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The Oak Harbor Eighth-Grade Academic Challenge Team emerged victorious in the county Academic Challenge Contest held March 19 at Oak Harbor High School. This is third time in the last four years that the group has won the county competition. The team now is preparing for the Tri-County Contest that will take place May 19 at the BGSU Firelands Campus. The team, which includes Anna Dedes, Taylor Beard, Tyler Lovett, Chris Kuhn, Ben Swartz, Ross Friar, Aaron Lee, and Jack Gleckler, is coached by eighth-grade staff members Meghan Dougherty and Brad Schlagheck.

There’s a one-man show in town and he has proven to be an incredible resource to local and national educators, businesses and organizations – one that is already being taken advantage of by area schools such as Woodmore, Oregon, Genoa, Rossford, Northwood and Oak Harbor.

Jim Basketball Jones is the founder and star of one of the most successful one-person assemblies in the country.

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Dr. Richard A. Ross, State Superintendent of Public Instruction, visited Penta Career Center April 17 and had the opportunity to tour five career-technical programs and talk with students and staff. Pictured (from L-R) are: Grant Adams (Genoa High School), who shared a recent project he created in Penta's Geographic Information Systems program; Dr. Ross; and Dan Wyandt, instructor of Geographic Information Systems.

Giving money to people along road

Do you feel compelled to give money to people holding signs along the road asking for money?
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