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Students Planned Bullying Workshop

Hawken junior Amber Johnson puts it this way. “I have never been more inspired to be the change in my life.” Johnson is referring to her experience at the National Association of Independent School’s Student Diversity Leadership Conference, held in December in National Harbor, Maryland. Participation in the three day conference was part of the course, Leadership and Diversity through Self Reflection and Mentorship, taught by.
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Local Students Recoginzed for Community Work

At their 10th Anniversary Annual Meeting at the Shaker Lakes Nature Center, the Doan Brook Watershed Partnership recognized Hawken School students for their years of work, honoring their efforts with the distinction of “Watershed Heroes.” Hawken students, under a school mission that incorporates community engagement and service into its curriculum, have dedicated four years of work towards watershed improvement by completing projects that have included removing.
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Celebrate Neighborhood Traditions at PNC Fairfax Connection

  As so many of us celebrate our own holiday traditions, we invite you to join us to honor the historic traditions and culture of Fairfax this month at PNC Fairfax Connection.  We’re also featuring programming on job readiness and networking. So whether you’re looking to explore the history of your neighborhood, improve your job search skills, master new technology or gain empowering personal finance insights, there’s.
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Grand Opening of MC2STEM High School at Cleveland State University

Officials from Cleveland Metropolitan School District, KeyBank Foundation and Cleveland State University celebrated their STEM partnership on November 18, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., at the grand opening of Cleveland’s MC2STEM High School on the CSU campus.   Juniors and seniors attending the STEM high school at its new location at Rhodes Tower West will actively participate in a program expected to include a laser-assisted ribbon.
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Hawken School’s Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies

Hawken School announces a generous gift from Lauren and Steve Spilman and Stacie  and Jeffrey Halpern in honor of their parents, Sydell and Arnold Miller, and the establishment of a true partnership with Hawken’s Entrepreneurial Studies Program which will now be called, The Sydell and Arnold Miller Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies.  The gift, one of the largest in the school’s history, was commemorated in a.
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Support East Cleveland Student in Business Competition

Let's recreate that "Akeelah & the Bee" city-wide support for Shaw High School student Julianna P. This is the first time since 2007 that a Shaw student has made it to nationals in the Network For Teaching Entrepreneurship Business Challenge competition. Nationals are scheduled for Oct. 3 in New York City. Let's vote for her elevator pitch called "My Loving Sitter" and wish her well in the.
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Help Send Care Packages to Local College Students

Network for Neighborhood Success supports inner city students’ pursuit of high school and higher education. In 2010, NFNS developed Neighborhood Leadership Youth Program as a vehicle for mentoring and supporting the educational goals of inner city youth. Last year, the youth program was expanded to offer the University Experience at Cleveland State University. Students begin the intensive mentoring program in middle school and continue throughout high.
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Talking with Cleveland Schools CEO Eric Gordon

Cleveland Metropolitan School District CEO Eric Gordon has a plan — the Plan for Transforming Cleveland Schools, that is. Two of my children attend CMSD schools and this summer, Gordon and I talked about the bold strategy nicknamed the "Cleveland Plan." Voters approved it in November when they passed Issue 107 — a 15-mill levy and the first school levy Clevelanders passed in 16 years. During.
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Unique Summer Internship Program

As students are getting ready to go back to school, a group of medical interns finished a unique program at the Cleveland Clinic. Celebrating its 9th anniversary, more than 100 regional high school students graduated from the 2013 Cleveland Clinic Summer Internship program on Friday, August 2. Prior to the ceremony, the students displayed their research for judges and their friends and family.  The Cleveland Clinic Office of.
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Great Schools in Greater UC

When Diane Boylan was pregnant for the first time, she and her husband were unsure whether they would stay in Little Italy where they were renting. But when they walked into the Montessori School at Holy Rosary, they knew they would stay — and they’ve been there ever since. “My husband said, ‘As long as our children can go to this school, we will stay here,’”.
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Local School Gets Award

Hawken School was recognized with A Better Chance’s Access Award at a May Member School breakfast at Case Western Reserve University. The award, presented by Sandra Timmons, A Better Chance president, is given to member schools who have graduated over 50 Better Chance scholars. There have been 92 Better Chance graduates at Hawken School. A Better Chance is a national, New York based organization, founded in 1963.
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Students Work on Cultural Gardens

In the past two months, Hawken School’s seventh-graders have secured approval for plans that will significantly change both the look and environmental landscape of University Circle’s Cultural Gardens. In February, the students got unanimous approval for their Master Conceptual Plan for the American Cultural Garden, one of the 23 gardens in Rockefeller Park that celebrate and express America’s varied ethnic heritages.  The American Garden was originally.
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PNC Fairfax Connection Offers Expanded Summer Hours

Beginning on Monday, June 3, PNC Fairfax Connection will offer new expanded summer hours for all members of the community to take advantage of our free programs, interactive technology and educational resources. Just in time for summer break, you can join us at the center on Monday through Saturday: Monday                                      (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.) Tuesday and Wednesday     (10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.) Thursday                         .
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Freedom Schools

The Children’s Defense Fund Freedom Schools program provides summer enrichment through a research based and multicultural curriculum that supports children and families through five essential components: high quality academic enrichment, parent and family involvement, civic engagement and social action, intergenerational leadership develop-ment and wellness. Scholars are taught to love reading, develop a positive attitude toward learning and cultivate self-esteem through an Integrated Reading Curriculum (IRC) by.
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Two Schools, One Newspaper

When Kate Klonowski, head of Urban Scholastic Media Initiative, came up with the idea to partner Hawken Upper School and Shaw High School students with an interest in journalism for a joint writing venture, the intent of the program was as much about the process as it was the end product. “In a way, both of the schools have isolation issues,” Klonowski commented when asked about.
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