Cleveland City Schools' Activities For The Week Of Oct. 21

Monday, October 21, 2019

Cleveland High School invites everyone to the Volleyball State Tournament Send-Off today at 12:45 pm. The team will walk thru the school as they leave for the state tournament in Murfreesboro. For more information contact Karen Hall, khall@clevelandschools.org.
 

Blythe-Bower Elementary celebrates Red Ribbon Week with a variety of school spirit dress-up days. Lessons will be presented on friendship, healthy choices, and computer etiquette. For more information contact Laura Murray, 423-479-5121, lmurray@clevelandschools.org.
 

Cleveland City Schools ESL Department hosts ESL Parent Coffee and Conversation Events starting at 7:40 am. English as a Second Language staff invite parents to join them for conversation in a casual setting at the schools. Events this week:

  • Cleveland High School - Tuesday
  • E.L. Ross Elementary - Wednesday
  • Cleveland Middle School - Thursday

For more information contact Christy Duncan, cduncan@clevelandschools.org
 

Candy's Creek Cherokee Elementary Fall Book Fair starts on Thursday and will be open 7:40 am to 4:00 pm each day from October 24 to November 7. Students and families can shop for books and more. All proceeds benefit the new school library. Parents can use eWallet, a safe and convenient digital payment account, so students can shop cash-free. Click here for more information. 
 

Blythe-Bower Elementary will host the All Pro Dad Breakfast on Friday, 7:40 am. All students and fathers are invited to attend this monthly breakfast program.Call the office at 423-479-5121 to reserve your spot!
 

George R. Stuart Elementary hosts Screen on the Green on Friday, starting at 7:00 pm. Students and their families are invited to bring lawn chairs and blankets to watch Toy Story 4 on the big screen outdoors. Concession stand available. For more information contact Brandi Beard, bbeard@clevelandschools.org
 

Blythe-Bower Elementary hosts an Open House and Fall Harvest Hoedown on Friday. Open House is 4:00-5:00 pm and the Hoedown is 5:30-7:30 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.
 

Ross Elementary and Yates Primary host Scream on the Green on Friday, 7:00 pm. Students and their families are invited to bring lawn chairs, blankets, and snacks to watch Secret Life of Pets 2 on the big screen outdoors. Click here for more information. 
 

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 as MonStars 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:

  • Candy's Creek Cherokee Elementary - Thursday, 4:30-7:30 pm
  • Mayfield Elementary - Thursday, 4:00-7:00 pm
  • Ross Elementary - Thursday, 4:00-7:00 pm
  • Yates Primary - Thursday, 4:00-7:00 pm

 


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