Archive for March 17th, 2017

Brookside High School robotics team heads to world competition

Friday, March 17th, 2017

They look like a team of surgeons hovering over a body, heads bowed, talking quietly, using a tool here and there. In actuality, they are Team 6403A, Brookside High School’s crack robotics team, ranked third in Ohio as they headed into state competition against 68 other high schools over the past weekend.

Team thrilled to have chance to compete at state level

Friday, March 17th, 2017

Two are freshmen and two are juniors. Two are girls and two are boys. Two are experienced and two are new at robotics. Yet, they work as one united team when it comes to robotics.

Brookside middle school robotics team goes to state competition in their first year

Friday, March 17th, 2017

When the Eastside Elephants designed Bob, the robot, they focused on function and a little something more. Michael Bilczo says very few of the nearly 40 middle school teams they will face at state competition have lights on their robots. “Why not stand out?” he asks.

Nonprofit will host Avon benefit to provide kids with books

Friday, March 17th, 2017



By Nicole Hennessy

417,469 books. Judy Payne, founder of the Kids’ Book Bank, read this number off of a piece of paper. It is the amount of books the year-old nonprofit has given away since March 2016.

The organization will host a fundraiser at Heck’s Café Avon April 5 in an effort to keep the momentum going.

On a recent Thursday afternoon, it was business as usual in …Read More