Weekly Updates 18-19

Week of October 15th:

This is Homecoming Spirit Week.  We encourage all Cavaliers to dress up for the Spirit Days and come out to the Quad all week long at lunch for games and activities.  Monday is Class Colors Day. Ninth grade students wear yellow; 10th graders wear red. Juniors wear green and seniors wear purple.

Tuesday is a professional development day. School lets out at 1:34 PM. There will be no late buses.

On Thursday during Period 4, we will be conducting the annual SHAKE Earthquake Evacuation and Search and Rescue Drill. All students and staff, and all visitors on campus at the time, must participate in the drill, and school offices will be closed. If, because of a genuine emergency, you must pick up your child from school during that time, you may do so from the Request Gate on Strathern St. 

Friday is the Homecoming Pep Rally, parade and game.  Details are available on the school website under the Student Activities section.

Saturday evening is the Homecoming Dance from 7-11 PM.  Tickets are limited so purchase them at the Student Store this week.

Week of October 8th: 

On Tuesday, there will be a Cleveland Governance Council meeting at 3:15 PM in the PCR.

Wednesday is the PSAT for grades 9-11.  Please check the school website for more information about our special schedule for this day.

Thursday is Coffee with the Administrators at 9:15 AM in the Parent Center.

If you have a Parent Portal account already, you should soon be receiving from the District a letter with a PIN.  You will need this PIN to continue using your account.  Any school office or counselor can also provide you with your child’s PIN.  If you have not signed up for an account, please do so through the school website under the Parents tab.  You will need your child’s District ID number and PIN to access the portal.

Week of October 1st:

Monday is the deadline for 9th and 11th grade students to register online for the PSAT.  This test is free but students must pre-register by October 1st.  Tenth grade students do not have to pre-register.

Tuesday is a professional development day for staff.  School will let out at 1:34 PM. There will be no late buses.

The PTSA meeting is Wednesday at 6:00 PM in the Parent Center.

On Thursday, we have College Night for Juniors and their parents at 6 PM in the MPR.

If you have not completed a meal application, please do so as soon as possible.

 
Week of September 24th:

This is Senior Spirit Week.  Join the Class of 2019 for activities and games on the Quad each day at lunch.

On Monday, Secretary of State Alex Padilla and State Senator Henry Stern will be on campus to discuss voter registration with students.  Please be advised that we may have media coverage for the event.

On Tuesday at 9:15 AM, we will host a parent meeting at 9:15 AM in the MPR to debrief the September 14 incident on campus.

On Tuesday at 3:15 PM, we have our School Site Council Meeting in the PCR.

On Wednesday, we will have period-by-period student assemblies in the MPR.

On Thursday, join us for Cocoa with the Counselors at 9:15 AM in the Parent Center.

And on Thursday evening, we have Financial Aid Night for Seniors at 6 PM in the MPR.

For up-to-date information, please check out our website at www.clevelandhs.org or Like us on Facebook at Grover Cleveland Charter High School.

 
Week of September 17th:

This is a reminder that street parking on Vanalden Avenue will be limited this week due to campus construction activities. 

Monday and Tuesday we have 9th grade president and School Site Council elections at lunch near the Student Store.

Tuesday is a Professional Development Day for staff.  School lets out at 1:34 PM.  There will be no late buses. 

Join us on the Quad Tuesday for Constitution Day activities.

There will be no school Wednesday.

Yesterday, a phone message was sent home regarding school safety and an incident that school police is investigating.  As yet, we have not received any further updates from authorities. Again, as soon as we receive any updates, we will make them available. As mentioned, out of an abundance of caution, we will have additional patrols on campus this week. We urge you to speak to your child about the implications of joking or making false statements relating to campus safety. We also ask that you monitor your child’s social-media activity and behavior and communicate any concerns to school personnel. Finally, we encourage our school community to follow our District's message, if you see something, say something.

Looking ahead:  Next Monday, September 24, California Secretary of State Alex Padilla will be on campus to discuss voter registration with students. As there will be potential media coverage, please plan accordingly when dropping off students in the morning. 

 
Week of September 10th:

There will be no school this Monday.

We are looking for a few parents and community members to serve on the Cleveland Governance Council.  Self-nomination forms are available on the school website.

Parents of English Learners—our ELAC orientation and election will be Wednesday at 9 AM in the Parent Center.

Join us for our first Coffee with the Administrators on Thursday at 9:15 AM in the Parent Center.

Thursday is also College Night for Seniors.  This event is for class of 2019 students and their parents or guardians.

 
Week of September 3rd:

There will be no school on Monday in observance of Labor Day. 

Tuesday is a staff development day. School will let out at 1:34 PM. There will be no late buses.

This week seniors who would like to purchase an optional Senior Package may do so Tuesday-Friday during lunch at the Senior Kiosk.

We have ID Picture Makeup on Wednesday for those who do not have an ID card. All students must have one on campus at all times.

Cleveland will be offering before school, after school, and Saturday credit recovery classes. The deadline to sign up with your counselor is September 5th.

Ninth, 10th, and 11th grade students can take the PSAT for free on October 10th at the Land. All 9th and 11th grade students, however, must pre-register. The sign up link is available on the school website.

If you have not done so, please make sure to submit your meal application.  Every application counts.

Please make sure to sign up for an LAUSD Parent Portal to access student grades, attendance information, and more.

Looking ahead: there will be no school on Monday, September 10.

 
Week of August 20th:

Monday and Tuesday we have ID pictures all day in the MPR. 

Tuesday is a staff development day.  School will let out at 1:34 PM.

The last day to request a student schedule change is August 30th.

Don’t forget to submit your meal application.  Our goal is to have every student complete one.  We also encourage all families to sign up for the LAUSD Parent Portal which allows you access to student grades and other important information. 

Looking ahead: Join us for Back-to-School Night on Wednesday, August 29.  We will also offer parent conferencing on Thursday, August 30 from 1-3 PM.  You may sign up by sending a note to the individual teachers.

Week of August 13th:

Welcome back to school, Cavaliers!  We are excited to see you on Tuesday, August 14 by 7:57 AM for the first day of the fall semester. On this first day of school, students will report to their period 2 homeroom classes to get a copy of their course schedule.  Information is posted on our school website and lists will be available in front of the school. Those with a zero period class—please note that 0 period classes will begin Wednesday. 

As a reminder, it is District policy that students who do not show up on the first day of school will be checked out and dropped from all classes. Should this occur, students must report to the Attendance Office with a parent or legal guardian to re-enroll in the school.

If you have not already done so, please complete your meal application and sign up for the LAUSD Passport Parent Portal to access student grades and other pertinent items.  Information is available on the website.

For more information, please check out our website at www.clevelandhs.org or Like us on Facebook at Grover Cleveland Charter High School.