The Loveland City School District Board of Education will discuss reopening plans during meeting Thursday, August 6, @ 5:30 p.m.

By Chuck Gibson 

LOVELAND, OH (August 5, 2020) – The Loveland City School District announced a ‘special meeting’ will be held by the school board this Thursday, August 5, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. 

LCSD Board of Education during recent ‘virtual’ online meeting (FILE) 

The school board gather virtually in a special meeting to discuss progress toward opening Loveland Schools for the 2020-2021 school year. School board President, Kathy Lorenz says the meeting is an “opportunity for the board to get an update at the same time as the community” on all the latest information about returning to school. 

“It is an opportunity to provide an update with everything we know so far,” said Lorenz. The updated information will come from the firm they hired along with the working groups of staff, teachers and administrators who continue to plan and prepare with all the changing guidelines as they happen. Note: Selection forms for Loveland Grades K-12 has now been extended to Sunday, August 9, 2020 @ 11:55 P.M

Here is the announcement from the LCSD about the “special meeting” released earlier today:  

Loveland Board to Discuss Reopening Plan

The Loveland City School District Board of Education will hold a special meeting on Thursday, August 6 at 5:30 p.m. to discuss the progress pertaining to the opening of Loveland Schools for the 2020-2021 school year. The special meeting will be held virtually per HB197 and live-streamed on the Loveland Board of Education’s YouTube channel.

The link for the meeting will be available in advance of the meeting on the district’s website at or go directly to the YouTube channel to view the meeting. The recording of the meeting will also be available on YouTube.

The district is currently offering both in-person and online learning options for the upcoming school year. Loveland parents/guardians must select the learning option (in-person or online) for their child(ren) for the first semester of the 2020-2021 school year. Loveland City School District has extended the deadline for online parent choice for all grade levels to August 9, 2020, so families can listen to the progress update at the special board meeting.

“We want to ensure that our parents have the most current information and data available to support their decision-making for their child’s learning option this semester. We know many parents are struggling with this decision and we want to offer the best guidance possible,” said Loveland Superintendent, Dr. Amy Crouse.

Loveland’s selection form for grades K-12 will now be open until Sunday, August 9 at 11:55 p.m. Parents also have the option to change their selection by this deadline.

Click on the links below to access the online selection forms.

2020-2021 Selection Form: Grades K-4

2020-2021 Selection Form: Grades 5-12