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Kelsey Webb 

Graham High School of Business presents to Board of Education

The 'Daily Grind' Presentation

The Ohio Hi-Point Career Center Board of Education heard a presentation from two Graham High School of Business students, Ethan Neth and Connor Wylie, on the recently launched student-run coffee shop at Graham High School, The Daily Grind.

The senior High School of Business class began the business after surveying the student body to see if a coffee shop was wanted. In addition, the class then researched other student-run coffee shops around the state. Once the students created a business plan, they presented and earned approval from school administrators. The Daily Grind opened December 2, 2015 and operates Monday through Friday from 7:15-7:35 a.m. To date, the coffee shop has sold over 750 cups of coffee.

“As far as personal profits, our pay is our grades,” commented Conner Wylie, “If we show up on time, we earn points toward our grade in the class and if we show up late, points are docked. We’re operating a business, but customizing it within academic parameters. We aren’t in the business for the money, we are doing this for academics.”

While running the business, the students are also giving back to the community. For every ice coffee sold (the most popular drink amongst the student body) $.25 goes to Special Olympics Ohio, which is the organization that BPA works with throughout the year. The students also are using a certain percentage of the profits to support a scholarship fund for a graduating High School of Business student.

The Board of Education recognized Janessa Queen, an Allied Health & Nursing senior, from Bellefontaine High School, and Matt Burchett, a Diesel Technology senior, from Graham High School, as Students of the Month for March 2016.

Cameron Warner, representing Congressman Jim Jordan, spoke to the Board about the Federal Government’s new Every Student Will Succeed Act that changed from No Child Left Behind.

Two staff members will retire at the end of the school year. Vivian L. Brewer of West Mansfield will retire as the Guidance Secretary, and Carol J. Siebeneck of Lakeview will retire as a Paraprofessional.

Bethany Smith of Plain City was hired as the Marysville Satellite Manufacturing Instructor, Kurt Forrest of Galloway was hired as a Satellite CBI Instructor, and Carrie Draper of St. Paris was hired as the Assistant Satellite Technology Coordinator.

In other board action:

  • Approved the report of the Treasurer including the February 2016 Financial Statement; interest and investments; and appropriation increases and decreases
  • Accepted the resignations of Todd M. Skaggs, Wapakoneta, Social Studies Instructor, effective June 30, 2016, for personal reasons; and Michelle L. Swaney, High School Director, effective June 30, 2016, for the purpose of reassignment
  • Approved the out-of-state study trip attendance of Shalie Logan, Kenton Ag Instructor, to accompany approximately four students attending the Washington Leadership Conference in Washington, D.C. in June; and Delaney Althauser, Kenton Ag Student, to attend the Washington Leadership Conference in Washington, D.C. in July
  • Approved a one-time stipend for approved certified staff members and food service staff members working at the Indian Lake Innovation Camp, June 13-17, 2016.
  • Approved stipends for approved certified staff members for the creation of new academic courses for the 2016/17 school year, which will come out of the Carl D. Perkins Grant
  • Approved substitute bus driver pay to $14.00 per hour while driving, and $8.00 per hour while sitting, effective April 1, 2016
  • Approved new, revised, deleted and/or replaced policies
  • Approved teacher’s supplemental contracts and extended days for approved staff members

The next Board of Education meeting is set for Wednesday, April 27 at 7 p.m. in Room 102A in the high school building.

Kelsey Webb 

Riverside BPA members place at state competition

Jadiza Cafe

COLUMBUS, Ohio- Fourteen students from the Riverside Business Professionals of America (BPA) chapter competed at the Ohio BPA Leadership Conference last week in Columbus.

Jadzia Cafe’ placed third in Fundamental Desktop Publishing, advancing to the National BPA Leadership Conference in Boston, Massachusetts in May.

Several individuals and teams from the Riverside BPA chapter placed in the top ten including:

  • Riverside’s Economic Research Team consisting of Conor Osborn, Lane Willoby, Kyle Knight and Alonzo Stotler
  • Samantha Neeley competed in Economic Research
  • Trevor Hillard competed in Extemporaneous Speech
  • Tylor Eaton scored above an 85 percent in the open contest of Financial Math & Analysis

Also during the conference, 19 students received Statesman Torch Awards- the most Torch awards received by a school at the awards ceremony. The BPA Torch Awards Program encourages students to complete activities and earn points in seven categories: leadership, service, cooperation, knowledge, friendship, hope/faith, and patriotism. A Statesman Torch Award requires 50 points in each Torch category. A Statesman is defined as “one who is a leader in the promotion of the public good and in national affairs.”

The Riverside BPA chapter is part of Ohio Hi-Point Career Center’s Media Arts and Business satellite programs at the high school. The instructors are Michelle Weadock and Lindsay Wyan.

Stateman Torch Award Recipients

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Marysville DECA students place at state competition

COLUMBUS, Ohio- Twelve Marysville DECA students competed in a variety of business, entrepreneurial and marketing related events at the Ohio DECA Career Development Conference in Columbus on March 18 and 19. Marysville DECA student, John Eshem, placed first in Professional Selling and will compete at the DECA International Career Development Conference in Nashville, TN in April. In addition to Eshem, Kaylor… Read full post »

OHPCC Marysville DECA students advance to state competition

MARYSVILLE, Ohio- Eighteen members of the Marysville High School DECA chapter competed in a several events at the District 4 Ohio DECA competition on January 29. The DECA chapter is part of the Ohio Hi-Point Supply Chain Management satellite program at Marysville High School. Students who placed in the top four of each DECA event advanced… Read full post »

Neth elected Ohio BPA Vice President

Ethan Neth, a senior in the Ohio Hi-Point Business satellite program at Graham High School, was elected Ohio’s Business Professionals of America Vice President on Thursday, Nov. 19 during the State BPA Fall Leadership Conference. Neth was elected as the BPA Region 16 President before running for state officer.            … Read full post »

Ohio Legislative Leadership Conference

On Wednesday, September 23, the Riverside FFA Officer Team attended the 4th annual Ohio FFA Legislative Leadership Conference (OLLC) held at the Ohio State House in Columbus. The conference began with a presentation by a spokesman for the Ohio Farm Bureau about how FFA members can influence their elected officials on agricultural issues.  Riverside officers… Read full post »

Ohio Hi-Point Triad FFA places second in Big E Livestock Evaluation contest

WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass- The Triad FFA general livestock judging team traveled to Massachusetts to compete in The Big E FFA Livestock Evaluation Contest in September. The Triad FFA Chapter is an Ohio Hi-Point satellite program. The team, consisting of Triad FFA members Hadley LeVan, Colby Watson, Braxton Perry and Austin Deere, placed second overall in… Read full post »

Satellite Program Honored During OSBA Southwest Region Fall Conference

LEBANON, Ohio- The Ohio School Boards Association (OSBA) Southwest Region honored the Riverside High School Business Professionals of America (BPA) chapter as an Outstanding Ongoing Student Program Thursday evening in Lebanon, Ohio during the organization’s annual Fall Conference. The Riverside BPA Chapter consists of students enrolled in the Ohio Hi-Point Business and Media Arts satellite… Read full post »

Riverside FFA Chapter Travels to FFA Camp

CARROLTON, Ohio- Five Riverside FFA students joined over 300 students at the 2015 FFA Camp Muskingum to complete in mental and physical challenges and obstacles focusing on team building. The camp was located in Carrolton, Ohio at the end of June. Riverside FFA members in attendance were Justin Dabe, Alexa Carnes, HannahJo Grimes, Jaylee Reid… Read full post »

Ohio Hi-Point Career Center raises funds for Special Olympics Ohio

BELLEFONTAINE, Ohio – TP Lanes in Bellefontaine was packed on a Monday morning as over 120 Business Professionals of America (BPA) students raised money for Special Olympics Ohio through a Bowl-A-Thon. On April 23, students from Ohio Hi-Point’s BPA Chapters on main campus and satellite locations- including Indian Lake High School, Graham High School, Upper… Read full post »