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Zucal hired to lead Conotton Valley schools

By Jacquie Humphrey CCM Correspondent The Conotton Valley Board of Education hired John R. Zucal as the district’s next superintendent during a special meeting May 2. Zucal replaces Todd Herman who resigned during the April meeting to accept the superintendent’s position with Noble Local Schools.  Zucal, who was hired as Conotton Valley elementary principal at the beginning of the current school year, brings over 38 years of experience as an

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Leggett, Worth named CHS May students of month

Kaylee Leggett and Ryan Worth were named Carrollton High School May Students of the Month. Leggett is the daughter of Janice and Cason Leggett of Carrollton. She has an older sister, Bethany, 21, who is a senior in college. She is a member of the Carrollton High School marching and concert band, Spanish Club, National Honor Society and the Caring Helping Sharing Club. She was a member of the girls

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Kaylee Leggett receives coveted John Phillip Sousa band award

Carrollton High School band members were recognized for their accomplishments, dedication and musical talents during the annual high school/eighth grade concert, held April 21 in the high school performing arts center. Special awards Tobias Barnhart and Kole White received Director’s awards.  “Over the last four years, he’s shown great improvement. It’s been a please to watch him grow,” Director Dave Dickerhoof said in presenting Barnhart his award. “Kole has taken

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Voice of Democracy winners recognized

Fighting McCook Veterans of Foreign War Post 3301 recognized winners in the Patriot’s Pen and Voice of Democracy contests.  Winners and their families were treated to a dinner prepared by the VFW Auxiliary. Awards were presented by VFW Post 3301 Quarter Master Jim Newbold and Auxiliary President Tammy Newbold.  Elizabeth V. Mayle, a Carrollton High School student, was recognized as District 6 Voice of Democracy winner and Ryan S. Barnett,

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Carrollton prom queen, king candidates announced

The 2022 Carrollton High School king, queen and junior prince and princess will be crowned during the junior/senior prom April 30 in the CHS gym. Queen and king candidates, selected by the student body, include: Queen candidates include Josie Burgett, Kendall Mallarnee, Erin King, Skylar Salsberry and Izabelle Stull. King candidates include Austin Colletti, Austin Haney, Alex Lowery, Issac Moore and Doug Rininger.  Junior princess is Maddie Baker and prince

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Oberlin, Stephenson recognized

Tara Oberlin and Daniel Stephenson were named Carrollton High School March Students of the Month.Oberlin is the daughter of Deborah and Kyle Oberlin of Dellroy. She has two brothers, Brock Oberlin, 15, a freshman, and Michael Morrison, 21; and a sister, Heather Wiseman, 30.In school she is a member of the varsity bowling team, marching and concert band and dance line and chamber chorus. She is a member of the

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Edison finances in ‘wait, see game’ due to possible sale/closure of Stratton business

Edison Local Board of Education officials said it is too soon to tell how big a hit the district will take in its coffers amid rumors surrounding the potential sale or closure of Energy Harbor’s W.H. Sammis Plant in Stratton. School board members discussed the news during the March 17 regular board session at Edison High School but said so far funding matters remain in the clear. Superintendent Bill Beattie

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CHS to present ‘Clue” this weekend

Carrollton High School will present the play “Clue On Stage” March 24, 25 and 26 in the high school performing arts center. Performances are at 7 p.m. each night.Tickets are $5. For additional information or to purchase tickets, call 330-627-2134 or visit the high school office.Based on the iconic 1985 Paramount movie which was inspired by the classic Hasbro Parker Brothers board game, Clue is a hilarious farce-meets-murder mystery. The

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John Gregg students take on responsibility of assisting staff, leaders; cultivating a positive school environment

Students at John Gregg Elementary are gaining a sense of responsibility by assisting school leaders and staff members with some of their tasks. A student aide program began in February to help fulfill goals within the Edison Local School District’s five-year strategic plan. One goal is to build and protect a school culture where all staff and students accept responsibility in cultivating a respectful, safe and supportive school and classroom

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Aultman Health Foundation grant aims to improve health services in area schools districts

Carroll County will soon be able to meet its Community Health Improvement strategy of collaborating with schools to provide health care services on-site at schools. It has been shown that on-site services improve access to healthcare and helps keep students in school, improving both educational and health outcomes.   In working toward the goal, County Health Commissioner Kelly Engelhart, Carrollton Schools Superintendent Dr. David Quattrochi and Brown Local Superintendent Mark Scott

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BCC students head to state contest

A number of Buckeye Career Center students are advancing to the Ohio HOSA Future Health Professionals State Leadership Conference in March following success at regionals. Students from Carrollton and Conotton Valley were among those competing Jan. 22 in the regional competition at Massillon Perry High School.  First place recipients include Colette Brown (Exercise Science/Conotton Valley) in Nutrition; Myra Davis (Intro to Nursing/Carrollton) in Medical Terminology; and Chloe Stuber (Exercise Science/Conotton

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Walker recognized at BCC

Buckeye Career Center (BCC) Exercise Science senior Adam Walker was named one of three February Students of the Month.  Walker, along with Regan Baker, an Early Childhood Education senior from New Philadelphia, and Melissa Snyder, an adult education student in the Law Enforcement Training Academy, were chosen for representing February’s core value of success for all.  Walker attends BCC from Conotton Valley. He plays baseball for Conotton Valley and was

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Reed, Moore named CHS students of month

Carrollton High School seniors Caden Reed and Pheobe Moore were named February Students of the Month.  Reed is the son of Robin and Matt Reed of Carrollton. He has a sister who is in the 6th grade.  At school, he is involved in French and art classes. His special hobby is painting.  He plans to attend Tiffin University and become a genetic counselor.  What teacher, coach, family member or special

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CMS musical ‘Seussical JR.’ tickets available for Feb. 24-26 performances

Oooh and oooh – “the Winningest Walloping Waltzing Whiz-zinger” is coming to Carrollton Feb. 24-26 at 7 p.m. Seventy Carrollton students, all thinkers of strange and wonderful things, bring Dr. Seuss originals from the page to the stage with the production of “Seussical, JR.” From the jungle of Nool to Kalamazoo, students will unlock imaginations when they bring the Cat in the Hat, Horton the Elephant, Gertrude McFuzz, Mayzie La

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Pre-construction work continues on K-5 school

By Carol McIntire Editor Carrollton Schools Superintendent Dr. David Quattrochi expressed his desire to conduct a board of education work session to discuss progress on the new K-5 school building during the Feb. 8 meeting.  The district contracted with Lesko Architects of Cleveland to design the new building, which will attach to the present middle school/high school on Scio Rd.  Greenspace Construction Services, also of Cleveland, was the low bidder

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Wheels break loose on Edison school bus; driver’s calm actions prevent injuries

By Eric Lowe CCM Contributor Edison Local Superintendent Bill Beattie praised the efforts of a bus driver involved in an accident last Wednesday on SR 43 in East Springfield. Beattie said no students were injured, thanks to the skills of driver Vanessa Scott. An exclusive video of the incident taking place shows both tires, hub, and axle on the driver side detaching from her bus and flying into oncoming traffic,

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T-O-P spellers advance

A pair of seventh graders swept the top two places in the Carrollton Middle School Spelling Bee. Hayden Hixenbaugh claimed the championship crown by correctly spelling l-o-c-o-m-o-t-i-o-n. Rhemee Beadnell was the runner-up. Organizer Tim Albrecht said the middle school spelling bee included 19 participants from the sixth, seventh and eighth grades. Teachers in each grade conducted spelling competitions in the classroom with a designated number from each grade advancing to

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Outstanding elementary teacher ‘always helping students’

Lisa Truman tapped for Appalachian coalition award By Carol McIntire Editor Lisa Truman was recognized for being named the Outstanding Elementary Teacher at Carrollton Schools by the Coalition for Rural and Appalachian Schools (CORAS) during the Jan. 11 Carrollton board of education meeting.  Elementary Principal Matt Nicholas, who nominated Truman, said when asked for a nominee, he knew right away she was his selection, adding, “she is always helping students.”

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CHS winter homecoming court announced

Members of the 2022 Carrollton High School Winter Sports Homecoming Court were named last week, with the crowning of the king and queen set for this Friday. Royalty will be crowned between the junior varsity and varsity contest between Carrollton and West Branch Jan. 21. The junior varsity contest begins at 5:30 p.m. Members of the court are shown above. From left are: Levi Crider, freshman; Dakota Ketchum, sophomore; Collyn

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Rininger, King named students of month

Seniors Douglas Rininger and Erin King were named Carrollton High School December Students of the Month.  Rininger is the son of Gary Rininger and Tiffany Taylor of Carrollton.  He was a member of the Warrior football team and enjoys weightlifting.  He is undecided where he will attend college but wants to major in Education and become a teacher, with a minor in Sports Management.  Who has influenced him?  “Coach Wood.

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Conotton Valley announces 2022 Athletic Hall of Fame inductees

The Conotton Valley High School Athletic Hall of Fame Committee announced its selections for the Class of 2022.  Five individuals and one team will be inducted Jan. 22 during a ceremony at the high school. Inductees include Mindy Craig, Ed Galigher, Denise McGuire (deceased), Doug Smalley, Regina Scott-Statler, and the 1995 Football Team. Mindy Craig Craig is a 1987 graduate of Conotton Valley High School who lettered all four years

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Retiring treasurer honored, replacement hired

By Carol McIntire Editor Retiring Carrollton Schools Treasurer Roxane Mazur was recognized during the Dec. 14 meeting and her replacement named. Mazur, who is retiring Dec. 31 with 27 years of service, will be replaced by Amy Spears, who served as assistant treasurer under Mazur. Spears’ hiring is pending receipt of a valid treasurer’s license and will be for the period of Jan.1, 2022, through July 31, 2025. The board

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CCBDD considering building new administration offices

The Carroll County Board of Developmental Disabilities (CCBDD) is considering selling the building at 540 High St. NW, due to its size.Board members heard Ray Heaston report meeting with staff at Diversified Engineering Nov. 15 to review the feasibility of building an administrative building at the Carroll Hills School location at 2167 Kensington Rd., Carrollton.The High St. building is over 11,000 square feet and only around 4,000 square feet is

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Herman proposes CV students attend core classes at home school, tech classes at BCC

By Jacquie Humphrey  CCM Correspondent Conotton Valley Local School District Superintendent Todd Herman presented school board members with the option of having Conotton Valley students who attend Buckeye Career Center complete the academic portion of their classes at Conotton Valley. Herman presented statistics he’d compiled on both attendance and financials of the arrangement. Herman stressed he is “not trying to compete with Buckeye as far as skills (training)” goes but

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Students inducted into National Honor Society

Several students were inducted into the Malvern High School National Honor Society recently. They included (front from left): Frank McClelland, Shane Rodgers, Samuel Foster, Seth Kandel, Daniel Untch, Ibai Garcia-Echeverria and Tristan Phillips. Back row: Marella Smith, Maddie Powers, Isabelle Witherow, Savannah Klotz, Gabrielle Ritter and Abigail Young. Absent Rhea El-Hayek.

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Students inducted into National Honor Society

The Carrollton High School National Honor Society (NHS) induction ceremony was held recently at the high school. Twenty-nine students were inducted. Parker Varney, president of the Carrollton chapter, served as emcee. Erin King, vice president, spoke on scholarship; Jessi Cramer, secretary, service; Josie Burgett and Kendall Mallarnee, historians, leadership and character, respectively. The chamber chorus performed the Star Spangled Banner, CHS alma mater and “Be A Light.” Jason Paxton serves

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Buckeye Career Center plans sophomore visits, fall open house

Over 1,000 sophomores from Tuscarawas, Carroll, and Holmes counties will explore careers and programs at Buckeye Career Center (BCC) Nov. 15-17.  The Sophomore Career Exploration Days allow high school sophomores to tour Buckeye Career Center and visit five of over 30 high school programs offered for their final two years of high school.  Buckeye Career Center public relations coordinator Shyanne Carroll explains the program is a continuation of prior experiences

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Who will wear the crown? CHS queen candidates announced

Five members of the 2022 Carrollton High School senior class are vying for the title of Homecoming Queen. The queen will be crowned by last year’s queen, Cailyn Bright, prior to the Carrollton vs. Alliance football game, slated to begin at 7 p.m. The candidates will also participate in the annual CHS fall homecoming parade Sept. 22. Lineup begins at 6:30. The parade will proceed from Industrial Dr. to SR

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OFCC approves funding for new elementary school

Award contingent upon Controlling Board approval A new Carrollton elementary school (pre-K-5th grade) is one of nine school construction projects approved by the Ohio Facilities Construction Commission (OFCC) last week. The commission approved more than $242 million in state funding for nine projects. Combined with $208 million in local funding, the projects represent more than $450 million in public school construction work. Carrollton Exempted Village School District was approved for

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Trap shooters impressive at state singles tournament

Coach pleased with performance High winds and rain greeted members of the Carrollton Shooting Club who participated in the State SCTP Trap Singles Tournament, held June 21 at the Cardinal Center in Morengo. “For the high winds and rain we had, all the kids did a great job!” commented Coach Mike Rummell. “I am ecstatic on how well they performed, especially with the weather conditions they had to deal with.

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Simple question leads to Everglades adventure

‘Do you take teachers out into the Everglades with you?’ By Carol McIntire Editor Students in Kay Russell’s fifth grade class at Carrollton Elementary closed out the 2021 school year by accompanying their teacher on a trip to the Everglades without leaving their school desks. Russell and the students were part of an educational experience made possible by COVID-19. Yes, the coronavirus made the trip possible by forcing school districts

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School board, classified employees agree to 3-year deal

By Carol McIntire Editor Members of the Carrollton  Board of Education approved a new three-year contact with the Ohio Association of Public School Employees (OAPSE) Local #541 last week. The contract, which runs from July 1, 2021, through June 30, 2024, includes three percent pay increases each year along with a once-per-year lump-sum payment of $800. Treasurer Roxanne Mazur noted the one-time payment is made possible by oil and gas

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Pennock honored for BOE service

Minerva Local School District (MLSD) Superintendent Gary Chaddock presented Stan Pennock a Small Town America Civic Volunteer Award (STACVA) in recognition of his 28 years of service on the board of education during the May 25 Minerva Village Council meeting. The national STACVA program honored 100 extraordinary public service volunteers in localities with populations of less than 5,000 people. Pennock’s nomination, which was submitted by MLSD, the village of Minerva

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BCC Foundation awards scholarships

The Buckeye Career Center Foundation awarded 21 scholarships to Buckeye Career Center seniors. The presentations were made May 5 at Buckeye Career Center. The scholarships are unique as the money can be used for more than just higher education. “We are one of a very few scholarships that can be used for tools of their trade or adult vocational education,” explained Kimberly Hobart Fleming, Buckeye Foundation trustee and recognition awards

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Knipp, Culp named students of the month

Josh Knipp and Hope Culp were named Carrollton High School April Students of the Month. Knipp is the son of Joe and Rae Knipp of Carrollton. He has two older brothers, ages 22 and 23. He played football and enjoys hunting and fishing. Knipp plans to attend Kent State University and have a career with the State Highway Patrol. Who has influenced him and why? “My dad because he taught

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Conotton Valley seniors poised for early graduation

Ceremony scheduled May 2 The 41 members of the Conotton Valley Class of 2021 will accept their diplomas earlier than normal this year. Due to the construction schedule at the new Rocket Center, graduation was moved from the traditional date near the end of May to the first Sunday of the month, May 2. The ceremony will be held in the football stadium. “The last day of school for students

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School campus beautification project, plans for elementary building outlined at meeting

By Leigh Ann Rutledge CCM Reporter Carrollton School Board heard of possible plans to beautify the middle/high school campus during the April 13 meeting. Ryan Borland, Ag Education teacher, updated members on the efforts for beautification of the campus.  A Carrollton School Tree Donation project for “plant a tree-support our roots” was created and continues for anyone wishing to purchase a tree, shrub or perennial/floral plant. Anyone interested, should contact

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High school students create paper flowers for senior citizens

Students in the Carroll Hills high school class recently created Easter flowers to present to senior citizens. The class made about 350 flowers using paper napkins and glued a piece of chocolate candy in the center. The flowers were delivered to the Carroll County Friendship Center March 31, the last day of the 2021 Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month celebration. The theme was “Inclusion is within Everybody’s Ability.”  Each person who

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March students of month named

Madeline Hoogstraten and Thomas Rutledge were named Carrollton High School students of the month for March. Hoogstraten is the daughter of Amy Hoogstraten of Carrollton. She is a member of the marching, concert and jazz bands; CHS (Caring Helping Sharing) Club, drama club, ladies ensemble and chamber chorus and National Honor Society. She enjoys creative writing and playing video games. She plans to attend Carnegie Mellon University to study writing

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CV board adds pool, other additions back in Rocket Center plans after discussion

By Jacquie Humphrey CCM Correspondent The Conotton Valley Board of Education met twice last week to discuss upgrades to the much-anticipated Rocket Center. The plans for the facility were downsized last spring in the wake of possible Rover tax reductions and the uncertainty of COVID-19. For the past several months the board has been reconsidering some of the reductions as the Rocket Center moves closer to completion. Last week they

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Fowler to become Golden Eagle

Carrollton senior Carenda Fowler signed a National Letter of Intent recently to bowl for the Kent State University at Tuscarawas Golden Eagles for her former Carrollton Coach Vera Fox, who now leads the Kent State program. Fowler is a three-year letter winner for the Warriors and bowled at Wayne Webb’s Columbus Bowl in the 2021 Division II state championships with the Warriors, who placed seventh. She is shown above seated

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Hailey Edie, Troy Lane rein over Carrollton Chic

Hailey Edie and Troy Lane reigned over “Carrollton Chic”  March 27 in the Carrollton High School gym. Members of the prom committee, parents and volunteers transformed the gym and common area of the high school into an elegant venue fit to host royalty. Prom Coordinators McKenzie Hagy and Kelly Atkinson gave credit for the evening to committee members, who put the prom together in a short five-week period, parents and

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Youth wrestlers capture third place at tournament

Carrollton Youth wrestlers competed at the Bulldog Open in St. Clairsville Feb. 27. The team placed third out of 23 teams. Wrestlers are shown above. They include (front from left): Masen Wood, Austin Newsome, Camden Poole and Rykr Plunket. Row two: Taylor Fewkes, Nick Sampson, Joanna Hart and Kadence Ullman. Row three: Logan Sampson, Jaxon Sutton, Noah Jenkins, Jayden Sutton, Levi Kiko, Cohen Little, Michael Ullman and Gavin Godfrey.

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Busby earns  BCC adult honor

Buckeye Career Center (BCC) has named the March Student of the Month recipients. The Adult Education Student of the Month is Medical Assisting AM student Micah Busby of Bowerston. Busby is a Conotton Valley graduate and has volunteered for Community Hospice. She enrolled in Medical Assisting after taking the high school Intro to Nursing program at BCC. Her instructor, Sandy Moss nominated her for the honor. “Micah is an excellent

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BCC students qualify for state competitions

A number of Buckeye Career Center students advance to their respective career-technical student organization’s state competition in the coming weeks. All regional competitions were held remotely. HOSA Future Health Professionals members qualifying for the state competition to be held virtually April 12-15 include: Myra Davis (Carrollton), first place in Medical Spelling; Kylie Ferguson (Conotton Valley), third place in Life Support Skills; Victoria Frazee (Carrollton), fourth in Dental Terminology and Colette

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Speech, Debate members to compete in State Finals

Five Carrollton High School students recently qualified for the Ohio Speech and Debate State Finals to be held virtually March 5 and 6. According to Alzana Nuzzolillo, CHS Speech and Debate instructor, students throughout Ohio competed the entire season virtually using Zoom and NSDA Campus, a platform similar to Google Meet.  CHS will compete live, but virtually, in the state tournament. Qualifiers include: 1. Senior Devin Tipton, son of Jeff and Darla Tipton,

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Porter, Beadnell advance in Spelling Bee competitions

At Minerva: Michael Porter, an eighth grade student at Minerva Middle School, became the spelling bee champion Feb. 3 after spelling the word “foolscap” correctly in the 13th round. He will advance to the Regional Spelling Bee March 6 at GlenOak High School Theater and potentially to the Scripps National Spelling Bee in the spring. Isiah Willison, a sixth- grader, was the runner up. Students qualified for the competition by

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Carrollton grad named Edison teacher of month

Joanne Johnston is Edison High School’s Employee of the Month for January. She has worked at Edison full-time for 18 years and has an education degree in Dairy Science and Agricultural Business, plus she has served as a substitute for four years. Johnston has held a variety of positions throughout the years including cook, special needs preschool and general education preschool aide, kindergarten aide, attendance aide and special education aide.  

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Sooner than expected

State funding available this year for construction of new Carrollton elementary school By Carol McIntire Editor Financing options are being explored for a new pre-kindergarten through fifth grade school building for the Carrollton Exempted Village School. Superintendent Dr. David Quattrochi shared the “exciting” news with board of education members during the Feb. 9 board meeting. The building is scheduled to be constructed behind the new school complex on Scio Rd.

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