Old Trail School Board Announces New Head of School
Sarah Liotta Johnston, current Associate Head for Enrollment Management at Hathaway Brown School in Shaker Heights, has accepted the invitation of the Old Trail School Board of Directors to succeed John Farber as Head of School at Old Trail School, effective July 1, 2017.
Kindergarten students are working on a problem based learning (PBL) about where their food comes from and what is a farmer's responsibility to the farm, to the consumer, and to the environment? They have been working on answering these essential questions by doing research, talking to farmers and visiting Lake Farm Park.
Our students celebrated Earth Day in a big way this year. Our faculty truly embraces sustainability, a sense of adventure and a focus on our students. Our brave students put bee suits on and carried frames full of bees.
Old Trail School’s Intermediate School students (grades 3-5) presented their annual Craft Fair & Bake Sale in March. This event was sponsored by the Intermediate Student Advisory Committee (ISAC) and is incorporated into a variety of curricular subject areas including: basic economics, service learning, entrepreneurship, customer service and more.
Old Trail School is partnering with the Akron Zoo to help the Brazilian Rainforest by collecting aluminum cans. Employees from the Akron Zoo visited the School for a special assembly and asked students to help with the Cans for Corridors project.
Old Trail School welcomed filmmaker, author and explorer Denis Belliveau to School in March. Belliveau is best known for the 2008 Emmy Award nominated PBS Documentary In the Footsteps of Marco Polo that retraces Marco Polo's journey from Venice to Anatolia, Persia, India and China.