Thursday, February 14, 2013
Stow-Munroe Falls High School Student Council did a "Give-A-Coke" fundraiser, donating the money to a local charity.
Stow-Munroe Falls High School students will be paying close attention to what type of Coke their classmates are drinking on Valentine's Day. Over the past week student council members have been selling "Coke Grams" for their "Give-A-Coke" fundraiser. Students can pay a dollar to send a certain type of Coke to another person. The flavor a student receives can mean something from its sender. A regular Coke is to signal friendship. If a student gets a Vanilla Coke it means they have a secret admirer. But, if they get a Cherry Coke, there is major love in the air. The group's advisor, aptly named Mike Love, said the students were looking for a good opportunity to raise money on this day of romance. "Students really liked this and got excited …
Friday, February 8, 2013
There is no increase to state funding for the district over the next two years.
The good news for Stow-Munroe Falls Schools is it won't lose funding from the state over the next two years. The bad news is it won't get any more, either. The district is expected receive the same amount of state funding in 2014 and 2015, according to preliminary numbers from the Ohio Department of Education. In 2013 the district received $12.6 million from the state which will remain the same over the next two years if the state budget is approved as it is. The specific numbers for school funding in Gov. John Kasich's budget were released on Wednesday afternoon.
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Invisible Fence donated pet oxygen masks to the Stow Fire Department to save animals from smoke inhalation on Sunday.
The Stow Fire Department has new equipment that might just save your pet's life some day. Invisible Fence, a pet safety company, recently donated rescue oxygen masks to 12 local fire departments, including Stow. The mask donations are part of the company's Project Breathe, a nation-wide effort to equip fire stations across the U.S. and Canada with the special masks. Firefighters from around the area were in Stow to receive the donations and were trained on how to use the devices. Invisible Fence donated a total of 19 masks to help safety forces efficiently administer oxygen to a stricken animal. For more information visit www.invisiblefence.com/O2.
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Royals defeated Kenston 5-3.
The Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy (CVCA) hockey team opened its regular season at "The Pond" against Kenston on Saturday, 5-3. The CVCA hockey team proved that they are well-suited to compete in the White Division, as they earned a hard-fought victory against a solid Kenston team. Prior to this year, CVCA played in the Blue Division, moving up in each of the last three years. The Royals were led by team captain Mark Sunde who finished the night with four goals and an assist. Luke Sunde chipped in with a goal and three assists. Tucker Anderson added two assists and Will Anderson picked up an assist as well. Senior goalie Jonah Savitt continued his strong play stopping 34 shots. The Royals came out hitting and played strong team defense…