Board To Hear Presentations, Consider Other Business

20 Jun , 2017  

The Mansfield City Schools Board of Education will hear two presentations when it meets in regular monthly session at 5:30 PM this evening, June 20. The session will be held at the Raemelton Administration Building, 856 West Cook Road. More…


New Excitement At Spanish Immersion School

17 Jun , 2017  

Expansion of the science lab, including installation of a 3D printer, and creation of an in-house, TV-type broadcast system are stirring excitement at Mansfield City Schools’ Spanish Immersion School.

The projects are made possible by a $21,433 Gorman Family Fund grant through the Richland County Foundation, school fundraisers and support from the Gimbel Foundation.  “We hope to have these projects completed and ready to go when students return to school on Aug. 21,” Principal Gabe Costa said. “They will offer new and exciting opportunities for our kids. We are very grateful for the grant support.” More…



New Interim Dean And Director For OSU Mansfield

13 Jun , 2017  

On Tuesday, The Ohio State University announced the recommended appointment of Norman W. Jones, PhD, as interim dean and director of The Ohio State University at Mansfield. He serves currently as associate dean for the campus. Subject to approval by Ohio State’s Board of Trustees, Jones will begin his one-year appointment on July 1. More…


Ohio Announces Innovation Program Awards; North Central State College Receives Major Funding

10 Jun , 2017  

The Ohio Department of Higher Education has approved $5 million in funding for projects that will enhance the quality of higher education throughout the state while making it more affordable for students by stabilizing or reducing tuition rates at colleges and universities. Schools receiving the funds designed collaborative, innovative projects that support academic achievement and economic efficiencies. The funds will be awarded for projects serving students at the community college and university levels. More…

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Schools, Sports

Senior Has New Head Basketball Coach

7 Jun , 2017  

A standout player at Mansfield Senior High School and Morehead State University is the new varsity basketball coach at Senior High.

The appointment of Marquis L. Sykes was announced Tuesday by Superintendent Brian Garverick after several applicants were interviewed by a team of administrators. He succeeds J. T. Reese as the Tygers’ head coach. Sykes’ appointment will be confirmed by the board of education on June 20. More…



Lexington Student Beats The Buzzer At National Spelling Bee

5 Jun , 2017  

Lexington Junior High Schooler Maggie Sheridan was the master of cool at the recently concluded 2107 Scripps National Spelling Bee. Here’s video proof.

Her “buzzer beater finish” on spelling the word “whirlicote” garnered her a place in national media profiling interesting moments from the event, held recently in Oxon Hill, Maryland. This story in the Deseret News (Salt Lake City, Utah) is one which ran that story, including Maggie’s amazing moment. More…



New Principal At Springmill STEM Elementary

4 Jun , 2017  

David Gilbert will assume the duties of principal at Springmill STEM Elementary for 2017-2018 as the school expands to include both kindergarten and first grade.

Springmill, located at 1200 Nestor Drive, also will house the district’s pre-kindergarten program. Those classes previously were located at the Spanish Immersion School. More…



Spanish Immersion School Expands

2 Jun , 2017  

Mansfield City Schools’ Spanish Immersion School will expand to seventh and eighth grades for the 2017-2018 school year.

“Spanish Immersion is an award-winning school that has achieved significant growth since its inception in 2008. We are pleased to announce the addition of grades seven and eight,” Superintendent Brian Garverick said. More…



Thousand-Plus Middle Schoolers Join In LeaderRichland Event

28 May , 2017  

It was another successful year for LeaderRichland, as the Mansfield campus welcomed more than a thousand 7th- and 8th-grade students from Richland and Crawford County schools. LeaderRichland encourages students to pursue career and educational goals available in Richland County across many sectors.

The students had an opportunity to meet Richland County business and community leaders during the three-day event. Approximately 50 different community presenters spoke about their careers in skilled trades, finance, services, healthcare, education, non-profits, and manufacturing. More…

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Mansfield Schools 2017-2018 Calendar Set

26 May , 2017  

The first day of school for Mansfield City Schools students will be Monday, Aug. 21.

When the 2017-2018 calendar was approved by the board of education in February professional development days for teachers and staff — when students are not in school — had not been determined. More…


Four Internships Fuel OSU Mansfield Sophomore

24 May , 2017  

The name Austin Mabe will be one to remember. He will help change the world, starting right here in Mansfield. The Ohio State University at Mansfield social work major has devoted much of his college career to making sure he is well-versed in the business field. He is only a sophomore, and yet, he has already accomplished four internships. More…


Class Of 2030 Receives Diplomas — Yes, 2030!

21 May , 2017  

While the Mansfield Senior High Class of 2017 was celebrating Class Day Thursday afternoon barely a half mile away the Class of 2030 was receiving diplomas of its own.

Ninety-nine children clutched handmade diplomas during morning and afternoon programs that drew large turnouts of parents, grandparents and friends at the Mid-Ohio Educational Service Center, 890 W. Fourth St. Classes paraded in a “grand promenade” to the recorded strains of “Pomp and Circumstance” as cameras flashed and recorded videos. More…