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Christopher G. O’Brien of Bainbridge was named to the dean’s list for spring semester at Boston University in Boston, Massachusetts.

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PEPPER PIKE — The Architectural Board of Review last week gave final approval for Orange High School’s new football scoreboard, which school officials say is desperately needed for the upcoming fall season. The new scoreboard, which will stand 4 feet taller and 5 feet wider than the current …

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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…

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CHAGRIN FALLS — A missed review of the parking lot lighting plan for the renovated Philomethian Street Intermediate School could cause a delay in its reopening when classes begin on Aug. 19.

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PEPPER PIKE — Melanie Weltman is running for re-election to the Orange Board of Education this fall during the Nov. 5 general election. Completing oversight of major projects is one reason she plans to seek another term, she said.

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PEPPER PIKE — The Orange City School District is in line for a new scoreboard. The city Planning and Zoning Commission last week approved a proposal for a new $25,000 high school football scoreboard, which required three variances from the zoning code. The code does not have a section dedica…

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Skye Garfinkel of Gross Schechter Day School in Pepper Pike will step foot on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., next week to meet with national lawmakers as part of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Children’s Congress.

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The Solon Board of Education continued to round out the district’s staffing for the 2019-20 school year with the hiring of seven new staff members at its regular meeting Friday.

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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…

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About 30 persons came to the Kent State University Geauga campus Sunday to find “common ground” on sustainable construction as a way to preserve the environment and save money while doing it.

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Newbury Board of Education accepted the resignation Monday of the school’s elementary principal, but did not have to look far for a replacement.

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All was silent in the sanctuary at the Federated Church in Chagrin last week as former prisoner Nancy Smith paused, mopping her wet eyes with a tissue. “She [the judge] sentenced me 30 to 90 years,” Smith said, telling the story of how a hysteric mother wrongfully accused her, a bus driver, …

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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.

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What skills and knowledge should a Chagrin Falls High School class of 2023 graduate have? District administrators and stakeholders will attempt to answer that and other questions as part of its strategic planning process throughout the 2019-20 school year.

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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 …

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State lawmakers and school officials are opting to be thorough rather than fast in their attempts to replace Ohio’s current failing school funding formula with a new plan for funding primary and secondary schools.

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ORANGE — Kids of all ages packed the Curiosity Cube at Pinecrest last week to try their hand at science and math experiments. The young scientists were inspired by the Curiosity Cube, a 22-by-15 foot shipping container with activities to learn about the periodic table of elements.

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Brian Larkin-Gero, son of Ron Gero and Ellen Larkin of Bainbridge, graduated cum laude with a B.S. in athletic training during spring commencement at Alfred University in Alfred, New York. The graduate of Kenston High School was a four-year letterman on the soccer team. Following a summer in…

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Chagrin Arts will host its 13th season of its summer Chautauqua-in-Chagrin lecture series beginning June 11 at the Federated Church, 76 Bell St. in Chagrin Falls. The program will take a look at significant issues that American culture faces with the goal of creating an open dialogue on how …

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The Chagrin Falls Board of Education approved contract extensions and the hiring of a new teacher and discussed a new proposal for graduation requirements at its Monday meeting.

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Tyler Carver of Chardon received the distinguished YSU Pin Award for academic success, outstanding leadership, motivation and creativity in university and community activities. The senior is majoring in pre social work at Youngstown State University.