Cleveland City Schools Activities For The Week Of Sept. 9

Monday, September 9, 2019
George R. Stuart Elementary hosts Open House on Monday, 5:00-6:00 pm. Students and families are invited to tour the school and visit with teachers. For more information contact Richelle Shelton, 423-476-8246, rshelton@clevelandschools.org.
 
Arnold Memorial Elementary hosts Grand People Celebrations on Wednesday and Thursday. All special grand people are invited to eat lunch with students.
Wednesday is K, 2nd, and 5th grades; Thursday is Pre-K, 1st, 3rd, and 4th grades. For more information contact Marsha Wallace, 423-472-2241, mwallace@clevelandschools.org. 

 
George R. Stuart hosts Multicultural Night on Thursday, 5:00-7:00 pm. Students and families can visit five different countries to study art. Every child will make a craft to take home from each county they visit. For more information click here or contact Brandi Beard, 423-476-8246, bbeard@clevelandschools.org.
 
Cleveland City Schools hosts Strategic Planning Focus Groups on Thursday, 6:00-7:30 pm at Blythe-Bower Elementary School. Parents and community members from across the district are invited to attend and provide feedback in a small group setting on the future goals of the school system. For more information contact Andrea Byerly, 423-472-9571, abyerly@clevelandschools.org.
 

Yates Primary hosts Orange Leaf Spirit Night on Thursday. Mention Yates Primary School at Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt and Yates receives a percentage of the sales. For more information contact Mike Collier, 423-479-1723, mcollier@clevelandschools.org. 
 
Blythe-Bower Elementary hosts the iMom Breakfast on Friday, 7:40 am. All students and mothers are invited to attend this monthly breakfast program. For more information contact Laura Murray, 423-479-5121, lmurray@clevelandschools.org
 
Blythe-Bower Elementary celebrates Star Spangled Banner Day on Friday. Students will honor our national anthem written during the War of 1812. For more information contact Prisavia Croft, 423-479-5121, pcroft@clevelandschools.org.

Chattanooga State And Southwest Tennessee Community Colleges Earn National Leader College Status

Chattanooga State Earns National Leader College Status

Lee Students Teach Seminary Training Classes In Guatemala


Two of the four colleges from across the U.S. earning the prestigious Leader College status from the Achieving the Dream Network for steady improvement in student success outcomes, are Tennessee ... (click for more)

Chattanooga State Community College is one of ten community colleges from across the country to earn National Leader College status, and one of four to earn that honor for the first time. This ... (click for more)

Seven Lee University Spanish majors, along with their professor Dr. Alexander Steffanell, have returned from a trip to Quetzatenango, Guatemala, after being invited by the Seminario Bíblico Pentecostal ... (click for more)




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Chattanooga State And Southwest Tennessee Community Colleges Earn National Leader College Status

Two of the four colleges from across the U.S. earning the prestigious Leader College status from the Achieving the Dream Network for steady improvement in student success outcomes, are Tennessee community colleges. Chattanooga State Community College and Southwest Tennessee Community College were awarded the honor at Achieving the Dream’s national conference Thursday at National ... (click for more)

Chattanooga State Earns National Leader College Status

Chattanooga State Community College is one of ten community colleges from across the country to earn National Leader College status, and one of four to earn that honor for the first time. This honor comes to Chattanooga State as a member college of the Achieving the Dream Network, a growing network of 277 community colleges committed to helping their students, particularly low-income ... (click for more)

Breaking News

2 People Killed In Late-Night Crash On South Moore Road

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County School Board Votes 7-2 For New Contract With Supt. Bryan Johnson; Approves 2.5% Employee Raise

The County School Board voted 7-2 on Thursday night for a new four-year contract for Supt. Bryan Johnson that includes a significant raise to a base pay of $240,000. His base pay was $197,500 when he got a four-year contract in 2017. That contract was not due to run out until 2021. In favor were Tiffanie Robinson, Joe Wingate, Tucker McClendon, Karitsa Jones, Joe Smith, Jenny ... (click for more)

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Infinite Gratitude To The Entire Memorial Hospital Team

To Memorial Hospital doctors, nurses, staff and executive leadership, I want to offer and to express my sincere and profound gratitude for the extraordinary care and caring that you recently provided to one of my dearest and most beloved relatives. Last week, my loved one, who was suffering from flu symptoms, suddenly became seriously and critically ill with pneumonia in both ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: This Will Make You Cry

My word of the day, compliments of my friends at Dictionary.com, is phronesis (pronounced “froh-NEE-sis). It is a wonderful word that we should include in our daily prayers, asking God to mercifully instill phronesis within each of us in our every hour. It means “the wisdom in determining the ends and the means of attaining them, practical understanding, sound judgement.” Centuries ... (click for more)