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Evacuation Safety Drills Scheduled

Beginning the week of September 16th. More +

FATHER'S WALK 2019 - Sept. 19th

Elementary Schools - 8:55AM to 9:15AM
Middle School - 8:20AM to 8:40AM 
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High School Physical Education

HS Physical Education Classes provide cognitive content and instruction designed to develop motor skills, knowledge, and behaviors for physical activity and physical fitness. 
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Bulldog Football Wins Home Opener

The Bulldogs defeated Lakewood 49-28 bringing their record to 1-1.
The Bulldogs travel to Bedford on Friday.  Game time 7:00pm. 
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This year's Fall Family Fun Night has been scheduled for Friday, September 6, 2019, from 5:30 - 7 PM at the HS Stadium Parking lot. Tickets are $10 (limit 5 people per ticket) and can be purchased at the Elementary Main Offices. More +


New teachers prepare for the start of the school year...
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Freshman Orientation took place on Weds., August 14th.  
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First Ring Schools Collaborative

GHHS Students participated this school year and GHCS Administrators continue to "Advance Education Together" with other participating schools. More +

Congratulations Decarlo Mealing!

 2019-2020 Girls Basketball Head Coach More +

Super Heroes, Super Learning

Summer School has begun! More +

School Breakfast All-Stars!

Four schools in the GHCS District Recognized. More +

Graduation Signs

Congratulations to the Class of 2019! The GHTA will be placing graduation signs in our graduate’s yards Tuesday, May 21st through Thursday, May 23rd of this week. Please be patient as they make their way around. All signs should be placed by Thursday . More +

Thank You CVCC Career Specialist Julie Regula!

 2018-2019 GHCSD Career Activities 
Discover the wonderful work accomplished throughout the GHCSD.
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Importance of Attendance in the Real World

Guest Speaker - Jack Schomer, Human Resource Mgr.
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TEACHER FEATURE - Michelle Milosevic

GHHS - Algebra, Statistics & Calculus
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Open Line Newsletter Spring Edition 2019

Arriving in mailboxes soon! 
Click HERE to view in advance.  
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Ethan Boufford - Class of 2019

Proud Bulldog Ethan Boufford shares the opportunities provided by the Garfield Heights City Schools and the exciting future that awaits him! 
View video HERE.
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Senior Breakfast

Class of 2019 Senior Spotlight
Click HERE to view photos. 
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Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS)

Hear how the Garfield Heights City Schools is using Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) to help make our schools a great place to learn and grow!
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Alumni Update - Rodrick "Donnie" Wiggins - 2011 Graduate

Tufts University School of Dental Medicine More +

Blood Drive - 4/26 from 8-2pm - GHHS Library

GHHS  SOS/Key Club will be hosting this American Red Cross Blood Drive.  More +

Kinderbound 2019 - Register your child today!

 Child must be 5 years of age before August 1st, 2019.  More +


Educating since 2000
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Alumni Update - Erika Biss and Adam Train Hine - Homecoming Queen and King - 2008 Graduates

Congratulations to Erika and Adam as they are both excelling in their careers. 
GO Bulldogs! 
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Congratulations Azlan Smith!

Awarded the Mayor's Trophy at the Garfield Heights Ice Show More +
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SOS/ Key Club Holding a Dance Marathon Friday March 22nd

High schoolers have been collecting in their classrooms for the upcoming Dance Marathon on Friday, March 22nd to raise money for  the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Northern Ohio Chapter (LLS).  As part of the "pasta for pennies" program the classroom who collects the most money will win a pasta party by Olive Garden.   The funds ensure access to treatments for blood cancer patients.  
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HIgh School Students Attended Youth Leadership Summit

On March 12th HS Students attended Youth Leadership Summit   More +

Students of Promise College Tour

March 11-14, 2019 Students of Promise visited Colleges and Historical Monuments  In Alabama  More +

High School Art Department News !!!

HIgh School Students Art Displayed at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport.  More +
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SOS/ Key Club visit to Ronald McDonald House

SOS/Key Club students at Ronald McDonald House making a home cooked meal for guest families. More +

Another Successful Fresh Food School Market - 3/13/19

Served 153 families, 226 children,  and 96 seniors. 
63% have students in GHCS. 
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GHCS receives the Champion of Breakfast Award!

Excellence and innovation of breakfast service! More +

Top Ten - Class of 2019!

Congratulations to these outstanding students. More +

Little Bulldogs Kindergarten Information Night

March 13th at Garfield Hts. High School
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Congratulations GHHS Boys Varsity Basketball Team!

They defeated Nordonia and will play Euclid in the District Semi-Finals on 3/7! More +

Leon Webb Headed to States!

Leon Webb Qualifies for OHSAA State Wrestling Tournament More +

CVCC/GHCS - Student Connection Featuring Noah Starling

Noah Starling is a senior at GHHS and is enrolled in CVCC’s Graphic Imaging Technology (GIT) program instructed by Mr. Ruebensaal. More +

News Flash!

Updates from the CVCC Board of Education/GHCS More +

GHHS Boys Varsity Basketball Team Plays Last Home Game of the Season

Sunday, March 3rd at 2:00pm against Nordonia High School. More +

GHHS Students Participate in Project MOSIAC

Molding Our Students to be Accepting, Insightful and Compassionate. More +

GHHS Music Express Competes at the Olentangy Keynote Classic

Our very own Music Express Show Choir will be competing Saturday, Feb. 23rd at 3:45 at the Olentangy Keynote Classic. Watch the live stream at www.keynoteclassic.com More +

District Calendar 2019-2020

 Click HERE for printable version.  More +


Bus Drivers and Bus Aides
Please apply HERE
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Alumni Update - Colonel Shannon L. Juby (Prasek) - 1991 Graduate

Colonel Juby commands the 9th Mission Support Group, Beale Air Force Base, California. More +

Shout Out to the Girls and Boys Varsity Bowling Teams!

Headed to Districts on February 23rd and 24th.
Roseland Lanes 
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Alumni Update - Jada Thompson - 2014 Graduate

Magna Cum Laude,  Bowling Green Univeristy May 2018 More +
Music Express

Watch Live Performance of Music Express on Saturday, February 16th at 3:45 p.m.

Click here to cheer on the live performance of our Music Express competes at the Medina Midwest Showcase on Saturday, February 16, at 3:45 p.m. More +
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Winter Family Fun Night Prompts Bulldog Pride!

The 4th annual event drew approximately 125 people. More +
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HIgh School Students in area Art Show

Ileen Kelner Juried High School Art Show - Features Outstanding Original Work by Area Art Students
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Music Express

The GHHS Music Express show choir kicked off their first competition last weekend at the Walsh Jesuit Great Lakes Invitational.

Please click here to watch performance from Walsh Jesuit Great Lakes Invitational.

Come out and support this talented group of performers at the Medina Midwest Showcase on Saturday, February 16th @ 3:45pm.  

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Congratulations Bulldogs!

National Letter of Intent Signing - February 6, 2019 More +

Celebrating Black History Month

Remember, Educate, Celebrate More +
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Title I Parent Informational Meeting

Monday, February 11th
Garfield Heights Board of Education Board Room
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ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE with Magician Drew Murray

Saturday, February 9th
6pm - VIP Experience
7pm - General Seating
Order Tickets @ ghcpa.booktix.com
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Acknowledging Positive Behavior

At Home and in the Classroom More +

Family Fun Night - Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Purchase tickets at your student's school main office. More +

Bulldogs vs. #5 Pickerington Broadcast Live this Saturday!

Jared Sullinger Play-By-Play Classic in Columbus will be broadcast live on the Pickerington Central Sports Network. More +

Building Upgrades Completed!

A recent round of building upgrades have taken place at GHMS and GHHS. More +
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Algebra 1

GHHS Algebra I Students working on Partner Project 
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Garfield Heights High School Cliff Foust Athletic Hall of Fame

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2019 Garfield Heights High School Cliff Foust Athletic Hall of Fame.

Applications must be turned in by February 18, 2019.

Please click here for guidelines and nomination form.


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GHHS Music Express Presents Premier Night

 Thursday, January 17th @ 8:00pm More +

GH Theatre Department Proudly Presents...

 Anything Is Possible featuring Magician Drew Murray More +

Donald Willis signs with Minnesota

Congratulations Donald! More +

Alumni Update - Dante Williams - 2016 Graduate

Faithfully Serving as a Black Hawk Helicopter Repairman in the US Army! More +

Spreading Reading Fluency

After weeks of work on reading fluency, Ms. Sizler’s English classes went to spread holiday cheer to kindergarten students at William Foster and Maple Leaf Elementary schools.  
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Alumni Update - Alyssa Granito - 2016 Graduate

Alyssa is a Junior at Purdue University pursuing a degree in Nuclear Engineering.  More +

Daily Morning Announcements!!

 Did you know they are posted online? 
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Meechie Johnson - MVP

Meechie Johnson was named MVP after scoring 40 points in the Bulldogs 75-73 VICTORY over John Adams! More +

GHCS Nutrition Incentives

GHCS partner Maureen Pisanick shares about the nutritional advances and initiatives taking place in the Garfield Heights City Schools this year.
Click HERE to view video.  
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2018 eXpressions Art award-winning work

The GHHS Art Department is pleased to announce the 2018 eXpressions Art award-winning work.
You can view the art pieces of our very talented students.   Enjoy!
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William Foster recognized as a Silver Award Winner for their work with PBIS.

Another proud moment for Garfield Heights City Schools! More +
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Snow Day Policy

How is the decision made? More +

Congrats to Ms. Helen Lindsay

Ms. Helen Lindsay was selected by 2018 Graduate Adam Ibrahim Salem to receive a Stanford University Teacher Tribute. More +

Alumni Update - Megan Palmer - 2014 Graduate

 Proudly Serving our Country! More +

Fresh Food School Markets

Second Fresh Food Initiative Continues Success, Distributes Tons of Produce, Literally More +
Prof Day

Professional Development Day - November 6 2018

Elementary and secondary literacy professional development activities are just the first of several ongoing opportunities for job embedded learning that will take place over the next 2-3 years.  Learn more...
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Tree planting

Tree Planting in the Metroparks

Garfield Heights High School Students Learn the Value of Planting Trees with District Partners

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4th Annual Mock Interview Day

Business Professionals Help High School Seniors Sharpen Their Interviewing Skills More +
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Thank you for a GREAT Season!

Thank you and congratulations to the GHHS Football Team, Coaches, Cheerleaders, Flagline, Danceline, Marching Band and our awesome FANS for an amazing and exciting season! You have been a part of making Garfield Heights history and many, many great memories! 
Click HERE to view photos.
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Alumni Update: Brittany (Chojnowski) Lockyer - 2009 GHHS Graduate

2018 Case Western Reserve School of Law Graduate!  More +

Garfield Bulldogs vs. Archbishop Hoban

Coach Reisland shares about the challenge of competing with Archbishop Hoban for a win tonight. Come out and support these talented athletes! More +

GHHS Theatre Department Performs Preview of CHECK, PLEASE for Senior Citizens

Opening Night is Friday, November 9th @ 7pm at the Garfield Hts. Center for Performing Arts
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Student athletes from the GHHS Varsity Football Team named "All-District" by Cleveland.com More +

Alumni Update: Myron Spikes

Class of 2018 Class President and Valedictorian updates us on what he is up to at Cornell University!  More +
Marlon Jordan

Marlon Jordan in the News!

Spectrum Sports Game Breaker
Click HERE to view video. 
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GHHS Varsity Football Team on a quest for a State Championship!

Tickets on Sale in the GHHS Athletic Office - Please note updated hours for sales. More +
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Undefeated Varsity Football Team advances to Regional Semifinal game

The Bulldogs will take on Archbishop Hoban High School on the Hudson High School field. 
Show your Bulldog Pride and come on out and support these young men! 
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Project MOSAIC (Molding Our Students to be Accepting, Insightful and Compassionate)

 Making Garfield Heights High School the best version of itself! More +
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Mark Your Calendar for the November Fresh Food Market

Wednesday, November 14 from 4-6pm at the GHMS. More +
AJ Rose

2016 GHHS Graduate AJ Rose continues to be at the top of his game!

#10 Running Back for the University of Kentucky Wildcats More +

Branden Johnson named second team preseason center for Alabama State University!

Branden is a 2015 graduate of GHHS and has chosen Psychology as his major at ASU. More +

Glass Ceiling Woman's Leadership Group Meets Local Author

"Everything I Need to Know I Learned in a Dysfunctional Family" - Ruth Pollack More +
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CVCC To Host a Free College Scholarship Workshop

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 7-8:30 p.m. at CVCC. Come Learn How to Find Funding for College! More +
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Alumni Update: David Schmidt & Timothy Schmidt

Thank you, gentleman, for your service to our Country! More +

CVCC All Boards' Dinner & Program Tour

 GHHS Seniors Hannah Lundgren, Taijah Gaines, Tyreona Golden and June Fertig participated in this special event.  More +

GHHS/CVCC Student Connection

Alexander Bellingham shares his experience as a student in the CVCC Health Careers Program. More +
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CVCC/Garfield News Flash - October 2018

Garfield Hts. High School students win the CVCC Culinary Arts Practical Cooking Team Challenge! More +
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GHHS All In Student Academy

Student's toured The University of Akron and discussed aspects of "identity". More +
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Garfield Heights Middle School Opens New Salad Bar

In partnership with Pisanick Partners and Farm Fare. More +
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Garfield Heights Marching Band Entertains Senior Citizens

The Garfield Heights High School Marching Band welcomed a handful of senior citizens to the High School gymnasium earlier this week to showcase their talents and perform a variety of songs. More +

Art Room Happenings

Art students are preparing to submit artwork into the annual Cleveland Clinic eXpressions Program.  

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GHHS Football Team Recognized at City Council Meeting on 10/22/2018

Mayor Vic Collova invited the GHHS Varsity Football Team to the City Council Meeting to recognize their season success of 9-0 heading into the last regular season game! More +
First Ring Leadership Academy Students

First Ring Student Leadership Academy

Five students from GHHS participated in the first of four sessions that will take place throughout the 2018-2019 school year.   More +
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Marlon Jordan - Making The Most of Your Opportunities in the Garfield Heights City Schools

Hear from GHHS Senior and Varsity QB Marlon Jordan about making the most of your opportunities in the Garfield Heights City Schools. More +
Mathematics Award

Congratulations Suzanne Malak

Suzanne received her Ohio Council of Teachers of Mathematics award last Thursday. We are so proud of you, Suzanne! You deserve it... More +
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GHHS Marching Band Columbus Day Parade - Little Italy

Click HERE to view the photographs of the wonderful day! More +
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FREE Fresh Produce

Garfield Heights City Schools and the Greater Cleveland Food Bank partner to bring this opportunity to families in our community.
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Now hiring

Now Hiring!

Bus Drivers, Bus Aides, Cafeteria Workers, and Housekeepers.
Click HERE  to find out more information and view the online applicaiton.
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ALL are Welcome!  2nd Wednesday of every month @ Garfield Hts. Middle School More +

GHHS/CVCC Student Connection

Gabrielle Radvilavicius shares her experience as a student in the CVCC Health Careers program.  More +

CVCC/Garfield News Flash!

Great things happening with our High School students attending CVCC! More +
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ASL 2 Fashion Show

The American Sign Language 2 --  Fashion Show Project--- describing people, their clothing and personalities.
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Parent Survey

Welcome to the 2018-2019 Parent Survey

The Garfield Heights City Schools is excited to provide this 2018-2019 Online Parent Survey as a way to obtain important feedback from our valued families of the District. This survey is short, approximately 10 questions in total that will no more than 10 minutes of your time. Thank you in advance for sharing your feedback with the Garfield Heights City Schools. Go Bulldogs!
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College Now and FASFA Informational Workshop for Parents and Student

 Do you plan on attending college? Do you want to find out more information about College Now and receive assistance with FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)? College Now will be having two workshops here at Garfield Heights High School October 23rd and December 4th, 2018. More +

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Upcoming Events


Homecoming Football Game

Fri Oct 4 2019

NEOEA Day (No School)

Fri Oct 11 2019


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