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Principal's Weekly Update #231

Did You Hear? - OC FilmFest on January 7th, honored Orange County’s most talented student filmmakers from all of the high schools with Film Ed programs on their campuses.

Nominees from Yorba Linda:
Graphics - Kyle Herbel
Independent - Andrew Martinez, Ries Chirrick
Music Video - Andrew Martinez, Mary Liu, Julia Massey
Commercial - Ries Chirrick, Julie Massey, Ammara Dakabhoy
Mentor of the Year - Rich Cadra

Congratulations to our Film-Ed students and a special thank you to Mr. Cadra for providing these opportunities to our Mustangs. Great Job!!!

Speech & Debate Cypress College Invitaional Results - The YLHS Speech and Debate team competed at the Cypress College Invitational and placed 4th in sweepstakes! Congratulations to Student Congress finalists Kulsoom Naqvi and Simran Chowdhry and to Nate Yi for placing 2nd, Caitlyn Truong for placing 4th, Wayne Chan for placing 8th and Brooke Gagnon for placing 1st as a Presiding Officer. Congratulations to Humorous Interpretation finalist Brandon Kuo, Dramatic Interpretation finalists Jordan Sain and Tianna White, Oratorical Interpretation finalist Raymond Nguyen, and Original Oratory finalist Kelly Nguyen. And congratulations to Impromptu finalists Jackie Pronk and Cassie Scigliano and to Daania Kalam for placing 3rd and Evan Yi for placing 1st.

2016-17 Mock Trial - competed at Orange County Court House in November and December. Sarah Reisinger, YLHS Team Attorney has been chosen to receive an award at the year-end ceremony in February. Teacher/advisor Noelle Toxqui and attorney/coach Shy Rou’se will be acknowledged at the awards program for their dedication and commitment to providing students a Mock Trial program.

Winter Sports - Good luck to our teams as they compete in the Century Conference. Go Mustangs!!
Men’s Basketball – Jason Pietch – head coach
Women’s Basketball – Teiko Ikemoto – head coach
Men’s Soccer – Kino – head coach
Women’s Soccer – Scott Anderson - head coach
Women’s Water Polo – Jessica Ernst – head coach
Wrestling – Brian Fortenbaugh - head coach

For Your Planning -
Rally - Friday, January 20th – Assembly Schedule
Thought for the Week
“Kindness is always an option.” Steve Hartman – Sunday Morning
Yorba Linda High School – Sports Schedule
Week of January 16 – January 21, 2017
Monday, January 16
MLK Holiday

Tuesday, January 17
M F/S, JV & V Basketball vs. Canyon JV & V 4:00/7:00 Home
F/S 4:30 Canyon
W JV & V Basketball vs. Canyon 2:45/5:30 Home
W F/S, JV & V Soccer vs. Foothill 3:15/3:15/5:00 Home
W JV & V Water Polo vs. El Dorado JV4:30/V3:15 El Dorado

Wednesday, January 18
M F/S, JV & V Soccer vs. Canyon F/S,JV 3:00 Canyon HS
V 5:00 Fred Kelly Stadium (El Modena)
F/S. JV & V Wrestling vs. Canyon F/S, JV 5:00/ V 6:00 Canyon HS
M F/S Basketball –B @ Portola 6:00 Portola HS

Thursday, January 19
W F/S, JV & V Soccer vs. Esperanza 3:15/3:15/5:00 Home
M F/S Basketball-B @ Corona Del Mar 5:45 Corona Del Mar HS

Friday, January 20
Rally – Assembly Schedule
W JV & V Basketball vs. Foothill 2:45/5:30 Home
M F/S, JV & V Basketball vs. Foothill JV,V 4:00/7:00 Home
F/S 4:30 Foothill HS
M F/S, JV & V Soccer vs. El Modena 2:45/4:00/5:30 Home

Saturday, January 21
F/S Wrestling vs. Valencia 9:00 Valencia HS
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