Archive for April 13th, 2012

Avon Lake voters can expect two charter amendments this year

Friday, April 13th, 2012

Avon Lake

By Bryan Wroten

Pending council approval, voters will see two city charter amendments on the November ballot.

The city seeks to change the election process to prevent another runoff election following the 2011 mayoral election, in which none of the three candidates received the required 51 percent of the vote to win and triggered a December runoff election between former Mayor K.C. Zuber and now-Mayor Greg …Read More

Three Avon residents are candidates for school superintendent position

Friday, April 13th, 2012

Avon

By Rebecca Turman

It may be spring break for the Avon Local School District, but the Avon Board of Education is still busy interviewing candidates for the superintendent position.

The board began conducting interviews with the seven semifinalists last week, and, according to Avon Board of Education President Kevin Romanchok, more interviews will be planned this week.

In an interview last week, Romanchok said the board hopes to …Read More

$24,000 grant will enhance middle school curriculum

Friday, April 13th, 2012

North Ridgeville

By Beth Mlady

When the Nord Family Foundation announced its latest round of grants March 15, the North Ridgeville City Schools found itself the recipient of $24,000. According to the foundation’s press release, the money will be used “in support of instructional technology to teach sixth-grade language arts and mathematics, over two years.”

Assistant Superintendent James Powell, who leads the district’s curriculum and instruction initiatives, explained …Read More