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Luke Johnson, MHS graduate class of 1987, opened family pottery business in renovated historic building. Luke is doing most of the renovations himself. He is an art teacher at Barnesville High School and was their head football & wrestling coach.

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Mentor High School, library preparing for HUB opening

When the school year begins, the denizens of Mentor High School will find a new face in a familiar place. Mentor Public Schools and Mentor Public Library have ...

Police investigation of two students leads to extra security at Mentor High School  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

MENTOR, Ohio -- An email was sent to parents of Mentor High School students Monday evening concerning a police investigation of two students. Mentor High ...

Sixth annual Think Manufacturing Career Expo held at Mentor High School

Mentor High School's gymnasium was filled with teenagers and buzzing with activity for a three-hour stretch on Oct. 4, but it had nothing to do with sports or ...

Mentor community mourns sudden loss of volleyball coach  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

MENTOR, Ohio — Members of the Mentor High School varsity volleyball team were notified Monday of the passing of coach Stephen Scherlacher.

Harlem Globetrotters Legends to play game in Mentor

The Harlem Globetrotters Legends are coming to Mentor High School on Oct. 20 for a 7 p.m. game.

Community mourns death of Mentor volleyball coach Stephen Scherlacher

Stephen Scherlacher's sudden death Oct. 8 shocked the Northeast Ohio volleyball community. Scherlacher, 40, impacted thousands of lives through his ...

'The Music Man' is Mentor High's spring musical | Young Thespians

After weeks of complaint, it would seem appropriate to acknowledge that spring has finally arrived.

Mentor High School students not participating in national school walkout

MENTOR, Ohio- Some local high school students aren't exactly protesting the nationwide movement. "We're in Ohio, we're not in Parkland, but we realize this is ...

Four-star DE Noah Potter still committed to Ohio State despite brother's transfer  USA TODAY High School Sports

Noah Potter, a 4-star DE from Mentor (Ohio), is an Ohio State commit despite the departure of his brother from the OSU basketball team.

Mentor School Board to consider bid to buy former Brentmoor Elementary building

The Mentor School Board, at its November meeting, is expected to consider a bid that was submitted at an October auction for the purchase of the former ...

Second Corey Kluber baseball camp will again be held at Mentor High School

Good new for Indians fans, and another indication Corey Kluber likely won't be traded prior to the start of the 2018 season:

Corey Kluber baseball camp set for June 21 at Mentor High School

Corey Kluber is making a stop in Mentor. The Indians' two-time American League Cy Young Award winner announced March 7 he's created a baseball youth ...

High school musicians flourish under the Wednesday-night lights at annual Lake County marching band festival

For the 11 high school marching bands that performed Sept. 26 at the Lake County Music Educators Association's 2018 Marching Band Festival, it was all about ...

Hundreds gather to say goodbye to Garfield Elementary School in Mentor

It was a bittersweet night as hundreds gathered to bid farewell to Garfield Elementary School in Mentor. Staff members and students, both past and present, ...

Mentor-Painesville Rotary Drama Awards honor high school actors | Young Thespians

As the school year rapidly draws to a close, awards banquets and ceremonies are starting to dish out the hardware. Our Lake County young thespians are no ...

Historic Mentor Christian Church attracts new occupant

The redemption story continues for a historic local church.

Mentor eighth-grade trip to Washington abruptly canceled

Mentor parents and school officials are still searching for answers after an educational trip for eighth-grade students to Washington, D.C., was abruptly canceled.

Mentor Public Library holding ACT, SAT prep sessions

Mentor Public Library is offering a couple of ways for students to prepare for their ACT and SATs. First, the library will host a pair of prep sessions beginning at 4 ...

‘Destined to be a cop:’ Community says goodbye to fallen Mentor police officer  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

MENTOR, Ohio -- The community paid its respects to fallen Mentor Officer Mathew Mazany on Monday. Mazany, 41, was helping with a traffic stop on Route 2 on ...

Mentor grad Joy Mason earns Girl Scout Gold Award

Ambassador Girl Scout Joy Mason has been presented the prestigious Gold Award at the Girl Scouts of North East Ohio Gold Award Celebration on June 16, ...

Mentor High School seniors to present year-end community-service projects

Seniors at Mentor High School have been learning and exploring ways to give back to the community both locally and beyond through the 20 Time Project.

Mentor CityFest 2018 schedule released

The city of Mentor is readying to host the ultimate “block party” again. The sixth annual, two-day Mentor CityFest kicks off at 4 p.m., Aug. 24. A concerted effort is ...

Mentor students march to Rep. Joyce's office to advocate for gun control

Not one more, not one more,” a group of about 20 high school students chanted as they marched down Center Street in Mentor April 20.

Mentor High School Marching Band holds shaving cream showdown

Mentor High School's 260-member marching band wrapped up Band Week by battling it out in a shaving cream showdown.

Grammy Award Winner To Play Mentor Amphitheater

Grammy Award Winner To Play Mentor Amphitheater - Mentor, OH - Mark Wood and the Mark Wood Experience will take the stage at the Mentor Civic ...

Mentor High School students travel to compete in National Science Olympiad

Students from Mentor High School will travel to Dayton to compete in the National Science Olympiad after winning the state competition in April.

Lake County schools keep busy during summer with building renovation and construction projects

While most students have been enjoying time away from school during summer vacation, it doesn't mean that no work is going on inside area buildings.

Mentor Public Library plans Halloween events in October

Mentor Public Library announced it is hosting several Halloween events this October at all of its branches.

Mentor, Willoughby and Eastlake students stage walkout to protest school shootings

Students at Mentor, Willoughby South and Eastlake North high schools took part in a planned school walkout on Feb. 21.

'Sound of Ideas' coming to Mentor Schools' Paradigm Center for conversation on opioid epidemic

WCPN's “Sound of Ideas” is kicking off its 2018 Community Conversation Tour with a discussion of the opioid epidemic at Mentor High School's Paradigm ...

Mentor Civic Amphitheater to welcome Mark Wood of Trans-Siberian Orchestra to perform with students

Emmy Award-winning composer and electric violinist Mark Wood and the Mark Wood Experience will take the stage June 16 at Mentor Civic Amphitheater.

Mentor School District opens Paradigm center

Mentor School District students excitedly entered the Paradigm center at its grand opening on Aug. 3, taking 'selfies' to document their first time setting foot in the ...

Fox 8 Jukebox: Mentor High School Cardinal Marching Band

MENTOR, Oh -- The Mentor High School Marching Band took to the field in the early morning hours to welcome Fox 8's Kenny Crumpton to their stadium.

Mentor School Board race sees 7 candidates for 3 seats

Seven candidates are vying for the three seats available on the Mentor School Board.

Mentor High School athletic department to host NFL Draft/Mitch Trubisky party at Noah's Event Center

At Mentor High School, the excitement surrounding which team will select Mitchell Trubisky in the upcoming NFL Draft is at an all-time high. In an effort to bring ...

White Sox prospect Kade McClure, Mentor gym offering training, pitching lessons

The further along Kade McClure is in rehab from knee surgery, the quicker the White Sox pitching prospect wants back on the mound.

Community mourns loss of Mentor High School student who had rare cancer

Those who knew Jacob Rago called him a fighter. His fight ended Jan. 27. The Mentor High School sophomore succumbed to complications from a rare form of ...

Lake Catholic vs. Padua football game preview for Oct. 25

What: NCL Blue Division game. Where: Jerome T. Osborne Stadium. When: 7 p.m., Oct. 25. Records: Lake Catholic 6-3 (3-1 NCL Blue), Padua 6-3 (2-2 NCL ...

Details of funeral procession for fallen Mentor police officer released  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

MENTOR, Ohio-- Details about the funeral procession for Patrolman Mathew Mazany were released Wednesday afternoon. The police officer was hit and killed ...

Mentor to close two elementary schools as part of comprehensive changes in 2018-19  WKYC-TV

Brentmoor and Garfield Elementary Schools are set to close, while Ridge Middle School will be converted to an elementary school.

Mentor football's quarterback pipeline: A look at the last 16 years

Mentor High School has become known for its quarterbacks. Mitch Trubisky, a Mentor alum, was drafted No. 2 overall in April's NFL Draft. Here's a look at all the ...

Lake County Visitors Bureau partners with Fine Arts Association, Mentor High School to raise music education awareness

The Lake County Visitors Bureau this year is embracing community, perhaps, as it never has before, partnering with Fine Arts Association in Willoughby and ...

Appellate court upholds judge's ruling on Mentor High suicide case

The parents of a Mentor High School girl who allegedly was bullied into committing suicide failed to establish that the school district is to blame for her death, the ...

Videos: Noah Potter and Ryan Jacoby Sign National Letters of Intent to Ohio State and Discuss Their Signings |  Eleven Warriors

Watch Noah Potter and Ryan Jacoby sign their National Letters of Intent to Ohio State and hear what they had to say after officially becoming Buckeyes.

Mayfield Schools names new assistant superintendent, human resources director

Mayfield Schools will begin the 2018-19 academic year with two new members on its administrative staff, this week announcing the appointment of Steven ...

Pet care facility proposed in Mentor | Ohio

Area pet parents soon may have a new place to take their pooches for care.

Mentor High students fear planned bullying documentary will mislead (video and poll)  Plain Dealer

Students are worried that an upcoming documentary on bullying at Mentor High School and the suicides that followed will portray them and their school unfairly.

Giant Eagle with Curbside Express grocery pickup approved for City Market; Wendy's tabled

The design details are still being worked out, but Giant Eagle has the go-ahead to continue with plans in the Mentor City Market development.

Mentor High School grad achieves success as YouTube beauty guru

How many subscribers does it take to become a YouTube sensation? With more than 140000 people tuned in to her channel, Carla Stevenne may be well on ...

Former Mentor High teammates Steve Trivisonno, Greg Debeljak have huge opportunities this week | Opinion

Greg Debeljak remembers growing up in Mentor looking up to his older brother C.J. and his friends. Included in that group was Steve Trivisonno. “I just tagged ...

Mentor falls to Pickerington Central in state championship game  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

UPDATE: Mentor fell to Pickerington Central, 56-28. Congratulations on a great season! MENTOR, Ohio -- It's a big night for the Mentor community. The Mentor ...

Mentor Area Chamber of Commerce picks permanent president

Christine Weber-Bresky is officially the new president and chief executive officer of Mentor Area Chamber of Commerce.

Mentor, Chardon School Districts offer creative resources for students with special needs

While every public school district is mandated to provide students with disabilities a free and appropriate education tailored to their specific needs, districts like ...

Mentor offensive lineman Ryan Jacoby gets offer from Ohio State

Ryan Jacoby woke up twice on the morning of Jan. 12, and the news got better each time he did so.

School bully suit decision satisfies parents, attorney  Cleveland Jewish News

Kenneth D. Myers, a Cleveland attorney known for handling bullying cases, has settled one involving Eric Mohat, a Mentor teenager who committed suicide ...

Mentor Top 25 will perform 50th anniversary Big Show on April 24-25 at high school

One of the first high school show choirs in Ohio is celebrating its golden anniversary.

PAEMST Awarded to Mentor High School Teacher, Amy Roediger [Video]

Mentor, OH - Mentor High School chemistry teacher, Amy Roediger was one of 213 math and science teachers to receive the award.

Kidshow celebrates 20th year at Great Lakes Mall in Mentor

Kids bungee jumping, martial arts demonstrations, crafts, Pikachu and Scooby-Doo are just a few activities available at the 20th Annual Kids Show.

Mentor resident reminisces about growing up in community

The smell of *fresh*-baked cupcakes was all around as Janice Anthony Habinski leafed through a book of memories on a recent afternoon.

Mentor High graduate who conquered addictions helping others

After graduating from Mentor High School in 1973, Clyde Chafer was lost.

Cleveland Cavaliers step up, invite Mentor students who had D.C. trip canceled to Game 2 Watch Party

There has been much sadness among Mentor's eighth grade students over the past couple of days after a field trip to Washington, D.C., was canceled following ...

Volunteers assemble meals for police who are remembering Officer Mazany  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

MENTOR, Ohio-- This week, hundreds of officers from Ohio and likely beyond will make their way to Mentor, as the department prepares for the funeral of ...

JCU women surge to first place in OAC

The plan appears to be working for the John Carroll University women's basketball team at the mid-point of the season.

Ohio State football target Zach Harrison to announce decision Wednesday on Twitter

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio State target Zach Harrison of Olentangy Orange (OH) High School plans to participate in the early signing period on Wednesday.

Trailer: Documentary on Bullying at Mentor High School, Plus Reaction from School Officials  Cleveland Scene Weekly

Five Mentor High School students have committed suicide in recent years. That's a troubling number, and it hasn't escaped the attention of parents or the...

Documentary exposes school bullying, family suffering in Mentor

The story of two Mentor High School students being bullied to death and the pain and grief of the victims' families is told in a new documentary called 'Mentor.

Broadmoor vs. area coaches basketball game: 'Our favorite game of the year'

One of Lake County's most-anticipated basketball games isn't played until after the conclusion of the state tournament.

Mentor graduate, 'The Ultimate Fighter' executive producer excited for new season, working with Stipe Miocic

Gary DeFranco had it mapped out when he graduated from Mentor High School in 1997.

Young Thespians: Mentor-Painesville Rotary hands out Drama Awards

You know the end of the school year approaches when annual end-of-year awards start to get handed out.

Johnnycake Jog: Course requires proper planning from runners

The Johnnycake Jog is a favorite among runners across Ohio for a course that is mainly flat and fast.

Best individual football seasons the past 25 years: No. 1, Mentor QB Mitchell Trubisky, 2012

The News-Herald is ranking the 25 best individual football seasons — high school, college or pro — for area players from the last 25 years.

Students at Westlake High School walk out in protest of gun violence  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

WESTLAKE, Ohio-- Walkouts are planned at several schools across the area in the wake of the shooting at a Florida high school that claimed the lives of 17 ...

Girard celebrates glory, potential  Youngstown Vindicator

Claussell nets game-winner. By MIKE McLAIN. GIRARD. There was a memorable look to a great past and a hopeful look to another possible ...

Benedictine vs. Lake Catholic football game preview for Oct. 12

What: NCL Blue Division game. Where: Jerome T. Osborne Stadium. When: 7 p.m., Oct. 12. Records: Benedictine 3-4 (1-1 NCL), Lake Catholic 4-3 (1-1 NCL).

2016 primary election: Mentor, Kirtland school districts seeking levies

There are two school levies on the March 15 ballot in Lake County. Mentor Schools is seeking voter approval for a 4.9-mill additional levy. If approved, the ...

Work of young talent on display in Gallery at Lakeland | Gallery Glances

Oh boy, Groundhog Day! You know what that means, right? Spring is just around the corner — regardless of any rodent casting shadows on our anticipation.

Mentor Schools & Lake Health to Open Clinic at Mentor High

The opening of a clinic at Mentor High School makes it a bit easier for the district to encourage its 1,000 employees to embrace wellness. In conjunction with ...

Convicted killer will be registered sex offender when released from prison  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

PAINESVILLE, Ohio-- The man who killed a 17-year-old Lake County girl in 1985 and buried her in a strawberry patch will have to register as a sex offender ...

Akron, Kent State, Bowling Green could get boost zeroing in on Northeast Ohio recruits | Opinion

Steve Trivisonno wonders where they've been. They haven't called in a while. Haven't visited Mentor much. It's hasn't been that way only at Mentor High School, ...

Lake County United Way program allocates $6000 to multiple nonprofit agency programs

After the 2018 Youth United Way class decided what to do with $5000 to benefit the Northeast Ohio community, the 25 students, representing 13 local high ...

Judge dismisses suicide bullying suit against Mentor Schools

A judge has dismissed the remaining claims filed by the parents of a Mentor High School girl who was allegedly bullied into committing suicide.

Mentor native and top prospect Mitch Trubisky to enter NFL Draft

MENTOR, Ohio-- North Carolina Tar Heels quarterback Mitch Trubisky will forgo his senior year and enter the NFL Draft. The Mentor High School graduate and ...

Canton Trubiskys show support for Bears QB Mitch Trubisky  Record-Courier

2018 PRO FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME GAME: Chicago quarterback Mitch Trubisky of Mentor had his own rooting section in attendance in the form of some ...

Mentor's Black Brook Golf Course attracts hundreds for annual winter fundraiser

The 2018 Lake County Chili Open at Black Brook Golf Course in Mentor enjoyed a sold-out crowd, despite the absence one of the event's signature features.

Lifelong Ohio State Fan Ryan Jacoby Felt Like He Was “In A Dream” Signing With Buckeyes | Eleven Warriors  Eleven Warriors

Ryan Jacoby grew up an Ohio State fan and “never have imagined how well” his recruitment went. He signed with the Buckeyes on Wednesday.

Mentor's Mitchell Trubisky accounts for 203 yards, one score in Chicago Bears' loss at Green Bay

Mentor High School alum Mitchell Trubisky accounted for 203 yards and one rushing score in the Chicago Bears' season-opening loss at Green Bay Sunday ...

Mentor native Mitch Trubisky makes NFL debut on Monday Night Football  Cleveland 19 News

In the bright lights of Monday Night Football, Mentor High School football head coach Steve Trivisonno knows his former player is ready.

5 student suicides put focus on bullying issue in Mentor  Plain Dealer

The most recent lawsuit, filed last month in federal court by Dragan and Celija Vidovic, revives the debate about bullying in schools and its connection to suicide.

Weekend Recruiting Recap: Tracking Ohio State commits in the postseason  Land-Grant Holy Land

Let's take a look at how some Ohio State commits are doing in the waning stages of the prep season.

Perry football player was first Lake County high school athlete to die in athletic competition in 1928

In the heart of Perry Cemetery on the corner of Center and Middle Ridge roads sits the final resting place of Vaughn Champion.

Dennis N. LoConti, candidate for Lake County Common Pleas Court Judge, May 2018 primary election

This information is published as provided by the candidate and has not been modified by The News-Herald. Name: Dennis N. LoConti. Political Party: ...

Area schools look to empower students through lunch options

Editor's note: This is part two of a two-part series looking at how school lunches have been changing with health trends. Students at Mentor High School filter into ...

United Way of Lake County distributes food to pantries

A total of 51 local food banks have benefited from United Way of Lake County's distribution of 75,277 pounds of food. The food was donated by the community ...

Willoughby South, Mentor high schools compete in OMEA state marching band contest

The Willoughby South Marching Rebels were escorted with lights and sirens by Willoughby police, fire and rescue from Som Center Road to South High School ...

Janet Dowling named top Mentor Area Chamber of Commerce Citizen of 2017

Janet Dowling is no stranger to the limelight. She has held a high-profile post in the community since joining Mentor City Council in 2011 and served as Council ...

John Carroll women aiming to move up in OAC

John Carroll women's basketball coach Kelly Morrone is banking on a deeper, more talented roster to improve on last season's 8-18 finish.

Where it all begins: Olympic dreams at Mentor Ice Rink  WKYC-TV

Student athletes like Hailey Sattler and Ryan Ross are just a few examples of local athletes showing the kind of passion and dedication that make Olympic ...

The Opioid Epidemic Has Made Some Courts Into A New Kind Of Clinic  ideastream

Drug Court Program Manager Dennis Michelson has seen his work transformed in the last decade.

School resource officers aim to have positive impact on students, community

Chardon Police officer Mike Shaw stands in the doorway to his office at Chardon High School, greeting students as they pass him in the hallway following the ...

High school marching bands strut their stuff at 2017 Lake County Music Educators Association Marching Band Festival

It's one thing to be part of a high school marching band during halftime under the Friday night lights wherever the school football team happens to be playing that ...

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