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Summer Camp Scholarships

The Cleveland Museum of Natural History is offering scholarships for all summer camp programming, including Circle Sampler Camp (grades 1-6) , Junior Medical Camp (grades 3-12) and all of our Outdoor Education Camp s (grades 4-12) . More information about these camps can be found at: http://cmnh.org/site/ClassesandPrograms/SummerCamps.aspx.
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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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Inspired to Lead

In May’s Neighborhood Voice, Rechelle Williams read about a soon-to-be leaderless Girl Scouts troop. The 12 girls met at the Sterling Branch Library in Central and needed a new leader. So, as if her hands weren't full enough, Williams--a government employee and the mother of a five year-old son and two young adult daughters--stepped in. When she and I recently met over coffee, I asked her.
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Perry’s Perspective: World Languages Make Global Citizens

"Je parle Français un petit peu" — I speak a little French. The French I remember from studying the language in fourth to ninth grades came in handy in August. That’s when my husband and our three teenagers spent nine days in England and France. I wanted us to take this trip because I believe the best education gives students a real shot at making their dreams come.
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A Pot O’ Gold at Friendly Inn Settlement

“Are leprechauns real?” a curious second-grader asked me as I strolled around the St. Patrick’s Day-themed Family Night at Friendly Inn Settlement on March 12. The holiday-themed event culminated the Healthy Kids, Healthy Communities program taught by Mallory Salvi, an AmeriCorps member at Children’s Hunger Alliance. The curriculum combines 12 hands-on nutrition education — or Food Folks — lessons, in conjunction with 20 hourlong moderate to vigorous physical.
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Scholarships

Neighborhood Voice does not guarantee the information provided on this page.   College: Free, Tuition-free and Full Scholarships   Yahoo! Finance: Ways to Attend College for Free (August 6, 2012) Berea College in Kentucky is a no-cost liberal arts college offering undergraduate programs to high achieving students. It US News and World Report ranks it a "Best College" (71) for National Liberal Arts colleges. $24.95 online book listing tuition-free scholarships and colleges For 11th and.
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Cleveland School District Offers Language Assistance for Parents

The Cleveland Metropolitan School District provides free language assistance to parents and guardians who have Limited English Proficiency (LEP) regarding school programs and activities. To be eligible for assistance, a parent or guardian does not have to be of limited English proficiency in speaking, reading, writing and comprehension. It is only necessary that a person be limited in at least one of these areas to receive.
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New High School Hosts Information Sessions

Nexus Academy of Cleveland will host a series of information sessions and events, both online and in-person, for prospective parents and students to learn about the new blended high school. The school is scheduled to open a campus at 3615 Superior Ave. for the 2012-2013 academic year. The information sessions will give parents and students the opportunity to hear more about this new approach to.
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Two Local Students Share Their Take on College Life

It's that time of year again: back-to-school. With classes starting soon at schools and colleges in the area, Neighborhood Voice asked two local students for their perspective on going from high school to college. Here's what they had to say: Making the Transition to Tri-C Graduating from Jane Addams Business Careers Center and going off to college, I thought it was going to be super hard, but.
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College Life

It's that time of year again -- back-to-school time. With classes starting soon at schools and colleges in the area, Neighborhood Voice asked one local student for her perspective on going from high school to college. Here's what she had to say: Graduating from Jane Addams Business Careers Center and going off to college, I thought it was going to be super hard, but it's not..
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Introductory Meditation Classes

I am a 20-year veteran in meditation and relaxation. I have used meditation and relaxation techniques to help prevent or control diabetes, stress, high blood pressure and excessive weight gain for myself and others. My goal is to build a community of people with the same mindset who are seeking alternative ways to stay healthy through breathing, meditation, relaxation and food. 5-6:45 p.m., July 18 Learn, practice.
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Safety Corner: What Your child Should Do if Stopped by Police

Tips from Cleveland Metropolitan School District Safety and Security staff: Parents never want to hear their child was stopped by police, but police stops do happen when teens have idle time during the summer, said Chief Lester Fultz of the CMSD’s Division of Safety and Security. To prepare a child for the unlikely event he or she is stopped, Fultz urges parents to discuss proper procedures their.
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Gov. Kasich Signs Mayor Jackson’s ‘Cleveland Plan’ into Law

 Gov. John Kasich signed the “Cleveland Plan for Transforming Schools” into law Monday inside the auditorium at John F. Kennedy High School, an action that trumpets a new beginning for the 43,000 students enrolled in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District. In signing the legislation, Kasich thanked members of the Cleveland Teachers Union and their leadership for being receptive to the transformation, which came at a cost.
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Local Camp Takes A ‘Fresh’ Look at Glenville

One of the most basic desires of any human being is to be heard. With almost 400,000 people in the city of Cleveland, it’s easier said than done – especially if you’re a child. Disk jockey Doc Harrill, a local music producer, turntablist and teacher who lives in Glenville, is trying to change all that by giving youth in Glenville and University Circle a unique opportunity. “The.
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Appreciation Day at Luke Easter Park

The Cleveland Youth Empowerment Organization has been in existence since 2001. Our mission is to educate, recreate and empower the youth of Northeast Ohio by providing training, mentoring, tutoring, college tours, recreational activities and scholarships to enhance their quality of life. In past years, we have assisted more than 40 youth in their endeavors to seek secondary education. We are proud to say that 75 percent.
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