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ONU alums play key roles in Space X spacecraft launch

Derick Endicott '12, Alex Strimbu '17, Justin Littell '04

Three Ohio Northern University College of Engineering alumni played important roles in the successful NASA launch of the SpaceX Dragon spacecraft.

Derick Endicott, a 2012 graduate, is a senior test development engineer for SpaceX who ensures that their components can withstand the rigors of spaceflight. 

Alex Strimbu, who graduated in 2017, is a SpaceX test development engineer who works on the Merlin engine —the propulsion system for the Falcon 9 booster.

Elizabeth Milks, Meredith Morgan on Miami dean's list

Two Miami University students from Ada  ranked in the top 20 percent of undergraduate students within their division for second semester 2019-20 have been named to the dean's list recognizing academic excellence. The students are: 
• Elizabeth Milks
• Meredith Morgan

Letter: Neither inspired by nor endorsed by our group

This morning, we were made aware of apparent vandalism to yard signs from the "Ada School Unmasked" group. Persons not related to our group, apparently spray painted signs on people's front lawns.

Icon viewers:
This morning, we were made aware of apparent vandalism to yard signs from the "Ada School Unmasked" group. Some person or group of people, not related to our group, apparently spray painted signs on people's front lawns.

We of Ada Parents for Reason and Common Sense would like to state that we unequivocally renounce vandalism, and that the.

Water main break causes boil water advisory

Village crews have water turned back on for the residences impacted by the water main break that occurred on South Simon Street

UPDATE AT 1 P.M. – South Simon Street between North Park and South Park Avenues is now open for through traffic.  Please continue to proceed with caution, as the temporary road repair from the water main break on 6/22/2020 remains uneven.

A water main break occurring on Monday evening has temporarily closed South Simon Street north of North Park Drive to South Park Drive, according to the village of Ada.

The village asks residents to not attempt to drive through the work zone, as the ground may still be unstable until crews can get the trench backfilled and stabilized.  

How many pounds of blueberries would you like to order?

Ada Music Booster fundraiser; orders available until July 1

Ada Music Boosters are taking orders for its annual blueberry sale, which benefits the music programs in the school.

The berries are hand-picked from Farmhouse Fruit, New Jersey.

Here’s all the information needed to place an order:
10 pounds for $32
Order Deadline: July 1
Pickup Date: Week of July 6 (exact date to be announced)
Pickup at Ada War Memorial Park, 401 N. Park Dr. 
Order and pay online at www.farmhousefruit.com/adamusicboosters
Contact Amy Morgan with questions, 419-957-2125

School board preparing for 2020-21 school year

Vocational agriculture teacher moved one part-time

The follow report includes some action from the school’s June 18 board meeting and is not officially approved board minutes.

Ada school board, meeting June 18, passed several actions affecting the 2020-21 school year, and those follow: 

• Resolution regarding reduction of force for Tony Dyer, to half vocational agriculture teacher.

• Amended contract to assistant building and grounds, maintenance and transportation supervisor, changing start date to first day of school. 

• Recognized 21 sports, 13 certified substitutes and 19 classified substitutes (lists are at the bottom of this story).

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