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,

Wnuk Presents At ACA Conference

Lee University student Kelly Wnuk, a senior anthropology major from Chattanooga, presented at the Appalachian College Association Annual Summit held in Kingsport, Tn. Ms. Wnuk was invited to present her findings after she was awarded a Ledford Scholarship from the ACA to conduct original research during the summer of 2018, under the supervision of Dr. Arlie Tagayuna, associate ... (click for more)

CSCC To Host Career Community Major Discovery Event

Cleveland State Community College is hosting a Career Community Major Discovery Event on campus next Wednesday from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in the George L. Mathis Student Center. This event is designed to assist both current and prospective students in choosing a major and what path or “career community” will be best-suited for them. Participants will be able to meet with faculty, ... (click for more)

Chattanooga Police Investigating Shooting That Victim Says Happened A Week Ago

Chattanooga Police responded to a local hospital on Friday evening after a person arrived with a gunshot wound.   The injured man told police he was shot on Thursday, Oct. 11. He said he was shot while on the dance floor of a club somewhere along Brainerd Road.   If you have any information about the incident, call Chattanooga Police at 423-698-2525. You ... (click for more)

Charles Pipkens, Lajeromeney Brown Arrested In Series Of Violent Home Invasions In Which Robbers Posed As Police

Chattanooga Police have arrested Charles Dijon Pipkens and Lajeromeney Brown in connection with a series of violent home invasions in which the suspects told their victims they were Chattanooga Police officers.. Pipkens, 27, was charged in an Aug. 11 case and Brown, 40, in an incident on Sept. 19. Pipkens, of 434 N. Hickory St., is charged with two counts of aggravated kidnapping, ... (click for more)

Teach For America Raises Concerns

For the last several years, many groups, individuals and parties interested in preserving public education for our children have stood firm as a rampantly growing privatization movement has descended upon our local educational landscape.  We saw last year the Department of Education push a plan that would form a partnership zone which could potentially lead to schools in the ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Inequality & The Left

The story is told about a liberal politician who was getting a room full of snowflakes all heated up over equity and equality, which is big with the political Left right now. One of his handlers finally got the chance and whispered in his ear, “Use ‘fairness’ instead! That’s what sells … “ Afterwards a newspaper column read, “The liberals love fairness because it cannot be measured. ... (click for more)