Three Marion Elementary Schools Achieve 100 Percent Passage of Third Grade Reading Guarantee

Nearly 96 percent of last year’s eligible third-graders across the state met Ohio’s new reading criteria for promotion to the fourth grade, according to data submitted and reviewed by Ohio’s school districts. Seven Marion-area schools beat that statewide percent. In fact, three schools saw 100 percent of their eligible third graders advance, including Elgin Elementary […]

Pleasant, River Valley Beat State Average on Third Grade Reading Test

More than 110,000 third graders across the state, an increase of more than 25,000 students from the fall, are ready for fourth grade according to preliminary reading scores on the Ohio Achievement Assessment (OAA). Locally, students at Pleasant and River Valley beat the state average, Elgin and Ridgedale came up just short, and Marion City […]

Area Middle Schools Test Their “Math Moxie”

On Friday, May 16, 2014, 228 students from 8 north central Ohio middle schools participated in the 3rd Annual Marion Middle School Math Challenge, hosted by Marion Technical College and The Ohio State University at Marion in Morrill Hall Auditorium on the Marion Campus. The Marion Middle School Mathematics Challenge is a rigorous on-line math […]

Pleasant Students Participating in Inaugural Moot Court Competition

Seventy students from 13 schools, including Pleasant, will be the first to participate in Ohio’s inaugural Moot Court Competition. The Ohio Center for Law-Related Education (OCLRE) will host the competition on May 20, 2014 at the Thomas J. Moyer Ohio Judicial Center. The Moot Court will be streamed live on the Ohio Channel Tuesday beginning […]

Pleasant, Ridgedale, River Valley Athletes Share December Honors

The Fahey Bank Athlete of the Month Winners for December 2013 are Drew Garverick of Pleasant, Caleb Osborne of Ridgedale, and Gabrielle Gooding of River Valley. Gabrielle “Gigi” Gooding is a freshman swimmer for River Valley. During the month of December she set the following school records: 100 freestyle in 57.83, 100 backstroke 104.58, 50 […]

Three Claim Athlete of the Month Honors for October

The Fahey Banking Company has announced the October Athletes of the Month for 2013 are Kayla Radcliff of River Valley, Matt Green of River Valley, and Chase Kelly of Pleasant. Kayla Radcliff is a junior cross country runner for River Valley and the Fahey Bank Female Athlete of the Month for October. Kayla had a […]

4th Annual Pleasant Community Fall Festival is Saturday

Pleasant school officials and volunteers are inviting everyone to join them for an evening of “family fun, excellent food, and good company” during the 4th annual Pleasant Community Fall Festival on Saturday, August 24, 2013 from 5:00pm to 9:00pm at Pleasant High School. In addition to the food and activities, the evening will showcase the […]

Annual Golf Outing to Benefit Pleasant Football Program

The annual Spartan Golf Outing fundraiser for the Pleasant Spartan Football Program is set for Saturday, July 13, 2013 at the Marion Country Club. The public and past Spartan alumni are invited to golf and show your support of the football program. A Team is $400 or single golfers are $100. The price includes golf […]

Ridgedale’s Dunham, Pleasant’s Barlow Named Athletes of the Month

Fahey Bank has announced the January Athletes of the Month for 2013 are Hannah Dunham of Ridgedale and Tyler Barlow of Pleasant. Hannah Dunham is a sophomore swimmer for the Ridgedale Rockets. She is a repeat winner of the Fahey Bank Athlete of the Month award as she also earned the honor last year. Hannah […]

Pleasant Schools Honored for State Audit Reports

State of Ohio Auditor Dave Yost announced the recipients of the Auditor of State Award for their clean audit reports. The entities awarded included the Pleasant Local School district and two of their community schools. Those receiving awards included: Greene County Vocational School District (Greene County) Interactive Media and Construction, Inc. (Richland County) Lorain County […]