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Stow Munroe Falls City Schools
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Monday, April 15, 2013
NAMM Foundation names Stow among best communities for music education
They've already won awards for their musical prowess, and now students — and educators — in the Stow-Munroe Falls City Schools are being recognized again. The NAMM Foundation, a non-profit geared toward musical advancement, named the district among 307 across the country this year to earn the Best Communities for Music Education distinction. The foundation surveys districts on a variety of topics from funding to graduation requirements, music class participation, instruction time, facilities, and general support of musical arts before choosing those that earn the BCME title, according to the district. Brian Monroe, director of the Stow-Munroe Falls High School band, said it's an honor to again receive the distinction for Stow's musical …
Monday, April 8, 2013
Curriculum focuses on inquiry-based educational approach
After two years of trying, Indian Trail has earned International Baccalaureate World School Status. Stow-Munroe Falls City Schools administrators learned Indian Trail had received the prestigious designation last month. Indian Trail is one of only nine primary, or elementary-level, schools in Ohio with the IB World School status and among 35 schools statewide to achieve the designation. Stow Superintendent Russell Jones said the designation allows teachers and staff at Indian Trail to teach their curriculum based on the IB program. "It’s based on international standards and primarily the inquiry approach to education," Jones said. "And also an emphasis on the learner profile, which is 10 guidelines or expectations that we would have of …
Monday, April 1, 2013
Take a look at the most recent school spending data. If you're viewing this on your mobile device, switch to desktop version.
How much do you think Stow-Munroe Falls City Schools spends teaching your child? You might be surprised. Stow schools spend less than Hudson City Schools ($13,671), Kent City Schools ($12,829) and Twinsburg City Schools ($10,450) but more than Cuyahoga Falls City Schools. The information in the searchable database above can be found on the Ohio Department of Education’s website. The expenditures are for the 2010-2011 school year, the most recent numbers available. These numbers could have changed since then, so this is just for comparison. Particularly when considering the passage of a 6.57-mill 10-year operating levy for Stow schools in November 2011. Of the districts that reported expenditures in 2010-2011, the lowest spending per pupil…
Monday, March 25, 2013
Take a look at the most recent revenue numbers for school districts across the state. If you're viewing this on your mobile device, switch to desktop version.
The latest data show the Stow-Munroe Falls City Schools bringing in $52 million in operating revenue from three primary sources. Stow schools collect about $31 million in local dollars, according to the database above. The information in the searchable database above can be found on the Ohio Department of Education’s website. The revenue amounts listed are for the 2010-2011 school year, the most recent numbers available. These numbers have likely changed since then — and could change again in the next state budget — so this is just for comparison. Particularly when considering the passage of a 6.57-mill 10-year operating levy for Stow schools in November 2011. To see your local school district’s revenue for 2010-2011, type in all or part …
Friday, December 21, 2012
Local leaders will meet regularly and discuss how the municipalities and Stow-Munroe Falls Schools can pool their resources to help ensure the safety of the district's students, faculty and staff.
Just days after the tragedy in CT, Mayor Sara Drew announced that officials from Stow, Munroe Falls and the Stow-Munroe Falls Schools will meet regularly to discuss how security can be enhanced within the district. The aim is to work toward a sustainable plan for school security, according to a City of Stow press release. Drew met with Munroe Falls Mayor Frank Larson and Stow-Munroe Falls Schools Superintendent Russ Jones Tuesday and began developing a prospective plan, which could include a permanently enhanced police presence in the school district. Subsequent discussions with local safety forces will take place to determine whether the plan is feasible. On Monday, Jones issued a statement saying there would be a heavy police …
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Following Friday's massacre in Newtown, CT, Stow Police Chief Louis Dirker has offered input on the comprehensive security plan set in place by his department.
Last week, the U.S. experienced one of its worst tragedies in recent memory when Adam Lanza opened fire in a Newtown, Conn. elementary school, killing 20 children and 6 adults. As students nationwide returned to school Monday, several questions loom regarding the safety of America’s youth. To address concerns on the local level, Stow Police Chief Louis Dirker offered the following message on department's Facebook page: The Stow Police Department in conjunction with the Stow-Munroe Falls City Schools is committed to providing a safe and secure learning environment for the students and faculty of our schools. In keeping with that commitment, the Stow Police Department is working with the Administration of the Stow-Munroe Falls City Schools …
If Stow receives the most votes in Patch's "Deck the House" contest, the Stow-Munroe Falls City Schools will receive $100,000!
The chance to enter our Deck the House Contest has ended and the winners across Northeast Ohio have all been crowned! Click here, browse the town winners, and come back on December 18th to vote for your favorite Finalist. Your votes will decide the National Grand Prize Winner and the schools in that town receive $100,000!
Monday, December 17, 2012
Here's a good refresher on many of the accomplishments made by students this fall.
Friday, June 15, 2012
The candidates, incumbents and issues that will be affecting Stow and Summit County.
As we look ahead to the Nov. 6 election, Stow Patch is devoted to bring you the information* you need about every race in town. Bookmark this page for updates, because we'll continue to add details as they develop. Stow-Munroe Falls City School District Issue 67: Renewal tax levy 7.84 mills: The current 7.3-mil is expiring in its fifth year and the school district is asking voters to approve the renewal tax in November. The levy would generate $7.3 million annually for 10 years this time, not five, if passed. Summit County Fiscal Officer: Incumbent Kristen M. Scalise (D-Cuyahoga Falls) will face Ron Antal (R-Hudson) who owns Research Credit Group, Inc. in Stow. Summit County Executive: Incumbent Russ Pry (D-Akron) and Munroe Falls Mayor …