Cleveland High And Cleveland Middle Named Capturing Kids' Hearts National Showcase Schools

Thursday, May 12, 2022

Cleveland High School and Cleveland Middle School were both named Capturing Kids’ Hearts National Showcase Schools for 2021-2022 this week. This is the second year in a row for both schools to be honored as National Showcase Schools by Capturing Kids’ Hearts. The schools are two of only 377 schools across the United States to earn this recognition.

Capturing Kids’ Hearts, a Flippen Group program, focuses on building a positive culture by connecting with students. Capturing Kids' Hearts works to equip teachers, coaches, administrators, and district leaders to implement transformational processes focused on cultivating relational capacity, improving school culture, strengthening trust between teachers and students, building self-managing classrooms, creating accountability, improving academic performance and fostering trauma-informed care.

The Capturing Kids' Hearts National Showcase Schools Award recognizes outstanding school administrators, teaching staff, and faculty for producing exemplary outcomes with Capturing Kids’ Hearts processes. These schools have measurable outcomes in key performance criteria such as increases in attendance, climate/culture, and academic performance, said officials.

Dr. Russell Dyer, director of Cleveland City Schools, said, “We are very excited for Cleveland High School and Cleveland Middle School to once again be honored as Capturing Kids’ Hearts National Showcase Schools in 2021-2022. We are proud of the hard work educators in both of these schools put in every day to foster positive relationships with students and to build school culture. Congratulations to Cleveland High School and Cleveland Middle School for earning this tremendous honor for two consecutive years.”


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