Spring 2022, 7th edition, 2/21/2022 - 2/25/2022
George Washington, the first President of the United States, was born on February 22, 1732. His birthday is celebrated as a federal holiday in the United States along with Abraham Lincoln’s birthday on “Washington’s Birthday” — the Monday before Washington’s birthday and after Lincoln’s February 12 birthday. SOURCE
The deadline is next Friday! The yearbook and staff at AGHS have worked hard to produce a book to remember. There are a limited number of extra yearbooks to sell on a first come, first serve basis. Order now by clicking the logo above—They will go fast!
LIVE STUDENT PERFORMANCE AT WINTER FORMAL
At this year's winter formal we will have an area for live student musicians to perform. If you are interested in performing please talk to Mr. Dunsmoor in room 160 or email him at email@example.com for more information.
COLLEGE/ MILITARY VISITS
Seniors and juniors planning a college/military visit should stop by the Attendance Office to pick up an Excused Absence Request form ahead of their visit. If approved, up to two days may be excused. Visits that will last longer than two days would require a Short Term Independent Study Contract to excuse the absence.
JEWISH FESTIVAL OF LEARNING
Free for all Students, for more information go to https://www.jewishfestivaloflearningslo.com/
A campus-community wide celebration of Jewish life and education on antisemitism for the Central Coast.
Register for 1, 2, or 3 days here!
In-person sessions will be at Cal Poly State University; community viewing live-stream options will be at local synagogues
The festival kicks off Thursday evening with our keynote speaker, Mark Oppenheimer on February 24 and runs through Havdalah on February 26.
NATIONAL FFA WEEK STARTS SATURDAY THE 20TH
FNL AWARENESS GALLERY
2021 Hall of Fame Dinner
This year’s dinner is scheduled for February 26, 2022 from 6-9pm. The dinner will be held at S. COUNTY REGIONAL CENTER, It is $75 EA OR $600 / TABLE OF 8 with SPONSORSHIPS AVAILABLE. The scheduled inductees are: Jesse Gillespie (Student Athlete), Laurel Runels-Maas (Student Athlete), Daniel Lintner (Student Athlete), Ernie Santa Cruz (Coach) and Dr. Sean Devine (Community Supporter). For more information and updates please go to eagleathleticfoundation.org or call Foundation board member Mike McAustin at (805) 441-5988.
SPEECH AND DEBATE CLUB NEWS
Four of our students competed in the Pismo Beach Lions Club speaking competition on Tuesday, February 8th. Taking top honors was Lily Klapper (and $100) who will move on to the next level of competition. Richie Bozzano, Dana Petker and Sofia Kardel also spoke on the topic "How Can Kindness Reunite Our Country.". Lily Klapper will move on to the Zone Student Speaker Contest on Sunday, March 6. Congratulations.
FREE MONEY FOR COLLEGE?: There are a few new listed since coming back from Winter Break with multiple scholarship deadlines approaching. Don’t miss out on these opportunities if you plan to attend a 2 year, 4 year, or vocational school after graduation.
NEW LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS NOW AVAILABLE: There are a few newly listed late last week with multiple scholarship deadlines approaching. Don’t miss out on these opportunities if you plan to attend a 2 year, 4 year, or vocational school after graduation.
Cuesta is here on campus a couple of days a week to help you register for classes. Stop by the College & Career Center (room 208) to sign up to get Cuesta to help or for more information.
ARMED SERVICES VOCATIONAL APTITUDE BATTERY
ASVAB (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery) testing is being offered next month on March 25th. Please stop by the College & Career Center to sign up.
ELK’S STUDENT OF THE MONTH
Accepting applications for February Elk's Student of the month. Go to the AGHS website to find the application under the scholarship tab. Please turn in completed applications to room 208.
Athletic Booster Auction
2022 BOOSTER DINNER - MARCH 26, 2022!!
4:00pm - Silent Auction | 6pm - Dinner | 7pm - Live Auction
Single Ticket is $85
Table for 8 is $680 ($75 per seat)
Click here for more info.
Community Service Opportunities
Student help is always needed at Home Track Meets.
Our first meet is an "Intra-squad" meet on Wed. 2/23. 3:15 to 5:30ish. Several other opportunities will be in March. Interested students need to sign-up in Room 309 or in Room 908.
Submitting your community service hours
The Google Form for Community Service Hours is used for the graduation requirement of 20 hours. Any hours in addition to your graduation requirement should be submitted on the Give Back 250 Google Classroom with Mr. Hurtado.
REMINDERS: STAFF: Wear your ID when on campus. Also, Continue to be diligent about proper mask wearing in the classroom. Refer any issues to grade level admin.
TEACHER PARTICIPATION: As case managers and counselors are setting up meetings with students with Fs, it is absolutely vital and expected that all teachers participate in IEP, 504 and SST meetings. It is imperative that you provide your feedback and participation...a sub can be provided if needed, just let the case manager know. Please indicate on the calendar invite why you can’t make it if you decline.
PROGRESS GRADES: GRADING WINDOW WILL BE OPEN TUES 2/15. ALL PROGRESS GRADES MUST BE ENTERED BY TUES 2/22 @ 2:00 PM. BE SURE TO ADD COMMENT CODES FOR
ALL D's & F's. ADVISORY GRADES ARE CR/NC.