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 Update 4/9/18

By ricardofranklinsr | April 9, 2018

Greetings CLA-EAST Families!   We are now in April and have only two months of school remaining.  We are also at the heart of the testing season. This month our scholars will be taking their state assessments as well as their end of the year SLO exams. The data from these assessments will indicate how…

April PAC Meeting!

By ricardofranklinsr | April 5, 2018

CLAE parents, Our next PAC meeting will be held on April 10, 2018 in the cafeteria here at CLAE from 5pm- 6pm. The PAC members will be updating you on the outcome of our fundraisers. Mr. Franklin will be giving different tips on how you can prepare your scholars for testing at home while we…

Weekly Family Update 4/3/18

By ricardofranklinsr | April 3, 2018

Greetings CLA-EAST Families!   I hope you and your family enjoyed your time over spring break. Although we had the week off, our staff was hard at work. We finalized plans for the month of April and parts of May as this is the “testing season”. The theme for this year’s test season is “The…

CLAE Spring Break Packet

By CLA Admin | March 20, 2018

CLAE Families, Please find the 2018 CLAE Spring Break packet attached here.  CLAE 2018 Spring Break Packet   If you need to receive a paper copy yourself, CLAE will be open April 2nd from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Weekly Family Update 3/19/18

By ricardofranklinsr | March 19, 2018

Greetings CLA-EAST Families!   Last week was a truly humbling experience for me as a school leader. I watched as our scholars put aside their differences in order to come together as one and make their voices heard. Despite the cold weather, every one of our scholars and staff members marched from the school to…

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