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Grant Career Center recognizes its second quarter top performers

Grant Career Center recently held the Second Quarter Attendance and Awards Assembly where students were recognized for achievements during the second quarter. Students received Perfect Attendance Awards and Honor Roll Certificates for their efforts. The Top Performers in each program were also announced for the second quarter. Instructors select Top Performers each quarter by using [ Read More ]

Batavia teacher achieves national board certification

Teacher effectiveness has become one of the most critical issues facing America’s schools today. Teaching excellence in the Batavia Local School District has taken a step forward following the announcement by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) that Melissa Copestick, a language arts teacher at Batavia Middle School has achieved National Board Certification [ Read More ]

Felicity Anniversary Committee working toward May 13-15 celebration

Information, photographs are being accepted for history book Felicity’s 175th Anniversary Planning Committee continues its determined, hard-working drive toward the celebration weekend, May 13-15. The Felicity history book is of primary interest. Ralph Adams and Sharon Moran, committee members, are performing a vast amount of work on the book, which is nearing a size of [ Read More ]

Williamsburg student wins ice cream flavor contest

Alex Grooms, a 13-year-old eighth-grader from Williamsburg, Ohio, is the winner of the Velvet Ice Cream and Ohio Farm Bureau Create-A-Flavor contest. His creation, Honey Caramel Ice Cream, is a mix of vanilla ice cream layered with sweet Ohio honey and caramel. His entry was selected from more than 800 entries, which had to include [ Read More ]

Grant Career Center cosmetologists excel in local SkillsUSA competition

The Grant Career Center cosmetology students recently participated in a local SkillsUSA contest to earn a spot on the team competing at regional competition in early March. The students were competing for the opportunity to represent Grant in the SkillsUSA Cosmetology contest where they will showcase their skills in haircutting and styling. Eight junior and [ Read More ]

Look to Clermont students take a historical tour of Clermont County

The Look to Clermont High School Class of 2010-11 recently took a historical tour of much of Clermont County guided by historian and Clermont Sun staff writer Richard Crawford. These students, representing every high school in Clermont County, learned of many highlghts of the county’s past. Those representing their schools were Rachel McClure and Chris [ Read More ]

Great Oaks’ employee honored as an Unsung Hero

Cincy Magazine recognizes Slutsky The hundreds of adults who have turned to the Great Oaks Return to Work Resource Center for assisting in finding employment know that coordinator Lisa Slutsky is a hero. Now, the region will know it too as Slutsky is honored as an Unsung Hero by Cincy magazine. The story of the [ Read More ]

Antiques and Collectibles Appraisal Fair to be held Feb. 19

The Mt. Moriah United methodist Women will sponsor the eighth annual Antiques and Collectibles Appraisal Fair from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 19 at the church, located at 681 Mt. Moriah Drive. Three qualified appraisers will be at the fair again this year. The appraisers are Bob Branson, bill Rainey, and Mike Brandley. [ Read More ]

Merchant’s Bank makes donation to the Clermont County Sheriff’s Office

The Merchant’s Bank on Hospital Drive in Batavia Township donated two infrared trail cameras to the Clermont County Sheriff’s Office Thursday, Feb. 3. These cameras which are designed for surveillance and tracking may be configured to operate automatically when motion is detected. Because the cameras contain LED night vision flash technology, they can capture images [ Read More ]

School begins leukemia fund-raiser

The New Richmond Elementary Student Council began a three week Pennies for Patients Campaign for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society on Friday, Feb. 4. “Student Council has chosen Ajax Knoechel (a leukemia patient and son of New Richmond High School teacher Stacy Knoechel) as their Honored Hero,” said NRE Literacy Lab Coordinator Joyce Montgomery. “Our [ Read More ]


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