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Solon High School senior Samuel Oguntoyinbo was named the grand prize winner of the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage’s 11th annual Stop the Hate Youth Speak Out essay writing contest at an awards ceremony March 14 at the Cleveland Museum of Art.

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Setting clocks forward and glimpses of warmer temperatures signal spring is on the way, and for local public school districts that means preparing and making decisions on interdistrict open enrollment.

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The Geauga County Educational Service Center and its Vocational Consortium play a major role in the lives of students with learning disabilities who are seeking to train for jobs. Mandi Baggett has been with the center for 12 years and is the career assessment specialist for the vocational c…

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The Berkshire community found a new source of pride Monday as architects for the Berkshire Local School District unveiled a schematic design of the district’s new $41.6 million school building.

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Newbury Board of Education members made a difficult and emotional decision when they voted on Jan. 14 to start the proceedings to become part of the West Geauga Local School District beginning in the 2020-2021 academic year.

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Tears, cheers and sometimes jeers marked Newbury Board of Education’s meeting Monday as the board voted 3-2 to enter into a territory transfer with the West Geauga Local School District.

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Newbury School District’s announcement Tuesday that it would become part of with West Geauga schools was approved by the board, according to Newbury Board of Education member Terry Sedivy.

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West Geauga Local Schools and Newbury Local Schools are going steady in ongoing talks of a territory transfer, but there’s not a ring on anyone’s finger just yet.

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What was once old is new again in Burton village as officials will likely look at annexation as a possible move in anticipation of being asked to provide water and sewer service to Berkshire Local School District’s planned campus at Kent State University, Geauga.

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Geauga County Commissioners gave approval Tuesday for the Department of Community and Economic Development to advertise bids for the Berkshire Local School District board offices, estimated at almost $50,000. Commissioners noted that the bids could be rescinded if they decide the federally m…

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The West Geauga Board of Education members plan to decide at their next meeting whether they want to be involved in research about the possibility of merging all or part of Newbury schools into the district.

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Berkshire School Superintendent John Stoddard and representatives from Burton Village and Burton Township gathered last week, seeking common ground as the district waits to hear from voters on a bond issue to build a new school.

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Due to a 39-year-old clerical error beyond its control, the Berkshire School Board of Education chose to forfeit about $3,000 in property taxes, rather than lose more than $300,000 in annual millage, and potentially invalidate the district’s bond issue, and the Geneva Area City School Distri…

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Burton Village officials and a resident were expressing hopes and concerns Monday following a presentation on Berkshire School District’s plans for its new pre-kindergarten through 12th-grade school building on the Geauga campus of Kent State University.