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Meredith Bond, an experienced professor and administrator, filed her petition to run for the Orange Board of Education during the Nov. 5 general election. She said that she wants to offer Orange students an outstanding education while being fiscally responsible at the same time.

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Orange City School District officials are expecting a drop in earnings on the system’s $31.5 million investment portfolio since the Federal Reserve Bank cut its benchmark interest rate in late July. The Fed cut the rate by 0.25 percent, the first decrease since 2008, according to Orange scho…

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With students slated to begin classes on Aug. 20, the West Geauga Local School District is preparing for the 2019-20 academic season by completing summer projects including maintenance upgrades, improved school security, technology and transportation.

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The only squad with four linkers shooting under 100 strokes, the Chagrin Falls girls golf team finished runner-up during the Chagrin Valley Conference preseason tournament on Monday at Punderson State Park’s par-72 course in Newbury.

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The Geauga County Educational Service Center voted unanimously last week, passing the first of two resolutions that would transfer the Newbury Local School District to the West Geauga Local School District.

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The Chagrin Falls Board of Education last week approved more than $68,000 worth of change orders to Gilbane Building Co. of Cleveland for additional work needed to complete the two year Intermediate School renovation and construction project.

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The Berkshire Community Planning Association reviewed plans last week for bringing full-time fire departments to the community and how it will gauge the community on the future of Berkshire School District’s soon-to-be abandoned buildings.

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Gov. Mike DeWine last week used a line-item veto on an amendment to the state budget that would have cut millions from the Orange City School District by reducing its revenue from Hunting Valley taxpayers. Although the amendment did not go into effect, local leaders remain outraged at the vi…

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PEPPER PIKE — The Architectural Board of Review last week gave final approval for Orange High School’s new football scoreboard, which school officials say is desperately needed for the upcoming fall season. The new scoreboard, which will stand 4 feet taller and 5 feet wider than the current …

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While awaiting a vote from the Geauga County Educational Service Center on a potential territory transfer of the Newbury Local Schools into the district, the West Geauga Local School District is moving forward with preparations of various tasks that will need to be accomplished in the year b…

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PEPPER PIKE — Melanie Weltman is running for re-election to the Orange Board of Education this fall during the Nov. 5 general election. Completing oversight of major projects is one reason she plans to seek another term, she said.

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PEPPER PIKE — The Orange City School District is in line for a new scoreboard. The city Planning and Zoning Commission last week approved a proposal for a new $25,000 high school football scoreboard, which required three variances from the zoning code. The code does not have a section dedica…

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The Solon Board of Education continued to round out the district’s staffing for the 2019-20 school year with the hiring of seven new staff members at its regular meeting Friday.

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With several large ongoing projects, including the proposed territory transfer with Newbury Local Schools and a potential bond issue for new construction and building renovations, the West Geauga Local School district is opting to make communication with parents, residents and stakeholders a…

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Newbury Board of Education accepted the resignation Monday of the school’s elementary principal, but did not have to look far for a replacement.

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The Geauga County Educational Service Center Governing Board set two dates Tuesday to decide whether to finalize the territory transfer of Newbury Local Schools to the West Geauga School District after hearing proponents and opponents on that transfer.

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What skills and knowledge should a Chagrin Falls High School class of 2023 graduate have? District administrators and stakeholders will attempt to answer that and other questions as part of its strategic planning process throughout the 2019-20 school year.