Shakespeare at Heights High

Heights High's April 10-12 production of Midsummer Night's Dream featured Demetrius (Ravi Lesser) and Hermia (Brianna Hohenfeld).

Fairfax 5th Graders at Case

Fairfax 5th graders spent an afternoon playing games with Case Western Reserve University varsity athletes.

Asian Culture at Museum of Art

Second-graders at Oxford draw pictures in the Asian Art Galleries of the Cleveland Museum of Art. The students are learning about Mandarin Chinese.

World Beats Drum Festival

Canterbury hosted the 1st annual World Beats Drum Festival in March. Students interacted with drummers in the "percussion petting zoo", drum circle and drum making.

Gearity's Golenberg is Top Teacher

First-grade teacher Caren Golenberg was recognized at the April 1 board meeting for being one of the four finalists for the Ohio Teacher of the Year Award.

Wiley helps Lymphoma Society

The Wiley Middle School student council presents a check for nearly $900 to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Northern Ohio.

Prom Proposal

Heights High student Jerrod Robinson made a prom proposal to Ebony Nash. In asking Ebony to prom, Jarrod provided music, dance routine and a red rose.

Boulevard's OAA and PARCC Night

March 20, Boulevard parents and students joined staff for an info night about OAA and new PARCC assessments. 3rd Grade Reading Guarantee, interventions and sample problems were discussed.

Rox Middle has Power of the Pen

Roxboro Middle School competed in the regional Power of the Pen tournament, Saturday, March 15, at St. Joseph's Academy. The program inspires creative writing.

Merit Scholar Finalists

Heights High seniors Marissa Lariviere and Kevin Lissemore are National Merit Scholar Finalists, awarded to less than one-half percent of US seniors.

Hockey Coach and Sportsmanship

Head ice hockey coach Eddie Babcox was recognized at the April 1 board meeting for his Ohio Athletic Association Sportsmanship, Ethics & Integrity Award.

The Swim Cadets Show

The March 6-8 Swim Cadet synchronized swim show included student designed choreography, the Guy Cadets for comic relief and the traditional candlelight number that closes the show.

Gearity's Heart Hero

Second-grader Harlan Williams raised more than $1,077 for the school's 2014 Jump Rope for Heart event for the American Heart Association. 139 Gearity students and staff raised $3,475.

Noble Tiger Musicians in Concert

Noble students wow the audience with singing, dancing, and playing instruments in their fourth-grade concert.

Climbing Terminal Tower for a Cause

Several elementary school teachers climbed 804 steps to the top of Cleveland's Terminal Tower March 1 in the American Lung Association's Fight for Air Climb. The team raised over $8,000.

School Service in Auto Tech

Heights High Auto Tech juniors Michael Hancock and Maxx Marshall, L-R, front row, repaired the school's utility cart, with the guidance of their teacher Mr. Porter, back row, left.

Ron Register Receives OSBA Award

Board Pres. Ron Register received an Award of Achievement from the Ohio School Boards Association. Susie Lawson, OSBA Pres. and Denise Baba, OSBA Northeast Region Pres. join him.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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!"

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.