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Academy reaching out to pregnant, parenting teens
Written by Press Staff Writer   
Thursday, 23 July 2009 14:17

Polly Fox Academy, a school dedicated to helping pregnant and parenting teenage girls, grades seven through 12 complete their high school education, will hold a Citywide Baby Shower for teen mothers Wednesday, July 29 from 1-3 p.m.

In addition to gift bags for potential students, refreshments and door prizes, the free event will give interested young women the opportunity to find out how they can earn their high school diploma at Polly Fox Academy.

The academy is offered free of charge to all pregnant and parenting teenage girls in Northwest Ohio. Its mission is to help young mothers graduate and achieve financial independence so that they can support themselves and their children.

Alumnae artist turns classroom wall into a work of art
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Thursday, 23 July 2009 14:16

Susie Wells creates more than just paint on walls…she helps to create a positive classroom climate for gifted students.

Classroom climate is defined as an environment created for students by the school, teachers, and students.  “I am continually looking to create a positive classroom climate in which student learning is maximized and in which students feel comfortable in my classroom,” Miss Stanton said.  According to many educational experts, having an environment where students feel safe, nurtured, and intellectually stimulated is a must for students to learn to their potential.

Metro-area students earn academic honors
Written by Press Staff Writer   
Thursday, 23 July 2009 14:13

Several metro-area students earned academic honors at their chosen colleges and universities. They include: 
Columbus State Community College: Amy Keefe, of Oregon.
Mercy College of Northwest Ohio: Jessica Cantrell, of Northwood;
Miami University: Vincent Sosko, of Oregon; Anthony Riendel, of Northwood.
Owens Community College: Pamela Martzke, Tommy Hogan, Anna Rossler, Ian Appelhans, Joseph Mackey, Gabriel Jones, Patricia Pokrzywa, Linda Morgan, Robert Pegler, Alys Vollmar, Cory Hodgson, Ashley Partin, Mitchel Streight, Brittany Lasher, Michael Vincent, David Rossler, of Curtice;
Maria Gaskins, Karen West, Ryan Scanlan, Evan Widmer, Jerry Harris, Michael Laplante, Scott Poiry, Chad Phillips, Veronica Wright, Nicholas Alonzo, Joshua Beebe, Mindi Gregory, Barbara Brinke, Todd Welch, Courtney Cousino, Aaron Hendriksen, Katrina Chaney, Kristine Cordell, Katie Brentlinger, Renee Hires, Anne Malin, Casey Bennett, Nicholas Byrd, Jonathan Fox, Meghan Belknap, Brian Frankforther, Melissa Massie, Katelyn Harman, Patricia Metzger, Alicia Leslie, Katherine Luoma, Jessica Carnahan, Jordan Fuller, Erin Darling, Heidi Ledford, Tiffany Nottage, Alicia Weatherwax, Debra Mettie, Amanda Bronikowski, Deiter Held, Tracy Schertz, Michelle Triggs, Clint Kern, Frank Legeza, Mathew Materni, Corey Dinardo, Jason Brauer, Andrew Cuevas, of Northwood;

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