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Plans unveiled for new high school building at former Max Hayes site on Detroit Avenue

by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, June 2017)      At a May 24th community meeting, area residents and stakeholders received an update on the new west side high school planned for the former Max Hayes High School site on Detroit Avenue between W. 45th and & W. 49th streets. The meeting, held at St. Paul’s Community … Continue reading

West Side School Fair showcases offerings at area high schools

Two hundred people attended a West Side School Fair that showcased fifteen Cleveland high schools to families of sixth, seventh and eighth graders attending public, private and charter schools within the Cleveland Metropolitan School District. The Cleveland Transformation Alliance and Bellaire-Puritas Development Corporation hosted the fair held on March 2nd at John Marshall High School. … Continue reading

Improvements planned at five older Cleveland school buildings

(Plain Press, April 2017)                CMSD NEWS BUREAU: The Cleveland Metropolitan School District will begin more than $23 million in improvements this year at five older school buildings, funding the projects with money from a bond issue approved by voters.   Improvements are in store for William Cullen Bryant School (3121 Oak Park) and Benjamin … Continue reading

New Crosswalk at W. 67th and Lorain

Lincoln West Basketball team wins three in a row

(Plain Press, February 2017) Lincoln West Boys Basketball team is on a three-game winning streak. It started with coming back from 25 points down at halftime vs Collinwood winning the game in overtime 85-84. The Lincoln West Wolverines then followed that up with a 61-43 win over West Side rival Rhodes. Then on January 28th, … Continue reading

Clark and Newton D. Baker schools honored for academic growth

(Plain Press, January 2017) CMSD NEWS BUREAU Cleveland Metropolitan School District’s Clark School, at 5550 Clark Avenue, and the Newton D. Baker School of the Arts, at 3690 W. 159th Street, have received state awards for exceeding expectations in student academic growth. The State Board of Education presents the Momentum Awards annually to schools that … Continue reading

Election 2016 results — turnout varies widely in precincts in Plain Press service area

Election 2016 results – turnout varies widely in precincts in Plain Press service area (Plain Press, December 2016) Voters approved all three issues on the ballot in Cleveland this November. Of the three issues, the half percent hike in the payroll tax won by the smallest margin winning 51.36% to 48.64%, with 64,439 yes votes … Continue reading

Free fresh produce from the Greater Cleveland Food Bank

Free fresh produce from the Greater Cleveland Food Bank Free fresh produce from the Greater Cleveland Food Bank

Menlo Park Academy breaks ground at Joseph & Feiss Clothing Company site

(Plain Press, December 2016)            On Wednesday, November 16, Menlo Park Academy, a school which specializes in serving gifted children, broke ground on its renovation of the historic Joseph & Feiss Clothing Company property on W. 53rd in the Stockyard neighborhood’s Fenwick area. When the renovation is completed, Menlo Park Academy plans to move the … Continue reading

John Marshall Alumni becomes one of the Navy’s Newest Chief Petty Officers

by Navy Office of Community Outreach (Plain Press, November 2016) (NORFOLK, Va.) – Navy Chief Petty Officer Anthony Henry from Cleveland, Ohio, was recently promoted to chief petty officer. Chief Henry, a 2004 John Marshall High School graduate, has served in the Navy for 12 years and is currently serving at Commander, Naval Air Force … Continue reading