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Students to sit alphabetically, not by gender, at commencement

When members of the Westlake High School class of 2015 march into Cleveland State University’s Wolstein Center for their commencement ceremony June 6, they’ll all be wearing the green gowns, Interim Superintendent Geoff Palmer said.

Student with Tourette syndrome to tell how he ‘lives loud’

Most adolescents just want to fit in. But Justin Bachman’s tells teens to embrace what makes them different. The Solon High School senior knows what it’s like to be different. He suffers from Tourette syndrome, a neurological disorder characterized by repetitive, involuntary movements and vocalizations called tics.

District adapting to 21st-century learning, superintendent says

While children require a 21st-century education, students at Lewis Meyer Middle School and Fairview High School aren’t always in a 21-st century learning environment, the superintendent reported, as the infrastructure at those adjacent buildings is aging.

Westlake police looking for missing teenager

Westlake police are looking for Dominic Dover, a 14-year-old they say ran away from his father’s residence April 1.