Cleveland City Schools Events For Week Of Oct. 30

Monday, October 30, 2017

Week of October 30

Students and staff at Cleveland Middle School and Cleveland High School will be collecting nonperishable food for the Fall Food Drive in partnership with Southern Heritage Bank all week. 
Cleveland City Schools Board of Education will have a Special Called Board Meeting on Facilities today at 4:00 pm at the Administrative Office Building.
 Click here to view the agenda. For more information contact Andrea Byerly, 423-472-9571, 

E. L. Ross Elementary hosts the MyOn Kickoff Family Night on Thursday5:30-6:30 pm. MyOn is a program that personalizes reading for students by recommending books based on their interests and reading level. Students and families are invited to read and learn how to access this amazing program! For more information contact Lisa Earby,
Blythe-Bower Elementary will host the All Pro Dad Breakfast on Friday7:40 am. All students and fathers are invited to attend this monthly breakfast program. For more information contact Laura Murray,

E.L. Ross Elementary hosts the Student of the Month Sundae Party on Friday. This month Ross' focus habit is "First Things First." Students that best exemplify this habit will be treated to an Ice Cream Sundae party on Friday. For more information contact Lisa Earby,   
Mayfield Elementary BETA Club hosts Mother/Son & Father/Daughter Dance on Friday. Kindergarten-2nd grade will participate 5:00-6:30 pm; 3rd - 5th grades will participate 6:30–8:00 pm.Tickets may be purchased in advance or at the door. Photos and concessions will be available for purchase. For more information contact Randall Stephens, 423-472-4541,

Parent Teacher Conferences:
  • Yates Primary - Thursday4:00-7:00 pm

Hamilton Star, McCallie Alum Chris Lee Visits McCallie School Monday

McCallie School alumnus Chris Lee '13, one of the stars of the Chicago production of the hit musical "Hamilton," will be visiting Chattanooga to speak to McCallie students on Monday morning.  Since September 2016, Mr. Lee has has performed duel role of Marquis de LaFayette/Thomas Jefferson in the Chicago cast after he was cast in the role while still a student at Belmont ... (click for more)

Ivy Academy Holds Groundbreaking For New Academic Buildings

Ivy Academy Chattanooga held a groundbreaking for planned new academic buildings. Taking part at school site in Soddy Daisy were students, staff, board members, and administration. Also present were representatives from the city of Soddy-Daisy, TDEC, USDA, Dillard Construction, and Franklin Architects. Officials used gold shovels to break ground for the new facilities for ... (click for more)

Fleischmann Blames Senate Democrats For Government Shutdown

Congressman Chuck Fleischmann blamed Senate Democrats after the Senate’s failure to pass the Continuing Resolution (CR), putting a government shutdown into place. He said,  “I cannot fathom how Senate Democrats, knowing the severity of the issues in question, acted with such insensitivity using our children and our military as pawns, putting party over country. ... (click for more)

From Green Window Shutters To Forks And Spoons, Mount Vernon Restaurant Up For Auction

From the green wooden window shutters to the forks, knives and spoons, the landmark Mount Vernon Restaurant is up for auction. Marc Gravitt, of Gravitt Auction, said there will be an online auction starting Thursday morning and running through Saturday at noon. It will be handled as a "staggered close," he said. The first item will go first, then the second 30 seconds later, ... (click for more)

DACA Or Amnesty To Become The Majority?

As we have the political drama that we see in D.C. let’s be honest about what DACA is all about. We understand as the liberal policies of abortion, dependency on the government and an anti-American globalist / progressive agenda that many have come to realize these policies no longer represent their core beliefs and have left a certain party. Without an influx of new dependency ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: What’s The ‘Super’ Done?

The headline on Jan. 10 in the Times Free Press read, “Report shows Hamilton County students still lagging behind Tennessee peers.” In smaller type underneath, the sub-head added, “Less than 33 percent of county elementary, middle school students read at grade level.” Then, just seven days later, this on Friday, the same newspaper bannered, “Hamilton County Schools superintendent ... (click for more)