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Steven Krakoff

October 20, 2017 by Sentinel-Tribune

Sentinel-Tribune... School in Toledo in 1973 and received a bachelor's degree of urban planning from the University of Cincinnati in 1978 where he was a member of the Alpha Epsilon Pi Fraternity. He obtained his Master of Business Administration degree from The Ohio ...

Legal issues big in TPS, Washington Local school board races

October 7, 2017 by Toledo Blade

Toledo BladeCTY-WASHLOCAL01p-22521471-JPG. Campaign signs for the Washington Local school board race along Alexis Road near Whitmer High School on Sept. 28. ... Ms. Varwig, 49, said she wants to continue to focus on improving the district's performance on the ...

Donald R. Corfman (1933-2017)

October 5, 2017 by Toledo Blade

Toledo BladeDonald R. Corfman, a Whitmer High School mathematics and aviation teacher and a union activist whose ardor for flight inspired students, died Sept. 26 in Mercy Health St. Vincent Medical Center. He was 84. He died ... He continued to teach at Owens ...

Former Washington Local Schools superintendent among field of nine for election

September 29, 2017 by Toledo Blade

Toledo BladeJust last week, Mr. Hickey requested permission to be on school grounds, to join others in prayer at the Whitmer High School flag pole. The district maintained its ban, and Mr. Hickey took to social media asking supporters to contact Superintendent ...

5 takeaways from Detroit Catholic Central's loss to Toledo Whitmer

September 1, 2017 by Detroit Free Press

Detroit Free PressSituated in Washington Township on the north side of Toledo, Whitmer is the first high school a Michigan traveler could encounter after crossing the Ohio border. The Panthers have made playoffs in their home state 12 times since 2000 and reached the ...

Playing in UT Rocket marching band dream come true for retired police officer

September 1, 2017 by Toledo Blade

Toledo BladeOne of America's Great Newspapers ~ Toledo, Ohio. Login Register ... Virginia Todd, center, waits with other clarinet players of the the University of Toledo marching band for the start of Thursday's season opening football against against Elon ...

Former police officer and grandmother goes back to college to march in band

August 31, 2017 by WNWO NBC 24

WNWO NBC 24TOLEDO, OH (WNWO) - Monday was the first game of the Rockets' 2017-2018 football season. It was also the first time many ... It's been a few years since Virginia played her clarinet in the Whitmer High School band. Since then, she obtained not one, not ...

Barbara L. Grimm (1932-2017): Teacher was optimistic, well liked by her students

August 30, 2017 by Toledo Blade

Toledo BladeFINDLAY — Barbara L. Grimm, a retired Washington Local teacher who brought a positive outlook to her classrooms, died Aug. 21 at the Heritage in Findlay. She was 85. She'd had several strokes the last five years and most recently had kidney failure ...

The Blade's 2017 high school football preview

August 23, 2017 by Toledo Blade

Toledo BladeThe Titans' linebacker — who verbally committed to Ohio State University and highly successful head coach Urban Meyer on May 16 — has been proactive in his recruiting process since the conclusion of his freshman season playing on the St. John's ...

Teens appear in court over death of 23-year-old Toledo man

August 18, 2017 by Toledo Blade

Toledo BladeRoberto Almaguer, and Jordan Collins, both 16 and students at Whitmer High School, appeared for detention hearings Friday morning before Magistrate William Hutcheson on involuntary manslaughter and aggravated assault charges. They are accused of ...

Family of slain Toledo man struggles to cope

August 11, 2017 by Toledo Blade

Toledo BladeThe 2012 Whitmer High School graduate was working as a ceramic tile setter. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends, his aunt said. “He had the best smile,” she said. “He loved to laugh. He was so funny and he was smart. He was just fun to be ...

Whitmer High School adjusts block scheduling

August 8, 2017 by Toledo Blade

Toledo BladeThe changes won't affect the length of the school day, which still will start at 7:30 a.m. and dismiss at 2:25 p.m. Whitmer's first day is Aug. 23. Some of Toledo Public Schools' high schools operated on a block schedule up until roughly seven years ...

Whitmer High sophomore gets gold medal for Tolstoy portrait

June 27, 2017 by Toledo Blade

Toledo BladeStudents in Whitmer High School's drawing class often choose friends and family members as the subjects of their work, but 16-year-old Andrea Matthews devoted her time to drawing 19th-century Russian author Leo Tolstoy. Originally inspired by a worn ...

Area students recognized with scholarships

April 2, 2017 by Toledo Blade

Toledo BladeFormer University of Toledo football player Chuck Ealey started the foundation, which awarded a total of $3,000 in college scholarships this year to 15 area high school seniors. The students were recognized at an awards ceremony at the University of ...

UT, BGSU players show skills for scouts

March 21, 2017 by Toledo Blade

Toledo BladeFor University of Toledo graduate Storm Norton, Toledo's Pro Day on Monday was another chance to prove himself on the way to a possible selection in the NFL draft. Norton, a Whitmer graduate, was one of twenty Toledo players who took part in testing ...

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