Education Briefs: 7-18

Rossford board meets Monday
ROSSFORD – The Rossford Board of Education will meet Monday at 7 p.m. in the junior high/music building,
651 Superior St.
Penta Career Center sponsors "Penta Pit Stops" for students
PERRYSBURG – All students who will be attending high school at Penta Career Center this fall are asked to
attend one of the upcoming registration events called "Penta Pit Stops" to order uniforms,
turn in registration forms, take yearbook and school identification photos, and gather important
information for the upcoming school year.
The Penta Pit Stops will be held at Penta’s campus at 9301 Buck Road in Perrysburg Township on Thursday
from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and on July 30 from 1 to 7 p.m.
Students and parents should plan to attend one of the Pit Stop events and can arrive at any time during
the designated hours. The process may take between one to two hours.
For more information, contact Penta Career Center at (419) 666-1120.
Cheerleading camp at N. Baltimore
NORTH BALTIMORE – All girls interested in cheerleading at North Baltimore Junior High School are invited
to attend a camp from Monday through Friday, 6 to 8 p.m., at North Baltimore High School. The girls will
learn cheers, chants, and a dance.
The cost of camp is $10. Participants will also receive a T-shirt.
Contact Cayla Crutcher at (419) 721-4201 or e-mail [email protected] to register for camp, or if you are
interested in cheering and can’t attend camp.
Rossford enrolling new students
ROSSFORD – Rossford Schools is now taking appointments for new student enrollment for grades 1-12.
Call (419) 662-3051 to schedule an appointment and avoid the August rush. Registration packets are
available on the district Web site, or at the Student Services Office, 721 Dixie
Highway, Rossford. The following documents are required: Official birth certificate, custody papers (if
applicable), previous grades/transcripts, current IEP/MFE (if applicable), current immunization records
and two proofs of residency.
New kindergarten students will be screened on Aug. 10 at the time of registration.
Hardy graduates from online school
Meagan Hardy, of Pemberville, has graduated from the Virtual Community School of Ohio.
The Class of 2009 was honored at a graduation ceremony at the Bridgewater Banquet and Conference Center
in Powell. This year’s 106 high school graduates make up the seventh graduating class since VCS Ohio’s
Virtual Community School of Ohio offers students in grades 1-12 an accredited online education from the
comfort and safety of their homes.
Hirzel Memorial Scholarship awarded
The Wood SWCD board of supervisors recently established the John Hirzel Memorial Scholarship in memory of
past supervisor John Hirzel.
The 2009 recipient is Rebecca Brinker, who is attending BGSU and majoring in environmental science. She
will receive $1,000. Brinker is the daughter of Wynn and Jan Brinker, Pemberville.
Hirzel served as a supervisor for the Wood SWCD from 1993 to 1998. The scholarship is offered to students
entering their college junior or senior year, pursuing either an environmental or agricultural-related
major course of study, and maintaining a minimum 2.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale.
Applicant and parents/guardians must be residents of Wood County or reside within a Wood County School
district prior to entering college.
WSOS names Canby new supervisor
The WSOS Child Development centers in Perrysburg and Rossford are under the direction of a new center
supervisor. Amanda Canby was hired as the new supervisor recently. She replaces Michelle Gorsuch, who
resigned recently.
Canby, who lives in Bowling Green, is the former teacher at the Perrysburg Child Development Center. Her
first experience with WSOS started in 1992 when she worked as a substitute at the Perrysburg center then
she was hired as a teacher assistant before becoming a classroom teacher.
She assumes her new position in August to prepare for the new school year that starts in September.