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Our Unique Like Me students working hard making bird feeders, bird houses and windchimes!
Our Unique Like Me students working hard making bird feeders, bird houses and windchimes!
Our Nutrition Services Director, Kelly Minnick receives the regional Director of the Year Award!
Our Nutrition Services Director, Kelly Minnick receives the regional Director of the Year Award!
Celebrating our Administrative Assistant's for Administrative Assistant Appreciation Day!
Celebrating our Administrative Assistant's for Administrative Assistant Appreciation Day!
Celebrating our Administrative Assistant's for Administrative Assistant Appreciation Day!
Celebrating our Administrative Assistant's for Administrative Assistant Appreciation Day!
Geauga County Franklin B. Walter Award WInner, Nicolas Sanchez presented with his award and a $200 check from the ESCWR Governing Board
Geauga County Franklin B. Walter All-Scholastic Award winner Nicolas Sanchez
Students in Mrs. Robinson's full day classroom learning about plants and what they need to grow!
Students in Mrs. Robinson's full day classroom at Perry Preschool learning about plants and what they need to grow!
Mrs. DeMuch hosted a St. Patrick's day Zoom party for her STARS students
Mrs. DeMuch hosted a St. Patrick's day Zoom party for her STARS students as part of the Best Buddies program at West Geauga High School.
Our ACHIEVE students at West Geauga Middle School celebrated St. Patrick's Day with slime!
Our ACHIEVE students at West Geauga Middle School celebrated St. Patrick's Day in science class with a leprechaun slime experiment!
Our ACHIEVE and STARS programs at Cardinal High School participated in Twins Day!
Our ACHIEVE and STARS programs at Cardinal High School participated in Twins Day!
Congratulations to Matthew Dufour and Lily Waters for participating in the Tri-County Spelling Bee!
Congratulations to Matthew Dufour and Lily Waters for participating in the 2021 Tri-County Spelling Bee!
2021-2022 Preschool Registration
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Rebecca Bruening provides tutoring services to students in core subject areas at our Student Resource Center.
Rebecca Bruening provides tutoring services to students in core subject areas at our Student Resource Center.
Mrs. D'Amico's class had “Bring a Thing Thursday” during our Morning Chat where they all shared their favorite stuffed animals with each other! They absolutely LOVED telling their classmates their animal's name and why it was their favorite
Just wanted to share a moment of cuteness & happiness froMrs. D'Amico's class had “Bring a Thing Thursday” during our Morning Chat where they all shared their favorite stuffed animals with each other!

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Kelly Minnick, Director of Nutrition Services

Our Nutrition Services Director, Kelly Minnick Receives Mideast Regional Award

The national, non-profit School Nutrition Association (SNA) has named Kelly Minnick, SNS, director of nutrition services for the Educational Service Center of the Western Reserve, the Mideast regional Director of the Year. The award recognizes the extraordinary contributions of school nutrition directors who manage effective school meal programs providing healthy, appetizing meals to students. A little more than a year since COVID-19 created new logistical challenges for school nutrition directors, SNA continues to applaud the dedication, ingenuity and compassion shown by its members who have excelled in keeping students fed during the pandemic. 
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Geauga County Franklin B. Walter All-Scholastic Award winner, Nicolas Sanchez

2021 Franklin B. Walter All-Scholastic Award Winners

Congratulations to the 2021 Franklin B. Walter All-Scholastic Award winners!! This award is given to students for outstanding academic achievement. Our Lake County winner is Bradley Peters from the Perry Local School District and our Geauga County winner is Nicolas Sanchez from the Kenston Local School District. The Office of the Ohio Educational Service Center Association (OESCA) invited our winners to attend the virtual 32nd Annual Franklin B. Walter All-Scholastic Awards Program on April 27, 2021. The ESC Governing Board presented the winners with a $200.00 check at their meeting on May 4th. Bradley Peters was unable to attend the meeting and is not pictured. 
STARS Classroom at Jordak Elementary accepts donation from Preston Superstore

STARS Program Receives Generous Donation From Preston Superstore!

Thank you, Preston Superstore for your generous donation to our STARS program! Our STARS program provides educational services to school-aged students diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, in an academic environment that fosters, acceptance, independence and success.  Donations received are used to increase technology for students and continue to offer field trips for students in the STARS program. Outings help the students with life skills and provide a level of support for students to connect with their community and neighbors. The Geauga County Maple Leaf wrote an article about our STARS program! Please click here to read the article on line, or click on the link to view a hard copy of the full article; 2021_04_28_STARS Article.pdf

Geauga County Drive- Thru Food Distribution

The Geauga County Drive- Thru food distribution is every Wednesday from May 2021 until August 2021 from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Kent State University in Burton! For additional information and instructions please view the flyer; Flyer - Food Distribution KSU to August.pdf
Please remember that registration is required each week. 

2021 KLA Online Summer School Registration

KLA summer school registration will be open May 3, 2021 through June 15, 2021. Courses are offered to students in grades 6-12. With school district approval students may take courses for credit recovery or to get ahead with their education. For additional information please click the link to view our KLA Summer School Flyer; _2021 KLA Summer School Flyer.pdf or visit our webpage

Geauga County Family Resource Fair

Help me grow is hosting a Geauga County Family Resource Fair. It is an event for pregnant women and families with children. The resource fair is on Saturday May 22, from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM. at Fraternal Order of Eagles, 317 Water St., Chardon, OH, 44024. Please follow the link to view their flyer; Geauga Family Resource Fair Flyer 2021.pdf 

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Geauga BAC Meeting

Tue May 18 2021
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Lake BAC Meeting

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