Cleveland City Schools' Activities For The Week Of Dec. 2

Monday, December 2, 2019

Week of December 2


Cleveland City SchoolsBoard of Educationwill meet on Monday, 5:30 pm at the Administrative Office Building. Click here to view theagenda. For more information contact Andrea Byerly, 423-472-9571,abyerly@clevelandschools.org.

TheE.L.Ross Book Fairwill be open all this week. Special events planned during the week include:

  • Chorus and Show Choir Holiday Performance, Tuesday, 6:00 pm
  • Book Fair extended hours onTuesday, 6:30-7:30 pm.
  • Family Ornament Making,Tuesday, 6:30-7:30 pm
  • Grandparents' Breakfast and Book Fair, Thursday, 7:30-8:30 am

For more information contact Rachel Stewart, rstewart@clevelandschools.org.

Blythe-Bower ElementaryString Ensemble Concertwill be Tuesday, 2:15 pm. Parents andguests are invited to attend. For more information contact Prisavia Croft, 423-479-5121, pcroft@clevelandschools.org.

Join E. L. Ross Elementaryfor theRoss Give Back Event at Chili'son Wednesday.Enjoy lunch or dinner at the Cleveland Chili's and tell your server that you are representing E.L. Ross. Chili's will give back a portion of your sale to the school PTO.For more information contact Stephanie Stone, 423-479-7274, sastone@clevelandschools.org.

Blythe-Bower ElementaryRockin Bobcat BandConcertwill be Wednesday, 2:15 pm. Parents andguests are invited to attend. For more information contact Prisavia Croft, 423-479-5121, pcroft@clevelandschools.org.

Mayfield Elementary hosts theWriting Letters to Santa and Christmas Make & Take Workshopon Thursday, 5:30-7:00 pm.Parents and students can drop in to make Christmas ornaments and write letters to Santa Claus. Santa will make an appearance at 6:30 pm to listen to students read their Christmas letters. For more information contact Randall Stephens, 423-472-9641,rstephens@clevelandschools.org.

Blythe-Bower Elementary hosts Family Dance and Fun Night on Friday, 5:30-8:00 pm. Admission is $1 per person. The dance, crafts and food are free. The Santa Shop will sell assorted items, and pictures with Santa will be available for purchase. Food will be served beginning at 5:30 pm and all other activities will begin at 6:00 pm. For more information contact Linda Tyler, ltyler@clevelandschools.org.

Cleveland Middle School Beta Club hosts the Snowflake Dance on Friday. Tickets are $5 for students. Proceeds are used to sponsor membership dues, club induction ceremony, and Beta Jr. State Convention attendance. For more information contact Valerie Helmstetter, vhelmstetter@clevelandschools.org.

PTO Meetings:

  • Cleveland Middle School - Tuesday, 1:00 pm
  • Candy's Creek Cherokee - Wednesday, 8:45 am

 

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