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Happy Holidays!

December, 2014

Students perform wonderful holiday music!

Enjoy the wonderful music offered by our student vocalists and musicians. There are still performances left to get you in the holiday spirit!


  • Monday, December 15, 7 p.m. -- Bay High Choral Concert, purchase tickets HERE.
  • Wednesday, December 17, 7 p.m. -- Bay Middle School Holiday Band Concert
  • Thursday, December 18, 7 p.m. -- Bay High Band Concert
  • Performances at left take place at the newly-refurbished Bay High auditorium!

    Bay Village Education Foundation celebrates it's 30th year

    For 30 years, the Bay Village Education Foundation has lived its mission to promote and fund creative programs designed by students and staff of the Bay Village Schools which enhance excitement and enthusiasm for learning.

    Help them celebrate this 30-year milestone at "Creating Opportunities," their annual fundraiser on Sunday, January 25 at Arrabiata's Italian Restaurant in Bay Village. Enjoy a fabulous buffet dinner, open bar, unique auction items, door prizes and more!

    Find details HERE.


    Bay High students show thanks to ladies who serve lunch

    Some of our Bay High students decided to show a real appreciation for the ladies who serve them lunch all year. They cooked a Thanksgiving Feast, broke out some linen and fine china, put roses out for centerpieces, and served up our cafeteria workers a fine dining experience. Thank you notes were included, too!


    Top photo: Sophomore Martha Swanson serves Mo Mensen a tasty lunch.


    Bottom photo: Bay High sophomores Martha Swanson, Maddie Noren, Laura Colagiovanni, Emily Taylor, Elyse Legeay and Campbell Priemer planned, cooked and served.

    Registered nurse Mary "Izzie Influenza" Kiczek, dressed as a germ, checks the hands of kindergarteners Jane Allen (left) and Riley Kraft with a black light to check hand washing effectiveness.

    Normandy students fight germs

    Normandy Elementary School is putting hand germs on notice that their days are numbered at the school.

    Kindergarten through second-grade students learned about healthy hand washing from St. John Medical Center registered nurses on Wednesday, Nov. 19. Then they pledged to become "Germinators" and to wash germs down the drain.

    The visit was arranged by Bay Village Schools nurse, Chanda Wall. Read more details here.


    Haunted Science Lab is fun, hands-on learning

    Halloween may be over, but here we dissect how one teacher and one project make learning relevant and fun! Ms. Ann Mowery, physics teacher at Bay High, describes her Haunted Science Lab in this video. Students featured are Haley Tennyson, Allison McKenna and Dan Berger.)

    Veterans Day teaches gratitude, respect

    Each year, Bay Village Schools students learn about the sacrifice and service of men and women in our armed forces now and throughout our history.

    On Veterans Day this year, observance activities took place throughout the district. For example, third-graders at Westerly partnered with the Avon Lion's Club, the American Red Cross and the American Legion Post 211 in "Holiday Mail for Heroes," creating cards to send to servicemen and women abroad. Sixth-graders at Bay Middle School had visits for current and retired servicemen who described their experiences. And Normandy Elementary held a parade and assembly welcoming 35 veterans to honor! Read about Normandy's Veterans Day in Julie Holland's Westlake Bay Village Observer article.

    Congratulations to the Bay High School students whose art is featured in the 2015 Town Planner:

    Audrey Sullivan (Cover)

    Lauren Uram (January)

    Moira Meehan (February)

    Olivia Swasey (March)

    Severn Sanders (April)

    Chris Allison (May)

    Piper Reddy (June)

    Claire Mercer (July & November)

    Lindsay Lieber (August)

    Maddie Voiers (September & October)

    Jessica Guinter (December)



    2014 graduate honored in national calendar

    Grace Veres, 2014 Bay High graduate, has  a painting featured in the National Scholastic 2015 calendar, "Best Artwork by Teens in America."

    Grace won three Gold Key awards in the National Scholastic Arts competition in January.

    Her painting instructor at Bay High School was Cherie Bauer.

    TV5 Weatherman visits Normandy

    Trent Magill, meteorologist from Channel 5, visited the classes of Mrs. Kinkelaar and Mrs. Evans on Friday, November 21. He talked about becoming a meteorologist, types of weather, weather safety, and answered questions from the students.

    Have a wonderful holiday season!

    School resumes January 5, 2015

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    December, 2014



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