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Sebring Local Schools

PRESS RELEASE

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT

Tyler Trill

Marketing Specialist, MCESC

(330) 979 6889

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 19, 2018

Sebring Local Schools Offering An Industry-Recognized Credential

 

Sebring, Ohio- Sebring McKinley High School is offering an Industry Credential for seniors to earn, if they are in jeopardy of not receiving their diploma this year. Receiving an Industry Credential is one of the ways the Class of 2019 can graduate in Ohio.

“The Board of Education decided to offer this program in response to this school year’s tough graduation requirements,” said Toni Viscounte, Sebring Local Schools Superintendent. “We want to make sure our students have every opportunity to graduate in 2019.”

A National Incident Management System (NIMS) Certification is the Industry Recognized Credential Sebring McKinley High School is providing.

The Department of Homeland Security offers the NIMS Certification. A NIMS Certification is designed for students interested in a career in law and public safety. NIMS aims to improve the nation’s response to small and large scale emergencies.

NIMS is completed online, and students can take it while at the high school. In order to pass, students must earn 12 points through six different online courses, and it takes around 40 hours to complete. In addition, students must earn 13 points on Applied Mathematics, Workplace Documents, and Graphic Literacy on the WorkKeys assessment.

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Sebring Local Schools

PRESS RELEASE

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT

Tyler Trill

Marketing Specialist, MCESC

(330) 979 6889

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 7, 2018

Sebring McKinley Junior and Senior High School students hear a message about passion, work ethic

 

Sebring, OH-  Three family members returned to Sebring McKinley Junior and Senior High School and spoke to students as a part of the “All-Star Alumni Series.”

David Scarpitti (Class of 1974), John Scarpitti (Class of 1979), and Dan Scarpitti (Class of 2005) talked about why they are proud have graduated from Sebring Schools.The three men also told students about the lessons teachers taught them that went beyond the classroom, the value of working hard, and the importance of finding a passion in life.

“We were hoping to let the students know you don’t have to be the brightest, you just have to work hard, and take advantage of the people who are willing to help you,” said David Scarpitti. “There are people out there that want to help, especially here at Sebring McKinley.”

All three men work for Hunter Associates, an investment firm in Salem. They are also active members of their communities. David is a Salem Home Care Advantage Board Member and a Carl A. Scarpitti Foundation Trustee. John is a Sebring West Branch Community Foundation Board Member, a Copeland Oaks Board Member, and a Carl A. Scarpitti Foundation Trustee, while Dan is the President of Salem Area Chamber of Commerce and the Sebring West Branch Community Foundation Treasurer.

This was the second “All-Star Alumni Series” event of the school year.

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Sebring Local Schools

PRESS RELEASE

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT

Tyler Trill

Marketing Specialist, MCESC

(330) 979 6889

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 6, 2018

B.L. Miller hosting Grandparents Week lunches

 

Sebring, OH-  In honor of Grandparents Day, B.L. Miller Elementary School has invited students’ grandparents to have lunch with their grandchild throughout the second week of September.

“Grandparents are important role models in children’s lives,” said Heather Whipkey, B.L. Miller Elementary School Principal. “Students feel a sense of pride and accomplishment when they know people in their extended family and community are interested in their education. This special lunch honors these relationships, and recognize the importance of our heritage and our community.”

If a grandparent is unable to attend, the school has asked for a special note to be written for the child to receive on his or her grade’s respective Grandparents Day.

 

     Day   Date Grades & Times

Monday

9/10/18

K

11:50-12:20

     

Tuesday

9/11/18

1st

10:45-11:15

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3rd          

11:20-11:50

Wednesday

9/12/18

6th

10:55-11:25

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4th

11:35-12:05

Thursday          

   9-13-18

2nd

11:10-11:40

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5th

11:40-12:10

 

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Sebring Local Schools

PRESS RELEASE

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT

Tyler Trill

Marketing Specialist, MCESC

(330) 979 6889

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 5, 2018
 

Sebring McKinley Junior and Senior High School Hosting Three “All-Star Alumni”

 

Sebring, OH- The Sebring Local School District will continue to honor past alumni by having three family members speak to students as a part of the “All-Star Alumni Series,” on Friday, September 7, 2018.

David Scarpitti (Class of 1974), John Scarpitti (Class of 1979), and Dan Scarpitti (Class of 2005) will return to their alma mater to tell students why they are proud to be graduates of Sebring Schools.They will also talk to students about having courage, a heart, and intellect, three major themes being stressed in the classroom throughout the school year

All three men work for Hunter Associates, an investment firm in Salem. They are also active members of their communities. David is a Salem Home Care Advantage Board Member and a Carl A. Scarpitti Foundation Trustee. John is a Sebring West Branch Community Foundation Board Member, a Copeland Oaks Board Member, and a Carl A. Scarpitti Foundation Trustee, while Dan is the President of Salem Area Chamber of Commerce and the Sebring West Branch Community Foundation Treasurer.

This is the second “All-Star Alumni Series” event of the school year. It will begin at 9 a.m. in the Sebring McKinley Junior and Senior High School auditorium.

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Sebring Local Schools

PRESS RELEASE

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT

Tyler Trill

Marketing Specialist, MCESC

(330) 979 6889

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 22, 2018

Sebring McKinley High School starts the School Year building pride

 

Sebring, OH- Sebring McKinley Junior and Senior High School welcomed students home for the first day of school today.

Instead of spending the entire day in the classroom, students and staff spent the day building school pride. Students watched The Wizard of Oz to learn there is no place like home. Students and staff also worked in small groups completing projects, which reflected similar themes throughout The Wizard of Oz. Just like characters from the movie, students searched for their heart, courage, and brains. Those three themes will be used in the classroom throughout the school year.

“Our school improvement committee feels that heart, courage, and brains are three things that are vital to the success of each student,” said Nicole Mathias, McKinley High School Teacher.

Some Sebring alumni also returned “home,” and told students why they are proud to be a Sebring graduate. The alumni are members of the Sebring Class of 2007. The Trojan alumni were invited back to the school district as part of the All-Star Alumni Series.

"I am very thankful to be here for this All-Star Alumni Series that Sebring is hosting,” said Briana Jones, a 2007 graduate. “I went away for seven years, but came back because there is no place like home.”

Every McKinley student also received a binder, which came with a school planner. Students were also given a bottle of water, granola bars, and other items. Everything was donated by staff members, alumni, community members, and local businesses.

Sebring Local School would like to thank the following for donations:

  • $27.00 donated by cafeteria staff.

  • $25.00 from Z J Howard Class of 1965

  • $25.00 from Mrs. Zeppernick  

  • $500.00 from Scarpitti Foundation

  • $75.00 from Sebring Presbyterian Church

  • Pencils from General Commercial Corporation

  • Bag of school supplies from JP’s.

  • $1,000 from Alliance Walmart

  • $50.00 from A.Thompson’s brother

  • $250 from Dr. Jeffries  

  • 250 pens from Huntington Bank.

  • 250 sticks of deodorant from Giant Eagle

  • Pencil Pouches from Donors Choose





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