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Computer manufacturing course offered at BCC

A new curriculum course has been approved at Buckeye Career Center.

At Buckeye’s Board of Education Aug. 15 meeting, members approved Project Lead the Way, an engineering computer integrated manu-facturing course for the current school year.

In other business, the Board:

-APPROVED a list of 12 high school substitutes, eight faculty members for extended service, one cafeteria substitute and 12 Adult Education substitutes;

Southern Local students to receive free breakfast, lunch

The Southern Local School District will continue its policy to operate the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) Program under the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program for the 2017-18 school year.

All schools that operate CEP will serve breakfast and lunch to all children at no charge and eliminate the collection of meal applications for free or reduced price and paid student meals.

Brown Local fills staff positions for 2017-18 school year

Alainee Cato was hired as a new elementary teacher and several substitutes were approved for the 2017-18 school year at the Aug. 14 meeting of the Brown Local Board of Education at Malvern.

Approved as certified substitutes for the current school year were Kimberly Benson, Eileen Corbett, Christina Hammond, Corinne Haney, Ronald Lampe, Alan Miller, Philip Peckingpaugh, Jennifer Potter, Paul Ray, Todd Robinson, Michael Walk and Stephanie Witherow.

Classified substitutes approved included Jacqueline Foster, Matthew Klingler, Jennifer Potter, Melanie Sluthers, Nancy Welker and Julie Yerrick.

Community open house planned Aug. 17 at Conotton Valley

A community open house will be held Saturday, Aug. 19, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in preparation for the opening of school Aug. 23 in the Conotton Valley Union Local School District.

Students can come in and see their classrooms, teachers and get their schedules during open house, according to School Superintendent/High School Principal Todd Herman.

Lunch prices will be he same as last year: Breakfast, $1.50; milk, 40 cents; elementary lunch, $2.50; high school lunch, $3. Both lunches include white milk while chocolate milk is 40 cents.

Supt. Herman said bus drivers will contact parents concerting bus routes.

The school day begins at 7:45 a.m. and students are dismissed at 2:50 p.m.

Open houses planned Aug. 17, 21 for Sandy Valley students

An Open House for students in the Sandy Valley Local School District will be held this Thursday, Aug. 17, and Monday, Aug. 21, in preparation for the first day of school Aug. 23.

The Aug. 17 open house for is for preschool and 6th and 9th grade students only, while the Aug. 21 open house begins at 5 p.m. for students in grades K-3, and 6 p.m. for grades 4-5, 7-9 and 10-12.

Nine new teachers have been added to the faculty for the 2017-18 school year. They include Shawn Mace, elementary intervention specialist; Thomas Roth, tutor; Kayla VanVoorhis, grade 3; Kevin Henderson, truancy/discipline reassignment area; Janine McDowell, Spanish; Daniel O’Callaghan, high school language arts; Melanie VanMeter, Family and Consumer science; Nicole Manusakis, 7th grade language arts, and Chase Richards, middle school intervention specialist.

Supt. David Fischer expects enrollment to stay close to the 1,400 students.

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