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  • SSCC's Your Place program begins Jan. 4

    The “Your Place” program at Southern State Community College assists individuals-in-transition—single parents, displaced homemakers, single pregnant women and anyone who needs to develop new skills in order to earn a livable wage due to divorce, disability, unemployment or underemployment—in achieving their goals of education and/or employment.
  • SSCC to host Ohio University MBA information session

    Interested in earning a master of business administration (MBA) degree?

  • Verizon grant awarded to SSCC's Your Place program
    Southern State Community College’s Your Place program recently was awarded an $18,000 grant from the Verizon Foundation.
  • LearningExpress Library an invaluable online resource
          Want to brush up on math and English, fine tune computer skills, score higher on the ACT? Need to pass the civil service test? Preparing to take an exam to get a license for a specific job?
  • Sixth-graders learn economics
    During November, sixth-grade social studies classes at Hillsboro Middle School participated in a mini-community program presented by Ohio State University Extension, Highland County.
  • HHS National Honor Society inducts new members
    On Friday, Nov. 20, a group of students was pleasantly surprised to find their families cheering and applauding them as the group was led into the gym.  After weeks of waiting, the students’ hopes were finally confirmed: they had been chosen as the 2009 inductees to Hillsboro High School’s National Honor Society.
  • Hillsboro Christian Academy prepares for dinner theater program
    Hillsboro Christian Academy is preparing for their dinner theater production, "Christmas at Uncle Phil's Diner," Dec. 18 and 19 at the Hillsboro Church of the Nazarene. Tickets cost $10 and two cans per person and are on sale now. For more information, read the article at or in the Dec. 5 issue of the Highland County Press.
  • HCCS presents Special Reading Achievement Awards
    Highland County Christian School has a library program called Read-A-Riffic that encourages students to take their reading seriously. Whether reading independently or out loud to share their book, students learn that reading is always an adventure.
  • Rainsboro Elementary School announces spelling bee winners
    The 2010 Rainsboro Elementary School Spelling Bee winners were: Jon Beatty, first; Josh Brown, second; and Harper Cross, third.
  • Greenfield preschoolers made their own musical instruments
    During a week long unit on the five senses, our preschoolers made their own musical instruments.
  • Fairfield Middle School students visit Ohio statehouse
    The Capitol Square Review and Advisory Board and Capitol Square Foundation welcomed Fairfield Middle School from Leesburg to the Ohio Statehouse on December 3.   The school was the recipient of a school bus transportation grant.  Seventy students toured the Ohio Statehouse and Ohio Statehouse Museum as part of their trip to Columbus.
  • SSCC to host business & marketing fair
          The “Leveling the Playing Field” marketing and business fair will be held 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 9, in the Appalachian Gateway Center on Southern State Community College’s South Campus, 12681 U.S. Route 62, Sardinia. The event is sponsored by Southern State and the chambers of commerce of Adams, Brown and Highland counties.
  • Buckskin Elementary announces Star Students for second six weeks

    Buckskin Elementary School

    Star Students Second Six Weeks
  • Buckskin Elementary announces honor roll and perfect attendance for second six weeks
    Buckskin Elementary School
    Honor Roll/Perfect Attendance Second Six Weeks
  • Leesburg Library readies for holiday programs, events
    Christmas greetings from all of us here at the Leesburg Library! We hope you will be able to join us for some of our festive December programs. Our Knit Together group will meet on Dec. 3 and 17 from 5:30-7 p.m. Bring your current project and join us for some conversation and knitting. The Leesburg Library Merry Money Store will be open from 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. on Dec. 5. Please bring your child and their Merry Money during your pre-assigned shopping time to purchase gifts. The elves will be here to assist your children with their Christmas shopping while parents can enjoy browsing the library and munching on some holiday refreshments. Dawna Jo Kiesling from the Highland County Extension Office will also be here from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Dec. 5 to share tips on “Gifts from the Kitchen.”
  • Christian Academy plans dinner theater
    Looking for an evening of good food and family friendly entertainment?
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