Pleasant Music Boosters holding Spooky Spartan 5K

Everyone is invited to the fifth annual “Spooky Spartan 5k” run/walk through Pleasant Township Park in Marion. Celebrate the fall colors with your friends, family, and fellow Spooky Spartan walkers and runners on October 27, 2018 at 9:00am. Entry fee is $20 per person and entitles you to a race t-shirt and refreshments. Students (K-12) […]

Marion campus awards $13,500 in scholarships to middle school “mathletes”

Middle schoolers from Cardington, Elgin, Highland, Grant, North Union, Pandora Gilboa, Pleasant, Ridgedale, and River Valley, descended on the Marion campus Friday, May 5, 2017 to put their math skills to the test. Marion Technical College and The Ohio State University at Marion awarded a combined $13,500 in scholarships to top three scorers in grades […]

Local school districts hit hard by tougher state report cards, RV highest with C

The state’s grades for school districts took a mostly-expected plunge for the second year in a row on new state report cards released Thursday. With state tests changing and with the state raising test score expectations for schools and districts, the days when 75% of schools would receive an A or B are long gone. […]

United Bank gives awards to 10 Marion County high school seniors

United Bank hosted the Annual Academic Awards Breakfast at the Marion Chamber of Commerce on May 10, 2016. Each year the breakfast is held to honor seniors from the county high schools. They are chosen by their administration according to their academic records, extracurricular activities, and their overall achievements. Featured guest speaker, Kristi Wink, former […]

Pleasant’s Wells awarded UFCU scholarship

United Federal Credit Union (UFCU) has awarded $4,500 in college scholarships to eight students through its corporate and state programs. UFCU scholarships are granted to outstanding high school seniors based on academic achievement, community involvement, extracurricular activities and an original essay discussing the credit union philosophy of “People Helping People.” Pleasant High School senior Madison […]

Pleasant Summer Baseball & Softball holding registrations for 2016 season

2016 Pleasant Summer Baseball & Softball Registration dates and times: Location: Pleasant Middle School Cafeteria: Feb. 10th – 6pm-8pm Feb. 13th – 10am-2pm Feb. 14th – 3pm-5pm

Adam Neidhart Memorial Hog Roast is Friday evening

The public is invited to the Adam Neidhart Memorial Tailgate on Friday, September 18, 2015 from 5:00 to 6:30 pm in the Pleasant High School parking lot. Tailgate meals for $8 include pulled pork sandwich, two sides, dessert and water. Kids meals for $3 include hotdog, chips, dessert and water. Proceeds will benefit the Pleasant […]

Pleasant student chosen for Attorney General’s Teen Ambassador Board

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced the members of his office’s 2015-2016 Teen Ambassador Board, which includes a student from Pleasant High School. The board is open to high school juniors and seniors who serve for one year, advising the office on issues relating to teens and working with their peers to develop solutions. “This […]

City, RV Schools would be boosted under governor’s education spending plan, others would be cut

Gov. John Kasich said he doesn’t consider his new school funding plan to be a redistribution of income, even as it sends more money to poor districts and less to richer ones. “It is a conservative point of view in that every kid should be in a position to thrive,” Kasich said. “I don’t see […]

Pleasant Community Academy cleared in State probe on attendance

Several Ohio charter schools have far fewer students showing up to class than they report to the state, according to a state auditor’s investigation released Thursday. Pleasant Community Academy was one of the schools included in the investigation, but was cleared of any potential wrongdoing. Unannounced visits by state investigators to 30 charter schools around […]