daily operations of the Piqua City Schools includes support to students
and staff , assuring there is an inviting, effective and efficient
learning environment by food service, transportation, custodial and
maintenance, aides, clerical, office and technology staff.
is available throughout the district--in classrooms, library/media
centers, labs, offices and support areas. The 2,000+ computers and
support software enhance learning and operations for students, teachers,
administrators and support staff. A recent initiative is a keyboarding
program for elementary students so they master the necessary skills to
make effective use of technology. For additional information regarding
the Technology Department of the Piqua City Schools, please contact
Director Erich Heidenreich at 937-773-4321, extension 6311.
download the Conservation Guidelines included here, to see how Piqua
City Schools is working to save energy and save dollars, throughout the
and lunch are available to all students in the Piqua City Schools as
part of the National School Lunch Program. Meals are well-balanced and
include all food groups: meat, bread, fruits and vegetables, and milk.
Menus are designed to meet one third of the Recommended Daily
Allowance. School menus are available on our website.
All schools use a computer debit system. (There are no meal tickets.) Money is deposited for breakfast, lunch and ala carte items in each student's account. The price of the meal is deducted from the account as the student goes through the line. Students use their student numbers to access their accounts.
contact Food Service, at 773-4321, extension 6611, with any
questions you might have regarding PCS Food Service program or
routes, times and pickup-dropoff locations are announced in
mid-August, posted on the front door of each school and noted on the PHS
class schedules for high school students. We provide guidelines below (scroll down) to
help parents and child care providers understand the procedures and
policies that are necessary to manage a safe and cost-effective
transportation system. Buses pick up and drop off students inside the
assigned school attendance areas only. If your child care provider
lives within your school attendance area, you must request alternate
pickup and dropoff addresses for the school year.
Please feel free to contact Beth Cain, Transportation Supervisor, at 773-1560, Monday through Friday, 8 AM to 4 PM for any additional information.
Use of Facilities
- Bus routes are based on a singular pickup and dropoff point, five days per week.
alternate transportation request will be granted on the availability of
seating, location of the child care provider, and approval of the
- Requests will be considered on an individual basis. A request for alternate transportation cannot be guaranteed.
bus safety is our primary concern. We ask that parents stress to their
children the importance of following the safety rules while boarding,
riding and exiting the bus.
should arrive at the bus stop five minutes before departure time. The
bus routes are on a very close time schedule and the driver must leave
at the designated time.
- Students transported by school bus must comply with the student disciplinary code of conduct.
- Transportation is a privilege which may be revoked for serious or repeated violations of safety rules.
belong to the community. The use of school facilities by the Piqua
community is encouraged and guidelines have been developed. Community
use of schools is not to interfere with regular school purposes, impose
undue burden on personnel, or strain funds allotted for building
services and maintenance. Some specific regulations and conditions must
be met. There is a schedule of fees and charges for the use of
buildings and grounds. A sponsoring organization or group must indicate
- intends to provide a program which promotes the welfare of the community and be for community purposes;
- guarantees orderly behavior;
- underwrites any damages due to its use of the premises;
- pays for the use of equipment, property or grounds at the established rates; and
- possesses liability insurance.
will be given to Piqua City School events. Facility Usage Agreements
are not required for school activities, which must be scheduled through
the building principal or designee.
A Facility Usage Agreement is necessary when a group or organization wants to use school facilities, assuring the Superintendent (or designee) that the group/organization complies with all regulations and respects the property, equipment and grounds of the school. Arrangements to use special equipment must be made with the district's Business Coordinator at the same time the Facility Usage Application is filed. Specific events may require security and/or parking attendants.
It is recommended that groups or organizations file for use at least 30 days prior to the date of the proposed use. Details of the use, including special custodial or kitchen help, is arranged by the Business Coordinator, who also checks district/school calendars for possible conflicts in usage. For further information or to request a Facility Usage Agreement form, please contact Martha Lyons at 937-773-4321, extension 6401.