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Summer COVID Protocol

As we start our summer break, there are some important updates regarding our COVID-19 protocols for the summer months. The State of Ohio will be rescinding all public health orders effective tomorrow, June 2, 2021. The CDC announced on Thursday, May 13, 2021, a change in its guidance and safety procedures for those who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
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Big Walnut Class of 2021 Graduation LIVE Stream

Congratulations to the Big Walnut Class of 2021!
Graduation LIVE Stream
May 22, 2021 | 7:30 PM
Big Walnut High School Stadium

Board of Education Meeting - 5/20/2021 | 6:30 PM

The Big Walnut Local Schools are streaming the upcoming board meeting, Thursday, May 20, 2021. The board meeting is slated to begin at 6:30pm.

Board of Education Meeting - 5/13/2021 | 7:30 AM

The Big Walnut Local Schools are streaming the upcoming board meeting, Thursday, May 13, 2021. The board meeting is slated to begin at 7:30am.

BWMS Incoming 7th Gr Parent Orientation Video


BWMS Parent Update 4-9-21

Click Here to see State Testing Information and Other Updates
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Substitutes Needed!

Are you looking for a way that you can make a positive impact in Big Walnut Schools?  The district is in need of substitute custodians, food service workers, office staff, and bus drivers.  If interested, please visit our job postings at www.bwls.net/EmploymentOpportunities.aspx. 

BWMS Parent Update 3/12/21

Click Here for the most recent Parent Update

BWMS Parent Update 2/26/21

Check out the BWMS Parent Update 2/26/21. 

Take a Look Inside the New BWHS!

As construction continues, take a walk through the new Big Walnut High School. Thank you to parent and community member Joey Thomas for this incredible video!

Parent Teacher Conferences February 25, 2021

Sign up for conference with link listed below.


BWMS Parent Update 1/29/21

Yearbook Sale

Purchase your Yearbook now !!!!! You can use the link listed below to purchase your yearbook or stop in the office for a form.


COVID-19 Reporting

Please also email the Big Walnut District Nurse 
[email protected]



BWMS Parent Update 11/13/20


BWMS Parent Update 11/6/20


BWMS Parent UPdate 10/23/20


BWMS Parent Update 10/15/20


BWMS Parent Update 10/9/20


BWMS Parent Update 9/25/20


BWMS Parent Update 9/11/20


BWMS Parent Update 9/4/20

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BWMS Revised Class Schedule

Health And Safety Update | COVID-19

Please see the attached health and safety update from District Nurse Megan Truax. Thanks!

8-7-20 BWMS Parent Update

Substitute Teachers

Teaching and Educational Aide Substitutes Needed!

Interested in becoming a classroom substitute? We would love to see many of our community members in our classrooms, helping students in these vital roles. 
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2020-21 Amended Calendar

On July 23, the Board of Education approved an amended calendar for 2020-21 to help us prepare for the unique school year that we are about to begin.

Revised 2020-21 School Supply List

Click Here for the Revised School Supply List

FAQ 2.0

In an effort to provide more information for you to make a decision on in-person or remote learning for your child this year, we have created an additional list of frequently asked questions, which is available.


Follow the link below to see the Big Walnut Reopening Plans and survey link for the fall of 2020.

Reopening Update - 7-10-2020

Thank you so much for your patience as we have been finalizing reopening plans since hearing the governor’s guidance last week.  We are planning to offer two options for families next year-- 100% in-person or 100% remote learning.

Family Update on COVID-19 - April 13, 2020

I hope you are staying healthy and that you enjoyed the holiday with your families.  Today, I want to share information on voting absentee, free wi-fi access within the district, and remote learning grading.

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Virtual Board Meeting - 4/9/2020 | 7:30 am

The Big Walnut Local Schools are hosting a virtual board meeting, Thursday, April 9, 2020. The virtual board meeting is slated to begin at 7:30 am.

Technology Update - 4.6.2020

Based on family feedback during the first week of remote learning, as well as the governor’s extension of the school building closure period until at least May 1, we are revising our technology plan for chromebook distribution.

Technology Update - 4.01.2020

The move to remote learning has included some technology issues for several of us. Some are struggling with reliable internet access at home, and Schoology has been overloaded at certain times, making it difficult to access assignments.

COVID-19 Family Update - 3.30.2020

Thank you for your patience today as many districts across the nation accessed Schoology in unprecedented numbers.  Their team is working diligently to continue to increase capacity as we all adjust to this new normal. When all else fails, have your child read, read, read.

COVID-19 Family Update 3.28.20

I hope you are having a great-- albeit unconventional-- spring break.  I have lots of news today, including how House Bill 197, which was just signed into law yesterday afternoon by Governor DeWine, will impact our students.

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COVID-19 Update to Families - 3.24.2020

In reviewing our technology plan for chromebook repairs, we have determined that we will be able to offer hardware repairs at our central office as needed.

COVID-19 Update to Families - 3.22.2020

Due to the Governor’s “stay-at-home order” being announced today, our district technology department will be working from home beginning this Tuesday until at least April 6.

COVID-19 District Update - Technology Support

As we continue to adapt to this situation, I want to update you on our technology support.  As you have probably learned in communication from principals and staff, we will rely on some technology and internet access for students during this remote learning period.

COVID-19 District Update 3.18.2020

As we continue to adapt to this situation, I want to thank the many community volunteers and our awesome food service crew for packing up food for our families in need.

COVID-19 District Update 3.16.2020

I wanted to reach out with some updates and clarifications for you.  I apologize for the length, but I have lots of information to share.
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Closed - 3/16/2020

All Big Walnut Schools are closed Monday, March 16, 2020.

COVID-19 Update - All Call 3.14.2020

While we had initially planned to use this coming Monday, the last day we are permitted to be open, as a last opportunity for staff to meet with students to provide resources and directions for remote learning, we will now be closed to students on Monday.  

COVID-19 Update - All Call 3.13.2020

The following message is an all call sent on March 13, 2020.

Helping Families in Need During Building Closures

We have gotten lots of questions about how we will help our families in need with meals during the building closures. These details are still being finalized, but we will share soon.

COVID-19 Message from Schoology - 3.13.2020

Good morning, I have received a few questions about the potential of making up time in the summer. 


Big Walnut now has a "Digital Backpack" to streamline communication and to help students stay organized. Schoology provides a centralized place for teachers, students, and parents to communicate, access assignments, and receive school and class updates.

COVID-19 Update - All Call 03/12/2020

The following is an update that was sent as an all call to families on 03/12/2020.

COVID-19 Update - All Call 3.10.2020

The following is an all call regarding an update going out to families this evening (3.10.2020)

COVID-19 District Update

The attached letter contains an update on the district's efforts to ensure the health and safety of all students.
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BWMS Survivors Guide 2019-20

All the information you need for 2019-20
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Sunbury, OH 43074

Phone: 740-965-3006
Fax: 740-965-6471
Hours: 7:40am - 2:20pm

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