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Struthers High School

Elective Classes for Students

Struthers High School offers a number of electives for students to take during their 4 years of high school. Below is a list of classes available to students in grades 9-12. Specific pre-requisite requirements are listed below, as well as eligible grade levels. Students are encouraged to reach out to the course teacher for more information.

Digital Media

Course Electives

This class is for students interested in learning more about broadcast journalism, video equipment and more. Students in the Digital Media class will learn how to operate video and recording equipment. The digital media class will work on a variety of projects during the year, including filming the Fourth of July Parade, assume the role of sideline reporters, spotters and production at home games, recording Elementary School events and more.

This class is offered during 5th and 6th period time slots.

Contact Person: Robert Zanni
Email: robert.zanni@strutherscityschools.org
Phone Number: (330) 750-1062, ext. 41375


Course Electives

The goal of the Entrepreneurship Program is to provide students with the tools, strategies and confidence needed to launch and grow new businesses. The program was written by Craig Zamary, Marketing and Entrereneurship Professor at Kent State University and Struthers local, based on his book Who Owns the Ice House.

Contact Person: Nicholas Shuluga
Email: nicholas.shuluga@strutherscityschools.org
Phone Number: (330) 750-1062, ext. 41445

Family & Consumer Science Courses

Course Electives


A semester class designed to help students learn about the basic principles of nutrition. Throughout the course students will develop a personalized approach to healthy living.


In this course students will study the principles of child growth, development and behavior.


In this course students will analyze interests and skills to prepare for careers and transitions throughout life. Students will also develop basic financial literacy skills to prepare them for the future.


This course will serve as an introduction to the Hospitality Industry. Students in this course will be responsible for running a successful cafe and will be required to serve in a role where they act in a professional capacity, while learning job skills needed in the real world.

Students in this course will earn several Industry Recognized Credentials. Students enrolled in this program will earn certification in Rise Up Retail Industry Fundamentals (certificate never expires) and Rise Up Customer Service and Sales (certificate is good for 3 years). Students will also have the opportunity to earn the ServSafe Food Handler Credential. This course is open to 11th and 12th grade students

Contact Person: Dyana Rohrer
Email: Dyana.Rohrer@strutherscityschools.org
Phone Number: (330) 750-1062, ext: 41329


Yearbooks provide memories for all students to cherish in the years to come.

All students, parents, and teachers are encouraged to submit photos to the yearbook!
Order your yearbook or purchase ads here, or email to:shsyearbook@strutherscityschools.org

Contact Person: Brigid Edwards
Email: brigid.edwards@strutherscityschools.org
Phone Number: (330) 750-1062, ext. 41378

Mock Trial

Course Electives

Contact Person: Richard Bruno
Email: richard.bruno@strutherscityschools.org
Phone Number: (330) 750-1062, ext. 41320


Course Electives

Student Prints is a student-led newspaper that serves as the voice of Struthers High School. Students write articles in the areas of News, Opinion, Entertainment, Sports, and Feature. We highlight community news and events, along with spotlights on students and staff. Students in grades 9-12 can take the class. Students can also take it all four years.

Student Prints
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Pre-requisites: Incoming freshmen who are interested in becoming staff members need to schedule Journalism. They also need to submit an opinion piece on a self-selected topic. Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors who are interested in taking Journalism I need to maintain a B average in their English classes. In order to take Journalism II, III, and IV need to maintain a B average in the previous Journalism course.

Awards: Each year, student work is submitted to Youngstown State University’s Press Day.

  • In 2014, The Student Prints Staff received Most Improved Newspaper.
  • In 2017, The Student Prints Staff received Best Newspaper in the area.
  • In 2019, The Student Prints yet again received Best Newspaper in the area. Students also took home twelve individual awards, including: Karla Martinez, A’talia Edmonds, and Mayzie Neider: Honorable Mention Editorial; Sabrina Bartholomew: Honorable Mention News; Colleen Davis: First Place Feature; Nevaeh Weidner: Second Place Feature; Kiley Ritenour: Third Place Feature; Sierra Wilczek: Honorable Mention Review; Marcel Walker: First Place Sports Feature; Jacob Clemente: Third Place Sports Feature; Clifton Moton: First Place Sports News; Brandon Fulytar: Third Place Sports News

Contact Person: Stephanie Mickler
Email: stephanie.mickler@strutherscityschools.org
Phone Number: (330) 750-1062, ext: 41389


Course Electives

In the Robotics class at Struthers High School, students have the opportunity to work hands on building VEX robots. They can also form teams to compete in the VEX Robotics League Matches, held at MCCTC.

Contact Person: Michael Donatelli
Email: michael.donatelli@strutherscityschools.org
Phone Number: (330) 750-1062, ext. 41339

Upcoming Events

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May 2021

Tue 4

Spring Band Concert

Fri 7


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Mon 10

Choir Concert Dress Rehearsal

Mon 10

Band Booster Meeting

Tue 11

Spring Choir and Show Choir Concert

Thu 13

Evening with the Arts

Tue 18

Senior Exams

Wed 19

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Struthers City School District Mission Statement

Struthers City Schools will serve our community by offering rigorous, diverse and quality learning opportunities while developing the abilities of each child so they become independent, life-long learners who positively impact society.

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