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    In light of some recent and uninformed communications on social media, I want to take the time to encourage you to please reach out to me via phone call or email if you have questions or concerns at any time regarding our school. Myself and staff are glad to provide information regarding any of our school activities. If you’ve had the opportunity to partner with us, I’m confident you’ve experienced the love, care and concern we share of our students, staff, community and country! This year has brought many changes, some we’ve mastered and others we will continue to address to make our environment as safe and student centered as possible. Again, if you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to us! We are here for you! 740-388-8261 gl_lhenry@gallialocal.org 💚🐾

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Principal's Message

L Henry

Elementary Principal/Director of Testing

Welcome to Vinton Elementary!

A new school year brings many opportunities, changes and challenges, but nonetheless, EXCITEMENT!  We are looking forward to new learning opportunities for growing and learning together as a school community!  Vinton Elementary has a student population of approximately 390 PreK-5th graders and counting!  Our teachers and classrooms are equipped with the knowledge and tools to provide a top notch education inclusive of technologies to keep up with the ever changing advancements in this area.  We have one to one Chromebook devices in grades K-5 and TeachSmart technology in PreK.  We have various online programming including Renaissance, Study Island, ALEKS, Reading Eggs and Math Seeds to name a few.  We also offer up to date curriculum resources that are aligned directly to our state standards.

Vinton Elementary has an AMAZING teaching staff that are highly trained and motivated to meet the academic and social emotional needs of each child.  Our support staff compliments to provide additional supports to our students, school and community.

We are continuing our Leader in Me initiative.  This framework helps teach 21st century leadership and life skills to students and will help create a culture of student empowerment based on the idea that every child can be a leader.  Areas of emphasis include LEADERSHIP, RESPONSIBILITY, COMMUNICATION, INITIATIVE, SELF DIRECTION, and TEAMWORK!!  We are SO excited to see our students LEAD and SUCCEED!! 

I invite you to come partner with us by joining our PTO, attending special events and volunteering in our school!  I look forward to working with you this school year.  Keep in touch and share any ideas, questions or concerns you may have.  We look forward to having you as part of our TEAM!!


Leslie Henry


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Vinton Elementary School
123 Keystone Road
Vinton, OH 45686
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