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THURSDAY, MARCH 12, 2015

 

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SPORTS

March 12th…………………….Boys Tennis vs. Lancaster  @AVC JV+V/3:15

March 12-14…………………..Girls Softball-Quartz Hill Tournament @Lancaster City Park V/9:00am

March 12th…………………….Swimming vs. Lancaster @Eastside Pool JV+V/3:30pm

March 13th…………………….Boys Volleyball vs. Lancaster (A) JV/5:00 V/6:00

March 14-22…………………..Baseball- Quartz Hill JV Tournament TBA

March 14-18………………….Baseball- Babe Herman Tournament @Glendale

March 14……………………..Boys Volleyball-Dos Pueblos Tournament @Dos Pueblos

March 14……………………..Track- Redondo Nike Track & Distance Festival @Redondo HS

 

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SPECIAL EVENTS                                                                                                                                 

 

 

SENIORS                                     

 

COLLEGE ACCEPTANCE LETTERS:  Seniors: Have you been accepted to a college, university or trade school? Bring your acceptance letter to Mrs. Lozano in the Career Center.  (Lozano)

 

SENIOR SUPPLEMENTAL INSTRUCTION:  All Seniors who are signed up for Supplemental Instruction please make sure that you see your teacher on a weekly basis.  Mandatory for graduation purposes. (Ziemann)

 

SCHOLARSHIP BULLETIN:  Check out the new   scholarships on the Scholarship Bulletin on Highland’s website or in the Guidance Office.  (Lozano)

 

INTERNATIONAL BULLYING PREVENTION ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP: Seniors, you can still apply for the International Bullying Prevention Association Scholarship even if you haven’t turned in a Local Scholarship Application.  See Mrs. Ortega in the Guidance Office to find out how to apply! (Ortega)

 

SETLA SCHOLARSHIP: Seniors,  if your academic or career interest has to do with math, science, engineering, or technical stuff, the Scientists, Engineers, and Technicians Leadership Association, Inc., has a scholarship you should apply for.  Go to www.setla2004.org to download the application.  All we ask is that once you have completed the application, done your essay and gotten your recommendation letters, please give everything to Mrs. Ortega, no later than March 20th, even if you haven’t turned in a local scholarship application. If you win, we want you to be acknowledged at Senior Awards Night.  Mrs. Ortega will provide the transcripts and send everything to SETLA. (Ortega)

 

CSF SENIORS: Attention Seniors in CSF: the gold robe list has been posted. Come by room 146 and check out the list in the glass display case outside. (Godde)

 

SENIOR SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY: Seniors, if you have a parent who is employed as a fire or police officer there is an opportunity to get free money for college. Please see Mrs. Ortega to find out how to apply. The deadline to postmark the application is March 27th. (Ortega)

 

GPA VERIFICATION: Seniors: Your GPA has been verified for the Cal Grant. To check on the status go to: webgrants4students.org and create an account.  If you need more information see Mrs. Lozano in the career center. (Lozano)

 

SENIORS ATTENDING COC: Seniors planning to attend College of the Canyons this fall should see Mrs. Ortega. She has some information for you. (Ortega)

 

COLLEGE AND CAREER FAIR: Eastside High School is hosting a College and Career Fair this Thursday, March 12th, from 3:00-6:00 p.m.  There will be a number of college and career representatives, as well as several break-out sessions related to college awareness and preparation. Hope to see you there! (Lozano)

 

GRADUATION READERS:  Seniors – the results are in and the following teachers will be reading the names at graduation:  Mr. Sannes, Mr. Baker-Ortiz, Ms. Agnew, Mr. Jones, Mr. Guthrie and Mr. Johnston.  Congratulations!

 

 

CLUBS                                                                                                                                                                        

 

SENIOR SENATE:  Senior Senate meets every Thursday in room 406 right after school.  We will be planning senior sunset activities and Grad Night.  See you there. (Reed)

 

YOUNG AND FREE CHRISTIAN CLUB: The Young and Free Christian Club meets every Tuesday and Thursday in room 519 at both A and B lunch.  Come join us and be a part of all our upcoming events in March!

 

CALIFORNIA SCHOLARSHIP FEDERATION: Attention CSF members, there will be a meeting after school in room 416 on Thursday, March 12th . (Godde)

 

GAY-STRAIGHT ALLIANCE: March is Women’s History Month and GSA would like to recognize the struggles and achievements of all women, including straight, lesbian and transgender. The Highland High School Gay-Straight Alliance meets weekly in room 415 after school on Fridays.  The Gay-Straight Alliance is a welcoming space for all Highland LGBTQ+ students and their straight allies. (Trumps)

 

ART CLUB: The Art Club meets every Monday after school in room 237. All are welcome! (Schiller)

 

LITERARY SOCIETY: Do you love to read? The Highland Literary Society meets on Mondays after school in room 203. BYO snacks and drinks okay. Meetings generally run from 2:45 until 4:00. (Hamill)

 

FRESHMAN SENATE: Freshman Senate meets every Wednesday at 1:30 in room 140 to discuss current and future activities. See you there! (Streeter)

 

FREE THINKERS CLUB: The Free Thinkers Club is where we specialize in political and ideological debates. Whether you are of faith or not, we would love to have you come and discuss your ideas with us Thursdays after school in room 415. Open minds-Open Hearts- Free Thinkers Club. (Trumps)

 

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GENERAL:

 

ASVAB TEST: Attention Juniors and Seniors, the ASVAB will be given on Thursday, March 19th here at Highland.  Please come to the Career Center to sign up. (Lozano)

 

HEALTH CARE ACADEMY: Are you interested in a career in the health care field? If so, check out Palmdale High School’s website, www.phsfalcons.org. They have applications for the Health Care Academy online.  Click on the Academics tab, then click the link for Career Academies and scroll down to download your application.  It’s that easy! (Ortega)

 

ASSIGNED SATURDAY SCHOOL: The Highland High School Administration have decided to enforce Saturday School by limiting extracurricular activities that students can participate in.  Juniors and Seniors who have been assigned Saturday School but have failed to attend will not be permitted to purchase a Prom ticket or Grad Night ticket or attend as a date until their Saturday School commitment has been fulfilled. Picking up trash on lunch detail does not clear a Saturday school. There will be a list of ID numbers posted outside of the Attendance Office of students who must attend Saturday School. (Hagemann)

 

HHS SCIENCE AND STEM EXPO: The HHS Science and STEM Expo will take place on April 8, 2015, with winners from our competition competing at the district level on April 27th. If you are interested in participating in it please contact your science or math teacher with any questions you may have. Information regarding rules, regulations and intent to sign up for the EXPO is available on Highland’s website at highlandhs.org.(Bernard)

 

CTE/ROP PROGRAMS: Juniors and Seniors, do you like the outdoors and physical activity? Come and try one of our awesome CTE/ROP programs. If you enjoy working with others, helping in the community, and want to learn important skills that can lead to an excellent career come sign up for the Fire Tech Program in the Counseling Office. (Moya)

 

JROTC COMPETITION DRILL TEAM: Good luck to JROTC’s Competition Drill Teams at the Fontana Invitational Drill Meet this Saturday, March 14th! HOORAH!!!

 

POETRY SLAM: Calling all word wranglers. The 2015 HHS Poetry Slam will run all day on Thursday, April 2nd in the theater. Student poets who wish to compete must fill out an application, attach a typed copy of their poem and turn it in by Monday, March 30th.  There is limited availability each period, so hop to it. Applications are available in room 203 or from your English teacher.

 

PAWS TO BE KIND THOUGHT FOR THE DAY:   “Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.”

Albert Schweitzer

 

WHAT’S FOR BREAKFAST:

 

Friday: Scrambled egg with cheese and bacon, fruit muffin, 100% fruit juice, fresh fruit and choice of milk.

 

Monday: Cinnamon bun, string cheese, fresh fruit, 100% fruit juice and choice of milk.

 

Tuesday: Pancakes, sausage, syrup cup, fresh fruit, fruit cup and choice of milk.

 

WHAT’S FOR LUNCH:

 

Thursday: Buffalo chicken bowl with brown rice, steamed vegetables, garden salad, brownie bites, fruit cup, fresh fruit and choice of milk.

 

Friday: Wild West BBQ burger with onion rings, lettuce, tomato, spicy rib cut fries, celery sticks, fresh fruit, fruit cup and choice of milk.

 

Monday: Breaded chicken tenders, macaroni & cheese, carrot and celery sticks, green beams, fresh fruit, fruit cup, grahams and choice of milk.