Archive - Feb 3, 2013
By LANCE MIHM
Area superintendents, who attended a meeting Thursday in Columbus, learned of a pleasant surprise regarding school funding as the basics of a Gov. John Kasichâ€™s overhaul plan started to be revealed.
With most area school districts administrators waiting for the state budget plan to come out in early February, attendees at the meeting for the Buckeye Association of School Administrators (BASA) learned the plan will narrow tax-based disparities between richer and poorer school districts, reward innovation and expand access to vouchers.
By CARLA MEYER
With the temperatures making a sudden change from record highs to single-digit lows in a matter of days this time of year, a local safety official says it is imperative to be careful about being exposed to prolong cold temperatures.
Not only can the cold weather can cause hypothermia, but frostbite is something to be cautious about.
â€śI recommend, as a safety precaution, to go out in the cold with someone, so if you have some type of problem, you can call for help and get aid,â€ť Wapakoneta Fire Chief Kendall Krites said.
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Working with students as they complete a watercolor project, a senior at Wapakoneta High School learns what it would be like to teach in a multiple disabilities classroom.
Courtney Fisher began volunteering in classrooms at Wapakoneta Elementary School her sophomore year and has continued ever since, including during the senior instructional leadership class she is taking now.
While she typically spends her time in a first-grade classroom, part of the requirements of the class are volunteering in a special education classroom, too.