Campbell schools to host Math 24 competition

Campbell schools to host Math 24 competition


Campbell Elementary and Middle School will host the county-wide Math 24 competition for the fourth consecutive year at 6 p.m. today .

Each participating school district will bring several groups of students from grades one through nine to compete in a series of math challenges.

The Math 24 challenge is a tournament-style competition organized around the game “24.” The game objective is to use math equations to get to 24 from the numbers provided. Students from several county schools have prepared in class and formed teams to compete.

The event is made possible by the support of the Michael “Mickey” Soroka Foundation, who sponsors Math 24, and multiple volunteers, such as the Youngstown State University students who help proctor. Parents and family members are invited to attend.

Mount Union will host lunch series


Dr. Kelsey Scanlon, assistant professor of exercise science at the University of Mount Union, will be presenting the final installment of the 2017-18 UMU Experts: Lunch Series at noon Tuesday in the Newbold room in Hoover-Price Campus Center. Her discussion, “2018: The Year of Resolution Realization” will explain the best ways to approach New Year’s resolutions in order to accomplish them. Cost is $10 and includes lunch. Space is limited.

To reserve a seat, email Angi Swonger at For information about the experts series, contact Ryan Smith at

Salamanders to be topic at library


Mike Mainhart, naturalist with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, will be the speaker at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Salem Public Library, Quaker Room, 821 E. State St. The topic will feature America’s largest aquatic salamander, the Eastern Hellbender.

The salamanders can be found in the Little Beaver Creek Watershed. Register online at or call the library at 330-332-0042 or Shane Franks at 330-332-5512.

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