Twenty-Four Tyger Artists Heading To State

7 Mar , 2017  

Twenty-four Mansfield Senior High School art students have qualified for state judging after regional competition on Saturday in the 47th annual Ohio Governor’s Youth Art Exhibition.

Senior High’s entries were judged at Ontario High School, one of 15 regional sites across the state. Approximately 11,500 regional entries were submitted statewide. More…


Schools, Sports

Funds Sought For Tyger To Make Big 10 Visits

4 Mar , 2017  

A GoFundMe campaign is underway to provide funds for a Mansfield Senior High School football standout and his coach to visit two Big Ten schools.

The visits would be made by junior Jornell Manns and head football coach Chioke Bradley. “Jornell is an outstanding junior student athlete. He has been blessed with many offers to continue his education and football career in college,” Bradley said. More…

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Ten At Senior Qualify For Regional Science Day

28 Feb , 2017  

Ten Mansfield Senior High students – five juniors and five sophomores – earned “superior” ratings at the school’s annual science fair this week.

Science teacher Phyllis Randall, who coordinated the fair, said all 10 are now eligible to advance to the eight-county Mohican District Science Day on March 25 at Ashland University. More…



OSU Alumni Award Nominations Sought

27 Feb , 2017  

As a constituent community in The Ohio State University network, Mansfielders have an opportunity to nominate distinguised alumni.

Nominations are open for the 2017 Ohio State Alumni Awards. The annual awards recognize some of the university’s most impressive alumni. More…


Beloved Librarian Honored During Board Of Education Meeting

24 Feb , 2017  

By all accounts Maxine Johnson was much more than the library media paraprofessional at Malabar Intermediate School.

She was a colleague, a friend, an encourager, a grandmother whose gentleness could calm the most troubled student. Her recent death left a gaping hole in the Malabar family. “Maxine was the most kind, caring, compassionate and loving person I ever met,” Principal Andrea Moyer said at the outset of Tuesday’s Mansfield City Schools Board of Education meeting in the Malabar cafeteria. More…

All About Richland, Schools

Second Science Saturday This Weekend

22 Feb , 2017  

The second of four family Science Saturdays will take place this week, February 25 at the Springmill Learning Center, 1200 Nestor Drive.

Students in grades 3 through 8 and their families can join in hands-on, interactive science-related activities from 9 a.m. to noon in state-of-the-art galleries centered around STEM (science, technology, engineering and math). More…



North Central Gains Choose Ohio First Scholarship Funds

21 Feb , 2017  

NCSC has again benefitted from the Choose Ohio First program in the form of scholarship funds. The institution has been awarded $198,392 in funding from the Ohio Board of Regents.

The focus of the scholarship funds will be for so-called STEMM courses (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Medicine) for the 2017-2018 school year. More…


Dispatch Reviews OSU Regional Campus Situation; Finds Strengths, Challenges

20 Feb , 2017  

On Sunday, the Columbus Dispatch took a look at The Ohio State University’s regional campuses in an article entitled “Ohio State regional campuses tested by enrollment trends.”

In the piece, the Disaptch’s Mary Mogan Edwards looks at the declining student population in Mansfield, Marion, and Lima, as we well as more positive indicators such as the Main Campus’ increasing selectivity. More…


Pre-Kindergarten Registration Underway

18 Feb , 2017  

Mansfield City Schools’ pre-kindergarten program, which has the state’s highest rating, is accepting registrations for the 2017-18 school year.

Pre-kindergarten provides quality preschool experiences to children who will be 3, 4 or 5 years old by Aug. 1. Currently, there are five preschool classrooms staffed by teachers who have at least a four-year college degree with a specialty area in early childhood education. Each classroom also has a highly qualified assistant. More…


Winter Academic Challenge at MOESC

17 Feb , 2017  

Thirty sixth grade teams and 38 middle school teams recently participated in the Winter Academic Challenge Tournaments sponsored by and held at the Mid-Ohio Educational Service Center.

Schools participating included Ashland, Ashland Christian, Colonel Crawford, Crestline, Crestview, Discovery, Foundation Academy, Galion, Lexington, Madison, Mansfield City, Northwestern, Ontario, Plymouth-Shiloh, Sacred Heart (Shelby), Shelby City, St. Mary’s (Mansfield), St. Peter’s and Wooster. More…

All About Richland, Schools

Talent Galore At Madison Tonight

16 Feb , 2017  

Members of the Madison High School Key Club, joined by several of their fellow students, will be strutting their stuff on the stage at Madison Middle School on Thursday night.

Dancers, singers, a guitarist, and other incredible acts will be showcased. One will win a $50 VISA gift card; one grand prize winner will move on and perform during a Friday assembly at the school. More…

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Weather Dances At Woodland Pack The House

12 Feb , 2017  

If you’re wondering if science can be taught through dance, just ask any of the standing-room-only crowd of parents and grandparents who packed the Woodland Elementary School gymnasium Friday afternoon. “Weather Dances” culminated a month of instruction by teaching artist Tom Evert, an internationally acclaimed dancer, choreographer and founder of the Cleveland-based dance company DancEvert.

Principal Kim Johnson explained earlier that dance is one element of arts integration in education – others are music, theater and the visual arts – that helps children learn in different ways. More…



OSU Holding Day Of Giving

12 Feb , 2017  

The Ohio State University is holding its first-ever Day of Giving this week, with an opportunity to designate a gift to benefit a specifc area of university operation – including support for OSU Mansfield.

This is a 36-hour event for alumni, students and friends to come together and support Ohio State. On February 14 and 15, Buckeyes can give back and pay forward in support of their favorite cause, college or program. Buckeye Nation is encouraged to come together and show its support. More…



Forney Becomes New Board Of Education Member

9 Feb , 2017  

The newest member of the Mansfield City Schools Board of Education is returning to the district that “prepared me well for life.”

Judy Stahl Forney, a 1967 graduate of Mansfield Malabar High School, took the oath of office Tuesday night after she was selected to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Monica Hubbard.
The remaining four board members – Renda Cline, Chris Elswick, Sheryl Weber and Gary Feagin – voted unanimously in choosing Forney from a field a five applicants. She will serve the remainder of Hubbard’s term through Dec. 31. If she desires to serve longer she will have to be a candidate in the November election. More…