Monday, August 20, 2012
Superintendent of School Bob Scott welcomes the return of students to class Aug. 22.
Editor's note: The following is a welcome back message from Avon Lake Superintendent Bob Scott. Look for new Avon Superintendent Michael Laub's column tomorrow. Avon returns Aug. 23. Classes Begin Aug. 22 for Avon Lake students. (But activity never really stopped.) Depending on the age of your student, Aug. 22 may have a completely different meaning for you than it has for other parents, grandparents or persons responsible for a school age person during June, July, and August. For some, days at the pool, playing with friends, camps, softball, baseball, and soccer are coming to an end (Can’t summer be a couple of weeks longer?). For others, (usually as students get older - teenagers), they are looking at their watches and calendars daily …
Monday, January 2, 2012
Find out what's going on Avon this week to help you meet your loftiest goals for 2012.
Ah, the first week of 2012. With resolutions still fresh in their minds, everyone’s got a little pep in their step, so here are a few things going on around Avon to keep those peps a steppin’. 1. Miller Nature Preserve’s Poinsettia Pandemonium: For those looking to hang on to the holidays as long as possible, Miller Nature Preserve’s holiday flower show runs every day through Jan. 22 and features poinsettias paired with holiday decorations. Admission is $2, and the conservatory is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., seven days a week. 2. Back to School: Truancy shouldn’t be anyone’s New Year’s resolution. The official first day of school at Avon Local School District in 2012 is Tuesday, Jan. 3. 3. Adult Evening Book Discussion Group: If your …
Thursday, August 25, 2011
It's a big day for children and parents
A shiny new school year began in Avon Local Schools on Thursday. Kids wore their special first-day outfits, had special first-day lunches and some had special first-day pictures taken. Jackson Blodgett was glad the excitement was over after his first day of second grade in Tricia Plataniotis' class at Avon East Elementary School. "It was fun," he said as he posed with his mom, Terrilynn, who came to pick him up after school. Did you take first-day-of-school pictures or do something special to commemorate the day? Share it here either with a photo or in the comments!