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Special-needs cheerleaders at Independence enjoy recognition, camaraderie  The Columbus Dispatch

The Sparklers, cheerleaders at Independence High School with developmental disabilities, perform during the first quarter of every home football game.



Photos: Photos: High-School Football Fans  The Columbus Dispatch

Friday, November 2 marks the final Friday of the 2018 regular season of high-school football in Ohio. Before the playoffs kick off next weekend, The Dispatch ...



2019 Teachers of the Year: Educators Who Excel  Columbus Parent

Chances are, you can name at least one teacher who had a significant impact on your education. No doubt you want the same for your own children. Today's ...



Columbus proposal would close 7 schools  Columbus Dispatch

Columbus City Schools administrators recommend closing seven schools this summer: Brookhaven and Independence high schools, a middle school and four ...



Independences Shayanna Hinkle-Moore shows drive of scholar-athletes  The Columbus Dispatch

When she had to pick from the seven sports she played in high school, Shayanna Hinkle-Moore went with the one that she disliked the most as a child. Just after ...



Teachers union, Columbus schools reach contract agreement, averting a strike  The Columbus Dispatch

The Columbus City Schools teachers union has reached a new contract agreement with the district, averting a strike after months of stalemated negotiations ...



High school football | Browns four TDs power West past Independence  Columbus Dispatch

Demetrius Brown threw three touchdown passes and rushed for another score, powering West to a 44-30 win over visiting Independence Friday night on Alumni ...



Two People Shot Near Columbus Elementary & High School  10TV

At least two people were reportedly shot near schools in southeast Columbus. The victims were located in an area near Liberty Elementary School and ...



City plans to install sidewalks around six Columbus schools  The Columbus Dispatch

Sidewalks are coming to some areas of Columbus where city schools students have to walk in the street along curbs to avoid traffic. The city's proposed $1 ...



Columbus council rejects two ballot measures as about 800 protesters circled city hall  The Columbus Dispatch

While about 800 people protested outside Monday's Columbus City Council meeting against property-tax breaks given to real-estate developers, the council ...



Teen sent to youth prison for role in drive-by shooting outside high school  The Columbus Dispatch

A 17-year-old boy was sentenced Tuesday to three years in a state Department of Youth Services facility after admitting that he was involved in a drive-by ...



School board closes 5 schools; accepts principals resignation  Columbus Dispatch

On the same day that the Columbus Board of Education decided to spare Independence High School from the chopping block, that school's principal resigned, ...



Data-changing ex-principal who got bonus says he was forced out because of race  Columbus Dispatch

A Columbus principal who was forced out for manipulating data is claiming the school district targeted him for termination because he is black. Christopher ...



John Stanford not among three finalists for Columbus school superintendent  The Columbus Dispatch

Interim Superintendent John Stanford and Jayson Strickland, deputy superintendent of Kansas City (Kansas) Public Schools, were eliminated as candidates.



School administrators who have been subpoenaed - News  Columbus Dispatch

The following individuals have had their records subpoenaed as part of the Ohio Department of Education's investigation into the manipulation of student data in ...



Brookhaven High students, teachers brace for schools closing  Columbus Dispatch

As budget cuts loomed, leaders of Columbus City Schools said half-full schools don't make financial sense. In March, the school board approved a plan to close ...



Thousands gather for MLK birthday breakfast  NBC4i.com

Thousands of people came to the Greater Columbus Convention Center Monday for the 34th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Breakfast.



More Stark schools are EdChoice schools  Canton Repository

Some students in the Alliance, Fairless, North Canton, Northwest, Plain and Perry school districts are now eligible to receive state-funded vouchers that will help ...



Columbus native dunks his way to Harlem Globetrotters  Columbus Dispatch

Like many young basketball fans growing up in central Ohio, Julian McClurkin dreamed about playing in Value City Arena. There was only one problem: He ...



Reasons for closing 7 school buildings are varied - News  Columbus Dispatch

The initial screening criteria Columbus City Schools used to determine which seven schools it should close this summer produced a list of 13 schools for ...



Ohio State students help homeless youth at Star House  The Columbus Dispatch

The circumstances that bring young adults into the Star House near the University District vary from person to person, but they all share one thing in common: ...



Arnold Classic Q&A | Dexter Jones  The Columbus Dispatch

Dexter Jones. Jones grew up in Columbus, played football at Independence High School and first got serious about lifting weights when he decided he needed ...



Former Whetstone principal gives up educator licenses after data scandal  Columbus Dispatch

A former Columbus City Schools high-school principal caught up in the district's data-manipulation scandal has agreed to permanently surrender her state ...



Another Columbus principal quits; two others say theyll fight firings  Columbus Dispatch

Another Columbus high-school principal resigned last night in connection with the district's data-rigging scandal, as two others vowed to fight when the school ...



Students learn patience, perseverance in four-state robotics competition  The Columbus Dispatch

NEWARK — First it worked. Then it didn't. Then, mercifully, it did. Much as a robot is a marvel of design and precision engineering, it still can be a fickle thing.



Linden-McKinley works to bring spirit to school, community after shooting  Columbus Dispatch

Linden-McKinley STEM Academy senior ShiAnne Edwards says the morale among students in the hallways of her high school has sunk in the week since two of ...



African-Americans nourish Columbus arts community  Columbus Dispatch

If asked about role models or inspirations, many African-American artists in the Columbus area might quickly mention mixed-media specialist Aminah Robinson ...



Many tied to Columbus schools data fraud already retired or resigned  Columbus Dispatch

Most of 14 Columbus schools employees who had ties to the student-data scandal slipped away quietly. They retired or resigned. The district said yesterday that ...



Southern Rowan Christmas Parade to showcase 120 floats - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

Southern Rowan Christmas Parade lineup: • China Grove Police Department. • Landis Police Department. • Rowan County Sheriff Kevin Auten. • Rowan County ...



20 Columbus schools see ratings drop after data fixed  Columbus Dispatch

The state will lower the report-card ratings today for 20 Columbus schools that it found had cheated their way to better grades by omitting children who were ...



Public Being Asked for Input on Future Plan for Columbus City Schools  columbusunderground

Another meeting of the Facilities Master Plan Ad Hoc Committee of Columbus City Schools was held on Saturday (which the author is a member of), the focus ...



Jessica Davenport: Athletes discipline builds online store  Columbus Dispatch

Former Ohio State University women's-basketball standout Jessica Davenport was the first three-time All-American in program history and the first three-time Big ...



St. Patricks Day: Irish celebrate with parade, reunion  The Columbus Dispatch

The last thing Kevin Moriarty needed was another distraction while he and his two cousins were leading the St. Patrick's Day parade through the Downtown ...



Mizer earns high marks as an educator  ThisWeekNews

When Julie Mizer arrived in Hilliard as a student teacher in 1998, she soon learned the city school district was a place she never wants to leave.



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Road Trip Adventures: 5 of the Best Zoos to Visit  Williamson Source

As you make your warm weather travel plans, consider adding a zoo visit to your itinerary. Zoos are the perfect family activity, offering some adventure as well as ...



The Good Life: Poetry club central to duos effort to remove obstacles for at-risk kids  The Columbus Dispatch

Lakesha Newson strives to help all children achieve the miracles within them. She knows that Columbus' most vulnerable children can accomplish great things ...



Six finalists named for Columbus school board - News  Columbus Dispatch

The Columbus Board of Education has selected six finalists from 28 applicants to fill the vacancy created by the departure of its former president, Carol Perkins.



Harlem Globetrotters wowing their way through WV  Huntington Herald Dispatch

From seventh grade to 10th grade, scrawny Columbus, Ohio, youth Julian McClurkin tried out for his school's basketball team and got cut every time.



Mother unhappy with plea agreement in teenage son's slaying  Columbus Dispatch

A woman whose son died in her arms on a South Side street last year wasn't in court yesterday when the young men responsible for his death were sentenced.



Since Sandy Hook, a gun has been fired on school grounds nearly once a week  Los Angeles Times

There have been more than 180 shootings on school campuses that resulted in an injury or death in the U.S. since Dec. 14, 2012, when 20 children and six ...



Nashville Still in Hunt for Amazon's New HQ2  Williamson Source

Amazon reviewed 238 proposals from across the U.S., Canada, and Mexico to host HQ2, the company's second headquarters in North America. Today, Amazon ...



Beating the Odds 2016: Top High Schools for Low-Income Students  Newsweek

Newsweek's 'Beating the Odds' list seeks to identify schools that do an excellent job of preparing their students for college while also overcoming the obstacles ...



Finding Lana: The Story of a Transgender Columbus Firefighter  Columbus Monthly

Seven years ago, Columbus fire Capt. Lana Moore left the body of the man she was born as and became the woman she feels she was always meant to be.



New York Life Greater Pasadena Area Employee Reportedly Killed in Las Vegas Shooting Tragedy | Pasadena California, Hotels,CA Real Estate,Restaurants,City Guide... - Pasadena.com  Pasadena Now

At least two people from the Pasadena area were reportedly present during the tragedy Sunday night in Las Vegas that killed 59 and injured 527 more, ...



America's Top High Schools 2016  Newsweek Europe

The Newsweek High School Rankings assess schools based on a broad range of data to determine which institutions do the best job of preparing students for ...



Subscribing Schools  Teen Ink

Teen Ink, a national teen magazine, book series, and website devoted entirely to teenage writing, art, photos and forums. Students must be age 13-19 to ...



2016 Notre Dame Recruiting Big Board: Defensive Line  One Foot Down

Pass rushing defensive ends are a major priority this cycle.



PHOTO GALLERY: Trump visits Nationwide Children's Hospital in Ohio  The Bakersfield Californian

(AP) President Donald Trump visited a group of children Friday during a tour of the Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio.



Documents, decades-old memories fill gaps in Bakersfield man's WWII history  The Bakersfield Californian

The Western Union telegram arrived at the Franey residence on Forest Street in central Bakersfield on March 28, 1945.



As county bans marijuana, California City positions itself as hub for sales  The Bakersfield Californian

Residents of Bakersfield could soon be receiving marijuana deliveries from retailers in California City.



THE DISH: Round Table, Flame Broiler supporting the community  The Bakersfield Californian

We're all for when restaurants give back to the community and aim to highlight their efforts. Here's what's coming up.



Mainstay Oildale supermarket, named after 11-C oil parcel, closing for good  The Bakersfield Californian

The Young's Marketplace stores are gone. The Cope's Foodfair Markets are history, too. East Bakersfield's last surviving Green Frog Market closed in 2013.



Audit of Everytown’s Claimed 200+ School Shootings Since Sandy Hook  Bearing Arms

Yesterday, Hayley Miller, a reporter for the Huffington Post, uncritically regurgitated an Everytown claim that there have been 200 school shootings since the ...



Honor veterans with local events this weekend  The Bakersfield Californian

Whether you are a veteran yourself or just want to thank them for their *service*, there are several ways to celebrate Veterans Day this weekend.



Kevin Dyson insists Music City Miracle ‘was legitimate and legal’  FOX Sports

THEN: The 16th overall pick in the 1998 draft, Kevin Dyson played the majority of his six-year NFL career with the Tennessee Titans and is best known for two ...



THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW: Kern County Library offering local teachers and their students tours  The Bakersfield Californian

To volunteer: Community members are invited to attend a one-hour CASA Volunteer Orientation, where you can learn how you can make a difference in the life ...



Sheriff's race a short, intense brawl  The Bakersfield Californian

Kern County Sheriff Donny Youngblood has been in office for 12 years.



Gang member sentenced to life without parole for double murder at Bakersfield party  The Bakersfield Californian

A Kern County judge sentenced Julio Jesus Romero to spend the rest of his life behind bars Thursday for the “horrific, senseless” slayings of two people over a ...



Reports: Man and woman charged with murder in northeast Bakersfield stabbing each accused the other during police interviews  The Bakersfield Californian

Upon leaving an Oildale bar last month, Mary Holmes, Dyllan Denna and another woman gave a man a ride and began traveling to northeast Bakersfield when ...



Mini con with mighty mission  The Bakersfield Californian

Each year, local comic book fans look forward to the annual Bakersfield Comic Con, a gathering of special guests, panels, artists, vendors, cosplay and more.



Man convicted of two counts of murder in shooting at Bakersfield party  The Bakersfield Californian

A 24-year-old man was convicted Wednesday of shooting four people — two fatally — at a northeast Bakersfield party.



Celebrate Basque culture, Tehachapi's Errea House at special dinner on Aug. 26  The Bakersfield Californian

One of the oldest continuous cultures in Europe is that of the Basques, a hardy people inhabiting the Pyrenees Mountains and valleys that straddle the border ...



Grandfather of shooting victim confronts killer in court  The Bakersfield Californian

Manuel Garcia looked into the eyes of his grandson's killer and told him he can forgive him, but he'll never forget the pain he's inflicted on his family.



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