Port Clinton News

Open house at REM Ohio’s local Opportunities Center

REM Ohio will be hosting a community open house from 2 to 6 p.m. June 14 at its newest Opportunities Center, located at 2026 C East Harbor Road. The 3,000-square-foot center offers adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities services in either the vocational or socialization curriculum. REM Ohio operates similar Opportunities Centers in Butler, Fairfield, Hamilton, Lorain, Stark, Summit and Wood counties.
The Opportunities Vocational Center offers a variety of education and work experience in small focus groups. The objective and goals are aligned to assist enrolled participants in acquiring needed vocational skills in the pursuit of community employment. In addition work teams, provide hands on clerical work experience and a paycheck. Small teams of clerical workers complete a number of data entry jobs. Each week, participants invest time and effort to improve work-related skills via classroom instruction, demonstration opportunities, seminar or clinic focused sessions, and other employment preparation focused activities.
The Opportunities Social Center, located at the shared address, offers a customized itinerary of both community and on-site education and recreation events. Each participant’s unique interests, social networking skills, health and wellness objectives; in addition to community involvement interest is collected. From this information, many special interest groups and clubs are formed. Topics often include interests such as: cooking classes, music therapy groups, wellness and health sessions and computer learning clubs.


Port Clinton Middle School announces awards

Port Clinton Middle School held the annual Honors Convocation on Thursday, May 24, 2012 at the Port Clinton High School Performing Arts Center. The following awards were presented for the 2011-12 school year:

Perfect Attendance
• Fleet 6 — Jared Depner, Nicholas Mainous, Anthony Nesbitt
• Fleet 7 — Alexander Camerato
• Fleet 8 — Ellis Adolph, Heaven Bassett, Joseph Miller, Alexis Whitt.

Outstanding Attendance
• Fleet 6 — Mary Bowers, Bailey Cole, Madelyn Gerwin, Leslee Gilleland, Erin Hiller, Blake Kelly, Alex Koskela, Delayna Laurel, Chelsea Lee, Amber Luma, Alexandrea Rose, Jerald Sedilko, Lauren Shaw, Brianna Stout, Joshua Street, Dawson Tommer, Brianna Turner.
• Fleet 7 — Austin Arnold, Kenneth Boyle, Dean Colston, Skyler Cook, Meghan Gallogly, Alyssa Krupp, Angelo Martell, Hannah Roberts, Taylor Rollins, Nathan Stayancho, Austin Vargas.
• Fleet 8 — Abreanna Arnold, Tristan Auxter, Ashtyn Baney, Maddison Cole, James Crowl, Marissa Day, Kelsey Dietrich, Nick Finley, Olivia Heckerd, Jessica Hofacker, Rachelle Hofacker, Salvatore Martell, Tamera Rogers, Maranda Santoya, Emily Shaw, Bethany Urban, Leah Warner.

Principals List All Trimesters
• Fleet 6 — Hailey Ball, Kyle Dietrich, Emma Eickert, Erin Hiller, Kirsten Lorge, Nicholas Mainous, Claudia Rosiar, Max Rumbarger, Lauren Shaw, Paige Steyer, Lauren Steyer, Megan Ziembowicz.
• Fleet 7 — Joseph Brenner, Keegan Chapman, Trevor Frias, Natalie Gottron, Courtney Koebel, Alyssa Krupp, Logan Martinez, Matthew Paeth, Emily Reineck, Rachel Reineck, Hannah Roberts, Stephanie Wheeler.
• Fleet 8 — Ellis Adolph, Carter Frye, Katelyn Koebel, Taylor Steyer.

High Honors all year
• Fleet 6 — Ashlyn Borton, Mary Bowers, Merissa Jagucki, Blake Kelly, Jack Kessler, Drew Kopchak, Alexander Koskela, Delayna Laurel, Amber Luma, Madeline Recker, Jadan Rogers, Isabelle Rospert, Allie Veverka, Morgan Wojciechowski, John Young.
• Fleet 7 — Zachary Barr, Kenneth Boyle, Paul Dress,
Samantha Emmons, Devin Feuhrer, Meghan Gallogly, Victoria Glaze, Asha Guerra, Jacob Koch, Samantha McGlothlin, Morgan McLaughlin, Hailey Marez, Collin Miller, Amelia Morrow, Anthony Paradiso, Andrea Rewoldt, Taylor Rollins, Alex St. Leger, Austin Vargas, Ellen Walters, Katelyn Wammes, Breeyana Wells.
• Fleet 8 — Sydney Alexander, Tristan Auxter, Ashtyn Baney, Cydney Bass, Gina Buono, Katelyn Chapman, Allison Cline, Maddison Cole, Kelsey Dietrich, Kassie Finneran, Jasmine Garcia, Clarissa Gonzalez, Christopher Haghiri, Adrianna Hall, Olivia Heckerd, Logan Hepp, Miranda Herevia, Jessica Hofacker, Ashley Householder, Steven Kast, Ebony Kleinhans, Michael Leone, Baileigh Limestahl, Sierra Magi, Joseph Miller, Brandon Moore, Alyssa Peto, Bradley Rich, Collin Rider,Maranda Santoya, Emily Shaw, Noah Smith, Natalie Stitak, Nathan Stubblefield, Alana Sutherland, Courtney Trent, Bethany Urban, Megan Vallance, Spencer Wadsworth, Abigail Waite, Adam Wells.

Department Awards
• Math — Lauren Shaw, Matthew Paeth, Taylor Steyer.
• Reading — Paige Steyer, Alyssa Krupp, Maddison Cole.
• Writing — Ashlyn Borton, Trevor Frias, Kelsey Dietrich.
• Social Studies — Megan Ziembowicz, Joe Brenner.
• American History — Gina Buono
• Science — Blake Kelley, Rachel Bou-Sliman, Ellis Adolph.
• Art — Kayce Deal, Melvin McCord, Baileigh Limestahl
• Computer — Max Rumbarger, Hannah Roberts, Carter Frye.
• Work & Family — Stone York, Madison White, Leo Alvarado.
• Industrial Tech — Erin Hiller, Emerson Lowe, Lydia Bacon.
• Choral — Ariel Koepplinger, A.J. Carpenter, Nate Stubblefield, Tori Glaze.
• Band — Hailey Ball, Zach Barr,     Adam Wells
• Orchestra — Lauren Steyer, Katie Wiewandt, Miranda Rawlins.
• Physical Education — Tony Nesbitt, Logan Martinez, Drew Fodor
Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Middle School Athletics and Academics were presented to Ashtyn Baney and Nathan Stubblefield. Brandon Moore and Bethany Urban received the Archie Griffin Sportsmanship Award.
Taylor Steyer was honored with the Principal’s Award of Distinction. The Principal’s Award of Distinction is given annually to an eighth grade student who has shown the following qualities during his or her two years at Port Clinton Middle School: Dependability, Cooperation, Citizenship, and Scholarship. In addition, to be considered for this award, during the two years, the individual must have had excellent attendance and behavior, and contributed to the support and spirit of the student body. A committee of middle school faculty members makes the nominations.
See the photo album from the PCMS Convocation online at


Births — June 2012

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• A daughter was born to Katherine and Tyson Smith, of Port Clinton, on May 30 at Firelands Regional Medical Center, Sandusky.
• A son was born to Kymberli Steward and Cody Livas, both of Port Clinton, on June 1 at Firelands Regional Medical Center.

• A baby girl was born June 5 at Firelands Regional Medical Center to Heidi and Mark Osborne, of Marblehead.
• A baby boy was born June 11 at Firelands Regional Medical Center to Stacey and Todd Johannsen, of Marblehead.

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