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Schultz breaks middle school diving reco…

26-12-2014 Hits:149 Sports  - avatar Rob Zajac

Schultz breaks middle school diving record

Alaina Schultz, 8th grader at Port Clinton Middle School, broke the school record for diving in route to winning the Middle School Diving Championships Friday, December 19. Alaina starting diving last...

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Santa flies into the Erie Ottawa Interna…

24-12-2014 Hits:201 Around Ottawa County  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

Santa flies into the Erie Ottawa International Airport

On Sunday, December 21, boys and girls across the area gathered at Erie Ottawa International Airport to watch Santa, Mrs. Claus and their elves fly in. After their arrival, Mr...

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Second Street renovation plans discussed…

23-12-2014 Hits:265 Around Ottawa County  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

Second Street renovation plans discussed at public meeting

On Wednesday, December 17, the City of Port Clinton and members of Poggemeyer Design Group held a public meeting discussing the Second Street reconstruction project. The project extends two blocks...

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ICS lights up the holidays with the true meaning of Christmas 

The children of Immaculate Conception School did nothing less than brighten the world with their annual Christmas program held Thursday, December 11, in the school gymnasium.  The concert was performed by grades kindergarten through grade 5 and was attended by a full gymnasium of parents, grandparents, family and friends.  

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Christmas Art Club at ICS makes the season bright

Each month a small group of students at Immaculate Conception School are given the opportunity to take their love of art and their enthusiasm for creativity a step further than in their classroom weekly art lesson.  

Mrs. Joni Hoffman, ICS art teacher, offers an after school art club in which she selects a project that takes a little more time than her weekly classes allow for.  On Wednesday, the art club students made beautiful trees by cutting in half a cardboard toilet paper rolls which they then used to paint with. Each tree was as different as those found at a tree farm, but each just as beautiful as the next.

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Advent is a time of waiting

Waiting for Christmas can be so hard, especially when you are in preschool.  Miss Mary Heschel’s class has been busy getting ready for the big day.  Songs have been sung, trees have been decorated, ornaments have been made and stories have been read.  But, ICS preschoolers have taken time to learn about advent as a time to prepare our hearts for the birthday of Jesus.   

The Immaculate Conception Preschool studies the church’s Advent wreath and talked about the true the meaning of the season.   The season of waiting is not easy for 3 and 4 year olds, but they have learned that the Birth of Jesus is the greatest gift of Christmas and so very much worth the wait.

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