Samantha Schriener, 11, read "The Little Engine That Could" to a group of Taylorsville Elementary School first-graders in 2006, party of a school-system-wide project to encourage young students to read. From The Republic archives


Freedom Field all-inclusive playground at Parkside Elementary School opened to unanimous “kid approval.”


Schmitt Elementary School PTO began a campaign to collect 1 million pennies for its 1991-92 Penny Fundraising Project to benefit teachers and students both educationally and athletically.


Charles Hull retired after 23 years as Columbus postmaster.