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,

Brian Peterson Receives Excellence In Scholarship Award At Lee

Dr. Brian Peterson, associate professor of Old Testament, has been named the recipient of Lee University’s 2018 Excellence in Scholarship Award. The winner of this award is chosen each year by the Faculty Scholarship and Research Committee. Lee President Dr. Paul Conn officially recognized Peterson for this award during spring commencement. Dr. Peterson joined the Lee ... (click for more)

Sewell Finds Her Home At Alma Mater CSCC

Growing up, Cleveland State Service-Learning Program Assistant Brooklyn Sewell never thought college was for her. Fast forward a few years and not only has she completed her associate degree, but she will graduate with her bachelor’s in December and is already making plans to complete her master’s degree, and even considering a doctorate. Ms. Sewell originally decided to pursue ... (click for more)

Jury Finds Donaldson Guilty Of Second-Degree Murder In Killing Of Son-In-Law

A Criminal Court jury late Friday afternoon returned a verdict of guilty of second-degree murder against Glen Donaldson in the killing of his son-in-law, Adam Levi. He is facing 15-60 years in state prison. Judge Don Poole will set the sentence at a sentencing hearing on July 12.  He has been free on bond, but was taken into custody after the verdict. The jury deliberated ... (click for more)

1st Vote On Controversial Signal Mountain Grocery Proposal Set June 13; Town To Choose Either Tennessee American Or Waldens Ridge For Water Service

The next steps in rezoning 617 Cauthen Way were discussed at the Signal Mountain work session Friday afternoon. Since the last council meeting, Town Manager Boyd Veal created a list of conditions to include in the zoning ordinance relating to the proposed commercial development designed to assure that there is no negative impact to the surrounding properties or to the interest of ... (click for more)

Speaking Of A Cove

Mr. Sole Commissioner Whitfield,   I live in  a cove in western most Chattanooga. My back yard is woods. My front yard is woodland too. My neighbors and I had chance to voice our disagreement in 1996 to the proposed sale of a portion of the farm that dominated this cove and we did. There weren’t very many of us. One member of the group that listened to ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Saturday Funnies

Today’s edition of The  Saturday  Funnies is the most technical savvy, advanced, software-enhanced, and modern-day genius that I have ever delivered. I can sum it up in just one sentence: I am using a new H-P Pavilion that is the newest seventh-generation Intel Core computer and, if you want to see “real funny,” go get a new computer and try switching over your tech ... (click for more)