Meet Noble's Talking Tigers
Teacher Linda Peterson-Smith and advisor Gabriella DiDona pose with The Talking Tigers. They're the faces behind the voices you hear on the early morning announcements.
Former Cavs Player visits Options
Former Cleveland Cavalier, ESPN Color Analyst and businessman Jim Chones visited Options students in February for a Black History Month program.
Black History Celebration
Devin Davis, Michael Judge and Michael Carder (L-R) sang Lean on Me at the Feb 18 Heights High Black History program, presented in a Soul Train format.
Wiley Choir's Proclamation from UH
The Wiley Challenge Choir, under the direction of Choir Advisor Glenn Brackens, received a proclamation in February from Mayor Susan Infeld and the city of University Heights.
Facilities Community Meeting #2
Phase 1 Facilities Community Meeting #2 took place Feb. 26 at Heights, with terrific turnout. Things discussed for the new high school: top 10 priorities and features to "keep" or "lose."
RMS Students Perform at Q Arena
Fifty-two band and 35 orchestra students performed at The Q Arena February 25 during the Lake Erie Monsters hockey game. The orchestra played the "Star Spangled Banner" before the game.
Update on Superintendent Search
Ted Blaesing of Hazard, Young, Attea & Associates presented at a special board meeting Feb. 26 to provide the community's feedback in terms of priorities in the search for a new superintendent.
High School Counselors at RMS
Counselors from the high school came to Roxboro Middle School Feb. 25 to begin scheduling 8th grade students for their 2014-2015 freshman school year.
Author Brian Cleary visits Fairfax
Author and Lakewood resident Brian Cleary dropped by Kristi Glasier's fourth-grade class February 20. Dominick Payton and Katerina Alden pose with the author.
Music Day at Noble
Noble first-grade students invited family members to sing, dance, and play with them for "Bring a Guest to Music Day."
Celebrating Chinese New Year
Students at Oxford Elementary celebrated Chinese New Year Feb. 13 with several activities, including a Lion Dance, a skit, Martial Art and a Chinese Holiday song. This is the year of the horse.
Barbershoppers at Board Meeting
The nationally-ranked Heights High Mens Barbershoppers performed three songs at the Feb. 18 Board Work Session.
Future Architects and Builders
During the Feb 6 Facilities meetings, young builders created their own dream schools while adults met across the hall to plan a real dream school for CHUH students.
Rox El Rhythm with Baba Jubal
Ms. Lambert's Roxboro Elementary 3rd graders took part in a percussion residency with artist Baba Jubal. Students learned about African culture and made drums with Art Teacher Mrs. Fried.
Heights Youth Theatre at Canterbury
The Heights Youth Theatre spent 6 weeks doing an acting workshop with Canterbury 1st and 2nd graders. The students sang in a chorus, accompanying professional actors. A great time was had!
MLK, Jr. Contest Winners Recognized
These CH-UH students were recognized at the Board Meeting, Tues., Feb. 4. They were among 26 CH-UH winners of the city's Martin Luther King, Jr. Essay, Poetry and Poster Contest.
Award Winning Artists
Nine Heights High student artists won 14 awards in the 2014 Regional Scholastic Art Competition.
Board Member Recognition
We salute our board members Ron Register, Nancy Peppler, Eric Coble, Eric Silverman and Kal Zucker for their dedication to the continuing success of our schools and our students.
Gearity Girls Band Together
Thirteen Gearity 3rd grade girls made and sold Rainbow Bracelets. They made $352 and bought toys to donate to Toys for Tots. The girls are pictured here with Marines who picked up the toys.
Boulevard Science Fair
All of the students at Boulevard Elementary School participated in the 2013 Science and Engineering Fair. Congratulations to all of the Boulevard scientists on their wonderful work.
Middle School Consolidation Night
Approximately 80 community members participated in the Dec. 16 Middle School Consolidation Night. Input was gathered via surveys, available through Dec. 20 on the Facilities Plan page.
Holiday Concert at Judson
Heights High vocalists and instrumentalists in the Tri-M Music Honor Society performed a Holiday Concert for the residents of Judson Manor Retirement Community on December 16.
Students sing with Apollo's Fire
CH-UH students to sing with Apollo's Fire Baroque Orchestra: Tyler Ferguson (CHHS); Hannah Gilson, Sophie Gilson and Emma Quill (Roxboro Middle); and Anna Turner (Roxboro Elementary).
Power of the Pen Middle Schoolers
Power of the Pen students from Monticello, Wiley and Roxboro Middle Schools posed for a group picture, showing their Tiger Nation pride and middle school unity!
JSU Salutes Soldiers
The Heights Jewish Student Union completed their first community service project: students created cards and wrote letters to soldiers serving in Israel Defense Forces.
Students Visit Ohio Statehouse
Nearly 50 students from Roxboro and Boulevard Elementary Schools were welcomed and toured the Ohio Statehouse and Museum as part of their learning seminar to Columbus on November 25.
RMS Serves the Community
RMS' celebration of International Education, students and staff completed a "think global, act local" service project. Students donated 3,136 lbs. of food to the Heights Hunger Center and approximately $450 to the Dougbe River School in Liberia Africa.
CH Mayor Visits Options Program
Options students, staff and guests, including Mayor Ed Kelley, convened during the 2nd annual Thanksgiving Holiday Luncheon.
Options Seniors Prepare For College
Dr. Cooper prepares the senior class through a series of workshops that teaches the necessary steps to be accepted into a college or university.
Wiley Middle School Soars High
Wiley Middle was awarded a "SOAR" Battelle for Kids High Progress Award Nov. 11 for academic progress in multiple grade levels/subjects in 2012-2013. It was one of 16 Ohio schools to receive the award.
Issue 81 Passes!
Thank you CH-UH community for investing in our public schools. Thank you Citizens for Heights Schools and Alvin Saafir, Patrick Mullen and Dave Tabor for rallying the community.
Congratulations CH-UH Board Members
Congratulations to (L-R) Board Members Ron Register and Kal Zucker on your re-election to serve on the CH-UH School Board and to Eric Silverman for your new 4-year term.
Canterbury's IB Garden
Ms. Brigg's Canterbury Kindergarten class planting bulbs with the help of the PTA. The bulbs were generously donated by Bremec's Garden Center and Gali's Florist and Garden Center.
Heights Presents "Hello,Dolly!"
Marley Lieberman (Dolly Levi). "Hello, Dolly!" will run at CHHS October 30 - November 3. There will be no performance October 31.
Fairfax Bike Club
The Fairfax Bike Club rode to Hathaway Brown's playground on a beautiful fall day.
Bike-Friendly, Thanks to Schools
The League of American Bicyclists named CH as a Bronze Bicycle Friendly Community. School bike events helped the city win the award. Joy Henderson, founding member of the Heights Bike Coalition, presented the award to Mayor Ed Kelley.
Community Service at Monticello
Ms. Thomas's 6th grade Monticello ELA/Humanities classes picked up litter around the school and neighborhood. Students and staff went to work with the motto: "Each One Teach One!"
2013 Homecoming King & Queen
Ali Whitner and Carl Sims were crowned Homecoming Queen and King during the halftime show of the October 11th Homecoming Game against Warrensville Heights.
Wal-Mart Community Giving
At the South Euclid Wal-Mart Grand Opening, CH-UH Superintendent Dr. Nylajean R. McDaniel accepted a check on behalf of the District.
9th Graders at John Carroll
9th grade Heights High Early College students attended a John Carroll University info session, which reviewed the school's history, athletics, student life, curriculum and scholarship opportunities.
Gearity Students Walk to School
In honor of National "Walk to School Day" on Wednesday, October 9th, 85 Gearity students and Principal Evans as well as teachers and parents walked to school from home via Wiley or from Wiley.
Officers Thanked at Board Meeting
A special thanks to UH Officer Sonewald, and CH Officers Watkins, Reichard and Mack for their collaboration with our District to update safety and security procedures with active shooter training (ALICE).
Student Athlete Kalah Saunders
Senior Girls' Soccer Team Captain Kalah Saunders (white jersey) is the McDonald's "Student Athlete of the Week." An interview of Kalah will air Sept. 24 at 6 p.m. on News Channel 5.
UH City Council get Insiders' Tour
University Heights Mayor Susan Infeld and council members toured Cleveland Heights High School to see an eye-opening state of the facilities August 19th.
Integrating classroom technology
Every elementary and middle school classroom has a SmartBoard.
Learning with iPads
Boulevard's kindergarten classes are exploring new learning experiences through iPads. Students are using them to support their STEM pathway in ELA, Math, and Science.