Schools

Lexington Takes First Academic Challenge Competition

13 Nov , 2019  

Mid-Ohio Educational Service Center in Mansfield recently hosted 32 teams of students from 15 different school districts across the region for the first Academic Challenge (AC) competition. Leanna Ferreira, coordinator of AC, said this event provides students who excel in the classroom with an opportunity to showcase their strengths and passions while being celebrated for these talents. AC brings learners together as they work towards a common goal of gaining as many points as possible based on the information and trivia they know. Read More

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The Unstoppables Camp Is Coming

11 Nov , 2019  

A new experience is arriving for children of differing abilities to experience the joy of basketball — the Tiffany Hildebrand Unstoppables Basketball Camp. Tiffany Hildebrand dedicated herself to serving the disabled as a Program Coordinator for the Richland County Board of Developmental Disabilities (Richland Newhope). She passed away unexpectedly in June 2019; she was only 52 years old. Read More

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Parents, Kids, And Illegal Substances: Hidden In Plain Sight

7 Nov , 2019  

Local groups are unifying under the theme The Addict’s Family & Friends to present the program Hidden In Plain Sight, which aims to help adults identify where and how illegal substances may be hiding in the home. The purpose is to empower families and friends of an addicted person; to educate, and equip each advocate with the knowledge and tools necessary to care for the addicted person, to care for oneself, and to work for change on a local level. Read More

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Great Food For A Great Cause

3 Oct , 2019  

Richland County 4-H will hold their annual chicken dinner fundraiser Saturday, October 5, from 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM at the Richland Rural Life Center (969 E. Crall Road, Mansfield). Dinner includes chicken, side dishes, beverage and homemade ice cream; carry out meals and ice cream quarts will also be available. Full details can be found here. Read More

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Kingwood Kids Day: Arts In The Garden

26 Jul , 2019  

Join several community partners for Kingwood Kids Day: Arts in the Garden on August 3 from 10 AM to 2 PM at Kingwood Center Gardens. Read More

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Local Teen Named Founding Member Of Conservation Advisory Council

4 Jul , 2019  

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) has announced that 31 students representing 20 counties were selected to serve as founding members of the Conservation Teen Advisory Council (ConTAC) for the upcoming school year. ConTAC will serve as the voice of Ohio’s youth to ODNR and help expand the reach, impact and quality of the agency’s youth initiatives. One of those founding members is from Richland County. Read More

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Little Buckeye Opening New ER And Pediatric Care Exhibit

11 Jun , 2019  

Little Buckeye Children's Museum, Ohio Health, and Nationwide Children’s Hospital are proud to announce the grand opening of a new Emergency Room and Pediatric Care exhibit at Little Buckeye Children’s Museum. Read More

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Have Fun With Creepy Crawlies And Critters

2 Jun , 2019  

Calling all children aged 5-14 – how would you like to spend week getting to know about the world in your own backyard? The best way is at Critter Camp at Gorman Nature Center, coming from July 29 to August 2. Spend a week studying how organisms interact in Ohio ecosystems. Read More

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Little Buckeye Opening Police Station Exhibit

19 May , 2019  

Little Buckeye Children's Museum and Modern Woodmen Fraternal Financial have announced the grand-opening of a NEW and highly-anticipated Police Station exhibit at Little Buckeye Children’s Museum. The ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held on Wednesday, May 22 at 2 PM and is open to the public, so stop in and be the first to check out this fun, new tribute to our local heroes. Read More

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Summer Theatre Program Registration Open

8 May , 2019  

Registration has opened 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 17-21; and June 24-28. Read More

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Schools

Mansfield Students Competing In Washington D.C.

30 Apr , 2019  

When the National Math Festival opens Saturday morning in downtown Washington, D.C., a six-member team of Mansfield Middle School students will be ready to compete in The Flagway Game. More than 20,000 people are expected to participate in the festival, which will offer a day of free varied public math activities at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. Read More

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Schools

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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Schools

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. Read 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. Read More

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