March Raider Report

More than a school, A COMMUNITY!

The gold standard. American FFA Degree Recipients.

As the highest degree achievable in the National FFA Organization, the American FFA Degree shows a FFA member’s dedication to his or her chapter and state FFA association. It demonstrates the effort FFA members apply toward their supervised agricultural experience and the outstanding leadership abilities and community involvement they exhibited through their FFA career.

American FFA Degree recipients show promise for the future and have gone above and beyond to achieve excellence. Congratulations to Bradey Ackley, Tanner Anspach, Matthew Black, Emily Roth, and Tanner Sines who will receive their degree in October at Lucas Oil Stadium.

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Eleven BLHS students attended the BPA State Leadership Conference held in Columbus on March 10 & 11.

Contest results:

Fundamental Accounting

Austin McGowan - Top 5 - National Qualifier

Junette Ly - Top 10

C++ Programming

Briar Elliot - Top 10

Advanced Word Processing

Sami Meeker - Top 5 - National Qualifier


Lylli Kelley - Top 10

Presentation Management Team

Bella Lowe & Addison Scott - Top 10

National qualifiers will compete in Dallas, Texas the first week of May.

Ohio Art Education Association Youth Art Month & Young People’s Art Exhibition March 2022

Mrs. Jennifer Davis, BLMS Art Educator is a participant in the 2022 Youth Art Month celebration! Art continues to play a critical role in students' social and emotional learning as well as in the development of problem solving and critical thinking skills. Youth Art Month festivities help to highlight the innovative work of both students and educators.

"Venice Calm" Pencil Drawing featured in the 42nd Annual Youth Art Month Exhibition

Congratulations to Marlee Butcher, 8th grade student from Benjamin Logan Middle School for being chosen as an honored artist for the 42nd Annual Youth Art Month Exhibition sponsored by the Ohio Art Education Association. This year’s show includes 95 student artworks from all over the state. It's a great distinction for Marlee and Mrs. Davis to be a part of this exhibition representing the Western Region. Marlee and Mrs. Davis will be honored during the Virtual Youth Art Month Exhibition Reception on Sunday, March 13.
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"Warrior Silhouette" Watercolor/Sharpie Piece displayed in Annual Young People’s Art Exhibition

Congratulations to Charley Hardman, in Grade 8 from Benjamin Logan Middle School who was chosen as an honored artist for the 42nd Annual Young People’s Art Exhibition sponsored by the Ohio Art Education Association representing the Western Region. Both Charley and Mrs. Davis will be honored in the Virtual Young People's Art Exhibition Reception via a Live Zoom Recognition Ceremony on Sunday, March 13.
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What's Your E, Logan County?

The 3Es stand for Employed, Enlisted and Enrolled. The goal of local educators, local businesses and the Logan County Chamber of Commerce is to ensure that prior to graduation, every student in Logan County has committed to either: Employment at a local company, Enlistment in the military, or Enrollment in a 2 or 4-year college. Each "E" is to be equally honored, respected, and given equal consideration. Congratulations on your enrollment!

Learn more at

3E's In Logan County

Career Connections Placements with Local Business Partners

Jason Smith named Rise FM Teacher of the Week

Rise FM recently announced Jason Smith, Computer Science Teacher, Benjamin Logan High School as the Teacher of the Week for the week of February 28. Congratulations, Mr. Smith!

Photo: Superintendent John Scheu, Jason Smith, and Heather Tipton, Community Relations Representative, RISE FM.

High School Concert Band Performs a Concerto for Alto Saxophone with Guest Soloist Jordan Taylor Reed

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BLHS Chorale Performs at Contest Concert

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Tickets can be purchased at the BLHS Box Office

Friday, March 25 - 7:00 pm

Saturday, March 26 - 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm

Box Office

"Bowls with Purpose" Fundraiser for Logan County Cancer Society slated for Mid-April

We are showcasing the talents of the BLHS Art Department students and their passion for supporting our local Logan County Cancer Society.

The art students will create ceramic pottery bowls which can be used for multiple purposes after being painted, glazed, and fired. Possible uses include decoration and storing purposes, serving purposes, for feeding pets and decorating gardens, or quite simply for showcasing or enhancing the beauty of your dining room table.

This is an ONLINE ONLY auction that will take place on the Benjamin Logan Facebook page in in mid-April. Bids will be placed in the comments section under each item during the event.

This is a fundraiser for the BLHS Art Department to support residents of Logan County who have cancer or a cancer-related illness. Your generous contribution will assist cancer sufferers with related expenses such as medications and supplies, wigs, and travel expenses. In some cases, food, utilities, and clothing needs are provided in emergency situations. You can rest assured knowing 100% of your generous contribution remains right here in Logan County and benefits residents of this community.

The minimum bid amount is $10 per bowl. Post your bid in the comments under each picture with the Bowl #. The bidding begins at 8:00 am on April 18 and ends at 8:00 pm on April 29. Bowls will be available for pickup in the BLHS office with checks being made out to the Logan County Cancer Society.

If you win your item(s), pick up will be held at the Benjamin Logan High School office between 8 am and 3pm from May 2 to May 6. If that time will not work, please message us to make other arrangements. We are happy to work with you.

Please message the Facebook page with any questions. We will be monitoring the auction daily.

THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU to all who support these amazingly talented, kindhearted and hardworking kids. We are proud of them for supporting this cause.

BLMS Ceramic Gnome Homes & Awesome Eyes on Display!

Reading Under the Sea for Read Across America Week

BLES Students Invited to Barn at Night Book Reading with author Michelle Houts

Benjamin Logan Elementary students are invited to participate in the upcoming Barn at Night book reading event sponsored by the Logan County Libraries, the Logan County Land Trust, and the Logan County Farm Bureau on Tuesday, March 22 from 4 to 6pm at the Knowlton Library in Bellefontaine. Farm crafts, cookies, and drinks too!
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Dear BL Parent:

As your new school-based health center provider, let me introduce myself. My name is Paula Strebig and I am a certified nurse practitioner. I grew up near Casstown, OH and graduated from Miami East High School. Knowing from a young age that I wanted to be a nurse, I pursued that career path immediately after high school. My background includes hospital-based nursing where I worked in pediatrics, labor & delivery, postpartum, and the newborn nursery. My husband and I moved our family to Logan County in 1994. I have worked in local hospitals and taught in several LPN and RN programs including Hi-Point Career Center, Upper Valley Career Center and Clark State Community College. While teaching, I earned my Bachelor of Science in Nursing from OSU and completed the nurse practitioner program at Wright State University. I became a licensed NP in 2017 and began working for CHWP. At CHWP, my practice consists of newborns to elderly, caring for the healthy to the dying, and those with simple poison ivy to multiple chronic diseases. At the BL-SBHC I can diagnose and treat:

• Upper respiratory infections

• Sinus infections

• Coughs

• Skin infections / cellulitis

• Severe headaches / migraines

• Pink eye / styes

• Urinary tract infections, and more

Basically, if your child needs to be seen right away, I can test, diagnose, and treat them in the SBHC and prescribe medication, allowing you to not only save money, but TIME! Additionally, I can conduct annual physical exams, well child exams, sports physicals, order blood work, x-rays and refer to specialists.

My goal is to support your health care needs and work with your current primary care provider. BL SBHC is open Monday – Friday from 7:30 am – 12:00 noon in the BL Elementary Building. My services at BL- SBHC are available to students, their household members, and BL staff. If you are already a patient of mine AND are a BL parent, you can also schedule your appointments with me at the school!

I look forward to helping your students and family members with health care needs and being a part of the Benjamin Logan Community. If you have any questions, please call me at 937-599-1411.

Paula Strebig, CNP

Benjamin Logan SBHC Provider

It's easy! Nominate your favorite teacher today!

Parents, current students, past students and community members...Share just three reasons your favorite teacher is above all other teachers and should be awarded Quest Teacher of the Year!

March 30 is the final day to nominate.