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Blog Entries - 2021

Notice of Internet Service Community Meeting

Posted on: July 20, 2021

How Is Your Internet Service?   This is your chance to speak up for your community!   Community Meeting Notice When: Thursday, August 5th, 2021 @ 7PM Where: Monroe Central High School 469 Lewisville Road,

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Dolly Parton's Imagination Library

Posted on: June 30, 2021

The United Way is focusing on early literacy by encouraging families to sign up for the Dolly Parton Imagination Library. Where kids 0-5 receive one free book each month.

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Free Breakfast and Lunch for Enrolled Students

Posted on: June 22, 2021

Exciting News! The Switzerland School District is partnering with Innovation Foods to provide breakfast and lunch for enrolled students in the school district. Shipments will take place through July and August. A box of 7 breakfasts and lunches will be

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SHCC Ceremony

SOLSD Graduation Dates

Posted on: May 28, 2021

Congratulations to our SOLSD seniors as they become graduates of our district! Our seniors have had anything but a normal senior year, which makes us all the more excited to give them true graduation ceremonies. Our Swiss Hills Career Center students

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SHCC hosts County Commissioners

SHCC hosts County Commissioners

Posted on: May 28, 2021

On May 19, the County Commissioners met at Swiss Hills Career Center. SHCC was excited and honored to host the Commissioners and their

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Trails Cleaning

Plainville Equine Trails Cleaning Day

Posted on: May 28, 2021

FFA students participated in the Plainville Equine Trails Cleaning Day. Students learned from the Forest Rangers while working on the trails. SOLSD is excited at the prospect of working with the Wayne National Forestry Department more in the

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National Prevention Week

National Prevention Week

Posted on: May 14, 2021

This past week was National Prevention Week, an annual health observance dedicated to increasing public awareness of, and action around, mental health and/or substance use disorders. SOLSD wanted to take a second to share some information about National

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Local 18 drone demonstration

Local 18 Operating Engineers show students how to use drones in the industry

Posted on: May 13, 2021

On May 10, the Local 18 Operating Engineers demonstrated how they use their drones in the Heavy Equipment Industry. Students were able to see how drones can be used to conduct inspections within the

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Emergency Broadband Benefit

FCC Emergency Broadband Benefit Program

Posted on: May 7, 2021

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is now offering the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program, which will help families and households struggling to afford internet service during the COVID-19 pandemic. This new benefit will connect eligible households

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Telehealth Request for Qualifications

Posted on: May 3, 2021

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Q&A

Notice: Submissions will now be accepted until May 6, 2021 at 4pm.

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ASPIRE

ASPIRE program survey & schedule change

Posted on: April 30, 2021

SOLSD’s “ASPIRE” GED program has moved their times to accompany more working people. The classes will still be held on Tuesday-Thursday, but are now at 4:00 - 7:00 PM.  Below is a quick survey about potential adult classes SOLSD is

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Upper Valley visit

SHCC Staff visits Upper Valley Career Center

Posted on: April 30, 2021

Swiss Hills Career Center and other career centers around the state collaborate regularly to learn from each other. On April 19, SHCC Staff visited Upper Valley Career Center to learn more about incorporating apprenticeships into the curriculum for Swiss

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Pfizer vaccinations available for students

Pfizer vaccination opportunity for students 16-18

Posted on: April 16, 2021

The district is working with the Monroe County Health Department to provide the opportunity for students ages 16-18 to receive the Pfizer vaccination. Forms are available in your high school office and must be returned by Monday, April 19, 2021 in order to

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WSCC alignment to Swiss Hills CTE courses

Posted on: April 16, 2021

As you know, the Washington State Community College (WSCC) and SOLSD have been working to offer college credit courses for our students that will allow them to save thousands of dollars when they go off to college. SHCC now has a couple of classes whose

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announcement

Attention all parents, guardians, and educators of students with special needs ages 14-22

Posted on: April 13, 2021

Join us for our 1st Virtual Transition Fair on April 29th from 1:00 PM - 8:00 pm! We are excited to have LeDerick Horne as our keynote speaker from 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM. There will also be numerous breakout rooms with speakers who will discuss topics

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SOLSD

Upcoming speakers & job shadowings for students

Posted on: April 2, 2021

SOLSD is offering multiple opportunities for students to attend job shadowings, tours, and other virtual events with guest speakers. SOLSD makes the future of our students a priority, which is why we have organized these opportunities for students to attend

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Ohio Legislative Service Commission

House Bill 67 changes testing dates & graduation requirements

Posted on: April 2, 2021

On March 20, Governor Mike DeWine signed House Bill (HB) 67, which provides flexibility on testing and graduation requirements for the 2020-2021 school year. Because HB 67 includes an emergency clause, the legislation is effective

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Free meals extended

Free meals extended through the summer

Posted on: March 19, 2021

This week, the USDA Food and Nutrition Service announced the extension of nationwide waivers that will allow the Switzerland of Ohio school district to provide free meals for our families through this summer. More information will be coming on how to receive

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OVESC

OVESC Bright Beginnings Preschool will be expanding in the SOLSD

Posted on: March 19, 2021

  SWITZERLAND OF OHIO PRESCHOOL EXPANSION INFORMATION Preschool tuition is free of charge to all district residents for the 2021-2022 school year. SOLSD will be opening additional preschool classrooms, specifically three kindergarten readiness

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OTCO

OTCO virtual conference to be held at SHCC

Posted on: March 19, 2021

The Operator Training Committee of Ohio (OTCO) will be hosting their virtual conference at Swiss Hills Career Center on March 24 and March 25. The conference will focus on water treatment programs.  OTCO aims to make broad comprehensive training

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WSCC Tour

WSCC President & Workforce Development Team visit SHCC

Posted on: March 5, 2021

On Thursday, February 25, Dr. Vicky Wood, President of Washington State Community College (WSCC) and her Workforce Development Team visited Swiss Hills Career Center’s Innovation Lab, Automotive Lab, and Welding Lab.  WSCC and SOLSD have been

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ODE

Spring 2021 Testing Windows extended

Posted on: March 5, 2021

SOLSD has updated our Spring 2021 testing times due to the extended window provided by the Ohio Department of Education. It has been unanimously recognized that the past year and a half has been incredibly challenging for our students, and SOLSD would like to

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Preschool Survey Scan

Preschool Survey

Posted on: February 24, 2021

The Ohio Valley Educational Service Center, in collaboration with Switzerland of Ohio Schools, is considering expanding preschool services to students in the Switzerland school district. We are looking to possibly add 3-5 kindergarten readiness preschool

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COVID-19 vaccine

Staff receives first round of vaccine

Posted on: February 19, 2021

SOLSD staff is grateful to have the opportunity to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. In receiving the vaccine, our staff has prioritized creating a safe environment for our students during this unprecedented time.  We would also like to thank the state of

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NIMS

Metalworking Skills credential classes offered beginning next week

Posted on: February 19, 2021

Beginning next week, SOLSD will be offering classes for high school and adult manufacturing students to receive their National Institute of Metalworking Skills (NIMS) credential. This class will be offered through the assistance of the Robert C. Byrd

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Reset & Restart

Update on Spring 2021 State Testing

Posted on: February 19, 2021

As Ohio’s students and educators work through the unique challenges of the 2020-2021 school year, many questions regarding state testing requirements have been raised -- specifically regarding Ohio’s State Tests and end-of-course exams. These

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Lt. Governor visits SHCC

Lt. Governor Husted announces completion of first phase of Broadband Telehealth Pilot Project

Posted on: February 12, 2021

On February 4, Ohio Lieutenant Governor Jon Husted announced the first phase of the Broadband Telehealth Pilot Project at SOLSD is fully operational. The project included partners InnovateOhio, BroadbandOhio, the Ohio Department of Education, the Ohio

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COVID-19 vaccine

Staff to receive rounds of COVID-19 vaccination

Posted on: February 5, 2021

SOLSD would like to thank its faculty and staff participating in the Ohio K-12 School Staff Vaccination Program for their commitment to the program. By participating in this program, our staff has chosen to prioritize getting our students back in the

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Bright Beginnings prepares preschoolers for Kindergarten

Posted on: February 5, 2021

SOLSD has been happy to collaborate with the Ohio Valley Educational Service Center (OVESC) through our Bright Beginnings Preschool programs in each of our elementary schools. Bright Beginnings Preschool serves children between three to five years of age,

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River Reading Resources page

Reading Resources provides parents with information & activities

Posted on: February 5, 2021

If you’ve ever been scrolling through our website, you might have noticed SOLSD offers Reading Resources, a special tab under our Curriculum section. If your student attends Beallsville, Powhatan, River, Skyvue, Woodsfield, or St. Sylvester elementary,

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ASPIRE programs offer adults opportunity to receive HS diploma & industry credentials

Posted on: January 21, 2021

If you are 22+ or a dropout (age 16-18) and haven’t received your HS diploma, SOLSD is now offering programs that will allow you to receive a diploma along with industry credentials for your desired field! Through Ohio Higher Ed, SOLSD is now offering

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WSCC President to visit SHCC Innovation Lab

Posted on: January 21, 2021

This February, Dr. Vicky Wood, President of Washington State Community College (WSCC), and her Workforce Development Team will be visiting the Swiss Hills Innovation Lab. WSCC and SOLSD have been working to offer college credit courses for our students that

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No cost meals

No cost meals provided to ALL SOLSD students

Posted on: January 15, 2021

This year, during times of remote or hybrid learning, SOLSD is providing meals at no cost to any student enrolled in the school district. Meals are available for pick-up during designated school building hours.  Parents will receive five breakfasts and

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District Spelling Bee

Posted on: January 13, 2021

Time: Tuesday, January 19, 2021, at 7 pm

Watch Spelling Bee LIVE

Spelling Bee Flier

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