The first round of the 2016-2017 season for the Firelands Challenge Program has concluded and Perkins High School tops the eighteen team field. Perkins jumped out to an early lead in its Round I match with teams from Western Reserve and Sandusky. They continued to build its lead throughout the match and swept the Current Events and Fine Arts categories.
Edison High School came from behind in its match with New London and Monroeville to take second place in the standings. Edison had a strong performance in the second half of the match by correctly answering its team question in each category and by capturing the points for the toss-up question in Quotations.
At the conlusion of the first round of matches, the tops six schools are:
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There are five more rounds to go in the regular season before the championship can be determined. Round II matches will begin on November 7, 2016.
Click on the link below to view the 2016-2017 Firelands Challenge schedule:
On August 4, 2016 North Point Educational Service Center hosted their annual one-day retreat for area school leaders at the Kalahari Resort/Convention Center. The event was attended by approximately 200 superintendents, principals, treasurers, coordinators, supervisors and directors from 27 school districts.
The Retreat marked the thirty-ninth (39th) year that the Center has organized and hosted the in-service. This event kicks-off the new school year. It affords school leaders the opportunity to come together and discuss plans for the upcoming school year and to interact with colleagues in other districts so they can collaborate on common programs and activities.