A reminder that Kindergarten Screening is on April 5th. Students need to be pre-registered before the day of screening. A child may be registered any school day between 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. We have two extended hour dates: February 19th & March 12th- 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
This is a reminder that the final magazine sales collection day for grades 6-8 will take place on the next day of school.
2/12/2019 - Closed
2/12/2019 - Two Hour Delay
2/11/2019 - Two Hour Delay
Tonight's girls basketball game will be varsity only starting at 6:30 PM at Pettisville. Due to a lack of players for Pettisville's JV team due to injury and sickness, we will not be playing a JV game.
Cafe Menu Change - 2/6/2019 - Mac & Cheese, Peas, Carrots, PB Cup, Fruit, Milk
The Hicksville Rotary Club will be holding a Pancake and Whole Sausage Supper prior to the games on Saturday, February 9, at Hicksville from 4:00 to 6:00 PM. Meal prices are $7.50 for adults and $3.50 for children (ages 3-12).
Pre-sale tickets for the Pettisville @ Hicksville boys basketball game will be on sale in the office on Friday, February 8, from 8:00 to 4:00 PM. Pre-sale ticket prices are $6 for adults and $4 for students. All tickets at the door are $6.
2/1/2019 - Closed
2/1/2019 - 2 Hour Delay
1/30/2019 - Closed -All Wednesday activities cancelled. 1/31/2019 - Closed
1/29/2019 - Closed
Kindergarten Registration. It is time to pre-register and test kindergartners for the coming year. There will be a Pre-registration and then the day of screening. Please refer to the school website for complete details and directions under the “News” subtitle.
1/25/2019 Cafe Menu Change - We will be having Grilled Cheese, Tomato Soup, PB Cup, Carrots, Fruit, Milk on Friday instead of the BBQ Pork Sandwich.
Congratulations to the following students received regional Scholastic Writing Awards: Rylee Beltz 2 honorable mentions, 1 gold key Elise Hoylman 1 honorable mention Renee Hoylman 1 gold key Emma Salmi 1 honorable mention Gold Key winners will be judged at National Level
Congratulations to the following students received regional Scholastic Art In Art: Elizabeth Beck 1 honorable mention, 2 silver keys Marais Borton 1 honorable mention Lindsey Crossgrove 2 honorable mentions Madeleine Wixom 1 honorable mention
1/23/2019 - Closed
1/23/2019 - 2 Hour Delay
1/22/2019 - Closed
1/22/2019 - 2 Hour Delay
The freshman boys game at Pettisville for Monday, January 21 will now start at 4:30 PM.
The junior boys basketball games, Fayette at Pettisville, will begin at 4:30 pm on Monday, January 21.
The Pettisville Boys Basketball Game at Wauseon has been postponed and rescheduled for Monday, January 21. The JV game will tip-off at 6:00 PM followed by the varsity game.
All 3rd and 4th grade basketball practices, all 5th and 6th grade basketball games, and all junior high basketball games for Saturday, January 19, have been cancelled.
Pettisville and Stryker will be recognizing the OHSAA Statewide Military Appreciation Night at the boys game at Stryker on Thursday and at the girls game at Pettisville on Friday. Veterans and those currently serving will be invited to center court for the playing of the National Anthem. Both of our communities thank our military for their service to our country.
Pre-sale tickets for the Pettisville Archbold Boys Basketball Game will go on sale on Tuesday, December 18. Pre-sale tickets will be sold on Tuesday, December 18 from 8:00 to 4:00 PM and also during intermission of the JV and varsity boys game with North Central. Pre-sale tickets will remain on sale Wednesday and Thursday from 8:00 to 4:00 PM. Pre-sale ticket prices are $6 for adults and $4 for students. All tickets at the door will be $6. Open seats in the reserved seat section will also be on sale for $6 a seat.
Check out Issue 5 of the Pet Echoes in the NEWS section. Check your email for a password. Thank you for supporting our program. If you'd still like to subscribe, email Mrs. Dadisman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Here is the 1st Semester Exam Schedule. This can also be located on the school website: http://www.pettisvilleschools.org/exam-schedule
Preschool has been cancelled today (11/30/2018).
Congratulations to Mr. John Poulson for receiving the Mentor Teacher Award today from the National Association of Agricultural Educators (NAAE) at their annual conference in San Antonio, Texas. This award recognizes Mr. Poulson as one of 5 national recipients for his help mentoring other agricultural education teachers through a sharing of his skills, knowledge, and positive encouragement to help them grow and improve their programs. Thank you, Mr. Poulson, for all you have done for Pettisville High School, the Pettisville and surrounding communities, and other ag programs and FFA chapters throughout the state and nation. Well deserved!!!
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I have two messages to share. First, the Fulton County Junior High Honors Band and Choir Concert, which was scheduled for 7:00 this evening, has been CANCELLED due to the weather. Second, today’s scheduled lunch menu of Haystacks will be served at lunch tomorrow instead of the mozzarella sticks with sauce.
11/15/2018 - Closed
11/15/2018 - 2 Hour Delay
Pettisville Spirit Wear is now on sale! This year's spirit wear order is available online only. The link is below. https://pettisvillespiritwear2018.itemorder.com/ The link is also available on the Pettisville School Website in the News section. There are some samples of some of the garments in the school office. The sample garments will also be available at the ticket sales table in the atrium on Monday, November 12 from 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM. Deadline for orders will be Friday, November 23, 2018. The items will be delivered on or before Thursday, December 20 to the school office. Embroidered items will be embroidered with the Blackbird on the Pettisville Block P. The screened printed items can be screened with either a Pettisville Blackbirds Logo or a Pettisville Basketball Logo. Thank you
The newest Pet Echoes has been published and can be found in the news section of this website. Check your emails for the password and thank you all for your support!
The OHSAA State Cross Country Meet for this Saturday, November 3 has been cancelled due to flooding conditions on the course. The meet has been rescheduled for next Saturday, November 10.
Two quick Elementary announcements. 1. Parent/Teacher Conference schedules were sent home today with students. 2. October 30th is the last day to bring in Box Tops for Education. Thank You!
Logan Rufenacht and Max Leppelmeier are state bound. Logan finished in 15th place in 16:49 and Max Leppelmeier finished in 23rd place in 16:54 at today's regional meet. Both qualify for the OHSAA Cross Country State Championships next Saturday, Nov. 3 at National Trail Raceway in Hebron, OH. The team finished in 14th place today.
2018 graduate Jordan Skates, center, took 2nd Place and Gold honors in the Agriscience Fair Category, Animal Systems, Division 5, at the 91st National FFA Convention & Expo in Indianapolis, Indiana this afternoon. Congratulations to Jordan, Mr. Poulson, Mrs. Meller, and all of the FFA members and chaperones attending the conference. Ohio State FFA Secretary, Gretchen Lee, another 2018 PHS grad, was also in attendance in her state officer capacity.
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Update from OHSAA Sectional Semi-final: MVCDS wins by scoring in first sudden death overtime - MVCDS 2 Pettisville 1
Update from MVCDS OHSAA Sectional Semi-final: End of regulation Pettisville 1 MVCDS 1 - headed to overtime
Halftime score from OHSAA Sectional Semi-final at MVCDS: Pettisville 1 MVCDS 1
Max Leppelmeier shot an 82 today for his first round at the OHSAA State Golf Championships at NorthStar Golf Club. He is currently tied for 18th out of 72 golfers. Max tees off at 10:40 am on Saturday for his final round.
Congratulations to the varsity volleyball team for their straight victory over the host Edon Blue Bombers to finish the BBC as outright champions with a 12-0 BBC Record.
The 7th and 8th grade volleyball teams both picked BBC wins tonight over the visiting Edon Blue Bombers.
Congratulations to the varsity soccer team for their 6 to 1 victory over Delta.
Update for soccer tournament match at MVCDS : The start time for Monday's match at MVCDS is now 4:30 pm
Youth Soccer is cancelled for today, Wednesday, October 10.
Congratulations to the varsity boys soccer team for their senior night victory over Continental by a score of 3 to 2.
Congratulations to the JV and Varsity Volleyball Teams for their victories over Delta tonight. The JV won in three sets 27-25, 19-25, 25-23. The varsity won in five sets 25-23, 25-29, 23-25, 27-25, 15-9.
Congratulations to the varsity soccer team for road victory at Miller City tonight. The Blackbirds won 3 to 1 with goals from Detric Yoder (2) and Eli Grieser.
Congratulations to the varsity volleyball team for their three set victory over North Central tonight in Buckeye Border Conference play.
Headphones are used on several occasions throughout classrooms in the elementary. The elementary provides a supply of “General Use” headphones. If you would like to purchase a personal set, they are available to purchase in the school office for $8.00. (Purchase is not required.)
Congratulations to the varsity soccer for their win at Bryan by a score of 3 to 0. The JV was defeated by Bryan
Congratulations to the varsity volleyball for their victory over the visiting Cadets from Hilltop. The Blackbirds won in three sets with scores of 25 to 18, 25 to 20, and 25 to 15. The JV lost to Hilltop in 2 sets. The 8th grade was defeated by Hilltop with the 7th grade winning.
Congratulations to Max Leppelmeier for qualifying as an individual for OHSAA District Golf Tournament at Stone Ridge in Bowling Green on Thursday, October 4. Max becomes the third golfer in Pettisville history and the first golfer in 17 years to qualify to the district tournament.
The Varsity Golf Team had the highest team finish at sectional tournament in school history. The Blackbirds shot a 349 (Max Leppelmeier 80, Tommy McWatters 84, Josh Horning 92, and Caleb Nafziger 93) to finish in fourth-place at Eagle Rock in the OHSAA Sectional Tournament. In addition to highest sectional finish, the Blackbirds finish the season with a first-ever BBC Tournament Championship, tied for the best overall BBC finish with a runner-up finish, and set a school record for match wins with 13.
Pettisville Schools has an immediate opening for a head cook. Please see the "Job Opportunities" page under the "District" heading on the school website for details.
The junior high golf match for today at Patriot Hills is cancelled. There will be no junior high golf practice
Elementary Running Club is cancelled for today, Tuesday, September 25
The cross country teams traveled to Liberty Center today. Top finishers for the Blackbirds: Logan Rufenacht led the boys with 4th place finish with a 16:56, Calvin Nofziger was 30th with an 18:36, and Caleb Nolander was 36th with an 18:46. Kate Stuber led the girls with a 7th place finish with a 20:15, Kelly Miller was 22nd with a 21:18, and Sarah Foor was 27th with a 21:40
The varsity golf team finished 3rd out 12 teams today at the Tinora Invitational at Eagle Rock Golf Club. Kalida finished first with 329. Liberty-Benton was second with 339 and the Blackbirds finished with a 340 to take 3rd place. Max Leppelmeier was 3rd place with a 79, Caleb Nafziger was tied for 7th place with an 82, Tommy McWatters was 11th with an 84, and Josh Horning was 30th with a 95 to round out the scoring.
The varsity volleyball team picked up two more wins today. The Blackbirds won in two over Edgerton 25-17 and 25 -13. The Blackbirds second win of the day was over Liberty Center in two with scores of 25-14 and 25-10.
The varsity soccer team picked a home win today over visiting Cardinal Stritch by a score of 5 to 0.
5th Grade Parents! It is almost time for instrument try-outs here at Pettisville schools. We will be having instrument try-outs on September 17th from 3-5 pm, please have your student come to the band room during this time to try out an instrument. A letter has been sent home with your student with information about this event. If you have any questions please call or email Mr. Kester in the band office.
9/14/18-2 hour delay
The varsity soccer match at Toledo Christian has been cancelled due unplayable field conditions caused by the heavy rains in Toledo over the past few days. We will communicate the reschedule date when that becomes available. The varsity team will practice today from 4:30 to 6:30 PM
Bus evacuation drills took place Wednesday morning to prepare students to exit a school bus quickly and safely in an emergency situation. Thank you to Mrs. Graber, who coordinated the drill, and to all of our bus drivers who keep our children safe on a daily basis. We are blessed to have such outstanding bus drivers who truly care about the children they serve.
The Defiance Early Bird Cross Country Invite has been cancelled.
The Defiance Early Bird Cross Country Invite has been moved to a start time of 11:00 AM due to the weather
Soccer Update: Due to the weather, the Varsity soccer match with Archbold will now start at 12:30 PM. The JV soccer match with Archbold today has been cancelled.
The JV match for Saturday, August 25 at Pettisville will now start at 10:30 AM. The JV match will only be one half (Archbold does not having enough players due to injury for full JV match). The varsity match will still start at the originally scheduled time of 11:45 AM.
The 2018 Lariats have arrived! If you ordered a 2018 yearbook, they will be distributed on Friday, August 24th. If you did not order a 2018 yearbook, extra books are available. The cost is $45 and can be requested in the office.
8/17/2018-Two Hour Delay
The varsity golf team will play at Ironwood tonight vs. Wauseon and Antwerp. The match originally scheduled at White Pines has been cancelled
The 2018 Newsletter has been posted to the website. Please navigate to the homepage of the website and find the "News" section. Where applicable please use this link to find the newsletter: http://5il.co/47mh
West Clinton Church is hosting a "Party In The Park" on Sunday, August 5th at the Pettisville Park. They will have "free' school supplies on hand for those in need. Come enjoy free food, inflatables and yard games!
The 2018-19 Elementary Class Rosters have been posted to the "NEWS" section on the website or the app!
Registration for the 2018-2019 school year is now open on Final Forms. All parents of students in grades pre-K through 12th grade need to log into Final Forms to review, update, and sign all of the forms. For students in grades pre-K through 6th grade a student signature is not required. For students in grades 7 through 12, a student signature is required on all forms once a parent has signed all the forms. This requires a student in grades 7 through 12 to have an email address. Please use the school student email address (ex. email@example.com). The Final Forms login page can be accessed from the Pettisville School Website under the District Tab or the Quick Links. For students in grades 7 through 12 planning on participating in a sport for this coming school year, a parent needs to complete this process as soon as possible by selecting the sport(s) in Final Forms, reviewing and updating forms, and signing all of the forms. Athletes will also need to have a completed athletic physical prior to the first day of practice for that sport. This is especially important for those participating this fall since practices for fall sports begin before school starts. The first possible date for fall sport practices is August 1. Once you have selected your sport(s), updated and signed all the forms, you will be able to print off the physical form (PPE Medical) to take to the physicians' office. If you have not already scheduled a physical appointment with your physician, please do so as soon as possible. After your physical appointment, please make a copy of your completed physical for your records and return the completed physical to the school office. You may scan and email the completed physical to Brian Leppelmeier at firstname.lastname@example.org as well. For any questions please contact Brian Leppelmeier at 419-446-2705 or at email@example.com
The 18-19 Elementary Supply List has been posted. Please navigate to: Menu=>Elementary=>Supply List.
The varsity baseball team will now travel to Edon on Thursday, May 17 for a 5:00 PM start. (This game was originally schedule for Sat. May 19)
Varsity softball game is at home tonight: The varsity softball game originally scheduled to be played at Edon tonight has been moved to Pettisville. Edon's field is not playable. The 14U softball game has been moved from Field #2 to Field #1
The high school band plays its final concert song under the direction of Mr. J. Ryan Briley. Mr. Briley will be moving to the Washington DC area at the end of the school year to begin the next phase of his life. We thank Mr. Briley for his two-and-a-half years of service to our students and music program, and wish him the very best.
Pettisville senior Gretchen Lee left for Columbus early this morning to participate in her first FFA state officer meeting. Gretchen was elected as the state FFA secretary last week at the 90th Ohio FFA Convention. Congratulations to Gretchen on this outstanding achievement. She will serve all FFA members well.
The varsity baseball team defeated Fayette tonight 14 to 2 in the sectional semi-final. The boys move onto to the sectional final at Hicksville on Thursday, May 10 for a 5:00 pm start.
The varsity softball defeated Fayette 6 to 5 tonight in the sectional semi-final. The girls move onto to the sectional final at Tinora on Thursday, May 10 for a 5:00 pm start.
Closed - 4/26/2018
4/26/2018 - 2 Hour Delay
State testing was postponed today due to a state wide server issue. 7th,8th, 9th, and 10th will test tomorrow. English part 2.
The 5th & 6th grade State ELA Tests are postponed by one day due to a malfunction in the state testing website. They will take the ELA tests on Thursday and Friday.
Varsity track with North Central, Stryker, and Fayette at Pettisville for Tuesday, April 17 has been postponed. This track meet has rescheduled for Tuesday, May 8 at Pettisville.
Varsity baseball and varsity softball for Tuesday, April 17 at home with Delta has been postponed. Pettisville will host Delta for varsity baseball and varsity softball on Friday, April 20 starting at 5:00 PM
The varsity softball game at Wauseon is cancelled. There will not be softball practice today.
The varsity baseball game at Wauseon is cancelled. There will be baseball practice after school.
The Pettisville Track Team will NOT be traveling to Tinora tonight for the track invitational. There will be a short practice after school.
The varsity softball game with North Central today has been cancelled.
4/4/2018 - 2 Hour Delay
The varsity softball game, North Central at Pettisville, has been rescheduled for Wednesday, April 4, starting at 4:00 PM.
The varsity softball and baseball games at Montpelier are cancelled.
The varsity track meet at Archbold has been cancelled.
The varsity baseball game, varsity softball game, and varsity track meet have been cancelled for today, Thursday, March 29.
The junior high track meet at Pettisville for today has been cancelled.
Yesterday, the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards released their list of national medalists, and we are proud to announce that Pettisville students have received a three national Scholastic awards. Junior Madeleine Wixom received a silver medal in photography, senior Gretchen Lee received a silver medal in writing, and eighth grade Lyla Heising received a gold medal in writing. This is an incredible accomplishment for each of these individuals.
The new FFA Newsletter has been posted! Go check it out by clicking on the menu section and then selecting the news section.
After 32 rounds successfully spelling words like praline, ubiquitous, garibaldi, menhaden, zeitgeber, alaminute, and Kazan, Pettisville 8th grader Lyla Heising was named the Toledo Blade Spelling Bee winner and has won a trip to Washington DC to represent Pettisville at the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Congratulations to Lyla for her exceptional performance.
12 students presented projects at the Northwest Ohio Science & Engineering Fair (NWOSEF) at Northwest State Community College. Matt Rupp, Jessie McWatters, Jordan Skates, and Kayla Wyse made super judging. Jordan placed 1st and will be presenting at the International Science & Engineering Fair. Jessie and Kayla will go as observers. All students did an awesome job representing Pettisville High School!
The boys’ basketball team will play on Friday, March 2 at Bryan High School in the sectional final beginning at 6:00 PM. Doors open at 5:00 PM. There are no pre-sale tickets for the boys’ sectional tournament. Ticket prices at the door for the boys’ sectional tournament are $6 for adults and $4 for students.
The Pettisville Girls Basketball defeated the Antwerp Archers 32 to 17 on Saturday in the sectional tournament to advance to the district tournament. The girls will take on Wayne Trace on Thursday, March 1, at 6:15 PM at Archbold High School. Doors open at 5:15 PM. Pre-sale tickets for the girls’ district game will be on sale on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM and on Thursday from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Pre-sale ticket prices are $6 for adults and $4 for students. All tickets at the door are $6. Anyone taking up a seat, regardless of age, will be charged admission. Fans are encouraged to purchase tickets from the school as we receive a portion of the pre-sale ticket sales.
There will be a meeting for junior high and high school track team members and their parents on Tuesday, February 27 at 7:00 PM in the study hall. If you cannot attend please contact Coach Wagner or Coach Jaramillo and still have one of your parents attend the meeting.
The Wauseon at Pettisville Boys's Basketball Game for Saturday night is SOLD OUT. To gain admission you must have purchased a pre-sale ticket, be a Pettisville season pass holder, be a Pettisville senior citizen pass holder, or be a Pettisville Staff pass holder. No tickets will be sold at the door. League passes: The only league passes accepted Saturday night will be Wauseon NWOAL passes and Pettisville BBC passes.
The Wauseon at Pettisville Boys' Basketball Game for Saturday night is SOLD OUT. The only league passes accepted Saturday night will be Wauseon NWOAL passes and Pettisville BBC passes.
The Girls' 5th & 6th grade Mini Bird basketball players will be playing during the halftime of the JV & Varsity Girls game vs Toledo Christian tonight.
2/15/2018 - Closed
2/15/2018 - 2 Hour Delay
Pre-sale tickets for the Pettisville Wauseon boys' game will go on sale this Wednesday, February 14. From 7:00 AM to 7:45 AM, I will begin selling to families of the boys' basketball players in grades 9 through 12. At 7:45 AM, I will begin selling to Pettisville students and Pettisville staff members as well until 12:30 PM. Tickets will be sold in the athletic office Wednesday morning. Tickets will be sold Wednesday evening from 5:00 to 6:00 PM for Pettisville School District Families and from 6:00 to 7:00 PM for the general public. Tickets Wednesday evening will be sold inside the main school entrance. Ticket prices are $6 for adults and $4 for students. Also we will be selling the open seats in the reserved seat section for $6 a seat. You will purchase a pre-sale ticket and be given a card indicating your seat number. IF ticket are still available, I will sell tickets on Thursday, from 1:00 to 3:00 PM and on Friday, from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM. IF available, all tickets at the door will be $6. Thank you
Congratulations to Nick Davis, Eli Grieser, Devin Beltz, and Josh Reynolds for also receiving there GreenHand Degrees.
Congratulations to Kearstin Zuver, Brayden Barrett, Issac St. John, Sam Wilburn, Jasmine Rodriguez, Amy Jo Hitt, Blake Eyer,Wesley Borton, And Andrew Hulbert for receiving the Greenhand degree in FFA
The JV and Varsity Boys' Basketball Games at Hilltop tonight have been postponed. The games have been rescheduled for Monday, February 19, with the JV game starting at 6:00 PM at Hilltop. All practices are cancelled for today as well.
2/9/2018 School Closed
2/9/2018 - 2 hour delay
Pettisville Elementary and Pettisville Junior High School sent the winner of each grade level (4 – 8) to participate in the Fulton County Spelling Contest at the Educational Service Center in Archbold on Tuesday, February 6th. Pettisville Participants were (left to right): 8th Grade - Lyla Heising (1st Place Finish - Lyla was also recognized by the tournament director for winning four years in a row.) 5th Grade - Cayden Bishop (3rd Place Finish) 7th Grade - Haylee Bronson (2nd Place Finish) 4th Grade - Caroline Sterken 6th Grade - Sophie Sterken
Pre-sale tickets for the homecoming are on sale in the office on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Ticket prices are $6 for adults and $4 for students. Doors open on Saturday at 4:15 PM and the homecoming ceremony starts at 5:10 PM. The JV game with Hicksville will tip-of at 6:00 PM followed by the varsity game.
Congratulations to all our Fulton County Spelling Bee Participants last night! You made Pettisville proud! Pettisville Participants: 4th Grade - Caroline Sterken 5th Grade - Cayden Bishop (3rd Place Finish) 6th Grade - Sophie Sterken 7th Grade - Haylee Bronson (2nd Place Finish) 8th Grade - Lyla Heising (1st Place Finish - Lyla was also recognized by the tournament director for winning four years in a row.)
2/6/2018 - 2 hour delay
This is a reminder that Pettisville is the host for the junior high boys basketball tournament on Sat. Feb. 3, Mon. Feb. 5, and Sat. Feb. 10. This is Buckeye Border Conference event, so Pettisville season passes and Pettisville senior citizen passes will not be accepted. Ticket prices for the BBC Tournament are $4 for adults and $3 for students.
New Job Opportunities have been posted! Please see the news section on the homepage of the website for an article or navigate to "Menu->District->Job Opportunities" on the website for information.
The JV girls game tonight at Holgate will only be 2 quarters.
There will not be freshman game at Montpelier tonight as originally scheduled. The freshman game at Montpelier will be rescheduled for a later date. The JV game at Montpelier will start at 6:00 PM followed by the varsity game.
1/22/18 - 2 Hour Delay
Congratulations to the students who received Regional Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. In art, Elizabeth Beck (bottom left) - honorable mention and Madeleine Wixom (bottom right)- gold key. In writing, Keilah Fish (top left) - silver key, Lyla Heising (top right) - gold key, and Gretchen Lee (top center) - 1 honorable mention, 2 silver keys, 2 gold keys, and 1 portfolio gold key. Their work will be displayed at the Fort Wayne Museum of Art, and all gold keys will move on to be judged nationally.
The JV and Varsity Girls Game vs. Fayette, all practices, and the 5th quarter are cancelled for Friday, January 12.
1/12/2018 - Closed
1/12/2018 - 2 Hour Delay
Update for Friday, January 12: The JV girls game on Friday, January 12 will only be 2 quarters due to low numbers for Fayette. The varsity game will start earlier than normal. Also the 5th and 6th grade girls will NOT being playing at half-times on Friday as originally scheduled. Thanks
1/8/2018 - Closed
1/8/2018 - 2 Hour Delay
1/5/2018 - 2 Hour Delay
The Bird Perch Cafe is CANCELLED for Friday, January 5th due to frigid temperatures. The next one is Friday, February 2nd.
1/3/2018 - 2 Hour Delay
Correction: Girls' games at Evergreen will not be rescheduled for Friday, January 5. Rescheduled TBA.
The girls' JV and varsity games at Evergreen have been rescheduled for Friday, January 5. The JV will begin at 6:00 pm followed by the varsity game.
The boys' freshman, JV, and varsity games at Delta have been rescheduled for Thursday, January 4. The freshman game will start at 4:45 pm followed by JV and varsity games.
The boys' freshman, JV, and varsity games tonight at Delta have been cancelled.
The girls game at Evergreen for this afternoon has been cancelled.
12/14/17 - 2 Hour Delay
The Archbold and Pettisville Softball Programs are joining together once again and would like to extend an invitation to all fans to their Hog Roast dinner. This dinner will take place on Friday, December 22nd prior to the boys’ basketball game between Pettisville and Archbold. Food will be served from 4:30 to 6:00 PM in the Archbold High School cafeteria. Carry out will also be available. A free will donation is appreciated and all proceeds will be divided equally between both softball programs. The menu includes: All you can eat pulled pork sandwiches, baked beans, corn, chips, applesauce, dessert, and a drink.
On Tuesday, December 19, between the JV and varsity boys' games, the girls state runner-up 4 x 800 relay team of Liz Sauder, Nichole Foor, Morgan & Alexa Leppelmeier will be recognized.
This is a reminder that the start time for the girls' home with Edgerton for Saturday, December 16, has been changed. The JV game will start at 1:00 PM followed by the varsity game around 2:30 PM.
The JV GBK game at Hilltop on Friday, December 15 will only be two quarter game. This means the varsity game will start earlier than normal.
Varsity Girls Basketball Team defeated Fayette tonight 58 to 27 to improve to 2 and 1 on the season and 2 and 0 in the BBC.
Pettisville High School named the National Academic Quiz Tournament's Team of the week. You can find bio in one of these links: https://www.instagram.com/p/Bb4pbNOho1k/ https://www.facebook.com/pg/naqtqb/photos/?tab=album&album_id=1497952740272754 https://twitter.com/naqt
Pettisville Varsity Girls: Pettisville 42 North Central 36. Pettisville JV girls also picked up the road BBC victory.
Today the high school quiz team traveled to Hicksville for their first ever National Academic Quiz Tournament. They finished the day in third place which qualifies them for nationals (not once, but twice). Congratulations to the team for this historic achievement and to Jake Myers for his being named to All Tournament First Team and to Levi Myers for being named Honorable Mention.
11/14/2017 - Closed
11/14/2017 - 2 Hour Delay
Lunch Menu Change for Friday, November 10th: Chicken Patty Sandwich, Baked Beans, Applesauce Cup, Milk. Motz-Pocket choice will not be available. Thanks for your flexibility!
I was excited to spend some time today with Pettisville High School sophomore Haden Bevard, who is a patient at the C. S. Mott Children's Hospital at the University of Michigan. Haden says hello to all of his friends and teachers. If you would like, you can send Haden good wishes to his email at firstname.lastname@example.org
At the National FFA Agriscience Fair today in Indianapolis, Kayla Wyse took first place in the Plant Systems category, Gretchen Lee took second place in the Animal Systems category, and Jordan Skates took second place in the Environmental Systems category. Congratulations on this outstanding effort and national recognition.
Pettisville High School 2014 graduate, Chrysta Beck, a finalist for the Star American Degree in Agriscience - the highest award granted to FFA members - is attending a special luncheon with Mr. Poulson, and her parents Beth Ann and David Beck at the FFA National Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana. Chrysta will be on the big stage tonight, and can be see on RFD TV beginning at 7:30 PM.
The Blackbirds lost a tough fourth set 25 to 23. Ayersville defeats Pettisville 3 sets to 1.
District Volleyball Tournament - Third set to Pettisville: Pettisville 25 Ayersville 23
District Volleyball Tournament - Second set to Ayersville. Ayersville 25 Pettisville 20
District Volleyball Tournament - First set to Ayersville: Ayersville 25 Pettisville 16
Final: OH 5 Pettisville 0 Congratulations on a great season, finishing at 14-3-2. Thank you Coach Wyse and seniors for your leadership, and for reaching the first district tournament soccer match in school history.
Final: Pettisville 6 and Cardinal Stritch 0
The 7th grade volleyball team claimed the BBC Tournament Championship today.
The varsity boys cross country team finished first today claiming the BBC Championship led BBC Champ Max Leppelmeier in first place and Logan Rufenacht in 2nd place.
The varsity girls cross country finished first today claiming the BBC Championship led by BBC Champ Liz Sauder in first and Nichole Foor in 2nd place.
The JH girls cross country team finished first today claiming the BBC Championship led by Karsyn Hostetler in 3rd place and Elise Hoylman in 5th place.
The JV and Varsity Volleyball Teams closed out the regular season with BBC wins tonight at home over North Central. The JV team won in two sets and the varsity won in 4 sets. The varsity team now moves into tournament play. The Blackbirds will host either Cardinal Stritch or Hilltop on Thursday, October 19, at Pettisville starting at 6:30 PM in the OHSAA Sectional Final. This is an OHSAA tournament event - no league, season, or senior citizen passes will be accepted.
The varsity soccer team closed out the regular season with a 9 to 2 victory over the visiting Panthers from Delta. The varsity team will host Cardinal Stritch on Tuesday, Oct. 17 at Pettisville in the OHSAA Soccer Sectional Semi-finals. The match will start at 4:30 pm. This is an OHSAA tournament event - no league, season, or senior citizen passes will be accepted.
The varsity soccer picked up a win on the road tonight at Continental by a score of 1 to 0. The varsity team will close out the regular season on Thursday against Delta at Pettisville. Senior night will begin at 4:45 pm with the match starting at 5:00 pm.
Correction: the varsity volleyball team went four sets with Delta.
The varsity volleyball team was defeated in three sets tonight at Delta. The Blackbirds will close out the regular season at home on Thursday with North Central.
The JV soccer team was defeated by a score of 3 to 1 by Continental tonight. The JV soccer team will close out their season tomorrow night on the road against Bryan.
The varsity soccer team played to a 2 to 2 tie with No. 2 state-ranked Ottawa Hills Green Bears today. The varsity soccer team is back in action on Tuesday on the road at Continental.
The varsity girls and boys cross country teams both claimed the team titles today at the Hudson Cross Country Invitational. The cross country teams will travel to Edon next Saturday for the BBC Championships.
The varsity volleyball team picked up a road BBC win tonight in straight sets over Hilltop.
The JV and Varsity Volleyball Teams both won in straight sets tonight over visiting Stryker. The JV and Varsity travel to conference for Hilltop on Thursday.
The freshman volleyball team was defeated by Archbold tonight.
The varsity soccer team picked up another win tonight on the road against Cardinal Stritch High School by a score of 7 to 0. The Blackbirds will host Ottawa Hills this Saturday.
The JV soccer team was defeated by Liberty Center 4 to 0.
The varsity soccer team secured the home win today over the visiting Wildcats of Napoleon by a score of 5 to 0. The JV team was defeated by Napoleon in a close match 4 to 2. The varsity returns to the field at Cardinal Stritch on Monday. The JV team will be hosting LC on Monday.
The varsity volleyball team went 1 and 2 today at the Archbold Volleyball Spiketacular. The Blackbirds were defeated by Paulding and Archbold. The Blackbirds picked up a win over Hilltop.
The varsity girls cross country team finished first at the Edgerton Invitational this morning. The varsity boys finished in third place behind Fairview and Lincolnview.
The freshman, JV, and varsity volleyball teams were all victorious tonight at Montpelier. The JV and varsity travel to Archbold for the Spiketacular on Saturday.
The varsity soccer team picked up the home win over Bryan High School tonight by a score of 4 to 0. The JV and Varsity Teams return to the field on Saturday hosting Napoleon.
The freshman, JV, and Varsity Volleyball teams were all victorious tonight over the visiting Blue Bombers from Edon.
The varsity volleyball team picked up another BBC win tonight at Fayette in straight sets 25 to 15, 25 to 9, 25 to 5. The varsity and JV teams travel to Liberty Center on Saturday for a tri-match with LC and Edgerton.
The Varsity Soccer Team traveled to Wide Water Retreat Center tonight to take on the Liberty Center Tigers. The Blackbirds were victorious by a score of 2 to 1. The varsity is back in action this Saturday at Cardinal Stritch High School.
The JV Volleyball Team picked up a road BBC win tonight over host Fayette in straight sets.
The Pettisville Golf Team finished in fourth place at the BBC Tournament today at Ironwood. The Blackbirds finished with a score 382 led by Tommy McWatters with an 88, Max Leppelmeier with a 90, Austin Horning with a 101, and Josh Horning with a 103. Tommy and Max each earned second team BBC honors. The Blackbirds will travel to Stryker on Friday for the final BBC regular season dual match.
Cafe Menu Change for 9/21 & 9/22 Thursday, 9/21 Hamburger Gravy Over Mashed Potatoes Carrots w/ Ranch Fruit Bread & Butter Milk Birthday Cake! Friday, 9/22 Chicken Fajitas Chicken Fajita Salads (7-12) & Staff Tomatoes Black Beans Fruit Dinner Roll Milk
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The Pettisville JV Volleyball Team picked a BBC win tonight at North Central in straight sets.
Elementary Running Club is cancelled for today.
The varsity soccer team was victorious tonight over the visiting Wildcats from Kalida by a score 1-0.
The varsity golf team took on Hilltop and Edgerton at Ironwood tonight. The Blackbirds were victorious over Hilltop 187 to 191 and were defeated by Edgerton by one shot 186 to 187.
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The varsity volleyball team came up short tonight in 5 sets to Hicksville. After dropping the first two sets, the Blackbirds won sets 3 and 4 to force a deciding 5th set. The Aces came out on top in a tough 5th set 18 to 16. The Aces also won the JV and Freshman matches.
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The varsity soccer team was victorious tonight over Toledo Christian 4 to 0. The Blackbird Soccer Teams will host Kalida this Friday night with the varsity at 5:00 pm and a half of JV to follow the conclusion of the varsity match.
Thanks to all the students, faculty, staff, and organizations that contributed in the donation for for those affected by Hurricane Harvey. Because of your generosity, NHS raised $743.33. This money will arrive in Houston tomorrow afternoon. Thanks again!
The Varsity Volleyball Team lost a tough 5 set match to the visiting Ayersville Pilots tonight.
The Pettisville Golf Team picked up a non-conference victory over Holgate tonight at Ironwood.
The varsity golf team was defeated this afternoon in a tri-match with Antwerp and North Central with the following scores: North Central 171, Antwerp 189, and Pettisville 200
The varsity soccer team picked a road win tonight at Wauseon by a score of 8 to 1. The varsity team returns to the pitch on Tuesday when they host the Eagles from Toledo Christian.
The JV volleyball team defeated Hilltop tonight in three sets.
The varsity volleyball team picked up the BBC victory over the host Panthers tonight in straight sets.
The 7th grade volleyball team lost a close match to Styrker in two sets. The 8th grade picked up the home BBC win over the visiting Panthers in two sets.
The JV volleyball team picked a road BBC win tonight in 3 sets over Stryker.
The varsity golf team was defeated tonight by a Montpelier in a BBC match by a score of 191 to 198.
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The varsity volleyball team secured a BBC win tonight over Montpelier in 4 sets. The Blackbirds return to the court on Thursday for a JV and Varsity at Stryker.
The JV soccer team played to a 0-0 tie with Miller City
The varsity golf team was defeated tonight by one stroke 194 to 195 by the host Cadets of Hilltop at Patriot Hills Golf Course.
The varsity soccer notched a home win tonight by defeating the visiting Wildcats from Miller City by a score of 8 to 2.
The JV team was victorious tonight in two sets over BBC foe Montpelier.
The freshman volleyball team was defeated by the visiting Locomotives in two sets.
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The varsity volleyball team lost a hard fought match to host Wauseon tonight in 5 sets. The 9th grade, JV, and Varsity team will be back in action tomorrow night in BBC play as they host the Montpelier Locomotives. The frosh match begins at 4:30 PM.
The freshman and JV volleyball teams were defeated tonight at Wauseon each in two sets.
The varsity soccer was defeated tonight by the the Archbold Bluestreaks. The Blackbirds return to field on Tuesday night at home versus the Miller City Wildcats. The varsity match is at 5:00 pm followed by the JV match.
The Pettisville Cross Country traveled to Defiance this morning. Nichole Foor led the Blackbirds by winning the meet in a time of 19:45. The girls finished 4th out of 29 teams. The boys were led by Logan Rufenacht in 25th place with a time of 17:25. Overall the boys finished 8th out of 20 teams.
The JV soccer team was defeated by the host Bluestreaks by s score of 4 to 0.
The varsity volleyball team moved to 2 and 1 on the season and 2 and 0 in the BBC with a straight set win over the host Bombers.
The varsity soccer team played to a 3 to 3 tie with the visiting Panthers of Maumee. The Blackbirds return to action on Saturday night at Archbold. The JV match starts at 6:00 pm followed by the varsity match. The matches will be played at the football stadium at Archbold High School
Family score reports will be distributed to students tomorrow during class meetings. Only students who participated in the Ohio state testing in the spring will receive a score report. Thank you!
The varsity golf team dropped the BBC opener with Fayette tonight at Ironwood by a score of 188 to 202. The golfers return to the course on Thursday when they host North Central at Ironwood in another BBC match.
The varsity volleyball team secured a victory in the BBC opener tonight in 3 sets. The Blackbirds travel to Edon on Thursday for tripleheader with the frosh starting at 4:30 pm
The varsity volleyball team lost in season opener at Holgate in 5 sets. The varsity team returns to the court tomorrow at home for the BBC opener vs. Fayette. Fayette does not have a JV team. The frosh will play Edgerton at 4:30 pm. The varsity match will then start at 6:00 pm.
The varsity soccer team defeated host Rossford tonight by a score of 5 to 0 Congratulations to Coach Barnaby Wyse for varsity victory number #1. The Blackbirds return to the pitch on Thursday hosting Maumee starting at 5:00 pm.
The JV volleyball team opened the season with a two set victory over the host Holgate Tigers.
The Varsity Soccer Team lost a hard fought match to Lake High School tonight by a score of 4 to 6. The JV notched a victory in the home opener by a score of 1 to 0. Both the Varsity and JV will be back in action as they travel to Rossford on Monday, August 21.
The 2017 Newsletter has been posted to the website. Please use this link to access the newsletter: http://5il.co/1is9 or navigate to the homepage of the website and look under the news section.
Alexa Leppelmeier finished 9th and Nichole Foor finished 12th in 3200 meter run! Alexa ran an 11:25.20 and Nichole ran an 11:35.25
Elizabeth Sauder finished 11th in the 800 meter run! She ran a 2:17.92.
The Pettisville Girls' Track Team - Regional Team Champions (tied with Archbold for the team title with 53 points) Girls 4x800 (Liz, Nichole, Morgan, Alexa) first place with school record time and new regional record, Alexa Leppelmeier 1600 meter regional champion with new school record, Nichole Foor 5th in 1600, Liz Sauder 2nd in 800, Alexa Leppelmeier 2nd in 3200, Nichole Foor 4th in 3200, Girls 4x400 (Liz, Morgan, Nichole, Alexa) relay 2nd place
Mrs. Bacon's Textiles students went to the Quilt Show at Sauder Village on Thursday, May 4th. Eleven students were able to attend the event. The quilts were beautiful and it was a new experience for everyone who attended. Sauder Village and Anita Roth have donated quilting fabric and invested time in teaching our Textiles students how to quilt.
Varsity softball game at Archbold has been cancelled.
Varsity Baseball and Softball at Edon, Junior High Rrack at Edon, and Junior High Baseball at Hilltop are all cancelled for today, Thursday, May 4
The varsity baseball and varsity softball games for today, March 28, have been moved to Hilltop High School.
The Pettisville Athletic Department has supplemental openings for a junior high soccer coach and a 7th grade volleyball coach. Please email resume and supporting materials to Brian Leppelmeier at email@example.com
Congratulations to senior Gabe Beck and English teacher Miss Rebecca Dorosz. Gabe was selected as the Fulton County winner of the Franklin B. Walter Scholarship Award for his academic achievement and other criteria required for the scholarship. Gabe selected Miss Dorosz as his "honored teacher" for her positive impact on his high school career. Gabe and his family will be recognized at a state banquet later this year in Columbus with the other county winners.
The Business Management class took the Farm Business Management online CDE test on March 1st. They placed 1st in the district and 7th in the state.
Thank you to all the students and parents who helped last night with the Sophomore Supper! We also want to thank the community for coming out and supporting our school and students. Sophomore Advisors, Mr. Bracken and Mrs. Nafziger
Congratulations to (left to right) Dominic Heising, Levi Myers, Andrew Hulbert, and Lyla Heising who competed in the middle school MathCounts competition on February 22nd at the Northwest Ohio Educational Service Center. The four students came in 2nd as a team earning a trip to State competition on March 11th. As individuals, Levi took 1st place honors and Dominic came in 3rd place. Thank you to Mrs. Marla Miller for her classroom instruction and for her role as MathCounts coach.
Thursday is Food For America Day. The theme is "healthy foods." FFA members have researched the nutritional values of different foods and will make presentations to the elementary.
Wednesday is Farmer/Ag Career day. Dress like a farmer or other ag occupation.
Next week is National FFA week. To celebrate, the Pettisville FFA is having dress up days. Tuesday will be camo day. Wear your camouflage attire. You could dress like a tacky outdoor tourist.
The Pettisville FFA will host an all you care to eat pancake and sausage breakfast to celebrate FFA week on Wednesday, Feb. 22nd. The community is invited.
The Pettisville FFA Alumni will hold a hog roast on Saturday, Feb. 18th from 10:30-1:30 in the cafeteria. Science fair and the FFA Greenhand/Chapter ceremonies will also be held that day.
This evening, the high school quiz team clinched first place in the Northern Buckeye Academic League head-to-head competition, doing so with a decisive 11-0 overall record. This win qualifies them to move on to regionals for the first time in school history. Congratulations to all members of the quiz team and quiz coach, Miss Dorosz.
4 FFA members competed in the District 1 Speaking Contest. Jacob Dennis-2nd extemporaneous, Gretchen Lee-4th advanced prepared, Kayla Wyse-6th beginning prepared, and Kaitlyn Weimken-8th creed.
Congratulations to Lyla and Dominic Heising for their success at the Fulton County Spelling Bee competition. Lyla earned her 1st Place award in the 7th grade division, and Dominic took 3rd Place honors in the 8th grade division. Best wishes to Lyla, who is a four time Fulton County Spelling Bee champion, as she advances to compete at regional competition for the third time.
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Kindergarten Registration will be held on March 3rd. Parents who are planning to have their children register for next year’s kindergarten class should call the school. 419-446-2705
The Freshman Class Fundraiser will be this Friday, January 27th, from 6:00 - 8:30 PM during the JV and varsity boys’ basketball game against Montpelier. There will be parfaits, Stella Leona coffee, baked goods, and a raffle with items such as a Polaroid camera, Starbucks treats, Pettisville sweatshirts, an R&R Tours gift certificate, and other local business and community donations. Come out to show your support for the freshman class this Friday!!
A few weeks ago, four members of Pettisville High School's academic quiz team traveled to Bowling Green to participate in the WBGU Brain Games. Please tune in tonight to WBGU channel 27 at 9:30 to watch their first match against Toledo Central Catholic.
Lincoln Cobb, who single-handedly won the Division III State Track & Field team championship in 1991, was recognized at the Pettisville vs Archbold boys basketball game for his accomplishment 25 years ago. Pettisville superintendent, Dr. Stephen Switzer, presented gifts to Mr. Cobb and his coaches at the time, Tom Wagner, Dave Beck and Marty Rupp.
Pettisville FFA still has fruit, Yummers BBQ, meat and cheese, and Mennonite pantry products. We over ordered navels and tangelos and deals are possible. See Mr. P or a FFA member if interested.
In the season opener, Pettisville High School's 2016-2017 boys basketball team provided Brian Leppelmeier with his first win as head coach by defeating Fayette on the Eagles' own court. Congratulations Coach Leppelmeier, the coaching staff and the entire boys team who all got the opportunity to play in the game.
NHS Induction Ceremony tonight. Prior to that will be the CCP- College Credit Plus meeting.
Pettisville FFA is helping with Fulton County Toys for Cheer. Bring new toys or cash donations to either Pettisville FFA or Ace Hardware on November 18th. Make Checks payable to either Pettisville FFA or Fulton County Christmas Cheer.
Mrs. Wixom's and Mrs. Yeager's 3rd grade students, collected socks during the last week of October as part of Kid President's Socktober sock drive. This was a school wide effort! This project was initiated through discussion about how we can make a difference in the lives of others, even at 8 or 9 years old. Together, our Blackbird family collected 661 pairs of new socks! These will be donated to our Blackbird Pantry, where we will be able to distribute them to students and families in need.
Elementary Parent Teacher Conferences will be held Tuesday (11/1) and Thursday (11/3) evenings! A textbook/workbook sale will take place during conferences. These are past versions of items used in the elementary. All items are $1.00!
The FCCLA Leadership Training event was awesome! It was held October 10 and 11 at Heartland Conference Retreat Center in Marengo, OH. Three Pettisville FCCLA Officers and one Evergreen FCCLA Officer along with their advisers and 300 other FCCLA Members from around the state attended the leadership training event. Students participated in team building events. They ran through an obstacle course as a team challenge, went on a night hike with the State FCCLA Officers, and engaged in leadership activities around the campfire. Each student also participated in the State Project Operation Gratitude where they wrote letters of appreciation to members of the military and law enforcement.
District I Soil Results - Our teams did well at the District I FFA Soil Judging Contests. Both the Ag and Urban teams placed 2nd in the district. The Urban team was lead by Matt Rupp, 3rd place in the district. The other two team scores came from Jessie McWatters - 8th place and Graeme Jacoby. Others on the team in the order they placed for us were: Felipe Chavez, Kiyah Williams, Brett Coopshaw and Jaton Roehl. The Rural team was lead by Kayla Wyse, 2nd in the district. the other two team scores came from Zach Morrison - 5th place and Mauricea Crouch - 7th place. Others on the team in the order they placed for us were: William Fenton - 10th place, Elias Rash and Tony Stuckey. Both teams have qualified for state competition on Oct. 8th in Baltimore, OH.
On September 22, 2016, thirty-six Pettisville students along with their adviser Mrs. Bacon and chaperones Eloisa Hernandez and Liz Miller attended the District FCCLA Fall Rally at Sauder Village. A total of 350 students and advisers from the Four County area were in attendance. Eleven district officers were initiated during the meeting. Four of the new district officers are seniors at Pettisville High School. FCCLA members learned about family life during the 1800's and early 1900's. Everyone toured the cider mill. It was a great educational experience for everyone.
The Pettisville 3rd graders attended the Fulton Co. Ag Fest, held at the Fulton Co. Fairgrounds, and put on by the Fulton Co. Soil and Water Conservation department. Students attended various Ag stations, including: small animals, honeybees, dairy, goats, pigs, turkeys, safety, alpacas, and the Canfield cabin.
The new website should be more mobile friendly. We also have an app that can be found in the App Store (Apple) and in Google Play (Google). Search "Pettisville" in either one of the products. There is also a link to both of the app downloads on the bottom right of the website.
Welcome to the new school website and app! Please feel free to look around. We are hoping this new tool will help showcase the heartbeat of what the kids are doing here at the school.