Headlines for November 14, 2016

Homework policy gets first reading
Written by David Schaef

Conneaut School Board members gave a first reading to a home work policy when the school directors met in regular monthly session Wed., Nov. 9, at Conneaut Lake Middle School.

The policy is a one page sheet that limits homework grading to no more than 25% of a grade as the school district faces technology upgrades in the world.

With Conneaut Area Senior High School students using iPads as their main source of information and teachers able to monitor work in the classroom, the need for a change in the importance of homework came about.

Homework with new technology becomes a place groups can join together to do the work , i.e., one person could do all the homework for English, one for Math, etc.

Finding out who can do the work in classrooms has become more of the focus.


Sadsbury takes action on blight issues
Written by Roseanne Staab

Sadsbury Township held the November public meeting with Supervisor Kevin VanHonk leading the salute to the American flag. Supervisors Lyle Hoovler and Bonnie Smith were in attendance and Secretary Rose Mumau took the minutes. There were no citizens present.

The October meeting minutes were approved by unanimous vote.

For the Road Report, Road Master Mark Sobieski began with the local Recreation Area and fields, these being closed for the season now and the water drained.

The spray patching and black top work is done for the season. Lakeside Drive was on this list.

A Stop sign was replaced on Woodland Boulevard, and the traffic light maintained at Rts. 18 and 322.

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