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Gradnight 2019 Fundraiser, Panda Express, Tuesday, August 14th

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Hi Mustang Families! Please come out and support Grad Night 2019 at Panda Express on Tuesday, August 14th from 10:00am to Close. Dine in or take out, just present the attached flyer and Panda will donate 20% of your transactions to our cause! Every little bit will help our seniors have a fun, safe and memorable grad night! Thank you for your support!!

YLHS Graduation Ceremony now on YouTube

YLHS 2018 Graduation Ceremony
Mustang Families! Our 2018 Yorba Linda High School graduation ceremony is now posted on YouTube. This is our "preliminary" lower-quality version of the ceremony. PYLUSD District employees will be providing a higher quality version over the next few days that we will post in place of this version. Thank you to the dedicated district employees who worked countless hours to make this seven-camera, social media-enhanced version of our 2018 graduation possible.

YLHS Graduation Live Stream

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A reminder that our graduation live stream is less than three days away. This year, the live stream will feature a raised platform for graduates, multiple cameras, and live social media postings. This should be by far our best live stream yet. Click on the title above for a link to the Live Stream page, and remember to use the hashtag #YLHSGRAD2018 on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram!

Theater Honored at the Spirit of Macy Awards!

At the Spirit of the Macy Awards, Yorba Linda High School's students received 18 individual trophies, 5 medals, and 2 Show Awards! Hello, Dolly! was one of 22 schools asked to perform at the awards ceremony and was fortunate enough to win "Performance of the Day." The casts competed against 55 other high schools in Orange County. The students also won the Starlight Award, which is the award for "a school that showcases itself by bringing to life the story through wonderfully crafted characters and classic musical storytelling." Click for more information.

AP Students Survey Results

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This year, over 900 students took the annual AP Student Survey. Click for a summary of the results from that survey. This information is designed to assist potential AP students in making good choices with regard to AP courses. Thank you to all AP students and teachers who made this survey a success.

Senior Awards Belated Wrap Up

Principal Flynn with Mustang Of The Year winners
Senior Awards 2018 - was a terrific event recognizing over 200 of our seniors for earning $5.1 million dollars in scholarships and grants. 76 students were recognized with department awards. Pictured are Mustangs of the Year 2018 - Mikayla Buscaino and Nathan Yi. Click for a list of our 2018 award winners.

Student, Parent, and Staff Survey Results

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Thank you to everyone who took part in the 2017-2018 YLHS student, parent, and staff surveys conducted in April 2018. Click to read the summary results for all three surveys. School staff and administrators will be using the results from these surveys to assist in planning for the upcoming school year, to spotlight areas of improvement, and to help in writing our future WASC report. Click for results!

Culinary Arts Fundraiser, Breakfast Burritos for the Staff

Culinary Arts breakfast burrito day for staff
Today, was Culinary Arts breakfast burrito day for our staff! For the low price of $6.00, Culinary Arts teacher Jenny Messick and her students provided customized breakfast burritos, a beverage, and a yogurt parfait desert. Staff were treated to excellent food by these talented students! Click for photos from the event.

YLHS 2018 Graduation Staging Upgrades

Upgraded Graduation for YLHS
Big news! The entire "visual" system at Shapell Stadium is being upgraded for graduation, including the addition of I-Mag video screens, 16" elevated side-stages for students to receive their diplomas, multi- camera live stream (that we will archive on YouTube for later viewing), customized stage backdrop for each school, etc. The district has really upped their game to deliver an improved graduation experience for our Mustang families. Click for more info!
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Club Rush

Date: 9/20/2018, 12:15 PM – 12:45 PM
Location: Quad

Club Rush

Date: 9/21/2018, 12:15 PM – 12:45 PM
Location: Quad