Cleveland City Schools Activities For The Week Of April 22

Monday, April 22, 2019

Here are the Cleveland City Schools activities for the week of April 22:

Yates Primary celebrates Volunteer Appreciation Week. PTO officers and volunteers will be treated with tea and cookies during volunteers hours at school. For more information contact Mike Collier, 423-479-1723, mcollier@clevelandschools.org.
 


Cleveland City Schools Board of Education Site Committee will meet on Wednesday, 11:00 am at the Administrative Office Building Board Room, 4300 Mouse Creek Road. Click here for the agenda. For more information contact Andrea Byerly, 423-472-9571, abyerly@clevelandschools.org.
 


Cleveland Middle School hosts Rising 6th Grade and New Student Parent Night on Thursday at 6:00 pm. We will start with an informational meeting at 6:00 in the CMS Theater. School administrators and teachers will provide information on registration, procedures, activities, and clubs/sports at CMS for parents and students. For more information contact Luz Price, 423-479-9641, lprice@clevelandschools.org.
 


Ross/Yates hosts Mom/Son Night at the Cleveland High School Varsity Baseball game on Thursday, 6:30 pm. Free admission to the game for Ross/Yates boys and their mothers. There will be a photo booth, refreshments, and more. Run the bases after the game too! Click here for more information.
 


Cleveland High School Theater Department presents the musical 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. An eclectic group of sixth-graders arrives at the 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, each eager to win for very different reasons. In hilarious, touching, and catchy songs, each speller reveals his/her hopes, struggles, and passions as they make their way through the competition. Tickets are $12/adults and $8/students. Shows are in the Betsey Vines Memorial Theater at CHS. For more information contact Don Markham, dmarkham@clevelandschools.org.

  • Thursday 7:00 pm
  • Friday 7:00 pm
  • Saturday 7:00 pm
  • Sunday 2:30 pm
  • Monday (April 29) 7:00 pm

E.L. Ross Elementary will honor their volunteer parents and PTO officers at the Volunteer Breakfast on Friday, 8:30-9:30 am. For more information contact Stephanie Stone, 423-479-7274, sastone@clevelandschools.org.


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