On Monday, Dec. 11, the Westlake Teachers' Association (WTA) and the Westlake Board of Education voted to approve a new three-year contract for the district's certified staff.
Both the Westlake High School and Lee Burneson Middle School Academic Challenge Teams finished in the top 10 in the nation in the Questions Unlimited Fall 3-2-1 National Competition.
Hilliard and Holly Lane Elementary School students participated in their first 24 Challenge, a national competition to get students thinking creatively about number relationships.
First National Bank presented a $5,000 check to the Westlake City School District on Nov. 30 to support a college and career readiness software program, as well as the expansion of the high school Beekeeping Club project.
Two Westlake Schools' staff members were honored by their peers with staff excellence awards at the Nov. 27 Board of Education meeting.
The Excellence in Teaching award went to LaVonne Szafranski, a sixth-grade science teacher at Dover Intermediate School. The Excellence in Classified Service awards went to Judi Spitzer, a teacher assistant at Dover Elementary School.
Two months after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, a large part of the U.S. territory remains in shambles. A lack of reliable electricity, and the destruction of bridges and roads makes it difficult to shuttle supplies to much of the region.
Holly Lane Elementary School in Westlake is trying to do its part by helping one of its own families impacted by the storm.
Westlake High School senior Jill Eddy was one of five national finalists in Marvel Studios' THOR: RAGNAROK Superpower of STEM Challenge.
Dover Elementary School fourth grader Ryan Hill launched Socktober to collect socks for the homeless through The City Mission.
Westlake High School Assistant Principal Ned Lauver was named the 2018 Ohio Association of Secondary School Administrator's (OASSA) Assistant Principal of the Year.
Ten Westlake High School AP Art History and International Baccalaureate Theory of Knowledge students will participate in the Cleveland Museum of Art Museum Ambassadors program that provides a behind-the-scenes experience at the world-class institution.
Leah Burke, a fourth-grade teacher at Bassett Elementary School, is a 2017 nominee for the National Life Group's LifeChanger of the Year award.
At its April 10 work session, the Westlake Board of Education voted unanimously to approve a joint land exchange and infrastructure deal that places the new PK-4 elementary building on Center Ridge Road.
The Board of Education vote follows a unanimous vote by Westlake City Council to approve the deal that will affect the community's educational and recreational experiences.