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Two Pickaway-Ross CTC seniors elected to BPA regional seats

Five Pickaway-Ross Career & Technology Center students were selected to seek Region 14 Business Professionals of America (BPA) officer positions at the Fall Leadership Conference. Nolan Badgley and Holly Ervin were selected as Parliamentarian and Historian, respectively. Nolan is a senior in Network System Technologies whose home school is Circleville High School. Holly is a senior […]


Equipment Day brings students and employers together

The Ashland County-West Holmes Career Center recently partnered with area businesses to deliver students hands-on, real-life educational experiences during the third-annual Equipment Day, the Times-Gazette reported. The event, hosted by the career center’s Construction and Building Trades Programs, partners with area businesses. “The program is the first of its kind in the state of Ohio, […]


Nolley Elementary, Blue Ribbon School

Manchester Local’s (Summit) Nolley Elementary named prestigious Blue Ribbon School

Manchester Local’s (Summit) Nolley Elementary was only one of nine schools in Ohio to be chosen as a Blue Ribbon School in its category. Nominated in the “Exemplary High Performing” category, Nolley Elementary was measured by state assessments with completed test scores in the top 15% in the state. The National Blue Ribbon Schools Program […]


Phlebotomy class giving Ross County senior step up in career

New to Pickaway-Ross Career and Technology Center’s high school program offerings this year is health administration, and Reanna Weaver couldn’t be happier that it was added. The senior was in the Early Childhood Education program her junior year but didn’t think it fit her. After making the switch to health administration this year, she knows now that she’s […]


Union-Scioto SCOPES Academy focuses on math, science

The SCOPES (Science Cooperative of Physicians and Elementary Students) Academy at Union-Scioto Local’s (Ross) Unioto Elementary School is made possible through a cooperative with Adena Regional Medical Center. The program provides weekly enrichment for advanced students in first through fifth grades in the areas of math and science. Students gain experience in technology, medical science, […]


Kettering City teachers spend weekend at Air Camp

Seven Kettering City School District teachers spent the weekend of September 30, 2016, at Teacher Air Camp. During camp, Kettering’s staff members were engaged in immersive and collaborative STEM activities that required stamina and dedication: Not only did the teachers give up their weekend to attend the Air Camp, but they spent as much as 16 […]

Kettering teachers who attended Air Camp

Students Raise Over $1,000 for Homelessness

As Homecoming approached this year, the Mariemont High School student body decided to emphasize “home” in a different way, creating a fundraiser called “Home for Homecoming” to donate to the Greater Cincinnati Homeless Coalition in honor of Melissa Mosby. Mosby visited the school earlier in the school year to share her story. Organized through a […]