Wednesday, January 16, 2013
The Board voted unanimously to appoint Kellie Patterson as president at an organizational meeting on Monday night.
With a unanimous vote on Monday night, Kellie Patterson was appointed president of the Cuyahoga Falls Board of Education. Patterson, who has served on the board for five years, replaced Dave Rump in the leadership role. Board member Barb Gunter was appointed vice president. Patterson and Gunter will each serve one-year terms. Following the vote, Patterson offered this statement to the public: I want to thank my colleagues for their vote of confidence. There are many that would have thrown the towel in long ago. The fact that we still sit here together, despite the trials and tribulations we’ve faced, speaks volumes on the character of the people that I serve with. Our differences do not divide us. Our differences seem to be the driving…
Saturday, December 15, 2012
Superintendents Todd Nichols and Walter Davis, along with Board of Education member Kellie Patterson, offered their input following the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting.
Updated Dec. 15, 11:40 a.m. On Friday morning, the U.S. experienced one of its worst tragedies in recent memory when Adam Lanza opened fire in a Connecticut elementary school, killing 20 children and six adults. Lanza, 20, reportedly committed suicide following the massacre, which took place at Sandy Hook Elementary School. The children he killed were said to be between 5 and 10 years old. On Friday, Cuyahoga Falls Patch spoke to local school leaders who offered their reactions to the shooting and input on school security. Cuyahoga Falls City Schools Superintendent Dr. Todd Nichols: We regularly review our security and emergency planning policies and procedures, we will again Monday in an administrative meeting. We will make any …
Friday, January 6, 2012
Two members were sworn in at the first 2012 meeting.
The 2012 Cuyahoga Falls Board of Education swore in Dave Rump as board president Jan. 4. He, as well as Kellie Patterson, joins this year’s board as leaders. Patterson will serve as board vice president. “I’m sure I’ll work well with all of the board,” Rump said following the short ceremony. “I’m really looking forward to it. It’s a new year, new challenges.” Also in the board president’s comments, he mentioned a goal to let everyone speak freely. He knows there are many items to address, and he plans to keep track of education plans while serving. “As long as I’m up here with a hammer and a gavel,” he said. “Things are going to stay in order—as best as I can control anyhow.” Calendar Donations
Tuesday, August 9, 2011
Get to know the candidates running for the Cuyahoga Falls City School Board.
The five candidates vying for two open seats on the Cuyahoga Falls Board of Education will on hand to meet with parents and voters in the city school district. The event is from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Donatos Pizza at 1710 State Rd. The candidates planning to attend include Wes Johnston
, Mary Nichols-Rhodes
, Kellie Patterson,
Mike Penta and Dave Rump. Do you have questions for the candidates? Share them with us in the comments box below!