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Whetstone High School homecoming: Parade, festival to benefit more than Braves  ThisWeek Community News

Homecoming is a pretty big deal at high schools around the country. At Whetstone High School, homecoming is a really big deal where it has evolved to become ...



Flags at Whetstone High School make every day a banner day  ThisWeek Community News

Students at Whetstone High School, particularly in recent years, can point to locations around the globe as the place where they or their parents came from. Now ...



Christopher Ray brings new energy to Whetstone High School stage  ThisWeek Community News

Christopher Ray appeared in his first theatrical production when he was a middle schooler in his native West Chester. "I did it to impress a girl," he recalled, "and ...



Ellen Theresa (Corbett) Wensink  Sandusky Register

Oct. 11, 1947–Jan. 7, 2019 Ellen Theresa (Corbett) Wensink, 71, residing in Monroeville, unexpectedly passed away Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, in Cleveland ...



Former Whetstone High student sentenced to time served in 5-year-old gun case  The Columbus Dispatch

In a five-year-old case that opened the door for more-aggressive searches of Ohio students, a Franklin County judge agreed on Thursday to drop a felony ...



Big Walnut Winter Sports Schedules  Sunbury News

January 2019Date, Team, Event, Location (Home in italics)Sat. Jan. 5, TBA: Girls Varsity Gymnastics, Worthington Kilbourne HS Invitational, Away, Worthingt.



Whetstone High School Hand Bell Choir  Fox 28

The Whetstone High School Hand Bell Choir performed live and shared why they are in need of money for bell restoration.



Volunteers can help Whetstone put on best face  ThisWeek Community News

A tradition possibly unique to Whetstone High School will return Aug. 9. The annual Whetstone High School Community Cleanup of the grounds and courtyards ...



Ohio court rules school's search of Whetstone High School student's backpack was constitutional  NBC4i.com

The search of a high school student's backpack that authorities say led to the discovery of bullets and later a gun was constitutional, the Ohio Supreme Court ...



Columbus school-closing plans: Whetstone High sits in floodplain, which might weigh in Centennials favor  Columbus Dispatch

Whetstone High School, there's a problem. The Columbus school district is floating competing plans to close either Whetstone or the neighboring high school to ...



Football: Jones replaces Poff as Whetstone coach  ThisWeek Community News

Don Poff has stepped down after six seasons as football coach at Whetstone High School and has been replaced by a longtime assistant coach with the ...



Whetstone breakfast takeaway: Soft skills are key  ThisWeek Community News

For this year's annual Clintonville Business Leaders Community Breakfast, held Oct. 23, Whetstone High School Principal Janet Routzong wanted to find out ...



Police: Attempted abduction at park by Whetstone High School  ABC6OnYourSide.com

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) -- Police are investigating an attempted abduction in the Whetstone neighborhood Tuesday afternoon.Officers were ...



After hours: Columbus Police officers have variety of other jobs off-the-clock  The Columbus Dispatch

More than 140 Columbus police officers also have a second job or another source of outside income, a review of division records by The Dispatch shows.



Whetstone High School homecoming parade to salute band director  ThisWeek Community News

Josh Reynolds, who had the tough task of replacing legendary Whetstone High School band director Rick Burkart, is gratified that in only his fourth year he has ...



Hundreds of Columbus students participate in national walkout to promote safety  ABC6OnYourSide.com

Columbus City Schools held a variety activities Wednesday to promote safety as students locally and nationally are planning walkouts on the one-month ...



Police: No injuries after CCS school bus crash in southeast Columbus  10TV

Columbus Police confirms 12 students were on board a Columbus City School bus when it collided with another vehicle Friday morning.



Former Whetstone principal gives up educator licenses after data scandal  Columbus Dispatch

A former Columbus City Schools high-school principal caught up in the district's data-manipulation scandal has agreed to permanently surrender her state ...



Nobody Showed Up To An Anti-Abortion Walkout In Columbus  WOSU

Wednesday's "Pro-Life Walkout" was supposed to be the anti-abortion answer to last month's "March For Our Lives." Rather than calling for gun regulations,



Central Ohio students join National Walkout Day protest against gun violence  The Columbus Dispatch

As hundreds of students stood quietly in the parking lot of Whetstone High School on Wednesday, speakers asked if anyone wanted to come up to the mic and ...



Clintonville Go Public Has One Mission: Keep Students In Public Schools  WOSU

Want to see something cool?” Matt Hysell asks, popping his head into a classroom. He's marching down the hallway almost before I can answer.



New design for Whetstone might allay flood-plain concerns  Columbus Dispatch

Columbus City Schools might be allowed to rebuild Whetstone High School after all. The Ohio School Facilities Commission now says that it might have been ...



Dominion Middle School: Parents see positives in potential move  ThisWeek Community News

As Columbus City Schools officials work their way through the latest round of musical buildings, several Dominion Middle School parents say they tentatively are ...



Brass band ushers in summer at Park of Roses concert  The Columbus Dispatch

From the hum of air conditioners to the aroma of outdoor grills, certain surefire signs announce that summer will soon be upon us. Equally indicative of the ...



Whetstone celebrates 50 years  Columbus Dispatch

Richard Burkart has seen "a great deal of change" since he attended Whetstone High School in the 1970s.



Independence Day celebrations, fireworks  The Columbus Dispatch

All events are July 4 unless otherwise noted.DELAWARE COUNTY•Delaware: Parade, 3 p.m., begins at Delaware County Fairgrounds, east on Pennsylvania to ...



One Linden plan set to transform Columbus neighborhood with 10 big ideas - Columbus Business First  Columbus Business First

Mayor Andrew Ginther says that all that separates his well-to-do neighborhood from one of the city's most distressed is a “thin stretch of highway.” “What we see ...



Red White & Boom and July 4th: Everything you need to know  The Columbus Dispatch

Looking for parking, traffic and other information on Red White and Boom 2018? We've got you covered. Plus info on fireworks in Franklin, Union, Delaware, ...



Girls Volleyball: Whetstone halts Centennial's league winning streak  ThisWeek Community News

The Whetstone High School girls volleyball team beat host Centennial 25-11, 25-13, 25-16 on Sept. 7 to end the Stars' City League-North Division winning ...



Columbus parking meters free Monday in observance of Veterans Day  The Columbus Dispatch

Motorists in Columbus can park free at city parking meters Monday in observance of Veteran's Day.Veteran's Day is Sunday but will be observed in Columbus ...



BRAVES NEW WORLD  ThisWeek Community News

This weekend's graduation will scatter Whetstone High School seniors to the winds of change. College beckons many; others will turn to trade schools to help ...



Former Whetstone Principal Tied To Data-Fixing Scandal Won't Get Licenses Back  WCBE 90.5 FM

Former Whetstone High School principal Amy Dennis, who is implicated in the Columbus City Schools' attendance data-fixing scandal, has agreed not to re.



Tributes | vindy.com — LAWRENCE 'LARRY' MARSH DAVIS  Youngstown Vindicator

Youngstown, Ohio | Tributes, In Memoriam, Deaths, Obituaries, for Warren, Austintown, Boardman, Canfield, Poland.



Court tosses Whetstone students gun arrest over book-bag search  Columbus Dispatch

A book bag left unattended on a school bus three years ago led to a series of searches and the arrest of an 18-year-old Whetstone High School student for ...



William E. Sattler | Local Obituaries | nwitimes.com  nwitimes.com

VALPARAISO, IN - William E. Sattler, 71 of Valparaiso, passed away Sunday, September 16, 2018. He was born October 1, 1946 in North Canton, OH to Guy ...



CCS helps former ECOT students with transition  ABC6OnYourSide.com

Saturday, nearly 100 former ECOT students found out where they would continue their education after ECOT's announcement it would cease operations.Former ...



Former Canfield tennis coach Larry Davis dies  Youngstown Vindicator

Staff report. CANFIELD. Larry Davis, Canfield High School's boys tennis coach for 37 seasons before retiring in 2014, died Saturday. He was 68. Davis taught ...



The Open Gym Report: Columbus East and Columbus Whetstone  Land-Grant Holy Land

We took a look at two of the rising programs in the Columbus City League-North division on Tuesday. Check out our latest open gym report.



Surge of young voters register for Ohio election  The Columbus Dispatch

More than 10000 young people who reside in Ohio's hotly contested 12th Congressional District have registered to vote just since mid-February. But will they ...



Metro park hits mark with archery course, foam-animal targets  The Columbus Dispatch

Ollie Kramer aimed his compound bow, drew the bowstring and released, the arrow hitting his target. A stegosaurus. On a recent sunny Sunday afternoon, the ...



Event touts home of the Braves  ThisWeek Community News

The Peabody Memphis hotel has nothing on Whetstone High School when it comes to marching ducks. The longstanding tradition at the Tennessee hotel sees ...



To Stay in the City with Kids, Parents Band Together to Improve Columbus Schools  Columbus Monthly

City-dwelling parents are refusing to join the exodus of young families to suburban school districts, choosing instead to stay in the homes and neighborhoods ...



Clintonville Area Commission throws support behind Metro Parks levy  ThisWeek Community News

All six of the Clintonville Area Commission members on hand for the Oct. 4 meeting gave their thumbs-up to the Columbus and Franklin County Metro Parks levy ...



Whetstone royalty  ThisWeekNews

Members of Whetstone High School's homecoming court for 2016 are ... Homecoming is Friday, Sept. 30.



Arway dies after battle with cancer  ThisWeekNews

Former Whetstone High School boys basketball coach Kevin Arway died Dec. 7 after a more than two-year battle with cancer.



Field-trip policy in Columbus schools may be altered yet again  Columbus Dispatch

It's an age-old rule: You can't go on the field trip unless you turn in the consent form, signed by a parent. But Columbus City Schools made it much more ...



Whetstone Homecoming parade set for Friday night  ThisWeekNews

The ninth annual Whetstone High School homecoming parade will begin at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 25, before the Whetstone High School vs. East High School.



Ginther sending daughter to private school, not Columbus City Schools  Columbus Dispatch

Columbus Mayor Andrew J. Ginther is sending his 6-year-old daughter to the Wellington School, an elite private academy in Upper Arlington, Columbus Monthly ...



Ohio Supreme Court Upholds School Search of Unattended Student Backpack  Education Week

Ohio's highest court has upheld a warrantless school search of a high school student's unattended book bag, ruling that such searches are justified by schools' ...



Girls soccer team eyes another City title  ThisWeekNews

With 11 returning letterwinners, including six starters, the Whetstone High School girls soccer team is taking aim at its fifth consecutive City League ...



Girls team to lean on intelligence  ThisWeekNews

First-year Whetstone High School girls basketball coach Rickie McClanahan is hoping his team's IQ on the court matches its GPA to help offset what he thinks ...



Columbus City Schools Pilots Food Truck to Boost Interest in School Lunch  columbusunderground

Columbus City Schools is tackling food insecurity with a novel approach: bringing food trucks to high schools. The pilot program kicked off this week, starting ...



What Privacy Do Students Have? Ohio Supreme Court Hears Backpack Seizure Case  WOSU

A case originating at a Columbus high school was heard by the Ohio Supreme Court Wednesday. It revolves around how and why a student at a public school ...



Boys team striving for winning season  ThisWeekNews

Three starters have returned to help the Whetstone High School boys basketball team in its quest for its first winning season in six years.



Mentor-A-Buckeye Helps High Schoolers Aim For College And Beyond  WOSU

Even if high schoolers have the grades to get to college, they might not know how. That's where Mentor-A-Buckeye comes in. Three Ohio State students are.



School administrators who have been subpoenaed  Columbus Dispatch

The following individuals have had their records subpoenaed as part of the Ohio Department of Education's investigation into the manipulation of student data in ...



Son's baseball glove lost in Willoughby found by his mother in Florida after 40-plus years  News-Herald.com

August 29 is a day Julie Anne Lisi will never forget. No, it's not an anniversary or a birthday. In fact, it began as any other ordinary day, up until she was stopped ...



16-year-old saves brothers from North Side house fire  Columbus Dispatch

When she's asked what she did over Christmas break, 16-year-old Abbi Swank won't have a typical answer. The Whetstone High School junior is credited with ...



Ohio Supreme Court: backpack searches fair game on school property  Dayton Daily News

In the interest of protecting children, school officials can search students' bags on school property without first obtaining warrants, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled ...



More Columbus schools data scandal officials finally facing state discipline  The Columbus Dispatch

Five more Columbus school principals connected to the district's data-manipulation scandal could lose their state-educator licenses. The Ohio Department of ...



Family of Columbus woman killed in hit-and-run releases statement  10TV

The family of a Columbus woman who was struck and killed while jogging in Westerville Monday morning released a statement Tuesday. In the statement, Linda ...



Who are the Scholar-Athlete Award winners?  The Columbus Dispatch

Introduced in May 1982, the Dispatch Motorists Insurance Group Scholar-Athlete Awards annually honor the best and brightest high school students in central ...



Republican Bill Would Mandate Ohio Schools Teach About Fetal Development  WOSU

A new bill has been introduced in the Ohio House that would require health classes cover fetal development and offer students information on where they can.



Complete list of central Ohio's 2016 Fourth of July events  Columbus Dispatch

All activities are on July 4th unless otherwise noted.



Columbus proposal would close 7 schools  Columbus Dispatch

Columbus City Schools administrators recommend closing seven schools this summer: Brookhaven and Independence high schools, a middle school and four ...



Prosecutors office had inkling of Columbus schools data scandal  The Columbus Dispatch

Four years before the public learned that Columbus City Schools administrators were routinely changing student records to make the schools and district look ...



Writer delves into infamous Graceland murder  ThisWeekNews

Christie Mullins, a 14-year-old sophomore-to-be at Whetstone High School, wasn't supposed to be at Graceland Shopping Center when she met her death Aug.



Many tied to Columbus schools data fraud already retired or resigned  Columbus Dispatch

Most of 14 Columbus schools employees who had ties to the student-data scandal slipped away quietly. They retired or resigned. The district said yesterday that ...



Baseball squad looks to add to City title streak  ThisWeekNews

The Whetstone High School baseball team will be looking to extend its streak of City League championships to five this season.



Data-changing ex-principal who got bonus says he was forced out because of race  Columbus Dispatch

A Columbus principal who was forced out for manipulating data is claiming the school district targeted him for termination because he is black. Christopher ...



Girls soccer team starting to jell  ThisWeekNews

The Whetstone High School girls soccer team is beginning to find its rhythm.



School official tied to Columbus data scandal resigns  Columbus Dispatch

Two top-level Columbus school administrators - one of whom has been implicated in the district's data scandal - have resigned.



Thousands lose power in Franklin County; Several schools closed  10TV

AEP says over 5000 customers were out of power in North Columbus near Clintonville Friday morning.



When tragedy strikes, Columbus schools scramble care teams  Columbus Dispatch

The hallways were quiet, except for footsteps and the echoes of distant crying. Thaddeus Jones headed to a section of the school library where small groups of ...



Toledo Clinic Halts Surgical Abortions, Will Continue Medically-Induced Procedures  WOSU

The only abortion clinic in the Toledo area has stopped performing surgical abortions, at least for now.



Student privacy before Ohio Supreme Court in backpack search case  Education Dive

A school security guard at Whetstone High School in Columbus, OH, found a gun in an 18-year-old's backpack in 2013, and the state's supreme court will next ...



Teams stand ready during crises  ThisWeekNews

When tragedy strikes a Columbus school, Cheryl L. Ward goes into action.



Candidate profile: Ginther grew up in atmosphere of service  Columbus Dispatch

Andrew J. Ginther's friends emptied out of the East Side gym on a cold December day as his newly formed campaign staff whispered attaboys and words of ...



Dispatch Special Report  The Columbus Dispatch

In a three-day series, The Dispatch examines the city's economic segregation and wage disparity. We report on the wage divide, how workers struggle to thrive ...



Mayor Ginther planning to invest millions to boost low-income neighborhoods  Columbus Business First

Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther will outline plans to invest tens of millions of dollars in some of the city's poorest neighborhoods in his first major policy speech ...



Ex-jail worker indicted, accused of sex inside jail with inmate  The Columbus Dispatch

A civilian who worked at the Franklin County jail faces up to five years in prison after he was indicted Monday for sexual battery of an inmate. A grand jury ...



Judge: 17-year-olds can vote in Ohio presidential primary  NBC4i.com

Franklin County Common Pleas Court Judge Richard Frye ruled against the Secretary of State in the case of a lawsuit filed by a national voting rights ...



Boys squad hitting comfort zone  ThisWeekNews

The Whetstone High School boys basketball team continues to improve.



Court Points Out The Fourth Amendment Still Protects Public School Students From Illegal Searches  Techdirt

Students don't sacrifice their Constitutional rights when they walk through the school's door. Their protections are somewhat diminished but they don't evaporate ...



Girls team seeking more depth  ThisWeekNews

The Whetstone High School girls track and field team is hoping to increase its participation numbers next year, as depth was a factor in finishing seventh in the ...



Finding Christie Mullins murderer-40 years too late  Columbus Monthly

It took 40 years to find Christie Mullins' killer. But the final verdict, and a police apology, didn't feel much like justice.



The experience that is Ikea  Columbus Dispatch

Kim McCann can't speak much to the emotional quotient of a shopping experience at, say, a Target or a Wal-Mart. But an Ikea? "I kind of liken it to Disneyland ...



Broadway on tour: Event lets streets homes shine  ThisWeekNews

Felecia and Steven Krakowka's house will be back on the Clintonville Homes Tour in a big way.



Composer Ken McCaw names piece after idyllic spot in Hocking Hills  Columbus Dispatch

The sound of water rushing over rocks in the Hocking Hills gave composer Ken McCaw an idea. The Westerville resident had written a piece of orchestral music ...



Public Records Show CCS Failed To Disclose Interviews With Four Other Superintendent Candidates  WCBE 90.5 FM

Investigative notes from the State Auditor's office show Columbus City Schools officials interviewed in secret four semi- finalists in the recently.



Sky Broncos place fifth in national championship event | WMU News  WMU News

KALAMAZOO, Mich.—Western Michigan University's famed precision flight team, the Sky Broncos, captured fifth place in the 2016 National Intercollegiate Flying ...



Weinland Park Rebuilds After Decades of Gang Violence  Columbus Monthly

The Short North Posse, a violent gang of drug dealers that has terrorized the North Side neighborhood of Weinland Park for 25 years, has left a scar on the ...



Ohio prep hoops: Gahanna Lincoln season preview  Land-Grant Holy Land

Led by Michigan State commit Javon Bess, the Lions look to return to the state final four for the first time since 2010.



AT&T, Franklin University Organize 12-Week Hackathon for High Schoolers  columbusunderground

On October 2, Franklin University and AT&T Ohio launched Cbus Student Hack, a 12-week event in which high school students from around Central Ohio will ...



Clintonville man teaches seniors the art of falling well  ThisWeekNews

We all fall. Down is the direction, and ashes, ashes don't have to be involved. For senior citizens, falls hold not only a certain inevitability but also a special fear.



WMU's Sky Broncos capture fourth place in national competition | WMU News  WMU News

KALAMAZOO, Mich.—Western Michigan University's Sky Broncos finished fourth in the National Intercollegiate Flying Association's championship competition ...



Tom Carper  Washington Post

Senate - Delaware - Up for re-election in 2012. Voting history. Votes with party. 97%. of 366 votes. 112th Congress. 93%. of 484 votes. How they voted. Member ...



Coordinate 'passing the baton' with your team to reach the IT project finish line  TechRepublic

What do IT projects and track sprints have in common? Timing and team coordination are crucial. Follow these three principles during your day-to-day IT project ...



PHOTOS VIDEOS BIO of Danielle Cunningham from 16 and Pregnant  Starcasm.net

Tonight MTV's cameras will take us to Columbus, Ohio to meet Danielle Cunningham, her fiance Jamie Alderman and their son Jamie Paul, Jr. in the fourth ...



Ohio students to test drive new Common Core exams; See what schools will take part here  The Plain Dealer

Schools across Ohio will try out new Common Core tests this spring, but don't look for scores for your child. This round of tests is to just try out the tests ...



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