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Piqua City Schools Calendar


Piqua City Schools students will return to class on Monday, November 20. Today is also the November Principal Advisory Meeting! Pizza will be provided.

Miami Valley Today asked two incumbent candidates a series of questions in order to familiarize our readers with them before voting day, Nov. 7. We provided this service so our readers can better get acquainted with them before casting their ballot on Nov. 7.


Piqua City Schools District in Miami County, Ohio, serves students in grades pre-K through 12. Its five schools are scattered throughout the city and offer various academic programs and after school activities for its pupils.

The school board is responsible for overseeing the district, with members elected for four-year terms. Ballotpedia can be an invaluable tool in helping voters make an informed decision and access candidate details on various issues.

Piqua City Schools students benefit from accessing breakfast and lunch through the National School Lunch Program, offering well-balanced meals that fulfill one-third of their Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA). A computer debit system allows them to purchase their meals; prices are deducted as they pass through the line.

Students are strongly encouraged to attend all events at their schools; however, if your child is sick, please refrain from sending them. In addition to risking their health and safety, infected students could spread illness throughout their class and spread infection further afield.


Piqua City School District in Ohio is a public school district run by a five-member board of education that presides for four-year terms and oversees finances, academics, and policies of the community in addition to student testing and any issues concerning its students.

The Cav is the district mascot, represented by an orange paw print. Students and staff use it to show pride in their community; themed activities such as PJ Day or Movie Night feature the Cav as part of these celebrations. CavsNews provides students with an inside glimpse into life at school through student-driven news coverage.

The homecoming parade will include the marching band, and all fall sports teams. At the homecoming game, an Alumni of Distinction awardee and Athletic Hall of Fame inductee will be recognized; queen and king candidates will also be introduced during halftime; the homecoming dance is set for Oct 1.

School Closing Dates

When extreme weather conditions arise, our Superintendent or designee takes the responsibility of closing or altering school days based on safety and health considerations for both our students and staff. Parents will be informed through School Messenger notification systems or local media of this decision to close or alter school days.

Piqua Public Library Archives and Special Collections was honored to receive the Favorite Hill Elementary School Parent and Teachers Association Records Collection on the occasion of its closure and subsequent demolition in June 2015 by accessioning these four files spanning from 1959 through 1989 into one Hollinger box.

Piqua City is divided into five wards, and elected commissioners serve four-year terms. If you’re interested in becoming part of our Commission, visit our interactive ward map, zoom into their address, and click on their color for information on who their ward and commissioner might be. In order to become one, they must first be nominated by at least 50 electors within their community before being approved by the City Commission.


Parents are responsible for paying fees associated with academic and athletic activities unless an exemption form has been submitted to their child’s school. Students taking the school bus must arrive five minutes before departure time to comply with its student disciplinary code of conduct, as this privilege can be taken away for severe or repeated offenses.

Piqua City School Board members are elected for four-year terms, and you must know who and what roles each board member plays in it. Click here for more information regarding your Piqua City School Board representatives and members.

Piqua City Schools have joined with FinalForms this year to manage online forms, replacing the “OneView Parent Portal.” Students enrolled in grades 7-12 who take part in any athletic or academic activity will receive an email from FinalForms with instructions to create and verify an account by clicking CONFIRM YOUR ACCOUNT in their email text message; once this has been accomplished, log-in can then be used to fill out your student’s forms.

Piqua City Schools requires new students to present proof of residency when enrolling, such as utility bills or signed lease agreements; alternatively, a signed lease agreement or closing paperwork could serve as evidence. Furthermore, parents and students alike must bring identification with them when attending registration processes.