Geauga Agencies Team Up to Give Books to Middlefield Students

When Middlefield’s Cardinal Schools requested a donation to help get free books in the hands of every fifth through eighth grader in the district, the Geauga County Library Foundation was happy to join United Way Services of Geauga County, the Women’s Leadership Council of United Way, and Cardinal Middle School’s PTO to promote reading. In late August, the GCLF … Read more

Chagrin Falls Intermediate School Pop-Up Library

Chagrin Falls High School students created a “pop-up library” for the Intermediate School students. It is located in the audiovisual room in the middle school and is open to the students during school hours. The books in the library were previously at the Intermediate School on Philomethian Street.

Vermicomposting: Turning Spoils Into Healthy Soils!

Learn all about vermicomposting, a unique and versatile way to compost year-round and indoors!   The Geauga Soil and Water Conservation District is excited to announce a free vermicomposting workshop on Thursday, October 26th from 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at the West Woods Nature Center (9465 Kinsman Road, Russell, OH 44072).  Though nearly half of our household waste is food, vermicomposting uses red … Read more

Rescue Village to Hold a Barn Dedication Celebration on Sunday, October 1st in Honor of Billie Howland Steffee

On Sunday, October 1st from 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m., Geauga Humane Society’s Rescue Village will hold a barn-naming celebration. Rescue Village will announce a “dream come true” gift from the Billie Howland Steffee Family Fund of The Cleveland Foundation, inspiring the name “Billie’s Barn.” The main dedication program will take place at 1:45 p.m. on Sunday. Refreshments and … Read more

Jordak Elementary School Teacher in the Spotlight!

We are so excited to share that 4th grade math teacher Katie Gatrell was recently featured in the Edulastic Sunday Spotlight for her efforts in the classroom. Edulastic is a technology platform for personalized formative assessment for students, teachers, and school districts like Cardinal – Mrs. Gatrell has been using it for testing preparation in her classroom for … Read more

Cutting Edge Education with Heart at St. Mary Chardon

Over the last few years, St. Mary Chardon has been working to find a balance between pushing forward with innovative STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) education practices while keeping alive the spirit of religion and service that distinguishes Catholic Schools.  This year, St. Mary Chardon was named an Ohio Department of Education STEM Designated … Read more