Cleveland City Schools Activities For The Week Of Sept. 5

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Here are Cleveland City Schools activities for this week:

Join E. L. Ross Elementary  for the Ross Give Back Event at Chili's today. Enjoy lunch or dinner at the Cleveland Chili's and tell your server that you are representing E.L. Ross. Chili's will give back a portion of your sale to the school PTO. For more information contact Lisa Earby,

Cleveland City Schools Board of Education Meeting is tonight5:30 pm at the Administrative Office Building Board Room. Click here for the agenda.

Blythe-Bower Elementary Volunteer Training isWednesday9:30 am. Parent volunteers will review school procedures, meet the staff, and tour the building. For more information contact Linda Tyler,  

Cleveland High School celebrates the Alumni Hall of Fame on FridayClick here to view the 2017 Hall of Fame inductees.

  • 9:00 am - Induction Ceremony in CHS Raider Arena
  • 6:00 pm - Reception in CHS Commons 
  • 7:30 pm - Halftime Recognition at CHS Raiders vs. Knoxville Catholic football game

For more information contact Whitney Harden,

George R. Stuart Elementary Kindergarten classes will host a Grandparents' Picnic on Friday. All four Kindergarten classes have invited grandparents (or grandparent figures) to bring their blankets to enjoy lunch with their grandchild. For more information contact Grace Avirett,

In honor of Grandparent’s Day, Blythe-Bower students invite their grandparents to aGrandparent Sing-A-Long on Friday2:30 pm. Grandparents have voted on their favorite songs of all time.  During the assembly the students and grandparents will sing the Top Ten selections together.  For more information contact Joel Barnes,

Hamilton Star, McCallie Alum Chris Lee Visits McCallie School Monday

McCallie School alumnus Chris Lee '13, one of the stars of the Chicago production of the hit musical "Hamilton," will be visiting Chattanooga to speak to McCallie students on Monday morning.  Since September 2016, Mr. Lee has has performed duel role of Marquis de LaFayette/Thomas Jefferson in the Chicago cast after he was cast in the role while still a student at Belmont ... (click for more)

Ivy Academy Holds Groundbreaking For New Academic Buildings

Ivy Academy Chattanooga held a groundbreaking for planned new academic buildings. Taking part at school site in Soddy Daisy were students, staff, board members, and administration. Also present were representatives from the city of Soddy-Daisy, TDEC, USDA, Dillard Construction, and Franklin Architects. Officials used gold shovels to break ground for the new facilities for ... (click for more)

Ivy Johnson, 23, And Cordarrius Johnson, 26, Shot Early Sunday Morning On Lillian Lane

Ivy Johnson, 23, And Cordarrius Johnson, 26, were shot early Sunday morning.   Chattanooga Police were notified at 4:39 a.m. of two people arriving at a local hospital with gunshot wounds. Upon arrival, police spoke with the two victims who were suffering from non-life threatening gunshot wounds. The victims arrived at the hospital via personal vehicle.   ... (click for more)

From Green Window Shutters To Forks And Spoons, Mount Vernon Restaurant Up For Auction

From the green wooden window shutters to the forks, knives and spoons, the landmark Mount Vernon Restaurant is up for auction. Marc Gravitt, of Gravitt Auction, said there will be an online auction starting Thursday morning and running through Saturday at noon. It will be handled as a "staggered close," he said. The first item will go first, then the second 30 seconds later, ... (click for more)

DACA Or Amnesty To Become The Majority?

As we have the political drama that we see in D.C. let’s be honest about what DACA is all about. We understand as the liberal policies of abortion, dependency on the government and an anti-American globalist / progressive agenda that many have come to realize these policies no longer represent their core beliefs and have left a certain party. Without an influx of new dependency ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: What’s The ‘Super’ Done?

The headline on Jan. 10 in the Times Free Press read, “Report shows Hamilton County students still lagging behind Tennessee peers.” In smaller type underneath, the sub-head added, “Less than 33 percent of county elementary, middle school students read at grade level.” Then, just seven days later, this on Friday, the same newspaper bannered, “Hamilton County Schools superintendent ... (click for more)