Schools

Mansfield City Schools Discuss Diversity

22 Feb , 2018  

Mansfield City Schools’ Workforce Diversity Team is “serious and laser-focused” in its efforts to attract employment applicants of all races and ethnic backgrounds, board of education member Gary Feagin said Tuesday evening. Feagin was one of six team members who spoke during the board’s semi-monthly regular meeting at the Raemelton administration building.

Assistant Superintendent Mark Manley, who also serves as human resources director, introduced the discussion, recalling that the district’s diversity plan was adopted unanimously by the board a year ago. “Not many districts in Ohio have a plan,” Manley said. More…

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Inner Artists Will Emerge Thursday At Malabar’s Family Night

21 Feb , 2018  

Where can you enjoy free pizza and rainbow cake and unleash your inner artist all in the same evening? At Malabar Intermediate School’s third annual Family Art Night this Thursday, February 22, of course.

We had large crowds each of the last two years. I’m expecting maybe even a little larger turnout this time,” said art teacher Sonnet Hogue. “At 5 PM we will serve Gionino’s pizza, Jones potato chips, rainbow cake and punch in the cafeteria. Around 5:30 we will clear off the tables and get started on our art projects. We will wrap things up by 7:30.” More…

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Statewide Panel Discussion On Education To Include Two From NCSC

20 Feb , 2018  

Ohio has been lowering the cost of course materials for its college students. To celebrate that success, and to talk about what’s next, OhioLINK and the Ohio Department of Education are hosting a panel discussion as part of the activities surrounding Governor Kasich’s 2018 State of the State at Otterbein University, and you’re invited.

Included among the panelists will be Dr. Dorey Diab, President of North Central State College, as well as NCSC Assistant Professor Sara Rollo. More…

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Mansfield Police Issue Notice Concerning Local School Shooting Social Media Post

16 Feb , 2018  

From the Mansfield Division of Police:

On the evening of February 15, 2018, the Mansfield Division of Police was made aware of a social media post which made reference to a potential school shooting in our city. More…

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Pioneer Evacuates After Bomb Threat Note Discovered

16 Feb , 2018  

This morning, Pioneer Career and Technology Center in Shelby issued the following notice:

Due to an emergency situation Pioneer staff and students are evacuating the building. There is no immediate threat and we are all safe. This is a precautionary measure. Local law enforcement is on site and we are working to ensure that our environment is safe before anyone returns to the building. More…

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OSUM Day Of Giving Focuses On Textbooks

16 Feb , 2018  

About 44% of first year students in Autumn Semester 2017 at The Ohio State University at Mansfield were eligible for federal Pell Grants. That means they have high financial need. While the Pell Grants help these students attend college, they don’t often cover everything a student needs to be successful. That’s why Ohio State Mansfield has created the Dean’s Student Success Book Scholarship fund. More…

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Farm Bureau Offering Scholarships

14 Feb , 2018  

The Richland County Farm Bureau has announced that it will award two $500 scholarships for the school year 2018-2019. An applicant must be a member, or child or dependent of a member of the Richland County Farm Bureau and a graduating senior or current college student. Please see the attached for additional requirements and application. More…

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Conard Gallery To Host Exhibition Focusing On Motherhood

14 Feb , 2018  

The Pearl Conard Gallery at The Ohio State University at Mansfield will present “Labors: An Exhibition Exploring the Complexities of Motherhood,” curated by Kate Shannon, associate professor of art.

The exhibition is made possible through a Coca-Cola Critical Difference for Women grant. These grants are designed to support research by The Ohio State University faculty and graduate students that explores women’s lives, gender equality, and gender broadly conceptualized. More…

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Kindness Rocks Mansfield This Week Starting At Woodland Elementary

14 Feb , 2018  

So what can you do with a box of rocks? At Woodland Elementary School, the answer is simple: Spread colorful thoughts of kindness throughout Mansfield this week.

The project is part of a Kindness Week concept developed three years ago by guidance counselor Taryn Nall after she heard a teacher remark that she wished students would be nicer to one another. More…

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OSUM Staff Win Award For First Year Program

12 Feb , 2018  

A group of Student Life staff at The Ohio State University at Mansfield has been recognized for their efforts to improve student success through the innovative First Year Experience program, Camp Hetuck.

Camp Hetuck is a leadership and team–building program for first-year students on The Ohio State Mansfield campus. More…

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New Malabar Scholarship Program For Area Seventh Graders

12 Feb , 2018  

All Richland County seventh graders are invited to participate in the new Ellen Bromfield Geld Scholarship Program and essay contest in conjunction with Malabar Farm State Park.

Students who apply will experience “A Day at Malabar” on April 14 with an exclusive presentation in the main barn after a guided house tour and wagon tour. There, Students will learn of the heritage of Louis Bromfield and his passion for soil conservation. More…

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Schools, Sports

Senior Quarterback Signs To Play At Otterbein

11 Feb , 2018  

This past week, Mansfield Senior High’s Sid Caudill signed a letter of intent to play football at Otterbein College in Westerville.

Caudill, 6’3” 205, was quarterback on the Tygers’ 2017 team that finished with an 8-3 record. He was named to the All-Ohio Cardinal Conference Second Team. More…

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