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Author Archives: Kevin Kelley

Council president: Property deals unlikely before Election Day

Westlake City Schools Superintendent Scott Goggin said the district has the option of building a new elementary school on either of two good locations – the Parkside School property on Hilliard or the Center Ridge property next to the library should that be obtained.

Fundraisers set up to help Fairview teacher’s family

Relatives and friends are raising money for a Fairview Park teacher taking a leave of absence from the classroom to care for his ailing wife.

Negotiations on city-school real estate deals continuing

School district leaders are very eager to tell voters where the new elementary school will be located, as a Nov. 8 ballot issue will ask voters to approve a 1.3-mill bond issue and a 1.0-mill permanent improvement levy. The bond issue would raise $33.6 million for construction of a new, single elementary school campus, while the permanent improvement levy would raise money for continuing maintenance and capital improvements.

School leaders, student-athletes celebrate field’s new turf

Westlake City Schools Athletic Director Tony Cipollone said the project was as much about the community as an athletic facility.