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18-04 Scholastic Games – Avon vs. Vermilion

May 8th, 2018 by admin
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Defending Champion School Faces the New Season

Avon High School, the school that won last year’s Scholastic Games championship, returns to meet  Vermilion High, a school that has won two championships in past years.  Avon is represented by, left to right, Jacob Boesger, Alex Stamatis, and Connor Smith.  Vermilion’s team consists of, left to right, Sarah Webb, Jenna Smith and Hunter Cyran.  Click above to listen to the competition, opening a new window if you wish to further browse this site as you listen.  You may also read about the final result in our official news release.

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Dialogues on Education 18-02 LC Hist. Soc.

May 8th, 2018 by admin
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 New Leadership at the Lorain County Historical Society

Broome

Kerrie Broome is the new Executive Director of the historical society.  In this interview with Bob Tayek, she relates her lifelong experience in the county to her interest in local history. She describes the organization’s mission and its unique programs, particularly relating to education.  and her plans for the future in her new leadership role.

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18-03 Lake Ridge vs. Olmsted Falls

February 27th, 2018 by admin
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LAKE RIDGE ACADEMY FACES OLMSTED FALLS HIGH SCHOOL

Lake Ridge is represented by, left to right as pictured, Trixie Yoo, Anjali Prabhakaran, and Ryan Rosu.  Today the team is facing the Olmsted Falls team, left to right, Jake Dahlinger, Joey Calabrase, and Ben Meredyk.  Click above to hear the competition.  Open the playback in a separate window if you wish to browse this site as you listen.  For a summary of the completed program, click on our official news release.

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Dialogues on Education 18-03 Public Media Educational Initiatives

February 22nd, 2018 by admin
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Ohio Public Broadcasters Enhance Aid to Schools

Williams

Ideastream, the public broadcasting organization in Cleveland, Ohio, was recently only one of a few such organizations in the country to receive a substantial grant from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting to expand its outreach to Ohio schools.  To find out about their plans, Bob Tayek interviews  Dr. Linda J. Williams, Ideastream’s Senior Director of Community Engagement and Education.  She has been since 2009   overseeing educational programs and services from Pre-K through K-12 as well as Post Secondary.  A career educator, she previously has served at Hiram College, the Lake County Educational Service Center and school districts in Richmond Heights and Mentor.

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18-02 Avon Lake vs. Keystone

February 22nd, 2018 by admin
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AVON LAKE VS. KEYSTONE IN SECOND ACADEMIC MATCHUP

The team from Avon Lake High School consists of, left to right, Irwin Deng, Connor McNeill, and Alex Petroff.  Facing them is the team from Keystone High School, comprised of, from left to right, Luke Peters, Annali Perez, and Matthew Lee.  Click above to listen to the competition.  If you open the playback in a separate window, you may continue to browse this site as you listen.  To read a summary of the completed program, click on our official news release.

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Dialogues on Education 18-04 Teen Suicide

February 21st, 2018 by admin
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Professionals Dealing with Teen Suicide in Lorain County

KERN

It is important to seriously consider the issue of teen suicide, and that is what the Lorain County Board of Mental Health is doing.  Bob Tayek speaks with the board’s Executive Director Kathleen Kern.  Immediate attention is often required and the following services are discussed on the program.  The 24/7 hotline is 800-888-6161 or one can key in 741741 and text “4-HOPE”.  For those seeking advice you are asked to call the Navigator Number at which a bilingual technician can direct you to the best place to find help.  That number in Lorain County is 440-240-7025.

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18-01 Elyria vs. Oberlin

February 13th, 2018 by admin
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THE 2018 SEASON BEGINS WITH ELYRIA VS. OBERLIN

It’s season number twenty-eight and here are our leadoff schools of sixteen to compete this year:   Elyria High School, represented by, as pictured left to right, Garrett Worden, Erica Uszak and John Schumann, Oberlin High School, consisting of left to right, Elias Bullock and Nicholas Bertoni.  Click above to hear the competition.  If you open a separate window for the playback above you may continue to browse this site as you listen.  The completed competition is described in detail in our official news release.

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Dialogues 17-13 The Champion Team 2017

June 13th, 2017 by admin
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A CLOSER LOOK AT THE CHAMPIONSHIP WINNERS

It is rare when a school wins the Scholastic Games championship in consecutive years.  Only three schools have done it previously over the history of the program, and this year’s winner has become the fourth.  Uniquely this time, the team captain who led his team to victory this year is the brother of the captain who did so last time.  But it takes a balanced team to make it to the top, and you’ll meet all three team members in Bob Tayek’s interview of three exemplary students.

L-R: Sam Gerak, Alex Stamatis, Bree Collins, Tayek

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17-17 Scholastic Games Championship 2017

May 29th, 2017 by admin
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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 only three schools in the history of Scholastic Games to have won for consecutive years in the past.  In fact the school has the record for consecutive wins (from 2011-2014).  It is a great matchup and an exciting contest.  Representing Avon, pictured left to right, are Sam Gerak, Alex Stamatis and Bree Collins.  The Olmsted Falls team consists of, left to right, Ben Meredyk, Joey Calabrase, and Eric Andrews.  Click above to hear the show, or jump ahead to a summary of the final results in our official news release.

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Dialogues 17-12 Scholastic Games -A Look Back

May 22nd, 2017 by admin
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PRODUCER’S PERSPECTIVE ON 27 YEARS OF SCHOLASTIC GAMES

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MEHRLING

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 just a couple of the questions posed in this first-ever venture into turning the tables on the man who is normally the one who asks the questions.

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