WMFD TV

Search Archive WMFD.com News

www.wmfd.com - Mansfield Senior High School's senior class had 173 students this year, but 30 could not attend Saturday's commencement because they were ineligible to graduate. }}" />

   
 
 
30 Mansfield Senior High Seniors Still Await Graduation

Story By: Greg Heindel

 

 

 
 
 
  Email Story to Friend
   
  Original Published: 6/2/2014

Mansfield Senior High School's senior class had 173 students this year, but 30 could not attend Saturday's commencement because they were ineligible to graduate. But they will have the chance to get caught-up and attend their own commencement.

Superintendent Brian Garverick says there are two key reasons why the30 students did not graduate. Either they didn't pass all sections of the Ohio Graduation Test, or didn't complete the required credits. But they were given advance notice and time to get caught- up during the school year.

Garverick says telling a parent their child cannot graduate with their classmates is the hardest bad news he ever has to deliver.

The 30 students can make up the credits or OGT , then graduate this summer. Credit recovery classes begin next week and take six weeks to complete.

Another commencement, with the full pomp and circumstance, will be held August 21. Seven of the twelve seniors at the Mansfield Integrated Learning Center were among those not graduating this past weekend.

Garverick says the investigation into alleged improprieties among some staff members at the Integrated Learning Center was not a factor for more than half of its seniors not graduating.

   
  MORE RECENT NEWS
 
Image1 As part of the Kennedy Center’s Partners in Education program, teaching artist Karen Erickson will visit Mansfield to lead the Kennedy Center’s workshop, “Who’s the Hero? Confronting Bullying Through the Arts.” Full Story
Image1 The Democratic candidate for Ohio Attorney General makes a campaign stop in Mansfield. Full Story
 
Image1 OhioHealth MedCentral is excited for another expansion which is already benefiting our town. Full Story
Image1 Results of an on-line community survey about Ohio State-Mansfield and North- Central State College were released Wednesday. Full Story
  MORE NEWS
 

OSU-Mansfield/NC-State Release Survey Results

Richland County Transit Hosts Transportation Summit

United Way Of Ashland County Kicks-off 2015 Campaign

Trial date set for man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend

Malabar Intermediate Receives 94K Grant

Richland Public Health Offers Child Passenger Safety Seats

First Annual 10 Under 40 Awards Presented

$27,700 federal grant helps saves lives in Crawford County

More News