February Newsletter

112 days until GRADUATION

Click on the picture above the Class of 2020 page.


A bus has been added for GradNite at Six Flags on May 21st. Bookkeeping will begin to sell tickets on Tuesday, January 18th at lunch.

Gradnite tickets are $150.

Ticket includes:





Nixon Library on May 2nd

Ticket sales begin on February 3rd


$70 with WSB/$80 without

After March 8th prices rise to

$80 with WSB/$90 without

On April 27th prices will be

$90 with WSB/$100 without


The next ASVAB test will take place on Monday, March 2nd at 7:30am in Room #709. Students can use the Google Form link below to sign up by February 24th. Seating is limited. Seniors and Juniors are invited to take the test, however Seniors have first priority. https://forms.gle/LX3DpQitXmEbGR7q9

Dollars for Scholars

The Dollars for Scholars scholarship application process closed for submission on February 1st - seniors must have clicked the red "Apply" button for all applications they are applying for by February 1st in order to be in the running. The deadline to complete the information sections in yellow or red has been extended - seniors must complete those sections in their portal by February 15th. Add Jodie Mueller as the School Official (jmueller2@tvusd.k12.ca.us) and she will upload student transcripts. If you have any questions, contact Jodie at 951-294-6450 ext 2060 or via email.

Pick Your Seat Day

Pick Your Seat Day is coming up on Friday, March 13th after modified day dismissal! In order to participate, Seniors must have completed the following:

Cap & Gown

Seniors must purchase their cap and gowns by February 15th in order to pick their seats for graduation. Because So Cal Recognition won't be on campus again until Friday, February 28th during lunch on the Senior Lawn, seniors must purchase their cap and gown online. Click here to order your cap and gown. Please contact Mrs. Mueller in Counseling with questions or concerns: 951-294-6450 ext 2060 or via email (jmueller2@tvusd.us).

FAFSA Deadline: Monday, March 2nd

Seniors: it is important that you submit your 2020/2021 FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) as soon as possible. Applications must be submitted by March 2, 2020, however it is important to note that money is allotted by college financial aid offices on a first come-first get basis by the date you submit your FAFSA.

All families that complete their application by March 2nd will receive an additional graduation ticket, for a total of 6 tickets. As an added bonus, once you complete your FAFSA, you will automatically be entered into a monthly raffle for two extra graduation tickets. The sooner you complete your FAFSA, the better your chances are of winning.

Please visit http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/ to complete your application. Additional information and important FAFSA links can be found on the GOHS website by clicking here.

Class of 2020 Webpage & GOHS Senior Guide to Fall and Spring Semesters

Make sure to visit the Seniors: Class of 2020 webpage and the GOHS Senior Guide to Fall and Spring Semesters for the most up-to-date graduation information!

Mark your calendars

February 15, 2020

Deadline to order cap and gown

March 2, 2020

FAFSA deadline, receive 1 extra graduation ticket upon FAFSA completion

March 1, 2020

Deadline to turn in Community Service Hours and Walk of Gratitude

Permission Slip to participate in Pick Your Seat Day

March 13, 2020

Graduation Pick Your Seat Day (Modified Day - After school in the Gym)

March 18, 19,2020

So Cal Recognition here for Cap & Gown orders

April 10, 2020

Senior Talent Applications for Graduation Due by 3:00pm

April 10, 2020

Senior Speech Applications for Graduation Due by 3:00pm

April 14, 2020

Senior Speech Auditions

April 15, 2020

Senior Talent Auditions, Band Room, 2:45pm - 5pm

May 2, 2020

Prom 7pm - 11pm, Richard Nixon Library

May 20, 2020

Senior Yearbook Distribution at Lunch (near 306)

May 21, 2020

Grad Night

May 26-29,2020

Senior Finals

June 2,2020

Senior Assembly

Cap & Gown Distribution

Walk of Gratitude

Graduation Review

Senior Check Out (Distribution of Graduation Tickets)

Senior Sunset

June 4, 2020

Mandatory Graduation Rehearsal, 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Graduation: 7:00 pm, Seniors arrive at 5:30 pm

Big picture

Community Service Opportunities

Senior Student Community service hours are due by March 1st to participate in Pick Your Seat Day. 40 Community Service hours are required for students to graduate. Please click here to access the Great Oak High School Community Service webpage for updated volunteer opportunities. The Community Service Log can be found on this page or picked up in the Counseling Department. Please turn in your signed logs to Counseling.

Big picture

MSJC Promise

Apply for admission today with this link.

The MSJC Promise removes a financial barrier to attending college by providing first-time, full-time students with FREE TUITION for the first year while funds are available. After you submit your application, look for an email with your MSJC ID number. Then visit the FYE website to complete the questions for the Promise Program.

Palomar Promise

Apply for admission today with this link. The Palomar Promise removes a financial barrier to attending college by providing first-time students with FREE TUITION for the first two years while funds are available. To qualify for the Palomar Promise, you need to follow the steps linked here.

Purchase your Yearbooks

Yearbooks are available for purchase with the bookkeeper.

Yearbooks are $80.00 until April 30th

Yearbooks will be $85.00 from May 1 through May 31st

Yearbooks will be $90.00 after June 1st