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Welcome to Northern Local School District!


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We’re excited to introduce PaySchools Central, Northern Local School District’s new online portal for school lunch and fee payment! PaySchools Central provides all parents in our district with an easy way to pay for nearly every school expense online or with a convenient mobile app. Click the a button below take advantage of these options.
Pay School FeesManage Lunch Account

March 26 Two Hour Early Out


March 31 Teacher Professional Development 


April 1-6th  Spring Break


April 13-14   7th/8th   ELA

April 20-21 6th   ELA

April 27-28 7th/8th   MATH

May 4-5 6th MATH

May 4-5 8th SCIENCE


May 13th last day of STARS


May 25th Last Day for Students


Please find our Arrival and Pickup information here or in the link.


There will be NO bus notes this year, all students must ride their assigned bus.  Feel free to call the bus garage if you have any concerns 740-743-1533.


2020 Back to School Plan.

To view the presentation of our plan from Mr. Perkins please click here.



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Sheridan Middle School
8660 Sheridan Road
Thornville, OH 43076

Phone: (740) 743-1315
Fax: (740) 743-3319