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, mcollier@clevelandschools.org.   
 

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, rshelton@clevelandschools.org
 

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, rstephens@clevelandschools.org.
 

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

Cleveland State Students Participate In TISL

Chattanooga State Hosts First Annual Girl Scouts STEM Day

"I Am Hamilton" T-Shirt Presented To Tanya Turman, Parent Volunteer Coordinator At Orchard Knob Middle


Cleveland State Community College had five members of its Student Senate participate in the 49 th General Assembly of the Tennessee Intercollegiate State Legislature (TISL) held at the state ... (click for more)

Chattanooga State Community College hosted its first annual Girl Scouts STEM Day for middle and high school girls on the main campus. Thirty-eight Girl Scouts participated in eight, two-hour ... (click for more)

Tanya Turman, the parent volunteer coordinator at Orchard Knob Middle, received an “I Am Hamilton” t-shirt for taking care of children and families at Orchard Knob Middle School. The district ... (click for more)


Student Scene

Cleveland State Students Participate In TISL

Cleveland State Community College had five members of its Student Senate participate in the 49 th General Assembly of the Tennessee Intercollegiate State Legislature (TISL) held at the state Capital recently. Students served as either house members, senators, media representatives or lobbyists and were part of a total group of more than 300 students from over 40 different colleges ... (click for more)

Chattanooga State Hosts First Annual Girl Scouts STEM Day

Chattanooga State Community College hosted its first annual Girl Scouts STEM Day for middle and high school girls on the main campus. Thirty-eight Girl Scouts participated in eight, two-hour workshops. This free event provided opportunities for the scouts to learn about CAD, robotics, nuclear science, website design, chemical engineering technology, coding, 3D printing and computer ... (click for more)

Breaking News

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Henderson, Mitchell Ask Council To Consider Language On Preserving Steep Slopes And Floodplains

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Opinion

Alstom And Tubman: A Tale Of Two Sites

The former Alstom industrial site on the riverfront and the former Harriett Tubman housing site in East Chattanooga both have a lot of redevelopment potential. And yet the city of Chattanooga seems to view them quite differently. Alstom is the fair-haired child; Tubman is the forgotten child. The Alstom area was recently designated as an "opportunity zone" in a new program ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: We're Torturing Millions

I’ll admit it – I would rather hurt than take an opioid pain pill. Hydrocodone and its cousins scare the willies out of me because once when I was ‘drug sick,’ it was the worst sickness I have ever known. For somebody who always has somewhere that it hurts, I know that opioids are wonderful when used properly but because they are increasingly abused by society, there are now over ... (click for more)