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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. If before June 14th, please call Cari Fuerst at 419-659-2639. If after June 14th, please email Kristal Pingle.
3. Bring the completed form to either Cari or 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.

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.


Taking Care of Your Device


Use only a clean, soft cloth such as microfiber to clean the screen, no cleansers of any type – no window cleaners, household cleaners, aerosol sprays, solvents, alcohol, ammonia, or abrasive material.

Daily Use


  • Cords, cables, and accessories must be inserted carefully into the device to prevent damage.
  • Students are responsible for keeping their device battery charged for school each day.
  • Waiting to charge the device until the charge is low (20% life or red indicator light) extends the battery life.
  • The device screen can be damaged if subjected to rough treatment.Careful placement in your backpack is important.
    • Do not lean on the top of the device when it is closed.
    • Do not place anything near the device that could put pressure on the screen.
    • Avoid using any sharp object(s) on the device.

    • Do not place anything in the carrying case that will press against the cover.
    • Do not “bump” the device against lockers, walls, car doors, floors
  • Placement in a “Trapper/Binder” is NOT recommended
  • Never throw a book bag that contains a device.
  • Never place a device in a book bag that contains food, liquids, heavy, or sharp objects.


  • Devices must remain free of any writing, drawing, stickers, or labels that are not the property of the school
  • Devices should always be kept in their protective case.
  • Each case and device is identifiable. Do not remove any school ID tags or labels.

Safe Keeping


  • Devices must never be left in an unlocked locker, unlocked car or any unsupervised area
  • Devices must NOT be removed from its protective case.
  • When not in your personal possession, the device should be in a secure, locked environment.
  • Unattended devices will be collected and stored in the school’s office.

  • Each device has the ability to be remotely located. Modifying, disabling or attempting to disable the locator is a violation of the acceptable use policy and grounds for disciplinary action.

  • Each device has a unique identification number and at no time should the numbers or labels be modified or removed.

  • Do not lend your device to another person. Each device is assigned to an individual and the responsibility for the care of the device solely rests with that individual.

  • Never expose a device to long-term temperature extremes or direct sunlight. An automobile is not a good place to store a device.


  • The device is an electronic device and care must be exercised when handling the device.
  • Do not attempt to gain access to the internal electronics or repair your device.
  • If your device fails to work or is damaged, report the problem to the Technology Department as soon as possible