|Education Briefs: 08-08-13|
|Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff|
|Thursday, 08 August 2013 09:01|
Carpet replaced at Kenwood due to mold issue
An issue of mold in the carpets at Kenwood Elementary is being taken care of this week.
Every summer, custodians clean the carpets in the school; this year they were cleaned during a hot, humid and rainy week. When problems developed getting the carpet dry, "white fuzzy mold that comes from dampness" appeared, said district Superintendent Ann McVey.
Spartan Chemical Company of Maumee did an analysis of the carpets and is treating them for the mold.
In a couple rooms where the carpet is really old, the district will replace it with leftover carpet squares from the Crim Elementary project, McVey said.
Carpet will be replaced in five classrooms, all in the building's west wing.
The work will be done by the end of this week.
Rossford board meets tonight
ROSSFORD - The Rossford Board of Education has scheduled a workshop for tonight at 6 to meet with the Ohio School Boards Association and for any other business that my be necessary to transact.
The workshop will be held at the Belmont Country Club, 29601 Bates Road, Perrysburg.
The next regular meeting of the board will be Aug. 19 at 6 p.m. in the high school cafeteria.
Otsego has orientation for new students and parents
TONTOGANY - Parents and students new to Otsego Elementary are invited to a special meeting on Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the elementary school commons. A short program will be presented and a tour of the school will be available to students and parents new to the school.
The meeting is also open to anyone who would like to meet Betsey Murry, the new elementary assistant principal. She is replacing long-time school administrator Harold Bower.
Krieger receives BG Chamber of Commerce award
This year's Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce Scholarship, $1,500, went to Logan Krieger, a 2013 graduate of Bowling Green High School.
Krieger participated in track and field, football, German club, FFA and many other extracurricular activities at school. He is also actively engaged in the Bowling Green community. Service includes volunteering at the Black Arts Festival, volunteering at the tractor pull, and picking up trash in downtown Bowling Green. He also is an umpire for the Carter Park youth baseball team and is certified in CPR and first aid.
He plans to study criminal justice at Bowling Green State University with the intent of becoming a police officer.
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