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Toledo Public Schools October 23, 2020

Yesterday, Woodward High School (Toledo, Ohio)
counselor, Sarah Ramirez was presented the 2020 Ohio School Counselor High School Counselor of the Year Award through OSCA.  Jack Renz, WHS Principal said this of Mrs. Ramirez, "Mrs. Ramirez is a caring and passionate educator, based and grounded in school counseling and student social and emotional wellness and positive growth.  Not only an employee, she is a friend and vital colleague who works closely with me in the management of a school that takes a true team to run.  It is her tireless dedication to her work, community, and students that affords her the recognition of School Counselor of the Year.  Mrs. Ramirez demonstrates the character and work ethic worthy of such recognition.  Her efforts as a counselor in our school are unmatched..."
Congratulations Mrs. Ramirez on this wonderful recognition!

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Feb 25, 2020

Hey Polar Bear Nation Good News from Woodward High in both Academics and Sports!

Emmanuela Ezekwemba won second place in a short story contest sponsored by the UToledo College of Arts and Letters and the Roger Ray Institute for the Humanities. Congratulations on your outstanding student!

James Miller won the regional contest for Poetry Out Loud!
He tied with a student from Toledo Early College and both students will advance to state competition in Columbus, OH in two weeks.

James memorized and recited two selections. The judges included members of the Ohio Arts Council and published poets. James’ poem selections were complex and challenging. He delivered them with accuracy and authenticity.

Congratulations to Mr Yockey and our wrestling team for their individual performances at the city championships. It was an exciting day with a lot of good wrestling. The strength, dedication and support these young gentlemen showed to their team is beyond commendable.

Lorenzo Gordon 1st place at 170lbs
Deon Colbert 2nd at 152 lbs
Daniel Cunningham 2nd at 113 lbs
Miguel Barcenas 2nd 106 lbs
James Reynolds 3rd at 145 lbs
Frankie Ovalle 5th at 195 lbs.