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Principal's Weekly Update #97

Don’t Forget! Teacher Appreciation Breakfast – Monday – 5/14 – 7:00 – 7:30 in the library –
A Big Thank You to our PTSA Student Leadership group and Janis Heckel and Priya Sprenger from our PTSA for all their time and effort to honor our staff. Enjoy!!

Teacher Appreciation Week – Wednesday
– 5/16 – 12:11 – 12:41 – PTSA Luncheon -
Rumor has it that our wonderful PTSA has organized a luncheon which will be set up in the teacher’s lounge.

Did you Hear?
– YLHS Seniors have been awarded a total of $1,752,200 in scholarships – outstanding!!
Congratulations to our Class of 2012!

– Saturday – May 19 at the Balboa Pavillion in Newport Beach. Over 600 students will participate in the dance and boat rides. Come see our young adults all dressed up. Thank you, Shea, Colleen and ASB for planning this event and a great location!!

STAR Testing – starts next Monday. Jennifer and her team have done a great job in preparing for the state test. Don’t forget to remind your students this week about the special schedule and doing their best.

Congratulations to Bincins Garcia and YLHS Jazz Bands
- for a great performance last Thursday night.  Our students had the opportunity to perform with guest artist, Jeff Jarvis, trumpet and Stacy Harris, vocals.  Great job!!

Orchestra & Band Music Concerts – this week! – Our wonderful YLHS String and Sinfonia Orchestras,
under the direction of Phil Mortensen, will be performing tonight, Monday at 7:30 in the Valencia High School gym. – Also – Tuesday, the YLHS Concert bands and Jazz bands, under the direction of Bincins Garcia will perform at 6:00 and 7:30 p.m. also in the Valencia gym. Come out a see our great musicians!!

Congratulations to all our spring Sports 2012 -
Men’s Golf – League Champs – Coach Dennis Riggs
Men’s Volleyball – League Champs – Coach Jaclyn Chavez
Men’s Track – 2nd in League – Coach Jesse Gomez
Men’s Tennis – 3rd in League – Coach Rey Lejano
Men’s Baseball – Coach Matt Stine
Men’s LAX – Coach Mike Schreiber
Women’s Track – League Champs – Coach Jesse Gomez
Women’s Softball – 3rd in League – Coach Sharon Farrell
Women’s LAX – Went 10-6 and to league play-offs – Coach Jon Aed
Men’s Swim – 2nd in league – Coach Shardad Djahangiry
Women’s Swim – League Champs – Coach Jeff Gorman

This has been a great first year with seniors in the Empire League. A Big Thank You to all of our coaches for all the extra hours you spend in preparing our teams and participating in CIF competition!!

Senior Awards
– Monday, May 21st at 6:30 p.m. at the Yorba Linda Community Center – “Our 1st Senior Awards!!”

For your Planning -
Saturday, May 19th - Prom @ Harborside Ballroom at Balboa Pavilion
Monday, May 21 – Wednesday, May 23 – STAR Testing (Make-ups Thursday & Friday)
Monday, May 21 – Senior Awards @ YL Community Center – 6:30 p.m.
Monday, June 11 – GRADUATION!!! – 6:00 p.m. in Shapell Stadium (5 more weeks!)

“Thought for the Week”
“Individual Commitment to a group effort – that is what makes a team work, a civilization work.”
Vince Lombardi

Yorba Linda High School – Meeting/Activity Schedule
Week of May 14 – May 19, 2012

CIF Competitions – Watch the Daily Bulletin!

Monday, May 14

PTSA Student Leadership Breakfast – 7:00 – 7:30 – Library
WASC Focus Group Meeting 7:30 with Focus Group
AP Testing – Biology – AM; Physics – PM
YLHS String & Sinfonia Orchestra Concert 7:30 VHS Gym

Tuesday, May 15

AP Testing – US Govt. - AM
YLHS Concert & Jazz Band Concert 6:00 & 7:30 VHS Gym

Wednesday, May 16
AP Testing – Eng. Lang. – AM & Statistics – PM
PTSA Teacher Appreciation Luncheon – Teacher’s Lounge – 12:11

Thursday, May 17
AP Testing – Macroeconomics – AM

Friday, May 18
Done with AP Testing – YEAH!!

Saturday, May 19

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