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Danbury NHS hosts holiday fun day

22-12-2014 Hits:100 Schools  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

Danbury NHS hosts holiday fun day

On Saturday, December 6, the Danbury National Honor Society hosted a Holiday Fun Day for grades K-5 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in order for parents to enjoy a day of...

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Erie Ottawa International Airport holds …

21-12-2014 Hits:356 Around Ottawa County  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

Erie Ottawa International Airport holds annual banquet

Airport Manager Stan Gebhardt presenting the Employee of the Year Award to Denny Mitchell. Erie Ottawa International Airport of Port Clinton (PCW) held their fourth annual banquet Wednesday evening at the...

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Peer Partners at R.C. Waters

21-12-2014 Hits:168 Schools  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

Peer Partners at R.C. Waters

Peer Partners at R. C Waters Elementary School: On the right is Chelsea Arden, kindergartener, and at left is Abby Hutton, second grader.   The kindergarten and second grade classrooms at...

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Children at R.C. Waters School support Joyful Connections

R.C. Waters Elementary School recently participated in a Penny Challenge to benefit Joyful Connections. The challenge took place over an 8 day period and the children collected over $1,100. A friendly competition took place between the classes and Mrs. Hathaway’s second grade class won with over 22,000 points. In second place was Mrs. Rodenhauser’s first grade class with 15,000 points.

On Friday, Mrs. Hathaway’s class enjoyed a pizza party, complete with ice cream, hosted by Joyful Connections to celebrate the children’s success. The children learned about helping others and worked really hard to collect to money to support the children using the services of Joyful Connections.

Joyful Connections is a local non-profit dependent on donations and fundraising to provide services.  Joyful Connections provides opportunities for children in out of home placements to stay connected with their parents and family members. Keeping the parent child relationship intact is vital to the child’s emotional and physical well-being.  

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B-C-S to host senior citizen luncheon December 10

The Benton-Carroll-Salem School District is pleased to announce that it will host its annual Senior Citizen Luncheon event on Wednesday, December 10, at Oak Harbor High School.  All senior citizens, age 62 and older, who are residents of the B-C-S School District are invited to attend. There will be entertainment, food and holiday cheer. Students from each of our buildings will be represented at this event.  The event will also feature performances by the B-C-S band and choir.

Those wishing to attend are asked to make a reservation by calling the Board Office at 898-6210 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.  The cost will be $2, which can be paid at the door.

Doors will open at 11 a.m.  The event will begin at 11:30 a.m. at the Oak Harbor High School Auditorium where senior citizens will be welcomed and entertained by our music department.  The meal and program will be held in the high school cafeteria at approximately 12:15.

The deadline for making reservations will be Monday, December 1.  Call 898-6210 to make reservations today.

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Kindergarten and developmental screenings November 14

The Benton-Carroll-Salem School District, through the Student Services Office, will be offering free developmental screenings for children ages 3 to 4 residing in the B-C-S school district. The screenings will take place Friday, November 14 at the Carroll Township Hall, 11080 W Toussaint East Rd., Oak Harbor. Screenings will be by appointment only and offered from 8-11 a.m. Each appointment will last approximately one hour and fifteen minutes.

The purpose of the screening is to provide reassurance to parents and answer questions regarding their child’s development. This screening is not for children currently enrolled in kindergarten. Appointments can be made by calling the Student Services Office at 419-898-3280.

Also on November 14, the Ottawa County Board of Developmental Disabilities will be offering free screenings for children ages 0-3 at the Carroll Township Hall. Residents who live in Ottawa County, have a child ages 0-3 and suspect that the child has delays (including but not limited to speech, social, motor and cognitive) should call 567-262-3141 to set up an appointment either on this day or in the future.

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