Shaping our Future

Department Info:

Supervisor: Renny Whittenbarger
Email: rwhittenbarger@clevelandschools.org

Department Head: Erin Hattabaugh
Email: ehattabaugh@clevelandschools.org

Administrative Assistant: Maranda Reffner 
Email: mreffner@clevelandschools.org

Courses Offered

  • Air Force JROTC
  • Automotive
  • Business Technology
  • Cosmetology
  • Criminal Justice
  • Culinary Arts
  • Digital Media Production
  • Engineering
  • Health Science
  • Marketing
  • Robotics
  • Teaching as a Profession
  • Web Design
  • Welding
  • Work Based Learning
  • School Based Enterprise
  • Computer Science AP


Blue Raiders English

Department Info:

Department Head: Athena Davis
Email: adavis@clevelandschools.org

Anna Spears, Jennifer Colbaugh, Athena Davis, Kaitlyn Poulakis, Caitlyn DeLoach, Brian DeLoach, Amelia Ribeiro, Mallory Pickert

Mission Statement: Blogs, tweets, journals, resumes,
reports, essays, research, stories, poems, or even novels
are all part of the writing skills used today. The
diversity of skills needed throughout life is met by the
English Department at Cleveland High School. Students
earn the required four credits for graduation and also
have the opportunity to take elective classes. The English
Department wants CHS graduates to leave with the skills
they will need in their future personal and professional

Courses Offered:

  • English I; English I Honors
  • English II; English II Honors
  • English III; English III AP Honors
  • English IV; English IV Honors/AP;
  • English IV Honors/Dual E
  • Holocaust Literature
  • Creative Writing
  • Bible as Literature
  • Yearbook I-IV
  • Public Speaking
  • Film and Media 
English Tier 3 Vocabulary

Fine Arts

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Department Info:

Department Head: Don Markham
Email: dmarkham @clevelandschools.org

Faculty: Chip Atha, Colin Campbell, Sigrid Orr, Jim Burton, Rhonda Ferguson Courses Offered:

  • Art I & II
  • *Art III & IV: Honors Courses
  • Theater I, II, III
  •  Music Appreciation
  • Ebony & Ivory(Coed Choir)
  • Silhouettes(All Girl Choir)
  • Renaissance(Show Choir)
  • Marching Band
  • Concert Band
  • Survey of Fine Arts

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Foreign Language

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Department Info:

Department Head: Jeremy Smith
Email: jersmith@clevelandschools.org
Faculty: Jeremy Smith, Carole Dale,
Micah Bradbury, Nicole Williams, Susan Rodriguez,
Karina Burgueno

Mission Statement: The Language Department at
Cleveland High School consists of three languages:
Spanish, French, and German. Students will not only
learn to read, write, and speak the language, they will
also learn about the culture behind the language. There
are many creative projects in each class centered around
the geography, traditions, and people of each foreign
country.    Courses Offered:

  • French I and II
  • German I, II, and III AP Honors
  • Spanish I, II, III, IV, and V 
Foreign Language Tier 3 Words


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Department Info:

Department Head: Mark MilesEmail: mmiles@clevelandschools.org Faculty: Bridgette Matthews, Brad Self,

Valerie Capps, Delisa Dismukes, Jon Stanford,

Heather Turner, Latishua Scurlock,

Catherine Seymour, Donna Lett, Stephanie


Courses Offered:

  • Algebra IA and IB
  • Geometry and Geometry Honors
  • Algebra II and Algebra II Honors
  • Trigonometry
  • Pre-Calculus Honors
  • Statistics
  • Statistics AP Honors
  • Calculus Honors
  • Calculus AP Honors
  • Bridge Math 

Math Tier 3 Vocabulary Words


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Department Info:

Department Head: Andi Wendorf
Email: awendorf@clevelandschools.org Faculty: Jeanie Long, Eric Blackburn,Sean Russell, Ben Cantrell, Holly Parker,

Richard Boyd, Keith Elliott, Jo Miles,

Bella Krecklow

Courses Offered:

  • Physical Science
  • Biology I and Biology II
  • Environment Science
  • Chemistry I and Chemistry I Honors
  • Chemistry II
  • Physics and AP Physics
  • Aquatic Biology 

Science Tier 3 Words

Social Studies

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Department Info:

Department Head: Julie Phillips
Email: jphillips@clevelandschools.org

Faculty: Melissa Adams, Nick CantrellAdam Renshaw, Brad Benefield, John Brose,

Jeremy Finch, Steve Stephenson, Steven Mullins, and Seth LaManga

Courses Offered:

  • Human Geography AP Honors
  • Modern World History Honors
  • American History GL/AP/DE/H
  • American Government/Economics
  • American Government Honors
  • Contemporary Issues Honors
  • Early American History Honors
  • Economics Honors
  • European History AP/DE/H
  • Psychology GL/AP/DE/H
  • ACT Prep
  • Music History

Social Studies Tier 3 Vocabulary

Physical Education

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Department Info:

Department Head: Eric PhillipsEmail: ephillips@clevelandschools.org

Faculty: Miles Christian, Casey Hybarger, Preston Scoggins, Jamie Baird, Tom Marino, Tony Williams, Dustin Fromm, Joey Knox, Tracy Malone, Reggie Tucker, Marty Wheeler

Courses Offered:

  •  Wellness
  •  Personal Finance
  • Team Sports
  •  Physical Education
  •  Weight Lifting
  •  Personal Fitness
  • Lifetime Fitness