Imagine attending Ohio’s only all-male public academy, a high school where you start each day in a morning session of encouragement and accountability, and where each of you has his own mentor, on call 24-7.
This is a progressive, but disciplined, academy with dual enrollment at Cuyahoga Community College and Cleveland State University, where a partnership with HealthCorps provides nutritional support for each student, and where renowned speakers such as educator and author Stedman Graham appear monthly.
Ginn Academy focuses on higher education – beginning college tours as early as the freshman year – and careers, with the Career Center providing advice and lining up jobs for interested students each summer at the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District.
Last week, at the 39th conference, the club honored the District’s top seniors and connected them with civic leaders to discuss issues that are important to the seniors and articulate their visions of the future.
A delegation from Ginn Academy met the governor at the Ohio Statehouse and accepted the award.
The Executive Grille at Jane Addams Business Careers Center will hold its annual Thanksgiving buffet from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 8 and Friday, Nov. 9.
The Edulog Parent Portal app, linked to GPS devices on District buses, can be used to track a bus going to and from schools in real time. It monitors only the District’s yellow buses, not RTA buses and other vehicles that transport students.
According to Sprint, 70 percent of U.S. teachers assign work that is to be completed online, but 5 million families lack reliable connectivity. To help, the wireless carrier is providing devices and Wi-Fi to students across the country whose families have little or no Internet access.
This is the third year for the awards, a partnership between the George Gund and Cleveland foundations, the District and the Cleveland Teachers Union. The goal is to spread best practices by honoring teachers who set a standard of excellence and serve as an example for their peers.