Welcoming Wildcats: Blanchester schools open for business


Putman Elementary first-grader Anabelle McClanahan and second-grader Holdyn Bare.

Putman Elementary first-grader Anabelle McClanahan and second-grader Holdyn Bare.


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Fifth-grader Tristan and ninth-grader Sarita.


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Fourth-grader Tegan and 10th-grader Taylor Combs.


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Third-grader Hannah and sixth-grader Jeremiah Christian.


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The Kaehlers are ready for school.


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The Pauleys have a sixth- and a seventh-grader.


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Brock, a 10th-grader, and Molly Ford, a seventh-grader.


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The Rhoads family ready to represent Blanchester schools.


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BHS 11th-grader Taylor and BMS eighth-grader Cole.


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Pre-K student Wyatt, first-grader Jayce and third-Grader Zowey.


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First-grader Anabelle and kindergartner Liam.


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First-graders Alaina, Zachary and Xaiden.


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Putman second-grader Kendall and BMS sixth-grader Jocelyn Lansing.


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Putman third-grader Levi and first-grader Liam.


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Eighth-grader Kaylee Coyle and 10th-grader Nate Coyle.


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Parker is a third-grader at Putman and Lyla is a fifth-grader at BIS.


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The Blankenbecklers are set for the first day at Blanchester Local Schools on Thursday.


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Putman Elementary first-grader Anabelle McClanahan and second-grader Holdyn Bare.

Fifth-grader Tristan and ninth-grader Sarita.

Fourth-grader Tegan and 10th-grader Taylor Combs.

Third-grader Hannah and sixth-grader Jeremiah Christian.

The Kaehlers are ready for school.

The Pauleys have a sixth- and a seventh-grader.

Brock, a 10th-grader, and Molly Ford, a seventh-grader.

The Rhoads family ready to represent Blanchester schools.

BHS 11th-grader Taylor and BMS eighth-grader Cole.

Pre-K student Wyatt, first-grader Jayce and third-Grader Zowey.

First-grader Anabelle and kindergartner Liam.

First-graders Alaina, Zachary and Xaiden.

Putman second-grader Kendall and BMS sixth-grader Jocelyn Lansing.

Putman third-grader Levi and first-grader Liam.

Eighth-grader Kaylee Coyle and 10th-grader Nate Coyle.

Parker is a third-grader at Putman and Lyla is a fifth-grader at BIS.

The Blankenbecklers are set for the first day at Blanchester Local Schools on Thursday.

Putman Elementary first-grader Anabelle McClanahan and second-grader Holdyn Bare.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/08/web1_Anabelle-McClanahan-1st-Holdyn-Bare-2nd-Putman-1.jpgPutman Elementary first-grader Anabelle McClanahan and second-grader Holdyn Bare. Courtesy photos

Fifth-grader Tristan and ninth-grader Sarita.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/08/web1_SmithCarlo-5th-9th-1.jpgFifth-grader Tristan and ninth-grader Sarita. Courtesy photos

Fourth-grader Tegan and 10th-grader Taylor Combs.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/08/web1_Combs-10th-4th-1.jpgFourth-grader Tegan and 10th-grader Taylor Combs. Courtesy photos

Third-grader Hannah and sixth-grader Jeremiah Christian.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/08/web1_Jremiah-5th-Hannah-Christian-3rd-1-1.jpgThird-grader Hannah and sixth-grader Jeremiah Christian. Courtesy photos

The Kaehlers are ready for school.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/08/web1_Kaehler-1.jpgThe Kaehlers are ready for school. Courtesy photos

The Pauleys have a sixth- and a seventh-grader.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/08/web1_Pauley-6th-7th-1.jpgThe Pauleys have a sixth- and a seventh-grader. Courtesy photos

Brock, a 10th-grader, and Molly Ford, a seventh-grader.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/08/web1_Pell-10th-7th-1.jpgBrock, a 10th-grader, and Molly Ford, a seventh-grader. Courtesy photos

The Rhoads family ready to represent Blanchester schools.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/08/web1_Rhoads-1.jpgThe Rhoads family ready to represent Blanchester schools. Courtesy photos

BHS 11th-grader Taylor and BMS eighth-grader Cole.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/08/web1_Taylor-11th-BHS-Cole-8th-BMS-1.jpgBHS 11th-grader Taylor and BMS eighth-grader Cole. Courtesy photos

Pre-K student Wyatt, first-grader Jayce and third-Grader Zowey.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/08/web1_Zowey-3rd-Jayce-1st-Wyatt-preK-1.jpgPre-K student Wyatt, first-grader Jayce and third-Grader Zowey. Courtesy photos

First-grader Anabelle and kindergartner Liam.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/08/web1_VanWinkle-maybe-1.jpgFirst-grader Anabelle and kindergartner Liam. Courtesy photos

First-graders Alaina, Zachary and Xaiden.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/08/web1_first-graders-Alaina-Zachary-Xaiden-1.jpgFirst-graders Alaina, Zachary and Xaiden. Courtesy photos

Putman second-grader Kendall and BMS sixth-grader Jocelyn Lansing.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/08/web1_Kendall-2nd-Putman-and-Jocelyn-Lansing-6th-BMS-1.jpgPutman second-grader Kendall and BMS sixth-grader Jocelyn Lansing. Courtesy photos

Putman third-grader Levi and first-grader Liam.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/08/web1_Levi-third-Liam-1st-Putman-1.jpgPutman third-grader Levi and first-grader Liam. Courtesy photos

Eighth-grader Kaylee Coyle and 10th-grader Nate Coyle.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/08/web1_Kaylee-Colyle-8th-Nate-10th-1.jpgEighth-grader Kaylee Coyle and 10th-grader Nate Coyle. Courtesy photos

Parker is a third-grader at Putman and Lyla is a fifth-grader at BIS.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/08/web1_Parker-3rd-putman-Lyla-fifth-BIS-1.jpgParker is a third-grader at Putman and Lyla is a fifth-grader at BIS. Courtesy photos

The Blankenbecklers are set for the first day at Blanchester Local Schools on Thursday.
https://www.wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/22/2019/08/web1_Blankenbeckler-1.jpgThe Blankenbecklers are set for the first day at Blanchester Local Schools on Thursday. Courtesy photos