Board of Education
5044 Mayfield Rd.
Lyndhurst, OH 44124
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Junior Accepted into Interlochen Center for
Congratulations to Chelsea Elder, a Junior
at Brush High School who has been accepted
to attend the Interlochen Center For The
Arts for the 2010-11 school year. Acceptance
into Interlochen is the high school
equivalent of being accepted into Julliard. Chelsea has been awarded a $35k
scholarship because of her performance
level. This experience serves students as
preparation for auditions at the nation's
most prestigious music conservatories. Interlochen accepts only a few hundred
students from across the nation. Chelsea was
a student of Aaron Hunt, who is a
professional percussionist who taught at SE-L
for the past three
Schools Keep Focus on Achievement
The South Euclid-Lyndhurst City School
District continued its trend of strong
academics and steady improvement as the
District maintained its State rating of
“Effective” on the 2009-2010 Local Report
Card for the tenth year. “There is a great
deal of encouraging news in these results,”
said SE-L Superintendent Dr. William Zelei.
“Given the recent staff reductions and this
time of significant fiscal constraints and
budget reductions for everyone, we have been
able to maintain a strong level of academic
focus, and it shows in our results...”
SE-L Receives RttT Funding!
SE-L Schools are excited to receive news
from the U.S. Department of Education that
Ohio has been selected to receive Round 2
Race to the Top (RttT) funding! This means
that the SE-L School District stands to
receive more than $300,000 to support staff
professional development and programming
that will increase student achievement and
reduce the achievement gap.
What Could Your School Do With $500,000?
Vote for your school in the Kohl's Cares
Campaign! The top 20 schools that receive
the most votes will win $500,000:
Voting ends September 3, 2010.
Football Scores Sent to Your Cell Phone
Students, parents and boosters can now have
all their favorite or rival high school
football scores sent directly to their cell
phones. All they need to do is to log on to
www.19actionnews.com and click on
the Kent State Flashwire icon. That will
send them to the splash page with all our
area high schools. Once there, fill out the
information, click on the teams they want
and the scores will be sent to their phone.
It's quick and easy to do.
you a SE-L success story?
If you’re a current student or Brush
graduate whose educational experience in the
SE-L school district has inspired you to
accomplish great things, then participate in
our “I Am SE-L” campaign. Tell us what
happened during your time in SE-L to
motivate you to go to pursue a career or
special interest. If your story is chosen,
you will be featured on our web site and
newsletter, and possibly even in a
commercial that will run on Channel 22.
Submit your story to Kristen Romito in the
Community Relations Department at
firstname.lastname@example.org or 5044 Mayfield
Road, Lyndhurst, OH 44124. We look forward
to hearing from you!
Wins After-School Programming Grant
Thanks to Director of Instruction, Dr.
Veronica Motley, Brush High School will
receive money from the 21st Century Grant.
The first two years of the grant will
provide $200,000 per year in federal money
to provide after-school programming.
OSBA Chooses AVTV Productions for 2010
AVTV Productions of Brush High School has
been selected as the official Student Video
Documentary team for the 2010 Capital
conference, held by the Ohio School Boards
Association, will be in Columbus this
Roy Hall Holds Football Camp at Brush
Through his charitable organization,
D.R.I.V.E.N Foundation, Roy Hall, Brush
alumnus (2001) and NFL pro, held his third
annual football camp on Saturday, July 17 at
Brush. High school football teams from
Brush, Shaker Heights, Warrensville, Akron
East and Shaw competed in a single
elimination tournament. Former players from
The Ohio State University football team and
current NFL players served as guest
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& Civic Engagement Team Developed
The South Euclid-Lyndhurst Board of
Education recently approved a policy to
establish a Family & Civic Engagement Team.
The Ohio Department of Education, through
House Bill 1, has mandated that every
district implement a Family and Civic
Engagement Team, so as to enable families
and communities to work together to support
students in our community.
The Team is charged with developing a
five-year plan to work with our county and