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Malaboo At Malabar Tonight

19 Oct , 2017  

Food, door prizes and classroom activities will be on tap during Malabar Intermediate School’s annual “Malaboo” math and literacy celebration on Thursday, October 19.

Many students will join staff in Halloween costumes. More…

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Malabar Fifth Graders Learn Nature Journaling

10 Oct , 2017  

Malabar Intermediate School fifth-graders completed a cycle of field trips to Hemlock Trails and Hemlock Falls last week, utilizing the nature journaling skills they learned during the previous three weeks.

A different group of students made the trip each day. More…

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Two Hundred Fourth Graders Head To Ohio’s National Park

23 Sep , 2017  

Malabar Intermediate School’s fourth-graders will answer the call of the wild next week when they visit Cuyahoga Valley National Park near Akron.

Ten classes totaling approximately 210 students will participate. Their field trip will be paid for by a grant from the Every Kid in a Park initiative sponsored by the National Park Foundation. Four fourth-grade classes will travel to the park on Monday, four more on Tuesday and two on Wednesday. More…

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New Year, New Orchestra Teachers For Mansfield Schools

20 Sep , 2017  

The new academic year brings fresh faces to the music programs at three Mansfield schools.

Ashley Rudd – Malabar Intermediate School

When she submitted her application for the position of orchestra teacher at Malabar Intermediate School, Ashley Rudd began with a statement about her teaching belief. More…

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Eagle Scout Candidate Works On Tyger Nature Trail

12 Sep , 2017  

A former Malabar Intermediate School student, now an Eagle Scout candidate, worked this summer to improve the Tyger Nature Trail in the woods on the school’s north side.

Blake Johnson, son of Malabar teacher Susan Johnson, built and installed five bird feeders and three bird houses alongside the trail. He repaired benches in the outdoor classroom area and rebuilt the white board (for lesson displays). Johnson also cleaned the entire trail, which was created by Eagle Scout Andrew Weilbacker of Boy Scout Troop 121 in 2011. More…

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State Representative Visits Malabar Intermediate

9 May , 2017  

State Rep. Mark Romanchuk of Ontario heard about challenges facing educators and out-of-the-building opportunities for students during a visit to Malabar Intermediate School on Monday.

Romanchuk, whose Ohio House District 2 encompasses all of Richland County, met with administrators before touring the building with Principal Andrea Moyer. “A big part of our day, in addition to academics, is getting kids ready to learn,” Moyer said, noting the building’s enrollment of 725 in fourth, fifth and sixth grades. More…

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D.A.R.E. Graduation At Malabar

30 Jan , 2017  

Seventy sixth-graders at Malabar Intermediate School graduated from the 12-week D.A.R.E. program Friday as Officer Jack Shay nears the end of his 15-year tenure as head of the alcohol and drug awareness program.

Shay will retire next month after more than 20 years with the Mansfield Police Department.

Also on Friday, faculty and staff at Malabar wore purple in honor of librarian Maxine Johnson who passed away recently. During the board of education meeting at Malabar on Feb. 21 the library will be named in honor of Mrs. Johnson, a 33-year employee of Mansfield City Schools. More…

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Malabar Family Art Night Next Thursday

7 Dec , 2016  

Malabar Intermediate School students and their families will have an opportunity to express themselves through art on Thursday, Dec. 15.

The school’s second annual Family Art Night will be 5 to 7 p.m. in the cafeteria.

Art teacher Sonnet Hogue said she expects another huge turnout this year. More…

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Curious Critters Invade Malabar Intermediate

19 Oct , 2016  

An award-winning author and freelance photographer with roots in Richland County brought his craft to Malabar Intermediate School on Tuesday. David FitzSimmons, nationally acclaimed author of the “Curious Critters” book series, discussed his work in separate sessions with fourth-, fifth- and sixth-graders, then led two afternoon workshops for combined groups of fifth- and sixth-graders.

“Young people from about ages five to 12 are my first audience. Parents and educators are my secondary audience,” FitzSimmons told students in his final session of the day. “This is my job. I’m always working to be sure that my books meet national science standards. Before I write I study what you need to learn. When I do research I am very careful to document my sources,” he said. More…

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