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    Weekly Newsletter
    Posted on 02/24/2020
    girls basketball celebrates senior night


    Thursday, Feb. 27 - Black History Month Assembly
    Tuesday, March 3 - All-Clubs meeting
    Wednesday, March 4 - SAT for all juniors
    Monday, March 9 - PTSA Auction Planning Meeting
    Friday, March 13 - Pi(e)-A-Teacher
    Thursday, March 19 - College Knowledge Event
    Friday, March 20 - Spring Band Concert
    Wednesday, March 25 - Spring Sports Team Photos
    Friday, March 27 - Seattle's Got Talent


    CASH runs every Tuesday and Thursday from 3:45-4:45 p.m. in various locations. Here are this week's offerings:

    Algebra 1 and Geometry - Room 1109
    Algebra 2 and Above - Room 1110 

    Algebra 1 and Geometry -
     Room 1109
    Algebra 2 and Above - Room 1110

    Questions? See Mr. Logan in Room 1137


    A message from the Office of Public Health regarding the Coronavirus: We’d strongly encourage students and staff to:
    Wash hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. 
    Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer if soap and water are not available.
    Avoid touching eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands.
    Cover mouth and nose with a tissue when coughing or sneezing then throw the tissue in the trash and wash hands. 
    Avoid contact with people who are sick. 
    Stay home while sick and avoid close contact with others.

    Hey Eagles! Do you want to go to college? Join UW Upward Bound. Upward Bound will help you with the SAT, college applications, scholarships, and financial aid. You can also earn $120 for completing the six-week summer program. Open to 9th and 10th graders only. Grab an application from the counseling office or Deadline is Friday, Feb. 28. Visit our website for more information.

    The School Day SAT for all Juniors is happening on Wednesday, March 4. Please arrive to school on time, well-rested, and ready to test. Pencils and calculators are provided, but students are welcome to supply their own that are approved by The College Board. Rosters will be placed in the hallway by Tuesday morning. See Ms. Kekuna in room 1141 if you have any questions.

    Are you a musician? A singer or comedian? Can you do yo-yo tricks or slam poetry? The Class of 2020 is holding auditions for this year’s Seattle’s Got Talent showcase. Auditions will be held March 2-6 (NO AUDITIONS ON MARCH 4) from 4 to 4:45 p.m. in the Cleveland auditorium. Video submissions are also accepted. Send entries to or sign up for live auditions at audition.

    Cleveland PTSA's 12th Annual Red & White Auction will be held at the South Seattle College Brockey Center on Friday, April 24, 2020, beginning at 5:30 p.m. This year's theme is "All Eyes on Us." We want to shine a spotlight on some of Cleveland's brightest students and staff. Tickets are on sale now, so don't wait. To purchase tickets or view the catalog, go to Teachers and staff members who wish to purchase tickets can email PTSA Faculty Liaison Teresa Scribner for a special discount code. To sign up as a performer (individual or group), go to Email CHSEaglesPTSA with questions or for more details on how you can help as a volunteer. 

    Cleveland's next ICO Outdoor trip will take students to Camano Island State Park on Saturday, March 7. Students will spend the day exploring the beaches, forest and trails, and get to cook a hot meal outdoors around a campfire! See Mr. Gandy for a permission slip today!


    Friday, Feb. 28 - Senior class meeting during 1st lunch
    Friday, March 13 - Senior portraits and baby pics for the newspaper due
    Friday, March 20 - Cap & gown balance due
    Wednesday, April 8 - Cap & gown delivery for on-time orders
    Friday, May 1 - Cap & gown delivery for late orders

    There will be a senior class meeting on Friday, Feb. 28, to discuss details about prom and other events. The meeting will take place during 1st lunch in the auditorium. 

    The Cleveland High School Alumni Association is awarding scholarships to students who want to continue their education. To apply, go to our website and apply online. Application packages must be to the scholarship committee by April 9 for consideration. Funds may also be used for Technical/Vocational schools. We will have $15,000 available to award across multiple recipients. Any questions? Contact JoAnn Smith at or 425-487-3952.

    Are you a high-achieving graduating senior who has shown leadership skills, academic achievement and has performed community service? This scholarship fund can help pay for you to attend college, community college or a technical school. It is a merit-based award between $3,000-$4,000 and is a one-time scholarship, with the money sent to the higher education institution directly for tuition. The application deadline is April 8. Any questions can be directed via email to

    Please submit all Application documents to
     GPA and SAT or ACT Score
     High School transcript (Ok to send unofficial)
     2 letters of recommendation from a teacher, principal, mentor, religious leader or employer.
     Resume describing your accomplishments
     1-3-page personal statement

    Questions to be answered in your personal statement
    1. How does your high school transcript reflect your progress and your academic potential beyond high school? Have you received any special honors or awards?
    2. Do you like to do volunteer work? What communities are you involved with locally? How do you hope to continue your community involvement after graduation?
    3. What leadership positions have you taken in school and the community? How do you motivate others either in or out of high school?
    4. What college, community college or vocational school degree or certificate are you seeking? Do you have a major or specialty in mind? Will your education will contribute back to the community?

    The Southeast Asian American Education (SEAeD) Coalition Scholarship has created a new scholarship for $2,500 to be awarded to two students this year. The mission of the scholarship is to 1) raise awareness regarding the educational opportunity gap of Southeast Asian American community and 2) provide college funding support for Southeast Asian American students. To apply, click here.The deadline is March 1.

    Eligibility requirements are:
    Must be of Southeast Asian Ethnic heritage that include one of the following:
    (Burmese, Cham, Hmong, Karen, Karenni, Khmer (Cambodian), Khmu, Lao, Mienh/Iu-Mienh, Montagnard, Taidam, Vietnamese) 
    Current High School Senior or Undergraduate Student (freshmen, sophomore, junior)
    Must be a full-time student
    WA State resident
    No GPA requirements


    Wrestling: CHS had six wrestlers qualify and participate in the State tournament this past weekend at the Tacoma Dome! Congratulations to Savion Galloway (4th in state), DJ Arns (6th in state), Andrew Vuu, Brandyn Truong, Jeramy Truong, and Nathan Truong.  

    Basketball: The boys and girls basketball seasons ended at the Metro Playoffs. There will be a boys basketball player meeting TODAY at 3:45 p.m., in room 1109 to discuss the future and changes made in the program.  

    Swim/Dive: The team had their strongest season ever! Started 6-0! These players all qualified for districts: Antony Bui, Andrew Hong, Lucas Kwan, Aidan Lopez-Escarez and Steven Mai. Congrats Eagle swimmers and Coach Dan Leahy.  

    Football: Charles McFarland has been hired to replace Frank Richard as the new head coach for the Eagles football program. He was a player favorite as the defensive coordinator last year, and we know he will keep building on the success the team had last year. 

    Baseball and Softball: Over 40 student athletes have signed up and more are expected this week. Jovan Wiggins will be helping Hakim Finch this year with baseball. Rebecca Williams and Jon Hughes will be coaching the varsity softball team. 

    Boys Soccer: The energy and enthusiasm coming from the boys soccer group is amazing. They already have 27 soccer players registered meaning we will have a boys JV soccer team for the first time in recent memory. Way to go soccer!!! 

    Tennis: Already 35 Eagles are registered to play! 

    Track: Coaches Rickey Davis, Dan Hamilton, Grant Storey, and Maz Butler are doing amazing things with the track program. And this year, we will have full use of the brand new track for the first time! Over 35 students have already signed up.

    Spring sports season begins on March 2. Make sure all paperwork is completed before that day. All information regarding Eagle athletics, including schedules, can be found at A $25 ASB fee must be paid for the year for all athletes. No practices until you are cleared by the athletic department. GO EAGLES!


    Here are some fundraisers happening around the school.

    Who   Item  When  Price
    Class of 2023  Long Sleeve Tees Until March 6 $25 w/ASB; $27 w/o ASB 
    Eagle News Network Yearbook Until books run out  $75

    Is your club running a fundraiser or charity drive? Email Ms. Scribner to add it to the list.


    Cleveland’s Black Student Union is hosting movie nights every Wednesday in February. This week, the group will show Big Momma’s House. Movies begin at 3 p.m. in the auditorium. 


    MONDAY: Chef's choice
    TUESDAY: BBQ Chicken w/okra & cornbread
    WEDNESDAY: Shrimp jambalaya
    THURSDAY: Haitian lentil & chicken stew w/whole wheat roll
    FRIDAY: Jerk chicken w/plantains & rice and peas
    Grill and pizza are available daily, as well as "lunch-to-go" options. All menus subject to change.


    Got some news to share? Submit announcements to Ms. Scribner by 10 a.m. every Monday. Submissions that arrive late will be held over for the following week. (NOTE: Some announcements may require administrator approval)