All Announcements & Updates
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,…
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
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…