Athletic Stadium Taking Shape

Heights High School's new stadium is quickly taking shape and the project is on schedule to be ready for the Tigers' first football game on September 13 against the Glenville Tarblooders!

Tigers in Tel Aviv

Heights High English Teacher Dr. Donna Feldman met former Heights student Evan Fallenberg at the Israel Forum for Academic Writing. Both Tigers were presenters at the conference.

Community Honors Dr. McDaniel

The community honored Dr. Nylajean R. McDaniel at a retirement reception July 8. The Board gave her the book, "65 Things To Do When You Retire." Students Kristin Gustafson and Mason Spencer provided entertainment.

Community Welcomes Dr. Talisa Dixon

Incoming Superintendent Dr. Talisa Dixon received a community welcome at Heights High June 19. Dr. Dixon chats with Cleveland Heights Mayor Dennis Wilcox and Board Pres. Ron Register.

Gearity's Stone Lab STEM Trip

Gearity 4th-graders got to be Lake Erie scientists during a (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) Trip in May to Stone Lab at OSU. Students also got up close and personal with snakes.

Future CHHS Tigers Attend Camp

40 girls, ages 6-14, attended a two week girls basketball camp at Heights High. The camp was run by Girls Varsity Head Coach Kim Hansen and her staff and players.

CHUH Students Give Back

Some students with the High School 21st Century Summer Leadership Camp and the Connect program at Roxboro Middle volunteer are volunteering this summer at the Cleveland Kids In Need Resource Center.

Reaching Heights Music Camp 2014

The 2014 Reaching Heights Music Camp was popular AGAIN this year! The camp, June 16-20, was filled to capacity with middle school students in the District.

Heights Goes Green

Jassmine Stallings was part of Janette Korb's Legacy New Tech, Bio-Lit Class that helped clear the invasive Garlic Mustard plant from the Mentor Marsh on May 9.

Kite Flying at Roxboro Middle

Sixth-graders at Rox Mid had a culminating year end project in math and science class, where they made flying tetrahedron kites, which include four triangular faces.

US Government - Close Up

Juniors from Karen Bauer-Blazer's Government class traveled to Washington DC for a democracy in action experience, May 18-23. Abby Hermes, Nick Cicero, Silvia Iammarino, Alice Janigro, and Juliana Soreo, L-R.

2014 Retirees Recognized

Staff retirees were recognized with plaques indicating their years of service to the District, at the June 3 Board Meeting. We thank them for their work and dedication and applaud them for a job well done!

Art Students Recognized

Canterbury Elementary Art Teacher Ida Bergson and student-recipients of Ohio Art Education Association awards were recognized at the June 3 Board Meeting.

Congratulations Class of 2014!

Victoria Payne, Phoebe Lammert and Devin Davis (L-R) at the 2014 Commencement Ceremony on June 3.

Tiger Transportation Recognition

The Reaching Heights staff and board members surprised the employees in the Transportation Department with a special recognition on June 4.

Hands-On Learning - OSU's Stone Lab

Heights High students took a field trip to Ohio State University's Stone Laboratory on Gibraltar Island on May 28. Two of the activities were holding snakes and testing the waters of Lake Erie.

AVID Seniors Celebrate

AVID teacher Shawn Washington (center) with students after the AVID Signing Ceremony where all 35 seniors announced their college destination.

Preschoolers Celebrate Year-End

Tuesday, May 20 Noble Elementary hosted its Preschool Concert on the Green for Gearity and Noble preschoolers, their families and teachers. Children sang songs and used "shaker" instruments they made.

Boulevard Girls on the Run

Boulevard students and coaches happily cross the finish line at the Girls on the Run 5k in Akron on May 18, 2014. Congratulations to students and staff.

Oxford's Girls on the Run

Oxford's Girls on the Run team prepared for the 5K run held on May 19 by taking part in weekly practices and self esteem lessons.

First Place!

The Heights High Concert Orchestra took first place in their division at the May 10th Music in the Parks event in Sandusky, followed by a day of celebration at Cedar Point!

Noble is Appreciated!

Noble staff members are showered with flowers of appreciation by their PTA during staff appreciation week.

Prom King & Queen

Robert Williams and Arianna Lewis were the King and Queen of the May 3, 2014 Senior Prom.

Students Engage in Design of New HS

Children explore designing with Legos during the May 1 community meeting. A renovated Heights High is scheduled to open for the 2017-18 school year.

Senior Soloists - May 2

Senior soloists Josh Perelman-Hall & Ben Sperl (L-R) performed at the May 2 concert. Josh performed a jazz piece and Ben's selection was classical.

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.

Shakespeare at Heights High

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

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!

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.