High school students, do you want to learn about Ohio state law and government?

Juniors and seniors interested in learning more about state law and government may apply for the Ohio Attorney General’s Office Teen Ambassador Board program, which has extended its application deadline to Thursday, July 21. Selected students serve one year. To apply, visit  https://www.ohioattorneygeneral.gov/teenambassadorboard .

9-8-8 Suicide & Crisis Life Line 
The Nation Suicide Prevention Number has transitioned to 9-8-8.
988 has been designated as the new three-digit dialing code that will route callers to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (now known as the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline), and is now active across the United States.
The hotline offers confidential support to anyone experiencing suicidal crisis, or mental health or addiction-related distress. The three-digit nationwide Suicide & Crisis Lifeline is free and open 24/7.


Sales tax holiday approaching

Ready, set, shop. Ohio’s back-to-school sales tax holiday begins at 12 a.m., Friday, Aug. 5  and ends at 11:59 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 7. The following purchases are exempt from sales and use tax during the holiday:

  • Clothing items priced at $75 or less.
  • School supplies priced at $20 or less.
  • School instructional materials priced at $20 or less.

Opportunity for 17-year-old rising seniors – Youth at the Booth

The office of Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose has opened poll worker opportunities to 17-year-old rising seniors, beginning with Ohio’s August 2 primary election. The Youth at the Booth program enables qualifying students to earn about 100-$150. Students who participate may also be eligible for community service hours, extra credit in school and get a boost to their college applications, according to a news release from the Ohio Secretary of State’s office.

Interested students can apply at Sign Up to Be a Poll Worker