Community Applause, applause!

Applause, applause!

Congratulations to the students chosen as Champions of the Month at South Bloomfield Elementary School. They are chosen based on the following criteria – be a learner, be a leader, be a friend. The September Champions included Isaac Hartley, Audree Bruce, Sadie Overly, Elena Mills, Brynlee Dixon, Vincent Venys, Aria James, Reese Maynard, Ryleighann McPhllips, Molly …

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Community Scioto Elementary honors September students of the month

Scioto Elementary honors September students of the month

Congratulations to the Scioto Elementary Students of the Month for September. These students have exemplified the Scioto motto – teamwork, own the moment and passion for success. The students include: Front Row:  Ella Boso, Fiona McAndrew,  Adelyn Hollis,  Arlynn Summit,  Tate VanEman, Phillipa Taylor Second Row: Reagan Boucek, Teagan Bishop, Avery Hannigan, Canon Schuh,Brennan Reber, Brantley Anderson  Third Row: Arieana Benitez, Lucy Bates, Macyn Hollis, Lauren Charter, Charlotte Vonville, Belle DutyLast Row: Wade Dains, …

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Education Business as usual at PRCTC for students’ return

Business as usual at PRCTC for students’ return

In the photo above, Kelly Duarte, a maintenance worker for Pickaway-Ross Career & Technology Center, drills holes into framing that will get attached to a protective shield and installed at the school’s Crouse Chapel Road campus. by Craig Lovelace CHILLICOTHE — Starting the 2020-2021 school year amid a global pandemic is really at best a …

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Education School reopening plans for 2020-2021 year released

School reopening plans for 2020-2021 year released

by Craig Lovelace By this time, you may know that each school district in Pickaway County has released its version of how they will operate in the coming year amid the still spreading COVID-19 and unforeseen state mandates addressing the pandemic that has wrapped itself around Ohio and the nation since early this year. At …

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Education Westfall schools seeks money for capital improvements

Westfall schools seeks money for capital improvements

by Craig Lovelace WILLIAMSPORT — Homeowners in the Westfall Local Schools district will see a couple bond issues on the November ballot that will let officials, if approved, provide a series of capital improvements throughout the system. The estimated $28 million endeavor includes the renewal of 1.28-mills that expire at the end of 2022, and …

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Community Pickaway-Ross CTC leaders honored by education group

Pickaway-Ross CTC leaders honored by education group

Two educators at Pickaway-Ross Career & Technology Center were recognized and given an Educators Award by the Ohio Association for Career and Technical Education. Superintendent Dennis Franks was named Administrator of the Year for his lengthy service in the educational field. He has been superintendent at PRCTC for 10 years and with the district for …

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Community Pickaway-Ross seniors awarded scholarships

Pickaway-Ross seniors awarded scholarships

     Chillicothe, Ohio (June 3, 2020) – The following Pickaway-Ross Career & Technology Center students have been awarded scholarships. Pickaway County students: Courtney Chrysler in Health Science (Logan Elm High School) was awarded a Pickaway-Ross Teachers Association scholarship. She plans to attend Coastal Carolina University. Sidney Gray in Allied Health (Circleville High School) was awarded the Berger Hospital Scholarship, the Circleville …

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Education Wolfe earns honor at Capital University

Wolfe earns honor at Capital University

Kassi Wolfe, daughter of Daryl and Karyn Wolfe of Circleville, was recently named on the President’s List at Capital University for the second consecutive semester with a 4.00 grade point average. Wolfe is double majoring in Art Therapy and Psychology.   Capital has three lists denoting academic distinction among full-time, degree-seeking students: the President’s List, Provost’s …

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