Ohio Expands Options To Obtain High School Equivalency Certificates

29 Mar , 2018  

Ohioans now have three testing options for earning a certificate of high school equivalence. The Ohio Department of Education approved GEDHiSET and TASC as the official testing companies for adult learners to use to earn the certificate of high school equivalence, generally considered to be the equivalent of a high school diploma.

“For individuals who haven’t earned a high school diploma, earning the certificate of high school equivalence can be a life-changing event,” said Paolo DeMaria, superintendent of public instruction.“ More…


OSU Mansfield First-Years To Be Outfitted With Tech

28 Mar , 2018  

It’s not your grandparent’s college experience, or your parent’s, or even your older sibling’s. Now tech and textbooks will go hand-in-hand on the campus of The Ohio State University at Mansfield.

First-year students will be carrying technology in their book bags this coming autumn semester that will change the way they learn and prepare them for their future employment in a fast-paced, technological world. More…

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Senior High Artists Excel At Governor’s Art Exhibition

25 Mar , 2018  

When judging was complete, art students from Mansfield Senior won over five percent of the top spots in the 2018 Ohio Governor’s Youth Exhibition.

Works by four students at Senior were among the top 75 state winners – from approximately 11,500 entries statewide. More…

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OSU Mansfield Project Has Strong Upside Potential For Area

23 Mar , 2018  

Tyler Arter pulled weeds as he talked about the project Kent “Kip” Curtis will expand well beyond the borders of the parking lot where it’s located on the Mansfield campus of The Ohio State University. “I kind of overheard it,” said Arter, an Ashland resident who graduated a year ago from Ohio State Mansfield with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. I went to one of the first meetings, and I’ve been involved with it ever since.” More…

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Security Cameras On Board Agenda

20 Mar , 2018  

The Mansfield City Schools Board of Education will act tonight on a resolution to waive competitive bidding, as allowed by state statute, for an upgrade of security cameras at Mansfield Senior High School and Mansfield Middle School.

Action will come during the board’s regular meeting at 5:30 PM at the Raemelton administration building, 856 W. Cook Road. More…


Veronica Williams-Payne is Every Student, Every Day Champion

19 Mar , 2018  

A teacher who “is constantly striving for effective ways to reach all learners” is Mansfield City Schools’ Every Student, Every Day Champion for February.

Veronica Williams-Payne, the district’s recently appointed talented and gifted teacher, previously taught science at Mansfield Middle School. She was nominated for the monthly champion award by fellow teacher Sherry Reese-Vaught who called her “an inspiration to me.” More…

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Food And Community Come Together At OSUM Symposium

8 Mar , 2018  

Community leaders in Mansfield are thinking about food and where it comes from a little bit differently today. That’s after The Ohio State University at Mansfield held the 2018 Food Systems Symposium March 1 at Oasis of Love Church in Mansfield.

Over 100 people attended the event. Participants talked about how to address economic, education, diet and food security issues in the community. The goal of the meeting was to discuss how all in the community could work together to create a community-based vision to improve access to safe, affordable and nutritious food in Mansfield and Richland County. More…

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Two Mansfield Schools And Two Board Members To Be Honored

6 Mar , 2018  

Spanish Immersion School, Springmill STEM Elementary and Mansfield City Schools Board of Education members Renda Cline and Sheryl Weber will be recognized Wednesday at the Ohio School Boards Association’s Central Region Spring Conference in Columbus.

The program will begin at 6 PM at the Villa Milano Banquet and Conference Center, 1630 Schrock Road. More…

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Professor Of Photography

3 Mar , 2018  

Capturing the moments in images she didn’t know were there is a large part of Kate Shannon’s artwork. It’s an approach the associate professor of art shares with her students at The Ohio State University at Mansfield.

A graduate of Ohio State where she earned a master of fine arts in studio art, Shannon has taught full time at the campus since 2009. She teaches classes in introduction to photography, digital image manipulation and expanded media, focusing on photography, her emphasis throughout her university studies. More…



Tygers Head To Science Day

2 Mar , 2018  

Eight projects involving 10 students will represent Mansfield Senior High School at the seven-county Mohican District Science Day at Ashland University on March 24.

The eight earned “superior” ratings from staff and community judges Thursday afternoon during Senior High’s annual science fair in the commons. Students were required to explain the steps involved in their projects, including hypothesis, materials, procedure, results and conclusion. More…


Bellville Elementary Receives Purple Star Designation; One Of Only 44 In Ohio

1 Mar , 2018  

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Paolo DeMaria announced on Wednesday the 44 Ohio schools that received the Purple Star designation for their commitment to serving military-connected students and families. Those schools included Bellville Elementary in the Clear Fork Local Schools. More…

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Elementary Students Celebrate Black History Month With Firefighter Visit

26 Feb , 2018  

African American firefighters in Mansfield visited Prospect Elementary School on Thursday to begin a series of Black History Month activities.

The men, whose service with the Mansfield Fire Department totals more than 100 years, talked with third-graders about their experiences as firefighters.The group included Cournal Canada, the city’s first black firefighter; Andrea Cochran, fire inspector; Link Briggs, firefighter/chaplain; Isaiah Finley and retired firefighter Mark Caldwell. More…

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