SCS | Financial Facts to Support a Need for Additional Operating Dollars

November 15, 2018By Streetsboro City SchoolsALERT, BOE, District Finances, District News, Elementary School News, Henry Defer Intermediate School News, High School News, Middle School News, Transportation

Streetsboro City Schools, in order to continue operating, proposed a 7.5 mill levy that would have generated $3.4M per year over the next 5 year term in order to fund increasing operational costs. This was voted down on November 6th, 2018.

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Suspicious Email? 5 Strategies to Protect Yourself

November 8, 2018By Streetsboro City SchoolsALERT, District News, Elementary School News, Henry Defer Intermediate School News, High School News, Middle School News, Technology News

From time to time, suspicious email arrives in your email inbox. It doesn’t matter what email system you use, from Gmail, to Outlook, or any other tools to pickup mail – they’re all susceptible to hacking, phishing, and malicious link attacks. Here’s what to do when you get an email that looks suspicious. (more…)

SCS | Watch Out for the “Helpful” Computer Technician Calling You!

October 31, 2018By Streetsboro City SchoolsALERT, District News, Elementary School News, Henry Defer Intermediate School News, High School News, Middle School News, Technology News

A quick heads up from the Director of Technology, Andreas Johansson:

I was just called by the “computer technician” who “worked on my computer in the past”. “Remember?” Oh, yes… do go on, I said!

He wondered if he could “update a few services”… I said yes, of course, but he cut short when I asked if he needed to connect to my computer so he could compromise it… (more…)

SCS | THRIVE’s Unique Adaptation of Frankenstein

October 24, 2018By Streetsboro City SchoolsDistrict News, Elementary School News, Henry Defer Intermediate School News, High School News, Middle School News

Get in the Halloween spirit & celebrate the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s novel by attending THRIVE’s unique adaptation of Frankenstein. This show puts a modern twist on the original book, while keeping the heart of what has made Doctor Frankenstein and his monster iconic for 200 years. (more…)

DEF | Defer Intermediate Students Learn in Kent State University’s AT&T Classroom

October 12, 2018By Streetsboro City SchoolsDistrict News, Henry Defer Intermediate School News

Mrs. Gwen Collins and her fifth graders from Defer Intermediate School is spending the next few days at Kent State’s AT&T Classroom. The class will be exploring several digital tools to support their learning of math concepts related to decimals. Mrs. Collins designed a project-based learning unit (PBL) that will engage the students in using decimal operations to solve a “real-world” challenge. (more…)

BOE | What are we doing to improve learning in our district?

October 11, 2018By Streetsboro City SchoolsBOE, District News, Elementary School News, Henry Defer Intermediate School News, High School News, Middle School News

Mrs. Aireane Curtis, Assistant Superintendent of Streetsboro City Schools updated the Board of Education (in response to last Board meeting’s report from Ohio Department of Education) on what the district continues to implement in order to improve student achievement for all.