District News
Sharon G. Flake Visits Monticello
Author Sharon G. Flake inspired students at Monticello Middle School during a visit on January 29. She will take her message to Roxboro Middle School January 30. 
Winner of Poetry Event Advances to State Contest
The 2015 Heights High Poetry Out Loud recitation contest on January 22 yielded top notch performances and a winner who will advance to the Ohio competition in Columbus. The first place winner was Ashmita Samal who will compete in Columbus on March 7. Meryam Azzam placed second and Mekaihlah Harris and Hanae Chaffag tied for third place. 
District Conducting Survey on International Baccalaureate Program
One of our district goals this year is to evaluate some of our current programs. Included in our list of programs under review is the International Baccalaureate (IB) program. 
State of the Schools Address Moved to Spring
The State of the Schools address originally scheduled for January 27 will be postponed until the spring, as the District moves forward with its five-year strategic planning process. 
Swim Team Hosts Final Competition in Current Pool
The Saturday, January 31, 3 p.m. home swim meet is a big one. It is the final competition in the 1962 pool – the next time the team competes on the Cedar and Lee campus, it will be in a new pool. The meet is also senior night and the competing team, West Geauga, partners with Heights to raise funds for National Breast Cancer Foundation. 
Facilities Accountability Committee Meeting Recap
Members of the Facilities Accountability Committee (FAC) met January 22 at the Board of Education and received an update on the Heights High Renovation Project. 
Strategic Planning Committee to Inform District's Future
Members of the newly-formed Strategic Planning Committee (SPC) held their first meeting Tuesday, January 13 at the Board of Education to begin working with the District and the Board to develop a five-year Strategic Plan for the Cleveland Heights-University Heights City School District. 
Design Team Updates Board on Heights High Project
BSHM Architects updated the Cleveland Heights-University Heights Board of Education on renovation plans for Heights High at the January 20 Board Work Session at the Delisle Center. 
Public Meetings on Eastside Greenway
A regional consortium will host a second round of public meetings Jan 28 - Feb 3 to solicit feedback about the proposed Eastside Greenway. The proposed trail will connect current bicycle and pedestrian trails in 19 communities. 
Public Meeting on Plans for Millikin Building Scheduled for February 4
While the District is undergoing Phase 1 of its Master Facilities Project, the Tradesmen and Grounds Crew needs to relocate from the Wiley building.  A neighborhood meeting is scheduled on February 4 to inform surrounding residents on the plans. 
UPDATE: CH-UH Board of Education Places Operating Levy on May 2015 Ballot
Citing the need to protect academic progress and avoid additional, significant cuts, the CH-UH Board of Education has approved the second and final reading necessary to place a 5.9-mill operating levy on the May 2015 ballot. 
Two Artists Win Scholastic Awards
Two Mosaic School student artists, junior student Hannah Smith and sophomore Nih'jiel Jones, received awards in the 2015 Cuyahoga County Scholastic Art Competition. Nearly 3000 entries were submitted to the Cleveland Institute of Art for scoring by a panel of judges from the art community. 
Drama Students Featured in Mystery Production
The Heights High Drama Department will perform Agatha Christie’s mystery The Mousetrap on February 4-7, 7 p.m. in the auditorium. The popular mystery show includes unexpected plot twists and turns. “This play is enormously entertaining,” said director and David Jurns. 
District Calendar
Upcoming Events
Feb
3
BOE Regular Board Meeting
Tue Feb 3 2015
Feb
3
GRTY Preschool Open House
Tue Feb 3 2015
Feb
6
MONT Health Screening - Grade 7
Fri Feb 6 2015
Feb
10
ROXM Health Screening - Grade 7
Tue Feb 10 2015
                                  

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