Fostoria City Schools

Home of the Redmen

VISION Inspire. Succeed. Leave a Legacy.     MISSION LEGACY:  Leadership   Education   Graduation   Acceptance   Community  You 

Mr. Anthony Thompson, Ms. Sharon Stannard, Dr. Thomas Guernsey, Mr. Thomas Grine, Mr. Patrick Grine

The Fostoria Board of Education is comprised of five members elected for four-year terms. Their role is to provide guidance on district policy and planning for the district as representatives of the community. Board sub-committees include negotiations/personnel/grievances, buildings/grounds & transportation, audit/finance, policy development, records, and community involvement.

Meetings - The Fostoria Board of Education meetings have been changed to the second and third Friday of each month for the remainder of 2017. The work session meetings and the regular BOE meetings will both start at 4:00 p.m. in the Board Room at the Fostoria Junior/Senior High School, 1001 Park Avenue, Fostoria, OH 44830. The dates are as follows: September 8, September 15, October 13, October 20, November 10, November 17, December 8, and December 15.

Public Participation at Board MeetingsThe Board of Education recognizes the value to school governance of public comment on educational issues and the importance of allowing members of the public to express themselves on school matters of community interest.

The Board is also committed to conducting its meetings in a productive and efficient manner that assures that the regular agenda of the Board is completed in a reasonable period of time and allows for a fair and adequate opportunity for input to be considered. Consequently, public participation at Board meetings will be governed by the following principles:

Any person or group wishing to place an item on the agenda should register their intent with the Superintendent no later than fourteen (14) business days prior to the meeting and include:

                       A.  name and address of the participant;

                       B.  group affiliation, if and when appropriate;

                       C.  topic to be addressed.

Such requests shall be subject to the approval of the Superintendent and the Board President.

In order to permit the fair and orderly expression of such comment, the Board shall provide a period for public participation at all public meetings of the Board and publish rules to govern such participation in Board meetings.

The presiding officer of each Board meeting at which public participation is permitted shall administer the rules of the Board for its conduct.

FCS District Organizational Chart

Ohio School Boards Association (OSBA)

FOSTORIA CITY SCHOOLS Board of Education President Dr. Thomas Guernsey (right) hands a certificate of recognition to freshman LaShanti Rickman during Tuesday evening’s board of education meeting. Rickman, along with Fostoria Junior/Senior High School students (from left) Jasmine Groves, seventh grade, Brooklyn Molter, eighth grade, Ciara Jones, sophomore, Jessica Kauffman, senior, and Calob Keller (not pictured), junior, were nominated by teachers as exemplary students in academics, character, athletics and more.(Photo courtesy of Review Times) January 10, 2017

Board Agenda/Minutes

School Board Members

Mr. Patrick Grine

"Remember, no one can make you feel inferior without your consent"----Eleanor Roosevelt
Mr. Thomas Grine

"Learning is the only thing the mind never exhausts, never fears, and never regrets."----Leonardo da Vinci

Dr. Thomas Guernsey, President

"Ralph Waldo Emerson once said "Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we could be." I encourage all students parents and staff to find that someone or something to be your inspiration for a great year.  Good Luck and Go Redmen!"

Ms. Sharon StannardVice President

"Focus on the destination you choose for your future.  The educational opportunities in which to achieve your goal are available at Fostoria City Schools.  Have a wonderful school year!"

Mr. Anthony Thompson

"Our entire staff of professionals provide a great education/educational atmosphere for all of our students. I truly believe that positivity is contagious and I continue to witness this across the district. I look forward to another great year, here at Fostoria City Schools, GO REDMEN!"



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