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Westlake 11-year-old selected as Scholastic Kid Reporter

Scholastic Kids Press announced that Zain Abbas, a 6th grader from Westlake, OH will join this award-winning team of Kid Reporters, ages 10–14, who report “news for kids, by kids.” During the 2020–2021 program year, Zain will interview newsmakers from his community and share the perspectives of his peers on the 2020 U.S. presidential election and other issues that matter most to young people ... Read More »

City of Rocky River Construction Update – October 2, 2020

Rocky River Police Station – The garage floor is in the process of being poured and the second floor of the station is expected to be poured next week. Electrical and plumbing installations are continuing on schedule. The pre-bid meeting for landscaping will be held next week. Center Ridge Complete Streets – Boring for utilities under the street are ongoing ... Read More »

RRHS National Honor Society Induction Virtual Ceremony

Rocky River High School celebrated the induction of 84 new members into the National Honor Society (NHS) at a virtual ceremony on Thursday, October 1. The induction ceremony was scheduled for May to honor members of the Class of 2021, but was postponed due to COVID-19. NHS is the nation’s premier organization established to recognize outstanding high school students. More ... Read More »

RRMS Students Recognized for Scoring Well on Spanish Exam

The results of the 2020 National Spanish Examinations (NSE) have been announced and several Rocky River Middle School students who took the exam last spring have been awarded medals. The students combined to earn one gold, five silver and seven bronze medals, along with 17 honorable mention awards. The NSE, which are sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of ... Read More »

Westlake Police Promotions

Information courtesy of the Westlake Police Department, Jason Dancy and Joshua Frey were sworn in as Lieutenant and Sergeant, respectively, on Thursday, Oct. 1 at City Hall. Family, friends and colleagues were in attendance for the occasion. The officers earned these promotions through their exemplary performance on the job and extensive testing and observation. Jason Dancy and Joshua Frey were ... Read More »

Bay High School has 11 Students Recognized in 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program

Bay Village City School District is proud to announce that 11 students have been recognized in the 2021 National Merit® Scholarship Program, an annual academic competition for recognition and college undergraduate scholarships. Thomas Beckwith, James Bish and Samuel Ferry have been named Semifinalists. Abigail Donahue, Ryan Duffy, Anya Krumbine, Cooper Lyons, Molly Mullahy, Kayla Poling, Emma Spirollari and Kendall Thomas ... Read More »

Westlake Porter Public Library Participates in Countywide “One Community Reads” Effort

Westlake Porter Public Library has joined with Cuyahoga County’s eight other library systems to present the One Community Reads program, which focuses on Racial Equity in America. The program will allow readers to learn about and reflect on race, history, and a more just future locally and nationally. In addition to reading and discussing the same books, participants are encouraged ... Read More »

New Scoreboard Comes to Avon’s Joe Firment Chevrolet Stadium

A new scoreboard was installed last week at Joe Firment Chevrolet Stadium, home of the Avon Eagles. Spectators will be treated to a fully digital experience with the Daktronics scoreboard. The digital scoreboard display is 13-ft. high and 24-ft. long. There are also 4-ft. sponsor panels on each side, and a 6×8 sound cabinet and 6-ft. truss added to the top ... Read More »

Bay High School Homecoming 2020

Things may have looked a little different with no dance and a virtual Homecoming Assembly, but the Class of 2021 was still upbeat about Homecoming 2020. Class officers organized a Spirit Week (from tropical shirt day to wearing the Bay Rockets pride colors of blue, white and red), and they played 80s music in between classes. The 2020 Homecoming Court: Queen ... Read More »

Tri-C Wins National Award for STEM Education

Excellence and Equity in Community College STEM Award Honors Programs Building Career Pathways for Diverse Populations The nursing program at Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C®) has been named a winner of the Excellence and Equity in Community College STEM Award by the Aspen Institute College Excellence Program and the Siemens Foundation. Eight winning programs across the country are receiving this award, ... Read More »