OTSEGO LOCAL SCHOOLS
Superintendent's Weekly Update - August 10th
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Quarantines: The link below outlines what Wood County and Otsego will be using for quarantines this year. Masks and vaccines will help limit quarantines this year with this guidance. We will provide our seating charts and information to Wood County and they will let us know who needs to quarantine. We have another vaccine clinic available to you on August 18th from 4 to 8 pm in the Elementary.
Meet the Teams Night - Friday, August 13th
Meet the teams night will be Friday, August 13th. The JV scrimmage begins at 5:30 and all Varsity teams will be introduced between the JV and Varsity scrimmage. T-shirts will be on sale during the scrimmage ($7 for short sleeve and $12 for long sleeve) with signing to follow at the conclusion of the scrimmage.
Wood County Vaccination Information
Open House Information and Start Dates
Open House Times - Monday, August 23rd
Last Names A through L - 6 to 6:45
Last Names M through Z - 7 to 7:45
Junior High and High School
Last Names M through Z - 6 to 6:45
Last Names A through L - 7 to 7:45
Please note the exact times for each building. We flipped the times for the last names between the JH/HS and elementary. We are just trying to reduce the crowds as much as possible.
FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL GRADES 1-6 and 9th Wednesday, August 25th
FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL GRADES 7, 8, 10-12 – Thursday, August 26th
FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL KINDERGARTEN – Thursday, August 26th
FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL PRESCHOOL – Monday, AUGUST 30th
We are still waiting on the availability of the Stroh Center from BGSU for graduation. We hope to set a date really soon.
The Otsego Local School District has the following openings for the 2021-2022 school year:
Recess Monitor - 2.5 hrs/day Monday - Friday 11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
One to One Student Aide - 6.75 hrs/day Monday - Friday (1-2 positions available)
Preschool Aide - 4 days/week Tuesday - Friday 8:35 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Classroom Aide - 3.5 hrs/day Monday - Friday
One to One Student Aide - 6.75 hrs/day Monday - Friday
2.5 hrs/day Monday - Friday 11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Anyone interested should apply in writing to the superintendent's office. These positions will stay open until filled.
Email to : email@example.com
Meals will be FREE all year. All students will have access to free breakfast and lunch the entire year. At the JH and HS if your student wants to buy extra meals or ala carte items they can add money to their lunch account just like last year.
Free and Reduced Application – We still need you to fill out a free and reduced application if you qualify. This is VERY important for a lot of different reasons. There is a very convenient way to fill this out online. https://www.lunchapplication.com/.
Please fill this out if you were free or reduced last year or your circumstances have changed and you think you qualify. If you qualify, you may be allowed to waive other fees throughout the year. It is very important that this gets filled out ASAP.
Bus Routes will go Live on Tuesday, August 17th. I will send information out on the 17th on how to access the system to check your bus stop times.
Online Registration - COMPLETE ASAP
Online Registration: ** REQUIRED FOR ALL K-12 STUDENTS
Final Forms online registration is now open for students in grades K-12 for the 2021-2022 school year.
Online registration is a requirement for all parents of new or returning students. This MUST be completed by a parent or guardian. FinalForms is the information the school uses to communicate with parents via email and phone and has to be updated yearly by the parent.
Click on the link below to start your online registration.
If your student has never attended Otsego and is new to the district, you will want to create a "New Account".
If you have a returning student, this is the same email and password that you have used in the past. Once you have logged in, you will see this text box to register for the 2021-2022 school year.
All parents and students must complete the online registration ASAP
Otsego Food Pantry
The Otsego Food Pantry is always willing to help those in need. This service is by appointment only. Please call, text, or email to schedule.
Otsego Food Pantry
c/o Lisa Hatfield
PO Box 261
17700 Beaver Street
Grand Rapids, OH 43522
Housed in the Grand Rapids First Presbyterian Church – Supported by our Community!
Sports Pass/Ticket Information
The NBC conference raised ticket prices for the 21-22 school year. Please see below for the updated prices.
High School Games
Junior High Games
Youth Soccer Training Camp: CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP
Junior High Fall Soccer Team: CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP
Isaac Puffer, Girls Varsity Soccer, Head Coach
Heather Lorenz, Girls Varsity Soccer, Assistant Coach
Kristin Balazs, Jr. High Soccer, Head Coach
Like us @ Otsego Youth Soccer | Facebook
COMMUNITY EVENTS SECTION
Togany Fest Disc Golf Tournament
K-12 Fitted for Success Program
Wood County Dept. of Job and Family Services
K-12 Fitted for Success Program
The Wood County Department of Job and Family Services is now accepting applications for the K-12 Fitted for Success program for the 2021-2022 school year. 500 children who live in Wood County will be provided with backpacks filled with grade appropriate school supplies and new shoes and
socks. Assistance with winter coats may also be provided based upon availability.
Assistance is provided on a first come/first serve basis. Proof of household income, Birth Certificates or other proof of citizenship and Social Security cards for all family members must be provided. Families must have an income at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level to qualify. For a family of 4, this about $4,400 or less in gross income per month. The income amount varies based on family
size. Families do not have to verify school enrollment for this year’s application.
Applications should be received by August 6, 2021 but will be accepted until 500 children are approved. Assistance will be distributed to approved families in August. Interested families may call 419-376-3488 or visit woodcountyjfs.com to request an application to be sent by mail. Applications are also available to print on the website or to pick up at WCDJFS 1928 E. Gypsy Lane Road Bowling
Green. Completed applications may be returned by mail or dropped off at the above address. The agency lobby is open M-F from 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and a secure outdoor drop box is available 24/7.