The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

Next Generation

Next Generation
  • lakeside favorite teachers Schultz is voted Lakeside's 'Favorite Teacher' SAYBROOK TOWNSHIP — Lakeside High School is the home of many great instructors, each with outstanding qualities as educators that Lakeside students are quick to appreciate. Every year, the yearbook staff of LHS asks the students to vote for their favorite teachers. The results are surprising, with “fun classes,” such as art or drama, losing the vote, while the dedicated teachers of more severe subjects often take the prize.

    March 10, 2010 2 Photos

  • acjvs state skills logo Adamik wins Ohio SkillsUSA design contest JEFFERSON — Josh Adamik, a junior from Grand Valley High School and a graphic communications program student at Ashtabula County Joint Vocational School, won the Ohio SkillsUSA competition for creating the official trading pin for the state of Ohio. He also won the $300 cash award for having the first-place entry. The winning pins will be sold at the competitions in the spring and traded in Kansas City at this year’s national conference. It is the first time that an ACVJS student has won this competition.

    March 3, 2010 3 Photos

  • conneaut play march Conneaut thespians preparing a royal performance of 'Once Upon a Mattress' CONNEAUT — February is often known for cabin fever but not one case of it can be found at Conneaut High School. Students have been offered many opportunities to get involved and to be entertained. Students worked hard for Conneaut’s first year participating in the Polar Bear Plunge and are gearing up for the semi-annual drama production.

    March 3, 2010 2 Photos

  • geneva concert carrel Carrel inspires Geneva students with love of music and a drive to perform their best GENEVA — “And the band plays on!” The Geneva High School Instrumental Music Department will once again entertain us this spring at its annual “March Winds” Concert 7:30 p.m. March 4 in the high school auditorium.

    February 24, 2010 2 Photos

  • ssjp mass Ss. John & Paul celebrates Catholic schools ASHTABULA — Each year Ss. John and Paul participates in Catholic Schools Week, giving students a break from their studies and a chance to spend time with friends while taking part in school-wide activities. This year’s theme was “Catholic Schools — Dividends for Life,” which reinforces our belief in Catholic Education.

    February 24, 2010 2 Photos

  • pv logo PV Scholastic Bowl team hopes to bring home winners' title ANDOVER — “March Madness” is about to spring on Pymatuning Valley High School, but it isn’t just about basketball; upcoming in March are the All-County Scholastic Bowl, Polar Bear Plunge and the spring musical “Guys and Dolls.”

    February 24, 2010 1 Photo

  • jefferson logo Jefferson's Green Team finding many ways to save the environment JEFFERSON — “As the Jefferson Area High School Green Team, we aspire to impact our school, district, community and world by educating others on their environmental impact and involving the students and the community in efforts to improve our global environment.” This is the vision statement of the newly created Jefferson Area High School Green Team; a student-run organization that focuses on bettering the environment through education of others.

    February 17, 2010 2 Photos

  • grand valley logo MacCartney wins YSU scholarship at art competition ORWELL — At Grand Valley High School there is one student who really stands out from the rest, especially with her art work. Amanda MacCartney is a senior, who has recently bested 38 other competitors to receive the renewable Youngstown State University Scholastic Portfolio Art Scholarship which pays for two-thirds of her tuition.

    February 17, 2010 2 Photos

  • gra logo Local leaders share their expertise during luncheon programs at GRA AUSTINBURG — A leader is someone who guides others toward a common goal and helps those around him make positive choices. A leader makes good decisions, is organized, focused, decisive and confident. People look up to and follow leaders; they are passionate about what they do and willing to share information.

    February 17, 2010 2 Photos

  • eshs logo Get a glimpse of New York in '50s with 'Guys and Dolls' at Edgewood ASHTABULA TOWNSHIP — The house lights go down and the curtain goes up. The opening music of a live pit orchestra begins to sound, and one is suddenly whisked away to the hustle of New York City, circa early 1950s, with Edgewood’s spring musical production of “Guys and Dolls.”

    February 10, 2010 2 Photos

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