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Growing enrollment; master plan on district agenda for upcoming year

By Sue Botos Rocky River An enrollment increase and an update of the strategic plan were a few of the topics discussed by Superintendent Michael Shoaf during his annual State of the Schools address on Nov. 20. The presentation was given before the November school board legislative session. “An enrollment of 2,700 is usually our [...]

City on board with mandatory cardboard recycling

By Sue Botos Rocky River Beginning Jan. 12, city administrators will ask residents to think outside of the box when it comes to cardboard disposal. At a recent City Council session, Mayor Pam Bobst stated that after this date, cardboard boxes and cartons will not be collected by city crews during regular trash pickup, unless [...]

Treatment and awareness of drug epidemic highlight of town hall meeting

By Sue Botos Rocky River With the rising tide of prescription drug and heroin abuse washing over the area, local officials want those affected and their families to know there are safe harbors available. This was one of many related topics discussed during a Nov. 6 Westshore town hall meeting hosted by Rocky River City [...]

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 [...]