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Students In Need Receive Buddy Bags Via Altrusa International

7 Jun , 2019  

Altrusa International of Mansfield recently delivered 100 Buddy Bags for children served by Mansfield City Schools’ S.A.F.E. office (Student Achievement through Family Engagement). The S.A.F.E. program aids homeless students and families, whether they are housed in shelters or doubled-up with relatives or friends. Read More

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Retirees From Mansfield Schools Honored; Represent Over 900 Years Of Experience

3 Jun , 2019  

Thirty-seven retiring employees of Mansfield City Schools were thanked last week for the positive and lasting impact they made in the lives of thousands of students. “I look around this room and see many years of service. I see the faces of many with whom I have worked for a long time,” Superintendent Brian Garverick said during a retirement reception in the Mansfield Senior High library. “Thank you for all you have done for Mansfield City Schools.” Read More

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Senior Celebrates 150 Graduates On Saturday

27 May , 2019  

The Mansfield Senior High School Class of 2019 thanked their families, teachers and coaches Saturday morning before turning the page to the next chapter of their lives. One hundred and fifty graduates received their diplomas during a 10 a.m. commencement in Pete Henry Gym. The class leaves with $3,008,176 in postsecondary scholarships. Read More

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Tyger Seniors Walk District Halls On Thursday, Graduate On Saturday

24 May , 2019  

Members of the Mansfield Senior High Class of 2019 paraded through each of the district’s schools Thursday morning to the cheers and applause of students and staff who lined the hallways. For most, the annual walkthrough was a nostalgic return to the elementary and intermediate buildings they once attended. Read More

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Woodland Elementary Works To Ready Kids, Parents For The Summer

21 May , 2019  

Woodland Elementary School will welcome parents and guardians on Thursday for an evening of activities focused on maintaining students’ academic skills during June, July and August. A flyer sent home with students says “Stay sharp over the summer with ideas from our Woodland Family Night, Thursday, May 23, 6 to 7:30 PM.” The evening will include make-and-take math, reading and art activities. Read More

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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. Read More

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Three Year Window Project At Malabar Nears Completion

3 Apr , 2019  

A three-year window replacement project at Malabar Intermediate School will be completed this summer with new windows for classrooms and the library bordering the rear courtyard. Last month the Mansfield Schools Board of Education authorized treasurer Robert Kuehnle to seek bids for the work. “I expect that this third phase of Malabar window replacement will not exceed $100,000,” Kuehnle said. Read More

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Sensory Tools Now Available At Mansfield Schools Elementary Buildings

19 Mar , 2019  

Teachers in all kindergarten through third-grade classrooms now have special sensory tools to help students who have difficulty paying attention, focusing on their work or completing tasks on time. Dahni Reynolds, Mansfield City Schools’ board certified behavior analyst, reviewed the tools with Springmill STEM Elementary teachers on Friday, completing a week of training for staff at each elementary and the Spanish Immersion School. The sensory materials range from weighted lap pads to core disks (sensory seats) and from visual timers to stress balls and fidgets. All are designed to assist teachers in helping children self-regulate their behavior and improve learning. Read More

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Mansfield Schools Cancels Staff In-Service Day

4 Mar , 2019  

According to the adopted 2018-2019 school year calendar, Mansfield Schools teachers were set for an In-Service Day this coming Friday, March 8, which would also be a vacation day for students. That situation has now changed. Due to the number of school closings which have been taken this year, March 8 will now be a regular school day. Students are therefore expected to attend school that day. Read More

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Board Of Education Approves Severance Plan

7 Feb , 2019  

The Mansfield City Schools Board of Education approved an Employee Severance Plan (ESP) on Tuesday night as a proactive cost-saving step to help avoid steep cuts in educational programs and potential layoffs. The district projects that approximately 40 employees who are at or near the top of the pay scale will voluntarily accept the ESP, reducing the number of high-salaried staff while maintaining the highest possible educational standards. Overall, the district expects that the plan will help to save millions of dollars over the next several years. Read More

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Mansfield Students Return To School, But Ominous Weather Looms

29 Jan , 2019  

Students returned to Mansfield City Schools Monday after missing all of last week but how long schools will remain open this week remains to be seen. Forecasters are calling for rain changing to snow Monday night with the potential for icy spots forming with a low around 18. A blast of arctic air will arrive later on Tuesday and is expected to create double-digit wind chills on Wednesday and Thursday mornings. Read More

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New Education Wing To Boost Art Center and Schools Collaboration

26 Jan , 2019  

The Mansfield Art Center and Mansfield City Schools will work together over the coming year to develop the details of the Tyger STEAM after-school program for students interested in high-fire ceramic and glass art. Plans will move forward in the wake of this week’s announcement that the art center exceeded its $2.7 million campaign goal for new construction that will include a 4,200-square-foot education wing. Read More

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Mansfield Board Of Education Sets Out To Create A Strategic Plan

18 Jan , 2019  

Renda Cline returned to her familiar role as president of the Mansfield City Schools Board of Education Tuesday evening. Ms. Cline, who is beginning her eighth year on the board, was elected president on a unanimous vote of the five-member board. She also served as president during the four-year period from 2014 through 2017. Read More

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Board Of Education To Hold Organizational Meeting

15 Jan , 2019  

The Mansfield City Schools Board of Education will elect a president and vice president during its 2019 organizational meeting at 5:30 PM on Tuesday, January 15. The board’s regular monthly meeting will follow immediately. Read More