Avon Lake City Schools News

Gooey, good food supports good cause

Thursday, October 12th, 2017

Photo by Michele Murphy Brookside High School Interact Club President Logan Wood and Avon Lake High School Key Club Vice-President Lucy Ross enjoy a slice of pizza during North Coast Rotary’s annual Great Pizza Bake-off, a college scholarship fund-raiser held annually during Avon Lake Homecoming festivities.

 

By MICHELE MURPHY

AVON LAKE- Pizza delivery vehicles, whose car roof signs boasted seven company names and logos, began pulling …Read More

Safe Kids program exhorts Avon Lake students to walk, while staying safe

Thursday, October 12th, 2017

Jamie Franco, principal at Avon Lake’s Eastview School, talks with 415 students about the importance of getting exercise by walking to school, and how to be safe while walking.

 

Safe kids – Kelsey Sheehan and Catherine Fazio, third grade students at Avon Lake’s Eastview School, demonstrate how children can alert drivers they are crossing the street. It was one of the tips they learned …Read More

Avon Lake School Board takes step to settle NRG tax issues

Thursday, September 21st, 2017

by MICHELE MURPHY

AVON LAKE — The Avon Lake school board unanimously approved a proposal last Tuesday that sets the property value for the Avon Lake Power Plant at an average fair market value of $39.5 million through the year 2020.

The board’s 5-0 vote also authorized Superintendent Robert Scott to negotiate a final agreement with the plant’s owner, NRG Energy Inc., based on the …Read More

Lorain County Auditor, NRG negotiate settlement over Avon Lake power plant taxes

Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

 

Officials have reached a settlement over property tax issues for the Avon Lake power plant. Photo courtesy Bryan Wroten

By MICHELE MURPHY

AVON LAKE — Lorain County Auditor Craig Snodgrass said he has negotiated a deal with NRG involving millions of dollars in tax revenue related to the Avon Lake power plant on Lake Road.

Snodgrass said the agreement, which company officials have agreed to in principle last …Read More

Helping others still a calling for Korean War combat medic

Friday, November 18th, 2016

   

Avon Lake

By Michele Murphy

John (Jack) Burke Jr. regularly attends the Veterans Day Program hosted by Avon Lake’s Learwood Middle School. He enjoys being around students who serve breakfast, play or sing musical pieces and read essays about Veterans Day.

The peaceful, reflective nature of this Veterans Day could not be more different from the time Burke served as a combat medic in the U.S. Army …Read More