Logan Elm Schools will Reopen with Plan B.  To view a letter from the Superintendent, which includes more information, please click here.  
 
To view the entire Re-Opening Plan for Logan Elm Schools, please click here.
 
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Middle School Sports Info for Tryouts and Practices

For all sports:
Students must have a physical and completed Final Forms prior to tryouts and official practices.
Click here for Final Forms information. There is an OHSAA Physical Form that must be printed and filled out to take with you when you get your physical. Fill out your Final Forms first onoine and then print the Preparticipation Physical Evaluation Form.
 
Athletes must provide their own water. parents are not permitted in the building or at practice. They should stay in their cars. 
 
Basketball and Volleyball Opens Gyms Scheduled to begin July 6th.
 
Boys Basketball - Mondays
7th grade 5:30 - 6:15
8th grade 6:30 - 7:15
 
Girls Basketball
Mondays
7th grade - 3:00 - 3:45
8th Grade 4:00 - 4:45
Wednesdays
7th Grade 5:30 - 6:15
8th Grade 6:30 - 7:15
 
Girls Volleyball
Tuesdays and Thursdays 
7th grade 5:30 - 6:15
8th grade 6:30 - 7:15 
 
Football
July 29-31 3:00 - 5:00pm "Camp"
Practice begins August 3rd 3:00 - 5:00pm
 
Club Golf:
Club Golf is open to grades 6-8. If you are interested, email our Athletic Director, Mr. Holbert at [email protected] or Mr. King at [email protected]  and they will get your information to the golf coach who will reach out to you. 
 
TRYOUT INFORMATION
7th Grade Volleyball - August 3-4, 8:30-10:00am
8th Grade Volleyball - August 1, 10:00-11:30am 
Cheerleading - August 3, 9:00-11:00am in the wrestling barn.
 
Cross Country Practice begins August 3 at Hargus lake from 9:00-10:15am 
 
 General Protocol  
  • Social Distancing will be followed.  Six foot spacing will be maintained at all times.

  • All individuals must avoid physical contact with others. (high fives, huddles, or other close contact before, during and after skills training.)

  • If you touch your face, cough, sneeze, blow your nose, use your sweat towel - WASH YOUR HANDS!!!

  • No spitting!

  • All athletes must stay at their station.  There will be no mixing of groups.

  • Equipment and items related to the activity, including balls, must be sanitized before, during and after every event.  

  • Parents/guardians remaining at the facility should remain in their cars.  No spectators are permitted.

  • There will be no congregating in groups before, during or after workouts.  Athletes must leave the school as soon as their workout is over.  


Pre-Workout

  • All coaches and athletes should be screened for symptoms of COVID-19 prior to leaving your home. (Fever of 100.4 or Higher, Cough, Shortness of Breath, Sore Throat, Exposure to Covid-19)

  • Vulnerable individuals should not attend workouts during the first phase of workouts.  “Vulnerable Individuals” are defined by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) as people age 65 and older and others with serious underlying health conditions. These conditions include, but are not limited to: high blood pressure, chronic lung disease, diabetes, obesity, asthma, and those whose immune systems that are compromised by chemotherapy for cancer, and other conditions requiring such therapy. 

  • Any person with any of the above symptoms MUST stay home and should contact their medical provider.

  • Anyone with a fever of 100.4 or higher cannot return to workouts until they have been fever free without medication for 72 hours.    

  • All coaches and athletes MUST arrive with clean hands, dressed for a workout, with their own water bottle clearly marked with name, and their own clean towel (not to be shared) if needed.

  • All Coaches MUST wear masks at all times when athletes are present.   

  • Upon arrival, coaches and athletes will have a temperature screening.  Results will be recorded in the chart provided.

Goodbye and Good Luck 8th Graders!

2020 Youth Art Month Winners

 Several of our talented artists at Mcdowell had artwork chosen for display and won awards.
Kirsten Dulany, Zailyn Harmon and Jude Palmer will have work on display in the Central Regional Art Exhibition. 
Kimber Waddell will have art work in the 40th Annual Young People's Art Exhibition.
Clara Wilson will have art work in the 40th Annual Youth Art Month Exhibition.
These pieces will be on display in Columbus from february 22 through March 18.
 
Kimber Waddell won 1st place in the grades 6-8 category in the Flag Design Contest for Ohio.
Carson Summers won 1st place in the grades 6-8 category in the Graphic Design Contest for Ohio. Carson's design was also selected as the OVERALL WINNER in the Graphic Design for the statew of Ohio. his design will be made into a postacrd to advocate for the art in Ohio. 
Art winners 

Logan Elm Child Care Needs Assessment for the YMCA

The Pickaway County YMCA is currently surveying Logan Elm parents to gauge interest in before/after school child care programs. Please take a few moments to complete the survey at:  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfGlA4xK2lG9jV0ik71D4xbNU9r0W_VGnz6hLDBwD5bXv4fOQ/viewform

Holiday Window Painting

 Students painted 29 Holiday Designs on Windows in December. These students painted before and after school to get these accomplished in one week. Not all students were pictured with their paintings.

Military Veterans Resource Center Donations

 UPDATE: We raised $800.24 to donate to the Military Veterans Resource Center!! 
 
Student Council is collecting money donations for the the Military Veterans Resource Center. We will be presenting a check during our Veterans Day Assembly on Monday, November 11th. Donations can be dropped off in the McDowell office. We will be collecting until the end of the day Thursday.
Click here to read more about the Military Veterans Resource Center. 

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Veteran's Day Assembly

On November 11th we will hold our Veteran's Day Assembly in the McDowell gymnasium shortly after 8:00 am. Family members of students who are veterans are encouraged to contact Cheryl Arnett at the middle school office to reserve a seat for our program.

Infinite Campus Parent/Guardian Portal

To set up your parent/guardian Infinite Campus account:

Email [email protected] - I will reply with your activiation key.

After you get your activation key:

Go to loganelm.org

Click on the IC Portal link at the top

Select 'Campus Parent'

Select 'New User'

Paste the activation key and hit submit.

You will then be able to choose your username and password to complete the setup for your account.
McDowell Middle School
Bret King, Principal
Cheryl Arnett, Admin. Assistant
Terry Holbert, Athletic Director 
9579 Tarlton Rd. 
Circleville, OH 43113
(740) 474-7538
(740) 474-8539 (fax)
School Hours: 7:55 - 2:33

All Upcoming Events Postponed Until Further Notice

Aug
24

Girls 7th Volleyball @ Amanda-Clearcreek High School & Middle School

Sport: Volleyball Level: Girls 7th Team: G.D. McDowell Exchange Jr High Site: Amanda-Clearcreek High School Subsite: Gym 1
Aug
24

Girls 8th Volleyball @ Amanda-Clearcreek High School & Middle School

Sport: Volleyball Level: Girls 8th Team: G.D. McDowell Exchange Jr High Site: Amanda-Clearcreek High School Subsite: Gym 1
Aug
25

Boys 8th Football @ Fairfield Union Schools

Sport: Football Level: Boys 8th Team: G.D. McDowell Exchange Jr High Site: Fairfield Union High School Subsite: JV/MS Athletic Field
Aug
31

Girls 7th Volleyball vs Teays Valley East Middle School

Sport: Volleyball Level: Girls 7th Team: G.D. McDowell Exchange Jr High Site: McDowell Middle School Subsite: Logan Elm High School
Aug
31

Girls 8th Volleyball vs Teays Valley East Middle School

Sport: Volleyball Level: Girls 8th Team: G.D. McDowell Exchange Jr High Site: McDowell Middle School Subsite: Logan Elm High School

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