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Principal's Weekly Update #258

Welcome to the 2018-19 School Year – and thank you for a terrific first week. We opened the doors and 1,844 show up! A BIG THANK YOU to Bincins Garcia for coordinating our 10-year Anniversary all school and staff picture. Check out on our website if you haven’t seen it. Student Services and our counselors are busy with schedule changes and balancing classes. We hope to have all the changes and additions to classes finished by the end of next week. A BIG THANK YOU to Lorri Walls for stepping up and taking on Assistant Principal duties as we look to fill the position in the next two – three weeks.

The week of September 4 – September 7, we will hold the “Student Expectations Meetings” - with Lorri Walls and Richard Dinh. All students will be reminded of the dos and don’ts for the coming year, along with ways to get connected for each grade level.

Grade Level Meeting Schedule in the Forum Theater (every period)
Tuesday, 9/4      Wednesday, 9/5                Thursday,9/6            Friday, 9/7
Seniors              Juniors                              Sophomores             Freshmen
Govt/Econ          History                              World History            LA-9
Thank you teachers for providing the time and assistance for these meetings.

YLHS Fall Sports Program – is already competing against other schools in preseason games. Good Luck to 2018-19 Mustangs, and thank you to the head coaches and their staff for the time and commitment to our YLHS programs –
Football – Jeff Bailey, Head Coach, Jon Aed, Bill Ray, Pat Wren, Jesse Gomez, Brian Fortenbaugh, on-staff Assistants
Volleyball – Jaclyn Chavez, Head Coach
W -Tennis – Rey Lejano, Head Coach
M – Water Polo – Shardad Djhangiry, Head Coach
Cross Country – Vidal Arista, Head Coach
W – Golf – Dennis Riggs, Head Coach

YLHS Performance Groups - have also been working hard during the summer and preparing for the new year.
Stacy Shube – YLHS Cheer and Song
Bincins Garcia – Mustang Band & Guard
Cathy Petz – Theater
Steven McCann – Vocal Music

I also want to give a BIG Shout Out to Shea Runge, Brent Hendry, Sharon Farrell and ASB - for all their time in August to prepare for “Back to School Days”. Freshmen Lin Crew orientation and opening day activities. As you can see, it take a lot of planning and preparation to start a new school year. A REAL TEAM EFFORT!

And Last but Not Least – THANK YOU to PTSA!!! – Jennifer Johnson, President and her crew for all the help during “Back to School” week and the Welcome Back luncheon for staff. Terrific help – Great food and #1 support group on campus!!! Don’t forget to join PTSA – only $16 for staff.

Thought for the Week
“The joy we feel has little to do with the circumstances of our lives and everything
To do with the focus of our lives.” Russel Nelson
Yorba Linda High School – Sports/Activity Schedule
Week of September 3 – September 8, 2018

Monday, September 3
Labor Day Holiday

Tuesday, September 4
W JV & V Golf vs. El Modena V 2:45 Black Gold
JV 2:45 Birch Hills

Wednesday, September 5
W JV & V Tennis vs. Calvary Chapel V 3:00 Home
JV 3:00 Costa Mesa Tennis Center
W JV & V Golf V vs. Esperanza 3:00 Yorba Linda CC
JV vs. Orange Lu 2:45 Birch Hills GC

Thursday, September 6
F/S & JV Football vs. Capo Valley JV 3:15 Capo Valley
F/S 3:15 Home
W F/S, JV & V Volleyball vs. Brea 3:15/4:30/6:00 Home
M F/S, JV & V Water Polo vs. Cerritos 3:00/5:00/4:00 Home
W JV & V Golf vs. Villa Park V 2:45 Black Gold GC
JV 2:45 Birch Hills GC
W JV & V Tennis vs. Valencia V 3:00 Valencia HS
JV 3:00 Home

Friday, September 7
V Football vs. Capo Valley 7:00 Home
M F/S & JV Water Polo F/S @ Friar Fling T TBA TBA
J/V @ Bull Run T TBA TBA

Saturday, September 8
M F/S & JV Water Polo F/S @ Friar Fling T TBA TBA
J/V @ Bull Run T TBA TBA
W JV Volleyball @ Tustin Tournament TBA TBA
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