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Seniors; Fall Sports 2021
Welcome to Northern Local School District!

Important Information

November 23, 2021
Dear School Community,
Northern Local School District is committed to the safety and health of our students and staff.  We wanted to inform you that  at least one student or staff person at Thornville Elementary has tested positive for COVID-19.  We are working closely with the Perry County Health Department and anyone identified as a close contact will be notified by the health department as part of the COVID-19 contact tracing.  Cleaning and disinfecting of the exposed locations has been completed.  Thornville Elementary will remain OPEN at this time.
If NO symptoms develop and you have not been instructed otherwise to quarantine by the Health Department, your child may continue to attend school.
Important information regarding Northern Local Schools 2021-2022 school year.
   For the upcoming school year, Northern Local Schools will not be requiring masks to be worn in buildings and during school sponsored events.  Students, staff and community members may choose to wear a mask, but they will not be required.
   The additional cleaning and sanitizing protocols that were implemented last year will remain in place.  The safety of our students, staff and families is our highest priority, and we believe we have excellent procedures in place to keep our school community safe. 

2021 Northern Local Reopening Plan


Please click below to to view the 2021 Northern Local Reopening Plan:

2021 Reopening Plan

Learning Recovery and Extended Learning Plan

Please click below to view the Learning Recovery and Extended Learning Plan

Learning Recovery and Extended Learning Plan


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Northern Local School District
8700 Sheridan Road NW
Thornville, OH 43076

Phone: (740) 743-1303
Fax: (740) 743-3301