Wednesday, May 15, 2013
The following information was supplied by the Beachwood Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
Middle School Harassment A Beachwood woman reported to police on May 9 that her daughter was being harassed by her Beachwood Middle School classmates. Police are investigating. Tire Failure Causes Injury Crash on I-271 A car and a truck were southbound on I-271 on May 9 just before noon when one of the car’s tires blew out. The tire problem caused the car to veer into the truck and then spin before it hit a concrete bridge barrier at South Woodland Road. The driver of the car, an 80-year-old Aurora woman, had minor injuries. The driver of the truck, a 24-year-old Norwalk man, was not hurt. Funny Money Dillard's in Beachwood Place reported to Beachwood Police that somebody bought something from the store with a suspicious $100 bill on May…
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Beachwood Middle School's "In Disguise" team was ranked the best in Ohio during the recent state competition
Four teams from Beachwood Schools -- one from Hilltop Elementary School and two from Beachwood Middle School -- have earned a spot at the global Destination ImagiNation Tournament, according to the district's web site. These three teams all finished in first through fourth place in their competitions for their respective age divisions at the state competition earlier this month at Mount Vernon. Before that, they also had to finish in first place in their competitions for their respective age divisions at the regional tournament at Chagrin Falls High School. Destination Imagination is an educational program in which teams of students solve open-ended challenges in discipline as far flung as theater, construction and community service. The …
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Destination ImaginNation is an educational program in which student teams solve open-ended challenges
Four teams from Beachwood Schools -- two each from Hilltop Elementary School and Beachwood Middle School -- have earned a spot at the statewide Destination ImagiNation Tournament, according to the district's web site. These four teams finished in first place in their competitions for their respective age divisions at the regional tournament at Chagrin Falls High School. The state competition will be in Mount Vernon on April 20. Eight teams from Hilltop and four more from Beachwood Middle School competed at the regional tournament. Ten of them earned fourth place or higher in their event. Destination Imagination is an educational program in which teams of students solve open-ended challenges in discipline as far flung as theater, …
Friday, December 28, 2012
Daniel Parmertor was killed in a shooting at Chardon High School. He was the grandson of Beachwood's Domenick Iammarino.
While most in the region were affected by the shooting at Chardon High School earlier this year, the tragedy hit very close to home for a Beachwood Middle School coach. Domenick Iammarino, the school's wrestling coach, was the grandfather of Daniel Parmertor, 16, who was killed during the shooting. Read the No. 3 most-read story of the year: Chardon Shooting Victim Confirmed as Grandson of BMS Wrestling Coach After the shooting, Superintendent Rich Markwardt sent an email to Beachwood City Schools staff, coaches and alumni to share the tragic news of Iammarino's connection. "He’s been in Beachwood longer than an other teacher and everyone knows Coach 'I,'" said Athletic Director Ryan Peters. "It’s a very tragic day throughout the country …
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Swimmers will open season at home Tuesday afternoon
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Editor's Note: This post was submitted to Beachwood Patch by BeachwoodBison.org. Visit their website for more on the Bison. When Beachwood athletic director Ryan Peters recruited Brad Burget from New Albany to coach the Bison swim team, the expectation was that Burget would build a program from the bottom of the pool and up. Burget has delivered. “That’s why we came up here,” said Burget, who enters his third year at the helm of the Bison swimming program. “I had the opportunity to start the club team, and we have that going with about 120 kids; most of them are in fifth grade or down. The lessons program is starting to feed the club team, which is feeding the middle school and high school team. We have to have that foundation. That’s the …
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
The school district's 2011-2012 data was published by the Ohio Department of Education. Find out how the district fared.
Beachwood City Schools have been rated 'Excellent' for the 13th year in a row in preliminary results released today by the Ohio Department of Education. The district met all 26 of the report card indicators—measures like how many students scored proficient on a certain state test or attendance rate—and have a preliminary performance index of 108.8 out of 120. The performance index, up from 107.4 for the 2010-2011 school year, measures how well students performed on state tests overall. Beachwood High School, Middle School and Hilltop Elementary were all rated 'exellent' as well. (Bryden Elementary School is not rated because there are no statewide assessments for kindergarten through second grade.) While the attendance rate and performance…
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
See how the district is using technology in the classroom at tonight's Tech Night
Beachwood City Schools is exploring new ways to use technology in the classroom and teachers and staff will be on hand tonight to show parents how. Technology Night is at 7 p.m. at Beachwood Middle School. Students in kindergarten through 12th grade will give live demonstrations on how they are using Smartboard, iPads, cloud technology and more. Plus, parents will see a demonstration on the Infinite Campus Parent Portal, the site where they can access their children's records, grades and more.
Saturday, August 18, 2012
As the first day of school gets closer, see how your local schools performed on last year’s state report card using our interactive search form.
Wednesday, August 8, 2012
Beachwood City Schools has information you need for the first day of school.
Are you ready for back to school in Beachwood? Beachwood City Schools has posted all the info you need on their website. You can grab supply lists and make sure your kids haven't slacked on their summer reading assignments here. Want more back to school coverage? Click here to see our topic page.
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Beachwood High School, Middle School and elementary schools affected by new arrival and dismissal times.
Beachwood City Schools Superintendent Rich Markwardt announced changes to the four schools' arrival and dismissal schedules in an email to parents this afternoon. Scroll down to see all the changes. The changes, which affect all schools except Fairmount Early Childhood Center, are not as drastic as what Markwardt proposed to the Board of Education in June. The changes stemmed from an effort from the busing staff to streamline the district's transportation, but Markwardt stressed that busing efficiency is prioritzed second to serving the student's needs. Sign up for breaking news alerts to be the first to know about stories like this! "The main focus of building a schedule for any school must be its positive impact on student learning. …