Friday, January 16, 2009

Mendocino High School Bulletin

I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation
where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content
of their character. - Martin Luther King, Jr.

Friday, January 16 FINALS 3rd & 4th PERIODS
€ First Semester Ends
€ Varsity Basketball HOME vs Geyserville 5:30/7

Monday, January 19 ­ HOLIDAY Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Tuesday, January 20 ­ Presidential Inauguration Swearing In:
8:15 -8:25 Advisory/roll taken
Assemble in PAC or Library 8:25 ­ 9:45
Brunch 9:45 ­ 10:00
Period 1 10:00 ­ 11:10 Period 3 11:15 ­ 12:25
Lunch 12:25 ­ 1:05 Period 6 1:10- 2:20
Period 7 2:25 ­ 3:33
€ Improv Club rehearsal 3:40-5:30 PAC
€ 1st Semester Grades Due/Newsletter announcement/articles due
€ JVB & Var Basketball AT Laytonville 4/5:30/7 Exc 12:45/lpm
€ Sober Grad meeting, 6:30 library

Wednesday, January 21 ­ AE week sign-up deadline

Thursday, January 22
€ Improv Club rehearsal 3:40-5:30 PAC
€ MUSD Board meeting 5pm MMS

Friday, January 23
€ PAC ­ MCHS production 7pm (Sat 7pm/Sun 2pm)
€ Basektball HOME vs Pt Arena 3:30/5/6:30/8
Saturday, January 24
€ JVGirls Basketball AT Point Arena TBD
Monday, January 26
€ Improv Club rehearsal 3:40-5:30 PAC
€ JOIN a knitting group! Monday12:15-12:45 in the library.
Tuesday, January 27
€ Improv Club rehearsal 3:40-5:30 PAC
€ Basketball HOME vs Anderson Valley :30/5/6:30/8 Exc JVG 2:30

January 2009
28 SENIORS 10:20, Library ­ Grad Cap & gown order info
30-31 MCHS Play Production PAC 7pm

New website:

FOUND: gold, adjustable ring in Robin Curry¹s room. See Barb to identify
and claim.
FOUND: MP3 player. See Barb to identify & claim.

All MHS & Independent Study Seniors: meet in the library Wednesday, January
28 from 10:20- 10:50 to receive ordering information for caps and gowns,
graduation announcements and senior rings, ordering procedures and

AE Week at the Art Center - $100 suggested contribution:
January $25 February $25 March $25 April 1 $25
(only 2 spaces left in ceramics & 2 in blacksmithingÅ )

College/Career/Scholarship Information
MARK YOUR CALENDAR: Wednesday, March 18 students and parents invited to an
evening of job and career information at College of the Redwoods, Fort
Bragg. Info 964-9000
American Legion Auxiliary is again sponsoring one 11th grade female student
to attend the prestigious Girls State this summer June 27 ­ July 3, 2009 at
Pitzer College in southern California. This is a fun filled all expense paid
trip (transportation included) meeting new people, learning about
government, politics and visiting the surrounding colleges. You will truly
have a fantastic time. Deadline is Friday, February 13, 2009
See Tom for an application and more information.
Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival ScholarshipAmount: 2- $2000
Criteria: Must be a graduating senior of Japanese American descent with GPA
minimum of 2.5. Applicant should be actively involved in community service.
Contact: Call Steven Hirbashi @ 510-471-7324 or see Noah for the application
Deadline: 3/24/09
Scholarship:Best Buy Scholarship Program
Amount: 1000 - $1500 scholarships
Criteria: see website for details and to apply
Contact: <> Deadline: 02/15/09
Don and Roy Splawn Charitable Foundation West Scholarship
Amount: Multiple $1000 scholarships
Criteria: financial hardship, GPA of 3.0+, be employed on a part/full time
basis. Deadline: 02/27/09
American Inst. of Architects Redwood Emp. Scholarship Fund
Amount: 1- $1000
Criteria: go to <>
Deadline: 03/02/09
Humboldt State Univ. will accept freshman applications up until March 1,
2009, extending the deadline
The Career Technical Education Program (CTE)is now accepting registrations
for a construction class to be offered in Fort Bragg. The construction class
will be on-site and project-based with an emphasis on developing hands-on
skills. Students will learn all phases of basic construction from foundation
to roof.The class will be held for twelve Saturday's between January 31,
2009 and June 5, 2009 from 9am to 3:30 p.m. Please contact
Veronica Bazor at 964-9000 or email at
Junior Statesman Summer Program at Georgetown, Princeton, Yale, or Stanford.
It provides an advanced college curriculum, dynamic skills based leadership
activities, and interactive sessions with prominent politicians,
journalists, academicians and other leaders that prepare students for public
service and personal success. It is expensive but scholarships are
Go to <>

ADVISORY/TUTORIAL ­ Wednesday & Friday 10:02-10:48
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL Jenny Otter - 1st Friday, Lunch, Rm 3
ASB ­ Monday - 12:00 p.m., room 1 Noah Gold ­ Advisor
BAND BOOSTERS ­ 2nd Wed. @ 7:00 in the MS library
CHORUS BOOSTERS 2nd Wed. @ 7:00 in the MS library
CLASS MEETINGS ­ 2nd Friday; last 20 min. of tutorial
CSF ­ Robin Curry-Advisor 1st Thursday, Lunch, room 7
INTERACT ­ Penny Alves ­ Advisor 2nd & 4th Thursday @ lunch, Rm 7
LEADERSHIP TEAM ­ Tuesday, lunch, room TBA
MODEL UN ­ Jenny Otter ­ Tuesday, Lunch, Room 3
Ocean Environmental Club Jamgochian - 1st & 3rd Wed, 12:30, rm 2
SCIENCE CLUB ­ Tobin Hahn - 1st & 3rd Thursday, room 5, lunch
SITE COUNCIL ­ TBA - 4th Tues 3:45, Library*some exceptions
STAFF ­ 1st Wednesday business; 2nd 3rd & 4TH ­ Learning Com

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