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North Olmsted authorizes Groden to testify on behalf of Common Core

By Jeff Gallatin North Olmsted North Olmsted school district officials authorized board of education Vice President Terry Groden to testify before the Ohio Legislature this week on the Common Core State Standards, saying the district is in favor of the program. Groden brought the subject up at the board’s Aug. 20 regular meeting, saying he [...]

Cool heads prevail as dancers take the ice bucket challenge

By Sue botos Rocky River About 60 dancers from Heidi Glynias’ The Dance Centre by Heidi Glynias in Rocky River formed a bucket brigade as they took the Ice Bucket Challenge and raised almost $1,500 for ALS on Saturday. The Dance Centre had been challenged by Gregg Russell Tap, which runs “Tap Into the Network,” [...]

District to debut large-scale team teaching model

By Sue Botos Rocky River It’s said that two heads are better than one. In several classrooms throughout the school district this year, observers can see that adage in action. At the school board’s August legislative session, Jennifer Norman, executive director of pupil services, told the board that 29 classrooms, spanning grades K-12, will use [...]

Juried art show concludes with artists’ gathering Saturday

The Community of Fine Arts show opened Aug. 4 at the library and featured 104 original works created by 44 artists. Works in the show, which are available for purchase, are displayed in the library’s Porter Room and the adjacent hallway.