COLUMBUS — Ninety Great River Connections Academy students recently received their high school diplomas as members of the statewide public online charter school’s class of 2021 during a virtual commencement ceremony.
Jim Oda, director of the Piqua Public Library, checks on the progress being made by fans and dehumidifiers following a reported fire inside a first-floor heating unit on Sunday afternoon. Assistant Chief Lee Adams of the Piqua Fire Dept. said it is a perfect example of the fire suppression (sprinkler) system doing what it was designed to do. While the fire never spread beyond the unit, the sprinkler system left standing water around parts of the library. Fortunately, the water was confined mostly to storage areas. Little, or no, damage was done to books or artifacts.
Tennis camp participant, Rhyan, hits the ball at this weeks’ Piqua Tennis Camp at Piqua Junior High School. A record 79 students, from incoming 1st graders through 6th graders are taking part in the camp.
We’re home! Yes, home sweet home. How is it possible to have such a wonderful trip, but then be so delighted to be home again? The younger children were not as impressed about being home, so I explained to them that in order for us to go away again, we first need to go home! We all see things through a different set of lenses, right?