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Published: Tuesday, 7/31/2012

Lake schools have teachers’ contract, mill levy on agenda


The Lake Local Board of Education is to hold a special meeting at 8:15 a.m. Wednesday in the middle school library.

The board is expected to approve a new teachers’ contract and request the Wood County auditor to certify a 6.75-mill operating levy for the Nov. 6 ballot should the same levy on the Aug. 7 ballot fail.

The three-year levy would generate about $1.47 million in its first year and cost the owner of a $100,000 home about $200 annually.

Port Clinton

Tools for School taking applications

PORT CLINTON -- The Salvation Army-Port Clinton Service Unit is accepting applications from families needing assistance through the Tools for School program, which provides school supplies and bookbags. Applications can be picked up and submitted through Aug. 31 at the Salvation Army office at the Sutton Center, 1854 E. Perry St., Suite 800, Port Clinton, 43452.

Distribution of the supplies is to take place the week of Aug. 20.

Donations of school supplies such as pencils, pens, crayons, folders, glue sticks, and paper are needed for the program, which is supported by the Ottawa County Foundation and local donations. Contributions to the program can be sent to the Salvation Army office.


Families to receive bus information

GENOA -- The Genoa Area Local Schools is to mail letters containing students’ bus number, stop location, and pickup time Wednesday.

Anyone not receiving one by Aug. 10 should call Kevin Ball, transportation director, at 419-855-7741, ext. 31104. The transportation director should be notified of any change by Aug. 10.

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