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Principal's Weekly Update #135

Congratulations to Jeff Bailey and the football team -for the 23-10 victory over Esperanza last Friday night to a sold out crowd.

Congrats to the Men’s Water Polo team and Coach Shardad for their 13-5 victory over Esperanza immediately before the football game. Way to go Mustangs!!

A Big Thank You to Everyone for Back to School 2013 - At latest count we had 993 parents on campus for Back to School Night. As I walked around, I saw many classes with standing room only. Comments from the parents, along with many, many thank you’s, included:
  • Great organization and student helper
  • Always great to meet the teachers
  • Enthusiastic
  • Fast and informational
  • Very engaged staff
  • What an amazing place!!
  • Teachers are phenomenal
  • Great Night – Love It!
A Big Thank You to Joey, Shea, Terry and Claudia for all their planning and Fred and his crew for making our campus look GREAT and ASB/Link Crew and all our student helpers to guide parents to the classrooms – and last but not least – Noah and Kino for watching our parking lots.

Did You Hear? - College Board has reported that YLHS has 6 National Hispanic Recognition Scholars for 2013-14
based on the PSAT. Congratulations to:
  • Alanah Bernal
  • Natalie Docarmo
  • Tristan Franzetti
  • Michael Guerrero
  • Alexandra Reynoso
  • Nathali Roizman
More Great News for YLHS – We just received the 2013 College Board Senior Profile Report for YLHS. SAT results for our graduating Class of 2013 are:
  • Overall Scores # of Test Takers Critical Reading Math Writing
  • YLHS 326 541 580 535
  • Statewide 234,767 498 512 495
  • Nationwide 1,660,047 496 514 488
As you can see, our seniors placed well above the state and national mean scores for the 2013 college-bound senior. Our seniors requested the SAT results be sent to over 45 colleges and universities. Several of the more popular are:
  • CSF Cal Polly UCSD Chapman Arizona State
  • UCSB UCLA UC Berkeley

ACT College readiness for YLHS is also reporting that 155 of our seniors took the curriculum-based tests for educational development in English, Mathematics, Reading and Science. YLHS students’ readiness for College-Level Coursework is as follows:
  • College English Composition YLHS - 90% State - 72%
  • College Algebra YLHS - 83% State - 58%
  • College Social Science YLHS - 77% State - 51%
  • College Biology YLHS - 64% State - 41%

By “any measure” you are preparing our students for challenges of college curriculum – Again – GREAT JOB!

Don’t forget to join our “terrific” YLHS PTSA – only $15 for full year of support and staff appreciation activities

Thought for the Week
“Back to School – a GREAT Community Activity – THANK YOU!”

Yorba Linda High School – Meeting/Activity Schedule
Week of September 23 – September 28, 2013

Monday, September 23
W F/S, JV & V Volleyball @ J Serra 4:00/5:00/6:30 J Serra HS

Tuesday, September 24

M F/S, JV & V Water Polo vs. Los Amigos 3:00/4:00/5:00 Home
W FS, JV & V Volleyball vs. Western 3:15/4:30/5:30 Home
W JV & V Tennis vs. Valencia V 3:00 Home
JV 3:00 Valencia HS
JV & V Golf V vs. Western 3:30 Black Gold GC
JV vs. Troy 2:30 Fullerton GC

Wednesday, September 25
W F/S, JV & V Volleyball @ Mater Dei 4:00/5:00/6:00 Mater Dei HS

Thursday, September 26
F/S & JV Football vs. Western F/S 3:15 Home
JV 3:15 Western HS
W JV & V Golf V vs. Orange Lutheran 3:00 Black Gold GC
JV vs. Valencia 3:30 Alta Vista GC
W JV & V Tennis vs. Cypress V 3:00 El Dorado HS
JV 3:00 Home

Friday, September 27
V Football vs. Western 7:00 Shapell Stadium
M V Water Polo Tournament 1:00 Home

Saturday, September 28
Cross Country (all levels) @ Dana Hills 12:00 Dana Hills HS

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