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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.

By Walter Doerschuk The Press-news
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.

By Walter Doerschuk The Press-news
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.

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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.

By Walter Doerschuk The Press-news
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.

By Walter Doerschuk The Press-news
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.

By Walter Doerschuk The Press-news
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.

Dec 30, 2016 10:00 AM

Higher Education

The following were among 355 students who received financial awards from the University of Mount Union.

Dec 9, 2016 10:00 AM

Honor Roll

EAST CANTON HIGH SCHOOL East Canton High School announced the following students were named to the "B" honor roll for the first nine weeks marking period.

Dec 9, 2016 10:00 AM

Sandy Valley Local Schools surveying other districts about substitute pay

Sandy Valley Local School superintendent David Fischer during the district's Nov. 21 board of education meeting, said school officials have been surveying surrounding school districts regarding substitute pay.

Osnaburg Local Schools salute veterans
Nov 25, 2016 10:00 AM

Osnaburg Local Schools salute veterans

Osnaburg Local Schools veterans were invited to join in a school wide Veterans Day ceremony on Nov. 11. The day kicked off with a breakfast prepared by cafeteria staff served to the 40 veterans in attendance. Performances were made by the East Canton choir.

Nov 25, 2016 10:00 AM

Honor Roll

East Canton Middle School announced the following students were named to the honor roll for the first nine weeks marking period.

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Nov 25, 2016 10:00 AM

St. James School announces academic awards

St. James School announced the following students received academic awards for the first quarter marking period.

Hearing from the Candidates
Nov 11, 2016 10:00 AM

Hearing from the Candidates

WAYNESBURG-- Students at St. James School on Tuesday had a chance to cast a ballot just like voters around the area. They weren't voting for a president or county commissioner. Rather, they were selecting their school's student council.

By Walter Doerschuk The Press-news