Coordinator's Corner Weekly Announcements

Weekly Announcements (October 13-17):

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Coordinator’s Message: 



Early Dismissal: The next early dismissal Tuesday is October 14th.  The school day ends at 1:34 PM. Please plan accordingly.



Magnet Parents Association:  SPREAD THE WORD…The next MPA meeting of the year is Wednesday, October 15th at 7:00 p.m. in the E10. Please encourage your parents to stay “in the loop” and attend this very important meeting.  All parents welcome!



PSAT:  Cleveland will administer the PSAT on Wednesday, October 15, 2014. This will be a “reverse minimum day.” The PSAT will take place on Wednesday, October 15 from 7:57-10:56 AM.

  • 12th grade students who have signed up for the Senior Movie Morning should report to the MPR;
  • 12th grade students who are not participating in the Senior Social should report to the Gym;
  • 11th grade students who did not sign up for the PSAT should report to the Gym;
  • 11th grade students who signed up for the PSAT should report to their testing rooms;
  • 10th grade students are all taking the test and should report to their assigned testing rooms;
  • 9th grade students who did not sign up for the PSAT should report to the Gym;
  • 9th grade students who signed up for the PSAT should report to their testing rooms;

The bell schedule for the “reverse minimum day” on Wednesday, October 15 is as follows:

0 Period 7:00-7:50 AM
PSAT 7:57-10:56 AM (students should report to specific places as indicated above)
Nutrition 10:56-11:16 AM
Per. 1 11:22-11:48 AM
Per. 2 11:54 AM-12:25 PM
Per. 3 12:31-12:57 PM
Lunch 12:57-1:27 PM
Per. 4 1:33-1:59 PM
Per. 5 2:05-2:31 PM
Per. 6 2:37-3:04 PM



COREdinators:  Our next meeting will be held Friday, October 17th in the E10.  See you there!



Magnet Tours:  Magnet Tours are underway!  Please be on your best behavior, keep the halls and outer areas clean, and show our prospective freshmen that “there is no place like CORE!”



Calling All Performers:  The Music Center is hosting a series of classes for high school students in the arts called, Spotlight.  Spotlight is a nationally-acclaimed scholarship and arts training program for high school students in the performing and visual arts.  It is free to apply. Go to for more information and to apply to this fantastic program.



An Exciting Opportunity from MIT:  The first of its kind on a national scale, INSPIRE, a new national research competition in the arts, humanities, and social sciences, organized by MIT students exclusively for high school students enables students to showcase and present original research in one of thirteen fields, ranging from anthropology to music, economics, and philosophy. Expert judges will award prizes for the most outstanding work in each category. You are invited to participate by submitting entries and competing for awards. The final round of the competition will be held at MIT’s campus in Cambridge, MA from April 7-9, 2015. You can find information regarding deadlines, eligibility criteria, and the application itself on their website  The first deadline, for abstract submission, is on January 7, 2015.



Lunch Applications:  Please do your part and complete a 2014-2015 Meal 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.




The Writer’s Block:  Did you know we have a literary magazine on campus called The Writer’s Block? They meet Tuesday at lunch in F5.  The editors are currently taking submissions of short stories, fan fiction, screenplays, essays, poetry, rants, comics, drawing, and photography.  Submit your work to



Do You Have a Cav Card?: Show your Cavalier pride by attending sporting events and school activities. By purchasing a Cav Card at the Student Store for $25 (Cash Only), you will get into football and basketball games for free and get exclusive discounts on school activities, including the Homecoming Dance.



CORE Representatives Needed: Thank you Valerie Nguyen, Douglas Dean, Shannon Wolfsbauer, and Alyssa Himeno for representing Cleveland at Monroe’s “Meet the Magnets” Night!  We are in need of strong, enthusiastic, outgoing students who love CORE to represent us.  We are looking for students of all grade levels who attended Walter Reed Middle School at the “Meet the High Schools” night at Walter Reed MS on October 22nd from 6-8. Please email Ms. Macon if you are interested.



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 register.



Agendas and COREture: We have CORE agendas available in the Magnet Office for $5.00. Also, don’t forget to get your COREture gear– T-shirts, sweatpants, sweatshirts at great prices! All proceeds go to the program!



Book Bundles:  There are still 9th and 11th Grade 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.



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.



Spirit Fridays!: Remember to wear your CORE t-shirt (or any Cleveland 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!



Got Suggestions???: As we begin planning for the 2014-2015 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.


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!


(Coordinator’s Corner last updated October 13, 2014 @ 8:00 PM by Ms. Macon)