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'Aladdin JR.' on stage at Lakeview March 10-11
Mar 5, 2017 12:00 AM

'Aladdin JR.' on stage at Lakeview March 10-11

"Aladdin JR." soars onto the stage at Lakeview Intermediate School March 10 at 7 p.m. and March 11 at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. Under the direction of Chad C. Kendall and assisted by Meagan Longanecker, the students will bring a musical adventure filled with magic, mayhem and the power of love.

Feb 26, 2017 12:00 AM

'Aladdin JR.' on stage at Lakeview

"Aladdin JR." soars onto the stage at Lakeview Intermediate School March 10 at 7 p.m. and March 11 at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. Under the direction of Chad C. Kendall and assisted by Meagan Longanecker, the students will bring a musical adventure filled with magic, mayhem and the power of love.

Feb 26, 2017 12:00 AM

Register for Fishcreek's 5K Raccoon Run

Registration for the Sixth Annual Fishcreek Raccoon Run is now open. The Raccoon Run will be on Sunday, April 30, and will consist of a 5K and 1-mile Fun Run centered around the neighborhoods of Fishcreek Elementary School.

Feb 26, 2017 12:00 AM

Preschool Notes

STOW UMC PRESCHOOL The United Methodist Church in Stow's Preschool is located at 4880 Fishcreek Road. Offered are morning classes for 3-, 4-, and 5 year- olds. The 3-year-olds class meets on Tuesday/Thursday from 9:15-11:45 a.m.

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Feb 26, 2017 12:00 AM

School enrollment events in March

Parents planning to enroll their children in the Stow-Munroe Falls City School District should mark their calendars for March 23, when enrollment begins for grades K-12.

Feb 26, 2017 12:00 AM

SCHOOL NOTES

Armed Forces Banner Essay Contest for students The deadline for the Armed Forces Banner Essay Contest, sponsored by Stow City Council and Munroe Falls City Council, has had its deadline extended to March 31.

Feb 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Preschool Notes

STOW UMC PRESCHOOL The United Methodist Church in Stow's Preschool is located at 4880 Fischreek Road. Offered are morning classes for 3-, 4-, and 5 year- olds. The 3-year-olds class meets on Tuesday/Thursday from 9:15-11:45 a.m.

Feb 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Register for Fishcreek's 5K Raccoon Run

Registration for the Sixth Annual Fishcreek Raccoon Run is now open. The Raccoon Run will be Sunday, April 30, and will consist of a 5K and 1-mile Fun Run centered around the neighborhoods of Fishcreek Elementary School.

Kimpton hosts third Annual Career Day for students
Feb 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Kimpton hosts third Annual Career Day for students

Stow-Munroe Falls' Kimpton Middle School hosted its third annual Career Day event for all eighth-grade students on Feb. 3. Forty-nine speakers from various employers presented during the event. All eighth-grade students had the opportunity to choose six sessions to attend.

Feb 19, 2017 12:00 AM

SCHOOL NOTES

Armed Forces Banner Essay Contest for students The deadline for the Armed Forces Banner Essay Contest, sponsored by Stow City Council and Munroe Falls City Council, has had its deadline extended to March 31.

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Guest Column: Committees: Where the work gets done
Feb 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Guest Column: Committees: Where the work gets done

Before an idea becomes law, the bill needs to pass both chambers of the legislature: The Ohio House and the Ohio Senate. From there, it goes to the Governor's desk for his signature or veto.

By Kristina Roegner State Rep. 37th District
Feb 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Princess Night Project offers free prom dresses to high school girls

AKRON -- Girls from area high schools can get the prom dress of their dreams free from Altrusa International of Akron's annual Princess Night Project.

Feb 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Nominations accepted for Distinguished SMFHS Alumni Awards

The Stow-Munroe Falls City School District is accepting nominations for the Distinguished Alumni Awards. These awards honor Stow-Munroe Falls High School (SMFHS) alumni whose achievements, citizenship and strength of character will serve as models to inspire and challenge today's students.

Feb 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Community Events

Seeking vendors for Harvest Festival Stow Historical Society is now accepting vendor applications for the annual Harvest Festival which will take place Sept. 30 and Oct. 1. If interested in participating, visit www.stowhistory.

Feb 12, 2017 12:00 AM

Kimpton students focusing on critical thinking, teamwork skills

Stow-Munroe Falls' Kimpton Middle School students in Maria Pocek's seventh- and eighth-grade accelerated English classes have been participating in Breakout EDU, a game that teaches critical thinking, teamwork and complex problem solving, while trying to open a lock box.

KSU donates wind tunnel to Aeronautics Careers Academy
Feb 12, 2017 12:00 AM

KSU donates wind tunnel to Aeronautics Careers Academy

Students in the Aeronautics Careers Academy can now do wind tunnel testing right in their own lab at Stow-Munroe Falls High School thanks to a gift from Kent State University. The Academy is a College Tech Prep Initiative of the Six District Educational Compact.

Feb 12, 2017 12:00 AM

SMFHS band students receive excellent and superior ratings

On Jan. 21, 62 Stow-Munroe Falls High School band students participated in the Ohio Music Education Association Solo and Ensemble Adjudicated event at Firestone High School. Of the 51 events scheduled, 39 received Superior Ratings and 12 Excellent Ratings.

Fishcreek students get to 'Move with the Flashes'
Feb 12, 2017 12:00 AM

Fishcreek students get to 'Move with the Flashes'

On Jan. 27, students from Kent State University visited Stow-Munroe Falls City School District's Fishcreek Elementary School for Move with the Flashes Day. This is the first year the event has taken place at Fishcreek.

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Feb 12, 2017 12:00 AM

On your mark, get set and register for Fishcreek's 5K Raccoon Run

Registration for the Sixth Annual Fishcreek Raccoon Run is now open. The Raccoon Run will be on Sunday, April 30, and will consist of a 5K and 1-mile Fun Run centered around the neighborhoods of Fishcreek Elementary School.

SMFHS DECA students capture awards at district competition
Feb 12, 2017 12:00 AM

SMFHS DECA students capture awards at district competition

Stow-Munroe Falls High School DECA (An Association of Marketing Students) chapter participated in District IX Spring Competition at the University of Akron.