Opening under the current hybrid model for Chagrin schools has proven to be a challenge, but the overall outlook remains positive with proper measures in place to help the district adjust to the new learning environment, Superintendent Robert Hunt said last week.
The Chagrin Falls Exempted Village School District is looking to implement a hybrid learning model for the start of the 2020-21 school year with all-in and all-remote plans on standby if needed.
School may start a week later than originally anticipated for the Chagrin Falls Exempted Village School District, and even later for kindergarten, with proposed changes to the academic calendar as officials draft plans to open schools during the coronavirus pandemic.
The Chagrin Falls Board of Education passed the first of two required resolutions to place a 3.85-mill levy on the Nov. 3 ballot, along with the approval of a co-pay for participation in grades seven through 12 athletics.
In direct response to the Black Lives Matter movement, the Chagrin Falls Exempted Village School District officially rejected “all forms of racism and discrimination” last week with the board’s unanimous passage of a resolution to develop a strategic plan for equality in education.
After consulting with a local political expert, the Chagrin Falls Exempted Village Board of Education came to an unofficial agreement to put a 3.85-mill levy on the Nov. 3 general election ballot.
Starting next school year, the Chagrin Falls Exempted Village School District faces deficit spending as expenditures increase and revenue decreases. Without the passage of a levy or making cuts to their budget, the district’s five-year forecast projects a negative balance of almost $1 millio…
Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine called for the closure of schools back in March to help flatten the curve of the COVID-19 outbreak, leaving kids giddy over an “extended spring break,” as he called it, and the switch to online learning.
In February, spirits were high as members of the Finance and Budget Committee looked to place a levy on either an August or November ballot for the Chagrin Falls Exempted Village School District.
“She’s my best reporter,” Angie Jameson, Chagrin Falls Middle School newspaper adviser, said. The “best reporter” in question is eighth-grader Maggie Koehler.
Every school in Ohio is in a bind after Gov. Mike DeWine ordered the closure of all schools from March 16 through April 3 to slow the spread of the coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. He announced the mandatory closing in a press conference on March 12.
Chagrin Falls is piloting a program to help strengthen social and emotional support for students across the exempted village school district by looking at data collected through student surveys.
Members of the Chagrin Falls Board of Education discussed concerns surrounding the two possible sites for new tennis courts at a recent meeting, and ultimately moved forward with the continued investigation of both sites with a decision on either one in two weeks.
Voters could see a new levy to support the Chagrin Falls Exempted Village School District on the ballot in August or November to offset deficit spending.
He produced several keepsakes from his journey, showing off pages of notes, passes and punch cards, a tattered flip-book with names scribbled throughout, a small wooden tasting spoon and a red plastic tag with “1779” scrawled onto it, among other small artifacts.
The Chagrin Falls Exempted Village School District’s board last week agreed to add $543,000 to the 2020 budget to build tennis courts after residents spoke about the need to make good on a promise to replace the courts eliminated during a project.