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Next Week's COVID-19 Plan / April 6-10, 2020

Next Week's COVID-19 Plan / April 6-10

Non-perishable food items and educational resource packets will be distributed next Monday, April 6, 2020, between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. at the following locations:


West Elementary


Middle School and Central Elementary


South Elementary


Zaleski Fire Department  *11:00 - 12:00 only


Wilkesville Community Building  *11:00 -12:00 only 

Elementary Buildings:

At West, please drive through the gates at the playground and stop at the cafeteria doors for food pick up. Exit and drive to the Preschool drop-off, where you will see a staff member. Give the staff member the name of your child, and they will deliver an educational resource packet to you.

At South and Central, food pick up will be at the main entrance, and you will receive your child's educational resource packet at the preschool Red Wing entrance.  

At Zaleski and Wilkesville, we are asking parents to provide the bus driver with a written note which includes your name, the student’s name AND grade that you are obtaining a grade level packet for. On Tuesday, April 7, 2020, you will be able to pick up this educational resource packet at the Fire House or Community Building at 11:00 a.m.

Middle School and High School:

You will pick up food items at the side entrance of the Middle School. After pick up, please drive to the school bus loop located between the middle school and high school. Middle School staff will be on your right as you drive through the drop-off area. Provide the staff member with the name and grade of your child, and a packet will be made available to you.

Continue to drive around the bus loop until you see a high school staff member on your right, and they will take your name and provide you with a packet. After you have picked up your educational resource packet, please exit back to the highway in a safe manner.


Please note:  

  • An additional day for educational resource packet pick-ups will be Wednesday, April 8, 2020, at the school locations only between the hours of 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.

  • We are discussing HB 197 and local graduation requirements for this year. Information should be available soon.

Please take some time in your day for laughter and a necessary break from the news. 

Stay healthy, be safe, and remember… together we are Viking Strong!

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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, [email protected]  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.  
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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We will provide diverse learners an academic and social roadmap to success.

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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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Fri Apr 10 2020

Spring Break - No School

Mon Apr 13 2020
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