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.
In a sprinter-friendly meet, the Chagrin Falls swim team lightened the load but still ran away with the boys title during the Chardon Hilltopper Invitational on Saturday at the Spire Institute in Geneva.
After her older sister organized a playground protest at the Chagrin Falls Intermediate School, third-grade student Maia De La Cruz was inspired to take action and speak up about climate change.
Treasurer Ashley Brudno presented a five-year financial forecast for the Chagrin Falls Exempted Village School District to the school board recently, focusing on cash flow, improvement projects and the possible need for a levy within the next four years.
After hearing concerns from residents, the Chagrin Falls Exempted Village School District school board recently committed to re-establish the tennis courts next summer.
The Chagrin Falls Mighty Tigers 10-and-11 boys travel soccer team won the two-day Madison Invitational regional tournament last month on the shores of Lake Erie.
Veteran musical theater director Pat Haynish is now staging her third inaugural theater production for a new or renovated venue in the Chagrin Falls Exempted Village School District.
Chagrin Falls Exempted Village School District board President Katherine Garvey and Superintendent Robert Hunt reported on the progress of fiscal and educational plans and highlighted continued student success last week.