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Cassidy Posey signs Letter of Intent with DC

Cassidy Posey signs letter of intent with Defiance College
Senior Cassidy Posey (center) has signed a letter of intent to attend Defiance College and play volleyball.  Joining Cassidy at the signing are her parents, Stephany and Don Foltz, and Cheri Estle, PHS Head Volleyball Coach.  Good luck Cassidy!

FFA Petting Zoo

The Paulding FFA held their annual Petting zoo on April 6.  Students and staff from Paulding Elementary through High School had the opportuinity to see, pet and ask questions about large and small animals (pony, donkey, calf, dogs, rabbits, ducklings, chickens, goats, and pigs). Thank you to the families and students that brought in their animals for the day. Click on 'Read more' for more pictures.

Students attending the FFA Petting Zoo

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Battle of the Books Winners

Paulding 6th Grade Battle of the Books team

The 6th grade Battle of the Books team from Paulding Middle School, took 1st place at the County competition on March 28. Members include (L-R):  Trinity Salazar, Casey Agler, Malia Manz, Carla Manz, Maci Kauser, and Ella Gorrell.  Not pictured - Tytus Manz.  County teams were represented from Paulding, Oakwood, Payne, Antwerp, Grover Hill, and Divine Mercy.  Congratulations!

Science Olympiad Qualifies for State

Sciene Olympiad Team at Regional Competition 2018
The Paulding High School Science Olympiad team placed 6th at the Northwest Ohio Regional competition at BGSU on Saturday, March 17.  This qualifies them for State competition in Columbus in April. Congratulations to the whole team.  Team members include:  Alli Reineck, Michael Kohart, Molly Adams, Courtney Luderman, Hannah Vance, Ethan Matty, Brian Matson, Isaac Smalley, Joseph Reineck, Charles Clapsaddle, Sadie Estle, (and MaryCate Panico not pictured.)

College Credit Plus 2018-2019

Students who are interested in taking College Credit Plus classes during the 2018-2019 school year must have their ‘intent to participate’ forms turned in to the guidance office by Thursday, March 29.  Forms can be picked up in the guidance office.

Make-up Days

With the cancellation of school on March 21, we will be using Thursday, March 29, as our first make-up day.  School will be in session on March 29.


District Science Fair

Congratulations to Megan Harpel and Sydney Reineck who each received an Excellent rating at the Ohio Northern University District Science Fair!
Megan and Sydney - District Science Fair winners

Wizard of Oz

Paulding High School Drama Department is happy to present ‘The Wizard of Oz’.   After a tornado whisks Dorothy away to the magical land of Oz, young Dorothy Gale, played by senior Abby English teams up with a Scarecrow, (Senior, Brian Matson) a Tin Woodsman, (Junior, Lexie Beckman) and a Cowardly Lion (Senior, Kalen Kelly) to find the mighty Wizard of Oz, (Sophomore, Colin Lilly) who can send her home. Along the way, they must avoid the clutches of the Wicked Witch of the West, (Senior Jacee Harwell) who is trying to steal the mysterious magic slippers that once belonged to her evil sister... but are now on Dorothy's feet. Dorothy eventually learns just how magical friendship can be and how wonderful it can feel to go home again.

Come join us to see this great performance on March 23 and 24 at 7:00 p.m. and March 25 at 3:00pm in the High School Auditeria. Presale tickets will be sold the week of March 19 in the high school office for $8.  All tickets at the door will be $10. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. for hors d’oeuvres on Friday and Saturday, 2:30 p.m on Sunday.

Music of the Night

Music of the Night, the annual fundraiser for the Paulding Bands, will be held on Saturday, April 21, with the doors opening at 5:30 p.m.  The theme this year is, "Exploring the 4th Dimension", featuring music from Star Wars, Back to the Future, Star Trek, Doctor Who, and more!  Dinner from Grant's Catering will be served at 6:00 p.m. and entertainment by the Middle and High School Bands will begin at 7:00 p.m.  A silent auction, 50/50 raffle and a $5 raffle for a FREE week in the Domincan Republic, will also be held.  Please click here for a reservation form, due by April 9, 2018.

Science Fair Results

District Science Fair Winners
District Science Fair Winners: Gabbi Stallbaum, Sheriden Matty, Molly Adams.
Gabbi received a superior and a special award from Mercy College, Sheriden received an excellent and a special award from the University of Toledo Chemistry department, and Molly received a superior and a special award from the Ohio Soybean council.  Not pictured is Carmen Reno who received an excellent.


FFA Ag Sales Team competes

FFA Ag Communication Team 
The Ag Sales team, consisting of Abbie McMichael, Kalyn Strahley, Jen Stahl and Jonathan Reinhard, placed 2nd in District competition and qualified for State on March 3rd.  Kalyn placed 2nd individually, with all team members placing in the top 10.  Good luck!

Calamity Days / Make-Up Day

As of February 9, 2018, PEVS has had six calamity days.  The scheduled make-up day of Monday, February 19, will now be used as a Professional Development Day for STAFF ONLY.  Students will not be in session on February 19. 
Also, school will not be in session on Friday, February 16, due to Parent/Teacher Conferences.

PHS is OHSAA Basketball Tournament Site

Paulding High School will once again be hosting the OHSAA Gilrs & Boys Divisions IV Sectional Tournament and the Girls Division II District Tournament.  The schedule is as follows or click on 'Read more' for detailed schedule.

February 20 and 24 - Girls Div IV Sectional
February 27 and March 2 - Boys Div IV Sectional 
March 1 and 3 - Girls Div II District
Basketball clipart



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College Credit Plus

There will be a mandatory College Credit Plus meeting for the 2018-2019 school year on Monday, February 5, 2018 at 6:00 pm in the Auditeria.  Any student entering grades 7-12 next year that is interested in participating in the College Credit Plus program must attend the meeting with a parent/guardian.  Any questions may be directed to the High School Guidance office at 419-399-4656 ext 1130.  College Credit Plus Annual Statement


The following events have been cancelled for this evening (Friday, January 12):

-Boys Varsity/JV basketball game vs Allen East (rescheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 16, 6:00 p.m.)

-FFA Pancake and Sausage Supper (rescheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 6)

-The 5th Quarter event

FFA Communication Team on to State

FFA Communication Team
The Paulding FFA Ag Communication Team competed at the district contest on Wednesday and placed 1st. The team is made up of Sydney Reineck, Shannon Hale, Kalyn Strahley and Jen Stahl.  This qualifies them for the State Contest on Feb 10th. Great job girls.

Oakwood Elementary Spelling Bee

Oakwood Elementary Spelling Bee winners
Oakwood Elementary held their annual Spelling Bee on Friday, January 5, with forty-one 5th and 6th grade participants.  After several rounds, Jamy Hunt (left) correctly spelled 'barrette' to become this year's Spelling Bee Champion.  We had two Spelling Bee Runners' Up, Royce Cooper (middle) and Victoria Quiroz (right) both misspelled a word in the same round.  Congratulations, Jamy!!  Great job Royce and Victoria!!

Paulding Elementary Spelling Bee

Paulding Elementary Spelling Bee winnersCongratulations to Luke Beckman (middle), who won the Paudling Elementary Spelling Bee.  Runners up were Cully Thompson (right) and Josiah Akom (left).  Luke will compete in the County Bee in Antwerp on February 6th.  Good luck! 

Middle School Spelling Bee

MS Spelling Bee Winner and Runner Up
Congratulations to Sara Wong (left), who was the Middle School Spelling Bee Champion and to Haley Manz (right), who was runner up.  Sara will compete in the County Spelling Bee in Antwerp on February 6.  Good luck Sarah!

CANCELLED - Special Olympics Tournament

The Special Olympics Basketball Tournament scheduled for Saturday, January 6, has been cancelled due to the cold temperatures predicted.

OMUN Competes

Congratulations to Mrs. Harder's Ohio Model United Nations students for their accomplishments throughout their Model UN competition.  Jocelyn Camposano served as Vice President of International Court C and represented PHS with great honor and pride.  Sophomore Katie Strayer and Junior Hailey McDaniel both received an Outstanding Leadership Award.  PHS received a first runner-up trophy for Outstanding Service raising funds for the I-OPEN project.
OMUN Trophy

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Senior Citizen's Breakfast

Thank you to those who came to the 21st Annual Senior Citizen's Breakfast on Wednesday, December 6.  Students from Oakwood Elementary, Paulding Elementary, Middle School and High School entertained the guests with singing and playing instruments while breakfast was served.  We appreciate the support from our district residents and look forward to hosting the event agian next year!
Senior Citizen's Breakfast


Paulding Exempted Village School District is hereby giving notice that sealed bids for the Phase III 2018 Storefront Entrance Replacement Project at Paulding High School, Paulding Middle School and Paulding Elementary, 405 N. Water St., Paulding, OH  45879, will be accepted until 12:00 noon on December 13, 2017, at the Administration Office.

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Give Kids a Smile Day

The Ohio Dental Association, in conjunction with the Dental Center of Northwest Ohio, will be honoring ‘Give Kids a Smile Day’ by providing FREE dental services for kids un­der the age of 18, on February 2, 2018.  If you are interested  in signing your child up for free dental services, please complete this form or call Beth Stoller, the school nurse, at 419-399-4656 ext. 1315 to request a form. The deadline to register is January January 19, 2018.

December Board Meeting

NOTICE:  The date of the December Board of Education meeting has been changed from December 19 to December 12, at 7:00 p.m.

Paulding vs Antwerp Boys Basketball Time Change

The start time for the Paulding vs Antwerp Boys Basketball Triple-header game on Saturday, December 2nd, (at Paulding), has been changed to 2:30 p.m.  The Freshman game will begin at 2:30 and the JV and Varsity games will follow. 

FFA Food Science Team

The Food Science team placed first at the District Food Science competition!

FFA Food and Science Team

(L-R) Kalyn Strahley, Shannon Hale, Kaylie Tressler and Courtney Luderman

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PHS Drama Department Presents...

NOTE:  Starting time update.
PHS Drama Dept. will be performing ‘Murder’s in the Heir’, an Audience Interactive Murder Mystery-Comedy, on November 17 and 18 in the High School Auditeria at 7:30 p.m. both nights. Doors will open at 7:00p.m.   Tickets will go on sale the week of November 13th in the High school office.  Pre-sale tickets will be $5 and all tickets at the door will be $7.


A Professional Development Day has been scheduled for Monday, November 27, 2017, therefore school will not be in session for students.


Congratulations to our FFA Poultry Judging Team, consisting of Estee Miller, Kalyn Strahley, Hannah Farr and Chantel Monnier, who won 1st PLACE OVERALL at the 'Big E', a National competition held in Massachusetts!  Also, individually, Hannah placed 1st, Kalyn 2nd, Chantal 5th and Estee 6th! 

FFA Poultry Judging Team - 1st Place at National Big E Competition

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Congratulations to the Paulding FFA Poultry Team who will compete at the Eastern State Exposition (Big E), a National Competition September 15-17 in West Springfield, MA. We would like to wish the Poultry Team made up of Hannah Farr, Chantal Monnier, Estee Miller and Kalyn Strahley the best of luck as they represent the Paulding FFA Chapter at this National Contest!
Poultry Team Competing at the Big E

2017-2018 NEW TEACHERS

Please welcome our new 2017-2018 PEVS teaching staff!

New 2017-2018 Teachers

Front row L-R:  Chelsea Koester-HS Guidance, Emily Remaklus-HS English, Alicia Koester-MS ELA, Tina Grimes-Elementary Tech, Heather Eubank-HS English.

Middle row L-R:  Heather Brown-MS Social Studies/Science, Kara Dunlap-HS Intervention, Sydney Collins-Paulding 4th Grade, Maggie Allmandinger-HS Intervention

Back row L-R:  Sam Laderach-HS Math, Garrett Davis-HS Science, Kent Smelser-Oakwood Phys Ed, Matthew Warnecke-Paulding 5th Grade, Shawn Hurd-Paulding 4th Grade.

PHS Laptop Pickup Dates

Starting next week the technology department will have laptops ready for pickup for those that plan to pay for the Laptop Protection Fund. Pickup dates will be Tuesday, August, 8th and Thursday, August, 10th from 9 AM to 3 PM. Please stop in the high school office. You will also need to fill out the necessary forms to be eligible to take the device home. Please click here to download/print those forms. These will also be available in the office.

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The 3rd Annual Paulding Athletic Boosters 4 Person Golf Scramble will be Sunday, September 24, beginning at 1:00 p.m. at Auglaize Golf Course.  Click here for more details.


The Paulding Exempted Village Schools Board of Education will be holding Special Board Meeting on June 14, 2017, at 4:30 P.M. in the Administration Office for the purpose of interviewing candidates for Treasurer and any other business that may come before the board. The meeting will be held in Executive Session. 


Paulding Elementary Teachers and Staff lined up to wave good bye to the students on their last day!

Last day send off at Paulding Elementary


Public Notice:

The Paulding Exempted Village Schools Board of Education will be holding a Special Board meeting on May 31 and June 1, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. in the Administration Office for the purpose of interviewing candidates for Treasurer and Superintendent. The interviews will be held in Executive Session.



Softball Camp for students currently in grades K-6 will be held on June 1-2.  Please click here for the registration form.  Deadline to register is May 23.


Football and Basketball Camp for students in grades 1-6 this upcoming school year will be held June 20th - 22nd.  Click here for the registration form.

Athletic Hall of Fame Nominations

Please see the Athletic Tab for more information on Athletic Hall of Fame nominations.  Deadline is May 31, 2017.


Free back to school clothing for kids in grades PreK-12!  Donations being accepted. Click here for details.


The 2017 Athletic Hall of Fame inductions will take place prior to the Paulding vs. Wayne Trace Football Game at approximately 6:10 p.m. on August 25, 2017.  Steve Penn, 1962 graduate and the 1983 Varsity Football Team will be inducted.  Please click on 'Read More' for more details.

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Click on the links below for school supply lists.

Paulding Elementary

Oakwood Elementary

Paulding Middle School


Free Community Child Screenings for ages Birth to 5 years.  Please click here for more information.


Three new members were inducted into the PEVS Academic Hall of Fame on Sunday, May 28, 2017, at the commencement ceremony.  New members are L-R, Richard Rosalez-Class of 1994, Dr. Wendell Spangler-Class of 1992, and Jeffrey Webb-Class of 1997. 

2017 Academic Hall of Fame Inductees

PEVS Retirees Honored

The following employees were recognized for thier retirement from PEVS at the annual staff breakfast on May 25.

2017 Retirees
Front: LeeAnn Favorito, Kathy Manz, Patty Carlisle, Sarah Pier
Back:  Pat Keezer, Elaine Sierer, Cheryl Schier, Tracy Gunderman, Nancy Ruhe

30 Years of Service Employees recognized

These employees were recognized at the annual staff breakfast on May 25 for 30 years of service at PEVS.

30 Years of Service Employees recongized
L-R:   Patty Carlise, Joanie Goyings, Mark Stuck, Brenda Troyer, Mark Rhodes, Cheryl Schier and Pat Keezer.


Registration for the Panther Youth Volleyball Camp is now open. The camp is July 24-26 for 4th through 8th graders.  Please click here for the registration form. 

Paulding Exempted Village Schools
405 N. Water Street
Paulding, OH 45879

Phone: 419-399-4656
Fax: 419-399-2404
Paulding Exempted Village Schools