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The Elder High School Band is having 

The First Annual Elder High School Mattress Fundraiser

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Elder / Seton Home Tour Sponsorship  - See Attachment / below.
This actually the third time we have done home tour and it gets bigger and better overtime! 
The student(s) of your choice get dollars directly into their account!
It is a lot of fun, right here literally in our backyard.
Lots of signage and exposure for your business.
+350 attended in 2014 - looking for more this year.

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Test Preparation
If you wish to prepare for the HSPT, we offer these suggestions: 

1) The Elder Experience Camp is a four-day camp in which rising 8th grade boys prepare for the High School Placement Test (HSPT), learn test taking skills, participate in fun activities, and experience Elder.  Sign up for the Elder Experience Camp now!

Learn more about The Elder Experience Camp
2) Elder High School offers a one day course to prepare 8th grade boys for the High School Placement Test (HSPT). This class is taught by teachers who are proficient in their respective fields.  Save the date for the HSPT Prep Day on Saturday, November 12, 2016.

3) There is a free online resource at

4) You can purchase a book that will help you prepare
Please join us for a
Healing Prayer Service
Monday, April 18th
7:00 P.M.
St. Antoninus Church
1500 Linneman Rd.

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Name-Brand Clothing & Golf Merchandise Sale
to benefit Elder High School’s Athletic Department

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Big League Weekend + Purple Friday at GABP

The Cincinnati Reds will once again host its “Big League Weekend” in 2016, as the Elder Panthers battle the McNicholas Rockets at 4:00 P.M. on Friday, April 15th, at Great American Ballpark.  To receive a FREE ticket to the Elder-McNick game, you must purchase a discounted ticket to the Cincinnati Reds vs. Oakland Athletics game on Friday, June 10th, at 7:10 P.M.  It’ll be “Purple Friday at GABP” that night in June.  Tom Otten is throwing out the 1st Pitch @ approx.. 6:50pm with a special appearance by the Elder Glee Club, so be sure to wear your Elder gear to the game and stay late for the Reds “Fireworks Friday” afterwards!

Tickets will be on sale in the Elder Spirt Store NOW through May 2nd

Discount tickets can be purchased through the Reds Ticket Office via mail, fax, or email, using the ticket order form found below.  Plus, $2.00 of each ticket sold goes back to Elder High School!  For more information, contact Matt Overstreet at the Reds at (513) 765-7055.

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Seton-Elder Performing Arts Series Presents…

April 13th, at 7:00- Tickets $10
April 15th, at 7:00- Tickets $12
April 16th, at 7:00- Tickets $12
April 17th, at 7:00- Tickets $12

Attached is the ticket order form
Alumni Golf Outing Sign-ups – April 2nd
Sign-ups for this year’s Alumni Golf Outing will take place on Saturday, April 2nd, starting at 10:00 A.M. in the Schaeper Center on Elder’s campus.  Aston Oaks and Hidden Valley golf clubs will once again host this enjoyable outing on Friday, June 3rd. Cost is $125/golfer ($500/foursome) and includes: greens fees, gifts, lunch, dinner and refreshments.  Format is four-man scramble with shotgun start.  Prizes will be awarded.  Please bring your completed Sign-up Sheet with you on April 2nd.  Click here to download.  This event will sell out!

If you or your company would like to become a hole sponsor or donate a door prize, please contact outing chairman Greg Stautberg at (513) 305-4868 or

Elder Hockey presented Tom Otten with the jersey during our senior night.   Over the years, Tom has introduced our seniors and their parents prior to our game.   


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Congratulations to Thomas Brogan ’16 and Joseph Weiner ’16 on becoming Eagle Scouts. Brogan and Weiner are members of Troop 271 at St. Teresa of Avila parish.  The Eagle Scout Ceremony was held on Saturday, January 9th.

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Elder senior guard Frankie Hofmeyer holds his Fort Lauderdale Beach Holiday Classic MVP trophy along side his father, Tony, on Dec. 30. Frankie passed his dad on Elder’s scoring list in the season opener.(Photo: Thanks to Phil Bengel)

PRICE HILL – It was an inevitability. The only question remaining was how Elder senior guard Frankie Hofmeyer would pass his dad, Tony, on the school’s all-time basketball scoring list.

All he needed was three points. At the banquet following his junior season, Hofmeyer said the team was given a breakdown of the all-time scoring list.

“I looked at his number (527 points) and I looked at mine (524), saw I was three behind. I pointed that out to him and he couldn’t believe it,” said Frankie, following a plane ride home from Florida where he was named MVP of the Fort Lauderdale Beach Holiday Classic as the Panthers won their third holiday title in a row.

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The Seton-Elder Performing Arts Series Christmas Concerts this year are on Saturday, December 12th @ 7:00 and Sunday, December 13th @ 3:00.

Please see attached order form for ticket information.

KEVIN WALDECK '93 - IRONMAN ALL WORLD ATHLETE Kevin Waldeck '93 ran cross country for three years while attending Elder. After graduating from the University of Cincinnati, getting married, starting  a business & a family, exercise had taken a back seat.  Eventually, he decided to get back in shape and live a healthy lifestyle; however, running in the winter was somewhat of an issue for Kevin. He needed an alternative way to stay in shape, so he decided to swim & spin (stationary biking). The run-swim-bike concept grew on him, and soon the stage was set for him to take part in his first IRONMAN.


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Thanksgiving Day tradition rolls on in Price Hill
story written by Kurt Backscheider, 8:38 a.m. EST November 13, 2015

PRICE HILL – Before carving up the turkey and digging into the cranberry sauce, area families will line the streets of Price Hill for a Thanksgiving Day tradition.
The annual Price Hill Thanksgiving Day Parade begins at 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 26. This is the 25th annual installment of the modern-day parade, revived in 1991 by the Price Hill Historical Society, East Price Hill Improvement Association and Price Hill Civic Club, now called the West Price Hill Community Council.
“It’s a great neighborhood tradition,” said Cindy Armstrong, a West Price Hill Community Council member who serves on the parade committee.
“A lot of families come out and the kids look forward to it.”
As always, the parade begins at the intersection of Glenway Avenue and Ferguson Road. It then travels along Glenway to Warsaw Avenue, and ends at St. Lawrence Church.
Thousands of people line up along Glenway and Warsaw to watch fire engines roll past, view floats decorated by Price Hill businesses and community groups and listen to music performed by the marching bands from Elder and Western Hills high schools. The Seton-Elder vocal ensemble and the St. Lawrence Eagles’ Wings Choir also perform, and Santa Claus anchors the parade in his sleigh.
Armstrong said this year’s grand marshal is Hamilton County Auditor Dusty Rhodes, and Elder High School Principal Tom Otten and his wife, Bonnie, have been bestowed the honor of serving as the king and queen of the parade.
She said the Ottens work in tandem to make a great team that has touched so many lives on the West Side.

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Tommy Kraemer stood before a packed gym at Elder High School on Tuesday afternoon in his U.S. Army All-American jersey. Kraemer, listed at 6-foot-6, 315 pounds, assured those in attendance that when he takes the field Jan. 9 at the Alamadome in the 2016 U.S. Army All-American Bowl he plans on making his family, school, city and Ohio proud.

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The Seton and Elder Performing Arts Series presents, You Can’t Take It With You, November 20, 21 in the Seton Performance Hall.  Click here for ticket order form for more information.
The ALTIORA award is presented each year at the Honors banquet to the person who exemplifies in their public and private lives, the pursuit of the Higher Things.  This year’s honoree is Barry Pulskamp ‘72.  
Barry’s incredible “can do” attitude has always been evident as he excelled at Elder, the University of Cincinnati (where he majored in science and mechanical engineering) and then University of Michigan (in their Executive Management program).  
Barry joined CG&E in 1977 where he developed several critical engineering processes that were adopted by the energy generating industry world-wide.  He continued to rise to the top of his profession and by 1999 was responsible for the operation and maintenance of all but a few of Duke Energy’s power plants.


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Hey Elder Moms - do you feel like dancing?
EMC would like to invite the Elder Mom's to come dance the night away at BOOGIE NIGHTS - November 6.

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Join us for wonderful night of music with friends at the Fall Cabaret, Friday, November 6, 2015 8:00 pm at Father Reardon Hall

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Following years of gathering input from our various constituent groups, as well as our own research and development efforts, Elder High School has implemented a new campus-wide security system which will provide an even safer environment for students, faculty, staff, and guests.
Visitors to the school are now required to use the main entrance directly across from the stadium to gain access to the school building.  Simply enter the first set of doors, press a button on the silver intercom box located just inside, and our receptionist will grant you access.  Guests with disabilities who require a no-step entry should call our main office at (513) 921-3744 in advance of their arrival.
Elder High School will host a very special Campus Showcase on Sunday, September 27th, from 1:00 to 3:30 P.M.  Many improvements to Elder’s physical plant have been completed over the last two summers and we invite you to come check them out!  This event is free and open to the public.  Graduates, current students, families, friends, and community members are welcome to attend! 

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Kevin Hyland, Elder class of 2011, is earning a scholarship at the University of Cincinnati for this semester after being a walk-on for a few years.   Check out the video here, or follow the Twitter feed here.

Congratulations to Kevin!


On September 3rd, a very distinctive auxiliary sign was posted honoring the Elder graduates who served in the military and became casualties from the Vietnam War; either through wounds suffered in the theater of war or from exposure to Agent Orange and like herbicides.  These men are also casualties of the Vietnam War and this memorial will forever honor their service and sacrifice.  The auxiliary sign identifying these graduates is displayed as “Elder’s Twelfth Man” – graduates who remain nameless and timeless, but not forgotten.  Click the heading above to read the full story.

The Cincinnati Parks Foundation is honoring Tom Otten as one of the 2015 Gentleman of Style & Substance Honorees. Gentlemen of Style & Substance recognizes local gentlemen, selected by a committee, for their dedication and commitment to our community and its many charitable organizations. Over the past decade, the Cincinnati Parks Foundation has recognized over 100 gentlemen with this distinguished award.  Click the heading above to read the full story.

The weather was near perfect, the food was perfect (for a picnic), purple was the color of the evening and all of the faces had smiles—from the youngest to the oldest.  It was the Elder Family Picnic at Stricker’s Grove!  Hot dogs, hamburgers, ice cream cones while serenaded by the Elder-Seton Steel Drum Band & Glee Club.  Then off to the rides, talking with old friends and meeting new ones.  Another unforgettable evening for the Elder Family.  Thanks to the Elder Alumni Association Board for hosting the event and working the grills.  Altiora!

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ERIC TOTH ’89 was inducted into the Cincinnati Tennis Hall of Fame in August. Eric is a respected tennis instructor at the University of Cincinnati and in the community. While at Elder, he was named team captain and MVP and received the team sportsmanship award three times. He also finished runner-up in the AAA Ohio State High School Doubles Tournament. Eric attended UC where he also served as team captain and was twice named MVP. After college, he became a top nationally ranked Platform Tennis player, earning two APTA tour titles and four city titles. Eric also serves on the board for the Greater Cincinnati Tennis Association.
The Elder High School Board of Trustees is pleased to announce a gift of $3.5 million has been received honoring the legacy of retiring Principal Tom Otten, Class of ‘64. 

“This anonymous investment by a group of families recognizing Tom’s leadership and lifetime commitment to Elder High School tops off our three year facilities upgrade program.  Additionally, $500,000 has been earmarked to boost the tuition assistance fund, critical to our continued success in keeping Elder affordable to Cincinnati families,” said Board Chair Dan Averbeck, Elder Class of ‘71.  

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$5 Collector Mug

100% of sales go to the Elder Food and Toy Drive

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Football season is upon us once again and the Star64/WKRC/CW team will be producing our live high school football program, Saturday High School Rivals for a third season! Good news, we will be featuring a team in your region! As you might know, Moeller will be competing at Elder on October 9, at 7 pm and we will be airing it the next day on STAR64. We are excited for this upcoming football season and although we hope that you will join us to watch these two great teams compete, we have another way for you to support your school and your community!

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Free Car Wash
October 23, 24 and 25
Mike's Car Wash - The NEW 6289 Glenway Avenue Location

Open daily 7 to 9
Sunday 8 to 8

All donations go to Elder Athletic Boosters