|Education Briefs: 11-23-13|
|Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff|
|Saturday, 23 November 2013 17:10|
St. Wendelin seeks nominations
for Distinguished Graduate Award
FOSTORIA - Principal Mike Amlin has announced that St. Wendelin Catholic School is seeking nominations for the National Catholic Education Association's Distinguished Graduate Award.
To be eligible, the nominee should have graduated from St. Wendelin Elementary School at least 10 years ago.
Nominations forms can be found on the St. Wendelin Catholic School website, www.stwendelin.org. and at the school office, 533 N. Countyline St.
To nominate a graduate, the following details should be included in the form: year of graduation, additional education, present occupation, three achievements of the graduate that reflect the characteristics of education received in a Catholic elementary school, the person's beliefs about Catholic education, and name, address and phone number of the person who is completing the nomination form as well the candidate's name, address and phone number.
Toth raises $1,883 for orphans
PERRYSBURG - Toth Elementary raised $1,883 during a Penny Fundraising Drive last week in conjunction with the organization Providing Orphans and Vulnerable Children With Educational Resources.
The group's goal is education for Africa's orphans and vulnerable children. Currently there are 35 million orphans in Africa, and many of these orphans grow up without acquiring an education.
Lawmakers OK allergy
shots in Ohio schools
COLUMBUS (AP) - The Ohio House has passed a bill that will make it much easier for schools to stock general-use supplies of epinephrine shots used to counter allergic reactions.
The bill was approved Wednesday by the House and now will go to the state Senate for consideration.
The action wouldn't force schools to stock epinephrine injectors. But it would make it easier for schools to stock the injectors by removing barriers such as cost.
Currently, parents who know their child has allergies can send epinephrine with their child to school. But it's illegal for school nurses to dispense doses to anyone else who might have an allergic reaction at school.
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