Cleveland City Schools Activities For Week Of Oct. 2

Monday, October 2, 2017
Yates Primary Wild West Book Fair is open all week. Students and their families can shop for books and more; all purchases benefit the school. Book fair hours are Monday-Thursday 7:45 am - 3:30 pm,Thursday evening 5:00-7:00 pm, and Friday 7:45 am - noon.
You can also shop online at http://www.scholastic.com/bf/yates. For more information contact Mike Collier, 423-479-1723mcollier@clevelandschools.org.

 
Cleveland City Schools Board of Education will meet on Monday5:30 pm at the Administrative Office Building. Click here to view the agenda. For more information contact Andrea Byerly, 423-472-9571abyerly@clevelandschools.org 
 
Cleveland High School Theater Department presents Radium Girls. In 1926, radium was a miracle cure, Madame Curie an international celebrity, and luminous watches the latest rage—until the girls who painted them began to fall ill with a mysterious disease. Inspired by a true story, Radium Girls traces the efforts of Grace Fryer, a dial painter, as she fights for her day in court. Admission is $8 for adults and $5 for students. Show times are Mondayand Tuesday at 7:00 pm in the Betsy Vines Memorial Theater. For more information click here or contact Don Markham, theater director at Cleveland High School, dmarkham@clevelandschools.org.  
 
Join E. L. Ross Elementary  for the Ross Give Back Event at Chili's on Tuesday. 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, 423-479-7274learby@clevelandschools.org.
 

Cleveland Middle School hosts an ESL Parent Night and Multicultural Dinner on Tuesday5:30-7:30 pm. The meal will be potluck and will last from 5:30-6:30.  Parents will participate in mini-rotations from 6:30-7:30 that focus on resources at CMS, resources in the community, how to interpret their students' WIDA scores, and grade-level specifics pertaining to the individual ESL classes. Childcare will be provided for young children and middle schoolers.  Any students 9th grade and older will participate in the meeting along with their parents. For more information contact Christy Duncan,cduncan@clevelandschools.org


Cleveland Middle School hosts the All Pro Dad Event on Thursday7:00 am in the theater. Students will share quality time with their father/male role model. They will listen to a speaker, do a short activity, and have a light breakfast. For more information contact Luz Price, 423-479-9641,lprice@clevelandschools.org


Blythe Bower Elementary hosts Healthy Snacks Parent Workshop on Thursday10:00 am. Presented by Kathy Hayes of the UT Agricultural Extension Agency, parents will learn how to make healthy snacks for their families using everyday foods they find in their homes. Everyone is invited. For more information contact Joel Barnes, 423-479-5121jbarnes@clevelandschools.org. 


Ross/Yates Fall Festival will be Thursday5:30-7:30 pm. Students and their families will have a fun, memorable night with the bounce house, face painting, obstacle course, and more. Click here for more information on dinner and ticket costs.
 
Blythe-Bower Elementary will host the All Pro Dad Breakfast on Friday7:40 am. All students and fathers are invited to attend this monthly breakfast program. For more information contact Laura Murray, 423-479-5121lmurray@clevelandschools.org.
 

E.L. Ross Elementary hosts the Student of the Month Sundae Party on Friday. This month Ross' focus habit is "Begin with the End in Mind." Students that best exemplify this habit will be treated to an Ice Cream Sundae party on Friday. For more information contact Lisa Earby, 423-479-7274learby@clevelandschools.org.   


Parent/Teacher Conferences:

  • Arnold Memorial Elementary - Tuesday4:00-7:00 pm

PTO Meetings:
  • Cleveland Middle School - Wednesday1:00 pm

Cleveland City Schools will be closed for Fall Break October 10-14Monday, October 16 is a Staff Development Day. Students return to school on Tuesday, October 17.

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