District News

How to Talk With Your Kids About Vaping

Vaping’s popularity exploded seemingly overnight, and it took many parents and families by surprise. The Partnership for Drug Free Kids created a vaping guide for parents to help you understand what vaping is, its appeal to youth and what research has to say about both the risks and unknowns.

Bus Drivers Needed

Frontier Local Seeking Bus Drivers.

2019-2020 Frontier School Calendar

2019-2020 School Calendar Click Here

Frontier Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports Programs Cougar Pride

PBiS is an acronym which stands for Positive Behavior intervention and Supports.  PBiS is a program supported by the Ohio Department of Education (ODE) in order to promote and maximize academic and behavioral competence.

Family Career Awareness Day

Join us for a FREE event for all 7th through 12th grade students in Washington County and their parents.

Milk and Bread Bids

Frontier Local is accepting Milk and Bread Bids.

Back-to-school tax holiday, Aug. 3-5

Back-to-school tax holiday, Aug. 3-5

Computer Monitors for Sale

These unused computer monitors are being sold. They are fully-functional and are sold as-is, with no warranty or guarantee. Each monitor sold will come with a power cord and a VGA cord. 

Building Bridges to Careers to host Community Meeting

Building Bridges to Careers to host Community Meeting

Know! To Fuel Their Critical Thinking

April is Alcohol Awareness Month

Sale of Used Buses

The Frontier Local School Board of Education will be accepting sealed bids on four (4) used school buses.  

How To Talk To Your Kids About School Violence

District Project Bidding Process

Frontier Local School District Board of Education has approved accepting bids for a bus purchase, cleaning and sealing the two (2) elementary buildings and renovation of the Frontier High School home football bleachers.

To view the Request for Proposals click the respective links:

Request for Bus Bids

Request for Exterior Elementary Sealing Project

Request for Bleacher Renovation Project

Sealed Bus bids are due 3/9/18

Sealed Bleacher Renovation proposals are due 3/9/18

Sealed Exterior Sealing proposals are due 3/30/18

Send all bids/proposals to: 

     Frontier Local Board of Education 

     Attn: Mrs. Lee Howard, Treasurer

     44870 State Route 7

     New Matamoras, Ohio 45767


Know! New Year, New Rules – Cell Phone Contract

Washington County Behavior Health Board Update

Washington County Behavior Health Board provides essential prevention, treatment and recovery programs for children, adolescents, and adults.

Fruit Sale Pick Up

Fruit orders will arrive on Monday, December 11th. 

Sale of Unneeded District Items

Frontier Local will be taking bids for unneeded items.

Results of the Unneeded School Items

Frontier Local recently took sealed bids for unneeded school items.  



Sale of District Unusable Items

Frontier to sell unuseble items.

Sale of Used Band Instruments

Frontier Local to sell used band instruments.

Legal Notice - Energy Savings Improvements Project – Air Handler Replacement


Sealed bids will be accepted by Frontier Local School District (FLSD), at the Treasurer’s Office, 44870 St. Rt. 7, New Matamoras OH 45767, until 11:00 am local time, Friday, August 4, 2017 and publicly opened and read immediately thereafter for the Air Handler Upgrade Project described in the Contract Documents prepared by The Brewer-Garrett Company (BG). Bids received after this time will not be accepted.

Direct all questions to Dale Rogers, BG (T: 440.865.4632 or drogers@brewer-garrett.com). This notice is posted under News at www.flsd.k12.oh.us. Contract Documents may be examined at the Board of Education Office and are available at no cost upon request from Mr. Rogers.

Bidders are strongly encouraged to attend the prebid conference at 11:00 am local time on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 in the high school office.


Each bid must include a Bid Guaranty as described in the Instructions to Bidders. A bid may not be withdrawn within 60 days after the bid opening. FLSD reserves the right to waive irregularities in bids, reject any or all bids, and investigate bidder responsibility.

Legal Notice for Newport Gym Re-Roofing Bid

NES Gym (Old Gym) Roof Bids


Sealed proposals will be received by the Board of Education of the Frontier Local School District at the Office of the Treasurer, 44870 State Route 7, New Matamoras, Ohio 45767 until Noon, eastern standard time, Friday July 14, 2017, and at that time opened by the Treasurer of said Board for the re-roofing of the Newport Elementary old gym building according to specifications on file in the office of the Treasurer. 



Yearbook Orders Needed NOW!

Only a few yearbooks left!  Don't miss out. 

Legal Notice for Controls Project

Sealed bids will be accepted by Frontier Local Schools (FLS), at the Treasurer’s Office, 44870 St. Rt. 7, New Matamoras OH 45767, until 11:00 am local time, Tuesday, May 2, 2017 and publicly opened and read immediately thereafter for the Energy Savings Improvements Project.

Lighting Project

The energy cost lighting installation has begun.  Lighting is being installed by Davis Pickering.  The lighting project should be concluded by the beginning of May.

Information for the bidding process for the  HVAC controls will be posted on the website soon.  

Public Legal Notice:HVAC Project

Sealed bids will be accepted by Frontier Local Schools (FLS), at the Treasurer's Office, 44870 State Route 7, New Matamoras, Ohio 45767, until 11:00 am local time, Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017.

The Green Apple Project

Frontier Local partners with Brewer-Garrett for the Green Apple Project.

7th Grade Orientation

7th Grade orientation for all new 7th grade students at Frontier Middle School will be Wednesday, August 15, 2018, starting at 6:00 pm, in the FHMS cafetorium.

Kindergarten Registration for 2019/2020

Kindergarten Registration Dates: 

March 20, 2018 @ New Matamoras Elementary

March 25 @ Newport Elementary

Incoming kindergarten students can be screened at either building.  Any child who will be 5 years old prior to the 1st of August 2019 is eligible to enroll.  Parents can either call Newport (740) 473-2667 or New Matamoras (740) 865-3422 Elementaries to schedule an appointment.

FHMS Chromebook 1:1 Initiative

Frontier High and Middle School will be implementing a 1-to-1 Chromebook initiative for the 2018-2019 school year

OPERATION: Street Smart Free Adult Drug Education

Presented by Franklin County Sheriff’s Office

Mullen Memorial Baptist Church 1520 ½ Putnam Howe Drive, Belpre, OH 45714

February 13, 2018 5:30 – 9:00 p.m.

Click Here for Flyer

Boys Basketball Game @ The Q (Quicken Loans Arena)

Frontier Boys' Basketball team to play at The Q on February 7, 2018.

Sports Passes

Frontier High/Middle School All Sports passes will be on sale in the High/Middle School office.

Become involved with Building Bridges Two Careers

Frontier Local is seeking BB2C mentors.  Read more to Learn more:

2018-2019 Frontier Local School Calendar

2018-2019 Frontier Local School Calendar Click Here

Winter Weather Procedures

During winter weather when snow and ice make road conditions unsafe, a decision as to remain in session as normal, utilize snow routes, delay or cancel school for the day may be necessary. 


Bus Route Consolidation Letter

Due to recent circumstances, the district is faced with a shortage of bus drivers and substitute bus drivers.  Because of this shortage we are needing to adjust some of our bus drivers routes and the pickup and drop off times for our students.  The routes effected are: Rick Taylor's, Vicki Joy's, Bill Greenwood's and Tommy Smith's.


Should you have any questions, please call Jim Henderhan, Transportation Coordinator at 740-865-2400 ext. 2199.

Letter to parents Click Here

2017-2018 Frontier Local School Calendar
Lawrence Elementary to be used for intruder scenario training

Lawrence Elementary to be used for intruder scenario training.

Second Sealed Bid Results

Frontier Local held second sealed bid for unused items. 

Digital Curriculum to be offered

Frontier Local will offer a digital school curriculum for students in Grades Kindergaren through 12.