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Principal's Weekly Update #103

WELCOME – Jan Oonchitti, WASC Visitation Chair – Ms. Oonchitti will be visiting with us today, Monday, October 1, 2012. Stop by and say “hello”.

Did you Hear? – YLHS has 7 National Merit “Commended Scholars” for the 2013 National Merit Scholarship Program. The following 7 “Mustangs” were among the 34,000 or 1.5 million students across the nation identified as Commended Scholars for their high achievement on the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. Congratulations to: Steve Cheng Michelle Hom Ryan Ice William Kim Ryan Leeds Kevin Pham Miguel Sheker. We will be recognizing our National Merit Semi-finalists and Commended Scholars at Senior Award in the Spring – GREAT JOB!!

Fall Season of Sports
– Good luck as you go into League competition!
Football: Head Coach – Jeff Bailey; Coaches – Jesse Gomez, Jon Aed, Bill Ray, Chris Wright, Nick Gerasimou, Pat Wren, John Baughman & Colin Domene
W Volleyball: Head Coach – Jaclyn Chavez
W Tennis: Head Coach – Rey Lejano
W Golf: Head Coach – Dennis Riggs
Cross Country: Head Coach – Dave Miller
M Water Polo: Head Coach – Shardad Djahangiry
All of our teams have had a great pre-season and start to Empire League competition. GO MUSTANGS!!

YLHS Cheer and Song – have been performing at our football games and preparing for 2012-13 competitions. Thank you Stacy!

YLHS Band and Color Guard - field show music looks and sounds terrific during our half time shows at our home games. They are also preparing for a busy season of parades and field shows across Southern California. Good Luck to all of our performers. Thank you Bincins!!

Senior Parent Night – Last Tuesday evening our YLHS Counselors presented “Senior Parent Night” to a packed house in our Forum Theater. Lorri, Nancy and Peyton discussed college application timelines, requirements, along with financial aid and transcript request. This past week they also meet with our seniors to discuss applications and deadlines. The next step – each one will meet with their seniors, one-on-one to discuss individual plans and recommendations. Great job Student Services and thank you Lorri, Nancy and Peyton.

Thought for the Week
Working together “Works”

Yorba Linda High School – Meeting/Activity Schedule
Week of October 1 - 6, 2012

Monday, October 1
All Staff Faculty Meeting 7:30 a.m. Library
Leadership Team Meeting 3:00 Library
W V Golf @ Diamond Bar 3:00 Green River GC

Tuesday, October 2
W F/S, JV & V Volleyball vs. Cypress 3:15/4:30/5:30 Home
W JV Golf vs. Canyon 3:00 Green River GC
W JV & V Tennis vs. Western V 3:15 Home
JV 3:15 El Dorado Tennis Center

Wednesday, October 3

Cross Country @ League Prelims (all teams) 2:30 Craig Park
W JV & V Golf V vs. Cypress 3:10 Black Gold GC
JV vs. Valencia 3:00 Alta Vista GC

Thursday, October 4
W F/S, JV & V Volleyball @ Kennedy 3:15/3:15/4:30 Kennedy HS
W JV Golf vs. Troy 3:00 Green River GC
W JV & V Tennis @ Sunny Hills 3:15/3:15 Sunny Hills HS
M JV & V Water Polo @ Western 3:15/4:00 Western HS

Friday, October 5
No Sports – BYE week for Football

Saturday, October 6

V Cross Country @ Clovis Invitational TBA Clovis
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