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The mission of the School of Possibilities is to provide students a positive and appropriate learning environment that leads to success on the Ohio Graduation Test and ultimately a high school diploma. The focus is to assist each student in the areas of academic skill development, positive classroom attendance, attitudinal development, and personal responsibility. By creating alternative learning experiences such as a shortened school day, work cooperative opportunities, technology-enhanced academic learning, and student-centered counseling, the student will develop a renewed interest in learning and personal goals.
 

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SCHOOL OF POSSIBILITIES STUDENTS DISPLAY ARTWORK AT BOSTON STOKER

Monday, April 20, 2015
SCHOOL OF POSSIBILITIES STUDENTS DISPLAY ARTWORK AT BOSTON STOKER

Students and teachers of the ‘School of Possibilities’ gather at Boston Stoker Coffeeshop to celebrate an exhibition of student artwork, that was on display in mid-April. Clockwise from top left: Mrs. Kathy Berry, Austin Jordan, Donavon Snyder, Richard Carley, Chris Underwood, Mr. Matthew Yux, Mr. Chuck Cowgill, Ms. Ashley Anderson, Mrs. Robin Klass, Michael Sharon, and Heather Garwood. Read More


SCHOOL OF POSSIBILITIES STUDENTS LEARN THE ART OF GLASS BEADING

Tuesday, April 8, 2014
SCHOOL OF POSSIBILITIES STUDENTS LEARN THE ART OF GLASS BEADING

Students at the School of Possibilities are “hands-on” with Art teacher Matthew Szozda (center) as they learn about glass beading, with the assistance of SP Science teacher Mindy Briddell. The activity is one of 14 classroom project grants funded by the Centerville Education Foundation. Read More


ART AT THE SCHOOL OF POSSIBILITIES IS HANDS-ON AND ENGAGING

Thursday, January 24, 2013
ART AT THE SCHOOL OF POSSIBILITIES IS HANDS-ON AND ENGAGING

Art teacher Matthew Szozda provides students at the School of Possibilities an alternative learning environment to the on-line, computer coursework that is the normal method of earning course credits at the alternative high school located in the RecWest building. According to Szozda the Art option is student centered and caters to each student's individual interests. Students learn about material and conceptual options, how to work independently in a studio environment, and can also express themselves in a creative atmosphere. Read More


CHUCK COWGILL SERVING AS PRINICPAL AT SCHOOL OF POSSIBILITIES

Thursday, January 24, 2013
CHUCK COWGILL SERVING AS PRINICPAL AT SCHOOL OF POSSIBILITIES

Current CHS Career Pathway Coordinator Chuck Cowgill is splitting his duties at the high school while also serving as the Coordinating Principal at the School of Possibilities on McEwen Road. Chuck graduated from Muskingum College and earned a Masters Degree from the University of Dayton. He is in his 13th year at CHS, having taught Applied Technology before being selected two years ago as the Career Pathway Coordinator. Chuck and wife Amy have three sons, Trayce, Bryce, and Reece. Read More


SUTTMAN TO LEAVE SCHOOL OF POSSIBILITIES TO TAKE OVER CAREER OFFICE AT CHS

Thursday, October 20, 2011
SUTTMAN TO LEAVE SCHOOL OF POSSIBILITIES TO TAKE OVER CAREER OFFICE AT CHS

Craig Suttman will take over his new duties as CHS Career Education Principal in late October from Jon Wesney who was recently selected the new Coordinating Principal at CHS. Most recently Craig has been a .5 Math teacher and .5 Coordinator at the high school’s alternative School of Possibilities on McEwen Road. Craig received his Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Dayton and a Masters of Education from Wright State University. Craig, who lives in Centerville with his wife Lyndsey, began in Centerville teaching Mathematics at Watts Middle School in 2003. Read More


School of Possibilities Offers an Alternative for Centerville Students

Thursday, August 18, 2011

The School of Possibilities is the alternative high school within Centerville City Schools. Placement at the School of Possibilities is based on recommendations from a high school principal or counselor. The School of Possibilities Principal, the Career Director, and the Pathways Coordinator will review the recommendations and decide on placement. Students are recommended for placement to the School of Possibilities for excessive truancy, being credit deficient, or classroom behavior problems. Read More