MPA Weekly Update (Jan. 22-Feb. 3)

We hope everyone is settling in to our Spring 2018 semester. Remember:

You can visit Ms. Macon’s Coordinator’s COREner at

She has the latest news on EVERYTHING you need to know.

And yes, you can join our facebook page any time, Cleveland High School Magnet Parents Association.

And of course, we still love hearing from you at!

What’s Happening in January & February:

Tuesday, January 23 is an early dismissal day. School is out at 1:34.

The exciting and long-awaited Comprehensive Modernization Projectfor our school is on the move! Tuesday, January 23 at 6:30 pm in the MPR is a Community Meeting where you can get the latest project information on the design concept and phases of construction.

Tuesdays, February 6 & 20 are both early dismissal days. School is out at 1:34.

Thursday, February 15 is the Cleveland Showcase / Open House, beginning at 6:30.

Friday, February 16 is a Shortened Day. Dismissal is at 1:59.

Monday, February 19 there is NO SCHOOL for Presidents’ Day.

Wednesday, February 28 is our February MPA Meeting. At 6pm we will have our COREchella update meeting for all Committee Chairpersons, and anyone else who would like to attend. At 7pm we will have our regular MPA meeting. Our next Eblast will have details on our guest speaker.

COREchella Update

Thank you to everyone who came to our COREchella planning meeting. We are so excited about this event.


SAVE THE DATE!! COREchella is on Friday, April 6!

Do you know anyone who has connections to a prop house, or someone else who may be willing to let us borrow furniture for our VIP (Very Important Parent) Lounge? If so, send us an email.

Also, we are still looking for someone to coordinate our volunteers for the event. Do you know how to use Sign-Up Genius? If so, please volunteer to help with this. It would be helpful if you’ve been to COREchella before, but don’t worry, we will walk you through it!


COREchella Auditions are Saturday February 10th.  Audition applications are due Friday, February 2nd by 1:00 PM. Click HERE to complete the application.


COREchella Design Contest begins today! Do you have a child that has an eye for design?  Have them submit a design for this year’s COREchella!

The WINNER will receive:

   2 Tickets to CORECHELLA

   An official concert T-shirt

   Your design printed on all CORECHELLA merchandise and featured in the design elements of the event!

1. Submissions must include your: NAME, GRADE, PERIOD 2 CLASS, and SMALL LEARNING COMMUNITY (ex. CORE, AOAT, SAS, STEM, GAIMS)

2. Students should sign their name on the bottom right hand corner of the design. 

3. They should submit the ORIGINAL design to (use a high quality image please) by Friday, February 16th.

Students should sign their name on the bottom right hand corner of the design. 

The winning design will be chosen based on the following criteria: 1) Event relevance, 2) Cost effectiveness, 3) Appeal to a broad audience, 4) Print quality (how the design will translate on to merchandise) and 5) Fan vote.


Thank You to our Partners:

There is a special group of local businesses who generously donated to our program for last year’s COREchella. Without these partners CORE would not be the same. You can get more information about all of them on our website in the Resource Guide you can find by clicking HERE. (It can also be found on the Parents dropdown menu.)

Thanks again to all of them:

Dr. Eugene Ahn, Coastal Radiation Oncology  *  Click 2 Drive

818myhouse  *  Adelman Law Advisors  *  Compass Education

Evette Knight Interiors  *  Gelson’s The Super Market  *  Green Scene

Hamer Toyota  *  Pair Orthodontics  *  Premier College Guidance

Retsky Insurance  *  Rydell Chevrolet  *  Vallarta Supermarkets


Together we can create the best learning environment for our children!

Your CORE 4

Gayle Denny, Julieta Esquivelzeta,

Evette Knight & Samantha Koerner


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