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October 15, 2019

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Ada schools ranked 15th out of 608 state districts

Cleveland.com study takes into account school district household income

In a new Ohio school rankings  based upon the 2019 report card grades, and adjusted for household school district income, Ada schools is ranked 15th in the state – out of 608 school districts.

For the last two years, Richard Exner, a data analyst out of Cleveland, has re-ranked Ohio’s schools on their results compared to student family income.

His ranking is based on how did schools do when they are adjusted for wealth. Ada’s ranking as 15th in jump from last year’s ranking of 23rd.

The following two charts show the top 22 schools in this ranking system.

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Homecoming fever hits Ada schools

Here's the schedule beginning with a Friday community pep rally

Ada High School's 2019 homecoming is on the horizon and here's the schedule of events leading the way to a fun series of school and community events.

Homecoming activities begin with the school pep rally at 3 p.m., Friday, Oct. 7, at 3 p.m. in the high school gym. The homecoming court will be announced at the rally.

Liberty Township gets 1.39 inches of rain in August

By Mark Badertscher, OSU Extension Educator
During the month of August, Hardin Extension volunteer rainfall reporters received an average of 2.63 inches of rain. 

Phil Epley recorded 1.39 inches for Liberty Township, totaling 20.6 inches for the growing season from April 15. The township totals are listed below this story.

Ada athletes encourage pink this month

Volleyball team Volley for the Cure on Tuesday; football team hosts pink out game Oct. 25

Ada High School's volleyball team says to switch your purple and gold for pink during annual Volley for the Cure game on Tuesday. Ada entertains Paulding at the game.

Cancer fighters and survivors will be honored during the game and volleyball moms and players will have a bake sale set up.  Fans are encouraged to wear pink at the game.

Then, on Friday, Oct. 25, will be a "pink out" football game, focusing on breast cancer. The Ada varsity football team will host Paulding on the 25th and the team invites fans to pack the stands with lots of pink. 

School menu for October available

Ada schools menu is now available for October. 

Ada schools on 3-hour fog delay

Due to fog, Ada school is on a 3-hour delay schedule. The school day will still end at the normal dismissal times of 3:10 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.