Coordinator's Corner Weekly Announcements

Weekly Announcements (August 21-25):

Quote of the Week: “The beginning is the most important part of the work.” ~Plato, The Republic



Coordinator’s Message: Welcome back, Corebabies!  I hope your summer was one of fun, rest, and reflection, and that you are ready to begin anew this year. Thank you in advance for your patience and understanding this week while our hard working counselors ensure you are all properly placed and that classes are balanced.  When you see them, please thank Ms. Howe, Ms. Morales, and our newest addition, Mr. Wasserman for their tireless efforts.

I am very excited for this year!  Our teaching staff is complete, and there are a few changes to report.  I’d like to welcome Jessica Lin, Christina Bekaroglu, Alex Mitchell, and Dan Wasserman to our Cleveland Magnet family. Ms. Lin will teaching CORE 9 Environmental Studies and Chemistry; Ms. Bekaroglu will be teaching Algebra 1; and Mr. A. Mitchell will be teaching Algebra 2 and Pre-Calculus.  I am excited announce that Mr. Fuentes will be teaching CORE 12 Philosophy and CORE 9 English; Dr. Cohen will be teaching CORE 12 SI and DH; and Mr. Kim will be teaching CORE SI and CORE 12 DH.

Each grade level has been working hard all summer to provide you with an exciting and fulfilling curriculum.  Now you must do your part to develop the habits for success. There are many theories about what those habits are, but my suggestions include staying organized, establishing peer groups that encourage you to be your BEST self, being proactive, asking for help when you need it, enjoying the learning process, and making connections.  Your teachers, counselors, and I are here to assist you, so utilize the resources available, and have your best year yet!



Counselor Changes:  If your last name begins with A-K grades 9-12, your counselor is Ms. Howe.  If your last name begins L-Z, grades 9-11 your counselor is Mr. Wasserman.  If your last name is L-Z, grade 12, your counselor is Ms. Morales.



Lunch Applications:  In order to attend CORE field trips, you MUST complete a Title I lunch application.  Even if you don’t think you will qualify or don’t want to receive tickets, you still must complete an application.  We suggest completing it online, if you haven’t already.  Click HERE for instructions.  Print your confirmation form and bring it to the Magnet Office.



Early Dismissal Tuesday:  The next Early Dismissal Tuesday will be Tuesday, August 22nd at 1:34 p.m. Please plan accordingly.

COREture: We are selling VINTAGE COREchella t-shirts 2013-2016 for $2.00…THAT’S RIGHT…just $2.00.  And we still have COREchella 2017 t0shirts for $10. Come to the Magnet Office at Nutrition or Lunch to get them before they’re gone!



Book Bundles:  There are still Book Bundles available.  Having your own copy of the books we are using  is an invaluable tool and all proceeds go back to the program. Come to the Magnet Office for an order form.



No School: Remember that Friday, September 1st and Monday, September 4th, there is no school in observance of Admissions Day and Labor Day.



Magnet Parents Association:  SPREAD THE WORD…The MPA Welcome Mixer is Thursday, August 24th at 6:00 p.m. at the Knight residence. Please RSVP to for directions.



COREdinators:  Do you have ideas about how to make CORE even better?  Are you a freshman looking for ways to be active in your school community?  Then join COREdinators, Fridays at lunch in E10! Our first gathering of the year will be this Friday, August 25th. Remember to wear your CORE t-shirt for a chance to win a gift card to one of many fabulous establishments!



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! See Mr. Saavedra if you have questions.



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.



Cavalier News: Have you seen Cleveland’s new website?  Go to to check it and get important schoolwide info!



Important College News for All:  Have you visited the Career and College Office website?  It is an incredibly useful resource as you begin the college admissions journey in the ninth grade.  Be sure to bookmark the calendar as there are important dates to note. Go to to check it out.



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!



Got Suggestions???: As we begin the 2017-2018 school year, we want to hear from you! What suggestions do have for improving the program? Go to the Home Page and click the icon to submit your suggestions.

(Coordinator’s Corner last updated August 20, 2017 @ 9:00 PM by Ms. Macon)