Welcome to West Main Elementary School

Principal: Dr. Deb Grant
Secretary: Mrs. Jane Finch

639 West Main St.
Ravenna, OH 44266
Phone: (330) 296-6522
FAX: (330) 297-4149




June 3

Market Day Delivery, 4:15 p.m.
PTO Meeting, 5:00 p.m.

June 4

Field Trip: 5th Grade Visit to BMS, King
Field Trip: Reed Memorial Library/DQ, 5th Grade
Field Trip: Pen Pal Visits, Butler, Willyard

June 6 Field Trip: Linda Theatre, King/Ritchey
Field Trip: Ravenna Historical Society, 3rd Grade
June 9

Field Trip: McKinley Museum, 4th Grade
Field Trip: Tontomonia Park, 1st Grade

Field Trip: Tontomonia Park, 5th Grade

June 10

Field Trip: Linda Theatre, All Grades

Field Trip: Tontomonia Park, 4th Grade
Ice Cream Social, 1st Grade, 2:00 p.m.

June 11

Last Day of School
Report Cards Go Home

Field Trip: Reed Memorial Library, 4th Grade

5th Grade Awards Assembly, 1:15 p.m.



School Arrival/Lunch/Dismissal Times
District Calendar 2013-2014
West Main Calendar 2013-2014
Helping Our School

West Main's After-School
Personal Improvement Program (PIP)

After learning of a program in Streetsboro to build self-esteem, Dr. Grant approached the Parks and Recreation Department in September about the possibility of implementing a similar program at West Main. The hope is that this is another avenue (like our PEAK program) to help students feel better about themselves and, in return, will increase student achievement. 


Over the past few months, Dr. Grant has met with Jennifer Rice and Elaine VanHoose (Parks and Recreation Department), Joe Fisher (Ravenna City Health Commissioner), Jen Fisette (Kent State University), Bill McCluskey (Portage County Health Board) and Tina Hannahs (West Main teacher) to plan/create/implement an after-school program as part of the Parks and Recreation offerings for West Main students in grades 3-5.

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The focus of PIP (a partnership between West Main Elementary, Ravenna Parks and Recreation, Kent State University and the Portage County Health Department) is:

  • Nutrition
  • Physical activity
  • Self-esteem
  • Safety
  • Personal & social responsibility

The program began January 28, 2013 and is held after school at West Main on Mondays and Wednesdays. Each session is one hour in length – a guest speaker for 15 minutes followed by three 15-minute stations involving physical activity. The physical activity stations are run by KSU education students. Transportation home is not provided. Families will be invited to some of the planned activities. To date, forty-eight students are registered!

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Building Calendar

Upcoming Events

The Ravenna School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Board of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, disability, religion, gender, ancestry, age, military status or national origin in its programs, activities or employment.