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COVID-19 Reporting

September 18, 2020

Dear Breakthrough Families, As we begin this unprecedented school year, we recognize that it will not be without challenges and uncertainties. However,we are committed to working closely with the City of Cleveland Department of Public Health to limit the spread of COVID-19 in the community, and we believe that together we can all work to…

Family Remote Learning Center Update

September 17, 2020

September 17, 2020 We are working to finalize spots in our Remote Learning Centers, operated at our schools in partnership with Open Doors Academy.  The program will run on Tuesdays – Fridays from 8am-4pm and provide a safe and supervised small group environment for students to participate in remote learning, with added enrichment for participating…

Weekly Family Communication Week 4

September 15, 2020

WEEKLY FAMILY COMMUNICATION / September 8, 2020 Dear Breakthrough Families, It was so wonderful to see so many of you today as we get our first week of online learning started! We so appreciate your dedication to your scholar’s learning, your ability to be flexible and adapt during these times, as well as your patience as we…

Weekly Family Communication Week 3

August 27, 2020

WEEKLY FAMILY COMMUNICATION / AUG 13, 2020 Dear Families, This week’s Start 2020 update is all about specific family supports we will be providing during virtual learning. As you’ll hear in this video, our goal is make sure that you feel and experience significant support from your school community as we start this school year,…

Weekly Family Communication Week 2

August 13, 2020

WEEKLY FAMILY COMMUNICATION / AUG 6, 2020 Dear Families, We will be delivering an update to you each week about the start of the school year and what you can expect as a Breakthrough family! This week, we put together a short video so that I could talk with you about the key priorities for…

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…