CLA 8th graders take a class trip to Washington, D.C., every year. Because they weren’t able to go this year, our staff created a virtual trip with highlights of our capital. Click HERE and enjoy!

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Dear CLA families, Thank you for one of the strongest starts we have had to a school year. We made a number of changes with our expectations and students are meeting them. We also appreciate your patience while we fix the bugs with PowerSchool, we were told today that PowerSchool would be corrected first thing…

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Dear CLA families, It is hard to believe that we are in the middle of the third week of school! Progress reports will be coming home with students on Friday. On the progress report, you will see the breakdown grade percentage between mastery (75%) and habits of leadership (25%). Progress reports are just what the…

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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 five weeks! Enrollment is going well this summer; we have very few openings in seventh and eighth grade, but we do have a number of openings in sixth grade, so…

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Dear new CLA family, We look forward to getting to know you and your scholar as we prepare for your first year at Citizens Leadership Academy. School starts on Monday, August 12, but there are a few things you can do to prepare:  1.  Come to CLA and get your summer reading book and packet…

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We hope you have a safe and enjoyable summer! To continue the academic progress our students have made this year and prevent the “summer slide,” CLA provides summer work in English and math. The packets are available here and in the main office (summer hours are 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., and we recommend calling…

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Dear Families of Eighth Graders, Congratulations!  Your scholar will soon graduate from Citizens Leadership Academy and matriculate to high school.  We are excited that so many of our students have been accepted to the most selective schools in the area.  Moreover, each student has worked with me to select a high school program that aligns…

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Dear CLA 8th Grade Families, We are so excited to continue the tradition of taking the 8th grade scholars to Washington DC at the end of the school year.  As we have shared previously the academic and behavior qualifiers to ensure our students are successful both in and out of the building. The 8th grade…

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Dear CLA parents and families: Our countdown to the American Institute of Research (Ohio’s state assessments) is in full effect! The importance of these assessments is paramount.  The results of these assessments allow the state to monitor the academic performance of our students. Our school-wide focus in preparing for the state tests is on building…

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