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Avon High School Students Named National Merit Finalists

Avon High School boasts two (2) National Merit Scholar Finalists from the 2018 National Merit Scholarship program. The two seniors were named Semifinalists back in September and have now advanced in the competition. National Merit Scholarship Finalists: Bhavya Appana – parents Ramarao and Swathi Appana. Bhavya is a member of National Honor Society and Student Council, as well as the ... Read More »

Two Avon Lake High School Seniors Named National Merit Semifinalists

Avon Lake High School is pleased to announce two senior students have been named as National Merit Semifinalists from the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Approximately 16,000 students across the country were named as semifinalists in the scholarship competition. National Merit Semifinalists: Robert Nordman – parents Rob and Heather Nordman. School activities: Chess Club president, Math and Science Club, Photography ... Read More »

Rocky River Students’ Band Makes Rock Off Finals

An alternative rock band featuring three Rocky River High School students beat out 51 high school bands to make the finals in the 2018 Tri-C High School Rock-Off. Rocky River senior and lead guitar William Ridzon, junior and vocalist Cameron Morris and senior and bass guitarist Joe Greenfield, along with Bay Village High School junior and drummer Auden Stevenson, make ... Read More »

North Ridgeville Senior Center Mardi Gras

Last week Wednesday, February 7; the North Ridgeville Senior Center celebrated Mardi Gras and fun was had by that attended! The festivities had a scavenger hunt for a photo of the Christ Child and the winner was crowned for the day and received a certificate for a free Wednesday lunch. The seniors were all over the hall looking under tables, ... Read More »

Westlake Garden Club Meeting

Spring is almost here and the first meeting of the WGC in the new year will feature a presentation about one of the first signs of spring, the running of sap in maple trees. The trees generously share some of that with us, which can be turn into sweet maple syrup. Bethany Mejeski from the Cleveland Metroparks will talk about ... Read More »

Rocky River Community Chorus Spring Concerts Rehearsals

The Rocky River Community Chorus will begin rehearsals for its spring concerts on Monday, February 26, at 7:30 pm in the choir room of the Rocky River Middle School, 1631 Lakeview Ave., Rocky River. The 54 member chorus welcomes new members from all surrounding communities. There are no auditions. The chorus performs 4 or 5 concerts in May and early June. New members ... Read More »

University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center Recognized with Five Stars by Ohio First Steps for Healthy Babies

University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center, along with other maternity centers in Ohio, is taking steps to promote its support of successful breastfeeding. The Ohio First Steps for Healthy Babies is a voluntary breastfeeding designation program through the Ohio Hospital Association and Ohio Department of Health that recognizes maternity centers in Ohio for taking steps to promote, protect and support breastfeeding ... Read More »

Lake Ridge Academy Announces Four National Merit Finalists

Four Lake Ridge Academy seniors were named 2018 National Merit Finalists. Elizabeth Coble (Avon Lake), Ben Gwinnell (Cleveland Heights), Noah Kawaguchi (Amherst) and Anjali Prabhakaran (Avon) join a pool of 15,000 finalists who will be considered to receive one of the 7,500 Merit Scholarships that will be awarded nationally in March. These four students represent 8% of Lake Ridge Academy’s ... Read More »

Happy 100 Days of School Avon East Elementary School

Avon East Elementary School students are truly 100 days smarter! Students and staff celebrated today by dressing up as centenarians and enjoying activities centered around 100. One first-grade class hypothesized whether or not 100 kernels of popcorn weighs more or less than popped popcorn. It was a day filled with fun activities, including celebrating Valentine’s Day. Read More »

Westlake Students’ Artwork Selected for Local Exhibition

Two Dover Intermediate School art students had their work selected for a local art exhibition at Case Western Reserve University. Sixth-grade student Jaye McBride’s chalk pastel bird and fifth-grade student Joey Frey’s Blue and Green Notan on Black were selected for the CWRU Youth Art Month Exhibit, sponsored by the Ohio Art Education Association. Art will be on display at ... Read More »