Juniors and seniors who are attending the Writers’ Festival on Friday must have their completed Student Activity Forms submitted at the principal’s office no later than sixth period on Thursday, March 5. If you have not already picked up the form, please do so at the principal’s office ASAP.
Freshmen, the week’s word is parallelism which means the state of being parallel. This can be applied to ideas, grammar, or even math (think parallel lines). An example sentence showing parallel structure in the verbs: Over the weekend, I saw a movie, ate some pizza, and played with my dog.
*The English Language Proficiency Assessments for California (ELPAC) will be administered to all students designated English language learners. If you speak a 2nd language and have not been reclassified English language proficient, you will be scheduled to take the exam beginning today through March 31, 2020. An overall score of 3 may qualify you to be redesignated English language proficient and you will be exempt from the exam next year. A call-slip will be sent to your 2nd period classroom requesting your attendance at a designated location. Please follow the instructions on the slip, take the exam seriously and do your very best! If you score an overall 3, you will qualify to be entered in a drawing for Jacket gear or gift cards. For any questions regarding the exam, please see assistant principal Ms. Carabajal.
*Summer school applications for all current OHS students will be available in the back office starting today. Once completed, turn it in at your counselor’s office for their approval and signature.
*Grad Nite Ticket Sales have started! Six Flags Gradnite will be Friday, May 22nd. Tickets are $140. Disneyland Gradnite will be on Friday, June 12th after graduation practice. The price is $225. Tickets are non-refundable. Each senior can purchase one ticket per Gradnite. Find out more info on ASB’s social media pages such as deadlines for each. There is a limited quantity so buy yours while you can with the bookkeeper
Congratulations to the new 2020-21 FCCLA Region 7 President, Rafael Apodaca, and Treasurer Guillermo Rodarte. There will be a club meeting today in K136. All students interested in Culinary Arts, Entrepreneurship, Baking&Pastry, and Fashion are welcome!
Today at lunch, Younglife will be meeting in B114. All are welcome. Please join us for a party with a purpose!
*Our annual Breaking the Silence Charity Concert will be hosted by the Mental Health Club in May. If you would like to participate, please see Mrs. Murillo in room B113 to sign up for auditions, which will take place on March 18th.
College and career center:
The College and Career Center will be closed during class time today. The doors will be open before school, nutrition, lunch and after school.
Friday there will be a community college application workshop. Sign up today with Ms. Pettersen.
Also check in with Ms. Pettersen if you received your confirmation email from Financial Aid stating that your application has been processed successfully.
For those that missed the March 2nd deadline to complete the FAFSA, this means that you are no longer able to qualify for the Cal Grant, which was up to an additional $12,000 in free money for college. Good news is that you are still able to apply for the Pel Grant through FAFSA and with that application be able to receive the OC or VC Promise.
All JV and F/S boys soccer players this is you last week to return your home and away uniform. After this week I will be changing you first semester soccer grade to an ( F GRADE ) and you will be charged $300 to replace the uniforms. Return the uniforms to coach Conte in C-219.
*Cheer tryouts will be April 27th to May 1st. In order to tryout, you must attend one of the information meeting with a parent or guardian. The information meetings will be March 10th from 5 to 6 PM or March 21st from 10 AM to 11 AM in room B 109.