An unforgettable experience! Pike County LEAD students crafted pinhole cameras to safely observe the awe-inspiring eclipse while also learning about the science and engineering of these simple yet amazing devices.
10 days ago, T.Crawford
Eclipse 2024
Ross Pike Educational Service District offices will be closed on Monday, April 8, 2024.
15 days ago, T.Crawford
office closed
Summer Opportunity Institute 2024! There are several offerings stretching from May 31st to June 7. The flyer has a link for the details of the sessions and a link (and a QR Code) to register. You may use the vouchers you have with Ohio Christian University for your staff. To earn a college credit hour, participants will need to complete 12 hours with a project or take 15 hours without a project. Each day will total up to 6 hours (1 hour for lunch will not be counted.) We will watch registration to make sure those wanting a credit hour has enough sessions to count toward a credit hour. If a voucher is not available, one credit hour will cost $187. For those just wanting contact hours, a contact sheet will be provided at the end of each session.
16 days ago, Nathan Crawford
Summer Opportunity Flyer With Course Offerings
Ross Pike Educational Service District is currently looking for a long-term substitute for Pioneer School as a 1:1 attendant for a student. If interested please contact Tricia Crawford at tcrawford@rpesd.org.
18 days ago, T.Crawford
Hiring
Congratulations to Waverly Junior High coached by Danielle Penrod and Wendy Fosson for clinching the 1st place spot in an electrifying Quiz Bowl Tournament! Their impressive knowledge and quick thinking led them to victory, showcasing the incredible talent within their team. We can't wait to see what these bright young scholars accomplish in the future. Cheers to knowledge, teamwork, and a passion for learning!
about 1 month ago, T.Crawford
Waverly Jr. High 1st Place
Western Jr. High Second Place
On Tuesday, March 12, 2024, excitement filled the air as students from Pike County High Schools gathered at the annual Quiz Bowl Tournament hosted by Ross Pike Educational Service District at the Pike County CTC. This year's battle of the minds saw Eastern High School, coached by Kathy Osborne, emerge victorious, with Piketon High School, coached by Olivia Day, securing a commendable second place. The tournament showcases the academic prowess and teamwork skills of participating students from Pike County schools including Eastern, Piketon, Waverly, and Western. All students who participated demonstrated their commitment to academic excellence and their love for intellectual challenges. Congratulations to Eastern High School for their outstanding performance, and kudos to all the participating schools for their dedication and enthusiasm!
about 1 month ago, T.Crawford
Eastern HS Quiz Bowl Team
Piketon HS Quiz Bowl Team
After an illuminating dive into the wonders of marine life in our gifted classrooms, we were excited to take our gifted students on a field trip to COSI’s Creatures of Light: Nature’s Bioluminescence exhibit to explore the fascinating world of bioluminescence firsthand along with all the other learning opportunities COSI has to offer!
about 1 month ago, T.Crawford
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STEAM night at Eastern Middle School was so much fun! Thanks for inviting us to participate!
about 1 month ago, T.Crawford
Augmented Reality Sand Table
Virtual Reality
Coding with Spheros
Eastern Triumphs at Pike County 6th Grade Quiz Bowl Tournament In a battle of wits and quick thinking, Eastern emerged victorious at the annual Pike County sixth grade Quiz Bowl Tournament held on March 7, 2024. The competition, which included teams from Western, Waverly, Piketon, and Eastern, showcased the intellectual prowess of the sixth-grade participants. Under the guidance of Coach Kim Brown, the Eastern team demonstrated exceptional knowledge and teamwork throughout the tournament. With quick reflexes and a firm grasp of a wide range of subjects, they tackled challenging questions with confidence, ultimately clinching the top spot. A close contender in the competition was the Waverly sixth grade team, led by Coach Dawn Smith. The Waverly team put up a valiant effort, showcasing their own depth of knowledge and strategic thinking. Their impressive performance secured them the second-place position in the tournament. The event provided a chance for friendly competition and emphasized the importance of critical thinking, teamwork, and sportsmanship among the students. Participants displayed remarkable enthusiasm and dedication, making the tournament a memorable experience for all involved. Congratulations to Eastern for their well-deserved victory, and to Waverly Middle School for their outstanding performance. The success of both teams highlights the academic excellence thriving within Pike County's schools. Eastern Team Members: (Coach: Kim Brown) Zain Brigner, Kaitlyn Diddle, Jax Doll, Kallie Hemminger-Baxter, Colton Hines, Mattylynn McKee, and Cash Runyon Waverly Team Members: (Coach Dawn Smith) Dixie Colburn, Jada Corwin, Zandria Fitzpatrick, Ethan Holbert, Emma Hudnell, Lucy Jones, Adalynn Legg, Brooklyn Lombardi, Jacob Long, Brilon Malone, Isaiah Reynolds, Cayden Bartram
about 1 month ago, T.Crawford
Eastern 6th Grade Quiz Bowl Team
Waverly 6th Grade Quiz Bowl Team
The Pike County Spelling Bee was held on Friday, March 8, 2024, at the Ross-Pike Educational Service Center. Students from Eastern, Piketon, and Western Schools competed for the coveted title of spelling champion. After twelve rounds of competition, Jacey Tinney, a seventh grader from Piketon Jr. High emerged victorious, clinching the title of Pike County Spelling Bee Champion. Jace displayed remarkable composure as he correctly spelled the championship word, "completely," securing his place as the top speller in the county. Zain Brigner, a sixth grader from Eastern earned a second-place title, and Kendal Stephan, a sixth grader from Eastern earned third place. Congratulations to each of these students for a well-deserved victory!
about 1 month ago, T.Crawford
Left to Right: Kendall Stephan, Zain Brigner, Jace Tinney
The Ross County Spelling Bee was held on Monday, February 26, 2024, at the Ross-Pike Educational Service Center. Students from Adena, Huntington, Southeastern, Unioto, and Zane Trace competed for the coveted title of spelling champion. After twenty-one rounds of competition, Lily Smith, a sixth grader from Zane Trace emerged victorious, clinching the title of Ross County Spelling Bee Champion. Lily displayed remarkable composure as she correctly spelled the championship word, "laundromat," securing her place as the top speller in the county. Alyson Ashcroft, a seventh grader from Adena earned a second-place title, and Mya Vickers, a seventh grader from Southeastern earned third place. Congratulations to each of these ladies for a well-deserved victory! The Ross County Spelling Bee not only celebrates academic excellence but also fosters a spirit of camaraderie and sportsmanship among participants. Each of the winners was presented with a trophy and medal, and the first-place winner was awarded a $50 gift card provided by Ross County Banking Center. Thank you to all participants, coaches, and school districts that made this event possible!
about 2 months ago, T.Crawford
Left to Right: Lilly Smith, Alyson Ashcraft, and Mya Vickers
Mark your calendars for Summer Learning - Coming June 2024
2 months ago, Leslie Smith
Summer Learning
Ross County Spelling Bee Monday, February 26, 2024 Pike County Spelling Bee Friday March 8, 2024 Both events will be live-streamed with a link available on our website on the day of.
3 months ago, T.Crawford
County Spelling Bee
Interested in joining our team? Send us your resume!!
6 months ago, Leslie Smith
Preschool Position
Interested in joining our team?
7 months ago, Leslie Smith
Now Hiring
Spread the word for our Grandparent & Kinship Care Support Group
7 months ago, Leslie Smith
Support Group
Ross Pike Educational Service District currently has positions available in Ross County. Please go to our website (www.rpesd.org) under "Employment Opportunities" complete an application and contact Tricia Crawford (tcrawford@rpesd.org) with a statement of interest.
8 months ago, Tricia Crawford
Now Hiring!
The Ross-Pike ESD is excited to start the 2023-2024 school year! We will be hosting our All Staff Meeting on August 14, 2023 beginning at 8:30 am. All staff should report to the Ross Office, 475 Western Ave, Chillicothe.
9 months ago, Leslie Smith
Ross-Pike ESD and Pickaway County ESC are holding an in-person OTES 2.0 training. You must attend all three days.
9 months ago, Tom Kitchen
OTES 2.0
Ross-Pike ESD has an opening for a school psychologist.
9 months ago, Tom Kitchen
we are hiring