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Benton-Carroll-Salem School Honored by State

The staff and students at R.C. Waters Elementary School in Oak Harbor, serving students in grades K—3 in the Benton-Carroll-Salem School District, have earned the award of being named a “High Progress School of Honor” by the Ohio Department of Education (ODE).  R.C. Waters Elementary School was the only school in Ottawa County to earn this award!

ODE recognized more than three dozen Ohio schools for improving academic achievement among their students, including many from economically disadvantaged homes.   According to the department, "High Progress Schools of Honor" score in the top 10 percent of schools as ranked by gains in reading and mathematics combined proficiency in all tested grades for the past five years. They also are in the top 10 percent for gains in graduation rate during the past five years. The department also considers Adequate Yearly Progress, Value-Added measures of student growth and Local Report Card ratings when determining award selection.

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Rocket girls win twice, improve to 4-0

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Behind 33 points from Emma Barney and Andrea Cecil, the Oak Harbor Rockets raced out to an early lead and defeated Edison 49-34 in Sandusky Bay Conference action last week.

The Rockets, who are now 4-0 overall and 2-0 in the league, got off to a fast start and held a 17-8 lead after one quarter before pushing their advantage to 31-17 at the half.

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