Echo Hills Elementary -- A Family Fun Night took place at Fun-n-Stuff in January. The next Market Day pickup time is set for 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., and Valentine's Day parties will take place Feb. 9.Fishcreek Elementary -- Handprints continue to be made in the hallways. There were two Outstanding Educator nominations and two Helping Hands nominations. Additionally, seven projectors were purchased for the school. A Sedecky Puppet assembly was sponsored in December, and the Burger King night raised $321.Highland Elementary -- Movie Night took place, and the movie "Cars" was shown. Valentine's Day parties are set for Feb. 9, and the book fair ran from Jan. 22 through Jan. 25.Indian Trail Elementary -- Principal John Lacoste is dedicating his time to improving the Ohio Reads Program. Our Reading Connection flier will expand, with added skills for parents to work on with their children. The school carnival took place, and it was successful. COSI made a visit Jan. 24, "Donuts with Dads" took place Jan. 26, and the fundraiser with Frankenmuth will begin online Feb. 7. Indian Trail will host the next Board of Education meeting. Kristi Kato, who is with the Summit County Healthy District, will present information on pandemic planning. All are invited.Riverview Elementary -- The Holiday Shop went well. A Science Night took place Jan. 18, a skating party was planned for Jan. 24, and the book fair is taking place this week.Woodland Elementary -- The end of December saw us wrapping up our fundraising efforts with a $4,000 profit on our fall fundraiser catalog orders and a $440 profit on our spirit wear sale. The proceeds from that sale went toward our school levy contribution. Our families had a great time at our Family Dance and Basket Raffle event in November and even more fun shopping at our Winter Fair Holiday Shop in December. Our participation in the Reflections program was great this year, and one of our first-graders has won at the district level in the primary photography category. Our school carnival took place Jan. 18 at Lakeview Intermediate. We also will ice skate at Kent State University Ice Arena Feb. 3. The Parent-Teacher Association funded a weather presentation by meteorologist Mark Koontz for our fourth-graders, and six of our teachers have been nominated for the designation of Outstanding Educator. Most importantly, our school is banding together in a "Change for Chase" drive to collect funds for our educational aide's triplet grandson, who is in need of a liver transplant.Lakeview Intermediate -- Thomas Edison will visit with the fifth-graders the week of Jan. 29. Also, our book fair and spirit wear sales were big successes. Thanks to everyone that helped work the Stow-Munroe Falls High School concession stand. A donation was made to the levy committee.Kimpton Middle School -- A Groundhog Day dance is scheduled for Feb. 2 for seventh- and eighth-graders. The Gennesaret Toy Drive was very successful, and 50 families were helped by the collection. Thanks to everyone that donated. Additionally, $1,000 was donated to the staff for classroom supplies. Finally, don't forget about the American Red Cross Blood Drive March 12.Stow Munroe Falls High School -- Kristi Kato spoke at the last meeting regarding pandemic planning. Also, construction is progressing well. A membership application form for the high school PTSA is available on the school Web site, www.smfcsd.org, with a deadline of March 1. Spotlight on Stow, which is the eighth-grade orientation, is set for Jan. 31. The PTSA is looking into having banners made that would hang in the commons or around the school to promote clubs and activities at the school.