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The YMCA made a splash during Summer Sidekicks water safety week!
The YMCA made a splash during Summer Sidekicks water safety week!
Summer Side Kick elementary students are sharing their family traditions during an exercise for Arts & Culture Week.
Summer Side Kick elementary students are sharing their family traditions during an exercise for Arts & Culture Week.This activity gave students the opportunity to share details about what is important to them and made for a fun getting to know you game.
Summer Side Kick students spent time with Miss Kim from Family Pride learning about instruments from around the world during Arts & Culture week.
Summer Side Kick students spent time with Miss Kim from Family Pride learning about instrumentsfrom around the world during Arts & Culture week.
Summer Side Kick elementary and middle school students are busy at work creating masterpieces during Arts & Culture week.
Summer Side Kick elementary and middle school students are busy at work creating masterpieces during Arts & Culture week.
Perry Preschooler learning about caterpillar chrysalises!
Perry Preschooler learning about caterpillar chrysalises!
Perry Preschoolers learning about caterpillar chrysalises!
Perry Preschoolers learning about caterpillar chrysalises!
Thank you, Preston Superstore for your generous donation to our STARS program!
Thank you, Preston Superstore for your generous donation to our STARS program!
Our Nutrition Services Director, Kelly Minnick receives the regional Director of the Year Award!
Our Nutrition Services Director, Kelly Minnick receives the regional Director of the Year Award!
Geauga County Franklin B. Walter Award WInner, Nicolas Sanchez presented with his award and a $200 check from the ESCWR Governing Board
Geauga County Franklin B. Walter All-Scholastic Award winner Nicolas Sanchez
Students in Mrs. Robinson's full day classroom learning about plants and what they need to grow!
Students in Mrs. Robinson's full day classroom at Perry Preschool learning about plants and what they need to grow!
2021-2022 Preschool Registration
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Summer Sidekick students received a free book from the Cleveland Kids' Book Bank

Book Donation from Cleveland Kids' Book Bank

Thank you Cleveland Kids' Book Bank for your generous donation to our Summer Sidekicks Enrichment Programs! This collaboration allowed for students attending our summer enrichment programs to receive a free book to cultivate reading interest and promote literacy. We are grateful for the support! 

2021 Franklin B. Walter Outstanding Educator Award

Our Intervention Specialist, Bruce Cline and our Transition to Work Coordinator, Mandi Baggett have been awarded the Franklin B. Walter Outstanding Educator Award through the State Support Team 4! The Franklin B. Walter Award is awarded to educators who have made extraordinary contributions to the education of students with disabilities. Bruce goes above and beyond to create project based learning opportunities for his students that engage and challenge their minds. Mandi goes the extra mile providing transition services to students and teachers throughout Geauga and Lake county schools. We are very proud of both of our educators and we are happy to have Bruce and Mandi on our team!

Our Intervention Specialist, Bruce Cline was awarded the Franklin B. Walter Outstanding Educator AwardOur Transition to Work Coordinator, Amanda Baggett was awarded with the Franklin B. Walter Outstanding Educator Award

Kelly Minnick, Director of Nutrition Services

Our Nutrition Services Director, Kelly Minnick Receives Mideast Regional Award

The national, non-profit School Nutrition Association (SNA) has named Kelly Minnick, SNS, director of nutrition services for the Educational Service Center of the Western Reserve, the Mideast regional Director of the Year. The award recognizes the extraordinary contributions of school nutrition directors who manage effective school meal programs providing healthy, appetizing meals to students. A little more than a year since COVID-19 created new logistical challenges for school nutrition directors, SNA continues to applaud the dedication, ingenuity and compassion shown by its members who have excelled in keeping students fed during the pandemic. 
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drive thru food distribution

Geauga County Drive- Thru Food Distribution

The Geauga County Drive- Thru food distribution is every Wednesday from May 2021 until August 2021 from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Kent State University in Burton! For additional information and instructions please view the flyer; Flyer - Food Distribution KSU to August.pdf
Please remember that registration is required each week. 
kla summer school flyer

2021 KLA Online Summer School Registration

KLA summer school registration will be open May 3, 2021 through June 15, 2021. Courses are offered to students in grades 6-12. With school district approval students may take courses for credit recovery or to get ahead with their education. For additional information please click the link to view our KLA Summer School Flyer; _2021 KLA Summer School Flyer.pdf or visit our webpage
2021-2022 Preschool Registration is now open

Preschool Registration Now Open for the 2021-2022 School Year!

The ESC of the Western Reserve Preschools in Fairport, Jordak, Ledgemont, Metzenbaum and Perry are now accepting registration for the 2021/22 school year! For additional information, click on the "MORE +" button in the bottom right corner.
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CPI Initial Training

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