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Sixth-graders write letters to midshipmen

Sixth-graders write letters to midshipmen

| March 2, 2021

Gwenna Neal’s sixth-graders at Keene Elementary School had the opportunity this school year to bond with midshipmen at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. Neal’s son Sawyer, a graduate of River View High School, is a student at the academy. He and his fellow 14th Company Cobras were not able to come home for […]

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Keene planning July 4th celebration

Keene planning July 4th celebration

| June 24, 2020

The Village of Keene and the newly formed Independence Day Committee are planning a July 4 celebration with a parade at noon on Saturday, July 4. The committee is being led by Galen Honabarger, a 30-year resident of Keene. Anyone from the Keene community who would like to help in planning this event is welcome […]

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Keene UMC celebrates spring

Keene UMC celebrates spring

| April 3, 2020

Pastor Paula Marbury from Keene United Methodist Church recently encouraged the community to come celebrate spring and a good report from the doctor for Ava Winner who has been receiving treatment for cancer. On Thursday morning, April 2, Marbury and her 6-year-old granddaughter Aaliyah Roth decorated the church’s sidewalk with chalk designs. They then invited […]

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Keene UMC planning prayer walks around school

Keene UMC planning prayer walks around school

| March 4, 2020

Keene United Methodist Church will have a prayer walk around Keene Elementary after worship at 11 a.m. on Sundays, March 8 and March 15. This is not to pray for the passage of the income tax levy, but to pray for God’s presence in this situation and for those whose lives have been changed already […]

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Anne Cornell helps Keene teachers incorporate art into lessons

Anne Cornell helps Keene teachers incorporate art into lessons

| November 11, 2019

COSHOCTON – For the second consecutive year, Anne Cornell is helping teachers at Keene Elementary incorporate art into their lessons. “The teachers come up with subjects or curriculum they think would be good to work with through art and then I think of materials the kids can use and how they can be creative,” Cornell […]

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Students and parents gathering for study sessions at Keene

Students and parents gathering for study sessions at Keene

| October 1, 2019

COSHOCTON – Teachers and parents are joining forces to find fun and interactive ways to help students with their reading progress. “We work with kids at school and make a lot of progress, but their needs to be more,” said Kirsten McPeck, who teaches third grade at Keene. “We want to get the kids and […]

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Volunteers help spruce up Keene’s playground

Volunteers help spruce up Keene’s playground

| August 12, 2019

COSHOCTON – Keene Elementary School’s PTO wanted their students to return to school with a bright, colorful and safe place to play. They accomplished their goal on Aug. 10 with a playground cleanup day. Parents and students were invited to help the PTO officers and their families paint the equipment, work on the landscaping, and […]

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Ornament tradition continues at Keene Elementary School

Ornament tradition continues at Keene Elementary School

| December 11, 2018

COSHOCTON – No one seems to remember how the tradition got started, but every Christmas, students and staff at Keene Elementary School receive an ornament from the parent teacher organization (PTO). “I took it over three years ago, but I know it’s been going on a whole lot longer than that,” said PTO President Morgan […]

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