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Two of Ontario's biggest teacher's unions are calling recent efforts by one of the world's biggest corporations to do market research on Ontario high school ...

Fusion food truck offers new tastes in Ontario

To bring more Middle Eastern food to Malheur County, the Four Rivers Welcome Center is opening a food truck called Amal's Ethnic Fusion this Saturday at the ...

Teachers’ union claims talks with Ontario government over new contract have hit a snag  The Globe and Mail

A spokeswoman for Education Minister Lisa Thompson said the government is disappointed the union has 'shown their unwillingness to negotiate'

Ontario's Concerts in the Park kick off Tuesday, June 11  Richland Source

The City of Ontario's bi-weekly concert series will kick off Tuesday, June 11 with a performance by the DeVault Ridge Band.

Getting ready to move up: High-schoolers encourage incoming freshman  Ontario Argus Observer

ONTARIO — “Do we still get paper assignments?” “Can you have your cellphone turned on in the library?” “Are there specific [rules] about having dyed hair?”.

Ontario High School names students to its honor rolls  Ontario Argus Observer

ONTARIO — Ontario High School has released the names of students who made it on one of three honor rolls for the first trimester of 2018-19.

Ontario School District wants bond to improve security, drive construction projects

Voters in May will decide a bond request for $25 million to pay for safety and other improvements in the Ontario schools. The funds will pave the way for a new ...

GALLERY: Ontario High School Prom 2019 | Proms and Graduations  Richland Source

Ontario juniors and seniors walked the red carpet on their way to the Hollywood themed prom dance Saturday night at Ontario High School.

Ontario High School adds names to honor roll  Ontario Argus Observer

ONTARIO — A computer glitch omitted some students names from honor roll lists, which were recently sent out by Ontario High School. The first printing ran in ...

Ontario police investigate shooting death of Chaffey High School student  KABC-TV

Ontario police are investigating the shooting death of a Chaffey High School student as he was walking with some friends to a neighborhood store.

Ministry of Education set to release Indigenous curriculum soon; partners' input to be added later

The province is preparing to release its revised Indigenous curriculum for Ontario high school classrooms, but the Conservative government won't be ...

10 Days of Courage: Ontario High School's Mikey Tagg  Richland Source

Mikey Tagg and his family, as well as the entire Ontario student body, have refused to allow his Down syndrome to define who he is.

Ontario High hosts hoops for special athletes

Students with special needs from Ontario, Nyssa and Vale schools will be competing in the "Support the Court" basketball game next Tuesday at the Ontario ...

Laptop computers a new tool for OHS students  Ontario Argus Observer

ONTARIO — Students at Ontario High School can be seen every day in their classrooms utilizing Chromebooks as a supplementary tool for their lessons.

Ontario names Josh Mink as new athletic director  Ontario Argus Observer

ONTARIO — After a brief search, Ontario High School has announced that Josh Mink will be the new athletic director.

Malheur County high school graduation rate shows improvement

More Hispanic and migrant students received diplomas, state statistics show, and most local learning centers are qualifying more students for graduation than in ...

Ontario School District will ask voters to approve $25 million bond  Ontario Argus Observer

ONTARIO — What is a school bond? Public school district bond issues finance capital improvements, such as school buildings, technology and curriculum.

Bond will help Ontario School District beef up security

The specter of school shootings across the nation means even small, rural learning centers must prepare for the worst. That's why district officials propose to use ...

Ontario athletic director plans to step down | Local Sports News  Ontario Argus Observer

ONTARIO — After 10 years at the helm, Ontario High School Athletic Director Manny Alvarado will be stepping down at the end of the school year.

More than 19000 students enrolled at Brock U in the 2018/19 school year

Brock has received a 13 per cent increase in high-school applicant confirmations, and a 20 per cent increase overall from this time last year.

Larger classes for Ontario's high school students: a guide to the changes  Ottawa Citizen

Parents, students, teachers and school boards are scrambling to figure out what larger classes will mean for the quality of education in the province's high ...

Brad Larmour wins gold at Ontario High School Invitational Archery Tournament  Nation Valley News

The fashion show, which took place last Wed., May 15, was a huge success! We would like to thank the staff, teachers, and our community, for making this show ...

Ontario is poised to require every high school student take four online courses. What does it mean?  Ottawa Citizen

Last week, the provincial government announced that secondary school students will be required to take four out of the 30 high school credits required for an ...

Malheur County school district aims to use bond to renovate aging buildings

School officials in Ontario believe the $26 million levy will create the right conditions to fix failing infrastructure, improve security and set the stage for the future.

Twenty Ontario high school entrepreneurs will 'Make their Pitch' at Discovery 2019  Yahoo Finance

TORONTO , May 2, 2019 /CNW/ - Twenty high school entrepreneurs will pitch their ideas live at Discovery 2019 for start-up support and entrepreneurial ...

Graduations 2019 schedule: Dates, times for Inland Valley high schools, universities  Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Graduates make their way to the filed for the Ontario High School 2013 graduation ceremony Tuesday May, 21, 2013, at Colony High School in Ontario. (Staff file ...

Johnson leaving Ontario football for 5A job at Eagle Point  Ontario Argus Observer

ONTARIO — After five seasons of leading the Ontario football team, Erik Johnson has stepped down as head coach to accept a different job. Johnson will be the ...

Grad rates for local schools vary | Local News Stories  Ontario Argus Observer

ONTARIO — Oregon's high school graduation rates have been released, and while the trend across the state shows an improvement across the board, local ...

Gas leak causes neighborhood evacuation | Breaking News  Ontario Argus Observer

ONTARIO — Several Ontario residents are waiting to return to their homes this morning after a gas leak caused officials to do a mandatory evacuation. Officials ...

Trades are well-paid, studies show  Toronto Sun

High school grads should take serious look at skilled trades careers – Richard Lyall, president of RESCON, has represented the building industry in Ontario ...

Ontario Middle School Cancels LGBT Event For Student Safety

ONTARIO, OH - When several people at Ontario Middle School organized an LGBT Support Day, many were hoping that the event would help minorities in the ...

Few Ontario high school students currently enrolled in e-learning courses: report

Just five per cent of students on average per high school in Ontario are currently enrolled in online courses, and some have trouble learning so independently, ...

Houston's final stretch lifts Ontario over Fruitland | Local Sports News  Ontario Argus Observer

ONTARIO — The final chapter of the Avengers movies wasn't the only highly-anticipated event to meet expectations this weekend.

Mandatory online courses for high school students 'a terrible idea,' expert says

An Ontario government plan to make high school students take four courses online to graduate is a "terrible idea" because it will be very hard on students ...

The high cost for Ontario high school students of cuts to elective courses: Lawson

For high school students developing a love for music, technology or the arts these are stressful times. Provincial cuts to education made by Doug Ford's ...

Countywide active shooter training planned at Ontario High School  Mansfield News Journal

ONTARIO - The Ontario Police Department, in cooperation with the Richland County Sheriff's Office, Mansfield Police Department, Ohio Highway Patrol, Shelby ...

Ontario high school teachers to start first step of bargaining process  CityNews

Ontario's high school teachers will start the early stages of contract talks next month in what could be a contentious round of bargaining. Contracts for teachers ...

Find out what caused a natural gas leak on Thursday that had first responders evacuating a neighborhood  Ontario Argus Observer

ONTARIO — Utility crews were doing clean-up work at a Cascade Natural Gas station in Ontario on Tuesday morning when a leak caused the evacuation of a ...

At an Ontario high school, a mark-less math class is challenging how students engage in learning  The Globe and Mail

None of the students ever pass math quizzes in Erin Marsella's high-school class, and none of them ever fail. They never get their results in the form of a ...

Ontario student with Down syndrome is known for spreading joy  Richland Source

If you've met Mikey Tagg then you know what joy looks like. The 18-year-old Ontario senior embodies exuberance and excitement — and he's not afraid to share ...

Question and answer with Fruitland schools' top leader Teresa Fabricius  Ontario Argus Observer

FRUITLAND — Did you know Fruitland School District Superintendent Teresa Fabricius has been with the school district for a quarter century? Fabricius has ...

Diochnos: Why Ontario should stop cutting corners on education  Ottawa Citizen

Education isn't about just 'appreciating' a subject. Education gives students the ability to understand, consider and apply concepts.

Ontario High School 2018 graduation | Proms and Graduations  Richland Source

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Veteran cast has high hopes for Ontario girls 4x100-meter relay team  Ontario Argus Observer

ONTARIO — A lot of things have changed in Ontario over the past year. Businesses have opened and closed, the Ontario splash pad is taking shape and there's ...

Ontario girls wrestling team levels the playing field

The Lady Tigers will compete in an Oregon School Activities Association girls category at the state tournament after Oregon became the eighth state to sanction ...

Ontario high school teachers union files notice to bargain with Ford government  Toronto Star

The union representing Ontario's public high school teachers has sent a formal notice to begin bargaining, a procedural move that kick-starts what is expected to ...

These 4 Fontana, Ontario, San Bernardino teachers are being recognized as some of the best  Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

They came to teaching in different ways. Some have known they wanted to be in front of a classroom since they were children themselves. Others discovered ...

‘Developing the whole student’: Ontario high school hosts ‘adulting’ workshops  Global News

In the workshops, students took on power tools and sewing needles, and learned how to use their banking apps to track spending.

'It went smoothly' | Local News Stories  Ontario Argus Observer

ONTARIO — The first day of the trimester system with the Ontario School District has come and gone, and for Ontario High School, which has seen the most ...

Pick a team: Red vs White Wine theme of Kingwood event  Mansfield News Journal

MANSFIELD - Kingwood Center Gardens has planned its third annual Wine Walk to take place from 6 to 9 p.m. June 22. This year's theme is Red Wine vs White ...

Ontario school board hires last two teachers, approves bus purchase plan  Richland Source

ONTARIO -- With the hiring of the final two new teachers Tuesday evening, the Ontario Local Board of Education is ready to welcome students through the doors ...

Mandatory e-learning in high school could be a challenge in rural Ontario, experts warn  CBC News

Some people in Ontario warn the province's plan for mandatory online high school courses won't work for rural and northern areas that still lack high-speed ...

Ontario High School is gearing up for trimesters  Ontario Argus Observer

ONTARIO — With passage by the Ontario School Board of the 2018-19 academic calendar during its meeting on Monday, Ontario High School will officially ...

Racers tweak their rides for Soap Box Derby  Mansfield News Journal

This year's derby will be Saturday, June 22 at North Main Street between Fourth and Sixth streets in downtown Mansfield.

Ontario swim teams sweep Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference titles  Richland Source

ONTARIO -- Ontario's boys' and girls' teams both earned titles Wednesday in the Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference Swimming Championships. The Warriors girls' ...

PCs unveil Ontario's new sex-ed curriculum, raise high school class sizes  Toronto Sun

The province's new sex ed curriculum changes when students will learn about various topics like gender identity but still covers all the material included in the ...

A passionate educator helps build success for migrant youth

Greg Contreras, an Ontario High School alum, spearheaded a summer educational program to help migrant youth in eastern Oregon get help they need to ...

Ontario High School releases first semester honor rolls  Ontario Argus Observer

ONTARIO — Ontario High School has released the names of students who made one of three honor rolls for the first semester of 2017-18.

Migrant leadership program seeks applicants from Ontario, Nyssa

Ontario, Nyssa and Intermountain students from migrant or farmworker families can apply to participate in the Oregon Migrant Leadership Institute this summer.

419 Challenge: Breaking down each matchup and a scouting report on eight players  Mansfield News Journal

ONTARIO - One day. Four games. Eight hours of high school basketball. Where do I sign? Saturday at Ontario High School is going to be a fun-filled day full of ...

Ottawa students protest against teacher cuts, other educational policies of Ontario government  Ottawa Citizen

Ottawa high school student Amy Unhola says she was upset by Ontario Premier Doug Ford's description of the teachers' unions protesting his education policies ...

Support the Court, 'a very special night' | Local News Stories  Ontario Argus Observer

ONTARIO — The doors to Ontario High School's gym will be opened one more time for a basketball game next week, but it won't be your average Ontario High ...

Juntos a success | Local News Stories  Ontario Argus Observer

ONTARIO — It was the high school students who received certificates on Wednesday night to show they graduated from the Juntos program. However, it is their ...

Actually, Cellphones Can be a Good Thing in the Classroom  VICE

My high school was paperless. Instead of banning cellphones, why don't we work to create an engaging classroom environment?

Ontario high-school incident highlights dress code tensions in the age of #MeToo  The Globe and Mail

On Monday morning, an Ontario Catholic school principal and vice-principal walked into a Grade 12 classroom and asked the girls to stand up to check their skirt ...

Mississauga students learn electives being cut as Ontario moves to increase class sizes  The Globe and Mail

Senior students at a high school in Mississauga have learned that a number of courses in the arts, technology and social sciences are being scaled back or cut ...

Lexington survives late rally to defeat Ontario in cross-county rivalry  Richland Source

Lexington held off a late Ontario rally on Saturday night to claim a 50-43 win in the annual cross-country rivalry.

Tigers host fundraiser as new field moves ahead  Ontario Argus Observer

ONTARIO — The Ontario High School softball team is one step closer to having a new home, as work has begun at the long-dormant fields at Ontario Middle ...

Have your say: Ontario wants to know what you think about increasing class sizes for students in Grades 4 to 12  Ottawa Citizen

Ontario residents have one last chance to weigh in on the provincial government's plan to increase class sizes for students in Grades 4 to 12.

Ontario's Joe Balogh inducted to the Ohio High School Basketball Coaches Hall of Fame  Mansfield News Journal

COLUMBUS — Ontario boys basketball coach Joe Balogh's name is scripted on the hardwood of the O-Rena at Ontario High School.

High school teachers to start first step of bargaining process  CTV News Windsor

Ontario's high school teachers will start the early stages of contract talks next month in what could be a contentious round of bargaining.

12 teams compete at wrestling tournament | Local Sports News  Ontario Argus Observer

ONTARIO — Ontario High School hosted the Charlie Anthony Memorial Tournament on Friday and Saturday, with 12 teams participating.

Ontario Warriors stun Lexington Minutemen with two fourth-quarter scores  Mansfield News Journal

Warriors score twice in the fourth quarter to stun Lexington at home.

Many Ontario High School Students Will Walk Out Of Class Today at 1 PM In A Major Protest  Narcity

If you see streets full of rallying high school students around the GTA over the next few days, they aren't just playing hookey. Secondary school students across ...

Ontario shooting that left one man dead remains under investigation

Victor J. Morales Zavala, 25, was shot by state police troopers March 14 after leading law enforcement officers on a chase that ended on a busy city thoroughfare ...

Ontario high school bans boys pep squad from dressing as cheerleaders  KABC-TV

Ontario's Chaffey High School is breaking with tradition and not allowing the boys pep squad to dress up as cheerleaders this year during the annual powderpuff ...

Ontario to miss rivalry games in 2018 | Local Sports News  Ontario Argus Observer

ONTARIO — The Ontario High School football schedule is out and veteran fans will likely notice a couple of names missing from the Tigers' lineup.

Community packs bleachers for Support the Court basketball game  Ontario Argus Observer

ONTARIO — The Ontario High School gym was packed with raucous fans Tuesday night.

High school students react to Ontario's proposed cellphone ban

It's March break for students across Ontario, but when it comes to introducing new education policies, the provincial government isn't taking any time off.

Officers enhance safety this school year with active shooter training  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

ONTARIO, Ohio -- Law enforcement personnel from across Richland County took part in an active shooter drill Wednesday at a high school outside of Mansfield.

Ontario high school students walk out over curriculum  CTV News

High school students across Ontario have walked out of school Friday to protest changes to sex education and Indigenous curriculum. The effort is being called ...

VIDEO: Ontario High School Graduation 2017 | Proms and Graduations  Richland Source

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Ontario School Resource Officer Moves On After 10 Years

ONTARIO, OH - For over 10 years, Officer Adam Gongwer of the Ontario Police Department has been helping students and parents as the School Resource ...

Globe editorial: In Ontario, a fight over class sizes is the wrong fight  The Globe and Mail

Ontario teachers' strikes in response to the Progressive Conservatives' call for increased class sizes will amount to a battle over next to nothing, at least in terms ...

Opinion | Editorial: Doug Ford's plan to toughen up our high school students

The government's central rationale appears to be that larger classes make students “more resilient.”

OSAA vote affects upcoming football season | Local Sports News  Ontario Argus Observer

WILSONVILLE — The OSAA's Executive Board had its annual winter meeting on Feb. 11 and while there were multiple topics of discussion that will affect local ...

Ontario slightly increases school board funding, but per-student amount drops

Premier Doug Ford's government is slightly increasing overall funding to Ontario school boards, but rising enrolment means the amount boards will get per ...

High school names students who made honor roll  Ontario Argus Observer

ONTARIO — Ontario High School has named students to its honor rolls for the second semester of the 2017-18 school year.

Ontario teen's 5K on May 5 to raise awareness for diabetes  Richland Source

ONTARIO -- Paige Divelbiss is a 15-year-old Ontario High School freshmen who was recently diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. To raise awareness for the ...

DeVries duo takes over Ontario volleyball | Local Sports News  Ontario Argus Observer

ONTARIO — Late in the hiring process for the new varsity volleyball coach at Ontario High School, a familiar face threw her hat in the ring. Not too long later,

Class size increase 'bad news for kids,' Ottawa teachers say

Some Ottawa teachers say a move by the Ontario government to increase the average class sizes in Grades 9 to 12 will leave some students without the ...

Ontario thrower Adams aims higher for junior track season  Ontario Argus Observer

ONTARIO — With two years of varsity track and field under her belt, many area athletes should recognize the name Katie Adams.

New field moving ahead | Local News Stories  Ontario Argus Observer

ONTARIO — Expect some movement at the combined softball and baseball fields at Ontario Middle School, as the next phase of the plan to renovate the ...

A caring, hard-working Ontario man dies after troubles caught up with him

More than a hundred friends, family members and acquaintances came by to pay their respects to the family of Victor Morales Zavala, 25, who died recently from ...

Lex stops Ontario in overtime for 400th win  Richland Source

LEXINGTON — The Minutemen had to work overtime to secure the 400th win in program history.

Ontario students' musical, vocal talent on display at Cabaret May 5  Richland Source

The vocal and musical talents of students at Ontario High School will be showcased in a much-anticipated, end-of-the-year performance known as Cabaret on ...

Scoreboard: Madison Lady Rams take Wooster into 4 overtimes  Mansfield News Journal

It is another great week for high school sports. Let's check out how your favorite teams did this week. Check back every day for more results.

Lineup announced for Ontario's summer concert series | Life & Culture News  Richland Source

Ontario Youth Sports has announced the lineup for this summer's Concerts in the Park series. The bi-weekly concert series will kick off Tuesday, June 25 at ...

Pedestrian hit in front of Ontario High School  Mansfield News Journal

A teen was struck by a pickup truck Tuesday on Shelby-Ontario Road in front of Ontario High School; Ontario police said teen was talking and conscious.

Looking for some Holiday Fun? In Malheur County you don't have to look far

A host of concerts, parades and other festive events are slated into December for local residents.

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