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  • Tiffin girl in contest to win Calvert cafeteria makeover

    Tiffin girl in contest to win Calvert cafeteria makeover

    Friday, October 18 2013 2:29 PM EDT2013-10-18 18:29:42 GMT
    If Annie Klepper's video gets the most votes in an online contest for Uncle Ben's Rice, she will win a $30,000 makeover for her school cafeteria at Calvert Elementary in Tiffin.
    If Annie Klepper's video gets the most votes in an online contest for Uncle Ben's Rice, she will win a $30,000 makeover for her school cafeteria at Calvert Elementary in Tiffin.
  • Fostoria school bus driver averts train collision

    Fostoria school bus driver averts train collision

    Thursday, October 10 2013 10:42 AM EDT2013-10-10 14:42:30 GMT
    One Fostoria City Schools bus driver is being hailed as a hero after narrowly avoiding a collision with a train while returning from the Genoa football game Friday night with a busload of students.
    One Fostoria City Schools bus driver is being hailed as a hero after narrowly avoiding a collision with a train while returning from the Genoa football game Friday night with a busload of students.
  • TSA posts Katy Perry lip-dub for GMA contest

    TSA posts Katy Perry lip-dub for GMA contest

    Wednesday, October 2 2013 7:09 AM EDT2013-10-02 11:09:14 GMT
    Good Morning America and Katy Perry are teaming up for a contest at high schools across the country, and one local school is getting in on the act.
    Good Morning America and Katy Perry are teaming up for a contest at high schools across the country, and one local school is getting in on the act.
  • West Toledo branch library temporarily closing

    West Toledo branch library temporarily closing

    Monday, September 30 2013 7:03 AM EDT2013-09-30 11:03:47 GMT
    On Monday, September 30, The West Toledo Branch Library is scheduled to temporarily close for several months for restoration and building expansion. These new additions will include a larger, dedicated
    On Monday, September 30, The West Toledo Branch Library is scheduled to temporarily close for several months for restoration and building expansion.
  • Whitmer student designs largest wrap in Ohio

    Whitmer student designs largest wrap in Ohio

    Friday, September 20 2013 8:07 AM EDT2013-09-20 12:07:39 GMT
    A massive mural on the side of the Whitmer Career and Technology Center is considered the biggest bumper sticker in Ohio, and it was designed by a 17-year-old student.
    A massive mural on the side of the Whitmer Career and Technology Center is considered the biggest bumper sticker in Ohio, and it was designed by a 17-year-old student.
  • TPS kicks-off 2013 levy renewal campaign

    TPS kicks-off 2013 levy renewal campaign

    Thursday, September 19 2013 10:56 PM EDT2013-09-20 02:56:13 GMT
    TPS kicks off its big levy campaign Thursday night.  But will Toledo voters back the tax renewal when they head to the polls this fall?
    TPS kicks off its big levy campaign Thursday night.  But will Toledo voters back the tax renewal when they head to the polls this fall?
  • Maumee HS student reports stranger danger incident

    Maumee HS student reports stranger danger incident

    Wednesday, September 11 2013 5:10 PM EDT2013-09-11 21:10:55 GMT
    Maumee City Schools informed parents about a possible stranger danger incident this morning. A school official says a high school girl was approached my a male driver. The man reportedly asked the student

    Maumee City Schools informed parents about a possible stranger danger incident this morning. The student says it the second time this week she has been approached by a man she doesn't know on her way to school.

  • Students swap their desk chairs for yoga balls

    Students swap their desk chairs for yoga balls

    Wednesday, September 4 2013 5:35 PM EDT2013-09-04 21:35:33 GMT
    Students at St. Joan of Arc have ditched their desk chairs for yoga balls. Teachers say the stability balls help students bounce their way to better gradesSix grade students at St. Joan of Arc school are
    Students at St. Joan of Arc have ditched their desk chairs for yoga balls. Teachers say the stability balls help students to focus.
  • Dr. Suess goes E-book

    Dr. Suess goes E-book

    Wednesday, September 4 2013 1:51 PM EDT2013-09-04 17:51:23 GMT
    Make that the e-Cat in the Hat.    Dozens of Dr. Seuss classics, including "The Cat in the Hat" and "Green Eggs and Ham," will be available this fall for the first time as e-books. Random House Children's
    Dozens of Dr. Seuss classic books will be available as e-books.
  • TARTA plays a big role for back to school

    TARTA plays a big role for back to school

    Thursday, August 29 2013 11:35 AM EDT2013-08-29 15:35:23 GMT
    While many school buses are already en route for the new school year, TARTA is dedicated to getting students to class on time safely. TARTA serves over 2,000 students a day ranging from kindergarten

    While many school buses are already en route for the new school year, TARTA is dedicated to getting students to class on time safely.

  • New grading system for Perrysburg Schools

    New grading system for Perrysburg Schools

    Wednesday, August 28 2013 2:40 PM EDT2013-08-28 18:40:50 GMT
    The Perrysburg School District is changing the way it grades its elementary students. The new system is designed to give parents more information about how their children are progressing in the classroom.
    Perrysburg schools will use a new standards-based reporting system in grades K-5.
  • Back to school for school resource officers

    Back to school for school resource officers

    Tuesday, August 27 2013 8:08 PM EDT2013-08-28 00:08:14 GMT
    His goal is to get to know the students at Waite high school and keep the school safe.      Waite's school resource officer is there to keep the peace and he doesn't sugar coat anything.It's the first
    Their goal is to keep the students safe. TPS resource officers are encouraging students to play it safe this school year as they walk to and from school.
  • Back to school in Port Clinton

    Back to school in Port Clinton

    Tuesday, August 27 2013 5:35 PM EDT2013-08-27 21:35:25 GMT
    The Port Clinton School District had such a surge in last minute enrollment the past two weeks, the school district had to find two additional teachers. 13 ABC's Christine Long reports from Port Clinton
    The Port Clinton School District had such a surge in last minute enrollment the past two weeks, the school district had to find two additional teachers.
  • TPS students have first day of class

    TPS students have first day of class

    Tuesday, August 27 2013 5:02 PM EDT2013-08-27 21:02:46 GMT
    Toledo Public Schools students and students in other districts hit the books Tuesday for the first day of school. TPS officials say the school day got off to a great start, and they're asking parents to
    Toledo Public Schools students and students in other districts hit the books Tuesday for the first day of school. TPS officials say the school day got off to a great start, and they're asking parents to help them keep things running smoothly.
  • TPS parents optimistic for 2013 school year

    TPS parents optimistic for 2013 school year

    Monday, August 26 2013 11:12 PM EDT2013-08-27 03:12:09 GMT
    TPS parents are pushing each other to improve the district and take some of the burden off teachers and leaders.
    TPS parents are pushing each other to improve the district and take some of the burden off teachers, principals and administrators.
  • TPS to host open house for students

    TPS to host open house for students

    Monday, August 26 2013 5:02 PM EDT2013-08-26 21:02:23 GMT
    Toledo Public Schools start school Tuesday and students can get prepared for the new school year at Monday's open house. TPS is hosting an open house for elementary and high school students from 5:30
    TPS is hosting an open house for elementary and high school students from 5:30 until 7 p.m. Monday evening.
  • Ohio sees dozens of charter schools open this year

    Ohio sees dozens of charter schools open this year

    Dozens of new charter schools are opening this fall around Ohio, with about one-third of them in Columbus.
    Dozens of new charter schools are opening this fall around Ohio, with about one-third of them in Columbus.
  • 3 O.V.I. Checkpoints Saturday night in Lucas County

    3 O.V.I. Checkpoints Saturday night in Lucas County

    Saturday, August 24 2013 2:45 PM EDT2013-08-24 18:45:31 GMT
    If you're driving through Lucas County tonight, you might get stopped. The Lucas County Operating Vehicle Intoxicated task force will be conducting three sobriety checkpoints tonight.
    If you're driving through Lucas County Saturday night, you might get stopped. The Lucas County Operating Vehicle Intoxicated task force will be conducting three sobriety checkpoints tonight.
  • Toledo Police using social media to fight school bullies

    Toledo Police using social media to fight school bullies

    Thursday, August 22 2013 11:11 PM EDT2013-08-23 03:11:45 GMT
    As students are heading back to school, Toledo Police are ramping up efforts to stop bullies. This year they're trying something new. Along with talking with students and working with the schools, TPD
    As students are heading back to school, Toledo Police are ramping up efforts to stop bullies. This year they're trying something new. Along with talking with students and working with the schools, TPD is making Facebook pages for their school resource officers.
  • Ohio releases 2012-2013 school report cards

    Ohio releases 2012-2013 school report cards

    Thursday, August 22 2013 2:46 PM EDT2013-08-22 18:46:10 GMT
    The days of "continuous improvement" and "excellent with distinction" are over for Ohio schools.  There will be traditional school grades from "A" to "F" for a series of nine measures, but there will be
    The days of continuous improvement and excellent with distinction are over for Ohio. There will be traditional school grades from "A" to "F" for a series of nine measures, but there will be no overall district grades until 2015.
  • State patrol inspects school buses for upcoming year

    State patrol inspects school buses for upcoming year

    Thursday, August 22 2013 10:02 AM EDT2013-08-22 14:02:49 GMT
    Many schools are already back in session, but for others, the first day of class is right around the corner. Every year the state patrol inspects school buses to make sure they're safe to hit the road.
    Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers are inspecting school buses in several counties for the upcoming school year.
  • It's back to class for many students

    It's back to class for many students

    Monday, August 19 2013 1:27 PM EDT2013-08-19 17:27:59 GMT
    Several area school districts are headed back to the classroom this week.Monday marks the start of the school year for Findlay, Rossford and Northwood schools. Classes also resume at UT and Owens Community
    Several area school districts are headed back to the classroom this week. Monday marks the start of the school year for Findlay, Rossford and Northwood schools.
  • UT students head back to class

    UT students head back to class

    Monday, August 19 2013 7:40 AM EDT2013-08-19 11:40:37 GMT
    Today marks the first day of classes for students at the University of Toledo. Students will be able to enjoy a variety of back to school events throughout the week. On Monday and Tuesday there will
    Today marks the first day of classes for students at the University of Toledo. Students will be able to enjoy a variety of back to school events throughout the week.
  • Free Mudhens lunch boxes to first 1500 fans!

    Free Mudhens lunch boxes to first 1500 fans!

    Sunday, August 18 2013 10:24 AM EDT2013-08-18 14:24:58 GMT
    The Toledo Mudhens announced on their Facebook page, the first 1,500 fans through the gates at 5/3rd Field will get these "old school" tin MudHens lunch boxes as souvenirs.
    The Toledo Mudhens announced on their Facebook page, the first 1,500 fans through the gates at 5/3rd Field will get these "old school" tin MudHens lunch boxes as souvenirs.
  • Beware back-to-school scams

    Beware back-to-school scams

    Saturday, August 17 2013 4:16 PM EDT2013-08-17 20:16:57 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is warning families and students to be on guard for financial scams such as phony grant offers in the back-to-school season. DeWine says in a release
    Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is warning families and students to be on guard for financial scams such as phony grant offers in the back-to-school season.
  • OH lawmakers putting more into schools next year

    OH lawmakers putting more into schools next year

    Saturday, August 17 2013 3:51 PM EDT2013-08-17 19:51:23 GMT
    Here is a look at what Ohio's state budget has allotted to local governments and schools over the past three budget cycles:    From revenue distribution funds, including the Local Government Fund and various
    Lawmakers putting more into education in 2014/2015.
  • Volunteers fill backpacks for needy students

    Volunteers fill backpacks for needy students

    Thursday, August 15 2013 8:39 PM EDT2013-08-16 00:39:05 GMT
    Hundreds of volunteers spent the day filling backpacks in Monroe County. It was a team effort by multiple organizations to make sure local students have the tools they need for school. The backpacks will
    Hundreds of volunteers spent the day filling backpacks in Monroe County. It was a team effort by multiple organizations to make sure local students have the tools they need for school. The backpacks will be distributed this weekend.
  • Monroe bank to help pay for required classroom flags

    Monroe bank to help pay for required classroom flags

    Wednesday, August 14 2013 11:11 AM EDT2013-08-14 15:11:19 GMT
    A local bank is helping pay for state-mandated American flags in Michigan classrooms. Monroe Bank and Trust is offering to match up to $1,000 in donations.
    A local bank is helping pay for state-mandated American flags in Michigan classrooms. Monroe Bank and Trust is offering to match up to $1,000 in donations. All of the money would be used to buy flags for schools in Monroe County.
  • UT welcomes students back to campus

    UT welcomes students back to campus

    Tuesday, August 13 2013 5:19 PM EDT2013-08-13 21:19:45 GMT
    (NEWS RELEASE) School is nearly back in session and The University of Toledo is ready to welcome new and returning residents to campus. New students can begin moving into their residence halls Tuesday,
    School is nearly back in session and The University of Toledo is ready to welcome new and returning residents to campus. New students can begin moving into their residence halls Tuesday, Aug. 13 at Carter Hall East and Parks Tower.
  • Sylvania schools' back to school kick off

    Sylvania schools' back to school kick off

    Tuesday, August 13 2013 4:28 AM EDT2013-08-13 08:28:38 GMT
    Sylvania schools' are having back to school orientations this week. Parents will be able to pick up bus schedules, class lists, teacher names and school forms.  Students will also have their class photos
    Sylvania schools' are having back to school orientations this week.

    Parents will be able to pick up bus scheudles, class lists, teacher names and school forms. 
  • OSHP reminds drivers to watch for stopped buses

    OSHP reminds drivers to watch for stopped buses

    Monday, August 12 2013 2:27 PM EDT2013-08-12 18:27:46 GMT
    Summer break is almost over for students in Toledo, and the Ohio State Highway Patrol is reminding drivers to watch for stopped school buses. From 2010 through 2012, 4,176 motorists were cited for failing
    Summer break is almost over for students in Toledo, and the Ohio State Highway Patrol is reminding drivers to watch for stopped school buses.
  • Springfield Schools seek levy approval from voters

    Springfield Schools seek levy approval from voters

    Thursday, July 25 2013 11:05 PM EDT2013-07-26 03:05:37 GMT
    Springfield Local Schools will put a 2.9 mil levy request before voters this fall. District leaders are getting less state money than they expected, and they say help is needed from local taxpayers to
    Springfield Local Schools will put a 2.9 mil levy request before voters this fall. District leaders are getting less state money than they expected, and they say help is needed from local taxpayers to make up the difference.
  • Participation needed in making BG school cuts

    Participation needed in making BG school cuts

    Thursday, July 25 2013 11:03 PM EDT2013-07-26 03:03:07 GMT
    A bleak budget outlook has Bowling Green school leaders reaching out to the community to find out where they should make cuts.
    A bleak budget outlook has Bowling Green school leaders reaching out to the community to find out where they should make cuts.
  • Bowling Green City Schools want your cost-saving ideas

    Bowling Green City Schools want your cost-saving ideas

    Thursday, July 25 2013 2:31 PM EDT2013-07-25 18:31:19 GMT
    The Bowling Green School District wants to know how you think the district can save money. You're invited to several forums to share your cost-saving ideas. The dates and times of the forums are listed

    The Bowling Green School District wants to know how you think the district can save money.

  • Salvation Army provides assistance with school supplies

    Salvation Army provides assistance with school supplies

    Wednesday, July 24 2013 5:17 PM EDT2013-07-24 21:17:40 GMT
    Some local students will have the tools they need for school this fall thanks to the Salvation Army. If you're struggling to make ends meet, and you need help getting you child ready for school, the Salvation
    Some local students will have the tools they need for school this fall thanks to the Salvation Army. If you're struggling to make ends meet, and you need help getting you child ready for school, the Salvation Army wants to help.
  • BG school board approves pay-to-play

    BG school board approves pay-to-play

    Tuesday, July 23 2013 11:07 PM EDT2013-07-24 03:07:38 GMT
    Bowling Green students will pay to play next fall. The Sentinel Tribune reports the school board held a special meeting to approve the plan Tuesday night. High school students will pay $100 for their
    Bowling Green students will pay to play next fall. The Sentinel Tribune reports the school board held a special meeting to approve the plan Tuesday night.
  • Rossford school updates now up to voters

    Rossford school updates now up to voters

    Tuesday, July 23 2013 12:02 AM EDT2013-07-23 04:02:54 GMT
    A new Rossford school levy request is officially going on the November ballot.  District leaders say they need the money to make some much needed updates at some of the area's oldest buildings.
    A new Rossford school levy request is officially going on the November ballot.  District leaders say the money will allow them to make much needed updates at some of the area's oldest buildings.
  • Local auto shop kicks off school supply drive

    Local auto shop kicks off school supply drive

    Friday, July 19 2013 5:39 PM EDT2013-07-19 21:39:05 GMT
    A local Auto shop wants to help carry the burden of school supplies for families in need. Riz Pak is the manager of Express Lube. The annual school supplies for kids fundraiser kicked off this week. He
    A local Auto shop wants to help carry the burden of school supplies for families in need. Their annual school supplies for kids fundraiser kicked off this week.
  • Ohio adds 3 more online schools for 2013-2014 school year

    Ohio adds 3 more online schools for 2013-2014 school year

    Sunday, July 7 2013 12:21 PM EDT2013-07-07 16:21:25 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The Ohio Department of Education says three new e-schools have been approved for the upcoming school year. The department says the three join 23 e-schools already serving about 40,000
    The Ohio Department of Education says three new e-schools have been approved for the upcoming school year. The department says the three join 23 e-schools already serving about 40,000 students around the state though online learning.