GOHS WEEKLY UPDATE

November 1,2019

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Don't forget to set your clocks back this Sunday, November 3rd.

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School will be closed on Monday, November 11th in observance of Veterans Day

Athletics/Activities

This week we honor those serving in our Military with a special salute and tribute on Wednesday during intervention.

Thank you to all those who serve


Mark your calendars for our next blood drive January 16, 2020


As we wind down the Fall Season we want to congratulate all of our athletes on a job well done! Great job Wolfpack!


Our football team heads to Chaparral tonight with a game time of 3:30 for Freshmen and 7:30 for Varsity. Come cheer them at their last regular season game.


Girls’ Tennis and Golf will head into CIF play next week as well as Boys’ Waterpolo. Good luck Teams.


Anyone interested in joining the Swim team there will be a brief meeting on November 4th, Monday on the pool deck at 2:45.


Girls Interested in playing Softball, tryouts will be held November 14th @ 3:00 on the varsity field. You must be cleared to play


Steppin With The Pack is coming up in February. This event is for all girls and boys in grades 1-8. $40 includes practice,t-shirt and a performance at a Varsity Girls’ Basketball game.

Visit the Step Team website for all the information.

Canned Food Drive Competition



Battle of the First Periods!

October 21st-November 8th

What to donate: Non-perishable food items(Canned,Boxed foods)

Where to bring: Your first period teacher

PRIZE: A Class donut and chocolate milk party during your first period!

GREAT OAK THEATER COMPANY


This Random World - Opens next week.

Nov, 6th, 7th and 8th at 7PM as well as a 3:30pm show on the 8th.

ROOM 901 - LIMITED SEATING

Directed by senior Tori Cline.

$10 General admission $8 Student/Senior/Military

https://greatoakdrama.wixsite.com/gohsdrama

SENIORS

Mark Your Calendar!


Friday, 11/1:

· First day to submit UC applications

Tuesday, 11/12:

· RACC/WUE Colleges Presentation/Mini-College Fair, 6pm PAC

Saturday, 11/30:

· Last day to submit UC/CSU applications



So Cal Recognition will be on campus taking cap and gown orders the following days throughout the year on the Senior Lawn at lunch:

· Fri, November 1st

· Tues, December 10th

· Wed, January 29th

· Fri, February 28th

· Fri, March 6th


FAFSA

Seniors - It is important that you submit your 2020/2021 FAFSA 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. Visit the Counseling website for more information.

RACC / WUE Mini College Fair

Finding the Perfect College & How to Pay For It

Do you have questions about finding the perfect college and how to pay for it? We have the event for you! Join us on Tuesday, November 12th at 6:00pm in the GOHS PAC for a college fair with over 20 college representatives. All grade levels and all academic levels are invited!

https://www.smore.com/syfpg

College Visits

The following college representatives will be at GOHS in the next few weeks. Please click on the links below to sign up via the Google Forms if you are interested in attending. ·
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Community Service Opportunities

Community Service Opportunities

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.

Grief Group & Coping Skills Group

GOHS counselors will be offering a Grief Group and Coping Skills group. This group will cover topics including but not limited to the five stages of grief, self-care, learning effective coping strategies when faced with significant loss, and maintaining healthy relationships while experiencing the grieving process. Interested students can come to Counseling to receive the permission slip to attend.

English Learner Advisory Committee (ELAC)

PLEASE JOIN US~

GOHS would like to invite you to participate in our second committee meeting, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 7th at 5 pm in the GOHS Library.

The English Learner Advisory Committee (ELAC) is to build the capacity of parents and guardians to assist in the education of their student. Agenda will include:

  • ELAC Member Elections, discuss
  • Graduation and A-G Requirements
  • Needs Assessment
Please visit our English Learner Support Website for more detailed information.
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AP Testing

2020 AP TEST ORDERING INFORMATION
Taking the Advanced Placement exams is an important part of all AP courses. Scoring well on an AP exam can often earn students college credit for their high school class, saving a significant amount on college tuition.

TO REGISTER FOR AN AP EXAM THIS YEAR, THERE ARE TWO STEPS:

  1. YOU NEED A JOIN CODE FROM A SUBJECT TEACHER. THEN YOU REGISTER TO ORDER THE EXAM ON THE COLLEGE BOARD WEBSITE
  2. YOU NEED TO ENTER ALL INFORMATION AND PAY ON THE TOTAL REGISTRATION WEBSITE LINKED BELOW


REGISTRATION: For GOHS students visit this link

We strongly recommend that parents and students are both present while registering on Total Registration to ensure that the correct exams are ordered. Students/parents should click on the link provided on the school website or visit the website listed above. Registration is not complete until students have printed the confirmation page that is provided at the end of the registration process.


FEES: AP Exams

$99 dollars per exam before Friday, September 27th

$104 September 28th to October 31st

$124 November 1st - November 15th

$139 after November 15th through March 13th, 2020

9th-11th grade students

CSULB Leadership Conference & College Tour


GOHS AVID is sponsoring a great opportunity to tour Long Beach State University and experience both a leadership conference & a college level basketball game on Saturday DECEMBER 7, 2019.

Only 50 spots available!

Cost for transportation is $25


Interested students will need to return a signed permission slip and check payable to GOALS AVID to Mrs. Andrade in room 601 to be added to the trip list.

Please visit the AVID Website for more detailed information.

10TH & 11TH GRADE STUDENTS

UCSD COLLEGE TOUR


GOHS AVID is sponsoring a campus tour of UCSD on TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 19TH, 2019.The tour includes campus tour, enrollment and housing information.

There are only 50 spots available for this trip!

Cost for transportation is $20.


Interested students will need to return a signed permission slip and check payable to GOALS AVID to Mrs. Andrade in room 601 to be added to the trip list.

Please visit the AVID Website for more detailed information.