Counselor's Corner

Schools Out For Summer 

Bored already? What to do this summer?

Here is a list of places/Ideas to keep you busy this summer.

Ross county public library

Patrons can borrow bicycles for two hours at a time. Call 740-702-4145 or visit the library for all bike reservations. There are no fees or fines for Book-A-Bike.

The library can also provide helmets and trailers for children. All equipment must be returned at least 30 minutes before closing.

Bikes may be returned to the Main Library, Northside Library, the Ross County YMCA, the Chillicothe Transit System or the Ross County Health District.

Also check out the library's other Beyond Books Collection which includes instruments, kites, yard games, telescopes, fishing poles and more.

Summer camps 

Book Club

Join a book club. Wheatberry Books at 9 W. 2nd St. also offers an original book club and a nonfiction book club. For more information, visit its website at 

Danbarry Cinemas offers free movies at 10 a.m. every Thursday in the summer. Doors open one hour before showtime. Danbarry Cinemas is located at 119 Pawnee Road.

Sightsee with a Chillicothe App Tour

Download the Visit Chillicothe Ohio app to find things to do in Chillicothe, including curated tours. Users have a variety of themed trails to choose from, including:

Each tour includes information about what to expect and directions to each destination.(Megan Becker is a reporter for the Chillicothe Gazette. Call her at 740-349-1106, email her at or follow her on Twitter @BeckerReporting

Questions about Rules or Need information. Click the link below for the student handbook. 

Moo Zoom 

This is the new social emotional learning platform, that is being implemented at Paint Valley Elementary. Teachers received education 09/27/2023 during their Team meetings. We are looking forward to using this new curriculum with students. Great things are happening for students. Always a great day to be a Bearcat!

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