Vermilion Ohio News #Schools

Governor DeWine announced that, as of right now, Ohio intends to reopen schools in the fall, but individual starting dates will be up to each local school board. In the near future, broad reopening guidelines will be issued for schools in regard to protecting the health of students and staff when the school year resumes.

First Lady Fran DeWine joined Mr. Red of the Cleveland Indians and Slider from the Cincinnati Reds in a special video message for Ohioans related to the Pandemic EBT Program. Ohio was approved for the federal P-EBT Program on May 12 in response to Ohio children who missed out on their free or reduced-price breakfast and lunch at school.

A Vermilion Drive-Thru Food Distribution will take place on Tuesday, June 2, 2020 from 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm at Vermilion Elementary School at 1285 Douglas Street in Vermilion, Ohio. In partnership with Vermilion Local School District, Second Harvest will be distributing free boxes.

In these difficult times, over 100 Vermilion High School Seniors have not been able to purchase their senior yearbook. Help Vermilion Local School District Seniors keep hold of these memories by donating this unique and history-making yearbook to a Senior who needs one.

Governor DeWine has announced that K-12 schools in Ohio will remain closed for the rest of the 2019-2020 academic year. At this time, no decisions have been made regarding whether or not schools will reopen in the fall.

Vermilion Elementary School announces it will be hosting Family Trivia Night on Wednesday, April 22, 2020 live on Facebook from its page. This night is a collaborative effort with all of the Vermilion Local Schools to bring something fun for Vermilion families.

Do you need help? Vermilion Local School District reports that community liaison Sarah Sargent has put together a useful Community Resource Guide with information about organizations that can provide help to Vermilion residents.

Vermilion Local School District announces the Sailors Cuisine Food Pantry Program will remain temporarily unavailable to VLSD families and the Vermilion community throughout the month of April for the safety of all involved. Second Harvest Food Bank and the Vermilion branch of the Salvation Army are ready to assist if you need help.

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has announced that the Ohio Department of Health will extend its order to keep schools closed through the end of April. Ohio's previous order was set to expire on April 3, 2020. The new order will extend the closure through May 1, 2020.

Vermilion Local School District announces a Food Bag Pickup is scheduled for Wednesday, April 1st, from 11 am to 12 noon. Due to some creative planning by food service manager Amber Stolar, they will be able to have one more food bag pickup. Due to limited supplies, only parents of students who have already signed up for the program are eligible for this pickup.

The Vermilion Local Schools has created a COVID-19 resource page. The page will include District updates, frequently asked questions, and student resources. Click the following link to be directed to the page:

amilies that are currently participating in the Vermilion Local Schools free or reduced lunch program are eligible to receive a food bag one day each week, starting this week. The schedule of food distribution is: Thursday, March 19, 2020 11 am to 12:00 noon.