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High school principal to step down at the end of the year

By Sue Botos Rocky River Rocky River High School Principal Debra Bernard has kept two framed sayings with her throughout her career in education. One states that “Rule #1” for raising children is spending half as much money and twice as much time. The other defines “priorities” as having the passion to make life better [...]

Magnificat student’s ‘Teens for Jeans’ project warms up homeless youth

By Sue Botos Rocky River Most teens probably take wearing jeans for granted. But Magnificat High School senior Mary Grace Becker looked at this wardrobe essential as a way to not only get a chance for scholarship money, but also an opportunity to help other area teenagers. “When I was researching for scholarship opportunities online [...]

Rocky River district gets plans rolling for safe biking/walking routes

By Sue Botos Rocky River School officials want to know what it will take, besides above-freezing temperatures, to get students to walk and bike to school on a regular basis. So before submitting a grant request to the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) for participation in the Safe Routes to School Program, administrators surveyed parents [...]

Robby’s Voice seeks to ‘break the silence’ surrounding addiction

Rocky River By Sue Botos Rob Brandt showed a collage of smiling young faces to a group of parents gathered last week in the auditorium of Rocky River High School. One prominent photo on the slide was the graduation picture of his son Robby. “Every one of these kids could be walking the halls of [...]