Family Updates

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Important Network Updates: CEO Search and Alumni Success

Dear Breakthrough Families,  Please find below updates regarding our CEO Search as well as the official announcement of our new Alumni Success program!    CEO Search Update Back in December of 2020, the Breakthrough Public Schools (BPS) Board embarked on the process of seeking a new CEO for Breakthrough Public Schools, as a result of…

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Preparing for an In-Person Return for the Upcoming School Year

Hello families! We are beyond excited for the upcoming school year, which will be uniquely special. Every decision we’ve made surrounding our in-person return to school is aligned to the best interest of our scholars, staff, and extended community’s physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing. We’re prioritizing a safe and secure environment for our scholars so…

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Vaccine Resources for Families

Breakthrough Families, I hope everyone is having an enjoyable summer!  We are working hard as we prepare to welcome all of our staff and scholars back to school in person in August. We’re digging deeply into the most recent health and safety guidance, and will be sharing more details over the next few weeks about…

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Refer a Family!

Do you know someone who is looking for a school to call home? Tell them about Breakthrough! We’re gearing up for a strong in-person return this fall and can’t wait to welcome scholars back into our safe, secure classrooms for a year of joyful learning. Fill out a quick form by clicking the button below,…

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CLAE Principal Announcement

Dear Citizens East families, We are excited to announce Andesia DeJesus as the principal of Citizens Leadership Academy East! In the search for our newest middle school principal, we sought an outstanding leader with coaching skills, and the ability and desire to create collaborative relationships with scholars, families, and staff – all intended to build…

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Celebrating Juneteenth – Now an Official Federal Holiday!

Dear Breakthrough Families,  I am writing to you today to mark an especially exciting update: Congress’s vote and approval last night to officially make Juneteenth a federal holiday! While we, along with so many other organizations nationwide, had already planned to observe the holiday, this vote brings tremendous support, attention, and affirmation to one of…

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BPS Family Update – Summer Meal Pickup

  E Prep/Village Prep Cliffs 1417 East 36th St. Cleveland, OH 44114 (216) 456-2080   Open to families of all the Breakthrough schools! ∙ Citizens Academy/Citizens Leadership Academy ∙ Citizens Academy East/Citizens Leadership Academy East ∙ Citizens Academy Southeast/Citizens Leadership Academy Southeast ∙ E Prep/Village Prep Cliffs ∙ E Prep/Village Prep Woodland Hills ∙ E…

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BPS Family Update – Right to Counsel and Emergency Broadband Benefit

Dear Breakthrough Families,   This week we have two benefits to share with you or anyone you know who may be in need. Many Cleveland renters will face uncertainty once the federal eviction moratorium ends on June 30th, 2021. “Right to Counsel” is a 100% free resource that can help you determine if you qualify…

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A special message, from our Breakthrough family to yours!

To our parents and families, It’s hard to believe, but that 2020/2021 school year has officially come to a close! First, thank you. This past year has required flexibility, determination, resiliency, and sacrifices from all of us, and from YOU, our families, in particular. You have taken on new roles, and have balanced so much…

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BPS CLAE Family Update – Important Leadership Updates

May 18, 2020   Dear CLAE Families,   Today I am writing to you to celebrate Principal Franklin, who will be moving on to the next step of his professional journey next year. Since joining Breakthrough first as a dean, and then as the founding Principal of Citizens Leadership Academy East, Principal Franklin has made…