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Royal Buzz Crosses the Big Pond

Much ado surrounds the upcoming royal nuptials of William and Kate, but a similar buzz is reverberating throughout the Federal Hocking District. Emanating from Stewart Center, the excitement and tension can be felt to the farthest corners of the district…

FEC Clarifies Role

Frustration has been building in some of the FedHock community over the continuation of the Fiscal Elimination Commission (FEC). The FEC was given oversight of the FedHock District finances by the State after the school went into fiscal emergency. However,…

Complaint: Directives not direct enough

Originally Published April 9, 2007 Responding to complaints about the vagueness of the latest superintendent directives, the school bored has issued a “clarification” of the original document. Some of the highlights include: About communications: In order to insure that Mr.…

Praise For Direct Instruction

Originally Published December 10, 2001 AMESVILLE/COOLVILLE – Aides at both elementary schools couldn’t say enough positive things about the relatively new direct instruction programs implemented at the elementary schools over the last two years. “I always wanted to be a…

Teachers Negotiate New Contract

Originally Published December 3, 2001. STEWART – Teachers in the district have been working this year without a contract. The old contract expired at the end of July. Since then, both sides have been negotiating a new contract. Contract talks…