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 Resident Travels To D.C. To Walk In College Graduation

Local resident Erica Smith has earned her bachelor’s degree in Business Management from WGU Tennessee, and traveled to Washington, D.C., to receive her diploma at the university’s summer commencement. WGU Tennessee is an online, nonprofit university formed through a partnership between the state of Tennessee and nationally recognized Western Governors University as part of Governor ... (click for more)

Cleveland State Foundation Hosts Dinner Reception To Honor Donors

The Cleveland State Community College Foundation hosted a dinner reception on Tuesday night at the Cleveland Country Club. The purpose of the event was to express appreciation to community members who have provided financial support to Cleveland State over the past year, while also giving them opportunity to hear how their support is impacting the success of the College and students. ... (click for more)

Judge Collier Denies New Trial For Ex Pilot Travel Centers President Hazelwood; Did Not File Within 14 Days Of Verdict

Federal Judge Curtis Collier has issued a 48-page order denying a new trial for former Pilot Travel Centers president Mark Hazelwood. He said initial Hazelwood attorney Rusty Hardin of Houston, Tex., did not follow federal rules of filing notice of an appeal within 14 days of the verdict. Judge Collier also denied a request by Brad Henry, the new Hazelwood lawyer, for time ... (click for more)

Juvenile Shot On East 14th Street On Friday

A juvenile was shot Friday evening on East 14th Street. The Chattanooga Police Department responded at 6:45 p.m. to a person shot in the 2000 block of East 14th Street. Upon arrival, Officers located a male victim suffering from a gunshot wound to the abdomen. Hamilton County EMS responded to the scene and transported the victim to a local hospital. Members of the Violent ... (click for more)

Arming Teachers With Guns Will Be Too Dangerous - And Response (4)

Arming teachers with guns in the classroom, as Bill Lee proposes, would be the single most dangerous thing to happen to students in Tennessee history. Students and teachers in close proximity to loaded firearms daily? Across this state, in middle schools alone, there are probably hundreds of student/teacher conflicts a day. What if a student got hold of gun in a struggle with ... (click for more)

The Saturday Funnies

Before we get into this week’s edition of The Saturday Funnies, I want to share a fun chunk of information that we can have a lot of fun with tonight. Our pals at the website were good enough to pass along the fact today marks the September Equinox. And – get this -- if you play this right, it will be just like the farmer says: “On the field of opportunity, it’s ... (click for more)