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Katie Ellington/News Mount Vernon middle schooler Hannah Hofferberth writes a practice composition during a Power of the Pen meeting. Hofferberth won Best of Round and first-place trophies in the seventh-grade district competition.

Power of the Pen explodes

Esther Sadoff sat on a stool in the center of her classroom, reading a short story to a group of seventh-grade students. When she finished, she looked up and asked her pupils “What did the writer do well in this story?”

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Submitted photo Shawn Winkelfoos, principal, Highland Elementary School, left, and physical education teachers Heather Barbour and Danny McMurry, accepted a $25,000 Playmakers grant from UnitedHealthcare. Schools receiving a Playmakers grant must commit to use the funds in support of physical activity and active play at the school.

Highland awarded Playmakers grant

Highland Elementary School received a $25,000 Playmakers grant, a program from UnitedHealthcare – with support from Ohio State IMG Sports Marketing and 97.1 The Fan – that promotes sports, physical activity and active play across Ohio.

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Submitted photo Danville’s Dylan Wilson is set to compete in the Division III heavyweight bracket this week at the state tournament in Columbus.

Wilson ready to represent Danville

Danville’s Dylan Wilson is preparing this week to take the mats at the state tournament to close out his high school career as a No. 2 seed in heavyweight class of the Division III State Tournament, set to kick off Thursday.

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