Friday, December 13 2013 8:55 AM EST2013-12-13 13:55:56 GMT
A Duluth High School senior has been suspended for one year and won't graduate on time for hugging a teacher last month.Sam McNair, 17, was suspended last week when a school hearing officer found he violatedMore >>
A Duluth High School senior has been suspended for one year and won't graduate on time for hugging a teacher last month.More >>
Despite being born blind, 23-year-old Corey Pappas has been playing the piano since he was 7.More >>
OREGON, OH (Toledo News Now) -
School Board is one step closer to knowing who their new superintendent is
going to be. They held a "Meet the Candidates" night for the community Tuesday
evening with the two final candidates.
school board started their search last month, but they hope to have a decision
made by Thursday.
want to move up," said Board President PJ Kapfhammer. "We want to be excellent,
and then excellent with distinction. We want our ratings to go up, we want
people excited to be a part of Oregon Schools again."
is confident one of the two finalists is the answer, and both candidates
believe they are qualified.
have eight years' experience as a superintendent," said Dr. Deborah Piotrowski.
"I have vast budget experience, I'm on three state committees, which is the
finance, the legislative, and the report card – those are the top three heavy
hitters in the state."
other candidate, Dr. Lonny Rivera, says he shouldn't be counted out, either.
the community as well as I do, knowing the number of staff members that I know
around here," he said. "My children play with a number of the kids here in the
community. I think that's something that's hard to pick up speed on."
candidates already call northwest Ohio home, and Kapfhammer says that's an
tie-in is a big thing, and I think either one of these individuals will have no
problem going out in the community, getting to know people, getting them to
support the schools and moving forward," he said.