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School News

KSU Dean’s list:

KENT — A total of 344 Kent State University full-time students were named to the Dean’s List for superior academic achievement during the 2020 Summer semester. Of the full-time students named to the Dean’s List, 10 were also named to the President’s List, in recognition of an ...

HALLOWEEN AT SLES

Southern Local Elementary School was full of little boos and ghouls celebrating Halloween a little early on Oct. 29. Superheroes, princesses, witches and more enjoyed a host of frightfully fun activities during parties in their classrooms, including games, snacks and movies. Pictured are some ...

Seth Robertson named South Side Student of the Month

Seth Robertson, a senior at South Side High School, has been selected the October Student of the Month by South Side Education Association. Seth is the son of Vicki and Scott Robertson of Hanover Township. Throughout high school Seth has been involved in Varsity Basketball, National Honor ...

SLHS Staff Spotlight

Southern Local High School teacher Alyssa Lockhart was recognized for the school’s Staff Spotlight for the month of September. SLHS Assistant Principal Adam Loudin said students were surveyed and a selection committee reviewed nominations before making the final choice. Lockhart has been a ...

Sloan selected as SLHS Student of the Month

SALINEVILLE — Bradley Sloan has been selected as the Salineville Kiwanis Student of the Month for September at Southern Local High School. Sloan, the son of Rich and Christy Sloan of Wellsville, is a standout both in academics and athletics. He has been named to the honor roll and as an ...

Paull named coordinator of KSU Rural Scholars Program

SALEM — Dr. David Dees, dean and chief administrative officer for the Kent State Columbiana County campuses, announces that Dr. Jessica Paull is the newly appointed coordinator for the Rural Scholars Program on the Salem and East Liverpool campuses. She assumes the responsibility for the ...

Edison expanding access with broadband funding

HAMMONDSVILLE — The Edison Local School District is expanding internet access beyond its buildings to help students learn after receiving $150,981 in BroadbandOhio Connectivity funds. District Technology Coordinator Rachel Granatir said the allocation will extend wireless capabilities ...

Tuition Mission Foundation announces 2020-2021 tuition award recipients

EAST LIVERPOOL — The Tuition Mission Foundation (TMF) is announcing its tuition award recipients for the 2020 – 2021 academic year. TMF serves college-bound students in seven school districts in eastern Ohio (Beaver Local, East Liverpool and Wellsville), western Pennsylvania (Midland, ...

EDISON HOMECOMING COURT

Edison High School has announced its 2020 Fall Homecoming Court with the queen to be crowned this Friday during the pre-game events before the Wildcats kick off against Beaver Local. The formal presentation will occur around 6:30 p.m. Among the candidates pictured are, from left, Kenna Skeeles, ...

Evans named Edison Teacher of the Month

RICHMOND— Megan Evans has been selected as the September 2020 Teacher of the Month at Edison High School. Evans, a 2002 EHS graduate, pursued her undergraduate degree from Bethany College and immediately began working in the Indian Creek Local School District, where she taught life ...