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Opportunity School

Midwest Regional ESC & Sidney City Schools Opportunity School


Program Highlights

  • Low teacher/ student ratio
  • Self-paced curriculum
  • Earn academic credits
  • Earn credit for your job
  • Non-traditional classroom setting
  • Field trips
  • Guest speakers
  • Career Planning (field experiences, job shadowing, internships)
  • Service learning projects
  • One to One Mentorship CareerQUEST
  • Partnership with the UVCC –GRADS Program
  • Partnership with local Social Service Agencies
  • Small Group Counseling
  • Tutoring
  • Manufacturing Program with Rhodes State College and Career Camp with UVCC

Student Expectations

  • Come with a positive attitude
  • Have a desire to graduate – complete graduation requirements
  • Attend class daily Mon-Thur 3pm-7pm
  • Secure and maintain a job approved by the CBIP coordinator

Student Profile

  • Enrolled in Sidney city or Shelby county schools
  • 16 years of age or older
  • Earned fewer than 6 credits
  • Other criteria may apply and students will be considered on an individual basis

Opportunity School Staff

Sybil Truster


Jon Guey

On-Site Administrator

Work Study Facilitator

Hilary Davis

Mentor Coordinator

Academic Advisor

Doug Barhorst

Academic Advisor

Paul Hohlbein

Academic Advisor

Amy Simindinger

Juvenile Court Liaison

Bev Holthaus

G.R.A.D.S Instructor

Greg Ward

CareerQuest Instructor

John Willoughby

21st CCLC Program manager

Greg Johnson

21st CCLC Evaluator

Dee Slonaker

OS Aide

Gail Dafler

Youth Advocate

Bridget Steed

Intervention Specialist Sidney City Schools

Dona Furrow

Intervention Specialist MRESC

For More Information Contact

Jon Geuy, Program Coordinator/Evening Principal/SCOLA
Sidney High School, 937.494.2001 ext – 1154