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Ada principals express appreciation to staff, students, community for cooperation to remote learning transition

Ada’s school principals have expressed appreciation to the school staff, students and community for their cooperation in the transition from in-person learning to remote learning this fall.

Their remarks were made at the Nov. 19 Ada school board meeting.

The school made its transition to remote learning on Nov. 2. and it will continue at least until Dec. 4.

Here's how Ada schools will reopen in August

Board approves 13-page policy in special meeting on Monday

Ada schools announced a comprehensive fall reopening plan following a special board meeting on Monday. To read the entire 13-page policy click here.

• Click here to read the board's policy on wearing face coverings.

Caveat:  This plan is subject to change, as circumstances evolve and change, as guidelines from state, county, and local regulations change, etc.

Special school board meeting Thursday

Supplemental contracts for 2020-21 memorandum with AEA on the agenda

The Ada Exempted Village School Board of Education will hold a special meeting at 6 p.m., Thursday, July 2, in the board room.

The purpose is to act on several items including:

• Memorandum of Understanding with the Ada Education Association regarding supplemental contracts for the 2020-2021 school year

• Approve supplemental contracts for the 2020-2021 school year

• Approve a contract for athletic training coverage 

• Approve resignation of a certified employee due to retirement

• Budget modifications  

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).

Ada school board meets May 21

Ada school board will meet at 6 p.m., Thursday, May 21, in the board meeting room. This is the regular May meeting.

ONU esport team spring season ends with loss to Cleveland State

The Ohio Northern League of Legends esports team had its 2020 spring season come to an end on Wednesday night with a 2-1 loss to Cleveland State in the semifinals of the Ohio section of the National Collegiate esports tournament.

The Polar Bears won the first game in convincing fashion, but fell to the Vikings in tight second and third games and end their NEC season with a 3-5 record.

Ohio Northern, coached by Troy Chiefari, continued play in the NEC Overwatch tournament Wednesday night with a semifinal game against Ohio State.