Board of Education Meeting Moved
The June board meeting has been moved from Monday, June 24th to Thursday, June 27. The meeting will take place at 6:00pm on Thursday in the auditorium.
Academic Goal: By October 2021, 100% of our students will demonstrate a minimum of one year's growth and 80% of our student body will reach proficiency or above in all subject areas using MAP, SLO, state and local assessments.
Climate/Conditions Goal: By October 2021, 100% of Osnaburg Local School District staff, in partnership with students, families, and community organizations will cultivate a safe, supportive, and inclusive school climate that nurtures the development of the whole child as measured by district collected non-academic indicators.
The East Canton Boys Track and Field team clinched a historic state Division III track and field championship in Columbus on Saturday, June 1st at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium in Columbus. The championship victory sets East Canton boys track in apart in the field, as East Canton becomes the first Division III or Class AAA boys team to win three straight state titles since the OHSAA adopted a three-division format in 1971.The Hornets join Alliance as the only Stark County boys or girls teams to win three state titles.
It took until the final event, the 1600-meter relay to decide the winner. The Hornets 3rd place finish in the event broke a tie. East Canton clinched the title by finishing six points ahead of runner-up Columbiana Crestview. This was the closest finish of the three state championships. In 2017 the Hornets topped Smithville by 12 points and in 2018 they had a record tying 64 points defeating Smithville by 24 points.
Alexis Pennell also competed in Columbus on the girls side of events finishing 8th in the Pole Vault.
Little Hornets Preschool has been awarded the 5-Star quality rating for the past two years. Step Up To Quality is a five-star quality rating and improvement system that recognizes and promotes learning and development programs that meet quality program standards that exceed regulations. Program standards are based on national research identifying standards which lead to improved outcomes for children.
STEM education is active and focuses on a student-centered learning environment. Students engage in questioning, problem solving, collaboration, and hands-on activities while they address real life issues. The elementary has also implemented STEM sections in the 4th and 5th grade levels.
East Canton Elementary utilizes personalized education and building wide intervention.
East Canton Middle School was awarded the Momentum Award for the third straight year. This award recognizes schools that have received A's for every value- added measure included on the Ohio School Report Cards.
This is evidence of the commitment to our students' success by ensuring our students meet and exceed growth expectations.
East Canton High School has earned a STEM designation from the Ohio Department of Education STEM Committee. This honor has only been awarded to 1.6% of schools across the state. ECHS is proud to be the first Stark County High School recognized with this distinction.
The STEM program which was implemented in 2012 has since expanded through community and business partnerships with Hendrickson Trailer Commercial Vehicle Systems, Pero Farms, Edhesive/Amazon, Pointful Education, and the Young Entrepreneur Grant Symposium to name a few.
These partnerships allow us to provide additional opportunities for staff and students as well as allowing us to share our lessons with other school districts. East Canton High School is on the forefront of leading-edge instructional practices. In addition to STEM, ECHS has implemented virtual reality, artificial intelligence, agricultural engineering, and computer science resources from Amazon into the curriculum.
The boys track team victory May 24th at Perry gave them their 3rd straight Division III Regional Title. The Hornets finished with 66 points, which overcame Gilmour's 59 point effort. The team will head to Columbus this Thursday to compete at the state meet.
On the girls side of events Alexis Pennell will be travelling to Columbus to compete for her second year in a row at pole vault. After capturing a championship win with a jump of 10 feet, 9 inches. She will be looking to better her 13th place finish last year, where she vaulted 9-6.
The boys track and field team has earned their fourth straight IVC Track Title.
EAST CANTON, Ohio (May 3, 2019) East Canton High School has earned a STEM designation by the Ohio STEM committee. This honor has only been awarded to 1.6% of schools across Ohio. East Canton High School becomes the first Stark County High School to be recognized with this distinction.
The STEM designation was recommended by a panel of policymakers, agency directors, and business leaders. The panel stated, “East Canton’s STEM implementation grew from individual courses that focused on problem-based learning to a school-wide focus and culture of innovation. Since implementation, 100% of teachers have been trained in problem-based learning, which enhances the STEM practices at East Canton High.”
The first STEM class at East Canton High School was basically financed by the three classroom teachers, and today through grants and district and business support, that district has been able to build a “makerspace” for students that holds both low tech and high tech equipment and materials from software to robotics to CNC machining to drones to 3-D printers.
East Canton High School’s STEM program has expanded through partnerships with Hendrickson Trailer Commercial Vehicle Systems, Pero Farms, Edhesive/Amazon, Pointful Education, and the Young Entrepreneur Grant Symposium to name a few. These partnerships allow us to provide additional opportunities for staff and students as well as allowing us to share our lessons with other school districts. East Canton High School is on the forefront of leading-edge instructional practices. In addition to STEM, ECHS has implemented virtual reality, artificial intelligence, agricultural engineering, and computer science resources from Amazon into the curriculum.
Superintendent Kevin Finefrock stated, “East Canton teachers are state-wide leaders in
the areas of innovation and problem-based learning. Their dedication to students, the community, and the teaching profession is remarkable. The collective dedication to implement research-based instructional practices is rooted from the desire to prepare our students to be critical thinkers, collaborators, and problem-solvers.”
“We are proud to welcome these new members of the Ohio STEM Learning Network as they join Ohio’s diverse, and fast-growing STEM community,” said Aimee Kennedy, Senior Vice-President of Education, STEM Learning and Philanthropy at Battelle. “Each new school broadens our perspective and grows the collective impact of this state’s strong STEM ecosystem.”
The Ohio STEM Committee is supported by the Ohio Department of Education.
Congratulations to our varsity baseball team on winning the IVC North Division Title. It is the first league championship in baseball since 1968.
Osnaburg Local Schools has implemented STEM education at all building levels. STEM focuses on subject-specific learning, along with helping to foster inquiring minds, logical reasoning, and collaborative skills. East Canton’s STEM implementation grew from individual courses that focused on problem-based learning to a school-wide focus and culture of innovation. Since implementation, 100% of teachers have been trained in problem-based learning, which enhances the STEM practices at East Canton High.
Star Lab Summer Program
Osnaburg Local Schools is enrolled in SaferSchools Ohio a statewide tip line that is monitored 24 hours a day by trained professionals with the ability to contact law enforcement and school administrators should the need arise. The contact number is 844-SAFER-OH, (844-723-3764). This can be done anonymously by call or text, 24-hours a day. Please encourage your students to "Say Something if you See Something."
The Ohio Department of Education and the Ohio Department of Public Safety's SaferOH tip line accepts both calls and texts 24 hours a day.