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Schools reaching out to parents to bridge cultural divides

For students who have recently entered the United States and are beginning classes at a new school, unfamiliarity with the English language, school activities and inner workings of the American education system can be understandably daunting.

Coming up

Autumn Joy flower show, 1 to 5 p.m. Oct. 22 and 1 to 3:30 p.m. Oct. 23 at the Upper Arlington Public Library, 2800 Tremont Road, sponsored by NorWest Garden Clubs. Admission is free.

Neighbors in the news

* Millie Johnson, of Upper Arlington, and Grant Loechler, of Columbus, have been named patient champions for the Nationwide Children's Hospital Columbus Marathon & 1/2 Marathon to be held Oct. 16.
Upper Arlington City Council

Supreme Court orders special election

In the wake of an Ohio Supreme Court ruling handed down last week, Upper Arlington City Council voted Monday, Sept. 19, to seek a special election for the remainder of former member Mike Schadek's term. The special election will be held concurrently with the Nov. 8 general election.

Survey results favor rebuild option for high school

Upper Arlington schools last week released the results of a more than three-month survey leaders initiated to garner input on how to address its aging school buildings.
State report cards

Another year, similar results for UA schools

Despite tougher standards in place this year, the latest state report card results released by the Ohio Department of Education show Upper Arlington schools achieved results similar to last year's scores.
Police beat

Upper Arlington: Woman reports she was raped at Griggs Reservoir

Upper Arlington police this week received a report from a woman who said she was held at knifepoint and raped in a Columbus park.
Local races and issues

First of four candidates nights is Sept. 27

Dave Paul fears that, amid the storm and fury of the presidential election this year, people might be turned off by politics.
Committed to memories

Familyography owner keeps busy preserving photos, home movies

Daniel Smith is nothing if not adaptable.
Updated 4:20 p.m. Sept. 16

Supreme Court: Upper Arlington must hold election for council seat

This Ohio Supreme Court ruled Friday, Sept. 16, that Upper Arlington must hold a special election to serve the remainder of former council member Michael Schadek’s term.
Tremont Elementary School

Space allows for creative use

The staff at Tremont Elementary School believes a newly opened academic wing will open a new world to students.

Schools hold their own on latest report card

While districts throughout the state struggled with outcomes on a new report card that state officials said has "raised expectations for students," Upper Arlington’s performance was in line with last year.

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Neighbors in the news

* Karleya Chard, of Upper Arlington, was selected to participate in the Columbus Realtors Leadership Academy Class of 2016-17.

Regulations open doors for drone operators

Thanks to new rules from the Federal Aviation Administration, the world of commercial drone flight is no longer the wild west.

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