Education

Students’ winning presentation promotes character education

The Vanguard-Sentinel Career and Technology Centers Board of Education gathered in Tiffin Thursday and heard an award-winning presentation given by three Sentinel juniors.Kasandra Caler of North Central Academy, Beca Kimmet of Columbian and Tori Vach of Columbian took first place at Ohio ...

State bound

More than 50 students from Sentinel Career and Technology Center are to go to the 2016 SkillsUSA Ohio Championships next week.The state competition is to take place Tuesday at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. The awards ceremony is April 27.For the first time, Sentinel is to have a ...

After 38 years with ’Berg School of Music, a segue for Owen

For 38 years, John Owen has made his home in the Tiffin and Heidelberg University communities. Come the end of the semester, Owen and his wife plan to move to Indiana to be with family.Owen most recently has served as associate dean and director of the School of Music, professor of trumpet and ...

Speaker urges respect for board

SYCAMORE - Two people asked to speak at the Mohawk Board of Education meeting Monday evening.Jason Miller questioned the lack of open communication about the man who impersonated a state representative.Board President Kathy Koehler said the board already had discussed the matter at previous ...

30 registered for kindergarten screening next month

NEW RIEGEL - Superintendent Elaine Nye told board of education members Monday night that 30 students have registered for kindergarten screening May 13. Nine of those students are open enrollment students.Elementary students participate in Right to Read Week May 2-6. The theme this year is ...

Addressing commencement

A Heidelberg University alumnus is to address the class of 2016 in May during the commencement ceremony.Aris M. Kaplanis, former president and CEO of Teranet, with more than 30 years of experience in the technology sector, is to deliver the commencement address."We are very excited to have Aris ...

Addressing commencement

The keynote address at Tiffin University's 2016 commencement ceremony is to be delivered by the vice president of research strategy and worldwide operations for IBM.Zachary John Lemnios has been responsible for the formation and execution of IBM's research strategy and operations across the ...

NR student to march in Rose Parade

NEW RIEGEL A New Riegel Local School freshman has been chosen to perform as one of 300 students from across the country in the 128 Rose Parade in the Bands of America National Honor Band.It all started when Blake Depinet was handed an information card about Bands of America by his band ...

Five Tiffin students part of state-level art show

Calvert Catholic High School is to have four students show their artwork for 2016 Ohio Governor's Youth Art Exhibition.Marla Shultz, art teacher at Calvert, said the students had 11 pieces that went to state judging."I had been confident the students were going to get into the show," Shultz ...

Five Tiffin students part of state-level art show

A Tiffin Columbian High School senior is to have work shown at the Ohio Governor's Youth Art Exhibition for 2016.Christian Magill, who is in the senior portfolio class, entered his piece "Poverty," which is one of 25 artworks to be displayed in the governor's office."It is really bittersweet," ...

Should schools be locally controlled?

ATTICA - During the Seneca East Board of Education meeting Monday, Superintendent Laura Kagy spoke of an initiative that asks the question, "Should schools be locally controlled?"Kagy joined forces with nearly 40 Ohio school and career-tech center superintendents to advocate for positive ...

Sentinel students help wire city’s new structure

Since January, electrical trade students from Sentinel Career and Technology Center have been helping the city wire a newly constructed building.The building, to be operated by the Tiffin City Parks and Recreation Department, is to be used for storage of equipment and materials, including the ...

Education Summit to focus on emotionally wounded students

This year's Education Summit is to focus on reaching out to emotionally wounded students in the classroom.The summit, hosted by Heidelberg University, is to take place March 23-24 on campus."The main message is that we have a high number of emotionally wounded students in our classrooms, many ...

Bridges earns high ranking in Ohio

Bridges Community Academy is ranked as one of Ohio's top charter high schools.According to Niche.com, Bridges placed third in the top 35 charter high schools in the state. The ranking was based on state test scores, college readiness, graduate rates, SAT/ACT scores, quality of teachers, student ...

Water lab director joins students in Minds@Work presentations

More than 150 presentations were given by Heidelberg University students Tuesday during the annual Minds@Work Student Research Conference.Each presentation featured a student's interest and knowledge on academic research, scholarship and creativity.During the day's event, a keynote address was ...

Treasurer leaving for job in Norwalk

Clyde-Green Springs School District treasurer Joyce Dupont has submitted her resignation to board of education members and they accepted it during their Monday evening meeting.Dupont's resignation becomes effective May 2. She has taken the treasurer's position for Norwalk City School ...

STEM growing

The STEM program at Tiffin Middle School has been meeting regularly over the past couple of years since it began, and the adviser hopes to see it continue and grow.Mike Herdlick, adviser to the science, technology, engineering and math program, said there are seven to 10 students involved. The ...

18 with ’Berg take outreach trip to Nicaragua

Several Heidelberg University faculty and students returned to classes with more of an understanding of other cultures.The 15 students, three faculty members and one graduate traveled to Jinotega, Nicaragua, with the organization Outreach360.The trip was part of the university's alternative ...

Being idle doesn’t add up for retired Terra faculty member

FREMONT Since January 2014, a retired faculty member from Terra State Community College has been serving as president of a national mathematics organization, affording her opportunities to travel and represent community colleges.Nancy Sattler, dean emerita at Terra, has been with the college ...