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Exterior of West Middle School

Middle School

503 N. Cable Road

Telephone: 419-996-3150 | Fax: 419-996-3151

Student Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. | Early release every Wednesday at 1:45 p.m.

School Highlights

  • 7-8 Building

  • Career Connections class teaches students about possible careers

  • Students participate in choir, band or orchestra

  • Drumline

  • CTAG (Closing the Achievement Gap) provides students with mentors and role models to reinforce importance of positive values and academic success

  • Builders Club in partnership with Lima Kiwanis Club, promotes community service

  • Additional activities include school-wide fundraisers and charity events. We also have a local talent show for West students.

  • Member of the Toledo City Athletic League: Football, cheerleading, soccer, volleyball, basketball, bowling, wrestling, swim, baseball, softball and track and field, baseball.

Principal TJ Winkler

Principal TJ Winkler

School Resource Officer

School Resource Officer Amanda Leugers and K9 Scarlet

School Resource Officer Amanda Leugers
K9 Scarlet

Office Leugers has been with the Lima City Schools for nines years.  She has 17 years of law enforcement work, 14 of those with the St. Rita’s Medical Center Police Department. She graduated from Rhodes State College Police Academy and enjoys boxing in her spare time.  Officer Leugers is a recipient of the Allen County Children Service friends of children award. She and Scarlet received the Lima Allen County Safe Community School Safety award in 2019.

K9 Scarlet is a Black Lab that has been in the schools since the district started the K9 program in 2018.  She is a graduate of the Von der haus Gill Police K-9 Academy. She loves to come to school and on days off, sits at the door barking to leave.

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