TRES Duo Among Top Spellers at State Fair

Two Tyler Run Elementary students spelled their way to the top during the Ohio State Fair 4-H Spelling Bee. The two fourth-graders, Erin and Claire, finished in the spelling bee’s top ten and top five respectively! The competition was held July 27 in the Rhodes Center Auditorium.


OOHS Service Club Officers Inducted, Recognized


Members of the OOHS Interact Service Club pose for a photo with, at right, Bart Mahoney, Rotary International 6690 District Governor, Ryan Rivers, past-president of the Polaris/Lewis Center Club, and (far left) Mark Robertson, president of the Polaris/Lewis Center Rotary Club.

Students from the Olentangy Orange High School (OOHS) Interact/Service Club were inducted into office during a special June 12 ceremony sponsored by the Lewis Center/Polaris Rotary. The ceremony was held at the Northpointe Conference Center.

Rotary International District 6690 Governor Bart Mahoney helped oversee the installation of the Interact Club officers.  Special recognition was given to the student organization for its outstanding financial support of the Polio Plus Fund.  The students donated $3,000.00 to help eradicate polio. In addition, the Interact Club conducted a year-long educational campaign about the effects and prevention of polio.

The purpose of the OOHS Interact Club is to help it’s 400 members develop character, responsibility, and the skills necessary to become productive, contributing citizens by providing opportunities for members to help those in need in our school, community and world.  Interact members volunteer their time to such organizations as: The Council for Older Adults, The Delaware County Humane Society, Relay for Life, local places of worship, area schools,non-profit community groups and organizations.

TRES Educator Named ‘Outstanding Mathematics Teacher’

DittmanTyler Run Elementary School’s Rebecca Dittman has been selected as an Outstanding Mathematics Teacher by the the Ohio Council of Teachers of Mathematics. Dittman is one of only five elementary-level honorees in the state to receive this recognition this year.

Dittman’s accomplishment was recognized by the Olentangy School Board July 9. She’ll also be honored at a reception to be held Oct. 17 at the Ohio Council of Teachers of Mathematics annual conference in Dayton.

The Ohio Council of Teachers of Mathematics is an organization made up of mathematics education professionals who work toward the improvement of mathematics education by providing and publicizing professional development opportunities and collaborating with policy-making organizations.