Resources For Current Parents & Families

Important Dates

No School - Professional Development Day

Friday, March 2

Report Cards Mailed Home

Friday, March 9

No School - Spring Break

March 25 - April 2

Announcements & Updates

Weekly Family Updates 3/12/18

By ricardofranklinsr | March 12, 2018

Greetings CLA-EAST Families! With each new week comes new possibilities. Our staff operates with a growth mindset and welcomes the challenge of creating new possibilities for all of our scholars. The Swiss psychologist Jean Piaget was quoted saying, “The goal of education is not to increase the amount of knowledge but to create the possibilities…

Weekly Family Update (3/5/18)

By ricardofranklinsr | March 5, 2018

Greetings CLA-EAST Families! Welcome to the third and final trimester of our first year together. Can you believe that we are we have made it this far and are now headed toward the finish line?  I can’t write anything else without mentioning the tremendous growth we have made as a school and school community. All…

Weekly Family Updates – February 26, 2017

By ricardofranklinsr | February 28, 2018

Greetings CLA-EAST Families!   We are in our final week of the 2nd trimester and headed for the final trimester of the school year. Yes! Can you believe it? Our first year together is nearly over. This last trimester is a very important one for use as a school. Beginning in April, our scholars will…

Peaceful Protest on Gun Violence

By ricardofranklinsr | February 21, 2018

Dear CLA Community – Faculty, Staff, Students, Families, and Alumni,   Since its very beginning, Citizens Leadership Academy has been a school grounded in the value of civic engagement.  Our sixth-grade essential question is, “What makes a community thrive?”  In seventh grade, it is, “What makes a morally courageous person?”  and in eighth grade we…


By ricardofranklinsr | February 13, 2018


Weekly Family Update 2/12/18

By ricardofranklinsr | February 13, 2018

Happy Monday CLA-EAST Families!   We are looking forward to a great week here in the building and for you as well. This week’s schedule is not a typical one and we ’ll need your assistance this week managing the change for our scholars. The biggest change comes on Monday and Tuesday. On both days…

Weekly Family Updates 2/5/2018

By ricardofranklinsr | February 6, 2018

Welcome to the month of February! There is so much to be excited for and I hope every family is able to join us for the various activities and events happen at our school. History is created by the life’s work of individuals and the legacy they leave behind whether good or bad. This is…

Winter Student-Led Conference

By ricardofranklinsr | February 5, 2018

Attention all CLAE families! Now is the time to sign up for your student-led conference. Conferences will be held on Wednesday, February 14th from 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm and on Thursday, February 15th from 7:00 am – 11:00 am. Click here to sign-up today!

Family Weekly Updates

By ricardofranklinsr | January 30, 2018

Week of January 29, 2018 January 29—February 2, 2018 I want to say thank you for making this school year the magical ride it’s been thus far. Although we are far from being finished, we’ve covered a lot of ground and traveled so far. This week we’ve challenged all of your scholars to find one…

Mid-Year MAP assessments are underway!

By ricardofranklinsr | January 16, 2018

Mid-Year MAP assessments are underway and off to an exciting start. CLA-EAST scholars will take time this week and next to show how far they have grown since the fall. Scholars will take assessments in each class to monitor progress and to provide staff with important data that will help us make the necessary adjustments to push…