With students slated to begin classes on Aug. 20, the West Geauga Local School District is preparing for the 2019-20 academic season by completing summer projects including maintenance upgrades, improved school security, technology and transportation.
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.
While awaiting a vote from the Geauga County Educational Service Center on a potential territory transfer of the Newbury Local Schools into the district, the West Geauga Local School District is moving forward with preparations of various tasks that will need to be accomplished in the year b…
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.
The West Geauga Board of Education on Monday approved the purchase of Chromebooks to continue the district’s 1-to-1 technology initiative, raises for supervisors, the hiring of a teacher for Chinese language classes and an agreement with University Hospitals of Cleveland sports medicine for …
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 West Geauga Board of Education made several staffing decisions at its regular meeting on May 28, including the approval of administrative contract extensions, hiring of new teachers and one reduction in force for a classified staff position.
A repeat district championship was already locked up for the Orange boys track and field team, but the Lions saved their best performance for last during the Division II meet on Saturday in Perry.
Sprints, distance and jumps, the Hawken School girls track and field team showcased its all-around talent during a championship showing at the Division II Perry District meet last Thursday and Saturday in Lake County.
The West Geauga Board of Education approved the purchase of a new phonics curriculum for use in early elementary classrooms district-wide at its Monday meeting.
Several staffing hires and a salary adjustment for an administrative staff member were approved at the West Geauga Board of Education regular meeting Monday.
After hearing a presentation on proposed HVAC control updates at Lindsey and Westwood elementary schools at a regular meeting April 23, the West Geauga Board of Education approved the updates at a special meeting Monday morning.
The wind wasn’t necessarily favorable to left field, but nothing was keeping West Geauga’s Gall sisters from knocking dingers out of the park during the Lady Wolverines’ road win against league foe Chagrin Falls on Tuesday.
Community members gathered at the West Geauga Board of Education meeting room last week to hear from district administrators at the State of the Schools address.
Superintendent Richard Markwardt updated the West Geauga Board of Education on projected enrollment and staffing needs for the 2019-20 school year at Monday’s regular meeting.
The West Geauga Board of Education met for a special meeting last Saturday to explore the next steps for potential construction of new facilities following the district’s master planning process.
One of Geauga County’s newest farms is up and running at West Geauga High School, producing lettuce, Thai basil and arugula. This farm doesn’t require soil, weeding, pesticides or irrigation, as the new aquaponics system is located in one of the high school’s science labs.
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.
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.
The West Geauga Board of Education set a date and time for a board retreat master planning work session at its Monday regular meeting, hoping to arrive at a consensus of how the district should move forward with proposed renovation and new construction of district buildings.
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…
If you walk down the halls of West Geauga High School on a Tuesday before or after school with your eyes closed, you might mistakenly think that you’ve been transported to an island in the Caribbean. There’s no salty sea air, warm breezes or white sandy beaches, of course, but you will hear …