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Principal's Weekly Update #225

Congratulations to our Most Dedicated Theater Arts Students – who have earned membership in the International Thespian Honor Society for Secondary Schools. The following students were active members in YLHS Troup 7766 during the 2015-16 school year and completed over 100 hours of excellent work in Theater Arts under the Direction of Cathy Petz.
Fernando Cardenas 2016 National Honor Thespian Vice President’s List Scholar
Ian Dembek 2018
Aurora Donaldson 2016 Honor Thespian
Nathan Shube 2016 Honor Thespian President’s List Scholar
Quentin Valencia 2016
Kayla Coates 2017 Honor Thespian
Stephanie Coulter 2016 Honor Thespian
Matthew Cyprien 2016 Honor Thespian
Jenny Nagel 2016 Honor Thespian
Gino Roberto 2016 National Honor Thespian
Riley Rose 2016 Honor Thespian
Each Thespian inductee has acquired twenty-first century life and career skills that include creativity and innovation, critical thinking, problem solving, teamwork and effective communication. Great Job Mustangs!!

October is “Senior Checks” month. During the month of October, the counselors are meeting individually with each senior. During these meetings the counselors insure that students are on track to graduate, assist with the college application process and discuss relevant career and college planning. Parent and seniors are saying “thank you” for the extra time and guidance as they make plans for the next step after graduation.
Out of State College Fair – Thursday, 120 junior and senior students attended the Out of State College
Fair at the District Professional Development Office. 60 schools from as far away as Europe and as close as Nevada were represented. Students had the opportunity to explore schools outside of California, learn about discounted tuition from W.U.E. schools and connect with admissions officers. YLHS students were particularly drawn to schools like Grand Canyon University, UNLV, Washington State, Northern Arizona University and the Swiss Education Group Culinary School. A Special Thank You to JeNell Gandy for organizing the event.

All Staff “Family Fun/Movie Night” - Over 53 staff members with their kids had a pizza dinner in the sheltered lunch area and watched the movie “Zootopia” in the theater. It was very fun – the kids were having the time of their life running around the quad after eating. Thank You, Cathy Petz, for use of the popcorn machine, which was a hit with all the kids. Thank You – Jamie Jauch – for organizing this 1st Staff Family Fun Night. It sounds like it was enjoyed by all!! Watch out for our next event after the new year.
Spirit Week – October 10-14
 YLHS vs. EHS Canned Food Drive
 Monday- Poster Reveal, Sunglasses & Hats ( Block out the haters)
 Tuesday- Pajama Day (Don't sleep on us)
 Wednesday- Decades (History repeats itself)
 Thursday- Western Wear (Get Buck wYLd)
 Friday- Roaming Rally @ lunch, Spirit Wear (Spirit Day), Spirit Rally 5pm, Walk over to the gym @6:15
 Various lunchtime activities throughout the week.

Thought for the Week
“Have Fun – Participate – Beat Esperanza”
Yorba Linda High School – Meeting/Activity Schedule
Week of October 10 – October 15, 2016


Monday, October 10
W JV & V Golf vs. Villa Park V 2:30 Green River GC
JV 3:00 Green River GC

Tuesday, October 11
M F/S, JV & V Water Polo @ El Dorado 3:00/5:00/4:00 El Dorado HS
F/S, JV & V Volleyball vs. Villa Park 3:15/4:30/5:30 Home
W JV & V Tennis vs. Foothill V 3:15 Home
JV 3:15 Villa Park HS

Wednesday, October 12
W JV & V Golf vs. El Dorado V 2:45 Black Gold GC
JV 2:30 Birch Hills GC

Thursday, October 13
F/S & JV Football vs. Esperanza JV 3:15 Esperanza
F/S 3:15 Home
F/S, JV & V Volleyball @ Canyon 3:15/4:30/5:30 Canyon HS
W JV & V Golf V vs. Esperanza 2:45 Black Gold GC
JV vs. Canyon 2:45 Birch Hills GC
W JV & V Tennis vs. El Dorado V 3:15 El Dorado
JV 3:15 Home

Friday, October 14
V Football vs. Esperanza 7:00 Home
M V Water Polo vs. Esperanza 4:00 Home
Cross Country @ OC Championships – all levels 3:00 Irvine Regional Park
Saturday, October 15
JV Volleyball @ Lakewood Tournament TBD Lakewood HS
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