Congratulations to the YLHS cheer and song program. They competed for the first time ever in the "game day" divisions at USA Nationals and walked away with three 2nd place finishes. Tryouts for next year's teams are coming up. Interested applicants should contact Mrs. Shube at email@example.com. Click for a summary of our achievements at USA Nationals and for detailed tryout information!
Come out and support your Women's Basketball Team at Blaze Pizza, Tuesday April 20 from 6:30 - 9:30 pm located at 18411 Yorba Linda Blvd in the Yorba Linda Town Center. Please print/present flyer or a digital copy and we will earn 20% of the proceeds. Click for a flyer.
8th grade families! Join us on Wednesday April 7th for our "Mustang Roundup". The evening will include a chance for Mustang Business Academy parents and students to meet with staff. We will have a virtual assembly live stream on YouTube (<b><a href="https://youtu.be/zlKQqOvmNPE" target="_blank">https://youtu.be/zlKQqOvmNPE</a></b>), and future Mustangs will have an opportunity to meet with our Counseling department.
PTSA’s Mustang U and the Counseling Office presents PSAT Interpretation Night on Wednesday, March 24 at 7pm. Click title for a flyer. Please pre-register at: <a href="https://bit.ly/388BhUg" target="_blank">https://bit.ly/388BhUg</a>.
The YLHS ASB, band and guard, dance team, cheer, and a host of other student groups present our first ever virtual rally! If you'd like to watch for the first time (or see it again), CLICK to see the video or follow this YouTube link: https://youtu.be/rkWtDO4FOKE
Our Interim Principal, Dr. Dinh, will be hosting regular video updates discussing recent events at YLHS. These short updates will be posted on a regular basis. Click to view the first Mustang Story now on YouTube: https://youtu.be/yQnm6uf2JSE
Once a year, the PYLUSD asks parents to take their survey. Here are the links for the 2021 PYLUSD Parent Survey. ENGLISH: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/21-ENGParent SPANISH: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/21-SPParent
Yorba Linda High School National Honor Society (NHS) applications are available for current sophomores and juniors! All applications must be turned in by Friday, February 19th! Applicants will be notified of their acceptance in early March. To access the application, you can find a google form on the NHS website, directly linked to the flyer, or through this link (https://forms.gle/F2j52vUZQAi3gyAJ9). If you have any questions about NHS or the application process, please email firstname.lastname@example.org (with your personal email) or email@example.com. *If you are already a member of NHS, you do not have to re-apply*. CLICK for a flyer...
It's that time of year for the YLHS PTSA Annual Honorary Service Awards. The Honorary Service Awards are designed as a unique way for PTA/PTSA units to publicly acknowledge individuals and organizations that have distinguished themselves in outstanding volunteer service. We need you to nominate individuals who have distinguished themselves by going above and beyond their position to serve both the students and YLHS. Click for full details including links and a flyer...
Congratulations to these six Mustang student athletes who have signed their letters of intent for college athletics. The student athletes are: JB Sebastiano - Methodist University, Luke Roncevich - UC Davis, Mason Randolph - Boise State, Morgan Lastinger - Chapman University, Sarina Tayui - Hope International University, and Sienna Palicke - UCLA. CLICK to read a letter from Athletic Director Jeff Platt, and to see their name plates with school logos.
Even though the final deadline for submitting your child's yearbook recognition ad has passed, there is a limited amount of space still available. If you are still interested, submit your ad now. Ad space will be sold first come, first served. The last day we will be able to accept any late ads will be February 9th or until the available space is filled, whichever comes first. Please visit https://theyearbookcompany.com/ for more information.
This is a special reminder for parents of Yorba Linda seniors. The final deadline for submitting your child's senior yearbook dedication ad is coming up very soon, next Thursday, January 28th. This school year and the yearbook look different this year but there definitely WILL be a yearbook so make sure your graduate will be featured in it by placing a senior send-off ad. Don't miss out on this once-in-a lifetime opportunity. For more information, please visit www.TheYearbookCompany.com.
Calling all current and future Mustang parents to join our amazing PTSA team. The YLHS PTSA Nominating Committee is putting together a proposed slate of officers for our PTSA Executive Board for next year. Take a chance, step-up, and make a difference. Become involved with the school, there is nothing more rewarding!
It you are interested in joining, click the news item title for further information. Due by Friday, January 29, 2021. Elections will occur at our March General Association Meeting.
Our Mustang Business Academy Applications for Culinary and Business are due on Friday January 15th! Make sure to APPLY TODAY as spaces are filling up quickly. Click on the news item title to read more or visit this link: https://bit.ly/3ocZWwI
Thank you to everyone who attended our first "virtual" AP and Honors Information Night for YLHS. A one hour YouTube video for the event is available along with the slide show presentation. Click to get the slide show and/or the YouTube video.
When: Monday, December 14th, 2020 Where: Zoom (Invitations with zoom links emailed to families of future Mustangs and included in Middle School newsletters) Time: 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m This will be a great opportunity to meet the YLHS staff and learn about our outstanding programs. Recording of AP & Honors information night will be available on the website 12/15/2020.
This is a special reminder for parents of Yorba Linda High School seniors. The last discounted deadline for submitting your child's senior yearbook dedication ad is coming up very soon, on December 10th Don't miss out on this once-in-a lifetime opportunity and especially the chance to pay a discounted price. For more information, please visit https://theyearbookcompany.com/. -- Mrs. Shay
Dear Yorba Linda High School community. After forty-five years in education, and forty-four of those years in the Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District, I have decided to retire on January 4, 2021... (click to read further)
Future Mustangs! YLHS is home to the innovative career technical education program: Mustang Business Academy. The application window for our Business Management and Culinary Arts & Hospitality Management pathways are now open! You can review all the information on our website: https://www.ylhs.org/apps/pages/mba. Click to visit now.
With the craziness of this year and especially the past week, the yearbook staff wants to give you a little bit of extra time to make sure your senior is featured in this year's yearbook so we have extended the early bird discounted deadline for submitting the photos, message and payment for your senior’s yearbook ad to November 10th. For more information on pricing and how to submit your ad, please visit https://theyearbookcompany.com/ or click for a flyer.
As we plan our return to on-campus instruction through our Hybrid model, please see attached letter from Principal Dave Flynn with several important reminders to help your student prepare for their return. Please click for additional information.
This is a special announcement for parents of Yorba Linda seniors. Senior send off ads have become a tradition here at YLHS and we just wanted to remind you that the special early bird discounted deadline for submitting your student’s yearbook ad will be here before you know it, next week on October 29th. Don’t miss out on this once-in-a lifetime opportunity. For more information on pricing and how to submit your ad, please visit www.TheYearbookCompany.com. Don’t delay, as space is limited. Click for a flyer.
On November 4th and 5th, LINK CREW will be offering campus tours to all freshman (hybrid and remote) and new students of YLHS. Students will be given a tour of the campus in small groups and will have an opportunity to ask their tour guides questions about the campus and campus life. Please plan on attending by signing up for a tour day and time. Click for a flyer and link to the Google Form to sign up.
Mustangs! We are having a district wide Canned Food Drive starting Monday, Oct 19th and lasting until Friday, Oct 23rd. We will have donation boxes out front of the office labeled by class. To make it a little more fun we are having a district wide class competition to see which class has the most spirit! Please watch this video to see who we will be donating to!! Click on the title to watch the YouTube Video or visit this link: https://youtu.be/FyJndIviKQA.
NHS is continuing to offer assistance to students in all subjects through Zoom! Hours are Monday and Wednesday 1:55-2:40pm and Friday 1:05-2:45pm. Students can access the zoom link on the NHS website or through the attached pdf (click title for PDF). Have questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. Also, our Google Site is: https://sites.google.com/view/ylhsnhs/tutoring
Paper Learning is a tutoring support for high school students. This online program provides live tutoring 24 hours a day/7 days a week. Students will received individualized tutoring support in any subject! Click for detailed information about this program.
Join this webinar to look at "admissions from an admissions counselor's point of view ” and show students how they can put that knowledge to use. Date: Wednesday, October 14, 2020 Time: 6:30pm-8pm https://us02web.zoom.us/j/3885341332?from=msft
Mustang parents. This year it is going to be very difficult to take pictures of students since we aren't on campus yet . We are using social media to collect our pictures. The yearbook editors have created a yearbook Facebook page (facebook.com/YLHS-Yearbook-104078068122278) where we will post and update the pictures and quotes that we need to complete the yearbook. This may entail pictures from the first day of school, your Zoom sessions, where your children work, or their Halloween costume! We would really appreciate if you were to give the page a like in order to stay updated with the pictures our yearbook class needs. Thank you so much for your time and feel free to submit questions on the Facebook page. --The YLHS Yearbook Staff
Fall PTSA General Association Meeting via ZOOM on Monday, September 14th at 7:00 pm. If you would like to attend the meeting please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org by Sunday, September 13th to receive an invitation. Space is limited.
Greetings, Mustang families! Please accept this as a personal invitation to our Virtual Back-to-School Night on Wednesday, September 16. Click to see schedule and teacher meeting links for Virtual Back-to-School Night.
YLHS PTSA Student Leadership is a group that is geared toward students who are looking to make a difference at the school, in our community, and in the world, through service activities while learning to become and participate as a student leader. If you are interested in being a part of this group, please read the Student Guidelines, print and submit Application, and Parent Approval Student Waiver. Forms and Applications will be accepted through Friday, September 18, 2020. Return the application to the School Office or email it to email@example.com by 3:00 pm on the due date. No late or incomplete applications will be accepted. Questions? Contact the Student Leadership Advisor, Laura Wehner at firstname.lastname@example.org. Click for directions and information.
Attention Students! Do you enjoy art, music and dance or have an interest in writing, producing films and taking photos? Then have fun unleashing your inner artist with PTSA Reflections! This year’s theme, “I Matter Because…,” calls for your own unique interpretation through the arts. Download submission guidelines and an entry form today and return to the Library by Friday, October 9, 2020. For details, contact: email@example.com. We look forward to receiving your amazing creations! Click for handouts.
Hello Mustangs! Please watch this "welcome back" video which explains important information and expectations for the upcoming 2020-2021 school year. We look forward to seeing you next week for the start of online classes on Tuesday, September 1st, 2020. CLICK for YouTube Video
PYLUSD has postponed the Monday July 13th start to summer camps. "The District has made the difficult decision to postpone the start of our Summer Sports Camps; however, not cancel them indefinitely." Click to read full letter in English and Spanish.
Are you taking a AP class at YLHS next year? This message is to inform you that your future AP teachers will be sharing AP course expectations for the school year 2020-2021 on Wednesday May 27th, 2020. Click here for teacher contact information (including teacher Google Classroom join codes and/or website information) for students to access important announcements and information including summer assignments.
Our Graduation Live Stream video, and our Virtual Graduation video have been "fixed" to repair a few technical issues. In particular, there was missing audio for the first five graduates, and missing video for nine graduates at the 4:13:56 mark of the live stream. Both "final" videos can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/ylhigh
Hello Mustang families. Tomorrow June 10th, we will have two important events for Seniors that will be broadcast on YouTube. First, at 9:00am, will be our Drive-up presentation of diplomas. We will start live streaming at 9:00am and conclude at 4:00pm. Then, at 6:00pm, we will premier our Virtual Graduation Ceremony video. Both of these events will take place on the YLHS website and YouTube. Click for links to both presentations.
Due to our drive-through graduation ceremony from 9am to 4pm on Wednesday June 10th, streets near Yorba Linda High School made be affected with increased traffic and travel times. Click to read a message from the district.
We are thrilled to announce that yearbooks have finally arrived at YLHS! Our Yearbook teacher, Sarah Shay, has gone above and beyond to quickly organize yearbook distribution for next week. Yearbooks will be distributed from 8:00am to 1:00pm on Monday June 8th (Seniors), Tuesday June 9th (Juniors), Thursday June 11 (Sophomores), and Friday June 12th (Freshmen) in the Senior Parking Lot. Please enter by the YLHS sign on Bastanchury Road in front of the school. Students *MUST* have their student ID card to get their yearbook. We would also greatly appreciate it if you could have a sheet of paper with the student's name PRINTED LARGE on the driver side dash of your car. Social distancing will be enforced, please stay in your car at all times. Go Mustangs!
Our 2020 Senior Awards video has been updated! We have upped the quality from 720p HD to 1080p HD. We have also fixed four errors regarding the Senior Profiles. Jordan Bruce - one scholarship was missing from her profile. Ezekial Hannegan - no profile was created for him. He was added on the scholarships page. Joanna Jones - no profile was created for her. She was added with a scholarship. Omair Memon - scholarships were missing from his profile. They have been added to his existing profile. We owe a HUGE debt of gratitude to our amazing video maker, Tricia Schooping, for her tireless effort in fixing these oversights. Click for the video.
Barring major technical issues, we hope to live stream (and later supply a recorded video) of the entire 7 hours of our "drive up" diploma presentation on Wednesday June 10th starting at 9:00am. Click for the live stream page!
Which graduating class will be the first (only?) to graduate on campus next to the Mustang Statue? THE CLASS OF 2020! Please join us on Wednesday, June 10th for our celebration of the class of 2020. Details can be found by clicking on this news item. As Principal Flynn has said, "It will be a memory the class of 2020 will share for a lifetime." Later in the day, at 6:00pm, we will broadcast the "Virtual Yorba Linda High School Graduation Ceremony" on ylhs.org. Like the Senior Awards, this will be broadcast via YouTube.
Click to be taken to our web page for the YLHS Senior Awards ceremony. The video will premiere on YouTube at 6:00pm Monday June 1st. The presentation can be watched from our web page, or visit the provided link to watch it directly on YouTube.
Mustang Baseball Family. We have found ourselves in unusual times. I have coached for over 40 years and I cannot remember that I have been involved in anything quite like the situation we all are in at this time. I am saddened that our season has come to an abrupt end. Our boys have worked so hard to prepare for this season and we have only had time to test the shallow waters. Our coaches were looking forward to seeing them mature over time and through the game of baseball. (Click To Read Full Article from Coach Matt Stine)
Attached to this YLHS news item is a letter from Principal Flynn detailing plans for the last two weeks of school. Also attached is the revised early Final Exam Schedule for this school year. Click to access these attached documents.
As we all adapt to change, one thing that remains constant is the yearbook tradition of documenting the history of our students and our school year. We are pleased to announce that our yearbook adviser and staff have worked hard to complete the yearbook and will be distributed to students soon. Distribution will take place after June 12th. In the meantime, if you haven’t purchased a yearbook yet, you still have a chance to buy… (click to continue reading)
Today we honored our 5 seniors baseball players. From left to right: Mike Monroe (Fullerton College), Adam Parry (Santa Ana College), Natan Waugh (4.46 GPA, Scholar Athlete, Cornell Univ.), Luke Villanueva (4.5 GPA, Scholar Athlete, Cal Poly Pomona) and Shane Curren (Senior All State Team, Santa Ana College). -- Coach Stine.
Please click for a very important letter from Principal Dave Flynn regarding plans for Senior recognition. This letter includes information regarding Senior Awards, Senior textbook return, Senior yearbook pickup, and finally Yorba Linda High School class of 2020 graduation ceremonies!
The YLHS Staff will be distributing lawn signs, cap and gowns, and a few other items to our Seniors on Wednesday May 6th from 10:00am to 12:00pm. Seniors, please stay in your cars at all times! Please enter by the YLHS sign in front of the school on Bastanchury Road. From there, you will be directed to the pick up area for your items. We look forward to seeing you tomorrow!
Congratulations to Katelyn Birchfield, Catherine Kang, Caitlyn Truong, Lilly Johnson, and Nathan Waugh. Katelyn Birchfield, Catherine Kang, Caitlyn Truong have been recognized as the YLHS Valedictorian and Salutatorians. Additionally, Katelyn Birchfield, Lily Johnson, and Nathan Waugh received special recognition by the PYLUSD School Board for their outstanding GPA, contributions to Academic Competition Programs, Campus Leadership, and Athletic programs. Congratulations to all. Click to see a special web page dedicated to these outstanding Seniors.
Do you still need to purchase a yearbook? You can purchase on the YLHS webstore so you can secure your yearbook before distribution. There is a limited supply. Get your book TODAY! Click to be taken to the web store.
YLHS Families. Our PTSA is holding their General Association Mtg. on Wednesday April 15th at 3:00PM via Facebook Live. If you are a paid PTSA member, simply go to YLHS PTSA Facebook page and you can watch this meeting. There will be a secretary’s and treasurer’s report. We will be voting in our board for the 2020-2021 school year. There will also be an update from Principal Flynn as well. This meeting is typically very fast, lasting usually around 15 minutes. Thanks so much, Jennifer Johnson 2018-2020, YLHS PTSA President
Sadly, we have learned that Yorba Linda High School (along with the entire PYLUSD) will be closed for the rest of the current 2019-2020 school year. Please click on the title of this news item to read the Superintendent's full letter.
We have decided to cancel our Academic Mustang Achievement Awards Night, (AMAA), which was scheduled for Monday April 27th. We are extremely saddened as this is one of the best nights of the school year for our YLHS PTSA. There is nothing greater than celebrating the hard work that our students have put in. Every student will still be receiving whatever award they were going to, prior to the quarantine. We will be sure to inform you when and how we will get the awards to your student when we have more information. Thank you to all those who donated. The monies will still be used to offset the purchasing of all awards. Congratulations to you and your student for an amazing accomplishment! With Love during quarantine, Your YLHS PTSA
Click to read the full letter from our Superintendent. It says, in part:
"...As a result, the Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District (PYLUSD) Board of Education has taken action to extend the temporary closure of all school and office locations. School sites and office locations will now be closed through Friday, April 24, 2020. During this time, the District will continue to monitor circumstances surrounding coronavirus (COVID-19) and determine if additional precautionary steps are necessary."
The YLHS Campus is closed. No visitation by parents, students, or community members is allowed. The YLHS front office is not staffed, and phones are not being answered. If you have questions for administration or staff, please contact us using the YLHS website email contact form. Replies will be made in a timely fashion (to the best of our ability) during normal business hours, Monday to Friday, 8am to 5:00pm. Click on the title of this news item to be taken to the contact form.