Franklin Covey Co. has named Benjamin Harrison Elementary as a Leader in Me Lighthouse School, making it one of the first two in the state to achieve this honor. The honor means the school has achieved outstanding results in school and student outcomes by implementing The Leader in Me process. Franklin Covey states it also recognizes the extraordinary impact the school is having on staff, students, parents, and the greater community.
Marion Harding High School's marching band continued its successful season, earning several first place honors at the Outback Bowl Music Festival.
The high school awards committee will select no more than two inductees per year. The inductees will be inducted into the Harding High School Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame in May at the high school's academic awards program.
Marion Harding High School Assistant Principal John Carder has been named Ohio Association of Secondary School Administrators’ Assistant Principal of the Year. Carder will be the state’s nominee to the National Association of Secondary School Administrators’ Assistant Principal of the Year competition. He will be recognized by OASSA at an upcoming conference. “I’m happy that I will be able to talk about our story, things that are happening in our district,” Carder said.
The district will place the 5.41-mill, five-year emergency levy on the March 15 primary election ballot. The levy raises $2,001,000 a year. It means no additional taxes to voters because it is a renewal of an existing levy that will continue to raise the same amount of money each year.