New Theatre Experience Coming For Juniors At Senior

28 Aug , 2017  

A complete live theater experience — box office, sound, lighting and stage performance – is on tap this year for juniors at Mansfield Senior High School.

A performing arts curriculum has been added to the school’s Career Tech program. More…

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Richland Public Health Shares Reminder Concerning School Buses

28 Aug , 2017  

Richland Public Health is issuing a reminder for drivers to be cautious driving in school zones and around school buses.

With the return to school across Richland County, 20 miles per hour school speed zones will be in effect. More…


All About Mansfield, Schools

Teaching Artist Training Available To Local Artists

27 Aug , 2017  

The Ohio 2010 team of the Kennedy Center’s Partners in Education network is developing a group of professional artists who are available for paid residencies, earning up to $500/week, and additional paid consulting opportunities with local schools. Artists interested in becoming a teaching artist with the Mansfield Partners in Education program must complete a year-long required training, available locally, meeting approximately six days between September 2017-June 2018. More…



New Head Of Culinary Arts Knows His Way Around A Kitchen

26 Aug , 2017  

A chef with more than 30 years of experience in private sector restaurants and public school instruction is the new head of culinary arts at Mansfield Senior High School.

“I really try to get the lightbulb to come on in a student’s mind,” said Thomas Blike, “then help to create with them a passion for cooking and culinary arts. “If I can instill curiosity then it becomes very easy to teach.” More…

Schools, Sports

Scorestream Returns To 1812

25 Aug , 2017  

Scoresteam returns to 1812Blockhouse this fall during the ten week season (more those lucky teams that make the playoffs) of north central Ohio football.

Each week, games featuring all of the high schools with home football fields in Richland County will be included, with current scores appearing on our front page. More…

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Prospect Elementary School Has New Principal

24 Aug , 2017  

There’s a feeling of coming home for new Prospect Elementary School Principal Jason Douglas.

“I taught first grade here earlier in my career in Mansfield City Schools,” Douglas said. “It really does feel like coming home.” More…


New School Year Brings New Online Academy

23 Aug , 2017  

The beginning of the new school year brings a new educational opportunity for students in Ontario.

Ontario Online Academy is a new educational program designed to open new opportunities to students in the Ontario Local School District that allows students to complete their education through a fully sponsored virtual school program. More…



Alternative School Has New Home

21 Aug , 2017  

Lead teacher Sean Adams has a quick and firm response to anyone who thinks Mansfield City Schools’ Alternative School is simply a place for students to sit idly in detention.

“We’re here to meet all students’ needs, help make their school experience successful and get them on a path to graduation,” Adams said.

The Alternative School has relocated from the Hedges building on Mansfield’s east side to the 1300 wing of Mansfield Senior High, a move Adams welcomes. “Being in this building (Senior High) is a positive thing for our students,” Adams said. More…


Parking And Traffic Flows Change At Madison

20 Aug , 2017  

Madison High School students and parents will notice changes while driving to and from the school this school year. More…



Meet the 2017-2018 Buckeye Ambassadors

18 Aug , 2017  

The Ohio State University at Mansfield has announced the slate of 2017-2018 Buckeye Ambassadors.

The Ohio State University at Mansfield Buckeye Ambassadors are a major part of the campus experience for new and continuing students.  They are responsible for representing OSU-Mansfield’s student body during new student orientation, leadership, seminars, recruitment efforts, community events and other activities. More…


Mansfield Schools For 2017-2018: Every Student, Every Day

17 Aug , 2017  

The Superintendent of Mansfield City Schools and the president of the Mansfield School Employees Association drove home the same point Tuesday morning during staff opening day.

They echoed the district’s rallying cry for 2017-2018 — “Every Student, Every Day” – to hundreds of employees assembled in the Mansfield Senior High auditorium. More…



New Tyger Girls Varsity Coach Optimistic About Soccer At MSHS

16 Aug , 2017  

The new girls varsity soccer head coach at Mansfield Senior High School has a plan to build the program in the years ahead — on and off the field — and he’s counting on his senior captain to play a major role in getting it started this season.

“Everyone loves to win but that’s not the end game,” said Jon VanHouten, who moved into the head coaching role this season. “Ten years from now we want the Lady Tygers to be successful in this community. We hope soccer is part of the foundation of that success.” More…