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Hall of Fame inducts nine new members

Nine people entered the Lima City Schools Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame at a special dinner program Thursday, Oct. 23. The following people were inducted. Judge David A. Cheney Dr. David A. Cooley Philip B. Coup James W. Dally Dr. Danyel A. Edwards-Hagens Peggy A. Ehora Command Sgt. Maj. Clifton H. Johnson Wilber Dean Purdy […]

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ALS Ice Bucket Challenge hits Lima City Schools

Just as the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is sweeping the country, it is full of momentum at the Lima City Schools too. The challenge began here with Heritage teachers Erica Marshall, Cary Fell-Wenning, Tracy Wehner and Annette Zell. Standing beneath the school playground set, fellow staff members doused the four teachers with a bucket of […]

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Stadium gets new name, renovated facility celebrated

The Lima City Schools’ renewed Spartan pride continues to gain momentum, most recently with the school board’s decision to change the name of the district’s stadium. The former Lima Stadium will now be called Spartan Stadium. Superintendent Jill Ackerman said the change follows along with an effort to increase Spartan pride both in the schools […]

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North students dance in LA, program back this year

Ten Lima North Middle School sixth graders performed in Los Angeles this summer thanks to the continued support from the Dizzy Feet Foundation and Lima’s connection to the television show “Glee.” Students performed at the Dizzy Feet Foundation’s Celebration of Dance at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. Past performances at the fundraising event have included dancers from […]

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Convocation, Graduation live streamed on web

Lima Senior High School’s convocation and graduation were live streamed on the Internet for all to see. The school district made graduation available live on the web for the first time last year. It was highly successful, including allowing one dad to watch his son graduate all the way from Afghanistan, where he was serving […]

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LSH Dance Marathon a huge success

Lima Senior High School’s first-even Dance Marathon proved a huge success, with the event raising $3,724.01 for the Children’s Miracle Network. “Red Sea for Mercy” had students dancing and standing in the school gymnasium for 12 hours straight. Students had to raise money to participate. Many raised much more than needed to participate. The school’s […]

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DECA soars at state competition

Eleven Lima Senior High School Marketing DECA students will compete at the international level in May after finding success at this past weekend’s State Conference. This is the largest number of students Lima Senior has ever had quality for the international competition. The following students are headed to the International Career Development Conference May 1 […]

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Badges for Baseball Comes to South

The Lima Police Department has partnered with Big Brothers Big Sisters to bring a recreational and life skills building program to South Science Technology Magnet School. Police officers bring the national program Badges for Baseball to South fifth and sixth-graders once a week. It is the first year the police department has done the program, […]

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ArtSpace exhibit sparking dialogue, started with students

The Lima City Schools is proud to partner with Art/Space Lima to bring a unique, thought provoking exhibit to the downtown Lima gallery. Artspace/Lima is hosting a digital exhibit, which began from a project done by Arts Magnet teacher Mike Huffman and his eighth-graders in the 2009-10 school year. The students, who are now seniors, did a “Racism, […]

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Lima Senior garden benefits Our Daily Bread

A student community garden benefitting Our Daily Bread Soup Kitchen will continue this school year after a successful garden last year. Lima Senior High School students built and worked on a new raised garden in a lot behind Our Daily Bread last school year. Students grew and harvested cherry tomatoes, lettuce, green beans and much […]