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Education

After much research and discussion, it was determined that Eastwood’s kindergarten classrooms needed a device that would not just enhance learning, but also diversify learning for a group of students that arrived in August with an extremely wide range of abilities. 

“In other words, some students enter kindergarten knowing all their letters, colors, shapes, sounds and how to write their name; while others may be able to do some or none of these tasks. Our kindergarten teachers wanted an educational tool that would address this broad spectrum of needs,” the school district’s website says.

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The Clay High School Marching Band is traveling to New York to perform on Nov. 26, and for students making the trip, it’s the opportunity of a lifetime.

“Words cannot describe (the excitement),” said Brian Guyras, Clay’s head bandleader. “The students are overwhelmed with anticipation.”

For Guyras, himself a graduate of Clay High School who has been working for the school since ’99, this is the second time he’s taken the band to perform in New York, but the excitement isn’t lost on him either.

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Emma Rofkar may have won the title of Miss Teen Ohio for 2014, but for her, winning the contest meant far more than just being the most attractive.  

“I want to show that the pageant isn’t the stereotype that everyone thinks it is,” she said. 

While many may assume that the pageant is similar to reality TV beauty contests, Rofkar believes that it was her other traits that made her a victor. 

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Giving money to people along road

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