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Blog Entries - 2020

Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays from SOLSD

Posted on: December 24, 2020
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Happy Holidays to you all from SOLSD! It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and we are happy to be able to celebrate with our families. We know this year has looked extremely different than any other year, but we encourage you to find some

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Telehealth

WiFi & Telehealth updates

Posted on: December 11, 2020
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We are continuously working to ensure our students have access to sufficient WiFi connection in order to be successful during remote learning. WiFi hotspots are still being disbursed, but the majority of the hotspots have gone out to families. So far, we have

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Testing

Ohio State Testing dates 2020-2021

Posted on: December 11, 2020
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HIGH SCHOOL END-OF-COURSE – November 30th – January 15th (15 consecutive school days, including makeups) *This is a change. The test window did end on Jan. 8, 2021, but was extended to Jan. 15. We also have two windows, one for each

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SOMA breakfast

SHCC hosts breakfast for SOMA

Posted on: December 11, 2020
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The Switzerland of Ohio Ministerial Association (SOMA) had a group breakfast at Swiss Hills Career Center this past Thursday, December 10. SOMA was able to tour the building, the Innovation Center and Lab, select classes, and see some of SHCC’s students

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December Events and Activities Calendar

Posted on: December 7, 2020
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River High School Learning Schedule

Posted on: December 4, 2020
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Switzerland of Ohio logo

Please complete the Return to Learning Form ASAP

Posted on: November 20, 2020
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The coronavirus is continuing to plague our world, and the Switzerland of Ohio school district will continue the current learning options for our students through the second semester. We will need ALL families to indicate what learning option their child

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Parents/Guardians Restart Survey

Posted on: July 13, 2020
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Parents/Guardians Restart Survey Parents/Guardians, As the district works toward developing a plan for returning to school this fall, we recognize the importance of gathering input from our families.  This survey is only to gather preliminary

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Electrician's Apprenticeship Opportunity

Posted on: December 3, 2020
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Official Press Release Advertisement Video Further

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2020-21 Pacing Guides

Posted on: September 25, 2020
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Click Here to Access Pacing Guides

 

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Free Breakfast and Lunch Meals

Posted on: September 14, 2020
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Switzerland of Ohio Local School district has announced that they have submitted to the Ohio Department of Education for the Seamless Summer Option (SSO) extension for food services. This means that beginning Monday, September 14, all students receiving

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Chromebook Lending

Posted on: August 28, 2020
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Chromebooks will be loaned out to students who are choosing either remote learning or Blue Sky Academy during the week of August 31-September 4.  Families will receive instructions from their school building office on how and when they can pick up a

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Notice of Regular Board Meeting

Posted on: August 12, 2020
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Meeting date: Thursday, August 13, 2020

Link to official public release

Link to view live meeting: https://youtu.be/nJuVl5G8LN4

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Food Service Update (public release)

Posted on: August 6, 2020
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Link to Official Statement

Link to PaySchools Parent User Guide

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Notice of Special Board Meeting

Posted on: July 28, 2020
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Click here to view Notice of Special Board Meeting

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Special Board Meeting - July 23rd 6pm (Live)

Posted on: July 23, 2020
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LINK: https://youtu.be/wFPl8lC-e7E

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Greenhouse

Greenhouse officially open to public

Posted on: May 8, 2020
Tags: River high school
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The River High School greenhouse is officially open to the public! The greenhouse offers the chance to purchase plants and flowers. The hours are below: Mondays 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM Wednesdays 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM Fridays 2:00 PM – 6:00

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COVID

Students focus on positive impact of COVID-19

Posted on: May 8, 2020
Tags: River high school
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It’s easy to get caught up in the negative aspects of this global pandemic — there’s so many, and they’re impacting our everyday life. However, it’s important to find the positives in this time period, just as it’s

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Teacher week

Recognizing our teachers during Teacher Appreciation Week

Posted on: May 8, 2020
Tags: River high school
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It’s Teacher Appreciation Week, and we want to recognize all of our River High School Teachers for their hard work and creativity in their classrooms (physical and virtual!), and their love for our students.  Principal Trifonoff says, “I am

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Guitar

Students partner to reform & engrave old guitar

Posted on: April 24, 2020
Tags: River high school, Stem
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Back when we were still physically in school, two students in Mr. Moore’s engineering class partnered up to reform an older guitar and engrave it. Cooper VanCamp developed the project to use the new equipment in the lab to kickstart this

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VR Headsets

Virtual Reality headsets enrich learning

Posted on: April 24, 2020
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This past Fall semester, Ms. Hulsey’s Geography and World History classes used Virtual Reality (VR) headsets to enhance their learning. Using Google Expeditions, the Geography classes were able to visit American National Parks like Yosemite, Bryce

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Engineering Student

Engineering student creates thank you gifts for volunteers

Posted on: April 24, 2020
Tags: River high school
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For the 2020 River Inquizitive Competition, the Engineering class created thank you gifts for all of the competition’s volunteers. Engineering student Kolton Dotterer designed an image of the pilot wheel encircled by the River Pilots logo. He used the

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RHS School Closure FAQs

Posted on: April 17, 2020
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Hello Pilot Students and Families, To be better prepared as we progress through the extended school closure ordered by Ohio Governor Mike DeWine due to the COVID-19 pandemic, I thought it was imperative to prepare a frequently asked questions/Pilot

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Masks

SOLSD uses 3D printers to create face masks for local healthcare workers & first responders

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 Resources are running low all around, and the Switzerland of Ohio School District (SOLSD) has dedicated itself to give back to the people risking themselves during this pandemic: local healthcare workers and first responders.  The district has

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Greenhouse

Students fill greenhouse with life

Posted on: April 10, 2020
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Students from Mr. Bennett’s botany/horticulture class, along with students from Practical Assessment Exploration System (PAES), have been planting flowers, herbs, vegetables, and fruits in our greenhouse. The classes also took a field trip to

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Congratulations

Senior receives prestigious state-wide award

Posted on: April 10, 2020
Tags: River high school
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Congratulations to senior Kate Dotterer, who has been selected as the district’s Franklin B. Walter award recipient. Each of the 88 counties in Ohio selects one student for this award, and Kate was our recipient for this highly prestigious

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Masks

Teacher gives back to community during pandemic

Posted on: April 10, 2020
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This has been an adjustment for all of us: online schooling, limited social interactions, and many people not being able to work. A great emotional outlet is letting your mind be creative! Journal, paint, sew, cook, make crafts with your kids around the

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Inquizitive

River Pilots Take Inquizitive Competition Win

Posted on: March 27, 2020
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River High School hosted its annual Inquizitive Competition on March 12. The academic competition consisted of sixteen teams from six high schools. Each team participated in round robin play in the morning with the top teams from each of the four pools making

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Forensic students

Forensic Students Test Unknown Substances

Posted on: March 13, 2020
Tags: River high school, Career development
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During their toxicology unit, River High School forensic students conducted a lab where they were required to discover if an unknown white powder was cocaine. They received 8 samples and had to conduct a series of tests to attempt to discover the identity of

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2nd and 7 program

2nd & 7 Program Makes Positive Impact

Posted on: March 13, 2020
Tags: Athletics, River elementary, River high school
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In December 2019, River High School partnered up with River and Powhatan Elementary Schools with the 2nd & 7 Foundation. This foundation’s mission is to promote reading and literacy by providing free books and positive role models to young kids,

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School Supply Drive

National Honor Society Sponsors School Supply Drive

Posted on: March 13, 2020
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The National Honor Society, along with the National Honor Society Advisor, Bob Cicogna, recently sponsored a school supply drive. Homes and schools were devastated after Hurricane Dorian, which hit in August of 2019. The National Honor Society gathered

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Student Painting

River High School Artist Recognized by Cleveland Clinic

Posted on: February 21, 2020
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Aedyn Kraft, an 11th-grade student at River High School, was recently recognized by the Cleveland Clinic for her talents. Aedyn submitted her original acrylic painting, “Drowning in Opioids,” to the Cleveland Clinic’s eXpressions

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Teddy Bear Toss

Teddy Bear Toss Brightens Days

Posted on: January 24, 2020
Tags: River high school, Monroe central high school
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River and Monroe Central High Schools have a tradition that brings many smiles and much comfort to sick children and adults with disabilities: the Teddy Bear Toss, held at the annual Monroe Central-River varsity basketball game in conjunction with AirEvac

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