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.
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…
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.
With very little fanfare, the West Geauga Board of Education stated its intent to continue pursuing a territory transfer with the Newbury Local School District.
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 Local School District after hearing proponents and opponents on that transfer.
While the West Geauga Board of Education still needs to vote to confirm its willingness to move forward with a proposed territory transfer with Newbury Local Schools, school officials are completing their due diligence on how the consolidation would impact the district.
The Newbury Board of Education Monday approved the resignation of five district educators and coaches, including the high school assistant principal. The board also reappointed supplemental positions for the 2019-2020 school year.
Auburn Career Center has been expanding its programs including a new criminal justice course, Superintendent Dr. Brian Bontempo told Geauga County Commissioners last week.
Two residents have entered the race for the expiring seats on the Newbury Board of Education during the general election in November, both focused on uniting the township and ensuring a smooth transition if the proposed territory transfer with the West Geauga Local School District moves forward.
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.
Questions and appeals to not forsake the dedicated Newbury Local School District’s employees dominated discussions at the board of education meeting Monday as the district prepares for a territory transfer with West Geauga schools.
Newbury teachers are fighting back to keep their jobs as the district moves toward a territory transfer with the West Geauga School District.
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…
As preparations progress for the expected approval of Newbury Local School’s territory transfer to West Geauga Local Schools by the Geauga County Educational Service Center in the summer, Newbury Township residents are continuing to talk with each other and processing the decision.
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.
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.
In a majority vote Monday evening, the Newbury Board of Education approved a territory transfer with the West Geauga Local School District, the next step toward Newbury becoming a part of West Geauga at the beginning of the 2020-2021 school year.
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.
With several large issues coming to the forefront over the next six months for the West Geauga Local School District, the Board of Education formed an ad hoc committee to ensure the public is informed and participating in discussions.
Newbury Local Schools plans to join the West Geauga Local School District via territory transfer beginning in the 2020-2021 school year, Newbury officials announced Tuesday.
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.
The Newbury Board of Education learned more about the community’s thoughts on a proposed territory transfer to either Berkshire or West Geauga at its regular meeting Monday.
A rift was evident last week as the Newbury Board of Education came together for a workshop to learn new details and create a scorecard, noting strengths and weaknesses, for a possible territory transfer to either West Geauga or Berkshire local school districts.
In a meeting marked by a call for civility, about 100 persons turned out Monday to hear the preliminary financial impacts of Newbury Local School District’s possible territory transfer with either West Geauga or Berkshire schools.
The West Geauga Board of Education approved its annual October five-year forecast Monday, helping to move talks forward on the possibility of the Newbury Local School District merging with neighboring West G or Berkshire districts.
Newbury Local School District successfully met performance expectations for the district’s most vulnerable students and has improved at-risk kindergarten to-third-grade readers, but has not sufficiently prepared students for success, according to results of the annual state report card issue…
Local school districts across the Chagrin Valley and Geauga County are improving and sustaining overall student achievement, according to the annual Ohio Department of Education district report cards, released Sept. 13.
Newbury Board of Education agreed Monday to hire a new fifth-grade teacher for the school, but not before a discussion on whether the position is needed.
One Newbury Township resident called on Newbury school officials Monday to move forward with plans for merging the district with another and for her fellow citizens to be more civil to each other.
Newbury Board of Education accepted the resignation Monday of school Superintendent Michelle Mrakovich-Kalish, just one week after school Treasurer Nancy McPeak tendered her resignation.
The West Geauga Local School District is ready to move forward with fact-finding about the possibility of consolidating with the Newbury Local School District, again.
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.
While Newbury school officials spoke of personalizing education Monday, a former student took school board members to task for their motives and a former school board member questioned the methods of some board members who sought renewal levies for the district.