I wrote a blog post for Last Call Trivia about Alzheimer's Association, a charity they are supporting at their upcoming national trivia tournament, Ludimentis.
Last night, I saw Beauty and the Beast at the Palace Theatre in Columbus.It was part of the Broadway national tour thing they do where shows travel around the country. It's amazing how the crew can set up all the lights, flooring, props, and sets in such a short amount of time. The show was only… Continue reading Beauty and the Beast
Bam! My shattered sunroofWhoooooosh, whoooosh, whooooosh!"What the fuck was that?" my boyfriend shouts."Pull over, quick!"I look up and my sunroof is gone.We park on the side of I-70 and stare up in horror. What happened to the sunroof? Why are there just shards of glass left now?Deep breaths. Breath in. Breath out.Getting out of the car,… Continue reading No, really. My sunroof exploded.
Read the story at ThisWeekNews.comWednesday March 25, 2015 12:33 PMThe Chip ChallengeHow would you mail a single potato chip?Westerville sixth-graders grappled with this salty question during their advanced science classes in the fifth annual districtwide Chip Challenge.Student teams designed compact, lightweight containers that could safely ship a single Pringles potato chip to Superintendent John Kellogg… Continue reading Blendon sixth-graders win annual Chip Challenge
Read it online here at ThisWeekNews.comWednesday March 25, 2015 12:34 PMAt the regular Westerville City School Board meeting, board members approved increasing school lunch prices by 10 cents for the 2015-16 school year.Elementary school lunches this year are $2.50 and will rise to $2.60. Middle and high school lunches will rise from $2.75 to $2.85.Schools… Continue reading School lunch prices will go up a dime this fall
See the online ThisWeek News article by clicking hereWednesday March 25, 2015 12:36 PMNorth Mock Trial Team celebrating their State victoryFor the first time, the Westerville North High School Mock Trial team will be advancing to the national competition in Raleigh, N.C.North's Team Darrow won the Ohio Mock Trial State Championship by defeating Ashland High… Continue reading Mock Trial crown, preps for nationals
I went to my grandmother's house a few years ago to spend time with her and my grandpa. For dinner, she made this delicious marinated chicken and as a curious college-student at the time, I asked her to show me how she made it. Lucky for me, it was an incredibly simple recipe. In honor of… Continue reading Easy Marinated Chicken Breast Recipe
Monday March 23, 2015 1:12 PMWater and sewer rates in Johnston might be increased in 2016 to offset a predicted deficit village officials said during a council meeting Tuesday, March 17.To avoid a deficit in the 2016 water and sewer operating budget, the village will need to increase water and sewer rates by at least… Continue reading Water-sewer rate increases necessary, officials say
Wednesday March 11, 2015 11:53 AMWesterville City Schools' renovation and expansion of Pointview Elementary School will take an estimated 18 months to complete and cost $5.5 million, district officials said.The renovation and expansion, carefully designed to create "inspirational learning environments," should be complete for students' return to class for the start of the 2016-17 school… Continue reading Renovated, expanded Pointview to welcome students in fall 2016
Read it online here at ThisWeekNews.comTuesday March 3, 2015 8:54 PMSuperintendent John Kellogg updated Westerville school board members last week on the district's plans for all-day kindergarten, which will start this fall.A lottery to determine enrollment in the 260 spots to be offered in the program's first year likely will mirror the district's current magnet… Continue reading Not all will have to pay for all-day kindergarten