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Music education program strikes a chord with national organization

Rocky River By Sue Botos The Rocky River City School District’s music program has been recognized as being in the top 4 percent nationwide by the NAMM Foundation, a nonprofit organization supported by the National Association of Music Merchants. The Best Communities for Music Education designation is awarded to districts that demonstrate outstanding achievement in efforts […]

Quick transformation scheduled for Beach School

By Sue Botos Rocky River School officials and contractors have mapped out an ambitious plan for the makeover of Beach School’s first floor to house preschool classes beginning in the fall. “This will be fast and furious,” commented Superintendent Michael Shoaf during the school board’s April session. He added that since financing has been secured […]

Latest Safe Routes to School fund request rolled out by council

By Sue Botos Rocky River For over two years, the Rocky River School District and the city have been working in tandem to secure funding from the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) for the Safe Routes to School initiative. During its legislative session on April 10, council approved a measure seeking a grant for a […]

Rocky River United Methodist Church to present seminar on Islam

Rocky River All are invited to “Getting to Know Our Muslim Neighbors: An Introduction to Islamic Beliefs and Practices” presented by Dr. Carl Sharif El-Tobgui, assistant professor of Arabic and Islamic Studies and director of the Arabic language program at Brandeis University in Waltham, Mass. The event will take place April 30 from 4 to […]

 

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