“ROAR” Heights Homecoming Celebration

Heights Alumni & Community Homecoming Celebration – Oct 6-8

Hear the Mighty ROAR of Tigers Across the City!
For details about merchant specials and meet-ups, click here.

The weekend of October 6-8 is a Heights Community Homecoming Celebration. Families, alumni and community members are invited to celebrate Tiger Nation, the new high school and connect with friends old and new.

Friday, October 6, 5:00 p.m.: The Community Homecoming Parade will begin at Fairfax School and march north on Lee Road to the corner of Tullamore. Community and school groups are invited to participate. Contact Martha Pugsley for information. There will be a watch party on the public green space at the corner of Meadowbrook and several participating restaurants and merchants will offer specials.

Friday, October 6, 7:00 p.m.: The Heights High Tiger football team will face off against the Bedford Bearcats for the homecoming football game in the home stadium, corner of Cedar and Lee. Wear your black and gold, cheer for the home team and see the fabulous Heights High marching band.

Saturday, October 7, 10:00 a.m. – noon: Visit the new Heights High for self guided tours. Maps and friendly guides provided.

All day and evening on Saturday, stop into meet-ups and enjoy specials at participating merchants across town.

Sunday, October 8, 10:00 a.m.: Happy 5K, 10K & 1 Mile Fun Run sponsored by the City of Cleveland Heights and its merchants. This event is a celebration of all things good in our community. This race is for all ages and abilities with a chip timed race for competitive runners. Costumes, strollers and dogs welcome! A post race block party follows the event.


This year’s homecoming celebration was planned by The Heights Schools Foundation, the City of Cleveland Heights, the Cleveland Heights Police Department, CH-UH school district staff, and nonprofit partners FutureHeights and the Cedar Lee Special Improvement District.

“We are inviting everyone to help us celebrate our schools, students, alumni and community,” said Julianna Johnston Senturia (’87), Heights Schools Foundation executive director. “We are so happy to include everyone in this celebration of the new high school and Tiger Nation.”

“We invite alumni from all classes to “Return to our Alumni Roots- ROAR,” and “have an engaging weekend in our hometown,” continued Ms. Johnston Senturia.

Click here for special Homecoming offers and deals from local businesses!

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