Cleveland City Schools Present This Week's Calendar

Monday, March 20, 2017
Cleveland High School Raider Outreach Day will be Tuesday.  As the underclassmen take the ACT or Pre-ACT, the entire senior class will be providing a day of service throughout the community. The seniors will be volunteering at elementary schools, nursing homes, churches, the Greenway as well as Fort Hill Cemetery.  
For more information contact Whitney Harden, 
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Mayfield Elementary hosts Science Night on Tuesday5:30-7:00 pm. First and Second grade students and their families will rotate through several hands-on stations including STEM construction, Float Your Boat, Alka Seltzer Rockets, and Water Penny station. The event begins at 5:30 with pizza; activities begin at 6:00. For more information contact Randall Stephens, 423-472-4541rstephens@clevelandschools.org.
 
Cleveland High School partners with the Chamber of Commerce for Senior Interviews on Thursday8:30 am - 12:00 pm.  Local business professionals will conduct mock job interviews.  Seniors submit resumes and receive feedback from the professionals. For more information contact Whitney Harden, 423-478-1113wharden@clevelandschools.org
 
Parent - Teacher Conferences:
  • Arnold - Tuesday4:00-7:00 pm
  • Cleveland Middle School - Tuesday4:00-7:00 pm

PTO Meetings:
  • Cleveland Middle School - Tuesday1:30 pm
  • Arnold - Tuesday5:30 pm
  • George R. Stuart - Tuesday6:30 pm 

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