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Posted at 10:15 AM

Students in the Manchester Local Schools will see a change from the current seven point grading scale to a ten point grading scale, effective with the 2016-2017 school year, to offer a more level playing field for all students, according to Rachel Schutte, district curriculum director. At the May 17 Manchester Local School Board meeting, the board unanimously approved the change. "With the seven-point scale, a 93-100 is an A, 85 -92 is a B, 77-84 is a C," Schutte said. "We...

Posted at 9:33 AM

After a marathon April meeting, the May Green Local Schools Board of Education meeting was relatively short and to the point with two major reports given - dealing with finances and permanent...

Posted at 8:00 AM

On May 13, Lt. Robert Forwalder was honored in a special ceremony at Green High's Courtyard Veteran's Memorial Garden. Forwalder was a 1985 Green graduate. After graduation he attended the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis and...

Updated May 26, 2016 at 11:22 AM

AKRON  On a select number of early season Wednesday games for the Akron RubberDucks, Canal Park becomes part professional baseball stadium and part classroom, filled to the brim with elementary, middle and high school...

Updated May 26, 2016 at 11:10 AM

SPRINGIELD TWP.  Springfield Local Schools Treasurer Chris Adams presented an unsettling five year forecast to the Board of Education during the May 18 meeting. "The five year forecast has dramatically...

Updated May 26, 2016 at 11:03 AM

Sometimes when you lose, you actually win. That was the case with Andrea Young and her teammates who participated in the StartUp Bus entrepreneurial competition. The ultimate goal was to make the finals and win the competition, but...

Updated May 25, 2016 at 2:38 PM

GREEN  Obtaining a substitute for bus drivers, custodians and cafeteria workers is sometimes a challenge for Green Local Schools administrators. Green Schools Director of Operations Wendall Jackson said the district is always looking...

Posted May 25, 2016 at 8:33 AM

LAKE TWP.  Teachers in the Lake Local School district have a new five-year contract, while the new pact helps the district stay on its projected financial path. Lake Local Schools Superintendent Kevin Tobin said...

Updated May 23, 2016 at 2:27 PM

NORTH CANTON  Hoover High School business students recently won top spots in three competitions at the 2016 Junior Achievement (JA) NextGen Business Challenge, which featured more than 200 students from eight high...

Updated May 23, 2016 at 1:53 PM

AKRON Stark State is branching out north with a new campus expected to be built in Akron off of state Route 8. In 2013, Stark State opened a satellite center in Barberton, which is expected to remain open even with the...

Updated May 23, 2016 at 1:43 PM

JACKSON TWP.  Students in Jackson High School's Construction Technology program have built six storage sheds as part of their class project. Now, the group is looking for buyers for three of them. Brian...

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