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Chardon Science Olympiad News

Congratulations to students who participated in the Mentor Science Olympiad Invitational on February 11, 2017. Chardon’s C Division team (representing grades 9 – 12) took a fourth place trophy. Awards in individual events are as follows: Division B (6 – 9th grade) 6th Place Bottle Rockets – Paige Yamamoto and Ethan Fuerst; 7th Place Meteorology – Owen Vokoun and Noah Munoz; and 8th Place Rocks and Minerals – Owen Vokoun and Ethan Fuerst. Division C (9 – 12th grade) 2nd Place Materials Science – Nick Schragal and Richie Wainio; Remote Sensing – Nick Schragal and Colby Williams; 3rd Place Astronomy – Nick Schragal and Heather Humbert; Disease Detectives – Arman Bayat and Richie Wainio; 4th Place Helicopters – John Meleski and Alex Schragal; Robot Arm – Connor Fuerst and Alex Schragal; Rocks and Minerals – Asher Vokoun and Colby Williams; Towers – Emily Stern and Heather Humbert; 5th Place Chem Lab – Nick Schragal and Richie Waini; Electric Vehicle – Connor Fuerst and Alex Schragal; 6th Place Dynamic Planet – Asher Vokoun and Colby Williams; Game On Drew and Colby Williams; Helicopters – Drew Williams and Heather Humbert; Towers – Connor Fuerst and Halle Crtalic; 7th Place Diseases Detectives – Rachel Yates and Liam Kerry; Place Ecology – Nick Schragal and Emily Munoz; Place Wind Power – Arman Bayat and Nick Schragal; 8th Place Wind power – Connor Fuerst and Halle Crtalic.

Intradistrict Enrollment

If you are interested in having your child to attend a Chardon elementary school other than his/her home elementary, the district is accepting applications for Intradistrict Enrollment until February 24, 2017. Requests will be acted upon (approved or denied) during March with parental acceptance of transfer on or before April 3, 2017. By April 24, 2017 any applicant that has been notified of acceptance must complete the registration process. If grade, building, and program capacities have not been exceeded, enrollment privileges may be extended by the superintendent until capacity has been met. To register online, go to the District homepage, click on the District tab on the main menu and select Intradistrict Enrollment.

Third Annual Taste of Chardon

Maple PTO’s Third Annual Taste of Chardon is set for March 11th at 7:00 p.m. at St. Mary’s Banquet Room. The event will feature CK’s Steakhouse, Square Bistro, Winking Lizard, Joey’s Italian Grill, Redhawk Grille, The Smith Restaurant, Warren’s Spirited Kitchen, D is for Delicious Cookies, Buckeye Chocolate Cafe, Sweet Grace Anna’s Bakery, Juiced Smoothie Bar, Franco’s Pizza, Qdoba, Chardon BrewWorks, Cleats, Guy’s Pizza, Starbucks, Chipotle and Dave’s Cosmic Subs. Tastings courtesy of area restaurants, open bar (beer, wine and soft drinks) and an assortment of mixed drinks available for purchase. Entertainment includes: DJ Paul Hagan, virtual reality and arcade games courtesy Scene 75 Entertainment Center, Live art student auction with auctioneer Dan O’Reilly, Raffle for $200.00 scratch off lotto tickets courtesy Middlefield Bank, silent auction, Chinese auction and more.

If you would like to donate items to the silent auction/Chinese auction, please let us know! And don’t forget to check out Taste of Chardon on Facebook and Instagram for event and donation updates Tickets prices: single $30.00, couple $55.00 and table of 8 for $185.00. For more event info or ticket questions contact Michelle Primc at [email protected] Proceeds benefit Maple Elementary School.

Pictured In Photos

Pictured In Left Photo: On Tuesday, February 14th America’s 16th President came to life and spent the day with Munson students and staff. Thanks to actor Richard Waddingham with Mobile Ed Productions, and the generosity of the Munson PTO, President Abraham Lincoln shared the story of his life, from his humble origins in the backwoods of Kentucky through his trying years in the White House.

Pictured In Top Center Photo: Not all volunteers at Ronald McDonald House (RMH) walk on two legs. Some have four and are full of furry hugs and slobbery kisses like Dimples, a miniature RMH therapy horse, who recently visited students at Maple School, where they are collecting ring tabs as a fundraiser for RMH.

Pictured In Top Right Photo: Students in Becky Mele’s 5th grade Science classes are studying craters, which they learned are formed by the impact of meteors. The students used shallow aluminum pans filled with sand, and dropped different sized balls from varying heights, to see if they could simulate how craters are formed and thereby predict their size and shape.

Pictured In Bottom Photo: Members of Chardon Middle School’s Robotics Club have been busy learning about light sensors, which enable a robot to detect light, making it easier for it to operate autonomously. The club members, working in teams, have been learning to program their robots to react when a certain amount of light was detected. Kudos to members of this team, who were the first to program the light sensor to detect light intensity.

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