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Principal's Weekly Update #109

Did you Hear? – YLHS has been nominated for the California Distinguished High School Award. The
California Department of Education is gearing up to launch the 2013 California Distinguished School Award Program. This year CDE will be recognizing the distinguished secondary schools across California. YLHS has been invited to participate in this award because of our CST scores. Joey Davis and I will attend a workshop on Tuesday that will help us prepare for the application process. Congratulations EVERYONE for this nomination. We will keep you posted on a timeline and information needed for the 14 page application. This is VERY EXCITING!

More Good News from CS Fullerton - Last year our Juniors participated in Cal State University’s Early
Assessment Program (EAP). The EAP is integrated with the CST in the 11th grade. The EAP assesses
students on their current level of college readiness in the areas of English and Mathematics. Of our current Senior class, 198 students demonstrated they were “ready for CSU college level English” and 129
demonstrated they were “ready for CSU college level math”. In addition, 110 students demonstrated they were ready for CSU college level Math “conditional” and 81 were ready for CSU college level English – “conditional”. The EAP provides the opportunity for students to earn an exemption from the CSU placement test requirement. Using their EAP results, students are able to save both time and money as they prepare for college success.

Congratulations to the YLHS Band & Color Guard - for their performance at the District Band Pagent last Wednesday. They looked and sounded great!

Comedy Sports – Teachers vs. Students - is coming Tuesday – 11/13 at 7:00 in the Forum Theater. Kelly Buchan, Gabe Cueva, Dan Dupont, Sharon Farrell, Jennifer Graves, Stacy Shube and Desi St. Amant will be representing the staff. Come out and cheer them on!! Staff is free, however, donations of $5 are accepted to the Theater Junkies.

Mustang Madness – Saturday, 11/17 - kicks off the basketball season. Events will run from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. This is a fun event run each year by the basketball program.

Reminders – Senior Class Picture – Friday – November 16th – 9:40 a.m.

Thought for the Week
“Have a Great Thanksgiving Week – next week!”

Yorba Linda High School – Meeting/Activity Schedule
Week of November 12 – November 17, 2012

CIF Games – TBA (See Daily Bulletin for schedules)

Monday, November 12
Veteran’s Day Holiday

Tuesday, November 13
Comedy Sports – Teachers vs. Students 7:00 p.m. Theater

Wednesday, November 14

Thursday, November 15

Friday, November 16
Senior Class Picture 9:40 a.m. Stadium

Saturday, November 17

Mustang Madness 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Gym
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