Archive for November 12th, 2016

Avon Lake native juggles school and 2020 Olympic Games training

Saturday, November 12th, 2016

By Nicole Hennessy

Avon Lake

(Left to right) Team USA member team member Neda Iranpour poses with Nelya Schasfoort at a competition. Photo courtesy of Nelya Schasfoort

Nelya Schasfoort is a normal 13-year-old girl. Besides the fact that she’s a model, actress, Paralympic swimmer and track silver medalist on Team USA, who is busy competing and training for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.

“It’s a different life,” said …Read More

Parents, students flock to meeting to learn more about High Tech Academy

Saturday, November 12th, 2016

North Ridgeville

By Michael Fitzpatrick

Parents and students eager to learn more about the planned Ranger High Tech Academy packed a community room at the high school on Nov. 2 for an informational meeting.

The school, which will begin its first year in the district next fall, will serve students in grades 4 through 7 and will focus on an enhanced curriculum in science, technology, engineering and math.

Plans …Read More

Tech Club members create keepsake coasters for a fundraising project

Saturday, November 12th, 2016

North Ridgeville

By Michael Fitzpatrick

Looking for that perfect gift for the North Ridgeville High football fan or a current or former player on the school’s football team? How about a set of wooden coasters featuring the new Ranger logo and other football-themed logos?

Students in the high school’s Tech Club designed and manufactured the coasters using the equipment in the high school’s recently opened Fabrication Lab and …Read More