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  The following articles were printed in local newspapers.
 
 
Superintendents: Cut state tests, end As and Fs on state report cards
Plain Dealer 2/14/17 
Take it from cartoonist Jim Gill" The eyebrows really matter
Amherst News Times - 2/15/17 
Augmented reality sandbox gives Bay Middle School students a unique perspective of Earth

Cleveland.com article

 
Court is now in session for Lorain County students in Mock Trial
Cleveland.com article 
Lorain County students in grades 5-8 take on an Academic Challenge
Cleveland.com article 
Lagrange preschool has stone soup on menu
Morning Journal 11/24 
Emotions linked to academic achievement
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.
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.
The Amherst News Times link
 
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.  View article 
Bee winner overcomes nerves
3/11/16 - 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.  View article.   
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.
View article in The Chronicle Telegram
 
ESC joins OhioCheckbook.com
Educational Service Center of Lorain County stepped up as a first ESC in Ohio to embrace financial transparency through OhioCheckbook.com.
The Morning Journal article posted on Feb. 11, 2016
 
Quick and calculating: Gifted students compete at Math Mania at LCCC
The Morning Journal article and video 
School choice matters, but so does accountability
Article posted in the Amherst News Times on January 21, 2016, written by Greg Ring.

 
The 33rd Annual LC High School Art Exhibit



Posted in Elyria Chronicle Telegram 11/10/15
 
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
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
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
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
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
Mentors, provided and trained by the Educational Service Center of Lorain County, take students through the character traits using historical figures as examples.  
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