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Academics, college readiness factor into new state testing

By Sue Botos Rocky River As promised, Assistant Superintendent Liz Anderson brought back an update of the new state-mandated graduation requirements from the Ohio School Boards Association’s Capital Conference and Trade Show, held at the Greater Columbus Convention Center Nov. 9-12. Rocky River board members and administrators were among approximately 10,000 educators from throughout the [...]

Rocky River schools to give students an edge with Capstone program

By Sue Botos Rocky River If all goes as hoped, the Rocky River School District will soon be offering students another tool to gain an edge in the competition for acceptance into prestigious colleges and universities. At the Board of Education’s October legislative session, science teacher Daryl Knauss and guidance counselor Erin Pontikos outlined plans [...]

Rocky River income tax issue, charter amendments win in a big way

By Sue Botos Rocky River The work of Invest in River, a grassroots committee of local residents, may have come to an end with passage of a 0.5-percent tax increase. But the job has just begun for city officials, who must decide where the initial $2.3 million expected to be generated annually can be put [...]

Jamie Mason named Rocky River library director

By Sue Botos Rocky River The Rocky River Public Library Board of Trustees has announced that Jamie Mason has been appointed library director, effective Nov. 5. “We have great confidence in Jamie’s leadership skills, his vision for the library and his concern for our staff,” commented board President Audra Bednarski. Mason has been the library’s [...]