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November 12, 2019

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Red Ribbon Week calls for a drug-free life style

Ada students have an opportunity to show support of a drug-free lifestyle by joining the Ada High School Student Council to celebrate Red Ribbon Week.

The dress code for each day of the week changes:

2013 Bulldog Cards to go on sale next week

The always-popular sale of the 2013 Bulldog Cards will begin next week by students of the Ada Music Department. This year’s version of the discount card offers free food and other money-saving offers at Ada, Kenton, Bluffton and Lima area restaurants and businesses.

This year’s card includes more offers than ever before, and an attractive new design.

Apollo levy would cost average home owner $2.50 per month

Apollo Career Center provided The Icon with details on its levy on the Nov. 6 ballot. The school is seeking approval of a 1-mill levy to upgrade its aging infrastructure, equipment and classroom space. If approved, it would cost the average homeowner about $2.50 a month or just over $30 a year.

A video at the bottom of this story shares additional levy information.

What will Apollo do with the money if the levy passes?

Ada students, educators and parents participate in Speak Up online survey

The Ada school students, educators and parents are participating in the online survey Speak Up this fall.

The purpose of the survey is to learn more about how students use technology in class and for homework. The survey also asks how students know more about how they are using technology to learn and how students would like teachers to use technology in classes.

Ada High School office seeks names of grads in the military

Ada High School is looking for graduates who are currently serving or have served in the military.

To recognize Ada High School graduates who have served or are currently serving in the military, the high school office asks that graduates or a family member call 419-634-2746 with the following information:
• Year of High School graduation,
• branch of military and
• when served.

One military picture would be appreciated too. Pictures and information can be brought to the high school office or emailed to fetterg@ada.k12.oh.us

Low temperature of the growing season reaches 33 degrees

The growing season has yet to end - it almost ended on Oct. 11 when the low temperature reached 33 degees. Here are the high temperatures, low temperatures and precipitation recorded in the past seven days.

Date High Low Rain
Oct. 9  61  38  0.00
Oct. 10  55  34  0.01
Oct. 11  60  33  0.00
Oct. 12  55  37  0.00
Oct. 13  67  35  0.14
Oct. 14  70  54  0.00
Oct. 15  56  45  0.00