Rocky River

Normandy Summer Picnic Celebrates Families

A perfect June evening made for a wonderful Summer Picnic at The Normandy Care Center in Rocky River the afternoon of June 12. Residents, families and staff gathered beneath the welcoming portico to enjoy picnic treat and bar-b-que delights with their loved one under bright blue skies. The shady ambiance of The Normandy grounds made for a bucolic backdrop as ... Read More »

Rocky River Resident Dick Boyd Receives Ole Miss Education Service Award

Boyd Inducted into UM School of Education Hall of Fame The University of Mississippi School of Education honored 10 individuals for significant contributions to the field of education during its recent annual awards ceremony, including Richard Boyd of Rocky River. Six individuals were inducted into the education school’s fifth class of the Alumni Hall of Fame, joining 20 previous inductees. ... Read More »

Rocky River Family Friendly Events

Looking for something fun to do? Join the Rocky River Recreation Department at our family friendly events! Every Friday until August 16 – Enjoy the Recreation Department sponsored Food Truck Fridays from 11:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. Every Friday until August 16, different food trucks will be located near the Rocky River Water Zone. Click here for the full list of food ... Read More »

Celebrating Gratitude at The Normandy Lakeside Assisted Living

Residents of the Normandy Senior Living’s Lakeside Assisted Living were treated to a visit from students of St. Bernadette School of Westlake Tuesday afternoon. Students and residents lovingly created flower arrangements for students to share with their teachers on the last day of school this week. Each arrangement was labelled with a note of gratitude. Wilhelmy Florist donated the roses, ... Read More »

Opening Minds through Art at The Normandy Care Center

Opening Minds through Art (OMA) is an award-winning, evidence-based, intergenerational art-making program for people with dementia offered at The Normandy Care Center.  It is a failure-free program designed to provide opportunities for creative self-expression and social engagement for people with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. Art-making is creating something new that is of value. Developed in 2007 at ... Read More »

River Track Teams Sweep Great Lakes Conference Championships

The Rocky River High boys and girls track teams each captured team titles at the Great Lakes Conference Championships hosted at Bay Memorial Stadium May 7-9. It was the fourth straight league title for both teams as River’s boys topped runner-up Bay 210-185 and the Lady Pirates defeated runner-up Bay 159-118. River’s boys were paced by firsts from 4 x ... Read More »

Normandy Care Center Shares Joy with Pets

There’s nothing like a loving pet to bring joy, and that happiness was celebrated at The Normandy Care Center with a lively Dog Show on May 9! Pets owned by staff and resident families stopped by for fun games and a birthday party for Earl, a retired Rocky River postman, who cut the cake for his 90th birthday! Pups ran ... Read More »

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 »