Cleveland City Schools Are U.S. Civics All-Star Schools

Friday, August 25, 2017

The Tennessee Department of Education named Cleveland High School and the F. I. Denning Center of Technology and Careers as 2017 U.S. Civics All-Star Schools. Every senior graduating with a regular diploma from these schools earned a passing grade on the U.S. civics test. 
 
Adam Renshaw, CHS government teacher, said, “Cleveland High's All Star government classes are a testament to the hard work and preparation of its students.  Last year's seniors in particular took a great deal of pride in preparing for the Citizenship test and debating the relevant political issues of the day. I am so proud of our government classes and look forward to repeating the high standards reached by last year's students.” 
 
Dr. Russell Dyer, director of Schools, stated, “I am extremely proud of the work of our teachers and students on the U.S. Citizenship test.  Teaching students our democratic principles is important to ensuring a bright future for our state and country."  

Per state law, the project-based civics assessments are developed by the district to ensure students are taught the social studies standards as well as to demonstrate understanding of civics. All public high school students must participate in the United States Citizenship test; however, a passing grade is not a requirement for graduation.


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Cleveland City Schools' Activities For The Week Of Oct. 22

Week of October 22 Blythe-Bower Elementary celebrates Red Ribbon/College Week with a variety of school spirit days. Students and staff will celebrate healthy choices and looking forward to a bright future. Kids on the Block will provide programs on Wednesday for all grade levels. The Bridge will present to 4th and 5th grade on October 30th. For more information contact Laura ... (click for more)

Judge David Campbell Chapter, NSDAR Visits Whitwell Elementary School

Whitwell Elementary School fourth graders learn about the causes of the American Revolution and flags from then to now when members of the Judge David Campbell Chapter, NSDAR visited the school. The chapter also donated a George Washington framed print to the school. (click for more)

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