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Swordplay at summer camp makes the Renaissance real

A Gypsy and a Brigand brought a touch of reality to Renaissance Day on Thursday, July 19 at Stepping Stones summer camp for children and adults with disabilities at Camp Allyn in Batavia. The guests were Nathan Kidd of White Oak and Julie Candelaresi of Western Hills, who are part of the Dragon’s Hoard team [ Read More ]

From left are Jasmine Mixon of Mt. Healthy, Ja’Vonte Williams of Mt. Healthy, and Jennifer Daugherty of Milford.

Six Live Oaks Career Campus students joined more than 300 students and advisors at Hocking College in Nelsonville for the SkillsUSA Summer Leadership Conference in July. Representing 32 schools, these students received the necessary training to lead their local chapter of SkillsUSA for the year. The students completed a number of daily activities, including leadership [ Read More ]

Area freshmen get a jump on science

Summertime. While most 14-year-olds are at the pool, or playing video games, or meeting friends at the mall, one group of area teenagers spent 17 days slogging through the creek at the Cincinnati Nature Center, touring the Rumpke landfill to learn about solid waste, and doing experiments in the University of Cincinnati’s chemistry labs. The [ Read More ]

Grant Career Center students return from Missouri 2012 National SkillsUSA Champions

Grant Career Center SkillsUSA members recently returned from Kansas City, Missouri where they competed at the 48th Annual National Leadership and Skills Conference and SkillsUSA Championships. The competition was held at H. Roe Bartle Hall and Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, on June 23-27. Four students earned the privilege of representing Grant Career Center at [ Read More ]

A ‘Night with Sinatra’ to benefit CCDD Levy Committee

The Clermont County Board of Developmental Disabilities is excited to announce ‘A Night with Sinatra’ on Aug. 11 featuring Matt Snow of Miami Township. Snow is known as The Cincinnati Sinatra and is performing from 7-11 p.m. as a benefit for the Committee To Support People With Disabilities, the levy committee for CCDD. “This event [ Read More ]

Grant Career Center holds Summer Career Experience

On June 6 and 7, 22 eighth grade students joined the staff at Grant Career Center for a fun, activity-filled Summer Career Experience. The Summer Career Experience was open to all students finishing the eighth grade from Bethel-Tate, Felicity-Franklin, New Richmond, and Williamsburg school districts. Students arrived early and were ready to head out into [ Read More ]

Car show to be held July 21

The Williams Corner Church of God will be holding its fourth annual Car Show at the Corner on Saturday, July 21. Free vehicle registration runs from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. The first 100 registered vehicles get dash plaques and goody bags. Awards will be given out at about 2 p.m. Trophies for Best of [ Read More ]

Board names Roach principal at Monroe Elementary School

The New Richmond Board of Education Thursday night approved the hiring of Joseph Roach as the new principal at Monroe Elementary. He replaces Mark Bailey who is now the principal at New Richmond High School. “I am very happy to announce the approval of Joe Roach by the BOE,” said Superintendent Adam Bird. “We are [ Read More ]

Union Township Police Honor Guard wins prestigious award

The Union Township Police Department Honor Guard presented the Board of Trustees with the Chief Judge’s Award conferred on them at the national Police Week Honor Guard Competition May 14. In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation which designated May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day, and the week in which that date [ Read More ]

Oaks students use skills to help Clermont Crew

Students at the Live Oaks and Diamond Oaks Career Campuses used their skills recently to benefit another group of high school students—members of the Clermont Crew. Clermont Crew is a nationally-recognized high school rowing team based on Harsha Lake in East Fork State Park. Students from all over Clermont County row on the team and [ Read More ]


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