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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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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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Great Schools in Greater University Circle: TIS

The Intergenerational School in Shaker-Buckeye is creating a model educational environment at its new St. Luke's Manor location — using multi-age groups, positive reinforcement and empowerment in a collaborative teaching environment.   The school, which was founded in 2000, began the school year just after Labor Day at its new location in a wing of the old St. Luke’s Hospital on Shaker Boulevard. The location was the only.
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Great Schools in Greater University Circle: St. Adalbert

St. Adalbert School has a history of being a positive presence in the Fairfax neighborhood, providing a well-rounded education that extends beyond the walls of the school. Principal James D. Smith is going into his third year of overseeing operations at the school and intends to keep that trend going while improving on what the school already offers. Every student has access to state-of-the-art technology. Teachers can.
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Great Schools in Greater University Circle

Great Schools in Greater University Circle is a regular feature highlighting some of the great schools in the community. School of the Month: Cleveland Montessori Address: 12009 Mayfield Rd. Contact: 216-421-0700; info@clevelandmontessori.org Cleveland Montessori, formerly the Montessori School at Holy Rosary, has been a staple in Little Italy for 19 years. “This year we changed out name from the Montessori School at Holy Rosary to Cleveland Montessori and that.
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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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UCI Receives $65,000 Grant from PNC to Expand Early Learning Initiative for Local Preschoolers

University Circle Inc. (UCI) is receiving $65,000 in grants over two years from the PNC Foundation to expand its Early Learning Initiative (ELI) education program to reach new audiences. ELI is designed to promote school readiness, with an arts-infused educational program that builds essential literacy skills and expands vocabulary by serving more than 900 economically disadvantaged Northeast Ohio preschool students.  Key activities include monthly visits to.
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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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Stepstone Academy in Central

"I want to see more hands up," one Stepstone Scholar, a first-grader, said as she led the class in the daily calendar activity. At Stepstone Academy, a new charter school in the Central neighborhood, these moments are not uncommon. They are expected. Students show excitement and pride in their learning, knowing they have accomplished something. You hear their voices, and it is a pleasant and welcoming.
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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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Teen Student Interviews County Medical Examiner

For some time now, I’ve wanted to be a medical examiner. I guess all those crime scene investigation TV shows, like "Criminal Minds," got to me. When I told my mother about my latest career choice, she went digging through the Web for summer programs, internships — whatever. That is when she came across the High School Shadowing Program. The program is coordinated by the medical examiner.
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Tutoring is Best Part of Resident’s Week

I have just returned from what may be the most satisfying time of my week. It was the two hours I spend each Thursday morning with a second-grade girl at Buckeye-Woodland School. I am a tutor for this girl, who according to her teacher, looks forward to my visits. I am one of 50 volunteers of all ages who tutor at the school. We come from.
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