Busing inside the Utica village limits was a topic of discussion at Monday’s meeting of the North Fork school board.
The parent of an elementary pupil and a community member expressed concerns about the discontinuation of the pick up of students at the corner of Maple and Washington streets.
Changes are in the works at the Ray Richardson Children’s Garden at the Knox County Career Center, which was first dedicated on Sept. 25, 1999. A major renovation is under way to upgrade various areas, install additional seating and increase the opportunities for children (and adults) to exercise their imaginations while enjoying the outdoors.
The Centerburg community approved a tax levy in November to fund a new track, expand Vo-ag facilitates, complete technology upgrades and improve building security.
Thanks to the generosity of many individuals and organizations, improvements to the Columbia Elementary playground, as well as the construction of an outdoor learning pavilion, will take place this summer.
The 2017 National Collegiate Landscape Competition was held at Bringham Young University in Provo, Utah, March 15-18, and seven high school students from Knox County Career Center held their own against students in interior and exterior horticulture programs at two- and four-year colleges and universities from across the nation.
There was no generation gap in evidence March 30 when residents welcomed students from the Knox County Career Center National Technical Honor Society to spend some quality time with them at the Ohio Eastern Star Home.
The ancient Roman practice of creating artwork using colored tiles — mosaics — is alive and well in Mount Vernon thanks to the Roman Arts in All Hands project spearheaded by Mary Jo Behrensmeyer, Latin instructor at Mount Vernon High School.