High School News
100th Wrestling Win
Keegan Rawlins takes his 100th win at the Washington Courthouse invitational on Febuary 13. 
Wilmington College Visit
The Wilmington College visit on February 10th 
Bowling Seniors
MHS Bowling Team Celebrates Senior Night 
Order Your Yearbook
Order your Snap-Dragon yearbook! 
McClain FFA student Madison Schumacher signs with Blinn College
"By embracing change for the future, honoring rich tradition, and creating a memorable experience, McClain High School will produce graduates who are well equipped to meet the challenges of education, work, and life." 
Wilmington College Trip
McClain High School will be taking a college visit to Wilmington College. 
All A Honor Roll!
Picture of every student with all A's! 
All A-B Honor Roll!
Picture of every student with A-B's! 
Help Needed!
We are in need of funds to help create busts to honor Edward and Lulu McClain. Please click this link for more information!  
Annual Dodgeball Tournament
The annual dodgeball tournament! 
TV & Radio
TV & Radio have been busy! Check it out! 
Show Choir Fundraiser
Please click "Read more" to find out about how you can support the McClain Show Choir!    
Fall Parent-Teacher Conferences
The fall parent-teacher conferences are November 9 and 10.  Click on "Read more" to find out more information and how to schedule!    
Opening Night Recap
McClain Performing Arts presented Opening Night. 
Congratulations to Veronica Olaker
Senior Veronica Olaker makes it to golf districts.  
5K for New Direstions
New Directions will be hosting a 5k have FUN! 





Thursday, February 16, 2017

  1. There will be an Envirothon meeting after school next Tuesday to study soils. All Envirothon students should plan on attending.

  2. Students will report to homerooms today from 9:20 – 9:40 am

  3. New Directions is sponsoring a 5k run/walk on Saturday, February 25. Registration forms are available in the office. The money raised will help support the financial needs of New Directions Youth Ministry

  4. There will be an informational meeting in the auditorium on Tuesday immediately after the morning announcements for all athletes, including winter athletes, interested in track and field this year.

  5. Southern State Community College Super Start application is available for interested students. Please see Mr. Raike.

  6. Students, who dress in purple and gold for tomorrow night’s game against Hillsboro, will be admitted into the game for $1.00.

  7. There will be pep bus sign-ups for the varsity boys’ basketball game at Southeastern against Hillsboro on Tuesday. The game starts at 8:00 pm, and the pep bus will be leaving at 7:00 pm. Please sign-up and buy your ticket from Mrs. Pitzer.

  8. The McClain FFA will be hosting a blood drive on Thursday, March 2. If you are 16 years of age or older, you may sign-up to donate blood. Please sign-up in the office before school, during lunch or after school.

  9. The first meeting of the Greene Countrie Farm Hands 4-H Club will be held on Sunday at 6:00 pm in the cafetorium. New and old members are welcome to attend.

  10. Parent-Teacher conferences will be held today from 5 3:00 pm – 6:30 pm. Students are welcome to attend. Please schedule your conference day(s) / time(s) with Mr. Raike or on pickatime.com, which may be found on the school’s website.

  11. Any high school student, who lives in Ross County, can apply for the Chillicothe Rotary & First Capital Rotary 4-Way Test Speech Contest. First place is $500, 2nd place $300 and 3rd place $200. Please see Mr. Raike for details.

  12. There is no school tomorrow or Monday due to Parent-Teacher Compensatory day and President’s Day.

  13. McClain National Honor Society is holding a “Best Seat in The House” raffle for senior night, and the rivalry game. The winner will receive stadium seating for two, parking in the faculty parking lot and a $10 credit at the Tiger Booster booth. Tickets can be purchased from NHS members, only. Ticket cost is $1.00 or six for $5.00.

  14. During the month of February, 2017 yearbooks can be ordered during Channel One at the marble stairs or in Mrs. Gossett’s room during 7th period. Students have been given yearbook order forms

  15. Ohio University-Chillicothe is offering an ACT prep instruction on Saturday from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm. The cost is $100 with a light lunch included. They are, also, offering an ACT Math prep instruction on Saturday, February 25. The cost is $50. You can take both for $140. See Mr. Raike for details.

  16. Girls’ basketball tournament tickets are on sale in the office today from 8:00 am – 6:30 pm. The girls will playing at Adena on Saturday at 1:00 pm against Chillicothe.

  17. .Freshmen, please pay your class dues of $15 to the office; sophomore class dues of $15 are to be paid to Mrs. Hawvermale and junior class dues of $15.00 are to be paid to Mrs. Pitzer. Grade cards will be held beginning the fourth grading period if you have any outstanding dues and/or fines.


Parent-Teacher conference 3:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Field Trip/Other


Fund Raiser

Freshman Class – Candy Sale (January 16 – February 28)

Junior Class – Candy Bars (Office/Mrs. Pitzer) (10/24 – 4/28)

Art Club - Chips (Mrs. Soards) (Through the end of February)


Grilled Chicken, Baked Potato (w/Butter/Sour Cream), Steamed Broccoli, Juice, Breadstick, Milk


Week of: February 13 – Zane Mustard

February 20 - Maria Onusko


February: Mrs. Gossett

March: Kayla Sweazy and Cindy Smith



Friday: Basketball Boys’ Freshman @ Home (Hillsboro) @ 4:45 pm

JV @ 6:15 pm

Varsity @ 7:45 pm

Bowling @ Shawnee Lanes @ 10:00 am (Bus Leaves 8:00 am)

Saturday: Wrestling @ Hillsboro (SCOL)

Basketball Girls’ @ Adena (Chillicothe) @ 1:00 pm


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Upcoming Events
President's Day
Mon Feb 20 2017
Presidents Day
Mon Feb 20 2017
Boys Varsity Wrestling
Fri Feb 24 2017
Boys Varsity Wrestling
Sat Feb 25 2017
Boys Varsity Wrestling
Fri Mar 3 2017
Boys Varsity Wrestling
Sat Mar 4 2017
Boys Varsity Wrestling
Thu Mar 9 2017
Boys Varsity Wrestling
Fri Mar 10 2017
Boys Varsity Wrestling
Fri Mar 10 2017
Boys Varsity Wrestling
Sat Mar 11 2017
ACT (All Juniors)
Tue Mar 21 2017
Musical Performance (Parents Night)
Thu Mar 23 2017
to Fri Mar 24 2017
End of 3rd Grading Period
Fri Mar 24 2017
End of Third Grading Period
Fri Mar 24 2017
to Sat Mar 25 2017
Musical Performance
Fri Mar 24 2017
Begin 4th Grading Period
Mon Mar 27 2017
Spring Break
Fri Apr 14 2017
to Mon Apr 17 2017
Spring Recess
Fri Apr 14 2017
School Resumes
Tue Apr 18 2017
Prom Decorating
Thu May 4 2017
to Fri May 5 2017
Grand March
Sat May 6 2017
Sat May 6 2017
to Sun May 7 2017
Honor's Convocation
Wed May 10 2017
Baccalaureate Practice
Fri May 12 2017
MHS Day/Senior Send Off
Fri May 12 2017
Sun May 14 2017
Senior's Last Day
Wed May 17 2017
Fri May 19 2017
Commencement Practice
Fri May 19 2017