July 31, 2015

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Elyria Schools treasurer leaving for Avon post

Katie Henes

ELYRIA — The Elyria school district is on the hunt for a new treasurer. Katie Henes, who has been with the district since 2004, resigned Tuesday, said Amy Higgins, Elyria Schools spokeswoman. The resignation is effective July 31. Henes is leaving Elyria to serve as treasurer of Avon Schools. In that role, Henes will oversee Read More…

Will Avon Village School be new home for city offices?

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AVON — City Council toured Avon Village School on Monday to get a feel for whether the building could house City Hall. Mayor Bryan Jensen has proposed collaborating with Avon Schools on a project that would refurbish the 90-year-old building into administrative offices for the city and the school district. The building housed the district’s Read More…

Work to begin to address Avon Middle School drainage problems

AVON — Work will begin this summer on a project to solve drainage problems at Avon Middle School. The Avon Board of Education approved a $1.1 million bid to Cleveland-based Sona Construction LLC during a special meeting Saturday before the high school commencement at Cleveland State University’s Wolstein Center. District Treasurer Jim Hudson said three Read More…

School district literacy ratings are released

Last fall, the Ohio Department of Education postponed releasing a report letting parents know how well districts were doing to help struggling readers — those young students who were at-risk for falling further behind in their studies and possibly not becoming high school graduates. The explanation was more time was needed to tweak how the Read More…

Full list of issues

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Issue No. Municipality, Issue type/millage, Purpose, Duration 1 Carlisle Township, Additional / .75 mill, Roads and Bridges, 4 years 2 Carlisle Township, Gas Aggregation, Gas Aggregation, N/A 3 Carlisle Township, Electric Aggregation, Electric Aggregation, N/A 4 Columbia Township, Renewal / 1.74 mills, Library Current Expenses, 5 years 5 Grafton Township, Gas Aggregation, Gas Aggregation, N/A Read More…

5 school districts hoping to get piece of $250 million state grant

Five local school districts are hoping the strengths they can bring together in a partnership will give them the edge over other districts vying for a piece of a highly competitive $250 million state grant. A product of the latest biennial budget and designed to jumpstart the minds of educators who – but for lack Read More…