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Briggs High School student arrested for bringing gun to school

The Columbus Division of Police says a 17-year-old Briggs High School student has been arrested for bringing a gun to school.

Teen killed, 3 critically injured in Franklin Township crash  10TV

The Franklin County Sheriff's Office said a vehicle hit a tree in the 2200 block of Brown Road, between Frank Road and Rock Creek Drive.

Scoring Our Schools: Columbus' dwindling fight against truancy

City leaders are taking a step back in their approach to community policing, as seven officers in the police department's truancy unit will soon receive notice ...

Identity Released Of 15-Year-Old Briggs High School Student Struck, Killed  10TV

Those near Briggs High School on the southwest side say the area can be dangerous. Get details.

BioBlitz at nature center lets students explore, identify living things  The Columbus Dispatch

Cellphones might be frowned upon in class, but in nature's classroom, they come in handy. On Friday morning, dozens of Columbus high school students visited ...

2018 Teachers of the Year  Columbus Parent

Teachers have wide-ranging responsibilities when it comes to educating students. They tie shoes. They mediate disputes. They serve as role models. And they ...

More Columbus schools data scandal officials finally facing state discipline  The Columbus Dispatch

Five more Columbus school principals connected to the district's data-manipulation scandal could lose their state-educator licenses. The Ohio Department of ...

Community in Crisis: Can Wedgewood Village rebound from a violent 2017?  Columbus Alive

Seven people were fatally shot last year at the West Side low-income housing complex. Can activists, politicians, police and residents turn things around?

Police investigating threat, 3 Columbus City Schools placed on lockdown

NBC4 Staff - COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH)--Three Columbus City Schools were placed on lock down Thursday as a precaution while police investigated a threat.

Teachers of the Year: Annual awards honor outstanding educators  ThisWeek Community News

Teachers have wide-ranging responsibilities when it comes to educating students. They tie shoes. They mediate disputes. They serve as role models. And they ...

Yellow Rose ceremony puts Westerville North seniors on path to graduation day  ThisWeek Community News

Westerville North High School's class of 2019 took an oath on Aug. 17 to live what is known as the "Warrior Way," to respect themselves, classmates, their school ...

CCS facilities plan could close some district schools

The average Columbus City School is more than 60 years old. District administration and the school board are working to modernize many of these aging ...

Zink returning to City League at Briggs  ThisWeekNews

Sean Zink was named the new football coach at Briggs High School on Jan. 5.

Wedgewood apartment residents getting involved to change community

An apartment community is making a positive change against violence in their apartment complex despite the negative views from outsiders.

School administrators who have been subpoenaed - News  Columbus Dispatch

The following individuals have had their records subpoenaed as part of the Ohio Department of Education's investigation into the manipulation of student data in ...

More Columbus students pursue education in building trades  Columbus Dispatch

While many college graduates are having difficulty finding jobs in their fields and paying off college loans, these Columbus City Schools juniors and seniors are ...

Malone University Teacher of the Month: Derrick Showell Jr., Alliance City Schools  Canton Repository

Name: Derrick Showell Jr. School: Success Academy. Residence: Canton. Age: 27. High school alma mater: Briggs High School, Columbus. College: Walsh ...

Parents concerned some Columbus City Schools buildings may close as city looks to modernize

Columbus City Schools held the first of four community dialogues to get input on how the district maintains, renovates or replaces school buildings.

Students go to Columbus City Council to ask for safe sidewalks

A group of Columbus students went to City Council Monday to ask for safe sidewalks near their schools.

Teachers of the Year: Educational Excellence  Columbus Parent

As any parent of school-age children knows, teachers play a critical role in students' education, social development and well-being. In recognition of this, ...

Columbus City Schools debate future of north side high schools  10TV

Columbus Public School leaders are considering plans to renovate, close and consolidate six high schools.

'Everybody in Toledo should be proud'; Rogers, Cooke make long-awaited history  Toledo Blade

COLUMBUS — Pinch yourself, Toledo. It really happened. The Rogers girls basketball team is state champions. One by one, Zia Cooke and her teammates ...

Boys Volleyball: Sport aiming to gain inclusion from OHSAA  ThisWeek Community News

High fives have been a regular part of Justin Sharfenaker's life for almost as long as he can remember, but he's also gotten a few extra pats on the back this ...

Columbus City Schools Pilots Food Truck to Boost Interest in School Lunch  columbusunderground

Columbus City Schools is tackling food insecurity with a novel approach: bringing food trucks to high schools. The pilot program kicked off this week, starting ...

Thunder giving players second chance  ThisWeekNews

Jayy Davis is doing the best he can to take advantage of what he views as a second chance at football.

Jurors: Columbus doctor, medical group owe $1.8 million in surgery death  Columbus Dispatch

A Franklin County jury has issued a $1.8 million verdict against a Columbus physician and his medical group in the death of a 30-year-old man following surgery ...

Burroughs caring not limited by classroom  ThisWeekNews

Avondale Elementary School teacher Buffy Burroughs would wrap her arms around her entire class of giggling, squirming and chattering first-graders all at once, ...

Mizer earns high marks as an educator  ThisWeekNews

When Julie Mizer arrived in Hilliard as a student teacher in 1998, she soon learned the city school district was a place she never wants to leave.

Free Eye Exams and Glasses Offered To Columbus Residents In Need  WOSU Public Media

Columbus residents in need can receive free eye exams and glasses this week through the eye insurance company VSP Global. Its program, Eyes of Hope, will.

Free meals offered to Ohio children in summer food program  Cleveland 19 News

The Summer Food *Service* Program allows children ages 18 years and under to receive free, healthy meals during the summer break from school when access ...

Duke-bound Gary Trent Jr. has been schooled by his father on and off the court  The Undefeated

Gary Trent Sr. recalls the clock on his mother's Cadillac reading 3:17 a.m. when she dropped him off on his first day of work. The former NBA power forward ...

New head coach spends spring break at Elgin  Marion Star

Newly named head football coach Derek Katris gets busy building relationships at Elgin High.

Teenager Overcomes Medical Challenges To Attend Prom  10TV

The girl's story has even been mentioned by People and Seventeen magazines.

Community Forums On Policing Begin In Columbus  WCBE 90.5 FM

Columbus officials today begin a series of community meetings to hear public input about policing. The police division says tonight's meeting takes place.

Recovering from Ohio State Fair accident, teen learns boyfriend died  Athens Messenger

Note: This story appears in the Friday, July 28 newspaper on Page A1. After she was thrown from the Fire Ball amusement park ride at the Ohio State Fair and ...

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