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Galion Schools eye PR help

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Galion City Schools could receive some public relations help in the near future.During the Oct. 16 School Board meeting, Superintendent Mark Stefanik said several community members have approached him about communication difficulties. “With so much activity and a limited staff, sometimes it’s difficult to get the word out and stay ahead,” he said.Stefanik invited Chris Stone, owner/operator of Rock Solid Media (based in Galion) to speak to the administration that evening.Stone explained he works with local schools to find information about happenings at the school, put it together and send it out to the media and the community.

 

Pioneer Alumni Association supports levy

WHEREAS, the Pioneer Alumni Association supports the Pioneer Career and Technology Center and its educational offerings to youth and adults in its district; ANDWHEREAS, the Pioneer Career and Technology Center Board of Education has passed a resolution to replace and combine two .85 mill levies on the November 4,2014 ballot; ANDWHEREAS, the monies from the replacement levy will be used for operating funds to maintain the current quality of education to strengthen job pro...

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Galion students visit with livestock

The Crawford Soil and Water Conservation District visited Galion Primary School on Oct. 8. They had a variety of friends to show students, including a turkey, lamb, goat, calf, chickens and piglets.Diane Sand, education outreach coordinator, explained the SWCD visits all of the schools in the county every year because some students do not get to see or touch farm animals.“The purpose is to get kids more informed on where food comes from, and what animals we raise i...

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Local student to perform in recital at Malone UniversityCANTON — The Malone University College of Theology, Arts, and Sciences - Department of Music has announced the student recital schedule for academic year 2014-2015.Performing will be local student, Caitlin McCarthy, a senior music ministry major from New Washington, Ohio (44854). McCarthy will present a recital on Nov. 24 2014.All recitals will be held in the Stewart Room of the Ran...

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Rotary makes annual dictionary donation

Members from the Galion Rotary Club visited Galion Primary School on Monday to hand out dictionaries, as part of Rotary’s Literacy Program.They also challenged all of the teachers to pronounce the longest word in the English language, which is 1,909 letters. No one accepted the challenge.Galion Rotary has been providing dictionaries for at least 23 years, but the club members and school administration did not know exactly how long. Some of the teachers still have d...

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Good-bye, Mr. Johnson

Andy Johnson admitted early in his career he wasn’t sure if he would like middle school.Now, the long-time Galion Middle School principal is set to retire on Friday.“I have been blessed,” he says of colleagues with whom he has worked over the years.Johnson knew his niche in education was to be an administrator, and had his first opportunity to be a leader in education in Coshocton, where he was appointed assistant principal and then principal...

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Pioneer to host community, alumni appreciation day

SHELBY – Pioneer Career and Technology Center is hosting a Community and Alumni Appreciation Day to be held Thursday, October 2nd from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m.. This FREE event will feature a car show, free food, activities for kids, cornhole, building tours, lab/student demos, alumni info, door prizes and much, much more!Those interested in entering the car show can register at Pioneer the day of the event starting at 3:45 p.m. at the Board of Education Office Lot (east end of...

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Celebrate Connections Weekend with traditions old and new

This year’s Connections Weekend opens tomorrow.The Connections Weekend Committee wishes everyone in the Galion community to know that all of these events are open to the public, not just Galion students and alumni. It is a celebration of the school district, the community and what Galion has given to the world.Some new activities have been added to make Galion’s annual, three-day event even more special, while continuing many of the traditions.Ever...

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