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Costumes of discovery

Cultures

Peyton Brisson, left, adjusts his cowboy costume Friday during a cultural studies session with the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery. The Bellefontaine Elementary School second-grader and his classmates were given packets with an outfit and a map of the country of origin to introduce them to geography and cultural studies. A Mary Florence Sours Grant covered the cost of the Boonshoft visit. (EXAMINER PHOTO | JOEL E. MAST)

Last Updated on Saturday, 15 March 2014

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YOUTH LEADERS CONVERGE

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Members of Indian Lake Middle School’s youth leadership program met Friday to discuss various topics, such as communication, stress management, conflict resolution and diversity. The group of 20 seventh- and eighth-graders meet four times a year through the program coordinated by the Logan County Educational Service Center. (PHOTO | INDIAN LAKE SCHOOLS)

Last Updated on Saturday, 15 March 2014

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Pirate Academy visits International College of Broadcasting

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Participants in Riverside Local School’s Pirate Academy recently visited the International College of Broadcasting in Dayton .

 

While on campus, students recorded a commercial they wrote about selling a pizza product.

 

The Pirate Academy is currently being offered to students in grades 7-12 through before and after-school programming following the district’s receipt of a 21st Century Community Learning Center federal grant.

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Last Updated on Friday, 14 March 2014

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CCS participates in ACSI Speech Meet

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Calvary Christian Elementary School students in grades 1-3 recently participated in the Ohio Valley ACSI speech meet in Columbus, giving speeches on poetry, Bible memorization and fables.
Student results are as follows: Molly Warren, Ben Jones, Abigail Reinhard, Madhuri Cook, Ruby Slemmons, Jace Caudill, Naomi Aldo, Jadalyn Hagan, Brooklyn Horner and Natalie Angus — superior; Kari Gantz and Trevor Berry — excellent.

Last Updated on Thursday, 13 March 2014

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SPRING TEASE

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City resident Kayden Liddle, 4, gets some help on the monkey bars Tuesday afternoon at Mary Rutan Park from his mother, Stephanie Fish when temperatures reached into the 60s. The reprise was short-lived as a winter weather advisory is in effect until 8 p.m. today, with sleet and several inches of snow expected. (EXAMINER PHOTO | MANDY LOEHR)

Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 March 2014

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ILHS snowball royalty

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Indian Lake High School students elected senior Brennon Lump, center, to serve as king for Saturday’s annual snowball dance. His court includes, from left: freshman Alex Jacobs, sophomore Michael Mallory, senior Reyse Wallbrown and junior Jalon Tuttle. (PHOTO | INDIAN LAKE HIGH SCHOOL)

Last Updated on Friday, 07 March 2014

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ASH WEDNESDAY

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Forrest Amidon burns pieces of paper with congregation members’ confessions of sins written on them during a Wednesday evening Ash Wednesday service at the United Presbyterian Church in Bellefontaine. Wednesday marked the beginning of Lent and the 40-day period leading up to Easter. (EXAMINER PHOTO | REUBEN MEES)

Last Updated on Thursday, 06 March 2014

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Cookies galore

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Girl Scouts volunteer Kathy Amweg of Lakeview pushes a cart of Samoas cookies through the gymnasium at Union Station on Monday afternoon. Local Girl Scout troops took delivery of nearly 30,000 boxes of cookies, which will be sold throughout the area beginning this weekend, volunteer coordinator April Jameson said. Some locations where Scouts will have booths set up to sell the cookies include Lowe’s Home Improvement Warehouse, TSC, Choice Properties, Walgreens and Family Video, all in Bellefontaine; Rite Aid in Russells Point; Community Markets and Northside Grocery in Lakeview; and Stites near Huntsville. (EXAMINER PHOTO | REUBEN MEES)

Last Updated on Wednesday, 05 March 2014

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