Saturday, May 2, 2009

MHS Bulletin

Mendocino High School Bulletin

³Freedom is when the people can speak, democracy is when the government
listens.² Alastair Farrugia

Friday, May 1 ­ RALLY during advisory
€ Softball HOME vs Round Valley 2pm Exc 1pm
€ Baseball HOME vs Round Valley 4pm
€ AE week Independent Study info to Beth Ryan Deadline TODAY!
Saturday, May 2
€ Chorus Jazz Dessert show 7-MMS
Monday, May 4
€ Golf NCS Qualifier, San Rafael
National Teacher Day & Cinco de Mayo
Tuesday, May 5 ­ AP & STAR testing begins 9th-11th grades
€ 8:15am ­ AP Spanish Language ­Library
€ 8:15am ­ 11:34 STAR ELA 1Ž2 - Testing in Advisory room
Seniors may study in the library/computer lab or bring reading material for
quiet studying in advisory while others are testing.
12;19-1:51 Period 1; 2:01 ­ 3:33 Period 3
€ Registration Deadline 6/6 SAT FBHS
€ Baseball & Softball AT Potter Valley 4pm Exc 12:45/Lv 1
Wednesday, May 6 ­ STAR testing:
€ 8:15 ­ 10:15 Science I/2 10:15 -10:30 Brunch
10:30 -12:20 World History 1Ž2
12:20-1:10 Lunch 1:10-2:42 Period 5
Seniors may study in the library/computer lab or bring reading material for
quiet studying in advisory while others are testing.
Thursday, May 7 ­ STAR testing:
€ 8:15 ­ 11:34 Math 1Ž2 9:47-10:02 Brunch
11:34-12:14 Lunch
12:19-1:51 Period 6 2:01 ­ 3:33 Period 7
Seniors may study in the library/computer lab or bring reading material for
quiet studying in advisory while others are testing.
Friday, May 8 STAR testing:
€ 8:15 ­ 10:15 10th grade Science 1/2; 11th grade History 1Ž2
8:15 ­ 10:15 9th grade attend 1st period class 10:15 Brunch
10:30-10:48 ADVISORY
10:53 -12:25 Period 2 12:25-1:10 Lunch 1:10-2:42 Per 4
Seniors may study in the library/computer lab or bring reading material for
quiet studying in advisory while others are testing.
€ Prom wear selection day ­ Rm 7
€ Reg. Deadline for 6/13 ACT - SR
€ Band leaves for Windsor Festival
€ Softball AT Geyserville Ex 11:45/Lv 12
Saturday, May 9
€ Windsor Band Festival
Monday, May 11
€ Golf Tournament of Champions Fairfax
Tuesday, May 12
€ 8:15 Rm 11 English Lang CAHSEE 10th Makeup/11th, 12th, Retake
€ 8:15 ­ Environment Science AP Exam, Library
€ 4th Quarter Deficiency Notices Due
€ Softball & Baseball HOME vs Laytonville 4 Ex 3pm

May 2009
4-15 Advanced Placement Exams
5-8€ STAR Testing & Make-up
12, 13 CAHSEE 10th Makeup/11th, 12th, Retake
13 MCHS Senior Project Night 7pm
14 Drama Class show & Q&A 7pm PAC
19 Spring Choral Concert 7pm Cotton Aud
20 4-12 Band Concert PAC 7pm
22€ Sober Grad Dinner Multi-use room
25 HOLIDAY Memorial Day
26 Spring Sports Awards 6:30pm Gym
27-29 MCHS Spring Retreat

PROM: Guest signup & late arrival list in the office: Tickets will be on
sale, watch for signs.
A Sustainable Prom!
Recycle those formals and tux¹s aging in the closet!
WANTED: donations of clean and wearable formal wear for ladies and
gentlemen for 2009 Prom. We need dresses, pants, and shirts on hangers as
well as shoes and accessories for all sizes and shapes! Bring your
donations to Penny Alves (before or after school) in room 7 or Barb Prichard
in the high school office any time between 7:30 a.m. ­ 4:00 p.m. by
Thursday, May 7.
Friday, May 8, students can select and rent their item(s) for $20 (to cover
cleaning cost upon return). Any funds received and not spent will be
donated to Safe and Sober Grad Night!
CMEA results at Sonoma State: Congratulations all!!
Mendocino High School Chamber Singers
-Awarded a "Superior" Rating(highest rating) with a score 93. The judges
also complimented on the musicality, blend, and focus of this group, who
sang two A Capella Pieces. Concert Choir-Awarded a "Excellent" rating with
a score of 86. Our HS men sounded awesome and Chloe and Warren were both
complimented on their solos by the judges.
The 9th Annual Choral Dessert Show will be held on May 2nd at 7:00PM in the
MMS gym. The show will feature the HS Choir and Chamber Singers, and MS
Chamber singers. Students will be performing solo, duet and group numbers
from Broadway musicals, as well as jazz tunes. Tickets are $13. Tickets
must be purchased ahead of time, as we have limited seating. Members of the
choir will serve homemade fancy desserts, coffee and tea to audience
The Dessert Show Cookbook, created by the fabulous Mendocino Choir Boosters,
will be "unveiled" at the show and will be available for purchase. The
Dessert Show Cookbook includes 25 tasted and tested desserts from past
dessert shows. It also includes student cover art, photos of the choir and
all of the desserts have been named, by the students, after Broadway music.
Desserts from the cookbook will be featured at the show on the 2nd. The book
is $15 and will be an ongoing fundraiser to help our students attend music
festivals. Contact Kim Bratton if interested in purchasing a cookbook.
Thursday evening, May 14 at 7pm the Mendocino High School Drama class will
have a premiere party for its comic soap opera "The High School" at the
Matheson Performing Arts Center. The one hour video of the group's three
month improvised project, "The High School" features 14 cast
members. Episode I is titled "The Dance" and concentrates on the shenanigans
leading up to the school's big dance. Refreshments will be followed by the
premiere screening and a Q & A with the actors. The Drama Class is asking
for contributions of $5 for adults and $3 for students for
the Drama Club fund.
College/Career/Scholarship Information
See Noah in the Career for Scholarship applications
Get a jump on college this summer classes at:
English 1-A 6/16 through 8/6: TWTH 1-4 pm (this course would give you a
full year of HS English credit)- 4 units
Earth's Changing Climate same dates as above, TTH 9 am to 12:10 pm (this
course would give you a full year of HS science credit)- 3 units
Registration starts May 6th and you will need to complete paperwork
including signatures from guidance counselor, parent, etc. You also have to
take a placement test before starting (easy test and then you can take any
courses at CR).
Gloriana Musical Theater Student Performing Arts Scholarship
Amount: $500 - $1000. App to Noah by April 29th.
Criteria: Must have the serious intention of continuing Performance Arts
studies, prior experience and financial need.
Applications must have the following:
1. at least one letter of recommendation from professional in the Performing
Arts field.
2. Home address, phone number and email address
3. maximum 2 page essay explaining (a) prior participation in performing
arts. (b) why it is important to the student to continue in this field. (c)
how student plans to use scholarship money. Deadline
is May 4th, 2009
Scholarship: Mendocino Coast Jazz Society
Amount $600 Deadline: May 16th
Criteria: Must pursue further education in music, and who has an interest in
Jazz. Applicants should submit a brief profile outlining their scholastic
and musical activities and explain their financial needs. Send Application
to: Mendocino Jazz Society, PO BOX 361,
Scholarship: Steve Graham Peace Scholarship
Amount $250 Deadline: May 28th, 2009
Criteria & Contact: Please go to

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