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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

Box Tops for Education

Citizens Leadership Academy is happy to partner with Box Tops for Education, a program which has given nearly $400 million since 1996. Citizens Leadership Academy families and students are encouraged to clip Box Top coupons from the hundreds of participating products and bring it to the school office.

Bike Riding on Lamont

Thanks to the Ohio City Bike Coop, the students are able to enjoy the beautiful day and learn proper bike safety, bike maintenance and bike mechanics.

September Update from Head of School

Update from the Head of School September 1, 2011 Dear CLA Families, It’s hard to believe that September is here! The CLA community has settled into routines and students and teachers have delved into rigorous academics. The overarching question for this Fall Expedition is, “What makes a community thrive?” In English, the students are reading…

Opening Day at CLA

Citizens Leadership Academy opened its doors this August 2011 to our founding class of 6th graders. Congratulations to the incredibly hard-working staff, leadership, volunteers, and community members who helped make CLA a reality! We are very excited about this year and what will come next. We will try and add at least a monthly blog…


Citizens Leadership Academy – WDOK 102.1 – December 5, 2010 – by Jim McIntyre A new public charter school opens next August for sixth graders in Cleveland. Principal Shelly Saltzman says Citizens Leadership Academy will offer expeditionary learning. She was joined by fifth-grader Justise Porter, who will be among the first students to attend Citizens Leadership Academy.…