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Welcome to the 2018-2019 School Year

Dear returning CLA families, It’s hard to believe that we are already halfway through July and that the school year will be starting in just four weeks!  Enrollment is going well this summer; we have very few openings in seventh and eighth grade, but we do have approximately fifteen openings in sixth grade, so if you…

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6th Grade Family Transportation Memo

  July 6th, 2018   Re: Transportation Update   Dear Citizens Leadership Families,   Over the last several months, Breakthrough Schools has been in discussions with the Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD) regarding their responsibility to provide Cleveland students with transportation. In accordance with Ohio law, CMSD has the obligation to ensure that all students…

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Summer Events at Citizens Leadership_NoDates

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Summer Packets

See below for summer work for incoming 6th, 7th, and 8th graders. To get a copy of a book, visit your local library or CLA. All of these books are available in audio format either at the library or through the OverDrive app with a library card. There are three novels for rising 8th graders,…

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CLA Summer Camp Scholarship Application

Thanks to our founding donors, we are excited to offer scholarships to CLA scholars for four different summer camps! The application is due on Thursday, April 19. CLA CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS Application

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CLA Weekly Family Updates – 4/5

Dear CLA families, I hope you and your family enjoyed your time over spring break and are getting back to in the swing of things! It is hard to believe that we only have 8 weeks of school left. Embedded into those 8 weeks include end of the year testing, state testing, Celebration of Learning…

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8th Grade Washington DC Trip

Eighth-Grade Washington, D.C., Trip Requirements   March 22, 2017   Dear Eighth-Grade Students and Families:   We are excited to be taking a trip to our nation’s capital as a culminating CLA fieldwork experience.  The trip will run from Monday, May 21, to Wednesday, May 23.  An packet with the itinerary, packing list, and permission…

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Spring Break Packets March 2018

Spring break packets are due for a grade on Tuesday, April 3, the first day back from break. 6th English 6th Math 6th Science 7th English 7th Math 7th Science 8th English 8th Math 8th Science  

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CLA Family Updates – March 19

Dear CLA Families, It is hard to believe that this is the last week before Spring Break! We are in the third week of the trimester and have started it off really strong, both culturally and academically. There is a lot taking place at CLA with a focus on some academic shifts around mastery work.…

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#Enough Walkout – Wednesday, March 13 at 10:00

Dear CLA Families, Tomorrow at 10 a.m. the CLA community will be participating in the #Enough Walkout, please consider joining us as we will be walking from CLA down Chester to Wade Oval and back.  We’re walking for the 17 students in Florida and for the 7 children and teens killed each day on average…

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