Schools

Mansfield Schools Former Athletic Director Owes Money For Missing Ticket Revenue

28 Dec , 2018  

An individual employed as an athletic director owes $700 to the Mansfield City School District for missing ticket revenue, state auditors reported on Thursday. A financial audit of the Richland County school district for fiscal year 2018 names Jennifer Lepard responsible for numerous discrepancies between the district’s athletic event ticket proceeds and the amounts deposited into the district’s bank account. Read More

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A Time Of Holiday Happiness At Mansfield City Schools

22 Dec , 2018  

The last week before Christmas is always a magical time. Last minute holiday shoppers rush to get last minute specials; families begin preparing in earnest for get-togethers with food and fun; and area schools wind down Christmas concerts and plays and focus on celebrating in classrooms and assemblies. This was certainly the case recently with Mansfield City Schools. Here are links to stories on the district webpage that talk about holiday events which have taken place over the last several days. Click on any title for the full story. Read More

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Security Cameras Coming To Malabar Intermediate School

14 Dec , 2018  

At its Tuesday meeting, the Mansfield City Schools Board of Education approved the installation of 65 to 70 security cameras at Malabar Intermediate School. Hardware costs for the cameras, wiring, etc. is $25,782, and installation will be performed by Crider Solutions Inc. of Mansfield at a cost of $16,500. Read More

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All About Richland

Schools Seek Donations During Richland Gives

27 Nov , 2018  

Mansfield City Schools is joining other nonprofits in Giving Tuesday (Nov. 27), a day which emphasizes charitable contributions during the holiday season. Richland Gives will allow donors to contribute during a 12-hour period on Tuesday through a single website, richlandgives.org. The event culminates a month of donating opportunity. Read More

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Mansfield Senior Students Participate In Statewide Leadership Conference

13 Nov , 2018  

Sixteen students from Mansfield Senior High School’s Career Tech Education program participated in the Nov. 8-9 Ohio SkillsUSA Leadership Fall Conference in Columbus. They were joined by Scott Musser, CTE director, and Dirk Eachus, Senior High’s Skills USA chapter advisor. “Our students are excited and empowered after the two-day event. I have several students who want to run for state and regional offices next year,” Musser said. Read More

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Ohio State Mansfield And Mansfield City Schools Announce Pathway Partnership For African American Students

2 Nov , 2018  

The Ohio State University at Mansfield Dean/Director Norman Jones was the keynote speaker at the Mansfield NAACP Freedom Banquet on Saturday, October 27 and took the opportunity to talk about a partnership that could have a big impact for African American students in the Mansfield City School District. Jones announced a new collaboration between Ohio State Mansfield and Mansfield City Schools that creates a pipeline for African American students to earn their Bachelor’s degree with licensure in Education through Ohio State. The plan was created by Mansfield City School District Superintendent Brian Gaverick, who approached Jones about the idea. Read More

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Superintendents Issue Joint Statement Concerning Incidents At Mansfield v. Ashland Football Game

17 Oct , 2018  

The superintendents of Mansfield City Schools and Ashland City Schools released a joint letter today to their respective communities. In the letter, Brian Garverick and Dr. Douglas J. Marrah discuss issues related to the Mansfield v. Ashland football game on October 5. Read More

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Mansfield Schools Annual Financial Report Available Online

9 Oct , 2018  

Mansfield City Schools’ third annual Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR) is now accessible online. The newest PAFR is for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2018. “The objective of this report is a reader-friendly overview of the district’s general operating activities and key financial data and trends,” said Treasurer Robert Kuehnle. Read More

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Board Hears Building Report But Acknowledges More Study Needed

6 Oct , 2018  

The Mansfield City Schools Board of Education heard a detailed report about the physical condition of district schools earlier this week, but emphasized that decisions about renovations or new construction will require a great deal of study and community involvement. Dynamix Energy Services engineers Dave Schoen and Frank Hartley discussed the summer inspection of schools ordered by the board and distributed detailed reports that detailed the condition of each building’s facilities, including mechanical, electrical, plumbing and technology infrastructure. Read More

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Spanish Immersion School Score Ranks In Top Two Percent Statewide

27 Sep , 2018  

Principal Gabe Costa cites a trio of key factors – the “three legged-stool,” as he calls it -- that earned the Spanish Immersion School a final grade of A on the 2018 Ohio Department of Education report card. “We have outstanding teacher and staff instruction, a high level of student focus and an exceptional level of parent involvement,” Costa said. Read More

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Stationary Pedaling Helps Fuel Success At Prospect Elementary

25 Sep , 2018  

Maggie Voedisch’s penchant for keeping kids’ feet moving has spread to Prospect Elementary School with proven academic, as well as physical, benefits. Voedisch, Mansfield City Schools’ adapted physical education teacher, secured a Gorman Family Foundation grant that allowed her to acquire 30 stationary bicycle pedaling units for students to use while they read. That’s five units for each of Prospect’s second- and third-grade classrooms. Read More

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Gorman-Rupp Renews Program To Assist Sherman Elementary Students

21 Sep , 2018  

Gorman-Rupp is continuing a long-standing tradition of support for Mansfield City Schools by renewing a program to benefit students at Sherman Elementary School. The Mansfield company, one of the world’s largest pump manufacturers, has budgeted $5,000 to provide tutoring, student-of-the-month lunches, positive behavior rewards and other support during the current school year. But it’s not just money; it’s employees who volunteer to help kids. Read More

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Federal Grant To Boost At-Risk Academic Performance

14 Sep , 2018  

An after-school partnership between Mansfield City Schools and the North End Community Improvement Cooperative (NECIC), funded by an $850,000 federal grant, has a goal of improving the academic performance of at-risk middle school students over the next five years. “We will help the NECIC and they will help us with family engagement. Our combined goal will be academic improvement for at-risk seventh- and eighth-graders,” said Holly Christie, Ed.D, the district’s director of student support programs. Read More

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Schools

Heat And Closed Schools Bring Attention To Building Needs

8 Sep , 2018  

Students at Mansfield City Schools’ four elementary buildings and the Spanish Immersion School returned to classes this past Thursday after a Labor Day weekend that was extended to five days by oppressive heat. Superintendent Brian Garverick closed the buildings, none of which have air-conditioning, because temperatures in the low 90s pushed the heat index close to 100. “Due to the age of our elementary buildings and the lack of air-conditioning, the extreme heat causes an environment that is not conducive to learning,” Garverick said. Read More

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