June 28, 2016

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College signing: Clearview’s Heather Younkin to play volleyball at Kent State

SHEFFIELD TWP. — Heather Younkin can focus on volleyball now. The Clearview senior recently accepted an athletic scholarship to Kent State, putting her recruiting process in the rearview mirror and her quest to win a fourth straight Patriot Athletic Conference championship at the forefront. “I didn’t want to go into senior year for volleyball and Read More…

New member appointed to Clearview school board

The Clearview Board of Education swore in its newest member, Danny Parsons, this morning. The 39-year-old nurse stresses his continued commitment to improving the district’s educational system. “Education is powerful, and, without it, you’re not going to be successful,” Parsons said. Just making the deadline to choose a new member before a court judge would Read More…

New board members installed on Clearview board

SHEFFIELD TWP. — The six candidates for the open Clearview Schools Board of Education position will be interviewed — this time. Board President Melissa Newsome and Richard Marcucci have taken heat for not interviewing candidates to fill the positions of Connie Finney and Brenda Newman, who resigned in protest June 10 alleging a lack of Read More…

Another Clearview school board member resigns

SHEFFIELD TWP. — Name tags might help when Clearview Board of Education members meet July 15. Less than a month after two board members angrily quit, a third board member has resigned, according to Clearview’s website. The application deadline is 3 p.m. Monday to fill the new vacancy. The site didn’t say who quit. Board Read More…

Clearview school board names two new members

SHEFFIELD TWP. — Two new members have been appointed to Clearview Schools Board of Education, despite not all of the applicants being interviewed for the open positions. Heidi Adkins replaces Connie Finney, who resigned June 7 and whose term expires Dec. 31, according to a news release from Superintendent Jerome Brown. Giles Brown III replaces Read More…

Two new Clearview board members appointed after resignations

SHEFFIELD — Two new Clearview school board members are expected to be appointed Thursday. The resignations of Connie Finney and Brenda Newman were accepted at a board meeting Tuesday, President Eddie Corcino said. Corcino said by phone after the meeting that several candidates were interviewed. He said the meeting was held at 7 a.m. to Read More…

Camp Innovation uses STEM to provide fun, educational classes for first- through sixth-graders

SHEFFIELD TWP. — It isn’t often you visit a school and find teachers dressed in NASA spacesuits. But that is what Durling Middle School eighth-grade teacher Ryan Lewis was wearing Thursday as he helped students devise a contraption to cross a swamp on the imaginary planet of Zak. And while it sounds like a lot Read More…

Two members quit Clearview school board

SHEFFIELD — Accusing fellow Clearview Schools Board of Education members of unethical conduct and showing favoritism, board members Connie Finney and Brenda Newman have resigned. The resignations were triggered by former board member Judy Maldonado being allowed to present her son with a diploma on stage during graduation ceremonies last week. Finney said then-board member Read More…

All-Ohio softball: Elyria’s Caitlyn Minney, Avon Lake’s Annie Wennerberg and Clearview’s Sarah Kaya make first team

There are three more Lorain County softball pitchers who can add the words first-team All-Ohio to their impressive list of accomplishments. Elyria senior Caitlyn Minney and Avon Lake senior Annie Wennerberg were named first-team in Division I by the Ohio High School Fastpitch Softball Coaches Association, while Clearview junior Sarah Kaya made it in Division Read More…

Division II district track: Keystone, Vermilion girls have big days, combine for seven wins

EATON TWP. — The Keystone and Vermilion girls flexed their muscles Saturday, combining for seven first-place finishes to lead area teams at the Division II district track and field championships. The Keystone girls chalked up four firsts and three seconds as they qualified 10 out of 17 events to next week’s Bedford Regional. Vermilion had Read More…