School Bulletin

           Wednesday, January 28, 2015

STUDENT LUNCH:  Stop by ASB Office Windows and view the menu, since there is a variety of items.

                     TODAYS’ BREAKFAST:  Stop by ASB Windows and view the menu, since there is a variety of items.      

 

ATHLETIC EVENTS:

Frosh Boys/Girls Soccer vs Central @ Southwest; Both games @ 4:00 pm.   

JV/Varsity Wrestling vs Central @ Southwest; JV @ 6:00 pm / Varsity @ 7:00 pm.

                                 GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENT

ATTENTION EVERYONE: Did you know that around two billion pennies would be needed to make a line of pennies around the Earth? Last year, students across the country raised over $27 million. Stacked on top of one another, that’s enough pennies to make it around the world 1.3 times! But Pennies for Patients/Pasta for Pennies is about more than just penny. It’s about finding a cure.

ATTENTION ALL:  Basketball Homecoming Spirit Week, TODAY is Decades day, pick any year you want and dress up like people of that time, Thursday is flower power find your best hippy outfit add flower headband and you are all set. Friday is extreme purple and gold.  (28, 29, 30)

BASKETBALL HOMECOMING ELECTIONS:  All 2nd period classes will vote TODAY.  Make sure and vote for your favorite candidate!

ATTENTION ALL:  Imagine the sweetness of fresh doughnuts.  If you’re thinking of Krispy Kreme doughnuts, you wish you had some you’re in luck because the Make-up Club is selling Krispy Kreme for $10 a box.  Just find a Make-up Club member so you can get this tasty treat.  (28)

KEY CLUB:  Membership meeting is scheduled on Thursday, January 29th during both lunches in room D-17. Bring your final Candy Apple order to the meeting.  Wear your Club t-shirts because we will also be taking a quick yearbook picture.  Officers will meet at 7:30 a.m.    (28, 29)

EAGLES TRAVEL CLUB:  There will be an ETC meeting Thursday, January 29th at 3:10 pm in room I-49. Please be prompt.  (28, 29)

INTERACT:  Because you’re awesome, the yearbook people want to take your picture.  Please contact Stephan, Chae or Ms. Rodriguez for details. Wear your shirt on Thursday and during advisory we’ll meet out by the amphitheater.  Ms Rodriguez.  (28, 29)

LATIN DANCE:  We will have assembly practice from 3-4:30 in the MPR Monday through Thursday from Jan 26-29th.   (28, 29)

YEARBOOKS:  If you want to get your name on your yearbook this year you must order your book by TODAY.  Go to the ASB office ASAP.  That goes for the itags which are available too.  Get in there by the 28th of January… Seniors this will be your last chance to get your book personalized!    (28, 29, 30)

SENIOR SCHOLARSHIPS:  The following scholarships deadline dates are approaching, make sure that if you qualify to submit application before the due dates; John S. Lyon Memorial Foundation due January 30th, IVROP Community Foundation and AXA Achievement Community due February 1st, also make sure and check out all the scholarships posted on the website or the ASB Office windows.  Questions ask at the Counseling Office.   (28, 29, 30)

              REMINDERS

SPRING SPORTS CLEARANCE:  Clearance for Spring Sports has begun thru Friday, February 6th.  If you are currently in a Winter Sport, you need to wait till your season is over, turn in your equipment then pick up a new Clearance Card for a Spring Sport.  You do not have to fill out a new Clearance Packet, just stop by the ASB Office and ask for a new Clearance Card for a Spring Sport.  If you haven’t filled out a Clearance Packet at all this year then stop by and pick one up at the ASB Office.  Practice for Boys Tennis and Swim begin Saturday, February 14th all other sports begin Saturday, February 21st.  Questions see ASB.  

SAVE THE DATE:  Our annual Sadies Dance is on February 6th. Tickets are $10.00 in advance and $15.00 at the door.  Tickets on sale now!  We have a Woodstock theme and our dance will be an outdoor event. Don’t miss out on this one time event.  Remember you must be cleared of all fines and if your guest is from a different school, you will need a Guest Pass from the ASB Office.  Deadline to purchase tickets/Guest Passes is Wednesday, February 4th.    

ATTENTION ALL AP STUDENTS:  ASB Office will start taking payment to reserve your AP Exam on Feb 2nd also waivers are available upon request starting February 2nd.  Cost per exam is $91.00.  Deadline to pay and reserve the AP Exam is March 31st.  Questions stop by the ASB Office.      (29, 30, 2)

ATTENTION JUNIORS/SENIORS:  You may be eligible to have the gold California State Seal of Biliteracy on your diploma and transcript. There are a number of ways to qualify. To find out if you qualify, come to the EL Program Services Office (Counseling/Front Office) & pick up the candidate application form. Application deadline is March 2nd!!!   

ATTN ALL:  Save the Date!  Booster Club meeting Tuesday, February 3rd @ 6:00 p.m.  This will be an important meeting! Lots to decide and discuss!  We could really use your input!  As always, we appreciate your volunteer time and look forward to seeing you at the meeting!!! Anne Irigoyen  (30, 2, 3)

SENIOR SCHOLARSHIPS

1.  John S. Lyons Memorial Foundation, Deadline is January 30, 2015.  Award maximum is $5,000. Who should apply?  Seniors enrolled in a San Diego or Imperial County School whose parent or legal guardian is a member in good standing of ANY local labor union. Student must have a 3.0 or better GPA and participate in community and/ or extracurricular school activity. The application is available online under the COMMUNITY tab of the San Diego Trades website at: www.sdbuildingtrades.com

 

  1. Imperial Valley Regional Occupational Program Community Foundation Fund: Deadline: February 1, 2015 Award Maximum: Range from $1,000, $750, and $500Who should apply? Must be currently enrolled in High School.

• Must be a resident of the Imperial Valley.

• Must be enrolled in a career technical school, community college or a university as an entering

freshman.

• Must apply in only one of the four types of scholarships awards (Scholastic Achievement, Exemplary

Community Involvement, IVROP Student & General).

• A student will not be eligible for a scholarship if he/she is related to a scholarship committee

member, a foundation member or an individual contributor to the local funds of the IVROPCF ESF.

 

  1.  AXA Achievement Community Scholarship, deadline is February 1st, award maximum is $2500.  Who should apply?

Are you active in your community?  Have you led a project that benefits others?  Have you overcome personal challenges?

The application is available on the www.axa-achievement.com website.

 

  1. Buick Achievers Scholarship Program, Deadline is February 27, 2015.  Award Maximum: Up to $25,000 per year for 50 first-time freshmen or existing college students, renewable for up to four years and one additional year for those entering a qualified five-year engineering program. Who should apply?  If you have the passion to succeed –especially in fields of study related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).  The application is available online: buickachievers.com

 

  1. MLK Scholarship Contest, Deadline is February 27, 2015.  Award Maximum: Up to $25,000 per year for 50 first-time freshmen or existing college students, renewable for up to four years and one additional year for those entering a qualified five-year engineering program.  Who should apply? EduGuide is asking students in grades 6-12 to submit 1-5 minute videos articulating their message of the change they want to be in the world and how they plan to achieve that — for a chance to win a The application is available online: https://eduguideblog.wordpress.com/2015/01/14/eduguide-challenge-the-drum-major/

 

  1. Italian Catholic Federation, Deadline is March 15, 2015.  Award Maximum: (Generally one $1,000.00 scholarship with additional ones awards from $250.00 to $750.00)Who should apply? Seniors who have a total cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher and all of the requirements in either # 1 or # 2: 1) Are Roman Catholic and of Italian Descent and live within the Roman Catholic Dioceses of Arizona or California only where Branches of the Federation are established. 2) Either Roman Catholic parent, Guardian or grandparent is a member of the Italian Catholic Federation, the student must be Roman Catholic but need not be of Italian Descent or live where Branches of the Federation are established – membership of a Roman Catholic parent, guardian or grandparent is mandatory for # 2.  The application is available on the www.icf.org website.

 

  1. Calcot-Seitz Foundation, Deadline is March 31, 2015.  Award Maximum: $3,000 payable over three yearsWho should apply?

·       Students who major in agriculture at a four-year school that offers a degree in agriculture. The application is available online:

        www.calcot.com

 

  1. Imperial Valley Produce Scholarship:  Deadline: April 20, 2015, Award Maximum: (Generally one $1,000.00 scholarship with additional ones awards from $250.00 to $750.00).  Who should apply? Seniors who will be attending a four year college in Fall 2015. Applications are due April 20, 2015.  The application is available in the counseling office.

 

  1. Farm Credit Services S.T.A.R.T. Scholarship:  Deadline: April 20, 2015, Award Maximum: One $1,500.00.  Who should apply? Seniors who will be attending a four year college in Fall 2015. Applications are due April 20, 2015. The application is available in the counseling office.

 

  1. Ed McGrew Scholarship:  Deadline: April 20, 2015,  Award Maximum: Generally between $100 to $2,500.00.   Who should apply?  Seniors who will enroll at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in Fall 2015. Applications are due April 20, 2015.  The application is available in the counseling office.

 

  1. 2015 Student-view Scholarship Progam, Deadline is April 22, 2015.  Award Maximum: One $4,000, two $1,000 and ten $500.

              Who should apply? 1) No minimum SAT/ACT score or grade point average 2) No essay required 3) No lengthy application forms

               No application fees. 

              Simply log on to www.student-view.com and complete a 15-20 minute application survey about colleges in your area.