Cleveland City Schools' Activities For The Week Of Oct. 22

Monday, October 22, 2018

Week of October 22


Blythe-Bower Elementary celebrates Red Ribbon/College Week with a variety of school spirit days. Students and staff will celebrate healthy choices and looking forward to a bright future. Kids on the Block will provide programs on Wednesday for all grade levels. The Bridge will present to 4th and 5th grade on October 30th. For more information contact Laura Murray, 423-479-5121, lmurray@clevelandschools.org.

Arnold Memorial Elementary hosts Science Night on Monday, 5:30-7:00 p.m. in the school cafeteria. The CHS Science National Honor Society will be leadingthis event.Come & enjoy a free night of "experimental"fun!We will be making ice cream sundaes and banana splits as an added treat. For more information contactMarsha Wallace, mwallace@clevelandschools.org.

Mayfield Elementary hostsDad's Nighton Tuesday, 5:30 -7:30 pm. Students and their dads(or significant adult) are invited to this multi-cultural night. The title of this event is La Notte Di Papa(Dad’s Night) and willinclude art, music, and food related to Italian culture. For more information contact Randy Stephens, 423-472-4541, rstephens@clevelandschools.org.

E. L. Ross Elementary willhost Spirit Night at Dos Bros on Wednesday. Mention Ross all day and they will receive 30% of purchases.For more information contact Lisa Earby, 423-479-7274, learby@clevelandschools.org.

Cleveland High School counselors will host a FAFSA Frenzy Financial Aid Help Session(Free Application for Federal Student Aide)for seniors and their families on Thursday, 2:00-5:00 pm in the CHS Library. For more information contact the counseling office, 423-476-1832.

George R. Stuart Elementary hostsScreen on the Green, Friday, starting at 6:00 pm. Students and their families are invited to bring lawn chairs and blankets to watch Hotel Transylvania on the big screen outdoors. Pizza, crafts, and facepainting start at 6:00 pm. Click herefor more information.

Blythe-Bower Elementary hosts a Fall Harvest Hoedown on Friday, 5:00-7:00 p.m. Students and their families will enjoy hayrides, music, games, crafts, food and more. Come join the fun! For more information, contact Linda Tyler 423-479-5121, ltyler@clevelandschools.org.

Cleveland Middle School hosts the Trail of Terror on Saturday, 7:00-9:00 pm, weather permitting. The community is invited to this haunted house/trail as the CMS coaches dress up asMonStars on the CMS Nature Trail. Tickets are $5, and proceeds benefit the athletic department. For more information contact Scott Carroll, 423-479-9641, scarroll@clevelandschools.org.

Parent Teacher Conferences:

  • Arnold Memorial - Tuesday, 4:00-7:00 pm
  • Blythe-Bower Elementary - Tuesday & Thursday, 4:00-7:00 pm
  • E. L. Ross Elementary - Tuesday, 4:00-7:00 pm
  • George R. Stuart Elementary - Tuesday, 4:00-7:00 pm
  • Yates Primary - Thursday, 4:00-7:00 pm

PTO Meetings:

  • George R. Stuart Elementary - Thursday, 5:00 pm

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