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Search Firm Fails to Inform District of Principal Candidate’s 2010 Charges, Later Dropped

Abby White, Senior Editor

June 4, 2015


The district found out yesterday that Gene T. Jones, the top candidate for high school principal, had misdemeanor assault and felony property destruction charges filed against him and dropped in 2010. “Mr. Jones had actually divulged all this information to [Hazard, Young, A...

The Tipping Point

The Tipping Point

January 10, 2014

IB Brings World Language to Elementary Schools, but Social Studies Pays the Price

Marcia Brown, Staff Reporter

March 20, 2012


An unidentified student at Woodbury Elementary School wrote a letter, collected 80 student signatures and submitted it to Principal Randall Yates last month making clear student criticisms of the school’s Chinese program. To...

Letter: Morris Extends SB5 Conversation

November 22, 2011

Filed under OPINION

After reading Sarah-Jane Lorenzo’s excellent article “SB5 Gone, Fears Remain” in the last issue, I wanted to extend my answer to Sarah’s last question, “Would you recommend education as a future career?” In the original...

SB5 Gone, Fears Remain

Sarah-Jane Lorenzo, Campus and City Editor

November 21, 2011

Filed under CAMPUS & CITY

Senate Bill 5, a bill that would have restricted union rights and affect public employees, met firm defeat at polls across Ohio on Tuesday, Nov. 8. Although the bill itself will never take effect, it leaves many teachers with...

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