Poway High School Titan Weekly

April 4, 2021

Upcoming Events

  • April 1-30 - Online Registration open for 2021-2022 school year
  • April 5 - On-Campus Learners return 4x per week - Monday - Thursday
  • April 5-9 - Spring Spirit Week
  • April 12-16 - Spring Break

April 5 Reopening Information

We look forward to welcoming all Titans back to campus four days a week (M-Th) beginning on Monday, April 5! all students with last names A - Z who currently come to campus for instruction

We will continue to follow the current bell schedule (7:30 a.m. - 1:45 p.m.). Fridays will remain asynchronous. Afternoon buses will pick up students at 2:30 p.m., after teachers’ office hours. Students who are virtual and want to return to campus can be considered on a case-by-case basis as we still need to monitor class sizes and adhere to three-feet distancing requirements. Please fill out this form to request a change in your learning setting.

Online registration for 2021-2022 is open now!

Online registration is open now until April 30 for current Poway Unified students.

Click on the following link for registration instructions: https://www.powayusd.com/registration?viewmode=0

Spring into Spirit this week!

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Autism Awareness Month

From autismspeaks.org:

The fourteenth annual World Autism Awareness Day is April 2, 2021.

Joined by the international community, hundreds of thousands of landmarks, buildings, homes and communities around the world come together on April 2, Autism Awareness Day, to Light It Up Blue in recognition of people with autism and those who love and support them.

Autism-friendly events and educational activities take place all month, aiming to increase understanding and acceptance of people with autism, foster worldwide support and inspire a kinder, more inclusive world.

Join us for World Autism Awareness Month to help us spread kindness and autism awareness!

Counseling Newsletter

Check regularly for important updates and additions!

PHS Reopening Information Website

School reopening information and FAQs

Senior Yard Signs

Class of 2021 Fundraiser!

Support your senior class and start to celebrate your accomplishments with a 2021 Graduation Yard Sign. We are offering four sign design options, with the ability to customize one with your name! Proceeds go to the class of 2021 to help support the end of the year celebrations!

Items are on sale for a limited time only. Order Deadline is April 9, 2021 at noon. All signs will be distributed in a drive-thru the week of April 26 in the front bus loop. Specific drive-thru dates and times will be announced later.

Purchase your yard sign here!


First Annual Women in STEM forum

You are invited to attend the First Annual Women in STEM forum: WiSTEM Forum is to promote equity, diversity, and inclusion in STEM Education

Community Conversation on Racial Equity - April 20

Please join us for the third session of the Community Conversation on Racial Equity for Poway High School and its feeder schools on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at 6:00 p.m.

Click here to RSVP and receive the zoom code.

State Seal of Civic Engagement Application

Seniors! The application to apply for the State Seal of Civic Engagement is now open!

What is the purpose of a State Seal of Civic Engagement? California wants to recognize your hard work in actively creating change in real-world issues in your school and community. If you have met the required criteria listed on the PUSD website, the state of California wants to recognize your hard work in civic engagement. California joined a small but growing number of states that formally recognize and promote student civic engagement with seals to affix to student transcripts and diplomas. We encourage you to learn more and apply for the State Seal of Civic Engagement.

The deadline is April 23, 2021.

More Information - Civicseal.org

More Information - PUSD

Attendance Reminders

Parents, if you are calling to excuse a student's absence, please call the attendance hotline at 858-748-7016. Please do not email teachers directly to clear an absence. If you feel an absence was marked in error, you can contact the teacher directly. Thank you for your cooperation.

Free Peer Tutoring

Free Zoom peer tutoring sessions are now offered on Mondays and Thursdays through the library. Sign up here!
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Mrs. Struck, our Student Services Specialist, is here to listen to you, confidentially, in a safe atmosphere of acceptance and non-judgment. Email sstruck@powayusd.com or call to leave a message, 858-748-0245 x5393.
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Local Scholarships

Just to name a few scholarship opportunities:

  • PHS Alumni Association, Senior, 3 scholarship opportunities, Deadline is April 23, 2021
  • PTSA Scholarship, Senior, Member of PTSA, No GPA minimum, Deadline is May 15, 2021

See our Scholarship Deadline Log for more scholarship opportunities and access info to our College and Career Exploration website, Xello. Scholarships are entered into Xello regularly. There are scholarships for all grade levels; however, most scholarships are for seniors.

Popular Scholarship Websites:

www.unigo.com/scholarships/ Scholarship search by state

www.fastweb.com Database of private-sector scholarships, grants & loans

www.bestcolleges.com Scholarships for Hispanic and Latino Students

www.collegenet.com Database contains over 600,000 awards (over 1.6 billion)

www.fastweb.com Database of private-sector scholarships, grants & loans

www.free-4u.com/minority.htm Minority Scholarships

www.scholarships.com A list of scholarships from around the country

www.tuitionfundingsources.com/ Free Access to over 7 million scholarships

Lots of Upcoming College Fairs

BigFuture Days College Fairs: March 30, April 18, and April 29, 2021

NACAC College Fairs: April 10, Apr 20, and May 2, 2021
WACAC College Fair: April 19, 2021
RACC Virtual College Fair: April 14, and April 28, 2021

SDSU Femineer and Women in Engineering: April 16, 2021 2PM - 3:15PM

Community College Night

Did you want to attend our Community College Night, but you missed it? Well, you're in luck! Watch the Community College Night presentation here! This is a terrific opportunity for students interested in transferring to a four-year college or getting a jumpstart on their career. Community colleges offer hundreds of degrees and career programs. To find a list of degrees and career programs that offer specialized training, check out our Community College Highlights and Quick Links.

SAT Testing 2020-21

Click here for CollegeBoard SAT-related Coronavirus updates. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, Poway High School is not hosting any of the upcoming SAT tests. Check the CollegeBoard SAT webpage or the PHS Testing webpage for test center locations and SAT registration information.

Titan Center is here for you!

Jaime Brown, the Career Guidance Tech, is available to help Titans with career and college searches. Visit the Titan Center website, email Mrs. Brown, or call (858) 748-0245 ext. 5135.

Stay in the know: follow @phstitancenter on Instagram

Support your PHS PTSA!

Join us in giving our Titans the very best in 2020-2021! Memberships are $15 per person and are offered to anyone interested in supporting PHS—parents, teachers, staff, students, grandparents, etc. Joining and donating is easy, and online! Just click this link.

Visit our website for more information.

Your PHS PTSA looks forward to partnering with you for a great year!

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The Poway Unified School District (PUSD) is an equal opportunity employer/program and is committed to an active Nondiscrimination Program. PUSD prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived protected characteristics under the law, including but not limited to ancestry, age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, immigration status, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. For more information, please contact the Title IX/Equity Compliance Officer, Associate Superintendent of Personnel Support Services, Poway Unified School District, 15250 Avenue of Science, San Diego, CA 92128-3406, 858-521-2800, extension 2121.