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Superintendent

Chuck LaFata
Chuck LaFata
Superintendent

(513) 842-3210
clafata@readingschools.org

We are proud of all the accomplishments of our Reading staff and students...

Good Luck, Blue Devils!

Reading High School's boys basketball team beat Georgetown 66-46 to advance to the District finals! It's their first District Championship game since 2005.

The District finals game will be held on Sunday, March 10, at 1 p.m. at the University of Dayton Arena. Tickets are available at Reading High School for $6.

The Blue Devil Wrestling Team was in Troy, Ohio for the Districts with the top 4 qualifying in each weight class for the State Championships. Reading had 4 wrestlers compete at districts: Orlando Smith, Caden Conner, Michel Carter, and Colton Robins.

Colton Robins won four times and is a District Champ and STATE BOUND! His record is now 34-2 with 124 career victories. The OHSAA State Wrestling Tournament will be held March 7-9.

Big thank you to the Reading community for your support! Good luck, Blue Devils! 

GO BLUE DEVILS!

 

Congrats, Mock Trial!

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RHS Mock Trial team’s great season came to an end on February 15th at the Regional Championship. The team defeated Mason in the first trial and lost a close one to Indian Hill in trial two. Junior attorney Erin Vaughn was named best attorney against Mason and Senior Captain Anna Sofio was named best witness against Indian Hill. Congrats to the entire team and coaches Andy Janig and John McLellan for their outstanding accomplishments this year. 

Creativity in the Classroom

Check out the pictures of RMS teacher Corrine Crain’s student work from her 8th-grade math class. The students used their knowledge of the Pythagorean Theorem and irrational numbers to create spiral designs. 

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New Professional Partnerships

Thanks to RHS personal finance teacher Brian Page for his work in launching a new program to connect current high school students with Reading graduates or residents who are professionals in the career field of each student's interest. If you know of any graduates or residents who may be willing to participate in this valuable partnership, please reach out to Brian.  

 

2019 Educator of the Year Nominations

The deadline for submitting Educator of the Year nominations is today, March 1. We are so fortunate to have so many awesome teachers in Reading Schools. We have received more than 80 nomination letters! Our committee will meet to select our finalist who will be honored at the Hamilton County Education Foundation's annual breakfast in May.

 

Power of the Pen

Chloe Watts and Grace Longworth competed in the district competition of Power of the Pen and their scores qualified them to advance to the regionals that will be held on March 16. Thanks to RMS teacher Kate Moster for leading this program.

 

Key Club Raises $4,200 for Cancer Free Kids

This past Saturday night, 32 members of the Reading High School Key Club participated in Night for the Fight to raise money for Cancer Free Kids. Our Blue Devils raised more than $4,200 to support pediatric cancer research! Thanks to all of our students who participated and to Teri Bemmes for heading this great group of students!

 

Successful Science Expo

Reading Middle School Science Expo was held on February 19. Thank you to judges, Mark Griffen, Sarah Watzman, and Tyler Knecht. Thank you also to Kaitlin Knecht for organizing! We appreciate the hard work of and all our staff who helped in writing letters for the grant, ordering supplies, and approving purchase orders. It was great to see such excellent community support and we're glad that so many families and community members were able to attend this year’s science expo.

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Alum in the News

Reading grad Justin Dreyling, who attends Findlay University, won the triple jump event at the conference indoor championships last weekend with a jump of 47 feet.  Justin attends Findlay on a track and field scholarship. 

If you have questions or concerns, please call me on my cell at 513-426-1940.

 

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