Friday, January 18, 2013
A group of drama students at Stow-Munroe Falls High School are raising money for a trip to the American High School Theatre Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland.
"It was like being struck by lightening," smiled Robert Putka, drama teacher at Stow-Munroe Falls High School. "To be nominated is one thing, to be accepted is another." In August, members of the high school drama club are headed to Edinburgh, Scotland to perform in the American High School Theatre Festival, which is part of the Fringe Festival. Putka said the club was nominated by Eric van Baars, an associate theater professor at Kent State University. Van Baars nominated several schools in Northeast Ohio, and SMFHS was the only one chosen to complete an application for approval. "Just because you're nominated, doesn't mean you're accepted," Putka said. "After talking to the parents and the students, we decided to just go for it and fill …
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Learn more about senior Abigail Laber here.
From the Stow-Munroe Falls School District: Stow-Munroe Falls High School senior Abigail Laber began her quest to learn more about becoming a leader during her sophomore year, and after completing 100 hours of volunteer service through the Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership (HOBY) program, she earned the HOBY certificate of recognition. “After attending the initial three-day leadership conference, I realized it was probably the best thing I’ve ever done,” Abigail explained. Students from throughout Ohio had the opportunity to apply for the HOBY leadership program by writing an essay. Once they were selected, the students were invited to listen to speakers at a leadership seminar. They learned leadership doesn’t just happen, and it’s not assumed…
Thursday, January 10, 2013
Congratulations to everyone on the team!
Saturday, April 21, 2012
“Viewers should be super excited to see Little Shop because it is one of the best shows Stow has ever put on,” Detweiler said. “There are so many talented kids in the cast that there is never a 'low' point in the show. Viewers should also be excited becau
Friday, April 20, 2012
The students will be recognized on graduation day.
Congratulations to the top 10 students of the 2012 Stow-Munroe Falls High School class. The following seniors, listed in alphabetical order, were the top academic performers of the year. These are the students with the highest GPAs as of the end of the third grading period: There are 439 seniors set to graduate this year. The commencement ceremony is Thursday, May 24 at 8 p.m. at E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall. Admission is by ticket only. According to the guidance department, the high school has historically chosen to honor as many scholars as possible rather than just the top two. Click here for information on the 2011 top 10 graduating students. For more information on graduation this year and the current top 10 students, check …
“Trying out for the musical is kind of a no-brainer for me. I love musical theater so much that I plan on majoring in it [at college], so there was no doubt that I was going to audition,” Denton said.
Thursday, April 19, 2012
When asked, senior Sruthi Sundaram can easily answer why she auditioned for the SMFHS musical “Little Shop of Horrors.“I love singing and dancing,” Sundaram said. “Enough said."
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
The premise of the play features a man-eating plant, voiced by senior Robert Moorhead, that is becoming the hot attraction of the small town in which Seymour, the protagonist played by senior Bryan Detweiler, resides.
Friday, May 27, 2011
Graduation was at E.J.Thomas Performing Arts Hall May 26, 2011.
Stow-Munroe Falls High School seniors gathered with friends and family to celebrate commencement ceremonies at E.J. Thomas Hall. Click here for more information on the class of 2011 and the top 10 honors students. Post your free graduation announcements on Stow Patch here.
Thursday, May 26, 2011
Commencement ceremony will be at E.J. Thomas Hall tonight.
In 1998, they were Kindergartners. This Thursday evening, 443 seniors will walk across the stage and become the 102nd graduating class of Stow-Munroe Falls High School. The commencement ceremony will be at E.J. Thomas Hall in front of a standing room only crowd at 7:30 p.m. Superintendent Dr. Russ Jones will give the keynote address. The top 10 honor students will be recognized during the ceremony as each one gives a short presentation for the entire student body. Anthony Horton, principal for sophomores and seniors at the high school, said the senior class of 2011 is filled with success stories. “We had three National Merit finalists,” said Horton. “One student had a perfect ACT score. Many students had full rides to different colleges …