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Jan 18, 2017 12:00 AM

School notes for Jan. 18

Our Lady of Elms kindergarten, preschool playdates AKRON Our Lady of the Elms will host a Kickoff to Kindergarten event on Jan. 19 from 9 to 11 a.m.

University of Akron to Offer New Bachelor's Degree in response to insurance industry needs
Jan 16, 2017 11:41 AM

University of Akron to Offer New Bachelor's Degree in response to insurance industry needs

Akron, OH – The University of Akron will offer a new bachelor’s degree in risk management and insurance (RMI) as the industry attempts to fill what the State of Ohio estimates will be 29,000 job openings in the Ohio insurance business between now and 2024.

Jan 15, 2017 12:00 AM

Our Lady of the Elms kindergarten, preschool playdates

Akron Our Lady of the Elms will host a Kickoff to Kindergarten event on Jan. 19 from 9 to 11 a.m. Boys and girls will sample school activities, from circle time, to Sunshine binders (tracing), to literature/story time, to playing at recess.

Jan 15, 2017 12:00 AM

SCHOOL NOTES

Hudson Montessori School offers children's activities Hudson Montessori School is offering fun, free of charge children's activities/crafts on Saturday mornings beginning Jan. 14 through Feb. 25. Stop in with your 2°- to 9-year-old from 10 a.m.

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Jan 9, 2017 11:12 AM

United Way's Imagination Library now serving more than 10,000 children across Summit County

AKRON, Ohio – United Way of Summit County’s Imagination Library program achieved a significant milestone this month by surpassing 10,000 registered participants – a number that represents a more than 60 percent increase over the last year and nearly a third of the approximately 31,000 eligible preschoolers in Summit County.

Jan 4, 2017 12:00 AM

COLLEGE NEWS

Summer 2016 Kent State graduates The following area residents are among over 1,600 students who received bachelor's, master's, doctoral, associate and educational specialist degrees during Kent State's 2016 Summer Commencement ceremony.

Evamere students celebrate Veterans Day
Jan 1, 2017 12:02 AM

Evamere students celebrate Veterans Day

Evamere Elementary had an assembly to celebrate and honor Veterans Day. Active and retired veterans were in attendance on Nov. 11.

Kids making a difference for January
Jan 1, 2017 12:00 AM

Kids making a difference for January

East Woods Elementary fifth-graders Hailey Dravis and Samantha Eiswerth were nominated and chosen for recognition by the "Kids Making a Difference" program, which is sponsored by The Royster Group and hosted by the Hudson Parent Teacher Organization.

Evamere students help furry friends
Dec 28, 2016 12:02 AM

Evamere students help furry friends

Students in Miss Politano's class at Evamere Elementary School recently presented the Humane Society of Summit County with a check for $250 to benefit the animals. The funds were raised by the R2 snack shop, which made and sold more than 200 chocolate-covered pretzels.

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HCER students knit blankets for Hudson Elms residents
Dec 25, 2016 12:03 AM

HCER students knit blankets for Hudson Elms residents

Hudson Hudson Community Education and Recreation's Explorer Zone before and after school child care students took part in a special holiday community service project. Since September, students have been busily knitting lap blankets for residents of The Hudson Elms.

Online registration for Hudson Preschool Program opens Jan. 9
Dec 25, 2016 12:00 AM

Online registration for Hudson Preschool Program opens Jan. 9

The Hudson City School District will begin its 2017-2018 registration for Preschool peer models on January 9. New this year, the registration process will take place on-line. Screening is limited to the first 50 applications submitted.

Holiday sounds at Hudson Montessori
Dec 21, 2016 12:00 AM

Holiday sounds at Hudson Montessori

The holiday winter programs are in full swing at Hudson Montessori School. Ms. Mary Blatnik's Children's House class performed several songs and recited the story, Jingle Bells by Iza Trapani. They ended with a "rap" song, "Holiday.

WRA collects 336 toys at 12th annual Toys for Tots drive
Dec 21, 2016 12:00 AM

WRA collects 336 toys at 12th annual Toys for Tots drive

HUDSON -- Toys, candy canes, cookies. These aren't just items on a child's holiday wish list; they're one of the ways Western Reserve Academy welcomes winter with good cheer and charity. For the past dozen Decembers at Reserve, the school has participated in the U.S.

Dec 18, 2016 12:00 AM

Top educators recognized

Cuyahoga Falls -- The Summit Educational Service Center (ESC) recognized the area's top educators, naming the 2016 All-Star Teaching Team, Teacher of the Year and Rookie of the Year during the ninth annual Summit County Educational Celebration on October 25.

Auto B Good Students for November
Dec 18, 2016 12:00 AM

Auto B Good Students for November

These are the Auto B Good students for November from Evamere Elementary. The characteristics considered this month were obedience, self-control and politeness.

WRA's Academy String Orchestra, Reserve Symphonic Winds present 'Holidays Around the World'
Dec 14, 2016 10:30 AM

WRA's Academy String Orchestra, Reserve Symphonic Winds present 'Holidays Around the World'

HUDSON, OH – At this year’s Holiday Pops Concert, you will hear globally festive music, from African drums and samba-infused carols, to the more traditional sleigh bells jingling — and ring ting tingling, too.

Kent State Hall of Fame recipient has ties to Hudson
Dec 14, 2016 12:00 AM

Kent State Hall of Fame recipient has ties to Hudson

Kent State University's College of Education, Health and Human Services honored seven distinguished alumni at the seventh Annual Education, Health and Human Services Hall of Fame Awards Ceremony in October. Among the receipients was Philip Wagner, Ph.D.

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Hiram College offers $1,000 scholarships to Terrier lovers as homage to its mascot
Dec 13, 2016 9:50 AM

Hiram College offers $1,000 scholarships to Terrier lovers as homage to its mascot

Hiram, OH – Hiram College may have the toughest terrier in town, its terrier mascot, but the college is looking for five more top dogs. These incoming students each will receive one-time $1,000 Terrier Scholarships if they creatively convey their terrier affection through a photograph or video.

Hudson Middle School options for school board
Dec 11, 2016 12:00 AM

Hudson Middle School options for school board

The following are the options the Hudson School Board are considering for the future of Hudson Middle School.