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Summer skills and strategies for helping kids stay sharp

June 21 was the official beginning of summer. But now that your teen is out of school, why quibble about dates? Summer break began a split second after the last school bell sounded.

Of course summer is a time to relax and have fun. But did you know that children can lose much of what they’ve learned during the previous school year? This can have a negative effect on their performance in high school and college.

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Aaron Martin, of Northwood, a 2009 graduate of Cardinal Stritch High School, emerged victorious in the first “Design A T-Shirt” contest sponsored by the Toledo Mud Hens.

Aarons’ design features Muddy hitting a baseball and the words, “Toledo Mud Hens, Let’s Play!”

More than 30 schools in Ohio and Michigan participated in the contest and over 4,000 votes were cast online for a high school design and a middle school/elementary design. The winning designs were announced at an on-field presentation at Fifth Third Field on Sunday, May 31.

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The Genoa Area Local Schools Scholarship Foundation, Inc. awarded a number of scholarship at the high school’s Honors Award Program .

The foundation, which offers scholarships to students of the Genoa Area Local Schools, was organized by a local group of interested citizens in 1991.
• Helen Asmus Memorial Scholarship: Cody Harder, Jay Herman, Daniel Robaszkiewicz, Ryan Scott, Blair Skilliter, Bonnie Wonnell.
• Stella Bertz Scholarship: Rachel Krajeski.
• Doris Brossia Memorial Scholarship, Jared Hillman.
• Clay-Genoa High School Reunion Scholarship: Nate Daniels.
• Curtice Kidz/Allen Township Scholarship:Jared Hillman, Katherine Smarkel.

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