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Spring is in full bloom at Buckeye Career Center

NEW PHILADELPHIA — Students enrolled in the Floral Design and Greenhouse Management program

 Aubrey Albright, a Carrollton student attending Buckeye Career Center, displays an arrangements created in the floral department at the career center.


Aubrey Albright, a Carrollton student attending Buckeye Career Center, displays an arrangements created in the floral department at the career center.

at Buckeye Career Center are finding beauty in spring while preparing for prom.

The greenhouse is full of plants just beginning to sprout while the coolers are stocked with fresh flowers for walk-in purchase and prepared orders. Artificial flowers fill the tables with craft corsages and boutonniere orders for prom.

Jenna Lamp, a senior from Carrollton High School (CHS), chose Buckeye for more opportunities and to express her creativity, especially during prom season.

“Prom can be a hectic time but it’s fun to see our hard work come to life that night and see how happy people are when they receive their flowers,” said Lamp, who wants to eventually own her own flower shop or greenhouse. She also likes the daily maintenance of the greenhouse like watering and pruning the flowers.

Audrey Albright, also from CHS, is a junior in the program. Albright began her time at Buckeye in the Computer Assisted Design program, but quickly switched to the floral lab.

CHS students to stage ‘Catch Me If You Can’ this weekend

Lead cast members of the Carrollton High School spring musical “Catch Me If You Can” are shown in the above photo.  They include: Kody Bennett, front. Middle row (from left): Robert Husted, Bailey McKarns, Brenna Campbell and Jared DeGarmo. Standing behind are: Olan Domer and Sarah Wilsford.

Lead cast members of the Carrollton High School spring musical “Catch Me If You Can” are shown in the above photo.
They include: Kody Bennett, front. Middle row (from left): Robert Husted, Bailey McKarns, Brenna Campbell and Jared DeGarmo. Standing behind are: Olan Domer and Sarah Wilsford.

The true story of a real fake “Catch Me If You Can”, the Carrollton High School spring musical, will be held March 23-25 at 7 p.m. in Bell-Herron Middle School.

Tickets are $5 presale or $8 at the door. For tickets, call Mindy Domer at 330-627-8228 or email Alzana Nuzzolillo at alzana.nuzzolillo@carrolltonschools.org or visit the Fine Arts room in the high school.

Based on the hit film, the true story is a high-flying musical comedy about chasing your dreams and not getting caught. Seeking fame and fortune, precocious teenager, Frank Abagnale, Jr., portrayed by Kody Bennett, runs away from home to begin an unforgettable adventure. With nothing more than his boyish charm, a big imagination and millions of dollars in forged checks, Frank successfully poses as a pilot, doctor and a lawyer-living the high life and winning the girl of his dreams. When Frank’s lies catch the attention of FBI agent Carl Hanratty, portrayed by Robert Husted, Carl pursues Frank across the country to make him pay for his crimes.

Edison school board approves designer for improvement project

Edison High School is set to undergo further improvements after the school board approved a Cleveland-based firm for the project.

During a special meeting March 9, the Edison Local Board of Education named the Brewer-Garrett Company as the design-and-build firm and approved a contract to complete the estimated $2.8 million upgrade at the high school.

Plans include renovating classrooms and installing an HVAC unit to heat and cool the building. Superintendent Bill Beattie said funding is derived from the district’s 2-mill, five-year emergency renewal levy that voters approved in 2014 and work will get under way shortly.

Classrooms on all three floors of the original high school building, which was formed in 1939, will receive new drywall, drop ceilings, LED lighting, and paint while the HVAC system will operate throughout the structure, with the exception of the kitchen, gym and band room.

“The HVAC work will start in the next four to six weeks and is set to be completed in October,” Beattie explained. “If funding is available, the plan is to run the HVAC and classroom renovations simultaneously. If the funds are not available the classrooms will be done by August of 2018.”

CHS speech students bound for state tournament

The six Carrollton High School state speech qualifiers and two alternates are shown in the above photo. First row (from left): Emma Lane and Celia Meek.  Second row:  Brooke Geis, Desarae Gorney and Grace Barnhart. Third row Ashlee Copeland (left) and Sam Soisson.  Fourth row: Jared DeGarmo.

The six Carrollton High School state speech qualifiers and two alternates are shown in the above photo.
First row (from left): Emma Lane and Celia Meek.
Second row: Brooke Geis, Desarae Gorney and Grace Barnhart.
Third row Ashlee Copeland (left) and Sam Soisson.
Fourth row: Jared DeGarmo.

Six Carrollton High School students have qualified for the 2017 Ohio High School Speech League’s (OHSSL) state finals to represent Carrollton High School and the Canton District, according to Alzana Nuzzolillo, CHS speech team advisor.

Celia Meek, the sophomore daughter of Shane and Anitra Meek, qualified in Dramatic Interpretation.

Emma Lane, the sophomore daughter of Nate and Janice Lane, qualified in Program Oral Interpretation.

Grace Barnhart, freshman daughter of Vonda Barnhart, Jared DeGarmo, sophomore son of Rebecca Everhart, Brooke Geis, sophomore daughter of Jason and CJ Geis, and Desarae Gorney, junior daughter of Wayne and Teresa Gorney, all qualified to compete in Congressional Debate.

Earning a place as second alternates to the OHSSL state finals were sophomores Ashlee Copeland and Sam Soisson in Duo Interpretation. The students will be accompanied by coaches Ron and Alzana Nuzzolillo and coach Brad Eick at Olmsted Falls High School in March.

Nuzzolillo said CHS continues to rank in the top 10% nationally while competing in the Eastern Ohio National Speech and Debate Association. Eastern Ohio ranks 8th in the nation as a district, she said.

CHS also has four students ranked in the top 50 in their category as students across the state prepare to attend the OHSSL state finals. They are Isaiah Meek, Celia Meek, Brooke Geis and Grace Barnhart.

 

Kindergarten registration underway in Carrollton Schools

CARROLLTON – Kindergarten registration will take place in March for children who will be 5 years of age by Aug. 1, 2017.

Parents or guardians may stop in to their home schools to register kindergarten students between the hours of 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. At that time, a packet of forms and information will be handed out. It is not necessary to bring the child to registration.

Parents or guardians must bring:

  1. Certified Birth Certificate (obtained at the child’s city of birth, from the Vital Statistics Dept.);
  2. Social Security Card;
  3. Immunization Records;
  4. Custody Papers;
  5. Proof of Residency w/parent name on it (Ex: utility bill, renter’s receipt, property tax receipt).

Parents will be asked to fill out a registration form for the child. At the time of registration an appointment will be made to bring the child to kindergarten screening.

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