MANSFIELD – The Striving Readers Grant is in a no-cost extension final year. The focus has been on serving the greatest numbers of students living in poverty, students with disabilities, English learners and students identified as having a reading disability.
COLUMBUS – Dorthia Snider, of Mansfield, was recently selected as one of Ohio Connections Academy’s (OCA) Star Students of the Month for April in recognition of her academic achievements and leadership in and outside the classroom.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senators Rob Portman (R-OH) and Sherrod Brown (D-OH) today encouraged Ohioans interested in 2022 admission to U.S. Military Service Academies to apply to each senator’s office for a congressional nomination.
BELLVILLE -- Clear Fork High School has released its list of academic honorees for the third quarter grading period.
MANSFIELD - The Ohio Arts Council has recently featured Richland Academy of the Arts in their Resilient Ohio series, a blog that highlights Ohio arts organizations who help fight the spread of COVID-19 by introducing cutting-edge solutions.
MANSFIELD – The Ohio Department of Higher education has awarded North Central State College a total of $1,818,339.50 in Choose Ohio First (COF) scholarship funds.
OLIVESBURG -- The Crestview FFA celebrated its 57th annual Chapter Banquet on March 4.
Lesa Deter became treasurer of Lucas Local Schools in February. She previously spent 18 years as assistant treasurer of the Ashland County-West Holmes Career Center.
Richland Newhope distributed 1,400 books to local schools to celebrate Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month.
MADISON TOWNSHIP -- The Madison Local School District has partnered with FinalForms, an online forms and data management service.
MANSFIELD – As educators seek more creative ways to support students’ learning, a key resource for schools is the local public library.
SHELBY -- The family of Jeanne T. Gosser has established a scholarship in her memory at The Shelby Foundation to help graduating Shelby seniors.
North Central State College and the Ohio State University at Mansfield are both offering in-person tours for prospective students in the coming months. Most classes will be offered in-person this fall.
MADISON -- The Madison Local Schools Board of Education approved the creation of a new elementary art teaching position at its Wednesday night board meeting.
MANSFIELD – Academic challenge teams in multiply counties earned championships throughout the month of March in grades 4 through 12, according to the Mid-Ohio Educational Service Center.
Starting March 29, students will attend classes in person Monday thru Friday for the remainder of the school year.
MANSFIELD -- St. Peter’s School released this week the names of the students who achieved honor roll status for the third quarter of the 2020-21 school year.
The Crestview Local Board of Education will have a special meeting on Tuesday, March 23, beginning at 5 p.m. in the high school auditorium.
The Mansfield NAACP Unit #3190 is accepting applications for its annual scholarship award program. Graduating high school seniors from anywhere in Richland County are welcome to apply.
The board formally affirmed the new quarantine guidelines for schools announced last week by Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine.
MANSFIELD – Mid-Ohio Educational Service Center (MOESC) recognized 11 senior students from client school districts for their academic success, and school and community service at the annual Franklin B. Walter Scholarship Award Dinner on March 16.
The Lucas school board is considering the option of constructing a new K-12 building in the future, but nothing has been decided or voted on. Supt. Brad Herman said the board is in a "slow but deliberate" information gathering stage.
The Shelby Board of Education unanimously voted at their Monday meeting to move forward with financing a $4 million athletic complex.
COLUMBUS -- Child care employees and school personnel will be prioritized for COVID-19 vaccination through the month of March under the Federal Retail Pharmacy Program.
MANSFIELD -- Discovery School students have recently been taking action to benefit the community of Mansfield and to try to make the world a better place, head of school Julie Schwartz said.
Approximately 60 percent of Richland County educators received their second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine on Friday, but mask orders and social distancing will remain a normal part of school operations until state health orders are dropped.
One coworker described Terry Davidson as 'a legend' in the Ontario school district.
ASHLAND -- With COVID-19 infection rates continuing to drop and vaccines becoming more widely available, Ashland University this week announced plans to considerably expand face-to-face activities and instruction for the Fall 2021 term.
MANSFIELD – Mid-Ohio Educational Service Center has announced its annual Artapolooza fine arts festival will take place March 20 through 24 and will be held at the Conference Center at 890 W. Fourth Street in Mansfield.
ASHLAND -- If human beings ever decide to build a city on the moon, it will take ingenuity, problem-solving and perseverance. They might turn to a trio of Crestview middle schoolers for ideas.
MOUNT VERNON — The City of Mansfield is Mount Vernon Nazarene University’s newest educational partner. All City of Mansfield departments will be eligible for a tuition discount.
MANSFIELD – Twenty-six spellers were hungry for the win, but only one, Kansas Huston, an 8th grader from Plymouth, was able to spell her way to the crown with the word “sustenance.”
MADISON TOWNSHIP -- Madison Comprehensive High School and Adult Career Center's welding programs are in need of scrap sheet steel, preferably 1/4" and 3/8".
A recommendation will be made at the Shelby Board of Education's March 15 meeting to move forward with construction and financing of a $4 million athletic complex.
MANSFIELD -- Three north central Ohio students were among Ohio’s 12th Congressional District service academy nominations for the Class of 2025.
ONTARIO – Avita Health System vaccinated over 75 percent of Discovery School employees last week, including classroom teachers, teaching assistants, administrators, substitute teachers, and school support personnel.
MANSFIELD -- Rick Klingshirn stood up from his seat and looked around the room.
More than 300 teachers and staff across Shelby will be inoculated against the COVID-19 virus on Friday.
The Mid-Ohio Educational Service Center Board of Governors on Wednesday approved a contract to hire Dr. Mark Burke as the new executive director of achievement and leadership.
Substitute teachers will now be paid a daily rate of $100 at Lexington Local Schools.
MANSFIELD -- The Mansfield City Schools board of education will begin discussing staff cuts in light of a projected $3.3 million spending deficit over fiscal years 2021 and 2022.
ASHLAND -- Ashland University’s undergraduate elementary teacher preparation program has been named among the top in the country for contributing to greater teacher diversity by the National Council on Teacher Quality, a nonpartisan, not-for-profit research and policy organization.
MANSFIELD -- The Mansfield City Schools board of education will vote Tuesday night on whether to consider a reduction in force due to strained district finances.
The Clear Fork Valley Local Schools board of education has officially terminated former Bellville Elementary Principal Kirsten DeVito.
Most districts will have a remote learning day during vaccine distribution.
MANSFIELD – The Ohio Department of Education has announced funding for educational service centers (ESC) to staff Family and Community Partnership Liaisons for the 2020-2021 school year.
Biblical classes will be offered to several Ashland county schools through the LifeWise Academy program.