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Every 15 Minutes Program Today At YLHS

Every fifteen minutes, someone in the United States dies from an alcohol related traffic collision. Today at YLHS, Juniors and Seniors will be participating in the Every 15 Minutes program. With the support of local emergency services and the CHP, Junior and Senior students will view an accident simulation in front of YLHS on Bastanchury Road. Bastanchury will be closed in front of the school from about 9am until 11am today for the accident simulation.

Mustangs play baseball with the Placentia Pony Baseball Champions League

"Yesterday YLHS Baseball had the opportunity again to play baseball with the Placentia Pony Baseball Champions League. This league is made up of special needs players. I am very proud of the effort and influence our players have in the community. What a fun day for all." --Coach Stine (click for photos)

REACH foundation update on the recent Shamrock and run!

The REACH Foundation 5th Annual Shamrock N Run was a great success! Thanks to all who participated. We had over 1200 signed up for the run giving over $4500 back to school sites!!! The REACH Foundation will be holding the Middle School Track Meet on April 5, 2017 at Shapell Stadium starting at 5pm. Middle School Students for around the district will compete in this fun event! Please come cheer them on!

Mock SAT / ACT test

The YLHS PTSA is joining with Princeton Review to offer a Practice Full-Length “Mock” SAT and ACT test. The cost is $20.00. The Registration Forms will be passed out in your Language Arts classes and are also available on the website, in the front office, in the counseling office, and the library. The deadline to register is Thursday, March 23rd. Click for a flyer.

PTSA Parent Education Presentation on Teen Anxiety and Depression

On Monday, March 6 at 6:30pm in the library, we will have a special information night about Teen Anxiety and Depression. We will have a board certified psychiatrist and licensed therapist to give parents tip for identifying and dealing with these issues. Click for a flyer.

PTSA Honorary Service Awards Nominations

Honorary Service Award nominations are being accepted this week! Do you know an outstanding teacher, staff member, or parent volunteer that has gone above and beyond their call of duty? Nominate them to receive this special honor. Fill out the form with as much detail as possible, and hand it in by Friday. Click for the nomination form.

Senior Grad Night Tickets

Buy your Senior's Grad Night ticket by March 27 at the price of $190. Starting March 28th the ticket price will increase to $220 so buy NOW to avoid the higher price. Grad Night will be on June 15, 2017 9:30pm through Friday, June 16, 2017 5:00 am and will be held at a new and exciting Venue! Click for a flyer

Band performs in the San Francisco Chinese New Years Parade

Yorba Linda High School was represented on February 11th at the San Francisco Chinese New Years Parade. The San Francisco Chinese New Year Festival and Parade is the largest celebration of its kind in the world, attracting over three million spectators and television viewers throughout the U.S., Canada, and Asia, Over 750,000 people line the parade route and the Yorba Linda mustangs received 1 1/2 minutes of televised airtime. Go Mustangs!!

YLHS Student Is Newest School Board Representative

Last night, YLHS senior Adam Carrillo was appointed as the student representative by the School Board for the second semester. Congratulations to Adam, and thanks for representing YLHS!

8th Grade Round-up - March 22nd at 6 pm

Want to learn more about YLHS? All current 8th graders are invited to come to the YLHS Quad for the clubs, sports and activities fair at 6 pm before meeting in the large gym at 7 pm on Wednesday, March 22nd, for the 8th Grade Round-up. 8th graders will stay in the gym for a pep rally while parents meet with counselors and athletic directors about how to plan for high school.

YLHS Cheer and Song Night at Chipolte, Wednesday, Feb 8th.

YLHS Cheer and Song are hosting a night at Chipolte. 8182 E. Santa Ana Canyon Rd, Suite 195 in Anaheim Hills on Wednesday, Feb. 8 from 5:00pm-9:00pm. Show the cashier this flyer, and 50% of the proceeds will be donated to YLHS Cheer and Song! Click for a flyer...

NCAA National Signing Day Celebration

Today in the YLHS Library was our NCAA National Signing Day "celebration". Congratulations to the student-athletes who have committed to compete at the collegiate level next year. The athletes who signed letters of intent today were; Women's Soccer, Kristen Garrity- Cal Lutheran; Women's Golf, Marcel Manalo-Biola University; Women's Softball, Ashlyn Monroe-Portland University, Kinda Favata-La Sierra University and Nicole Martinez-Pacific University; Football, Troy Steifel-California State University-Sacramento, Mason Winter-University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, Bobby Brattain-College of Idaho.

Dine out and support Yorba Linda Baseball

Dine out and support Yorba Linda Baseball at Wise Guys Pizzeria any time between February 4th and February 9th and 20% of your bill will be donated to our program! Must present a flyer! Click for a flyer.

PTSA Honorary Service Awards

We need you to nominate individuals who have distinguished themselves by going above and beyond their position to serve both the students and YLHS. Any outstanding teachers, staff, coaches, volunteers, and community members are eligible for nomination. Click for a flyer. Due by Friday Feb. 17 to the front office or to the email on the flyer.

Winter Formal 2017

Winter Formal guest forms are now available in the Activities Office. Click here for important WF dates and prices.

“Mock” SAT and ACT test

The YLHS PTSA is joining with Prep by Prep to offer a Practice Full-Length “Mock” SAT and ACT test. The cost is $20.00. The Registration Forms will be passed out in your Language Arts classes and are also available on the website, in the front office, and the library. The deadline to register is Thursday, February 2nd.

YLHS Baseball Fundraiser

The YLHS Baseball team is selling “Golf Ball Drop” tickets for $10.00 each. We will drop 500 golf balls on a golf hole at Yorba Linda Country Club on February 6th at our annual golf tournament. The winner will get $1,000.00. To purchase a ticket, please email YLHSBaseballBoosters@gmail.com or see Coach Stine.

PTSA Student Leadership Cookie Day

Thanks go out to our wonderful PTSA Student Leadership group for providing a stunning variety of tasty cookies to our staff today! We are very thankful to have this outstanding group at YLHS, and appreciate all that they do for our staff and students. PS: Whomever made the Kourabiedes and Koulourakias Greek cookies, please contact Mr, Gerasimou, as he is desperate to speak to you.

Hour Of Code Week Celebration

This week was Hour Of Code week where millions of students worldwide take part in events designed to promote computer programming in schools. This week, over 80 students participated in after school coding events in Mr. Eliot's class. Students from Mobile App Development and AP Computer Science classes taught first-time students how to code "Recursive Tree" drawings. Thank you to all that took part in these events!

OC Varsity Gridiron Films At YLHS

The "Gridiron Guys" head to Yorba Linda High School and preview the CIF state regionals, including San Clemente vs. Edison, and Yorba Linda vs. St. Anthony of Long Beach. Interviews with Yorba Linda head coach Jeff Bailey and players Luke Adams, and Bobby Brattain. Video by Jonathan Khamis, for OCVarsity.com. Click to be taken to the video.

YLHS Baseball Team donates trees and gifts to local families

On behalf of YLHS Baseball I want to thank those of you who supported our baseball program by purchasing or donating trees. We were able to donate 40 trees this year to the needy. Once again CSUF Dept. of Ed teamed up with us and donated gifts for the children as well. --Coach Matt Stine

Senior Yearbook Ad Deadline, December 15th

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 15th. Don't miss out on this once-in-a lifetime opportunity. For more information, to get another copy of the order forms, or to submit online, please visit TheYearbookCompany.com .

YLHS AP & Honors Night for Incoming Students

The YLHS Advanced Placement and Honors classes information night is being held on November 30th in the YLHS Library at 6:30 pm. This event is open to all perspective students who are interested in finding out more about the advanced classes offered to all students at YLHS.

Senior Yearbook Ad "Discounted" Deadline, November 17th

"This is a special reminder for parents of Yorba Linda High School seniors. Make sure to send in your photos and message to your child for their 2017 yearbook ad by November 17th in order to take advantage of the last special “discounted” deadline. For more information on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, please visit TheYearbookCompany.com or call 951-274-9561."

YLHS football player honors teammate. OC Varsity article

Yorba Linda football player becomes Dawson-Webb to honor teammate. It is devastating when an athlete suffers an injury, especially one as serious as a torn knee ligament. That misfortune struck the Yorba Linda football team this year when Luke Dawson, the team’s defensive MVP, tore his anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) during a passing league game. CLICK TO READ MORE...

PTSA Parent Education “Teen Driving”

On November 7th, 2016 Deputy Oates from the OCSD Traffic Office and YLHS Resource Officer Deputy Holmes, will be here to discuss teen driving issues. The presentation will cover traffic safety issues such as DUI, the dangers of speeding, pedestrian safety, bicycle safety, seatbelts, child passenger safety, distracted driving and much more. There will also be some Q & A for our local issues. We encourage parents to come with their students. The presentation will begin at 6:30 in the library. Click for a flyer.

YLHS Baseball Panda Express fundraiser, Friday November 4th.

The YLHS Baseball team is having a dining night out fundraiser at Panda Express this Friday, November 4th from 10:00am until 11:00pm. Please head over there before or after the football game to help support the baseball team! Click for a flyer.

YLHS Roaming Rally featured in the OC Register

Our Roaming Rally was featured in the OC Register on Saturday, October 23rd. Click on the title above to see the article. You can also view the photos they took here on our website: https://goo.gl/47xAUO

ASB Chipotle Fundraiser

Come out and support your ASB! Tuesday, October 25th 5-9pm at the Chipotle off of Santa Ana Cnyn Rd.

YLHS Mens Soccer Dodgeball Tournament is Back!

Wednesday November 9, 2016, starting at 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. with team check-ins at 5:30. Great prizes for the winning teams! See Coach Kino for a team packet Lunch sign-ups will be Wed. October 26; Wed. November 2 and Tuesday. November 8.

Senior Yearbook Ads Early Bird Pricing by October 20th.

It is time to start thinking about Senior Ads for the yearbook. There is an early bird deadline if you can turn in your ad by October 20th. Please call The Yearbook Company at 951-274-9561 if you have any questions. Click for a handout.

Baseball Team Selling Christmas Trees, Wreaths, Swag and Garland

The YLHS Baseball team is selling Christmas Trees, Wreaths, Swags & Garland. These trees are cut 72 hours before delivery (instead of weeks before Thanksgiving) and will last the whole season. They will be here on December 3rd. If you have an artificial tree, please consider purchasing one for a military family or a family in need. Orders must be received by November 13th. See flyer for more details.

YLHS Aquatics Goodwill Fundraiser, Saturday, October 8th

YLHS Aquatics is holding a Goodwill fundraiser this Saturday Oct.8th from 9am-2:30pm in the YLHS parking lot on Bastanchury. Come support us and bring all your donations items between those hours. The Goodwill will give you a donation receipt for tax purposes. NOTE: Goodwill will not accept furniture and baby items such as strollers, car seats, cribs, pack and plays or such items. They will however take baby toys.

Homecoming 2016

Homecoming Tickets are on sale now! Click here for more information.

YLHS Baseball field banners fundraiser

YLHS Baseball is selling field banners! Help support the baseball program and advertise your business at the same time! If you have any questions, please contact Barb Buckley at 714-321-7306. Click for a flyer

Study Abroad Next Summer with a Scholarship

Do you want to earn a scholarship to study abroad next summer? Come to an informational meeting on Wednesday, October 5th, at lunch in the Forum or at 6 pm in the YLHS Library to find out more.

The Wrangler App

Click to get links for installing The Wrangler app on Android and iOS...

PYLUSD Reach Foundation Newsletter

Click to see a copy of the PYLUSD Reach Foundation newsletter. This is our district level educational foundation that supports students throughout the district.

OC Varsity Defensive Player of the Week, Ricky Lane

The sophomore free safety nabbed three interceptions to help the Mustangs improve to 4-0 with a 21-6 victory against El Dorado. Lane, who also plays receiver, collected seven catches for 93 yards and a touchdown. Click for article.

Cancer Awareness T-shirts To Be Given Out At Football Game

In honor of Jack Benson, two-time cancer survivor and 5th grade student at Travis Ranch, the YLHS vs. El Dorado football game will be adopting his cause: Pediatric Cancer Awareness. The first 500 people on the YLHS side will be given a YL t-shirt with a special design commemorating pediatric cancer awareness. Donations of any amount will be accepted at the tables where the shirts will be given away! All donations will be sent to the G1veABuck Foundation. www.g1veabuckfund.org. Mustangs, stampede in support of this worthy cause!

Club Rush, September 20-22

All of our clubs will have the opportunity to introduce themselves during our Club Rush week. Click here for more details.

PTSA Reflections

PTSA Reflections is a great way for Mustangs to demonstrate their creativity. This years theme is "What Is Your Story". Entries are due no later than October 19th and can be dropped off in the marked box in the library. Click for more information.

Back To School Night, Wednesday, September 14th

Back To School Night will be Wednesday September 14th at 6:00pm (5:40pm if your student has a zero or 7th period). Mustang families, please come and join us for this important night where you get to meet your child's teachers, and see our campus up close. Click for a schedule.

Student Expectations Presentation

Click to review the information presented to incoming students during the Student Expectations Meeting held last week.

Welcome Back Dance

Don't miss the first dance of the new year! Click here for information!

Chick Fil A Leader Academy Applications Due By September 9th

Mustangs: Do you want to make a difference in your local community? Learn to be a great leader while making a real impact through the Chick Fil A Leader Academy. Go to http://chickfilaleaderacademy.com/apply to apply now for a spot in Chick-fil-A Leader Academy. Applications are due September 9th and only 30 students will be accepted. Click for a flyer.


Come take a practice ACT or SAT on Sat. Sept. 17th. Click here for more information!

Need a Transcript Over the Summer?

Contact the Placentia Yorba Linda Unified School District Records Office at 714-985-8762 to request a transcript for pick-up at 1301 E. Orangethorpe Ave. Placentia. Graduated students must do this on their own; parents can not make transcript requests for graduates.

2016 YLHS Staff / Teachers Of The Year

YLHS Staff honored Art Teacher Kelly Fritz and Special Ed Teacher Scott Mazurier as “Teachers of the Year”. Sarah Phillips, our librarian, was recognized as “Staff Member of the Year"

Final Exam Schedule

Click on the title to be taken to the Second Semester Final Exam Schedule. Good luck to all students!

YLHS Final Exam Schedule

Click for a downloadable version of the final exam schedule for the coming week.

5th Annual YLHS Art Show, Thursday, May 26th, 6:30pm

Join us Thursday, May 26th at 6:30pm in the YLHS Library for opening night of the YLHS Art Show. Student works in Drawing, Painting, Photography, Sculpture, Pottery, and Animation will be on display. Click for a flyer.

AP Assignment and Expectations Night

If you are taking an AP class in 2016-17, come to the AP Assignment and Expectations Night on May 25th at 6:30 pm. Students are expected, and parents are welcome to join. See the flyer for more information.

Student, Staff, and Parent survey results are in!

The annual YLHS Student, Staff, and Parent survey results are in! Thank you to everyone who took the time to participate in this important survey. The leadership team and staff use the survey results for planning throughout the coming school year. Results are also used as part of our WASC accreditation process. Click to see the survey summary!

Senior Awards Photos

A small number of Senior Awards Photos can be found in our photo album. Click on the title of this news item.

Senior Award Winners

Contratulations to all of our amazing Senior Award Winners. Click to get a copy of the entire list of outstanding Seniors. Congratulations to all!

Graduation Live Stream on YouTube

For the second year in a row, we are going to live stream graduation on YouTube. We have some new equipment that should improve both sound and video. We hope to stream in 1080p HD this year. The Live Stream Address is: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1wiQpRvEqtc

Students of the Month for April Named

Each month our teachers are asked to select one student who they feel has improved or exceeded all expectations. Click to see who your teacher recognized. Congratulations!

Application for Link Crew Leader, 2016-2017

Want be more involved and have a leadership role atYLHS? Apply for Link Crew! All applications are due this Friday, May 13th in the activities office. Click now for an application!
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