Rocky River

RRHS Wins Drug Education School Challenge Award

Rocky River High School was recently awarded the Drug Education School Challenge (DESC) Award from the Ohio Parent Teacher Association (PTA). The award, which is in its second year, was announced at the Ohio PTA annual convention. The DESC is designed to publicly recognize schools that are providing comprehensive drug education, prevention and intervention programs to parents and students. The ... Read More »

Kensington Intermediate School Named Cleveland Clinic Banner School

The Office of Government and Community Relations’ Civic Education Department of the Cleveland Clinic announced on Thursday morning that Kensington Intermediate School (KIS) has been named a 2018-2019 Cleveland Clinic Banner School. This marks the second consecutive year KIS has received the honor. The award recognizes Kensington’s noteworthy success in leveraging community resources to advance student learning. The Cleveland Clinic Civic ... Read More »

Rocky River Schools Bike to School 2019

Once again, the Rocky River City School District is participating in the Bike to School Challenge. The Middle School challenge kicked off on Monday, May 6 and runs through Friday, May 24, 2019. Kensington Intermediate School will participate from May 20 through May 24, 2019. If you drive, please be aware that there will be more bicycle riders during school ... Read More »

‘Spring for Hope’ Lifts Support for Autism Care

The Center for Autism located within Rocky River’s Umerley Center is a signature resource for the treatment of autism that serves the entire west side. Last Thursday, co-chairs Neil Smith, D.O., President, Fairview Hospital, and Rocky River Mayor Pamela Bobst hosted the third annual ‘Spring for Hope’ Autism Center fundraising event. Community West Foundation was a proud sponsor of the ... Read More »

Yes, It’s Spring!

Spring has sprung at The Normandy Senior Living! “Stop by for a walk through our scenic walking paths to revel in the beauty of our spring flowers.” Please follow and like us: Read More »

RRHS Students Receive Special Recognition at Board Meeting

Several Rocky River High School students were honored with Special Recognitions at the Board of Education Meeting on April 18. The following students were honored for their accomplishments and also received resolutions for their achievements. National Hispanic Recognition Program Finalists: Isabella Petrus and Maria Chaves-Bernal Perfect ACT Score: Kira Katterle and Charlotte Weixel National Merit Commended Scholars: Elizabeth Douglas, Phoebe ... Read More »

RRHS Drama Dept. Nominated for Seven Dazzle Awards

The Rocky River High School (RRHS) Drama Department received seven nominations for the 2019 Dazzle Awards presented by Pat & John Chapman, including a nomination for the Connor Family Best Musical (Tier 1) for the production of Singin’ in the Rain. In addition, RRHS was nominated for Best Ensemble/Chorus, Best Choreography Execution, Best Costume Design, Best Scenic Design and Best ... Read More »

RRMS Science Olympiad Team Competes at State Tournament

The Rocky River Middle School Science Olympiad team had a strong showing at the state competition on Saturday at Ohio State. The team posted nine top-20 finishes at the event. Eighth graders Ethan and Morgan were the top placing team, earning a gold medal for a first-place finish in the Mystery Architecture event. Seventh grader Alice and eighth grader Anna ... Read More »

Community West Foundation: 3rd Annual Spring for Hope Autism Awareness Fundraiser

The 3rd Annual Spring for Hope event will be on Thursday, May 2nd at the Don Umerley Civic Center, 21016 Hilliard Boulevard, Rocky River, at 6:00 pm. This fundraiser provides awareness and assistance for children with autism. It’s great news that we have an Autism center on the west side that provides services, support, and encouragement to make life better for ... Read More »

Habitat for Humanity Collection – Saturday, May 4

Habitat for Humanity will have a truck available to receive your donations on Saturday, May 4, 2019, from 9-Noon in the Senior Center parking lot off Wagar Road. Once again, Habitat is asking for your donations of usable furniture, construction and remodeling materials, kitchen utensils, hardware, tools and other household items. Please support their mission of providing affordable housing, as ... Read More »