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Service a rewarding experience for Jefferson Senior Leadership
Human dignity was the lesson of the day on Dec. 11 for Jefferson Area High School’s Senior Leadership. By serving food, singing Christmas carols and entertaining guests, Jefferson students created a very merry atmosphere for the Catholic Charities representative payee annual Christmas luncheon at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church.
A-Tech students showcase their talents to community during December visits
In December, students and community members alike were welcomed to the Ashtabula County Technical and Career Center campus in Jefferson to participate in sophomore visitation and the annual holiday dinner.
Lakeside students show holiday spirit all year
During the holidays, we are all reminded to be generous and kind to others. We remember to think of those in need and help others whenever we can. For the students of Theresa Stopek and Ramona Kendzerski at Lakeside High School, the season of giving lasts all year long.
Exchange students from Germany, Palestine learn about game of football by playing on Conneaut Spartans team
Conneaut has become a second home for foreign exchange students Laith Alami and Daniel Buhl. Each of them grew up from very different parts of the world. Both came to the United States with high hopes of great experiences and to improve their educations.
Geneva students spreading holiday cheer
Geneva High School juniors and seniors are about to see if practice really does make perfect when it comes to performing well on college entrance exams. GHS is getting students to think ahead to getting into college and the standardized tests that go with that process. Teachers of core classes, English, math, social studies and science, will devote a little time each week to looking at and exploring sample questions from the American College Test (ACT). Since colleges and universities look closely at standardized test scores, teachers and administrators hope that all of our students will improve their own scores. Both students and teachers value this practice.
World Language Club sponsoring second collection of winter apparel for community
Grand Valley High School is home to a variety of different extracurricular activities, organizations and clubs. One of these clubs is the up and coming World Language Club. This year, the Grand Valley World Language Club has grown and is doing tremendous volunteer work within our community.
Edgewood students show their heart by hosting Red-Out game for AHA
According to the American Heart Association, while one in eight American women die of breast cancer, one in three women die from cardiovascular disease. Nearly 60 million Americans suffer from heart disease today, and each year 700,000 Americans have a new or repeat stroke. This year, Edgewood Senior High School is partnering with the American Heart Association to make a difference and show their heart.
Students make cans into holiday decor with creative flair
Each year, as we approach the holiday season, Pymatuning Valley High School traditionally holds a contest for school organizations and individuals to decorate a tree according to the theme of that year. Past themes have celebrated school spirit with themes like Golden Holidays for the 50th anniversary of the creation of Pymatuning Valley. It really creates a festive scene, and students enjoy the time they spend decorating their club’s tree and appreciate the opportunity to win prizes for their combination of creativity and hard work. The contest is sponsored by the school’s PRIDE Committee and run by Student Council.
Jefferson students helping to save hundreds of lives by volunteering at American Red Cross blood drive
Jefferson Area High School saved 180 lives on Nov. 1 by participating in the American Red Cross blood drive. Peggy Savarese, Jefferson’s school nurse, was in charge of the blood drive from 1991-2010. The American Red Cross efforts have not changed much but the students’ and staff’s outlook on it has.
Through the 'Million Moments' project St. John students provide service to make a difference in their community
In the spirit of Thanksgiving, St. John School has just begun a new tradition of helping those less fortunate than themselves. From Nov. 12 through May 12, St. John School is asking its students and families to contribute a million moments of service to the community. The word “Moment” has a special meaning for the project: “Make Our Mission Evident Now Through Service.”
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