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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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Highly Regarded Pre-K Program Accepting Enrollment Applications

13 Apr , 2019  

Mansfield City Schools’ award-winning pre-kindergarten program is accepting enrollment applications for the 2019-2020 school year.

The program, located in the Springmill STEM Elementary School at 1200 Nestor Dr., offers quality educational experiences to children who will be 3, 4, or 5 years old by August 1. Six classrooms are staffed by licensed, highly trained teachers and paraprofessionals. More…

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Area Youth Benefitted By Richland County Foundation Summertime Program Grants

12 Apr , 2019  

As in previous years, this year the Richland County Foundation is supporting summertime programs focused on children.

The Summertime Kids Committee Co-Chaired by Foundation Board of Trustee members Julie McCready and Jotika Shetty along with members from the community recently awarded $53,321 in Summertime Kid grants. More…

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Mansfield Police Need Your Help In Locating Three Missing Teens

12 Apr , 2019  

The Mansfield Division of Police is asking for the public’s help to locate three missing teenagers. More…

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Academic Challenge Tournament Held; Area Teams Place

23 Mar , 2019  

Thirty-six teams participated in the High School Winter Academic Challenge tournament on Thursday from Ashland, Bucyrus, Colonel Crawford, Crestview, Highland, Hillsdale, Lexington, Loudonville, Madison, Mansfield Christian, Mansfield Senior, Mapleton, Ontario, Plymouth-Shiloh, Shelby, St. Peter’s, and Tiffin Columbian high schools.

Mansfield Senior team members were captain Aubreion Chatman, Ford Amsbaugh, Breanne Blevins, Khyra Johnson, Blair McClenathan, Tony Oliveri, Zander Perrigan, Olivia Snyder, Megan Supron and Reese Vaught. More…

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Kids. Summer. Grants For Programs.

19 Jan , 2019  

The Richland County Foundation is now accepting grant applications from nonprofit organizations for its Summertime Kids (STK) grant program. The program grants are for nonprofit agencies to provide safe, fun-filled activities for Richland County children during the summer months. Grant amounts range from $300 – $2,500.

Last year, a committee that included Foundation Board of Trustee and community members awarded over $63,000 in STK grants. More…

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The Emperor’s New Clothes In A Teddy Bear Concert

7 Jan , 2019  

The Renaissance Theatre will host the second of its three Teddy Bear Concerts in the 2018-2019 Mechanics Bank Education Series on Sunday, February 10 at 2:30 PM.

The performance features the story of the well-known emperor obsessed with the newest and most fabulous clothing, which is brought to life by Artistic Director, Michael Thomas in an engaging musical adaptation which features audience participation, interactive storytelling with local actors, and live musicians featuring the Mansfield Symphony Orchestra’s Woodwind Trio. More…

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Going To The Dentist Can Be Fun For Kids With New Exhibit

11 Dec , 2018  

On Monday night, area kids got an early Christmas present which may well improve their dental health.

Downtown Mansfield’s Little Buckeye Children’s Museum hosted a ribbon cutting for the facility’s newest exhibit. Mayor Tim Theaker, officials from the Richland Area Chamber of Commerce, and others were on hand to unveil the new feature – the Little Staker Dental. More…

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Improv Class To Be Offered Again For Area High School Students

9 Dec , 2018  

The Renaissance Education Department has announced that it will again offer its Improv Underground program, a free theatre improvisation course which is part of the Mechanics Bank Education Series.

Improv Underground classes focus on building basic improv skills through group activities, and are open to all students between the ages of 14 and 19. Students are guaranteed to gain self-confidence, improve communication skills, and have fun. More…

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Area High School Choirs To Sing Out!

12 Oct , 2018  

The Mansfield Symphony Chorus will join forces with our region’s finest high school choirs for “Sing Out! A Choral Celebration” on October 21 at 3:00 PM at the Renaissance Theatre.  The event, which is part of the OhioHealth Symphony Series, is free with a suggested donation of $5 at the door. More…

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Teddy Bear Concerts Begin With Aesop’s Fables

2 Oct , 2018  

The Renaissance Theatre will host the first of its three Teddy Bear Concerts in the 2018-2019 Mechanics Bank Education Series on Sunday, October 7 at 2:30 PM.

The performance features three of Aesop’s best-loved fables, The Ant and the GrasshopperThe Boy Who Cried Wolf, and Tortoise and the Hare, which are brought to life by Artistic Director, Michael Thomas in an engaging musical adaptation which features audience participation, interactive storytelling with actors Savanah Pfister and Anna Scheurer, and live musicians featuring the Mansfield Symphony Orchestra’s Brass Trio. More…

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And All That Jazz!

23 Aug , 2018  

The Mid Ohio Youth Jazz Orchestra is seeking new members, and has announced audition dates, times, and locations for the 2018-2019 school year.

With its inaugural concert taking place last fall, the Orchestra seeks to entertain audiences with jazz favorites while educating youth in the performance and enjoyment of jazz music. Rehearsal space this coming year is being provided through a partnership with The Richland School of Academic Arts at 1456 Park Avenue West. More…

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First-Ever National Security Leadership Award Presented To Richland Countian

9 Jun , 2018  

The Young Marines National Foundation presented the inaugural National Security Leadership Award on behalf of the Daniel Morgan Graduate School of National Security (DMGS) to Colette S. Prosser of the Richland County Young Marines in Mansfield. Prosser is commander of the unit.

“I could not be more grateful to be the first recipient of this inaugural award,” she said. “Accompanying the award, the Young Marines National Foundation presented my unit a $1,500 check.” More…

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Renaissance Theatre’s Broadway Camp! Registration Ending Soon

8 Jun , 2018  

Registration will be ending soon for the Renaissance’s annual “Broadway Camp!” summer theatre program for students ages 8-13. The popular summer camp sessions will be held at the Renaissance June 18-22 and June 25-29.

Both “Broadway Camp!” sessions are designed to be sensory-inclusive. Tuition is $105 for the June 18-22 camp, and $85 for the June 25-29 session; full and partial scholarships are available for both weeks.  More…

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