• Help your child avoid 'summer slide'

    5/31/2019 -- Data shows that students can lose knowledge or skills over the summer. CMSD is providing programs and resources that can help them avoid what is popularly known as "summer slide."

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  • ODE honors Euclid Park teacher

    5/28/2019 -- Tequila Pennington-Calwise, who teaches at Euclid Park PreK-8 School, is one of five teachers in the state to receive a TORCH Award from the Ohio Department of Education. TORCH stands for Teachers of Ohio representing Character and Heart.

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  • Executive Grille food truck hits road in June

    5/23/2019 -- Most of the stops are at Walnut Wednesdays or Public Square, but the truck also will visit Midtown and the Cleveland Police Department’s district headquarters at East 152nd St. and St. Clair Ave.

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  • CMSD will serve summer meals

    5/23/2019 -- For a fourth consecutive year, CMSD will help keep students fed during the summer by serving them a hot, nutritious lunch or dinner for free. Adults who accompany the children can eat for $3.

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  • SC4K will provide uniforms, supplies to students at 5 schools

    5/20/2019 -- With help from the school-wear company French Toast, SC4K will furnish uniforms and other clothing and school supplies for all students in kindergarten through third grade at the five schools, as well as supplies that teachers often buy for the children. The nonprofit will replenish the goods monthly.

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  • Cafeteria walls to display fruits of art students' labor

    5/23/2019 -- Tired of big, blank walls in CMSD cafeterias, Chris Burkhardt, executive director of school nutrition, recently commissioned paintings that Cleveland School of Arts students made of fruits and vegetables. The first 80 works, enough for 10 of the District’s 100 schools, are ready for display.

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  • Project unites NASA, sewing choreography (Video)

    5/21/2019 -- What do sewing, dancing, and NASA all have in common? They’re all after school clubs at the John Marshall Campus, and they collaborated for a very special project called “Leap with Light,” combining costume skills, complicated choreography and wearable technology.

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  • Lasley's Diner serves up life lessons (Video)

    5/21/2019 -- On Fridays, Kristen Lasley’s class turns into “Lasley’s Diner,” where students with special needs prepare and deliver custom lunches ordered by faculty and staff. Lasley, an intervention specialist, and colleagues teach life skills to sixth- through eighth-graders who learn how to set a menu, package the food, handle money and much more.

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  • Yoga puts students in good frame of mind (Video)

    5/21/2019 -- These days there’s a different kind of yoga class for just about everyone, but what about yoga for preschoolers? That’s exactly what ZENworks Yoga is offering in several CMSD schools. Learn more about the yoga and mindfulness program, and how it’s helping students of all ages pause, breathe and reset.

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  • Cavs, Goodyear unveil STEM lab (Photo gallery)

    5/20/2019 -- The Cleveland Cavaliers and Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. have built a new STEM lab where CMSD teachers will train to incorporate digital fabrication in instruction. The space, located at the East Professional Center, was a chemistry lab when the building, now used for professional development, was known as East High School.

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  • Safety Day set for June 1

    5/20/2019 -- Safety Day will feature free lead screening for children by the Cleveland Department of Public Health and safety-related exhibits by the Cleveland Department of Public Safety and other agencies and organizations. The event also will include monster trucks, an antique car show, raffles and food.

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  • John Marshall IT picked for STEM network

    5/20/2019 -- John Marshall IT was one of 14 schools recently admitted to the Ohio STEM Learning Network. The designation formally comes from the Ohio STEM Committee, made up of the state superintendent of public instruction, the chancellor of the Department of Higher Education, the director of development and four members of the piublic.

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  • Early College wins Mock Trial competition (Photo gallery)

    5/20/2019 -- Each year, student teams take the roles of defense attorneys and prosecutors and argue cases before judges in Cleveland Municipal Court. Students also act as witnesses and bailiffs, and participants write essays on their cases.

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  • Applications taken for 5 board seats

    5/20/2019 -- Applications will be taken through Friday, June 14 for five of the nine seats on the Cleveland Board of Education. The appointments are for four-year terms ending June 30, 2023.

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  • CSA senior wins Dazzle award

    5/20/2019 -- Jenai Mosely, a graduating senior at the Cleveland School of the Arts, won a Dazzle Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Andy Lee in this year's All-City Musical, "42nd Street." The musical was nominated for seven Dazzle Awards, a regional high school theater competition.

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  • First Say Yes recipients graduating

    5/17/2019 -- CMSD is entering another graduation season, but this season is unlike those that went before it. The Class of 2019 is the first whose graduates can qualify for Say Yes to Education scholarships, which cover gaps in tuition after deducting federal and state aid.

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  • CMSD shares social, emotional learning expertise

    5/16/2019 -- At least 10 school systems registered for an SEL conference hosted by CMSD. Upward of 400 participants from Cleveland, other districts and community agencies were expected to attend.

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  • CMSD shares proposals for programs, facilities

    5/14/2019 -- CEO Eric Gordon will share the draft recommendations for schools at six regional community meetings that will begin Wednesday, May 15 and continue through June 1. A schedule of the meetings may be found at qualityschoolsforclekids.org.

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  • True2U gives 8th-graders sendoff to high school

    5/8/2019 -- Under True2, volunteer mentors from the community 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 exploring college or career options.

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  • CMSD to share planning recommendations

    5/8/2019 -- CEO Eric Gordon discusses the process to date and next steps in a video that can be found at qualityschoolsforCLEkids.org. The site also shows feedback that more than 300 parents, educators and other stakeholders provided online and at the April meetings.

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