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.

Chattanooga State And South College Sign Articulation Agreement

Dr. Rebecca Ashford, president of Chattanooga State and Mr. Steve South, president of South College, signed an articulation agreement between the two institutions on Jan. 9. This articulation agreement will guarantee qualified students enrolled in Chattanooga State’s pre-pharmacy classes an interview with the School of Pharmacy to pursue a doctor of pharmacy degree. The agreement ... (click for more)

GNTC And Foundations Work Together To Train Northwest Georgia’s EMS Professionals

With the population closing in on one million people in Northwest Georgia, combined with the more than 300 EMT openings currently available in the Peach State, it was an easy decision for two regional foundations to team up to make a gift to Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC).   Betts Berry with the Jewell Foundation and Steve Tarvin with the Pierce Foundation ... (click for more)

Bitter Cold And Icy Roads To Continue Through Thursday Morning In Chattanooga; Some Flights Cancelled; Hamilton County Schools Closed

Bitter cold temperatures will continue for Chattanooga, the National Weather Service has warned, The NWS also is advising motorists to watch for patchy icy roads. Hamilton County Schools will be closed  on Thursday " due to areas of the county with too much ice still on the roads for buses to pass safely.    “The roads in many areas of the county ... (click for more)

City Council Considering New 2-Year $600,000 Contract With Father To The Fatherless

The City Council is considering whether to approve a new two-year contract of up to $600,000 with Father to the Fatherless for the Violence Reduction Initiative. Council members had a number of questions during a lengthy hearing on Tuesday afternoon, but Police Chief David Roddy said the program has helped bring a 35 percent reduction in gun-related shootings and a 16 percent ... (click for more)

Thank You, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Thank you, Dr. King for stepping-out.  Thank you for your lasting voice to what it's all about. Thank you, Dr. King for  stepping up and also showing-up, ...when decisions were being made and  your refusal  to shut-up.  We find your fingerprints on both directions and toward progress.  your modeling, mentoring,  and reactions helps ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Once In A Blue…

On August 21st this past summer, four black women were walking down the street in Dayton, Tn., when a white man asked from his porch, “Are you ladies here to see the eclipse?” Told that yes, they most certainly were, the gentleman pointed to his back deck and another white couple and said, “If you don’t have plans, would you care to sit with us?” The ladies were delighted and ... (click for more)