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Principal's Weekly Update #262

Holly Jolly Arts Week – was a great success with Theater and Choir performances, Visual Arts Showcase, Band and Color Guard, Orchestra Video, along with Dance Co. and Culinary showcase. A Big Thank You and congratulations to: Cathy Petz, Steve McCann, Brent Hendry, Kelly Fritz, Jeff Schumerth, Bincins Garcia, Phil Mortensen, Meshell Maes and Jenny Messick, along with ASB and all the students “connected” to our programs. A FUN WEEK!

We hope everyone has had the opportunity to see and take a “selfie” with the “Wings of YL Project”. Kelly Fritz and our Art Department brought this interactive street art angel wings project to remind all YLHS students and staff we are the “angels” of this earth. Everyone had the opportunity to decorate their feather to represent their individuality, as the wings took shape to provide a positive message about the human spirit on social media. Thank you Kelly, Brent, Jeff and everyone involved for the school-wide movement to embrace individuality and build a strong school community.

Did You Hear? - Over 200 students and parents attended our “Future Mustangs” AP and Honors Night presentation last Wednesday evening. Dr. Dinh opened the evening with a Power Point (now posted on our website) listing all the test scores and opportunities that make YLHS a great high school. Staff representatives from each department talked about Honors and AP classes and expectations needed for courses at YLHS. A Big Thank You to Dr. Dinh for organizing the night.
Department presentations:
Greg Walls – Science
Stacy Shube – Language Arts
Wes Peacock – Math
Rey Lejano – Social Science
Nereida Nunez – World Languages
Dan Eliot – Technology/Computer Science
Parents and students learned about our strong academic programs, along with getting connected to co-curricular programs. Student presenters: Lauren Bui and Wesley Dale talked about taking AP classes and participating in sports, leadership and clubs. Terrific evening – lots of energy – Thank You EVERYONE!
Congratulations to YLHS Speech and Debate - team for competing in the Orange County Speech League Fall tournament. Congratulations to Dramatic Interp finalist Katelyn Birchfield and to Andrew Krohn for placing 1st in Impromptu. Congratulations to congress finalist Chris Mancini and Caitlyn Truong, and congratulations to Anna Zhang for placing 2nd in Student Congress and to Rohita Thammineni for placing 1st in Student Congress.

Fun Stuff for your Calendar -
Thursday – Saturday, 12/6-12/8: Dance Co. Show – 7-10 – Theater
Monday, 12/17: PTSA Student Leadership Cookie Day
Tuesday, 12/18: Band & Orchestra Winter Concert – gym
Wednesday, 12/19: Choir Show – Theater


Don’t forget we are celebrating our YLHS birthday, Monday 12/10.
Check Bincins Garcia’s email for list of activities.

Speaking of birthdays, Happy Birthday Principal Flynn
who has reached one of those "milestone" birthdays this year!
--YLHS Staff
Yorba Linda High School – Sports/Activity Schedule
Week of December 3 – December 8, 2018

Monday, December 3
All Staff Holiday Breakfast & Meeting 7:15 Library
M F/S Basketball (blue) @ Santiago Garden Tour. 2:30 Brea

Tuesday, December 4
Leadership Team Meeting 3:00 Library
M F/S basketball (red) @ Southlands Cristian 3:30 Southlands CristianHS
W JV & V Basketball V vs. Orangewood A. 5:00 Oceanview HS
JV vs. TBA TBA Marina HS
W F/S, JV & V Water Polo vs. Canyon 3:00/5:00/4:00 Canyon HS
W F/S Soccer @ Ontario Christian 3:15 Ontario Christian

Wednesday, December 5
M F/S Basketball (blue) vs. Buena Park 8:30 Brea
M F/S JV & V Soccer @ Fullerton 3:00/5:00/7:00 Fullerton HS
W JV & V Basketball V vs. Downey 6:00 Oceanview HS
JV vs. TBA TBA Marina HS

Thursday, December 6
M F/S, JV & V Soccer @ Woodbridge 3:15/3:15/5:00 Woodbridge HS
M F/S Basketball (blue) vs. Villa Park 5:00 Brea HS
W JV & V Basketball V vs. St. Anthony 8:00 Oceanview HS
JV vs. TBA TBA Marina HS
W V Water Polo vs. TBA TBA Villa Park HS
Dance Co. Production 7:00 Theater

Friday, December 7
Dance Co. Production 7:00 Theater
M F/S, JV & V Basketball @ Valencia 4:00/5:30/7:00 Valencia
M JV & V Soccer vs. Santiago Garden Grove 3:00/5:00 Home
V Wrestling @ La Costa Canyon 2:00 La Costa Canyon
W JV Basketball vs. TBA TBA Marina HS
W JV Soccer @ Charger Cup Tourney TBA Edison HS
W V Water Polo vs. TBA TBA Villa Park HS

Saturday, December 8
Dance Co. Production 7:00 Theater
M F/S Basketball (blue) vs. TBA TBA Brea HS
V Wrestling @ La Costa Canyon 8:00 La Costa Canyon
F/S Wrestling @ Mustang Invitational 9:00 Home
W JV & V Basketball V TBA Oceanview HS
JV TBA Marina HS
W JV Soccer @ Charger Cup TBA Edison HS
W V Water Polo TBA Villa Park HS
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