Friday, May 3, 2013
One local students earned scholarship money in the Maltz Museum Stop the Hate Essay Contest.
One Roxboro Middle School student finished atop the three finalists in the “Stop the Hate” contest. Roxboro student Soli Collins, an 8th grader, landed the top spot for her essay to stop hatred, as part of the 5th annual Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage Stop the Hate: Youth Speak Out! contest. GRAND SCHOLARSHIP WINNER ($50,000 Scholarship) Annie Robinson, Aurora High School – 11th grade SECOND PLACE ($25,000 Scholarship) Kelly Knaser, Wickliffe High School – 12th grade THIRD PLACE ($15,000 Scholarship) Robert Edwards, Max Hayes High School, Cleveland – 12th grade SCHOLARSHIP FINALISTS 6th – 10th GRADE FINALISTS 6th GRADE 7th GRADE 8th GRADE 9th GRADE 10th GRADE
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
An eighth grader from Roxboro Middle School was selected as a finalist in the 2013 Stop The Hate: Youth Speak Out Essay Contest.
One Roxboro Middle School student has been named a finalist in a well-known local essay contest. Soli Collins, an eighth grader, was selected as a finalist by the Stop The Hate: Youth Speak Out essay contest by the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage. The essays address a variety of issues, from cyberbullying and racism to anti-Semitism, and LGBT issues, and offer heartfelt and innovative solutions. Collins was one of three finalists selected among eighth graders. Nearly 1,600 students from seven counties entered the contest, ranging from grades six to ten. The students are competing for a total of $100,000 in scholarships and prizes. Finalists will be honored at an awards ceremony on May 2 at Severence Hall. Jill Rembrandt, Maltz Museum …
Monday, September 24, 2012
The new rooms, called learning communities, are a preview of the CH-UH facilities master plan.
Some students in the Cleveland Heights-University Heights City School District started the 2012-2013 school year in newly renovated spaces. As part of the CH-UH Facilities Master Plan, a team of architects created three pilot programs, a $1.65 million project, at Oxford Elementary School, Roxboro Middle School and Cleveland Heights High School. The district will soon offer weekly or bi-weekly tours of the pilots during school hours, according to a press release from CH-UH: Oxford Elementary Tours will begin on Thursday, Sept. 27, from 9:30-10:30 a.m. and will be offered every Thursday at the same time. Tours must be booked in advance. RSVP to Barb, office secretary, at 216-320-4951. Roxboro Middle Starting Wednesday, Oct. 3, tours will be …
Thursday, August 30, 2012
As part of the CH-UH Facilities Master Plan, a team of architects created three pilot programs, a $1.65 million project, at Oxford Elementary School, Roxboro Middle School and Cleveland Heights High School.
Some students in the Cleveland Heights-University Heights City School District started the 2012-2013 school year in newly renovated spaces. As part of the CH-UH Facilities Master Plan, a team of architects created three pilot programs, a $1.65 million project, at Oxford Elementary School, Roxboro Middle School and Cleveland Heights High School. The classrooms, which are a total of 23,400 square feet, are a preview of the work that could be done in district buildings when the plan, approved by a narrow 3-2 school board vote July 3, is funded and finalized. The CH-UH School Board hosted its Aug. 21 meeting in the Roxboro pilot, which has six renovated classrooms and will house 185 sixth-graders. Roxboro Principal Patrick Mc Nichols talked …
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Players from Cleveland Heights High School and the middle schools learn skills from the college players and have some fun, too.
The following information is from Daniel Russell, varsity field hockey coach at Cleveland Heights High School. The Oberlin Field Hockey team has been a big supporter of the Cleveland Heights Field Hockey programs in the past couple of years. We go to Oberlin College to kick off the season every summer. This year we went on Aug. 23. Both the high school team and the middle school team attended the trip. The college players plan a day's worth of field hockey skills, activities, a large game and team bonding activities. This year we ended the day with a watermelon eating contest. In addition to the skills day, the Heights Field Hockey players will also attend an Oberlin Field Hockey game later in the season. The coaching staff at Oberlin …
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
During the special meeting at Roxboro Middle School Aug. 21, the CH-UH Board discussed the next steps and a timeline for the facilities master plan.
The Cleveland Heights-University Heights School Board discussed the next steps of the facilities master plan for nearly three hours at a special meeting Tuesday night. Board members agreed that the best time to place the facilities master plan, or Plan C, on the ballot is November 2013, and that they would be open to modifying the plan. Board member Nancy Peppler at first suggested May to give the district more than one chance to pass a bond issue and other reasons. "A whole lot of good work has been done, and I don't want this to stretch and stretch and stretch on," Peppler said. Plan C was approved by a narrow vote of 3-2 at the July 3 Board of Education Meeting, as was a resolution to put a $130.6 million bond issue on the November …
We're still working on an article about the CH-UH pilot classrooms at Roxboro, Oxford and Heights High, but for now, here are some photos of the new space.
The Cleveland Heights-University Heights School Board meeting was held at Roxboro Middle School Tuesday night so that parents and community members could see the new pilot classrooms, which are part of the facilities master plan. We're still working on an article with all of the details about these classrooms, but for now, we thought we'd share the photos we took from the Aug. 21 meeting. A few have been posted here, but to see the full gallery, visit our Facebook page, and "like" us to get news updates throughout the day.
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
The CH-UH School Board will showcase the updated classroom at Roxboro Middle School at its special board meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 21.
In May, the Cleveland Heights-University Heights School Board approved pilot classrooms at Oxford Elementary School and Roxboro Middle School as part of the district's proposed facilities master plan. One of those pilots will be unveiled at the special board meeting tonight, Aug. 21. The meeting will start at 7 p.m. at Roxboro Middle School. The primary focus of the agenda is the facilities discussion, but some time will be dedicated to showcasing the new space. The final item on the agenda is the work session to discuss the next steps of the facilities master plan. Superintendent Douglas Heuer announced at the regular meeting Aug. 7 that the Ohio School Facilities Commission accepted Plan C, the facilities master plan approved by the …
Sunday, August 19, 2012
Roxboro Middle School Principal Patrick Mc Nichols said giving children more independence is key.
This article was originally published Aug. 15, 2012. For parents with students making the transition from an elementary school to a middle school, these next few weeks can be a challenging time. Students are becoming more independent, but parents still want to help. "I don't think the kids are as scared of middle school as the parents are," said Patrick Mc Nichols, principal at Roxboro Middle School in Cleveland Heights. The local principals who talked to Patch agree that parents should stay involved, but there are ways to help students spread their wings. Here are a few tips. Parents and teachers, add yours in the comments. Encourage students to get involved The biggest problem students face is trying to make connections socially and …
Monday, May 14, 2012
The 17-year-old Cleveland Heights resident was charged with carrying a concealed weapon.
A 17-year-old boy from Cleveland Heights was arrested May 2 and charged with carrying a concealed weapon. Cleveland Heights Police said the teen threatened a neighbor near the 1100 block of Cleveland Heights Boulevard with the unloaded, .32 caliber handgun. Two teens were with him, a 17-year-old from Cleveland and a 16-year-old from Cleveland Heights, and they were arrested and charged with trespassing. Roxboro Middle School girls charged with disorderly conduct, fighting at school Two 12-year-old girls and one 13-year-old girl from Cleveland Heights got into a fight at Roxboro Middle School May 2 and were charged with disorderly conduct, according to police. One student was transported to University Hospitals at the request of her mother…