Dear “Mustang” Families –
Welcome to the 2018-19 school year and the celebration of Yorba Linda High School’s 10th anniversary.
The district and school site staff have been preparing the welcome back 1850 students on Tuesday, August 28th. All students should start arriving about 7:20 a.m. to pick up their current class schedules in the center quad and move to 1st period before the bell rings at 7:55 a.m. There will be no “zero” period class on Tuesday.
Two significant changes to our campus include a new “School Access Management” system, “SAM” which will enhance school security by reading the driver’s license or other approved form of identification of each visitor while automatically comparing it to California’s Megan’s Law and similar databases nationwide. The new system also has the ability to compare each visitor’s identification information against any safety related family court orders that a school site may need to support. S.A.M will generate a temporary ID badge, which includes the photo, name of the visitor, date, time and destination on campus.
Our second upgrade, in an effort to maximize protection of property and deter criminal activity, is the installation of security cameras and equipment on campus. Security cameras will be utilized in public areas where there is “no reasonable expectation of privacy”. This includes building entrances, parking lots, hallways, front office and main access points to the campus.
These additions to Yorba Linda High School support the district’s strategic plan for “a safe and respectful environment for student success.”
Yorba Linda staff is excited to get started on our new school year and celebrate our 10-year anniversary with a variety of activities during the 2018-19 year. Continue to check the ylhs.org website for scheduled events throughout the year.
We hope everyone had a relaxing summer and are looking forward to another successful year with strong academics, outstanding performing arts productions and award winning athletic competitions. See you Tuesday morning and GO MUSTANGS!