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Principal's Weekly Update #125

Visitors from the District – Monday, April 22 – 8:30 a.m. –
Jayne Christakos, Assistant Superintendent of Business Services, Nancy Blade – Director of Personnel and Steve Umber – Director of Transportation will be on campus to visit classrooms starting at 8:30. Joey will be showing them around. They are here to see all the great things we do for kids!!

You are Invited! – Mark your Calendar – Tuesday, May 7th @ 7:00 p.m. the PYLUSD School Board will recognize YLHS, El Dorado and YLMS for their Distinguished School Awards. If you have the time, stop by and receive the recognition you have worked so hard for. (P.S. You don’t have to stay for the entire meeting. Recognitions start at 7:05 p.m.)

Did you Here? - National Merit Scholarship Corp. announced the 2014 National Merit Scholarhsip Program qualifying students from YLHS. The following Mustangs are among the 50,000 highest scoring participants of over 1.5 million program entrants. These 12 students will move forward in the selection process to name National Merit Semi-finalists in the fall. Congratulations to:
Nicolette Allaway, Marina Canfield, Eric Chiang, Pan Choi, Natalie Docarmo, Tristan Franzetti, Michael Guerrero, Paige Gulley, Seah Kim, Vivian Pham, Veronica Sardina, Madison Smith

2012-2013 Pathways to the Future - was a huge success last Wednesday evening. YLHS hosted the district wide event which filled our gym with parents and students from all of our schools. Parents had the opportunity to visit three of the 32 presentations ranging from UC Admissions to Military Academies and Career-Technical Education. Great job and thank you to the YLHS Counseling staff and Lorri Walls for coordinating this event.

Congratulations to YLHS Choir and Choir Director, Carol Duralde - The choir attended the SCVA Festival last Tuesday and represented YLHS with pride as they earned a Superior rating from both judges. (This is a festival where choir students are adjudicated on the CA Music Standards.) The choir students worked very hard for this rating and we are very proud of their accomplishment. Great job Mustangs!!  Concert Choir:  Kellie Clark, Erin Grady, Amber Garza, Eva Jordan, Irene Kim, Tara Meek, Luke Palmer, Jose Quintero, Kaitlin Raia, Yuxin Song, Cindy Tran, Vocal Ensemble, Julia Arthur, Veronica Eliason, Jannynne Guan, Elizabeth Hinton, Katherine Keilty, Melanie Khoe, Katlynn Kossick, Marine Lazenby, Matt McCarthy, Jeff Morneo, Taylor Raichart, Paris Rancifer, Ciara Stapp, Sierra Stevens, Marissa Stinnett, Stephanie Storc, Chrissy Stokes, Emma Thomasson, Alexis Torres, Nicole Tyau, Grant Wettland

Reminders –
Monday, April 22 PLC - Common Core Presentations for Departments – Language Arts, Health/Careers, Social Science, Special Education, PE
Monday, April 22 – PTSA Meeting – 7:00 p.m. Library
Monday, April 29 – Academic Mustang Award Ceremony – 6:30 p.m. – YL Friends Church on Lakeview

Thought for the Week
“2013 California Distinguished High School – OUTSTANDING!!”

Yorba Linda High School – Meeting/Activity Schedule
Week of April 22 – April 27, 2013

Monday, April 22
M JV & V Tennis vs. Kennedy V 3:00 Home
JV 3:00 Kennedy HS
M JV & V Golf V vs. Savanna 2:30 Black Gold GC
JV vs. Villa Park 3:30 Green River GC

Tuesday, April 23
M JV & V Lacrosse @ Temecula Valley 4:00/6:00 Temecula Valley HS
W JV & V Softball vs. Western 3:15 Home
JV & V Swim vs. Pacifica 3:00 Home
W JV & V Lacrosse vs. Foothill 7:00/5:30 Home
M JV & V Tennis vs. Pacifica V 3:00 Pacifica HS
JV 3:00 Home
M V Golf vs. Western 2:30 Black Gold HS
M F/S Golf vs. Servite TBA TBA
M JV Golf vs. Orange Lutheran 3:00 Green River GC

Wednesday, April 24
F/S, JV & V Baseball vs. Cypress V 3:15 Home
F/S & JV 3:15 Cypress HS
M JV & V Volleyball @ Valencia 3:15/4:15 Valencia HS
M V Golf vs. Valencia 3:00 Black Gold GC
F/S & V Track vs. Pacifica 3:00 Home

Thursday, April 25
W JV & V Lacrosse vs. Valencia 7:00/5:30 Home
M V Golf vs. Valencia 3:00 Black Gold GC
M F/S Golf vs. Orange Lutheran 2:30 Green River GC

Friday, April 27
F/S, JV & V Baseball vs. Cypress V 3:15 Cypress HS
F/S & JV 3:15 Home
M JV & V Volleyball @ Cypress 3:15/4:15 Cypress HS

Saturday, April 28
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