Board Votes 4-1 To Ban Cell Phone Use In Mansfield Schools

20 Jul , 2017  

A revised policy which prohibits students’ use of cellphones during the school day was approved by the Mansfield City Schools Board of Education Tuesday evening.

The policy governing “personal communication devices” was adopted on a 4-1 vote. Gary Feagin cast the lone opposition vote, saying the policy will be difficult to enforce. More…

Schools, Sports

Schools Set Mandatory Parent Meetings

19 Jul , 2017  

The Mansfield Senior High athletic office and Malabar Intermediate School have scheduled important parent/student meetings in August.

Parents of students in Senior High and Mansfield Middle School who plan to plan fall sports must attend a 6 p.m. meeting on Aug. 8 in the auditorium. More…


OSU Increases Scholarship And Grant Programs

16 Jul , 2017  

While tuition for income freshman will rise at The Ohio State University this coming fall (read our recent post here), financial aid options are increasing at the same time. These include opportunities for funding that are available at regional campuses, including OSU Mansfield. More…

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Free And Reduced Price Meal Policy Available

13 Jul , 2017  

Mansfield City Schools has announced its 2017-2018 program year policy for free and reduced-price meals for students unable to pay the full price of meals or milk served under the National School Lunch and School Breakfast, After School Care Snack or Special Milk Program.

Each school office and the central office has a copy of the policy, which may be reviewed by any interested party. More…


North Central State College Welcomes New Leaders

13 Jul , 2017  

Two key employees joined North Central State College on July 5. David Murray has been hired as the Dean of the Liberal Arts Division, and Christine Copper was named Executive Director of the North Central State College Foundation. More…


Ohio State Plans Tuition Increase, Four Year Freeze

10 Jul , 2017  

It’s a case of “bad news and good news” for students at Ohio’s largest state university, including for its five regional campuses.

The Ohio State University is proposing a tuition and fee increase of approximately 5.5 percent for fall 2017 for incoming Ohio freshmen in August and then, under a guarantee, be frozen at that level for four years. More…

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All About Mansfield, Schools

Teachers Invited To Renaissance Development Workshop

8 Jul , 2017  

The Mansfield Kennedy Team, composed of the Renaissance Performing Arts Association, the Mansfield Art Center, and Mansfield City Schools, will host a two-day professional development workshop on arts integration for elementary educators and administrators on August 3-4, 2017 at the Mansfield Art Center. The registration fee of $125 for the workshop has been covered for all participants through the generous support of the Ohio Arts Council, Charles P. Hahn, CFP and the Key Bank Foundation. More…

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History & Tourism, Schools

Everything You Always Wanted To Know About: The Ohio State University At Mansfield

7 Jul , 2017  

It’s the latest in our “Everything You Always Wanted To Know About” series — today looking at The Ohio State University at Mansfield. More…



Summer STEM Camp For Girls

3 Jul , 2017  

Engineering, chemistry, aquatic ecology and forensics will be the study topics at the Springmill Summer STEM Camp for Girls, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. July 17-21. More…


Is That A Maple? An Oak? Name that Tree!

28 Jun , 2017  

So you want to know your trees? On July 7, a class offered on The Ohio State University Mansfield campus will help you.

Called Name That Tree, the class will show you how to identify Ohio trees using common traits like their leaves. About half the class time will be spent outdoors practicing. The 600-acre campus is full of trees. More…



Foundation Awards $355,400 In Scholarships

27 Jun , 2017  

The Richland County Foundation has awarded $355,400 in scholarships to Richland County students this year.

RCF Scholarship Committee Chairman Chan Stevens reported 276 students received scholarships from various funds. The average scholarship amount was $1,343. More…



Lexington Alum Wins National Scholarship

24 Jun , 2017  

A 2016 Lexington graduate has received a scholarship from the National Pawnbrokers Association (NPA).

The NPA has announced the recipients of the 2017 Future Business Leaders (FBL) Scholarships. Through generous donations by pawnbroker members of the NPA, the following seven students were awarded $1,000 scholarships: More…