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It is hard to believe that it has been over a month since my mother, Mary Alice Streeter, passed away.  She, like my father, Clarence Streeter, loved this town of Port Clinton.  They were both raised here as children and felt this was a wonderful town in which to live and raise a family.  Dad even said to me one time while we were walking near the lake, “I think Port Clinton is God’s country, why would anyone want to live anywhere else?”  To which I responded, “I agree with you, Dad.”

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Sean Black to continue education and bowling at Davenport University


Marge Black, Sean Black, George Miller of Davenport University and Bob Black.

Sean Black, Port Clinton High School senior, was awarded a scholarship to continue his bowling and education at Davenport University, Grand Rapids, MI.
In golf, Sean was a three-year letter winner in golf, a member of the SBC Championship team in 2011-12, All-SBC his junior and senior years, and Academic All-SBC as a Senior.

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Kiwanians implement Project Backpack

Pictured is Ottawa County Children's Service Department Representative Mindy Gallant (right) receiving the backpacks from local Kiwanian Vee Reifsnyder.

The Ohio Kiwanis’ Project Backpack provides backpacks to children in all 88 of Ohio's counties to Children's Service Departments for when children are removed from their homes on an emergency basis. Ohio District Kiwanis First Lady Cheryl Snellgrove has made this her year-long project. The backpacks are filled with personal items such as toothbrush, tooth paste, comfort bears, small blankets and other items, depending upon the need of each county.




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Positive Office Referals reward Bataan students

Nora Bodie reads to Bataan Primary Principal Kendra Van Doren. Teachers
at Bataan Primary use “Positive Office Referrals” to reward students for
working hard in the classroom. The Positive Office Referrals vary from
reading a book to the principal to sharing a story they wrote. After the
sharing, they can choose a small gift. Each student then receives a note
to take home so parents know they are doing well at school.



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Local artist teaches acrylic class

Port Clinton Artist’s Club will be sponsoring a workshop taught by local gallery artist Rosemary Schramm.  Schramm has a BFA from Bowling Green University and a gallery in Port Clinton. She will be instructing the use of acrylics on canvas. Schramm will focus on painting techniques and the use of color on a stylized subject matter in complimentary, analogous or monochromatic color schemes.
The class will be held at the Sutton Center, 1875 E. Harbor Rd., Port Clinton, on Saturday, Feb. 23, from 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p. m.  The class is open to the public and is $45.  Seating is limited. For more information, or to make a reservation, call Kathie Widing at 419-341-0817.

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Bataan Intermediate students find fun & rhythm with African drumming






Top: Taking part in the African drumming assembly were Bataan Intermediate students Kieran Mackey, John Waugh, Logan Dague and D' Anthony Gamble. 
Above: Sogbety Diomade shares his talent and knowledge of the Ivory Coast Culture at Bataan Memorial Intermediate.


Sogbety Diomade, artist from the Ivory Coast, visited Bataan Intermediate Elementary on Tuesday, Feb. 5. His energetic program had students and teachers dancing, clapping and learning some of the various languages spoken in West Africa.  The program was brought to Bataan Intermediate through Firelands Symphony Orchestra. A webcast with highlights of the program can be found at www.pccsd.net under “news”.

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