District News
Education Finance & Legislation Updates
The Cuyahoga Country Educational Service Center has provided a review of important news about finance and legislation from national, state and local education entities. (Updated 6/30/2015)  
Parks and Recreation Commission Vacancy
The Rocky River Board of Education has the duty to appoint a replacement to the Rocky River Parks and Recreation Commission. This vacancy is for the term August 1, 2015 to July 31, 2020 (five years). 
Rick Manoloff Appointed to Board of Education
At the June meeting, the Rocky River Board of Education appointed Rick Manoloff to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Jay Milano. Board president Scott Swartz notes that “Rick has a wealth of experience in advising school districts throughout Ohio on legal and school finance issues. He has great skill in collaboratively working through complex situations. Not only are we fortunate that Rick is a Rocky River resident, but also that he has a passion for our school district and is willing to give his time for service on the Board of Education.”  
Childcare Transportation Requests
Parents needing transportation service to/from a childcare provider must complete this online form by July 31 in order for transportation service to begin on the first day of school. Forms received after July 31 will not go into effect until September 2. 
RRHS Student Writers Excel
Four seniors were winners in the Hope and Stanley Adelstein Free Speech Competition sponsored by The City Club of Cleveland. Julia Gentner and Violet Yeager were in the top twenty winners and Zena Smith and London Weston were in the top ten winners. Each student won $100, and Zena and London are invited for lunch to receive their awards. Hannah Hetman and Mallory Krajcer won first place in a Society of Plastic Engineers essay contest. In addition to winning $100, they were feted to a celebratory supper at Firestone Country Club. Julia Gentner won $1,000 for her Stop the Hate essay, sponsored by the Maltz Museum.  
Fourth Grade Wax Museum
Fourth-grade students brought famous Ohioans to life in the annual Kensington Wax Museum. Each student researched a famous or influential person who was born in Ohio. The student then wrote a paragraph outlining the person’s life, including when and where he or she was born, why he or she became famous, and when he or she died. Click title to see a slideshow of these famous figures.  
Oh, the Places You'll Go!
RRHS students Mollie Kopp and Jimmy Kinsley created a video in their Broadcasting class featuring teachers from grades K-12 reciting Dr. Seuss's Oh, the Places You'll Go! as a farewell to the Class of 2015.  View the video here.  
Congratulations to the Class of 2015!

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Upcoming Events
Board of Education Meeting
Thu Aug 20 2015
New Teacher Orientation
Thu Aug 20 2015
to Fri Aug 21 2015
New Teacher Orientation
Fri Aug 21 2015
to Sat Aug 22 2015
Teacher Professional Day
Mon Aug 24 2015
First Day of School
Tue Aug 25 2015
Labor Day
Mon Sep 7 2015
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