The Ohio Department of Education conducted a Step Up To Quality onsite evaluation of the Karaffa Elementary School pre-school program on Monday, May 1, 2017. The program received a five-star quality rating, the highest rating possible. This rating means that our pre-school program has met quality program standards that exceed preschool licensing and school age child care licensing health and safety regulations.
Posted Friday, June 30, 2017
Rick Hlivko was the 2017 recipient of the Joseph and Anna Marie Karaffa Award for Excellence in Education. Mr. Hlivko has been a teacher for thirteen years in the Toronto City School District and previously taught at East Liverpool High School for fourteen years. He is also an adjunct professor for Eastern Gateway Community College and teaches college level math classes at Toronto Jr.-Sr. High School.
The Lion's Club GOOD Awards were presented on Friday, May 5th at Karaffa Elementary School. The GOOD Award was created by Ron Derry. Mr. Derry developed this award with the belief that more emphasis should be placed on student behaviors within the school environment. He created a list of ten behaviors, which he thought would enable students to become GOOD citizens.