Pandora-Gilboa High School
|'Pandora-Gilboa Local Schools'|
|410 Rocket Ridge
Pandora, Ohio, (Putnam County), 45877
|Established||Pandora-Gilboa (consolidated) 1951|
|School district||Pandora-Gilboa Local School District|
|Campus size||approx. 40 acres. (not including newly purchased land for the new track/stadium, land annexed to church, old school courtyard, bus garage, or pre-exisiting athletic fields on the old school campus)|
|Color(s)||Scarlet and Silver |
|Slogan||"Dream to move beyond this space; aim higher; soar farther.|
|Athletics conference||Putnam County League
Blanchard Valley Conference
|Sports||Football, Volleyball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Track & Field, Cross Country, Baseball, Softball, and Marching Band(Former sports: Tennis,Golf, and Soccer).|
|Nickname||Rockets (Original Mascots: Pandora: Flying Dutchmen, later changed to Fleetwings. Blanchard: Eagles)|
|Rival||Leipsic High School & Columbus Grove High School|
|Communities served||Pandora,Gilboa, and parts of Ottawa,Bluffton,Columbus Grove, and Leipsic (As well as Cory-Rawson & McComb School|
|Athletic Director||Josh Kaufman|
Pandora-Gilboa High School is a public high school centered in Pandora, Ohio. It is the only high school and school in the Pandora-Gilboa Local School district. The district serves students from Pandora, Gilboa, and parts of Riley, Blanchard, and Pleasant townships in Putnam County. Pandora-Gilboa Local School District is one of the most technologically advanced schools and has Academic, Athletic, and Art Excellence.
With having the President of Ohio High School Technology as the technology coordinator,Dr. Gene Lloyd, no wonder why we are one of the most technologically advanced schools in the country. Technology used by students throughout the building include: Smart boards, Smart Tables, Smart Tablets, Apple iPads, Mircosoft Surface Tablets, Desktop Computers, and personal laptops. Each student from 7th grade up to 12th gets their very own laptop to keep and given to them with NO COST. 4th graders are also given laptops, but are to be returned to the school.
Pandora-Gilboa has been ranked in the Ohio Department of Education top school rankings list. Pandora-Gilboa has achieved the highest mathematics score in the state (as well as other categories, such as English and Science placing within the top 5 scores) in the OAT/OAA. Pandora-Gilboa has also had the highest OGT scores in Putnam County and surrounding counties. The students have also achieved the third highest scores in the state. Ohio Department Education's school report has been EXCELLENCE with DISTINCTION the last 10 years The school also holds a middle school and a very talented high school academic team which have been very successful over the years.
Just recently Pandora's Volleyball team was state ranked #4 and was the only undefeated team left in Ohio, until their last tournament game. The volleyball team won PCL 7-0 and BVC 9-0 finishing with a final record of 24-1. Pandora has won State Runners up in Track & Field. Pandora also has many individuals win state in track, breaking state records. After Pandora-Gilboa's men's track team becoming state runners up, there's going to be a new track and football stadium constructed behind Pandora's new state-of-the-art, approx. $20,000,000.00 school. As of late September, The all weather surface was installed and grass has been professional taken care and completely grown. The completion date of the track is unknown, and only stadium plans have been drawn but not accepted.
Board of Education
Mr. Mark DePue, President -- Mrs.Marcia Hovest, Vice President -- Mr. Dick Wahl -- Mr. Steve Doseck -- Mrs.Kathy Amstutz
Mr. Todd Schmutz, Superintendent -- Mr. Brad Deleruyelle, Treasurer Dr. Gene Lloyd, Technology Coordinator -- Mr. Jeff Wise, High School Principal -- Mrs.Jodi Schroeder Elementary/Middle School Principal --
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