Buildings Near Ready For New School Year

27 Jul , 2018  

Maintenance and cleaning work continues at Mansfield City Schools buildings in preparation for the return of students in just under four weeks.

“There’s a lot to do but we’re on track,” operations manager Bob Booth said Tuesday, as he watched district maintenance worker Fred Horton operating a backhoe at Sherman Elementary School at the point where buses drop off students. More…


Anti-Bullying Message To Be Shared During Ocie Hill Block Party

25 Jul , 2018  

Mansfield City Schools will share a strong anti-bullying message during the Ocie Hill Community Block Party from 12 to 4 PM this Saturday, July 28.

Several other community groups will participate. Oasis of Love Church Charities will distribute free school supplies. A bouncy house and a rock climbing wall will be part of the free event. More…



Board Hires New Grades 7-12 Principal

20 Jul , 2018  

An assistant principal at Thomas Worthington High School last year will fill the newly created position of grades 7-12 principal at Mansfield Senior High and Mansfield Middle School.

Milton V. Folson, Ph.D. was appointed to the post Thursday evening on a 5-0 vote of the Mansfield City Schools Board of Education. More…

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Searching For Daffodils

19 Jul , 2018  

A couple with connections to Mansfield City Schools is searching for daffodil bulbs – thousands of them – to plant this fall as part of Mansfield in Bloom. More…

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Mansfield Schools Hire Two New Elementary Principals, Other Administrators

15 Jul , 2018  

The Mansfield City Schools Board of Education has approved the hiring of two elementary school principals and three assistant principals for grades 7-12. All five administrators received two-year contracts. The action came during a special meeting Thursday afternoon at the Raemelton administration building. More…


Mansfield Board Of Education To Hold Special Session

12 Jul , 2018  

The Mansfield City Schools Board of Education will act on several administrative and teaching appointments when it meets in special session at 4 PM on Thursday.

The Board also will hear a presentation by representatives of Project SOAR (Students on an Alternative Route) and finalize a job description for director of Career Tech Education. More…


Gym Floor, Windows Being Replaced At Malabar Intermediate

6 Jul , 2018  

The original gym floor at Malabar Intermediate School — once the floor of the Malabar High School Falcons — is gone, soon to be replaced by its brighter, more colorful, more durable hardwood successor. More…



Summer Reading Opportunities At Four Mansfield Locations

29 Jun , 2018  

For many elementary-age children, the term “summer slide” means gliding down a colorful plastic chute to splash into a swimming pool. For Mansfield City Schools Superintendent Brian Garverick, however, it means the erosion of reading skills that can occur between May and August.

“There are summer reading opportunities in Mansfield – the Big Red Bookshelf is a great example — but we wanted something more to combat summer slide,” Garverick told the board of education earlier this month. “So we approached the North End Community Improvement Cooperative.” More…



Mansfield Teachers Gain Insight Into Teaching Students With Dyslexia

24 Jun , 2018  

Seven Mansfield City Schools teachers were back in the classroom last week, participating in 30 hours of specialized training for working with children who have difficulty with reading, spelling and writing of the type associated with dyslexia.

The Monday-Friday sessions at the Mid-Ohio Educational Service Center focused on the Orton-Gillingham approach to teaching. Training was led by Victoria Jones of the Institute for Multi-Sensory Education. More…


Firm Retained To Evaluate Condition Of Ten Mansfield Schools

21 Jun , 2018  

A Columbus energy services engineering company and a familiar face in the Mansfield community will join forces to develop a comprehensive assessment of infrastructure systems and equipment in ten Mansfield City Schools buildings. Their final report will play a major role in eventual board of education decisions about renovation of existing facilities versus possible new construction. More…


Board Of Education To Consider Contract, Job Descriptions

19 Jun , 2018  

The Mansfield City Schools Board of Education will consider a facilities assessment contract and two job descriptions when it meets at 5:30 PM this evening.

A proposed contract with Dynamix Energy Services Ltd. of Columbus will involve a review of the overall status of each district building, including all systems and equipment, and recommendations for the future. More…


Twelve Students Record Perfect Scores

17 Jun , 2018  

Twelve Mansfield City Schools students had perfect scores on Ohio state tests administered in the spring, district testing coordinator Winston Greene reported this week.

The students, their grade level last year and the subject area of their perfect score include: More…

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Artists As Educators Seminar Held

16 Jun , 2018  

The Ohio 2010 Partners in Education team, consisting of the Mansfield Art Center, Renaissance Performing Arts Association, and Mansfield City Schools, is developing a group of professional artists for residencies and workshops in local schools.  The Mansfield team is a member of the nationwide Partners in Education network, a program of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. More…

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Mansfield Schools Treasurer’s Office Honored For Second Consecutive Year

6 Jun , 2018  

For the second consecutive year the Mansfield City Schools’ Treasurer’s Office has earned high honors from two national business associations.

Treasurer Robert Kuehnle and his staff have received the Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO) and the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA). More…