Sheffield-Sheffield Lake City Schools News

New assistant principal’s goal: Be role model of fairness and caring

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

Sheffield Lake/Sheffield Village

By Michele Murphy

Darryl Graves, newly appointed assistant principal at Brookside Intermediate School (BIS) in the Sheffield-Sheffield Lake School District, has an impressive resume but is more concerned people know these two things abut him: he is fair and he is caring.

He began teaching in the 1970s and says things have changed a lot since then. One of those changes is that kids who …Read More

Brookside students know a visit to the principal’s office can be a good thing

Monday, February 6th, 2017

Sheffield Village/Sheffield Lake

By Michele Murphy

Last Wednesday morning, 60 students at Brookside Intermediate School (BIS) were called to principal Dan Rahm’s office. They were not in trouble. They were recognized by Rahm and their teachers for demonstrating fairness.

How did they show fairness?

Several students among those honored explain.

“It’s allowing others to be able to do what you are able to do,” stated Max, a fifth-grader. Aurora, a …Read More

Sheffield-Sheffield Lake Board of Education organizes for 2017

Thursday, January 26th, 2017

Sheffield Village/Sheffield Lake

By Michele Murphy

The Board of Education for the Sheffield-Sheffield Lake Schools held its first meetings in the new year last week.

The first order of business was to elect a board president and vice president. Incumbents Amy DeLuca and Sheila Lopez were re-elected to those posts, respectively. DeLuca is a lawyer and lives in Sheffield Village. She was elected to the board four years ago, …Read More

Local boy stars as Ralphie in Cleveland Play House production of “A Christmas Story”

Thursday, December 15th, 2016

This time of year, many 10-year-olds are thinking of Christmas and what they might find under the tree. Sheffield Lake’s Tommy Bilczo is one lucky kid because he gets to do that in real life and on stage as he plays the starring role of Ralphie in Cleveland Play House’s “A Christmas Story.” The play, set in Cleveland in the 1940s, chronicles Ralphie’s quest to convince his parents, teacher and Santa to deliver a highly coveted BB gun on Christmas morning.

Sheffield-Sheffield Lake School District proud of small surplus, cautious about future funding

Thursday, November 10th, 2016

Sheffield Lake/Sheffield Village

by Michele Murphy

After taking steps in recent years to end deficit spending, the Sheffield-Sheffield Lake School District has begun to accumulate a small surplus.

District treasurer Michael Pissini recently presented a five-year fiscal forecast report to the school board. The report is presented each fall and again in the spring. The fall forecast predicts revenue and expenses, and the spring report details how actual …Read More