This Week At Cleveland City Schools

Monday, December 19, 2016
Cleveland High School Leadership IV students will present their final projects to the Board of Education on Monday, 11:30 am. For more information contact Andrea Byerly, 423-472-9571, abyerly@clevelandschools.org.
  
 
George R. Stuart Elementary Christmas Concert will be Monday in the Stuart auditorium. The K, 2nd, and 4th grade performances will begin at 6:00 pm. The 1st, 3rd, and 5th grade performances will begin at 7:15 pm. Refreshments will be available for purchase between performances; proceeds will help fund the musical this year.
For more information contact Richelle Shelton, 423-476-8246, rsheleton@clevelandschools.org. 
  
 
Cleveland High School Fine Arts Christmas Festival will be Monday, 7:00 pm in the Raider Dining Hall. Artwork from our CHS Art Department will be on display and some will be available for purchase.  All three choirs will perform with special guest appearances from the CHS Dance Team and the SPED department. Cost is $5 plus a canned food item. For more information contact Shirley Pace, space@clevelandschools.org. 
  
 
Cleveland Middle School hosts SheCares on Tuesday, 7:00 am. Students are encouraged to bring their mom or the special lady that fills her shoes to school for a light breakfast and guided bonding time together. For more information contact Leneda Laing, 423-479-9641, llaing@clevelandschools.org. 
  
 
E.L. Ross Elementary Show Choir Caroling Trip will be Tuesday. The choir will perform holiday favorites at Chili's, United Community Bank, WTNB TV, and Bradley Healthcare. For more information contact Lisa Earby, 423-479-7274, learby@clevelandschools.org.

Early College Lays Solid Foundation To Success

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Lee Hosts Latin American And Iberian Studies Conference

Lee University’s Department of Language & Literature hosted its sixth annual Interdisciplinary Conference on Latin American and Iberian Studies. The purpose of the conference is to promote academic excellence among undergraduate students and to bring together students and professors from a wide variety of disciplines including languages, humanities, and history. This year, ... (click for more)

Erlanger Has Surge In Revenue; Admissions Up Over 12%

Erlanger Health System reported substantial growth in revenue and effective cost management for the third quarter. Net income from operations of $8.5 million exceeded prior year by $7 million and also exceeded budget by $1.3 million.    The health system had an 8.8 percent increase in total net revenue. Officials said the quarter generated strong EBITDA (e arnings ... (click for more)

Trenton, Ga., Woman Gets Workhouse Time, Lengthy Supervised Probation In Hit-And-Run Death Of Man On Moped

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No Tax-Supported Entity Should Get Secrecy In Spending

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Roy Exum: New Orleans Slaps History

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