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Principal's Weekly Update #224

Did Your Hear? – Mustang University 2016 -17 - The Counseling Office and PTSA held the first Mustang University presentation Wednesday night with approximately 100 senior parents in attendance. Topics covered were: College application, timelines, letters of recommendation, transcripts, college entrance scattergrams and tips on choosing the right college. A Big Thank You to our Counseling Department, Greg Kemp, Lorri Walls, Nancy Coulter, Peyton Pike and PTSA coordinators, Sondia Buscaino & Barb Buckley.

“How to Write a College Essay” is scheduled for Wednesday, October 12th in the Forum.
After School Library Hours - Our library/media center is now open from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday. Before and after school tutoring is available from our staff for Math, Language Arts, Spanish and Human Geography. NHS students offer help in all subjects after school. We are averaging 80+ students at 3:00 p.m. with a little over half of them staying until 5:00 p.m. doing research and homework. A Big Thank You to Sarah Phillips and Susan Yoshinaga for helping to keep the library open for our students, and all of our staff and student tutors!
PTSA Membership - Our PTSA is a terrific support for our school. Let’s support them by joining! It’s $16.00 for your annual membership. We have envelopes in the front office.
Canned Food Drive – October 3rd – October 13th – The annual Canned Food Drive against Esperanza is here! Did you know your combined efforts collected 20, 652 items of food last year? And that was just for YLHS! Starting October 3rd, ASB will be collecting can and Top Ramen every day during fourth period. It would be greatly appreciated if you could encourage your students to participate! The winning Language Arts class will win a special prize! Let’s get ready to “can” the Aztecs once again!
For Your Planning -
 Monday – October 3rd PLC – Club Advisors and Trust Account Holders meeting in the Library @ 7:30 a.m.
 Monday – October 3rd – Leadership Team Meeting – Library @ 3:00 p.m.
 Wednesday – October 4th – Booster Club President/Treasurer meeting 6:30 p.m. in the Forum.
 Monday – October 10th PLC – Department time
 Week of October 10 – October 14 will have a variety of activities leading up the Big Game against Esperanza on Friday Night, October 14th
Don’t Forget – “FAMILY NIGHT” – Thursday, October 6th - Jamie has schedule a picnic from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. and movie in the Forum from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. for all of our families. Bring your family – or just yourself – to enjoy this “new” school activity!! Be sure to RSVP on the Evite so Jamie can plan for food!! Thanks!!
Thought for the Week
“The example we set is our powerful teaching tool.” John Wooden
Yorba Linda High School – Meeting/Activity Schedule
Week of October 3 – October 8, 2016

Monday, October 3
PLC – Club Advisors & Trust Holders Meeting 7:30 a.m. Library
Leadership Team Meeting 3:00 Library
W V Golf @ Ayala Tournament 8:00 Los Seranos GC

Tuesday, October 4
M F/S, JV & V Water Polo vs. El Modena 3:00/5:00/4:00 Home
W F/S, JV & V Volleyball vs. Foothill 3:00/4:30/5:30 Home
W JV & V Golf V vs. El Dorado 3:00 Black Gold GC
JV vs. Cypress 2:30 Naval Golf Course
W JV & V Tennis vs. El Dorado V 3:00 Home
JV 3:00 El Dorado HS

Wednesday, October 5
M F/S, JV & V Water Polo @ Aliso Niguel 3:00/5:00/4:00 Aliso Niguel HS
W JV & V Golf V vs. Brea 2:00 Westridge GC
JV vs. Canyon 2:45 Birch Hills GC

Thursday, October 6
Family Fun Night (Dinner & Movie with the Family) 5:00 Forum Theater
F/S & JV Football vs. Brea JV 3:15 Brea Olinda HS
F/S 3:15 Home
W F/S, JV & V Volleyball @ Esperanza 3:00/4:30/5:30 Esperanza HS
W JV & V Tennis vs. Villa Park V 3:00 Villa Park HS
JV 3:00 Home
W JV & V Golf vs. Canyon V 2:45 Black Gold GC
JV 2:45 Birch Hills GC

Friday, October 7
V Football vs. Brea Olinda 7:00 Home
M F/S, JV & V Water Polo vs. Valencia 3:00/5:00/4:00 Home
V Cross Country @ Clovis Invitational TBD Clovis

Saturday, October 8
V Cross Country @ Clovis Invitational TBD Clovis
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