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Message from Our Superintendent
We would like to thank our students, parents, and staff for a tremendous opening to the 2017-18 school year. Significant changes took place on the 7-12 campus over the summer and due to the quality and maturity of our students, cooperation of parents, and flexibility of staff, we have integrated an additional 400 students and become a high functioning 4-12
Last week the Ohio Department of Education (ODE) released the 2016-17 Local Report Card. The Board of Education received a comprehensive presentation on academic achievement at the September meeting. Click here to review. We study these results at the district, building, and classroom level and we derive meaning to identify areas for improvement annually. The district is committed to increasing the performance index score impacting the â€œPerformanceâ€? indicator on the report card. Specifically, this school year the data is being utilized to drive program and instructional changes in the area of math and science. Additionally, we have added services to intervene with at-risk students at Chagrin Falls Intermediate School and have employed new instructional models in math for targeted students within our 7-12 campus this school year. As a district we understand the importance of achievement on these assessments and will work to continuously improve while balancing our mission of personalizing the educational experience
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for each student. The administrative team will be presenting strategic academic goals to the Chagrin Falls Board of Education at the October 2 work session. This month, the Chagrin Falls Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) sponsored a community forum on school safety. District administrators, as well as Chief Amber Dacek, shared relevant information, discussed parent roles, and answered questions regarding safety within our schools. The presentation from this evening can be found by clicking here. The districtâ€™s ability to communicate with parents and students is critical in emergency situations. Please make sure that the information in Infinite Campus is current and correct as the system will utilize this for phone and text communications to parents. We are in the process of implementing an emergency text notification system for students. Additionally, we will utilize the district web page, Facebook, and social media outlets to share information. Being proactive now will ensure we are prepared in the unlikely event of a crisis. Thank you for your continued support! Robert W. Hunt Superintendent Chagrin Falls Exempted Village Schools Bob.email@example.com 440-247-4363 @Hunt_Edleader
A Review of the September Board of Education Meetings This month, the Ohio Department of Education released annual district report cards. The Chagrin Falls Board of Education received an in-depth overview of each component of the report card prior to the public release at the September 5 work session. Although the report card does not encapsulate all the positive work that is done by the district to educate our students, it does assist with identifying areas for improvement. The district will continue to focus on the performance indicator by developing strategies to improve with the goal of achieving an “A” rating. The Board of Education will receive an overview of the district’s work specific to this area when annual goals are presented to the board in October. The Board of Education and administration continue to make progress with the Intermediate School construction project. The district took advantage of historically low interest rates in the bond market to save property owners nearly $2.5 million in interest expense over the next 30 years. This savings will go directly to the taxpayers. The district benefitted from many positive factors, including the timing of the
bond sale, the geopolitical environment, short supply of high grade muni bonds, and an outstanding bond credit rating of “Aa1” from Moody’s. Excess demand from more the 30 national institutional investors with orders exceeding $70 million also contributed to the favorable interest rate. A complete summary of this work can be found on page 4. The district is on schedule with plans to break ground in October and begin construction on the Intermediate School project. A complete schematic design review will take place at the Board of Education’s work session on October 2. Additionally, we invite our entire community to share in this exciting project by attending the groundbreaking and farewell tour on October 14 from 10am – 1pm at the Intermediate School. Sharon Broz, Vice-President Chagrin Falls Board of Education
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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 Super News | 3
Chagrin Falls Schools Sell Bonds at Record Low Interest Rate, Saving Taxpayers Nearly $2.5 Million Chagrin Falls Exempted Village Schools took advantage of historically low interest rates in the bond market to save property owners nearly $2.5 million in interest expense over the next 30 years. In May, voters approved a 3.4-mill bond issue combined with a 5.5-mill operating levy that allowed the district to sell $31.5 million in bonds on August 8 to finance a major facility improvement project at the Chagrin Falls Intermediate School. In November 2016, when the Chagrin Falls Board of Education voted to place the bond issue on the ballot, interest rates on the Bond Buyer 20 Index were around 3.75%. At the time of the district’s bond sale in August 2017, the Index had fallen to below 3.50%. “That’s great news for taxpayers,” said Superintendent Robert Hunt, Chagrin Falls Schools. “The lower interest rate translates into about $2.5 million less in taxes, and this savings will go directly to the taxpayers. The school district will be able to renovate and rebuild the historic Intermediate School on Philomethian Street with a lower average tax rate over the life of the bonds than originally projected.”
“The district benefitted from many positive factors, including the timing of the bond sale, the geopolitical environment, short supply of high grade muni bonds, and an outstanding bond rating of “Aa1” from Moody’s,” said Treasurer Anne Spano, Chagrin Falls Schools. “Because of the district’s strong credit rating and good name, the bonds sold at an interest rate of 3.345% fixed for the 30-year term of the bonds," said President David Conley, Rockmill Financial. "The district received bids from more than 30 national institutional investors with orders exceeding $70 million. This excess demand for Chagrin’s bonds helped to lower the interest rates even more.” Proceeds from the sale of these bonds will fund a complete revitalization of the Intermediate School building, with brand new educational space and renovated historic space. The school district plans to break ground and begin construction this October.
Chagrin Falls Schools Publishes 2016-17 Quality Profile Chagrin Falls Schools is among many other Ohio school districts to concurrently release the 2016-17 Quality Profile. The Quality Profile takes a focused look at what the school district and students are doing beyond test scores. The district is proud of the personalized, well-rounded educational and extracurricular opportunities and hopes the community will take time to view its Quality Profile at bit.ly/ Chagrin_QualityProfile_2016_17. The report includes highlights of awards and accolades, academics, 4 | September 2017
digital learning, arts/music, fiscal stewardship, student leadership and activities, enrichment offerings, the Innovation Center, parent and community involvement, and an update of the district’s strategic plan. “We will continue to engage our community in the ongoing work of defining our success locally and utilize this Quality Profile as a tool to report our progress,” said Superintendent Robert Hunt, Chagrin Falls Schools. “We are open to and appreciative of the community’s feedback.”
YOU ARE INVITED TO THE CHAGRIN FALLS INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL
Community Farewell and Groundbreaking Ceremony SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14TH 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
AT THE INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL ON PHILOMETHIAN STREET Groundbreaking - 10:00 am – 11:00 am Farewell Tour of the School - 11:15 am – 1:00 pm Take a Guided Tour View Historical Society Photos Sign the Memory Notebook Bring an Item for the Time Capsule GROWING A
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Chagrin Falls Schools Congressman Dave Joyce Visits Chagrin Falls Schools
Congressman Dave Joyce (Ohioâ€™s 14th District) visited Chagrin Falls Schools on Wednesday, August 30. He was able to tour the 7-12 campus, including the new Intermediate School Learning Village. One of the main purposes of his visit was to see the range of services the district offers to students who have communication disorders and the need for increased funding of The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). District Speech Language Pathologist Tracie Guggenheim, who is also active in the American Speech Language and Hearing Association, has met with Congressman Joyce several times. During his visit to Chagrin Falls Schools, Joyce visited the high school resource center, a computer science classroom, and the Performing Arts Center where he heard from Guggenheim and Assistant Superintendent Lisa Shannon on how students with communication disorders are supported and are able to function in a typical classroom. He also saw hands-on the success of the district's new Innovation Center and how students at all levels and staff use it on a daily basis.
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Chagrin Falls High School Chagrin Valley Rotary Student of the Month Chagrin Falls High School senior Eneh Turoczi has been selected as the Chagrin Valley Rotary Club High School Student for the Month for September based on her great display of leadership and service to the community. Turoczi is a state qualifier of the Speech and Debate team, a National AP Scholar, and a CVC honorable mention
recipient for both cross country and diving. She has maintained involvement in the school community in a variety of ways. She is a member of the Varsity Diving Team, Track Team, Cross Country Team and Coding Club. She is also Vice President of the Speech and Debate Team and Executive President of Student Council. Her accelerated classes include AP US History, AP US Government, AP Seminar, AP Chemistry, AP Physics I, AP Physics II, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP English Language, AP English Literature, and AP Spanish Language. Outside of school, Turoczi is a Hungarian scout leader and engages in Hungarian Folk dancing ensemble. She is also a peer tutor. After graduation, Turoczi plans to pursue a degree in computer science or law.
Chagrin Falls Middle School Critical Thinking and Collaboration Skills Emphasized in Math Class Chagrin Falls Middle School students in Mr. Todd Thombs math class are studying roller coasters that pass through a low tunnel to make a prediction of the maximum height a person can ride safely. “Using our critical thinking and collaboration skills, we are measuring each student's seated reach vs. his/her height to help determine if real riders would be safe,” said Thombs. “Students are collecting experimental data, organizing and analyzing the data, and then making predictions.”
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Gurney Elementary Students Experiment with the Science of Flight Third grade STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) students at Gurney Elementary have had hands-on experience learning about the science of flight. The focus has been on the four forces needed for flight, which are lift, weight/gravity, thrust, and drag. Students used the iPad app “Aero!” in order to experiment using the four forces in a balanced and unbalanced way. The “Aero!” app by GameDesk is an educational toy designed to teach basic concepts of aerodynamics. It is a part of a study in developing a form of education using games as the main medium. With two fingers, students control the angle of an albatross’s wing, which causes a change in lift forces to let the bird ascend or descend. After becoming familiar with elevation changes, students switch to
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FlightMode, where they independently control the albatross’s wings using thumb-sliders on the sides of the screen. The experiences students had using the app led them to make paper airplanes and eventually construct and fly gliders.
Chagrin Falls High School Student Named Jostens' Photo Contest Winner Mackenzie Shanklin, a senior at Chagrin Falls High School, was the winner of the 2017 Jostens' Buckeye State Yearbook Workshop Photo Contest. The annual competition celebrates the creative and innovative talents of student photographers from schools across Ohio. This competition empowers students to positively capture their school experiences and share the stories of a yearbook camp experience through photography. Four Chagrin Falls High School students attended the camp, held July 17-19 at Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio. They included Sarah Crane, Madeline Gregoire, Ava McFarlane, and Mackenzie Shanklin. Entries from 25 student photographers were submitted from across the state. From these entries, only one winner was selected. Photo contest submissions were judged by a panel of judges consisting of professional photographers and photography instructors. The judges focused on composition, artistic merit, and technical qualities, as well as the ability to convey a compelling story. Shanklin was in Angie Jamesonâ€™s photojournalism class at Chagrin Falls High School during the 2016-2017 school year, and she will serve as editor on the 20172018 staff led by Mr. Ken Kasee. This is not the first time Shanklin has been recognized for her phenomenal photography. Out of 4,000 entries submitted from across the country, she won Jostensâ€™ National Photo Contest last March.
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Chagrin Falls Schools Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony The Chagrin Falls Alumni Association will host the 14th Chagrin Falls Schools Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on Thursday, Oct. 12. This year’s class includes Harry Smith ‘49, Matt Crawford ‘01, David Iantosca ‘02, Katie Stancik Hanson ‘07, Coach David Kirk, Coach Pete Olah, and the 1991 Varsity Girls Cross Country Team. Each left impressive athletic records at Chagrin Falls Schools. Harry Smith won the national bowler of the year honor on three occasions and is considered one of the finest bowlers of all time. Matt Crawford is an All-Ohio baseball player and still holds several batting records at Chagrin. A four-year varsity basketball player, David Iantosca was also the football team’s quarterback leading them to three straight playoff appearances and CVC titles. Katie Stancik Hanson competed in both cross country and track at the state championships during all four years in school and
made it to the podium in several events. Coaches Pete Olah and David Kirk were instrumental in the growth of the Chagrin cross country and track programs. They both earned multiple honors at the conference and state level. The 1991 Varsity Girls Cross Country team was the first women’s athletic program to win a state championship at Chagrin Falls. This class of inductees will be introduced on Friday, Oct. 13 at the Homecoming football game against Geneva. The induction banquet on Oct. 12 will take place at Tanglewood Country Club from 6-9:30 pm. Social time as well as heavy hors d’oeuvres will be held from 6-7pm followed by the program and a seated dessert. Tickets are $35 and can be purchased online at www. chagrinalumni.org, at Chagrin Hardware, or at the Alumni Office. With any questions, please call 440247-4387.
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three through six. The SAT and ACT test is designed for students in grades 11 and 12 but was given to students in grades six through nine. The goal of the program is to identify academic ability, measure a student’s growth, and connect them to resources that can help them as advanced students.
At the Sept. 5 Chagrin Falls Board of Education work session, students who participated in the Northwestern University’s Midwest Academic Talent Search (NUMATS) were recognized for their efforts. NUMATS is a research-validated program that uses above-grade-level assessment as a way of testing gifted students. This allows parents and educators to understand their student’s educational needs. NUMATS allows students to take internationally recognized tests in an earlier grade than they would traditionally take them. The PSAT 8/9 test is for students in grades eight and nine but was given to students in grades 10 | September 2017
The Chagrin Falls students who participated in NUMATS 2016-17 and earned the highest score on the PSAT 8/9, ACT, or SAT within their grade level were recognized by the Chagrin Falls Board of Education. “We are proud of these students and their efforts to seek out challenging experiences to maximize their potential,” said Director of Curriculum and Instruction Becky Quinn, Chagrin Falls Schools. Those in attendance at the work session and received awards are: Parker Broz, Darya Rebeta, Jackson Quinn, Azzurra Opperman, Nathan Hill, Ryan Hill, Alexandra Holtz. Those who were unable to come to the session but received awards were: Alexis Christie, Virginia Kanzinger, Sophia Lewis, Shlok Bhattacharya, Benjamin Lewis, and Rory Rohde.
Gurney Elementary First Graders Enjoy Writing Workshop The first graders at Gurney Elementary are beginning a “small moment” unit of writing where they tell stories about their own lives. Currently, students are thinking and telling their story on pages using sketching and writing. Teachers are following the Lucy Calkins writing program to teach this unit. This program guides teachers in the writer’s workshop model to write, confer, and talk with their students. The goals of the program are to foster high-level thinking, develop and refine strategies for content area writing, support greater independence and fluency, and conduct
strategic performance assessments to help monitor student’s progress. It also allows teachers to teach opinion, information, and narrative writing with increasing complexity. Four Gurney Elementary teachers were trained in this program over the summer at Teacher’s College at Columbia University. They are currently sharing knowledge and information they learned with other teachers.
It's so fun to read about what is happening in our first graders’ lives. Some story topics were birthdays, a dog's teeth being pulled, waking up being grumpy, playing pirates, and playing Minecraft. – Stephanie Malley, First grade teacher Gurney Elementary
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Chagrin Falls High School Students Enjoying Time as Library Aides in Innovation Center This year, 12 Chagrin Falls High School students have been working in the Innovation Center as library aides. These students include sophomores Cecelia Cox and Maggie Mills, juniors Sarah Levine, Matt Miller, Rachel Rowell, Dinah Walter, and Nova Klein, and seniors Emma Bottcher, Nadia McGinnis, Kara Lustig, Justin Rayner, and Enrique Mares. Some of the students are organizing the middle school library collection by genre. This includes analyzing the genre of each title and reorganizing to help reluctant readers find appropriate titles and increase overall circulation rates. In addition to this project, some of the high school aides are working to set up a pop-up library for Intermediate School families. “These students are working together to transform the former audio visual room to a safe, inviting space for our fourth through sixth graders to check out books,” said Library Media Specialist Angie Jameson, Chagrin Falls Schools. The high school students are also working to set up contests to promote and celebrate reading. In the first week of September, the aides created a photo frame using our creation space to promote the #CFBookFaceFriday contest.
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The student aides also contributed efforts to the Hurricane Harvey victims, as they recorded videos of themselves reading stories to post to the Hurricane Harvey Book Club group. According to a news story on the TODAY show, “Anyone in the group can post a video reading a children’s book, and many participants are school-age children from floodstricken areas. Not only does reading aloud give kids something fun to do, but sharing the videos also enables them to give comfort to other little people in similar situations.”
Chagrin Falls High School Alumnus Reports Back to His Roots About Hurricane Irma While Hurricane Irma caused destruction in the Northeastern Caribbean and the Florida Keys, 2008 Chagrin Falls High School alumnus Michael Cappetta was there to cover it for NBC News. As a former science student, when he heard that he would be travelling to Miami to broadcast live during the hurricane, he contacted Tamara Mfrochak, science teacher at Chagrin Falls Middle School. Through video chat, Cappetta was able to speak live with Mfrochak’s fourth and eighth period science classes as well as Cindy Dean’s eighth grade science class on Tuesday, Sept. 12. Cappetta, a producer at NBC, along with Jo Ling Kent, NBC News Correspondent, and tweets from @MSNBC, @NBC Nightly News, and @Today Show, students received first hand updates about Irma. During the chat, students interacted with Cappetta by asking thoughtful questions. “They were able to make real life and real time connections to curriculum content standards, far better than any textbook could provide,” said Mfrochak, “It was a great opportunity for our kids and very exciting to connect back with a former student.”
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Chagrin Falls High School students created a “pop-up library” for the Intermediate School students. It is located in the audiovisual room in the middle school and is open to the students during school hours. The books in the library were previously at the Intermediate School on Philomethian Street. Super News | 13
Chagrin Falls Schools District Website Receives National Award Chagrin Falls Schools received a national Best Education Website award by the Web Marketing Association. The site, designed and hosted by Columbus-based eSchoolView was named the 2017 winner from thousands of entries. Chagrin Falls Schools was one of just two public K-12 school systems among the 19 educational organizations recognized in the national awards program. Chagrin Falls Schools’ tailor-made site brings a dramatic new appearance and capability to the district's web presence. Intuitive navigation, an emphasis on crisp graphics and a prominent photo gallery are key elements to the new design. Less emphasis on text also increases interaction between the site and end-user.
eSchoolView has served Chagrin Falls Schools for about seven years. The site redesign was launched just before the start of the 2016-17 school year and deepens the district's ability to connect with its community. The mobile performance of Chagrin Falls Schools’ site also improved dramatically with eSchoolView's responsive design. It is now optimized to display on a variety of platforms and devices, eliminating the need for duplicate data entries in order to manage two sites.
“We work to create sites that build relationships and trust,” said Executive Director Rob O’Leary, eSchoolView. “The opportunity to create a method to efficiently and effectively share information between and among staff, parents and the community is one we take quite seriously.”
A successful website must communicate timely, accurate information in a manner that can easily be navigated while demonstrating the quality of the organization. We are proud of the collaborative work we have done with our partners at eSchoolView in creating a website that truly represents our school district to our community. – Robert Hunt, Superintendent Chagrin Falls Schools
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Gurney Elementary Buddy Reading Program Aims to Increase Student Success in Reading Ellen Jones, second grade teacher at Chagrin Falls Schools, implemented a “buddy reading” program to help students have better success when reading. The first lesson began with pairing students up as partners and choosing a set of books so that both of the “buddies” would have equal success reading. The goal of the lesson was to have the students work on their comprehension of a story as their partner read it aloud. The buddy would respond after hearing the story by saying, “I just heard you say…” and filling in the blank by summarizing an important element
from that particular page or section of the book. While reading, students learned to sit in an EEKK position, which means elbow to elbow and knee to knee in order to keep them focused and attentive. As students learn the expectations for buddy reading, they will be able to choose their own partners and books. “Buddy reading will become part of the students' academic choice menu once the year gets a bit further along,” said Jones.
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Chagrin Falls Middle School Student Council Members Welcome New Students to Chagrin With the start of a new school year, student council members at Chagrin Falls Middle School wanted to make new students feel welcome and become acquainted with the school and community. On Friday, Sept. 15, several student council members organized a day to help acclimate the new students to Chagrin. The day began with a new student breakfast where student council members got to know their fellow schoolmates.
Following breakfast, the council members organized a tour of downtown Chagrin. The tour focused on areas that were relevant to the cityâ€™s history as well as places council members enjoyed going and wanted to share. The highlight of the tour was seeing the falls and walking to places like the Popcorn Shop.
We had a lot of fun getting to know our new students and showing them a bit of Chagrin. â€“ Kyle Patterson, School Counselor Chagrin Falls Middle School
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Chagrin Falls Schools School Safety and Crisis Management Discussed at September PTO Meeting District on Cutting Edge of Integrating Modern Technology to Support School Safety On September 13, the Chagrin Falls PTO hosted a presentation on “School Safety and Crisis Management.” Presenters included Amber Dacek, Chief of Police, Chagrin Falls Police Department; Robert Hunt, Superintendent, Chagrin Falls Schools; Amanda Rassi, Assistant High School Principal, Chagrin Falls Schools; Curtis Howell, School Management Coordinator, Chagrin Falls Schools; and Christopher Woofter, Director of Operations and Strategic Initiatives, Chagrin Falls Schools. The presenters shared background information on what defines an emergency, studies on active shooter incidents over the past decade, and ALICE, a method schools across the country are using in crisis situations (Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter and Evacuate). The main objective of ALICE is to provide the students and staff with options to increase their chance of survival during an “active shooter” emergency. The district conducts ALICE drills at least three times per year in each of its school buildings. There is ongoing training of staff as well. Also discussed were the ways the district and local safety forces communicate with parents and the community during a crisis situation. Phone calls, email blasts, website updates and social media posts are the primary methods used. The presenters cautioned on the use of social media to get answers from friends or unofficial sources which can result in miscommunication and false assumptions. One of the most important discussion topics of the evening centered around the specific Emergency Operation Plan at each school building. “Chagrin Falls Schools is on the cutting edge of integrating modern technology to support the safety of its students and staff,” said Superintendent Robert Hunt, Chagrin Falls Schools. “Each school has a detailed safety plan taking into account all threats and hazards for a particular school. It includes evacuation and reunification sites, emergency evacuation drill requirements, and students safety engagement tools.”
The district works with an organization called Navigate Prepared. “Navigate helps us prepare safety plans, have quick access to emergency contacts, and even alerts us and keeps users informed during an emergency,” said Hunt. Staff members have access to the Navigate Prepared app that provides an easyto-use interface to access this information. Navigate Flip Charts has an easy access version of the district/ building Emergency Operations Plan and provides approved protocol for what to do in an emergency. The Navigate Respond app provides important connections and alerts during emergency situations. In addition to Navigate Prepared, a new outbound dialing/notification system will be in place for Chagrin Falls Middle and High School students, similar to what many colleges have to notify their students of emergency alerts and crisis management. The presenters also shared with the community that Chagrin Falls Schools was the first district in Ohio to install a new emergency radio system that connects the schools and safety forces. The MARC system makes sure safety forces can communicate with each other and with other government entities in case of an emergency. The radios are designated for emergency use only and are not meant to take the place of calling 911. The system is available 24/7 in case school personnel are unable to call 911 or if a power outage occurs. The school will continue to promote and use the SaferOH School Safety Hotline to allow students and adults to anonymously share information with school officials and law enforcement about threats to student safety-whether that involves a threatened mass incident or harm to a single student. Calls or texts are taken 24/7 at 844-SaferOH. School visitor management also was discussed. The district has camera and controlled entrance systems to limit visitor access through main entrances during the day, dedicated trained staff, and requires school sign in and sign out. Super News | 17
Follow Us on Social Media and On-Line Facebook • Twitter • Website • Constant Contact The Chagrin Falls Exempted Village Schools intends to use a variety of avenues to communicate to the district stakeholders. The list below outlines the various methods to connect with the district through social media. District Website Facebook www.chagrinschools.org www.facebook.com/CFEVS Twitter Join the conversation on Twitter. Use #CFEVS. You can also follow the school district administrators: #CFCONSTRUCT - To follow our construction project updates and photos Robert Hunt Superintendent @Hunt_EdLeader
Monica Asher High School Principal @MonicaJAsherED
Dr. Rachel Jones Gurney Elementary Principal @DrJ_cfprincipal
Christopher Woofter Director of Operations and Strategic Initiatives @ChrisWoofter
Amanda Rassi High School Asst. Principal @cf_rassi
Charlie Barch District Athletic Director @ChagrinAD
Mike Daugherty Director of Technology @MoreThanATech Becky Quinn Director of Curriculum @becky_quinn1
CFHS Counselors @cfcounselors Laila Discenza Middle School Principal @CFMSdiscenzaPal Sarah Read Intermediate School Principal @read_chagrin District All Calls Our district uses an automated calling system to send out important messages such as school closings, school delays, or other valuable information when necessary. This service is only for the parents of district students. Parents will be eligible to receive these calls when they enroll their students. If you are a parent in the district and you are not receiving the automated calls, or if you need to change the number that these calls go to, please contact Pupil Services at (440) 247-4564.
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. 18 | September 2017
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