Fredericktown schools receive several donations

The Fredericktown Board of Education on Thursday accepted, with gratitude, an anonymous donation of $100 to the 21st Century After School Program; $100 from the Knox County Farm Bureau to the FFA; and a $750 donation/grant from Syngeta Dealers to the FFA.

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OSCAR awards at KCCC

Knox County Career Center counselors Kathie Brown and Beth Marhefka received the OSCAR award at the All Ohio Counselors conference on Nov. 3, and KCCC is one of only eight schools in Ohio to get an OSCAR.

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East Knox asks for release from fiscal emergency

The East Knox school board on Thursday celebrated the passage of the operating levy, and later passed a resolution requesting that the Financial Planning and Supervision Commission ask the Auditor of State’s Office to determine if the district has met all the requirements for release from fiscal emergency status.

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Changes for East Knox in 2017

There was a resounding sense of jubilation Thursday at the East Knox school board meeting over the passage of an operating levy — after nine failed attempts — and board members expressed their appreciation to the community members who voted for the levy in support of the students.

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Donations help KCESC help kids

The Knox County Educational Service Center board was very pleased and grateful Wednesday as it accepted sizable donations to help its efforts to provide quality educational experiences for the children of Knox County.

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Danville of fers a drama doubleheader

Wizardly magic and medical wizardry are both featured this weekend when Danville’s Drama Club presents “Flowers for Algernon” and “Harry’s Hotter at Twilight,” and theater- goers will get two plays for the price of one.

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More cards, more love for veterans

A Veterans Day project sponsored by South Vernon United Methodist Church started out at Columbia Elementary School about six years ago and has grown to encompass Wiggin Street Elementary School in Gambier as well as all of the elementary schools in Mount Vernon. As a result, this year nearly 800 thank you cards for area veterans have been carefully created by the students.

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