Cleveland City Schools Activities For The Week Of Nov. 11

Monday, November 11, 2019
Cleveland City Schools is proud to honor our veterans with these Veterans Day Programs today.
  • Cleveland Middle School - 2:00 pm
  • Blythe-Bower Elementary School - 2:15 pm 
  • George R. Stuart Elementary - 2:50 pm

Candy's Creek Cherokee hosts Spirit Night at Dos Bros on Tuesday. Mention Candy's Creek Cherokee all day and the school will receive a percentage of purchases.
For more information contact Lisa Earby, 423-476-1160, learby@clevelandschools.org

 
Parents are invited to Thanksgiving Lunch:
  • Blythe-Bower Elementary - Thursday
  • Candy's Creek Cherokee Elementary - Thursday for Grades K, 2, 4
  • Mayfield Elementary - Thursday for Grades K, 3, 4 and Friday for Grades 1, 2, 5

Arnold Memorial Elementary PTO hosts a family Glow Dance on Friday, 6:00-7:30 pm. Tickets are $5/adults, $2/children, and free for 3 years and under. There will be concessions for sale plus fun contests and prizes.Wear your best neon and be ready to dance! Click here for more information.
 
Cleveland High School Theater presents its annual Class Play Off Production.  Class Plays Offs are a festival of grade-level one-act plays that are student-directed by Senior Thespian Members. Performances of all shows will be held at Cleveland High School's Betsy Vines Memorial Theater on November 14 and 15 at 7:00 and November 16 at 2:00. The final show will end with a special presentation of the awards ceremony. Tickets are $5.00 and doors open 30 minutes prior to the show.    Cleveland High School Theater, home of Thespian Troupe 505, is under the supervision of Don Markham, theater director. Click here for more information or contact Don Markham, dmarkham@clevelandschools.org.
 
Parent Teacher Conferences:
  • Cleveland Middle School - Tuesday, 4:00-7:00 pm

SkillsUSA Region 1 Competition Winners Headed To State

Chattanooga Prep To Host Chess Tournament Dec. 14

Affordable Schools Ranks Southern Adventist University As Affordable For Bachelor's Degree


Close to 30 high schools representing the SkillsUSA Region 1 counties of the northwest Georgia area competed in 25 skill-based competitions on Friday, spread throughout the Walker County Campus, ... (click for more)

The inaugural open scholastic chess championship hosted by Chattanooga Preparatory School, The Chatt Prep Open, will take place Dec. 14 at Chattanooga Preparatory School and is open to students ... (click for more)

Southern Adventist University has been identified by Affordable Schools as being one of the most affordable schools in Tennessee for a bachelor’s degree. The ranking considered average cost ... (click for more)


Student Scene

SkillsUSA Region 1 Competition Winners Headed To State

Close to 30 high schools representing the SkillsUSA Region 1 counties of the northwest Georgia area competed in 25 skill-based competitions on Friday, spread throughout the Walker County Campus, with the winners headed to the statewide competition in the spring. “Think of a science fair for technical students mixed with leadership skills, that is a SkillsUSA competition,” Melissa ... (click for more)

Chattanooga Prep To Host Chess Tournament Dec. 14

The inaugural open scholastic chess championship hosted by Chattanooga Preparatory School, The Chatt Prep Open, will take place Dec. 14 at Chattanooga Preparatory School and is open to students K-12 throughout Tennessee, Alabama and Georgia. There will be a rated division for members of the United States Chess Federation and also an unrated division for scholastics players new to ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Developer To Proceed With Controversial Walden Grocery Project After Planning Commission Declines To Intervene

The Chattanooga-Hamilton County Regional Planning Commission on Monday chose to take no action on the zoning ordinance previously approved last month by the Walden Town Council, clearing the developer to proceed with a controversial Walden Town Center. The development slated for Taft Highway on Signal Mountain will include a full-service grocery store, fuel station, retail, offices ... (click for more)

Erlanger Reports Significant Spike In Flu-like Illness In December

Officials with Erlanger reported a significant spike in flu-like illnesses the first week of December, compared to the same period last year. Last week, the hospital reported a total of 74 cases to the Hamilton County Health Department, compared to only 15 cases during the same week last year. 10 weeks into the flu season, Erlanger has reported 396 influenza-like illnesses ... (click for more)

Opinion

A Better Plan Is Needed For Quarry Golf Course At Mountain Creek

With regard to the ongoing saga of the old Quarry golf course and its proposed development, I reject the proposed plan endorsed by the North Chickamauga Creek Conservancy (Chattanoogan - Breaking News 11/30/2019) and believe a better outcome can be achieved. There is a middle ground that involves all R-1 construction including preserving the tree, greenspace, streams and ponds. ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Absolute Top 100

Several weeks ago one of my favorite websites, 24/7wallstreet.com, teased me by releasing its version of the “100 Absolute Best Songs in History” and anytime I see such a boast it's like trying to pick “The Best of All Your Girl Friends Who You Didn’t Marry,” or “My Best SEC Football Players In 50 Years Of Watching Close.” The easiest way to shut down any argument is to counter: ... (click for more)