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8th Grade Graduation Specifics

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…

Important Dates

Spring Break

March 23 through April 1

NGA State Tests

English - April 16 and 17

Math - April 30 and May 1

Science - May 7 and May (8th only)

Spring Trips

Week of May 20

Celebration of Learning 

Wednesday, May 29 at 5:00

Important Links

Past Updates & Announcements

The Plain Dealer Highlighting A CLA Partner

CLA’s long relationship with Young Audiences has provided a chance for artists to showcase their skills and develop student creativity in dance, drumming, comic book drawing and manyother fields.  View The Plain Dealer’s article here, YA celebrates 60 years, outlining Young Audience’s presence at Citizens Leadership Academy

What a Day of Service Looks Like at CLA

Dear CLA Family,   As you may know, Citizens Leadership Academy honored Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. this past Monday with a day full of meaningful service. This year CLA partnered with various organizations including Hands-On Northeast Ohio, City Year Cleveland, The Cleveland Indians, The Cleveland Cavaliers, Radio One Cleveland, The Lonnie Burten Recreational Center,…

CLA Registers Voters

FOX 8 News: CLA Scholars Register Voters in Our Community

Expedition to India

CLA’s Marten Frazier is traveling to India this summer and recording his travels on his blog: Expeditionary India Stay up to date with Mr. Frazier’s travels and findings for the next few weeks and discover India with him!

Semester 2 Celebration of Learning Video

Citizens Leadership Academy is proud to present our 2012 Celebration of Learning Video.  This video presents the culmination of our inaugural expedition and essential question, “What makes a community thrive?”  Please enjoy the video below:

CLA 2011 Celebration of Learning Video!!!

The 2011 CLA Celebration of Learning is a presentation of our portfolio of learning during our first semester. As an Expeditionary Learning School, Citizens Leadership Academy focuses on long-term projects culminating in high quality products for an authentic audience. Watch our ‘Community Thrive’ by clicking the picture to the left (or on our Welcome Page)!

CLA Students Create "Lock In" Field Trip — At CLA!

“We have to admit, one of the best days we have ever had at school was our LOCK-IN at CLA! Our day started with classes as usual, but then our school transformed. It wasn’t just a day of learning, we had fun! We turned our classrooms into PS3 game rooms, movie theaters, Xbox challenges on…

CLA students at the Cleveland Art Museum

On Tuesday November 15th my class went to the Cleveland Art Museum for our social studies class. Instead of sitting down looking at textbooks, we actually went out and learned real facts for ourselves. The most memorable experience I have was seeing the hand crafted amulets from ancient Egypt that were very detailed in every…

Cleveland Expeditionary School First in Area – WKYC

WKYC visited Citizens Leadership Academy Wednesday to learn more about the Expeditionary Learning Model featured in this school and championed by Shelly Saltzman. Please view the video above and view the article