ASHLAND -- Many area students were among the 117 students from 26 area schools plus homeschoolers who competed in the 60th annual Mohican District Science Day.
EDITOR'S NOTE: Kaitlin Geiger is a representative for Galion City Schools.
MANSFIELD -- If this were a normal school year, elementary school teachers would be spending their days managing end-of-the-year field trips and parties. They would be hugging their students goodbye and telling them how proud they were.
ONTARIO -- The Shelter Insurance Foundation has awarded a $2,000 scholarship to Maria Caporini, a graduate of Ontario High School.
LEXINGTON -- The Shelter Insurance Foundation awarded a $2,000 scholarship this spring to Kaydan Berry a graduate of Lexington High School.
MANSFIELD -- North Central State College has hired David Koepke as program coordinator and instructor for the criminal justice program.
MANSFIELD -- Finances dominated the discussion during Tuesday’s meeting of the Mansfield City school board.
SHELBY -- Students from Pioneer Career and Technology Center participated in the first-ever virtual Business Professionals of America (BPA) State Leadership Conference April 20 to 24.
SHELBY -- Marvin Memorial Library’s popular genealogy series will now be delivered online. If you haven’t been able to attend, here’s your chance to spend a Saturday morning, wherever you are, honing your research skills.
ASHLAND -- The Ashland University Board of Trustees has reaffirmed its support of AU President Carlos Campo, a couple of days after the University faculty senate issued a no-confidence vote and called on the Board to seek new executive leadership, according to a Monday press release from Public Relations Coordinator Tamara Mosser.
Harvey said that with a fund balance of just over four million, the district could weather sustained cuts or larger cuts next year, provided that state funding eventually returns to pre-COVID numbers.
The Ashland University Faculty Senate is urging the University's Board of Trustees to "seek new executive leadership," according to a Friday email from Senate President Diane Bonfiglio.
City Council member Jason Lawrence is among seven applicants seeking to be the next Mansfield City Schools treasurer.
BELLVILLE — Clear Fork High School Principal Brian Brown understands better than most how difficult these past few months have been.
MANSFIELD – A student from Crestline and another from Highland were honored Tuesday when the Ohio Educational Service Center Association (OESCA) recognized 84 of Ohio’s top students from across the state during the 31st annual Franklin B. Walter All-Scholastic Awards Program.
FREDERICKTOWN -- Recently, members of the Fredericktown FFA chapter were recognized by the Ohio FFA Association online through the Ohio FFA State Celebration in place of the State FFA Convention that was cancelled due to the COVID-19 epidemic.
ASHLAND -- As part of Samaritan Hospital Foundation’s (SHF) COVID-19 grants, the Foundation is equipping every school in Ashland County with enough touchless thermometers to cover all school entrances, totaling nearly 80 thermometers.
FREDERICKTOWN -- Two Fredericktown youngsters, Rachel Matthews and Kaid Benson, have earned their Ohio Future Farmers of America Degrees.
Along with every other school in the country, Dale Roy has had to adapt their curriculum due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
MADISON TOWNSHIP — It isn’t the celebration new Madison superintendent Rob Peterson or new principal Sean Conway envisioned, but the district is doing its best to make graduation memorable for the Class of 2020.
COLUMBUS -- Richland County school districts will lose approximately $2.7 million in operating funds by the end of fiscal year 2020, according to data released from the Ohio Office of Budget and Management.
MADISON TOWNSHIP — When he was the head football coach at Madison, Sean Conway surrounded himself with a talented and experienced group of assistants.
All information sourced from the Ohio Office of Budget and Management. Chart is sorted in descending order by "Reduction as a % of Operating Expenses."
MANSFIELD -- At the 50th reunion for the Mansfield Senior Class of 1969, it was decided to establish a scholarship fund for a deserving member of the Mansfield Senior Class of 2020.
MADISON TOWNSHIP -- Madison Comprehensive High School has announced its valedictorian and salutatorian students for the Class of 2020.
BELLVILLE -- Barb Hendrix has collected postcards for decades. Over the years, they amassed around her home, largely forgotten, in closets and cabinets.
MOUNT VERNON — Mount Vernon Nazarene University has developed a completely online program directed to those called to serve God’s Kingdom.
MADISON TOWNSHIP – Madison Middle School announced Monday that it has been recognized as a Project Lead The Way (PLTW) Distinguished School for providing broad access to transformative learning opportunities for students through PLTW Gateway.
CRESTLINE - The week of May 4 to 8 is Teacher Appreciation Week. The Crestline Exempted Village School District has issued a press release that recognizes the dedicated and compassionate educators in the schools.
SHELBY -- Pioneer Career & Technology Center superintendent Greg Nickoli released the following statement in recogintion of Teacher Apperciation Week:
Educational institutions nationwide have been forced to adapt their curriculum and graduating requirements due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Professor's have been asked to transition from face-to-face instruction into an online teaching medium. Students were required to return to their off-campus homes and attend online meetings and classes for remainder of the spring semester.
MANSFIELD -- Superintendent Stan Jefferson today announced plans for a modified in-person graduation for the Mansfield Senior High School Class of 2020.
Cheryl Longnecker has been a special educator at Lexington Local Schools for almost thirty years.
MANSFIELD -- The Mansfield City School Board passed a contingency plan Tuesday night allowing students to earn credit while learning from a distance during the remainder of the school year.
SHELBY — As the current school year comes to a close, the question on many high school seniors' minds turns to graduation: Will a ceremony be possible during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Mike Ziegelhofer said he has been led by one guiding principle throughout his career as educator.
COLUMBUS -- A press release issued Thursday at the Ohio Department of Education website is discouraging schools from conducting graduation ceremonies and other year-end events.
CLEVELAND – The financial impact and pressure brought by COVID-19 are weighing heavily on American teenagers, with more than two-thirds of teens (69%) saying they are either somewhat or very concerned about the impact of the pandemic on their families and day-to-day lives, according to a new survey by Junior Achievement USA (JA) and Citizens Bank.
LEXINGTON -- Less than a week after superintendent Mike Ziegelhofer announced his intent to retire from Lexington Local Schools, the school board tapped assistant superintendent Jeremy Secrist to replace him.
The Mansfield City School Board meeting has been rescheduled to meet Tuesday, April 28 after technical difficulties prevented the Google meeting to be open to the public.
GALION -- In honor of the graduating class of 2020, Crawford County superintendents, along with other Ohio Schools, are going to be lighting up their stadiums to recognize the senior class on Monday, April 20 at 8:20 p.m.
The Madison Local School Board as appointed Robert Peterson as the new superintendent.
Peterson signed a three-year contract with a base salary of $115,000, said board president Tim Wigton. His first day as district leader will be Aug. 1.
MOUNT VERNON — Mount Vernon Nazarene University President Dr. Henry W. Spaulding II has announced the appointment of Ryan Stagg to the position of Director of Outreach and Strategic Partnerships.
MADISON -- The Madison Local School District board of education is expected to vote on a new superintendent Friday, according to board president Tim Wigton.
MANSFIELD -- Mid-Ohio Educational Service Center was awarded a $1.2 million Striving Readers Grant (SRG), which is now in its third and final year of implementation.