Schools

School Report Cards Released By Ohio Department Of Education

13 Sep , 2019  

On Thursday, the Ohio Department of Education gave Ohio school districts their annual performance assessments. The Ohio Department of Education’s 2019 School Report Cards are designed to give parents, communities, educators and policymakers information about the performance of districts and schools – to celebrate success and identify areas for improvement. This information identifies schools to receive intensive supports, drives local conversations on continuous improvement, and provides transparent reporting on the performance of students in foundational skills and knowledge and other important outcomes such as graduation and college and career readiness. The goal is to ensure equitable outcomes and high expectations for all of Ohio’s students. Read More

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Schools, Sports

Senior High Tyger Footballers Form Bond With Younger Fans

7 Sep , 2019  

When Jordan Monica’s third-graders at Sherman Elementary School thought about signing a card of support for the Mansfield Senior High football team, they decided instead to express their Tyger pride in a much bigger way. The result was a life lesson about motivation, love and support and a lasting bond between teenage football players and their elementary-school admirers. Read More

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Schools

Take Note of Changes to the Requirements for High School Graduation

6 Sep , 2019  

Richland County parents and students take note: the Ohio Department of Education is spreading the word about new high school graduation requirements. The requirements for graduation have been changed more than once by the state legislature in recent years such that there are currently three different sets of requirement rules for the four different high school grade levels. The most recent changes, made for the class of 2023, are expected to now be the permanent Ohio graduation requirement system (unless the legislature makes future changes). Read More

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Schools

OSUM Theatre Season Begins Later This Month

2 Sep , 2019  

Three student productions  will be performed at The Ohio State University at Mansfield this coming academic year. Near the end of September, the Theatre Department is presenting “Connected” by Lia Romeo. In a series of interrelated short stories, this is a funny, heartbreakingly real look at love and friendship in the age of socia media. Read More

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Schools

OSUM Event To Showcase Local Pollinator Habitat

29 Aug , 2019  

We recently shared a post here on 1812Blockhouse looking at the Ohio Department of Transportation’s plans to create pollinator habitats along Ohio roadways (that post can be read here). At The Ohio State University at Mansfield, that activity is already underway. On Tuesday, September 10, those efforts will be showcased in an Ecolab event – “Bee the Power for Our Food.” Read More

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Schools, Sports

Tygers Begin Season At Home

27 Aug , 2019  

The Mansfield Senior High Tygers will open the varsity football season against the Norwalk Truckers on Friday at 7 PM at Arlin Field. Pre-sale tickets for that game and for the entire six-game home schedule will go on sale Thursday in the athletic office. Single-game tickets will be $6 for adults, $4 for students and $4 for senior citizens who reside in the school district. Read More

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Schools, Sports

Scorestream Returns To 1812; Soccer Added

24 Aug , 2019  

Scoresteam returns to 1812Blockhouse this fall during the ten week season (more for those lucky teams that make the playoffs) of north central Ohio football. Each week, games featuring all Richland County high schools will be included, with current scores appearing on our front page; scroll down on mobile. Read More

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Schools

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. Read More

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Schools

A New Year Begins At OSUM

18 Aug , 2019  

There is excitement on the campus of The Ohio State University at Mansfield, where classes kick off on Tuesday. In true OSUM fashion, the first week of school brings not only the receipt of a syllabus in each class, but events which commemorate the beginning of a new academic year. This year, those include: Read More

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Schools, Shelby

Shelby Schools Open House And Orientation Schedule

11 Aug , 2019  

As the summer winds toward the beginning of school, Shelby City Schools has set forth a list of open house and orientation events between now and the start of the 2019-2020 school year. The official first day of school in Shelby is Monday, August 19. Open House and Orientation Events: Read More

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Schools

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. Read More

All About Richland, Schools

Richland County Community Benefitting From OSUM Microfarm Project

9 Aug , 2019  

As a forestry major, Kyle Dues found a perfect fit at Ohio State Mansfield. “This campus is set on a 640-acre wooded lot,” he says. “What better place is there for a forestry major to go to school but a 640-acre wooded lot?” Once on campus, Dues discovered more reasons to be engaged with the Mansfield campus. He connected with faculty member Kent “Kip” Curtis, an associate professor of environmental history, who was piloting a microfarm project on campus. Dues started interning at the microfarm and later became its interim coordinator. Read More

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Schools

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. Read More

Schools

Local Program To Boost Academic Performance Gets A Financial Boost

6 Aug , 2019  

The Ohio Department of Education has announced the grantees awarded federal funding for the 21st Century Community Learning Center (21st CCLC) program. One of those recipients is Mansfield City Schools. The program creates or expands community learning centers that provide academic enrichment and youth development opportunities for students who attend predominantly high-poverty and low-performing schools. Read More

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