The Guidance Office will host a PSEO information session on Tuesday, March 18th, for any student currently in grades eight through eleven who is considering the Post-Secondary Enrollment Option next year. A student and at least one parent or guardian must attend to learn about program requirements, responsibilities, benefits, and risks. If interested but unable to attend, please notify Mrs. Cunningham by email or calling 865-3441 extension 2124. The meeting will start promptly at 6:30 in the library. The names and contact information of all who attend will be forwarded to Washington State Community College, who will follow up with instructions regarding their scheduling and pre- testing procedures.

If your child is attending FHS and is currently receiving special education services under an IEP or 504 plan, a letter was sent home January 14, 2014, to schedule the annual IEP meeting. If your child did not bring it home, another form can be picked up in Ms. Alden's classroom or you may contact Laurie Mullen at 473-2656.

If your child is a 7th or 8th grader and is currently receiving special education services under an IEP or 504 plan, a form was sent home with your child on Feb. 25, 2014. This is a notification to schedule the annual IEP meeting, which will take place throughout the day, on Apr. 23rd & 24th. If your child does not bring the form home, another one can be picked up in Mrs. Murphy's classroom or you may contact Laurie Mullen at 473-2656.


Welcome to Frontier Local School District!

Welcome to Frontier Local School District’s new website. Frontier Local School District serves over 800 students, within it's three elementary schools and one 7-12 school. In 1968 Frontier Local School District was formed from the consolidation of four school districts, Newport, Lawrence, Bloomfield, and Matamoras. Cougars became the new athletic mascot name and the new school colors became Columbia Blue and Vegas Gold. Located along the Ohio River in Washington County, the district covers 156 square miles with Wayne National Forest, making up 40 percent of the area. Frontier Local School District is the largest employer in the district with approximately 100 employees.

The district is mainly rural with a limited tax base and approximately 80 percent of our operating funds come from the state and federal governments. Over 60 percent of our students qualify for Free or Reduced Lunches and the district offers free breakfast to every student.

Frontier Local School District earned a state report card rating of “Effective” for the 2009-2010 school and Frontier High Middle School earned a Bronze Medal rating in 2009 from U.S. News and World Report.

Please explore the new website and feel free to contact me or any of the school principals with suggestions for improving the site.

Bruce A. Kidder
Frontier Local School District