This Week At Cleveland City Schools

Monday, August 28, 2017

Here are school activities for Cleveland City Schools for this week:

Cleveland Middle School hosts Parent/Teacher Conference Meet & Greet on Tuesday4:00-7:00 pm. All CMS parents are invited to tour the school and meet their child's teachers. Teachers will be available to conference as needed. For more information contact Leneda Laing, 423-479-9641,

Cleveland Middle School's 3rd Annual Health Fair will be Friday.  All students will tour the information and education booths set up in the gym about the health/wellness resources that are available in our community. Sixth and eighth grades students will also receive the required health screenings. For more information contact Stephanie Pirkle, 423-479-9641,

E.L. Ross Elementary hosts the Student of the Month Sundae Party on Friday. This month Ross' focus habit is "Be proactive." Students are learning to be responsible and take charge of their words, actions, thoughts, and attitudes. The phrase to remember is "Be proactive. I'm in charge of me." Ross will celebrate proactive students with an ice cream sundae party. For more information contact Lisa Earby, 423-479-7274,

Join George R. Stuart Elementary outside on the lawn for Screen on the Green this Friday8:00 pm. Students will vote for the movie - Trolls or Sing! Admission is free, along with popcorn and water. Kona Ice will be on the premises for those who wish to purchase. For more information contact Richelle Shelton, 

Cleveland City Schools will observe Labor Day on Monday, September 4. Schools and administrative offices will be closed. Classes will resume on Tuesday, September 5.

Lee’s Steffanell Presents At 2018 ACTFL Convention

Lee Hosts Shakespeare Political Science And Philosophy Symposium

Lee Students Invited To Immigration Forum

Dr. Alexander Steffanell, associate professor of Spanish at Lee University, presented at the 2018 American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages convention in New Orleans, La With over ... (click for more)

Lee University’s Department of History, Political Science & Humanities recently held its third annual Undergraduate Intercollegiate Political Science and Philosophy Symposium. A two-day event, ... (click for more)

Mareline Alfaro and Ana Rocha Delgado, two Lee University students, attended the Immigration Forum in Washington, D.C. Along with Distinguished Professor Emeritus of English Dr. Carolyn Dirksen, ... (click for more)

Student Scene

Sigma Chi Contributes To East Ridge Needy Child Fund

UTC undergraduate Sigma Chis and their Chattanooga alumni counterparts braved the inclement weather Saturday evening to collect toys and clothing items for the East Ridge Needy Child Fund. In their cooperative effort, members of the UTC Greek sorority community joined hands to contribute to the Christmas drive as well. Debbie Ray Colburn praised the group on behalf of the ... (click for more)

Lee Hosts Shakespeare Political Science And Philosophy Symposium

Lee University’s Department of History, Political Science & Humanities recently held its third annual Undergraduate Intercollegiate Political Science and Philosophy Symposium. A two-day event, the symposium was held in the Helen DeVos College of Education and focused on the political thought of Shakespeare. After registration and coffee on Friday afternoon, students broke ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Planning Commission Recommends M-1 Zoning For Tubman Site Despite Some Community Opposition

The Planning Commission on Monday afternoon unanimously recommended M-1 zoning for most of the 44-acre Harriet Tubman site in East Chattanooga. A section by Roanoke Avenue would be left R-3, allowing single-family homes, apartments and townhomes. The vote came despite some community opposition along with the Unity Group, that favored a mixed-use approach and input from residents. ... (click for more)

Popular Young Reporter For NewsChannel 9 Terminated By Sinclair As She Battles Cancer

A popular young reporter for NewsChannel 9 has been terminated by Sinclair Broadcasting as she battles cancer. Alex George wrote on her Twitter account on Friday, " Hi all, I want to clarify for those who asked. I want to assure you that treatment is going incredibly well. The decision was not made by me it was @WeAreSinclair . They terminated my contract." The 22-year-old ... (click for more)


TVA Land Grab

The Georgetown land grab is just ‘Business as Usual’ for TVA. For the past 80 years they’ve shown their stripes in this matter - 170,000 acres seized at LBL, countless acreage taken in the Tennessee River Valley. Land taken for coal and nuclear sites. All by the same play book. All from average people. We want this, you have this, we get this. I worked with TVA as a ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Greatest 4 Minutes

I would venture to say I know more sports trivia than the next guy. I’ve spent a fun lifetime watching and listening and learning so why is it, on the early eve of my three-score-and-ten, I never knew about “the best four minutes in sports” until just now? Oh, for decades I’ve know the annual Army-Navy football game, the latest just played this weekend, was special. A half-century ... (click for more)