School News

Smith takes spelling bee crown at BLMS

CALCUTTA — With six weeks remaining until the 58th annual Columbiana County Spelling Bee, Beaver Local Middle School found its participants Wednesday morning as the school’s spelling bee was held at Beaver Local Auditorium. Six students in grades 5-8 qualified for the county bee, which ...

Dawson named to Dean’s List

EAST LIVERPOOL — Cody Dawson was recently named to the Dean’s List at Kent State main campus in Kent, Ohio. Dawson is interning in marketing and group sales for the Kent Golden Flashes. A senior in the College of Education, Health and Human Services, Dawson will graduate with honors in May ...

KSU Dean’s List – Salem Campus

SALEM — Dr. David Dees, interim dean of Kent State-Salem, announced those students named to the Fall 2016 President’s and Dean’s lists. To qualify for the President’s List, students must have a 4.0 grade point average and must have completed 15 hours during the semester. To ...

DARE program expands at Southern Local

SALINEVILLE — The Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) Program has expanded at Southern Local Elementary School to now include younger students. Led by Columbiana County Sheriff’s Deputy Jen Tucker, who serves as DARE officer, the program not only benefits fifth- and sixth-graders, but ...

Learning outside of the classroom

SALINEVILLE — students at Utica Shale Academy have been gaining knowledge outside the classroom with a variety of field trips to schools and energy companies. Director Eric Sampson said his students have visited colleges and other sites throughout the region to learn what opportunities are ...

Westgate Middle School honor roll

All A Fifth Grade - Christina Alvarez, Preston Anthony, Alexis Antonio, Mark Antonio, Madison Butler, Georgia Bzinak, Ava Collins, Gabriel Davidson, Preston Dawson, Chase Derrington, Aaron Dieringer, Nylesha Douglas, Sondra Emmerling, Allyson Furman, Gabrielle Garcia, Faith Grafton, Paige ...

School News

Blood drive set at Southern Local SALINEVILLE — The Southern Local High School National Honor Society will hold its annual blood drive 7:45 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. Dec. 2 in the school gymnasium. Advisor Emily Bowling said NHS members will man various stations including the registration table ...

LaCROFT CARE PACKAGES

LaCroft Third-Grade Student Council members presented Liverpool Township Police Officer Kevin Hughes with care packages for officers with the department. Student council raised money for the care packages by selling spook grams, halloween pencils and spider rings. (Submitted photo)

LaCROFT ELEMENTARY

First Grade Jatavien Adams, Jordan Ansell, Issac Baughman, *Mercedes Bedillion, *Hailey Board, *Evan Bzinak, *Daniel Caroll, *Jaelynn Cooley, *Logan Cornell, *Kaylee Crouse, *Van Davis, *Javan Dawson, *Hailee Delwiche, Noah Feezle, *Braylin Fletcher, Vince Fox, *Joseph Gorrell, *Kayden Haney, ...

YSU scholarships Local recipients

YOUNGSTOWN - More than 1,200 Youngstown State University freshmen have been awarded scholarships for the Fall 2016 semester in recognition of their academic excellence, including the following local students:Craig Badgley, East Liverpool High School graduate, majoring in STEM First Year ...