News & Notes
TOP TIGER AWARDS
A Program supported by CFSFAA
So proud of these students. Here is an example of a nomination.
Congratulations to the October 2023 Top Tigers that were recognized at the Board of Education meeting on 11/16! Here we feature DeWitt, Lincoln, and Price Elementary Schools' Top Tigers. #BlackTigerPride 🐯🖤💛
The Cuyahoga Falls Fresh Farm
Cuyahoga Falls High School educators, Steven McIntosh (Interventions Specialist) and Steve Newlon (Social Studies) started a garden to provide students and teachers with a fresh, new opportunity to meet learning standards and empower students to take ownership of their learning by using the garden as an extension of the classroom. The Cuyahoga Falls Fresh Farm all started with a grant from the Cuyahoga Falls Schools Foundation & Alumni Association and after receiving a GAR Educator Initiative Grant........
CFHS Fresh Farm updates: 2,360 lbs have been donated since May! Left are members of the football team getting their hands dirty before practice for a great cause. Love to see the teamwork off the field and the desire for Coach Parker to teach the lessons that really matter.
Right is the September 3 first sweet potatoes of the season.
THANK YOU MR. KENNETH PENGELLY, CFHS CLASS OF 1961
We are very pleased to announce that Mr. Kenneth Pengelly, (class of 1961) has made a generous $10,000.00 donation to the Cuyahoga Falls Schools Foundation for the purpose of providing a yearly teacher grant. Mr. Pengelly worked closely with the Foundation to ensure that teachers would benefit from his donation. He has requested that the fund be known as the Helen Erf Marshall & Alfred “Al” Marshall Family Fund.
In addition to the donation for teacher grants, Mr. Pengelly is also donating $1000.00 to the Instrumental Music Program in honor of former music teacher Ms. Josephine Long.
Ken attended the public schools in Cuyahoga Falls from second grade through high school. During his time in the district he encountered many dedicated teachers and he remembers his geometry and trigonometry teacher, Helen Erf as an individual who was dedicated to providing a safe, enriching learning environment. His memories of Principal Alfred Marshall are those of a tough but fair administrator who cared about the character and success of students.
Mr. Pengelly went on to graduate from a number of colleges and universities and he pursued a 36-year career in Higher education. His academic success was due in part, to the excellent education he received within the Cuyahoga Falls School System.
We are VERY thankful for this generous donation and we look forward to awarding his first funded grant to a deserving teacher in the spring of 2021.
Scholarships and teacher grants exist through the support of generous donors like Kenneth Pengelly, class of 1961