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Please forward all payments of the Academic Consumable Fee and miscellaneous fees/fines to the Main Office. A convenient payment drop-off box is located there. You can also mail payments to: Nordonia High School, 8006 South Bedford Rd, Macedonia, OH 44056, Attn: Fees All payments are due no later than October 31, 2008. For further information, call 330-908-6036.

Math Department Continues Online Book Trend

Students who are taking Algebra 1, Geometry, Honors Geometry or Honors Algebra 2 have full access to their textbooks online. Students in Algebra 2 will have the same privileges next year when the textbook adoption is complete.

Besides saving wear and tear to the classroom textbooks, the online book has other great benefits. In addition to the homework problems, each textbook has additional opportunities for students to practice skills and prepare for tests. From practice tests to interactive review games, students are pro- vided ample problems to improve the skills learned in class. Instructional tutorials that provide detailed explanations for the example problems in the lessons are also available on the website to provide explanation for the student who has been absent.

Algebra 1 or Geometry students use the site www.classzone.com. Honors Geometry and Honors Algebra 2 stu- dents use the site www.my.hrw.com. If students need a password, they can get one from their math teacher.

AP Government Students Working Polls on Election Day

Polls workers have trained 21 Advanced Placement Government students to work at the polls for the November 4, 2008, General Election. Jessica Russo, Lauren Bokovitz, Adam Highberger, Karen Kwong, Carlee Radcliff, Tom Dooner, Mike Collier, Bryant Brookover, Travis Fujikawa, Rebekah Bowers, Matt Flerchinger, Billy O‟Neal, Janiel Jaggers, Krista Shorf, Nicole Tomak, Cyrus Sethna, Greg Petsche, Victoria Sawczak, Kaitlyn Stewart, Jeff Crawford and Jenna Hedman all attended Polls Workers Training at Hudson Community Chapel on Tuesday, October 7, 2008. Nordonia students from the Class of 2008 worked the polls during the Primary Election last March and were such excellent polls workers that Summit County Board of Elections contacted Mrs. Mitchell to see if present seniors would be willing to work at the polls for the General Elec- tion. Two of the students have already been appointed Presiding Judge at the polling places where they are assigned. Being part of the electoral process is exciting and educational for the students and gives community members an opportunity to interact with high school students in a positive way. The students will be at the polling places from 5:30 a.m. until well after the polls close at 7:30 p.m. It will be a long day, but the students will be participating in de- mocracy and will be paid for their services. The Summit County Board of Elections officials and workers at the training session complemented the Nordonia students on their behavior, attentiveness and willingness to serve their community. The students will be assigned to polling places in northern Summit County for the November 4, 2008, General Election. If there are Nordonia sen- iors working at your polling place, say hello and wish them well. DON‟T FORGET TO GET OUT AND VOTE ON NOVEMBER 4.

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