Safety remains at forefront in Coventry district

COVENTRY — Security is an area of constant focus in Coventry Local Schools, said Superintendent Lisa Blough. At the Dec. 19 regular meeting of the Board of Education, she briefly gave an update on district safety. “In regard to safety and security, it always is something we are working on and evaluating,” she said. District officials regularly evaluate safety plans, […]

Richfield Council OKs pay raises for employees

Richfield Village Council will continue to discuss the creation of an assistant police chief position after it was removed from an ordinance that outlines a schedule of positions, salary rates and wages for village employees at the Dec. 18 meeting. Council President Mike Lyons and Council members Gary Domanick, James Kahoe and Barbara Lanford voted in favor of removing the […]

New Franklin Council approves pay increases

NEW FRANKLIN — New Franklin Council approved pay increases for numerous nonunion employees at the Dec. 19 meeting. Council unanimously approved wage increases for full and part-time positions, including the zoning inspector, administrative assistants, dispatchers and part-time police and fire personnel. Mayor Paul Adamson explained the police and firefighters’ union received step increases in addition to a total 7.5 percent […]

Copley-Fairlawn students excel on state test

COPLEY — Third-graders in the Copley-Fairlawn City School District achieved higher scores than ever on the English Language Arts (ELA) Ohio State Test this year. Superintendent Brian Poe told the Board of Education the news during the Dec. 18 meeting, while he also thanked the staff and administrators of the district’s three elementary schools for their leadership and dedication in […]

Woodridge board recognizes team, levy volunteers

Woodridge Local Schools Board of Education recognized the high school boys cross country team at the Dec. 18 meeting for winning the state championship. According to district officials, on Nov. 10 the team competed at National Trail Raceway in Hebron and secured its eighth state championship since 2006. According to Superintendent Walter Davis, in addition to being honored by the […]

Revere approves construction bids for new high school

During the Dec. 18 meeting, the Revere Local Schools Board of Education opened a new chapter of the district’s school construction project as the board approved a package of construction contracts for the new Revere High School building. The board received a packet from Brian Malinsky, project manager from ICON, the company serving as construction manager for the project. Malinsky […]

Norton school board recognizes band

The Norton City Schools Board of Education recognized the Norton High School marching band at the Dec. 17 meeting for being a Class A national semifinalist for the second year in a row. The band, under the direction of Tom Chiera, placed third in the Class A category at the Bands of America Grand Nationals in Indianapolis last month. The […]