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Sandy Valley Elementary December Students of the Month
Feb 3, 2017 10:00 AM

Sandy Valley Elementary December Students of the Month

Sandy Valley Elementary's December Students of the Month in grades K-2 are front row, from left, Brayden Delong, Kimberlie Diehl, Alyssa Hummel and Kirstin Mosberger; second row, Owen Simpson, Hudson Woods, Jackson Barkan and Aiden Beck and third row, Riley McDiffitt, Kylie Meininger, Sophia Smith and Phoenix Gallentine.

Feb 3, 2017 10:00 AM

Higher Education

ASHLAND UNIVERSITY The following area students were named to Ashland University's Dean's List for the fall 2016 semester. To be eligible for this honor, a student must be enrolled full time at Ashland University and achieve at least a 3.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale.

R. G. Drage names Students of the Month
Feb 3, 2017 10:00 AM

R. G. Drage names Students of the Month

Elizabeth Kail (Sandy Valley) and Samuel Porter (Tuslaw) have been chosen as the January Students of the Month at R. G. Drage Career Technical Center. Kail excels academically as a junior in the Culinary Arts program.

Feb 3, 2017 10:00 AM

Wall of Fame nomination sought

In the past, Sandy Valley Alumni were recognized for their outstanding achievement. The Sandy Valley Alumni Association would like to continue this tradition by selecting an outstanding Sandy Valley graduate each year.

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Sandy Valley Elementary students give back
Feb 3, 2017 10:00 AM

Sandy Valley Elementary students give back

MAGNOLIA -- A group of eight Sandy Valley fourth graders wanted to help out their fellow students in need this winter.

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Crime prevention specialist speaks at Sandy Valley Middle School
Feb 3, 2017 10:00 AM

Crime prevention specialist speaks at Sandy Valley Middle School

MAGNOLIA -- Jim Knight told a group of Sandy Valley Middle School students on Monday to "think twice before posting on social media." It was one of many pieces of advise the crime prevention specialist at Stark County Prosecutor John D.

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St. James ready for Catholic Schools Week
Jan 27, 2017 10:00 AM

St. James ready for Catholic Schools Week

St. James School in Waynesburg will celebrate Catholic Schools Week (Jan. 29-Feb. 4) with a number of events. Festivities begin Jan. 30 with a Crazy for Kindness Day. Students will wear crazy clothes and write notes of appreciation for their teachers. The St.

Jan 25, 2017 12:17 PM

Osnaburg BOE to hold work session

The Osnaburg Local Board of Education will hold a work session to discuss the stadium project today at 6:30 p.m. No action will be taken.

Jan 20, 2017 10:00 AM

Preschool registration underway

Sandy Valley Local and Osnaburg Local Schools have announced the following preschool registration information. SANDY VALLEY Registration packets for Little Cardinal Preschool at Sandy Valley Local are ready for the 2017-2018 school year.

East Canton Middle School receives momentum award
Jan 20, 2017 10:00 AM

East Canton Middle School receives momentum award

East Canton Middle School was recently in select company with five other schools in Stark County The school received the Momentum Award from the State Board of Education.

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Jan 20, 2017 10:00 AM

Osnaburg BOE gets ready for new year

EAST CANTON -- The president and vice president of the Osnaburg Local Board of Education will remain the same in 2017. The board conducted organizational business on many agenda items during its Jan. 9 meeting.

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Sandy Valley Elementary November students of the month
Jan 13, 2017 10:00 AM

Sandy Valley Elementary November students of the month

November students of the month at Sandy Valley Elementary in grades 3-5 are front row, Nicklas Abrigg, Sean Felcyn, Hailey Horsley, Isaac Overly and Gabriel Douglas; second row, Emily Garbrandt, Cameron Nelson, Micah Hoffarth, Robbie Mayle and Gage Walter; back row, Amber Cash, Jackson Clark, Dantae Faiello and Grace Haswell.

Sandy Valley Homecoming royalty crowned
Jan 13, 2017 10:00 AM

Sandy Valley Homecoming royalty crowned

Queen Alexandria Howell and King Francesco Borsellino reigned over Sandy Valley's Winter Homecoming Court during ceremonies held this past Friday evening. Howell is the daughter of Terri and Jim Howell.

Osnaburg Local hosts panel on online, blended learning
Jan 6, 2017 10:00 AM

Osnaburg Local hosts panel on online, blended learning

Osnaburg Local Schools on Dec. 6 hosted a panel presentation spotlighting "Best Practices in Online and Blended Learning." Administrators from across Stark County were present to learn more about the topic.

Taking home a field trip
Jan 6, 2017 10:00 AM

Taking home a field trip

MAGNOLIA -- School field trips aren't typically like this. Sandy Valley Elementary student Westin Little recently helped organize a field trip for his fellow fourth grade classmates to take. It wasn't to a park or a museum. Instead, it was to his house.

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Jan 6, 2017 10:00 AM

Osnaburg BOE makes personnel moves

The Osnaburg Local Board of Education during its Dec. 19 meeting made some non-teaching personnel moves. The board amended bus mechanic Ryan Hartshorne from a part time limited contract to a full-time contract effective Jan. 1.

Sandy Valley, Kent State Stark expand partnership
Jan 6, 2017 10:00 AM

Sandy Valley, Kent State Stark expand partnership

MAGNOLIA-- Sandy Valley Local is ready to grow its partnership with the Kent State University Stark campus. District officials announced an expansion of the partnership during the Sandy Valley Board of Education meeting on Dec. 19.

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Faircrest students visit Canton Museum of Art
Jan 6, 2017 10:00 AM

Faircrest students visit Canton Museum of Art

Eighth grade students from Faircrest Memorial Middle School ask career-related questions to Canton Museum of Art director Max Barton and education director, Erica Emerson during their recent field trip to the museum.

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Dec 30, 2016 10:00 AM

Sandy Valleyreceives OGT update

MAGNOLIA-- Sandy Valley High School principal Matt Whitted provided fall results of the Ohio Graduation Test to Sandy Valley Board of Education members during their Dec. 19 meeting. Whitted told members 13 students needed to pass the test in order to be allowed to graduate.

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Faircrest students place at Sumdog tournament
Dec 30, 2016 10:00 AM

Faircrest students place at Sumdog tournament

Fifth grade students at Faircrest Memorial Middle School participated in a national Sumdog tournament before Thanksgiving break. Sumdog is a math website where students answer questions to earn coins and compete against students from around the country.