Coordinator's Corner Weekly Announcements

Quote of the Week: “Without music, life would be a mistake.” ~Friedrich Nietzsche


Coordinator’s Message: COREchella 2015 is here!  Don’t be left out! April 23rd is the last day to purchase pre-sale tickets for $11.00 in the Magnet Office at nutrition or lunch or you can buy them online HERE.  At the event, the price will be $13 for students w/ID and $15 for adults and non-Cleveland students.  Doors open at 5:00 PM.  Playing on the COREchella 2015 Outdoor Stage from 5:00-6:00 PM…

 Brandon Le

Megan Toni-Liv


Leah Jaffe and Bryant Andrade

Bella Romano

Morgan Knight

Veronica Mahoney

And performing on the COREchella 2015 Main Stage…

The Visionaries

New Yesterday

Macon Noise

Michael Kim

Gut Flora

Cathy Kim

Olivia DeBonis and Miranda LeMere


Unknown Freaks

Band Class


Sandbox Fistfight


Garden Girls

Will You be One of the Winners?: We are raffling off $1000, $500, and $100 dollars the night of COREchella! Buy your opportunity drawing tickets online HERE .  The cost is 1 for $5.00 or 5 for $20 plus buy five tickets for $20 before 11:59 PM on Thursday, April 23rd and get a 6th ticket FREE!



COREchella 2015 Official Concert T-shirts are on sale NOW:  Get your official COREchella 2015 t-shirt, designed by Corebabies, Ryan Brill and Joaquim Franscisco for $15.00.  The price will go up at the concert! You can also purchase them online by clicking HERE.




Silent Auction, Pick-A-Ticket, and Food Trucks Oh My!: There will be a fabulous Silent Auction and Pick-A-Ticket Auction that is as much for students as it is for adults! Also, have you heard the lineup of food trucks that Mr. Basinger has organized: Homeboy Industries, Austyn’s Burger, Greenz on Wheels, Hungry Nomad, Rice Balls of Fire, and King Kone! YUM-MY!



Scholarship Opportunity for Juniors: Nordstrom is offering eighty $10,000 scholarships for high school juniors around the country. Click HERE for more information and to apply.  The deadline is May 1, 2015, so don’t wait! One of our own Corebabies won this scholarship three years ago!




Mock ACT & SAT: Revolution Prep is hosting two on-campus mock exams on Saturday, May 2nd from 9:00am – 1:00pm.  They will offer both a mock ACT and SAT…take your pick!  (We encourage that you take the mock ACT since the SAT is being redesigned for the spring 2016.) Each mock exam is $10.00 and all proceeds come back to the program.

To enroll, go to the following link:

Or you can call Revolution Prep at 877-959-3508, or visit their website,  Scores come back immediately and essay results will be available online or you can arrange a consultation by calling their advising team at 877-959-3508 to schedule a time.



Relay for Life:  Are you interested in forming a team or joining one for the Reseda chapter of Relay for Life that will be taking place at Cleveland High School on June 6-7? See Ms. Slaughter for details.



Magnet Schools of America Honors CORE: Congratulations to our teachers, students, parents, administration, and community partners! It is my profound honor to announce that Magnet Schools of America has awarded Cleveland Humanities Magnet with the 2015 Magnet School of Excellence Award. This is the third year in a row that we have been recognized by the MSA, once in 2013 with the Magnet School of Excellence Award and in 2014 with Magnet School of Distinction Award.  The School of Excellence is the top award, and we were the only school in California to receive it! There is no place like Core!



Reading the Coordinator’s COREner Pays Again:  Jordane Sozi and Shirin Moti won 1st place in in MIT INSPIRE, a national research competition in the arts, humanities, and social sciences, organized by MIT students exclusively for high school students. Their research examining the contradictions of Thomas Jefferson and Andrew Jackson’ pursuit of Democracy as influenced by John Locke won 1st place in the Philosophy category, along with $2000. Way to represent, Corebabies!



Reading the Coordinator’s COREner Pays: Congratulations Jaspreet Kaur, Corebaby junior, who won the Princeton Prize for Race Relations!  Jaspreet was chosen for her tireless work with the International Youth Media Summit, a non-profit organization, that brought fifty students from twenty-four countries to the United States. The students made PSAs that tackled issues like poverty, discrimination, youth empowerment, and by working and spending time together, students learned to respect each other.  Jaspreet will be flown to Princeton University for a 4-day symposium on race relations, and if she wins the top prize will receive a scholarship.  To read more about her work, click HERE.  Congratulations, Jaspreet…we are so proud of you!



Early Dismissal Tuesday:  The is this Tuesday, May 26th at 1:59 p.m. Please plan accordingly.




The Next MPA Meeting:  Please let your parent’s know that the next MPA meeting is this Wednesday, May 20, 2015 in room E10 @ 7:00 pm.



New COREture:  It is Fashion Week in CORE.  We have three new COREture designs on sale for $15.00. Get them while you can from the Magnet Office.


Having Trouble in Your Classes?:  You are not alone; there is tutoring available!  The Boys and Girls Club of the West Valley is offering free tutoring Monday-Thursday in our school library from 3:00-5:00 pm.  They also offer college admissions workshops.  One of the tutors is a CORE alumnus. Come to the Magnet Office to pick up the registration paperwork.



Online Tutoring Available: Revolution Prep is offering a GPA Protection tutoring program for students.  For $99.00 a month, you are entitled to UNLIMITED, 30-minute, online tutoring sessions in 22 different subjects.  Go to for more info.



Caught Having Spirit: Every Friday show your school spirit by wearing your Core or Cleveland gear. If I, or a member of the COREdinators, sees you, you will be entered to win great monthly prizes.



Forgot Your Corebaby Email Password?:  You can retrieve it, but it will cost you a dollar.  Go to Mr. Saavedra in E7 for information, but don’t go empty handed.


Clean Up After Yourselves:  Please do your part to keep your learning environment and other areas on campus clean. Pick up your trash, recycle where possible, and remind your friends to do the same! I do not want see your trash left on the floors for someone else to clean up. Thank you!


Cavalier News: Go to to check it and get important schoolwide info!


Corebaby Email: Be sure to check your Corebaby email address EVERYDAY for important updates!  If you use another email address as your primary email address, you can forward your Corebaby emails to that address so that you don’t miss anything!


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