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standoutscholars.com

March 23rd, 2009 by admin
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standoutscholars.com is the official website of the Scholastic Games high school quiz , a radio program designed to be both entertaining and informative.  It has completed more than a quarter century on the air, having showcased outstanding students in Lorain County, Ohio, since 1990.

LINKS:  You may listen to or download recent programs (below), read about the programs history and philosophy, and review the format and rules with sample questions.

weollogo2-08The program is heard locally on WEOL radio (AM 930),  Tuesdays between 6 and 7 p.m. local time (most weeks) from the end of January through May.  After broadcast the programs are archived here and at www.weol.com.  The program is produced under the auspices of the Educational Service Center of Lorain County,esclc-logo-2014 and supported by grants from the Nordson Corporation Foundation, education funds managed by the Community Foundation of Lorain County, the Nord Family Foundation and the Community West Foundation.  Check out the list of recipients of the STANDOUT SCHOLAR AWARD, an honorarium of $50 for each program, designated to the student who contributes the most to his or her academic team.  Links are also provided to the  Ohio colleges and universities that participate in the Scholastic Games TUITION CREDIT AWARD PROGRAM, the procedures for which are described in detail including the forms sent to educational institutions.

Also on this site find our interview program which deals with educational topics, Dialogues on Education, available below between the quiz programs.

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16-12 SG Quarterfinal 3- Elyria vs. Elyria Catholic

September 5th, 2016 by admin
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THIS WEEK, TWO BIG ELYRIA SCHOOLS MEET IN A QUARTERFINAL

SG Elyria team 2016SG Elyria Cath team 2016It’s Elyria and Elyria Catholic, both returning after strong first-round victories, two teams aspiring to be semifinalists this year.  Some surprises and an unpredictable finish are in store for listeners.  Elyria is represented by, as pictured left to right,  Erica Uszak, team captain Isaiah Krugman, and Dirk PoldermanElyria Catholic’s team consists of, left to right, Jeremy Basinski, team captain Ryan Turner, and Mitchell Carson.  Basinski and Elyria’s Krugman were both winners of the program’s “Standout Scholar” award when they were heard on the program earlier this year.  Listen by clicking above or skip right to the final results from our official news release.

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Dialogues on Education 16-13 Challenges in Student Assessment

September 5th, 2016 by admin
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Assessing Means of Assessment – A Superintendent’s Update

ESCLC-logoMr. Gregory Ring, the Superintendent of the Educational Service Center of Lorain County, returns to our microphones to discuss with Bob Tayek the next step in the quest to find better methods of student assessment. He traces the evolution of student testing, increased local control under the federal ESSA (Every Student Succeeds Act), and problems such as the correlation of student test scores with socio-economic levels.

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16-11 Scholastic Games – QF2 – Firelands vs. Oberlin

September 4th, 2016 by admin
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THE TWO HIGH SCHOOLS IN OBERLIN COMPETE IN COUNTY QUARTERFINALS

SG Firelands team-SG-2016Oberlin team-SG 2016 Oberlin High School and Firelands High School, both in Oberlin, have both advanced to the quarterfinal level, and compete here in what will turn out to be a well matched pair of teams, but only one will emerge as one of this year’s semifinalists.  Oberlin High is represented by, as pictured left to right, Jack DeBouter, team captain Chris Schroth, and Evan Smith.  The Firelands team consists of, left to right, Katie Iwanek, team captain Julia Ohle, and Ryan Martin.  Martin and Oberlin’s DeBouter were both winners of the program’s Standout Scholar Award earlier this year.  Click above to listen to the contest or partake of the spoiler and read about the final results in our official news release.

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Dialogues 16-11 EPLS –The Modern Library

September 4th, 2016 by admin
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THE ELYRIA PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM – THE MODERN LIBRARY

Elyria Public Lib -possibIn the 21st century library, E-books, audio books, and video materials are as important as traditional reading matrials. Spokesperson Jen Harmon of the Elyria Public Library System, the local radio sponsor of the Scholastic Games broadcasts, provides Bob Tayek with another update on how the local library is on the cutting edge of not just technology, but in serving many needs of the community, with special attention given to services for children.

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16-10 Scholastic Games-Firelands (wc) vs. Keystone

August 20th, 2016 by admin
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FIRELANDS RETURNS TO SCHOLASTIC GAMES AS “WILDCARD” FOR SECOND CHANCE AT PLAYOFFS, FACES KEYSTONE

Keystone team-SG-2016Firelands team-SG-2016A runner-up in its first visit to the program this year, the academic team at Oberlin’s Firelands High School achieved “wildcard” status with the highest losing score of the season in a sudden-death playoff with Lake Ridge Academy (final score 270 to 260).  Keystone High, of LaGrange, is in a similar situation, having achieved the lowest winning score of the season (250 points in an earlier contest with Sheffield Brookside).  This time, only the winning school will advance, to enter as the last eligible team for the quarterfinals.

Firelands is represented by, as pictured left to right,  Katie Iwanek, team captain Julia Ohle. and Ryan Martin.  The Keystone team consists of, left to right, Koral Kasnyik, captain Steven Speck, and Ian Schank.  Click above to hear the program, or if you want to kill the suspense, skip to the final results contained in our official news release.

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Dialogues 16-10 John Carroll University – Health Careers

July 17th, 2016 by admin
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A UNIVERSITY RESPONSE TO DEMAND FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONALS

JCU-logo.jpgMike Martin, JCU_pic_2Professor Mike Martin, Chairman of the Biology Department at John Carroll University, tells Bob Tayek in this interview about a new university program designed to direct young people to roles in the growing field of health care and related services. Directed at college-bound high school students, this university program informs individuals of the kind of education and training that can lead to rewarding and fulfilling careers.

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16-09 Scholastic Games: Avon vs. North Ridgeville

July 17th, 2016 by admin
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THE FIRST QUARTERFINAL BEGINS PLAYOFF ROUNDS

SG Avon Team QF, SF, CHLake Ridge QF team 2016The winner of this match will become the first school to advance to the semifinal level.  Members of the returning Avon High School team include, as pictured left to right, Brian Lee, team captain Pete Stamatis, and Ryan McRowe.  Representing Lake Ridge Academy are, left to right, The Lake Ridge team consisted of Julia Bouzaher, team captain Rowena Kobrak, and Joshua Lacoste.

Quarterfinalist teams to be heard in future programs include Elyria High School, Elyria Catholic High School, Avon Lake, Oberlin High and Vermilion. The eighth quarterfinalist will be determined on our next program in a competition between Keystone, the winning team with the lowest score in early competition (250 points), and Firelands, the remaining “wildcard” team, which achieved the highest losing score of the year (260 points).

Listen to the program by clicking above, or you may read the final results in our official news release.  (If you want to keep the final score a mystery, listen before you look!)

 

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Dialogues 16-09 CWRU LaunchNet

July 16th, 2016 by admin
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UNIVERSITY PROVIDES ENCOURAGEMENT TO YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS

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LaunchNet is a program that can turn ideas or concepts into business .   Case Western Reserve University’s LaunchNet program is housed in its Career Exploration and Development area  and has helped more than 500 students through its free services.  It also works closely with Lorain County Community College and Baldwin Wallace University in helping students navigate through intellectual property protection, business plan creation, enterprise organization, market definition, technological infrastructure, materials research, fundraising, pitch competitions and more.  In this Dialogues interview Bob Tayek Talks with Bob Sopko, the Director of Case Western Reserve University’s LaunchNet program.

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16-08 North Ridgeville vs. Vermilion

July 16th, 2016 by admin
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FIRST ROUND OF COMPETITIONS ENDS – “WILDCARD” TEAM RETURNS

North Ridgeville team-SG-2016SG Vermilion WC team-SG-2016Competing against North Ridgeville High School, the last of our first-round academic teams, is Vermilion, one of two designated “wildcard” teams, which are the highest-scoring runner-ups from the program’s first round of competitions.   The winner of this match will join the other quarterfinalist teams in  subsequent playoffs, beginning with quarterfinals.  Those other teams include Avon High School, Lake Ridge Academy, Elyria High School, Elyria Catholic High School, Avon Lake, and Oberlin High. The eighth quarterfinalist will be determined by a contest between Keystone, the winning team with the lowest score in early competition (250 points), and Firelands, the other “wildcard” team, which achieved the highest losing score identical to Vermilion’s (260 points).

On this program, North Ridgeville is represented by, left to right,  James Hicks, team captain Andrew Szente, and Alyssa Edmunds.  Vermilion’s team consists of, as pictured left to right, Savannah Hitlan, team captain Stefan Jonsson,  and Nikki Peter.  Listen to the program by clicking above, or read the final results in our official news release.

 

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Dialogues 16-08 Robotics Competition

July 16th, 2016 by admin
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Brookside robotics 2016 ANOTHER ROBOTICS COMPETITION IN LORAIN COUNTY

Again in 2016, Brookside High School in Sheffield Village hosted a regional VEX Robotics competition.  With the support of NASA, this event creates a sports-like atmosphere that promotes the development of social and VEX logoteamwork skills as it enhances academic STEM skills.  Bob Tayek spoke to Ken Landis, the school’s Director of Robotics, about this successful local event that is the first step in a possible advance to regional and world competitions.

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