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December Breakfast and Lunch Menus are available online

December Breakfast and Lunch Menus are available for viewing or download. Please note:  Menus are subject to change without notice.
 
Breakfast and Lunch are offered free of charge to all students.
 

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Posted Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Board of Education Meeting Update

The Vinton County Local Board of Education will not hold a regular board meeting in December.


The Tax Budget Hearing and Organizational/Regular Board Meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at the Vinton County Education Office, 307 West High Street, Room 10, McArthur, OH.  The Tax Budget Hearing will be held at 6:15 p.m. and the Organizational/Regular Board Meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m.

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Posted Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Update of Mask Requirements at Vinton County Local School District

The Board of Education has approved a change to the mask requirements to allow students and staff to remove masks in the classrooms and other building areas when appropriate social distancing occurs.  Students will still be required to wear a mask on the bus, hallways and the building areas where social distancing cannot happen.

If we experience increased COVID exposure in the buildings, we will reinstate our current masking requirement.  

When the county active case rate reaches 100 cases per 100,000 residents, optional masking in the buildings will occur.

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Posted Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Vinton County High School Spanish students attend the OSBA Conference in Columbus, Ohio

On Monday, November 8th Vinton County High School Spanish students attended the OSBA Conference in Columbus, Ohio to showcase the Seal of Biliteracy Program. Five years ago, Vinton County High School started offering Spanish to 8th grade students in order to create a Spanish 5 level. Two years later, VCHS partnered with Rio Grande McArthur Center to strengthen opportunities for the students in the Spanish program and reach Seal of Biliteracy proficiency through dual credit CCP courses. Now, the program has earned state recognition for student success as they raised the bar for the Seal of Biliteracy achievement.  Asa Davidson, Cassandra Mayers, Courtney King and Tomi Schweikert did an amazing job representing VCHS at OSBA in the company of Señora Smith, JJ Milliken and Misty Napier. Congrats to all for facilitating a pathway for continued success. 

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Posted Wednesday, November 10, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccines available to students who are 5 to 11 years old

The Vinton County Health Department is partnering with the Vinton County Local School District to provide Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccines to students who are 5 to 11 years old.   Pfizer is a two series vaccine given 21 days apart.  There is no charge for the vaccine and parents do not need to be present.
 
The vaccines will be given at your child’s school in the health clinic.  If you would like for your child to receive the vaccine, please call your child’s school and request a consent and registration form.  The forms will be sent home with your child.   You may also pick up the forms in the school office or download from the website after clicking More +.
 
Please fill out the Consent to Administer COVID-19 Vaccine and the COVID-19 Vaccine Registration Form.  Your signature must appear on both forms.  Please return both signed forms to the school by Friday, November 12, 2021.  The Vinton County Health Department will schedule the second series and you will be notified of the date.
 
 
 
West Elementary
November 16, 2021 – 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
 
Central Elementary
November 17, 2021 – 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
 
South Elementary
November 18, 2021 – 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

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Posted Friday, November 5, 2021

School COVID Modified Quarantine "Mask to Stay/Test to Play"

This policy as agreed upon by both the Vinton County Health Department and the School District is based upon past guidance from the federal Centers for Disease Control and the Ohio Department of Health.  The Ohio Department of Health having released on October 25, 2021, its recommendation called "Mast to Play/Test to Play".  This policy intends to adopt and clarify those recommendations as local policy.

Please click on More+ to view the policy in its entirety.

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Posted Wednesday, November 3, 2021

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