Cleveland City Schools' Activities For Week Of Jan. 22

Monday, January 22, 2018

Cleveland High School Student Government Association celebrates Winter Week! Each day this week will be a themed dress up day including Ugly Sweater Day & Family Flannel Photo Day. The week culminates with a Winter Dance on Saturday night. For more information contact Michelle Harden,

Cleveland High School invites you to Open House on Thursday, 4:00-7:00 pm. Students and their families are invited to meet the second term teachers. For more information contact Whitney Harden, 423-478-1113,

Cleveland Middle School Chromebook Laptop Deployment will start this week. Parents and students can drop-in during any of the times below to pick up the student's new laptop. This first stage of the BLADE program provides laptops for every CMS student. 

  • Thursday, 3:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Friday, 3:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Saturday, 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

For more information contact Leneda Laing, 423-479-9641,

George R. Stuart Elementary hosts Technology Troubleshooting Night on Thursday, 6:00-7:30 pm.  Parents are welcome to drop-in for help with PowerSchool, Dojo, Myon, MobyMax, and more. For more information contact Savannah Shell,

E. L. Ross and Yates Primary host Mother/Son Night on Friday at the CHS Boys Basketball Games in Raider Arena. Boys and their moms are invited to the CHS basketball games - JV tips off at 6:00 pm and Varsity tips off at 7:30 pm. They will enjoy free admission, free popcorn & drink, photo booth, and more fun activities during the game. For more information contact Lisa Earby, 423-479-7274,

Thompson Engineering Sponsors Special E-Week Screening Of Dream Big 3D At The Tennessee Aquarium IMAX 3D Theater

Thompson Engineering celebrated Engineers Week by hosting a field trip that allowed more than 130 Chattanooga area students to see Dream Big 3D, a film that celebrates engineers and their work around the world. Engineers Week is a oneweek event to celebrate a year-long commitment to increase awareness about how engineers make a difference in our world and to inspire students to ... (click for more)

Hamilton County Seniors Are National Merit Finalists

Seven seniors in Hamilton County Schools are recognized among the nation’s elite high school seniors as they were named Finalists in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program.  Only 15,000 high school seniors nationwide earn this distinguished honor each year.  Hamilton County seniors honored are Zoe Zimmerman, Chattanooga School for the Arts and Sciences; Annika Lee, ... (click for more)

Daisy Elementary Evacuated After Bomb Threat

Daisy Elementary School was evacuated on Friday, after a threatening message about a bomb was found on a wall. The school was emptied immediately, and public safety personnel responded to inspect the building.  The students were taken to the gym at Soddy Daisy High and provided with food as they waited to re-enter the building.   Children and teachers were ... (click for more)

Initiative Launches In Support Of Signal Mountain’s Water System; Tennessee-American Says It Has Long Provided Clean Water To Signal

A citizen committee is urging Signal Mountain "to be vocal and choose local" in the imminent water department sale. The local group formed “Be Vocal. Choose Local.” after the town of Signal Mountain voted last May to initiate a Request for Proposals for the acquisition of its water department.  The committee urges the town to sell its water system to Walden’s Ridge Utility ... (click for more)

Reflections On Billy Graham

Sandra and I are saddened this morning after learning of the death of Billy Graham. We rejoice today, because Mr. Graham once said "It will be reported that Billy Graham has died, but that won't be the truth. He said the truth is that he had only moved to a new location".  I remember when we named 15th Street as Billy Graham Avenue, his daughter Gigi came for the dedication ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Saturday Funnies

Every day, without exception, I find a number of “treats” in my daily dose of email. These funnies, and other pertinent information, are sent to me by a myriad of “Internet Buddies” who I repay by sending out some of the funniest that I collect. Think of it as sort of a “co-op” for my readers to enjoy. When The Saturday Funnies began last summer, it was what I still think is ... (click for more)