• Clark School makes sure students stay warm (Video)

    12/10/2018 -- Winter weather is here, but for many Cleveland children, a warm winter coat is a basic necessity families often cannot afford. Clark School and its community partners are making sure every child and their family members stay warm this winter. Through hundreds of donations, the school distributed coats and other accessories to every student and family member in need.

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  • Contest keeps 'Christmas Carol' spirit

    12/7/2018 -- Great Lakes Theater has presented “A Christmas Carol” for 30 years and since the beginning has invited CMSD’s sixth- through eighth-graders to enter an annual competition featuring their own takes on the seasonal classic. This year’s contest, which just concluded, proved once again that while details may change to reflect modern life, the student writers, like their predecessors, stay true to the original themes.

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  • Bumper crop awaits Washington Park shoppers (Photo gallery)

    12/7/2018 -- Poinsettias fly quickly fly off the shelves at Washington Park Environmental Studies’ annual holiday plant sale. But for students at the high school, the cultivation takes months and the skills they learn can serve them for a lifetime.

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  • Browns celebrate Clark School attendance

    12/3/2018 -- The Cleveland Browns have had reason to celebrate on the field recently, and off the field, they’re helping CMSD celebrate improved attendance with the “Get 2 School, You Can Make It!” campaign.

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  • Joseph Gallagher School rules the chessboard

    12/3/2018 -- The powerhouse, which currently consists of nine seventh- and eighth-graders, has won five straight CMSD titles and gone 57-0 in District play over the last two years. In November, the eighth-graders captured a state title in grade-level championships.

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  • High school choice season is under way

    12/3/2018 -- CMSD allows students to attend any high school they wish, provided that space is available and, in a few cases, they meet admissions criteria. As part of its portfolio model, the District has developed a variety of options so families can find the best fit. Last year, 94 percent of the District’s eighth-graders and their parents exercised that right.

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