Cleveland City Schools' Activities For The Week Of Aug. 12

Monday, August 12, 2019

Ross Elementary and Yates Primary host Open Houses and Title I Parent Meetings on Thursday. Students and their families are invited to tour the buildings and meet teachers.

  • Yates - 5:30-6:30 p.m.
  • Ross - 6:30-7:30 p.m.

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
 

Parent Meetings:

Tuesday, Aug. 14:

  • Arnold Memorial - 1st Grade - 5:15 p.m.
  • Arnold Memorial - 2nd Grade - 6 p.m.
  • Mayfield Elementary - 1st & 2nd Grades - 5:30 p.m.

Thursday, Aug. 16:

  • Mayfield Elementary - 3rd, 4th, & 5th Grades - 5:30 p.m. 

GPS Eighth-Graders Tour Nuclear Power Plant

Winners Of 8th Grade Essay Contest On “What The Bill Of Rights Means To Me” Announced

CGLA Hosts Signing For 1st Student Accepted To Ivy League University


Thanks to GPS parent Scott Hunnewell, plant manager of Sequoyah Nuclear Plant for TVA (and dad to Sawyer ’24), GPS eighth-graders and some of their teachers were able to spend a day touring the ... (click for more)

Eighth Graders in Hamilton County Public Schools completed an introduction to the founding documents of the United States. One of those was the “Bill of Rights.” William J. Brennan, associate ... (click for more)

On Friday, Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy senior Anyang Ayai will sign a contract to formally acknowledge her plans to attend Columbia University. The first CGLA student to attend ... (click for more)


Student Scene

GPS Eighth-Graders Tour Nuclear Power Plant

Thanks to GPS parent Scott Hunnewell, plant manager of Sequoyah Nuclear Plant for TVA (and dad to Sawyer ’24), GPS eighth-graders and some of their teachers were able to spend a day touring the plant and Training Center to complement their science studies. Their visit began in the Sequoyah Training Center Auditorium for Nuclear 101, an introduction to what they would be seeing ... (click for more)

Winners Of 8th Grade Essay Contest On “What The Bill Of Rights Means To Me” Announced

Eighth Graders in Hamilton County Public Schools completed an introduction to the founding documents of the United States. One of those was the “Bill of Rights.” William J. Brennan, associate Supreme Court judge for 34 years, captured the essence of the Bill of Rights when he wrote, “The Framers of the Bill of Rights did not purport to 'create' rights. Rather, they designed ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Man, 36, Shot On Shawnee Trail Thursday Night

A man, 36, was shot on Shawnee Trail Thursday night. At approximately 9:32 p.m., Chattanooga Police were called to a local hospital after a person arrived with injuries from a gunshot wound. Upon arrival, police spoke with the person suffering from a non-life threatening gunshot wound who arrived at hospital via personal vehicle. The victim said he was involved in a ... (click for more)

Inner City Youth Who Had $22 An Hour Job At Gestamp Now Headed To Federal Prison

An inner city youth who once had a $22 per hour job with the Gestamp automotive supply firm is now headed to federal prison. Shimel Clifton Knowell, 20, was sentenced by Judge Travis McDonough to serve two years. He earlier had a term of 13 months and one day after a guilty plea to gun possession while under the influence of drugs. However, he was given the higher sentence ... (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 Saturday Funnies

Hot dog for every December and here we go! We at The Saturday Funnies relish in each December because it is during this time many of the best stories are borne. From Thanksgiving to Christmas each year is a “busy street” and over these holidays, which we dutifully celebrate because of a very real and ever-revealing Christ-child, and not just from the teacher’s advancement, we will ... (click for more)