PGHS Daily Bulletin
Friday, February 21, 2020
BLACK HISTORY MONTH IS THIS MONTH!!!
Historical Quote of the Day:
Yogurt @ the Student Store!!!
Come & get it!!!
eagle nominee award meeting - 2/26
Eagle Nominee Award meeting in ASB room @ 3:20 on WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 26th. Not required but suggested. (J. Platt, 2/26)
junior prom info!
Junior Prom tickets are NOW ON SALE! Tickets are $40 w/ ASB and $50 w/o ASB. Only juniors can purchase tickets to the prom. Prices go up next week. If you are bringing a guest please be sure to get your guest pass in ASAP!! Jr. Prom Guest passes are available from the ASB room. Get them filled out and turned in.. The sooner the better. PG's Junior Prom will be held on Saturday, March 7th @ the Library Galleria from 7:30-11:00. (J. Platt, 2/28)
TODAY - February 21st (Friday) - DUI Assembly (within the school day)
March 19th (Thursday) - Coffee with Principal Keplinger, 8-9 a.m. in the Black Box Theater
March 19th (Thursday) - Food Faire Day #4 and Unity Day #3
March 13th (Friday) - BLOOD DRIVE & Minimum Day (end of 3rd quarter); school dismisses @ 12:36
Regular Library hours (M,T,W,F - 7:30-3:20; Thursdays, 8:00-3:20)
UPCOMING SPRING COLLEGE EVENTS!!! SIGN UP IN THE CAREER CENTER OR ON THE LINKS PROVIDED!!!
March 6(Friday), 10am-3pm: Asian Pacific Islander College Day promotes early awareness of college and career preparation to Asian Pacific Islander students and their families. https://www.csus.edu/student-affairs/spotlights/api-college-day.html
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.
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.)
****IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN APPLYING, PLEASE SEE YOUR COUNSELOR FOR A REFERRAL****
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.
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.
LIVE & UNPLUGGED TONIGHT, FRIDAY, 2/21
“Live and Unplugged" will be happening TONIGHT, Friday, February 21st at 6:30 at the Black Box Theatre. Admission will be five dollars ($5) at the door, with money raised going to the family of Gina Brimsmead. We look forward to seeing you! (K. Luhdorff, 2/21)
INTERACT MEETING - 2/25
BENEFIT CONCERT - FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 28TH!! - TEAM IN IT TO CURE!!!
"Team In it To Cure", a student group working toward raising money to battle blood cancer through the leukemia lymphoma society is having a benefit concert in the Black Box Theater on Friday February 28th from 7-8:30. Tickets are $10 pre register and $15 at the door". (A. Rana, 2/28) Pre-register at:
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 coming soon - 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
REMINDER:The deadline to turn in clearance paperwork for spring sports is now! Get your paperwork turned in to the Athletics office ASAP. If you have questions, come by the office during your lunch.
SPORTS ON TAP
Boys wrestling travels to Stockton for Masters tournament and an opportunity to qualify for the state tournament...GOOD LUCK EAGLES!!!
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:
DO THE RIGHT THING, BE KIND TO ONE ANOTHER AND REMEMBER TO DO YOUR HOMEWORK! :)
Be Safe – Be Respectful – Be Responsible – Be Your Best
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 February and 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 STAR CAFE ON THURSDAYS
SUMMER 2021 TRIP TO SPAIN
Interested in going on a trip to Spain in June of 2021? Look for the Spain flyers around school with more information. (J. Hirst, 1/31)
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