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Friday, January 22, 2021
  • School properties available
    Board takes first steps on administrative offices, former Judge Haynes Elementary and wooded parcel in Portland. Jay School Corporation is looking to offload three properties.
  • FR board thanked
    School board members started the meeting Monday with a small surprise.
  • Committee passes school funding bill
    INDIANAPOLIS — A bill passed Wednesday through committee in the Indiana House of Representatives would ensure annual funding for Jay Schools wouldn’t decrease because of its virtual students.
  • Complimentary, and critical
    There were a lot of compliments Monday for local efforts to improve school finances. The same could not be said for the state legislature.
  • Vaccine count needed
    Fort Recovery school staff have the option to take coronavirus vaccines.
  • Offering hotspots
    FR schools providing devices to students who lack reliable access.
  • Going remote
    Students were expecting to be away from school for a dozen days. Seventh through 12th graders will tack another week onto that number.
  • Virtual improvement
    The verdict is in. The first extended virtual learning of 2020-21 proved to be an improvement over the experience from the close of the previous school year.
  • Lilly surprise
    “No way.” “No way.”
  • Baldwin named Lilly scholar
    The winner of Randolph County’s Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship is an honorary Patriot.
  • Band, choir shows to be live streamed
    Attendance will be limited. But there is still an opportunity for supporters to watch the Jay County bands and choir.
  • Going virtual
    Junior-senior high closed through Dec. 4.
  • A blessed bond
    Shared experience forged friendship between Jay County High School student and his teacher.
  • Analco awarded
    Jay County junior high art teacher Jacquelin Analco has a passion for art and for her students’ success.
  • Board approves weekly delay
    Teachers and staff will get a couple of extra hours each week to help them deal with the expanded workload caused by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
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