Sheffield-Sheffield Lake City Schools News

Brookside Intermediate School students salute their Special Olympians

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

SQUISH! Brookside Intermediate School student Lauryn Thach pushes a pie into the face of Principal Dan Rahm amidst the delighted squeals, laughter and clapping of students and staff alike. Rahm and 10 teachers took a pie in the face as part of a spirit rally last week to support the building’s 29 Special Olympics participants.

By Michele Murphy

Sheffield Lake/Sheffield Village -Too bad school spirit isn’t graded. …Read More

Knollwood kindergarteners wow crowd at annual spring concert

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Appreciative audience – More than 200 guests jammed into the gym at Knollwood School last week for the kindergarten spring concert “Barnyard Moosical.” (Press photo – Michele Murphy

Sheffield Lake/Sheffield Village

by Michele Murphy

Are you familiar with the phrase “When pigs fly?” One did last week when Knollwood Elementary School presented their spring concert “Barnyard Moosical.” Kindergarten students dressed as chickens, cows, pigs, goats and chefs …Read More

Sheffield-Sheffield Lake BOE, classified staff agree to multiyear contract

Friday, May 5th, 2017

Sheffield Village/Sheffield Lake

By Michele Murphy

The Sheffield-Sheffield Lake School Board voted last week to ratify a new three-year agreement with its classified staff. Terms of the agreement had been ratified earlier by a vote of the membership of
Sheffield-Sheffield Lake Classified Employees Association (SSLCEA).

Key provisions of the agreement include a 2 percent cost of living wage adjustment for each of the three years of the contract, which …Read More

Sheffield-Sheffield Lake Schools increase all-day kindergarten opportunities

Saturday, April 8th, 2017

Sheffield Village/Sheffield Lake

By Michele Murphy

Parents of children eligible for kindergarten enrollment this fall in the Sheffield-Sheffield Lake School District will find increased opportunity and encouragement to have them attend all-day kindergarten. At their regular meeting March 27, the Sheffield-Sheffield Lake School Board passed an action making all-day kindergarten available to every student. Until now, the district had capped enrollment.

A number of reasons prompted the move, not …Read More

Sheffield-Sheffield Lake School Board action will benefit taxpayers

Friday, April 7th, 2017

Sheffield Village -Sheffield Lake

by Michele Murphy

Taxpayers will benefit now, and in future years, as a result of action taken by the Sheffield-Sheffield Lake City Schools Board to refinance more than $7.1 million in bonds at a lower rate. According to district CFO and Treasurer Michael Pissini, doing so “will produce (an) estimated debt service savings of over $420,000.”

Pissini did something similar last year by refinancing …Read More