On Sunday, October 22, 2017, 10 high school finalists put on the performance of their lifetimes in pursuit of winning a $10,000 college scholarship. WKYC Reporter Monica Robins hosted this exciting evening in the prestigious Ohio Theatre at Playhouse Square, as more than 800 audience members, along with a panel of judges, watched and voted for the Shining Star CLE 2017 winners.
Stay warm and have fun this month with a visit to your local library, museum or area attraction, many of which which offer storytimes, crafts, and fun activities for young children. Check this list for options throughout January.
Connecting for Kids, a local nonprofit that provides education and support to families with concerns about their child, will be expanding to the east side in 2018 by offering its popular Music Therapy & More at the Solon Branch of Cuyahoga County Public Library. This expansion is made possible through the Callahan Foundation and a partnership with Cuyahoga County Public Library.
Oh no! Your kid’s got the sniffles and sneezes are sure to follow.
Pharmacist Alex Luli, PharmD, explains which over-the-counter (OTC) medicines can help — and which can hurt — your child
Spring is in the air at the 2018 Great Big Home + Garden Show, taking place February 2-11 at the Cleveland I-X Center, featuring more than 600 exhibits to help you renew, refresh and restore your home. The 10-day show is the destination to find innovative products, practical advice and great deals for all your home improvement needs.
The emphasis on STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) and STEAM (add art) education has grown substantially over the past two decades and educators say there’s much more to come as industries continue to increase the demand for a STEM educated workforce. It uses problem-based learning, which provides students with a problem or topic and then encourages them to be hands-on, work together on projects, make mistakes and come up with multiple solutions. Learn more about its importance and how some local schools are placing an emphasis on STEM.
Lake County YMCA has opened an information kiosk at Mentor's Great Lakes Mall. Individuals, seniors and families can purchase Y spirit gear, become a member and sign up for programs, as well as purchase gift cards.
Nathan Dort and Robert Frazier, students at the National Inventors Hall of Fame High School in Akron, won the 2017 Congressional App Challenge for their app, “The Truth About Opioids,” which was developed in response to a problem-based learning scenario involving Summit County Public Health and the Akron Fire Department.
For many of us, getting into better health is at the top of our New Year’s resolution list.
And believe it or not, research shows
that good health habits are actually contagious.
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