Education

Terra State president resigns

FREMONT — The Terra State Community College Board of Trustees accepted the resignation of Jerome Webster, the college’s president, during a special board meeting Wednesday, a college representative said. Webster submitted his resignation and will remain on as president until May 31, ...

Passports to the future

More than 200 students earned their career passports Tuesday evening during Sentinel Career and Technology Center’s 2018 Career Passport Ceremony. Students had studied agriculture science and technology, automotive technology, building construction trades, business administration, careers in ...

‘Take a chance’

FREMONT — More than 300 students earned associate’s degrees and certificates Friday during Terra State Community College’s 49th commencement ceremony. “This is a very special evening,” Jerome Webster, Terra State’s president, said. Each year, Webster offers facts about the ...

‘Make mature decisions’

BASCOM — Hopewell-Loudon High School students gathered Thursday morning at the football stadium for a mock crash scenario. Students heard from Sgt. Jordan Schwochow from the Fremont post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol. “This program is done out of concern for your safety,” Schwochow ...

Educators’ field trip

Taiho Corp. Plant Manager Jeremy Fox (left) leads a walk-through for teachers and administrators during a manufacturing tour Thursday afternoon. Educators from Bridges Community Academy, Tiffin City Schools, Fostoria City Schools, Seneca East, Mohawk, Hopewell-Loudon and Old Fort toured six ...

TCS renewal passes

Voters continued to support Tiffin City Schools Tuesday with passage of a renewal levy. The levy was approved by 2,254 votes, or about 65.6 percent, according to unofficial results. The 4.2-mill levy is for 10 years and is to generate $1.6 million annually. It is to cost the owner of a ...

Putting it in writing

Columbian High School seniors sign letters of intent to their chosen institutions Tuesday during Tornado Signing Day. Students confirmed plans to attend colleges, military branches and adult education programs or participate in internships and apprenticeships. Story on Page 4A.

Giving back

Sentinel Career & Technology Center students spent Wednesday out in the community during the second annual schoolwide community service day. Included in the projects, students spent time on Frost Parkway cleaning up flower beds and war memorials.

Renewal levy before TCS voters

A renewal levy is to go before Tiffin City School District voters Tuesday. “This is not a new tax,” TCS Superintendent Gary Barber said. The 10-year levy is for 4.2 mills. It would generate $1.6 million annually and cost the owner of a $100,000 home $11 a month. Funds generated are to ...

Marketing guru to talk to TU grads Saturday

About 3,000 guests are expected to attend Tiffin University’s 2018 commencement ceremony Saturday in TU’s Heminger Center, 350 Miami St. Donna Graves, co-founder and chief executive officer of NCompass International, is to deliver the keynote address. She is a marketing professional with ...

‘Edupreneur’ to address Heidelberg grads

An “edupreneur” with economic development, government, business and education experience is to speak to the 2018 graduating class during Heidelberg University commencement ceremonies. Mary Welsh-Schlueter, the founder and CEO of the Partnership for Innovation in Education — a ...

Interaction

Randy Ruble (far right), a firefighter-paramedic for Tiffin Fire Rescue Division, speaks to Tiffin City Schools first-graders with help from fellow crew members Mike Homan (far left) and Scott Brooks during the district’s touch-a-truck event at Lincoln Pre-K Wednesday. The event enabled 600 ...

20 land SkillsUSA honors

COLUMBUS — Twenty local students earned first place, gold medals Wednesday following competitions during the sixty-sixth annual SkillsUSA Ohio Championships. Students from Vanguard-Sentinel Career and Technology Center competed all day Tuesday at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. They ...

Showing their skills

COLUMBUS — More than 100 students from Vanguard-Sentinel Career and Technology Centers competed Tuesday during the 66th annual SkillsUSA Ohio Championships. Competitions took place at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. The team of Vanguard seniors Gaberiel Sauceda of Clyde High ...

TCS board marks wins

With the school year coming to a close, the Tiffin City Schools board meeting Tuesday evening was an opportunity to celebrate successes. Those honored included several Krout Elementary students who participated in the annual Jump Rope for Heart program. Under the guidance of physical ...

Send-off

Hopewell-Loudon Local Schools students and staff gather Friday to celebrate the marching band's moving on to state competition this weekend.

Supporting the arts

Students and community members look at an art exhibit at Columbian High School. Musical performances and artworks by students were part of the annual Tiffin City Schools spring music and art festival Friday.

Having an impact

Nine seniors recognized people who had a significant impact on their lives during the Columbian High School Excellence in Education Dinner Thursday. Tiffin City School Board of Education member Dean Henry opened the celebration hosted at Camden Falls Reception and Conference Center, by noting ...

Next speaker in diversity series at OF to focus on drug awareness

OLD FORT — In October, Old Fort High School junior Nicole Fry began a diversity series geared toward bringing more knowledge and awareness to the community. From 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, the school is to host a session focusing on drug awareness with Mircea Handru, executive director of ...

Speaker: Learning to play also important

A former high school teacher talked about the importance of hard work, not only in school, but also in play, Wednesday morning. More than 120 students — sophomores, juniors and seniors — were recognized for having grade point averages of 3.5 or higher for three, five or seven ...