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BV In Need Of Substitute Teachers BV Subs

Buckeye Valley is in need of substitute teachers!  

For AESOP substitutes Buckeye Valley pays $95 per day. For more information and to apply please visit here.

Student of the Month

Congratulations to the following students for being named the November Students of the Month:  Hunter Jones, Chloe Gibson, Ashley Stojkov, Robert Weinberg, Isabela Parish, Mackenzie Clear, Braeden Mills, Katherine Markley, Teresa King, and Natalie Shearer.  Congratulations to Mrs. Velalis for being named Teacher of the Month by Student Council.  

BV Coffee Chat Scheduled - Topic: Gifted coffee chat

Please join Superintendent Andy Miller and Treasurer Kelly Ziegler for coffee and an informal chat about Buckeye Valley.

December 7, 2017 - 7:30 AM
Panera Bread, Central Ave. Delaware
Focus: Gifted

BV Food Pantry Update Baron

The Buckeye Valley Food Pantry is open to anyone living in the Buckeye Valley School District. We are
located at 101 East High Street in Ashley. We are open Tuesdays 10:00AM-Noon. Proof of address and
valid ID is required.

The Pantry accepts donations of unexpired non-perishable food items, personal hygiene items, and
school supplies. We no longer accept clothing. Donations may be dropped off at the Pantry on Tuesdays
from 10 AM to Noon or by appointment. Cash/check donations may be made payable to Buckeye Valley
Food Pantry Inc. and mailed to P O Box 92, Ashley, OH 43003.

Please consider a donation of the following much needed items:
Canned meals (ravioli, Spaghettios, etc.) or Hamburger Helper/boxed meals
Canned chicken or tuna
Canned vegetables
Canned fruit
Peanut Butter or Jelly

Thank you for your support!
If you have questions about the Pantry please contact: Amy Love at amylovelmt2@gmail.com or call
614-507- 0426.

Students of the Month Students of the Month

Congratulations to the following students for being named the October Students of the Month:  Joseph Peterson, Madeline Kuebler, Kole Oberfield, Ande Hardman, Dylan Fisher, Renae Frymyer, Hailey Bivens, Faith Agullana, Hannah Leist, Hannah Barenthin.  Congratulations to Ms. Hooper for being named Teacher of the Month by Student Council.  

State of the School on Facebook Live facebook live graphic


Please join Superintendent Andy Miller on Facebook on November 2nd at 7pm.  Mr. Miller will be sharing valuable information about Buckeye Valley as well as answering questions LIVE on Facebook.  Visit our official Buckeye Valley Facebook page at www.facebook.com/bvlsbarons to watch the live video as well as comment with your questions.  We hope to see you there!

BVMS Annual Veterans Assembly Veterans Assembly

We are very excited to again honor you at our Veterans Assembly and Recognition on, Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at Buckeye Valley Middle School. This is our 6th annual recognition and we are always so happy with the turnout and the experience this gives our students. Students will again be allowed to “Take a Veteran to School” with a kick-off assembly starting in the Gymnasium.

Agenda for the assembly is:

8:30 a.m. – 8:50 a.m. Veteran Registration & Refreshments (cafeteria)
8:50 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Proceed to Gymnasium
9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Assembly
9:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Proceed to the Library

** Lunch/snacks provided as well as an area to share stories with other Veterans. Some classes in the building will be coming down to meet us. Feel free to share experiences and artifacts with these students.

*** We would love an approximate count of attendees. Please let me know if you will be attending, number in your party and if you would like to be an informal speaker. In the past we have had an Honor Guard and a Remembrance Table and I feel both are extremely important for this recognition. The Delaware County Air Force Junior ROTC will again be presenting at the assembly.

Thanks so much.
Mrs. Tina Francis
Teacher and Veteran
Buckeye Valley Middle School
683 Coover Rd. Delaware, OH 43015

You may RSVP by phone or email to 740-363-6626 X3113 or tfrancis@mybvls.org

BVHS Fall Play Harvey

Harvey, a Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy by Mary Chase, is the story of a perfect gentleman, Elwood P. Dowd (Peter Som), and his best friend, Harvey -- a pooka, who is a six-foot tall, invisible rabbit. When Elwood begins introducing Harvey around town, his embarrassed sister, Veta Louise (Harlie Rader), and her daughter, Myrtle Mae (Anika Craft), determine to commit Elwood to a sanitarium. A mistake is made, however, and Veta is committed rather than Elwood! Eventually, the mistake is realized, and a frantic search begins for Elwood and the invisible pooka, which ends with Elwood appearing, voluntarily, at the sanitarium. In the end, however, Veta realizes that she loves her brother and his invisible his best friend just as they are, and doesn’t want either of them to change.

BVHS Auditorium
11/10 and 11/11 at 7PM
11/12 at 2PM

Tickets: www.showtix4u.com
Adults $10
Students/Seniors $8

Perfect Scores! perfect scores

Congratulations to the following students who received a perfect score on their state achievement test!  The fourth, fifth and sixth grade students were honored at the Board Meeting this past week.

3rd Math
Austin Browning

4th Reading
Tyler Thompson
Leah Pfefferle

4th Math
Adam Khadre
Josh Cox
William Allen
Leah Pfefferle
Molly Jones
Vic Whitney
Nicholas Johnson

5th Reading
Mason Chandler

5th Math
Garrett Carey
Richard Li
Clare Nicklas

5th Science
Garrett Carey

6th Math
Dahlia Erickson
Bryn Maynard
Eden Rhodes
Lauren Harman
Alexis Chang

8th Math
Neil Boyles 
Niklas Naslun
Korbin Howard 
Tyler Fenstermaker 
Maya Wills-Durr

8th Science
Jacob Change

High School
Luke Jaycox (Gov't)
Hanna Fenstermaker (ELA2)

Buckeye Valley FFA’s Annual BOO BASH Boo Bash

Buckeye Valley FFA’s Annual BOO BASH

WHAT: A halloween event for kids of all ages to enjoy trick-or-treating in a safe and controlled environment.

WHERE: The event will be hosted at Buckeye Valley High School located at 901 Coover Rd, Delaware, OH 43015.

WHEN: The event will be held on Saturday October 21st from 6-8pm.

ADDITIONAL INFO: Besides trick-or-treating, the event will also have a variety of games and crafts hosted by several high school clubs and associations. A bake sale and 50/50 raffle will also be held to raise funds for the Buckeye Valley FFA Chapter. We hope to see many Buckeye Valley community members come and enjoy our event! If you have any questions feel free to contact Alex Zimmer at azimmer@mybvls.org or at 740-363-1349 ext.4153.

BV FFA Autumn Ag Day BV Ag Day Image

Buckeye Valley FFA’s Annual
Autumn Ag Day

WHAT: A fall themed educational event for kids of all ages to enjoy.
Pumpkin picking, hayrides, crafts, and petting zoo!

WHERE: The event will be hosted at the Buckeye Valley School Farm located just east of Radnor, Ohio on Radnor Road.

WHEN: The event will be held on Saturday October 14th from 9am-2pm

ADDITIONAL INFO: Community members can hope to gain insight into the
agricultural industry, while enjoying a great fall day at one of Buckeye
Valley’s greatest resources. We hope to see many Buckeye Valley
community members come and enjoy our event! If you have any questions feel free to contact Alex Zimmer at azimmer@mybvls.org or at
740-363-1349 ext.4153.


Sign up for Parent/Teacher Conference Parent/Teacher Conference

Dear BVMS Families,

BVMS parent/teacher conferences will be on Thursday October 19 and Tuesday October 24. Please follow the link to view the SignUp Genius. 

Thank you.

School Board Meeting Location Change Baron Head

The upcoming location for the Buckeye Valley School Board meeting on October 17th has been changed to Buckeye Valley Middle School.  To see all information regarding the school board meetings please visit the link below.


September Students of the Month Student of the Month

Congratulations to the following students for being named the September Students of the Month:  Avery Minshall, Anna Jones, Hannah Keller, Emili Clark and Hyde Murphy.  Congratulations to Mr. Kovatch for being named Teacher of the Month by Student Council.  

Sign Up For A One on One Technology Work Session Work Session Graphic

Having trouble getting connected this school year?  

Sign up for a Technology Work session!

The BVLS Technology Department will be visiting each building to provide Technology Support for any member of our BV student and parent community.  These individual technology support sessions will allow you to work through the specific problems you are having using or logging into PowerSchool, Schoology, Google, Infosnap, and Payforit. Please use the link below to register for your personal Technology Support Session with Mrs. Holewinski. 

SIGN UP HERE: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0d4aada92aa6fe3-technology

College 101: The College Search college 101 graphic

Mr. Longo will be hosting an evening information session titled "College 101: The College Search" on Wednesday, September 27th at 7:00pm in Baron Hall. Topics addressed will include: Timeline, ACT/SAT, applications, transcript requests, and Naviance. Juniors and Seniors are the target audience, but any parent of a high school student is welcome!

House Bill 410 Baron

Ohio has recently changed it's law on school attendance with House Bill 410.  To learn more about this new improved school attendance law click here

All Buckeye Valley Schools are operating on a 2 hour delay on Wednesday, August 30th due to heavy fog.
PayForIt Questions? Baron

There seems to be a lot of confusion regarding the new point of sale system we recently upgraded to.  Below is bullet point of facts that will be helpful:

​1.) ​Nutrikids (MySchoolBucks) is no longer being used for online payments for school lunches. The new system (PayForIt) can be found on the Buckeye Valley website under the parents tab. (Or click HERE) This link will take you to the site to pay for your child's school meals and fees.  

​2.) ​Any money that was previously applied to Nurtrikds and any balances from last school year have been transferred over to the new system.

​3.)​You will need to register for a new account with PayForIt using your child's Powerschool​ ID number.

Any questions please call Stacy Peterson, Food Service Supervisor at 740-363-1349 ext 4013

Join Destination Imagination (Meeting) Destination Imagination

A Mandatory parent meeting will be held for anyone in grades K-12 interested in participating in Destination Imagination this year on Tuesday, September 5th at 7:00 p.m. This will be held in the library at the Middle School.  Teams will be formed at the meeting!!!!

This meeting will also provide information about the following:

  • What is DI

  • team challenges for 2017-2018  

  • expectations of teams

  • time commitments/competition dates

  • ways to volunteer…..MANY are needed

  • any questions you may have

Contact Kristin Nicolosi at BVMS 363-6626, knicolosi@mybvls.org or Matt Sforza also at BVMS, msforza@mybvls.org with any questions.  

Please bring this registration form with you to the parent meeting.  Payments can be made at this time as well. 

*NEW* Pay All Student Fees Through PayForIt pay for it

Pay for it


The district is pleased to announce that during the 2017-2018 school year Buckeye Valley Local Schools has partnered with PayForIt (PFI) to allow for all students’ school fees and lunches to be paid online with a credit card. PayForIt (PFI) is a secure, web-based solution that lets schools and school districts easily manage funds and fee collection online. There will be a minimal transaction fee when processing; however please note that whether you have 1 payment or 15 payments, only 1 transaction fee will be applied.

Below are the benefits that PayForIt can offer:

  • Easy to Use
  • Parents can pay for school lunch and activity fees quickly, easily, and securely online
  • Easily check account balances online
  • Manage multiple student accounts from a single portal – even if those students attend different schools
  • Easily manage school payment accounts from desktop or mobile Convenient
  • Receive email notifications of low balances
  • Make partial fee payments
  • Set accounts to automatically replenish as needed Detailed
  • Review a student’s purchase history for the past 30 days

Please look for more information available on open house night in the buildings. Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact me at (740)-363-7570 or at kziegler@mybvls.org

Playground Update
Student Drop-Off and Pick-Up
Electronic Form Are Coming
Kindergarten Phase-In Days
First Day of School
2017-2018 Open House
Limited Access to East: Week of August 7-10
2017-2018 Theme

Under Construction: Building Our Future

Schedules Available August 9 school schedules

New this year! Student Schedules will be available through the PowerSchool Parent and Student portal for grades 1-12 starting Wednesday, August 9th. Elementary buildings will no longer post class lists at the building. Kindergarten parents and parents of newly enrolled students will receive an email with information about student class assignment and instructions on how to set up a PowerSchool Parent account on Wednesday, August 9th.

You can log onto PowerSchool HERE.

YMCA to Offer Before & After School Programming ymca barons



If you have questions, you may contact Holley Napier, Child Care Director at the Liberty YMCA & Delaware Community YMCA Branch, (614) 839-9622 or hnapier@ymcacolumbus.org

Holley Napier                                                                                      Katie Bowman
Child Care Director                                                                            Assistant Child Care Director  

Supplies for Scholars Supplies for Scholars

Supplies for Scholars will be visiting Ashley and Ostrander. 

July 5th - 12p-2p Ostrander, 166 W. North Street
July 26th - 12p-2p Ashley, 305 E. High Street

Please CLICK HERE for more information

Now hiring & training BV school bus drivers now hiring school bus drivers

Are you looking for a job that you gives you weekends, holidays and summers off AND you get paid to train?  If so, Buckeye Valley needs you!  Buckeye Valley wants to hire school bus drivers for the 2017/2018 school year. Bonuses awarded!

For more information about the position: CLICK HERE.
To apply, please call the BV District Office at:  (740) 369-8735

BV West Honored for Fundraising Efforts

BV West proudly announces an honor received for their recent work in raising funds for Pennies for Patients.  Raising almost $7,000, West was recently presented with a banner for being in the top 10 schools in Central Ohio at number 7!  Congratulations West!!!

BV West's Author (Illustrator) Visit BV West's Author (Illustrator) Visit

Illustrators, Christopher & Jeanette Canyon, visited Buckeye Valley West on April 7th. Their presentation highlighted the multiple components involved in creating children’s books. The author’s words are the beginning of the creative process, allowing the illustrator to utilize their artistic ability to bring the pages of the book to life.

Christopher Canyon shared his gift of music, singing John Denver’s “Sunshine on My Shoulders” and “Grandma’s Feather Bed”, books he was honored to illustrate.

Thank You to the BV West P.T.O for sponsoring this event!  

BV West's First Musician in Residence BV West's Musician In Residence

In April, BV West had their first Musician in Residence. Holly's Harps, from Cincinnati, visited to share her thirty harps with the students in Pre-K through grade four. The West students learned about the harp and were also taught to play a song on the harp with Holly Pratt.  The students enjoyed this event funded by the BV West PTO.

BV Youth Girls Basketball Camp Girls Basketball Camp

Buckeye Valley High School
Youth Girls Basketball Camp, 2017

May 31st - June 2nd (Wednesday-Friday, grades 3-8*)
May 31st & June 1st (Wednesday & Thurs., grades K-2*)

For more information and to sign up please visit THIS FORM.

Baron Award Winners Baron Award

Front  row  L to R
Mia Born, Zac Landefeld, Elise Schneller, Allison Sawmiller, Terry Sestrich

Back row L to R
Marjorie Harrel, Jeremy Froehlich, Chris Pileski, Sharon Baxter, Larry Morris

Congratulations to the Baron Award of Excellence Winners for the 2016-2017 school year! They were honored last week for the difference they make and the impact they have on the Buckeye Valley Local School District.

Larry Morris-Bus Garage-District
Marjorie Harrel-High School-District
Sharon Baxter--Middle School
Jeremy Froehlich-Middle School
Chris Pileski-High School
Elise Schneller-High School Student
Allison Sawmiller-Middle School Student
Mia Born-East Elementary School Student
Zac Landefeld-High School
Terry Sestrich-West Elementary-District
Kelly Osborne-Community Member (Terry Gordon Award)



Thursday, May 11, 2017


Junior Barons Summer Cross Country Races Junior Barons Cross Country

Junior Barons Summer Cross Country Races

Do you like to run? Students entering grades 3-8 can sign up to compete in 4 summer races held at Delaware Dempsey Middle School. 

Open to any student entering grades 3-8 from Buckeye Valley or Delaware.

Cost is $15 and will cover all 4 races + t-shirt.

When: June 28th, July 5th, July 12th, and July 19th.  Meet at the Dempsey track.  Races will be in the wetlands starting at 7:00pm

Please mail in THIS FORM along with $15.

Questions, contact Buckeye Valley High School Cross Country Coach Nate Ritz: nritz@mybvls.org

BVHS Presents Into the Woods Into The Woods

Buckeye Valley High School Thespian Troupe #6950 Presents Into The Woods

Dates: Fri, May 5th at 7:00 p.m.
Sat, May 6th at 7:00 p.m.
Sun, May 7th at 2:00 p.m.

Purchase Tickets: www.showtix4u.com
Tickets: Adults - $10 Students/Seniors - $8

BVHS Receives Silver Medal Ranking Us News Ranking

The U.S. News and World Report has released its annual Best High School rankings, a review of 28,496 public high schools across the United States.  We are proud to share that Buckeye Valley High School recieved a ranking of #74 in the state of Ohio out of 866 high schools putting us in the top 10%.  Nationally, Buckeye Valley High School received a rank of #1616 putting us in the top 6% of high schools nationwide.

You can find the full rankings report here.

Safety Town safety town

The Delaware County Sheriff’s Office is proud to present Safety Town to B.V. students this summer!  This event is open to students entering kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd grades next school year and teaches a variety of safety topics, such as Stranger Smart, 911, Fire Safety, and more!  Registration is $20 per student and Buckeye Valley will create a special bus route to take the kids to and from Safety Town from home.  Registration begins May 1st, 2017 and space is limited.  Sign up early to ensure your child can attend! Forms will be available at the elementary schools beginning May 1st.

BV East
June 5 - 9
Oxford Twp Hall
5125 Shoemaker Rd.
Ashley, OH 43003
9:00 am - 11:30am
12:30pm - 3pm

BV West
June 12 - 16
BV West Elementary
61 N. 3rd St
Ostrander, OH 43061
9:00am - 11:30am
12:30pm - 3pm

Questions can be directed to Deputy Fred Strawser at 740-363-1349 or fstrawser@mybvls.org

Sports Physicals at BVHS Sports Physicals

Parents and Students,

SAVE THE DATE: MAY 17th 5pm-7pm at BVHS

On May 17th from 5pm-7pm there will be an opportunity for all students (7-12) who plan to participate in a sport next school year (2017-2018) to get a pre-participation sports physical exam. The physical will be held at Buckeye Valley High School in the main gymnasium. Ohio Health Physicians will be providing the evaluation. The cost of a physical is $10.00- checks made payable to BV Athletics

*Please print the first 5 pages of FINALFORMS in this order (Health History & Medical Profile, Medications, Injuries & hospitalizations, Past & Ongoing Health Conditions, OHSAA PPE Physican Questions.) If you have any further questions please feel free to contact me at jdevoll@mybvls.org or BVHS Athletic Trainer Sara Dorsten at Sara.Dorsten@ohiohealth.com

Thank you,

Josh Devoll
Buckeye Valley District Schools Athletics Administration

Baron Coffee Talk, April 25 coffee talk


April 25, 11:30am
Panera Bread, Central Ave. Delaware
Focus: Technology

Holly’s Harps to visit BV West April 24-25 Holly's Harps to Visit BV West

Holly Pratt brings a unique opportunity to the BV West Students!

Illustrators Christopher & Jeanette Canyon to Visit West Illustrators Jeanette and Christopher Canyon to Visit BV West

Illustrators Christopher & Jeanette Canyon will visit West Elementary on April 4th!  

West's 2017-18 Kindergarten Round Up Registration West's 2017-18 Kindergarten Round Up Registration

Will your child be five-years-old on or before August 1st, 2017?  If so, we would love for you to join us for our Kindergarten Round Up Registration.  smiley

ALL STUDENTS must go through the on-site kindergarten registration process in order to be placed on a class list for the 2017-2018 school year. 

BV West's Kindergarten Registration will be Thursday, May 11th and Friday, May 12th, 2017.  

Families can sign-up online using Sign-Up Genius or by contacting the school.

Read on for more information.

Baron Coffee Talk Coffee Talk


March  23, 7:30am
Midway Market, Ostrander
Focus: Transportation/Safety/Sheriff’s Dept.

R.A.D. Women's Self Defense Class rad class

R.A.D. Women's Self Defense Class: April 3 - 7.

Class time is 3pm-5pm at Buckeye Valley High School

This FREE class is available to any female student, parent, staff, or resident 13 or older in the Buckeye Valley School District. This is a 10 hour course in defense tactics. Participants must attend all 5 sessions to complete the course. Instructors for the course will be from the Delaware Co. Sheriff's Office, including BV's SRO Deputy Strawser. Class size is limited, so please respond by March 24th. Any questions or concerns, please contact Deputy Strawser at fstrawser@mybvls.org Fill in your contact information below.


Baronettes & Visions Update Baronettes Superior

The Baronettes

The Baronettes, Buckeye Valley High School’s Select Women's Choir, went to Granville HS recently for District Contest. They were judged 'Superior' by all 3 stage judges and qualified for State Contest in late April. The BVHS Choral Department continues their excellence in performances at home and in many venues across the state. Congratulations to these wonderful ladies for representing BVHS so well!!



Buckeye Valley Visions wrapped up a hugely successful competition season by qualifying for their third straight finals competition on Saturday March 18th at Sheridan HS. In Division 2, Visions captured Best Vocals and 1st Runner-Up.

Visions were also awarded the highly coveted Best Show Design Award, chosen from the 17 schools in the competition. As if that’s not enough, out of more than 400 participating students, freshman standout, Peter Som, took Best Male Dancer Award!

Only the 6 highest scores from daytime competition qualify for the evening Finals Competition. After the daytime competition, Visions was sitting in 4th place, qualifying them for Finals. During the nighttime competition, Visions Singer/Dancers, Combo and Crew had their best performance of the season!!! BV moved from 4th Place in the prelims to finish 2nd Place in the Finals Competition!

What a wonderful representation of Buckeye Valley for the day and the entire season! Visions’ students worked extremely hard this year and that work paid off. The BV Community can be proud of their own BV Visions as they continue the excellence that has become identified with the BVHS Vocal Music program. Well done, students!!

Junior Parent/Student Graduation Meetings Juniors

Juniors (Graduation year 2018) are the first group of students to fall under the new Ohio Department of Education testing requirements. AIR Ohio State Tests replace the five Ohio Graduation Tests (OGT) requirement. Students need to earn 18 points from seven End of Course (EOC) tests. Each state test earns between one and five points. 

We would like to offer all families and their student the opportunity to schedule a meeting with a Buckeye Valley High School guidance counselor or administrator to discuss your child’s progress towards the necessary points. Please call the office 740-369-8735 to schedule an appointment or use this online scheduler.

May Students of the Month Students of the Month


Congratulations to the followings students for being named the May Students of the Month:  Katie Smith, Emma Wade, Aspen Schneller, Lane Graham, Trent Fenner, Marina Colatruglio, Olivia Schick.

Middle School Track Meeting 2/13 Track and Field

All 7th and 8th grade students interested in running track for the Middle School should plan to attend the informational parent/athlete track meeting to be held on Monday, February 13 at 7pm in the middle school cafeteria.  Please click on Read More for more details.

BVHS Visions Show Choir Grand Champion! BV Visions Grand Champion

The BVHS Visions Show Choir competed at the Walsh Jesuit HS Great Lakes Invitational and were awarded the honor of Grand Champion for their class.  They took 3rd Runner-Up in the evening Finals Competition, missing 2nd Runner-Up by 1 point!  This is the first placement for Visions in 7 years.  

The Buckeyes Are Coming To BV bvosu

The Athletic Department is hosting a fundraiser February 17th, Outreach Day with Buckeyes.  Buckeye Football Alumni will be in all 4 of our schools during the day, reading in the Elementary Schools and doing Character Assemblies in Middle & High School.

There will be a dinner at the High School, a parent/student athlete meeting (What it Takes), and a Charity Basketball game to follow. You can go to http://bvoutreachday.com/  to purchase tickets.  Go to the second page and there is Family Dinner ticket and a Charity Basketball ticket.  Click on both of these and purchase your tickets. Starting February 1st, tickets will also be available to purchase in each BVLS building (East, west, middle school, high school, and district office)

Please contact Josh Devoll-BV Athletic Director if you have any questions.  jdevoll@mybvls.org

BV EAST Parent Teacher Conferences Parent Teacher Conferences
Vote For Your Favorite New Elementary School Name Vote

The BV Facilities Advisory Team has narrowed down the submissions for the new names of the elementary schools down to four options. Each option has a theme to keep consistency between the two new elementary schools. These names were selected based on the popularity of the submission as well as the rationale that fit the spirit of Buckeye Valley Schools. You can vote for your favorite until February 15th, 2017.


BVMS Parent/Teacher Conference sign ups BVMS P/T Conference

BVMS Parent/Teacher conferences will be on February 2 and February 7.  Please click read more to access the sign up links.

Military Appreciation Night Military Appreciation

January 19, 2017

The Buckeye Valley Athletic Department will participate in the OHSAA State Wide “Military Appreciation Night” on Thursday January 19th during the boys basketball game vs. North Union High School. The Junior Varsity game is scheduled for 6pm and Varsity will follow. 

All current and retired service men and woman will be admitted into the game free of charge. We will recognize each service person and their respective branch of service prior to presentation of colors by the Delaware County JR ROTC.

In part of OHSAA statewide initiative,  “The 901” student section will be hosting a U.S.A theme. All students and guest are encouraged to participate in the U.S.A theme  to show support of our military.

All military service men and woman who plan to attend are asked to email their name and respective branch of service to the athletic department prior to January 19th.

Financial Aid Info & FAFSA Completion Session fafsa

Financial Aid Info & FAFSA Completion Session
Thursday, January 26, 2017
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.in the High School Library

What to bring: http://buff.ly/2jFVC8u

An Ohio State University Financial Aid representative will be speaking on college financial planning, including an overview of all potential sources of financial aid available statewide and nationally for students attending any two or four year college or university.  This portion of the event is open to students from all Buckeye Valley high school grades and their parents or guardians.
After the conclusion of the information session, we will help seniors and their parent/s actually complete and submit the 2017-2018 Free Application for Federal and State Aid (FAFSA).


College Credit Plus Meeting Planned College Credit Plus

Any student interested in taking college coursework during the 2017-18 school year must attend a College Credit Plus meeting. Buckeye Valley High School will host a CCP meeting on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at 6pm in the school library. Representatives from area colleges as well as district officials will present information on this worthwhile opportunity. Parents are encouraged to attend as well!

BV West 4th Graders Perfectly Honored BV West 4th Graders Perfectly Honored

4th Grade students from BV West were recently honored at a recent Board of Education meeting for their performance on the 3rd Grade AIR Math Test last year.  The AIR test is the state level test administered each year in Reading and Math in Grades 3-8, and periodically in other subjects.  These students scored PERFECT SCORES on the test last year!!  The Board recognized their accomplishments with a certificate.  BV West also had three current 5th Graders who scored a perfect score on their 4th Math test last year.  They were recognized at the Middle School earlier in the year.  Congratulations students!


Final Kindergarten Registration for 2017-2018 School Year

Baseball spaghetti dinner and silent auction fundraiser Baron Basketball Spaghetti Dinner

The Buckeye Valley Baseball team is proud to host their Annual Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser on January 28 and would love for you to attend!

Please plan to join us in the HS cafeteria from 4-7:00pm for a great meal and socializing, then enjoy the basketball game to follow.  The cost of the meal is $6 for adults and $4 for students 10 and under, %5.00 for our 901 student section.  The meal includes dinner, drink and dessert.  

There will also be a silent auction with a lot of great items to bid on.  

All proceeds will benefit the Buckeye Valley Baseball Team.

Pancake Day Pancake Day Flyer

The Athletic Booster's annual pancake day is scheduled for March 4th.  For more information click here.

East's 2017-18 Kindergarten Registration Kindergarten Registration

Will your child be five-years-old on or before August 1st, 2017?  If so, we would love for you to join us for Kindergarten Registration.  

ALL STUDENTS must go through the on-site kindergarten registration process in order to be placed on a class list for the 2017-2018 school year. 

BV East's Kindergarten Registration will be Monday, May 8th and Tuesday, May 9th, 2017.  

Families can sign-up online using Sign-Up Genius or by contacting the school.

Early Entrance to Kindergarten Information Available Kindergarten

Early Entrance to Kindergarten

The deadline to apply for early entrance to Kindergarten is April 7, 2017.

Academic acceleration into Kindergarten is for advanced learners whose birth dates fall after August 1, 2017.

Parent(s)/Guardian(s) interested in seeking early entrance into school for their child are required to submit a completed application form to their zoned elementary school no later than April 7, 2017. Screenings for early entrance will be held by on April 20th and April 26th appointment only.  Application forms can be picked up at Buckeye Valley East, Buckeye Valley West, or the Buckeye Valley Local Schools Administration office. 

Please download the 2017-18 Early Entrance Information for Kindergarten and First Grade Students here.

8th Grade Positive Referral 1/6/17 8th grade Positive Referral

Congratulations to the 8th Graders who earned a positive referral for the 2nd quarter.

7th Grade Positive Referral 1/6/17 7th grade Positive Referral

Congratulations to our 7th Graders who earned a positive referral during the 2nd quarter.

Baron Award of Excellence Baron Award of Excellence

The Baron Award of Excellence is awarded to individuals who make a difference in the lives of the students at Buckeye Valley Local Schools. It is also awarded to individuals who have a positive impact on the district. Nominations can be made by anyone associated with the schools. Nominations can include: Students, Staff, Community members, Volunteers and Coaches. If you know of anyone who is deserving of this award, please take the time to complete a nomination form. Forms can be picked up in the school offices or printed off the form listed below. The deadline for nomination is Friday, March 17, 2017. The banquet will be on Thursday, May 4, 2017.

Student Nomination Form

Adult Nomination Form

6th Grade Positive Referrals 1/6/17 6th grade Positive Referral

Congratulations to our 6th Graders who earned a positive referral during the 2nd quarter!

BV Music Department Cabaret Night Cabaret Night

Buckeye Valley Vocal Music Department presents Cabaret Night

March 25th 2017

Silent Auction begins at 6:45PM

Desserts & Beverages provided
Music starts at 7:45PM

Winners of silent auctions announced after Musical performances. Auction items are expected to be paid for and picked up at end of night.

5th Grade Positive Referrals 1/6/17 5th grade Positive Referrals

Congratulations to our 5th Graders who earned a positive referral during the 2nd quarter.

BVMS Tennis Club BVMS Tennis Club

We’re happy to announce BVMS will have a co-ed club tennis team beginning March 15! Students in grades 5-8 can join the club team. Practices will be Wednesdays and Fridays, 2:30- 4:00 PM. Students must have a valid physical on file and complete paperwork on Final Forms to participate. Please attend the high school spring sports meeting on Thursday, March 9 at 6:30 pm for more information.

BV Visions Places Again! BV Visions Places Again!!

Buckeye Valley High School Visions placed in the finals competition once again.  They traveled to Grove City HS's Voices in the Grove on February 25th.  Despite competing against schools two to four times their size, they placed second runner-up in their division, and achieved a high enough score to perform for a second time that day in finals!  They took 5th Runner Up overall in finals competition!  GO VISIONS GO!



Gail will visit BV West Elementary March 7th-9th and then again on March 13th.  Gail will work her wonders in Fiber Art with our students.  More information follows….

BV Girls Volleyball Clinic & League vb

The Buckeye Valley Volleyball program is hosting two clinics for girls as well as a youth league.  To find out more information download this form.



Support the BVHS Bowling Team Chipotle

Show your team spirit by joining us for a fundraiser to support Buckeye Valley High School Bowling Team. Come in to the Chipotle at 1710 Columbus Pike Suite 220 in Delaware on Wednesday, March 1st between 5:00pm and 9:00pm. Bring in this flyer, show it on your smartphone or tell the cashier you’re supporting the cause to make sure that 50% of the proceeds will be donated to Buckeye Valley High Scool Bowling Team.



Nominate a Teacher! rotary

Nominate a teacher!

The Rotary Club of Delaware recognizes the commitment and tireless dedication exhibited by teachers.  Several years ago their club established the “Excellence In Teaching” awards program, honoring an outstanding K-12 special education teacher, and one teacher from each of the elementary, middle, and high school levels within their club service area.

You can find the application to nominate HERE.
The nomination packet must be completed and received by March 16, 2017 via
email to MeiderT@DelawareAreaCC.org with “ROTARY EIT AWARD” in the subject line