District News


Women 25 years and older:

Tuition Grants

Up to $2000 or more

For the Fall 2016 ~ Summer 2017 academic year


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Aspire Program


The Aspire Program is a tuition-free academic and leadership program that connects Hathaway Brown School with under-resourced public schools around Cleveland. The program targets high achieving girls limited in opportunity because of low family income and lack of exposure to higher education. At Aspire these students are mentored by a dedicated group of high school and college students whose teaching talent is being cultivated to bring new ideas and change to our schools.


Nominations are being made for East Cleveland City School District fifth graders.  Space is limited and applications must be submitted by February 19, 2016.  For further information contact your school principal.

Career Tech - Fire Fighting Technology

The Fire Fighting Technology program has a new teacher named Jonathan Alexander.  Mr. Alexander is a Shaw High School graduate, he completed the Shaw High School Fire Fighting Technology program and is a former East Cleveland Fire Fighter.


Welcome Mr. Alexander.

Career Tech - Criminal Justice Students

Three Criminal Justice (Commander Smith) students, Dominic Ferritto, Antayjah Nevels and Isis Smith were selected and participated in the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Office/Cuyahoga County Regional Forensic Science Laboratories “Medical Examiner’s High School Shadow Program on November 20, 2015 at the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Office. The students received certificates for their participation.

Career Tech - Nurse Assisting Class

On November 23 - 24, 2015 students from the Career-Technical Education’s, Nurse Assisting Class (Mrs. Mallett) participated in their First Aid/CPR certification activity.  After completion of this cource they received their Red Cross First Aid/CPR certification cards.

Book Character Day Celebration

Our illustrious Superintendent, Mrs. Myrna L. Corley, joined the administrators of Chambers Elementary School  to celebrate reading at the monthly Book Character Day celebration.  Mrs. Corley captivated the students when she read The True Story of the Three Little Pigs by Jon Scieszka and Lane Smith. She started the read-aloud activating the students’ prior knowledge by asking the kindergartners and 1st graders about the story of the Three Little Pigs.  After soliciting multiple responses from the grand audience, Mrs. Corley jumped into character of Alexander T. Wolf and pulled Ms. Livingston, Mrs. Fitzgerald and Mrs. Cash into the characters of the three little pigs as she read.


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Welcome to Chambers 25 Book Kickoff!!!


“The whole world opened to me when I learned to read”
Mary McLeod Bethune


The 25 Books Campaign is a school-wide initiative requiring all students to read 25 books during the academic school year. The campaign encourages students to read a wide variety of topics across different genres. 

This year to kick off the campaign, teachers dressed up as character from their favorite books. 

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Veterans Day Celebration

The Shaw High School & Heritage Middle School Boys Basketball teams participated in the  Veteran's Day Celebration Dinner that took place on Wednesday, November 11, 2015 at the Volunteers of America Veterans Domiciliary in Cleveland, OH.


Students assisted with setting up table and chairs, decorating, and other prep work including serving food and beverages. Our students met many dignitaries including Mayor Frank Jackson of Cleveland.


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Food Drive


November 16 - November 23



is to donate

1015 Canned Good and NON-Perishable items

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Heritage Middle School
is proud to invite you
to our

Scholastic Book Fair

To be held during conferences,
Nov. 11, 2015
2:00-8:00 pm

in the library.

Come buy books to support your student’s reading!


You are also welcome to shop until

November 20, 2015 weekdays

8:00am and 3:30 pm in the library.

We are also seeking volunteers to help during the school day.  
Please contact Ms. Solomon to arrange a time!

Here is a link to our online book fair at Heritage. 

November 11 - 20, 2015

Family College Night


The Parent Involvement Committee

Family College Night

It is never too early to begin
preparing your student for college and/or careers.
Let us help you get started!


Thursday, November 19, 2015
Shaw High School Auditeria

15320 Euclid Avenue
East Cleveland, OH 44112
Dinner will be served at 6:00 P.M.
Program will begin at 6:30 P.M.


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Caledonia and Mayfair Elementary Schools have been choosen as two of seventeen schools selected to participate in the GE Girls, an invite only program sponsored by GE Lighting in partnership with Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland Play House.


GE Girls is an outreach effort to excite and retain interest of middle school girls in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM).

Congratulations to the 6th grade student participants!


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Students at Mayfair Elementary School participated in a Junior Achievement Blitz Day.  Volunteers guided students through hands-on activities designed to empower young people to their own economic success.  Themes for the day forcused on personal, family, local and global community economic issues.

Fabulous Food Show

The Shaw High School Culinary Arts class (Ms. Kellon) will be attending the Fabulous Food Show at the IX Center on Friday, November 13, 2015.


The Fabulous Food Show is the nation’s largest presentation of fine food, fine art, restaurants and purveyors all under one roof! Guests can taste, try & buy their way through the expansive 400,000 square foot show floor with over 450 exhibiting companies just in time for the holidays. Nearly 100 live demonstrations on 6 different high performance stages by world renowned celebrity chefs and culinary professionals will have guests cooking, entertaining and saving money like a pro this holiday season.

Veterans Day


The Criminal Justice class (Commander Smith) will be marching in the Veteran’s Day Parade on Wednesday, November 11, 2015. 9:30 a.m.

Veterans Day Ceremony & Parade
Rotunda of Cleveland City Hall
601 Lakeside Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44114


Join veterans and local officials for this free ceremony honoring veterans right in the heart of downtown Cleveland. There will be keynote speakers and military awards and honors presented to veterans. Military veterans, their families and the public are encouraged to attend.

Cleveland Scholastic Open Chess Tournament.


Delta Alpha Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., hosted a scholastic chess tournament on Cuyahoga Community College, Metro campus.  K - College participants were rewarded with E-readers, money, gift cards, scholarships and job Internships.


Here are a few photo's to celebrate the Mayfair Elementary Students who participated.


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Make a Difference Day
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Title I Parent Involvement Committee Presents “Meet the Principals: A Panel Discussion” Thursday, October 22, 2015 Shaw High School Auditeria, 6 P.M.

Featuring Principals from Caledonia, Chambers, Mayfair, Superior, Heritage and Shaw... Featuring a performance from Chambers Elementary School students.

Myrna Loy Corley,  Superintendent of Schools, will present important
District information and new developments with the 3rd Grade Guarantee. 


History Makers


History Makers is an organization committed to preserving and making widely accessible the untold personal storiess of both well-known and unsung African American Speakers.  Recently some of these speakers shared their personal stories of success with students at Caledonia Elementary School.


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We The People


We The People is a collaborative with John Carroll University to reinforce learning about our Constitution and its role in our society.  Caledonia 4th grade students actively participate in the program activities and exercises.


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Teen Summit

Chambers 25 Book Campaign Kick-off


Students at  are encouraged to read 25 books and complete a Reader’s Response form for each  book. This goal is to read these books by the end of the school year, however, many students work to go above and beyond that goal! Students are recognized for their accomplishments, so get your child reading and turn the response slip in to their teacher so they can get credit for their book.


Shaws Curriculum Night Displays

JROTC at the City Club of Cleveland




Caledonia Elementary School STEM Lab

A STEM LAB specializes in the practical application of:
Science – Technology – Engineering – Math

STEM is a way of thinking about how educators at all levels—including parents—can be help students integrate knowledge across disciplines, encouraging them to think in a more connected and holistic way.


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Father Walk 2015


“When my father didn’t have my hand-he had my back,"
~ Linda Poindexter


Chambers takes part in The Cuyahoga County Fatherhood Initiative (CCFI) that seeks to strengthen families in the community by encouraging fathers to play a more active role in nurturing and raising their children. The Initiative responds to escalating social concerns regarding "father absence" by providing fathers with access to services designed to prepare them to better meet the emotional, psychological, and financial needs of their children. The CCFI also seeks to increase public awareness of the importance of father involvement.

At Chambers we stand committed to the importance of children and the relationships that fathers have with their children. Please join us as we congratulate all of the men of Chambers for a huge turnout for our Father’s Walk 2015!

Breakfast with Chambers’ dads:

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Athletic events week of 9/14/15

Battle of the Bands


Constitution Day Contest

Athletic events week of 9/14/15


Cultural Arts Enhance Summer Learning

Summer Enrichment Academy and Cultural Arts Program

The East Cleveland City School District is pleased to offer an extensive Summer Enrichment Academy for students in grades K-8. Ohio law mandates that school districts provide opportunities to support students in meeting the academic challenges of elementary school.

Anthony Price, rising Senior at Shaw High School, is the 2015 Princeton Prize in Race Relations Winner for Cleveland.

One out of 27 winners in the nation is selected for the prestigious prize. The Princeton Prize is an organization that was created by the class of 1966 of Princeton University that recognizes high school students that have promoted harmony, understanding, and respect among people of different races whose efforts have had a significant, positive effect on race relations in their schools or communities. 

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Anthony Price received state honors! CONGRATULATIONS!!

Anthony Price received state honors from the Ohio Center for Law-Related Education Civic Honor Roll.  There were only 20 students receiving such honors in the state.  The honor was open to 11th and 12th graders.

The Center is pleased to announce the 2015 Honorees. Congratulations to all for your dedication to civic education and engagement, and for your efforts to improve the communities in which you live.



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The East Cleveland School District team works together to provide each and every child with the academic and life skills needed to be a success in the 21st Century.


Anthony Price Shaw High School Junior Grand Prize Winner of the Better Business Bureau's Celebration of Integrity


"In today's society, we have many ethical dilemmas. An ethical dilemma meaning a complex situation that often involves an apparent mental conflict between moral imperatives. Moral imperatives are principles originating inside a person's mind that compel that person to act. The right to due process is a dilemma of Judicial activism."

~ Anthony Price

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EAST CLEVELAND BIKE RDEO! Sponsored by Safe Routes to School

Join in the fun and test your skills at the Bike Rodeo.

When: Saturday, June 6, 2015

Where: Shaw High School rear parking lot

Time: 12-3 pm

Volunteer Appreciation AWARDS PROGRAM Sponsored by P.I.C.

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Shaw High School Auditeria

15320 Euclid Avenue

East Cleveland, OH 44112

Program will begin at 6:30 P.M.

Featuring a presentation from Superior Elementary School students.


The Shaw H.S. Mock Trial --"Cardinals for Justice"--
2015 District
and 2015 Regional Champions!!!!

Shaw H.S. Mock Trial Team ended its 2015 season
as top a 
"Sweet 16" team for the state of Ohio--
out of an original 329 teams!  

Shaw competed at state championships
March 12 -14, 2015.  


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Congratulations Shaw High Cardinal Fredniqua Walker!

Shaw High Cardinal girl’s basketball player Fredniqua Walker was featured in the Cleveland.com High School Sports section as a Girl's Basketball Player of the Year Contender on January 30, 2015.   Follow this link to read more… http://highschoolsports.cleveland.com/player/fredniqua-walker/

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Finally National Signing day for high school senior football players across the country has arrived.


Two of our very own will be signing National Letters of Intent to attend a major university for four years on full scholarships. These young men have earned this honor through their hard work and consistancy on the field and in the classroom. 

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Parent Involvement Committee Meeting, RESOURCE FAIR


Please join us to find out more about opportunities for the

youth of the East Cleveland City School District

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Shaw High School Auditeria

15320 Euclid Avenue

East Cleveland, OH 44112


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 Remember to turn your clocks forward one hour!

East Cleveland Education Association Scholarship Fund

East Cleveland Education Association sponsors an event on March 7, 2015 for administrators and educators to come together for an evening of fun – with the main goal of raising money for our students.

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Submissions for the Hope and Stanley Adelstein Free Speech Essay Competition are due Sunday, March 15, 2015.


Students are invited to write a maximum 300-word essay about ““How can teens utilize free speech to inspire change in their communities?” Essays can address the topic in any way that clearly addresses the theme.


Students can submit online here:


If you have any questions, please contact speechessay@cityclub.org

The East Cleveland City School District is closed today February 24, 2015 due to inclement weather.
East Cleveland City Schools S.T.E.M. Lab’s Grand Opening

When: Thursday, January 22, 2015

Where: Heritage Middle School

Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm

*All Children Must Be Accompanied by an  Adult

For more information contact:
Donshon Wilson, Administrator of Communications
(216) 268-8011
Sponsored by: