In a presentation intended for design drawings, conversations quickly shifted to financial capacity for the renovation of the Orange High School girls locker room Monday with concerns resurfacing on the district’s permanent improvement fund.
The Orange Board of Education may support the Plain Local School District in its attempt to keep small groups of residents from leaving a district, a situation that Orange dealt with recently with a small group of Hunting Valley residents.
Parents of students with learning differences demanded American Sign Language as an option for children in the Orange City School District during a recent meeting with administrators.
After adopting a new online tool for math called DreamBox, students at Moreland Hills Elementary School are showing major strides in math concepts, according to math coach Christa Krohn.
The proposed varsity women’s locker room renovation at Orange High School could cost an estimated $2.5 million, according to project executive Andy Hudak of Albert M. Higley Co.
HUNTING VALLEY — Council has continued to pay the Batchelder Company, a Columbus lobbying firm, to look for legislative paths to reduce public school property taxes for village residents even though Gov. Mike DeWine vetoed an amendment with this goal four months ago.
PEPPER PIKE — Though discussed for years, now may be the time to seriously consider renovations for the Orange High School varsity locker rooms.
The Orange gridders (3-6, 2-4) left no doubt on the gridiron during a 36-6 road drubbing of Division II Lakeside (1-7, 1-5) in Chagrin Valley Conference play on Friday night in Ashtabula County.
Voters in the Orange City School District may see a new levy on the ballot in 2021, according to Treasurer Todd Puster. The five-year forecast predicts falling cash reserves, leading district officials to consider a levy.
If the Orange gridders (2-6) could hold onto the pigskin, they would in business for an upset after tying the game in the fourth quarter of a league rivalry at Chagrin Falls (5-3) on Friday night at C.S. Harris Stadium
After the Orange boys soccer team scraped out a shootout victory against Chagrin Falls in the Division II district quarterfinals on Saturday, the Lions had their playoff run end in a 1-0 loss against top-ranked Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy on Tuesday night.
Residents gathered last week to hear from the three candidates running for two Orange Board of Education seats during two separate well-attended forums in Pepper Pike and Orange Village. Though residents asked about the high per-pupil spending and seventh-grade math proficiency, much of the …
The defending state champion took fifth, and a player who was third at the previous week’s sectional tournament ended up with the title.
Fiscal responsibility and the success of students are issues that have surfaced in the Orange City School District Board of Education race. Vying for the two seats on the Nov. 5 election ballot are incumbents Melanie Weltman and Beth Wilson-Fish as well as political newcomer Meredith Bond.
Division IV AP No. 2-ranked Perry (7-0, 4-0) and Division III Geneva (6-1, 4-0) remain in the driver’s seat of the Chagrin Valley Conference Chagrin Division after lopsided victories against Chagrin Falls (4-3, 3-1) and Lakeside (1-6, 1-3), respectively.
Three weeks into the Chagrin Valley Conference Chagrin Division season, Division IV AP No. 2-ranked Perry (6-0), Geneva (5-1) and Chagrin Falls (4-2) remain unbeaten at 3-0 in league play.
After colliding three times in the postseason last year, Orange senior Blessing Nwaozuzu and West Geauga sophomore Rylie Hanford were at it again during last week’s Division II sectional tennis tournament at the Mayfield Racquet Club.
State Sen. Matt Dolan, R-Chagrin Falls, sat down with local officials last week to address the Hunting Valley amendment, a provision in the state biennial budget that would have stripped between $3 million and $6 million from the Orange City School District. Though Gov. Mike DeWine vetoed th…
The newcomers to the Chagrin Valley Conference were given a whacking when West Geauga (1-3) blanked winless Lakeside, 45-0, and when Division IV AP No. 2-ranked Perry (4-0) showed no mercy against Edgewood (2-2), 56-6, during league openers Friday.
PEPPER PIKE — After scoring an A on the state report card, officials from the Orange City School District reviewed how their district has improved and where work still needs to be done. The district ranked high in the county in various categories, but still had a reporting error.
The Orange City School District is working to decrease spending on outside staff training, according to 21st Century Curriculum Director Karen Moore. Teachers and staff members are now required to give more information about conferences and travel expenses during the application process.
Second chances come with the territory in football, but one such opportunity didn’t go Orange’s way during the Lions’ home clash against a 2-0 Wickliffe team on Friday night at Lewis Black Stadium in Pepper Pike. Orange entered the evening at 0-2.
Meredith Bond is running a unique campaign to capture a seat on the Orange Board of Education. Dr. Bond, a resident of Hunting Valley, is hosting a private fundraiser next week with the invitation listing contribution levels of $500, $1,000 and $2,500.
PEPPER PIKE — After an inspector noticed that only one of the two Orange preschools was rated for Step Up to Quality, the Ohio Department of Education required the Orange Early Childhood preschool to be rated for the first time. Superintendent Lynn Campbell said that the preschool was grante…
Public schools across the Chagrin Valley and Geauga County for the most part performed well on the annual district report cards released this morning (Sept. 12) by the Ohio Department of Education.
The Ohio Department of Education was poised to release annual report cards sometime this week to districts statewide, but the Orange Board of Education review preliminary district results at a retreat last Friday.