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Project Takes On Food Insecurity In Mansfield

20 Oct , 2017  

Big things are continuing to grow on The Ohio State University at Mansfield campus.

The first stakeholder meeting for RUSS (Reaching Urban Students with Sustainability) Garden Planning Process was held on October 12, 2017, in the Eisenhower Board Room on the Mansfield Campus. The group, which consists of campus and community members, met to discuss how to develop RUSS Gardens throughout the region. More…

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Malaboo At Malabar Tonight

19 Oct , 2017  

Food, door prizes and classroom activities will be on tap during Malabar Intermediate School’s annual “Malaboo” math and literacy celebration on Thursday, October 19.

Many students will join staff in Halloween costumes. More…

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Bus Hostage Drill Undertaken

16 Oct , 2017  

A Mansfield City Schools bus took center stage Friday morning as the Mansfield Police Department conducted a bus hostage training drill on the Richland County Fairgrounds. Approximately 30 law enforcement personnel, included SWAT officers, participated. More…

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OSR Marketing Director Profiled By OSUM

16 Oct , 2017  

From million-dollar movie sets to haunted ghost tours, Ohio State Mansfield graduate Dan Smith has a part in all of the action as the marketing director at the Ohio State Reformatory.

Smith grew up in the Mansfield area. From a young age, he knew he wanted to attend The Ohio State University at Mansfield. “Probably around 9th grade, I made up my mind where I wanted to go,” Smith reminisces. “My mom went to Ohio State Mansfield and a lot of my friends went here and loved it. I knew it was the place for me.” More…

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No School Friday; First Grading Period Ending

12 Oct , 2017  

Students in Mansfield City Schools will not be in school on Friday, October 13 as staff participate in the fourth of six professional development days during the 2017-2018 school year.

Friday also marks the end of the first grading period. More…

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Malabar Fifth Graders Learn Nature Journaling

10 Oct , 2017  

Malabar Intermediate School fifth-graders completed a cycle of field trips to Hemlock Trails and Hemlock Falls last week, utilizing the nature journaling skills they learned during the previous three weeks.

A different group of students made the trip each day. More…

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From London Theatre Stage To Mansfield Senior Classroom

4 Oct , 2017  

Javar Parker remembers the exact moment that the theatrical bug bit him. It was 2000. He was a freshman in the old Mansfield Senior High School.

“I sang in choirs and always enjoyed music, but I didn’t know anything about theater,” he recalled. “Brian Nabors, then the music director at Senior High, talked me into trying out for the musical Schoolhouse Rock. From the moment that I touched the stage I knew this was what I wanted to do.” More…

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Mirror Lake Work Continues At OSU

3 Oct , 2017  

Living in a community in the network of regional campuses of The Ohio State University, and with the proximity to Columbus, many Mansfielders take note of changes to the main OSU campus in Columbus. From time to time, 1812Blockhouse has shared news of such developments.

One such development is a set of renovations for the Mirror Lake area, which we shared this past June. That work is now underway, and OSU has provided an update. More…

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OSU Mansfield Receives Sustainability Recognition

1 Oct , 2017  

The Ohio State University at Mansfield has earned a STARS Silver Rating in recognition of its sustainability achievements from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). STARS, the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System measures and encourages sustainability in all aspects of higher education. More…

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Mansfield Senior Homecoming Details Announced

28 Sep , 2017  

Mansfield Senior High School will crown its 2017 homecoming queen during an afternoon assembly on Friday, October 6, just hours before the Tygers welcome Ashland to Arlin Field.

Students will cast their votes for queen next week. More…

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New Transportation Programs And Software At Mansfield Schools

25 Sep , 2017  

A new fuel-purchasing system and two recently installed software programs at Mansfield City Schools’ transportation department will save time and taxpayers’ dollars according to district Treasurer Robert Kuehnle.

The district has purchased 10 new 71-passenger buses over the last two years through META Solutions, a purchasing cooperative with five Ohio locations, including Marion. “Approximately 400 school districts participate in META. Bidding in such big numbers gets us the best price and saves time on researching and preparing our own bids,” Kuehnle said. More…

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Two Hundred Fourth Graders Head To Ohio’s National Park

23 Sep , 2017  

Malabar Intermediate School’s fourth-graders will answer the call of the wild next week when they visit Cuyahoga Valley National Park near Akron.

Ten classes totaling approximately 210 students will participate. Their field trip will be paid for by a grant from the Every Kid in a Park initiative sponsored by the National Park Foundation. Four fourth-grade classes will travel to the park on Monday, four more on Tuesday and two on Wednesday. More…

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