ESC of Lorain County

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1885 Lake Avenue
Elyria, OH 44035
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  The following articles were printed in local newspapers and online.
Mock Trial
Chronicle Telegram - 12/6/19 
Academic Challenge
The Morning Journal - 11/14/19 
Young Authors
The Chronicle - 5/17/19 
Spelling Bee - Grades 7 & 8
The Chronicle - 3/23/19
 The Chronicle - 3/21/19
 The Chronicle - 3/16/19
Drone Day at Avon HS
Gifted 24 Game
The Morning Journal - Feb 8, 2019 
Mock Trial
Academic Challenge
The Chronicle-Telegram - 11/24/18 
Nov 5 Common PD Day
The Morning Journal - 11/5/18 
Oct 11 Common PD Day
The Morning Journal - 10/11/2018 
Scripps National Spelling Bee
The Chronicle Telegram - 5/21/18 and 6/1/18 
Spelling Bee Regional Final
The Chronicle Telegram - 3/24/18 
Premilinary 2 Spelling Bee
The Chronicle Telegram - 3/17/18 
Full STEAM Ahead!
The Wellington Enterprise - 3/12/18 
Midview kids first, second in spelling bee
The Chronicle Telegram - 3/10/18 
35th Annual Spelling Bee Contest
The Chronicle Telegram - Finals - 3/22/18 
The Chronicle Telegram -  Preliminary 2 - 3/15/18
The Chronicle Telegram -  Preliminary 1 - 3/8/18
Take it from cartoonist Jim Gill: The eyebrows really matter
Amherst News Times - 2/15/18 
High School Art on Display
The Chronicle Telegram - 11/6/17 
Superintendents Summit
The Morning Journal - May 4, 2017 
May 11 Spelling Bee - Grades 5 & 6 - May 16, 2017 
Art Shows
The Chronicle - 5/11/17- Elem/MS
The Chronicle - 4/5/17 - Teachers
Gifted Mock Trial - N. Ridgeville School
The Morning Journal article - 3/28/17 
State test, feedback under fire from educators in Lorain County
The Morning Journal article - 3/12/17 
Spheros intertwine 24 game math with imaginations in Lorain County 
The Morning Journal article - 3/2/17
N. Ridgeville and Avon Lake students win multiple awards in imaginative math competition article - 3/14/17
Superintendents: Cut state tests, end As and Fs on state report cards
The Plain Dealer article - 2/14/17 
Take it from cartoonist Jim Gill" The eyebrows really matter
Amherst News Times article- 2/15/17 
Augmented reality sandbox gives Bay Middle School students a unique perspective of Earth article

Court is now in session for Lorain County students in Mock Trial article 
Lorain County students in grades 5-8 take on an Academic Challenge article 
Lagrange preschool has stone soup on menu
The Morning Journal article - 11/24 
Emotions linked to academic achievement
The Morning Journal article featuring ESC Psychologist John Zbornik. Nov. 19, 2016 
Fill the Bus
Morning Journal article - Aug. 23 
Lorain County is getting grayer
ELYRIA — Lorain County’s population is getting older, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau.
The Chronicle article
Young Authors' Author Visits
Famed children’s author Stephanie Tolan visited fifth- and sixth-graders at Amherst’s Nord Middle School after the annual Young Authors' Conference.
Amherst News Times article
Children celebrate Earth Day in Elyria
The Lorain County Early Learning Center has given students many activities this week to celebrate Earth Day.  The Morning Journal article. 
Speller picks perfect match
Rachel Mueller, a seventh-grader from Learwood Middle School in Avon Lake and the winner of 2016 Educational Service Center and The Chronicle-Telegram District Final Spelling Bee, didn’t give her outfit a second thought as she walked out of her house.  The Chronicle article 
Bee winner overcomes nerves
After more than an hour in which 35 students from nine schools were weeded out of the competition, it came down to Andy Hoffman, 13, of Holy Trinity School in Avon taking first place, and Samuel Fenik, 14, of Westwood Middle School taking second.  The Chronicle article - 3/11/16 
Seventh-grader vie for top spot in bee
3/4/16 - AVON — It was a battle between two seventh-graders at the end of the preliminary round of the 33rd annual spelling bee Friday at Avon Middle School.
The Chronicle article
- 3/4/16
ESC joins
Educational Service Center of Lorain County stepped up as a first ESC in Ohio to embrace financial transparency through
The Morning Journal article - 2/11/6
Quick and calculating: Gifted students compete at Math Mania at LCCC
The Morning Journal article and video 
School choice matters, but so does accountability
Amherst News Times article - 1/21/16, written by Greg Ring

The 33rd Annual LC High School Art Exhibit

Posted in Elyria Chronicle Telegram 11/10/15
Gifted:  Mock Trial image Gifted: Mock Trial
The gifted students from seven schools enjoyed another successful Mock Trial on Dec. 15th at the Lorain County Justice Center. Read the following articles from Sun News (click "More" under the other article photos to continue), The Morning Journal and Amherst News-Times. 
Amherst & Oberlin sixth-graders prepare for mock trials image Amherst & Oberlin sixth-graders prepare for mock trials
Real-life attorneys are busy preparing students for the Educational Service Center of Lorain County’s annual mock trial Dec. 15.  Attorney Joseph Falbo talks to sixth-graders about the benefits of being in his field.
The Amherst News Times article
Stone Soup at the Early Learning Center image Stone Soup at the Early Learning Center
Tatum Holzhauer, a preschool student at the Lorain County Early Learning Center, cuts
vegetables Thursday. The kids read from the book “Stone Soup” and presented a play, then had soup with their parents. “Stone Soup” is a folk story in which hungry strangers trick a town’s residents into sharing food.
Chronicle Telegram - Nov.. 20, 2015
Firelands schools seek new treasurer after McCracken resigns
The board will work with the Educational Service Center of Lorain County to hire a new treasurer with the position being posted today. “My hope is the board will make their selection and have someone to start in the position sometime in November so there is some overlap,” McCracken said.
The Chronicle Telegram article
Girl Scouts get hands-on experience
Using their newly learned skill of sewing, eight Girl Scouts from Junior Troop 50652 spent an hour Tuesday night sewing together pieces of gently used sweaters. The end result was pairs of mittens that will warm the hands of the homeless of Lorain County.
The Chronicle Telegram Online Article - Nov. 1, 2015
Gifted Enrichment Classroom at Avon Heritage image Gifted Enrichment Classroom at Avon Heritage
Avon students use logic, other skills to solve lunchbox theft class project.
The Sun Sentinel article link - Oct. 5, 2015
'Anti-Virus' pilot aims to cure social ills at Amherst Junior High
“Anti-Virus” is paid for by the Educational Service Center of Lorain County and offered to Amherst students at no cost. AJHS is one of only two schools countywide to try it out.
Amherst News-Times article link
Young Author Award - Amherst image Young Author Award - Amherst
Current seventh-grade student, Kylie Lawson, was recently presented with the 2015 Young Author Award during a meeting of the Amherst Exempted Village Board of Education. 
Students Learn Character Values in Anti-Virus Course image Students Learn Character Values in Anti-Virus Course
Mentors, provided and trained by the Educational Service Center of Lorain County, take students through the character traits using historical figures as examples.