Wednesday, April 10, 2013
School Board to present budget cut proposal April 23
UPDATE 2:30 p.m. — The district spokesperson sent this additional comment to Patch: Superintendent Douglas Heuer said priority will be given to retain the support and management positions that directly impact teaching and learning. “Reductions in teaching staff numbers will be based upon student enrollment numbers by building and grade level. We will retain the teaching positions necessary to maintain the quality of educational programs. This is a process the district engages in annually," said Heuer. "Once those numbers have been established, and they will be by April 23, we can move forward to determine the number of support staff and administration necessary for support and management,” Heuer added. “We will also be looking to reduce …
Monday, March 25, 2013
Take a look at the most recent revenue numbers for school districts across the state. If you're viewing this on your mobile device, switch to desktop version.
Cleveland Heights-University Heights City Schools got about $105 million from local, state and federal sources in the 2010-2011 school year. The information in the searchable database above can be found on the Ohio Department of Education’s website. The revenue amounts listed are for the 2010-2011 school year, the most recent numbers available. These numbers have likely changed since then—and could change again in the next state budget—so this is just for comparison. More on the state budget To see your local school district’s revenue for 2010-2011, type in all or part of the district name above. (If there are multiple districts with the same name, check the Ohio Department of Education’s district number.) You can also search by local, …
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Cleveland Heights ends season with 71-61 loss in district semifinal game
The Cleveland Heights High School boys basketball team fell 71-61 to St. Ignatius in their district semifinal match Wednesday, according to a St. Ignatius district Twitter account. Did you go to the game? Share your photos and videos here! The team ends the season with a Lake Erie League championship under their belt.
Saturday, March 2, 2013
District expects new turf, renovations to lead to money savings annually on upkeep
The Cleveland Heights-University Heights City School District hopes to raise $750,000 to renovate Hosboro Field at Crawford Stadium. Plans include replacing the stadium's natural grass with synthetic turf, which the district estimates will save $20,000 to $25,000 per year on maintenance costs. The district also hopes to renovate the stadium's ticket booths, stands and restrooms. The district hopes to get $200,000 from the National Football League and to raise the rest through its alumni and boosters. Read more from Cleveland Heights-University Heights Schools here.
Saturday, February 16, 2013
Cleveland Heights-University Heights City Schools will host a Tiger Nation sale next weekend
Cleveland Heights-University Heights City Schools will sell Tiger Nation gear from its website at Coventry School next weekend. From 9:30 a.m. to noon, save on shipping when you buy in person, plus take advantage of a special on sweatshirts. Get more details from CHUH.org.
Thursday, February 14, 2013
Lay Facilities Committee wants to hear your opinion on district restructuring
The Cleveland Heights-University Heights City Schools Lay Facilities Committee is seeking community members' input on the restructuring in the works for its schools. Committee members have underscored the importance of community support for whatever restructuring it recommends to the Board of Education this spring. The Board plans to ask voters to approve a bond issue in November to fund the facilities master plan. More about the CH-UH Facilities Master Plan Surveys - which can be found here - must be completed by March 2, 2013. SHARE this survey with your friends and colleagues in the community: just click "Email" above to send along or to post on Facebook or Twitter! Anyone who lives, works or owns a business in the district is asked to…
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Seven athletes accept offers from Northwestern, Notre Dame, Marquette and more at National Signing Day
Eight Cleveland Heights High School athletes gave impassioned speeches, thanked God and their coaches — and some wept — as they chose colleges at National Signing Day. The most suspenseful speech was from Shelton Gibson, a standout wide receiver who waited until the ceremony to reveal West Virginia University as his school of choice. Gibson’s career at Heights High is dotted with accolades, including being chosen to play in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl last month. His speech was short and sweet: he thanked God, his family, his coaches. “I feel extremely blessed, not only because I’m going to college, but because I have options,” he said. Other students spent more time at the podium. “My father has done a lot for me,” said Anthony …
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Heights High Parent Connection Council sponsors event this week
The Heights High Parent Connection Council is sponsoring a get-together for parents of Heights High kids this Thursday at the BottleHouse in Cleveland Heights. The organization invites parents to unwind with other parents Jan. 31 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Click here for more information.
Wednesday, July 4, 2012
The district also voted 3-2 on first reading to put an estimated 130.6 million bond issue on the November ballot to pay for a portion of the plan.
UPDATE: Board Members Explain Their Vote on Facilities Master Plan The Cleveland Heights-University Heights School Board voted 3-2 to approve the facilities master plan, a $206.2 million project that will reconfigure and renovate buildings in the district and calls for closing three elementary schools. Board members made the decision during a regular meeting July 3 at the Deborah Delisle Educational Options Center and officially selected Plan C, one of the ideas presented to the board and community for renovating the schools and recommended to the board by Superintendent Doug Heuer. School Board president Karen Jones, vice president Eric Coble and member Nancy Peppler voted yes, while members Ron Register and Kal Zucker voted no. Before …
Tuesday, July 3, 2012
The Cleveland Heights-University Heights School Board will consider approving Plan C, one of the proposed ideas for the facilities master plan, and consider taking the first steps to get a bond issue on the November ballot.
There is a big item on the Cleveland Heights-University Heights City School Board’s agenda Tuesday that has been anticipated for months — the recommendation to approve the proposed facilities master plan. The board will meet at 7 p.m. July 3 in the Deborah Delisle Educational Options Center for its regular meeting. Plan C, which would renovate and reconfigure schools in the district by 2022, is estimated to cost $206.2 million. The district hopes to put an estimated 5.9-mill bond issue, which would pay for $130.6 million of the project, on the November ballot. (It was determined that 5.9 mills would result in this amount instead of the $137.2 million discussed at the last meeting due to an estimated decrease in property valuation.) …