Imagine attending Ohio’s only all-male public academy, a high school where you start each day in a morning session of encouragement and accountability, and where there are mentors on call 24-7.
This is a progressive, but disciplined, academy with dual enrollment at Cuyahoga Community College and Cleveland State University, where a partnership with HealthCorps provides nutritional support for each student, and where renowned speakers such as educator and author Stedman Graham appear regularly.
Ginn Academy focuses on higher education – beginning college tours as early as the freshman year – and careers, with the Career Center providing advice and lining up jobs for interested students each summer at the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District.
Ginn Academy will add a center where students, alumni, their families and even the community can take online assessments of their interests and aptitudes, train for jobs and apply or plan for postsecondary education.
A dozen CMSD schools made the Alliance for a Healthier Generation’s list, which began in 2006, singles out schools for promoting exercise, nutrition and safety among students and staff.
The Summer Learning Experience, which got under way Monday, is a bold effort to help students in preschool through 12th grade catch up after a year in remote learning, get a head start on next school year or just re-engage in a variety of fun, hands-on activities and camps. And it’s free.
The CMSD Summer Learning Experience is on the way, offering fun and adventure in a safe environment for students of all ages. And it’s free. Registration is now open!
CMSD graduates received a boost this year from new Say Yes to Education scholarships that pay up to the full value of tuition. The scholarships may be used at all public colleges and universities and Pell-eligible training programs in Ohio and more than 100 private colleges and universities across the country.