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Principal's Weekly Update #58

American Legion – Boys State - Congratulations to the following students who were selected to represent YLHS at the American Legion Boys State Scholarship Competition in Sacramento: Gilbert Pan – YLHS Delegate winner Josh Cox and Russell Frankston – Alternates.

PLATO Credit Recovery – A big thank you to Mike Moore and Rich Cadra for helping us get our PLATO credit recovery program up and running. PLATO is a credit recovery program for students who are at risk of not graduating. PLATO gives students a needed alternative and second chance to learn online. Using the online program, students repeat a required course they previously have failed. The students are supervised by a credentialed teacher who monitors their progress and offers tutoring as needed. The courses meet our district’s criteria for graduation only and are not at the college preparatory level.

Renaissance Recognition Rally - Friday, March 25th at 9:40, come celebrate our students, staff and community. We will be recognizing students for:
Community Service Hours
Perfect Attendance
Academic Honors & GPA’s
Arts Awards in Fine Arts & Music
“Soaring” Awards
Staff Member of the Year
PTSA – Faculty/Community Members for 2010-11
Please make sure EVERYONE is there to be recognized and support the outstanding efforts of our students and staff!

Did you Hear? – Our very own Dan Eliot was at the CUE Conference this past weekend. He presented “3-D Animation with Google Sketchup” on Friday.

I hope you all received Dr. Smith’s message – regarding his visit at YLHS last Tuesday. Here is is once again:
Dear YLHS Staff,
I wanted to tell you how much I enjoyed my visit to YLHS yesterday. Dave and I had the opportunity to visit nearly every classroom and I cannot tell you how impressed I am with the quality of your teaching and your enthusiasm in creating an exciting and intellectually stimulating school environment. It is not often that I have the opportunity to observe so many incredible high school teachers on a single campus. You should be very proud of your work and all that you do to make learning special. I am also impressed with how much time you dedicate to coaching and sponsoring all the co-curricular activities on the campus. Those kinds of activities are often the things students remember most about their high school years.
Thanks for all you do!

“Thought for the Week”
“Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.”
George S. Patton

Yorba Linda High School – Meeting/Activity Schedule
Week of March 21 – March 26, 2011

Monday, March 21
V Golf vs. Western 3:00 Black Gold GC
W JV LaCrosse vs. Beckman 3:15 Home
JV & V Swimming @ Sonora Invitational 3:00 Sonora HS

Tuesday, March 22
JV & V Volleyball @ Valencia 3:15/4:30 Valencia HS
M JV LaCrosse @vs. San Clemente 4:00 Home
M JV & V Tennis vs. Valencia V 3:15 Valencia HS
JV 3:15 Home
M JV & V Golf vs. Tustin V 3:00 Black Gold GC
JV 2:30 Green River
M F/S Golf vs. Servite TBA Fullerton GC
JV & V Softball @ Kennedy 3:15 Kennedy HS
JV & V Swimming vs. Valencia 3:15 Valencia HS

Wednesday, March 23
F/S, JV & V Baseball vs. Kennedy V 3:15 Kennedy HS
F/S & JV 3:15 Home
M JV & V Tennis vs. Servite V 2:30 Servite HS
JV 3:00 Home
M V Golf vs. El Modena 3:00 Black Gold GC

Thursday, March 24

M JV LaCrosse @ El Dorado 5:30 El Dorado HS
JV Golf vs. El Modena 2:30 Green River GC
F/S Golf vs. La Habra 3:30 Yorba Linda CC
JV & V Softball vs. Cypress 3:15 Home
W JV LaCrosse vs. Woodbridge 3:30 Woodbridge HS
F/S & V Track @ Valencia 3:15 Valencia HS

Friday, March 25
F/S, JV & V Baseball vs. Kennedy HS V 3:15 Home
F/S & JV 3:15 Kennedy HS
M V LaCrosse vs. University 4:30 Home
M JV Tennis vs. Canyon 3:00 Home
V Swimming vs. Orange Lutheran 3:15 Irvine Regional Park

Saturday, March 26
F/S, JV & V Baseball vs. Brea V TBA Home
F/S & JV TBA Brea HS
M JV LaCrosse @ El Toro 12:00 El Toro HS
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