Stories tagged with: Philo High School

May 25, 2016 - 2:10pm
3 weeks 6 days ago

There's no other feeling in the world quite like the last day of school. It's a time for songs, goodbyes, relief and for some cheer.

Wednesday marks the last day of classes for Franklin Local School District. While some folks was skipping for joy and eager to race out of the door to start their summer-break adventures, others considers it as just another regular school day.

"We try to have school be school clear up to the end of the year. We have finals today for our social...

May 19, 2016 - 8:59pm
13 weeks 6 days ago

DUNCAN FALLS, Ohio - Dennis Schultice, who is the president of the Philo Band Boosters, had very high praise for the 42-member ensemble. He called them “The best damn small band in the land.”

Philo High School traveled to Canton’s Glenn Oak High School on April 29 to preform for the Ohio Music Education Association and to receive a rating. Erin Brenning, who is in her 12th year as the Band Director at Philo, learned that her band earned a...

April 25, 2016 - 3:45pm
3 weeks 6 days ago

Phlio High School's senior class will be hosting a memorial cystic fibrosis walk in honor of a classmate who recently passed away.

Kaitlyn Grannon lost her battle with cystic fibrosis 3 weeks ago. Senior class vice president Jace Swingle said this event is a way to celebrate Grannon's life, ease the financial burden for her parents, and raise awareness about cystic fibrosis. The walk will take place on Saturday, April 30th from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. It will be held at the Philo...

April 1, 2016 - 2:56pm
3 weeks 6 days ago

Principal at Philo High School Troy Dawson said an incident that occurred Thursday may have been blown out of proportion on social media.

Dawson said during lunch yesterday a few students were involved in a verbal altercation when one student made a threat to bring a gun to school. Students who overheard the threat immediately notified adults. The student was removed from school.

The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office was involved and Sheriff Lutz said the student and their...

November 1, 2015 - 10:46pm
42 weeks 3 days ago

From athletics to academics, the Franklin Local School District celebrated some of its brightest stars.

The district inducted six individuals to the Franklin Local School District 'Alumni Wall of Honor', 'Citizens Wall of Honor,' and 'Athletic Hall of Fame' at a ceremony held Saturday at Philo High School. Mike Boysel, Amy Day, Dan Harris, Bonnie Jesse, Hallie Nesselroad, and Paul Pride were each acknowledged.

Mike Boysel- Franklin Local School District Citizens Wall of Honor...

August 22, 2013 - 5:39pm
3 years 3 days ago

It's been three years in the making, but Philo football is back and maybe better than ever. This season, the Electrics return an experienced group of upperclassmen and are poised to be contenders in the MVL once again. The only next step for the program...the postseason.

The Electrics put the finishing touches on preparations for their final preseason scrimmage Thursday afternoon. They play Johnstown Friday night on the road. Philo had quite an offseason, with the...

June 5, 2013 - 4:17pm
3 years 11 weeks ago

At only 15-years-old, April Bartenschlag made The National Archery in the Schools Program's All-American Team after competing in states and nationals, and will soon be on her way to South Africa to compete in the NASP All-Star Championship.

"She is our first state champion, our first national champion and this is the first year they've taken an international team to somewhere like South Africa. So she's going to be our first representative there, so she's making history every time...

August 13, 2011 - 5:46pm
5 years 1 week ago

A section of Roseville's main street was shut down Saturday evening...to celebrate the Orange and Black.

Alumni of Roseville High School gathered for their 2nd annual - all combined - reunion. Orange and Black Alumni Association President Steve Lanning said anyone who ever attended the high school were welcome. Last year more than 500 people came out.

"A lot of reunions they say, oh you only want to do reunions every 3 or 5 years," said Lanning. "...

July 1, 2011 - 4:27pm
5 years 8 weeks ago

Some local high school graduates have a few extra bucks to go toward their college education.

Each year the Muskingum County Bar Association holds an essay contest honoring Law Day and awarding scholarships to area students who write the top three essays. 

Law Day Committee Chairman, Steven Buck said, "They are representing the community in a way that shows that these are young people that can apply their minds to what are difficult questions and come up with a good...

April 17, 2011 - 8:41pm
5 years 18 weeks ago

Philo High School seniors planning to go to college may qualify for some scholarship money.

Through the Muskingum County Community Foundation, the Margaret Carol Barringer Scholarship will award a graduating senior $2,500.

Eligibility Requirements:
-Graduating Senior of Philo High School
-Must have GPA of 3.0 or higher.
-Planning to attend an accredited college, university, or institute.
-The ideal recipient will possess a balance of academic achievement,...

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