Chagrin Falls Schools
PARKER HANNIFIN Students learn about fluid power & prepare to compete page 14-15 SUPER NEWS 1
Message from Our Superintendent Happy New Year! 2017 will be a critical year for the future of the Chagrin Falls Exempted Village School District. As many of you know, the Board of Education approved a second recommendation to put an issue on the May 2, 2017 ballot. Please take time to review the Board Briefs on the following page of this publication for more information. Every member of our community received a letter providing a general overview of the ballot issue this past week. Additionally, the district is working on a publication that will provide our entire community with detailed information on this issue by mid- February. The Chagrin Falls PTO is hosting an informational meeting for our entire community on Wednesday, February 15 at 7:00 pm. There will be tours of Chagrin Falls Intermediate School on Philomethian Street, which will be followed by an informational session and Q & A. January has been selected as School Board Appreciation Month by the Ohio School Boards Association. School board members are ordinary people that have dedicated time to monitor and improve our school district. Board
members play a critical role in assuring local control over public schools. The school board works closely with parents, educators, and community members to create the best vision for our students. The goverance of our school district requires a great deal of time and sacrifice. This month is a time to reflect and give thanks to our own Board of Education. Early in 2016, the district made the decision that it would be moving to a Google platform for email. This, in conjunction with the utilization of Google classroom throughout the district, inspired us to cast a goal that every teacher and administrator in the district would become Google Certified Educators by January 2017. We are proud to announce this goal has been accomplished and is a reflection of the quality and commitment of the educators within our school district. This initiative will improve consistency in experience for our students and continue to imbed technology within our classrooms. Sincerely, Robert W. Hunt Superintendent Chagrin Falls Exempted Village Schools Bob.firstname.lastname@example.org 440-247-4363 @Hunt_Edleader
A Review of the January Board of Education Meetings “Board Briefs” The Chagrin Falls Board of Education has placed an 8.9 mill combination operating and capital improvement levy on the May 2, 2017 ballot to provide necessary funds for operations (5.5 mills) and facilities (3.4 mills). The 5.5 mill operating proceeds are needed to address increased operating costs for teachers, staff, educational programming and increased preventive maintenance funds for all our school buildings. The 3.4 mill capital improvement bond proceeds will provide $31.5 million to completely revitalize our district’s oldest school building, the Chagrin Falls Intermediate School on Philomethian Street, with brand new educational space and renovated historic space. The 8.9 mills will cost homeowners approximately $26.00 more per month (about $312 annually) for each $100,000 of home valuation. This levy request comes as a result of much thoughtful and thorough analysis and input from community members with industry backgrounds in construction, facilities and finance. We respect your investment in our schools and through extensive due diligence have compressed costs and prioritized our needs to fund just what we need when we need it. At the January 23 Regular Meeting, the board reviewed an update on swing space options to house our children in grades 4-6 during the construction process. Unfortunately, the opportunity to partner with the Federated Church to lease the Family Life Center for two years has been met with extensive, expensive, and time-intensive requests by the the Bainbridge Board of Zoning Appeals; therefore, we no longer feel that use of the Family Life Center as a temporary school is a viable option. As village neighbors, the district has a long-standing cooperative relationship with the Federated Church and the school board is immensely appreciative of the Church leadership’s commitment of time and resources in pursuing this option and of the Congregation’s support. We do have several good options in for swing space at our High School/Middle School campus. It is important that parents and the community understand that all of the options we are considering have met parameters set by the board to prioritize the student experience.
Specifically our options all provide for the following; • Retains the elementary schedule. Our intention is to maintain the current school day start and end times, number of periods and trimester schedule. • Maintains existing programming including periods unique to the Intermediate School like Encore and Personal Learning Time (PLT) periods. • Provides a cafeteria space that accommodates the current lunch-time windows. • Provides gym access as well as outdoor play space. • Provides safe passage for students arriving and departing by bus, car or walking. The board still has some due diligence we would like to complete before committing to specific details about a campus swing space location. We have asked members of our Facilities Committee and administration to thoroughly evaluate cost and timing implications with thoughtful consideration to how the addition of modular units will temporarily impact extra-curricular and community use of campus spaces. Leaders of the Chagrin Schools Levy Committee will soon begin community outreach to present the levy initiative, communicate the need, answer questions and clarify information. In addition, please check out our school website at www.ChagrinSchools.org or the Levy Committee website at www.ChagrinSchoolsLevy.com for additional information. Thank you for your continued support. Sharon Broz Vice-President, Board of Education
The Chagrin Falls Board of Education Policy Manual is now available online at: www.chagrinschools.org/boardofeducation.aspx
CHAGRIN FALLS SCHOOLS 2017-2018 Teacher Work Day
PD Day/No Students Student First Day Grades 1-12
6 13 20 27
F 4 11 18 25
4 Labor Day - No School
21 Rosh Hashanah-No School 22 PD DAY/No Students
3 10 17 24
September-17 M T W Th F 1 4 5 6 7 8 11 12 13 14 15 18 19 20 21 22 25 26 27 28 29
S 1 8 15 22 29
M 2 9 16 23 30
13 NEOEA Day-No Classes 20 End of 1st Quarter
7 PD DAY/No students 10 1st Trimester Ends 22
No School Conference comp day
23 Thanksgiving Break 24 Thanksgiving Break
S 5 12 19 26
S 22 1st Semester Ends Dec. 25-29 Winter Break
August-17 M T W Th 1 2 3 7 8 9 10 14 15 16 17 21 22 23 24 28 29 30 31
3 10 17 24
1-5 Winter Break 8 No School 7-12 Students
8 7-12 Teacher Record Day 12 PD DAY/No students 15 No School - MLK Day
7 14 21 28
October-17 T W Th 3 4 5 10 11 12 17 18 19 24 25 26 31
F 6 13 20 27
November-17 M T W Th F 1 2 3 6 7 8 9 10 13 14 15 16 17 20 21 22 23 24 27 28 29 30 December-17 M T W Th F 1 4 5 6 7 8 11 12 13 14 15 18 19 20 21 22 25 26 27 28 29
M 1 8 15 22 29
January-18 T W Th 2 3 4 9 10 11 16 17 18 23 24 25 30 31
F 5 12 19 26
S 5 12 19 26
S 2 9 16 23 30
S 7 14 21 28
S 4 11 18 25
S 2 9 16 23 30
S 6 13 20 27
S 4 11 18 25
February-18 M T W Th F 1 2 5 6 7 8 9 12 13 14 15 16 19 20 21 22 23 26 27 28
Teacher Work Day
S 3 10 17 24
16 PD DAY/No Students 19 President's Day-No School 23 2nd Trimester Ends 26 K-6 Teacher Records Day 26 No School - K-6
16 17 18 21
Board Approved: July 25, 2016 Reapproved w/PD: November 21, 2016
March-18 T W Th 1 6 7 8 13 14 15 20 21 22 27 28 29
F 2 9 16 23 30
S 3 10 17 24 31
April-18 T W Th 3 4 5 10 11 12 17 18 19 24 25 26
F 6 13 20 27
S 7 14 21 28
2 PD Day/No students
F 4 11 18 25
S 5 12 19 26
25 28 31
No School-Memorial Day
S 2 9 16 23 30
Teacher Records Day
3 10 17 24
June-18 M T W Th F 1 4 5 6 7 8 11 12 13 14 15 18 19 20 21 22 25 26 27 28 29
July-18 M T W Th F
1 8 15 22 29
2 9 16 23 30
4 11 18 25
5 12 19 26
S 1 8 15 22 29
M 2 9 16 23 30
6 13 20 27
7 14 21 28
May-18 T W Th 1 2 3 8 9 10 15 16 17 22 23 24 29 30 31
3 10 17 24 31
4 11 18 25
5 12 19 26
6 13 20 27
7 14 21 28
16 End of 3rd Quarter 26-30 Spring Break 30
Good Friday - Holiday
No School PreK-6 Last Day Students
4 Independence Day
Chagrin Falls Exempted Village Schools “Treasurer’s Corner”
Table 1 compares actual monthly receipts to the monthly estimates and to prior fiscal year actual receipts. General fund revenues spike in the 1st and 3rd quarter as a result of real estate tax collections.
Table 2 compares actual monthly expenditures to monthly estimates and to prior fiscal year actual expenditures. Expenses are typically fairly consistent throughout the fiscal year.
Table 3 compares estimated and actual monthly ending cash balances demonstrating compliance with Board of Education cash balance policies.
Table 4 is a cash flow summary comparing revenues to expenditures each month.
Chagrin Falls High School Placed on College Board's AP District Honor Roll Chagrin Falls High School is one of 433 school districts in the U.S. and Canada being honored by the College Board with placement on the 7th Annual AP® District Honor Roll. To be included on the 7th Annual Honor Roll, Chagrin Falls High School had to, since 2014, increase the number of students participating in AP while also increasing or maintaining the percentage of students earning AP Exam scores of 3 or higher. Reaching these goals shows that this district is successfully identifying motivated, academically prepared students who are ready for AP. “With 26 AP courses currently available to students at Chagrin Falls High School, we are proud to have been named to the College Board’s 7th Annual AP® District Honor Roll for our efforts to expand access to AP coursework and improve student performance on AP Exams,” said Superintendent Robert Hunt, Chagrin Falls Exempted Village Schools. “This past year, 291 students took 720 AP exams. 83.3% of the exams taken resulted in scores of 3 or higher.” “Congratulations to all the teachers and administrators in this district who have worked so tirelessly to both expand access to AP and also to help students succeed on the AP Exams,” said Trevor Packer, the College Board’s head of AP and Instruction. “These teachers and administrators are delivering real opportunity in their schools and classrooms, and students are rising to the challenge.”
Helping more students learn at a higher level and earn higher AP scores is an objective of all members of the AP community, from AP teachers to district and school administrators to college professors. Many districts are experimenting with initiatives and strategies to see how they can expand access and improve student performance at the same time. In 2016, more than 4,000 colleges and universities around the world received AP scores for college credit, advanced placement, or both, and/or consideration in the admission process. Inclusion on the 7th Annual AP District Honor Roll is based on a review of three years of AP data, from 2014 to 2016, looking across 37 AP Exams, including world language and culture. The criterion described below was used to identify AP Honor Roll districts. Districts must: • Increase participation/access to AP by at least 4% in large districts, at least 6 % in medium districts, and at least 11% in small districts; • Increase or maintain the percentage of exams taken by black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, and American Indian/Alaska Native students; and • Improve or maintain performance levels when comparing the 2016 percentage of students scoring a 3 or higher to the 2014 percentage, unless the district has already attained a performance level at which more than 70% of its AP students earn a 3 or higher.
Chagrin Valley Rotary Club Donates Dictionaries to 130 Third Graders at Gurney Elementary
Chagrin Valley Rotary Club donates dictionaries each year to all the third graders at Gurney Elementary. The students use these dictionaries throughout the year for word study and writing. They are able to keep the dictionary and use them throughout their Chagrin school career.
Chagrin Falls Student Board Held Successful Clothing Drive for Chagrin Falls Park Community Center The Chagrin Falls Education Foundation Student Board held a clothing drive for the Chagrin Falls Park Community Center. The students met in September and decided to have a clothing drive instead of their usual used sporting goods drive. They learned that the Chagrin Falls Park Community Center was in need of clothing donations, particularly for high school students. The Student Board set up donation boxes in each of the four schools in the district. In the end, the board delivered more than 20 bags of donations to the Chagrin Falls Park Community Center.
seeing their pride in some of the contributions they have been able to make back to the school through grants,” said adult advisor Kelly Curtiss. “They are truly an ambitious group of students!”
The Student Board also hosted a “Kids Afternoon Out Fundraiser” on December 4. They planned and participated in activities with the kids at school while parents enjoyed free time. “We are enjoying watching this group take on additional responsibilities each year and
Intermediate School Students Raise Funds for Families in Guatemala By Evan Teicher, senior, Chagrin Falls High School Mason Hart, a fourth grader at Chagrin Falls Intermediate School, was born in Guatemala. Recently, he and his mother gave a presentation in Señora Heidi Stapulionis’ Spanish class about how many people in his home country are not as fortunate to have the natural resources we have such as clean water, food, education, and sound homes. In order to help the citizens of Guatemala, fourth, fifth and sixth grade Spanish students came together to collect spare change to help those in need.
Donations were collected through the first trimester and 100% of those donations will go to H(e)arts For Guatemala, a non-profit foundation started by the Hart family. Through the donations collected by the students, a family in Guatemala will receive a “roof ” over their heads in the near future. The organization also recently announced that through its fundraising efforts, a family who was living in an alley now has safe, clean running water, an indoor shower and flushing toilet. As a thank you gift, each child that donated was able to make his/her own “worry doll.”
Chagrin Falls' Educators and Staff Achieve Google Certification All teachers at Gurney Elementary, the Intermediate School, Middle School and High School are now Level 1 Google Certified Educators. In addition to every full-time teacher, including art, music, physical education and foreign language, every principal, school counselor, intervention specialist, administrative team member, as well as various secretaries, classroom aides and a long term substitute teacher have become certified. This makes Chagrin Falls Schools the only district in the United States to accomplish complete Google Certification.
communications between home and school, post assignments and involve students in real-time learning experiments. “Nancy Kevern did a phenomenal job on this project,” said Director of Technology and Information Systems, Mike Daugherty, Chagrin Falls Schools. “It truly was all her hard work, dedication and persistence that made this possible. Our staff is amazing and we are so thankful for their dedication to get us to where we are today.”
Staff went through a rigorous 10-week training, passed their three-hour exam, and are now implementing many new ways to boost
Chagrin Valley Rotary Club Student of the Month for January Chagrin Falls High School Senior Leah Gillespie was chosen for her service and leadership qualities as the January Chagrin Valley Rotary Club Student of the Month. She is a National Merit Semi-Finalist, an AP Scholar with Distinction and is on the Honor Roll with Distinction. Her AP and Honors classes include: AP Physics 1, AP US History, AP Chemistry, AP English Language, AP Calculus AB, AP Government, AP Calculus BC, AP English Literature, AP Spanish, AP Biology and AP Computer Science. When Leah is not working hard in her classes, she is active in many extracurricular activities. She is on the swim team, softball team, crew for the spring musical and a member of the Chagrin Falls Education Foundation Student Board. She is also in marching band and is the Mellophone Section Leader, as well as Squad Leader for the Lincoln Douglas Debate Team. Outside of school she volunteers at Rescue Village, is a tutor at Math Monkey, a lifeguard at Wembley and has a brown-black belt in Kuk Sul Do. SUPER NEWS
Chagrin Falls High School Students Participate in RealizeU Idea Challenge
On December 15, the Entrepreneurial Learning Initiative at Chagrin Falls High School presented the first annual “RealizeU Idea Challenge.” The Idea Challenge was a “Concept Pitch Competition” that encouraged all Chagrin Falls High School students to develop and present a new invention, an improvement to an existing invention or a new innovative idea that could alleviate a local or global problem. A panel of independent judges based their decisions on the criteria of uniqueness, quality of the presentation, competitive attributes, if there was a market need, and the overall idea. The third place $250 winner was Ben Karyo with his company Familiar Faces. The company would use existing augmented reality technology to provide facial recognition and location reminders to people with dementia. The second place $500 winners were Vala Zeinali and Max Helgeson with their company MV Aqua. This company would provide a service that teaches farmers the new revolutionary system of aquaponics. Their business model is designed to
help farmers with this technology as well as assisting customers in setting up an at home aquaponics system. The first place $750 winner was Alex Amata with his company Targeted Advertisement System. His company would be a new technology that incorporated animated overlay on field or court advertisements to allow more personalized and effective advertisements during sports games. "I had a great time both presenting and watching my fellow classmates present,” said Amata. “It was a little suspenseful not knowing what the judges were going to ask, but it was rewarding because I got the chance to further develop an idea I have had since I traveled to Costa Rica as a sophomore. I was excited when I won because I thought all the ideas were very well researched and unique. It was a great experience and I am glad I had the opportunity to be involved." The event took place in the high school’s Innovation Center but was also broadcasted live online via Boxcast.
Alex Amata, Targeted Advertisement System - 1st Place
Vala Zeinali and Max Helgeson, MV Aqua - 2nd Place
"I had a great time both presenting and watching my fellow classmates present,â€? said Amata. â€œIt was a little suspenseful not knowing what the judges were going to ask, but it was rewarding because I got the chance to further develop an idea I have had since I traveled to Costa Rica as a sophomore. I was excited when I won because I thought all the ideas were very well researched and unique. It was a great experience and I am glad I had the opportunity to be involved." Alex Amata, Targeted Advertisement System First Place Winner, RealizeU Challenge
Ben Karyo, Familiar Faces - 3rd Place SUPER NEWS
Chagrin Falls Schools’ Facilities Staff receive 100% on their Annual Safety Audit Each year, Chagrin Falls Exempted Village Schools has a third party conduct a comprehensive safety audit of its facilities operations. The safety audits are performed by a third-party company in order to receive a professional and independent evaluation of the district’s facility management operations against regulatory workplace safety policies and standards. The audit evaluates compliance in 13 main categories and checks 121 action areas for compliance. “Thanks to the efforts of our District Safety Committee comprised of Mark Johnson, Jeff McLean, Donnie Miskinis, and James Nace, and the efforts of all our custodial, maintenance, and grounds staff, we received a score of 100% this year.,” said Superintendent Robert Hunt, Chagrin Falls Schools. All members of the facility staff worked towards improving our safety processes. Custodial, grounds, and maintenance staff members attended internal and external safety training courses throughout the year, reported unsafe conditions, made safety suggestions, and worked diligently to create a "zero
harm" mindset. The audit’s focus is to evaluate the effectiveness and compliance of health and safety standards against regulatory requirements and the district’s journey toward Zero Harm. “These standards contribute to our ability to provide safe facilities for our staff and students,” said Director of Operations and Strategic Initiatives Christopher Woofter, Chagrin Falls Schools. The third party audit is a leading indicator that assists the district in making informed decisions regarding continuous improvement. “By creating leading actionable information that allows for continuous improvement of safety, we operationalize, integrate and provide value to safety processes and programs in all that we do,” continued Woofter. “Our goal is to create a 'zero harm' mindset, integrate safety solutions into all of our work on a daily basis, and achieve 100% compliance with our safety standards, programs and policies. Receiving the 100% score on our third party audit indicates that we are making progress towards our goal of achieving the 'zero harm' mindset,” concluded Hunt.
Chargin Falls Speech Language Pathologist Receives American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Award for Continuing Education Chagrin Falls Speech Language Pathologist Mrs. Tracie Guggenheim was awarded a third award for Continuing Education (ACE) by the Continuing Education Board (CEB) of the American SpeechLanguage-Hearing Association (ASHA).
Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists meet the ACE requirements by earning seven ASHA Continuing Education Units or completing 70 contact hours in a 36 month period. In order to maintain current knowledge and skills, ASHA encourages professionals to continue learning throughout their professional career and to recognize those who do.
Chagrin Falls' Gurney Elementary Teacher Receives TEACCH Certification
Chagrin Falls Gurney Elementary kindergarten through third grade Intervention Specialist, Jacquelyn Gerber, received her TEACCH Certification this past December.
In order to receive this certification, Gerber had to implement TEACCH principles and practices into her work for one year, attend several seminars and create and submit a portfolio for review which was then followed up by an exam and interview. Her In 1972, the University of North Carolina designed certification is valid for three years and now allows the TEACCH Autism Program to serve as a statewide her to share information and consult on TEACCH program to help those with autism as well as their principles and practices within Gurney Elementary. families and service delivery providers. The program has developed training programs, lectures and hands- “I have had the desire to work on the TEACCH on learning activities for students and professionals Practitioner Certification for many years and Chagrin who serve those with autism. TEACCH stands for Falls gave me the opportunity to pursue that dream,” Teaching, Expanding, Appreciating, Collaborating, said Gerber. “With this certificate, I look forward to Cooperation and Holistic, the core values of the providing trainings, support, consult and modeling of program. the TEACCH methodology in the district.”
Chagrin Falls Middle School to Host 2017 National Fluid Power Association Competition
Chagrin Falls Middle School will host the 2017 National Fluid Power Association (NFPA) Competition in partnership with Parker Hannifin. This competition, led by Chagrin Falls High School and Middle School Science teacher, Alison Hinesman, engages students in the study of fluid power, engineering and careers which use fluid power.
On March 10, Challenge Day, the teams will use the same tools and an identical kit of supplies to recreate their unique mechanisms, which they will use in the competition to pick up weighted objects, and place them on a platform. Teams will be graded in a number of areas, including total points, portfolio ideas, design and teamwork.
Teams of eighth grade students from Chagrin Falls and Kenston School gathered on Friday, January 13 for Workshop Day. The Workshop Day allowed the teams to learn about fluid power by building a pneumatic lifter and develop skills they will need for the competition. At the end of the day, the students took their tools back to their home schools and worked on their challenge scenario and design, a portfolio, as well as building and testing a prototype for their fluid power mechanisms.
Last year, Chagrin Falls Middle School was a pilot school for the NFPA Competition. Due to its success, Kenston School was added to the competition this year.
“We are incredibly excited to grow this year’s program to also include Kenston Schools,” said Chagrin Falls Director of Curriculum and Gifted Coordinator, Becky Quinn. “We look forward to the NFPA Competition and the amazing learning experiences which lie ahead for our students!”
Chagrin Falls Director of Technology Gives IdeaTalk at IdeaStream This past November, Mike Daugherty, Director of Technology for Chagrin Falls Schools, gave an IdeaTalk at IdeaStream about the future of technology and education.
through school based on their age, not the speed at which they learn, how they learn, or the mastery of Daugherty took the audience on a trip both back the content,” said in time and into the future of technology and Daugherty. “This education. He explained that 20 years from now, in model doesn’t build 2036, 3D printing will be as common to have in the the skill set our home as a coffee pot and the printer will be the way students need to be we get items from clothes to replacement parts for successful today, let the dishwasher. Space advancements will have sent alone the future.” the first humans to Mars and by 2060 people will be Daugherty then living there. In healthcare, the human body will be went on to discuss monitored at a molecular level to look for early signs what current educators and administrators can do of possible diseases. Automation will become an to ensure that public education system changes to important part of our lives as there will be driverless nurture makers, innovators and problem solvers. He cars. encouraged teachers to take risks, to be advocates for more technology integration in the classroom “Keeping all those examples I just mentioned in and to make lessons that allow for collaboration, mind, let's come back to 2016. It’s an amazing time research and problem solving among students. For to be alive,” said Daugherty. “There’s one question administrators, he encouraged them to rethink their that immediately should come to the forefront of the approach to content filtering in regards to social conversation. It's not a new question. This is not a media and to invest in stronger WIFI connections new idea. As educators, how do we prepare kids for within schools. He also encouraged them to an uncertain future?” approach IT with a better attitude to allow for “bridges, not barriers” when it comes to integrating He went on to explain that 20 years ago people technology into their schools. we worried about an uncertain future and they were fearful of their children’s education falling Daugherty ended his presentation with this lasting behind other nations. The focus was turned to how thought for the educators in attendance, “I know America’s children could be kept on the same pace that public education, technology, and the people as the rest of the world, not on how to improve the in this room will shape my children for the future. way the students were being taught. Don’t wait for the revolution. Be the revolution.” “The problem in America is a fundamental flaw in how we educate our children. We have a factory model of education in which we push students
Daugherty’s full presentation will be available on the WVIZ website in January.
Chagrin Falls High School and Middle School Students Receive Awards from Scholastic Art and Writing Competition Students from Chagrin Falls middle and high schools received many awards from The Alliance for Young Artists & Writersâ€™ annual Scholastic Art & Writings competition. They were honored at an awards ceremony and reception at the Cleveland Museum of Art on January 15. Their artwork will be displayed in the museumâ€™s exhibit, open to the public, through February 3. The Alliance for Young Artists & Writers, a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization, identifies teenagers with exceptional artistic and literary talent and brings their remarkable work to a national audience through The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. Each year, the Alliance partners with more than 100 visual arts and literary arts organizations across the country to bring the awards to local communities. Teens in grades seven through 12 can apply in 29 categories of art and writing. Submissions are juried by luminaries in the visual and literary arts, some of whom are past award recipients. Panelists look for works that best exemplify originality, technical skill and the emergence of a personal voice or vision. Last year, students submitted 320,000 works of art and writing to the awards; more than 85,000 were recognized at the regional level and celebrated in local exhibitions and ceremonies. The top 2,500 works in the country earned national medals and were celebrated at a ceremony at Carnegie Hall. The 29 students that were honored from Chagrin Falls middle and high schools include:
Gold Key winners are: Catie Beg (Skeletal Deconstruction Mixed Media-CFHS); Jacob Moore (Architectural Scape Drawing and IllustrationCFHS); Graham Smith (Built for Ruin PhotographyCFHS); Aiden Stephens (Self Portrait-CFHS); and Maria Tropp (Contrast Photography-CFHS). They move on to the national competition. Silver Key winners are: Paul Cantlay (Finger FoodCFHS); Jack Deignan (Great Dane PrintmakingCFHS); Elise Kosmides (Time Does Not Heal All Wounds-CFHS); Tessa Kostelec (Point Unity Sculpture-CFHS); Jacob Moore (Untitled #1 Digital Art, Waterfall Digital Art and Untitled Photography -CFHS); and Tori Calder (Untitled Drawing and Illustration-CFMS). Honorable mention winners are: Robin Barth (Autumn Still Life Drawing and Illustration-CFHS); Paul Cantlay (Untitled Vase Ceramics & Glass ); Lindy Cunnington (Autumn Still Life-CFHS); Jane Goble (Vascular Bowl Ceramics & Glass); Sam Gottsegen (Slide Ceramics & Glass -CFHS); Luke Hopkins (Self Portrait-CFHS); Eriana Kellis (Self Portrait Drawing and Illustration-CFHS); Elise Kosmides (Mechanical Spine-CFHS); Ali Mazzola (The Art Of Geology-CFHS); Jacob Moore (Untitled #2 Digital-CFHS); Charles Moyse (Untitled Drawing and Illustration-CFHS); Emily Porter (Beams-CFHS); Evan Teicher (Vines PhotographyCFHS): Brooke Weitzel (Like The Back Of My Hand-CFHS); Sophia Avery (Untitled Drawing and Illustration-CFMS); and Lily Weinberger (Edible Snake Printmaking-CFMS).
Gold and Silver Key Artwork can be viewed on pages 18-19. SUPER NEWS
Scholastic Art Gold Key Winners
Graham Smith Catie Beg
Scholastic Art Silver Key Winners
Tessa Kostelec Paul Cantlay
Jacob Moore Jacob Moore
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Steve Ast High School Principal @steven_ast
Sarah Read Intermediate School Principal @read_chagrin
Christopher Woofter Director of Operations and Strategic Initiatives @ChrisWoofter
Amanda Schmidt High School Asst. Principal @cf_schmidt
Dr. Rachel Jones Gurney Elementary Principal @DrJ_cfprincipal
CFHS Counselors @cfcounselors
Charlie Barch District Athletic Director @ChagrinAD
Mike Daugherty Director of Technology @MoreThanATech
Laila Discenza Middle School Principal @CFMSdiscenzaPal
Becky Quinn Director of Curriculum @becky_quinn1
Stay Connected Would you like to be notified via email of what’s happening in the Chagrin Falls Exempted Village School District? Register to receive emails through Constant Contact. Go to the homepage, www. chagrinschool.org. In the upper right hand corner, click the “Stay Connected” icon to sign up. Chagrin Falls Exempted Village Schools Board of Education President: Mary Kay O’Toole (440) 338-8636 Vice President: Sharon Broz (440) 715-0326
Members: Michael Hogan (440) 543-5280 Kathryn Garvey (216) 401-7735 Rob Weber (440) 665-4104
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