Cleveland City Schools' Activities For Week Of March 12

Monday, March 12, 2018

Dr. Russell Dyer, Director of Schools, will host a Community Meeting on School Safety, Tuesday, 6:00 pm at Cleveland High School. All Cleveland citizens are invited to hear a presentation on school safety and listen to a panel discussion. Panelist include Cleveland Police Chief Mark Gibson, Board of Education Chairman Dawn Robinson, and school administrators. Click here for more information. 

Yates Primary PTO will host Spirit Night at Dos Bros on Tuesday. Mention Yates Primary all day and the school will receive 30% of purchases. For more information contact Mike Collier, 423-479-1723,   

George R. Stuart Elementary hosts a Title I Parent Meeting and Open House on Tuesday. Students and their families are invited to the informative Parent Meeting at 5:00 pm, then they can visit teachers and classrooms, 5:30-7:00 pm. For more information contact Richelle Shelton, 423-476-8246,

Mayfield Elementary hosts ESL Night on Thursday, 5:00 pm. Students and families are invited to find out more information about the ESL program. For more information contact Randall Stephens, (423) 472-4541,

Yates Primary and Ross Elementary host Raider Run on Friday. Students have been running in increments of 1/4 mile, 1/2 mile, 3/4 mile, and 1 mile during PE classes this year working toward the goal of an accumulated 25.2 miles. On Friday, students will run the final mile for a total of 26.2 miles over the year. Students receive donations for each lap completed from family, friends and neighbors. All funds raised support school programs. 

Arnold Memorial Players present The Wizard of Oz on Friday, 7:00 pm and Saturday, 2:00 pm in the Arnold Theatre. Admission is $3/adults and $2/students and concessions will be available for purchase. All proceeds go toward future productions. The show is made possible by a grant from the Allied Arts Council of Cleveland. Click here for more information. 


Parent Teacher Conferences:

  • Blythe-Bower Elementary - Tuesday, 4:00-7:00 pm
  • E. L. Ross Elementary - Tuesday, 4:00-7:00 pm
  • Yates Primary - Tuesday, 4:00-7:00 pm

Street Survival School For Young Drivers Offered Oct. 20

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Hxson High School Alumni Association Hosts Annual Homecoming Tailgate

The Hixson High School Alumni Association will be hosting their annual homecoming tailgate cookout this Friday from 5:30-7 p.m.   All alumni, current and former faculty are invited to attend.  Hamburgers, hot dogs, chips and soft drinks will be served. "The meal is free, but we welcome donations to the scholarship fund. This year our tailgate is in honor of ... (click for more)

Farrow, Waldens Are Newest Lead Donors For Medal Of Honor Heritage Center Capital Campaign

Officials of the Medal of Honor Heritage Center on Tuesday announced the center has reached a major milestone in its agreement with River City Company to build the new Heritage Center at the former Visitors Center building in the Aquarium Plaza.  This milestone, to raise more than $3 million by the end of 2018, was made possible, in part, by a $250,000 gift from Farrow Family ... (click for more)

2 Bank Tellers Say They Are Positive Walter Rice Was Gunman Who Robbed Hixson Branch

Two tellers from the Hixson branch of the Bank of America testified Tuesday they are positive that Walter Frank Rice is the individual who robbed them at gunpoint last July 25. General Sessions Court Judge Lila Statom bound a bank robbery charge against Rice, 36, of 4734 Sabrina Lane, Hixson, to the Grand Jury. She raised his bond on the bank robbery charge to $250,000, calling ... (click for more)

Arming Teachers With Guns Will Be Too Dangerous

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)

Roy Exum: 2018 Ig Nobel Awards

The word ‘ignobel’ is rarely used because only a few among us know that it means "characterized by baseness, lowness, or meanness." About 30 years ago, a glorious group of great scholars took a literary hatchet to form the word into ‘ig nobel’ so it could be placed in the dictionary as a term that means “a satirical social criticism that identifies absurd research.” Think of ... (click for more)