In an effort to minimize disruptions to in-person learning, the Putnam County Health Department and Putnam County Schools have agreed to modify student quarantine guidelines, giving parents a choice in the quarantine of their child. Please click here for more information. If you have any questions regarding these modifications, please contact Superintendent Nick Verhoff at 419-659-4301 or via email here.
There is now an official app to keep up with your grades in ProgressBook. Search for the ProgressBook Parent/Student mobile app in the Apple App Store or Google Play Store to install. Go to https://bit.ly/3DH7M9V to find out more about installing it or watch a video about it here: https://youtu.be/i8WtHQKAe4w.
All students in 5th and 6th grades for the 2021-22 school year will have the opportunity to participate in LifeWise Academy, a Released Time Religious Instruction (RTRI) program that allows students to attend off-site non-denominational Bible-based classes with an emphasis on Character Education. These classes will take place during the academic assistance period on Thursdays in the basement of the St. John’s United Methodist Church. Student registrations for this program have been sent home with all students entering 5th and 6th grade next year. Parents may learn more about this program at https://www.lifewiseacademy.org/. If you have any questions, please contact directors Dave and Kristy Nusbaum at email@example.com.
Columbus Grove Local School is accepting applications for substitute bus drivers. This position has the potential of becoming a full-time bus driver in the future, if the applicant is interested. Substitute bus drivers are contacted to drive extracurricular and field trips and occasionally drive a regular morning or afternoon route. Certification requires the completion of attending a pre-service class, a written and driving test, CDL license, a medical physical exam, drug test, BMV check of driving record, and a background check. Cost for training will be reimbursed by the district for any individuals who serve as a substitute bus driver for Columbus Grove Local Schools. If you are interested in becoming a bus driver for Columbus Grove School, please contact the Superintendent’s Office at 659-2639 for further information.