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January 23, 2014 by Staff Report | No Comments

Timmons Elementary School third graders who work hard and show great effort are named to the Zoo Crew. Members of the Zoo Crew…

TES Zoo Crew

Timmons Elementary School third graders who work hard and show great effort are named to the Zoo Crew. Members of the Zoo Crew are rewarded with goofy and crazy games and activities before school each week for eight weeks.

Congratulations to the second quarter Zoo Crew members: Maggie Baker, Bella Bush, Natalie Casa, Sophia Casa, Zoey Cosgrove, Mary Cowan, Natalie Figurella, Carter Flynn, Emma Gaskin, Lainey Glasscock, Ben Gurd, Jackie Huckabee, Lauren Jaroch, Charlie Kress, Trent Krueger, Jordyn Ladd, Nathan Linsz, Jonah Morgan Jayme O’Neil, Katie Pollock, Nate Schaedler, Keegan Sheehan, Taylor Thompson, Logan Toft and Ella Worrell.

KIS Students of the Month

Kenston Intermediate School is pleased to announce their Students of the Month for January.

Students selected for Student of the Month “Art” honors were fourth-graders Grace Birch, Rowan Collier, Audrey Cowan, Clayton Foster, Julia Lechak, Anna Marthe, Bree Skalsky, Ethan Thorne and Garrett Uhlir; and fifth-graders Kathleen Bonne, Skylar Cinch, Courtney Keane, Malcolm Linder, Emma Lutz, Veronika Ptackova, Megan Standley, Alexandria Veon, Norah Wardega and Moriah Wilson.

Rotary Senior

Katherine Gross was selected Kenston’s Chagrin Valley Rotary Club Student of the Month for January. She maintains a 4.3 grade point average while taking 12 Advanced Placement courses. As a junior, she was recognized as an AP Scholar with Distinction, by earning an average score of at least 3.5 on all AP exams taken, and scores of 3 or higher on five or more of these exams.

Katie is president of student council. She is a member of Spanish Club, Principal’s Leadership Council, National Honor Society, Creating Exceptional Character, Speech and Debate and the nationally recognized Bomberette dance team.

She has earned junior varsity and varsity letters in fastpitch. As a junior, she earned CVC Honorable Mention honors and the Scholar Athlete award.

Katie earned her private pilot certificate at age of 17 and currently is building an experimental Rans Coyote II.

She plans to study aerospace or aeronautical engineering at Georgia Tech.

STEM Night

Kenston will host a family STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Math) event on Jan. 28 at Kenston High School beginning at 6 p.m. The evening will kick off with a keynote address by Mr. Sean Westcott, Nestle innovation and research and development manager.

Grade appropriate and hands-on activities will be presented by a variety of local corporations and non-profits including: American Chemical Society, ASM International, Avaya Labs, Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute, CWRU, FIRST Lego League Robotics, Geauga Park District, Kenston Science Olympiad teams, Beth Krause, Ph.D., Lake County Environmental Center, Lubrizol Corporation, Moen, Nestle, Rockwell Automation and The Renaissance Group.

KMS Presents “Cinderella”

Kenston Middle School will be presenting the Rodgers & Hammerstein musical retelling of the classic fairy tail, “Cinderella,” on Jan. 31 at 7 p.m. and Feb. 1 at 4 p.m. at the Kenston High School auditorium.

Tickets will be available at the door the night of the show. Cost is $10 for adults and $5 for students.

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