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    Sarah Kay, a spoken word poet and TED talk artist, recites one of her poems to students at Montrose Elementary School Monday, Nov. 17.

    Expressive poetry

    Kay, the founder of Project VOICE, presents workshops and performances designed to encourage listeners to engage in creative self-expression. The Ohio Association of International Baccalaureate World Schools sponsored Kay's trip to Ohio.
  • RYAN M.L. YOUNG/THISWEEKNEWS
    Author Margaret Peterson Haddix speaks to a group of fourth-grade students Wednesday, Nov. 12, at Cassingham Elementary School.

    Everyday encounters inspire author's best work

    As a reporter, best-selling young adult author Margaret Peterson Haddix met many interesting people -- and wrote about them every day. It was her reporter's instincts that gave her the ability to ask questions every time she met someone new.
Association's appeal

SBNA challenges approval, January hearing scheduled

The final chapter has yet to be written in the drama surrounding Capital University's plan to add light poles and a new sound system to its Bernlohr Stadium.

BOE officials taking time to get district policy right

Bexley Board of Education members are one step closer to approving more than 700 pages of district policy following considerable discussion last week, particularly focused on a previous substance abuse policy.

FCCS seeking donations for Holiday Wish

Franklin County Children Services is seeking to make a brighter Christmas for local youngsters.
Schools Notebook

Classes use common language of sports to reach out

In 2010, Tim Jahnigen and Lisa Tarver began a huge undertaking: They set out to create a soccer ball that would not deflate if punctured, so that it was nearly indestructible.

Jeni's founder discusses new book, business success during library visit

Jeni Britton Bauer, founder of the Columbus-based Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams chain, shared her insights on success during a Nov. 20 appearance at the Bexley Public Library.

Minister thankful for unknown tissue donor

The Rev. Tim Muller is especially thankful this holiday season, his first with a shoulder that was surgically repaired using bone from an unknown donor.
Tackling hunger

Local Matters to help develop citywide food plan

With the help of $88,130 from the city of Columbus, Local Matters will help develop a comprehensive citywide food plan.
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