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    Weekly Bulletin: Jan. 11-15, 2021
    Posted on 01/11/2021
    Bald eagle overlooking Boeing Field

    Save the date

    Mark your calendar for these upcoming events:

    Monday, Jan. 18: Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday (NO SCHOOL)
    Wednesday, Jan. 20: Presidential Inauguration
    Wednesday, Jan. 27: End of Quarter 2/Semester 1
    Thursday, Jan. 28: Day Between Semesters (NO SCHOOL)
    Friday, Jan. 29: Quarter 3/Semester 2 Begins
    Saturday, Feb. 6: Virtual Open House for Prospective Students
    Friday, Feb. 12: Last Day to Purchase Yearbooks for $50
    Feb. 15-19: Mid-Winter Break


    End of Semester 1 approaching

    The last day of Quarter 2/Semester 1 is Wednesday, Jan. 27. Report cards will be mailed home the following week and final grades will be posted on the source. New schedules will be posted on The Source by Jan. 27. For most students, schedules will stay the same, only some elective classes will change. If students are unsure about their schedule, they should speak to their advisory teacher or counselor.

    • Students will have until Feb. 11 to drop or add a class without penalty. After that date, students will receive a W on their transcript for dropping or switching a class.
    • If a student wants to change their schedule, fill out the schedule change form (found in ECHO advisory Schedule change procedures) fill out electronically and have parental guardian sign it.
    • Students email the completed schedule change forms to their assigned counselors
    • Counselors will then meet with assistant principals to review requested schedule changes
    • Students stay in their original schedule until they receive a new schedule

    Open House for future Eagles

    What: Virtual open house for 9th graders and prospective students – Q & A with Counselors, Athletic Director, Activities Coordinator, Panel with ASB students.
    When: Saturday, Feb 6, 2021 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
    Where: Online - A link will be posted on the website and emailed to anyone who RSVP
    RSVP: https://bit.ly/openhouse21-22


    CHS Library Social Justice Collection

    In collaboration with the Racial Equity Team, Cleveland recently purchased a variety of Social Justice focused books. Reserve a book from this collection or another book from the library and pick it up at the next supply distribution day!


    Order a yearbook!

    Don't forget to buy a yearbook! Prices vary based on the size of the salute. Feeling generous? Buy an extra book for a senior in need! Payment plans are available! You can pay for your book in three (3) installments! Be sure to check the box on SchoolPay when purchasing. If seniors need financial assistance, check with the school social worker, Trisa Ibarra, to see if you qualify.

    To order your 2021 yearbook, click here! 


    Opportunities for students 

    Upward Bound Seeks Freshman Applicants

    Hey Eagles! Do you want to go to college? Check out this YouTube video to see how UW Upward Bound can help. Come to a virtual information session on Thursday, Jan. 21, from noon to 1 p.m. or Monday, Jan. 25, from 4:30-5:30 p.m.
    Meeting link: https://washington.zoom.us/s/97167205276
    To access the application, please visit uwtrioub.smapply.org
    Priority Deadline: Monday, Feb. 1
    Final Deadline: Monday, Feb. 15

    Become a college student while in high school

    The UW Academy is an early admission opportunity at the University of Washington. Students apply to the program during their 10th grade year, and if accepted withdraw from high school, enrolling as first year students at the University of Washington the following fall. At the Robinson Center, Academy students find a community of like-minded peers and an experienced staff who can help them make the most of their time at the UW.

    KEY APPLICATION DATES
    Jan. 15 – FAFSA & WASFA* Application priority deadline for UW
    *For HB 1079 & DACA students
    March 8 - Deadline for UW Academy Applications

    TESTING DEADLINES
    The UW Academy will be following the University of Washington’s testing guidelines for this application cycle. Applicants are not required to take the SAT or ACT. If you decide to take the exam, scores must be received by the application deadline. Please ensure that applicant scores arrive in time for admissions
    consideration.
    Questions? Contact us at (206) 543-4160, uwacad@uw.edu, or visit us online 

    UW Math Science Upward Bound (STEMsub) Applications are NOW AVAILABLE! 

    STEM Sub LogoAttention 10th Graders: Are you interested in STEM and/or Health Care? Do you want help succeeding in high school and applying to college? Do you want to take classes at UW this Summer? APPLY ONLINEFor more information, please visit our website or email us at uwmsub@uw.edu.

    College Success Foundation Wants YOU!

    The Achievers Program of the College Success Foundation (CSF)! CSF is an on-site school partner that supports cohorts of juniors and seniors through one-on-one meetings, group workshops, and field trips. The cohorts are predominantly first generation, low-income students who aspire to attend a technical, 2 year, or 4 year college after graduation. The Achievers Program recruits students who are on track to graduate and to attend 2 or 4 year college, have a minimum 2.0 GPA, fits the income criteria, and are not a part of another college support program (students can still apply but will be waitlisted). They urgently need eligible juniors to join as this is their ONLY chance to join.

    Final Deadline: March 1st, 2021 (Application may close earlier if all spots are filled).
    Online Application: bit.ly/achieversapplication2020


      Information for seniors

      Save the date

      Friday, Jan. 15: Priority deadline for financial aid
      Monday, Feb. 1: Senior portraits & baby pictures due
      Friday, Feb. 12: Last day to purchase cap and gown

      Financial Aid Application Workshop
      Hey seniors! Financial aid applications for many colleges are due this week! Friday, Jan. 15 is the priority deadline, which means you should complete your application before then to get the most money available offered to you! On Jan. 12 (tomorrow) during 5th period, counselors will host a Financial Aid Workshop to help you complete those applications before the deadline! Counselors will call you into the meeting. Check your school emails for a checklist for the important info and documents to bring with you!

      All Seniors are Eligible for Free Tuition for College through the Seattle Promise Scholarship!
      The application for the Seattle Promise Scholarship for Fall 2021 is now open. The program provides free college tuition for 2 years (up to 90 credits) and ongoing college and career guidance for students to attend one of three Seattle Colleges (Seattle Central, South Seattle, or North Seattle Colleges). Apply here

      Senior Class Info
      Download the PowerPoint slides and the Class of 2021 Checklist to make sure you have all the information you need.

      Senior Portraits Deadline Approaching
      Thank you to the 60 seniors who had their images taken by MXT Visuals. Your images have been sent to Ms. Scribner, and no further action is needed. 
      If you have not submitted your senior portraits, upload it to https://tinyurl.com/chs21seniorpics by Feb. 1. Baby photos are also due that same day. Use the same link.

      Order Your Graduation Gown
      Seniors, did you sign up for your cap and gown? The deadline to buy one is approaching. Click here for the link.
      You will have until February 12, 2021 to purchase the gown. That is the Friday before Mid-Winter Break. The cost is approximately $70. Payment assistance is available. Questions about cap and gowns can be directed to Ms. Scribner

      Class of 2021 Web page
      The counseling team has created a webpage dedicated to information for seniors. They will post a calendar of senior-related events and requirements. Check back frequently to see what is added to the calendar. 


      PTSA

      Next meeting: TONIGHT (JAN. 11)

      PTSA meetings are held the 2nd Monday of every month from 6:30-7:30 p.m. via Zoom. Meetings are open to everyone. 
      Meeting Link: Click here.
      Meeting ID: 881 4928 0984
      Passcode: 98108

      We Need Volunteers!
      If you have time and skills, please consider volunteering. We especially need help with the following:
      Webmaster - to update & revamp the website
      Fundraising - to brainstorm creative ideas in these socially distant times to ensure important programs continue
      Grant Writer - to apply for any grants that become available


      Clubs & Organizations

      2020-21 Clubs & Organizations
      Due to the school's closure, club activity is completely virtual. Some clubs have opted not to run this year. Here is a list of active clubs. These clubs are ASB-sponsored organizations. Click on the advisor name to email them with questions or concerns or to find out meeting times.

      Club name Advisor
       African Student Association (ASA)   Trisa Ibarra
       Black Student Union (BSU)  Cyprus Richardson & Nakeya Isabell
       Business Club  Ashley Benmouffok
       Debate Club  Clare Sobetski
       Filipino Club  Greg Kowalke
       Green Team  Steve Pratt
       Gender & Sexuality Alliance (GSA)  Robert Gandy
       Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA)    Grant Storey
       Key Club  Lynda Hoang
       National Honor Society (NHS)  Francis Lin
       Super Smash Bros.  Francis Lin
       Vietnamese Student Union (VSU)  Paige Wakamatsu Wilson
       Literary Magazine  Sam Cristol
       Mixed Student Union  Natalie Lopez & Kacey Campbell
       Chinese Student Association (CSA)  Lynda Hoang
       Athletes for Social Justice  Jon Hughes
       Programming  Dan Hamilton
       K-Pop Dance Club  Francis Lin
       Middle Eastern/North African Exchange (MENA-X)  Chloe Kimiai & Natalie Lopez

      Contact Activities Coordinator Kacey Campbell if you are interested in advising or starting a club at Cleveland.


      Announcements are published every Monday. To add your announcement, email Teresa Scribner. Items must be submitted by 5 p.m. every Friday.