This Week At Cleveland City Schools

Monday, August 28, 2017

Here are school activities for Cleveland City Schools for this week:

Cleveland Middle School hosts Parent/Teacher Conference Meet & Greet on Tuesday4:00-7:00 pm. All CMS parents are invited to tour the school and meet their child's teachers. Teachers will be available to conference as needed. For more information contact Leneda Laing, 423-479-9641,

Cleveland Middle School's 3rd Annual Health Fair will be Friday.  All students will tour the information and education booths set up in the gym about the health/wellness resources that are available in our community. Sixth and eighth grades students will also receive the required health screenings. For more information contact Stephanie Pirkle, 423-479-9641,

E.L. Ross Elementary hosts the Student of the Month Sundae Party on Friday. This month Ross' focus habit is "Be proactive." Students are learning to be responsible and take charge of their words, actions, thoughts, and attitudes. The phrase to remember is "Be proactive. I'm in charge of me." Ross will celebrate proactive students with an ice cream sundae party. For more information contact Lisa Earby, 423-479-7274,

Join George R. Stuart Elementary outside on the lawn for Screen on the Green this Friday8:00 pm. Students will vote for the movie - Trolls or Sing! Admission is free, along with popcorn and water. Kona Ice will be on the premises for those who wish to purchase. For more information contact Richelle Shelton, 

Cleveland City Schools will observe Labor Day on Monday, September 4. Schools and administrative offices will be closed. Classes will resume on Tuesday, September 5.

Signal Mountain Student Earns Academic Award At Maryville College

Anna Dieter, a junior theatre studies major from Signal Mountain, was recognized with the Evelyn Seedorf Prize in Dramatic Arts during Maryville College’s annual Academic Awards Ceremony that was held April 21 on the campus of the liberal arts school.  This award is given annually to the most deserving student majoring in theatre. Ms. Dieter is a 2015 graduate of ... (click for more)

Board Of Regents To Meet June 21-22; Agenda Includes Student Tuition For 2018-19

The Tennessee Board of Regents will hold its summer quarterly meeting Thursday and Friday, June 21-22, at Cleveland State Community College in Cleveland. The agenda includes action on student tuition and fees for the 2018-19 school year. The Board of Regents governs the 13 community colleges and 27 colleges of applied technology comprising the College System of Tennessee.  ... (click for more)

Voters May Decide In November On Whether To Eliminate City Court; Paving Fund Also Considered

Chattanooga voters in November may get to vote on whether City Court should be abolished. City Council members indicated during budget talks on Tuesday that may be an upcoming referendum question. Councilman Jerry Mitchell said he, for one, "would vote to eliminate it." However, he said the court would apparently run through 2021 when the eight-year terms of Judges Sherry ... (click for more)

Riverton Development Spurs Talk Of Riverwalk Along The Northshore

Development of the former BlueCross property at Lupton City is spurring talk of a Riverwalk on the Northshore. The City Council discussed the topic on Tuesday night in giving final approval for a Planned Unit Development for Riverton on 210 acres. Officials said there are no specific plans for a Northshore Riverwalk, but several groups are actively working to make a connection ... (click for more)

Never Replacing Claude Ramsey But Following His Example

When Claude made his decision not to seek reelection as the 26th District state representative I made my intention known to seek the office following him.  Immediately opponents from both parties began to qualify for that opportunity.  With Bill Bennett as my campaign manager and many of Claude’s supporters going door to door into the community, as Claude had done in his ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Participation Trophies

You may remember several years back when James Harrison, a linebacker for the Steelers at the time, came home to discover his two sons, who were then ages 8 and 6, had received “participation trophies” on a sports team. Harrison, who earned his way into the NFL (he was not drafted out of Kent State yet played in five Pro Bowls), promptly loaded his sons and the bogus trophies in ... (click for more)