Input sought on use of Federal Funds for Special Education

The Stow-Munroe Falls City Schools' Office of Special Services will be sharing information about the district's participation in federal programs, specifically the Special Education, Part B - IDEA funds specific to students with disabilities. The public is invited to provide input on the allocation of these federal funds at the regularly scheduled Board of Education meeting at 7 p.m. on Sept. 12 at Woodland Elementary School.

For more information, contact the Office of Special Services at 330-689-5430.

Aviation Career Fall Open House

American Winds Flight Academy, a recognized leader in flight training, will host an open house for high school students interested in pursuing a career as a pilot. The event takes place Sept. 22 from 5-8 p.m. at the school's training facility located at Akron-Fulton Int'l. Airport, 1600 Triplett Blvd. in Akron.

Prospective students are invited to meet one-on-one with flight instructors, tour the facility, inspect the fleet of aircraft and learn about financial aid options for American Winds' two degree programs through its partnership with Charter College Aviation: Associate of Applied Science in Aviation and Bachelor of Science in Aviation.

"We strive to meet the growing demand for commercial pilots by offering a comprehensive training program that encompasses basic and advanced career flight training courses, internship courses and professional programs, as well as career employment assistance after graduation," said Denise Hobart, owner and chief pilot for American Winds.

Interested students should R.S.V.P. by Sept. 20 by calling 330-733-2500 or e-mailing Founded in 2001, American Winds has been honored by the Council of Smaller Enterprises in Cleveland and the Greater Akron Area Chamber of Commerce. In 2006, the school made aviation history when a hearing-impaired flight student successfully completed his Instrument Pilot Training.