CH-UH Schools Reopening Information

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CH-UH Schools Reopening Information

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Message to Families From Superintendent Kirby - December 4, 2020

Dec. 4, 2020 -- In this letter to families, Superintendent Liz Kirby shares updates on the teachers union vote to ratify the tentative agreement, the current standing of the Fair School Funding Plan, and District COVID-19 case reporting.
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Heights High Staff Member Tests Positive For COVID-19

Dec. 3, 2020 -- This morning, the District learned of a recent confirmed case of COVID-19 in a Heights High staff member. 
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Four Recent Cases of COVID-19 - November 23, 2020

Nov. 23, 2020 -- Since Friday, the District has learned of four confirmed cases of COVID-19 in school employees.
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Message to Families From Superintendent Kirby - November 19, 2020

Nov. 20, 2020 -- In this letter to families, Superintendent Kirby gives updates on the school levy, the Fair School Funding Plan, and the county's stay-at-home advisory.
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Staff Member Tests Positive For COVID-19 - November 18, 2020

Nov. 18, 2020 -- This afternoon, the District learned of a recent confirmed case of COVID-19 in a Canterbury Elementary School staff member. More +
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Two COVID-19 Cases Reported in District - November 17, 2020

Nov. 17, 2020 -- Today, the District learned of two recent cases of COVID-19 in CH-UH.
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Student Tests Positive For COVID-19 - November 16, 2020

Nov. 16, 2020 -- Yesterday, the District learned of a recent confirmed case of COVID-19 in a Roxboro Middle School student.
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Message to Families From Superintendent Kirby - November 13, 2020

Nov. 16, 2020 -- In this letter to families, Superintendent Kirby details the Board's vote to stay remote through Quarter 2, the Fair School Funding Plan being discussed in Columbus, and a WiFi hotspot opportunity for families in need.
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Staff Member Tests Positive For COVID-19 - November 12, 2020

Nov. 13, 2020 -- Yesterday, the District learned of a recent confirmed case of COVID-19 in a Heights High School athletic coach.  More +
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WiFi Hotspots Available For K-12 Students Thanks To Grant

Nov. 12, 2020 -- Thanks to a grant from BroadbandOhio, the CH-UH Information Technology Department has more than 200 hotspots that can be assigned to CH-UH K-12 families who do not have home WiFi or are having connectivity issues at home.
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Student Tests Positive For COVID-19 - November 10, 2020

Nov. 11, 2020 -- Yesterday, the District learned of a recent confirmed case of COVID-19 in a Heights High School student. 
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Board Votes to Keep District in Remote Status Until at Least 1/15

Nov. 11, 2020 -- The CH-UH Board of Education voted to continue the 2020-2021 school year in a remote status until at least January 15, the end of Quarter 2.  More +
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Two Staff Members Test Positive For COVID-19 - November 9, 2020

Nov. 9, 2020 -- On Sunday, the District learned of a recent confirmed case of COVID-19 in a Monticello Middle School staff member. On Monday, a Gearity PD School staff member tested positive.
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Message to Families From Superintendent Kirby - November 6, 2020

Nov. 9, 2020 -- In this letter to families, Superintendent Kirby explains the next steps regarding Issue 69 and planning for Quarter 2. More +
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GoGuardian Information For Families

Nov. 6, 2020 -- To help keep your child safer and support our instructional goals, the District utilizes online services provided by GoGuardian.  More +
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Staff Member Tests Positive For COVID-19

Nov. 5, 2020 -- This afternoon, the District learned of a recent confirmed case of COVID-19 in a Roxboro Elementary School staff member. More +
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Student Tests Positive For COVID-19

Nov. 4, 2020 -- On Tuesday, the District learned of a recent confirmed case of COVID-19 in a Heights High School student.
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Tiger Nation Month in Review - October Newsletter

Nov. 2, 2020 -- The CH-UH School District publishes a monthly newsletter featuring stories, information and highlights from across Tiger Nation. Read October's issue . More +
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Message to Families From Superintendent Kirby - October 30, 2020

Nov. 2, 2020 -- In this letter to families, Superintendent Kirby provides updates on the instructional plans for Quarter 2 and parent-teacher conferences. More +
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Board Votes to Keep District in Remote Status Until at Least 11/30

October 30, 2020 -- During the October 29 , the Board voted to continue the 2020-2021 school year in a remote status until at least November 30. The motion also specified that if the Cuyahoga County Public Health Advisory Alert Level is upgraded to 4 (purple), all students would move to remote learning.  More +
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Message to Families From Superintendent Kirby - October 24, 2020

Oct. 24, 2020 -- In this message to families, Superintendent Kirby provides updates on in-person instruction, parent-teacher conferences, and "blue card" information collection. More +
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Staff Member Tests Positive For COVID-19; Fairfax Building Closed 10/22, 10/23

Oct. 21, 2020 -- This afternoon, the District learned of a recent confirmed case of COVID-19 in a Fairfax Elementary School staff member. Because the staff member had been working regularly throughout the school building, the Fairfax building will be closed on Thursday 10/22 and Friday 10/23 as a precaution.
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Board Votes to Keep District in Remote Status Until at Least 11/16

Oct. 21, 2020 -- The CH-UH Board of Education voted to continue the 2020-2021 school year in a remote status until at least November 16.
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Student Tests Positive For COVID-19

Oct. 20, 2020 -- On Monday afternoon, the District learned of a recent confirmed case of COVID-19 in a Heights High School student.
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Staff Member Tests Positive For COVID-19

Oct. 19, 2020 -- On Saturday afternoon, the District learned of a recent confirmed case of COVID-19 in a Canterbury Elementary School staff member.
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Message to Families From Superintendent Kirby - October 17, 2020

Oct. 19, 2020 -- Superintendent Kirby addresses the recent Level 3 Advisory in Cuyahoga County, and her recommendation to the Board that we begin the second quarter in remote learning.
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Message to Families From Superintendent Kirby re: Level 3 Alert

Oct. 16, 2020 -- During yesterday’s press conference, Governor Mike DeWine announced that Cuyahoga County is once again at a Level 3 (Red) in the Ohio Public Health Advisory System for COVID-19. More +
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Message to Families From Superintendent Kirby - October 10, 2020

Oct. 13, 2020 -- Superintendent Kirby shares updates on the return to school, the progress reports, Issue 69 and other important information.
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Message to Families From Superintendent Kirby - October 13, 2020

Oct. 14, 2020 -- On Wednesday, November 4, CH-UH schools may begin using a blended model for instruction.
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Free Hotspots and Internet Resources Available for Families

Oct. 7, 2020 -- PCs for Kids is providing free internet hotspots in the homes of students grades K-12 to help students thrive as we embrace remote learning. This program is in partnership with participating Cuyahoga County and Cleveland Public Libraries and the Cleveland Foundation.
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Registration Open For K-5 Student Support & Supervision Program

Sept. 22, 2020 -- Beginning Tuesday, September 29, the District and our before and after care provider, Right at School, will offer a daytime supervision and support program for grades K-5. Learn more details and how to register. More +
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District Creating Parent Infinite Campus Accounts By Request

Apr. 9, 2020 -- The CH-UH Data Department is creating Infinite Campus accounts for parents/guardians who request them. More +
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Download the New CH-UH City School District App!

Sept. 21, 2020 -- The Cleveland Heights-University Heights City School District is launching a new mobile app that helps students, families, staff and community members know what is happening on campus, right from their phones. 
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Free Meals Now Available to All Children; Weekend Meals Added

Sept. 15, 2020 -- Beginning immediately, the District is serving free meals to all children - not only CH-UH students - through December 31, 2020. Weekend meals will also be provided.
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Message to Families From Superintendent Kirby - September 18, 2020

Sept. 21, 2020 -- In this letter to families, Superintendent Kirby provides updates and information on MAP testing, plans for elementary student support & supervision, and more.  More +
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Student Supervision & Support Interest Survey - Grades K-5

Sept. 12, 2020 -- The District is working with its before and after care provider, Right at School, to offer supervision and support during online learning hours for grades K-5 at our Wiley campus (2181 Miramar Boulevard, University Heights). 
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Family Connections Presents 'Start Kindergarten Strong' September 15

Sept. 10, 2020 -- Several CH-UH educators will serve as panelists for Family Connections' "Start Kindergarten Strong" virtual event on September 15 from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
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More P-EBT Cards to be Issued; Current Mailing Addresses Needed

Sept. 8, 2020 -- As the new school year begins, the U.S. Department of Agriculture is providing a second-round distribution of the Pandemic-Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program.
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Message to Families From Superintendent Kirby - September 4, 2020

Sept. 4, 2020 -- In this letter to families, Superintendent Kirby shares updates for preschool, Ohio Online, childcare and more.
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Tiger Tech Help Night - View the Recording

Sept. 1, 2020 -- District technology leaders hosted a Tiger Tech Help Night on Tuesday, September 1 from 6 to 7 p.m. Hosts were on hand to answer families’ questions and demonstrate how-to’s.  
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Additional Chromebook Distribution Days August 31 - September 3

Aug. 31, 2020 -- The IT Department will be offering additional, drive-through Chromebook pick-ups this week for any CH-UH student that is currently enrolled and has not yet received one. Parents are encouraged to come early in the week so that students are prepared to login for the first day of school on Wednesday, September 2, 2020.
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Printable "First Day of School" Signs

Aug. 31, 2020 -- The first day of school for CH-UH Schools is Wednesday, September 2. Commemorate your student's first day of virtual learning in the 20-21 school year with printable Tiger Nation posters.
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Google Meet Links, Schedules For Curriculum Night August 31

Aug. 31, 2020 -- The purpose of Curriculum Night is for parents and guardians to meet with classroom teachers and/or specialists, and to learn about the school, grade-level curriculum, expectations, and technology platforms for the school year. Curriculum Night in CH-UH is from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on August 31. 
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Middle School Virtual Orientation Details

Aug. 28, 2020 -- Monticello Middle School and Roxboro Middle School will host their parent orientations from August 28 through September 1. Orientations are an opportunity to meet our amazing educators, learn about our excellent educational programs, ask questions about the classes that students will take, and build relationships. More +
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Heights High Virtual Orientation Details

Aug. 27, 2020 -- Heights High will host virtual orientations from Thursday, August 28 through Tuesday, September 1. During orientation, students and families will have the opportunity to meet our amazing educators, learn about our excellent educational programs, ask questions about the classes that students will take, and build relationships. 
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Orientation Schedule For Ohio Online

Aug. 26, 2020 --  A parent and student orientation for the Ohio Online Elementary program will be held virtually on Monday, August 31 by grade level. A parent and student orientation for the Edgenuity program (grades 6-12) will be held virtually on Tuesday, September 1.
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Orientation, Student Support & Curriculum Night Schedule For mySchool Online & Preschool

Aug. 26, 2020 -- Parent Orientation, Curriculum Night and Student Support events begin August 28. These events are designed to help students and families prepare for the start of the school year and meet their teachers. 
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Message to Families From Superintendent Kirby - August 25, 2020

Aug. 25, 2020 -- In this letter to families, Superintendent Kirby shares new details on school meal distribution and class schedules.
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New Meal Pickup Times, Locations Beginning August 31 (Start Times Revised 8/28)

Aug. 25, 2020 -- Beginning Monday, August 31, the CH-UH food service department will make the switch from summer meals to school year meal distribution. Meals are still free to all CH-UH students. 
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Heights High Welcome Letter From Principal Hopkins

Aug. 25, 2020 -- In the 2020-2021 Welcome Letter, Heights High Principal Byron Hopkins shares details on class schedules, student expectations, and how to contact teaching & guidance staff.
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Message to Families From Superintendent Kirby - August 14, 2020

Aug. 17, 2020 -- In this letter, Superintendent Liz Kirby shares information on the Virtual Family Cafes, an important school meal survey, remote learning, and more.
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Registration Open For Virtual Family Cafes, August 12-28

Aug. 6, 2020 -- The District is hosting Virtual Family Cafes beginning August 12. The purpose of these virtual cafes is to provide families with opportunities to make meaningful connections, build capacity for students and families, and gather feedback ahead of our school reopening. 
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Message to Families From Superintendent Kirby - August 3, 2020

August 4, 2020 -- In this letter, Superintendent Liz Kirby shares details on next steps for choosing an online learning model, Chromebook pickup, and more. More +
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Chromebook Distribution Days August 3-27

 July 30, 2020 -- With the CH-UH Board of Education’s decision to move to all remote learning to open the 2020-2021 school year, the District will be providing a Chromebook to every kindergarten through 12th grade student before the school year begins.
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CH-UH Schools To Start 20-21 School Year Online

July 29, 2020 -- At the July 28 Board of Education meeting, the Board voted in favor of starting the school year under a remote learning model for all students. More +
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Social-Emotional & Basic Needs Surveys Available For PreK-12 Students

July 27, 2020 -- CH-UH City School District counselors and social workers are busy planning for the 2020-2021 school year. To help them best prepare, PreK-12 students are asked to complete a needs assessment survey.
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District Presents Updated Draft School Reopening Plans, FAQs

July 22, 2020 -- At the July 21 Board of Education work session, the Board received updated school reopening plans from District administrators. More +
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Message to Families From Superintendent Kirby - July 17, 2020

July 17, 2020 -- In this letter to CH-UH families, Superintendent Kirby shares that the blended model of instruction has been added back as an option for K-5 students. More +
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District Collecting Families' Instructional Model Choices Through July 24

July 9, 2020 -- Through July 24, the CH-UH City School District is collecting families' learning model preferences for their students. More +
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District Presents Draft School Reopening Plan to Board of Education

July 8, 2020 -- During the monthly regular Board of Education meeting on Tuesday, CH-UH administrators shared draft plans for the return to school. More +
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How to Watch Virtual Board Meetings

Apr. 2, 2020 -- In order to maintain safe physical distancing during the COVID-19 outbreak, the CH-UH Board of Education will hold its public meetings via Google Hangouts Meet beginning with the April 7 meeting. Community members will still have the opportunity to offer public comment and watch the meeting live. More +
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Immunization Requirements for Grades K, 7, 12

July 3, 2020 -- Students entering grades K, 7th &12th are required to be up to date on their state-required immunizations before school resumes. Attached is the summary of immunizations required for school attendance in the state of Ohio.
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Proposed Academic Calendar Changes For 2020-2021

June 19, 2020 -- In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the CH-UH Calendar Committee is recommending several changes to the Board of Education related to the academic calendar. More +

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20-21 School Year Presentations

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20-21 Calendar

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Important Dates

Dec
7
Dec
8

BOE Regular Meeting

Tue Dec 8 2020
Dec
10

Chanukah Begins

Thu Dec 10 2020
Dec
15

BOE Work Session

Tue Dec 15 2020
Dec
21

Winter Recess

Mon Dec 21 2020
to Fri Jan 1 2021

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