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Incoming Fourth Graders Welcomed To Malabar Intermediate

19 Aug , 2019  

The principal is new (sort of) and the assistant principal is brand new, but incoming fourth-graders and their parents learned Thursday evening that Malabar Intermediate School’s priorities have not changed.

Principal Tom Hager, Malabar’s assistant principal the last seven years, moved into the top spot this summer after longtime principal Andrea Moyer was named the district’s director of school improvement. “Parents, families please know that it is a tremendous honor for all of us at Malabar to serve you, to be trusted with the education and safety of your children,” Hager said during the school’s annual fourth-grade orientation program. More…

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Mansfield City Schools Changes School Year Starting Dates

10 Aug , 2019  

There’s a change in the starting dates for Mansfield City Schools from what we shared recently in an 1812Blockhouse post.

The District has revised its start-of-school schedule by implementing staggered starts for kindergarten and grades seven through 12. “The purpose of these staggered starts is to ensure a positive beginning for the 2019-2020 school year,” said Superintendent Stan Jefferson. More…

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New Mansfield Schools Athletic Director Sets Out To Support Students

6 Aug , 2019  

Mansfield City Schools’ new Athletic Director describes his responsibilities in a single word: supportive.

“I believe that my job is a supportive job. How can we work together to support kids and do all we can for them before they leave this building?” said Kevin Porter, who comes to Mansfield from Janesville, Wisconsin.

The board of education approved a three-year contract for Porter in June. Porter served 13 years as athletic director in two of Wisconsin’s larger school districts, La Follette High School in Madison and the School District of Janesville. Earlier, he was assistant athletic director at the University of Akron and Northeastern University in Boston and assistant director of facilities at the University of Cincinnati. More…

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Start Of Year Info For Mansfield City Schools

3 Aug , 2019  

Students in Mansfield City Schools will begin classes on three different dates next month, depending on their grade level.

The first day for students in grades four through 12 will be Thursday, August 22. Those in kindergarten through third grade will start on Monday, August 26. Opening day for pre-kindergarten children will be Wednesday, August 28. More…

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Jefferson To Speak At AALI Social

20 Jul , 2019  

Mansfield City Schools Superintendent Stan Jefferson will be a guest at this month’s African American Leadership Initiative (AALI) Social. The event will be held on July 26 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM at the North End Community Improvement Collaborative.

Stan Jefferson is a former Mansfield Senior High administrator, social studies teacher, head Tyger football coach, and proud Tyger. He also served on The Ohio State University football coaching staff from 2004 to 2017. More…

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Malabar Window Replacement Hits Final Phase

18 Jul , 2019  

The third and final phase of window replacement at Malabar Intermediate School began on Monday. The project will complete major scheduled work at the 57-year-old building.

Phase III involves all three levels of classrooms facing the rear courtyard, as well as the library. “We started today and we’ll be finished by Aug. 21,” said John Wolfe, leader of a crew from All-Glass Systems in Mansfield. More…

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Jefferson Heralds The Return Of The Tyger Roar

15 Jul , 2019  

Superintendent-elect Stan Jefferson delivered a passionate address to business and community leaders last week, telling them Mansfield City Schools needs their involvement to achieve academic reform and build new elementary schools.

“Our goals and those of our entire community must be truly aligned,” Jefferson said during a luncheon meeting at WMFD-TV. “For us to survive and thrive we must work together. If our schools are striving for excellence and growing the community is striving for excellence and growing.” More…

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Downtown Merchants Launch Mansfield School Supply Drive

12 Jul , 2019  

Downtown Mansfield, Inc. has announced a collaborative downtown Mansfield School Supply Drive benefiting the Mansfield City Schools S.A.F.E Program. Participating downtown merchants will collect school supplies from July 15 to August 2. More…

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Malabar Launches Into Future Of School-Based Health Care

9 Jul , 2019  

Malabar Intermediate School is taking an aggressive approach to helping at-risk students – both in school and at home – through creation of a school-based health care clinic. Funded by a four-year state School Quality Improvement Grant, medical care at the clinic and home visits by two community health care workers will be provided by the Third Street Family Health Services in Mansfield. More…

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Summer Maintenance Underway In Mansfield Schools

30 Jun , 2019  

Even though children are elsewhere, it’s a busy summer at Mansfield City Schools.

The Raemelton administration building will be closed July 1-5 to allow district maintenance and custodial staffs to complete annual cleaning and repairs. More…

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Mansfield City Schools Set Key Dates For 2019-2020

25 Jun , 2019  

Important dates on the 2019-2020 Mansfield City Schools calendar have now been finalized. More…

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Mansfield Schools Free Lunches For Students Program To Continue

23 Jun , 2019  

A program that permitted Mansfield City Schools to serve free lunches to all students during the 2018-2019 school year, regardless of family income, proved to be a win for both students and the district.

Food service manager Lauren Moran said district cafeterias served an average of 2,500 lunches each day, an increase of about 150 over last year. Not only did more students each lunch, the district received an additional $200,000 in federal lunch reimbursement, more than offsetting the additional costs. More…

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Students In Need Receive Buddy Bags Via Altrusa International

7 Jun , 2019  

Altrusa International of Mansfield recently delivered 100 Buddy Bags for children served by Mansfield City Schools’ S.A.F.E. office (Student Achievement through Family Engagement).

The S.A.F.E. program aids homeless students and families, whether they are housed in shelters or doubled-up with relatives or friends. More…

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Retirees From Mansfield Schools Honored; Represent Over 900 Years Of Experience

3 Jun , 2019  

Thirty-seven retiring employees of Mansfield City Schools were thanked last week for the positive and lasting impact they made in the lives of thousands of students.

“I look around this room and see many years of service. I see the faces of many with whom I have worked for a long time,” Superintendent Brian Garverick said during a retirement reception in the Mansfield Senior High library. “Thank you for all you have done for Mansfield City Schools.” More…

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