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East Canton All Stars hold annual clothing drive
Feb 17, 2017 10:00 AM

East Canton All Stars hold annual clothing drive

East Canton Middle School students have been part of an effort which has provided more than 80,000 articles of clothing to one of their community churches.

By Walter Doerschuk The Press-news
Catholic Schools Week career day
Feb 17, 2017 10:00 AM

Catholic Schools Week career day

Students at St. James School welcomed local business representatives on career day during Catholic Schools Week. Each child at the school serves as an ambassador to a local businesses. They correspond with the owner and operator of the business.

Local spelling bee winners announced
Feb 17, 2017 10:00 AM

Local spelling bee winners announced

East Canton Middle School and St. James School in Waynesburg recently announced their spelling bee champions. Eighth grader Payton Phillips claimed the spelling bee crown at East Canton with the winning word, plumage. Sixth grader Stormie Carosielli was the winner at St.

St. James holds refugee awareness prayer service
Feb 17, 2017 10:00 AM

St. James holds refugee awareness prayer service

St. James School students in Waynesburg held a refugee awareness prayer service on Jan. 31 during Catholic Schools Week. Students traveled to six different stations in the church making their pilgrimage and learning about struggles that refugees face.

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Feb 17, 2017 10:00 AM

Honor Roll

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

Feb 10, 2017 10:00 AM

Merit Roll

Faircrest Middle School announced the following students were named to the merit roll for the second nine weeks marking period.

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

Sandy Valley Elementary January Students of the Month

Sandy Valley Elementary students of the month for January in grades 1-3 are front row, Nicholas Terry, Charlotte Downes, Caden Kennedy, Jennna Blumenauer and Gracyn Winters; second row, Alivia Clark, Zoe Ricker, Gavyn Norman, Elizabeth Croston, and Addison Wiley and back row, Braxton Bentley, Anna Miller, Chloe Schoeppner, Emma Rohrer, Ashlyn

Simon says respect others
Feb 10, 2017 10:00 AM

Simon says respect others

WAYNESBURG-- The energy at St. James Church was elec-trifying. Students at St. James School walked into the adjacent building for the start of an assembly last Thursday morning to rhythmic sounds.

By Walter Doerschuk The Press-news
Feb 10, 2017 10:00 AM

Honor Roll

East Canton High School announced the following students were named to the A honor roll for the second nine weeks marking period.

Spelling bee c-h-a-m-p-i-o-n
Feb 10, 2017 10:00 AM

Spelling bee c-h-a-m-p-i-o-n

Eighth grader Bobby Freshour was the winner of the Faircrest Middle School Spelling Bee. Freshour out-spelled 30 other participants in grades 5-8 to win the championship on Jan. 19. He will represent Faircrest at the Canton Repository Bee on March 4.

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Feb 10, 2017 10:00 AM

Higher Education

MOUNT UNION The following students have been named to the Dean's List for the fall 2016 semester at the University of Mount Union.

Feb 3, 2017 10:00 AM

Sandy Valley BOE gets bullying report

MAGNOLIA-- Sandy Valley Local Schools superintendent David Fischer during the district's Jan. 23 board of education meeting delivered a semi-annual bullying report.

By Walter Doerschuk The Press-news
Feb 3, 2017 10:00 AM

Honor Roll

Faircrest Middle School announced its honor roll for the second nine weeks marking period.

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.

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.

By Walter Doerschuk The Press-news
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.