Friday, September 15, 2023

Reminder that completed homecoming T-shirt order forms should be turned into the office today. Homecoming dance guest forms are available to pick up in the office. Completed forms should be turned into the office by Thursday, October 5th.

The O-G Lifewise Academy is presenting an event called Truth for Youth featuring former Ohio State Buckeyes coach Jim Tressel. The event will be held at the Ottawa K of C on Sept. 21st at 6:45. Tickets are only $5. See Mr. Schnipke if you are interested.

The first edition of the 2023/2024 Bulldog News will be emailed out today. Be sure and watch, let us know if you have news for the next episode coming out in a couple weeks.

Thursday, September 14, 2023

Any freshman planning to attend the homecoming dinner, please get $13 paid to Ava Schroeder by Sept 22nd.

Reminder that completed homecoming T-shirt order forms should be turned into the office by this Friday (9/15). Homecoming dance guest forms are available to pick up in the office. Completed forms should be turned into the office by Thursday, October 5th.

The O-G Lifewise Academy is presenting an event called Truth for Youth featuring former Ohio State Buckeyes coach Jim Tressel. The event will be held at the Ottawa K of C on Sept. 21st at 6:45. Tickets are only $5. See Mr. Schnipke if you are interested.

Remember to wear your polka dots tomorrow for International Dot Day by wearing polka dots, circles, or anything that inspires them to make the world a better place. International Dot Day celebrates creativity, courage and collaboration. Elementary students read the book "The Dot" by Peter H. Reynolds in art class and worked with Mrs. Hoehne to create their own original masterpieces. These masterpieces will be displayed around the school. Please join in on the fun and wear your polka dots, circles, or inspirational shirts to show your creative spirit on Friday, September 15th.

Wednesday, September 13, 2023

Congratulations to the JV & Varsity volleyball teams on their double wins over Delphos Jefferson in our first NWC conference match last night.

On Monday, the soccer team lost a tough one to Allen East 5-4.
Players of the game were Karsyn Garmatter for her defensive shielding and team play and Ella Dotson for her offensive efforts and never give up attitude.

Last night the soccer team beat Ft Jennings 3-1.
Players of the game were Ruth Myers for her outstanding ball control, offensive patience, and point scored for the team and Karsyn Garmatter for her aggressiveness, defensive body position, and winning almost all 50/50 balls. Well done girls! Keep up the hard work!

Last night the boys' cross country team competed at the Lancer Grandstand invitational at the Van Wert County Fairgrounds. In the quick 2 mile race several boys had outstanding performances.
Luke Ellerbrock made a big push at the end but ran out of real estate and finished 2nd overall in the race. Bean Pitts was burning up the track like a thoroughbred and finished 4th overall. Levi Bryan and Logan Mershman also posted top 10 finishes, smiling the entire time. Braylon Best and Caiden Squillante also turned in quick times on the evening. The boys will be back in action Saturday at Ottawa.

Last night the Junior high cross country team also traveled to Van Wert and competed in a co-ed meet. The team finished 4th overall. Top 5 finishers were Grant Van Pelt 10th, Liv Mayberry 12th, Nate Yant 13th, Joel Schumacher 30th, and Claire Koch 46th

High school student council members: please report to the commons during activity period for a quick meeting.

The O-G Lifewise Academy is presenting an event called Truth for Youth featuring former Ohio State Buckeyes coach Jim Tressel. The event will be held at the Ottawa K of C on Sept. 21st at 6:45.
Tickets are only $5. See Mr. Schnipke if you are interested.

All college reps this school year will be here during 3rd period in Room 220, unless noted on the sign -up sheet. The sign-up sheet is posted in your Guidance Schoology so please check this list to make sure you attend the correct college rep visits. Tomorrow, the University of Toledo rep will be in the library and Youngstown State University will be in Room 220.

Any student in grades 9-12 interested in studying Pharmacy after high school should stop in the guidance office to get more details about the University of Findlay's "V.I.P.2” Experience. The University of Findlay will introduce select high-achieving students to the expanding role of pharmacists in clinical, retail and health-systems settings. Students will get a real taste of pharmacy practice as they spend time in the lab compounding chemicals, learning about physical assessment and filling prescriptions under the supervision of our College of Pharmacy faculty and teaching assistants. They will get an overview of the profession of pharmacy, Findlay’s pharmacy program, and will come home with souvenirs from their experience! If interested, please stop in the guidance office by this Friday, September 15th to talk to Mrs. Losh about this opportunity.

Reminder that Picture Day is tomorrow. Seniors are welcome to come in your dress clothes at 7:30 for pictures so you have time to change before school starts.

On Friday, September 15th Columbus Grove students will celebrate International Dot Day by wearing polka dots, circles, or anything that inspires them to make the world a better place. International Dot Day celebrates creativity, courage and collaboration. Elementary students read the book "The Dot" by Peter H. Reynolds in art class and worked with Mrs. Hoehne to create their own original masterpieces. These masterpieces will be displayed around the school. Please join in on the fun and wear your polka dots, circles, or inspirational shirts to show your creative spirit on Friday, September 15th.

Tuesday, September 12, 2023

Vision Screening will take place on Wednesday and Thursday this week in the HS Girls' Locker Room, students please remember to wear your glasses/contacts for screening and for school every day! Listen for your group to be called down, we will start with Juniors and work down to K.

On Friday, September 15th Columbus Grove students will celebrate International Dot Day by wearing polka dots, circles, or anything that inspires them to make the world a better place. International Dot Day celebrates creativity, courage and collaboration. Elementary students read the book "The Dot" by Peter H. Reynolds in art class and worked with Mrs. Hoehne to create their own original masterpieces. These masterpieces will be displayed around the school. Please join in on the fun and wear your polka dots, circles, or inspirational shirts to show your creative spirit on Friday, September 15th.

Reminder that Picture Day is this Thursday. Seniors are welcome to come dressed in your dress clothes at 7:30 for pictures so you have time to change before school starts.

Monday, September 11, 2023

The girls cross country team traveled to Tiffin on Saturday placing 14th in the 26 team event.
Lily Montgomery brought home some hardware in her 17th place finish of 20:44; her time also moved her up 2 spots on to #14 all time on the record board.
Sarah Kamphaus was hot on her heels in 18th place.
Grace Morman rounded the course in 23:29
Jade Siefker posed her fastest race of the season in 24:16
Rounding out the top 5 was Bryn Casper who also saw her season best in 25:27
Also posting their best of the season were Breanne Fuerst, Dakota Dunn, Katie Schumacher and Lydia Schumacher.
The team travels to Lincolnview on Tuesday for the grandstand invitational.

The boys' cross country team raced up a division at Tiffin and still finished a respectable 5th out of 35 teams, a mere 5 points out of 4th place.
Luke Ellerbrock led the charge with a 3rd place finish in a blistering 16:04 on the hilly course.
Bean Pitts continued his impressive senior season by finishing 13th in 16:44. Levi Bryan set a new PR on his favorite course by running a 17:28, good for 42nd. Logan Mershman, 52nd in 17:37 and Braylon Best, 71st in 17:58 rounded out the scoring for the varsity Dogs.
In the JV race, Caiden Squillante set a new PR and finished 11th in 18:28. Nate Kamphaus was 31st in 19:10 while Aidan Vogt crossed the line in 19:58. Holden Hartzog crushed his former PR by one minute and 37 seconds by running a 21:23 his first time on Tiffin's course.
Great job, men.
The boys run a quick 2 mile race tomorrow at the Lancer Grandstand Invitational at the Van Wert County Fairgrounds before they make the trek up SR 65 for the Blue/Gold Invitational on Saturday.

The junior high cross country was at Tiffin this weekend
The boys team finished 34th. Top 5 runners were Grant Van Pelt 122nd, Nate Yant 185th, Joel Schumacher 196th, AJ Doeseck 205th, and Isaac Barto 224
The girls team finished 29th. Top 5 girls were Liv Mayberry 19th, Alexa Kamphaus 144th, Claire Koch 171st, Daisy Thompson 201st and Jada Mull 248th.

Homecoming T-shirt order forms will be going out this week! Completed forms should be turned into the office before Friday.

Vision Screening will take place on Wednesday and Thursday this week in the HS Girls' Locker Room, students please remember to wear your glasses/contacts for screening and for school every day! Listen for your group to be called down, we will start with Juniors and work down to K.

Congratulations to the following students who were chosen to be our September CG Student Spotlights. Students, please come down to the office during activity period to pick up your gift and get your picture taken.

12th grade
Katie Dipnarine
11th grade
Kyle Hopkins
10th grade
Payton Bechtol
9th grade
Carter Flores
8th grade
Olivia Hardwick
7th grade
Hagan Benroth

Superintendent: (419) 659-2639
School Office (K-12): (419) 659-2156
Central Office Fax: (419) 659-5134

Columbus Grove Schools
201 W. Cross St.
Columbus Grove, OH
45830-1237