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West Elementary 12 Days of Christmas Raffle

West Elementary is holding a 12 days of Christmas Raffle.  There will be 12 chances to win with a total of $1,185 in prizes.  For Questions or to purchase tickets, call Angie Griffith at 740-596-5236. 
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VCMS Robotics Team competes at Regional Competition

Congratulations to the Robotics team on an outstanding showing at the regional competition on Saturday, November 16th at Watkins Memorial.  Both teams performed well with one of our teams (maroon team) winning the overall competition. Mr. Wallace, Mr. Olson, and Mr. Ramsey have made tremendous strides with our teams.
VCMS Robotics Team (Black) VCMS Robotics Team (Maroon)
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Vinton County Local School Board Meeting Change

The Vinton County Local Board of Education has postponed their regularly scheduled board meeting until Monday, November 25th at 6:30 PM.  The meeting will be held at the Board of Education Office at 307 West High Street, McArthur Ohio 45651. More +

November Lunch Menus are available online

November Breakfast and Lunch Menus are available online and can be found via the quick links menu on our district website or via the following link.  Remember, Breakfast and Lunch are FREE to ALL students.  Menus are subject to change without notice.
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Vaping Statistics and Information

Vaping Dangers
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VCHS Project Backpack Distribution


These are the tentative distribution dates for the 2019-20 school year:

September 20 & 27, 2019

October 18 & 25, 2019

November 15 & 29, 2019

December 13 & 20, 2019

January 17 & 31, 2020

February 14 & 28, 2020

March 13 & 27, 2020

April 17 & 24, 2020

May 8 & 15, 2020

VC Project Backpack is funded primarily by General Mills Hometown Grant, as well as with the support of local businesses and individuals. These are tentative dates above for distribution.

Questions about VCPB … Contact Mrs. Amy Ward 740-596-5258 ext. 2257,  or Dr. Hare @ ext. 2283

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Graduation Requirements by Graduating Class

To provide a comprehensive overview of Ohio's graduation requirements in response to recent updates, a chart has been developed to outline the options available to each cohort as well as a description of the requirments.  
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The Vinton County Local School District is accepting applications for Substitute Bus Drivers

The Vinton County Local School District is accepting applications for Substitute Bus Drivers with the possbiility of a full time route.  We will provide the necessary training in order to obtain CDL and Bus licensure.  Interested persons should contact Michael Ogier, Transportation Director at 740-596-4029 or Mike Waggoner, Assistant Superintendent at 740-596-5218. More +

2019-2020 District Calendar

The 2019-2020 District Calendar is available online for download at  or Click More+ to view. More +

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Mission Statement

We will provide diverse learners an academic and social roadmap to success.

Vision Statement

We envision the Vinton County Local School District as having a united staff providing a comprehensive and meaningful education for all students.

Upcoming Events


VCHS Bowling @ Westfall

Sat Nov 23 2019

VCHS Bowling @ Logan Elm

Tue Nov 26 2019

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