Schools

Foundation Awards $355,400 In Scholarships

27 Jun , 2017  

The Richland County Foundation has awarded $355,400 in scholarships to Richland County students this year.

RCF Scholarship Committee Chairman Chan Stevens reported 276 students received scholarships from various funds. The average scholarship amount was $1,343. More…

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All About Mansfield

MRCPL Summer Library Program Has Begun

6 Jun , 2017  

You are invited to join the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library for its annual Summer Library Program as they “Build a Better World” at the Library, in our community, and in our state.

The Program will take place at all nine locations between June 5 and July 29. There is still plenty of time to participate. More…

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Schools

Lexington Student Beats The Buzzer At National Spelling Bee

5 Jun , 2017  

Lexington Junior High Schooler Maggie Sheridan was the master of cool at the recently concluded 2107 Scripps National Spelling Bee. Here’s video proof.

Her “buzzer beater finish” on spelling the word “whirlicote” garnered her a place in national media profiling interesting moments from the event, held recently in Oxon Hill, Maryland. This story in the Deseret News (Salt Lake City, Utah) is one which ran that story, including Maggie’s amazing moment. More…

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Creative Writing In The Outdoors At Gorman

1 Jun , 2017  

On Thursday afternoons this summer at Gorman Nature Center, youth aged 10-18 will have a chance to engage in creative writing while engaging with nature.

“Creative Writing in the Outdoors” is a great opportunity for students who love to write and want more practice, as well as students who don’t usually enjoy classroom style writing projects, to get outside and do something fun. Nature will be used an inspiration for building stories, creating poems, expanding vocabulary and more. More…

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Schools

Thousand-Plus Middle Schoolers Join In LeaderRichland Event

28 May , 2017  

It was another successful year for LeaderRichland, as the Mansfield campus welcomed more than a thousand 7th- and 8th-grade students from Richland and Crawford County schools. LeaderRichland encourages students to pursue career and educational goals available in Richland County across many sectors.

The students had an opportunity to meet Richland County business and community leaders during the three-day event. Approximately 50 different community presenters spoke about their careers in skilled trades, finance, services, healthcare, education, non-profits, and manufacturing. More…

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All About Mansfield

Critter, Yuck, And Outdoor Survival Summer Camps On Tap

25 May , 2017  

Summer camps at the Ohio Bird Sanctuary at this year are opportunities for fun and education, each with its own theme. Offered in three versions, the camps for 6 to 12-year-olds run from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM each day. More…

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All About Mansfield

Fun In The Park Starts On June 13

23 May , 2017  

Friends of the Mansfield Parks has announced that the 2017 Fun in the Park series is starting in mid-June.

Held at South Park, the program will be held on Tuesdays and Wednesdays through July 19, from 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM. Headquarted in the South Park Pavilion, garden and drama activities will be held on Tuesdays, with history and art following on Wednesdays. More…

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Schools

OSUMansfield Offers Summer Fun Day Camps

20 May , 2017  

Children in grades K-8 can choose from several day camps this summer, sponsored by The Ohio State University at Mansfield Education: Teaching and Learning. Camps include: More…

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Foundation Supports Summertime Programs For Kids

14 Apr , 2017  

The Richland County Foundation is supporting summertime programs focused on children.  A committee of Foundation Board of Trustees and community members recently awarded 20 grants totaling $39,416.

The grants of up to $2,500 were given to support creative, educational and fun-filled activities for hundreds of Richland County children.  More…

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Downtown

Little Buckeye Named Ohio’s Top Museum

4 Apr , 2017  

Earlier this week, the Ohio Museum Association awarded Mansfield’s Little Buckeye Children’s Museum their highest honor for museums in the state of Ohio: Institution of the Year.

“It is thrilling and humbling to receive such a prestigious award from the Ohio Museum Association! We have experienced tremendous growth in the last two years with new exhibits and over 50,000 visitors yearly to the museum,” said Fred Boll, Executive Director. More…

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All About Mansfield

An Evening In The Neighborhood Of Make-Believe

2 Apr , 2017  

It’s a beautiful day in this Mansfield neighborhood, A beautiful day for a neighbor, Would you be mine? Could you be mine?

The world of the hit PBS television series “Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood” from The Fred Rogers Company will inhabit the stage of the Renaissance Theatre on Friday, April 7 at 7:00 PM. More…

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Artapalooza On Its Way

24 Mar , 2017  

Young artists from area school districts will display their creations during Artapolooza, an annual celebration of art in education held at the Mid-Ohio ESC Conference Center.

The event, sponsored by Mid-Ohio ESC, includes an elaborate student-created art gallery, family art workshops and a reception to honor the artists.  The gallery is open to the public at no charge on Tuesday, April 4, Wednesday, April 5, and Thursday, April 6, from 8:00 AM until 8:00 PM and on Friday, April 7, from 8:00 AM until 4:00 PM. More…

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