Penta embraces AC4P PDF Print E-mail
Written by MARIE THOMAS BAIRD Sentinel Education Editor   
Thursday, 30 January 2014 11:08
PERRYSBURG - Penta Career Center board members got a look at the good deeds being promoted at the school.
At this month's board meeting, students Ashley Gaona and Jessica Walters promoted the school's Active Caring for People initiative (AC4P), which encourages students to actively care and perform intentional acts of kindness as part of their daily routine.
The duo passed out green rubber wrist bands to everyone in attendance, encouraging them to "pay it forward" by passing on the wristband when he or she observes someone else performing an act of kindness.
The program was developed at Virginia Tech in the aftermath 2007 campus shooting.
BG Kiwanis honors three with Inspirational Educator Award PDF Print E-mail
Written by MARIE THOMAS BAIRD Sentinel Education Editor   
Thursday, 30 January 2014 11:07
Bowling Green Kiwanis has introduced its Inspirational Educator Award and will honor its first winners in February.
Each year, with this being the first, three outstanding educators will be nominated by their peers and chosen by a selection committee made up of members of BG Kiwanis.
One honoree will be chosen from preschool to grade 5, grades 6-9 and grades 9-12.
Inaugural award winners are Danielle Carrasquillo, elementary; Patti Rish, middle school; and Cynthia Maas, high school.
They will be the honored guest speakers at a Kiwanis luncheon on Feb. 6, 13 and 20, respectively.
February is Education Month for the Kiwanis.
Each teacher will be given BG Downtown Dollars and his/her name will be placed on a plaque that will be posted in the Wood County District Public Library.
The award committee received 39 nominees for PK-6, 19 from the middle school and 17 from the high school.
Education Briefs: 01-30-14 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff   
Thursday, 30 January 2014 10:53
Rossford OK payment in lieu of taxes agreement
ROSSFORD - The board of education approved an enterprise zone agreement related top the expansion of IC Fluid Power on Wales Road.
The company is investing $1.4 million in the project. The payment in lieu of taxes agreement is expected to net the district $19,300 annually for 10 years probably starting in 2016, Treasurer James Rossler said last week.
The agreement approved board stipulates that the money "will not be used for staff compensation."
Student of the Month: 01-30-14 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff   
Thursday, 30 January 2014 11:06
Penta Career Center/Rossford
My Hiep Doan, a senior from Rossford High School, who is enrolled in the cosmetology program at Penta Career Center, has been selected as the Career-Technical Student of the Month for January by the Perrysburg Kiwanis Club.
At Penta, Doan has been on the honor roll and has a 3.6 cumulative grade point average. She is a member of SkillsUSA, a career-technical student organization and currently serves as vice president of her cosmetology class. In addition, she is a member of the National Technical Honor Society and serves as a Penta Ambassador.  
Through her involvement with SkillsUSA, she has competed in the nail care contest and, in 2013, placed first in the local SkillsUSA competition. This school year she will be competing in the Job Skill Demo A contest through SkillsUSA.
BGSU cheerleaders win national title PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 30 January 2014 10:30
Bowling Green State University's co-ed cheerleading squad clinched a national championship Jan. 18, at the 2014 Universal Cheerleading Association College Cheerleading and Dance Team National Championship.
"I knew this team was willing to work hard and accomplish our goal," said head Coach Anne Marie King. "We strive to improve each year as a program and winning the national championship was the next step in our success."
The Falcons' top finish at the annual competition in Orlando, Fla., is the highest a Mid-American Conference school has ever placed. It is the fifth consecutive year the BGSU squad has placed in the top five in the country. Last year the squad finished second, losing to Hofstra University by just 0.7 points.
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