Education

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 ...

Five area students have works at state art competition

Five high school students from area schools will have pieces of art work on display in the state capital as winners of the 2018 Ohio Governor’s Youth State Art Competition. Students who won include seniors Emma Prince and Maria Goshe of Calvert High School; seniors Abigail Fox and Morgan ...

Columbian principal quitting

After serving as principal of Columbian High School for three years, Doug Hartenstein has announced his resignation. He is to work in that position through the end of the school year. Hartenstein has indicated he is interested in returning to the classroom and working directly with students. ...

’Berg takes JA in a Day to Washington

The Junior Achievement program focuses on career success for students. As part of the program, Heidelberg University students volunteer their time working with children and, this year, they are moving into Washington K-1 Elementary School to work with younger students. According to Hasseb ...

DECA seeks help to attend conference

A young university organization is asking the community to help students attend an upcoming conference. The Heidelberg University Collegiate DECA organization has been established for the past two semesters, with seven members and growing. According to Katelin Romick, president of the ...

School board talks levy drive

Tiffin City Board of Education was given an update on the upcoming renewal tax levy campaign during the regular board meeting Tuesday evening. Bryce Riggs, a resident and Tiffin Columbian High School graduate, again is chairing the campaign. The levy first was passed in 2004 and has been ...