KHS teacher named Finalist
Kenston High School Science teacher, Dr. Maggie Colicchio has been selected as a finalist for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST). Dr. Colicchio has taught for 13 years returning to her alma mater to teach Honors Physical Geology and Biology for the last two years.
The PAEMST are the highest honors bestowed by the United States government specifically for K-12 science, technology, engineering, mathematics and/or computer science teaching. The award recognizes teachers with a deep knowledge of the content in the subjects that they teach and the ability to motivate and enable students to be successful in those areas. Awardees reflect the expertise and dedication of the Nation’s teaching corps, and they demonstrate the positive impact of excellent teachers on student achievement. The National Science Foundation administers PAEMST on behalf of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. The awards were established by Congress in 1983.
Greenberg takes 10th at National Speech and Debate Tournament
Congratulations to Micah Greenberg for placing tenth in the nation in Dramatic Performance at the NCFL Grand National Tournament out of 275 competitors in that event. Micah is the first Kenston competitor to qualify for elimination rounds at this national tournament. Also competing for Kenston were Colin Varga and Devin Cinch in Congressional Debate, Ella Jewell in Lincoln Douglas Debate, and Hayley Sharp in Original Oratory.
122nd Army Band to perform at Kenston
Kenston Schools is pleased to host the Ohio Army National Guard’s 122nd Army Band, Ohio’s premier military music ensemble. The Summer 2021 Tour is titled Sea to Shining Sea! It will focus on the beautiful musical melting pot of America. They will perform a FREE concert in the Kenston High School, Auditorium, 9500 Bainbridge Road, Chagrin Falls on Monday, June 28th at 7pm.