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Testing Changes Have Impact On Report Card

SHELBY- With reoccurring testing changes happening throughout the state, Shelby City School District is looking ahead to make adjustments when it comes to the State Report Card.

Assistant Superintendent/Curriculum Director Paul Walker explained a challenge the district has been facing are the constant changes in the testing.

“If you look at the data from the previous year, our students scored very high on the OAA. Students this year had to achieve the same or higher rate on the new PARCC assessments,” he said. “The students were never exposed to the PARCC assessments and a lot of the students who started with the new learning standards started in the middle of their educational career. So, if you are seventh grader you didn’t have these learning standards before. There were a lot of changes and expectations.”...Read More

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Safety Forces Gather To Find Fleeing Suspect

SHELBY - A routine traffic stop on late Sunday afternoon turned into quite the spectacle on Water Street, involving several State Highway Patrol cruisers, Shelby Police Department, and the Richland County Sheriff...Read More

SC Students Get Dose Of Realism With Mock Trial

Students at South Central High School got a dose of reality following a mock crash where one student died and her boyfriend, who was driving, was drunk.

Huron County Common Pleas Judge James Conway presided over the mock trial of Chandler Gray. After agreeing to plead guilty to one count of misdemeanor driving under the influence, and one count of felony aggravated vehicular homicide, he was before Conway for sentencing.

In order to bring a sense of realism to the situation, Gray appeared before the judge in a jail jumpsuit and in handcuffs and shackles. As Conway asked him if he understood what was happening to him, including the fact he was not eligible for an early release because the vehicular homicide carried a mandatory prison sentence, Gray solemnly answered, “Yes,”...Read More

NL School District To Ask Voters To Approve Renewal Levy In November

Voters living in the New London School District will be asked to approve a renewal levy in the November election.

New London Board of Education members met Monday evening and approved a second resolution asking for a ten-year extension on the levy that produces $152,000 each year for the district. Board members emphasized this includes no new taxes for homeowners. The measure now goes to the Huron County Board of Elections.

Wildcat Drive between SR 60 and the edge of the main building will be paved between June 13 and August 1. The board accepted a bid of $358,000 from Sarvar Paving Company of Ashland to pave and install curbs where needed...Read More

Northwestern FFA Holds Annual Awards Ceremony

The Northwestern-Wayne FFA Chapter met on a Friday evening to celebrate a successful year with presentations and recognitions.

In pursuit of their theme, “On A Mission to Protect the Tradition Since 1951” in recognition of 65 years, the chapter showcased their heritage and passion for the future. The 120 active members, their families, special guests, and supporters assembled in the Northwestern High School auditorium for this special meeting of the chapter. It was under the leadership of the team of officers including President Phillip Eberly, Vice President Kaci Way, Secretary Kierstyn Wood, Treasurer Cody Tegtmeir, Reporter Katie Stull, Student Advisor Shania Reed, and Sentinel Emily Flinn. Assistant officers were Ashley Dunn, Sydney Harmon, David Miley, Reiley Murphy, Kyle Piscione, Ally Ruegg, and Austen Wood...Read More

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