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Weekly Family Communication

July 31, 2020

JULY 30th, 2020 Dear Breakthrough Parents & Families, My name is Andrew McRae, and I am the Chief Academic Officer here at Breakthrough Public Schools. As we prepare for the upcoming school year, I will be providing you with a personal update each week on our latest plans and progress regarding our return to learning…

Ready Set Go 2020: Week 8

July 30, 2020

Hello Breakthrough Schools Families, I have received questions from many of you over the last couple of weeks.  I thought it would be helpful to include some of the answers in this edition of Ready Set Go.  I want you to know that we understand that this year will be different from years past in…

Breakthrough Start 2020

July 21, 2020

Dear Breakthrough Parents and Families, We have important information to share on how we plan to provide an excellent educational experience for your children no matter what challenges we face as a school community. After substantial research, large and wide-ranging survey responses from our families and staff, conversations with other education leaders in all sectors,…

Ready Set Go 2020: Week 7

July 10, 2020

I do not know about you but I certainly feel like with everything that is going on life has certainly become a little less than normal. For children it can certainly feel like this summer break is not like anything they have experienced before. It is summer and it should be fun so here are…

Ready Set Go 2020: Week 6

June 24, 2020

Hello new Breakthrough families!  In the last edition of Ready Set Go, I shared several tips and activities from some of our kindergarten teachers that you can use at home to help rising kindergarten scholars get ready for school.  In this edition, I am sharing some tips from some of our middle school Principals about…

New Principal Announcement: Citizens Academy

June 14, 2020

Dear CA Families, I hope this finds you staying safe and healthy during this global pandemic and widespread civil unrest.  Our thoughts and prayers are always with you, and we are so grateful for your partnership as we seek to form a more just world. My name is Leah Martello, and I am so excited…

New Principal Announcement: Citizens Leadership Academy Southeast

June 14, 2020

Dear CLAS Family, I hope you and your loved ones are safe and healthy in these turbulent times. My name is Emily Rogoff and I am thrilled to introduce myself as the incoming principal of Citizens Leadership Academy Southeast for the 2020-2021 school year. I come to CLAS with eight years of experience in the…

Ready Set Go 2020: Week 5

June 10, 2020

Hello new Breakthrough Schools families!  If you are new to receiving this regular communication, Ready Set Go, for new families and scholars or if you have received previous editions I am really excited to connect with you, answer your questions, and share some resources and events happening around Cleveland.  This week I have been thinking…

Statement from our CEO

June 1, 2020

Dear Breakthrough Families, I write today to share my overwhelming feelings of outrage, frustration, and unspeakable sadness for the horrific murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis, and for what it says yet again about the experiences of our black colleagues, families, scholars, and friends. In a week already filled with an offensive video of a…