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S.T.E.P.S and C.H. O. I. C. E. S. Family Event

UNDER THE LIGHTS IN THE PARK December 8, 2018 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.  Please see attachment for details.

Special Board Meeting

Special Board Meeting Tuesday, 11/27/18, at 6:00 pm.  This meeting is to "Adopt resolution - Bond Retirement Fund to Permanent Improvement Fund" and executive session to "discuss matters required to be kept confidential".

Gallia County Community Christmas Project

Gallia County Community Christmas Project deadline has been extended until Nov. 1st for Gallia County Local Schools.

See details below.

Special Board Meeting

A Special Board Meeting will beTuesday, 10/09/2018 at 6:00 pm at the Gallia County Local Board of Education Office, 4836 St Rt 325 S, Patriot, OH  45658.

The meeting will be for the following purpose:

  • Approve settlement agreement with Roslovic court action
  • Review and adopt the updated policy manual
  • Accept an offer for a fuel tank 
  • Hold executive session to discuss: personnel, security matters, pending or imminent court actions.
SGH STEPS Driver's Education Program Driver's Ed

SGH Free Driver's Ed Classes through STEPS.

RVH STEPS Driver's Education Program

RVH Free Driver's Ed Classes through STEPS.

NO SCHOOL FRIDAY, 9/14/18

This is a reminder that there is NO SCHOOL Friday, 9/14/18 for students.  There is a Staff In-Service. 

Patrick Stout

Patrick D. Stout   September 19, 1954 to September 2, 2018

NO SCHOOL FRIDAY, 9/7/18

NO SCHOOL Friday, 9/7/18 See details below

TAG Program Meeting and Open House

TAG Student and Parents are invited to attend the TAG Meeting and Open House.

 

VE Updated KG Orientation

Update: VINTON ELEMENTARY ONLY!  

Kindergarten Orientation will be Wednesday, August 22, 2018.  10:00am for boys and 12:45pm for girls.  Students are to attend with parents at these times.  Kindergarten students will have a regular school day on Thursday, August 23rd.  We look forward to seeing you then!

 

Kindergarten Orientation

Kindergarten orientation will be Wednesday, August 22nd, boys 9:00-11:00 and girls 12:00-2:00. Students must be accompanied by a parent or guardian during this time. The first full day for kindergarten will be Thursday,  August 23rd.

NOTICE TO BIDDERS-Gym Bleacher Project

NOTICE TO BIDDERS-Gym Bleacher Project

1000 Gallon Fuel Tank for Sale

1000 Gallon Fuel Tank for Sale

Special Board Meeting

There will be a special board meeting on Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at 5:00 pm to be held at the Gallia County Local Schools' Board Office.  The meeting will be to hold an executive session to discuss collective bargaining matters, personnel and appointing a new board member.  There will also be motions to appoint a new board member and authorize purchasing agents.

BID EXTENDED UNTIL NOON ON 8/15 - BID FOR GALLIA COUNTY LOCAL SCHOOLS 2018 Remodel of the SGHS Multipurpose Building

BID EXTENDED UNTIL NOON ON 8/15 - BID FOR GALLIA COUNTY LOCAL SCHOOLS 2018 Remodel of the SGHS Multipurpose Building

Free Health Day

Back to School Free Health Clinic.  You will have a chance to get free items.

Summer School Incentives

TABLETS are IN!  If you attended 18+ days you may stop at Southwestern Elem and pick up your tablet at the SODA Center located in the back by the play ground on Wednesday, Aug. 8th, 8:00-2:00 pm or Thursday, Aug. 9th 11:00 -6:30 pm.

Mandatory SODA Meeting

There is a mandatory SODA meeting on Tuesday, August 14, 2018.  You can attend the morning seesion at 10:00 or the evening session at 5:30.  

 

VE Kindergarten Camp

Vinton Kindergarten Camp will be August 8th and 9th.  Kindergarten students will be contacted with more details.

Fair Flyer

Gallia County Local Schools Fair Booth Events

AE Kindergarten Mini Camp

AE Kindergarten Mini-Camp August 6th and August 8th

Updated 2018-2019 Calendar

Updated 2018-2019 Calendar The first day for students will be August 22nd.  Preschool students will start August 28th.

Notice to Bidders - SGHS Multipurpose Building
Federal Programs Annual Review Parent Involvement Strategies Meeting

June 25th 6:00 pm Parents & Community members are invited to the Federal Programs Annual Review meeting located at the Gallia County Local Schools Board Office, 4836 St Rt 325 S, Patriot, OH  45658.

 

Summer Meals Enrollment Form

Summer Meal Enrollment - You will need to fill out the attached form and send to your school office, school board office or RSVP Office in Jackson, Ohio.  Instructions for enrollment are in the attachment.

School Board meeting changed!

The regular Gallia County Local School Board meeting has been changed to Wednesday, May 23rd at 6:30 pm.

2018 - 2019 Free School Athletic Physicals

Free Athletics Physicals will be May 12th.

Special Board Meeting

 The Gallia County Local School Board will have a special meeting on Thursday, April 12, 2018 at 6:00pm to work on tax budget, finance review and negotiations.  There will also be an executive session to: 

Consider the appointment, employment, dismissal, discipline, promotion, demotion, or compensation of a public employee or official; 

Consider the investigation of charges or complaints against a public employee, official, licensee, or regulated individual, unless the employee, official, licensee, or regulated individual requests a public hearing;

Collective Bargaining Matters

This meeting will be held at 4836 State Route 325, Patriot, Ohio.

UPDATE CANCELLED! Special Board Meeting

UPDATE: THIS MEETING HAS BEEN CANCELLED! A special meeting of Gallia County Local Board of Education will be held on March 19, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. at Southwestern Elementary, 4834 State Route 325, Patriot Ohio 45658 in the library.

C.H.O.I.C.E.S. and S.T.E.P.S

After school programs C.H.O.I.C.E.S.  and S.T.E.P.S.  last family engagement activity will be March 29th.

School Pride County Wide

School Pride, County Wide host Jude Meyers with guest RVHS teachers, Cindy Graham, Aaron Walker and Andrea Gannaway.

2018 Kindergarten Registration

Gallia County Local Schools Kindergarten Registration will be held on 4/9/18 & 4/10/18 at the Gallia County Health Department.  See the attached flyer for more details.

RVMS Science Night

River Valley Middle School will be having a Science Night Family Engagement on March 15, 2018, at 5:30 pm. Activities for students will be Slime Time, Dying Science Lab Goggles, and Frog Dissections. The Finale will be a show put on by Mr. C,  The Science Guy for students and their families.  Come and Join in on the Fun.  Students must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Testing Dates

Testing Dates

Superintendent Update

Posted 2/21/18

Gallia County Sheriff - Gallia County Local Threat Unfounded

Posted 2/20:  Gallia County Sheriff Facebook

School Pride, County Wide

School Pride, County Wide  YouTube video

 

Flu Guide

The following is an informational guide to parents on the flu.

2018 New School Board Members Swearing In Cermony

2018 swearing in of new board members.

New board members 2018 New Board Members

Gallia County Local 2018 new School Board Members

Night Under the Lights in the Park

Night Under the Lights in the Park at the Colony Club.  Decemeber 13, 2017   Movie, Pizza, Pop, Scavenger Hunt, Prizes.  See attached flyer for more details.

WONDER for Family Fun Night

Come to Silver Screen VII to watch the movie WONDER for Family Fun night.  See attached flyer for more details.

Buckeyes Read Literacy night at RVMS

Come and Tailgate with us to Celebrate Reading

Silver Bridge Collapse 50th Anniversary Memorial

SILVER BRIDGE COLLAPSE 50TH ANNIVERSARY MEMORIAL

The memorial will be held at Bossard Memorial Library on December 15, 2017 at 5:30 p.m.  Light refreshments will be provided by the Library.

VED Vendor Fair

Vinton Elementary Jr. Beta Club Vendor Fair

PTC and College Bound Parent Academy Provided by Steps

This is for Parent-Teacher Conferences for River Valley High School and South Gallia High School where parents will receive information, sponsored by the S.T.E.P.S. Program, to help their child to prepare for college and get help filling out the FAFSA form.

Gallia County Community Christmas Project

Gallia County Community Christmas Project

Christmas In A Bag!

 

 

Raider Press Homecoming
IMPORTANT! PT Conferences

We have changed the high school and middle school Parent/teacher conference scheduled for October 26th to November 6th.  If you have any questions please contact your building office.

Special Board Meeting

There will be a special board meeting on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 5:00 pm to discuss negotiations and budgets.

Raider Review Issue 2
Special Board Meeting

This special meeting is now cancelled.  (10/03/2017 11:00 am)

Special Board Meeting Tuesday, 10/03/17 at 6:00 pm to discuss an upcoming vacancy on the board.

Raider Report Volume 9 Issue 1

Raider Report

Back to School Healthy Kick Start

Back to School Healthy Kick Start

The Gallia County Health Department will be holding a Back to School Healthy Kick Start Clinic on August 12, 2017 at Gallia County Health Department from 10:00am- 2:00pm. The clinic welcomes all school aged children and their parents. There will be immunizations, Health Screenings, and stations focusing on things needed to start the school year on the right track. There will be free face painting by Jody Rife, free ice cream, giveaways for children and adults, drawings for school shoes, school supplies, and lunch will be provided by the Colony Club.  In the parking lot WXBW-FM 101.5 Big Buck Country will be doing a live remote broadcast and the fire department will have a truck on display.  All children should have a current immunization record and be accompanied by a parent or guardian. If you don’t have a current shot record, please contact the Health Department at 740 – 441 - 2960 prior to this date.

2017 fair booth information for KG, PS & SODA

Information  for Preschool , SODA and Kindergarten camp/first day.

2017 Registration information for fair booth

2017 Fair booth information for registration

Special Board Meeting

 Special Board Meeting:  

When: Thursday, 6/29/2017

Where: Gallia County Local School Board Office

Why: Special Work Session to discuss compensation and employment of public employees.

 

Federal Programs Annual Review & Parent Involvement Strategies Meeting

Federal Programs Annual Review & Parent Involvement Strategies Meeting

Summer School

Summer School is in session Monday through Thursday, from 9am to 12pm, June 12th and ending July 18th.  Summer school will not be in session July 4th.

NOTICE TO BIDDERS - Asphalt Project GCLS

Bid Notice - Asphalt Project

Special Board Meeting

SPECIAL BOARD MEETING:  Friday, 5/19/2017 at 7:00 pm, Gallia County Local Schools board office to discuss employment.

2017-2018 School Calendar 17-18 School Calendar

2017-2018 Gallia County Local Schools Calendar

Summer Meals

Free summer meals for students 18 years and younger.  See attachment for details.

Academic Festival Showcase and Fine Arts Gala

Academic Festival Showcase & Art Gala/Show  April 22, 2017

 

/userfiles/4/my files/academic festival showcase and art gala information flyer.pdf?id=3968

Raiders Press

Issue 5   Volume 15

Daily Tribune Interview with SODA Center

My Daily Tribune article with SODA Center

Concrete Bids Now Being Accepted

The Board of Education of the Gallia County Local School District will accept sealed bids for concrete work at Hannan Trace Elementary for sidewalk replacement and additions.   This bid notice will be posted on the home page of the school district web site www.gallialocal.org.  There will be a “walk through” at 8:00 AM at Hannan Trace Elementary 9345 State Route 218 Crown City OH 45623 on Thursday March 30, 2017 for interested bidders to pick up specifications and review the site.  In order to be considered, all sealed bids must be clearly marked “Concrete Bid”, and received in the office of the Treasurer at 4836 State Route 325 Patriot OH 45658 on or before 2:00 PM Monday April 10, 2017 at which time bids will be opened.  The Board of Education reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids.  For bid specifications, please attend the “walk through” on March 30, or contact Julia Slone, Treasurer 740-379-9085  gl_jslone@seovec.org

Mowing Bids Now Being Accepted

The Board of Education of the Gallia County Local School District will accept sealed bids for mowing services.   This bid notice will be posted on the home page of the school district web site www.gallialocal.org.  There will be a “walk through” beginning at 8:00 AM at Hannan Trace Elementary 9345 State Route 218 Crown City OH 45623 on Friday March 31, 2017 for interested bidders to pick up specifications and review the sites.  In order to be considered, all sealed bids must be clearly marked “Mowing Bid”, and received in the office of the Treasurer at 4836 State Route 325 Patriot OH 45658 on or before 2:00 PM Monday April 10, 2017 at which time bids will be opened.  The Board of Education reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids.  For bid specifications, please attend the “walk through” on March 31, or contact Julia Slone, Treasurer 740-379-9085  gl_jslone@seovec.org

Updated 2016-2017 School Calendar

Election Day, Tuesday, May 2nd will now be a regular school day for all students.  Last day of school is now Thursday, May 25th.

2017-2018 Kindergarten Registration

2017-2018 Kindergarten Registration    

NOTE:  If your child is already in a Gallia County Local preschool program you DO NOT need to attend kindergarten registration.

Preschool Registration for 2017-2018

Preschool Registration

Raiders Press

Raiders Press Volume 5 Issue 13

Raiders Press

Raiders Press Volume 5 Issue 12

College Credit Plus Meeting at River Valley High School

College Credit Plus Meeting at River Valley High School

Raiders Press

Raider Press Volume 5 Issue 11

Influenza Vaccinations scheduled

The Gallia County Health Department will be at South Gallia MS/HS on Tuesday, November 15th  and River Valley MS/HS on Wednesday, November 16th to offer influenza vaccinations to students and staff.  Student  forms will be available in the school offices and must be returned by November 11th.

Parent Portal District ID

After the Infinite Campus upgrade on October 24th, the district ID is not showing for the parent portal.  Here is our district id that you will need to use if you use the infinite campus app:   hcbnjt  

E-Funds Mobile App eFunds for Schools

E-Funds Mobile Step by Step instructions.

RVMS Veterans Day Assembly

Veterans Assembly at River Valley Middle School

New Immunizations for 7th and 12th grade students

New shot requirements for 7th and 12th grade students.

 

2 hour early dismissal CANCELLED

2 hour dismissal for the middle schools and high schools has been CANCELLED for today, Monday, 5/9/2016.

Summer Meals for Kids & Teens
FREE ATHLETIC PHYSICALS 2016-2017 SCHOOL YEAR

FREE ATHLETIC PHYSICALS 2016-2017 SCHOOL YEAR

May 14th  at Holzer Clinic @ 7:30 am

 

 

Landmark Moments news article
Art Show and Gala

French Art Colony Art Show Flyer

A variety of art pieces created by students from accross the district will be on display at The French Art Colony during the remainder of April 2016.  The community is welcome to stop by the gallery and view the creative talents of our students.

 

Public Viewing Hours

Tuesday - Friday              9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Saturday                         10:00 a.m. to 3:00p.m.

 

 

College Credit Plus

College Credit Plus - Gallia County Local Schools

Preschool and Kindergarten Round Up

Pre-school and kindergarten registration for the 2016-2017 academic year in the Gallia County Local School District will be held at the Gallia County Health Department on the following dates at the following times:

April 11          8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

April 12          11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

April 13          8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

April 14          11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Please call our central office for an appointment on or after March 21 by contacting Robin at (740) 379-9085 ext. 12 during the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  All entering pre-school and kindergarten students must participate in a screening unless the child is already being serviced in one of our pre-school classrooms. We ask that parents or guardians accompany their child to the screening.  They will need to bring the child’s social security card, shot records, birth certificate, TB skin test card, custody agreement (if applicable), income verification and proof of insurance.  The registration and screening process will take approximately one hour.

The registration program will include activities for both parents and new students.  Staff will be on hand to complete hearing, vision, and readiness screenings, as well as discuss and answer questions regarding the programs. 

 

 

GCLS School Bus Bid

School Bus Bid

RVMS Academic Fair

River Valley Middle School Academic Fair  

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Judging 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. Community and Parent Viewing 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm.  Please contact Mr. Ed Morre at 740-446-8399 for more information or questions.

Board of Education Organizational Meeting

Gallia County Local Schools has scheduled its annual Organizational Meeting to be held on Monday, January 11, 2016 at 7:00pm at the Administrative Offices located at 4836 State Route 325, Patriot, Ohio.  A Regular Meeting will immediately follow the Organizational Meeting.

 

 

Intercom System Bid

Intercom System Bid

USDA Nondiscrimination Statement
December Board Meeting has been changed

December Board meeting changed to the 14th

RVHS "THE COPA SUPPER CLUB" - Dinner & Show 11/13 and 11/14

RVHS "THE COPA SUPPER CLUB" - Dinner & Show 11/13 and 11/14

Wellness Committee Meeting - Public Invited

Wellness Committee Meeting - Public Invited

 

Updates for the Wellness Committee are attached./userfiles/4/my files/wellness goals.pdf?id=1618

2 hr Early Dismissal Friday, 11/6/15

2 hour early dismissal on Friday, 11/6/2015.  Due to travel distance this allows staff and students to support our SG & RV football playoff games.

The Ohio Standard Telephone Town Hall Meetings

The Ohio Standard Telephone Town Hall Meetings.

Parent Academy for RVHS and SGHS

Calculating Cost of College 11/2/15

10/28 - Meet the GCLS Board Candidates

GCLS Board Candidates Answer Questions - Mount Carmel

GALLIA LOCAL VIRTUAL ACADEMY

The Gallia Local Virtual Academy is now accepting interest applications.

Emergency Board Meeting Thursday Oct 15

Emergency Board Meeting Thursday October 15, 2015

Gallia County Local Schools will hold an emergency Board Meeting tonight October 15th  at 7:00 pm at the Board of Education Office.
The reason for the meeting is to discuss project acceptance deadlines and project financing, hold executive session to discuss employment of public employees and also to discuss pending litigation.
2015-2016 Gallia County Local Amended Calendar

2015-2016 Gallia County Local Amended Calendar (updated 2/22/2016)

 

RVHS Homecoming Parade

RVHS Homecoming Parade

RVYFL Pork Roast - October 9 @ RVHS

RVYFL Pork Roast - October 9 @ RVHS

RVHS 2014, 2013 and 2012 Year Books

RVHS 2014, 2013 and 2012 Year Books

 

September Menus

Breakfast\Lunch Menus

Playground Safety

Gallia County Local Schools would like to thank the Gallia County Sheriffs Office, Lt. Werry and the Work Release Center for their assistance in making the elementary playgrounds a safe place for our students.  

Infinite Campus Parent Portal - Requesting Access Grades 9-12

Infinite Campus Parent Portal - Parent Access 9-12

Preschool Open House

Please check the Events link for Preschool Open House dates and times.  Contact Mr. West, Preschool Director, with any questions, 740-379-9085.  

RVHS Band Bingo - 8/22 @ 2:00 PM

RVHS Band Bingo - 8/22 @ 2:00 PM

Preschool District Registration/Enrollment

PRESCHOOL DISTRICT REGISTRATION/ENROLLMENT

 

Parents/Guardians:

 

If you received a letter notifying you of your preschool student’s acceptance in the Gallia County Local Schools Preschool Program, the district will register your preschool student(s) at the Gallia County Local School District Board Office from on the following dates:

 

Monday August 3                   8:00 am to 3:00 pm

Tuesday August 4                   8:00 am to 3:00 pm               

Wednesday August 5              8:00 am to 3:00 pm

Thursday August 6                 8:00 am to 3:00 pm

 

The following documents are required to complete the registration:

 

Birth Certificate

Shot Record

Social Security #

Proof of Address

Proof of Custody (If applicable)

Proof of Income:

            W-2 and/or 1099

Proof of Income from DJFS

Medical Card or Family Insurance Card

 

 

IF YOU ARE NOT SURE IF YOUR CHILD HAS BEEN ACCEPTED, PLEASE CALL THE DISTRICT OFFICE FOR CLARIFICATION.

 

IF YOU WERE ACCEPTED AND HAVE DECIDED NOT TO PARTICIPATE IN THE PRESCHOOL PROGRAM. PLEASE NOTIFY THE DISTRICT OFFICE AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.

New Ohio Tax Free Weekend

NEW

OHIO TAX FREE WEEKEND

The following are items you can purchase tax free for the weekend of Friday, Aug 7th to Sunday, Aug 9th.

District Start Times

DISTRICT INFORMATION

District start and end times for K-5, 6-12 and preschool.  Transportation news, and start dates.

Security Camera Bid - Updated

SECURITY CAMERA BID

 

 

          The Board of Education of the Gallia County Local School District will accept sealed bids for the installation of additional indoor and outdoor security cameras to be integrated with the current system.

This bid notice will also be posted on the home page of the school district web site www.gallialocal.org    The bid deadline has been extended from July 6, 2015 to July 14, 2015 at 1:00 PM.  In order to be considered, all sealed bids shall be received in the office of the Treasurer at 4836 State Route 325, Patriot, Ohio on or before that time. The envelope should be clearly marked “Security Camera Bid”.  The Board of Education reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids.  For bidding information packet, please contact Julia Slone, Treasurer at gl_jslone@seovec.org

There will be a pre-bid meeting for contractors 8:00 AM July 7, 2015 beginning at South Gallia High School.  For details regarding bid specifications or the pre-bid meeting, please contact Todd Boothe gl_tboothe@seovec.org.

 

 

The Gallia County Local Board of Education

Julia Slone, Treasurer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GCLS Extends Preschool Signup

Deadline Extended - Preschool Interest application listed below. 

Interest Application Download

 

Gallia County Local Schools
4836 St Rt. 325
Patriot, OH 45658
Phone:740-379-9085
Fax:740-379-9138
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