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ASB Freshmen Applications

Go to the ASB page to download the application. All current PYLUSD students with a district email will turn application into the google classroom all others will email directly to Ms.Runge

YLHS PTSA meeting, Wednesday, April 15th.

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

Summer School 2020 Information

Our Counseling team has posted information regarding Summer School 2020. Click on the title of this article to be taken to that information.

YLHS Closed For The 2019-2020 School Year

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.

PTSA Cancels AMAA Scheduled For April 27th

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

Interested ASB 2020-2021 Commissioners

If you want to have the opportunity to make a difference at your school, apply to be an ASB Commissioner! New virtual interview process posted here!

YLHS School Closure Extended through Friday, April 24th

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."

Contact Us Via Email While School Is Closed

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.

School and Office closure Monday March 16th to Friday March 27th

"Out of an abundance of caution, the Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District (PYLUSD) Board of Education has taken action to temporarily close all schools and offices. Schools and offices will be closed beginning Monday, March 16, 2020 through Friday, March 27, 2020. We plan to reopen schools on March 30, 2020. During this time, the District will monitor circumstances around coronavirus (COVID-19) and determine if additional days or weeks may be needed beyond the initial closure." Click to read the full letter from our Superintendent.

Class of 2020 GradNight T-Shirt Design Contest

The Class of 2020 is invited to enter the GradNight T-Shirt Design contest. Winner receives a $50 Gift Card. Design Due by April 17,2020 See attached Flyer for Rules/Details...

Class of 2020 Senior Graduation Yard Signs

Show your Mustang Pride and Celebrate your Seniors' Graduation with a Yard Sign! Order your Senior Graduation Yard Sign by May 1st
Order online by visiting http://ylhsgradnight.weebly.com/ or click on this news item for an order form!

A Message from PYLUSD Lead School Nurse, Michelle DeHaven, RN

Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District's Lead School Nurse, Michelle DeHaven, offers students, families, employees, and community members helpful tips for staying healthy and preventing the spread of germs. Click to see this video on YouTube.com.

PYLUSD Information Handout Regarding Coronavirus

On Friday, the PYLUSD called all of our Mustang families with a message regarding Coronavirus. If you'd like more information on this topic, click for the PYLUSD Coronavirus information handout in both English and Spanish.

**CANCELED** 8th Grade Student/Parent Mustang “Round Up” Night

**THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED, AND WILL BE RESCHEDULED** The 8th grade "Round Up" will be on Wednesday, April 1, 2020 5:30-8:00pm in the YLHS Gym and Upper Quad. All 8th grade students and their parents are welcome. Click for a full schedule of events.

Women's Basketball Team Fundraiser, Thursday February 27th

Come out and support your Women's Basketball Team at Ding Tea, Thursday February 27th from 2:30 - 9:30 pm located at 4935 Yorba Ranch Road, Yorba Linda (in the Wise Guys Plaza). Please print/present flyer or digital copy and we will earn 20% of the proceeds. Click for a flyer.

Thank you PTSA Student Leadership Students!

Happy Valentine's Day! Our wonderful PTSA Student Leadership students took good care of the staff today by providing this amazing assortment of cupcakes. Thank you for sending the staff off on the three days weekend with such a positive note!

Mustang Scholar Applications Now Being Accepted

Seniors! 2020 Mustang Scholar applications are now being accepted. The application can be found on YLHS.ORG in the "Students" menu under "Mustang Scholars" (or click the title in this news item). All applications are due Friday, March 13th by 3:15 pm in the Counseling Office. Late applications will NOT be accepted.

National Signing Day

Congratulations to our Mustang athletes who signed a National Letter of Intent on Wednesday February 5th! This moment was possible because of the countless hours of hard work and dedication that these student-athletes invested. In addition, a special thank you to the parents and coaches for the sacrifices that helped lead to their success. (Click for name, college, and photos of all student athletes)

ASB Election Packets Posted

If you are interested in running for an Executive or Class Officer position, click here for the application!

Mustang Business Academy Applications due February 14th

All Future 9th graders! The Mustang Business Academy is still accepting applications for the Business Management and Culinary Arts & Hospitality pathways. Applications are found on the MBA website. All supporting documents must be submitted to complete the application process. Don't wait! Contact Ms. Hai at shai@pylusd.org if you have any questions regarding the program and application process. Good luck and we look forward to hearing from you soon! Click to be taken to the application homepage.

Women’s Waterpolo Fundraiser at The Habit

Come out and support your Women’s Mustang Waterpolo and Aquatics programs at The Habit in the Town Center (attached flyer required) after the El Dorado game Tuesday 2/4! Every dollar counts in support of the programs goal towards Shade Coverings for the bleachers! Go Mustangs!

NHS applications now open

Are you a driven individual? Do you volunteer in your community? National Honor Society is now accepting applications for Sophomores and Juniors. Click for an application flyer or visit: https://bit.ly/YLHSNHSAPP

Baseball Fundraiser: Casino Night, Saturday Feb 1st, 6pm-11pm

Hello Mustang Families! Tickets are now on sale for our biggest fundraiser of the season, our Mardi Gras themed Casino Night Saturday February 1st from 6 PM - 11 PM!! You won't want to miss out on a fun night which includes dinner, drink tickets, raffle prizes, both silent and live auctions and dancing! Payment may be made via Venmo, Paypal or go to https://www.ylhsbaseball.com/ and click the Casino Night logo at the top of the page to pay online. No hard tickets will be distributed, so please be sure to include the names of your guests, so they are on the list! Please reach out to René Rustice with any questions (renerustice@gmail.com, 714-307-3852). Click for a flyer!

Mustang Business Academy Applications Due by February 14th

The Mustang Business Academy is currently accepting applications for the Business Management and Culinary & Hospitality Management pathways. You can find all the info on our pathways at this website. The deadline is February 14th 2020. If you have any questions, contact Academy Coordinator Ms. Hai at shai@pylusd.org. Click to be taken to our MBA application page!

Parents, Final Senior Yearbook Ad Announcement

Parents of Yorba Linda Seniors. The good news is that this is the last message you will get about yearbook senior ads! The bad news is that after this, they won’t be available, and you will have missed a great opportunity to showcase your child’s accomplishments in the yearbook! 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 January 14th or until the available space is filled, whichever comes first. Please visit https://theyearbookcompany.com/ for more information and to purchase your ad. All sizes, prices, and options are still available. If you have already submitted an ad for your student, the yearbook staff thanks you for your support!"

Women's Waterpolo Fundraiser, Panda Express, Thurs. Jan. 9th

Come out and support your Women’s Mustang Waterpolo and Aquatics programs at Panda Express on Lakeview (attached flyer required) after the game Thursday 1/9! Every dollar counts in support of the programs goal towards Shade Coverings for the bleachers! Go Mustangs!

CALL Club Fundraiser, Wednesday, January 8th, 2020

CALL Club (Change A Lost Life), Ding Tea Boba Fundraiser Wednesday, January 8, 2020, 2:30-9:00pm, 4935 Yorba Ranch Road, Yorba Linda (in the Wise Guys Plaza).
Fundraiser for CALL Club. Print/present flyer or digital copy and we will earn 20% of proceeds. Click for a flyer.

Christmas Cheer from YLHS

The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear! For the past week, students in Room 326 have been practicing their singing, strumming, and rhythm keeping to perform a rendition of "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" for YLHS staff. The students of Room 326 sang in the foyer of the administration building to bring smiles to the faces of those listening and also celebrated winning the campus-wide door decorating contest in the "cutest" category! Click for more photos.

Thank You Career Day Speakers

Thank You Career Day Speakers - Thank you to all of our speakers / presenters who took time out of their busy day last week to speak to our students. We appreciate each of you, and we hope you enjoyed the experience as much as our students did!

Senior Yearbook Ads, final deadline December 18th

This is a special reminder for parents of Yorba Linda High School seniors. The final deadline for submitting your child's senior yearbook dedication ad is coming up very soon, on December 18th. Don't miss out on this once-in-a lifetime opportunity. For more information, please visit https://theyearbookcompany.com/ or call 951-274-9561.

Band and Guard STAR WARS: Rise Of Skywalker screening, December 22nd

Don’t miss out on Band & Guard’s private screening of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker December 22, 2019 at 5:55pm. Tickets are only$12. Seats are limited! Students may purchase tickets for friends and family by dropping their completed order form with attached payment in the “Everything Box” located in the band room. Don't forget to Dine-out at McDonalds before and after the movie between 4-9pm. Click for a flyer.

Reverse Advent Calendar Food Drive

For the whole month of December, YLHS is having a reverse advent calendar food- drive. Instead of receiving something every day, like an advent calendar, we are asking students to bring in a specific food item every day. All of the donations will go to families who are less fortunate during the holidays. So be sure to bring in your donations!

DATE CHANGE! AP & Honors Information Night, December 9th @ 6:30pm

Future Mustangs! You are invited to attend our Honors and Advanced Placement Information Night at Yorba Linda High School on Monday, December 9, 2019 @ 6:30pm in the library. This will be a great opportunity to meet the YLHS staff, AP teachers, and learn about our outstanding honors and AP programs for incoming 9th graders. Click for flyer.

Senior Yearbook Ads

This is a special reminder for parents of Yorba Linda seniors. Make sure to send in your photos and message to your child for their 2020 yearbook ad by Wednesday, November 27th in order to take advantage of the last special “discounted” deadline. For more information on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, please visit www.TheYearbookCompany.com.

Men's Water Polo Advances to the Quarterfinal!

Water polo defeated Flintridge Prep 12-10 in the 1st round on Tuesday and defeated Long Beach Millikan 8-5 in the 2nd round. YLHS Men's Water Polo advances to the Quarterfinal at home versus El Dorado High School. The game will be held on Saturday November 9th at 11:00am.

Women’s Basketball Fundraiser at Boba Fiend November 14th from 4-8 PM

Come out and support your Women’s Basketball Team
Thursday November 14 th from 4-8 PM at Boba Fiend in Yorba
Linda. Come, relax and enjoy a tea with friends. No need to
bring a flyer, just leave your receipt in the black box at the cash
register. 20% of sales will go to our girls. Click for a flyer!

Mustang Madness, Basketball Kickoff Event! Thursday November 7th at 6pm!

Our basketball kickoff event, MUSTANG MADNESS, is Thursday November 7th! This fun-filled event reatures YLHS Cheer & Song and Dance Company, and
Introductions of the 2019-20 Men’s Varsity, JV and Freshmen teams! Come watch the freshman play the freshman, YLHS staff play in our JV team, and our alumni play the varsity team. Attached is a flyer for the event.

Aquatics Fundraiser at Chili's Nov 5th and Nov 6th

Come out and support your Men’s Waterpolo Team at their first CIF Game this season Tuesday November 5th at our pool at 5pm! Celebrate with the team after the game at Chili’s to support us towards our goal of Shade Coverings for the bleachers! Can’t make it to the game? Get take out or Dine out all day Tuesday and all day Wednesday; it all counts! Go Mustangs!

Raising Responsible Kids, Free Parent Presentation

On Thursday, November 14th, we will hear from Jedd Hafer, a father of four, former comedian, and 20+ year veteran of working with kids in the foster care system. Mr. Hafer will present a 2 hour talk entitled, "Raising Responsible Kids" which will focus on the important topics of homework - when to step in to help and when to let kids work through it on their own, as well as technology - how to set limits with technology and what to do when technology has become a problem. CLICK for a flyer with full details.

Yorba Linda High School Showcase - October 30th @ 6:00pm

Discover the academic, athletic, activity, & art-based opportunities unique to Yorba Linda High School! We will be showcasing our campus and programs on Wednesday October 30th @ 6:00pm. The Showcase will begin in the YLHS gym.

Support Waterpolo by eating at Joaquin's Tuesday October 22nd.

Mustangs Water Polo has a huge League Game against Villa Park, Tuesday 10/22 starting at 3:15! Come out, support the team, and after celebrate at Joaquin’s in Village Center next to Vons! Mention you are there with the aquatics program and we will receive 20% of your purchase! Click for a flyer.

YLHS Students Among OCs Best in National and State Tests!

In 2019, Yorba Linda High School students demonstrated their commitment to excellence and academics on Advanced Placement exams, SAT exams, and California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) - all highest in the district and among the top schools in Orange County! Click for rankings and additional details.

YLHS Welcomes Congressman Gil Cisneros!

Representative Gil Cisneros of California Congressional District 39, representing the city of Yorba Linda, spoke with our football team, cheer & song, and the performing arts students before our home game versus Brea Olinda High School. The Mustang football team went on to win 47-7 en route to a 6-1 record. Go Mustangs! Click for photos and more information.

Senior Yearbook Ad Early Bird Pricing Ends October 23rd.

This is a special announcement for parents of Yorba Linda seniors. We know how awesome your children are but why not let everyone else know by placing an ad in your child's senior year yearbook? Senior send off ads have become a tradition here at our school 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 23rd. 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 may be limited.

Men's Soccer Dodgeball Tournament - Wednesday, October 23, 2019 6:00 P.M.

Men's Soccer is hosting their annual Dodgeball Tournament. All students are welcome to play!! Prizes for 1st, 2nd, & 3rd Place teams! Prizes for Best Costume! We encourage everyone to come out, watch, and support. HOW TO PARTICIPATE: 1. Pick your team of Six Players. Choose a Team Name. 2. Fill out the Team Form and waivers for every player 3. Turn in at practice to Coach Kino. (check-in begins at 5:30) YLHS Main Gym. Click for info packet.


Click here for ticket prices and sale dates

YLHS Baseball Fundraiser, Chipotle, Wednesday, Oct 2 - 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Support your Yorba Linda Baseball teams by dining at Chipotle on Wednesday, October 2nd from 4:00pm - 8:00pm. 33% of event sales will be donated back to our winning program! Visit the Chipotle at 5631 East La Palma Ave., Anaheim next to Cinema City. Show the paper or digital version of the attached flyer. Your support is so appreciated!

Gradnight Pre-sale Ends October 1st

Grad Night is an all night celebration! Think Carnival....Rides, games and food along with lots of surprises throughout the night! We want all seniors to have an opportunity to celebrate their high school graduation with a safe, fun and exclusive event with ONLY Yorba Linda High School Seniors. Tickets are on sale now! Don’t miss the Early Bird Discount and buy your ticket by October 1st. Click to visit the GradNight website.

Baseball Fundraiser, Wednesday, Sept. 25th - Panda Express, Yorba Linda

Support your Yorba Linda Baseball teams by dining at Panda Express on Wednesday, September 25 from 4:00pm - 8:00pm. 20% of event sales will be donated back to our winning program! Visit the Panda Express at 18503 Yorba Linda Blvd, Yorba Linda in the Town Center Plaza. Show the paper or digital version of the attached flyer. Your support is so appreciated!

National Merit Scholars

YLHS is very proud to announce our academically talented seniors who have been recognized as National Merit Scholars! From approximately 1.6 million students who took the PSAT exam nationwide, each of these students is among the 50,000 highest scoring. Go Mustangs! Click here for more information.

Water Polo Fundraiser, Wahoo's Savi Ranch, Thursday, Sept. 19th

Your Yorba Linda Mustangs Water Polo team has their first league game against Canyon this Thursday 9/19 starting at 3:15! Come out, support the team, and after celebrate at Wahoo’s in Savi Ranch! Lunch purchases count too, just mention you are there with the aquatics program and we will receive 20% of your purchase back towards our bleacher shade coverings! Click for a flyer.

Cheer and Song Fundraiser, Sunday September 8th

Clean out those closets! Fundraiser for our Cheer and Song teams.
Savers in YL: 4852 Valley View on Sunday, September 8th from 1pm to 2:00pm!
Come on by to drop off clothing, shoes, bedding, towels, accessories, and more!!!
Please see attached flyer!

Back-to-School Night, Wednesday September 11th @ 6:00pm

Please join us for Back-to-School Night on Wednesday September 11, 2019. This will be an opportunity for you, as parents, to follow a daily schedule of your son/daughter and to meet personally with each of his/her instructors. Click to see additional details and full schedule.

Senior Ads for Yearbook, Early Bird Pricing Deadline October 17th.

Now is the time to purchase your senior ads for yearbook. The early bird deadline is October 17th. Get the best price for your senior ad. If you have any questions, please see the attached flyer and call The Yearbook Company for any questions. They can be reached at 951-274-9561. Click for a flyer.

Aquatics Goodwill Fundraiser September 7th

Aquatics Goodwill Fundraiser 9/7/19 from 9 am to 3pm at YLHS upper parking lot on the corner of Bastanchury and Fairmont. Donate your gently used clothing, houseware and electronics to help raise funds for the aquatics program. Click for a flyer.

Senior Picture Appointment Information

Lifetouch photography is the official photographer for PYLUSD schools, and provides Senior portraits used in the YLHS yearbook. The last day for Senior Picture appointments to be included in the 2019-20 yearbook is October 26, 2019, so make your appointment now! Click for a flyer with details.

Mustang Market Open During Registration Week

Attention all YLHS students and families! Mustang Market will be open during registration week for all your school supply needs. Come see us in the quad Wednesday August 14th through Friday August 16th to take advantage of our exciting deals! Click for a flyer.

Back To School Days

Back to School Days will be August 13th through August 16th. Please log in to your Aeries Parent Portal and complete the Student Data Confirmation portion before attending your scheduled Back To School Day. Click to see our page with detailed Back To School Days information.

YLHS Graduation 2019 Rough Cut Video

The district has provided a "rough cut" video of the YLHS graduation ceremony for viewing by our community. Click to be taken to YouTube to view this graduation video in HD quality.

Class of 2019 Commemorative Mugs still available, while supplies last

Did you miss your chance to purchase the Class of 2019 Commemorative Mug? Don't despair! Mustang Market is offering these mugs at a discounted price of $10 so you could be one of the few to have these limited edition, limited stock mugs! These are available in the front office at YLHS or call Ms. Hai at extension 14511.

Graduation Live Stream Information

YLHS Graduation, Wed, June 12th, 2019, 6:00 p.m. Graduation Live Stream will start approximately 30 minutes before graduation. Direct web link to the YLHS Graduation Live Stream: https://player.cloud.wowza.com/hosted/mhxsfbdy/player.html Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/284943375727456/ Official Hash Tag for social media: #YLHSGRAD2019

Student, Staff, and Parent Survey Results

The Annual YLHS survey was completed in April by over 1,500 participants. This survey is given to students, staff, and parents. The results of this survey are analyzed by the administration, the leadership team, and department chairs to better serve our community. Click to view / download the results summary!

Mustang Football: Clothes for The Cause Clothing / Shoe Drive

Please help Mustang Football raise money and clean out your closets. Thursday June 6 starting at 3:00, drop off your bagged donations of clothes, shoes, sheets and drapes. Truck will be located in Shapell Stadium parking lot, any questions contact Lisa Kent at ylhsfootballkent@gmail.com. Thank you - GO MUSTANGS.

Class of 2019 Commemorative Mug

The Class of 2019 Commemorative Mug is now on sale! With the names of all the seniors of the Class of 2019 and a sleek YLHS logo, this gift will be an ideal keepsake for your friend, student, son and daughter! Preorder now for the low price of $12.99! The Mustang Market will have your order ready the week of June 10th - June 12th. Click for a flyer to place your order or use the following link: https://tinyurl.com/YLHS-Mug2019

Advanced Placement Assignment and Expectation Night - May 29, 2019

This is a night for you to meet your AP teachers for next year. You will receive information in regards to summer assignments and class expectations. Feel free to bring a parent/guardian with you, but this is not required. Click here for a schedule and more information.


Click here for MORP ticket information

Senior Awards Video Link

The video from our recent Senior Awards ceremony can be viewed or downloaded from this link: https://vimeo.com/337629275/c553fef8c8. Clicking on this news item will also take you to the video. The video will be available until July 31st, 2019.

Senior Awards winners from last night

Congratulations to our outstanding Senior Awards winners! Click for a list of all winners, and a photo of our Mustangs of the Year Lauren Bui and Cole Smith with Principal Flynn.

Cheer and Song Fundraiser, Saturday June 1st

It's time to clean out those closets! Fundraiser for our Cheer and Song teams
Savers in YL: 4852 Valley View on June 1st from 10:00am to 12:00pm!
Come on by to drop off clothing, shoes, bedding, towels, accessories, and more!!!
Click for a flyer!

YLHS Baseball Team Into CIF Semi-Finals

Congratulations to our baseball team for their "come from behind twice" quarter-final victory over Serra of Gardena. On Tuesday, the team will play Great Oak of Temecula in the CIF semi-finals. Click to see the OC Register article on the victory!

US News and World Reports "Best" High School

Once again, Yorba Linda High School is a US News and World Reports "Best High Schools" award winner. YLHS ranked #1,200 nationwide (top 5%), #184 in California (top 7%), and as the #1 high school in the Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District. Congratulations to students, staff, parents, and community members who continue to make YLHS a great place to learn. Go Mustangs!

Smarter Balanced Assessment for Juniors

The Smarter Balanced Summative Assessment for Juniors will be May 20-24 and May 28-31. Click for a message from Principal Dave Flynn which explains the testing period, and how data from this assessment is used to support programs at YLHS.
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