CVHS WEEKLY e-BULLETIN
For the Week of JANUARY 17-21, 2022
MONDAY, 01-17-22 - NO SCHOOL Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
TUESDAY, 01-18-22 Periods 1,3,5,7
Girls Varsity Water Polo vs. Hoover HS @ Hoover 3:30 pm; JV 4:30 pm
Girls Varsity Basketball vs. Hoover HS @ Hoover 5:00 pm
Boys Varsity Basketball vs. Hoover HS @ Hoover 6:30 pm; JV/Frosh CVHS 3:30 pm
ELAC Meeting 6:30 pm via Zoom
Bilingual Award Info Zoom - 4pm-5pm on Zoom w/Mrs. Reinhard
WEDNESDAY, 01-19-22 Periods 2,4,6,7
Girls JV Soccer vs. Hoover HS @ CVHS 3:15 pm
Girls Varsity Water Polo vs. Burroughs HS @ Burroughs 3:30 pm; JV 4:30 pm
Boys Varsity Soccer vs. Hoover HS @Hoover JV 5:00 pm
THURSDAY, 01-20-22 Periods 1,3,5,7
Girls Varsity Water Polo vs. Muir @ CVHS 3:30 pm; JV 4:30 pm
FRIDAY, 01-21-22 Periods 2,4,6,7
Girls Varsity Soccer vs. Muir HS @ Muir 3:30 pm; JV 5:00 pm (JV tentative)
Girls Varsity Water Polo vs. Pasadena HS @ CVHS 3:30 pm
Girls Varsity Basketball vs. TBA @ CVHS 5:30pm (tentative)
Boys Varsity Soccer vs. Muir HS @ CVHS 3:15 pm; JV 3:45 pm @Clark
Boys Varsity Basketball vs. TBA 7:00 pm @ CVHS (tentative)
CVHS - USA Cheer Competition Varsity/JV, Portola HS, Irvine, CA
Boys JV Soccer Cathedral Tournament @ Cathedral TBA
Boys JV Basketball vs. Heritage Christian @ Heritage Christian 10:00 am
JUNIORS AND SENIORS: Updated info on the Bilingual Awards and the Exams - new deadline and new Zoom Q & A session! Check out these fact sheets to see if you're on track to meet the criteria for a bilingual award:
You can also see the fact sheets for the awards on Mrs. Reinhard's CV webpage.
Check out this list of answers to frequently asked questions about the bilingual awards and the district exams: Q&A PAGES.
One way to qualify for the bilingual awards is to pass a GUSD Bilingual Competency Exam, which will be given on Saturday, January 29 in Russian, Korean, and Spanish, and on Saturday, February 5 in Arabic, Armenian, and Tagalog. If you need the exam to qualify for the awards, the deadline to register for the exams has been extended to January 21, 2022, using this link: BCE 21-22 Registration
For more information about the awards, please attend Mrs. Reinhard's next Zoom Q and A on Tuesday, January 18, 2022, from 3:30pm-4:30pm on Zoom: Bilingual Awards n Exams Q&A Zoom Session
DINE-OUT AND SUPPORT CVIM AT NEW MOON MONTROSE - Support CV's Instrumental Music Department and dine at NEW MOON in Montrose on Wednesday, January 19. Dine-in, Take-out or order Online anytime between 11:30am-9:00pm and proceeds will benefit CV's esteemed music department. Gifts Certificates and Delivery service are NOT included. As always, thank you for helping us continue CV's long history of music excellence. Happy dining!
JUNIORS: The Yale Bassett Award for Community Engagement (which is sponsored by the Yale Center for the study of Race, Indigeneity, & Transnational Migration) seeks to recognize high school juniors. The Award is granted to students who show creative leadership and public service, academic distinction, interdisciplinary problem solving and experience addressing societal issues of race and racism. Interested Juniors can apply at https://ritm.yale.edu/yale-bassett-award-community-engagement-application Deadline to apply is Feb. 1, 2022
JUNIORS: The Horatio Alger Association is now offering its National and State scholarships to current high school JUNIORS. The scholarship seeks students who exhibit academic potential, determination in overcoming adversity and who aspire to pursue a bachelor's degree upon graduating high school. Interested students must have a min. 2.0 GPA, be US citizen, be involved in co-curricular and community service activities and demonstrate critical financial need. Apply online at https://scholars.horatioalger.org/horatio-alger-scholarship-applications/ and the deadline is March 15, 2022.
ARE YOU A PERFORMER? DO YOU ENJOY POETRY? CV's annual Poetry Out Loud competition is fast approaching! We will practice this Wednesday and next Wednesday, 1/12 and 1/19, at our Poetry Out Loud meeting in Ms. Zayas-Cheney's room, 5304, at lunch. The competition will be on Tuesday, 1/25. It is not too late to join in and show off your talent!
CV JOURNALISM CLASS: Applications for CV's 5th Period Journalism Class are available HERE and on the CVHS website under the Journalism extension of the Activities section! For all students interested in writing, photography, and illustration, please complete the application and turn it in to the Google Classroom by Tuesday, February 22nd no later than 3:30pm. If you have any questions, feel free to email us at email@example.com.
CVIM Clothing Drive Fundraiser Sunday, February 13th! Clear the Clutter, Clean your Closets and help raise funds to support the CV Instrumental Music Program. Donate gently used clothing items, shoes, accessories and linens (includes sheets, blankets & bedding!). Bag your items in large white kitchen bags, labeled "CVIM" and drop off in the CV Band Parking lot, off Ramsdell anytime between 10am-1pm on Sunday, February 13th! Questions? firstname.lastname@example.org
MORE WAYS TO SUPPORT AQUATICS BOOSTER CLUB: Shop with Scrip: You can go to Shop with Scrip to order various e-gift cards (there are roughly 250 stores that offer physical gift cards as well) with 12% of the cost going to our Booster Club. Use code AZSFSGMEEZDG to find CVHS Aquatics as the non-profit organization you would like your funds directed toward. (NOTE - You will need to set up a profile before purchasing) Also, we have about 20 CVHS Falcon ornaments left, $10 each. Checks can be delivered to my room or left in my box. Make payable to CVHS Aquatics Booster Club.
CVHS VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Please check out several opportunities for parents to get involved and volunteer at Crescenta Valley High School. There are lots of volunteering positions throughout the year. Remember all volunteers must be vaccinated or provide a negative Covid 19 test within 48 hours of volunteering and masks must be worn. If you are interested please fill out the VOLUNTEER FORM and follow the instructions on returning it.
CVHS ELAC: The CVHS English Language Advisory Committee meeting scheduled for November 9, has been rescheduled for January 18, 2022, at 6:30 pm via Zoom. All EL parents will receive an email with the Zoom link for the meeting. The minutes from the October 5, 2021, CVHS English Language Advisory Committee Meeting can be found HERE. Please contact email@example.com with any questions.
CVHS SCHOOL SITE COUNCIL: The Meeting minutes from October 12, 2021 CVHS School Site Council meeting can be found HERE. The next CVHS School Site Council meeting is scheduled for January 25, 2022. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
JROTC Leadership Classes: Did you know that JROTC Leadership is a Physical Education or General Education elective? Free class/program. Make lasting friendships, improve yourself and have fun. See your counselor for a schedule change! Have you been hearing the buzz about this class? Come check us out in room 8103 during break or lunch. Get involved in activities, community service, and build your resume for college! See your counselor! JROTC is a Physical Education or General Education elective. Building community/connections, learning about leadership, making rockets, and play/training on pilot aircraft simulators. AFJROTC is about building you and your future; a Physical Education or General Elective. See your counselor for class availability.
JOIN PTSA 2021-2022! Welcome Falcon families and amazing students!! Signing up for PTSA is easier than ever! Click the link below. It is only $10 to become a member and donations can also be accepted. Seniors can apply for a scholarship if they are a member. https://jointotem.com/ca/la-crescenta/crescenta-valley-high-ptsa
JOIN KOREAN PARENTS ASSOCIATION (KPA) 2021-22: Korean Parents, join today and be part of KPA! Show that you care about your kids. Joining KPA is the 1st step to stay involved and the best way to know what is going on with the school for Korean Parents. See flyer for more detail. Here is the link to the membership application: https://forms.gle/sRqG6nA82zJ9KuZB7
YEARBOOK: If you are a GRADUATED/FORMER CV STUDENT, please see Laurie Jones in the AP’s Office to pick up your pre-ordered yearbook. Please have your student ID with you or some form of identification. Parents/guardians may also pick up your yearbook for you. *If none of the above is feasible, please email email@example.com . If you are a CURRENT CV
STUDENT, please see Tyraysha Souza in RM. 5101, during SNACK. Please have your student ID with you. FOR 2021 YEARBOOK PURCHASES, please see Amy Seyfi in the student store. $110 cash only. Please direct any questions to firstname.lastname@example.org
REGISTER TO VOTE: Make your voice heard on important issues that affect the future of our state and nation by registering to vote today. If you are 18 or older you can register right away. 16- and 17-year olds can pre-register to vote. Your registration will automatically become active once you turn 18. Visit registertovote.ca.gov for information on how to register (18-year-olds) or pre-register to vote (16-17-year- olds)
SENIORS: If you are planning to attend GCC after graduation, you need to attend the GCC Application Virtual Workshop during lunch Wednesday, January 26th 12:30 pm to 1:00 pm. Zoom link: https://us06web.zoom.us/my/otovar. Check your counselor’ google classroom after 1/18/22 for a list of documents needed for the workshop. If you are currently attending GCC, you must re-apply as a first time college student. This workshop will help you navigate those steps. If you have questions, email or see your counselor.
SENIORS: Stay up-to-date with all things Senior-related. Use your GUSD google account to join the “Senior Activities and Information 2022" Google Classroom - code qqvw53b. Important information and reminders will be posted here throughout the year. Contact Mrs. Beers or Senior President Yvalisse Ganzon with questions.
SCHOLASTIC BOWL TEAM: The Scholastic Bowl Team will be holding tryouts soon. If you are interested in competing for a spot on CV’s academic decathlon team, please sign up in Room 5310. Tryouts will be at lunch time on various days.
CV AUTOMOTIVE: At CV we have a brand new automotive club where car enthusiasts can come together and talk about cars. We’ll be mostly discussing how a car is put into production ranging from the invention and design to the engineering and manufacturing processes. In addition to that, we’ll also watch popular races and play car trivia games. We’re open to member suggestions on what else we should discuss during the year. Text @cvautom to 81010 if you are interested in becoming a member of the club, meetings are every other Friday at lunch in Mr. Kim’s room 2103.
CURRENT JUNIORS: Female students interested in government and current events and who show strong leadership abilities should consider applying to Girls State. The week-long summer program sponsored by American Legion Auxiliary will be in June 2022. Selected students learn about the political process by electing officials for all levels of state government and actively running a mock government. Find out more at https://www.cagirlsstate.org/. Deadline to submit applications is this Friday, January 14, 2022. Interviews will be held in January to select final candidates. Applications are available in the CV Counseling Office.
INTERESTED IN THE UNITED STATES AIR FORCE: Any student interested in joining the United States Air Force can contact Sergeant Temeka Paschal Vassell, at phone (626) 629-0765, or by email at email@example.com
INTERESTED IN THE UNITED STATES MARINE CORP: Any student interested to join the United States Marine Corps can contact: Sergeant Edward Salivie; Telephone Number: (818)297-4771; email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
GUSD COLLEGE & CAREER DIVISION NEWSLETTER/WEBSITE: The Glendale Unified School
District College and Career Division website (https://www.gusd.net/collegecareer) will publish newsletters and maintain information about college rep visits, and UC, CSU, Common App application workshops. Please continue to check the website for registration links, updates, and upcoming events. The Newsletter is available at this link: https://www.smore.com/puzq8. The Newsletter will provide links to a variety of events ranging from college rep visits, Financial Aid nights, Career exploration and other resources.
If you are interested in meeting a rep from any college/university, please check the following link to see the College & Career Division calendar. From there you should be able to sign/join the virtual meetings arranged by them. The following listed meetings are already arranged:
COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES
STUDENTS: Community Service Opportunity ~ The Snack Shack needs volunteers to work throughout the year This is super fun and a great way to become involved and earn community service hours. Grab a friend and sign up. Please click the link and sign up now. https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0d45aeaf2aaafe3-2021
Students, remember all community service should be submitted through our Community Service website. All the information you will need is there. No more forms, no more lost paperwork! From the CVHS home page, find the Students Tab at the top. Next from the drop-down menu, click on Community Service. At the bottom of the page, click on Click here to fill out the Community Service Form. Here is the link to the page. https://www.gusd.net/domain/1295. Questions, concerns, email me, Mrs. Gay, at email@example.com.
Mensa Foundation - is offering several $2500 scholarships to graduating seniors. Applicants must be attending an accredited educational institution in the fall. Judging is also based on content of student essay. Apply online at www.mensafoundaiton.org and deadline is Jan. 15, 2022
National Washington Crossing Foundation is offering a variety of national and regional college scholarships ranging from $500 - $5000. Awards open to graduating high school seniors entering college in the fall. Students must write a one-page essay stating why he or she plans a career in government service. Apply online at www.gwcf.org and deadline is Jan. 15, 2022
Asian & Pacific Islander American (APIA) Scholarship Fund – is a program dedicated to providing underserved APIA students funds to support them in their undergraduate education. Min. requirements include – students of Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity, US citizen, enrolling as an undergraduate student in the fall of 2022 and have a min. 2.7 GPA. Information on the scholarships is available online at https://apiascholars.org/scholarship/apia-scholarship/ and deadline is Jan. 26, 2022
California Teachers Association (CTA) – has several scholarship opportunities available to dependents of active or retired members of CTA. Applications are rated by a point system. Be sure to check out the many scholarship awards offered by this organization. Award information can be found online at www.cta.org/scholarships. Deadline to apply is Jan. 28, 2022
Union Plus Scholarships – offers awards from $500-$4000 to current or retired members of participating unions, their spouses and dependent children. This is a competitive scholarship and applicants are evaluated on academic ability, social awareness, and financial need. Senior must have a min. 3.0 GPA and can be attending either 2-yr/4-yr college or trade/technical school in fall 2022. Apply at https://www.unionplus.org/benefits/education/union-plus-scholarships and deadline is Jan. 31, 2022
Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) - awards several scholarships with varied requirements. General criteria - students must be US citizen and plan to attend an accredited US college/university in the fall. Most of the awards do not require DAR chapter sponsorship. Access the application online at https://www.dar.org/national-society/scholarships and deadline is Jan. 31, 2022
The National Eagle Scout Association - is proud to offer scholarships that can help those who have attained the rank of Eagle Scout to continue your educational adventure. Eagle Scouts may apply for NESA scholarships beginning in their senior year of high school. Candidates must be attending a four-year college or university/vocational trade school, or other approved program. Awardee must maintain a GPA that places you in the upper third of your class. Information and application are available online at https://nesa.org/for-eagle-scouts/scholarships/ and deadline is Jan. 31, 2022
Microsoft Scholarship Program – offering scholarships up to $25,000 to graduating high school seniors attending a college/university in fall 2022 and studying computer science, computer engineering, or a related technical discipline. A majority of the scholarships will be awarded to females, underrepresented minorities and students with disabilities. Information available online at https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/by-major/major-specific-scholarships/ microsoft-scholarship-program and deadline is Jan. 31, 2022
California State PTA Graduating Senior scholarships - are open to graduating high school seniors to
acknowledge their achievements for volunteer service in their school and community. The students applying must be a member of his/her high school PTA/PTSA in good standing. Online application at https://capta.org/programs-events/ scholarships/graduating-high-school-seniors and deadline is Feb. 1, 2022
Elks National Foundation Elks National Foundation Legacy Awards – apply online at enf.elks.org/Leg
Legacy Awards are $4,000 scholarships available to children and grandchildren of Elks members. The Elk must also be a paid-up member through March 31, 2022. The applicant must be a high school senior. Deadline to apply is Feb. 7, 2022
Scholars Helping Collars Scholarship - Seniors from across the U.S. are invited to apply for P.L.A.Y.’s annual $1500 scholarship. This scholarship rewards one student who can tell the best story, describing the impact he or she made in the life of a rescue animal or animal welfare cause in general. Essay and application information can be found at www.petplay.com/pages/scholarship and deadline is Feb. 28, 2022
KnowBe4, Inc. - is awarding a $10,000 scholarship to a graduating female student planning to pursue a degree with a focus on cybersecurity, information assurance or similar field. Candidates must have a min. 3.3 GPA and be attending an accredited US college/university in the fall. Info and application at https://iamcybersafe.org/s/scholarships and deadline is Feb. 28, 2022
California School Employees Association (CSEA) - is again offering $1000 scholarships to dependent children and spouses of CSEA members. Candidates must have a min. 3.0 GPA, be a graduating senior and planning to enter an accredited 2-yr/4-yr college or vocational program in the fall. Apply online at https://www.csea.com/education and deadline is March 1, 2022
Sons of Italy Western Foundation – announces the availability of scholarships for graduating seniors in the Class of 2022. Scholarships available in several categories – Academic, Athletic & Italian language grants. Students must be wholly or partially of Italian descent and enrolling in an accredited 2-yr/4-yr college/university in the fall. Apply online at www.osiaca.org. Deadline to apply is March 2, 2022
Community Foundation of the Verdugos – manages scholarship funds that were created by local charitable community donors. Be sure to check out the organization’s website https://cfverdugos.org/scholarships to view the different award requirements and to apply. Listed here are the awards available to CV seniors. Application deadline is March 2, 2022.
· Dr. John & Mae Benjamin – scholarship to benefit students pursuing a medical career.
· Christopher A. Burrows Memorial Scholarship – open to seniors graduating from high school in La Canada Flintridge or La Crescenta. Student must demonstrate a high level of academic and extracurricular achievement, strength of character and zest for life.
· 1st Christian Church of Glendale – scholarship seeks to recognize a long-time resident of Glendale and Glendale schools.
· Glendale Latino Association – scholarships are offered to local Latino students who have demonstrated education excellence and extraordinary citizenship.
· Gonzales-Harris Bilingual – scholarships awarded to students graduating from high schools in the Verdugo region who will be attending a 2yr/4-yr college or career/technical school. Students must be US citizens and be fluent in Spanish
· John & Elsie Krikorian – scholarship is awarded to recognize a deserving student who will be pursuing a career in journalism, marketing or business.
· Sambar Scholarship Endowment – scholarship is awarded to graduating high school senior from GUSD high schools who demonstrates financial need.
· Tuesday Afternoon Club – scholarship awarded to senior with demonstrated community service and financial need.
American Postal Workers Union (APWU) - is offering scholarships to graduating seniors attending 2-yr/4-yr college or vocational/technical program in the fall. Applicants must maintain a “B” average, and be a child or grandchild of an active or retired APWU member. Students apply online at https://www.apwu.org/scholarships-programs and deadline is March 31, 2022
Communications Works of American (CWA) through the Joe Beirne Foundation will be awarding (16) $4000 scholarships to members, children and grandchildren of CWA members. CWA members work in telecommunications and info technology, airline industry, news media, broadcast & cable TV, public service and other fields. Awards can be used at any accredited university and for any course of study. Apply online at https://cwa-union.org/pages/beirne and deadline is April 30, 2022