Poway High School Titan Weekly

December 6 - 10, 2021

Upcoming Events

Trimester 2 5.5 Classes

5.5 Classes for Trimester 2 begin on Monday, December 6, with the exception of 5.5 Construction and Integrated Math Support (beginning on 11/29). See the class schedule below for the sign-up links and more information.

Click here for the Trimester 2 5.5 Class Schedule
Click here for more information on 5.5 Classes

5.5 Period Classes are optional for PHS students. Students earn 2.5 credits per each 5.5 class taken during the trimester (two classes maximum), and grades are given on a pass/fail basis.

Toys 4 Tots Drive - December 6 - 11

Donate a new, unwrapped toy from December 6 - 11. You can drop off toys in the front office, library, or Titan Center.

PHS Choir Holiday Concert - Tuesday, December 7

Join us for some holiday cheer at the PCPA on Tuesday, December 7 at 7:00 p.m.

Click here for more information and tickets

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Every year many Poway High families donate to the Adopt-a-Family Program to help families in our community. If you would like to participate your help is greatly appreciated. The deadline for gift collection is December 7.

Click here for the Adopt-a-Family website for more information.

Message from PTSA - donations requested for Holiday Luncheon

Please join us in showing our appreciation to the PHS Faculty and Staff by contributing to their Holiday Luncheon on Tuesday, December 14. Items can be dropped off at the main office by 10:30 AM on the 14th. If you would prefer to make a donation and "sponsor" a lunch item, please drop a check in the front office. If you would like your dishes/serving utensils back, please mark them with your name and plan to pick them up in the office after 2 PM on the day of the event. If you have any questions, please contact Noreen Arnold at noreenarnold@yahoo.com or 858-442-6128. The PHS PTSA thanks you for your support!

Poway High PTSA Holiday Lunch

Winter Spirit Week - December 13 - 17

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Donations Requested for That's on Period Club

That’s on Period Club and Key Club are collecting menstruation products for their Holiday Drive from December 6th to December 17th. If you would like to donate, please bring new, boxed period products to the collection boxes in the library. All donations will go to Youth in Transition, a PUSD program that helps students in need.


Class of 2022 Website

Seniors - check the Class of 2022 website for information on cap and gown orders. Senior events and graduation information will be posted on the site later this year!

Cap and Gown Orders

Seniors, it's time to order your graduation items now! These items include graduation announcements, class jewelry, senior keepsakes, and most importantly your cap and gown. Due to current government restrictions and rising Covid cases in the area, we will not be able to host our annual campus order options so Jostens is opening up the option to order online at Jostens.com or through their office in Poway. If you have any questions, please call our local Jostens office at 858-486-2020, or email our Jostens rep at mark.boyer@jostens.com. Place your orders now!


Chipotle Fundraiser to benefit the PHS FFA Program - December 8!

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Go Holiday Shopping and Earn Money for Poway High Kids

This time of year, we are all very busy getting ready for the holidays. Setting up decorations, hosting dinner parties, and shopping for loved ones and friends alike. Whether you are shopping for a Hanukkah, Kwanza, Christmas or another gift, many of us enjoy the convenience of using Amazon--so why not earn some money in support of your child’s school at the same time!

Amazon Smile does just that and without any fuss on your end. All you need to do is make “Amazon Smile” your default Amazon page and all eligible purchases will give back .5% to the Poway High Foundation. Click here to get started with Amazon Smile. Click here to see all the things the Poway High Foundation does in support of our Titans!

Your PHS Foundation thanks you for all the support you have already given to our Titans and we encourage everyone to sign up for Amazon Smile and SHOP LIKE A TITAN.

Happy Holidays!


Local Scholarships

Check back for updates!

Community College Night

Join us for a virtual meeting with various community college across San Diego County to learn more about their registration process, opportunities and so much more. A live Q&A will follow. Tuesday, February 8th at 6:00pm. No sign up is required. Open to all grades. The live Zoom link will be available on the day of the event. Click here to join.

ASVAB Military Test

ASVAB stands for Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery. The ASVAB is a widely used multiple-aptitude test that provides students with information about their current academic strengths and abilities and ultimately aids them as they explore potential educational and career opportunities.

We are hosting the ASVAB exam on December 8, 2021.

If you would like to sign up for our Dec 8th, 2021 test date, please fill out the ASVAB Registration Form. Students interested in taking the ASVAB immediately can contact a local military recruiter who will schedule their test off-campus.

Palomar Application Workshop

Seniors, Palomar is offering an application workshop in-person at Poway High School on December 15th from 11am to 1pm. Fill out our interest survey for more information. During this workshop, students will complete the Palomar application on CCCApply, set-up passwords, activate their Palomar email, review their placement, and apply to Palomar Promise. You will need to bring your social security number and driver's license (if you have one) and your laptop or Chromebook. Questions? Email jbrown@powayusd.com.

Scholarship Workshop for Seniors

Join us for a scholarship workshop on Dec 8th at lunch in the Titan Center. This will be a short presentation on local scholarship opportunities. Signing up is not required.

2021-22 Thursday Trade Days

Thursday Trade Days are a series of workshops for our students addressing local trade school opportunities in our community. Thursday Trade Days take place at lunch in the Titan Center (K-16) on the third Thursday of every month. This program is open to all students. Click here to sign up.

Student Services

Mrs. Struck, our Student Services Specialist is here to listen to students and answer questions in a safe atmosphere of acceptance, non-judgment, and confidentiality concerning the challenges students are facing. Come on into the Counseling Building, K, contact Mrs. Struck at sstruck@powayusd.com, or leave a message at 858-748-0245 x5394.

Teen Guide to Mental Health and Wellness

Parent Education and Support Workshops

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School Meal Information

All children in PUSD are eligible to receive free breakfast and lunch meals regardless of income. Please see the Free School Meals flyer for more information.

Amazon Smiles to support the PHS Foundation!

Make “Amazon Smile” your default Amazon page and all eligible purchases will give back .5% to the Poway High Foundation. Click here to get started with Amazon Smile. Click here to see all the things the Poway High Foundation does in support of our Titans!

Your PHS Foundation thanks you for all the support you have already given to our Titans and we encourage everyone to sign up for Amazon Smile and SHOP LIKE A TITAN.

What would you like to see in the Titan Weekly? Please feel free to share your thoughts, ideas and suggestions here so that we can provide you with the information you need to feel connected to the Titan Community. We value your input!

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The Poway Unified School District (PUSD) is an equal opportunity employer/program and is committed to an active Nondiscrimination Program. PUSD prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived protected characteristics under the law, including but not limited to ancestry, age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, immigration status, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. For more information, please contact the Title IX/Equity Compliance Officer, Associate Superintendent of Personnel Support Services, Poway Unified School District, 15250 Avenue of Science, San Diego, CA 92128-3406, 858-521-2800, extension 2121.