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Robotics team advancing to States

Find it online hereImagiNeers robotics team advances to state championshipWednesday February 4, 2015 12:57 PMOne of Dublin’s middle-school robotics teams, the ImagiNeers, has qualified for the state championship for third time in a row. The FLL (First Lego League) State Championship will take place at the Ervin J. Nutter Center at Wright State University on Feb.… Continue reading Robotics team advancing to States

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Board elects officers, hears task forces updates

Originally published in ThisWeekNews Wednesday January 21, 2015 7:10 PMAt the first Dublin Board of Education meeting of 2015, the Board President and Vice-President were re-elected and online school board meeting agendas were debuted.The district will no longer distribute hard copies of agendas. Instead, community members are invited to go online to view the agendas, minutes,… Continue reading Board elects officers, hears task forces updates

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‘Forbes’ picks Coffman grad as one of its ’30 Under 30′

Originally published in The Dublin Villager. See it online here. Wednesday January 21, 2015 11:23 AMWhile Partha Unnava was attending Dublin Coffman High School, he broke his ankle playing basketball, spent six weeks using uncomfortable traditional crutches.He started to think how he could build less-painful crutches.After graduating in 2010, he started a company, called Better Walk,… Continue reading ‘Forbes’ picks Coffman grad as one of its ’30 Under 30′

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Students learn about sustainable food, environmental science

Wednesday January 21, 2015 11:29 AMAQUAPONICS LABORATORY(Photos from Gardner Watkins)David Dailey drilling holes after school Originally published in The Dublin Villager. See online version here At Dublin Scioto High School students are learning about sustainable food and environmental science first hand through a new aquaponics lab.Aquaponics combines raising aquatic animals and hydroponics.Hydroponics is the growing of plants… Continue reading Students learn about sustainable food, environmental science

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Middle school schedule discussed in parent meetings

Originally published hereWednesday January 14, 2015 11:03 AMParents braved the cold weather recently to attend a meeting in Karrer Middle School to discuss possible changes to the Dublin middle school schedule.Dustin Miller, the Dublin City School District's director of secondary education, walked parents through what the Middle School Schedule Task Force has been working on… Continue reading Middle school schedule discussed in parent meetings

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Dublin’s celebration Monday at Coffman

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAYVideo from King's speeches, music, student speakers and volunteer opportunities plannedBy DEBBIE GILLUMWednesday January 14, 2015 11:06 AMDublin's 2015 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Remembrance Celebration is planned from 11 a.m. to noon Monday, Jan. 19, in the Dublin Coffman High School Performing Arts Center.Unlike in previous years, the keynote speaker… Continue reading Dublin’s celebration Monday at Coffman

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District receives state grants totaling $85,000

Originally published in ThisWeek News Wednesday January 14, 2015 10:58 AMDublin City Schools' commitment to efficiency has earned the district two grants totaling $85,000 from the Ohio Development Services Agency, district officials said this week.The ODSA awarded the district $50,000 for post-secondary job training and employment programs for students with developmental disabilities.The district also received a… Continue reading District receives state grants totaling $85,000

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Results show Dublin’s performance success rising

 Originally published here Wednesday January 14, 2015 11:02 AMThis year's Ohio Achievement Assessment showed 71 percent of Dublin's third-graders are reading at a proficient level or above.Test results revealed 645 students, or 37 percent, read at advanced or accelerated levels. That number grew by seven students from 2013.The results also showed that 376 students currently read… Continue reading Results show Dublin’s performance success rising

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Davis middle-schooler’s invention wins award

(Originally published for ThisWeek News)Wednesday January 7, 2015 8:56 AMDavis Middle School student Jonathan Steinke won a national award for his invention "The Grab N Gulp," a handle that attaches to a water bottle. The award came from the Student's Ideas for a Better America organization, which is part of the National Museum of Education.… Continue reading Davis middle-schooler’s invention wins award

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Spring break is March 16-20; graduations are May 30

(Originally published in ThisWeek News)Wednesday January 7, 2015 8:59 AMWith the winter holiday break now over and Dublin City School District classes canceled Tuesday, Jan. 6, because of a snow storm, many area residents are already looking forward to spring break.This year the district's spring break will be March 16-20.Graduation will be May 30 and… Continue reading Spring break is March 16-20; graduations are May 30