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Elementary Teacher Dr. Matthew Luginbill Named State Finalist for Ohio Teacher of the Year image Elementary Teacher Dr. Matthew Luginbill Named State Finalist for Ohio Teacher of the Year

Cuyahoga Heights Elementary Teacher Dr. Matthew Luginbill was recently named a state finalist for the 2018 Ohio Teacher of the Year award, in addition to being recognized as the 2018 Teacher of the Year for State Board of Education District 11. The award program recognizes influential and inspiring educators in the State of Ohio. A Kindergarten teacher, Dr. Luginbill was nominated for the District 11 award by the Cuyahoga Heights Schools, and was selected as the recipient by State Board of Education member Meryl Johnson and a committee of educators, parents and business leaders. The winner of the 2018 Ohio Teacher of the Year award will be selected by a panel of education and community stakeholders, and announced during the fall of 2017.

An early childhood educator for the past fifteen years, Dr. Luginbill’s passion for helping students learn is evident in his innovative and creative use of 21st century technology in the classroom, as well as his ability to connect content to real-world experiences. Dr. Luginbill has also demonstrated a commitment to professional development and lifelong learning by recently earning a doctorate from the urban education program at Cleveland State University. The Cuyahoga Heights Schools congratulate Dr. Matthew Luginbill on being named 2018 Teacher of the Year for State Board of Education District 11, and for proudly representing the district!

 
Elementary School Hosts Summer Learning Program image Elementary School Hosts Summer Learning Program

While students are officially on break for the summer recess, classroom learning has continued to take place at Cuyahoga Heights Elementary School thanks to its summer learning program. Open to new and current students who are entering Kindergarten or 1st Grade, the program is held every Wednesday over an 11-week period, and is overseen by classroom teachers. Featuring computer and hands-on learning center activities, the summer learning program helps students to familiarize themselves within a classroom environment, including working together with fellow peers. Parents are given the opportunity to sit-in with their student during each session, as well as a chance to meet and talk with teachers and staff. Overall, the program seeks to help students and parents alike experience a smooth transition to the new school year. First day of classes for the 2017-2018 school year will take place on Thursday, August 17th, 2017. Until then, enjoy the rest of the summer break!

 
Class of 2017 Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

The Athletic Hall of Fame committee is pleased to announce the selection of six individuals and two teams for induction into the Cuyahoga Heights Athletic Hall of Fame, as the Class of 2017.

The individual Hall of Fame inductees include: Mike Krimmel ’03; Daniel Kaliszewski ’04; Jessica Matt ’04; Kimberly Skully ’05; Mark Soldat ’05; and Crystal DeBolt ’06. All of these individuals excelled in multiple sports and were heavily decorated with regular and post-season honors that included All Conference, All District and All Ohio. Additionally they provided numerous record-setting performances.

The 1954 and 1967 boys’ track teams performances in Columbus took the Cuyahoga Heights Redskins to the brink of state titles, being denied both years by just by two points.

The 1954 State Runner-up track team that won two events participants were: Bob Sramek ‘54; Rich Peak ‘56; Jim Koran ‘54; Al Bohning ‘55; Bruce Koran ‘55; Bob Bohning ’54; Ron Weitz ’55, Ron Kulkar ‘54 and Jim Whitelaw ‘54.

The 1967 State Runner-up track team that won three events participants were: Mike Bohdan ‘69; Jerry Humphrey ‘69; Bob Tonne ‘67; Ralph Baracz ‘67; Ken Koch ‘67; Phil Vari ‘68 and Bill Lukcso ‘67.

Please click here for the luncheon return form to print and mail in if you would like to attend the Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Luncheon on Friday, September 8th at 12:00 p.m. at Harry's Steak House in Independence, Ohio.

 
Cuyahoga Heights' Zac Lowther taken No. 74 by Baltimore Orioles in MLB Draft 2017 image Cuyahoga Heights' Zac Lowther taken No. 74 by Baltimore Orioles in MLB Draft 2017

CLEVELAND, Ohio - Xavier pitcher Zac Lowther, a Cuyahoga Heights High School graduate, was selected 74th overall Monday evening by the Baltimore Orioles in the second round of the 2017 MLB Draft.

The 6-foot-2, 235-pound left-hander finished his Xavier career with 249 strikeouts and an ERA of 3.18 in 48 games. As a sophomore, he led the Big East Conference in strikeouts (84) in 2016.

During the spring, Lowther set the school record for strikeouts with 115. He became the first baseball player from Xavier to be ranked in Baseball America's Top 100. 


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Cuyahoga Heights Students Celebrate Last Day of School image Cuyahoga Heights Students Celebrate Last Day of School

Students of the Cuyahoga Heights Schools celebrated the last day of the 2016-2017 school year on Tuesday, June 6th. Students at all buildings participated in a variety of fun activities to celebrate the last day of classes. The Elementary School held a graduation ceremony for all 5th grade students to recognize their accomplishments and wish them continued success as they move on to the Middle School next school year. The first day of school for students during the 2017-2018 school year is Thursday, August 17, 2017. Until then, the Cuyahoga Heights Schools congratulates everyone on a fine year, and wishes you a safe and enjoyable summer!

 
Summer Lunch Program
If you are in need of Breakfast or Lunch this summer txt "FOOD" to 877877 and receive a message back with a location closest to where they can get free summer meals.

Elevation Church is providing lunch at 234 Center Rd. Bedford OH 44146
 
The 2017 Redskin Run Results Are In!
The Cuyahoga Heights Schools are proud to announce the results for last week’s 2017 Redskin Run! The top two grades which raised the most pledge money include the 4th grade with $1,172.35 raised, followed by the 1st grade, which collected $734.00. For their hard work and efforts, the 4th and 1st grade classrooms will have the opportunity to play a game of kickball against one another this week!

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