Columbus City Schools

Good makes case for CCS levy approval
Columbus City Schools Superintendent J. Daniel Good made a pitch before the Northland Community Council last week for passage of Issue 57.
Good stumps for CCS ballot issue, notes local benefits
Among the buildings owned by Columbus City Schools are five older than a century, one of them more than 125 years old, says Superintendent J. Daniel Good.
Columbus school board gives territory for million-dollar homes to New Albany district
With Columbus City Schools four weeks away from asking voters for an 18 percent property-tax increase, the school board has agreed to transfer land in a subdivision slated to be developed with million-dollar homes to New Albany schools. Taking no compensation in return, the Columbus Board of Education voted 6-0, with one member abstaining, to transfer parts of five lots adjacent to the New Albany Country Club to New Albany schools.
Columbus teacher's conviction for showing 'obscene' film upheld
When a Columbus horror-film festival hosts the big-screen premier of "ABCs of Death 2.5" next month at the Gateway Film Center, organizers might want to closely check IDs at the door. Last week, a divided three-judge state appeals-court panel upheld the conviction and 90-day jail sentence of a Columbus City Schools substitute teacher who was found guilty of disseminating matter harmful to juveniles for showing the original "ABCs of Death" to Spanish classes she'd been assigned to cover at East High School.
Police urging renewed focus on safety
Columbus police are urging parents to talk with their children about street and parking-lot safety after three children were struck and killed by vehicles in less than two weeks.
CAC will host Good for talk about district
Columbus City Schools Superintendent J. Daniel Good is scheduled to speak at the next meeting of the Clintonville Area Commission.
Whetstone royalty
Members of Whetstone High School's homecoming court for 2016 are ... Homecoming is Friday, Sept. 30.
Levy now would avert deficits later, Columbus schools say
Flash back to mid-October 2013, when then-Columbus City Schools Treasurer Penny Rucker revised the district’s five-year financial forecast just weeks before the district would ask voters to raise property taxes for schools 24 percent. The improved forecast helped to send that levy to a resounding defeat.
Columbus schools could sell 13 district properties that aren't needed
Columbus City Schools got the green light from a facilities panel Tuesday to move forward with selling 13 surplus properties — mostly school buildings that aren't needed.
Teacher leads push to bring Key Club back to Whetstone
An effort is underway to revive a storied service club at Whetstone High School.

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