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January 17, 2018

CPS' Online Program might be just right for your child

Cincinnati Public Schools offers an alternative to the traditional classroom that may be just right for your child.

Enroll your child, now, in the Cincinnati Digital Academy, an online program from Cincinnati Public Schools for grades K-12. It’s flexible, convenient, and free.

If your child is currently enrolled in the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow, Cincinnati Public Schools wants to welcome your child back to our district. We offer a rigorous, college-preparatory, standards-based curriculum complemented by an array of highly qualified teachers and administrators who are dedicated to your child’s success.

CPS will provide all the tools your child needs for success. As a student at Cincinnati Digital Academy, your child can also take advantage of the sports, enrichment and extracurricular activities at your neighborhood school.

  • Free, high quality laptop computer with Internet access and technical support.
  • Access to online textbooks, science labs and other supplemental materials.
  • An array of fine arts and elective courses.
  • French and Spanish foreign language courses.
  • Enrichment opportunities.
  • Semester report cards mailed to your home.

You can enroll your child in the Cincinnati Digital Academy today. CPS has created a Registration Gateway for online enrollment form submission. CPS has also established a dedicated hotline to answer parents’ questions; parents can contact our Customer Help Center at 513-363-0570.

Additional information and our enrollment forms can be found on our website.

 

November 21, 2017

Fifty years, Fifty miles — No Limits

Withrow High School Principal to Showcase “No Limits” Policy with 50-Mile Run on the School’s Track

Principal Corey runs with studentsLife can be challenging at times. But, with the right mindset, you can achieve anything you want. That’s the message Jack Corey, principal of Withrow University High School, wants his students to remember. So, to prove it, he will run 50 miles around the school’s track in celebration of his 50th birthday on Tuesday, November 21, 2017.
 
“I talk with students all the time about how you can limit yourself based on what you think you can do and what others say you can do,” Corey said. “I want them to know that most of the limitations we have in life are self-imposed,” Corey said.
 
So, starting at 4:30 a.m. on November 21, Corey will begin his laps around the track. Every fourth lap will equal a mile. It should take him about 10 hours to complete the activity, and he will allow students to run with him throughout the day.

 

November 16, 2017

CPS Launches “Making Progress” Podcast

CPS Superintendent Laura Mitchell discusses the importance of public education in driving economic development

CINCINNATI – Cincinnati Public Schools (CPS) has launched a new way to share how the district is preparing students for success throughout their lives. “Making Progress with Laura Mitchell” is a new podcast series in which host Clyde Gray and CPS Superintendent Laura Mitchell discuss strategic priorities, new initiatives and partnerships designed to strengthen the city’s public schools. Episode one, “Meet Laura Mitchell,” is available for listening.

The pilot episode was taped inside the Corbett Theater at Mitchell’s alma mater, the School for Creative and Performing Arts. Mitchell and Gray discuss a wide range of topics, from Mitchell’s takeaways from her first 90 days as superintendent to strategic partnerships that will help develop the region’s future workforce and ultimately drive economic growth.

“I want Cincinnati Public Schools to be a place of destination,” said Mitchell. “I want our district to be one that draws families to our city and neighborhoods. We’re implementing strategies to bring this vision to life, and I am excited to share the details with our stakeholders.”