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Mansfield Schools Free Lunches For Students Program To Continue

23 Jun , 2019  

A program that permitted Mansfield City Schools to serve free lunches to all students during the 2018-2019 school year, regardless of family income, proved to be a win for both students and the district.

Food service manager Lauren Moran said district cafeterias served an average of 2,500 lunches each day, an increase of about 150 over last year. Not only did more students each lunch, the district received an additional $200,000 in federal lunch reimbursement, more than offsetting the additional costs. More…

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OSU Graduates 12,213; List Of Graduates Includes 108 Richland Countians

19 Jun , 2019  

The Ohio State University has published the list of students who earned degrees at commencement on May 5. Ohio State awarded a record 12,213 degrees at the ceremony, including 294 doctoral, 811 professional, 1,913 masters, 8,449 bachelors, 663 associates and 83 certificates. At least 108 were from Richland County, with 11 of those receiving graduate degrees. More…

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Foundation Awards Over $569,000 In Scholarships

18 Jun , 2019  

The Richland County Foundation recently awarded $569,091 in scholarships to Richland County students. Scholarships are awarded based on a student’s financial need and grade point average.

RCF Scholarship Committee Chairwoman Jana Mulherin reported during the June Board of Trustees meeting that 256 students received scholarships from 65 various funds, of those, 86 students will attend a local college or university. More…

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Mid-Ohio Educational Service Center Has New Executive Director

17 Jun , 2019  

The Mid-Ohio Educational Service Center (MOESC) Board of Governors approved the hiring of Steve Earnest as Executive Director during their regular meeting May 22. Mr. Earnest will assume his duties beginning August 1. More…

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Mentoring Program at OSUM Brings Together High School and College Students

12 Jun , 2019  

A new mentoring program at The Ohio State University at Mansfield is bringing high school freshman together with college freshmen. Students from the Buckeye Living and Learning Community (BLLC, formerly called SMART) at Ohio State Mansfield meet with 9th grade students from Mansfield Senior High School to discuss important topics and provide insight on their journey to higher education. More…

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Lucas Grad Awarded Competitive Scholarship From AK Steel Foundation

11 Jun , 2019  

AK Steel announced on Monday that the AK Steel Foundation has continued a longstanding tradition this year by awarding 20 college scholarships to sons and daughters of company employees. The awards recognize outstanding academic achievement, leadership and community involvement.

Included in that number is a Richland County high school graduate. More…

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Students In Need Receive Buddy Bags Via Altrusa International

7 Jun , 2019  

Altrusa International of Mansfield recently delivered 100 Buddy Bags for children served by Mansfield City Schools’ S.A.F.E. office (Student Achievement through Family Engagement).

The S.A.F.E. program aids homeless students and families, whether they are housed in shelters or doubled-up with relatives or friends. More…

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Retirees From Mansfield Schools Honored; Represent Over 900 Years Of Experience

3 Jun , 2019  

Thirty-seven retiring employees of Mansfield City Schools were thanked last week for the positive and lasting impact they made in the lives of thousands of students.

“I look around this room and see many years of service. I see the faces of many with whom I have worked for a long time,” Superintendent Brian Garverick said during a retirement reception in the Mansfield Senior High library. “Thank you for all you have done for Mansfield City Schools.” More…

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OSU Trustees Meet; Approve New Mansfield Campus Degree Program

1 Jun , 2019  

At its meeting on Friday, The Ohio State University Board of Trustees took action on several items, including the revocation of Richard Strauss’ emeritus status and moving on several large construction projects.

Also OK’d was a new degree program for regional campuses including Mansfield. More…

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Senior Celebrates 150 Graduates On Saturday

27 May , 2019  

The Mansfield Senior High School Class of 2019 thanked their families, teachers and coaches Saturday morning before turning the page to the next chapter of their lives.

One hundred and fifty graduates received their diplomas during a 10 a.m. commencement in Pete Henry Gym. The class leaves with $3,008,176 in postsecondary scholarships. More…

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Tyger Seniors Walk District Halls On Thursday, Graduate On Saturday

24 May , 2019  

Members of the Mansfield Senior High Class of 2019 paraded through each of the district’s schools Thursday morning to the cheers and applause of students and staff who lined the hallways.

For most, the annual walkthrough was a nostalgic return to the elementary and intermediate buildings they once attended. More…

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Student Success Support Helps Mother Finish Two Degrees At OSUM

22 May , 2019  

The phrase “her smile lights up the room” doesn’t quite do Becca Lamp justice. The 25-year old from Ontario is the kind of woman whose vibrancy and positivity shines a bright light on even the darkest of places. Yet even she had doubts back in 2016 when the then-college sophomore found herself pregnant and unsure whether she could finish her college degree. More…

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Woodland Elementary Works To Ready Kids, Parents For The Summer

21 May , 2019  

Woodland Elementary School will welcome parents and guardians on Thursday for an evening of activities focused on maintaining students’ academic skills during June, July and August.

A flyer sent home with students says “Stay sharp over the summer with ideas from our Woodland Family Night, Thursday, May 23, 6 to 7:30 PM.”

The evening will include make-and-take math, reading and art activities. More…

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Analysis: OSU Has $15.2 Billion Impact On Ohio; Mansfield Campus Has $54.7 Million Impact

20 May , 2019  

President Michael V. Drake announced last Wednesday at the Columbus Metropolitan Club the findings of a new economic impact analysis showing that The Ohio State University generates $15.2 billion annually in economic impact for the state of Ohio – which equates to more than $1.735 million in economic impact every hour.

Ohio State’s research enterprise, medical complex, construction projects, athletics events and status as Ohio’s fourth-largest employer combined in Fiscal Year 2018 to support more than 123,000 jobs across Ohio. Putting that in context: One in every 57 jobs in the state is directly or indirectly supported or sustained by the university. More…

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