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Merwin puts on school play

The Merwin Elementary School second grade musical production of “America: A Star Spangled Production,” was held at the Amelia High School Performing Arts Center Thursday March 17. Above, Connor Adams reads an excerpt from the Declaration of Independance as Thomas Jefferson.

Batavia Elementary holds Spring Scholastic Book Fair

Batavia Elementary held its Spring Scholastic Book Fair, March 14-18, with a Family Night Wednesday, March 16. “Come to the Carnival,” was the theme of the fair. The Elementary staff and students thanked the PTO for hosting the event.

Batavia Rotary Club recognizes Hacker as its Student of the Month

One high school student from Clermont Northeastern High School is honored at the first Batavia Rotary Club meeting of each month during the school year. These students live their lives in a manner that exemplifies the Rotary motto of “Service Above Self.” Jacob Hacker was honored as the club’s Clermont Northeastern High School “Student of [ Read More ]

Wildlife officer assigned to Clermont

Wildlife Officer Mike Ohlrich was recently assigned as the new Clermont County Wildlife Officer, according to the ODNR Division of Wildlife. Wildlife Officer Ohlrich’s new assignment follows former Clermont County Wildlife Officer Terry Glynn’s retirement in December of 2010. Officer Glynn served nearly 30 years with the Division of Wildlife. Wildlife officers have statewide jurisdiction [ Read More ]

CNE holds Family Art Night

Clermont Northeastern Elementary School recently held its first ever Family Art Night. Art teacher Andrea Knoth organized the event with the help of the PTO with the hopes of getting families to explore their artistic side while also raising money for a local Animal Rescue Center. It was held in the CNE gymnasium from 6 [ Read More ]

Glen Este students work on Rube Goldberg projects

The seventh grade Gifted and Talented Students in Ms. Clark’s class at Glen Este Middle School are working on a Rube Goldberg project. They are to design a deliberately over-engineered machine that will crack an egg in a very complex fashion, including at least a seven-step chain reaction.

Amelia student wins award

Nicole Bertrand, a senior at Amelia High School, received the Leadership Award from Healthy Visions at Amelia High School on Feb. 17. The award was presented to her in front of Principal Keith Hickman and her health teacher Sharon Graham. The Leadership Award was established to promote and hold up as an example the ideals [ Read More ]

Grainger Foundation supports Great Oaks Education Foundation

The Grainger Foundation has donated $10,000 to the Great Oaks Education Foundation in support of its mission to expand access to quality career-technical programs and services for youth and adults. “This grant will help provide scholarships for our students,” said Robin White, President/CEO, Great Oaks Career Campuses. “This opportunity will help give students the chance [ Read More ]

First county-wide history book in 100 years is available

The first countywide history book in 100 years is now available. It’s called “Historic Clermont County, An Illustrated History,” and is published by the Clermont County Historical Society. “Over 20 people from the 16 historical societies in the county put together the 80 page book that features 150 pictures of county history, including the stained [ Read More ]

Funeral procession held for Private Castelluccio

The body of 20-year-old Army Private Tony Castelluccio, killed in a Georgia car crash last weekend, was returned home Saturday, March 12. A processional traveled from Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky International Airport, drove past Glen Este High School and Veterans Memorial Park, and continued to the E.C. Nurre Funeral Home in Amelia. Friends and community members lined [ Read More ]

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