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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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BuckeyeBuzz Visits The Rec

21 Sep , 2017  

As we shared in a recent post, the Buckeye Ambassadors at The Ohio State University at Mansfield have launched BuckeyeBuzz TV, in an effort to keep students, staff, and the community up-to-date on goings on on campus. More…

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New Year, New Orchestra Teachers For Mansfield Schools

20 Sep , 2017  

The new academic year brings fresh faces to the music programs at three Mansfield schools.

Ashley Rudd – Malabar Intermediate School

When she submitted her application for the position of orchestra teacher at Malabar Intermediate School, Ashley Rudd began with a statement about her teaching belief. More…

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Earn A Mansfield Senior Diploma And Associates Degree At The Same Time

19 Sep , 2017  

An exciting announcement has been made which can serve to jump start a brilliant future for Mansfield Senior students.

A partnership between Mansfield City Schools and North Central State College will allow students to earn an associate degree with their Senior High diploma – without leaving the high school and without incurring college debt. More…

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OSUM Prof Publishes Book On Racial Colorblindness

19 Sep , 2017  

What does it mean when people say they “don’t see race”? Phillip Mazzocco, an associate professor of psychology at The Ohio State University at Mansfield, tackles the topic in his new book, “The Psychology of Racial Colorblindness: A Critical Review.” More…

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MSC Hosting Drive One 4UR Community And Fall Festival Today

16 Sep , 2017  

Mansfield Christian School will host a Drive One 4UR Community and Fall Festival on Saturday, September 16th beginning at 9:00 AM.

The Ford Company is sponsoring Drive One 4UR Community at MCS from 9 AM – 4 PM. Ford will donate $20 to MCS for every test drive up to $6,000! Come and test drive a Ford for free between 9am and 4 pm! There will be no pressure to purchase a vehicle; one test drive per family. More…

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A Fall Of OSUM Plays, Music, And Art

16 Sep , 2017  

The new semester brings added excitement about the arts on The Ohio State University at Mansfield campus. The theatre program will feature three productions during the 2017-18 season. Meanwhile, the Pearl Conard Art Gallery will host three new exhibits to the campus. The University Chorus is preparing an exciting full-length holiday concert for the campus and the community. More…

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Mansfield Realtors Help Students In Need

15 Sep , 2017  

The Mansfield Association of Realtors has made a major donation of hygiene products, shoes and clothing to benefit Mansfield City Schools’ homeless students and their families.

The supplies were presented on Wednesday by Barbara Murray, chief executive officer of The Mansfield Association of Realtors. “We are very pleased to make this donation,” Murray said. “Realtors don’t just buy and sell houses. We are about our communities. We care and we are involved.” More…

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Ohio School Report Cards Issued For Richland County Districts

15 Sep , 2017  

On Thursday, the Ohio Department of Education released the annual Ohio School Report Cards. Among them were report cards for Richland County school districts and individual school buildings. More…

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Micro-Farm Growing At OSU Mansfield

13 Sep , 2017  

Updated on 9.17 – This fall something innovative is growing on The Ohio State University at Mansfield campus.

Last month, Kent “Kip” Curtis, Assistant Professor of History, along with Ohio State Mansfield graduate Tyler Arter were joined by 30 students from the Environment, Economy, Development, and Sustainability program at Ohio State Columbus. The group came to the Mansfield campus to help begin construction of a micro-farm. More…

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Eagle Scout Candidate Works On Tyger Nature Trail

12 Sep , 2017  

A former Malabar Intermediate School student, now an Eagle Scout candidate, worked this summer to improve the Tyger Nature Trail in the woods on the school’s north side.

Blake Johnson, son of Malabar teacher Susan Johnson, built and installed five bird feeders and three bird houses alongside the trail. He repaired benches in the outdoor classroom area and rebuilt the white board (for lesson displays). Johnson also cleaned the entire trail, which was created by Eagle Scout Andrew Weilbacker of Boy Scout Troop 121 in 2011. More…

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