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Principal's Weekly Update #197

Welcome to Everyone and the 2015-2016 School Year - #7 for the Mustangs. We are opening the doors to 1800 students in all levels with new academic courses in Marketing Business Fundamentals and Business Independent Study. Noelle Toxqui will also be teaching our newest Advanced Placement Human Geography class to our incoming freshmen class.
 
“The Wrangler” – now has an app. Watch for more information in the next week.
 
A Big Thank You to Our Wonderful PTSA - for the wonderful staff luncheon last Thursday!! Great food – Great conversation – Great times!!
 
Did you Hear? - On August 20th, the OC Register reported Newsweek Magazine’s ”America’s Top 500 High Schools.” YLHS is one of eight Orange County schools listed in the top 500 high schools across the nation. The evaluation process included – standardized test scores, preparation for college, graduation rate, student retention, along with several other measures. Only 58 California high schools made the list. Congratulations YLHS students, staff and community!!
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The Art of Living – “The master in the art of living makes little distinction between his work and his play, his labor and his leisure, his mind and his body, his information and his recreation, his love and his religion. He hardly knows which is which. He simply pursues his vision of excellence at whatever he does, leaving others to decide whether he is working or playing. To him, he’s always doing both.” James Michener
 
 
 
Thought for the Week
“As you welcome all of our students in to your classrooms,
remember we only get “one chance to make a first impression –
and our message is – Every Student, Every Day, Whatever it Takes? 
 
 
 
 
Yorba Linda High School – Meeting/Activity Schedule
Week of August 31 – September 5, 2015
 
Monday, August 31
Teacher Prep Day
W JV Golf vs. Canyon 3:00 Riverview GC
 
Tuesday, September 1
First Day of School
W JV Golf vs. Esperanza 2:45 Birch Hills GC
 
Wednesday, September 2
M F/S, JV & V Water Polo vs. Glendale 3:00/5:00/4:00 Home
W V Golf vs. Troy 2:45 Black Gold
 
Thursday, September 3
Freshmen & JV Football vs. Valencia Fresh 3:15 Home
JV 3:15 Valencia HS
W V Volleyball @ Lakewood Tournament 4:00 Warren HS
W V Tennis vs. Cypress 3:00 Home
M F/S, JV & V Water Polo vs. Fountain Valley 3:00/5:00/4:00 Home
 
Friday, September 4
Non-Student/Non-Teacher Day
Varsity Football vs. Valencia 7:00 Shapell Stadium
 
Saturday, September 5
W V Volleyball @ Lakewood Tournament TBD Warren HS
Cross Country – all levels - @ Great Cow Tournament TBD Cerritos Regional Park
Happy Labor Day Weekend!
HAPPY LABOR DAY ON MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 7TH
SEE YOU TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8TH
 
 
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