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- Written by DAVID SCHAEF DAVID SCHAEF
- Created: 06 November 2017 06 November 2017
An extensive review of annual tests taken by students in the Conneaut School District and the process to begin a study of the future of the middle schools in the district were part of discussions when Conneaut School Board members met in work session Wednesday evening.
Curriculum director Brenda Kantz reviewed the various tests taken by various grades of students during the last school year with a mixed result of some good and some not so good and what actions may be taken to improve the areas where needed.
For example, 4th grade students did very well on the required state math tests but the fifth graders did not. The 4th grade math tests at both Lake and Valley Elementary Schools put those students among the top in the county and beyond but the 5th grades results were down.
Tests reviewed included PSSAs, Keystones, SPPs and others.
Lake and Valley Elementaries were ranked No. 1 and 3 in math in Crawford County, while 6th, 7th and 8th grade math exceeded the standard for PA Academic Growth at all levels.
- VETERANS THANKED FOR THEIR SERVICE INSIDE!
- US GOVERNMENT - NO RULES FOR PO BLDG.!
- LAKE COUNCIL OCTOBER MEETING
GOULD’S GHOULS - In the spirit of the Halloween season, members of the Conneaut Area Senior High School Eagle Football team took part in the Trick or Trunk event held at the Linesville Little League ball field in downtown Linesville, the football players part of head coach Pat Gould’s Ghouls. They passed out candy and treats from their football helmets, as part of the first sponsored event by the newly formed Linesville Community Business Association. About 5 dozen cars and trucks filled the baseball field as groups and individuals passed out treats from decorated vehicles, a DJ played music and s’mores were served. Hundreds of children and adults flooded the field and many also attended Mickle’s Haunted Barn across the side street.
- Written by Lisa Houserman Lisa Houserman
- Created: 30 October 2017 30 October 2017
During the September meeting of the Conneautville Borough Council a resident had approached council about some digging that needed to unfold on his property. This was in order for him to basically tie into the borough catch basin.
The big news was the borough lawyer is leaving come December and the council president has indicated he does not want to continue serving as president come January.
Councilman Jerry Carless reported during the October meeting that the work had unfolded in the interim. He also imparted that trash at the park had been gathered, a water leak at the cemetery was repaired and hydrant flushing done. This is just a brief overview of all of the tasks that were performed.
Councilman Ken Hoovler asked if all of the water meter numbers had been turned in. Secretary Joyce McMillin said that some of the numbers read backwards and there are other issues in general. Most of them have been addressed though, according to McMillin.
Under the park and recreation portion of the meeting, Councilwoman Sue Joslin reported that the restroom at the park had been winterized. There was a brief discussion about a roof that is in need of repair.
Water policy confusion
Councilwoman Paula Field said that the water policy had been mailed out. She imparted that some residents were more or less up in arms as they were confused about the letter that they received. She said that people were calling the hardware store, etc., trying to figure out what was happening. Field said that there was a lot of chaos in general and recommended that they go - See Water page 10<
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- HALLOWEEN, PUMKPINFEST PHOTOS IN
- CONNEAUTVILLE PLANS CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION DEC. 3
CASH ROYALTY - Named Conneaut Area Senior High School 2017 Homecoming King and Queen at the annual Homecoming football game Friday, Oct. 13, were, from left, Gavin Tompkins, King and Hailey Bortnick, Queen. Crowning took place prior to the Warren at CASH football game at the Linesville field; CASH won the football game. 48-7. Homecoming dance was held Saturday, Oct. 14.