While students had the day off, District teachers, paraprofessionals, administrators and educators of all types gathered to share ideas, learn from experts and make plans to accelerate the progress they’re already making.
2/15/2017 -- Facing History New Tech students this week listened to the firsthand account of 88-year-old Albert Hersh, a Jewish man who was sent to the Auschwitz concentration camp at age 14. The students had the chance to ask Hersh questions, take a photo with him, and for those who were particularly touched by his story, ask for a handshake or a hug.
2/14/2017 -- In a message sent to employees Monday, District Chief Executive Officer Eric Gordon said he believed CMSD's enrollment gains over the last two years are a "testament to the caring, concerned, responsive school district we are continuing to become." He reminded them that "every single one of our customer experiences matter, whether it is colleague-to-colleague or extended to the customers that walk through our doors."
2/13/2017 -- The new deal will go into effect immediately after CTU members and the school board ratify the contract.
2/7/2016 -- For students dealing with social isolation, eating lunch alone can be one of the hardest parts of the day. That’s why seventh- and eighth-graders at Artemus Ward School have pledged to become more inclusive and look out for their classmates.
2/10/2017 -- CMSD enrolls hundreds of international students who may be impacted by the president's recent travel ban.
2/14/2017 -- Medical personnel will work for two years with children who suffer from asthma, assessing and monitoring severity and control of the illness. UH will also enlist the help of Environmental Health Watch, a nonprofit organization that helps prevent and reduce exposure to harmful substances that cause or aggravate serious health conditions in Northeast Ohio. EHW will visit the homes of children with asthma and recommend ways that parents can make their homes healthier places for their kids.
2/2/2017 -- Once a year, the concourse at Cleveland State University’s Wolstein Center is turned into a shopping mall lined with booths representing CMSD’s growing list of high school options. Eighth-graders roamed the concourse with classmates Wednesday during the day. Students and parents visited for two hours during the evening.
2/1/2017 -- High school student-athletes across the country committed to college sports programs on National Signing Day, including 26 from CMSD. Proud parents watched as the athletes picked up pens signed their commitment letters Wednesday at the District's East Professional Center.