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Board Of Education To Consider Contract, Job Descriptions

19 Jun , 2018  

The Mansfield City Schools Board of Education will consider a facilities assessment contract and two job descriptions when it meets at 5:30 PM this evening.

A proposed contract with Dynamix Energy Services Ltd. of Columbus will involve a review of the overall status of each district building, including all systems and equipment, and recommendations for the future. More…

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Twelve Students Record Perfect Scores

17 Jun , 2018  

Twelve Mansfield City Schools students had perfect scores on Ohio state tests administered in the spring, district testing coordinator Winston Greene reported this week.

The students, their grade level last year and the subject area of their perfect score include: More…

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Artists As Educators Seminar Held

16 Jun , 2018  

The Ohio 2010 Partners in Education team, consisting of the Mansfield Art Center, Renaissance Performing Arts Association, and Mansfield City Schools, is developing a group of professional artists for residencies and workshops in local schools.  The Mansfield team is a member of the nationwide Partners in Education network, a program of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. More…

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Mansfield City Schools Board Considers Revised Student Code Of Conduct

14 Jun , 2018  

The Mansfield City Schools Board of Education heard the first reading of a revised district Student Code of Conduct Tuesday, one that Martin Linder, director of school improvement, said will be “equitable and proactive.”

“Why are we doing this? Because we need a clear understanding of expectations, interventions and consequences,” Linder told the board. “We want to keep kids in the classroom to learn but they must behave while they are there.” More…

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OSU Announces Plans To Recruit 500 Professionals For College Of Medicine

13 Jun , 2018  

Living in a community in the network of regional campuses of The Ohio State University, and with the proximity to Columbus, many Mansfielders take note of changes to the main OSU campus in Columbus. From time to time, 1812Blockhouse has shared news of such developments.

One such piece of news, which was announced on Monday, is to recruit no fewer than 350 faculty physicians and 150 research scientists at OSU’s main campus. The Ohio State University College of Medicine unveiled a hiring plan that will bring 500 new biomedical sciences faculty to the university over the next five years. More…

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President And CEO Of Columbus Arts Organization Started At OSU Mansfield

9 Jun , 2018  

For Chad Whittington, a music appreciation class at The Ohio State University at Mansfield turned out to be a life changer.

Who knew?

The Pickerington resident certainly didn’t when he took the elective course while a freshman at the regional campus, or when the instructor of the class required Whittington and his classmates to attend a performance by professional musicians. More…

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Ohio’s College Savings Plan Sports A New Look

7 Jun , 2018  

CollegeAdvantage is launching a new logo which reflects that CollegeAdvantage is Ohio’s 529 Plan and for many is the best choice to save for higher education costs nationwide and especially for Ohioans.

After eighteen years of CollegeAdvantage, research showed that Ohioans were faster to act and begin saving for their children’s future college costs when they recognized CollegeAdvantage as “Ohio’s 529 Plan.” A study also showed that the new logo helped a vast majority of participants to correctly associate Ohio’s 529 Plan as a college savings organization. Effective today, CollegeAdvantage’s brand has been officially changed to “Ohio’s 529 Plan, CollegeAdvantage.” More…

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Mansfield Schools Treasurer’s Office Honored For Second Consecutive Year

6 Jun , 2018  

For the second consecutive year the Mansfield City Schools’ Treasurer’s Office has earned high honors from two national business associations.

Treasurer Robert Kuehnle and his staff have received the Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO) and the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA). More…

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More Good Financial News For Ohio State Mansfield Students

5 Jun , 2018  

Positive news for potential students at The Ohio State University, including at the Mansfield regional campus, continued to arrive today.

This past Saturday, we shared news that starting in 2019, the university will be committing up to $3 million per year in additional financial aid for tuition and other fees at OSU’s regional campuses (our story can be found here). It was announced on Monday that in a proposal to the Board of Trustees, costs for incoming Ohio freshmen will lock in for four years with a 1.4 percent inflation-based increase. More…

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Community Leaders and Public Invited to Food System Workshop

4 Jun , 2018  

It’s spring at The Ohio State University at Mansfield Microfarm. The high tunnels are overflowing with lettuce, spinach and swiss chard. Now, as spring turns into summer, it’s time to take the growth of the microfarm out farther into the local community. A community workshop called “Aggregating Produce, Sharing Profits” will be held in Ovalwood Hall at Ohio State Mansfield on June 9 from 10 AM to 3 PM. The public is invited along with community leaders. More…

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Last Week They Were Eighth Graders; This Week, They Are College-Bound

4 Jun , 2018  

Twenty-seven students who just completed eighth grade at Mansfield Middle School embarked on their college careers Wednesday evening.

They are the first group that qualified for Graduate Pathways to Success (GPS), a program that will allow them the opportunity to earn two-year associate degrees from North Central State College at the same time they receive their Mansfield Senior High diplomas. More…

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OSU Mansfield Students To Benefit From Increased Financial Aid Support

2 Jun , 2018  

Low and moderate income students at The Ohio State University’s five regional campuses, including Mansfield, soon will have support to cover the cost of their tuition and mandatory fees.

Starting in spring 2019, the university will commit up to $3 million a year in additional financial aid to meet the tuition and mandatory fee needs of regional campus students who are from Ohio, qualify for federal Pell Grants and have successfully begun their college career. To be eligible, students must have successfully completed the equivalent of at least one semester and initiated or completed a student-success course. More…

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