PGHS Daily Bulletin

Monday, November 18, 2019

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PJ DAY IS THIS FRIDAY, 11/22!!!

Let's kick off Thanksgiving Break in some comfy clothes!!! :)

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Monday, November 25 - Friday, November 29th - Thanksgiving Break!! Be safe & enjoy with family and friends!!!


December 10th
(Tuesday), ASVAB Military Test Interpretation in the Career Center, 3rd period (if you took the test you will receive a pass/reminder to attend)
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Library Hours: M,T,W,F - 7:30-3:20 and late Thursdays, 8:00-3:20


November at the PGHS/KAMS Library is honoring Native American Heritage Month with a display of American Indian biographies, nonfiction and fiction books, stop by and check us out. Or stay to play one of the many games for International Gaming Month.


Teen Library Club meets this Friday Nov. 22 to discuss the first half of our Book Club—Turtles All the Way Down—and give thanks for our terrific Teen Library Club friends at Friday’s TLC lunchtime meeting. See you Friday! (Ms. V, 11/22)

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Intro to Film Studies Class @ PG beginning January 2020 - sign up in the Career Center ASAP, by FRIDAY, 11/22!!

FMS 300 Introduction to Film Studies

Units:3

Hours:54 hours LEC

Prerequisite:None.

Transferable:CSU; UC

This course offers an introduction to the film medium with emphasis on aesthetics, theory and methods of critical analysis. Students will examine film as an art form, as a medium for communicating ideas and as a social and cultural force.

Tuition is FREE (there is a charge for materials/books and $5.00 registration fee) This class will start after school (3:30-4:50) @ PG beginning on Mondays/Wednesdays beginning January 22nd and will run through May, 2020. If you are interested in taking college classes while in high school this is a great opportunity to start! It looks great on college applications, starts your general education for college and is great experience! Advanced Education is intended to provide high school students with educational enrichment opportunities through the community college.

You must have a cumulative GPA of 2.7 or higher to enroll

You must have completed the tenth grade or be 16 years of age by the first day of instruction.

2019 Black College Expo - Saturday, November 23rd @ Sacramento State University

Expo is: 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.....meet with up to 50 colleges!

Aftershow is: 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

HIgh school students who attend may receive: application fees waived, on the spot acceptances, scholarships on the spot, internship/career info and more!

U.S. NAVAL ACADEMY MIDSHIPMAN VISIT

If you are interested in attending the U.S. Naval Academy sign up in the Career Center to meet a real Midshipman currently attending the Academy. Great chance to ask your questions and obtain info from an actual student! You can also learn about their summer STEM program. Stanley White will be visiting us on Monday, December 2nd.

TODAY!!! COLLEGE APPLICATION CHECK SESSIONS, TODAY DURING 6TH OR 7TH PERIOD!!

Do you need additional assistance with any of your college applications? If so, please sign up in the Career Center to attend one of our "College Application Check Session" for TODAY, November 18th during either 6th or 7th period. Counselors and staff will be available to help you. (J. Aguero, 11/18)

SCHOLARSHIPS, CONTESTS AND MORE!!!

Cirkled in has a new $2,500 scholarship. Their mission is to help students achieve their maximum potential. Deadline is December 31st, 2019. Please check out this link for application and more: https://www.cirkledin.com/scholarships/


Tri Counties Bank Scholarship - please see attached for info and link to the application; deadline is 3/11/20
Scholarsihp - Tri Counties Bank 2020


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.
http://sacfinearts.org/washweb/.
Application

COLLEGE VISITS, APPLICATION WORKSHOPS & MORE!!!

The following colleges will be visiting PGHS. Sign up on the computer in the Career Center (located on the back left table) to receive a pass on the day of the event. These visits are a great opportunity to meet admission reps, learn about the school’s admission requirements, costs, housing, majors and much more! The list will be updated regularly so keep checking.


  • November 2019 – Sonoma State, tba
  • November 20th (Wednesday) – CRC Representative JoAnn Ramirez for CRC questions/help, 9:30-11:00 (FULL)
  • November 20th (Wednesday) – Utah State University, 1:00
  • December 2nd (Monday) – U.S. Naval Academy Midshipman Presentation, 9:00
  • December 17th (Tuesday) – CRC Representative JoAnn Ramirez for CRC questions/help, 9:30-11:00


ADDITIONAL EVENTS IN THE CAREER CENTER

  • November 18th (Monday) – Application Check Sessions for all college applications, 6th or 7th period
  • February 2020 – CRC Application Workshop Day tba

MILITARY VISITS

Military in the Quad: Army/Marines (Tuesdays), Navy (Wednesdays), Air Force/Marines (Thursdays) Note: the military does not come every week, usually 2X per month.
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CLUB NEWS

PG's Sci-Fi/Fantasy Club meets every Tuesday during first lunch in HP2. If you have first lunch stop by HP2 for fun activities, interesting discussions and special events. :) (R. Hawkins, 11/30)


Interact Club meeting Tuesday, November 19th at 3:30 p.m. in HK9. Last chance to sign up for club shirts and we will be discussing more community service opportunities. (A. Lokka, 11/19)


PG Voice is looking for new applicants! What is PG Voice? PG Voice, a student led culture and climate committee. This Student led group meets once a month with Ms.Swain and Mr. Dunkly to discuss student based issues. It is an opportunity to earn community service and have your voice be heard. PG Voice is looking for new members to join the already amazing group! Please come by HH9 and pick up an application from Ms. Swain or HL9 from Mr. Dunkly. if you are interested. All applications are due by December 6th at 3:11pm. (B. Swain, 12/6)

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SPORT'S ANNOUNCEMENTS

Cross Country ran the Willows Hills course in Folsom for the section meet on Saturday. Varsity boys got 7th place overall while JV girls impressively finished in 3rd. Individually, Allison Meyers won the girl’s the frosh soph event – congratulations to Allison! At the varsity level, Aidan Singh finished in 9th place overall to qualify for a spot in the state meet November 30th– Congratulations Aidan!


Try-outs for Men’s soccer starts TODAY, Monday, November 18th after school at 3:30 on the turf field.


There will be a district mandated parent, coach, athlete meeting for all athletes and parent/guardians of Pleasant Grove winter sports on Wednesday, November 20th at 6:00 pm in the cafeteria/MP room. Questions should be directed toward Scott Gradin at sgradin@egusd.net (S. Gradin, 11/20)

SPORTS ON TAP

Friday 11/22

Boy’s F/JV/V basketball hosts Laguna Creek @ PG for their first games of the season. Start time is 4pm


Monday 11/25

Boy’s and girl’s varsity basketball play at Monterey Trail for Foundation Tournament game. Start time is 6pm

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UPCOMING SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES

NEW!!! JUST IN!!! Chicks in Crisis need volunteers for the "ELK GROVE GOBBLE WOBBLE 5K/10K/KID'S RACE" on Thursday, November 28th, the morning of Thanksgiving. Sign up to volunteer online: www.chicksincrisis.org/volunteer

There are three (3) volunteer slots to choose from:

5:45 a.m. - 7:30 a.m. (be part of the race day set-up crew)

7:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. (help with registration, water stations and be a course guide)

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (help with the after party by working the booths and then help with the clean-up)


Don't forget to check in the "AG Department" for community service opportunities as well. Speak to an AG teacher for specifics on receiving an AG activity point vs community service...


TOP Soccer is looking for soccer buddies for our special needs soccer teams. Come to the days and times that fit your schedule. Come dressed in clothes that you can run around in! Practice is at Miwok Park on : Tuesdays from 6:30-7:15, Wednesday from 6:00-7:00, Thursday from 6:00-7:00. Games are from 9:00am-10:00 am on Saturdays at Bartholomew Sports Park Field 4. Questions? Email me Cheryl Russel at crussell@elkgrovesoccer.com (J. Mullins, 11/20)

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DO THE RIGHT THING, BE KIND TO ONE ANOTHER AND REMEMBER TO DO YOUR HOMEWORK! :)


Be Safe – Be Respectful – Be Responsible – Be Your Best

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Sober Grad tickets are now $90. Turn money into the ASB room at lunch (J. Platt, 11/1)


American Sign Language Club meets Thursdays @ 8:00 am in HH-5. New and returning members welcome. (J. Platt, 10/30)


REMINDER - Star Cafe Open on Thursday mornings!! Do you need a home baked brownie or chocolate chip cookies baked from scratch? Pike Place Roast Coffee? Help support the Pathways program every late start Thursday morning, come to the PG Star Café In HH-4, 7:45 -8:45! We have many other snacks, and we sell each item for only $1! Starbucks generously donates the coffee, and we have hot chocolate and tea. Thank you for your support!

(K. Sutton, 10/30)


Our "After school Tutoring Program" is up and running. We have grown to include peer tutors, a math teacher and a Spanish teacher each tutoring session. If you are in need of some assistance in those areas, or are looking for a place to do homework, come by HG-7 on Tuesdays and Thursdays after school from 3:15-4:15.


TUTORING INFO:

MATH Tutoring

Tuesdays, 7:25-7:55 a.m. in HM11

Tuesdays, 3:15-4:15 p.m. in HG7

Thursdays, 3:15-4:15 p.m. in HG7

Fridays, 7:25-7:55 a.m. in HM1


WORLD LANGUAGE Tutoring

Spanish:

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