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Intermediate and Junior High Schools celebrate Red Ribbon Week


The Red Ribbon Campaign is the oldest and largest drug prevention program in the nation.  It is a visible way for our school to take a stand against drugs.  



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School picture dates


School picture dates remaining for the district are as follows:

Preschool:           Wednesday, Oct. 19

School picture RE-TAKES for the district are as follows:

High School:      Tuesday, Oct 25

Junior High:       Monday, Nov 7

Primary:           Wednesday, Nov 9

Intermediate:     Tuesday, Nov 15


Calculation of Taxes


Property in Ohio is appraised by the County Auditor.  Once the appraised value is determined, the taxable value can be calculated by multiplying the appraised value by 35%.

For  Example:

A property that is appraised at $100,000 will be taxed on 35% of $100,000.  Thirty-Five percent of $100,000 is $35,000 so the taxable value of a property valued at $100,000 is $35,000.

In Ohio 1 mill equals 1/1000 of a dollar or 0.001.  Valley View’s request is for 5.48 mills calculated for taxes as 5.48/1000=0.00548.

Using the same example a property appraised at $100,000, has a taxable value of $35,000 and will pay .00548 times $35,000 which is $191.80 per year, or $15.98 per month as a result of this tax request.

Appraised value may vary due to CAUV values and Homestead Exemption.  More detail on those may be found at the following link:

View the upcoming School District bond issue 60

On your November 8 election ballot you will find issue 60, the proposed bond issue for Valley View Local School District.  Please see below for wording of the actual bond issue 60.


A majority affirmative vote is necessary for passage.

60 Shall bonds be issued by the Valley View Local School District to pay the local share of school construction under the State of Ohio Classroom Facilities Assistance Program; furnishing and equipping the same; improving the sites thereof; and acquiring land and interests in land as necessary, in the principal amount of $27,455,000 to be repaid annually over a maximum period of 38 years, and an annual levy of property taxes to be made outside the ten-mill limitation, estimated by the county auditor to average over the repayment period of the bond issue 5.48 mills for each one dollar of tax valuation, which amounts to $0.548 for each one hundred dollars of tax valuation, commencing in 2016, first due in calendar year 2017, to pay the annual debt charges on the bonds, and to pay debt charges on any notes issued in anticipation of those bonds

click here to view your actual November 8 election ballot


Build the Future

Valley View Local Schools MUST make major investments in our facilities in the next five years.  The State has a one-year offer to pay 53 percent of the cost of three new facilities, provided we pass our local share and address our facility needs district wide.


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Valley View sixth graders traveled to Miami University, Middletown

Valley View sixth graders traveled to Miami University, Middletown on Oct. 7 to see Percussion Group Cincinnati.

They are a trio of world-class percussionists doing their highly entertaining and informative program about the development of percussion instruments around the world. They shared information about different countries and their instruments and style of music. They also showed how to make music with ordinary objects, for example; flower pots, trash cans, brake drums, wheel rims and a vocal piece. The students will be doing something similar to this towards the end of the school year. The students seemed to enjoy the show and had many things to talk about when we returned to class.   

High School Grant Challenge

Hey Spartans!  The high school grant challenge is going on now through October 28th.  Presented by Touch Down 7 and sponsored by McDonalds.  The two schools with the most votes will win a $10,000 McDonald's Activities Grant.  Share this info with friends, family members, neighbors, everyone you know.  We can win this Spartan fans, so click below for details and start voting!!!

click here for High School Grant Challenge info


**PTO Color-A-Thon**

Color-A-Thon is coming to Germantown! Valley View PTO is hosting a Color-A-Thon Fundraiser. This fun, healthy event is a fundraiser where students will be asking for donations and earning rewards depending on the level of donations they raise. At the end of the donation period, a 3k Color-A-Thon event will take place. The students can walk, run, skip or cartwheel through a course where they will get blasted by color dust!
To make it even more fun, the community is invited to participate in this Color-A-Thon event. The registration fee is $30.00 and includes a t-shirt and a color dye pack. To register go to

The collection and sign-up period is going on now through Sept 30th. Envelopes and money are due Friday the 30th.

The Valley View Color-A-Thon will be on Saturday 11/05/16 at Kercher Park.  To donate or register, contact a student or go to  Email for more information regarding this fun, healthy and charitable community event!


Valley View Science Crew

Calling all 5th and 6th grade students interested in scicence.  The Intermediate school is starting a science club that utilizes STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) lessons in a hands-on environment.  Please click on the tab below for detailed information.

click here for info and sign up sheet

New! Teacher Resources

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All Events Calendar

Check out our new All Events Calendar in the top row beige menu. Or  Click Here for a limited time.

End of quarters

Important Dates for 2016-2017 School Year & End of Quarter Dates
School starts August 15, 2016
October, 14, 2016 - end of First Quarter
December 16, 2016 - end of Second Quarter
December 19 - January 2 Christmas Break
March 10, 2017 - end of Third Quarter
Spring Break - April 3-7
May 25, 2017 - end of Fourth Quarter
May 25, 2017 Last day of school


Calendar & Events

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