Thursday, August 16, 2012
Mark your calendars, a ribbon cutting is scheduled for Aug. 23 and if the weather cooperates, the football home opener will be on the new turf.
As of Aug. 15, there is one full week of work remaining on the new turf field at Stow-Munroe Falls High School and plans for a ribbon cutting have been made for Aug. 23. The public is invited to the ceremony next Thursday at 6:30 p.m. The girls soccer team will play on the field following the ribbon cutting. Those who attend the ribbon cutting will get free admission to the girls soccer game that same day. The next day, the football team will play on the field. That is, as long as everything goes according to plan. If it rains, the field may not be complete in time. "We’ve got seven full days left of work to complete, so we are planning to host the home opener on Aug. 24. However, it could rain and affect the work schedule. We do have …
Thursday, August 2, 2012
A $43,000 change order was approved because of the improvements happening at the high school's stadium.
John T. Wheeler of Braun and Steidl Architects recommended that a change order for Tallmadge Asphalt be made to do some additional work in conjunction with the "Best for Stow" stadium field turf project. The Stow-Munroe Falls Board of Education approved spending an additional $43,500 to excavate required elevations, install concrete drains, tie existing drainage together and backfill as needed. For additional information, watch the video (provided by a Stow resident and not filmed by Patch) and take a look at the .pdfs added to this post.
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Did you reserve a parking pass for your student driver this school year? Find out when they can be picked up on Aug. 6 and Aug. 13.
Parking passes will be ready for junior and senior students to pick up two days coming up in August before the start of school. Passes may be picked up at the Stow-Munroe Falls High School main office: The passes are available for the eligible students who submitted a parking application, complete with a copy of their driver’s license and insurance card. Passes are $50 this year. Checks can be made payable to Stow-Munroe Falls High School. Haven't already submit a parking pass application? All other students who wish to obtain a parking pass will have the opportunity to turn in completed applications during the first week of school. Those will be available in late August or early September. Any student with outstanding school fees are …
Sunday, June 24, 2012
The stadium and track resurfacing project begins Monday June 25, 2012.
The Stow-Munroe Falls School District and Best of Stow announced that work on the stadium and track resurfacing project at the high school will begin Monday. Because of the construction and equipment on site, the stadium will be temporarily closed. Beginning Monday June 25, the high school entrance will have a two-way traffic pattern. The exit closest to the tennis courts will be used by construction vehicles only. This pattern will only be followed during construction, and all normal patterns will resume for the 2012-2013 school year. "Thank you for patience and understanding during this exciting new project," a press release stated.
Thursday, June 14, 2012
Principal Susan Schur announced her retirement Tuesday and Wednesday, the superintendent found some replacements.
Superintendent Russ Jones will recommend promoting three current Stow-Munroe Falls High School employees to principal jobs during the June 28 meeting. After Principal Susan Schur announced her retirement Tuesday, the superintendent decided he is going to recommend Assistant Principal Chris DiMauro for her job. DiMauro was hired as the assistant principal in August last year. He's been with the school district eight years. On June 28, Superintendent Russ Jones plans to also recommend high school science teacher Mark Treen and math teacher and student council advisor Amanda Murray as assistant principals. Assistant Principal Anthony Horton left the school district in May to be the Stanton Middle School principal in Kent. The three …
Friday, May 11, 2012
The program is run by volunteers and this Mother's Day weekend, you can help support the program for young moms who want to continue their education.
Blessings believes that people grow in four ways: physically, mentally, spiritually and socially. This Mother's Day weekend, volunteers can work on their physical fitness while assisting a group that helps young mothers continue their education while taking care of a baby. Blessings is a non-profit organization established for providing child care funds for teenage moms in Summit and Portage Counties, allowing them to remain in school. The 13th annual Blessings Hike and Bike Charity Event is scheduled for May 12 at 10 a.m. Participants can choose to walk, run or bike 3, 6, or 8-miles. Click here for pledge information. Malika Nowden, of Kent, is benefitting from the program right now and said her life would be a lot different without the …
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
Before the first game was played, time was taken to recognize each Senior member of the Stow varsity baseball team for the 2012 season.
Tuesday, January 24, 2012
The former Akron's Firestone High School coach is taking on Stow's team this spring.
Bryan Celik is ready to make the calls for the high school varsity baseball team this spring after he was named as the new head coach. "Thanks for the opportunity, I'm looking forward to it," he said. "And thanks for welcoming me into the Stow community." He will make $4,771.39 as head coach. Celik was unanimously approved by the Stow-Munroe Falls Board of Education during the Jan. 23 meeting. “I’m very pleased to welcome Mr. Celik to our staff,” said Superintendent Russ Jones. “As a college athlete and recipient of the Lisle Buckingham Academic Scholarship and Honors Scholarship, Bryan brings first-hand experience as a successful athlete and coach with a focus on academics. I look forward to his leadership of our baseball team and of our …
Monday, January 9, 2012
Stow Patch will feature the teacher who gets the most votes in the poll.
After we asked readers to nominate teachers for Stow Patch's 2011 Educator of the Year award, we got a lot of responses. So, to narrow it down, we need your help. Take our poll below and vote for which teacher you think should get the award. The poll will close at midnight Friday. After that, Stow Patch will interview the teacher with the most votes and feature them as the 2011 Educator of the Year.
Friday, December 2, 2011
Northeastern recruit David Walker and guard Kyle Scelza will have to be productive on a regular basis and there's no reason why they won't. Both are experienced and skilled.