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Welcome Freshman!

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Welcome Cleveland STEM High School Freshman. Please explore this page as well as the Incoming Students page for more information about events and opportunities for students and families.

We are so excited to welcome our new students this fall! We have some important information we want to share with families regarding class registration.

Below you will find information about student pathway classes and how students can register for their classes for the 2024-25 school year. Students will only be selecting their elective classes for next year. Please read the online instructions carefully. Students will be making their pathway selection. This is a very important decision, because your student will be taking classes related to their choice for their 9th
-11th grade years while they are at Cleveland. Below is a brief description of the pathways so you and your student can make an informed decision. For more information, please visit the Course Registration Handbook for the 24-25 school year.

  • School of Biomedical and Life Sciences (SOLS): This pathway allows students to explore topics in Life Sciences, such as Applied Molecular Biology (9th), Physiology (10th), Biomedical Science (11th) and UW Biology 100 (12th).
  • School of Engineering and Design (SOED): This pathway allows students to explore topics in Engineering, such as Engineering Design and Development 1 & 2 (9th), Intro to Engineering 1 & 2 (10th) and Principles of Engineering 1 & 2 (11th).
  • School of Computer Science (SOCS): This pathway allows students to explore topics in Computer Science such as Intro to Programming/Immersive Media (9th), AP Computer Science Principles (10th), AP Computer Science (11th), with the option to take Projects in Computer Science in 12th Grade.

Online Registration Information

  • Course Registration opens April 22- Closes May 5. Visit the Online Course Registration page.
    • Counselors/Staff will be in-person at Aki Kurose (4/22), South Shore (4/26), Mercer (4/30) to help with registration. Contact the middle school counselor for more information. Forms mailed home week of April 20, 2024.
  • Interested in HS Sports/ Summer Connect? Fill out the Info Form

Registration for CURRENT Seattle Public Schools Students: If you are a current student enrolled in Seattle Public Schools, please follow the directions on the Cleveland Counseling Website to learn how to register for classes by logging into the Source. The Source will be open for registration from Monday, April 22 – Sunday, May 5. If you miss registration, email a copy of your planning sheet to View the Online Registration directions.

Registration for Students NEW to Seattle Public Schools: If you are a new student to Seattle Public Schools and are unable to access the Source, please register for classes by filling out the enclosed Planning Worksheet and email the completed form to

Entering High School is a Big Deal!

Students and families are excited, nervous, and overwhelmed on the first day of school, so Cleveland will have events that students can participate in to get a head start on their transition into high school. We look forward to meeting you! Please contact the Counseling Center with any questions.

Mark Your Calendars

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  • Tuesday May 21 from 5:30 – 7 p.m. Bridge Night!
    • Students and families are invited to learn more information about the CHS curriculum, project-based learning, getting involved in sports and clubs, meet Cleveland staff and the PTSA, and purchase CHS gear!
  • Monday, July 1 – Friday, August 2: CHS Connects 5-week Summer Program
    • Incoming 9th grade students have an opportunity to build 21st century job skills, learn about Cleveland, earn service-learning hours, and experience a college immersion on a three day/two-night trip to the University of Oregon. This summer program is free, lunch is provided for students and students are eligible to earn a stipend. More details will be available on the school website in mid-May.
      • July 1 – July 12: Career Labs 21st Century Job Skills Training at Aki Kurose Middle School from 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
      • July 15 – August 2: CHS Connects at Cleveland High School from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, September 3 from 9 – 12 p.m. Freshman Orientation

Booster Spirit Gear!

Cleveland Long Sleeve Tshirt and Flannel PJ pant
Hoodie with C for CHS and Flannel pants with text: Cleveland

Time to RED OUT and show your Eagle pride! Spirit Wear orders were accepted through Friday, June 30. Email the Cleveland Boosters at for the next ordering window.

Spirit Gear: Short-Sleeve T-Shirts, Long-Sleeve T-Shirts, Flannel Pajama Pant, Hoodie, Snap-Back Baseball Cap and Snap-Back Trucker Cap, Standard Beanie, and a Pom-Pom Beanie too!

Spirit Gear will be Distributed

  • September TBD: To Incoming students at the Freshmen Orientation
  • First 2 Weeks of School: To the Upper Classes

All proceeds go towards funding for Cleveland Athletics and spirit initiatives! Thank you for your support!

Note: Items are made-to-order, sales are final. We cannot accept returns or exchanges. Contact: Cleveland Booster at with any questions at all.