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Buddy Bench building friendships at St. Barnabas School
May 24, 2017 12:00 AM

Buddy Bench building friendships at St. Barnabas School

NORTHFIELD CENTER -- Looking for someone to talk to, but feeling kind of shy? There's a place on the playground for you. Emma Sarkissian and Ally Siewert, both eighth-grade students at Nordonia Middle School, were recognized May 2 for their work bringing a Buddy Bench to St.

By Brianna Barker Reporter
Nordonia High School drama students get Dazzle Award nods
May 17, 2017 12:00 AM

Nordonia High School drama students get Dazzle Award nods

NORDONIA HILLS Nordonia High School's Sam Fujikawa has been nominated for Best Actor, and the orchestra was nominated for Best Orchestra for their work in this Spring's production of Les MisrableS by Cleveland Playhouse Square's Dazzle Awards.

By Briana Barker Reporter
May 17, 2017 12:00 AM

WORTH NOTING

Bolt like a Blazer at St. Barnabas St. Barnabas School is hosting its second "Bold Like a Blazer" fundraiser, May 20, with registration beginning at 8 a.m. in the St. Barnabas parking lot. The 5K race is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m.

May 10, 2017 12:00 AM

Summit ESC hosts Preschool Round-Up

Summit Educational Service Center (ESC) recently held its spring preschool round-up for its 12 locations.

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CVCC superintendent retires after 16 years
May 3, 2017 12:00 AM

CVCC superintendent retires after 16 years

BRECKSVILLE -- After 16 years, the Cuyahoga Valley Career Center will say farewell to Superintendent Dr. Celena Roebuck at the end of the school year. Roebuck, who announced her retirement in February, will leave the position Aug. 1.

By April Helms Reporter
Science Olympiad teams earn top marks in competition
Apr 26, 2017 12:00 AM

Science Olympiad teams earn top marks in competition

Both the Nordonia High School and Nordonia Middle School Science Olympiad Teams were scheduled to be recognized by the Board Of Education April 24 in recognition of an outstanding year, in which the high school team won the regional competition for the first time in 10 years and the middle school

From Staff Reports
Tragedy comes to town as students perform Les Miserables
Apr 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Tragedy comes to town as students perform Les Miserables

The Nordonia High School Drama Club will present "Les Misrables School Edition." It is an abridged version of the musical by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schnberg, based on the epic novel by Victor Hugo.

By Briana Barker | Reporter
Apr 12, 2017 12:00 AM

Tickets on sale now for 'Les Mis'

The Nordonia High School Drama Club will present "Les Misrables School Edition." It is an abridged version of the musical by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schnberg, based on the epic novel by Victor Hugo.

Apr 5, 2017 12:00 AM

'Les Miserables' coming to Nordonia High School

The Nordonia High School Drama Club will present "Les Misrables School Edition." It is an abridged version of the musical by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schnberg, based on the epic novel by Victor Hugo.

Mar 29, 2017 12:00 AM

'Les Miserables' coming to high school stage

The Nordonia High School Drama Club will present "Les Misrables School Edition." It is an abridged version of the musical by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schnberg, based on the epic novel by Victor Hugo.

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Northfield Elementary students take hamster 'Humphrey' home
Mar 28, 2017 12:00 AM

Northfield Elementary students take hamster 'Humphrey' home

For the second year, the staff at Northfield Elementary School have worked to promote reading by organizing the One School, One Book literacy program, which puts the same book into the hands of nearly 500 students in the school, so students can develop their love of reading in conjunction with their families.

From Staff Reports
Mar 15, 2017 12:00 AM

Tickets on sale for talent show

The 22nd annual Knight of Stars Talent Extravaganza will be March 17 at 7 p.m. in the Nordonia High School auditorium.

Nordonia top teacher Kristen Finley named 'Educator of the Year'
Mar 14, 2017 5:27 PM

Nordonia top teacher Kristen Finley named 'Educator of the Year'

NORDONIA HILLS — Fourth-grade teacher Kristen Finley says she always wanted to be a teacher and focuses on making the classroom a place where children can succeed.She started as a part-time substitute and became full time at Nordonia in 2012.

By Eric Marotta | Editor
Hundreds pack gym for Winter Band Concert
Mar 8, 2017 12:00 AM

Hundreds pack gym for Winter Band Concert

Nordonia Middle School hosted hundreds of family members as seventh- and eighth-graders performed at the March 1 Winter Band Concert.

Mar 8, 2017 12:00 AM

College Notes

The following area students received degrees from Kent State University at the Fall, 2016 commencement.

Composer home to conduct
Mar 8, 2017 12:00 AM

Composer home to conduct

Video: Middle school's eighth graders perform 'Dark Matter'
Mar 2, 2017 2:49 PM

Video: Middle school's eighth graders perform 'Dark Matter'

Nordonia High School 2004 graduate John Pasternak, who is now a composer, conducted the Nordonia Middle School Band in the performance of "Dark Matter," his first published piece, on March 1.

Video By Eric Marotta | Editor
Mar 1, 2017 12:00 AM

Local college graduates can apply for statehouse fellowship

COLUMBUS -- The Ohio Legislative Service Commission is accepting applications for its 13-month Legislative and Telecommunications Fellowship Program. The commission will hire 24 fellows to work with members of the Ohio General Assembly during 2018.

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The Knight Way, The Right Way
Mar 1, 2017 12:00 AM

The Knight Way, The Right Way

The News Leader is recognizing select Nordonia Middle School students who are "Knighted" under the school's "The Knight Way, the Right Way" recognition program.

Mar 1, 2017 12:00 AM

Donations sought to 'Sponsor a Teen' for Prom

Rockin' Frocks' Prom "Sponsor a Teen" program is asking for donations to help sponsor young girls who need gowns for this year's Prom. For Homecoming, 164 girls were sponsored and the agency gave away 500 dresses and sold at reduced prices (from $1 to $40) another 500 dresses.