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Senior Leadership Club members help bring holiday cheer to less fortunate
During this time of year, many of us are celebrating the holidays – spending time with our families, eating holiday feasts, exchanging gifts and relaxing the days away. However, several Senior Leadership Club members of Jefferson High School had the opportunity to celebrate the holidays quite differently as they volunteered at the annual Catholic Charities Christmas party on Dec. 17.
Christmas is a season for giving and learning
With the holiday season in full swing, students and faculty at Lakeside High School are experiencing the benefits of giving. The numerous charity organizations at work account for endless amounts of items donated to those in need. Whether they be nationally recognized or originally conceived, these programs succeed in not only helping those in need, but also granting students the ability to contribute selflessly.
GRA students find that giving is the true holiday spirit
Philanthropy is a desire to help humankind. Well, to the people of Grand River Academy, it’s not just another word. It’s a way of life. Whether it’s blood donations, decorating Christmas trees at the local store, handing out presents to the patients in the pediatric wing of the local hospitals, or even adopting families through the HALO program, the community at GRA believes in the power of sharing.
Business leaders give students mock interviews
Nervous for a job interview? Pymatuning Valley High School helps its students face these fears by hosting a community involved mock interview each semester. The interviews are organized in conjunction with a Life Planning class taught by Andrea Wonderling which is required in order for students to graduate. The goals of the class are to prepare students for their future through career research, job shadowing and college exploration.
Precision Machining seniors preparing for robotics competition
Technology is a big part of the focus at Ashtabula County Technical and Career Campus. Using the most cutting-edge technology available, A-Tech students are being prepared to continue their education or begin their careers after graduating. One way instructors prepare students is through projects that not only pass along the knowledge it will take to be successful, but also make learning fun and interesting.
St. John raises almost $55,000 at 20th annual Festival of Trees
On Nov. 30, St. John School held the 20th annual Festival of Trees. It is one of St. John’s biggest fund-raisers with almost 500 attendees. It is a festive night that kicks off the Christmas season, helping get everyone in the holiday spirit. It is always held on the Saturday after Thanksgiving at the Our Lady of Peace Parish Community Center.
Edgewood students learning about future career opportunities by networking with successful professionals
Calculus, Statistics and AP Biology classes were recently given a lecture by Kyle M. Walsh, assistant professor of Neurological Surgery, Division of Neuroepidemiolgy at the University of California Comprehensive Cancer Center. Walsh spoke to students about his work in genetics and cancer research.
Project Love is about spreading happiness
As the holiday season approaches, Geneva High School’s Project Love is stepping up to provide for those in need and spread peace and happiness. Project Love is an organization dedicated to helping the school and the community.
Conneaut wins $25,000 State Farm award
This past week, Conneaut High School made history. Through the Celebrate My Drive event sponsored by State Farm Insurance, CHS was awarded a $25,000 grant from the company.
Grand Valley Advanced Placement classes are hard work but provide students an opportunity to earn college credit
This year, Grand Valley High School has introduced three new classes to its schedule, all Advanced Placement classes. With AP Calculus, AP 2-D Drawing and AP English Language and Composition now offered to students, those wanting to challenge themselves and gain collegiate benefits from the experience are able to take advantage of these new opportunities.
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