24
The Clothing Loft, 1917 Cooper Foster Park Road, through December 24

Keep an eye on the Steele website for additional purchasing opportunities or contact Tammy Lacey at 984-3631 or Download the flyer for full information.

Playhouse Square High School Musical Theater Awards Program
Marion L Steele High School will participate in the inaugural Playhouse Square High School Musical Theater Awards program this school year. With the aim of inspiring performance and recognizing the importance of musical theater and arts education in Northeast Ohio high schools, the program is affiliated with the National High School Musical Theatre Awards ("The Jimmy Awards") presented by The Broadway League Foundation.

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Consumer Economics Visit the Cleveland Browns
Mrs. Stimpert and the Consumer Economics students visited the Cleveland Browns training facility in Berea and met with the Accounting, Information Technology, and Corporate Sponsorship departments. A special thank you to Amherst resident Randy Domain for assisting with the visit.  Randy is the Vice President of Corporate Sponsorship for the Cleveland Browns.
Drama Camp Registration
The MLS Theatre Company of Marion L. Steele High School is hosting their annual Drama Camp in February. The early bird registration deadline is Thursday, December 17. The $40 registration fee includes Drama Camp tee-shirt, as well as a ticket to The MLS Theatre Company’s Winter One Acts performance in February. There is a limit to the number allowed to attend Drama Camp so sign up soon. Regular registration deadline is Friday, January 8, if registrations are still available.

Drama Camp for students in second grade to eighth grade will be held on Saturday, February 20, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Marion L. Steele High School Cafetorium. This year’s theme will be “Around the World.” At the camp, students will learn about both acting and technical theatre through fun and exciting games and workshops. Contact Emily Hutlock at for a registration form or to answer any other questions.
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PowerSchool Parent Account
If you would like to create a PowerSchool Parent account to access your child's grades and information, please use the attached PowerSchool Parent Account document and the PowerSchool Parent iPad document. You may also find these downloadable documents on our website under Parent Resources or Forms and More. 
Alumni Success Story Form
Attention Amherst Steele Alumni! We want to hear your success stories. How have you impacted the world since leaving the Comet halls? Have you started your own business? Become an elected official? Invented a vaccine? We want to know! You may be featured in one of our upcoming Comet Conversation videos or in another publication. Share your success with us using the Alumni Success Story Form. Check out the Alumni tab above to learn more about Alumni life! 
Amherst Schools Foundation
Since 1986, the Amherst Schools Educational Foundation has awarded more than $366,000 in teacher grants and almost $200,000 in student scholarships within the Amherst community. To make a contribution to the Amherst Schools Educational Foundation, simply go to the Community Foundation of Greater Lorain County's "Make A Gift Now" webpage and type "Amherst" in the Keyword section of the donation tool bar. Select the Amherst Schools Endowment Fund or the Amherst Schools Fine Arts Endowment Fund to make a donation. Your donation is a gift that gives forever.
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