Kids & Teens

CMSD’s Student Athletics from Two Schools Play on New Football Field

The 2016 High School Football season is underway for the student athletics in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD). CMSD CEO Eric Gordon; Chief of Regional Affairs, Edward Rybka and Roye Kidd, head football coach for almost 45 years at Cleveland’s John F. Kennedy High School, gave brief remarks of encouragement to the student from John F. Kennedy High School and John Marshall High School participating in a recent football team. In 2008, the high school football field was renamed in his honor for Kidd's many years of hard work and dedication to the City of Cleveland and to student athletics. Attendees also included Councilman Zack Reed (Ward 2) and other city officials at the home official re-opening of the Roye Kidd Field.

  • City of Cleveland Recreation Centers Serve After School Meals

    City of Cleveland recreation centers are currently serving after-school meals to children ages five through eighteen at all locations. Meals will be served Monday through Friday while the Cleveland Metropolitan School District is in session as well as during winter and spring breaks and during declared school snow days when students are not required to attend class due to inclement weather.

  • Safe Routes to School Program

    This program enables and encourages students in kindergarten through 8th grade to walk and bike to school safely. Safe Routes can improve community safety, increase health and wellness, improve academic performance, and help the environment. In addition, infrastructure improvements through Safe Routes will benefit city residents who walk, bicycle or drive in areas around schools.

  • Professional American Red Cross Certified Lifeguard Testing

    The City of Cleveland will be testing swimmers interested in becoming life guards. Applicants must be at least 15 years old by March 31st, 2017. Succesful completion of testing does not guarantee employment with the City of Cleveland. Cleveland residents successfully completing the course will have first priority to seasonal vacancies.

  • Plankton Fund Gives Dogs Second Chances

    The Plankton Fund was created in response to the heartworm positive dogs that come into the Cleveland Animal Care and Control (CACC) that have limited options due to the cost of heartworm treatment