PGHS Daily Bulletin
Friday, March 6, 2020
March 7th (Saturday) - Junior Prom @ Library Galleria, 7:30-11:00
March 19th (Thursday) - Coffee with Principal Keplinger, 8-9 a.m. in the Black Box Theater
March 19th (Thursday) - Food Faire Day #4
March 20th (Friday) - Rally Day Schedule - Staff vs. Students; rally begins @ 2:30
March 13th (Friday) - BLOOD DRIVE & Minimum Day (end of 3rd quarter); school dismisses @ 12:36
April 2nd (Thursday) - Unity Day #3
Regular Library hours (M,T,W,F - 7:30-3:20; Thursdays, 8:00-3:20)
CRC CAREER TECHNICAL PRESENTATION BY TRACI SCOTT - TUESDAY, APRIL 14TH, 9:00 A.M.
All Students - want to learn about all the degrees and certifications you can receive from CRC?Come listen to Traci Scott, CTE Outreach Specialist for CRC. She will cover all programs available as well as the Los Rios Promise Grant for free 2 year education at community college and many other topics. Come get your questions answered - all grade levels are welcome - it's never too soon to start your research!! COME TO THE COMPUTER IN THE CAREER CENTER TO SIGN UP!
West Point Admissions Briefing, April 6, 2020, 7-9 p.m.
Please see attached flyer if you are interested in attending West Point. All students and their families are invited to attend.
Location: American River College Community Room Facility, 4700 College Oak Drive, Sacramento
2020 West Point Admissions Briefing, 4-6-20
2020 Sacramento County Career Fair - Saturday, March 14th, 10-2
2860 Gateway Oaks Drive
Sacramento, CA 95833
Meet with department representatives to have their questions answered and receive details unique to the departments such as available positions, locations, and day-to-day work activities.
Sacramento County is the fourth largest employer in the region with 12,000+ individuals working across more than 30 departments and offices in fields such as technology, health care, finance, waste management, social services, law enforcement, parks, and voter registration. The services they provide improve the lives of our residents and our community. Sacramento County is an excellent employer to consider. Explore your career with purpose.
Check out this link to view an online presentation of our process ---> Application Help After meeting with department representatives stay and use the on-site computer lab to apply for those exciting job opportunities discussed.
Here is the link to the Evite :
UPCOMING SPRING COLLEGE EVENTS!!! SIGN UP IN THE CAREER CENTER OR ON THE LINKS PROVIDED!!!
March 11(Wednesday), 9am-2pm: Iu Mien Student Conference (IMSC) is dedicated to empowering youth to pursue higher education, become community leaders, and preserve culture. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
March 21(Saturday), 8am-2pm: CSUS College Making it Happen is a program that focuses on the middle school to high school transition, and is designed to prepare students and families academically and financially for college. Go to: email@example.com
May 9, 2020(Saturday), 8am-3pm: UCDavis 20th Annual Cesar Chavez Youth Leadership Conference and Celebration is a free college and career motivational event for junior high, high school, and community college students, as well as parents and community members. Must register and RSVP to attend - ucdavis.edu/sisepeude
***Come to the Career Center to sign up on the computer and for additional information.***
SENIORS!!! SCHOLARSHIPS, CONTESTS, INTERNSHIPS AND MORE!!! UPDATED!!!
JUST UPDATED!!! Check out pghs.net for a list of additional scholarships:
Tri Counties Bank Scholarship - please see attached for info and link to the application; deadline is 3/11/20
ANNOUNCING THE WASH SCHOLARSHIP FOR THE ARTS
Deadline, March 20, 2020
Watercolor Artists of Sacramento Horizons is again offering a $1000 Scholarship for a high school senior or a college art major who would like to continue his/her pursuit of learning more about water media at the college level.
Attached is a PDF document that includes the criteria and the scholarship application.
Check out the following link to apply for the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc./Eta Gamma Omega scholarship(s) for under-represented students.
QUESTBRIDGE COLLEGE PREP SCHOLARS PROGRAM
Is looking for high school juniors who have shown outstanding academic ability despite
financial challenges.(The 2020 College Prep Scholars Program application is due on Tuesday, March 24, at 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time.)
Applying to college can seem daunting, and the prospect of paying for it can seem even more overwhelming. But it doesn’t have to be. The College Prep Scholars Program equips high-achieving high school juniors from low-income backgrounds with the knowledge, confidence, and resources to apply to top colleges.****IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN APPLYING, PLEASE GET A REFERRAL FROM A TEACHER and follow the link below****
Why apply as a junior? Being a College Prep Scholar is a notable distinction that shows our 42 college partners that you are a competitive candidate for admission. As a College Prep Scholar, you will receive exclusive awards and opportunities to develop a strong college application that shares your unique story.
Awards for College Prep Scholars may include:
- A full scholarship to a college summer program at Stanford, Yale, Notre Dame, and more. Scholarships are valued at up to $20,000 and cover travel, tuition, and room & board.
- Quest for Excellence Awards, such as $1,000 for a laptop, campus visits, or test score fees.
- An invitation to a QuestBridge National College Admissions Conference.
- Up to a $500 travel voucher toward attending a QuestBridge National College Admissions Conference at Stanford, Emory, or UChicago.
- Personalized college essay feedback.
- One-on-one admissions telementoring from Amherst College students.
- Specialized guidance and resources for the college application process.
- Access to an online community of peers who are also applying to top colleges.
INTERACT CLUB Meeting
sober grad tickets!!!
Seniors!!! Have you purchased your Sober Grad Night ticket? If not, don’t wait any longer. Tickets are $110!! A completed Sober Grad Night Permission Form must be turned in with both the parent and student signatures along with payment. We accept cash, credit cards, and checks (payable to PGHS PTSO). Forms can be found at pghs.net, under PTSO.
Tickets will also be sold this month at the Parent Lunch on Tuesday, March 24!
This is going to be a night to remember. Fun entertainment, music, dancing, games, food and lots of raffle prizes to be won. You don’t want to miss out!!
pg's spring blood drive - march 13th!!
PG's Spring Blood Drive is coming up on our minimum day Friday, March 13th! Blood drive forms will be distributed at lunch on Tuesday and Thursdays at both lunches, so come get your form!. Reminder: they must be filled out in blue or black ink; return your form to the table at lunch on Tuesday/Thursday or drop off in Port 8 to Mr. Cochon.
Eagle Force Robotics Showcase is TONIGHT - Friday, March 6th!!!
EagleForce Robotics will be hosting their annual showcase on Friday, March 6th from 5-8pm, in room HF-5. Stop by with your friends and family to see a demonstration of their 2020 robot, tour their work space, and partake in interactive robotics activities. (L. Wang, 3/6)
SPORT'S ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM ATHLETIC DIRECTOR GRADIN
SPORTS ON TAP
JV Softball continues tourney. Start at 1230pm
V Volleyball plays in Stockton Classic
Track team splits the squad for 2 meets. Sac State Classic and Tokay meet.
arnold adreani "mother-son glow party" - Friday, March 13th
Arnold Adreani Elementary School @ 9927 Wildhawk West Drive is looking for a group of students to help with set up and decorating prior to the event and then another group of students to help during the event and with clean up after. Please be sure to bring your volunteer form. You can put Sabrina Reiser as the supervisor and her phone number is 916-591-0892
Looking forward to seeing you there! Click on the link below to sign up:
EGUSD Family Stem Nights need volunteers
Sierra Nevada Journeys is hosting Family STEM Nights at EGUSD elementary schools (see below). They are looking for reliable and enthusiastic students to assist at one or more of these events. The events are 90-minutes long where students and their families explore hands-on STEM stations and participate in an engineering challenge. Student volunteers would be responsible for facilitating a STEM station and engaging with elementary school students and their families at the local schools. Below are Elk Grove schools hosting Family STEM Nights this season, along with the dates of the events:
3/10 - Pleasant Grove
3/11 - Marion Mix
3/18 - Anna Kirchgater
4/28 - Florin
If interested please contact Katie Gibbons:
5K Charity Fun Run and Walk - Saturday, April 11, 2020
The Sacramento Sikh Community is holding its first annual 5K for the 5K’s Charity Fun Run and Walk on April 11,2020 to commemorate Vaisakhi at Nimbus Flat Recreational Area, in Folsom, California. Volunteers are needed for the event, for jobs such as checking in, crowd control, and handing out food and water. Directions and Community Service Hours will be provided. Contact Mantaj Singh Padda for more information regarding volunteering at the event.
sacramento zoo summer volunteer opportunity
APPLY TO BE A VOLUNTEER SUMMER CAMP COUNSELOR AT THE SACRAMENTO ZOO
APPLICATION - DUE APRIL 18TH!!!
The Sacramento Zoo has a summer volunteer program available to teens ages 15-19. This program will help you gain experience working with kids in the Sacramento Zoo's Summer Camp programs. In addition to experience, volunteers will also work on their professional skills and receive weekly feedback on their strengths and areas for improvement. Teens who participate in this program have the opportunity to work directly with camp teachers to prepare and teach classes for campers, lead songs and games, guide campers on scavenger hunts throughout the zoo, assist in Overnight Safaris, and meet teens from all over the county! If you are a teen looking into a future career in education, the sciences, or the animal field, please apply! It is also a great opportunity for students to get job experience and work on their professional skills in order to build their resumes!
The deadline to apply is April 18th! The application and additional information can also be found here: www.saczoo.org/zooteens
DO THE RIGHT THING, BE KIND TO ONE ANOTHER AND REMEMBER TO DO YOUR HOMEWORK! :)
Be Safe – Be Respectful – Be Responsible – Be Your Best
PG STAR CAFE
see mr. mansch for scholarship application!
(P. Mansch, 2/28)
Mondays are Texas Roadhouse Days @ Lunch & Thursdays are Krispy Kreme Doughnuts in the A.M. in support of Leukemia & Lymphoma Society!!!
Every late start Thursday in March Team Meri and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society will be selling Krispy Kreme Doughnuts outside of the MP room. Come help support the fight against blood cancers! (J. Platt, 3/31)
PG TUTORING PROGRAM
GENERAL Tutoring - ALL AREAS:
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 3:15 - 4:30 HG 7
WORLD LANGUAGE Tutoring:
Mon. 1st Lunch HN4 Mora
2nd Lunch HN8 Hirst
3:15-3:45 HN11 Marxson
Tues. 7:15-7:45 HN9 Sousa
Wed. 1st Lunch HN1 Conway
2nd Lunch HN7 Ceja
Thurs. 1st Lunch HN8 Robison
Japanese: Thurs. 2nd Lunch HN4 Ueyama