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Saving energy

October 14, 2013

All eyes were on the front of the classroom as the teacher held a small, noise-making ball that glowed red — but only during the “closed circuit” of electricity that occurred when it was in contact with skin.
Laughter echoed throughout the room as she demonstrated the closed circuit by holding hands with her helper at the front of the classroom, breaking the connection and tapping her helper on the nose.
Auglaize County Multiple Disabilities (MD) unit teacher Gretchen Schmitz said the class has been given $2,500 worth of materials for their year-long science curriculum.

New firm for bridge

October 14, 2013

After the low bidder failed to secure all the materials needed for a planned bridge project on Deep Cut Road, the contract has been awarded to the second lowest bidder.
In late July, the Auglaize County commissioners awarded the bridge project over the Miami and Erie Canal to Hume Supply, of Lima, for approximately $112,730.
For more information, see the Saturday, Oct. 12 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Threat made at WHS

October 14, 2013

A Wapakoneta High School student was removed from the building Wednesday morning and could face charges after making threats to damage property.
Wapakoneta Police Chief Russ Hunlock said Friday that the 15-year-old male made what he described as “generalized threats,” which other students overheard and reported at 9:41 a.m.
For more information about the school threat, see the Saturday, Oct. 12 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Wapakoneta's Zofkie wins league title

October 14, 2013

From staff reports

Allie Zofkie won her first Western Buckeye League championship Saturday representing Wapakoneta High School, as the Redskins’ freshman was the top finisher Saturday at the WBL girls cross country meet at the former St. Marys Memorial High School.

Zokfie won Saturday’s race with a time of 19 minutes, 38.85 minutes. She finished 23 seconds ahead of the runner-up, St. Marys senior Kristen Dammeyer.

The Redskins placed sixth out of 10 schools Saturday with a team point total of 171.

Botkins' Floras place 3rd at league meet

October 14, 2013

From staff reports

The Floras were each third in their respective races Saturday as the Botkins Trojans competed in the Shelby County Athletic League cross country championships at Anna Elementary School in Anna.
Cameron Flora and the Trojans’ boys teams took third in the meet.

Flora, a sophomore, ran Saturday’s course in a time of 16 minutes, 54.3 seconds, among 86 runners.

Also a sophomore, Chloe Flora and the Botkins’ girls team placed fourth out of five teams with 96 points.

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