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District seeking bids for new school buses

The Canal Winchester Board of Education voted unanimously Aug. 18 to seek bids for four new school buses -- three conventional vehicles that seat 78 students and one handicap-accessible bus with a wheelchair lift that can hold up to 36 passengers.

Columbus school board takes step to sell four closed buildings

Columbus City Schools moved with uncharacteristic speed yesterday to begin the process of selling four of the five school buildings that the district shuttered at the end of June. By state law, charter schools will get the first opportunity to purchase the buildings by agreeing to the district’s appraised market price.

District forced to borrow vehicles

Some Canal Winchester students started the school year riding borrowed buses because nearly a third of the district's bus fleet failed a routine inspection.
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Board extends Supt. Sotlar's contract

The Canal Winchester Board of Education has approved a five-year contract extension for Superintendent Jim Sotlar, even though his current contract won't expire until July 31, 2015.

Failed inspections force Canal Winchester schools to borrow buses

It wasn’t that mechanics didn’t try to fix the school buses. It’s just that they did it wrong — at least in the eyes of state inspectors. And so when Canal Winchester started school yesterday, 15 of its 48 buses stayed in the shop while loaners from other districts hit the road. Paper signs in the unfamiliar bus windows noted the change.

Canal Winchester students return to class Aug. 18

Most Canal Winchester students will step back into the classroom on Monday, Aug. 18.
Canal Winchester Middle School honor roll

Canal Winchester Middle School honor roll.

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