On Friday, December 12 Union Furnace Elementary, led by the 4th grade Student Council, turned over two separate checks for $315 to two local charities- Shop with a Cop and Habitat for Humanity. The event was the culmination of a two week fundraiser at the school. Students were asked to bring in change as part of a class competition that served as an incentive to the students. Each day, the winning grade got to choose a fun hat for their principal, Mr. Novar, to wear. During this time, studen...
Approximately 100 Project SAFE students and their families recently enjoyed an evening of ice skating at Bird Arena in Athens, Ohio. For many, this was their first experience trying this sport. There were a few spills here and there, but overall, everyone had an enjoyable evening.
Fifth grade Middle School students presented Leadership Habits at the December 15th Board of Education Meeting.
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Madcap Productions, a puppeteer group from the Cincinnati area, recently performed at three Logan-Hocking Elementary Schools last week. The group visited Union Furnace, Chieftain, and Central Elementary. Students were treated to a performance of "Aladdin and Friends". Many of the teachers helped prepare for the performance by discussing themes that they may see during the performance, and by reading similar culturally relevant stories with their classes.
Green Elementary recently held their annual Holiday Workshop day for students. This year the theme was Frozen, based on the Disney movie. In preparation for the event, the school was decorated with a wintery theme by students and staff.
Central Elementary Family Literacy Day and Night was held December 9th. Our Literacy theme was MAGIC CARPET RIDE to Celebrate Family Literacy. To start this great adventure, our students were presented with the performance of Aladdin and Friends through MADCAP puppets. The story of Harry and Max had a spectacular show to present, if only they could keep their little assistant, Tweedle from getting into to much trouble.
The Week of Dec 2nd, 2014 was a very busy week at Chieftain Elementary. On Tuesday, after returning from Thanksgiving break, the students participated in special activities to help raise money for our Christmas adopted families.
The Envirothon team from Logan Middle School took a wintery hike through Ash cave on Thursday, December 4th. The Team met up with ODNR Naturalist Pat Quakenbush, and his little friend “Specter”. Specter is a full-grown screech owl about the size of your hand, and often accompanies the Naturalist during his visits.
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