Tips for arriving to school safely and on time

Your children are getting older and with each new grade level they want more independence. You’re OK with that, but you still get a little worried when you think about them getting to school safely each day. Whether they drive themselves, ride in a carpool or they take the bus, safety is paramount.Follow these safety precautions and you’ll make sure your independent student is there and ready to focus on schoolwork each and every morning.

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State accredits Crawford County Board of Developmental Disabilities

COLUMBUS – The Crawford County Board of Developmental Disabilities has been accredited by the State of Ohio for the quality services and supports it provides to people with disabilities.An accreditation certificate has been issued to the Board by the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities on June 16, 2014.

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Buckeye Central partners with GE on Outdoor Learning Lab

NEW WASHINGTON — Buckeye Central Local School District is pleased to announce a partnership with GE Lighting’s Bucyrus Lamp Plant and The Community Foundation for Crawford County (CF4CC) to build and develop an Outdoor Learning Lab on the New Washington-based school campus.Approximately 40 volunteers from GE’s Bucyrus plant will descend upon the campus this weekend to construct a 24’ X 40’ red and gray pavilion to house teachers and students during the...

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Pioneer Means Jobs

What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think about Pioneer Career and Technology Center? School? Training? Jobs? We hope it is “Jobs”! For over 46 years, Pioneer Career and Technology Center has been a key player in economic vitality in your community by training students with valuable skills for the jobs in our area. Over 18,000 graduates have learned their skills from experts in their field through hands on training. That means that your community prospers because e...

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Area students graduate from Capital University

BEXLEY — Capital University conferred degrees on nearly 730 graduates during the 2013-2014 year, culminating with the University’s 164th Commencement Ceremony in May 2014.The following individuals from your area graduated from Capital during the 2013-2014 academic year:Brody Cook of Bucyrus, who earned a BA (Bachelor of Arts)Dustin Eckert of Crestline, who earned a BSN (Bachelor of Science in Nursing)Adam Eichhorn of Bucyrus, who earned ...

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School releases 2014-2015 Free and Reduced Lunch policy

Galion City Schools today announced its 2014-2015 program year policy for Free and Reduced Price meals for students unable to pay the full price of meals or milk served under the National School Lunch and School Breakfast, After School Care Snack or Special Milk Program. Each school office and the central office has a copy of the policy, which may be reviewed by any interested party.The Federal Income Eligibility Guidelines will be used for determining eligibility. Children from fa...

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Pioneer’s Jenna Lane earns spot at Eisenman Materials Camp

SHELBY — A hands-on applied science camp was held in Materials Park, OH the last week of July. About 30 high school students from across the country, participated in the annual Eisenman Materials Camp, where students competed on a national scale to earn a slot at the camp.Pioneer student Jenna Lane was one of those high school students chosen to be in attendance. Jenna was nominated by her Materials Science instructor, Jessica Clark. It also included students from elsewhere i...

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As part of Ohio’s switch to hours instead of days Pioneer’s start time to change

SHELBY — For the 2014-2015 school year Pioneer will be starting at 8:10 a.m. to accommodate the change from counting school days to counting school hours. Traditional school districts, joint vocational school districts and chartered nonpublic schools will be required to comply with minimum hours of instruction instead of a minimum number of school days each year.School districts, joint vocational school districts, and chartered nonpublic schools will be required to be open fo...

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Buckeye Central BOE July 21 meeting minutes

The Buckeye Central Board of Education held a work session on Monday, July 21, 2014, at 6:00 p.m. at Buckeye Central Local School. During the work session the Board took a facilities tour and discussed permanent improvements. District “Themes” for the 2014-15 school year were established.The Buckeye Central Board of Education held their regular monthly board meeting on Thursday, July 24, 2014, at 7:00 p.m. at Buckeye Central Local School.

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Pioneer welcome week, August 12 through August 14

SHELBY, Ohio—What is Welcome Week? Welcome Week is when Pioneer high school students are invited to visit the building, register, pick up schedules, have their picture ID made, and pay school fees for the school year. Parents/Guardians are invited to visit our website at prior to Welcome Week to download and complete the required student forms. If you do not have access to the internet or a printer, please come prepared with phone numbers and addresses of emergency co...

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New Chromebooks to start the school year at Buckeye

Buckeye Central recently purchased 125 Chromebooks for student use. These laptop computers, which run on the Chrome operating system, are primarily used while connected to the internet, as most everything is “in the cloud”. While this might seem foolish or “foggy” to some, it is the way computer technology has evolved and what our students will be expected to use in college or their career. It is an exciting addition to the other great things waiting to happen in the c...

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