Oakwood moves forward: Now prove that it’s really a win-win

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South Euclid voters have had their say, and by a 55%-45% result, have approved commercial rezoning of the portion of the former Oakwood golf course that lies within their city. In a year or so, we’re all going to have another large plaza to visit, filled with minimum-wage employees and merchandise manufactured in Chinese sweat […]

Oakwood Quiz: What school district is Oakwood in?

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What school district is Oakwood in? 1. Cleveland Heights-University Heights 2. South Euclid-Lyndhurst 3. Half South Euclid and half Cleveland Heights If you answered #1 you are correct! ALL of Oakwood and ALL of Cedar Center is in the Cleveland Heights-University Heights School District. South Euclid city officials say they want to rezone Oakwood to […]

A little this and that from around the Heights

Heights prom photo op
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Some thoughts about recent goings on around town: Improved parking Cumberland’s improved parking lot has been completed in time for the summer swim season. The $200,000+ project was funded from an Ohio EPA grant to improve quality of rainwater runoff into adjacent Dugway Brook. The project included greenspace medians in the lot, to filter dirt […]

Wiley Choir Wins Top Awards

2011 Best Overall Middle School Choir - Wiley Middle School, Music Showcase Festivals, Atlanta, Georgia
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  The charter bus pulled into the dreary and empty parking lot of Wiley Middle School, save a few sporadically parked cars here and there. On board, twenty-four tired and soon to be rain-drenched Wiley Middle school students along with their teachers and chaperons, fresh from their trip to Atlanta, Georgia for the 2011 Music […]

O Fortuna, shining brightly on our kids

Bob Rosenbaum
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I’ve been attending music concerts in the Cleveland Heights-University Heights school district for longer than my memory allows – at least 45 years. So I have a lot of context when I state that Monday’s performance of O Fortuna from Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana was the most inspired, awesome and stirring performance I’ve ever heard […]

Tolerance, Kids & Our Schools

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How tolerant are we as a community? As biological creatures go, humans are not the most tolerant of specials. Mice and rats tend to be more adaptable to their environment and can take better advantage of shelter and resource limitations. Humans crave and need shelter and tend to make the environment conform around their basic […]

New school dashboard sends an important message

CH-UH Dashboard
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Have you seen the new CH-UH City School District dashboard? If not, you should take a look – especially if you’re someone who tends to be critical of public schools in general or this district specifically, or who tends not to vote for levies. In business, dashboards are management tools. They provide an immediate view […]