Friday, February 22, 2013
Stow police said initial information suggested Tuesday's suspected meth lab bust was spurred by a child smelling of chemicals, but it was actually an anonymous tip.
A suspected meth lab was busted up Tuesday afternoon at a Lillian Road residence, but the tip that led Stow police to the alleged drug operation didn’t originate from a Lakeview Intermediate School employee. Stow police said initial information suggested the investigation was launched after a 12-year-old arrived at Lakeview for class on Tuesday morning smelling of chemicals, the Stow Sentry reports. However, Stow Police Chief Louis Dirker has learned the real tip came anonymously from a caller who informed a Kimpton Middle School employee that a Stow student might be living in a meth house. School administrators determined the tip was in reference to the 12-year-old who lived at the home in question, and it was then Lakeview staff that …
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Is your child a member of the Ski Club? Share a photo with us below!
Get your hats and gloves, it's time to ski! For Lakeview physical education teacher Geoff Cox, watching children stay active and succeed on the slopes is what motivates him to take fifth- and sixth-grade students to the local ski resort every winter. Cox, a skier and snowboarder himself has served as the Lakeview Ski Club adviser for the past 15 years. He said one of the best aspects he experiences is that he gets to know the students and watch them thrive. The ski club has been around for almost 20 years. "I enjoy skiing, snow blading, and my newest favorite is snowboarding,” said Cox, who has taught in the Stow-Munroe Falls City School District for the past 19 years. “Often, my wife and children come out and ski with us as well.” With …
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Here's video from the Sept. 24 Stow-Munroe Falls Board of Education meeting.
Miss the Sept. 24 Stow-Munroe Falls Board of Education meeting? Watch what happened in this YouTube video added by a Stow resident. The board approved a number of district-wide personnel changes, including awarding more than 30 supplemental contracts. Superintendent Russ Jones recognized the retirement of "two educators who’ve spent a great deal of time with our children," referring to Steven Kalb and Deb Miles. Kalb is retiring Oct. 26 as a physical education teacher at Lakeview Intermediate School after 35 years of service. Miles, a teacher at Echo Hills Elementary School, is retiring effective Oct. 31 after 25 years of service. The board also approved a permanent appropriation resolution for fiscal year 2013.
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Safe Routes to School Infrastructure Program funds will be used to create sidewalks, improve crosswalk.
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
The City of Stow has been awarded a $331,000 grant through the Safe Routes to School Infrastructure Program administered by the Ohio Department of Transportation. The grant funds will be utilized for engineering and construction expenses for the following projects: Engineering is expected to begin in 2012/2013, with construction tentatively planned for 2013/2014. The program’s primary goal is to provide safe routes for children to walk or bicycle to school. Potential benefits of the program include increasing physical activity in children, decreasing vehicle congestion around schools and decreasing fuel consumption/pollution. While the primary beneficiary of the grant funds will be the students who will have safer routes for walking or …
Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Art Teacher Andrea Schepis will travel to Central America in July to study conservation and marine ecology.
In July, Lakeview Intermediate teacher Andrea Schepis will travel to the Central American country of Belize to study marine ecology and conservation along with a group of 20 other teachers. Schepis, an art teacher, said that she sent an application to Earth Expeditions with a list of her top five locations of interest. "I was not sure if I would be selected, since the focus of study is science based and I am an art teacher," Schepis said. "But when I found out that I was selected I was thrilled!" The group won't just be sightseeing, however. They will be exploring terrestrial, coastal and coral reef communities at the Belize Zoo and Tropical Education Center, Gales Point and Tobacco Caye. They will also join local scientists who are …