OSU President Drake Declares State Of Emergency

23 Mar , 2020  

In a letter to The Ohio State University community and issued on March 22, President Michael V. Drake shared the following:

Dear Ohio State Community:

As we start another extraordinary week, I write to update you on some of the important steps we are taking to respond to the effects of COVID-19 on university operations. More…

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Delayed Primary Impacts School Districts

18 Mar , 2020  

Delayed primary election another coronavirus roadblock for Ohio school districts,including Big Walnut Local Schools

CLOSE Educators from nearly every school district across Ohio had hoped to spend Tuesday night celebrating an influx of new local funds. Now, they’ll have to keep waiting. The abrupt postponement of Tuesday’s primary election, in which 98 school issues were to be decided, is the latest blow to shuttered schools that already face more questions than answers as state officials try to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus.


Delaware Day To Be Held At CSCC

12 Mar , 2020  

Delaware Day | CSCC

The 2020 Delaware Day will be held on Tuesday, April 21. Attend a Delaware Day Open House to: Discover what it’s like to attend the Delaware Campus of Columbus State Learn about completing your associate degree at Delaware, plus transfer options to four-year colleges/universities Get tips on earning your college degree debt-free!


Big Walnut Schools Share COVID-19 Update

5 Mar , 2020  

The following letter summarizes Big Walnut Schools’ efforts to safeguard kids and families in light of the COVID-19  virus, and was sent to parents and guardians.





New Member Joins DACC Board

25 Feb , 2020  

At its meeting on February 20, the Board of Education for the Delaware Area Career Center welcomed a new member while two other members received oaths of office for new three year terms.

Brice Clawson was sworn in to represent Big Walnut Local Schools; see the photo below. More…


Buckeye Valley 2020-2021 Kindergarten Registration This Week

18 Feb , 2020  

Elementary 2020-2021 Kindergarten Registration

Will your child be five-years-old on or before August 1st, 2020? If so, we would love for you to join us for Kindergarten Registration. ALL PARENTS/GUARDIANS must go through the on-site kindergarten registration process in order for their child to be placed on a class list for the 2020-2021 school year.


Former Delaware Schools Secretary Charged

15 Feb , 2020  

Delaware schools official charged with theft in office

A former secretary with the Delaware City School District has been charged with theft in office. The state auditor’s office said she misused a school credit card and then used other district funds to pay on that card.


Buckeye Valley Board Seeks Community Input

4 Feb , 2020  

There are five questions on the mind of members of the Buckeye Valley Board of Education these days, and they are turning to the community for answers.

Through a survey undertaken online or via regular mail, the plan is to obtain input through February 21.

There are three ways to respond: More…



County Farm Bureau Scholarship Available

21 Jan , 2020  

2020 Bill & Shirley Thurston Scholarship – Ohio Farm Bureau

Devin Trout is the media and marketing specialist for Franklin County Farm Bureau and designer for Edible Columbus. She is a Columbus Pittie Committee foster and active with the Central Ohio Young Ag Professionals. View all posts by Devin Trout Clark County Farm Bureau is offering $500 college scholarship awards to high school seniors and/or graduates of a Clark County high school.

Life in Delaware County, Schools

Registration Open For One Community Conference

3 Jan , 2020  

Olentangy Local Schools has issued an invitation to the sixth annual ONE COMMUNITY Conference on Saturday, February 2 from 7:30 AM to 4:15 PM at Olentangy Orange High School,2840 East Orange Road in Lewis Center.

A unique learning opportunity focused on supporting students with a variety of needs from all different backgrounds, the conference features national experts, local leaders and student advocates in the area of equity and inclusion. More…

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Annual Ohio School Performance Awards Announced; Local Schools Recognized

11 Dec , 2019  

On Monday, the Ohio Board of Education and State Superintendent of Public Instruction Paolo DeMaria recognized 63 districts, 436 schools and 12 Career-Technical Planning Districts for achieving high performance, outstanding progress and momentum for students across Ohio.

The recognition included one Delaware County school district and one school building: More…

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BWC Approves $6.6 Million for School Safety, Security; Local Schools Benefit

13 Oct , 2019  

The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) has approved $6.6 million in grants since July 1 to improve school safety and security across Ohio.

Two of those grants have gone to Delaware County schools. More…

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