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Principal's Weekly Update #172

Congratulations to our Fall Sports Teams as they start CIF -

Men’s & Women’s Cross County – finished 1st at the OC Championships held at Irvine Regional Park last Friday. Six of our runners finished on the all-county team - 1st team – Sarah Heckel, Ashley Lee & Alyssa Armendariz; 2nd team – Rachel Iida & Henry Silva; and 3rd team – Zack Joseph. In addition both teams are now ranked in the top10 in CIF Div. 3 and the girl’s team is ranked in the top ten in state!! Congratulations to all the coaches and athletes. Good luck in CIF!!

Women’s Golf – will play in the SS CIF Individual Tournament on Monday and the SS CIF Team 
Finals competition on Thursday. Good luck to our lady Mustangs!!

Women’s Tennis – won their first league title in the new Century League Conference. Congratulations to the coaches and lady Mustangs! Good luck in CIF!!

Next week, we’ll hit the Men’s sports and Women’s volleyball, which are all still in league competition.

Mustang’s – “You Canned” - the Aztecs in the canned food drive – 9,745 cans for YL to 9,145 for the Aztecs. Congratulations to YLHS students and Ms. Ferris’ class that collected the most cans in her Language Arts class.

A Big Thank You to Shea Runge – and all her “Wonderland” helpers. From the roving rally on Wednesday to Friday’s assembly and the 5:00 pep rally, to the half-time presentation and finally the homecoming dance!! It was a terrific week of homecoming activities and celebrations. Listening to students in the roving rally, “I love this day!” – “I love this week!” Thank you to EVERYONE for supporting this week’s activities and the following list of “Mustangs” who helped to make all of our activities a success – A TRUE TEAM EFFORT –

Shea Runge & ASB
Bincins Garcia and the Mustang Band
Carol Gilfoy and the Mustang Choir
Jamie Jauch
Nancy Coulter
Peyton Pike
Colleen Hayashi
Precious Germaine
Amber Germaine
Claudia Welch
Sarah Shay
Lori Long
Jackie Roberts
Rich Cadra
Gina Stine
Kino Oaxaca
Chris Mendez
Scott Mazurier
Alex Flor
Lydia Oaxaca
Christina Mitchell
Brent Hendry
Bob Long
Denise Ackland
Theresa Maeder
Jason Pietsch
Wes Peacock
Meshell Maes
Kelly Buchan
AND – anyone that I forgot!! It was a fun week for all!!

Pathways to the Future Night - This Wednesday, October 29th, from 6:30 to 9:00 PM the PYLUSD High
School counselors are hosting Pathways to the Future Night at El Dorado High School. All 8-12th graders and their families are invited. Counselors and presenters from various agencies will be providing sessions on College Admissions, Scholarships, ROP, Military Academies, NCAA, SAT/ACT, etc. Over 25 colleges and career workshops are participating.

Career Day 2014Thursday, November 6th.  Our PTSA has planned another terrific Career Day with 47 - 52 presenters.  Please note the attached Bell Schedule for November 6th.

Great Job – Mustang Band and Color Guard – for their participation in the Loara Tournament on Saturday. Your parade presentation looked and sounded great. I was very proud!!

Thought for the Week
“Amazing how we can light tomorrow with today.” Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Yorba Linda High School – Meeting/Activity Schedule
Week of October 27 – November 1, 2014

Monday, October 27
W V Golf@ SS CIF Individual Finals 8:00 River Ridge GC - Ventura

Tuesday, October 28
W F/S, JV & V Volleyball @ El Modena 3:15/4:30/5:30 El Modena HS
W V Tennis @ League Finals 3:15 Home

Wednesday, October 29
Pathways to the Future – 6:30 – El Dorado HS
M F/S, JV & V Water Polo @ El Dorado 3:00/5:00/4:00 El Dorado HS
W V Tennis @ League Finals 3:15 Anaheim Tennis Center
W V Golf @ SS CIF Team Finals TBD Soule Park GC - Ojai

Thursday, October 30
F/S & JV Football vs. Foothill JV 3:15 Home
F/S 3:15 Foothill HS
W V Golf @ SS CIF Team Finals TBD Soule Park GC - Ojai
W V Tennis @ League Finals 3:15 Anaheim Tennis Center

Friday, October 31
V Football @ Foothill HS 7:00 Tustin Stadium

Saturday, November 1

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