BVLS Parent Information
- PowerSchool Portal
- Pay Central Lunch and Fee Payment
- Lunch Menus
- Forms & Policies
- Stay Safe Information
- Military Family Resources
- Volunteer or Coach
- State Report Card
- BV Boosters
Power School Portal
As a PowerSchool parent, you can check to see whether or not your child is in class right now, find out what tonight's homework is, and view your child's final grades as they exist in the teacher's gradebook at this very moment. You can also register to receive alert notifications, review the daily comments from teachers, and much more.
& Student Login
PowerSchool Parent Portal Online Form Submission Video WalkThrough
Pay Central Lunch and Fee Payment
PaySchools Central 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
Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact BV treasurer Kelly Ziegler at (740)-363-7570 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Click the PaySchools Central Logo Above
to Pay Fees or review your student's
Lunch account information
Click here to learn more about PaySchools Support options
Forms & Policies
Forms & Policies
- District Forms
- Student Services
- High School Forms
- Before & After School Programming
- Treasurer's Office Forms
Student Insurance Form
Health Form - Emergency Medical
Health Form - Immunization Requirements
Health Form - Immunization Exemption
Health Form--Asthma Emergency Action Plan
Health Form - Medication Administration
Health Form - Emergency Guidelines for School
Health Form - Allergy Action Plan
Health Form - School Exclusion
Health Form - Food Allergy Guidelines
Health Form - Self Carry (Autoinjector)
Health Form - Inhaler Medication Authorization
Health Form - Seizure Action Plan
Health Form - Peanut and Nut Free Snack List
Home School Academic Assessment
Home School (High School)
Home School Notification Form
Section 504 - Notice of Parents' Rights
Resolving Section 504 Disagreements/Grievance Procedures
A Guide to Parent Rights in Special Education (updated April, 2017)
High School Forms
Before & After School Programming
Treasurer's Office Forms
Monthly Travel Report
Health Insurance Change Form
Certified Personal Leave Form
Classified Personal Leave Form
Employment In A Job Not Covered by Social Security
Direct Deposit Form
Fraud Complaint Form 1 of 2
Fraud Complaint Form 2 of 2
Fraud Reporting Form
I-9 Employment Eligibility Form
Municipal City Income Tax Form
Ohio New Hire Form
Vacation Request Form
Violation and Misuse Form 1 of 2
Violation and Misuse Form 2 of 2
Teacher Absence Form
Statement of Expenses Form
Verification of Experience Form
District Policies & Reports
Restraint & Seclusion
Notification of Policy
The Buckeye Valley Local School District does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its education programs or activities, including admission and employment, and is required by Title IX and its implementing regulations not to discriminate in such a manner. Inquiries regarding Title IX and its implementing regulations to the District may be referred to the District’s Title IX Coordinator (see below), to the Assistant Secretary for the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights, or both.
District Title IX Coordinator
Dr. Andy Miller, Assistant Superintendent
679 Coover Road
Delaware, Ohio 43015
Title IX Training Materials
Title IX K-12 Investigator Training Level 1
Title IX K-12 Investigator Training Level 2
Notice of Rights Under FERPA
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) affords parents and students who are18 years of age or older ("eligible students") certain rights with respect to the student's education records. See the complete Notification of Rights under FERPA for Elementary and Secondary Schools below.
Notification of Rights under FERPA for Elementary and Secondary Schools
District Bullying Report
The following fulfills the district's requirement to provide a summary of reported and verified incidents of harassment. The table below shows the number of incidents that occurred in Buckeye Valley Local Schools by Semester.
District Bullying Report
The following is the definition of harassment as defined by the Ohio Department of Education:
"Harassment, intimidation or bullying means any intentional written, verbal, graphic or physical act OR electronically transmitted acts, i.e., internet, cell phone, personal digital assistance (PDA), or wireless handheld device that a student or group of students exhibited toward another particular student more than once and the behavior both:
a. causes mental or physical harm to the other student, and
b. is sufficiently severe, persistent or pervasive that it creates an intimidating, threatening or abusive educational environment for the other student."
Stay Safe Information
Stay Safe Information
Buckeye Valley Local Schools is fully committed to curbing student bullying and school violence, and providing a positive learning environment for all students that enhances personal safety and promotes respect, dignity, and equality among students. We believe our schools play an important role in helping faculty, staff and parents prepare students to be respectful and responsible citizens. As part of our commitment, the district is initiating a new, integrated program, developed by former school officials, that provides:
- Online and telephone reporting tools for students, parents and staff.
- Student training regarding the need to speak up about safety and bullying issues.
- Staff training in recognizing and responding to incidents of bullying and violence.
- Administrative systems to manage incidents and document district and school response to reported concerns of bullying or violence.
Buckeye Valley Local Schools will make every effort to handle and respond to every charge and complaint filed by students, parents and employees in a fair, thorough, and just manner. Also, every effort will be made to protect the due process rights of all victims and all alleged perpetrators.
New Student/Parent Hotline!
Students who believe they have been harassed, bullied, victimized by fellow students, or have other concerns which may jeopardize the safety of students, employees or school facilities, are asked to Speak Up! and promptly report the issue using our district’s new student/parent Hotline – accessible both online and by telephone.
Options to report an issue:
1. Call 1-866-listen2me (1-866-547-8362) and talk with a live attendant. When the student talks with the live attendant, he/she has the option of being forwarded to one of the following national hotlines:
- 911 (Urgent response)
- National AIDS Hotline (AIDS / HIV)
- National Runaway Switchboard (Homeless - Runaway)
- NINELINE Hotline (Relationship issues - peer/parent; alcohol/drug abuse)
- RAINN (Sexual assault; domestic violence; physical abuse)
- Suicide Crisis Center (Suicide)
2. Call 1-866-listen2me (1-866-547-8362) and leave a voice message.
3. Click on:
Buckeye Valley Local Schools has contracted with a company called PublicSchoolWORKS to provide this service and to ensure you remain anonymous. If you use the telephone reporting system, the person you will be talking with is not affiliated with our district. The attendant will listen to your issue, complete a written report, and then, if you'd like, transfer you to a specialist or other support person.
After you finish your call or make your report online, the district will receive a confidential report from PublicSchoolWORKS. Your issue will then be investigated by our district.
To ensure your information is sufficient, please give names, times and event details which you feel we should know. Please try to provide as much information about the situation as possible.
Remember, this service is for the safety of everyone.
Military Family Resources
Military Family Resources
The Buckeye Valley Local School District values the many families that live in our community who have ties to the military. As a district, we understand that military youth go through unique circumstances and situations and we want every military family to know we are here to help. This webpage is designed to provide you with easy access links to helpful resources. In addition, the staff in our schools have experience in assisting military youth and their families, so please don’t hesitate to reach out to your school counselor for additional assistance.
The Buckeye Valley Local District also acknowledges and celebrates our military families and military history throughout the district in several ways, including:
- Veterans Appreciation Night at our high school football and basketball games
- Veterans Day events held throughout the district
- Displays and recognition of past Veterans in all buildings
- Fundraising drives for military-related organizations
Helpful Links for Military Families
- Military Interstate Children's Compact Commission: The Compact provides information addressing key educational transition issues encountered by military families including enrollment, placement, attendance, eligibility, and graduation.
- Ohio Family Readiness and Warrior Support Program : The Family Readiness and Warrior Support programs are designed to teach Ohio’s Service Members and Families to be “good fishermen” – knowledgeable, aware of resources, adaptable, and networked to succeed and grow from the experiences unique to the military culture. In addition to providing information, the programs provide a platform to meet and relate to other Service Members and Families who understand the challenges and experiences of military life – and in particular, the challenges facing our geographically dispersed force.
- Military One Source: A central hub and go-to-place for the military community. Provides information about military benefits, deployments, reintegration, moves, parenthood, retirement and more.
- Ohio Military Kids: A support network for military youth whom experience a loved one's deployment. Provides recreational, social, and educational programs for military youth in civilian communities geographically dispersed throughout the state.
- Delaware County Veterans Services: Assists in making applications for benefits administered by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), emergency financial assistance and information and guidance in obtaining aid from various federal, state and local organizations.
- ODE - Supporting Ohio's Military Families: Information on a number of Ohio programs to assist military families.
- American Red Cross: Emergency communication for military families, financial assistance, referral services, deployment support and services.
- Veterans Crisis Line: Connects veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text. Veterans and their loved ones can call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, chat online, or send a text message to 838255 to receive confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Support for deaf and hard of hearing individuals is available.
- March2Success: Online study materials to help improve scores on standardized tests such as state exit exams, college entrance exams, military entrance exam (ASVAB) and others. Content includes self-paced study programs in Math, English, and Science, with a focus of materials on grades 8-12.
- National Military Family Association: Provides information and resources related to services and programs for military families.
- Pets for Vets: Pairs veterans with shelter dogs that are specially selected to match the veterans' personality.
- Our Military Kids: A 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization created to provide support (grants) and recognition to military children. Grants pay for participation in activities that help children cope with stress and anxiety while their parents are recovering or absent.
- Sesame Workshop: Provides much-needed support and practical education through Talk, Listen, Connect, a multiphase outreach initiative to help young kids through deployments, combat-related injuries and the death of a loved one.
- Real Warriors: A multimedia public awareness campaign designed to encourage help-seeking behavior among service members, veterans and military families coping with invisible wounds.
- Ohio Higher Education for Veterans: Information and resources related to higher education for veterans, service members and their families.
- National Career Development Association: Provides career development resource links for veterans and their spouses. Select "Special Populations" to access veteran and military-related resources.
- Military Impacted Schools Association: A national organization of school superintendents with a higher concentration of military students. Provides useful links for military families and educator resources.
- Ohio National Guard Educational Resources for Military Connected Youth: A comprehensive brochure that lists the educational resources and programs available to students connected to the military.
Volunteer or Coach
Buckeye Valley Athletics/Volunteer - Certification Process
The Ohio Department of Education, Ohio Revised Code, OHSAA and BVLSD Board Policy requires all coaches paid or volunteer to have updated certifications and ODE Coaching License.
Copies of all certifications will be maintained in the Buckeye Valley Athletic Departments.
Buckeye Valley High School & Middle School coaches send certifications to Elin Parker, EParker@mybvls.org
Coaches must complete the process in a timely manner.
_____ Step 1 - Officially apply for the coaching or volunteer position. Download the form below.
Buckeye Valley Supplemental & Volunteer Recommendation Form
____ Step 2 - Contact Mary Barr: email@example.com or 740-369-8735 to update BCI/FBI (background check) No coach or volunteer may work with students without an approved BCI.
The Appointment must be scheduled. No walk-ins, please.
_____ Step 3 - Concussion - NFHS website - no cost - Certification good for 3 years.
______Step 4 - NFHS Fundamentals of Coaching - NFHS website - cost $65.00 - one-time certification
______Step 5 – Lindsay’s Law - - Sudden Cardiac Arrest - no cost -Certification good for 1 year.
Scroll to down to item #5 - Create an OHID account - An account will be needed later to apply for a coaching permit.
______Step 6 - CPR - Cert good for 2 years.
______Step 7 - SST/Coaches First Aid - Cert good for 3 years.- NFHS Coaches First Aid Health & Safety
https://nfhslearn.com/courses/26/first-aid-health-and-safety OR https://www.ohsaa.org/coaches-corner
______Step 8 - PAP certification w/ ODE - cost $45.00 to $75.00 - Certification good for 3 to 5 years.
All steps need to be completed prior to receiving supplemental pay.
______Step 9 – FINAL FORMS accept the confirmation email so you can receive emails when your coaches certifications are expiring.
See below for further instructions on how to use the ODE website
Create an OHID account with the Ohio Department of Education (if you do not already have one).
● This can be done by going to the following link: https://safe.ode.state.oh.us/portal/ and signing up for an account.
● You will need to scroll down to read the agreement and supply your driver’s license, date of birth and social security information. If you do not have a work phone number, you can use your building phone number or athletic office phone number.
● ODE will send a confirmation email at the address you provide that will give you information on how to set up your password to log in.
● You will need to remember the username and password you set up in order to check any information regarding your permit, background check, payments, and expiration dates.
Check if your FBI and BCI checks need to be updated for a new or renewed activity permit.
● Once you have set up your account, you can log into your OHID account
● Click to the ODE.CORE (Online Licensure System).
● Click Educator Profile to find your account.
● Enter your first name and last name to retrieve your information.
● When your demographic information is brought up, please note and record your State ID number since you will need this number if you are renewing your pupil activity permit.
● Click BCI/FBI in the blue box on the left side of the screen.
● You will need both the BCI and FBI check if you have never had a background check before in Ohio.
● If your most recent FBI check date is more than five years old, you will need to update these records.
Renew your activity permit online.
● Click the back arrow until you get to the screen titled “ODE Connected Ohio Records for Educators”.
● Hover over the words “My Educator Profile” next to the apple under Educator Licensure.
● Click “My Information” and update this information. Please note that you cannot renew or apply for your activity permit without this information being updated first.
● Click “My Educator Profile” on the top left and then click on “My Applications” to renew or apply for your activity permit.
● A few tips when filling out your online application: Please use 2019 as the effective year. And lastly, you will need credit card information for online payment.
● Please also remember to submit your final online application. Your application will then be electronically sent in an email to our Administrative offices for review and approval before your new or renewed activity permit
Sudden Cardiac Arrest -or- “Lindsay’s Law”
● Log on to your “OHID" account through the ODE website (http://education.ohio.gov/)
● At the “my home” page, click on LMS - Learning Management System (you will be navigated to an external site)
● On the right side, you will see midway down the page a section labeled “My visual course list” click on “coaches sudden cardiac arrest training”
● Follow the instructions provided, watch the SCA video, take the test, and print the certificate
State Report Card
Buckeye Valley Local Schools is pleased to have earned 21 out of 25 possible points on the Ohio School Report Card. We are especially proud to have earned a 5-star rating for our Graduation rate as this indicates our students are receiving the instruction and support needed to meet or exceed graduation requirements. Also, 39% of our twelfth-grade students graduated with an Honors Diploma! This is an all-time high for BVHS. Way to go class of 2022.
The Buckeye Valley Board of Education along with the Superintendent and Administrative team would like to thank our dedicated teachers and staff for their passion and expertise. Also, we want to congratulate our students for their dedication and perseverance and finally a special, thank you to our families and our BV community for your support and partnership. Working together we will continue to raise the level of achievement in Buckeye Valley for all students.
Want to learn more?
Click HERE to reach the Ohio School Report Cards webpage where you can locate District and individual building results
Click HERE to learn more about Ohio’s New School Report Cards