Guidance Counselors
LoshMindy Losh
, K-12 School Counselor
Phone: (419) 659-4310

Contact Mrs. Losh with concerns about Graduation Requirements, Scheduling (grades 7-12), District Testing, College Credit Plus, College Planning and Career Readiness, Student Success Plans for At-Risk students, 504 Plans, Transcripts, Financial Aid and Scholarships, and Academic Concerns.

BruceBrenda Bruce, K-12 School Counselor
Phone: (419) 659-4328

Contact Mrs. Bruce for Social/Emotional Counseling, Academic Concerns, Small Group Counseling, Classroom Lessons, and Liaison for Mental Health Counseling.

Latest Guidance Updates

FAFSA Virtual Meeting on October 14

Seniors and parents can watch the FAFSA Informational Video to find out more about applying for federal student aid. Students attending college should complete the FAFSA. Additionally, on October 14th at 7:00pm any student or parent with questions about completing the FAFSA can join the Zoom meeting to get any questions answered from an Ohio Northern University Financial Aid Adviser.

Bulldog of the Month for 09/20

Congratulations to the following students who were chosen as CG September Bulldogs of the Month and Mrs. Jennifer Wilson who was chosen as our CG September Teacher of the Month. Congratulations on demonstrating outstanding Bulldog character both in and out of the classroom.

L to R First Row - Carlos Mata, Kenzie Weisenburger, Laylah Roeder, Gracie Bryan 2nd Row - Makinley Thieme, Lincoln Morman, Mileena Wannemacher, Bricyn Prater, Wynn Schroeder, Annabelle Horstman 3rd Row - Jenna Longbrake, Braylee Kozlowski, Ava Schultz, Landon Squillante, Brooks Forrest, Josh Horstman, Aleah Shafer 4th Row - Abby Greve, Emma Tussing, Micheal Newbury, Daisy Thompson, Lydia Schumacher, Trenton Wynkoop, Mrs. Wilson

Bitmoji Elementary Staff

Our Elementary Staff had a little fun to welcome back our students! Check out their Bitmoji here!

Guidance Update

What is Coronavirus?
Coronavirus or COVID-19 is a virus that affects the respiratory system (lungs, nose, mouth, throat, bronchi and all other body parts involved in breathing). It is passed from person to person through droplets from sneezes, coughs, runny noses, and saliva. So if someone sneezes on their hand and touches a bathroom door handle, and then another person touches that same bathroom door handle and then touches their face, they can become infected with the virus. This is why it is so important to wash our hands and avoid touching our faces.

Why are we staying home from school?
Everyone has a common goal for staff, students, families and communities to be safe and healthy. Scientists and health professionals are recommending that we stay home and avoid being in crowds or large gatherings. We are staying home from school to slow the virus from spreading.

What should we do to stay safe?
Wash your hands often and for at least 20 seconds. (Sing the ABC song).
Try to avoid touching your nose, mouth, eyes and face with your hands.
Practice healthy habits! Eat healthy foods, drink water, exercise and get plenty of sleep.
Limit time you are away from home and avoid touching other people - no high fives, no handshakes, avoid hugging and kissing.
If you or your family get sick, please stay home and take good care of yourselves.

What can I do if I’m feeling worried or anxious?
Breathe it Out - If your body is feeling anxious, take some time to sit and slow your breathing. Try this exercise: Breathe in ( like you are smelling a flower) and breathe out ( like you are blowing out a candle). Do this exercise a few times to slow your heart rate.
Keep your focus on the things you can control. Set small daily goals such as reading, practicing free throws, watching a favorite show, play a board game, draw, or write.
Limit screen time - television, computer, social media, etc...
Have a circle of support - talk with people you trust. If you feel like you need to talk with a counselor or know of someone who is struggling and needs to talk with someone there are various counseling resources.

Counseling Matters

Psychosocial Associates

Pathways Counseling Center, Inc. 

We Care Regional Crisis Center


Cards for Hospitalized Kids

Cards for Hospitalized Kids (CFHK) is an internationally recognized charitable organization that spreads hope, joy and magic to hospitalized kids across America through uplifting, handmade cards.  Over 100,000 kids in hospitals in all 50 states have received cards.  Columbus Grove staff and students joined this kindness movement and created over 500 cards to send to CFHK this holiday season.

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