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

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