a California Gold Ribbon School
Washington Post America's Most Challenging High Schools
A California Blue Ribbon School
Eighth Annual AP Honor Roll District
Newsweek America's Most Challenging High Schools
Daily Beast Best Of The West High School
A California Exemplary Arts High School
Mustang Business Academy

Skip to main content
Main Menu Toggle

Principal's Weekly Update #259

Back to School 2018, Wednesday, September 12 - was a terrific evening with over 1000 parents attending the event. Many positive comments, including “organized, energetic, positive, informative, prepared and awesome teacher!” Parent quotes included: “Great to meet our kid’s teachers.” “So many amazing teachers.” “Love the enthusiasm.” “My son is in good hands.” A BIG Thank You to teachers for preparing the parent presentations, Shea Runge and ASB for announcements, setting up the gym and student helpers. Thank you to Bincins Garcia and the YLHS Jazz Band for pre-meeting music, Fred and his staff for making our campus look the best it can be and office staff including campus supervisors helping direct parents, Denise for the teacher packets and Dr. Dinh for putting the event all-together. This was a great community event and brought a true connection between school and home.

Stop by to Welcome Our Latest Mustang Staff Members
David Okamoto – Assistant Principal, Student Services will be starting with us soon. His number one goal is to make any school environment better through his service.”

Melinda Heim – Wellness Specialist has set up her office in Student Services and is already working with staff and students. She is a great addition to our staff to support student mental health and guidance.

Stop by and get to know our newest Mustangs!

YLHS Theater Department - presents the fall 2018 play, “Little Women” It continues this week on September 27 & 29 at our Forum Theater. Come out a see out talented students! Also, the Theater Department fundraiser – Dinner & Silent Auction - is on September 29th starting at 4:30 in the quad area outside the theater. Lots of good food and “fun” prizes.

“Coffee with Counselors” - will kick off the 2018-19 school year this Wednesday, September 26th. Our Student Services staff will present, “College Admissions Data” from 8:15 – 9:15 a.m. in the library. Thank you, Lorri, Nancy, Peyton and JeNell for planning this presentation.

Mustang University 2018-19 - will have its first evening presentation on Wednesday, September 26th from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. in the Forum. The topic, “How to write a college essay.” A Big Thank You to our PTSA for planning and supporting all of our University nights.

Booster President/Treasurer - district meeting – October 2nd @ 6:00 p.m. in the library. All parent booster organizations are encouraged to attend this meeting for the latest information on Booster Club guidelines, fundraising and Use of Facilities.

Thought for the Week
“Continuous improvement is better than delayed perfection” Mark Twain
Yorba Linda High School – Sports/Activity Schedule
Week of September 24 – September 29, 2018

Monday, September 24
W V Golf vs. Brea 3:00 Westridge GC

Tuesday, September 25
W F/S, JV & V Volleyball @ Esperanza 3:15/4:30/6:00 Esperanza HS
M F/S, JV & V Water Polo @ El Dorado 3:00/5:00/4:00 El Dorado HS
JV & V Cross Country @ League Preview 3:00 Yorba Regional Park
W JV & V Tennis vs. El Dorado V 3:00 Home
JV 3:00 El Dorado HS

Wednesday, September 26
W JV & V Golf vs. Foothill V 2:45 Black Gold GC
JV 2:45 Birch Hills GC

Thursday, September 27
Little Women 7:00 Forum
F/S & JV Football vs. El Dorado JV 3:15 El Dorado HS
F/S 3:15 Home
W F/S, JV & V Volleyball vs. El Dorado 3:15/4:30/6:00 Home
M V Water Polo @ Villa Park Classic TBA TBA
W JV & V Tennis vs. Canyon V 3:00 Canyon HS
JV 3:00 Home

Friday, September 28
V Football vs. El Dorado 7:00 Home
M V Water Polo @ Villa Park Classic TBA TBA

Saturday, September 29
Little Women 7:00 Forum Theater
M V Water Polo @ Villa Park Classic TBA TBA
Published Print