• 2 CMSD students in national panel discussion

    10/23/2018 -- Two CMSD students are among nine, including a survivor of the Parkland, Fla., school shootings, who will participate in a panel discussion Friday in Baltimore. The discussion, from 2:30-4 p.m., will be part of a national Town Hall Meeting being held during the Council of the Great City Schools' annual fall conference.

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  • Students use their say to help Say Yes bid

    10/19/2018 -- CEO Eric Gordon’s Student Advisory Committee -- 400-plus high school students from across the District -- gathered Friday at Windows on the River for the first of four meetings this school year. As is his custom, Gordon reminded the students that the state law that ushered in The Cleveland Plan, a customized blueprint for education reform in the city, grants them a say in their schooling.

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  • Parent U. offers college bus tours

    10/19/2018 -- The free campus tours help students and parents better understand college and how it works. The District's Office of Family and Community Engagement co-sponsors the tours with College Now Greater Cleveland.

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  • True2U under way, but more mentors needed

    10/19/2018 -- The mentors work with the eighth-graders for three hours one day a month, talking with them in small groups about choosing the right high school and guiding their exploration of college or career options.

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  • Bus tracking app goes live

    10/19/2018 -- Using GPS technology, the Edulog Parent Portal mobile app will allow parents to monitor progress of the bus in real time and notify them of the vehicle’s distance from the stop or school. Android users can receive notifications when the bus is within a customized radius of up to 2 miles.

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  • Executive Grille schedules holiday buffet, pie sale

    10/17/2018 -- The student-run restaurant will hold its annual Thanksgiving buffet on Nov. 8 and Nov. 9. Pie orders must be placed by Nov. 14,

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  • Willson washer, dryer help students in need

    10/17/2018 -- Willson PreK-8 School held a ribbon cutting on Tuesday – for a washer and dryer. The appliances will be used to clean and dry dirty uniforms, which are often cited as a reason why children miss school. Residents also can do laundry at Willson at certain times.

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  • Manufacturers take 'plant tour' at Max Hayes

    10/16/2018 -- CMSD is big on connecting students with real-world experiences away from school. It introduces them to and whets their appetite for high-paying jobs. On Tuesday, the real world came to Max S. Hayes High School.

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  • Students explore careers through MetroHealth internships (Photo gallery)

    10/15/2018 -- Before seniors at the Lincoln-West School of Science and Health wear the cap and gown, they wear the MetroHealth System pin. Members of Science and Health's first graduating class received the pins Monday at the MetroHealth main campus off West 25th Street, symbolically kicking off the school's inaugural internships in positions both medical and non-medical.

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  • Teacher of the Year finalist gets school-supplies spree (Video)

    10/12/2018 -- Shoes and Clothes for Kids has rewarded CMSD’s Ohio Teacher of the Year finalist with a 3-minute shopping spree at the organization’s Resource Center. Catherine Duplisea gathered 364 items -- $2,500 worth of supplies -- for her school, Orchard STEM.

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  • Community welcomes work on new JFK (Photo gallery, video)

    10/11/2018 -- The groundbreaking was purely ceremonial. The building, scheduled for completion in 2020, is already going up in the 15100 block of Miles Ave., about one and a half miles from the existing JFK.

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  • John Marshall IT gives lawyers tech support

    10/9/2018 -- Seven students spent virtually all of last school year upgrading the website used by the Federal Bar Association’s Northern District of Ohio Chapter and developing an app that made the site mobile friendly. The FBA, which has more than 500 members, rolled out the work Tuesday during its annual State of the Court luncheon at the downtown Hilton hotel.

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  • Seniors swarm to college fair (Photo gallery)

    10/4/2018 -- The school year is still fairly new, but CMSD’s Class of 2019 has already begun to take the next step. More than 1,600 seniors, as well as some juniors, traveled to the East Professional Center on Thursday for the third annual Cleveland Goes to College Kickoff and College Fair.

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  • Excellence in Teaching winners announced (Photo gallery, video)

    10/2/2018 -- This is the third year for the awards, a partnership between the George Gund and Cleveland foundations, the District and the Cleveland Teachers Union. The goal is to spread best practices by honoring teachers who set a standard of excellence and serve as an example for their peers.

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