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Music, art successes abound

Several students in the Lima City Schools have received recent music and art honors and have been rewarded for their hard work and talent.  Below are a few of the honors: Junior Jase Hickman has been selected to the High School Honor Choir and will perform in Salt Lake City, Utah, in February. The choir […]

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Spartan Spotlight: Zach Zwiebel

At the suggestion of a friend, Zach Zwiebel joined the robotics program at the Lima Family YMCA. A year later, he’s the engineer of his team. “He knew that I liked to build and liked motors and was pretty handy, so he said I should try it,” said the Liberty Arts Magnet School sixth grader. […]

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Spartan Spotlight: Sam Porter

Sam Porter has not spent much time in the Lima City Schools but the Lima West Middle School seventh grader is glad she’s here now. “I wasn’t going to be here, but now I don’t want to leave,” she said of West after just a couple months of being enrolled there. “It is really fun. […]

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Spartan Inn a great lunch choice, other student-run services available

The student-operated Spartan Inn is up and running, with customers already enjoying “Italian days,” a baked potato bar, soup, salad and much more. The  restaurant is open from 10:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Box lunches are available for purchase any school day. The Spartan Inn, located in the northwest wing of Lima […]

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Spartan Spotlight: Gabby Livchak

She may just be a sophomore, but Gabby Livchak is already busy and taking on leadership positions at Lima Senior High School and beyond. She shrugs it off as no big deal, saying being involved and active is all she has ever known. “My family, we are always busy people,” the daughter of Rob and Amy […]

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New ‘Big Spartans Little Spartans’ program takes mentoring to new level

When Lima Senior High School senior James Moore looks at fifth-grader E’Jorden Crocket, he sees himself just a few years ago. And when E-Jorden looks back, he sees who he wants to be someday. “When I see him, I want to grow up to be just like him,” the Lima North Middle School fifth grader […]

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Spartan Spotlight: Brandon Shadley

Brandon Shadley wants to be an international businessman and is already making moves to get ready. The Lima Senior High School senior traveled to Japan last summer and this fall joined the golf team, knowing both might just help him later in life. “I never golfed before in my life,” the son of Laura Mell […]

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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 […]