Cleveland City Schools' Activities For Week Of Dec. 18

Monday, December 18, 2017

George R. Stuart Elementary School Character Ed Breakfast will be Monday. Student of the Month representatives will be honored at the breakfast. For more information contact Richelle Shelton, 423-476-8246, rshelton@clevelandschools.org.
 

Stuart Elementary is excited to host their annual 5th Graders vs Teachers Volleyball Game on Monday, 2:00 pmIt is a Stuart tradition and students look forward to having this opportunity when they become 5th graders! The students have been practicing and are ready to have bragging rights for the rest of the year! For more information contact Mindy Kiser, mkiser@clevelandschools.org.  
 

George R. Stuart Elementary Christmas Concert will be Monday in the Stuart auditorium. The K, 2nd, and 4th grade performances will begin at 6:00 pm. The 1st, 3rd, and 5th grade performances will begin at 7:15 pm. Refreshments will be available for purchase between performances; proceeds will help fund the musical this year. For more information contact Richelle Shelton, 423-476-8246, rsheleton@clevelandschools.org
 

A tradition for Arnold Memorial Elementary is a school wide Holiday Concert.  All grades will be performing as well as the Arnold Singers, and the combined student body finale will be a fantastic ending.  The concert will be held in the historic Arnold auditorium on Wednesday, 8:45 am.  For more information contact Mike Chai, 423-472-2241, mchai@clevelandschools.org.

 

Cleveland City Schools administrative offices and schools will be closed for Christmas Break December 21st to January 3rd. Students will return to school on Monday, January 8th. We hope that you and your family have a joyful holiday season.



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