Service Teamwork Achievement Mastery Passion Ethics Dedication Excellence
Service * The importance of all students giving back to their community * Graduation requirement of 40 hours of community service * Mustang Pride Day * Levels of community service achievement
Teamwork * Involvement of teachers, students, parents, administrators, and staff to make YLHS the best school in our community, county, and state * ASB, Link Crew, Student Senate, House of Representatives, athletics, fine and performing arts, clubs, PTSA, Staffulty, Site Council
Achievement * Our expectation is that all students will be prepared to continue their success in some form of higher education: vocational/technical training, community college, or four-year university * Graduation requirements, CAHSEE, AP scores, etc. * Academy certificate, A-G requirements, low truancy and tardy rates
Mastery * Full command of skills necessary to build a foundation for post-secondary goals * AP scores, CAHSEE scores, SATs, common assessments in all content areas
Passion * The hope for all students to find what gives them the spark that leads them to future successes * Participation in academic teams, athletics, fine and performing arts, clubs, school events, etc.
Ethics * Student will make choices that demonstrate a sound moral base * Academic Honesty Policy, awards/scholarships given, character education, etc.
Dedication * The expectation that all students will apply their learning and knowledge to perform to their highest potential * Data shows our high attendance, high graduation rate, number of students attending a post-secondary education institution, academic teams, athletics, fine and performing arts participation (four-year commitment)
Excellence * To surpass or exceed the norm * Scholarships, awards, championships, API scores, AP scores