Summertime sometimes means that children and youth let their academic skills slide, but the pupils at Dan Emmett Elementary school ramped up their reading and together perused more than 3,500 books or chapters over the summer.
Bidding was fast and sometimes furious on Saturday for the 28th annual Tomato Show Commemorative Plate Auction, and raised $14,700 to support the annual festival, besting last year’s total of $11,350 by a good margin.
Pending contract negotiations, the Knox County Career Center Board of Education has offered the superintendent position to Kathrine Greenich, current assistant superintendent of the Buckeye Career Center in New Philadelphia.
Previously located in a former tire shop on West Ohio Avenue and the parish hall of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church on East High Street, the Winter Sanctuary Homeless Shelter for men now has a permanent location to serve homeless men at 401 W. Vine St.
While educators have always wanted to provide the best possible education to their students, concerted efforts to reform and standardize education in the nation and in the State of Ohio began with the transition from the “Industrial Age” to the “Technology/Information Age.”
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