Congratulations to all our seniors who received scholarships of at least $20,000.
We want to congratulate Davidson French Teacher Lisa Shepard for being named Ohio World Language Teacher of the Year. The Ohio Department of Education says, “Lisa is a well-respected and innovative colleague who is a model of excellence for all world language teachers striving to increase the proficiency levels of their students.”
She is currently teaching French 1-5, including AP and a dual enrollment course through the Kenyon Academic Partnership. She is a member of the OFLA Professional Development Committee and will begin her tenure as the chair of OFLA’s Secondary Language Learning Read More
In recognition of significant contributions to the field of education, six Baldwin Wallace University alumni, including Erin Broadhurst, orchestra teacher and director for Memorial Middle School.
Broadhurst earned a Bachelor of Music Education degree from Baldwin Wallace in 2000. Afterwards, she completed a Master of Arts degree in viola performance and a Master of Music degree in viola performance from The Ohio State Read More
Students at Norwich and Hoffman Trails had the unique opportunity to work with Weaver Public Speaking students by reading and discussing books from Candace Fleming. Fleming will be a visiting author this spring at all three schools. The collaboration was set up by the Media Specialists and Technology Teachers so that teachers could sign in to Google Hangouts accounts and interact with 12 different Candace Fleming texts over the 2 days. Up to 25 classrooms at a time could view book readings and discussions. Author Candace Fleming will visit all three schools in May thanks to an HEF grant, PTO donations and media center funds. Blending learning through technology and collaboration with other learners across the district helps get today’s students Ready for Tomorrow!
We are proud to announce The Ohio Association of Elementary School Administrators selected Beacon Elementary as a 2016 Hall of Fame School. Principal Betsy Long and her staff are one of just seven schools in the state given this honor. Read More
By Cory Poe, Intervention Specialist Teacher Leader
April is a time to raise awareness, take action and celebrate Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). According to the most recent CDC report, it is estimated that 1 in 68 children are diagnosed with ASD. It has also been determined that this statistic has stayed the same since the last report was released in 2014. There are many components to consider when interacting with a child with ASD. Here are a few tips: Read More