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Principal's Weekly Update #138

Did you Hear? – Mustang University 2013-14 held its first “class” for parents this year on October 2nd. Our Counseling department started off this years informational nights with “Senior College Night”. Over 100 parents attended the presentation on applying to CSU’s, UC’s and private colleges. Scattergrams were provided for parents to see the admission statistics for last years graduating class. Scattergrams indicate students’ college acceptance with SAT scores and GPA’s. This is the first of nine Mustang University “classes” presented by our YLHS counselors and sponsored by our YLHS PTSA. Future classes include:
  • How to Write a College Essay October 16th
  • Financial Aid Night December 4th
  • Community College Night January 15th
  • AP Honors Night January 22nd
  • Mock SAT, ACT or PRA (Saturday) February 8th
  • College 101 Night February 19th
  • AP Assignment Night May 28th
A Big Thank You to our counselors for all of the parent night presentations and our PTSA for sponsoring each of these informational nights.

The Great California Shake-Out - is this Thursday, October 17th. YLHS will join all of the PYLUSD schools and the District Office for “The largest earthquake drill in history”, starting at 9:32. We will announce a “lock down” procedure to be in effect and then move to a duck and cover and evacuation of classrooms. More information, along with your emergency binder, are coming to you this week. Check you room for evacuation maps, procedures and evacuation area. Double check your red emergency back pack for its location and easy access.

2013-14 Site Council – will have their first meeting this year on Tuesday, October 15th @ 3:00 p.m. in the main office. Joey Davis is heading up the meeting schedule and agenda items if you have any questions.

YLHS Counseling Departing is hosting it's first Out-of State College Fair
– on Thursday, October 17th from 8:00 a.m. to 12 noon in the big Gym. All juniors and seniors will have the chance to visit 54 out-of-state schools during their Language Arts class. The fair will feature WUE schools that offer discounted tuition rates to California students. Some schools that are attending are Boise State University, University of Idaho, Northern Arizona University and many more, including international schools. To help support the fair and college awareness please wear your favorite college shirt, sweatshirt or hat on Thursday, October 17th. Encourage your students to do the same!

District Performing Arts Center
- Grand Opening Ceremony is this Saturday evening, October 19th @ 6:00 p.m. The reception will start the evening and the show begins at 7:00 p.m.

Thought for the Week
“Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.”

Yorba Linda High School – Meeting/Activity Schedule
Week of October 14 – October 19, 2013

Monday, October 14

Tuesday, October 15

School Site Council Meeting 3:00 Teachers’ Lounge
W FS, JV & V Volleyball @ Tustin 3:15/3:15/4:30 Tustin HS
W JV & V Golf vs. Valencia V 3:30 Alta Vista GC
JV 3:00 Green River GC

Wednesday, October 16

Bosses Day!

Thursday, October 17
Out of State College Fair – Big Gym – Juniors & Seniors – LA classes
Great California Shake Out Drill – 9:32
V Football @ Cypress 7:00 Cypress HS
F/S Football @ Cypress 3:15 Cypress HS
M F/S, JV & V Water Polo vs. Valencia 5:00/3:00/4:00 Home
W F/S, JV & V Volleyball @ Western 3:15/3:15/4:30 Western HS
W JV & V Golf vs. Cypress V 2:30 El Dorado GC
JV 3:00 Green River GC
W JV & V Tennis vs. Valencia V 3:15 Valencia
JV 3:15 Home

Friday, October 18
JV Football vs. Cypress 3:15 Home
Cross Country (all levels) @ OC Championships 3:00 Irvine Regional Park
W JV & V Tennis vs. El Dorado V 3:15 El Dorado HS
JV 3:15 Home

Saturday, October 19

Performing Arts Center Grand Opening 6:00 El Dorado HS

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