District News

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.


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 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


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.



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


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!



Gallia County Local Schools
4836 St Rt. 325
Patriot, OH 45658
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