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    Updated 12/19/2018

    C/O 2019! Please mark your calendars for Tuesday, January 8th after school from 3:30pm-5:50pm. The counseling team will be hosting a Financial AID night along with UW Bothell application night! RSVP for the Financial AID Night  Here.

    Updated 11/6/2018



    2019-2020 Cleveland STEM High School Open House/ School Tour Information for Interested Students & Families


    Welcome, potential new students and families who are considering attending Cleveland STEM for the 2019-2020 school year! Below are our three Open House/School Tour dates.


    Friday January 18th from 9:00-11:30 am

    Saturday February 2nd from 9:00-11:30 am

    Thursday February 7th from 9:00-11:30 am


    Please arrive by 9:00am so you do not miss valuable information.

    Check in first at the main office. Programming will start promptly with a presentation on Cleveland STEM, a student panel for Q & A, and a guided tour with ASB students. Admin, Counselors and Staff will answer any questions about academics, sports, clubs, and student life at Cleveland.


    While not required to attend, please RSVP to an Open House event at:


    Don’t forget to turn in your School Choice forms to apply to Cleveland STEM during Open Enrollment from February 4 through Feb. 15, 2019. For more information on Open Enrollment go to:


    Questions? Contact Claire Abe, 9th Grade Counselor at: or 206-252-7874

    Updated 10/5/2018

    DiscoverU Week explores College and Career Spirit activities to get students excited about college and  careers.Students will be participating in the their Advisory periods.



    What is it?


    Monday October 8th

    Discover Local Jobs

    From technology to healthcare to aerospace, there are many types of careers in the Puget Sound area! Today you will learn more about the types of jobs that are growing and available in our community!

    Theme Day Question: What are some interesting local jobs or employers that you have recently learned about and what are they doing?



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    Tuesday October 9th

    Speak World Languages Day

    Whether it’s building pride in a home language or learning a completely new language, there is power in strengthening your linguistic skills! Learn how knowing more than one language can help with more than just graduation requirements!!

    Theme Day Question: How has being multilingual helped you personally and/or professionally in your life?

    Or if you only speak one language, how could speaking another language have helped you more?


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    Wednesday October 10th

    Classroom to Career

    Learn about how the topics you are taught in school connect to future career possibilities! For example, you will need algebra whether you want to be a carpenter, business person, engineer, or countless other careers! Certain educational pathways can lead to particular jobs.

    Theme Day Question: Have you ever thought to yourself, “Why do I need to learn this?” Let’s talk about how classroom content connects to careers in our economy.

    Wear your college gear! (Every Wednesday is College Gear Day at Cleveland!)

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    **PSATs will take place for 10th and 11th Graders. 9th and 12th Graders will have a choice of other college and career readiness workshops.**

    Thursday October 11th

    College Gear Day

    Hear from school staff about their education pathway(s) and experiences after high school! Staff will be wearing their college gear, ask them about it! The goal is that you also learn about the various education paths available to you, including technical training programs, apprenticeships or two-year and four-year colleges.

    Theme Day Questions: Ask staff and the adults in your life, What was your college and career route?” Everyone has a story. Explore the different routes people take to get where they are today!

    Wear your college gear again!! Also, check out the door decoration documents and college swag around the school!


    Reserved: Register for the DiscoverU event at the Tukwila Community Center! Friday, 10/12 5:30-8:30

    Friday October 12th

    (In-Service Day - NO School)

    Lead Your Community


    There’s no school today but keep discovering more about the world of college and career through out-of-school programs!! Explore ways that your future career path can help impact the community you live in, participate in meaningful work, and create a better world.

    DiscoverU 2018 Lead Your Community Celebration: Oct. 12th, 5:30-8:30 at Tukwila Community Center. Free to all.

    Register at:


    Updated: 10/1/2018


    Running Start Students!

    First Time Writing a Research Paper?


    Research Assistance in Cleveland Library

    TUESDAYS and THURSDAYS 10:30-12:30

    Oct. 25- Dec. 12


    Learn how to do college level research, including how to:

     Start and stay organized

     Break down your topic into manageable pieces

     ●Identify and assemble credible resources early in the assignment

     ●Establish the habit of effective note taking

     ●Master the skills to start and complete your paper on time




    Updated: 9/28/18

    Counselors recently went into Senior Humanities classes to discuss one of the most important documents they will fill out this year (FINANCIAL AID). The Application opens October 1st, 2018. Please email your counselor if you would like the documents, or pick up in the Counseling Center.

    Updated: 3/23/2018!


    2017-2018 Open House/School Tour Information

    Open Enrollment for School Choice is February 5th thru the 16th for the 18-19 school year. Turn in a choice form to be part of the lottery for a school outside your attendance area. Forms will be available starting Feb. 5. For more information visit:

    2017-2018 Open House/School Tour Information

    Cleveland STEM Open House/School Tours for incoming students

    Welcome potential Cleveland STEM new students and families, below are our three Open House/School Tour dates. Programming will start with a presentation on Cleveland STEM, Student panel for Q & A and Guided Tour with ASB students. Admin, Counselors and Staff will answer any questions about academics, sports, clubs and student life at Cleveland. Please be there promptly at 9:00 a.m. so you do not miss valuable information.

    • Friday, January 19th from 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
    • Saturday, February 3rd from 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
    • Thursday, February 15th from 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

    Questions? Call the Counseling Center 206-252-7814
    All tours are for families and students
    No need to RSVP for Open House/School Tours

    2017-18 College and Career Readiness Calendar

    Saturday, March 3rd

    College Bound Scholarship Conference

    Counselors recently went into Senior Humanities classes to discuss one of the most important documents they will fill out this year (FINANCIAL AID). The Application opens October 1st, 2017. Below is the document we shared to students.

    Financial Aid for College

    FAFSA/WASFA Events

    • Cleveland: Thursday, October 26th 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.
      (Fin Aid & College App) RM.1162

    Note: Additional events are being held throughout the community at neighboring districts, colleges, and libraries. Visit for a list of all the events in South King County.

    Counseling Team Registration for the 2017-2018 School Year

    1. Registration materials will be delivered to Humanities Teacher mailboxes on Monday, March 13th by 8:00 a.m., the materials include a student’s transcript, their registration form, and course catalogs
    2. Students will take home their transcript and registration form to go over course selections and requirements with parent guardians, preferably 1 week before counselor’s visit
    3. Students will then bring their completed registration forms to their assigned registration day as listed below
    4. On their registration day in Humanities, each student will meet with their assigned counselor 1 on 1 to review and submit what is on their registration form into PowerScheduler
    5. Counselors will keep the registration form as record of student’s preference