Opening Athletics Meeting Information

In lieu of our regular opening athletics meeting in the gym, Mr. Schnipke and Mr. Keehn have put together a video with all of the information we have right now on the start of the Fall season. In addition, get more information on Final Forms to learn how to submit all of the annual forms that are required for participation in sports.

Click here to view the video

Final Forms -
Detailed instructions for getting started on Final Forms -

Putnam County School Districts Unveil Reopening Guidelines for 2020-21 School Year

Please click here to review the school reopening guidelines for Putnam County School Districts for this fall. This plan was made in conjunction with the Putnam County Health Department. Within the next few weeks, Columbus Grove Schools will provide further information regarding the beginning of the 2020-21 school year that is specific to our district. Please contact Superintendent Nick Verhoff at 419-659-4301 if you have any questions.

Supply Lists for 20-21

School supply lists for the 20-21 school year are now available:
K-6 Supply List
7-12 Supply List

2020-21 Elementary Class Lists

Elementary class lists for the 2020-2021 school year can be viewed here.

Obtaining a Work Permit

To avoid delays in the work permit process during the summer months, please follow these steps…
1. Print out a pre application form that can be found here.
- The top portion needs to be filled out and signed by a parent. 
- If a physical is not on file at the school within the year, please print the physicians form found here and have your family physician fill it out.
- Have the employer fill out the “Pledge of Employer” portion.
2. Contact the school to arrange a time to process the form. Please email Kristal Pingle.
3. Bring the completed form to Kristal (during the arranged time) to have the info entered into the website. Both the student and the secretary will have to sign the completed form to be taken back to the employer.

Final Forms now available for the 2020-2021 School Year

Final Forms for the 2020-21 school year are now available to be completed. If you filled out the forms for the 19-20 school year, you will simply need to verify the existing information and fill out any new forms. These forms MUST be completed before the beginning of the school year to ensure we have the latest emergency contact and other information. They will not be collected on paper this year. All athletic forms must be filled out to be able to participate in sports. After completing your forms you can print out a completed physical form to have signed by your physician. For more details on how exactly the process works for the new school year, click here.

Yearbook Update

As the world adjusts to change, one thing that remains constant is the yearbook tradition. Columbus Grove High School is happy to announce that we are working to ensure that the 2020 yearbook is completed, printed and delivered to our students. This yearbook will capture the story of this unique school year. Since copies are limited and school schedules continue to change, we ask that you please order your yearbook online. Click here to order.

Updated Immunization Records

Reminder for students entering grades K, 7 & 12 for the 2020-2021 school year: updated immunization records are required to be turned in before the start of school in August. Immunizations for students can be received at the Putnam County Health Department, most doctor's offices and pharmacies. For more information on required immunizations, click here for incoming 7th Grade Students and click here for incoming 12th Grade Students.

Substitute Bus Drivers Wanted

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.

Superintendent: (419) 659-2639
High School (7-12): (419) 659-2156
Elementary (K-6): (419) 659-2631
Central Office Fax: (419) 659-5134

Columbus Grove Schools
201 W. Cross St.
Columbus Grove, OH