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Late Start: Tuesday, Sept 23

 

Back to School Night Wed, 10/1 @ 6pm

 

 

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MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2014

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WORD OF THE DAY     

Billowing = swelling; fluttering; waving

Counseling:                                                                                                              
South High will be giving the PSAT this year on Wednesday, October 15 from 8-11:30 a.m. The test will be given for free to all 10th graders. 

Interested juniors and freshmen must pay $25 if they would like to take the PSAT.  We strongly encourage juniors to take it, because it is good practice for the SAT and it is the only way to qualify for National Merit Scholarships.

Students can register for the PSAT on any of the following days: Tuesday, Sept 23, Wednesday, Sept 24, or Thursday, Sept. 25.  The cost is $25 (cash only) and can be paid at lunch time in K-1.  Please bring your student ID with you when you register.

The following college visits are coming up soon:

Mon,Sept 22nd 9 am- Mount Saint Mary’s College

Tues, Sept 23rd  1:15pm- University of Illinois

Wed, Sept 24th 11 am- Lasell College

Thurs, Sept 25th 9 am- UCSB

Thurs, Sept 25th 11 am- University of Kansas

Mon, Sept 29th 11 am- Georgia Tech

Mon, Sept 29th 1 pm- University of Arizona

Tues, Sept 30th 11 am- Point Loma Nazarene University

Wed, Oct 1st 1 pm- Arizona State University

Thurs, Oct 2nd  1:15 pm- Colorado State University

To sign up for these, or other scheduled college visits, login to you naviance.com account.  New colleges such as University of Washington and University of the Pacific have recently been added. If you need help accessing naviance, come see Ms. Skipper in the counseling office.

*  4 Year College Workshop- Oct 7th, 5th or 6th period.  Sign up in the counseling office and get a pass.  Seniors only!

*  CSU Application Workshop- Oct 9th, 4th period.  Learn about the California State University system and application process. Sign up in the counseling office and get a pass. Seniors only!

*  UC Application Workshop- Oct 15th, 5th period. Learn about the University of California system and application process. Sign up in the counseling office and get a pass. Seniors only!

*  Are you interested in attending any of the following open houses or information sessions?  For more information, check out the College Board outside of the counseling office, or see Ms. Skipper.

Brown University- Introduction: Sept 22 7 pm at LA Center for Enriched Studies Auditorium

Mars Rover and LA/OC Society Expo: Sept 27th 1-5 pm at S-Café at Northrop-Grumman in Redondo Beach

Boston University-Information Session: Oct 5th 1:30 pm at Intercontinental LA

University of Pennsylvania- Experience Penn: Oct 5th 4 pm at Santa Monica High School

Tufts University (MA)- Open Houses: Sept 26th- Women in Engineering and Oct 3rd, 10th, or 17th- Engineering Open House, on campus

Wellesley College (MA)- Open Houses: Sept 27th - morning open house, on campus

General Announcements:
* Senior Parking Spaces: Are designated for Seniors who have purchased these spots for the entire year. Each of these seniors has parking placards that hang in their rearview mirrors that have corresponding numbers to match their spaces. Please do NOT park in these designated spots if you are not the student who purchased it. You run the risk of being towed at the vehicle owner’s expense.

* Announcing the South High Theater's Fall Show: A Christmas Carol! The drama department will be performing Charles Dickens's famous holiday classic about a grumpy old man who learns the meaning of Christmas through time travel. If you are interested in being a part of the show, please come to a mandatory information meeting in room H3 Wednesday at lunch. Actors from all grades and experience levels are welcome, and we are looking for some people to help backstage as well. Again, the mandatory info meeting will be on Wednesday at lunch in H3. Any questions see Ms Parsons in H3

* CLASS OF 2017 T-SHIRT DESIGN: Class of 2017 T-shirt design box is in K1. Please submit your design ideas before school, during lunch or after 6th period by Oct. 17th. The best design will be chosen.

* MEMBERS AT LARGE APPLICATIONS: Will be available in K1 beginning Monday, Sept. 22nd. All applications will be due to K1 by Friday, Sept. 25th by 3:30pm.

* CLUB DAY IS COMING!  This Friday, Sept. 26th, all the South High clubs will be on display in the Mall during lunch time. It’s a great time to check out all the club opportunities available and sign up for interested clubs! Get Involved South High!

* THE ATTIC is open Monday-Friday from 3:00-9:00pm. THE ATTIC includes a computer room, game room, Café, pool table, basketball, fitness center and much more. Membership fee is only $10.00
Are you looking for volunteer hours? Join the S.P.I.N. Club today. Meetings are held every first Wednesday of each month at 5:00pm at
THE ATTIC (Must be an ATTIC member). For more information on THE ATTIC call (310) 782-8828.

If you purchased yearbook pictures, please come to K2 and claim them on Wed., Sept. 17th.

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY  Volunteers Needed: ACEing Autism is a non-profit organization with 30 locations worldwide. Now, for the first time it is being launched in the South Bay. ACEing Autism is a tennis program created to meet the needs of children with autism. Each child is paired with one or two volunteers based on his or her needs. This is a meaningful opportunity to enrich the development of children with autism. We need volunteers with tennis backgrounds as well as committed individuals to ensure the success of the program. It will  held every Saturday from 9AM to 11AM starting from October 25 until November 22 at South High Tennis Courts. To get an application or for more information contact program director Atharva Padhye at atharvaup@yahoo.com or call 310-683-9369.

Activities Office (K-1) and Business/Athletics Office (F-1) hours are from 7:30 – 7:52 am, during lunchtime and after 3pm. During class time, the offices focus on their many other transactions and responsibilities, not to mention, we support & respect your curriculum and instruction time

Library: Starting Monday, Sept. 15th - the library will be open for regular student services.  

Regular Library Hours:  7:30a.m. - 3:30pm

Late Start Library Hours: 9:30a.m. - 3:30p.m.

Note: Hours subject to change due to events and meetings.   

Library/Textbooks:  Starting Monday, Sept. 15th, students should check out books ONLY before school, break, lunch, and after school.  Please do not come during class.  This includes T.A.'s. Thank you for your cooperation.

Activities:  
* Youth & Government will hold its first meeting of the year in C3, Today. Monday! New members welcome! Come learn about how you can join this exciting club that travels to Sacramento. 

* Habitat for Humanity: Come join us for our first general meeting on Tuesday 9/30 in Y-22 at lunch.  Hear about the club and meet the new board members. (D. Lee).

* Drama Club meetings every Tuesday at lunch in H3

First Spanish Club meeting Tuesday, Sept 23 in L-24 at lunch.  Come join us for the new school year and help us plan for Club Day.  All are welcome!

Student Activities for September

 

Date(s):

Title of Event/Activity:

Location:

Description:

22-Sep

Members at Large Applications Avail

K1

9-12th graders interested in becoming a Member at Large for their class may pick up an application for consideration

23-Sep

Late Start Day!

 

1st Period begins at 9:21am

Sep 23-25

PSAT Fee Collection

K1

9th and 11th graders wishing to take the PSAT must pay for the test during this time

Sep 23-24

Faculty/Staff/Senior Class nominate Homecoming Court

Senior English Classes

Seniors, staff and faculty will cast their ballots for this year's Homecoming Court

24-Sep

ICC Rep Meeting

K2

All clubs must send club rep for important info concerning Club Day

26-Sep

Club Day

Mall

All clubs will be represented in the Mall during lunch for students who wish to join existing clubs

26-Sep

Members at Large Applications Due

K1

All students' applications are due to K1 by 4pm for consideration.

Athletics:

Upcoming Athletic Events - Monday, September 22 through Saturday, September 27

 

 

Monday September 22

 

 

 

 

 

TEAM

LOCATION

OPPONENT

GAME TIME

BUS TIME

DISMISSAL

No Athletic Events Scheduled

 

 

 

 

Tuesday, September 23

 

 

 

 

 

TEAM

LOCATION

OPPONENT

GAME TIME

BUS TIME

DISMISSAL

Girls Varsity Golf

Alondra

West HS

2:45pm

No bus

2pm

Girls Volleyball (all)

HOME

St. Lucy's HS

FS 3:15, JV 4:30, Var 6pm

x

FS 2pm

Girls Varsity Tennis

Away

Chadwick School

3:00pm

2:15pm

2pm

Girls JV Tennis

HOME

Chadwick School

2:30pm

x

2pm

Wednesday, September 24

 

 

 

 

TEAM

LOCATION

OPPONENT

GAME TIME

BUS TIME

DISMISSAL

Cross Country (all levels)

Entradero Park

Pioneer League Meet #1

2:30pm

1pm

12:45pm

Girls Tennis (all levels)

HOME

Torrance HS

2:30pm

x

x

Thursday, September 25

 

 

 

 

 

TEAM

LOCATION

OPPONENT

GAME TIME

BUS TIME

DISMISSAL

Girls Varsity Golf

Los Verdes

West HS

2:45pm

No bus

2pm

Girls Volleyball (all levels)

Away

Notre Dame (Sherman Oaks)

FS 4pm, JV 5pm, Var 6pm

1:00pm

12:45pm

Friday, September 26

 

 

 

 

 

TEAM

LOCATION

OPPONENT

GAME TIME

BUS TIME

DISMISSAL

JV and Varsity Football

Away

Carpinteria HS

JV 4:30, Varsity 7:30pm

12:30pm

12:15pm

Cheer

Away

Carpinteria HS

JV 4:30, Varsity 7:30pm

12:30pm

12:15pm

Drill Team

Away

Carpinteria HS

7:30pm

3:00pm

x

Saturday, September 27

 

 

 

 

 

TEAM

LOCATION

OPPONENT

GAME TIME

BUS TIME

DISMISSAL

Girls FS Volleyball

TBA

North Tournament TBA

TBA

No bus

x


 
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