Resources For Current Parents & Families

2019 VILS Paperwork Packet

Week 6 Updates – iPad Roll out Specifics

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…

Important Dates

Father's Walk

Thursday, September 19 @ 7:15

VILS iPad Roll Out Event

Tuesday, September 24 @ 5:00

Student Led Conferences

Thursday, October 10 (after school) and Friday, October 11 (no school for students)

Fall Break

Monday, October 14 - Friday, October 18

Important Links

Past Updates & Announcements

Week 6 Updates – iPad Roll out Specifics

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…

CLA Updates – Aug. 29

Returning Families – Welcome to the 2019-2020 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 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…

Welcome New CLA Families!!

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…

2019 Summer Reading Packets

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…

8th Grade Graduation Specifics

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…

8th Grade Washington DC – Updates

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…

CLA – State Testing (AIR)

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…

Attendance and Spring Trips

Dear CLA Families, As we enter the hectic and somewhat stressful end-of-the-year time of state testing and school trips, I am reaching out to you to connect and collaborate in a couple of important ways. First, attendance.  We need every student here every day; it is as simple as that!  We have been incentivizing students…