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District to address academic skills of transfer students

Of the 142 sophomores who took the Ohio Graduations Test last year, only 101 had been in the district since the end of their eighth-grade year. For the math test, 88.12 of those sophomores around since the eighth-grade passed, compared to 70.73 percent of sophomores who later transferred in.

Environmental science students examine Coe Creek

The high school students assisted employees of the Cuyahoga Soil and Water Conservation District in analyzing the health of Coe Creek. With Jared Bartley, the agency’s Rocky River Watershed Coordinator, the collected water samples in a search for macroinvertebrates, or creature without backbones that can be seen without a microscope. They found leeches, indicating the creek is healthy enough to sustain life.

Luncheon to celebrate 100th anniversary of suffragist march

On Oct. 3, 1914, Josephine Saxer Irwin, who later would become the first female on Fairview Park City Council, helped lead a parade of 7,000 women suffragists down Cleveland’s Euclid Avenue. Gloria Cipri-Kemer, owner of the Emerald Necklace Inn, has organized a luncheon for Oct. 3 at Fairview Park’s Gemini Center to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the march and Irwin’s life.

Progressive Insurance lets customers play on their field of dreams

The Mayfield Heights-based company offered a group of customers, including three Westshore residents, the chance to take part in a mini fantasy camp Sept. 18 at Progressive Field, the home of the Cleveland Indians.

 

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