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Principal Talks About Possible New Clubs At Mansfield Senior

17 Jan , 2023  

By 1812Blockhouse

At the regular meeting of the Board of Education of Mansfield City Schools held on January 10, the Board heard a presentation by Mansfield Senior High School Principal Robert McQuate.

McQuate updated the Board on several aspects of the operations at Mansfield Senior. According to the District, this is what was shared:

Mr. McQuate addressed the board with an update regarding attendance and how they are trying to address the issue. He also shared that they are working with at-risk students, trying to identify what factors (attendance, academics or behavior) are putting the student at-risk and trying to focus on improvement in that specific area.

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MOESC Holding College Credit Plus And Financial Aid Info Night

7 Nov , 2022  

Special to 1812Blockhouse

Mid-Ohio Educational Service Center is hosting its annual College Credit Plus (CCP) Information Night on November 17th from 6 to 7 p.m. at Mid-Ohio ESC, 890 W. 4th Street, Mansfield.

This event is open to all families of students in grades 6-11 for the 2023-2024 school year. Parents and students will learn how the student may take college classes next school year at no cost. 

Families will learn more about the College Credit Plus (CCP) program from area colleges and universities. Additionally, students will learn about the Accuplacer assessment that will be required for placement into college classes. 

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Sign Up For S.T.E.A.M. Camp

26 May , 2022  

By 1812Blockhouse

What’s S.T.E.A.M., you ask?

S.T.E.A.M. stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Agriculture, and Math. It also refers to the daily emphasis during this Mansfield City Schools’ summer’s Camp sessions at Mansfield Senior High School.

These weekly camps are designed for campers aged 10 through 14 or who are entering 5th, 6th, 7th, or 8th grades this fall.

Campers attend one of the following weeks: June 13 – June 17,  June 20 – June 24,  June 27 – July 1, and  July 11 – July 15. During each week, programs will change in focus each day – Mondays focus on Science, Tuesday on Technology, Wednesday on Engineering,  Thursday on Agriculture, and Friday on Math.

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MOESC Hosting Artapolooza Fine Arts Festival

8 Mar , 2022  

Special to 1812Blockhouse

Mid-Ohio Educational Service Center is hosting its annual Artapolooza fine arts festival. This year it will take place on April 2 through the 6 and will be held at the Mid-Ohio Conference Center at 890 W. Fourth Street in Mansfield.

“This event is one of the biggest that we host at Mid-Ohio.” stated Jennifer Pennell, Mid-Ohio ESC Gifted Education Consultant and coordinator of the event. “We plan to display over 500 student-made works!” The gallery will be open on Saturday, April 2nd from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and Sunday, April 3rd, from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. The gallery will also be open during the week on Monday, April 4th  through Wednesday, April 6th from 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

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Two New School-Based Health Centers To Benefit From ODH Contracts

5 Mar , 2022  

Special to 1812Blockhouse; State of Ohio Press Release

Governor Mike DeWine today announced that $25.9 million will be awarded for 136 new or expanded School-Based Health Centers throughout Ohio.

“Studies have shown that health and wellness are interconnected,” said Governor DeWine. “A student who is not healthy or who is chronically absent is not able to achieve their full potential. These partnerships between healthcare providers and schools supports the whole child and ensures that every child may realize their full potential.”

The Ohio Department of Health is awarding 15 contracts, totaling $25,910,983, to create 29 new School-Based Health Centers and expand services in 107 existing School-Based Health Centers.

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Middle School Academic Challenge Held

6 Feb , 2022  

Special to 1812Blockhouse

Students in 4th through 8th grade kicked off the Mid Ohio Educational Service Center Academic Challenge season last month with meets on January 12th, 13th, 26th and 27.  Students compete as teams, answering questions about a wide range of topics including literature, fine arts, geography, history, math, and science.

Academic Challenge Coordinator Leanna Ferreira said, “So many coaches, students, and parents expressed their excitement to be back to in-person tournaments! The students brought this same excitement to the building as they competitively interacted, bringing even more fun to this event.”

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Virtual Job Fair Coming

7 Apr , 2021  

Special to 1812Blockhouse

Mid-Ohio Educational Service Center, in partnership with GOAL Digital Academy, is pleased to announce a virtual job fair that will take place on April 16 from 9 AM until noon.The virtual job fair will allow participants to visit one location to learn about the many job opportunities available in area school districts for the 2021-2022 school year.

Registration is open now at this link, and will close at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, April 14th. Interested participants must live in Ohio and be licensed or able to be licensed in Ohio to attend. The meeting Zoom link will be emailed to each registered candidate on the evening of Thursday, April 15th and again the morning of Friday, April 16.

Participants will attend the overview session from 9:00 – 10:00 am to learn about current job openings at area school districts. During the overview session, they will be able to schedule a time slot to talk with the school representative of their choice. More…

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Time Running Out To Apply For District 5 Scholarship

29 Jan , 2021  

Special to 1812Blockhouse

You or your family member has until Monday to apply for a college scholarship.

The Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging, Inc. has announced the availability of three scholarships for individuals pursuing higher education or classes benefitting the field of aging. These scholarships are made possible through the generous contributions by our sponsors at the Annual Meeting of the Area Agency on Aging each year.
Scholarship award amount as determined by the Board of Trustees for the Academic Year of 2021/2022: More…

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Renaissance To Present Virtual Writing Showcase

12 Jun , 2020  

The Renaissance Education Department will host its ninth annual MindSprouts Creative Writing Showcase on Saturday, June 20 at 7:00 PM. The event is free and open to the public via the Renaissance YouTube channel and FaceBook page. A variety of student writing will be presented in Readers’ Theatre adaptations of short stories, poems, and plays that were submitted to the MindSprouts 2020 Creative Writing Contest.

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OSUM Professor‘s Study Abroad Initiative Receives Grant

14 Nov , 2019  

Developing a global mindset through education, teaching and learning is key to the contribution of sustainability and resilience for our world.

The Sustainability Institute of The Ohio State University has awarded two grants to faculty-led education abroad programs that incorporate sustainability concepts. These grants will financially support summer of 2020 education abroad experiences by lowering the student participant program fee. More…

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