CCS students receive ACSI award

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Fifteen Calvary Christian High School sophomores and juniors recently were honored by the Association of Christian Schools International with the Distinguished Christian High School Student Award. The award was based on outstanding achievement in fine arts, leadership, athletics, and Christian service. Recipients were nominated by teachers, coaches and administrators. Award winners included Nathalie Thompson, Baylee Durnell, Amanda Koons, Maddie McGillis, Maykala Hartley, Jake Watkins, Austin Durnell, Peter Printz, Josh Wilt, Daniel Salmonowicz, Blake Wenger, Clayton Slemmons, Scott Brunson, Stephen Smithers and Alex McGillis. 

 

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Laker Zone winners announced

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Indian Lake Elementary School recently awarded Laker Zone T-shirts to dozens of students for the second quarter of the year. 

 

The Laker Zone is a long-time grant program that encourages students to help others, resist bullying and be hard workers in the classroom. 

 

Laker Zone winners included: kindergartners Scarlette Miller, Kail Shoffstall, Aurora Skyrabina Goslee, Tyler Tidwell, Liam Naumann, Jaxon Snipes and Garrett Gurka; first-graders Jack Cooper, Alyssa Powell, Weston Campbell, Jada Shroyer, Chazlance Moore and Gavin Spring; second-graders Kelsie Duncan, Talan Archer, Cyrus Cummins, Justin Zimmerman, Elijah Wolf, Isaiah Kirby and Jasmine Doty; third-graders Kaylee Overbey, Eva Carney, Dylan Valerio, Sydney Wright, Gillian Taylor, Brody Parsell and Paris Van Court; fourth-graders Hannah Gambrel, Brant Parsell, Grace Todd, Faith Tegtmeyer, Tia Tracey and Gavin Lones. 

 

Bus drivers also recognized students Aunaleigh Rains, Alem Kemp, Mason Champ and Autumn Brooks. 

 

In addition, more than 170 students were honored for perfect attendance during the second nine weeks. Kindergartener Jayden Skaggs and second grader Allison Evans were the winners of the bicycle of drawing.

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Blue Jackets activate Murray, sent Anderson down to AHL

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets have activated defenseman Ryan Murray off injured reserve and assigned right wing Josh Anderson to their American Hockey League affiliate in Springfield, Massachusetts.

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Pirate winter royalty

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The Riverside High School Snowball Court members for 2015 include, from the left, kneeling: sophomore escort Casey Allen and attendant Ashton Wooddell, freshman attendant Payton Manahan and escort Gaven Anderson; and standing: junior escort Ross Stevens and attendant Amber Roth, Snowball King and Queen Bryant Miller and Brooke Hickey, and senior attendant Brittany Guthrie and escort Colton Allen. The court will be presented after the junior varsity game at 7 p.m. Friday. The snowball dance is slated for 8 to 11 p.m. Saturday at the high school. (PHOTO | RIVERSIDE SCHOOLS)

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CCS students participate in ACSI Spelling Bee

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Calvary Christian School students recently participated in the Mid-Ohio Association of Christian Schools International’s Spelling Bee in Columbus.
 
Audrey Slemmons received fourth-place in the eighth-grade spelling bee, and advanced to the final spelling bee. Student Gavin Wish also placed fourth among the seventh-grade group. 
 
Others who participated in the spelling bee included Gabriel Salmonowicz, Evan Patton, Megan Palmer, Nehemiah Dillon, Marina Fox, Shania Brown, Emma Patton, Helena Burns, Ruby Slemmons, Lilian Zamora.
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