Students in the fifth grade at Rootstown Elementary School were recognized for their educational achievements during the second grading period. Fifth-graders were named to either the honor roll or the merit roll and earned a certificate for their excellent grades.
Honor Roll: Brittany Adkins, Kyle Barkhurst, Elizabeth Benshoff, Emily Buskey, Brooke Chapman, Jessica Chudanov, Bethany Coffman, Vanessa Consolo, Jessica Edwards, Justin Fiser, Katrina Hamilton, James Haney, Colleen Jarvis, Chelsea Jones, Laura Kelsey, Eric Lewis, Jordan Luli, Adam Michl, Nicole Miller, Emily Morgan, Emily Ohman, Jessica Ripple, Gabriel Rizzo, Grant Rost, Amanda Rowles, Amelia Sells, Benjamin Stacy, Sarah Stevens, Curtis Taylor, Sahen Taylor, Kristin Vermilya, Kelly Whittington and Clinton Wright.
Merit Roll: Kimberly Baniecki, Ashlea Blankenship, Courtney Coffey, David Coffman, Brandon Costanzo, Maggie Dice, Charles Doolittle, Paul Durbak, Daniel Ella, Nicole Flinn, Travis Garcia, Josh Hanft, Brennen Hartung, Neal Hilbruner, Brooke Huebner, Luke Jarvis, Cody Jay, Amy Ladd, Olivia Leffel, David Litsinger, Matt McCoy, Brandi Miller, Samantha Miller, Keith Moore, Marisa Porcello, Stephen Poundstone, Gabrielle Ravine, Felicia Reed, Sam Roen, Michael Roloson, Katelyn Ryan, Wesley Steele, Bruce Stewart, Amanda Terry and Nicole Vasconi.
The Rootstown Middle School will hold the annual Scholastic Book Fair beginning March 10 and continuing through March 14 in the middle school library.
The students always love the Book Fair when they have the opportunity to choose from a wide array of books both hardcover and paperback, posters, bookmarks and other items available during school hours from 7:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m.
For the Book Fair to be successful, parent volunteers are needed. Parents able to volunteer during the Book Fair, should call Judi Krieger at (330) 325-4122 to schedule a time.
The Rootstown Historical Society will tour what has become familiar in Rootstown as the house that cheese built beginning at 2 p.m. March 16.
Most recently owned by the Lowden family, the home is located on Tallmadge Road behind the new fire station.
Historical information as well as possibilities for the use of the home in the future will be included. Light refreshments will be served.
On March 9, the Youth Fellowship of the First Congregational Church of Rootstown, United Church of Christ will enjoy lunch before visiting Shorts Funeral Home in Ravenna for a tour.
The youth will follow the tour with a stop at Outlook Pointe in Ravenna to play bingo with the residents before returning to the church by 4 p.m.
While the youth are learning more about Christian burials followed by an entertaining afternoon at Outlook Pointe, the Evening Womens Fellowship organization will work on their Easter project, Easter baskets filled for distribution at the County Clothing Center in Ravenna.
For more information, call the church office at (330) 325-7429.
Phone: (330) 325-1257