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Cookies galore


Girl Scouts volunteer Kathy Amweg of Lakeview pushes a cart of Samoas cookies through the gymnasium at Union Station on Monday afternoon. Local Girl Scout troops took delivery of nearly 30,000 boxes of cookies, which will be sold throughout the area beginning this weekend, volunteer coordinator April Jameson said. Some locations where Scouts will have booths set up to sell the cookies include Lowe’s Home Improvement Warehouse, TSC, Choice Properties, Walgreens and Family Video, all in Bellefontaine; Rite Aid in Russells Point; Community Markets and Northside Grocery in Lakeview; and Stites near Huntsville. (EXAMINER PHOTO | REUBEN MEES)

Last Updated on Wednesday, 05 March 2014

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Ready for the beach


Calvary Christian School first-grade students in Cari Hyde’s classroom celebrated “Beach Day” Friday with lessons that day dealt with counting items found on a beach, reading short stories about the beach and also completing related artwork.

Last Updated on Monday, 03 March 2014

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Dueling in the dirt


Matt Yoder leads Joe Spiers and Logan Conklin into a turn during a lawn mower race Saturday at Marmon Valley Farm. The races were a missions fundraiser for Grace Chapel Church. (EXAMINER PHOTO | TONY BARRETT)

Last Updated on Monday, 03 March 2014

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ILES celebrates 100 Day


Indian Lake Elementary School celebrated 100 days of school last week with various themed days during the week, including “Dress Like You are 100 Years Old” Friday for staff and students.
Tuesday, kindergartners brought in 100 objects to share with their classmates, counted 100 beads to put in a necklace, and made a hat with 100 different small components. First-graders also learned about the number 100 by participating in different activities, such as hopping 100 times and counting out 100 Fruit Loops for a necklace.

Last Updated on Monday, 03 March 2014

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ILMS kicks off candy bar fundraiser


Indian Lake Middle School kicked off its candy bar fundraiser Friday with an Olympic-themed assembly.
Students and staff competed in several events such as the Olympic torch relay, hockey shoot, ski jump, bobsled, and the grand finale was a staff versus students basketball game. Candy bars were distributed and selling is under way.



Last Updated on Monday, 03 March 2014

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Hustling for 4-H

Riverside Hustlers

Members of the Riverside Hustler 4-H Club recently painted the windows of Buckeye Pizza in DeGraff with 4-H information in celebration of Ohio 4-H Week, March 2-8. (PHOTO | SUBMITTED)

Last Updated on Saturday, 01 March 2014

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Motorists make their way through downtown Bellefontaine this morning as snow falls once again. The Ohio Legislature is considering two proposals that would forgive schools some of the calamity days they have already used. All schools in Logan County have surpassed their allotment. SEE RELATED STORY HERE


Last Updated on Thursday, 27 February 2014

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Ben Logan students complete science fair projects


Benjamin Logan Elementary School students in grades 1-4 recently participated in a school science fair, where 184 different projects were featured.

Topics ranged from pennies to batteries, electricity, plants, popcorn and bugs, and about 30 volunteer community members served as judges, listening to the students present their journey through the scientific method.

A second-grader said, “I liked being judged the best because the judges were really nice and told me to act like they were my pet dogs and talk to them like I wasn’t being judged.”

First-grade students had some favorite ideas about Science Fair, including getting to eat cookies, dropping eggs in Kool-Aid, cleaning pennies, and getting to see all of the other projects.

One third-grader explained, “I liked building my board. Maybe I will do science fair again in fourth grade.” Fourth-grade students enjoyed presenting to the judges and being able to teach the judges something new.

To end this day of science, the community was invited to the school that evening for the Science Fair Open House.

Last Updated on Thursday, 27 February 2014

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