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After months of planning and several joint community input meetings, the West Geauga and Newbury local boards of education are now looking at how to move forward with having better insight on community wants and concerns for the Newbury schools’ facilities.

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The Newbury and West Geauga boards of education are back on track for determining the future of Newbury’s property after two joint virtual meetings with residents and township trustees last week. A survey is now open for community input as Newbury prepares to become part of the West Geauga d…

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Plans for a joint community meeting with West Geauga and Newbury local school districts remain in the works regarding the future of soon-to-be defunct buildings. The decision likely will be based on dollars and cents.

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Both districts were straight to the point during their latest board of education meetings as Newbury and West Geauga local school districts approved a combined total of 19 layoffs in preparation for the territory transfer.

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With the end of the school year in sight, the West Geauga Local Schools Board of Education is looking at summer projects and changes to start times for next year.

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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.

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Despite the outward disapproval of district parents in previous community meetings, the West Geauga Board of Education approved the reconfiguration of the elementary schools Monday night. In the same vote, the board also approved the establishment of one or more stakeholder committees to eas…

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West Geauga Local Board of Education approved the annual guidelines for open enrollment for the 2020-21 school year on Monday night with changes to caps for new students coming into the district, transportation and notification dates for acceptance.

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After removing the vote on reconfiguring the elementary schools from the December board meeting agenda, the West Geauga Local School Board of Education discussed several alternatives to this master planning interim step during a special meeting last week.

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After open meetings with district parents, the West Geauga Local School Board of Education agreed to remove the vote on grade-leveling Westwood and Lindsey elementary schools from the agenda Monday night.

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After open meetings with district parents, the West Geauga Local School Board of Education agreed to remove the vote on grade-leveling Westwood and Lindsey elementary schools from the agenda Monday night.

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A starting lineup with a freshman, two transfers and a player who was only eligible for half the season last year, maybe it should have taken the West Geauga girls basketball team a hot minute to get settled.

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The annual West Geauga Thanksgiving Turkey Bowl is just a week away, and while there is not currently a varsity hockey team, that won’t stop alumni, students, staff and parents of the local school district from hitting the ice in friendly competition this coming Thursday morning.

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“We are very good stewards of our taxpayer dollars,” Treasurer Karen Penler of the West Geauga Local Schools said as she presented the updated five-year financial forecast for the district Monday night. While expenditures remain consistent and within means, however, there are some uncertaint…

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After a recent incident involving a West Geauga High School teacher who allegedly used an image with racial implications in a class presentation about voter eligibility, the local school district’s Board of Education decided not to fire the educator, stating the use was of poor judgment and …

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West Geauga junior Patrick Garrett was on pace to become the first male cross-country runner from his program to punch a state ticket in 20 years, but he was cutting it close during the Division II regional meet on Saturday in Boardman.