Education

TU to get solar array

Tiffin University and IGS Solar are to begin construction this year on the first solar project on the rooftop of the Heminger Center, located on Miami Street. The solar system is to drive a cleaner, emission-free energy platform, as well as start TU’s environmental commitment. The solar ...

Wheatley sues TCS, board

A former superintendent of Tiffin City Schools is suing the school district and school board. Vicki A. Wheatley’s lawsuit in U.S. District Court alleges retaliation, gender discrimination, a hostile work environment and unequal pay based on gender. Wheatley alleges in the lawsuit that she ...

8 from V-S land nat’l honors at SkillsUSA

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Twenty students from Vanguard-Sentinel Career and Technology Centers competed this week in the 2018 National Leadership SkillsUSA Conference, with five students and a team of three coming home with national medals. At this year’s national competition, Dylan Wertz, who ...

Questions

Tiffin City Board of Education discussed what the district would need to be considered a destination district during Tuesday’s meeting. “We want people to want to come here,” board president Chris Widman said. “We need to figure out what we need to have for people to choose ...

Grant helps Calvert update schools

Through a grant, Calvert Catholic Schools has been able to update the high school and elementary school through refurbishing projects. The grant, Painting a Brighter Future through True Value, is the third year the school has been able to secure the grant, David Kraft, a teacher at ...

Opportunity Center athletes compete in State Special Olympics

COLUMBUS — Twenty athletes from the Seneca County Opportunity Center spent the weekend competing in the 2018 State Special Olympic games. The Ohio games took place on the campus of The Ohio State University. The first events, the 1,500-meter dash and the 4x100-meter relay, took place Friday ...

‘Fly high butterfly’

BASCOM — Memories of the Rainey family were in the hearts of Chieftains and on the wings of butterflies Thursday morning. Shirts in support of the family and Bascom Joint Fire District dotted the Hopewell-Loudon School gymnasium as children attended an awards ceremony on the last day of ...

Webster accepts Terra State teaching job

FREMONT — Jerome Webster is to remain at Terra State Community College as a business professor. He resigned as Terra’s president May 16 effective May 31. According to a separation agreement approved Wednesday by the board of trustees, an employment agreement renewed June 28, 2017, ...

‘Time to celebrate’

FREMONT — Twenty graduates participated in the 2017-18 Vanguard-Sentinel Career and Technology Center Gateway, Ohio’s Options and GED graduation ceremony Wednesday evening. “Graduation, no matter what institution, is the best day of the year,” Heath Martin, assistant vice president ...

New chief

FREMONT — Terra State Community College Board of Trustees met Wednesday afternoon, led by the interim president of the college. Ronald Schumacher, interim president, took the head of the table following the resignation of Jerome Webster last week. At the April 25 board of trustees meeting, ...

H-L schools chief headed to Findlay

BASCOM — Hopewell-Loudon Local Schools’ superintendent has accepted a position with the Findlay City School District. David Alvarado accepted the position of assistant principal at Findlay High School following the board’s approval Monday. Alvarado said he told staff Friday that he ...

New TC principal named

Tiffin City Board of Education welcomed the new high school principal Tuesday during its regular meeting. The board approved a three-year administrator contract for Forrest Trisler to serve as the Columbian High School principal, effective Aug. 1. Trisler is principal at Princeton High ...

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.