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Principal's Weekly Update #230

Happy New Year!! – Hope everyone had a good first week of 2017!
Holiday Thank Yous 
• A Big Thank You Visual and Performing Arts for the wonderful breakfast that was enjoyed at the December All Staff Meeting. Lots of great food and wonderful entertainment by Jazz Band and Choir!!
• A Big Thank You to Claudia Welch for opening her home to our Annual Staff Party and Sarah Shay for organizing all the great food!!
• A Big Thank You to PTSA Student Leadership for providing the YLHS staff holiday cookies and treats on Monday, December 12th. Everyone filled a bag with cookies as they looked forward to the holiday break!
• Band, Orchestra & Choir provided our students and community some “great” holiday music on Tuesday, December 13th. A Big Thank You to Bincins Garcia, Phil Mortensen and Carol Gilfoy and the students for their wonderful performances.
• YLHS Staff Potluck lunch had a lot of great food and conversation. Thank you for everyone for participating with their special dishes and Sarah Phillips for opening up her library for our traditional annual event.
For Your Planning -
Monday, January 16 MLK Holiday
Tuesday, January 24 Finals Schedule (full day)
Wednesday, January 25 Finals Schedule (minimum day)
Thursday, January 26 Finals Schedule (minimum day)
Friday, January 27 Non-student Day/Teacher Prep Day/End of 1st Semester
Dance Department Presents - “We Are One” – Winter dance concert January 12 – 14 @ 7:00 p.m. in the Forum theater. For more information, contact Meshell Maes.

Did You Hear? - Yorba Linda’s very own Dan Eliot, along with students from his AP Computer Science and Mobile App classes presented “The YLHS Hour of Code” week. This is a national program to teach coding in our schools. Over 80 students and several staff members participated in the “National Hour of Code Week” just before our holiday break. For an hour each day after school, students and staff learned computer programming as they worked on “Recursive Tree” drawings. A Big Thank You to Mr. Eliot and his very talented students!

Congratulations to - Mr. Garcia and four members of the Mustang band for participating in the 2017 Tournament of Roses Parade Honor Band. Mustangs Adam Carrillo, Michael Frelly, Cory Hoo and Natalie Suvarnesuddhi are highlighted in the OC Register’s “Artists of the Week” December 30th edition. Check out the terrific article and great pictures of our students. Again – Congratulations Adam, Michael, Cory and Natalie. Great job!!
Thought for the Week
“Things turn out best for the people who make the best
of the way things turn out.” John Wooden
Yorba Linda High School – Sports Schedule
Week of January 9 – January 14, 2017

Monday, January 9
W JV & V Water Polo vs. Rosary JV 4:30/V 3:15 Home

Tuesday, January 10
M F/S, JV & V Basketball vs. El Modena JV & V 4:00/7:00 El Modena HS
F/S 4:30 Home
W JV & V Basketball vs. El Modena 2:45/5:30 El Modena HS
W F/S, JV & V Soccer vs. Villa Park 3:15/3:15/5:00 Home
W F/S, JV & V Water Polo vs. Canyon 3:15/JV-5:30/V-4:30 Home

Wednesday, January 11
M F/S, JV & V Soccer vs. Villa Park 2:45/4:00/5:30 Home
F/S. JV & V Wrestling vs. El Dorado F/S, JV 5:00/ V 6:00 Home

Thursday, January 12
We Are One – Winter Dance Concert 7:00 Forum Theater
W F/S, JV & V Soccer vs. El Modena V 3:00 El Modena-Fred Kelly Stadium
F/S, JV 3:00 El Modena HS

Friday, January 13
We Are One – Winter Dance Concert 7:00 Forum Theater
W JV & V Basketball vs. Brea 2:45/5:30 Home
M F/S, JV & V Basketball vs. Brea JV & V 4:00/7:00 Home
F/S 4:30 Brea Olinda HS
M F/S, JV & V Soccer @ Foothill F/S-2:15/JV-3:45/V-3:00 Foothill HS

Saturday, January 14
We Are One – Winter Dance Concert 7:00 Forum Theater
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