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2019-2020 School Supply Lists

Heights High students will receive information about supply needs from each course teacher during the first week of school. Students should bring a pen, pencil, notebook and a folder for handouts on the first day of school and a backpack, messenger bag or other satchel to carry their school supplies and personal belongings.
 
*Some elementary PTA groups post supply lists on Yubbler in order to fundraise. Yubbler may not carry some specific supplies and will add substitute products. Please make sure to follow the supply lists posted here regardless of where you purchase them.

First Day of School

Grades 1-12: Monday, August 19
Kindergarten Staggered Start:
  • Last Names A-I - Monday, August 19
  • Last Names J-R - Tuesday, August 20
  • Last Names S-Z - Wednesday, August 21
Full-Day Preschool: Monday, August 26
Half-Day and SPED Preschool: Tuesday, August 27
 
Download the printable 2019-2020 At-a-Glance Calendar for a quick look at all of the important district-wide dates. The CH-UH School District will be mailing a wall calendar with important dates and information to all families in mid-August.

Middle School Information

After a two-year renovation project, Roxboro and Monticello middle school students will return to their home buildings on August 19 for the 2019-2020 school year. Building principals, educators and support staff are excited to welcome students into the updated buildings, with changes that are both beautiful and in line with 21st century learning.
 
Orientation dates and times for both buildings:
 
8th grade - August 13
6:30 to 8 p.m. 
 
7th grade - August 14
6:30 to 8 p.m.
 
6th grade - August 15
6:30 to 8 p.m. 

Food Services - Free Breakfast & Lunch for All Students

All students in the Cleveland Heights-University Heights City School District, from pre-K through 12, will receive free breakfast and lunch each day of the 2019-2020 school year.

Every student, regardless of family income level, in every district school building will receive a healthy breakfast and lunch at no charge each day. Students will continue to receive the same high-quality meals provided by AVI Fresh, the district’s food service partner. Families do not need to submit Free and Reduced Lunch applications.  

A la carte items will be available for purchase at the high school and middle school. Students must pay for these items with cash, check or the pre-paid balance on their Infinite Campus account. Students will not be able to “charge” for a la carte items. Correct change must be provided for a la carte purchases; any cash change will instead be credited to the student’s Infinite Campus account for future purchases.

More Information 

Infinite Campus

All parents in the CH-UH City School District are able to sign up for our student information system, Infinite Campus.
 
Infinite Campus is an extremely important tool for parents and guardians. It is the official grade book for the District, meaning that all grades are maintained in Infinite Campus rather than paper grade books for grades 3-12. K-2 parents can benefit by signing on as well, because the system also allows you to check your student’s attendance, assignments, and academic progress. It is an excellent way to communicate with your student’s teachers.
 
Families are also encouraged to update their contact information in Infinite Campus in order to receive important school and emergency-related information. Families must "opt-in" to receive these messages via phone call or text message.
 
It is extremely important for your child’s education that you register for the Parent Portal. The activation process is quick and easy and, once completed, you’ll be able to follow your child’s progress throughout the year. You can get your activation code when you register your student or from the school office.
 
For more information, visit the Infinite Campus page

Transportation

Bus information and routes will be mailed to families in mid-August. This information includes your student's AM and PM bus numbers and pickup location. Families can also log on to the Versatrans E-Link Portal to check busing information.
 
Download the updated Bus Rules and Responsibilities. For more information, visit the Transportation page. Use the District's Bus Eligibility Tool to determine if your child is eligible for busing. When using the tool, it is recommended that you fill out all of the fields in the portal including your complete address with suffix and zip code.
 
Bike racks are available at all schools for students and staff who travel to school by bicycle.
 
Heights High School Transportation Information
 
RTA Bus Transportation
RTA bus tickets will be available for Heights High students in the school’s main office for a discounted price of $1.75/ride . Students can purchase tickets beginning 30 minutes before school and also after school – for the 30 minutes after 8th period ends.
 
The RTA Plan a Trip feature helps transit users plan a trip from any address to Heights High, which is located at 13263 Cedar Road in Cleveland Heights.
 
Student Parking Passes  
Reserved student automobile parking is available in the parking lot across Cedar Road from the school in the Cleveland Heights city owned lot. Passes can be purchased in the main office from Ms. Holland and are $34.50/semester.
 
Bicycle Parking
Bike racks are located near the main entrance (east facing) and include one covered bike rack.

Student Code of Conduct - New for 2019-2020

Each school in the Cleveland Heights-University Heights City School District has adopted a Student Code of Conduct (SCOC). The SCOC for every building is available for download below.
 
 
If you have questions regarding the SCOC, please fill out and submit the Google Form specific to you, via the links below:
 
CH-UH School Principal

Physical Education (P.E.) Waiver Application

School districts have the authority to excuse students from all high school physical education requirements if they participate in district-sponsored interscholastic athletics, marching band, or cheerleading for at least two seasons, or an approved Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) program for two years. With this policy, the board would not require the student to complete any physical education courses as a condition to graduate. However, the student will be required to earn one-half unit of credit, in another course of study to meet graduation requirements.
 
Procedure for Documenting Physical Education Course Exemptions:
    • Fall – September 6, 2019
    • Winter – December 13, 2019
    • Spring – March 20, 2020
     
  • 2. At the end of the season, the Athletic Department will verify with the coach/advisor that students who completed Waiver Applications have completed a full season. The school counselor will ensure that the student’s transcript is updated to reflect successful completion of the PE waiver.
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