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CNE: Health center an icebreaker for CNE campus, surrounding communities

Clermont Northeastern |

Clermont Northeastern School District remodeled the high school’s home economics wing into the new Mercy Health Center at CNE.

Superintendent Michael Brandt spent much of his educational career in urban settings, including Cincinnati Public Schools and Newport City Schools, before taking over at CNE in 2015, said, “Coming here to a rural environment, I was startled by some of the challenges that people had here trying to find quality medical care, so having this new ability to treat students here and for the community to have something here is really vital.”

Some Cleveland students can attend pandemic pods for remote learning |

The United Way and the Cleveland Foundation worked with 25 community partners on the “Academic Learning Pods,” which will serve students in kindergarten through eighth grade. Organizers raised more than $720,000, though more money is needed to keep the program running, according to a Cleveland Foundation press release.

Fairfield student, 5, raises school supply money with lemonade stand

Cincinnati Enquirer |

When Principal Denise Hayes got a call last month about an incoming kindergartner who wanted to donate proceeds from a lemonade stand to her school, she thought it was sweet.

But when Cayden Cummings and his parents brought in a check made out to Fairfield North Elementary School for $1,020, she was shocked.

Locals form Autism and Special Needs Support Group

West Union People’s Defender |

Adams County Coffee, Tea, Autism and More, founded by Sherri Edington, Brittany Greene, and Heidi McAdow, is a peer-to-peer support group for families and individuals who are living or impacted with autism or other special needs to connect with others in order to share successes, resources, information, experiences, and needs.

Church leases Anderson High auditorium for Sunday services in exchange for $400,000 AV donation |

The $400,000 in audiovisual equipment will be installed at Anderson High School and then donated to the school district at the end of the lease. The church will pay Forest Hills $3,000 in monthly rent for five years, beginning Oct. 1.

Even digitally, this Cincy nonprofit seeks to keep education alive through the summer

Cincinnati Enquirer |

GCEN is partnering with Cincinnati Public Schools and Teach for America – Southwest Ohio, among others, to launch #EveryStudentLearns, a free digital summer intervention program focused on providing continuing education for students in the summer months. 

The initiative launches June 15 and will run until July 17, with classes five days a week from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

GreenLight Fund raises nearly $3.5M to help Greater Cincinnati’s low-income children and families

WCPO – Cincinnati |

Since GreenLight launched in Cincinnati in 2015, the organization has supported bringing three nonprofit organizations to town that have good track records in other cities. Cincinnati was the fourth GreenLight Fund city and became the model for the fund’s national expansion.

WLWT Day of Giving campaign helps Greater Cincinnati students, families knocked down by COVID-19

via WLWT |

Channel 5 partnered with more than 20 school districts in Greater Cincinnati to give people an easy way to help students and their families who’ve been impacted by the coronavirus.

Milford Students Sing for Children’s Hospital Video

via Milford EVSD |

Milford High School was set to perform “High School Musical Junior” as their spring play, but the COVID-19 shut down canceled the show. Cincinnati Children’s Medical Center reached out and asked our students to provide vocals for this video!

10 Milford student provided the soundtrack: Paige Riek, Andrew Richmond, Lesley Webster, Anna Verderber, Lexi Fields, Emma Stevens, Sophie Mailloux, Isabelle Rowe, Payne Ackermann, and Everett Nabors.