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Mansfield City Schools Share Final Pre-Summer Month Activities

17 Apr , 2019  

Mansfield City Schools is looking ahead as spring continues and summer beckons. This week, they announced upcoming activities in district buildings.

To start off, all buildings will be closed April 19-26 during spring break. There will be 26 class days remaining when normal schedules resume on Monday, April 29.

Schools will be closed on Memorial Day, May 27. The last day for students will be Tuesday, June 4. More…

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Three Year Window Project At Malabar Nears Completion

3 Apr , 2019  

A three-year window replacement project at Malabar Intermediate School will be completed this summer with new windows for classrooms and the library bordering the rear courtyard.

Last month the Mansfield Schools Board of Education authorized treasurer Robert Kuehnle to seek bids for the work. “I expect that this third phase of Malabar window replacement will not exceed $100,000,” Kuehnle said. More…

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Sensory Tools Now Available At Mansfield Schools Elementary Buildings

19 Mar , 2019  

Teachers in all kindergarten through third-grade classrooms now have special sensory tools to help students who have difficulty paying attention, focusing on their work or completing tasks on time.

Dahni Reynolds, Mansfield City Schools’ board certified behavior analyst, reviewed the tools with Springmill STEM Elementary teachers on Friday, completing a week of training for staff at each elementary and the Spanish Immersion School. The sensory materials range from weighted lap pads to core disks (sensory seats) and from visual timers to stress balls and fidgets. All are designed to assist teachers in helping children self-regulate their behavior and improve learning. More…

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Mansfield Schools Cancels Staff In-Service Day

4 Mar , 2019  

According to the adopted 2018-2019 school year calendar, Mansfield Schools teachers were set for an In-Service Day this coming Friday, March 8, which would also be a vacation day for students.

That situation has now changed. Due to the number of school closings which have been taken this year, March 8 will now be a regular school day. Students are therefore expected to attend school that day. More…

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Board Of Education Approves Severance Plan

7 Feb , 2019  

The Mansfield City Schools Board of Education approved an Employee Severance Plan (ESP) on Tuesday night as a proactive cost-saving step to help avoid steep cuts in educational programs and potential layoffs.

The district projects that approximately 40 employees who are at or near the top of the pay scale will voluntarily accept the ESP, reducing the number of high-salaried staff while maintaining the highest possible educational standards. Overall, the district expects that the plan will help to save millions of dollars over the next several years. More…

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Mansfield Students Return To School, But Ominous Weather Looms

29 Jan , 2019  

Students returned to Mansfield City Schools Monday after missing all of last week but how long schools will remain open this week remains to be seen.

Forecasters are calling for rain changing to snow Monday night with the potential for icy spots forming with a low around 18. A blast of arctic air will arrive later on Tuesday and is expected to create double-digit wind chills on Wednesday and Thursday mornings. More…

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All About Richland

New Education Wing To Boost Art Center and Schools Collaboration

26 Jan , 2019  

The Mansfield Art Center and Mansfield City Schools will work together over the coming year to develop the details of the Tyger STEAM after-school program for students interested in high-fire ceramic and glass art.

Plans will move forward in the wake of this week’s announcement that the art center exceeded its $2.7 million campaign goal for new construction that will include a 4,200-square-foot education wing. More…

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Mansfield Board Of Education Sets Out To Create A Strategic Plan

18 Jan , 2019  

Renda Cline returned to her familiar role as president of the Mansfield City Schools Board of Education Tuesday evening.

Ms. Cline, who is beginning her eighth year on the board, was elected president on a unanimous vote of the five-member board. She also served as president during the four-year period from 2014 through 2017. More…

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Board Of Education To Hold Organizational Meeting

15 Jan , 2019  

The Mansfield City Schools Board of Education will elect a president and vice president during its 2019 organizational meeting at 5:30 PM on Tuesday, January 15. The board’s regular monthly meeting will follow immediately. More…

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Mansfield Schools Former Athletic Director Owes Money For Missing Ticket Revenue

28 Dec , 2018  

An individual employed as an athletic director owes $700 to the Mansfield City School District for missing ticket revenue, state auditors reported on Thursday.

A financial audit of the Richland County school district for fiscal year 2018 names Jennifer Lepard responsible for numerous discrepancies between the district’s athletic event ticket proceeds and the amounts deposited into the district’s bank account. More…

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A Time Of Holiday Happiness At Mansfield City Schools

22 Dec , 2018  

The last week before Christmas is always a magical time. Last minute holiday shoppers rush to get last minute specials; families begin preparing in earnest for get-togethers with food and fun; and area schools wind down Christmas concerts and plays and focus on celebrating in classrooms and assemblies.

This was certainly the case recently with Mansfield City Schools. Here are links to stories on the district webpage that talk about holiday events which have taken place over the last several days. Click on any title for the full story. More…

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Security Cameras Coming To Malabar Intermediate School

14 Dec , 2018  

At its Tuesday meeting, the Mansfield City Schools Board of Education approved the installation of 65 to 70 security cameras at Malabar Intermediate School.

Hardware costs for the cameras, wiring, etc. is $25,782, and installation will be performed by Crider Solutions Inc. of Mansfield at a cost of $16,500. More…

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All About Richland

Schools Seek Donations During Richland Gives

27 Nov , 2018  

Mansfield City Schools is joining other nonprofits in Giving Tuesday (Nov. 27), a day which emphasizes charitable contributions during the holiday season.

Richland Gives will allow donors to contribute during a 12-hour period on Tuesday through a single website, richlandgives.org. The event culminates a month of donating opportunity. More…

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Mansfield Senior Students Participate In Statewide Leadership Conference

13 Nov , 2018  

Sixteen students from Mansfield Senior High School’s Career Tech Education program participated in the Nov. 8-9 Ohio SkillsUSA Leadership Fall Conference in Columbus.

They were joined by Scott Musser, CTE director, and Dirk Eachus, Senior High’s Skills USA chapter advisor. “Our students are excited and empowered after the two-day event. I have several students who want to run for state and regional offices next year,” Musser said. More…