Bulletin

PLEASANT GROVE HIGH SCHOOL

Daily Bulletin, Wednesday, August 16, 2017
HAPPY 12TH BIRTHDAY PGHS!!! 

 
GENERAL NEWS:

SCHOOL PICTURES!!! School pictures and ID photos are tomorrow and Friday(8/17 & 8/18).  If you are a senior remember to please pick up your ID card from the MP room today at lunch.  If we do not have and ID card for you then you need to go to the small gym at your lunch Thursday or Friday and have one taken.  If you purchased an ASB card they are supposed to be delivered today.  Tomorrow all Juniors will take pictures during their US history classes.  If you do not have US history please make sure to go in at lunch to the small gym to have your ID picture taken.  Freshman and Sophomores will take pictures in PE class on Friday.  If you do not have a PE class then please be sure to take pictures at lunch in the small gym on Friday.  Questions, come to the ASB room. (J. Platt, 8/17)

Renaissance is BACK.  If you are a sophomore, junior, or senior and earned a 2.5 GPA or higher the second semester of last year you are eligible.  The process is the same.  Sign up at lunch outside the cafeteria for your rewards.  Sign-ups will take place through end of lunch TODAY(J. Platt, 8/16)

Back to School Night is tomorrow night, Thursday, 8/17, from 6:30-8:00!!!  Tell  your parents and guardians so they know about it!! 

ASB cards on sale NOW!!!  Get them before school pictures which begin tomorrow (Thursday, 8/17).  That way when you take your picture it will be an ASB card.  Why buy ASB?? Free into all home athletic events except playoffs and powderpuff and discounts on dances (including off campus guests) and discount on spirit wear.  If you are going to get one DON’T WAIT!!! (J. Platt, 8/17)

COMMUNITY SERVICE:

Looking for community service hours?  Pleasant Grove Elementary is in need of about 6 or 7 volunteers to work their annual Sock Hop in September.  The event is on September 22nd from 4pm to 7pm.  They need students to show up at 3:30 and stay until 7:30 pm.  Volunteers will help with making and serving popcorn, cotton candy, and snow cones.  Then a little help with cleanup at the end.   If you are interested, please see Ms. Mullins in HK9 to sign up.
(J. Mullins, 9/15)
 
IMPORTANT DATES:

Thursday & Friday, August 17th & 18th - SCHOOL PICTURES (11th grade during US History in the small gym; 9th & 10th during PE classes in the small gym)
Thursday, August 17th - BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHT, 6:30-8:00
Friday, August 18th - WELCOME BACK RALLY, rally schedule, rally begins @ 2:30
Thursday, August 24th - SENIOR PARENT NIGHT, 6:30-7:30, cafeteria
Thursday, August 31st - SENIOR BBQ, all day in the main gym
Monday, September 4th - LABOR DAY HOLIDAY
Friday, September 15th - PARENT LUNCH DAY @ PG
Wednesday, September 20th - MINIMUM DAY SCHEDULE (WASC), school dismisses @ 12:36 

LIBRARY NEWS:

COLLEGE/CAREER CENTER/SCHOLARSHIP NEWS:

 PGHS Career Center Hours: Open before school @ 7:30, during both lunches and after school until 3:30.

Military in the Quad: Navy (Mondays); Marines (Wednesdays); Army (Thursdays)

 

CLUB/ACADEMY/ACADEMIC NEWS:

ATHLETIC ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Girls interested in playing softball in the spring, plan to attend an informational meeting on Friday, Aug. 18th during your lunch period in the quad area. (B. Belden, 8/18)

If any Freshman girls are interested in playing volleyball this year please see Mr. Belden in the student service building or go to the gym after school.(B. Belden, 8/18

SPORTS ON TAP:

 

THOUGHT FOR EVERYDAY: “DO THE RIGHT THING! DO YOUR HOMEWORK! BE KIND TO ONE ANOTHER!! " :)

 

GENERAL NEWS:

The main library is CLOSED the first 2 weeks of school for middle and high school textbook checkouts.  Textbook window is OPEN 7:30—3:20.  Students must return any overdue library materials prior to receiving this year’s books.  Bring overdue library materials when you come with your scheduled class checkout or before or after school.  (D. VanSomeren, 8/18 

STUDENT SCHEDULES -  
change requests are now being accepted in Student Services and are due by 3:30 on Friday, August 18th.  You can obtain a “Schedule Change Request Form” from a counselor in the quad during lunch or before/after school or from Student Services.   This form needs to be filled out and signed by both parent/guardian and student before it can be processed.  Due to this, please no email or phone call requests.  Remember there are no teacher or lunch changes and please be advised that PGHS is at maximum student enrollment so movement and/or choice of other classes is minimal.  Counselors will do their very best to address all situations in a timely fashion.  Thank you in advance for your patience. 

Congratulations 
to ALL of the A.P. Psychology students of 2016-2017 !!! Way to go you did an amazing job!! So proud of all of you.  Please come by HK5 before school, after school , or second lunch only and let me know your choice of semester for the ”grade bump” you earned by passing the exam.  If I do not see you in person by this FRIDAY Aug. 18th.   (DO NOT EMAIL ME YOUR CHOICE ) I will make the decision on which semester grade gets bumped. Again, congratulations your hard work paid off!! Hope to see you soon, Mrs. Belden.(S. Belden,8/18) 

Test Prep Info -
Pleasant Grove has partnered with Kaplan Test Prep to offer free prepathons the ACT. Prepathons offer 6 hours of free, online test prep.
WHEN:  ACT - 8/27, beginning at 9:00 a.m. PST
WHERE:  Kaptest.com/prepathon

Do you want to improve your SAT & ACT scores?  Many PG students have done just that by taking the Kaplan Test Prep Class!  To sign up and see available classes/schedules go to:
www.kaplanatschool.com/pleasantgrove.  Cost is $899 with a $150 discount available for PG students.  Questions, contact Katherine Plommer at: 916-667-2537 or katherine.plommer@kaplan.com.

Free self-paced SAT/ACT Test Prep is also available online for PG students.  Go to www.kaplanatschool.com/pleasantgrove and follow the link and steps (click on the upper right hand corner for a free promo code first).  Questions:  916-667-2537 or katherine.plommer@kaplan.com.

Free PSAT, SAT, and ACT "TURBO TEST".  Get a predictive score faster! Want to see how you'd score on the PSAT, new SAT, or ACT before you take the real thing?  Now you can quickly.  With "Turbo Test" you will get a prediction of your full score quickly and be able to review your score by section to guide your studies as you prep for the official tests.  Check out the following links:  
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kaptest.com/actturbotest 

 

Support PG Athletics - for $10 you can receive up to $35 in smoothies at Jamba Juice!!! Cards can be purchased from Mr. Belden in Student Services and in the Student Store.