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Principal's Weekly Update #117

A Big Thank You from Dr. Doug Domene, Superintendent - for welcoming him into your classrooms last Wednesday. He expressed his excitement and pleasure in talking with each of you and seeing your class in action. He loves to be in classrooms and interact with students and staff. “This is a great place and a great staff!”

Musical Performance - this Wednesday evening. Our Mustang Choir will perform at 7:00 p.m. in the forum.  Come out and see how talented our students are in the vocal program and enjoy some terrific music!

National Merit Scholarship Corp. announces that two of our YLHS Mustang seniors are “Finalists”
and will be considered for National Merit Scholarships to be offered in 2013. Congrats to Rhea Padalkar and Tyler Stevens.

Class of 2013 YLHS Mustang Athletes signed their “Letters of Intent” for athletic scholarships last Wednesday. Congrats to:


Trent Paddon – University of Oregon

Men’s Soccer
Ryan Cooley – Biola University

Women’s Soccer
Kristin Kleinow – Chapman University
Shelby Lanksbury – Cal State University – Chico
Emily Shleppey – Cal State University – Chico
Taryn Tanaka – University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Ashley Webb – Cal State University – Long Beach
Kristin Wilson – Azusa Pacific University
Taylor Chavez – University of San Diego

Amanda Dirks – Loyola Marymount University
Holly Fauria – Cal State University – San Marcos
Dana Hendry – Rutgers University
Aubrie Levine – Rutgers University
Cindy Okamoto – Harvard University
Taylor Townsend – University of Connecticut

Women’s Water Polo

Jessica Castellano - Cal Baptist University

California Association for Music Education & CA Band Directors Assoc. – announced that Matthew Kimn has been selected for the 2013 All-State Honor Band., Congratulations Kimn and Music Director, Bincins Garcia!

More Good News – in Men’s & Women’s Athletics – 2013 Empire League Champions!
Wrestling - Head Coach – Brian Fortenbaugh - 6-0
Men’s Soccer – Head Coach – Kino Oaxaca - 10-2
Women’s Soccer – Head Coach – Greg Aviles
Women’s Water Polo – Head Coach – Jeff Gorman
Good Luck to all of your teams as they compete in CIF play-offs starting next week!
Check the Daily Bulletin for CIF competitions!! Good Luck – Mustangs!!

Thought for the Week
“As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest
appreciation is not to utter words but to live by them.” John F. Kennedy

Yorba Linda High School – Meeting/Activity Schedule
Week of February 11 – February 16, 2013

Check the Daily Bulletin for CIF Play-offs!

Monday, February 11
Lincoln’s Birthday Holiday!

Tuesday, February 12

Wednesday, February 13
Vocal Performance 7:00 Forum Theater

Thursday, February 14

Friday, February 15

Saturday, February 16

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