Best of the Week 2018-2019: Teaching to the Future

THE EDWARDIAN PLAYERS' SPRING PLAY, JEKYLL & HYDE ENCOURAGES DEPARTMENT COLLABORATION & INNOVATION Premiering this weekend, the Edwardian Players' spring production of the musical horror-drama Jekyll & Hyde will bring to life the ultimate struggle between good and evil. Based on the classic novella by Robert Louis Stevenson and featuring a pop rock score written by Grammy and Tony nominated Frank Wildhorn and Oscar and Grammy winner Leslie Bricusse, Jekyll & Hyde is a musical phenomenon that will surely mesmerize audiences from the St. Edward stage. "We've wanted to do this show for a long time, but it's very demanding on the cast and other technological areas," says Mr. Robert Burns, Dire

Best of the Week 2018-2019: Excellence in College Prep

IB ENGLISH LITERATURE CLASSES SIT IN ON FRANKENSTEIN TABLE READING Last week, Mrs. Jessica Hilty's IB English Literature classes were able to sit in on a special table reading of Frankenstein by playwright Mr. Eric Schmiedl, father of Ezekiel Schmiedl '20, and a few of his professional acting colleagues. Mr. Schmiedl is readapting the story of Frankenstein by Mary Shelley, which Mrs. Hilty's classes have currently been reading, for his new play and wanted our Edsmen to help him in the workshopping process. During the table reading, Mr. Schmiedl explained how playwrights oftentimes hold workshops with actors to read through a play's script aloud, which helps the playwright know where and wh

Best of the Week 2018-2019: Holy Cross Values

ST. ED'S STUDENT MINISTERS LEAD MIDDLE SCHOOL RETREAT EXPERIENCES FOCUSED ON RELATIONSHIPS Over the last few months, St. Ed's Campus Ministry Department has been working with local schools to provide new middle school retreat experiences led by Campus Minister Ms. Cari White and St. Ed's Student Ministers. With a retreat designated for 6th and 7th graders and a separate retreat specifically for 8th graders, St. Ed's has currently led middle school retreats for St. Raphael, Lakewood Catholic Academy, St. Adalbert in Cleveland, St. Brendan in North Olmsted, St. Angela Merici, St. Peter in Lorain, St. Mark's in Cleveland, St. Anthony of Padua in Lorain and St. Jude in Elyria. "We have an oppo

St. Edward Announced New Principal, Mr. KC McKenna '00

Dear St. Edward Community, I am excited to announce that Mr. KC McKenna ‘00 will be our next principal at St. Edward High School - the 15th principal in our almost 70-year history. I want to thank the search committee of administrators, faculty and members of the board of trustees who thoughtfully helped me conduct a thorough and broad search process over the past two months. Mr. McKenna will assume his new role on July 1, 2019. Mr. McKenna has served the St. Edward community well in a variety of roles since 2007, most recently as Vice President of Admission and Strategic Initiatives where he has led an extensive, community-wide strategic planning process that will serve as the architecture

Best of the Week 2018-2019: Teaching to the Future

ST. ED'S JUNIOR AND ALUM SELECTED TO STUDY WORLD WAR II HISTORY IN HAWAII Jacob Gibson '20 and Mr. Frank O'Grady '74 have been selected as one of twelve student-mentor teams to participate in Sacrifice for Freedom: World War II in the Pacific Student & Teacher Institute, a student-teacher cooperative learning program held this July in Oahu, Hawaii. The program, coordinated through National History Day, will bring six teams across Hawaii and six teams from the United States to Oahu to study World War II in the Pacific. Mr. O'Grady, former President of St. Ed's Alumni Association and recipient of the Bronze Eagle Distinguished St. Edward Alumnus Award, once served as Jacob's advisor for the

Best of the Week 2018-2019: Excellence in College Prep

STUDENTS' WORKS TO BE PUBLISHED IN LAKE ERIE INK'S 2019 TEEN BOOK PROJECT: ILLUSIONS AND REALITY Congratulations to Josh Kerekes '21 (left) and Dominic Ialacci '19 (right) whose works from their fall Creative Writing course, taught by Film and English teacher Ms. Lydia Munnell, were selected to be published in the Lake Erie Ink's 2019 Teen Book Project: Illusions and Reality. This anthology, produced by Belt Magazine, will feature works from 6th-12th graders throughout Northeast Ohio. Josh's short story, "Ten Years Ago," and Dominic's poem, "Crash," will be featured among other works of poetry, fiction, non-fiction and art that focus around the theme of illusions and reality. Josh's short

Best of the Week 2018-2019: Holy Cross Values

TWO EDSMEN PRESENT THEIR IDEAS AT ACCELERATE 2019: CITIZENS MAKE CHANGE On Thursday, two of our Edsmen were among 28 individuals who were selected to present their visions to make our community a better place at Cleveland Leadership Center's Accelerate 2019: Citizens Make Change. The Cleveland Leadership Center strives to educate, connect, inspire and engage leaders of all ages to positively contribute to their community and affect change. Their pitch competition, Accelerate, allows individuals to share their ideas to improve the Northeast Ohio community and have the opportunity to win up to $5,000 to bring their idea to life. Under the Community Change category in partnership with Oswald

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