Principals Weekly Update #253

As We Head Into the Final Week of Our First Semester of 2017-18, Just a Couple of Reminders:
1. Finals schedule starts Tuesday, January 23rd with special full day schedule for testing period 1 & 2. Wednesday, January 24th and Thursday, January 25th are minimum days starting at 8:00 a.m. and ending at 12:27 p.m. Friday, January 26th is a non-student day.

2. Make sure your Aeries grades/assignments are up to date as parents look at their student’s progress heading into finals week.

Monday, January 29th – Start of 2nd Semester: - Students will pick up new locators before school in the quad. Student Services has made a few changes to balance classes for 2nd semester.

Congratulations to YLHS Advanced Video Production Class - The 15th annual Orange County Film Festival showcased films from 16 OC schools and handed out awards in 23 categories. Mr. Cadra’s students were nominated in 15 categories. Winners:
• Nick Murrell – Best Broadcast Anchor (cohost with Alex)
• Andy Martinez – Best Cinematographer – Bedhead
• Nick Franklyn – Best Independent Film, Best Cinematographer, Best Original Score – Bedhead
• Alex Lee – Best Broadcast Anchor (cohost with Nick), Best Short Film, Best Story Narrative, Best Actor
– Inside of Hope (yes – Alex wrote, directed and starred in this film). AND last – Filmmaker of the Year
– the MOST prestigious of the night
Congratulations to all the nominees and winners!! Great job – Video Production class!!!

2017-18 YLHS Olympics - YLHS Student/Staff Olympics started Tuesday with “Chalk Art” in the center quad. Today was “Frisbee golf”. Future competitions will include office tennis, horse play, Jenga (2/1), bean bag toss (2/6) and water balloon toss. Olympic “gold” will be awarded at the Olympic Rally on Thursday, February 8th. Thank you to Rey Lejano, Shea Runge, ASB and all staff members who sign up to participate in each competition. Great to be a Mustang!!

YLHS Musical Theater “Cabaret” – this Friday night, January 19th, in the Forum Theater @ 7:00 p.m.
For Your Planning -
Tuesday, January 23 Finals – Per. 1 & 2 -full day schedule
Wednesday, January 24 Finals – Per. 3 & 4 – Minimum day
Thursday, January 25 Finals – Per. 5 & 6 – Minimum day
Friday, January 26 End of Semester – Non-student day
Monday, January 29 PLC – Department day
Thought for the Week
“The end of 1st Semester is creating the space
and openings for an amazing new BEGINNING.”
Yorba Linda High School – Sports Schedule
Week of January 15 – January 20, 2018

Monday, January 15
Martin Luther King Holiday

Tuesday, January 16

Wednesday, January 17

Thursday, January 18
M F/S, JV & V Soccer vs. El Dorado 2:45/4:00/5:30 Home

Friday, January 19
M F/S, JV & V Basketball vs. Canyon JV & V 4:00/7:00 Canyon HS
F/S 3:00 Home
W JV & V Basketball vs. Canyon 2:45/5:30 Canyon HS
V Wrestling @ Morro Bay Tournament TBD TBD
W F/S, JV & V Soccer vs. El Dorado 2:45/4:00/5:30 Home

Saturday, January 20
V Wrestling @ Morro Bay Tournament TBD TBD
F/S Wrestling @ Valencia 7:00 am Valencia HS
Cheer Competition All Day Home