CELINA - School board members approved a new, three-year contract for teachers in a 3-2 vote, which led to celebrations for some and concerns for others.
After months of tense negotiations fraught with conflict, Bill Sell, Curt Shellabarger and Barb Vorhees voted Monday evening to approve the tentative agreement reached last week between the board and Celina Education Association negotiating teams. Matt Gilmore and Cindy Piper voted against the contract. [More]
MARIA STEIN - Marion Local school officials are looking for ways to save money while providing students a better alternative for receiving college credit.
At Monday night's board meeting, superintendent Mike Pohlman outlined a plan to allow students to earn college credit without leaving the building. This can be done by encouraging teachers to become certified adjunct professors, he said. [More]
Matt VanTilburg has received the Ohio Certified Crop Adviser of the Year award for 2016. As a nominee, he was presented a plaque at the Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference March 2 at Ohio Northern University in Ada, a news release from VanTilburg Farms Inc. says.