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Principal's Weekly Update #241

Welcome to Denise Sappington – as our new office staff member doing athletic clearances. Denise has been working with our staff as a Special Ed Aide. She has been filling in the spot for the last couple of weeks and will start the new assignment on Monday, April 17th. The front desk next to Denise will be her new home. Congrats Denise!!
PTSA Academic Mustang Awards - last Monday, recognized 462 students for earning a weighted 4.0 or higher. A Special Thank You to Lynda Wynn and Kimberly Dole, co-chairs for the event, and our Yorba Linda High School PTSA for organizing the event and honoring our students with certificates and medals for outstanding grades. Also, thank you to our counselors, Nancy Coulter, Peyton Pike and Lorri Walls for presenting all of our award recipients. It was a great night to celebrate our students and a true example of what PTSA and YLHS staff can do together.
Congratulations to Mustang Band & Guard & Sinfonia Orchestra - The Wind Ensemble and Sinfonia
Orchestra received Unanimous Superiors at Festival this week! Color Guard came in 3rd at the Valencia Guard Tournament – and Percussion Ensemble took 1st place at the Colony High School tournament!! Go Mustangs!! Thank you to Bincins Garcia & Phil Mortensen!

PYLUSD School Board Meeting on April 4th - recognized several of our Mustangs for academic excellence.
• Shiven Rawal - 1st place Academic Decathlon – Division 3 – Teacher: Kelly Buchan
• Joseph Byrnes - National Merit Finalist
• Joseph Toubbeh - Valedictorian
• Jasmine Yu - Co-Salutatorian
• Ryan Birchfield - Co-Salutatorian
This was a terrify evening for students and parents to recognize all of their hard work, along with the dedication of YLHS staff to make their dreams come true!!

“Every 15 Minutes” - on Tuesday and Wednesday, sent a very powerful message to our juniors and seniors about drinking and driving. This two-day event takes many hours of prep work, along with communication to many different agencies involved in the accident scene and follow-up assembly. A Big Thank You to Shea Runge, Deputy Nick Doty, staff , students and the following community members and supporters that present such a powerful message for everyone to see and live through. YLHS thanks: OC Sheriffs Department, Deputy Kara Boy, Islands Restaurant, Everblooming Florist, Ultra Sound Audio, Western Medical Center, OC Fire Authority, Fairhaven Mortuary, Film Ed, Emergency Ambulance Company, Knotts Berry Farm, BV Designs & Thomas Hoppe, North Justice Court, Placentia Police, Chick Fil-A, Residence Inn, Anaheim Hills, PYLUSD, Public Defenders Office, Guest Speakers – Joan Brewer & Scott Johnson, Brea Towing Company, Wise Guys Pizza & Bincins Garcia, Brent Hendry, Kino, Jeff Platt, Jeff Bailey, Sarah Shay & the entire YLHS Staff!!

For Your Planning – After Spring Break!
Friday – April 21 Prom Rally
Saturday – April 22 Prom
Tuesday – April 25 Senior Class Visits
Thursday – April 27 Senior Class Visits

Thought for the Week
“Enjoy every minute of Spring Break!!”
Yorba Linda High School – Sports Schedule
Week of April 17 – April 22, 2017


Monday, April 17
M JV & V Golf V vs. Villa Park 10:00 am Yorba Linda CC
JV vs. El Modena 3:00 Riverview GC

Tuesday, April 18
W JV & V Lacrosse vs. Valencia V 5:30/JV 7:00 Home
W JV & V Softball vs. Canyon 3:15 Home
M F/S, JV & V Volleyball vs. Villa Park 3:15/4:30/6:00 Home
M F/S & V Lacrosse V vs. J Serra 7:00 J. Serra HS
V/S vs. Santa Marg. 4:00 Santa Margarita HS
M JV & V Tennis vs. Brea V 3:00 Home
JV 3:00 Brea Olinda HA
M JV2 & JV Golf JV vs. El Modena 2:30 Green River GC
JV2 vs. Canyon TBD Birch Hills GC

Wednesday, April 19
F/S, JV & V Baseball vs. Foothill V 3:15 Foothill HS
F/S,JV 3:15 Home
M JV & V Lacrosse vs. Tustin 4:00/6:00 Home
M V Golf vs. El Modena 3:00 Riverview GC
Swim – All level vs. El Modena 3:15 Home

Thursday, April 20
W JV & V Lacrosse @ Santiago JV 6:30/V 8:00 Santiago HS
JV & V Softball @ Fullerton 3:15 Fullerton HS
M F/S, JV & V Volleyball @ El Modena 3:15/4:30/6:00 El Modena HS
M JV & V Tennis vs. El Dorado V 3:15 Home
JV 3:15 El Dorado HS
M JV & V Golf vs. El Dorado V 2:40/JV 3:10 Black Gold GC
Track – all levels vs. Foothill 3:00 Foothill HS
M F/S Lacrosse @ Los Alamitos 4:00 Los Al HS

Friday, April 21
Prom Rally – Assembly Schedule
F/S, JV & V Baseball Vs. El Dorado V 3:15 Home
F/S, JV 3:15 El Dorado HS
M JV & V Lacrosse vs. Esperanza JV 4:00/ V 6:00 Home

Saturday, April 22
PROM – The Grove in Anaheim
JV & V Track @ OC Championships 8:00 Mission Viejo HS
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