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  As the summer season is settling in amongst us, the looming fall season approaching is raising some necessary questions about the upcoming school year. The Columbus City School District has laid out some plans to take on the new school year. According to the district, students and staff are required to wear masks while […]

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Students across the state of Ohio have been enjoying the comforts of home while wrapping up the 2019-2020 school year. Thanks to the effects of COVID-19, parents have been forced to quickly become sufficient home school instructors. As you can guess, some students thrived, while others struggled a bit with the abrupt transition. Most schools […]

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  With the extension of the Stay-At-Home order being put in to effect this week, Columbus City Schools have made the appropriate adjustments to reach and educate students in this difficult time. The state of Ohio has forced CCS, Ohio’s largest school district, to move to virtual learning for all students. Superintendent, Dr. Talisa Dixon, […]

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While school is postponed, the district still plans to feed the kids. Many parents have been telling us here at Power 1075/1063 that they are worried that kids will be out of school until the situation with the coronavirus calms down. Let’s face it, many kids in Columbus get their two meals a day at […]

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  The threat of the coronavirus has shaken up the nation. The United States is currently bracing for the impact of the virus. Employers and schools across the country are taking necessary steps to help prevent the virus from taking over. The largest school district in Ohio, Columbus City Schools, has taken appropriate steps to […]

A 15-year-old student who brought a loaded gun to school Monday is now facing charges according to Columbus Police. Reports say a security officer at Centennial High School said a student was suspected of stealing a classmate’s cellphone. While searching the student’s backpack a gun was discovered. The 15-year-old was arrested and charged with conveyance/possession […]

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  A local elementary school is under scrutiny after an inappropriate sticker that was on display was found to be offensive. The school is now under investigation. The sticker in question had the phrase “IT’S OKAY TO BE WHITE” on it and was taped to the window of Binns Elementary School. Parents noticed the sticker […]

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  An Ohio Senator is proposing to put an end to early start times for Ohio public schools. The proposal, known as Senate Bill 218, would prevent schools from starting before 8:30 a.m. It is similar to a bill the state of California passed earlier this year. “Down the road, I definitely want him to […]

Columbus City Schools canceled classes for Tuesday, October 1 due to the extreme heat and humidity in Central Ohio. The district also canceled all afternoon activities as well. “We do not take this decision lightly,” said Superintendent/CEO Dr.Talisa Dixon. “The greatest challenge is not just the hot temperatures during the day, but how hot and […]

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  Columbus Police are searching for a 17-year-old student who attempted to take a loaded handgun into Northland High School Friday. Upon having his backpack searched by School Safety and Security, the student quickly reacted and grabbed the backpack and ran from the school, police said. The student also allegedly dumped the bag once he […]

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Three men have been charged in connection to the death of a Columbus City Schools bus driver. The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office said 54-year-old John Clinedinst was found dead on the porch of his home on Tuesday. Deputies were called to Darbyhurst Road around 11 a.m. Tuesday morning after someone called 911. Neighbors said they […]

  Columbus City Schools are kicking off another busy school year next week and this time around officials are planning to make things easier to register students online. They have initiated a new enrollment system to help save families time getting kids ready for school. Residents can now go to the school system’s website and […]