Columbus City Schools
For Sam Alexander, the Columbus Alternative High School production of the play Leaving Iowa will mark his first time in the lead role, and he's pumped.
Instead of the Montagues and the Capulets, Dominion Middle School students will feud with their "Ridgeview" peers when drama students at the former perform a localized version of the classic Shakespearean tragedy, Romeo and Juliet.
The diary with the red-checkered cover that Anne Frank's parents gave her as a 13th birthday present has become one of the most famous diaries of all time.
Northland High School drama students will perform three one-act plays for their next production, scheduled Nov. 12 and 13.
Less than a week before voters will go to the polls to select a majority of the Columbus Board of Education, a candidates’ forum on the West Side could garner only 14 spectators. And about half of those people appeared to have some affiliation with the event.
To celebrate the milestone of his 50th birthday last year, Al Crawford ran that many miles -- from his home in Reynoldsburg to Indian Springs Elementary School, where he teaches fifth grade.
Thousands of Columbus students on the South and Near East sides will have access to mini-clinics at their schools by this winter, allowing them to skip doctors’-office visits for treatment of a variety of common illnesses. The clinic plan was approved in an agreement between the school district and Nationwide Children’s Hospital at the school board meeting on Tuesday evening.
Private tutors faked attendance at their sessions for hundreds of Columbus City Schools students, according to a state audit of a now-halted federal program, bilking taxpayers out of more than $800,000. Federal prosecutors have unsealed an indictment for one of the former tutoring entrepreneurs, Mussa Farrah, the owner of the former Horn of Africa tutoring service, charging him with five counts of making false statements and six counts of aggravated identity theft.
Students at Westland High School will begin a week of activities Monday, Sept. 28, leading up to the homecoming football game Friday, Oct. 2, against Hilliard Davidson.
Columbus’ Centennial High School was under Level 2 lockdown for about an hour this morning because of the “rumor of a threat,” said a Columbus City Schools spokesman. The lockdown ended about 9:30 a.m.
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