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.


Georgia Northwestern Holds Fall 2017 Commencement

A chilly  Tuesday  night in Northwest Georgia saw the Dalton Convention Center in Dalton fill to capacity as more than 250 students walked the stage at Georgia Northwestern Technical College’s (GNTC) Fall Commencement Ceremony. An estimated 1,500 family and friends were on hand for the occasion. GNTC President Pete McDonald, his administration, and keynote speaker ... (click for more)

Chattanooga State's Dinner Of Firsts Raises $70K For Scholarships

Chattanooga State’s Dinner of Firsts 2017 had net proceeds for the event totaling more than $70,000, with $50,000 earmarked for the inaugural Tom Edd Wilson First in the Family Endowed Scholarship and $20,000 to the annual First in the Family Scholarship. This sixth annual dinner event honored local community leader and philanthropist Patsy Hazlewood, with Reggie Piercy serving ... (click for more)

Home In Alton Park Damaged By Fire Friday Morning

No injuries were reported in connection with a house fire in Alton Park Friday morning. The Chattanooga Fire Department received the alarm around  8:30 a.m.  and responded to 4020 Highland Ave. with five fire companies. When the first firefighters arrived on the scene, one of the residents of the house was concerned this his wife might still be inside. The firefighters ... (click for more)

Pedestrian Struck And Severely Injured In East Ridge Thursday Night

The East Ridge Police Department is investigating a motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian being struck  at 5300 Ringgold Road on Thursday around  10 p.m. Officers arrived and found that East Ridge resident Dale Henderson had been struck by a vehicle and was suffering from severe injuries. It appears he attempted to cross Ringgold Road in front ... (click for more)

Technology: The Virtual Drug

The truth is you're probably reading this on a mobile device or your computer. As a matter of fact, I’m typing this down on a MacBook Pro. The point is technology is everywhere. It engulfs like a tsunami engulfs a village, only a few ever escape. In fact, it took me two hours to start this paper because I was so hypnotized by phone, checking my Instagram and seeing what the next ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Lesbian’s Daddy

I’ve always held the belief that things work out for the best. Oh, I’ve been in some tights where I couldn’t see the forest for the trees but, in the up-and-down life I have lived, I’ve found that God doesn’t make mistakes. If I’ll just hold on long enough, no matter how bad the circumstances, something good will happen. It always does. One of the best examples I have seen lately ... (click for more)