Trinity Cathedral’s neighboring elementary school, Marion-Sterling is a pre-K-8 Cleveland Metropolitan School District 2014-2015 Investment School. It is located at 3033 Central Avenue, less than one mile from Trinity Cathedral. Each year, CMSD targets the lowest 10-15 percent of schools for immediate and dramatic action. According to CMSD, the investment schools represent “not only our clearest need, but also our greatest opportunity to make a difference in the lives of our students.”
For many years, Trinity members and friends have been offering their time, talents and treasures in a variety of ways to help make a difference in the lives of Marion-Sterling students and their families. Current needs and opportunities are listed below.
Students at nearby Marion-Sterling School will return to class in mid-August. Trinity's help has been requested by the school to equip students for the new school year. Here are the supplies and clothing items needed: Glue sticks Blunt scissors 16-pack crayons #2 pencils Erasers Composition notebooks Spiral notebooks (one subject) Dry erase markers Pencil pouches Uniform pants, twill or corduroy (PreK - Grade 8 boys & girls, black, dark blue or tan) Children's socks (PreK - Grade 8 boys & girls) Children's underwear (PreK - Grade 8 boys & girls) Donations may be dropped off at Trinity's front desk. To make a monetary donation,… Read More
On November 2, a pop-up art gallery featuring artwork from students of Marion-Sterling School was featured at a BrownBag concert with the Cleveland TOPS Swing Band. Read More
Food for Families, formerly known as Blessings in a Backpack, is part of Trinity Cathedral's hunger ministry, a neighborhood outreach program. While the goals of the ministry remain the same--to provide nutritious food for the students and families of the school--Trinity Cathedral in January 2014 entered into a partnership with the Cleveland Food Bank and the new name better reflects this partnership. On the 2nd and 4th Friday of every month, the Food Bank's Mobile Food Pantry Program delivers food to the school (fruit, vegetables and breads)--enough to feed all the students, their families and seniors in the neighborhood. Upcoming… Read More
Marion-Sterling school has a great need for tutoring services as many of the students’ skills are below grade level and the children need more personalized help to fill in gaps and make up deficits. There are three ways you can help. (more…) Read More