Education

Tree of Life buys Westview school to relocate primary students this fall


Another private educational institution has purchased the current home of Worthington Christian Elementary School. The facility, at 50 Westview Ave., a couple of blocks north of the Graceland Shopping Center, was bought by Tree of Life Schools. “Tree of Life is very excited to be opening a campus in Clintonville,” said Superintendent Todd Marrah. “We could not be more eager […]

Graham experiences continued success at 20


Dr. Eileen Meers had a vision for a school in Columbus in which high school students could have a hand in planning their own educational tracks. Her dream became a reality in 2000, when the first freshman class entered the Graham School. The program, at 3950 Indianola Ave., celebrates its 20th anniversary throughout the school year. “We started it and […]

School for the Blind teacher earns accolades


A woman who has taught at the Ohio State School for the Blind for more than 40 years has been named the 2020 Teacher of the Year for State Board of Education District 6. Cecelia “Ceil” Peirano is a fifth- and sixth-grade teacher at OSSB and is now entering her 42nd year of teaching at the school. “I am from […]

Book club chats lead to Juniper School


Just like a good book, one never knows where a good book club might lead. Sometimes, a new educational program could come to life. In 2011, a group of mothers began meeting for a book club specifically for books about early childhood development and education. Three years later, those women founded a school based on what they learned. In the […]

LETTER: Community support, grants help Indy integrate the arts


I’ve been thinking a lot about Indianola Informal K-8 School lately – especially the increasing significance that the arts (dance, drama, music and the visual arts) play on our students’ ability to thrive at the intersection of wonder, inquiry, understanding, meaningful action, independence, collaboration, service and transformation. Our yearlong Roots and Wings – Celebrating Renaissance self-study embodied Indy’s collaborative spirit […]

Spotlight on Indianola Informal’s new mural

Spotlight on Student-Citizens of the Year

Easy does it

Lt. Col. David Dlugiewicz of the Ohio Civil Air Patrol gives Indian Springs Elementary School fourth-grader Jeremiah Sharp a chance to try out the Civil Air Patrol’s flight simulator technology. The activity was part of the school’s STEAM Night, which stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics. Another exhibit was presented by Dr. Bob Horton, STEM Education professor at […]

School’s space encourages creativity


A new workspace was built to encourage students to think creatively at a Clintonville Catholic School at the start of this school year. Immaculate Conception School built and opened an innovation lab after the 2017-18 school year ended. It is a former classroom space that was redesigned to help facilitate collaboration, creativity, critical thinking, and lessons and projects that utilize […]

Clintonville Go Public awards grants


A local nonprofit raised more than $10,000 through the Clintonville Quest, most of which will go toward purchasing literacy resources for eight local schools. Clintonville Go Public took on hosting duties for Clintonville Quest, which was held Sept. 30, and exceeded its fundraising goal by $100, totaling $10,100. Ten percent of this total went to the Clintonville Resource Center, a […]