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CPS' Alphabet Soup! Newsletter - February 2023

Click Below to View Superintendent Wright's February 2023 Message!

Superintendent Wright February Message

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Did You Participate in Summer Scholars 2022?

Summer Scholars

If you participated in Summer Scholars 2022, CPS wants your feedback! Check your email for a link to a survey. Deadline to submit your feedback is February 3.

School Lotteries

School Lotteries Now Open!

High School, Magnet and Out-of-Neighborhood lotteries open through March 10! Don't miss your chance to attend a school of your choosing!  

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Join CPS for Transportation Community Roundtables

Parents, families, caregivers, staff and community members can provide input on possible solutions to improve yellow bus service to students in grades K-8: Feb 7 & 15. 

Registration is required.

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Town Hall

Attend Supt. Wright's "Be Present!" Community Town Hall - Feb. 9!

Superintendent Wright invites students, families, staff and community members to attend her next "Be Present!" Community Town Hall on Thursday, February 9, 2023 from 5:30-7pm at Artsville Center in Madisonville. "Be Present" Town Halls are your opportunity to ask questions and discuss the district with Superintendent Wright.     

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 Heart Health

Hop for Heart Health in February!

Let's see those jump-ropin', hula-hoopin', get-up-and-groovin' moves! Record it, submit it and you could be the CPS Moves Champion of the Month!

Click the button below for more information, ideas and submission form.

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 Black History Month

CPS Celebrates Black History Month! 

All month long, CPS will share resources, messages and opportunities to celebrate the contributions and achievements of African Americans throughout history.

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 Wear Red Day

Wear Red on Friday, Feb. 3!

Friday, February 3, 2023 is National Wear Red Day to raise awareness and support the end of heart disease and stroke. Wear red, show your support and share how you're keeping your heart healthy with CPS Moves!

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BOE Meeting

CPS BOE Votes for New President, VP and Committee Chairs for 2023

During the January 9 public business meeting, CPS' Board  of Education voted for new 2023 President, Vice President and Committee Chairs.

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Mentors Change Lives

M.O.R.E.-- Men, Organized, Respectful and Educated– nurtures academic success but also builds strong character development among African-American and other at-risk young men.

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SCPA 50 Years

SCPA Celebrates 50 Years with Sold-Out Gala

The School for Creative and Performing Arts is celebrating its 50th anniversary with the “Future of the Arts Gala” – a sold-out dinner and performance featuring 150 SCPA students performing alongside some of Cincinnati’s finest artists. 

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Aiken Student Shares Past in Refugee Camp, Future as Educator

An Aiken student is sharing his powerful story with the world. 

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Girls to Women

Girls to Women Provides Access to Leadership Development

CPS’ Girls to Women Leadership Collaborative is designed to provide equitable access to leadership development opportunities for female students that ultimately transform school cultures for the better. 

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Motz Grant

CPS Athletics Receives Motz Community Impact Grant

CPS Athletics is honored to be named a $1,000 grant recipient through The Motz Group’s 2022 Community Impact Fund. 

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Some Kindling for Future Firefighters

Students eager to start their firefighting career need to look no further! 

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Severe WX

Make Sure You Know CPS' Severe Weather Procedures!

At Cincinnati Public Schools, we want to make sure our students and staff are safe when severe weather or extreme temperatures occur, while maximizing students' time in class. CPS will either close schools or have a 2-hour delay, depending on the situation.     

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IT Corner

IT CORNER:  Family Technology Support Center

Need help with a CPS-device? The Family Technology Support Center is available to help you troubleshoot, repair a device or get additional support to ensure students stay connected to school.  

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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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Don't forget to mark your calendars:

  • February: National African American History Month
  • February: Career Technical Education Month
  • February 2: BePresent! Volunteer Orientation
  • February 3: Wear Red For Heart Health!
  • February 9: BePresent! Town Hall Meeting
  • February 13: Conference Day - Schools Closed
  • February 16: BePresent! Volunteer Town Hall
  • February 20: President's Day - Schools, Central Offices Closed
  • February 28: Financial Town Hall

More Calendar Events  


CPS Hiring

CPS is Hiring!

CPS is hiring teachers for core subjects, English Language Learners and more! Do you know a great teacher? We'd love to meet them!

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