Monday, May 13, 2013
The top two students were Andrew Bennett and Natasha Madorsky.
Cleveland Heights High School Athletic Department honored 100 student athletes on April 29. Athletic Director Kristin Hughes invited the athletes to a ceremony where their accomplishments were recognized, according to the district's spokesperson Angee Shaker. “We are so proud that all of you excel both on and off the playing field,” she said in a prepared statement after the event. “This group includes all grade levels, every sport and both genders. The one common denominator is your commitment to excellence.” The students' GPAs ranged from 3.66 to 4.5962. The top two athletes were Andrew Bennett, who plays soccer and baseball, with that 4.5962 GPA and Natasha Madorsky, who plays tennis, and has a 4.4752 GPA.
Friday, May 10, 2013
Cleveland Heights High School Prom is May 11, 2013! How 'Gatsby' is your dress and tux?
Cleveland Heights High School prom happens Saturday, May 11, 2013 at the Western Reserve Historical Society. For those of you doing the promenade at the Judson Retirement Community, share those photos too. After Prom-ing it on the Nautica Queen Cruise Ship? Bring your smart phone and share more photos. Just click "Upload Photos & Videos" to get started!
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Beaumont won it all, but students Beaumont and Cleveland Heights won other awards Saturday
Cleveland Heights High School lost in the quarterfinals to the eventual winners of the 2013 RoboBots Competition, The "Beaumontsters," but students from both schools left the event with prestigious awards. The Alliance for Working Together could have selected nominees from any of the 19 teams from various schools to win the U.S. Air Force award, but its selections were students about both of the schools in Heights. Cleveland Heights senior Bryan Kent and Beaumont junior Elizabeth Stanitz both won the award. The award is given to students who demonstrate leadership qualities in a team, problem-solving atmosphere. Coaches and company sponsors nominated a member of each team, and The Alliance for Working Together, which produces the RoboBots…
Friday, April 26, 2013
Mary O'Keefe and Kate Miller will perform music by Sir Eugene Goossen and Beethoven, respectivele
Cleveland Heights High School seniors Mary O’Keefe and Kate Miller will be featured soloists at the upcoming concert by the School Symphony on Friday, May 3rd. An ensemble group will perform at 6:30 p.m. and then the full symphony will perform at 7:30 p.m. Mary, an oboist, will perform Oboe Concerto in One Movement by Sir Eugene Goossen. Kate, a pianist, will perform Beethoven’s Piano Concerto number 1, First Movement. Both musicians will attend a music conservatory in the fall to study music performance. Eight years ago, Mary attended a Heights High concert and saw a senior soloist playing the oboe. “That was when I knew what I wanted to do,” she said. Mary added that she is grateful to both music teachers, Dan Heim and Brett Baker. “Mr…
Friday, April 19, 2013
Antonio Harper’s film, Larry, won first place in the Comedy category and was also named “Best in Show” at the iMagine Film Festival
Cleveland Heights High School senior Antonio Harper was the big winner at Hathaway Brown School’s iMagine Film Festival on Friday, April 12. Harper’s film, Larry, won first place in the Comedy category and then was named “Best in Show” as the festival’s single most outstanding film. “I was thrilled, excited, and nervous all bundled into one,” Harper said in a statement. He added that his film’s humorous look at a day in the life of a Heights student came from staying true to his own creative instincts. “When (Jeff Glass, the Heights High’s video production instructor,) told me about the competition, I started thinking about complex things. But when it came down to doing it, I went with what’s natural to me. I’m a comedian and it paid off…
Monday, April 1, 2013
A Heights High senior finished in the Top 25 of the "Stop The Hate" essay contest.
While she didn't make it into the final round, Cleveland Heights High School senior was named a semi-finalist in a local essay contest. Tyler Gamble was named semi-finalists in the fifth annual Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage Stop the Hate: Youth Speak Out! essay contest, according to a press release. Gamble was among 25 students from around the area to be semi-finalists. The Top 10 finalists were named and will compete for a total of $100,000 in scholarships and prizes. Their essays address a variety of issues, from living with alopecia, mental illness to LGBT issues and economic diversity and offer heartfelt and innovative solutions.
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Author Rick Porello will speak at the library Thursday, March 28 at 7 p.m.
The Heights High graduate behind the book To Kill the Irishman-The War That Crippled the Mafia will tell his story at the Beachwood Library Thursday. Rick Porello, who is Lyndhurst police chief by day and author by night, will talk about his book and how it became a film called Kill The Irishman. The book and movie tell the story of the Cleveland mob scene and the rise of infamous Irish-mobster Danny Greene. Porello published the book in 1998 and it was transformed to the silver screen in 2011 starring Ray Stevenson, Christopher Walken, Val Kilmer. Porello was credited as executive producer in the movie. He graduated from Cleveland Heights High in 1980. Click here to register for the event.
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Find the dates and times for every meet this season.
DATE TIME OPPONENT LOCATION 4/6/2013 TBA Collinwood Collinwood Ath. Comp. 4/10/2013 4:30pm Maple CHHS 4/13/2013 TBA Kimberly Relays Bedford HS 4/18/2013 4:30pm Warren Harding CHHS 4/20/2013 TBA Mehock Relays Ashland University 4/24/2013 TBA Shaw CHHS 4/27/2013 10:00am Weingart Relays Cleveland Heights High 5/1/2013 TBA @ Euclid Euclid High School 5/4/2013 TBA A-F Optimist Austintown Fitch 5/8/2013 4:30pm Bedford CHHS 5/10/2013 TBA Euclid Relays Euclid High School 5/15/2013 TBA LEL CHAMPIONSHIP Bedford HS
Friday, March 8, 2013
The 51-member ensemble first performed a 30-minute program of prepared music at the highest level of difficulty
The Heights High Symphony Orchestra attended the Ohio Music Education Association’s (OMEA) State Orchestra Adjudicated Event at Bowling Green High School on March 2. It was the first the symphony had attended the OMEA State Orchestra event since 2004. For their performances, the symphony was awarded a “Superior” rating – the highest rating given in the OMEA adjudication system. The 51-member ensemble first performed a 30-minute program of prepared music at the highest level of difficulty (Class A), followed by a round of sight-read music of a predetermined selection based upon repertoire class. A total of 16 high school string and symphony orchestras performed in OMEA classes A, B, and C. The Heights High Symphony Orchestra was led by …
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Cleveland Heights ends season with 71-61 loss in district semifinal game
The Cleveland Heights High School boys basketball team fell 71-61 to St. Ignatius in their district semifinal match Wednesday, according to a St. Ignatius district Twitter account. Did you go to the game? Share your photos and videos here! The team ends the season with a Lake Erie League championship under their belt.