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PCHS presents year end awards at Honors Assembly

Mr. Bill Hollister, PCHS Marketing Teacher, presents Eryn Nason with the Marketing Education Department Award at the Port Clinton High School Honors Assembly.

Port Clinton High School held the annual Honors Assembly on May 23.  The following awards were presented for the 2013-14 school year:

Honoring student achievement and hard work is the purpose of The President’s Education Awards Program.  To be eligible for The President’s Award for Educational Excellence, students must have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher in the fall semester of their senior year.  They must also receive recommendations from teachers in either school involvement or leadership abilities. President’s Award for Educational Achievement were presented to students who have met the grade point criteria, and have shown tremendous growth, but do not meet all criteria for the Presidential Award for Excellence. 

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Common Grounds one year anniversary

L to R: Manager Lynne James, Jason, the new Common Grounds mascot, Sam and Marci.

Common Grounds celebrated their one year anniversary on Tuesday, June 10, offering samples of food and drink and also giving all customers 10% off every order.

Lynne James, manager of Common Grounds, wanted to thank everyone for a great first year and she wishes for many more. “I appreciate people’s efforts in finding us here in the Sutton Center and supporting us.”

Common Grounds is located in the Sutton Center at 1848 E. Perry Street. For more information on Common Grounds visit commongroundspc.com or call 419-732-3777.

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GPCAAC Arts & Crafts Festival Saturday, June 14

The Greater Port Clinton Area Arts Council (GPCAAC) Arts & Crafts Festival returns Saturday, June 14, for its 21st year in a new location, Port Clinton’s Lakeview Park, with the same mix of art, crafts and children’s activities that has delighted festival goers for two decades. The festival is open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Enjoy a summer day browsing among artfully crafted offerings including jewellery, woodworking, photography, paintings, upcycled art, metal garden art, handcrafted soaps and pottery from more than 50 artists.

Children can create art from recycled materials and their own play adventures through special activities.

And when you’re ready to nosh, satisfy your cravings with savoury perch, hot dogs, burgers, smoothies and German roasted nuts from food vendors.

“Both artists and the public look forward to the GPCAAC Arts & Crafts Festival because it offers something for everyone,” said GPCAAC President Carol Morgan. “When you add the pleasant ambiance of Lakeview Park, it’s just about a perfect outing.”

Find out more about the GPCAAC’s upcoming activities and its ongoing mission to promote arts in the area at www.PortClintonArts.org.

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