There was a time when the Labor Day and Memorial Day weekends were the bookends to the school year...
Lately we have been hearing a lot about "Confirmation Bias," believing things that support what we already believe and rejecting things that don't.
Every semester for 15 years, I have been privileged to address high school classes as part of a general introduction to various political/radical groups.
In 1962, as an 18-year-old freshman at OSU, I was introduced to the question of whether history was progressive...
I'm not afraid that Donald Trump might be elected President. No, I'm depressed...
Searching for a cure to rising health care costs? Know where to shop!
Much of the work in this world is done by folks who just don't feel like it that day.
Our national health care reform debate proves the adage attributed (perhaps in error) to Mark Twain: "A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes."
Are you familiar with Pat Robertson? He's what my Dad used to call a "sky pilot": i.e., if you get on his plane, he'll fly you to the Pearly Gate.
Is health care a commodity to be sold to the highest bidder on the market, or is it a human right to be guaranteed by a civilized society?
Sadly, there's an epidemic in the nation today and Pickaway County is not immune.
Hundreds of students take advantage of the programs offered through Adult Education, and they work with a tireless staff overseen by Director Carrie Fife.
As educators, we strive to prepare the next generation for a life after secondary education, be it going to a two- or four-year college, being ready for the workforce or a combination.
Last time I suggested that not everyone is a hypocrite who rants against big government, intrusive regulations, social programs/taxes, redistribution of wealth, and The Debt.
Every year, the National PTA celebrates teachers by designating the first week of May as Teacher Appreciation Week.
Nathan Reisch has made the most of his high school career, excelling in academic and extracurricular endeavors.
Obviously, those of us at Pickaway-Ross think that what we do is important. But it's great when the people we serve think so, too.
In a discussion with a friendly Conservative gentleman, it was suggested that in my writing I assumed to know and criticize the motivations of those with whom I disagreed.
Ernest Hemingway, asked about writing, spoke of the artist as listening to the world.
I saw an interesting post on Facebook recently that listed a number of qualities that can't be measured by tests.
Ted Cruz and various Talking Heads, among others, are saying Donald Trump isn't a "real Conservative."
The Pickaway County Farm Bureau will host an educational seminar April 19 open to the public to address infrastructure deterioration and road and bridge funding.
On April 16, Pickaway-Ross will again co-sponsor the Health, Wellness & Fitness Expo with Ohio University-Chillicothe, but preparation for this growing event starts long before then.
"We have an Easter responsibility to those trapped without hope of a miraculous resurrection..."
At my age (no jokes, please), you'd think that the time change wouldn't be a big deal. It's just an hour, right? I've gained and lost an hour twice a year for, well, many years.
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