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Feb 22, 2017 1:00 AM

School Notes-Feb. 22

Open house, bowl event set at Valley An open house will be conducted Feb. 23 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Valley Christian Academy on East Boulevard in Aurora.

Focus On Our Youth-Christopher Jeras
Feb 22, 2017 1:00 AM

Focus On Our Youth-Christopher Jeras

Full name: Christopher David Jeras. Parents names: David and Alisa Jeras. School and grade: In eighth grade at Harmon School. Jobs or chores you do: Take out the trash, feed the cats and do dishes. Activities and hobbies: Video games, soccer and basketball.

Feb 22, 2017 1:00 AM

College Notes-Feb. 22

The following students from Aurora were among 1,230 students at the University of Akron who received degrees at the end of the fall 2016 semester: Scott Black, master of science in statistics; Jarret Burris and Amir Hawkins, bachelor of science in organizational supervision; Jacob Meyer, bachelor of science in nursing; and Matthew Rausch,

Feb 22, 2017 1:00 AM

Aurora School Meals-Feb. 22

AURORA HIGH SCHOOL THURSDAY, FEB. 23 Chicken tenders, Cheez-Its Baked beans, green beans Fruit and a choice of milk FRIDAY, FEB. 24 Turkey bacon ranch wrap Carrots/dip, fruit and milk MONDAY, FEB.

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Focus On Our Youth-Kaden Amos
Feb 22, 2017 1:00 AM

Focus On Our Youth-Kaden Amos

Full name: Kaden Amos. Parents names: Dana and Keith Amos. School and grade: In eighth grade at Harmon School. Jobs or chores you do: Empty the garbage and dishwasher, and clean my room. Activities and hobbies: Play X-Box, football, basketball and Airsoft.

Summit school heads offer suggestions for education reform
Feb 22, 2017 1:00 AM

Summit school heads offer suggestions for education reform

Several superintendents in the Akron Area School Superintendents' Association are looking to be a part of the solution for positive education reform in Ohio.

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Focus On Our Youth-Emma Rose
Feb 15, 2017 1:00 AM

Focus On Our Youth-Emma Rose

Full name: Emma Elizabeth Rose. Parents names: Tim and Terri Rose. School and grade: In sixth grade at Harmon School. Jobs or chores you do: Wash dishes and clean my room. Activities and hobbies: Sewing and crafts. Career aspirations: Own a restaurant.

Feb 15, 2017 1:00 AM

School Meals

AURORA HIGH SCHOOL THURSDAY, FEB. 16 Bacon cheeseburger, fruit French fries, a milk choice FRIDAY, FEB. 17 A teachers' in-service day MONDAY, FEB. 20 Presidents day; no school TUESDAY, FEB.

Focus On Our Youth-Blake Barner
Feb 15, 2017 1:00 AM

Focus On Our Youth-Blake Barner

Full name: Blake Ashlee Barner. Parents names: Reva and Al Barner. School and grade: In sixth grade at Harmon School. Jobs or chores you do: Make my bed, put my clothes away and sometimes empty the dishwasher.

Feb 15, 2017 1:00 AM

College Notes-Feb. 15

A number of Aurora residents received degrees from Kent State University after the fall 2016 semester.

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Two Aurora High grads nab grant for technology idea
Feb 15, 2017 1:00 AM

Two Aurora High grads nab grant for technology idea

According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, about 100 million pounds of tire components discarded during the manufacturing process are dumped in landfills nationally each year because the body ply-- the tire's largest component -- can't be effectively recycled.

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Feb 8, 2017 1:00 AM

Aurora School Meals-Feb. 8

AURORA HIGH SCHOOL THURSDAY, FEB. 9 Hot dog / coney bar, fruit Baked beans, vegetables Choc. / white milk choice FRIDAY, FEB. 10 A spicy chicken sandwich A salad, fruit, milk choice MONDAY, FEB.

Feb 8, 2017 1:00 AM

College Notes-Feb. 8

Austin McNair of Aurora earned a bachelor of science degree in chemical and biomolecular engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta. He was among about 3,200 undergraduate and graduate students who received degrees during Georgia Tech's 252nd commencement exercises Dec.

Feb 8, 2017 1:00 AM

School Notes-Feb. 8

School levy slated for the May ballot Aurora is one of five Portage County school districts which will have levies on the May 2 ballot. A continuing additional levy of 5.9 mills will go on the ballot, according to the Portage County Board of Elections.

Feb 1, 2017 1:00 AM

School Notes-Feb. 1

TBD robotics excels again Robotics Team TBD competed at the Van Wert regional regional qualifier over the weekend and was a member of the winning alliance and won the Control Award for software and Rockwell-Collins Innovate Award for unique design.

Feb 1, 2017 1:00 AM

Aurora School Meals-Feb. 1

AURORA HIGH SCHOOL THURSDAY, FEB. 2 Chicken wings, side salad A garlic twist breadstick Sweet tater fries and fruit Choc. / white milk choice FRIDAY, FEB. 3 Sriracha burger and fries Fruit and a choice of milk MONDAY, FEB.

Feb 1, 2017 1:00 AM

College Notes-Feb. 1

Aubrey Heiskell, daughter of Joe and Carol Heiskell of Aurora, graduated in December 2016 from Slippery Rock University in Pennsylvania. She earned summa cum laude honors with a dual major in early childhood education and special education and a minor in math.

School Notes-Jan. 25
Jan 25, 2017 1:00 AM

School Notes-Jan. 25

Activities planned in Aurora schools The Aurora Orchestra Association's steak and strings fundraiser will be March 4 at Aurora High, with doors opening at 5:30 p.m. for bidding on raffle baskets. Diners will be seated at tables and served by students.

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Jan 25, 2017 1:00 AM

College Notes-Jan. 25

Tara Cassidy of Aurora was named to the dean's list at Youngstown State University for fall 2016 semester. She is a special education mild moderate disorders major. The dean's list recognizes students each semester who achieve academic excellence.

Jan 25, 2017 1:00 AM

Aurora School Meals-Jan. 25

AURORA HIGH SCHOOL THURSDAY, JAN. 26 Chicken tenders and fruit Cheez-Its and baked beans Green beans, milk choice FRIDAY, JAN. 27 Crispito / salsa, corn, fruit Black beans, nachos, milk MONDAY, JAN.