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Tuesday, October 20, 2020
  • Mission, motto updated
    Fort Recovery board modifies statements with ‘Indian Way’ values.
  • School board gives approval
    Budget is $39 million, teachers get 4% raise.
  • Contract includes 4% raises
    Jay School Corporation teachers will likely be getting the largest raise they’ve received in at least four years.
  • School grades remain unchanged
    Jay Schools received its grades for the 2019-2020 school year Wednesday, but the grades essentially mean nothing.
  • Reitz, Wellman seek board seat
    Three Jay School Board seats are up for election this year. The lone contested race features two former Jay Schools employees.
  • Going strong
    So far, so good. Fort Recovery Local Schools have been in session for more than a month without interruption, and staff members are hopeful that in-person classes will continue.
  • Court composite
    Jay County High School will crown its homecoming king and queen during halftime of the Patriot football team’s game Friday against South Adams. Pictured, from left, are queen candidates Yarexi Ortiz, Eliza Bader, Ashlyn Dow, Grace Saxman, Sophia Fugiett and Abby Benter and king candidates Hunter Shumaker, Giovanni Perod, Griffin Mann, Blake Caldwell, Gavin Farmer and Griffin Lennartz. (The Commercial Review/Ray Cooney)
  • Reviewing mission
    FR board discusses updates to its mission and vision statements.
  • Schools update COVID plan
    With new guidance from the state, Jay School Corporation updated its plan Monday for responding to changes in the level of community spread of COVID-19.
  • Board hires staff, adjusts policies
    The school year is here, almost.
  • Ready to return
    Students in Jay County have been away from schools for nearly six months. That long hiatus will end Wednesday.
  • Meeting scheduled
    Jay School Board has scheduled a special meeting for 5 p.m. Tuesday.
  • Foundation awards $
    Local organizations and teachers have been awarded scholarships and grants totaling nearly $165,000.
  • Fort ready for its fans
    Letter outlines requirements.
  • Filing closes quietly
    School board filing added one more contested race to the local list.
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The Commercial Review, Jay County's Daily Newspaper
P.O. Box 1049 Portland, IN 47371