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3rd Annual Harrison Career Center FFA Tractor, Truck, Engine, and Car Show


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3rd ANNUAL HARRISON CAREER CENTER FFA TRACTOR, TRUCK, ENGINE, AND CAR SHOW                                          MAY 6, 2018        HARRISON COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS 550 GRANT STREET CADIZ, OHIO                                                10am-4pm                    FOOD                       MUSIC                   FAMILY FUN!!!                                      ADMISSON: DONATION Benefits the Harrison Career Center FFA For info. contact 330-440-5578 or Email HCCFFA@yahoo.com www.Facebook.com/HCCFFA    

1st Annual Stumptown Steam Threshers Club Start Up & Tune Up Day


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1st Annual Start Up & Tune Up Day May 5, 2018 7am-?? HARRISON COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS 550 GRANT STREET CADIZ, OHIO RAIN OR SHINE SMALL & FLYWHEEL GAS AND KEROSENE ENGINES. SMALL STEAM STATIONARY ENGINES. STEAM TABLE SET UP.  MEMORIAL DISPLAYS.  SHOW OFF YOUR WINTER PROJECTS. VINTAGE PHOTO DISPLAY-BRING YOUR OLD PHOTOS (FRAMED).  PLUS MORE. NOON… Read More

Teachable Moment: What Teacher Protests Portend For Schools, Labor And Elections

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When Oklahoma teacher Sally Salmons saw momentum building toward teacher protests in her state, she immediately reached out to family ties and educators in West Virginia. She said teacher walkouts in the Mountain State provided her and colleagues across the state with the courage they needed to take a stand. “We looked at West Virginia… Read More

Sunday Creek Owl Prowl


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Join Rural Action for another exhilarating and wintry Sunday Creek Owl Prowl. Renowned state park naturalist Pat Quackenbush will be on-hand with a live owl! Bring the kids and let them dissect an owl pellet or create an owl-themed craft. After learning about these awesome predators, the group will head outside for a short walk… Read More

Changing Course: Federal Grant Fills Gaps In Rural School Funding

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A group of students from South Floyd Middle School had seen the nearby elementary school suffer damage from floods year after year. When they joined the school’s newly formed engineering team, they came up with a low-cost solution. “We’ve designed portable flood levees,” team member Preston Crase explained. The plastic bins are filled with a mixture… Read More

Changing Course: “Tiny House” Project Tackles Big Problems In Coal Country

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The sound of power tools blends with teenage chatter as students clamber around, under, and over a trailer bed that they’re busy turning into a home. They’re part of a project called “Building It Forward,” which has vocational classes building tiny houses as a way of gaining practical skills and new confidence. Just a few… Read More

Changing Course: A School Cooperative Aims To Remake Coal Communities

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Betsy Layne High School serves rural Floyd County in the eastern Kentucky town of Stanville, population 206. Students there produce a video program called “Bobcat Banter” where they usually talk about sports and student life. But early last year “Bobcat Banter” introduced some special guests. “We’re here with Mr. and Mrs. Gates from the Gates Foundation,”… Read More

March Brings New Testing Requirements for Ohio High School Juniors

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ATHENS, Ohio – This spring, all Ohio juniors will take the ACT or SAT test. When House Bill 487 became effective in September, 2014, all high school juniors in Ohio were required to take a nationally standardized test to measure college and career readiness. No cost to students Juniors will take the ACT or SAT at no cost…. Read More

The State of Ohio’s Controversial School Turn-Around Law

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Quality education. It’s what parents want for their kids. Education leaders and state lawmakers say they want the same. Still, many Ohio schools lag behind. In October of 2015, House Bill 70 passed amid controversy as an intervention for the state’s persistently failing schools. The two districts confronting the limits and effectiveness of the law… Read More

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Athens Superintendent Remains On Paid Leave, Investigation Continues

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Six weeks after the Athens City School Board placed Supt. Carl Martin on paid administrative leave after an alleged failure to make required reports by employees of the school district, no formal action has taken place in regards to the leave. The board met Thursday night and were updated on the progress of a review… Read More