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Ohio’s Career-Tech report card shows improvement among Stark County Schools

Stark County schools are doing a better job of preparing career-minded students for life after high school, a new state report card shows. Results from the Ohio Department of Education’s latest career technical report card show a higher percentage of Stark County students who succeeded, as they took career technical classes found a job, started an apprenticeship, enrolled in college, started an advanced training program or entered into the military during the first three to six months after leaving high school compared to the previous year.

Read more at The Canton Repository 

The Truth About Obie
It was a tradition that was born many years back; a tradition born out of love and respect. As The Massillon Tiger program continued to develop into a positive force throughout the area; there were a few special people who began to investigate the possibility of using a live tiger as a mascot for the program.

Specifically; two men; Wilbur Arnold and Junie Studer. These special Tiger Fans began to research this possible project. As they continued to develop the project; being animal lovers themselves; Wilbur and Junie spent a serious amount of time determining the well being of such an animal. Wilbur and Junie actually flew to different zoo's around the country to interview zoo keepers about what goes into the proper care of a tiger.
 
Massillon City Schools Welcomes Olivia Bronczek as New Communications Coordinator

Massillon, OH (August 25th, 2015) Massillon City School district is pleased to welcome Olivia Bronczek as the new communications coordinator.

Growing up in Massillon, Ive always had a passion for the Massillon City School District,said Bronczek. This position provides an excellent opportunity to showcase the things I love about Massillon that some people may not always be aware of. I was interested in this position because it allows me to highlight the positive events taking place within the district and plan new events.

As the communications coordinator, Olivia will act as a liaison between the school district and community and coordinate public relations efforts for the district including, publications, social media and special events.  

Massillon Hires Elaine Karp as New Pupil Services Director

Massillon, OH – (June 30 2015) – Massillon City School District recently hired Elaine Karp as the new student services director. She will join the Massillon team starting with the 2015-2016 school year.

“I’m looking forward to working with such a well respected staff and administrative team,” said Karp. “I am excited to take on the role and get to know the Massillon students, parents and faculty. I am grateful for the opportunity to join the team.” Karp will be in charge of providing services for students with special needs. Her responsibilities will include overseeing all Individualized Education Programs and collaborating and working with special education teachers to provide the best possible educational experience for the students.  

Massillon City Schools Hires Special Education and Parent Involvement Coordinator

MASSILLON, OHIO – (Aug. 20, 2015) – The Massillon City School District is pleased to announce the hiring of Rebecca Moore as the special education and parent involvement coordinator.

Moore was most recently the director of special education at St. William School where she was directly responsible for the academic affairs of students on Individualized Education Programs (IEP).
 

Massillon City Schools Hires District Technology Integration Specialist
MASSILLON, OHIO – (Aug. 19, 2015) – The Massillon City School District recently announced it hired Dr. Amy B. Hollingsworth to be the district technology integration specialist, a new position to support teacher technology integration in academics.

Dr. Hollingsworth comes to Massillon from the University of Akron, where she worked in The Department of Biology, specializing in educational research, focusing on flipped classrooms, hybrid courses, educational technology, mobile learning and more.  

Student Scholarship Winner Mackenzie Slicker Attributes Success to CTE
In a recent article from The Ohio Association for Career and Technical Education, WHS student Mackenzie Slicker was honored with a $1000 scholarship and spoke before more than 500 attendees at the annual Connections to Education Conference at the Hilton Columbus at Easton. She discussed how CTE impacted her life, and prepared her for the future.

Read the article here.

Everyone at Massillon Schools is so proud of Mackenzie! Congratulations!
 
IDEA and Title Funds Public Hearing
Massillon City Schools announces a public hearing to discuss use of IDEA and Title funds to be held on August 24, 2015 at 5:30 PM. The interested general public is welcome to attend to hear the intended plan for the funds and to have the opportunity to comment on the proposed district plan. For further information or to submit a question or comment, please contact 330-830-3900.  
Massillon Football Boosters and Obie
The Massillon Football Boosters have provided the team, the community and Stark County with the live tiger program (Obie) since 1970. The program has been successful and provided much joy to many. Currently the club is searching the ways to be compliant with Ohio Revised Code laws. The school system and the MTFBC are working together to provide the program and meet the requirements legally. We will let the community know when we have quality information. Stay tuned. 
2015/2016 School Bus Assignments
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