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Passing of a classmate

January 23, 2019 by Jack Parrett (Register to contact)

Some belated news to report; Harold Parrett class of '69 passed away on June 17, 2018.

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Big Walnut Golden Eagles spring sports calendar  Sunbury News

March 2019Date Team Event LocationSunday, March 10 Coed Varsity Competitive Cheer State Away St. John Arena 410 Woody Hayes Drive, Columbus OH ...



High school football | Eastmoor Academy tops Franklin Heights 45-14  The Columbus Dispatch

Opening night for a high school football team can be similar to the first day of classes in that players are known to be in the wrong place at the wrong time, just as ...



New Albany sticks a toe tag on Columbus Franklin Heights  Richland Source

New Albany opened a can of whuppin on Columbus Franklin Heights during a 50-22 victory during this Ohio boys high school basketball game.



Photos: Photos: High-School Football Fans  The Columbus Dispatch

Friday, November 2 marks the final Friday of the 2018 regular season of high-school football in Ohio. Before the playoffs kick off next weekend, The Dispatch ...



Eagles' wins include 82-15 rout  Sunbury News

State Tournaments Division I Boys Basketball: Sunbury Big Walnut is the 26th seed in Columbus 2 regional, and will play the winner of Dublin Scioto (30) at.



South-Western student athletes score big as mentors for elementary students  The Columbus Dispatch

Nine football players huddled up to prepare for the big moment. They weren't strategizing how to send a ball into the end zone or sack a quarterback. With West ...



Tyler Jarrell honored at Franklin Heights High School senior night  10TV

It was a bittersweet moment on the football field for the mother of Tyler Jarrell, as she walked in his place on senior night.



Very new school year for South-Western students  Columbus Dispatch

On Saturday afternoon, Principal Tim Donahue cut the ribbon on the new Franklin Heights High School on the West Side in front of scores of alumni and former ...



New crosswalk being installed at Franklin Heights HS after NBC4 investigation  NBC4i.com

After a NBC4 investigation, the city of Columbus Department of Public Safety is confirming a crosswalk will be installed at a Southwestern City Schools district ...



15-year-old arrested after alleged threats to Franklin Heights HS  NBC4i.com

Franklin County deputies arrested a 15-year-old Franklin Heights High School student after they said the student made threats to the school.



County, city working together to put crosswalk at Franklin Heights HS  NBC4i.com

Safety is an important part when designing any school. But according to one retired School Resource Officer, one Columbus school is lacking a crucial feature--a ...



Internship program teaches job skills to students with disabilities  The Columbus Dispatch

A wide smile spread across Mahmoud Ismail's face as he carefully organized more than a dozen rows of sodas, teas and sports drinks.It's tedious work, but he ...



Powell Village trips Columbus Franklin Heights in tenacious tussle  Ashland Source

Powell Village found the tipping point, and leaned on it to knock off Columbus Franklin Heights 42-39 in an Ohio girls basketball matchup.



Big Walnut Winter Sports Schedules  Sunbury News

December 2018Date, Team, Event, Location (Home in italics)Sat. Dec. 8, 9 a.m.: Varsity Wrestling, vs. Springfield Shawnee High School Big Walnut Wrestling.



South-Western City School District facilities plan: Campaign for Issue 7 underway  ThisWeek Community News

The South-Western City School District is seeking passage of Issue 7, a 1.86-mill bond issue on the Nov. 6 ballot ...



Vigil held at Franklin Heights to honor teen killed at fair  Fox 28

One day after Tyler Jarrell died in an accident at the Ohio State Fair, mentors and friends paid tribute to the teen's life.The 18 year old died from his injuries after ...



Full story: SWCS board unanimous in vote to pursue bond issue  ThisWeek Community News

It's official. The South-Western City School District Board of Education voted unanimously July 9 to place a 1.86-mill bond issue on the Nov. 6 ballot. The action ...



Franklin Heights graduate heading to Naval Academy  NBC4i.com

For the first time Franklin Heights High School's graduating class includes a senior on her way to the United States Naval Academy.



Lewis Center Olentangy Orange finds its footing in victory over Columbus Franklin Heights  Ashland Source

Yes, Lewis Center Olentangy Orange looked superb in beating Columbus Franklin Heights, but no autographs please after their 55-18 victory on February 5 in ...



Police target drivers ignoring school zone speed limits  10TV

Police said they issue the most citations at schools located next to arterial or connector roads where drivers can build up speed.



Blowout: Sunbury Big Walnut puts together statement win over Columbus Franklin Heights  Ashland Source

Sunbury Big Walnut controlled the action to earn a strong 82-15 win against Columbus Franklin Heights in Ohio girls basketball action on February 8.



South-Western City Schools: Facility plan accounting for growth  ThisWeek Community News

While the next segment of South-Western City Schools Ohio Facilities Construction Commission project will focus on middle schools, district officials are ...



SWCS officials build game plan for Bolton Crossing addition, other projects  ThisWeek Community News

Construction of an addition to the Bolton Crossing Elementary School building is beginning, but another construction project may be on the horizon for the site at ...



South-Western Subject Matter: April forums to engage public in renovation process  ThisWeek Community News

In 2012, South-Western City School District voters passed a bond issue to rebuild or renovate its elementary schools and build a new Franklin Heights High ...



Family-School-Community Connect goes districtwide in South-Western City Schools  ThisWeek Community News

A new program presented by the South-Western City School District will offer families an opportunity to enjoy food, entertainment and door prizes with a purpose.



High School places memorial rock for teen killed in ride accident  NBC4i.com

A memorial rock now sits at Franklin Heights High School; the school where Tyler Jarrell would have been a senior.



$1.2 million partial settlement offered to family of teen killed at Ohio State Fair  ABC6OnYourSide.com

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) -- A financial settlement of more than $1.27 million has been proposed to settle claims by the family of an 18-year-old killed on ...



Wil Haygood to chronicle East Highs title teams of 1969  The Columbus Dispatch

In his previous books, Wil Haygood has told the stories of influential African-Americans, including entertainer Sammy Davis Jr., Supreme Court Justice Thurgood ...



Victims of tragedy at Ohio State Fair identified  ABC6OnYourSide.com

Authorities have identified the victims of the ride malfunction at the Ohio State Fair.Tyler Jarrell, 18, from Columbus, Ohio was pronounced dead at the fairground ...



Gahanna high school teacher dies  ThisWeek Community News

Members of the Gahanna community are taking to social media to pay tribute to Lincoln High School business teacher Andrew Hoying. The Gahanna-Jefferson ...



Bowlers strike for victories  Sunbury News

GIRLS BASKETBALLBig Walnut beats Marysville High School 55-45Tuesday, February 5, 2019 7:30 PM HOMEGame Recap: Junior Avery Schone led all ...



Who are the Dispatch-Motorists Insurance Group Scholar Athletes?  The Columbus Dispatch

Introduced in May 1982, the Dispatch and Motorists Insurance Group Scholar-Athlete Awards annually honor the best and brightest high school students in ...



Varney to lead football program  ThisWeekNews

Tennyson Varney helped turn around the Franklin Heights High School football team. Now he can't wait to achieve similar results as the coach at fellow ...



More Ohio high-schoolers getting a head start on college  Columbus Dispatch

Eleventh-grader Madelyn Castle first heard last year from a school counselor that she could get some college classes out of the way now, with the state paying ...



$1.27 million settlement approved for family of teen killed at Ohio State Fair  10TV

A financial settlement of $1.27 million has been approved to settle claims by the family of 18-year-old Tyler Jarrell.



Wil Haygood comes back to Columbus to kickoff citywide book club  Columbus Dispatch

One City, One Book. It's a first for Columbus: asking all the people in the city to read a book over six weeks. The selection of Showdown: Thurgood Marshall and ...



Woman's recovery battle continues months after her boyfriend was killed on state fair ride  ABC6OnYourSide.com

A former University of Cincinnati student is sharing her story of recovery of being severely injured when a ride at the Ohio State Fair fell apart last summer.Keziah ...



Deputy's cruiser smashes into home after southwest Columbus crash  ABC6OnYourSide.com

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) - A Franklin County sheriff'sdeputy is being checked out after his cruiser ended up in a home after a crash near Franklin ...



Mother of teen killed in Ohio State Fair accident breaks silence  10TV

Tyler Jarrell had just enlisted in the US Marines days before he died at the Ohio State Fair.



School board, district honor retiring staff members  ThisWeekNews

With the school year ending, it is not only graduating students who leaving the South-Western City School District.



Man killed in Ohio State Fair ride malfunction enlisted in the Marines 5 days earlier  cleveland.com

Tyler Jarrell, the 18-year-old man killed when a ride at the Ohio State Fair malfunctioned Wednesday, enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps four days before his ...



Mother of teen killed at Ohio State Fair speaks out  NBC4i.com

COLUMBUS (WCMH) -- The mother of the 18-year-old Franklin Heights High School student who was killed in a tragic ride malfunction at the Ohio State Fair is ...



Friends, classmates gather to remember Tyler Jerrell  NBC4i.com

Friends and classmates remembered Tyler Jarrell at a vigil at Franklin Heights High School, Thursday night.



Comets, Dawgs hire coaches  ThisWeekNews

Tennyson Varney and Trevor White will attempt to turn around the Grove City and Central Crossing high school football teams.



Community pays respect to Ohio State Fair victim at visitation ceremony  ABC6OnYourSide.com

GROVE CITY, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) -- Members of the community stood in line outside a funeral home to pay their respects to Tyler Jarrell.The 18-year-old died ...



2018 Varsity D Hall of Fame class is announced  Big Red Athletics

GRANVILLE, Ohio — Denison University's Varsity D Association has announced its 2018 Hall of Fame inductees who will be honored as part of the college's ...



South-Western schools extend superintendents contract  Columbus Dispatch

South-Western schools Superintendent Bill Wise will remain in the district through the 2020-21 school year, under a five-year contract extension that the board ...



After fatal mishap at Ohio State Fair, panel says inspection process needs another look  WCPO

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A state panel has recommended another look at the ride inspection process and public perception of ride safety nearly six months after a ...



Six who died in crash came to Columbus for better life  Columbus Dispatch

Eid Badi Shahad, driving with his wife and four daughters, ran a red light early yesterday morning at Riverside Drive and Fishinger Road. Perhaps realizing his ...



List of Ohio schools that broke OHSAA rules and penalties announced during October 2015 meeting  cleveland.com

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The OHSAA imposed the following penalties against schools that violated Ohio High School Athletic Association bylaws or sports ...



Land swap between county, South-Western schools eases way for new elementary  Columbus Dispatch

Community gardens will soon give way to a new elementary school under a deal expected to be completed Tuesday between the Franklin County ...



Oklahoma student praises Ohio State, Columbus in open letter after football game visit  NBC4i.com

COLUMBUS (WCMH) -- Pride of Oklahoma member Gillian Gauss wrote an open letter to the fans of Ohio State thanking them for their hospitality during the ...



School psychologist in South-Western district under investigation  Columbus Dispatch

Police are investigating a school psychologist in the South-Western district after a former student said she had a sexual relationship with the school employee.



Glory Days: Lincoln Heights High went out on top  Cincinnati.com

The same year the school closed, Lincoln Heights became first school in OHSAA history to win state basketball and baseball titles in the same season.



Teen killed at Ohio State Fair remembered by loved ones  NewsChannel 5 Cleveland - newsnet5.com

The teen who was killed at the Ohio State Fair will be remembered by friends and family on Monday.



Opinion: An open letter of praise to Ohio State fans from a Sooner student  The Oklahoma Daily

I remember reading a very well-articulated post about a year ago from an Ohio State gentleman regarding the behavior of Sooner nation during his time down in ...



Excessive corrosion led to fatal accident at Ohio State Fair, ride manufacturer says  News 5 Cleveland

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Excessive corrosion led to last month's fatal ride accident at the Ohio State Fair, according to the Dutch company that made the ride.



Manufacturer: Years of corrosion, reduced metal thickness caused Fire Ball accident  10TV

The Netherlands-based manufacturer of the Fire Ball ride that malfunctioned on the opening day of the Ohio State Fair has determined that excessive corrosion ...



Operator cleared by state in fatal Fireball ride at Ohio State Fair  cleveland.com

The state will impose no fine or other punishment on the operator of a thrill ride that malfunctioned at the Ohio State Fair in July, injuring seven people and killing ...



Police identify teen who was fatally shot during alleged burglary  Columbus Dispatch

Columbus police today released the name of a 17-year-old boy who was shot and killed while they say he was breaking into a North Side apartment earlier this ...



Legends and Leaders: Columbus City League Fantasy Draft, First Round  Land-Grant Holy Land

What would a fantasy draft do to shake up the Columbus City League? With a mix of some of the greatest hoopers in City League history, recent legends and five ...



Stow-Munroe and Avon Lake High Schools to Participate in Buckeye Invitational at Ohio Stadium  Patch.com

Avon-Avon Lake, OH - Avon Lake and Stow-Munroe Falls among 40 Ohio high school marching bands participating in Saturday's Buckeye Invitational.



Ohio State Fair tragedy: Gondola carrying riders broke off  WHIO

An 18-year-old man killed on Fire Ball ride. All victims have been identified.



The brief, poignant life of MarShawn McCarrel  Columbus Monthly

On the steps of the Ohio Statehouse, a young black activist named MarShawn McCarrel found a “life-giving” sense of purpose. It was the fall of 2013, shortly after ...



Learning menu lets students personalize class requirements  Columbus Dispatch

The students in Bridget Ebenhack's science classes have an opportunity that administrators hope will become available to more students at Hilliard Darby High ...



Jennifer Lane, John Spaith - Weddings  New York Times

Jennifer Marie Lane and John Chadwell Spaith were married Saturday at the Homer United Methodist Church in Homer, Ill. The Rev. John Wuestneck, a ...



Elves wear uniforms  Columbus Dispatch

Maria Loor had two shopping carts full of toys and other items for her four young children. She held a detailed list, including items and prices, as she went down ...



WR Dawkins continues father's U of L legacy  The Courier-Journal

When Anthony Dawkins, a former University of Louisville football player, watched his son Seth take the field for U of L in Thursday's season-opening victory over ...



Marine Tyler Jarrell killed on Ohio State Fair Fireball  Daily Mail

Tyler Jarrell, 18, of Reynoldsburg, Ohio has been identified by the State Highway Patrol as the young man who was killed while riding The Fireball, five days ...



Six British theme parks close pendulum rides after teen is killed in US horror accident  The Sun

The UK rides have been taken out of use until they have been re-inspected.



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