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The Vinton County Local Board of Education will hold their regular meeting on Monday, June 15, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. in the High School cafetorium.

The Vinton County Local Board of Education will live stream the meeting and the public may view the meeting via Zoom.

Meeting information will be made available on our district web site on the day of the meeting at

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Vinton County Resource Options During Covid 19

Vinton County Resource Options During Covid 19

Vinton County Food Give-away Options

Vinton County Local School District Food giveaways (Through Summer with The Summer Feeding Program)  

MONDAY 11:00-12:30

  • South Elementary 

  • West Elementary

  • Middle School

Blessing Boxes

  • Allensville- located at Allensville Christian Church, in front of West Elementary 

  • Creola- in front of Ebenezer UMC Church Hamden- located in front of Hamden Post Office 

  • Hamden- beside Post Office

  • McArthur- in front of Griffith’s Law Office/Hammond Insurance Job and Family Services, Industrial Park Drive Renovate Life Church- north of McArthur, across from fairgrounds Wyman Park, near shelter house 

  • Wilkesville- in front of Old Fire Department on Main Street 

  • Zaleski - at the park against the building 

Food Distribution/ Pantries

  • C.A.R.E. United Methodist Outreach- in partnership with Saint Francis Outreach

McArthur, OH 45651

Phone: 740-596-5820

  • Truth Food Pantry

Hamden, OH 45634

Phone: 740-384-5227

  • Renovate Life Church - 596-9863

  • Lost and Found Worship Center

112 East Main Street McArthur 

Bread Giveaway on Tuesdays (time varies)

Contact through Facebook 

Restaurants Providing Free Food

  • McDonalds on Richland Avenue, Athens- Free Happy Meals 11:00-2:00

  • Mullins Pizza- 596-5906  Providing Pizza Buns and a bag of chips to anyone in need.  Will deliver.

Other Needs

Need more diapers, formula, activities for kids? Contact Margaret Demko @ (740) 818-8460 or [email protected] for more information

Vinton County Resource Guide can be accessed at

Some possible charts for printing for families encouraging kids to wash hands 

  • OSU Extension office would be willing to print if needed so that a small packet could be given out for each kid/ family

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Watch the Vinton County High School Graduation that was held on Sunday, May 17, 2020 using the link below

The Vinton County High School Graduation activities for the Class of 2020 took place on Sunday, May 17, 2020. Due to some technical difficulties, the stream was split in to two live streams and can be viewed below using the following links. 
Complete Video that should include any parts missed during the live stream due to the technical difficulties.
Original Live Stream Parts 1 & 2 
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Vaping Statistics and Information

Vaping Dangers
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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 +

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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VCHS Class of 2020

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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