Nora Bodie reads to Bataan Primary Principal Kendra Van Doren. Teachers
at Bataan Primary use “Positive Office Referrals” to reward students for
working hard in the classroom. The Positive Office Referrals vary from
reading a book to the principal to sharing a story they wrote. After the
sharing, they can choose a small gift. Each student then receives a note
to take home so parents know they are doing well at school.
Port Clinton Artist’s Club will be sponsoring a workshop taught by local gallery artist Rosemary Schramm. Schramm has a BFA from Bowling Green University and a gallery in Port Clinton. She will be instructing the use of acrylics on canvas. Schramm will focus on painting techniques and the use of color on a stylized subject matter in complimentary, analogous or monochromatic color schemes.
The class will be held at the Sutton Center, 1875 E. Harbor Rd., Port Clinton, on Saturday, Feb. 23, from 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p. m. The class is open to the public and is $45. Seating is limited. For more information, or to make a reservation, call Kathie Widing at 419-341-0817.
Immaculate Conception School’s first grade class has a long standing tradition. For seventeen years, Mrs. Rita McNutt’s students have been asked to pick a lighthouse from anywhere in the world, study its history, and then build a model of the beacon of their choice.
Top: Taking part in the African drumming assembly were Bataan Intermediate students Kieran Mackey, John Waugh, Logan Dague and D' Anthony Gamble.
Above: Sogbety Diomade shares his talent and knowledge of the Ivory Coast Culture at Bataan Memorial Intermediate.
Sogbety Diomade, artist from the Ivory Coast, visited Bataan Intermediate Elementary on Tuesday, Feb. 5. His energetic program had students and teachers dancing, clapping and learning some of the various languages spoken in West Africa. The program was brought to Bataan Intermediate through Firelands Symphony Orchestra. A webcast with highlights of the program can be found at www.pccsd.net under “news”.
Port Clinton High School Marketing Education students and DECA members participated at the DECA District 2 Competition held at Bowling Green State University Monday, Feb. 4, and took home many awards.
On Friday evening Paulette Weirich, 2013 Oak Harbor Chamber of Commerce President, introduced new Board members.
Last week Ohio Governor John Kasich proposed a school-funding overhaul that is know as “Achievement Everywhere”, part of Kasich’s FY 2014-15 budget proposal.
The Magruder Hospital Auxiliary’s 59th Annual Charity Ball will take patrons to a time of knights, kings, queens and fair maidens. On Saturday, Feb. 23, the Catawba Island Club will be transformed into "A Medieval Knight."
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, through its Great Lakes Hydraulics
and Hydrology Office reports a preliminary new record low water level for Lake Michigan-Huron for the second month in a row.