May 23, 2017

Relay for Life raises more than money in a fight against cancer

Relay for Life raises money, awareness and the spirits of those who are, or have been, in a fight against cancer! Relay For Life of Anderson Township Friday, May 19, 2017 06:00PM Anderson High School 7560 Forest Rd, Cincinnati Relay For Life is an incredible and inspiring opportunity to unite as a community to honor cancer survivors, raise awareness about what we can do to reduce our cancer risk, and raise money to help the American Cancer Society fight the disease. Learn more about the Relay For Life of Anderson Township, and how you can get involved in Relay in…

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‘Root for Earth’ Promotes Environmental Awareness

Preschoolers at The Goddard School in Cincinnati ‘Root for Earth’ to Promote Environmental Awareness With Earth Day on April 22nd, The Goddard School preschoolers in Cincinnati along with over 460 other Goddard School locations across the country, kicked off their 7th annual Root for Earth initiative this past Monday. While the children learn about eco-friendly topics throughout the year, this week especially will celebrate learning about the environment and what it means to be a good environmental steward. The Goddard School in Anderson Township located on 1280 Nagel Road engaged in a range of activities such as creating outdoor weather…

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Forest Hills Responds to Water Testing Results

Dear Parents/Guardians, Forest Hills is committed to protecting the health of our students, employees, parents and guests. To do that, the district voluntarily tests each school’s drinking water for lead.  Greater Cincinnati Water Works conducts testing in Forest Hills and recommends taking action if lead is found at any water outlet at levels above 15 parts per billion (ppb). Although the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency requires action if samples are greater than 20 ppb, Forest Hills follows GCWW standards and recommendations. Water testing results for Ayer Elementary, Sherwood Elementary, Summit Elementary and Wilson Elementary are summarized below.  Last week, water…

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Unknown: Adventures of a WWII American Red Cross Girl

Wednesday, April 5, 7:30 P.M.   “Destination Unknown: Adventures of a WWII American Red Cross Girl.” Anderson Township Historical Society Program at the Anderson Center, 7850 Five Mile Road, Anderson Township, Lower Atrium, next to the History Room, at 7:30 PM. Our speaker Kathleen Cox grew up listening to her mother LeOna Cox recount her adventures during WWII as a Red Cross Girl. Her mother was a 27-year-old college graduate and teacher when a fellow teacher recruited her for the American Red Cross. From 1943-45 LeOna ran enlisted men’s social clubs in North Africa and Italy. When Kathleen found a box…

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Party on the Plaza Releases 2017 Schedule

The Party on the Plaza Summer Concert Series, presented by TriHealth, is back for its ninth season of award winning community entertainment!  The event is produced by the Anderson Area Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with Anderson Township to provide a fun, family friendly, relaxing night of live music and great food.  The summer concert season opens up May, 25th with Two for Flinching, a very talented and energetic 90’s cover band.   This year’s schedule includes some of the hottest bands to play the eastside: May 25 Two for Flinching June 22 Nick Netherton Band July 20 Leroy Ellington Band…

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Sara Evans to Perform at Clermont County Fair

The Clermont County Agricultural Society and Ohio Valley Productions are proud to announce the headliner at the July 28th, 2017 Clermont County Fair concert event is the multiple award winning, country music sensation, Sara Evans. On the heels of an amazing 2016 concert, the Clermont County Fair Board was determined to make 2017 even bigger. With an amazing headline artist, special guest artists, an expanded concert area, additional seating options, a huge VIP tent party, and moving the big show to Friday night, they expect this show to be one for the record books. Over the years, Sara Evans has…

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Forest Hills announces new Turpin football coach

Following approval from the Forest Hills Board of Education during their Feb. 27 meeting, the district welcomed Kent McCullough as the new Turpin High School varsity football coach.  In addition, McCullough will serve as a THS intervention specialist. His start date as a coach is August 1. He will begin work as an intervention specialist on August 28. Named the 2011 Fort Ancient Valley Conference Coach of the Year and serving as president of the Southwest Ohio Football Coaches Association since 2015, McCullough brings 16 years of experience as a football coach to Forest Hills.  Most recently serving as a…

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Kid Tip: You deserve an equal opportunity, but that doesn’t mean you’re entitled to an equal result

The dreams that we talked about when you were little, when I asked you what you wanted to be when you grow up, may now seem far away. As we grow older, we allow the outside influences to color our view of the world and our future. Your dreams don’t necessarily change, but your fear certainly does. I want you to know that you can achieve your dreams, but that it takes a level of dedication that may seem unfair a times. You will see other people working less, making more, and you will get discouraged. Fight that feeling, and…

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Forest Hills accepts nominations for teacher awards

Forest Hills teachers, students, parents and community members are encouraged to nominate a Forest Hills educator for the Hamilton County Education Foundation Celebrate Excellence award and the Anderson Area Chamber of Commerce Teacher of the Year award. Both awards recognize and honor excellent educators within Forest Hills School District.   The Celebrate Excellence award honors educators who hold a certified license including teachers, nurses, psychologists, counselors, speech therapists and administrators. The Teacher of the Year award specifically honors classroom teachers. Nomination forms, which will be accepted through March 1, are available here. Nominations must be 500 words or less and include…

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Forest Hills begins final school construction process

During its January meeting, the Forest Hills Board of Education approved Anderson High School’s construction project contract with Performance Construction, marking the beginning of the final school project that is part of the 2014 bond issue. In addition to air conditioning (which currently does not exist at AHS), new science labs and upgraded security, the Anderson project will include improved learning spaces, energy-efficiencies, handicap-accessibility and needed classroom furniture. Anderson will also receive upgraded technology, electric, plumbing, locker rooms, restrooms and traffic patterns.  A multi-purpose space will be built on the east side of the school. “We are excited to begin the district’s final…

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