Sheffield Village News

Brookside Intermediate students enjoy a prelude to Valentine’s Day

Thursday, February 16th, 2017

Valentine’s Day came just a little early to Brookside Intermediate students who celebrated at the end of the school day last Friday.

Salute to Scouts for dedicated service here and across America

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

Today is National Boy Scouts Day. March 12 is National Girl Scouts Day and Aug. 1 is National Eagle Scouts Day. Great youth deserve special days to recognize them and Scouts are among the very deserving.

According to the websites of Boy Scouts of America and Girl Scouts USA, there are currently just under 5 million Scouts across the country, ranging in age from 6 to …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

Teacher-turned-social worker passionate about success of Sheffield’s kids, families

Monday, December 26th, 2016


Sheffield Lake/Sheffield Village

by Michele Murphy

Editor’s note: We changed the names of the mother and student cited in this story to protect the identities of the entire family.

Andrew Smith smiles when he says he is bilingual because he is not talking about foreign languages. What he does mean is he is able to speak the language of an experienced classroom teacher and a clinically trained school …Read More

Sheffield-Sheffield Lake students experience the world by using technology

Friday, December 16th, 2016

“Move your mouse so you wake up your computer,” technology teacher Mary Cogdell urged the group of kindergarten students seated at computer stations around the computer science classroom at Knollwood Elementary School in Sheffield-Sheffield Lake School District.