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Jose shares sting of losing bee, love of D.C.

June 9, 2011

A local middle school student had the opportunity of a lifetime when she traveled to Washington, D.C. to compete in the Scripps National Spelling Bee.
Wapakoneta Middle School sixth-grader LeeAnn Jose took her fifth trip to the nation’s capital last week to compete for the first time at the national level of the spelling bee competition.
“It was fun,” Jose said, “and exhilarating.”
Jose recently returned home last Saturday, just in time to enjoy her last week of school before summertime.

Process begins for Botkins building

June 9, 2011

BOTKINS — Botkins Board of Education members officially decided to begin the process of building a new K-12 school during Wednesday’s meeting.
In a unanimous vote, board members decided the district’s best option was to pursue a new 102,000-square foot facility and to pursue the local financing needed from voters in the November election.
Board members made the move official by hiring Fanning-Howey and Associates engineering firm to design its master plan to be submitted for final approval to the Ohio Schools Facilities Commission (OSFC).

Fight for families

June 9, 2011

With more than one out of every five students in Auglaize County and two out of every five students in the state qualifying for reduced-price school lunches, a U.S. legislator started a push this week to have Gov. John Kasich approve more Summer Food Service Program sites in Ohio.
U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown said the number of children qualifying for reduced-price school lunches and breakfast tells the tale of the economy as 22 percent of Auglaize County residents and 40 percent of Ohio students qualify for the program.

Storm coming

June 9, 2011

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

A SLOW MOVING COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SOUTH INTO THE REGION TODAY. THIS
WILL ALLOW FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TO DEVELOP. SOME OF THESE
STORMS MAY BE SEVERE WITH LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS BEING THE
PRIMARY THREATS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

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