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Entries from May 29th, 2017

17-17 Scholastic Games Championship 2017

May 29th, 2017 No Comments

AVON AND OLMSTED FALLS MEET IN SCHOLASTIC GAMES 27TH ANNUAL CHAMPIONSHIP Avon High School is going for top honors for a second consecutive year, having taken on all comers in an exciting year of academic competitions.  The Avon team’s competition is Olmsted Falls High School, also victorious in every outing this year, and one of […]

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Dialogues 17-12 Scholastic Games -A Look Back

May 22nd, 2017 No Comments

PRODUCER’S PERSPECTIVE ON 27 YEARS OF SCHOLASTIC GAMES Interviewer Bob Tayek corners the program’s producer-host, Jim Mehrling, for an inside look at operating a high school quiz show in Lorain County for over a quarter century.  How did it start and what are the most challenging and rewarding aspects of such an endeavor?  These are […]

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Dialogues 17-11 Superintendent Educ. Svc. Ctr.

May 22nd, 2017 No Comments

OVERVIEW OF EDUCATIONAL ISSUES IN LORAIN COUNTY Gregory Ring, the Superintendent of the Educational Service Center of Lorain County, is in a unique position to provide insight into challenges facing the various school systems in the region.  In this interview, he outlines several major topics such as student evaluation and local response to changes in […]

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17-16 Semifinal – Lake Ridge Academy vs. Olmsted Falls

May 21st, 2017 No Comments

SEMIFINAL 2: TWO FORMER CHAMPION SCHOOLS COMPETE FOR CHANCE TO CHALLENGE DEFENDING CHAMPION AVON One of the top private schools in the region, Lake Ridge Academy of North Ridgeville, which provided our 2010 championship team, is pitted against Olmsted Falls High School, the public school that holds the Scholastic Games record for consecutive championships (2011-2014).  Only […]

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17-15 Semifinal – Amherst Steele vs. Avon

May 21st, 2017 No Comments

SEMIFINAL 1:  THE 2015 CHAMPION SCHOOL CHALLENGES THE 2016 CHAMPION SCHOOL FOR A CHANCE AT THE 2017  CROWN It’s the final four, and defending champion Avon High School has high hopes of advancing to this year’s championship and the possibility of a consecutive win.  Only two schools have done it before in the Scholastic Games 26-year […]

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Dialogues 17-10 Elyria Public Library System

May 21st, 2017 No Comments

Public libraries have changed a lot in recent years, expanding from books, magazines and references to a variety of audio, visual and digital media.  It has been particularly a year of change for the Elyria Public Library System, a loyal supporter of the Scholastic Games, as well as many other community services.  It’s been a […]

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17-14 Quarterfinal: Lake Ridge vs. Vermilion

May 3rd, 2017 No Comments

THE LAST QUARTERFINAL: DETERMINING THE LAST SEMIFINALISTS Our competitors this week are from Lake Ridge Academy, which defeated Oberlin earlier this season, and Vermilion, which outscored Elyria in the first round.  The winner will face Olmsted Falls in the second semifinal in two weeks.  Representing Lake Ridge are, as pictured left to right,  Anmol Takiar, […]

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