Titan Weekly

Poway High School Newsletter - March 18, 2018

Important Dates


Mar 14-16 2nd Trimester grades mailed home

Mar 19 PHS School Site Safety Forum in K-1 @ 5:30 PM

Mar 20 PHS Choir Festival Concert @ PCPA 7-9PM tickets $8 to $10. buy tickets at https://powaychoir.com/tickets/

Apr 3-5 PHS Band & Orchestra Festival @ PCPA check times at http://www.phsmb.com/

Apr 9-14 Spring Break

Apr 19 Start Smart Class 6-8 PM in room K-1

Apr 21 Saturday School 7:30-noon various classrooms

Apr 27 End of 1st 6 wks of 3rd Trimester

May 1 What I Wish My Parents Knew @ RBHS 6:30-8:45 PM

May 1 New Student Enrollment begins

May 3 Eye on Art 7-9PM in the N-Bldg. Art classrooms

May 4 6 wk grades sent home w/student

May 5 SAT Testing

May 7-18 AP Testing

May 19 Prom

May 28 Memorial Day—no school

Jun 2 SAT Testing

Jun 7 Start Smart Class 6-8 PM in room K1

Jun 9 Saturday School 7:30-noon various classrooms

Jun 12 Senior Breakfast

Jun 13 Senior Picnic

Jun 14 Graduation & Last Day of School


Espola Road Safety Improvements are scheduled to begin mid-March. This is a multi-phased project projected to take up to 18 months. Please allow time in your morning commute to accommodate interruptions in traffic to and from school. For more information visit the Espola Road Safety Improvements webpage at www.poway.org/EspolaRoad.


Report cards have been mailed home. If you need a replacement you can print one out by visiting the Synergy ParentVue portal.

Monday, March 19, School Site Safety Forum 5:30-7 PM in K1.

Tuesday, March 20, PHS Festival Concert in the PCPA 7-9PM. Tickets can be purchased online at https://powaychoir.com/tickets/

Tuesday, March 20, PHS Engineering Academy Open House 7-8:30PM in N3107

Friday, March 23, Titan Theatre Fundraiser Karaoke Night 7-9PM in the Drama Rm, Tickets $10 at the door.

The PHS Counseling Dept. is in need of volunteers to serve as proctors for upcoming Advanced Placement (AP) testing. AP Testing runs May 8–18. There are morning and afternoon shifts.Morning starts at 7:15AM and afternoon starts at 11:15AM. Volunteers will provide their availability and will be scheduled accordingly.Parents must have a Level I clearance. Forms and clearance requirements can be obtained from Sandy Fraser in the front office. For more information or to sign up, please contact Jerrah Smith, PHS Counselor (Don-Kon) (858) 748-0245 x.5127 jersmith@powayusd.com


New Student enrollment for the 2018-19 school year begins May 1, 2018. For enrollment information please visit this link: https://www.smore.com/8282n-poway-high-school-enrollment


If you are an active volunteer at PHS with any of our programs or would like to become a volunteer, please contact Sandy Fraser in the front office at 858-748-0245. We want ensure we have the required paperwork for you on file. Thank you for your support of PHS.

All visitors to our campus must check in through the Administration Office at the front of the school.

Student Services

The Student Services Office is here to support students and parents! We offer personal/social/crisis support in addition to support groups (tobacco cessation, drug/alcohol cessation, general groups). The office is sponsored through donations from the PTSA, the PHS Foundation, a tobacco grant, and community donations. For further information, contact Traci Barker-Ball at tbarkerb@powayusd.com (858-748-0245 x. 5393) or Sharon Struck at sstruck@powayusd.com (858-748-0245 x. 5394) or go to their webpage, Poway High Student Services.

PUSD District School Safety Hotline # 858-668-4161 and website: https://www.powayusd.com/en-US/Departments/Student-Support-Services/Safety/Safety-Information

Community Service and Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities

Some upcoming community service opportunities can be found on the Student Services Website.


· Parking Permits are ONLY sold on Mondays after school at the Finance window. All students must attend a Start Smart Driving program before purchasing a permit. Bring vehicle registration, driver’s license and $10. A schedule of Start Smart classes for 2016-17 school year is on the Poway High website.

· FRONT DESK POLICY: Due to the liability, volume and the value of various personal effects, we no longer accept items to be picked up by or delivered to students. Items include lunches, beverages, phones, money, birthday items, homework, clothing, or pizza deliveries. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation.

· Students must have permission to leave campus at lunch. Parents must come to Poway High in person with a photo ID to approve an off campus pass for their student.

· ATTENDANCE: Parents you can now email us at phsattendance@powayusd.com each day your child is absent or tardy. Please be aware that only your valid PUSD registered email will be accepted to clear any absences or tardies or you may call the absence hotline at 748-7016 and follow the instructions. **ALL ABSENCES MUST BE CLEARED WITHIN 24 HOURS. Off Campus Passes still need to be called into the Absence Hotline at 858-748-0245 X5113, 24 HOURS IN ADVANCE. If requesting an off-campus pass for your student to leave campus the same day, you must come to the attendance window with your ID to check your student out. PLEASE NOTE: Emergency Contacts – those are for a school’s emergency only. Emergency contacts listed for your student do not have permission to check a student out unless parent approves or a true emergency.


PTSA NEEDS YOU! Please join the PTSA and support our students at Poway High! Anyone can join! Support the needs of our students and staff. Membership is $10.50 per adult & $7 per student. Visit http://powayptsa.org and click the “join” tab at the top.

Our meetings are held Wednesdays at 4:30 PM in B-1 on the following dates:

Sept 12 Oct 10 Nov 14 Dec 12 Jan 9

Feb 8 Mar 13 Apr 17 May 8 Jun 12