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Student Handbook Amendment to Attendance Policy

The attachment below covers an amendment to our Attendance Policy as outlined in the Student Handbook in order to meet the requirements of House Bill 410.  The complete student handbook can be found on our district website via the Students tab, Parents tab or under the downloadable forms found within the quick links.
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Project Boost Afterschool Programs Begin on Monday, September 9, 2019

Project Boost Afterschool Programs will begin at all elementary schools on Monday September 9th.  Funded through a 21st Century Community Learning Center grant through the Ohio Department of Education, we will be offering programing Monday through Thursday from 2:30pm – 6:15pm at South, Central and West Elementary schools for students in grades K – 5.


Nightly students will receive instruction/intervention/enrichment in reading and math and also participate in a variety of activities designed to increase overall student achievement.  Students will also receive a nutritious snack. (This year snacks will be served on a 6 week rotating schedule. Please see the Project Boost yearly calendar for information.  


For more information about Project Boost, please feel free to contact Andee Caudill, Program Director or any of the building coordinators.


Project Boost Program Director

Andrea Caudill

(740) 596-5258 ext 2250

(740) 418-7173 (Call/Text)


Central Elementary

Kim Arthur, Principal

Andi Shonborn, Boost Building Coordinator 

(740) 596-4386


South Elementary 

Miranda Smith, Principal

Pam East, Boost Building Coordinator 

(740) 384-2731


West Elementary

Brian Thomposon, Principal

Billilyn Davidson, Boost Building Coordinator  

(740) 596-5236

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September Lunch Menus are available online

September 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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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.  
Click More+ to see the chart with more information and additional pathways. 
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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 +

Annual Athletic Parent Meeting Now on Video

 Rather than trying to schedule and have all parents/guardians of athletes attend an annual meeting, this video has been created and added to the Athletic page of our district website. The video will be available for parents/guardians and athletes to view and review, if they have questions.  Please click the following link, or go to the Athletic page of our site.  Athletic Page
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Vinton County Schools Emergency Procedures

Should an emergency or disaster situation ever arise in our area while school is in session, we want you to be aware that the schools have made preparations to respond effectively to such situations.

Should we have a major disaster during school hours, your student(s) will be cared for at this school. Our School District has a detailed emergency operations plan which has been formulated to respond to a major catastrophe.

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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.

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Girls Golf Gallia

Wed Sep 18 2019

Tennis vs. Wavelry

Wed Sep 18 2019

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