Bus Hostage Drill Undertaken

16 Oct , 2017  

A Mansfield City Schools bus took center stage Friday morning as the Mansfield Police Department conducted a bus hostage training drill on the Richland County Fairgrounds. Approximately 30 law enforcement personnel, included SWAT officers, participated. More…



No School Friday; First Grading Period Ending

12 Oct , 2017  

Students in Mansfield City Schools will not be in school on Friday, October 13 as staff participate in the fourth of six professional development days during the 2017-2018 school year.

Friday also marks the end of the first grading period. More…


Mansfield Senior Homecoming Details Announced

28 Sep , 2017  

Mansfield Senior High School will crown its 2017 homecoming queen during an afternoon assembly on Friday, October 6, just hours before the Tygers welcome Ashland to Arlin Field.

Students will cast their votes for queen next week. More…



New Transportation Programs And Software At Mansfield Schools

25 Sep , 2017  

A new fuel-purchasing system and two recently installed software programs at Mansfield City Schools’ transportation department will save time and taxpayers’ dollars according to district Treasurer Robert Kuehnle.

The district has purchased 10 new 71-passenger buses over the last two years through META Solutions, a purchasing cooperative with five Ohio locations, including Marion. “Approximately 400 school districts participate in META. Bidding in such big numbers gets us the best price and saves time on researching and preparing our own bids,” Kuehnle said. More…


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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Earn A Mansfield Senior Diploma And Associates Degree At The Same Time

19 Sep , 2017  

An exciting announcement has been made which can serve to jump start a brilliant future for Mansfield Senior students.

A partnership between Mansfield City Schools and North Central State College will allow students to earn an associate degree with their Senior High diploma – without leaving the high school and without incurring college debt. More…

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Mansfield Realtors Help Students In Need

15 Sep , 2017  

The Mansfield Association of Realtors has made a major donation of hygiene products, shoes and clothing to benefit Mansfield City Schools’ homeless students and their families.

The supplies were presented on Wednesday by Barbara Murray, chief executive officer of The Mansfield Association of Realtors. “We are very pleased to make this donation,” Murray said. “Realtors don’t just buy and sell houses. We are about our communities. We care and we are involved.” More…



Woodland Elementary Continues Arts Integration This Year

5 Sep , 2017  

Good student behavior, a PTO mum sale and plans to welcome teaching artists from Akron-based ArtSparks are part of what Principal Kim Johnson calls “a great start” to the school year at Woodland Elementary School.

“It’s been wonderful, a great start,” Johnson said Thursday. “The kids know our expectations. They come in excited to learn. They’re helping each other too. The older students are showing the younger ones how to behave in the hallways and cafeteria and how to listen to their teachers.” More…



Alternative School Has New Home

21 Aug , 2017  

Lead teacher Sean Adams has a quick and firm response to anyone who thinks Mansfield City Schools’ Alternative School is simply a place for students to sit idly in detention.

“We’re here to meet all students’ needs, help make their school experience successful and get them on a path to graduation,” Adams said.

The Alternative School has relocated from the Hedges building on Mansfield’s east side to the 1300 wing of Mansfield Senior High, a move Adams welcomes. “Being in this building (Senior High) is a positive thing for our students,” Adams said. More…


Mansfield Schools For 2017-2018: Every Student, Every Day

17 Aug , 2017  

The Superintendent of Mansfield City Schools and the president of the Mansfield School Employees Association drove home the same point Tuesday morning during staff opening day.

They echoed the district’s rallying cry for 2017-2018 — “Every Student, Every Day” – to hundreds of employees assembled in the Mansfield Senior High auditorium. More…



Veteran Mansfield Schools Teacher Assumes Directors Role

12 Aug , 2017  

A veteran Mansfield City Schools teacher has joined the district’s administrative ranks as Director of Student Support Programs.

Holly Christie began her new role on Thursday at the Raemelton central office. More…


New Sherman Elementary Interim Principal Named

10 Aug , 2017  

The assistant principal of St. Julie Billiart School in Lyndurst, Ohio, has been selected to be interim principal of Sherman Elementary School for 2017-2018.

Michael Brennan also served as director of special education at the Catholic K-8 school whose stated mission is “to nurture and empower students with special learning needs.” More…