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CPS' Alphabet Soup! Newsletter - December 2022

Click Below to View Superintendent Wright's December 2022 Message!

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School Lotteries Open Soon!

Magnet Lottery

High School, Magnet and Out-of-Neighborhood lotteries open December 6! Don't miss your chance to attend a school of your choosing!

Climate Survey

CPS Launches Climate Survey December 1

The climate survey asks questions about your experiences with academics, behavior and culture that will help CPS make informed decisions, impacting the way the district educates Cincinnati’s children.  

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State of Schools

You're Invited to the State of Schools Address on December 13

Pre-register and submit your questions for Superintendent Wright's State of Schools Address.


Metro Update December

Update to Metro Service Effective December 4

Phase 2 of Metro’s Reinventing Metro plan will start soon. Effective December 4, 2022 Metro is updating some routes that will impact CPS students riding Metro.  

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Soccer Invitational

CPS Elementary Students Take the Field for Soccer Invitational 

More than 350 CPS elementary students brought their A-game and a ton of energy to Stargel Field and TQL Stadium for a soccer invitational with Activities Beyond the Classroom (ABC) and FC Cincinnati Foundation.

This is the second year ABC has partnered with Soccer Unites.

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 Dater Theater Program

Dater HS Students Shine with Innovative Theater Program

On Wednesdays, visitors at Gilbert A. Dater High School might just hear rounds of applause coming from its Multiple Disabilities Unit thanks to a partnership with Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati’s (ETC) Hunter Heartbeat program. 

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 Platinum Health

CPS Named Platinum Level Healthy Workplace

Cincinnati Public Schools has been awarded the 2022 Healthy Workplace Platinum Distinction – the highest possible recognition – from the Healthy Business Council of Ohio. 

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CCP High School

CPS Hosted College Credit Plus Information Night

Available to high school students, CPS and college partners walked participants through how to take college courses while still in high school!

Watch The Video  


Dr. Moffett Named NASW Ohio Elected Official of the Year

The National Association of Social Workers - Ohio Chapter (NASW Ohio) recognized CPS’ Board of Education Member Dr. Kareem Moncree Moffett as the Region 6 Elected Official of the Year!   

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CPS Parent Volunteers

CPS Celebrates Parent Volunteers

CPS loves our parents! From November 14 through Family Volunteer Day on November 19, CPS celebrated the parent volunteers who continue to “Be Present” for staff and students across the district.  

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Burlington Donation

Carson School Receives $5,000 Donation from Burlington Stores

Burlington Stores, through its partnership with the national non-profit organization,, presented Carson School with a $5000 donation during the store’s Grand Opening Ribbon-Cutting Event.

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Kilgour Celebration

Kilgour Celebrates its 100th Birthday!

Kilgour school held a celebration in honor of the school's 100th Birthday!    

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Stop the Spread

Stay Healthy, CPS! 

As we continue into flu season, check out these tips to help you and your loved ones stay healthy.  

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Financial Town Hall

Just Ask Jen! Financial Town Hall

Join CPS for a Financial Town Hall to learn the ins-and-outs of public school funding.   

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Vax Across Cincy

Vax Across Cincy

Cincinnati Public Schools is excited to bring you more vaccine clinic fun! Each clinic will have fun, themed entertainment for kids (and adults) of all ages!    

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Virtual Town Hall

"Be Present!" Community Town Hall

Superintendent Wright invites students, families, staff and community members to attend a "Be Present!" Community Town Hall. "Be Present" Town Halls are your opportunity to ask questions and discuss the district with Superintendent Wright.     

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Don't forget to mark your calendars:

  • November 29: Financial Town Hall
  • December 1: Vax Across Cincy Holiday Health Fest
  • December 1: Early College Application Deadline
  • December 1: District Climate Survey Launch
  • December 5 - 9: Inclusive Schools Week
  • December 5-20: High School Semester Exams
  • December 6: "Be Present!" Virtual Community Town Hall
  • December 8: "Be Present!" Alumni Town Hall
  • December 13: State of Schools Address
  • December 19 - January 2: Winter Break, Schools Closed
  • December 23: Central Offices Closed
  • January 2: Central Offices Closed
  • January 3: Schools, Central Office Reopen

More Calendar Events  


Fall Sports

CPS' Fall Athletes Have Tons to Celebrate! 

Congratulations to CPS scholar athletes on a successful Fall season! We have much to celebrate, from football teams advancing in the playoffs, cross country runners competing at State and multiple division titles to personal victories and athletes who excel off the field. Go CPS! 

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