The Northridge Board of Education on Monday hired Scott Schmidt as the district’s new superintendent, effective Aug. 1.
Schmidt is currently the assistant superintendent of Gahanna-Jefferson City School District in Gahanna and was interim superintendent for the district prior to that for a year and a half.
The Mount Vernon Community Band is sponsoring a summer youth band for instrumentalists in grades six through eight, and if the rehearsal the News recently observed is any indication, the young musicians are having a lot of fun honing their skills.
Attorneys representing the East Knox Board of Education recently filed a motion asking the Knox County Common Pleas Court to dismiss Brian Farmer’s most recent attempt to block the sale of the Bladensburg school property to the Bladensburg Community Heritage Foundation.
The Fredericktown school board on Tuesday employed Jessica Webb as middle school science teacher and high school Project Lead the Way instructor for the 2017-18 school year.
Treasurer Heather Darnold told the News on Wednesday the board is very excited about the return of the engineering program, as Fredericktown is the only school in the county to offer PLTW.
The house at the southeast corner of Mulberry and Sugar streets is gone, and YMCA executive director Nick Clark told the News there are no major plans for the site at this time.
The giving spirit was alive and well throughout Knox County on Saturday as community members turned out on a beautiful summer day to support the Interchurch Social Services’ Christmas in July food drive…
Friday’s high winds upended this tree on the corner of Catherine and Oak streets in Mount Vernon, sending it into the power lines across the street where it briefly caught on fire.
The Knox County community is generous, pledging or contributing more than $200,000 in cash and food items to the Food for the Hungry drive in December and $19,000 last July during Christmas in July.