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Federal Hocking’s Future Financials Look Solid

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After overcoming a period of fiscal emergency and previous painful cuts, Federal Hocking Local Schools’ financials look healthy for the next five years, according to the forecast presented at Monday’s school board meeting. For the current fiscal year, which ends June 30, Treasurer Bruce Steenrod is expecting $11.7 million in total revenue and $10.5 million… Read More

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Trimble Students Travel Through Time With String Quartet

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With the help of a string quintet, students of Trimble Elementary used their imaginations to travel through time. The Essence Quintet of Dayton visited the school on Friday and played tunes from the 1700s through present-day. Fourth-grader Riley Campbell said she especially enjoyed “The Dance of the Tumblers.” While she listened, she imagined herself tumbling… Read More

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Athens City School Board Candidates Share Vision At Open Forum

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Topics covered by Athens City School Board candidates included challenges faced by the district, stances on the use of school resource officers and their vision for the district. The candidates spoke to a near-full room during an open forum at the Athens Public Library Tuesday. Incumbents Christian Gerig and Bruce Nottke face newcomers Kimberly Goldsberry… Read More

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If School Funding Formula Sticks, Alexander Talks Of Possible Need For Levy

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The state’s new funding formula and other projections indicate Alexander Local Schools may face deficit spending by fiscal year 2018. And because so much of the district’s funding is now considered “guaranteed,” school officials said something will need to be done to increase school revenue. District Treasurer Aaron Schirm, who presented the latest five-year forecast… Read More