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 


Band Showcase Is Feb. 24 At Brainerd High

A Band Showcase will be held Saturday, Feb. 24, at Brainerd High School.  It will begin at noon.  Bands to perform include Brainerd High School and Tyner High School, as well as two schools from Nashville, Maplewood and Pearl-Cohn. Tickets are on sale at the BHS band room for $10. (click for more)

Cleveland State Celebrates Opening Of Food Pantry

Cleveland State celebrated the grand opening of its new food pantry, the Cougar Den, on Wednesday afternoon. The goal of the food pantry is to provide assistance to CSCC students in need. (click for more)

1 Person Killed In Accident Involving 18-Wheeler On Ochs Highway

One person was killed Saturday morning on Ochs Highway. Another person in the same vehicle was taken to the hospital. An 18-wheeler was coming down the mountain, and hit three cars traveling up the mountain. Ochs Highway was closed in both directions, and HAZMAT crews were at the scene. The wreck happened at mid-morning. (click for more)

Hixson Home Destroyed By Fire Early Saturday Morning

A home was destroyed by fire early Saturday morning in Hixson. Around  2:30 a.m. , the Dallas Bay Volunteer Fire Department responded to a possible house fire at  904 Wesley Drive  in Hixson. When the first unit arrived on the scene, they reported the second floor of the home was completely engulfed with fire. Firefighters conducted a defensive ... (click for more)

Six Things We Can Do About Mass Shootings

All politics aside, the recent shooting in Florida, and every other shooting in a public place, is a senseless and, possibly, preventable tragedy. It is absurd that we can’t gather in a free society without the fear of some nut job or terrorist using us as targets.   And then the cries of “do something!” from every quarter. But, other than the obvious attempt by agenda-pushers ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: It’s Time To ‘Prepare’

On Friday morning, this after a crazed human being killed 17 innocent children and adults at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Wednesday, I sat in a room with Sheriff Jim Hammond and members of his command staff and asked what everyone us want to know: “What do we do?” Gino Bennett, the sage guiding force, sat beside me and he told the room, “The time to ‘prevent’ is over ... (click for more)