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HANDS-ON LEARNING: CCHS students are a 'step ahead'

December 6, 2012

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City High School has many opportunities to give students an educational edge before entering college — one of them being Project Lead The Way-Engineering.

Currently in its fourth year at CCHS, the program enables students to establish a career path through the exposure of four engineering courses.
One of those courses, Digital Electronics, covers topics involving mechanisms, energy, statics, materials and kinematics — concepts the students are likely to encounter in future courses.

MARK YOUR CALENDAR

December 6, 2012

Thursday

• Autism group — 6:30 p.m.
Whitley County Autism support group will meet Thursday, Dec. 6 at 6:30 p.m. at the YMCA.

• Bloodmobile — 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Thursday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Columbia City United Methodist Church in the Community Room, located at 605 N. Forest Parkway in Columbia City. Those who donate from Dec. 1 to 31 will be entered into a region-wide weekly drawing for a $250 gasoline gift card.

MORNING BLAZE

December 6, 2012

Firefighters Ed Scott (left) and Brian Hollenbaugh help put out a blaze at 3803 S. CR 300 W. in Columbia Township Wednesday morning. Firemen on the scene said the blaze was an unattended trash fire that got out of control. Nobody was injured and the fire was under control in less than an hour.

POOL SURVEY RESULTS: Aquatics Task Force to meet Jan. 9

December 6, 2012

COLUMBIA CITY — A total of 348 residents submitted surveys on the future of Columbia City aquatics — the majority in favor of building a new pool facility. After reviewing the surveys, the Columbia City Park Board recently decided to close Burnworth Memorial Pool by 2014.

Currently, the board is working on establishing a 15-member Aquatics Task Force which will include the members from the community, local government and the school system.

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