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Student Services

Welcome to the Student Services Department of the Big Walnut Local Schools! Here you will find comprehensive information about the range of support services we provide to our students and families. Our dedicated team is committed to fostering a positive and inclusive educational environment that meets the unique needs of all learners.

Within this section, we will delve into the various programs and resources available through our Student Services Department. Whether you require assistance with special education, counseling services, health and wellness, or academic support, we are here to ensure every student thrives academically, emotionally, and socially.

By exploring the subpages listed below, you can access detailed information about each specific area of our Student Services Department. We encourage you to take advantage of these resources as they are designed to promote student success and well-being. Our goal is to collaborate with students, parents, and staff to provide the necessary support for each child's individual needs.

We believe that every student deserves a Free Appropriate Public Education that maximizes their potential. Our Student Services Department is dedicated to creating an inclusive and nurturing environment that empowers students to reach their full academic and personal growth. If you have any questions or need further assistance, please don't hesitate to contact our knowledgeable team. We are here to support you every step of the way.


Below are documents available for download. If you'd like more information or have any questions, please contact us.
This outlines the needs, goals, and strategies to outline the plan for use of allocated funds for student wellness, success, and Disadvantaged Pupil Impact Aid (DPIA).
Scholarship programs for students with disabilities and required notice of eye exam and transition services.
In compliance with the procedural requirements of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, hereinafter Section 504, the following Notice of Parent/Student Rights in Identification, Evaluation, and Placement shall be utilized in BWLS.
Special education procedural safeguards notice, A Guide to Parent Rights in Special Education is available for district and parent use. For the form in additional languages, visit
Multiple state-level defendants have reached a proposed settlement to a class action lawsuit and have requested we inform students and parents of the proposed settlement. We are not a defendant in this lawsuit and not accused of any wrongdoing.


Ross Linscott
Director of Student Services

Amy Keep
Student Services Coordinator

Aleshia Henderson
Administrative Assistant
[email protected]

Heidi Koon
Administrative Assistant
[email protected]

Our Team

Health/Nursing Services
Megan Truax - District Nurse
Dawn Boehm - School Nurse
Susie Krajnyak - School Nurse
Maggie Greene - School Nurse

Mental Health Specialist
Justin Plummer

Social Workers

Behavior Specialist

School Psychologists
  1. General Rosecrans Elementary
  2. Prairie Run Elementary
  1. Big Walnut Elementary
  2. Big Walnut Intermediate
  1. Big Walnut Middle School
  2. Big Walnut High School
  1. Early Learning Center
  2. Hylen Souders Elementary
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