To foster dialogue between all students, parents and community members, the Cuyahoga Falls High School is introducing a series of informational sessions during the month of May. Participants at the meetings will discuss the effectiveness of the current bell schedule at CFHS and review a potential update to it. Each session will feature the same presentation followed by a time for reflections, questions and comments.
What is the proposed schedule change and why change? Cuyahoga Falls High School is considering the option of a later start time for the students of Cuyahoga Falls High School and introducing zero period to the traditional daily bell schedule. Research tells us that the ideal start time for optimal academic success is 8:30 a.m. Additionally, students are able to get adequate sleep and improve their health, safety and overall quality of life. The district wants what is best for our kids and thus we felt it was necessary to explore the option of a schedule change and engage in conversations with our community.
The induction of a zero period will create the need to change the schedule of CFHS. The zero period will begin at the current start time of CFHS (7:45 am). All career programs will start at the zero period while the remainder of the school will start the day at 8:25am. Career classes will be dismissed at 6th period (2:45pm) which is the current end to the school day. All other classes will be dismissed at the end of the final period (7th period would be dismissed at 3:20).
After the final community meeting, the data gathered will be reviewed and a formal presentation will be held at 6pm on June 27th at the Cuyahoga Falls City Schools Board of Education meeting in the library of CFHS. This presentation will reveal and review the results of the meetings to the community and Board of Education members.
Scheduled Information Sessions
At each Informational Session, presentations will be followed by a time for reflections, questions and comments on the following dates and times:
- Wednesday May 9th at 8am, 2pm, and 6pm in the Little Theater of Cuyahoga Falls HS
- Wednesday May 16th at 8am, 2pm, and 6pm in the Little Theater of Cuyahoga Falls HS
- Wednesday May 30th at 8am, 2pm, and 6pm in the Little Theater of Cuyahoga Falls HS
Thank you for your time and attention. As always Go Black Tiger