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Sign up for Rider Watch
Posted on 2020/10/30
Remember to sign up for Rider Watch at the beginning of every school year to receive phone/text messages about school closings/delays/early dismissals.  more
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Bus Schedule
Posted on 2022/08/19
Click "more" to view/print the 2022-23 bus schedule.  more
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School Supplies
Posted on 2022/08/02
Click "more" to view/print school supply lists for grades K-8.  more
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Chromebook/Internet Service Survey
Posted on 2022/04/20
Students who complete this survey may qualify to receive an updated Chromebook IF they do not have access to a computer at home. Please complete the survey if you think you are eligible.  more
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IRS 2021 Tax Credit Information
Posted on 2022/02/28
Families who didn't receive advance Child Tax Credit payments can claim the full amount they're eligible for on their 2021 return. If you missed an Economic Impact Payment, check out the IRS Recovery Rebate Credit. Click "more" for IRS information.  more
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Affordable Internet
Posted on 2022/02/11
Click "more" for information about obtaining affordable internet.  more
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Mask Recommendation
Posted on 2021/09/16
Because we care about the health and safety of our Purple Riders, Martins Ferry City School District administration recommends that all students, staff, and visitors wear masks indoors at all of our facilities.   more
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Safe Return to In-Person Instruction Plan
Posted on 2021/08/11
This plan has been created in compliance with American Rescue Plan: Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund (ARP ESSER).  more
UPDATE: Responsible Restart Plan
Posted on 2021/01/15
2020-21 Responsible Restart Plan: Updated School Year Start Schedule  more
Student Services November Newsletter
Posted on 2020/11/11
Click "Read More" for mental health hotline numbers and the Belmont County Student Services November Newsletter.  more
Resources from Student Services
Posted on 2020/04/27
Click for resources for mental health, internet connectivity, & coping strategies for families  more
Student Health Assessments
Posted on 2020/08/24
Students’ health must be assessed each day prior to coming to school. If students are exhibiting any of the symptoms of COVID-19, or have in the previous 24 hours, they should stay home and not return to school until they are symptom free for 24 hours without the use of medications. Click here for more information.  more
COVID-19 Symptom Reminder
Posted on 2020/10/16
Please review the list of symptoms. Stay home if you are experiencing any symptoms.  more
School Canceled 12/20/2022
Posted on 2022/12/19


The Martins Ferry City School District is searching for substitute teachers. If you have a bachelor's degree, you can obtain a substituting certificate from the Ohio Department of Education. The rate of pay is $100.00 per day. If you have a current teaching license for the State of Ohio, the rate of pay is $130.00 per day. We have long-term substitute positions available. Employment applications can be found on our school website under Administration > Employment Opportunities, or you may pick one up at the administration office located at 5001 Ayers Limestone Road, Martins Ferry, OH. Please call 740-633-1732 with any questions or email applications to [email protected] or [email protected].

COVID-19 Information

The district has updated its COVID guidelines in accordance with the CDC and Ohio Department of Health. 
COVID positive students and staff quarantine for 5 days from the onset of symptoms, or from the date of a positive test if asymptomatic. If fever-free for 24 hours with improving symptoms, students/staff may resume activities with a mask for days 6-10.
*New to these guidelines*
With 2 negative COVID tests spaced 48 hours apart beginning on Day 6,  students/staff may unmask AFTER the second negative test. 

Please review the CDC link below for more detailed information and instructions on how to count days.
It is recommended that contacts mask for 10 days from last close contact with a positive individual and monitor for symptoms. 

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