Category Archives: School

Edison academic team heading to regional event

RICHMOND – The Edison High School Academic competition team scored a first place finish during the Jefferson County Academic competition League tournament at East Gateway Community College Feb. 24 and now advance to the regional event April 24 in Akron. Team members are shown in the photo. Front row (from left) are Nathan Cain, Damon Bonar, Ryan Laverick and Candace Marcus. Back row (from left) are Nick Crawford, Joe Ash, Kyle Willison, Nathan Mizell and Gracie Phillips with Advisor James Evans.

Starre, Yoder named Students of the Month

Michael Yoder

Angela Starre

CARROLLTON – Selected as Students of the Month for March at Carrollton High School are Angela Starre and Michael Yoder, both seniors.

Angela is a daughter of Jeffrey and Mary Starre of 4325 Post Rd., Jewett.

She has three older sisters and an older brother.

At CHS, Angela is a member of the basketball, soccer and softball teams, band, majorette, National Honor Society and Spanish Club. She also is a member of a youth group.

Conotton board accepts president’s resignation; seeks replacement to fill term

BOWERSTON – The Conotton Valley Union Local School District is looking for someone to fill the unexpired term of a current member.

Kari Galigher, who has served on the board since January, 2014, submitted her resignation as board president and member effective March 31 at the March 22 meeting of the Conotton Valley Board of Education.

In her letter of resignation, Galigher said it has been a pleasure in serving this community and district. She also expressed thanks to all for their dedication to the school district and said she will leave knowing all have the best interest of the district of Conotton Valley as their priority.

“I will forever be grateful and proud of the years that I have served this district and the growth that has happened. I look forward to seeing the continued growth of CV,” she added.

Minerva alumni Andrew Mangun returns in August to serve as athletic director

MINERVA – A new athletic director was hired when the Minerva Local Board of Education met March 19.

Andrew M. Mangun, a 1998 graduate of Minerva High School, received a three-year contract effective Aug. 1, 2018. As an administrative employee, Mangun’s annual salary is $90,813. He succeeds Don Spinell.

The Board also approved an administrative recommendation formalizing some benefit language of the small group of people who work at the central office and are not part of the Certified or Classified contracts.

In other business, the Board:

Sandy Valley student suspended over comment

A Sandy Valley High School student has been suspended for allegedly making a comment about contacting a school shooter.

According to Sandy Valley School Supt. David Fisher, the student claimed it was a joke, which Fisher said was no joking matter. The student received a 10-day suspension with a recommendation for expulsion, Supt. Fisher said.

The incident reportedly occurred March 15 when the school’s resource officer reported it to the Tuscarawas County Prosecutor and the assistant principal assisted with the investigation, Fisher said.

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