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November 24th, 2018 by admin
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The Scholastic Games high school quiz has been produced since 1990 as an academic competition for schools in Lorain County, Ohio.  Our fiscal sponsor is the Educational Service Center of Lorain County and our charter corporate supporter is the Nordson Corporation.  Other major support comes from designated educational funds of the Community Foundation of Lorain County, the Nord Family Foundation, and the Community West Foundation.  Our home radio station is WEOL-AM in Elyria and archived programs are below.

Link here for our format and sample questions.

Link here to our Standout Scholar honor roll, and check the list to the right for links to other program information.

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18-17 CH Firelands vs. Olmsted Falls

November 18th, 2018 by admin
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SCHOLASTIC GAMES PRESENTS 2018 CHAMPIONSHIP

This is our twenty-eighth annual academic championship of Lorain County.  Olmsted Falls is going for its fifth win in the program’s history, which if achieved, will tie the record held by Elyria High School.   Of course, the school must first defeat a strong team from Firelands High School, consisting of (as pictured left to right) Michael Durdak, Sam Formholtz and Ryan Martin.  Olmsted Falls is represented by, left to right, Jake Dahlinger, Joey Calabrase and Ben Meredyk.   Click above to hear the program or for a summary of the final results of the contest go to our official news release.

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18-16 SF2 Elyria vs. Firelands

October 15th, 2018 by admin
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SECOND SEMIFINAL: WHICH SCHOOL WILL FACE OLMSTED FALLS IN OUR CHAMPIONSHIP?

Olmsted Falls High School wants to match Elyria’s record of winning five championships over the program’s history.  Will Elyria’s be the team they have to defeat?  Elyria would have to defeat a strong Firelands team first, and that’s what this semifinal is about.  Representing Elyria are, as pictured left to right, Garrett Worden,  Erica Uszak and John Schuman.   The Firelands team consists of, left to right, Michael Durdak, Sam Formholtz and Ryan Martin.  Click above to hear the program, or to read details of the final results (that’s a spoiler!) look at our official news release.

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18-15 SF1 N.Ridgeville vs. Olmsted Falls

October 15th, 2018 by admin
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THIS YEAR’S FIRST SEMI-FINAL

Two former Scholastic Games championship-winning schools meet this week, North Ridgeville, which won top honors twice, most recently in 2002, and Olmsted Falls, which holds the record for most consecutive championships, 2011 through 2014.  This competition will determine the one that will advance to the championship round this year.   North Ridgeville is represented by, as pictured left to right, Aiden Cunningham,  Emily Hiles and Jonah Fechner.  The Olmsted Falls team consists of, left to right, Jake Dahlinger, Joey Calabrase and Ben Beredyk.   Click above to hear the competition or read details of the final result by going to our official news release.

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Dialogues 18-12 Elyria Public Library System

October 15th, 2018 by admin
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Growing Elyria Public Library System Takes Us Inside the Modern Library

Matthews

Audio, visual and digital media, and even games are part of the picture at a modern library. Adam Matthews , the systems Director of Marketing and Communications, gives Bob Tayek an update on a year of improvement and growth at the EPLS, made possible by much appreciated public support.

 

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Dialogues 18-13 LCCC’s New President

October 15th, 2018 by admin
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Ballinger looks to the future of Lorain County Community College

Midway through her first year as the sixth president of LCCC, Dr. Marcia Ballinger provides a variety of interesting insights and articulates her goals for the institution as well as commenting on the evolving role of the community college in America.

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18-14 QF4 Midview vs. N. Ridgeville

October 7th, 2018 by admin
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THE LAST QUARTERFINAL WILL COMPLETE LIST OF SEMIFINALIST TEAMS

The last of the quarterfinalists meet in this program:  the he academic team from Midview High School in Grafton, Ohio, pictured left to right, Gavin Maziarz,  Jillian Plas and Richard Dummitt and competitors from North Ridgeville High School, left to right, Aiden Cunningham,  Emily Hiles and Jonah Fechner.  Click above to listen to the competition, or jump to a description of the final outcome in our official news release.

 

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Dialogues 18-11 E-Sports at Ashland Univ.

October 7th, 2018 by admin
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Video games as a varsity sport?  Yes…Really!

Buchanan

It’s happening in the fall of 2018 at Ashland University.  Joshua Buchanan, the school’s new player-manager, told Bob Tayek in this April interview about the inception of this new program.  He describes the teams to be formed and the games they will play.

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Dialogues 18-10 Allen Museum Centennial

October 7th, 2018 by admin
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The Allen Memorial Art Museum at Oberlin College Hits Its 100 Year Milestone

This genuine treasure on the campus of Oberlin College is presenting special  programs and exhibits in 2018.  They highlight museum collections as well as individuals who have made meaningful contributions over the years.  Unique educational programs are also noted in this interview with Jill Greenwood, the Eric and Jane Nord Family Curator of Education for the museum.

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18-13 QF3 Avon vs. Firelands

October 7th, 2018 by admin
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DEFENDING CHAMPION ADVANCES TO QUARTERFINALS

The Avon High School team, representing the school that won the 2017 Scholastic Games Championship, is challenged by a strong team from Firelands High School in Oberlin.  Representing Avon  are, as pictured left to right, Jacob Boesger,  Alex Stamatis and Connor Smith.   The challengers from Firelands are, left to right, Michael Durdak,  Sam Formholtz and Ryan Martin.  Click above to hear the competition, or to read details of the final results, go to our official news release.

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