Category: School

SL Elementary students take top art honors

Southern Local Elementary School (SLES) students exhibited their original works during the 2020 Columbiana County Student Art Show Feb. 27 in Lisbon. The event, sponsored by the Columbiana County Educational Service Center, showcased the talents of elementary through high school students and awarded the best creations. Representing SLES were (at left) third-grader April Beadnell and kindergartener Lizzie Pirogowicz, who each received honorable mention for their renderings. Also, participating were first-grader

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Scott hired to lead Malvern schools

Mark Scott was hired as superintendent of Brown Local Schools during a recent special meeting. He replaces Scott Bowling, who resigned and accepted a position with the Stark County Educational Service Center. He resigned from his position as Minerva Elementary principal March 16 and will begin his duties at Malvern Aug. 1. He was awarded a three-year contract with a yearly salary of $107,500. “I cannot thank the Brown Local

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Learning continues on a somewhat normal basis for CCCA students

By Leigh Ann Rutledge Associate Editor For students at the Carroll County Christian Academy, learning continues on a somewhat normal basis. Classes are underway daily using modern technology, thanks to Matthew Womack, teacher and youth director of the church who has set up a virtual classroom for students in K-12. Teachers are set up in their individual classrooms and provide instruction as normal. K-4 teachers record while teaching class as

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CHS CARE Team collecting items for local families

Cassie Nicholas, Carrollton Schools CARE Team coordinator, has received several requests asking how residents can help local Warrior families who might have food and living needs during this time. In response, the team will be collecting shelf-stable food items and paper products for families in need.  Items can be dropped off at the CARE Team building on 3rd St. NE, just past Carrollton elementary school. Nicholas will be available Wednesday

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Jimmy Birong, who gave the Warriors a win with a buzzer-beater shot Friday, cuts the net down following the sectional championship game.

Warriors top Cambridge on Birong’s buzzer beater; advance to district tournament

Jimmy Birong, an unsung hero for the Carrollton Warriors during the regular season, became the hero Saturday night when he drove down the middle of the lane and laid the ball into the net as time expired to give his team a 40-39 win over Cambridge and a sectional championship. The game was an intense defensive battle between the No. 9 seed Cambridge and the No. 8 seed Carrollton from

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Minerva senior Ethan Mueller (top) defeated Evan Lewis of Carrollton for the sectional title at 152 lbs.

Eight Minerva wrestlers qualify for district competition

The Minerva Lions won the Division II wrestling sectional Feb. 29 and qualified eight wrestlers to district competition this weekend.  Wrestlers earning championships include Andy Strader (106 lbs.), Jacob Norris (120 lbs.), Ethan Mueller (152 lbs.) and Jarrett Burress (285 lbs.) Other placers advancing include Trevor Slider (170 lbs.) and Logan Williams, second; Luke Chaddock (132 lbs.) and Khail Louive (160 lbs.), third; Nicholas Chaddock (145 lbs.) and Garrett Hilliard

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Twi wrestlers go head to head.

Eight Carrollton wrestlers earn district opportunities

Eight Carrollton wrestlers earned the opportunity to compete in district competition March 6 and 7 at Claymont High School after placing in the top four at sectional competition Feb. 29, also at Claymont. The team placed second with 194 points, behind Minerva with 200 points. The top four placers in each weight class advance to the district meet. Three Warriors earned championships: junior Brandon Brown (126 lbs.) and seniors, Nathan

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Jacelyn Griffith (left) runner-up and Alex Deaton, spelling bee winner.

Study time pays off for sixth grader; crowned spelling bee champion

Alex Deaton correctly spelled two words that could easily be used in the same sentence – athlete and bruise – to win the 2020 Carrollton Exempted Village School District Spelling Bee.  Deaton correctly spelled “athlete”, which runner-up Jacelyn Griffith misspelled, and then spelled “bruise” correctly to be become the winner.  It was the first spelling bee for the sixth-grade student, who advances to the Regional Spelling Bee March 7 at

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