Bulletin

PLEASANT GROVE HIGH SCHOOL

DAILY BULLETIN

THURSDAY, JANUARY 24, 2019


GENERAL NEWS:

A PTSO member will be on campus at lunch Thursday, 1/24 selling Sober Grad Night tickets.  Cash and checks made out to PTSO are accepted. Ticket prices are $100 thru April. A completed Sober Grad Night Permission Form must be turned in with both the parent and student signatures along with payment.  Sober Grad Night Permission slips are located at:https://sites.google.com/pghs.net/pghs-ptso/sober-grad-night 

IMPORTANT DATES:

TODAY, THURSDAY, JANUARY 24TH, FOOD FAIRE DAY!!

Friday, January 25, "Live and Unplugged", 6:30 in the theater

Saturday, February 9th,
"Winter Ball" for Paradise High School" XOXO

Saturday, February 16th, "Red Carpet Prom" @ Armaas Event Center in Elk Grove

LIBRARY NEWS:

COMMUNITY SERVICE:
The Wilton Memorial Rose Garden project scheduled for THIS Saturday, 1/26 has been cancelled  for this year.

CAREER CENTER NEWS:

SENIOR REMINDER!!! ELK GROVE REGIONAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION TIME IS NOW!!! All scholarships are due to the Career Center by 3:30 THIS Friday, January 25th (sorry, no exceptions). 

Job Info:
  Southgate Recreation & Park District is hosting its annual "Job Skills Workshop" for teens and young adults on Monday, January 28, 2019 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at the Fruitridge Community Center, 400 Fruitridge Road, Sacto.  For more info go to:  www.southgaterecandpark.net/ 
 

Military in the Quad:  Tuesdays (Marines), Wednesdays (Navy), Thursdays (Army)

CLUB/ACADEMY/ACADEMIC NEWS/EVENTS:

Interested in a health care career or learning more about mental health? Join NAMI club—Next meeting is Thursday at 8 am in room HH-7! 

Live and Unplugged is
this Friday, 1/25, at 6:30 in the theater.  Tickets are $5 and support #PromforParadise.  See Mrs. Bainter in HH8 with any questions. (E. Bainter, 1/25)

ATHLETIC ANNOUNCEMENTS:
Spring sports begin soon, be sure to get your paperwork taken care of and turn in a copy of your physical and confirmation letter to Mr. Belden in the student service office. 

If interested in trying out for baseball plan to attend a short informational meeting Thursday, Jan. 24th during your lunch. 1st lunch in HG 7 and 2nd lunch in the small gym. (B. Belden, 1/24)

On Thursday, the 24th of January there will be a sign up for the boys tennis team at 8am in HN-6. (Coach Harris, 1/24)

SPORTS ON TAP:


THOUGHT FOR THE DAY:

DO THE RIGHT THING, BE KIND TO ONE ANOTHER AND REMEMBER TO DO YOUR HOMEWORK! :)
Be Safe – Be Respectful – Be Responsible – Be Your Best  

GENERAL & FUTURE NEWS:

Have you bought your yearbook yet? Prices increase to $110 after January 31st! Go to jostens.com to order yours before the price goes up! While you are there, check out personalization or senior recognition ads. Senior recognition ads are also due on January 31st. (A. Sousa, 1/31)

Hey PG! Yearbook is looking for creative minds and storytellers to join our staff for the 2019-2020 school year. If you are interested in being a part of telling our story, pick up an application in Student Services or contact Ms. Sousa. Applications are due to Ms. Sousa’s box by February 15th. (A. Sousa, 2/15)  

PG Voice, a student culture and climate committee has started back up this semester.  This is a group of students who will meet once a month with Mrs. Winder and Ms.Swain to discuss student based issues. It is an opportunity to earn community service and have your voice be heard. PG Voice is looking for new members to join the already amazing group! Please come by HH7 and pick up an application from Mrs. Winder if you are interested. All applications are due by February 8th. (B. Swain, 2/8)  

Join us Tuesday, February 12 from 11-9 at the Panda Express at Waterman Plaza for our first ever PBIS fundraiser event.  Our PBIS team will use the money raised to purchase student and staff incentives for PG Platinum ticket drawings.  You will be receiving a flyer on February 7 during Advocacy, but watch for a digital copy on PGHS website coming soon.  You must have the digital or print flyer for PGHS to receive the 20% credit.
(J. Mullins, 2/12)

Are you interested in becoming a firefighter?  Captain Robert Anthony from the Sacramento Fire Department is coming to PG to talk to interested students about the ins and outs of becoming a firefighter...Presentation is schedule for Friday, February 22nd.  If you would like to receive a pass to attend this presentation please sign up in the Career Center asap. (J. Aguero, 2/22) 

SENIOR REMINDER!!! ELK GROVE REGIONAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION TIME IS NOW!!! All scholarships are due to the Career Center by 3:30 on Friday, January 25th (sorry, no exceptions) The scholarships that are generated and managed through the Elk Grove Regional Scholarship Foundation vary considerably in both amount of award and in the profiles of intended recipients.  The criteria describing intended recipients are determined by the individual or group who establishes the scholarship through initial donations and a commitment to endow.  For instance, community or school involvement may be a criterion for some EGRSF scholarships, but not for others.  Some are intended for students who enroll in four-year colleges, some are for students who plan to attend trade schools. The EGRSF offers scholarships for individuals pursuing various careers including agriculture, nursing, education, auto mechanics, politics, and the arts, to name a few.  Students can only receive one scholarship but may apply to as many scholarships as they want as long as they meet the specific criteria for that scholarship. Go to www.elkgroversf.org to apply.and remember to turn in hard-copy packets for each scholarship you apply to. Come to the Career Center for questions. (J. Aguero, 1/25/19)

CALIFORNIA SCHOLARSHIP FEDERATION (CSF)
application period has begun and applications are due Friday, February 1, 2019 by 3:30 p.m. for Term 1 of this school year ending December 2018SENIORS REMEMBER YOU MUST QUALIFY AND SUBMIT AN APPLICATION FOR TERM 1 OR TERM 2 OF YOUR SENIOR YEAR FOR LIFETIME MEMBERSHIP AND HONORS AT GRADUATION AND SENIOR AWARDS NIGHT.  Applications are available in "school news", at the link below or in the Career Center. Make sure you complete the application first to make sure you qualify then pay the $5.00 application fee and turn in form to Mrs. Grundman at the Controller’s Window in the Administration Office.  DO NOT attach your transcript or report card.  Grades will be verified separately.   
CSF is a statewide honor society for California students.  The organization honors outstanding high school students who have earned academic excellence in grades 10-12.  Honors are given at graduation and Senior Awards Night.  There are over 1,900 local chapters in the public and private schools of California with over 150,000 student members.  A specific criteria/point system, determined by the CSF Board of Directors,  is used for qualifying purposes.  This point system can be found on the application.  Questions see Mrs. Aguero or Mrs. Williams in the Career Center located in the Student Services Office before or after school or during your lunch. (J. Aguero, 2/1/19)

CSF Application Form Due 2-1-19
 

Want to learn what careers and degrees are available for you at CRC?  Come listen to a special presentation by Traci Scott from CRC on Monday, March 25th @ 9:00 a.m.  She will be giving us a glimpse of the various pathways you can take through degrees or certification at CRC.  Come find out about areas you may be interested in and how to apply for college and financial aid as well as how to take courses in high school.  All grades are welcome.  See attached flyer for info on degrees and certificates.  Please come and sign up in the Career Center if you are interested :)

CRC - Find Your Career at CRC!

COMMUNITY SERVICE:

Arnold Adreani Elementary PTA is hosting its Inaugural Crab Feed THIS SaturdayJanuary 26th!  They are looking for PGHS students for help with setup the night before (Friday, 1/25) and help on the day of the event. Students can sign up at the link below. 

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0b4aafaf29a7fa7-arnold5

If you have any questions they can email ArnoldAdreaniVolunteers@gmail.com

Cosumnes River Elementary School is looking for student volunteers to help with their Father/Daughter Dance on Februrary 9th. For more info and if you are interested in helping out with this event, contact Ms. Broussard at 916-879-1452 or email ashleybroussard85@gmail.com(L. Weiss, 2/9)

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