2017, article, january, ThisWeek, ThisWeekNews

Winter Hikes: Metro Parks kicks off annual program

Tuesday January 10, 2017 11:18 AMThe 44th season of Metro Parks' weekend series of Winter Hikes kicked off in Blacklick Woods on Jan. 7 with 2- and 4-mile walks.Participants embarked on guided and self-guided hikes and enjoyed hot soup and warm drinks at the Beech-Maple Lodge afterward.The 2017 Winter Hikes series features 13 hikes, including… Continue reading Winter Hikes: Metro Parks kicks off annual program

article, blog, june, myblog, onion, satire

Local girl discovers ASL ice-bucket challenge, one year late

(This is just a work of satire, like The Onion)A local Reynoldsburg girl named Rose Cinnamon excitedly shared with her Facebook friends a video of her dumping a bucket of ice all over herself."I'm super stoked to be the first one of all my friends to be part of the SLA ice-bucket charity challenge to… Continue reading Local girl discovers ASL ice-bucket challenge, one year late

2014, article, barrel, baskets, magazine, signatures

Baskets, Barrels & Longaberger

(I wrote this article for the Fall/ Winter Signatures magazine for Longaberger. I went out to The Homestead and interviewed both Ahmad and Christy about the barrel basket. I enjoyed researching the history of barrels and learning how a basket evolves from being just an idea to a real basket. I'm proud of how factual… Continue reading Baskets, Barrels & Longaberger

2014, article, dublin, dublinschools, dublinvillager, education, news, ThisWeek, ThisWeekNews

Parents hear draft of gifted program revamp

Tuesday December 23, 2014 9:28 AMPage A2 of 12/25 issueThe Dublin City School District presented a Gifted Service Delivery Draft to community members recently and then listened to their feedback.About 60 community members gathered Dec. 10 in the Wyandot Elementary School Library to listen to Kimberly Pietsch Miller, the district's chief academic officer, present the… Continue reading Parents hear draft of gifted program revamp

2014, article, dublin, dublinschools, dublinvillager, organ donor, ThisWeekNews

Student’s organ donation honored on parade float

(originally published in ThisWeekNews)Wednesday December 17, 2014 3:37 PMTom, Kathy and Reilly Harrington look at the floragraph of their daughter and sister, Lindsay Jones (photo from ThisWeekNews)To honor the late Lindsay Alyce Jones, her family invited students and staff to help decorate her floragraph, which will be displayed on the 2015 Donate Life Tournament of Roses… Continue reading Student’s organ donation honored on parade float

2014, article, dublin, dublinvillager, education, news, newspaper, schools, ThisWeekNews

Dublin’s advanced placement programs receive honor

By DEBBIE GILLUMTuesday November 25, 2014 9:07 PMWritten for ThisWeekNews Dublin Villager newspaper Dublin City Schools is one of 547 school districts in the U.S. and Canada to be honored by the College Board with placement on the 5th Annual Advanced Placement District Honor Roll for increasing access to AP course work and improving scores.This is… Continue reading Dublin’s advanced placement programs receive honor

2014, article, dublin, dublinvillager, news, newspaper, schoolboard, schools, ThisWeek, ThisWeekNews

Elementary School Additions

Work progressing on preparing recommendationsBy DEBBIE GILLUMTuesday November 25, 2014 8:50 AMWritten for ThisWeekNews Dublin Villager newspaper At the Dublin Board of Education meeting, discussions continued about elementary school additions. Throughout the month of November, representatives from the engineering architectural firm of Garmann/Miller Architects are scheduled to visit all 12 elementary schools with the goal of… Continue reading Elementary School Additions

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Even in high school, I wrote articles

Flashback Post!With the band directors at senior nightThis Saturday, I went to the OMEA State Marching Band Finals with my best friend, Emily. Of course, Hilliard Darby got a superior rating!Freshman year of high school, Emily and I became friends because of marching band. I couldn't imagine my life without her or if I hadn't… Continue reading Even in high school, I wrote articles

2014, article, denison, features

Students share their experiences as dining hall workers

Feature article from April 8 Denisonian Max Collins, a junior from Stamford, Conn., does not have a typical on-campus job such as working at the library, being a tour guide or working in a department. Instead, Collins works for Bon Appetit at Curtis. While it may not be the most glamorous job, Collins said he enjoys… Continue reading Students share their experiences as dining hall workers