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Bay bleacher project cost estimates going up

By Jeff Gallatin Westshore Superintendent Clint Keener said Friday Bay Village school officials are over their initial sticker shock at the $1.3 million estimate for putting in new bleachers for the district high school athletic field. While discussing the bleacher project during the July 20 school board meeting, Keener said district administration officials had noted […]

District passes drug testing policy that emphasizes helping students

By Jeff Gallatin North Olmsted District officials formally approved at the July 22 school board meeting a mandatory drug testing policy starting this school year that officials emphasized focuses on helping students. Students in athletics and extracurricular activities and who park vehicles in the high school campus parking lot will be subject to the policy. […]

North Olmsted school officials checking out Beaver Schools’ new K-12 school

By Jeff Gallatin North Olmsted Field trips are a longtime staple of the educational experience for students, and now district officials are scheduled to take one to the Beaver Local Schools in Columbiana County to see the new multimillion-dollar kindergarten through 12th-grade school for that district. North Olmsted Superintendent Mike Zalar said at the July […]

Two Bay school board members not seeking re-election

By Jeff Gallatin Bay Village Bay Village City Schools’ Board of Education will see a changing of the guard in this November’s elections because two incumbents are opting not to seek re-election. Bill Selong, who will be completing his fourth term on the board this year, and Bob Piccirilli, who will be finishing his first, […]