Stinger Central - Middle School

Stinger Central is where you go to find a variety of school resources such as forms, supply lists, athletic information, calendars, and much more—all in one place. We post new information on a rolling basis, so check back often! Need additional help? Feel free to give the Middle School main office a call at 513.728.2450.


New Parent Orientation via Zoom – 8/17/22, 7:00 p.m.

New Student Orientation – 8/22/22, 1:00-3:00 p.m.

First Day of Classes – 8/23/22

6th Grade Parents & New 7th and 8th grade Parents to Seven Hills Meeting on Social Media – Please attend this required meeting on one of the following dates (more information to follow):

  • 8/24/22, 5:15-5:45 p.m.
  • 8/29/22, 6:30-7:00 p.m.
  • 8/30/22, 8:30-9:00 a.m.

Parent Night – 8/24/22, 6:00 p.m.

August P.C. Meeting – 8/26/22, 8:15 a.m.

Student Picture Day – 9/12/22-9/14/22

8th Grade Trip to NC – 9/19/22-9/23/22

No School for 8th Grade – 9/23/22

Seven Hills Homecoming – 9/23/22-9/24/22

Seven Hills Family Picnic – 9/23/22, 5:00-7:00 p.m.

Fall Break – 10/6/22-10/10/22


7:30-8:10 a.m. – Students may arrive to their grade level commons: 6th grade to 6th Grade Commons, 7th grade to 7th Grade Commons, 8th grade to 8th Grade Commons

8:10 a.m. – Students to their first class

8:20 a.m. – Classes begin

3:15 p.m. – End of the school day


Students arrive-to and depart-from school by bus or private vehicles. Buses will drop-off and pick-up students in front of the Lotspeich building.

Students should be dropped off and picked up at the Middle School steps between The Schiff Center and the Middle School.


The Middle School Encore Club provides students an opportunity to gather with friends in a relaxed atmosphere.  Encore is offered for middle schoolers after school at no additional cost.   Students can choose to do homework or other quiet activities.  Encore begins after dismissal and ends at 6pm.


Busing Information: Some school districts provide busing. Please see the transportation page for more information. Students who live in the Forest Hills School District who want to use their bus service must complete and submit the form that can be found here.


The Seven Hills Shuttle: Seven Hills provides shuttle service between the Doherty and Hillsdale Campuses. Please see the transportation page for more information.


Students in grades 6-12 receive an individually bar-coded key card, which opens campus doors and charges items from the cafeteria. Parents will receive a monthly statement outlining their student’s cafeteria charges. Students may also bring their lunch from home.  Click here to view the cafeteria menu.


Please see more information in the Family Handbook.

Key Contacts.

Bill Waskowitz

Head of Middle School

Andy McGarvey

Dean of Middle Shool

Julie Reutener

Administrative Assistant to the Head of Middle School

Joy Copfer

School Nurse

Dayna Sargent

Middle School Counselor

Amy Ilg

Athletics Administrative Assistant

Jen Kreines

Business Office (billing & tuition)

Scott Cagle

Director of Technology

Jill Romerill

Director of Enrichment & Summer Programs

Save the Date.

Parent/Student Meet the Teacher


1:00-3:00 p.m.

First Day of Class


Parent Night


5.45 p.m.

Picture Day


Grades 1-5 Individual & Class Picture Day


Lotspeich P.C. Meeting


Lower School Spirit Night


Seven Hills Homecoming

9/23/22 - 9/24/22

Seven Hills Family Picnic


5:00-7:00 p.m

Fall Break

10/6/22 - 10/10/22
New Family Welcome Committee
Seven Hills is fortunate to have a committed group of parent volunteers, the Middle School New Family Welcome Committee, to support new families as they transition into our school community.  Previous correspondence from the Welcome Committee is attached below. Feel free to reach out to committee members at any time; they are eager to field questions that you and your student may have about Seven Hills.

Wendi Lopez

Pretty Patel

Perla Khalil

Jess Guarnaschelli

Middle School Welcome Committee Email #1 – Sent June 3

2022-2023 Key Dates

For the most current calendar, please click here.

For New Families to Seven Hills

Current School Records Release Form

In order for your child’s school records to be forwarded to Seven Hills, his/her current school should receive a written request signed by you. Please print the Request for School Records form found below. When you have completed and signed it in the appropriate areas, submit it to your child’s school office in order for them to remit your child’s final records and progress reports to us by June 15 or as soon as possible. If your child is entering Seven Hills in Pre-kindergarten, there is no need to submit this form for records.

New Parent Online Schoology Group

Connect with new 2022-23 Seven Hills parents on our online Schoology page intended just for you. Login information for Schoology will be emailed by June and will be forwarded to new families, within two weeks of their enrollment, from the Admissions Office.  If you have any questions about logging in to the New Family Schoology group, please email Scott Cagle.

Login Information

Parent login information for families new to Seven Hills and information about Seven Hills technology resources will be forwarded in July. If you have any questions, please email Scott Cagle.

Health Forms

Student Health forms will be mailed by mid-June in information packets from each division.

Return completed forms by:

  1. Mail to Seven Hills School, re: Medical Forms, 5400 Red Bank Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45227
  2. Fax to 513.728.2409
  3. Scan and email to [email protected]
Business Office / Billing Information
Student billing for the 2022-23 school year will begin in July 2022 and end in June 2023. The July statement will include your non-refundable deposit and, if applicable, tuition refund insurance and any student or service fees.  Each monthly statement will be emailed by the 10th of the month and can be viewed through the school’s online website MyBackPack.  All payments are due the last day of the month the bill is received.

Payment Plan A: Pay in two installments.  The first in July and the balance is due in December.

Payment Plan B: Pay in ten installments starting in July and ending in April.

Monthly Charges: Any non-tuition charges will be billed monthly.

For all billing questions, including changes to tuition payment plans and tuition insurance, please contact Jennifer Kreines, Accounts Receivable, 513.728.2390.

Required Summer Reading
  • Rising 6th Grade Summer Reading: The Iron Trial
  • Rising 7th Grade Summer Reading: The Outsiders
  • Rising 8th Grade Summer Reading: Ender’s Game
Middle School Parent Night

Parent Night Schedule – Coming in August

Below are links to your child’s course description documents.

  • 6th Grade – Coming in August
  • 7th Grade – Coming in August
  • 8th Grade – Coming in August
Student Schedule

Students will receive their class schedule on the first day of school.

Athletics Information

Visit for news, sports schedules, team rosters, and more. Team sign-up information can be found in the Registration section of the home page.

Contact the Athletics Department administrative assistant, Amy Ilg, at [email protected] or 513.504.4094 with any questions.

Go Stingers!


To participate in athletics, the OHSAA form must be competed and returned by August 15 to the Seven Hills Athletic Department.  **Athletes will not be able to participate with teams until physicals are turned it.**  This applies to all 7th-12th grade students.

  1. The OHSAA form needs to be fully completed – including student and parent signatures – to enable participation.  Please make an early summer appointment now with your child’s physician or other health organization for the required physical exam.
  2. All parents need to log in to Final Forms to review and make edits for the 2022-2023 school year. Incoming 9th-graders, or students who haven’t registered, need to sign up with Final Forms initially to be entered into the system at
  3. The OHSAA physical form and all other pre-participation forms can be accessed at
  4. Incoming 9th-graders, or students who haven’t registered, need to sign up with Final Forms initially to be entered into the system
  5. If you have any questions, please contact Amy Ilg, [email protected]

Some options to get a physical:

  • Choose your own physician – make an appointment now
  • Beacon Orthopaedics and other health organizations offer pre-participation physicals
The Seven Hills Spirit Shop

The Spirit Shop is located in the Sports Lobby outside the Kalnow Gym. The Spirit Shop is stocked with Seven Hills spirit wear, school supplies, and accessories.

Questions? [email protected] or [email protected]

Instagram: 7hillsspiritshop

Middle School August Mailing

In mid-August, Middle School families will receive a packet via email. Among other items, it will include a letter from the Head of Middle, information about school photos, and information about the Seven Hills Parent Council and Middle Parent Association.

Technology Resources

The Seven Hills Technology Department

We are located on the second floor of the Hillsdale Commons. Feel free to contact us anytime.

Director of Technology, Scott Cagle, [email protected] or 513.728.2415

Asst. Director of Technology, Dan Dinger, [email protected] or 513.728.2414

Technology Specialist, Aaron McIntosh, [email protected] or 513.728.2413

An Introduction to some of the Technology Resources at Seven Hills

SchoolMessenger Broadcast System

This is the phone/text messaging service we use to notify the community about school closings, delays, and emergencies. We’ll export any phone numbers you’ve provided the school to this web-based system. We do our best to make sure notifications about weather delays & closings are communicated between 6:30-7:00 am.

The Seven Hills Parent Website & Web Portals,, School Forms Online (SFO), Family Access Module (FAM)

Our parent website & web portals are where you’ll find standard information about the logistics of the school. This is also where you’ll log in to access our web-based portals School Forms Online (SFO) and Family Access Module (FAM). 

Accessing your Account

To access SFO or FAM, you will first need to create your password for

The username for is the email address you provided the school. 

To create your password :
1. Go to, click Login
2. From the user account screen, click request new password
3. Enter your email address and click email new password
4. Check your email for a link to use to create your new password

Once you have created your new password you can then log in to and click the link for School Forms Online or Family Access Module.

School Forms Online (SFO), contains student-related forms such as enrollment contracts, health forms, and records release forms.

Family Access Module (FAM), contains student grade reports & schedules (grades 6-12 only), and a searchable list of the school directory. You can also use FAM to update your directory information (email, mobile number, address, etc). Any updates entered into FAM will automatically change your record in our school databases.