University High School Bulletin for Sunday, May 01, 2016
A Week 5/2/2016 - 5/6/2016
No SchoolThere will be no school on Monday, May 30th due to Memorial Day.
Sober Grad InformationSober grad permission slips can be picked up in the UHS front office. Permission slips need to be turn into the UHS office no later than May 19th
Guest are welcome to attend but need to fill out and return their guest pass form no later than May 19th
Tickets are sold in the UHS front office.
Buy early and SAVE!
April 25th- May 13th = $25
May 16th - May 20th = $30
At the door = $35
ReStore Habitat for HumanityDo you need to perform community service hours to meet the UHS requirement? Is your organization or club looking for a place to volunteer that will make a difference in the world? Volunteer at ReStore Habitat for Humanity! This is a great way to earn hours over Winter Break or Spring Break! Your schedule is up to you. You can volunteer any number of hours and as often as you choose at any time the store is open (10am-5pm, Monday-Saturday). Age requirement: Minimum age is 16 years old. What you might be doing: Stocking shelves, moving product, cleaning items, assembling items, organizing, helping customers unload donations, etc. Contact the ReStore Volunteer Coordinator @ 559-917-3978 or firstname.lastname@example.org to get involved!
2016 Spring Concert DatesJazz Band & Show Choir Friday, April 29th Woodward Park Amphitheatre @ 6:00pm (Friant/Audubon) FREE!! No ticket purchase needed- Park entrance fee required All Choirs Monday, May 2nd Shaghoian Concert Hall @ 7:30pm 2770 E. International Ave, Clovis North High School Symphonic Band & Jazz Band 'B' Tuesday, May 3rd Shaghoian Concert Hall @ 7:30pm 2770 E. International Ave, Clovis North High School Wind Ensemble & Concert Band Friday, May 6th Shaghoian @ 7:30pm 2770 E. International Ave, Clovis North High School Orchestra, Chamber Choir, and Fresno Choral Artists Saturday, May 7th Shaghoian @ 4:00pm 2770 E. International Ave, Clovis North High School *All concert tickets are $5.00 cash or checks only, payable to UHS. Tickets are available in the UHS office. Parking code for CSUF Concert Hall is listed on each ticket.
Spring MusicalOnce Upon a Mattress Veteran’s Memorial Auditorium Thursday, June 2nd @ 7:30pm Friday, June 3rd @ 7:30pm Saturday, June 4th – 2:00pm matinee and 7:30pm Tickets: $10.00 *Concert tickets are cash or checks only, payable to UHS. Tickets are available in the UHS office.
Rotary Club of Fresno ScholarshipThe Rotary Club of Fresno has authorized twelve $1000 scholarships to be awarded to graduating seniors from five Fresno area High Schools.
The award is based on four criteria, which are as follows:
Plans and Goals for the future
The students will be invited to a lunchon on June 6, 2016 in recognition of their award. At that time they will be asked to bring proof of acceptance to a school, college or university of post- secondary education.
Application must be completed and returned to Rotary Club of Fresno office no later than 4:45pm May 12, 2016 Applications available in the UHS scholarship binder in the UHS office
Talent Show CompetitionAttention all students: The Peer Mentors will be hosting our annual Talent Show Competition, Friday May 20th after Field Day. If you have a special talent in singing, dancing, magic, playing an instrument, a garage band, etc. then sign up with Mrs. Bird by Friday, May 13th to participate. We have a limited number of acts so don't delay in signing up.
Achievement AwardsAttention students: If you were unable to attend the Achievement Awards Wednesday night but were notified in the mail that you would be receiving an award, please see Mrs. Bird asap to collect your award(s).
Public Forum AnnouncementThere will be a public forum of American injustices organized by sophomores of UHS on Tuesday, May 3, from 4 to 5 PM at the Fresno State free-speech area. Many of our peers will be presenting on topics such as systemic racism please brutality etc. We still need more speakers and if you are interested in presenting an injustice please talk to Mrs. Smith or Nolan Yamada."
Lost and Found reminderAttention students: Please make sure to look through the lost and found. Items not claimed will be picked up and donated at the end of the school year.
UHS Visitor PolicyNO visitors allowed on campus. Any approved visitors must check in AND out in the UHS office. All visitors must display a visitor's badge while on campus. If you have any questions, please contact the UHS office.
UHS Finals Week: May 17th - 19thFinal Schedule:
Day 1- Tuesday, May 17th
1st Period: 8:30-10:00a.m.
2nd Period: 10:30-12:00p.m.
Day 2- Wednesday, May 18th
3rd Period: 8:30-10:00a.m.
4th Period: 10:30-12:00p.m
Day 3- Thursday, May 19th
6th Period: 8:30-10:00a.m.
7th Period: 10:30-12:00p.m
The UHS Office will be closing at 3:00PM May 17th & 19th and at 12:00PM on May 18th
SUPER HERO TEACHER APPRECIATION WEEK May 2 - 6!!Parents and students we need help to celebrate our Super teachers and staff at UHS! Every day the week of May 2-6 show the teachers and staff how much we care with little tokens of appreciation!
· Some of the Teachers Favorite things: Coffee, chocolate, books, music, baked goods, flowers, gift cards.
· We are looking for donations of gift cards of $10.00 gift to various restaurants, stores, and coffee houses to give to the teachers………Anywhere will be great!
· Also a cute idea would be to write your teachers super power and stick it to the teacher’s door!! Lets show the teachers at UHS how much we appreciate them!!
Drop off donations to UHS Office.
Volunteers needed to bring in items for the week of May 2-6th:
Monday: Bagels and cream cheese, fruit, juice, coffee.
Tuesday: Luncheon (provided by Phoenix Alliance)
Wednesday: Trail mix & Candy “BAR”(mixed nuts and candies)
Thursday: Muffins, Yogurt, Fruit, juice, bottled water, and coffee.
Friday: Dessert and baked goodies, and bottled water.
If anyone can send in some of these items that would be a great help.
There are 32 Staff members so if a few of us get together and donate and help out it will be great week for our SUPER Teachers!
Questions or Ideas call or text Jody Brar 559-706-0398 Thank you!
UHS Spirit Wear at Lands' End - Class of 2019 T-Shirts AVAILABLE!Freshman Class of 2019 Shirts are now available! To purchase visit the Lands' End website, click on "short sleeve fit essential t-shirt", choose the color "yellow" and select the logo preference that says "Class of 2019".
Visit the Lands' End Website at www.landsend.com
2015-2016 Senior Events Schedule
Sept. 4: Class Ring orders accepted. Room 109, 12-1pm
Last week of Sept.:Senior T-shirt design done. Approx. $16
Oct. 13: Orders taken for announcements, cap and gowns, and other graduation items. Cap & Gown - $40, other prices vary depending on quantity and which items.
Mid-October: T-Shirts ready for ordering.
Feb. 1-28: Grad-Nite fees due. Disneyland/California Adventures and transportation - $125. Includes Park Hopper pass, two fastpasses, show, and dance venues in Cal. Adv. Park. Grad-Nite is June 8 & 9 from 8:00am to 8:00am. Turn in checks to Mr. Benslay
March: Pick up announcements and graduation orders. Room 109, 12-1pm.
May (First week): Pick up Caps and Gowns. Room 109, 12-1pm.
May 19: Graduation Practice. Fresno State Student Rec. Center, 4-6pm.
May 20: Baccalaureate. Concert Hall, 6pm. Individual Cap and Gown Pictures: 4:00pm, Class Cap and Gown Picture: 5:30pm.
May 21: Graduation, Fresno State Student Rec. Center, 4:00pm. Sober Grad at Blackbeard's, 10:00pm-3:00am ($25-30)
June 8 & 9: Disneyland Grad Nite (described above)
YEARBOOK ORDERING INFORMATIONUniversity High YearBooks can be purchased online through www.jostensyearbooks.com or through Mrs. Roche Room #105.
Please make checks payable to UHS.
The cost of the yearbooks are as follows:
$75 until sold out.
Parking Information for Fresno StateStudents parking at Fresno State may purchase parking permits in Campus Parking/Police building on Barstow/Jackson. Semester permits are $93 and academic year permits are $186. Day passes may be purchased at any parking kiosk for $3.
When picking up/dropping off students at UHS, please do not double park in the loading zone in front of UHS, and no parking in front of the Fresno State Alumni House. You may park in a single line along the loading zone, parking is allowed along the curb in the green parking lot across from UHS or you may make arrangements to pick up students at an appropriate location that is not congested. Please help us be a good neighbor as we share the space with Fresno State students and faculty.
Fresno State parking restrictions apply to our guests, students and staff at all times, click the link for more information: http://www.fresnostate.edu/adminserv/police/traffic/enforcement/ordinances.html
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Sterling Law Offices, S.C. Student ScholarshipThe Sterling Law Offices, S.C. Student Scholarship is awarding $1,000 and are encouraging High School seniors who plans on attending post-secondary education full time and have a minimum GPA of 3.0. All majors are encouraged to apply. You can access the application on this website http://www.sterlinglawyers.com/wisconsin/#scholarship. Applications should be completed and submitted by June 30 or December 31, 2016.
Otis College of Art and Design’s Summer of Art Preparation ProgramOtis College of Art and Design’s Summer of Art Preparation Program Summer of Art provides artists ages 15 and older with a college immersion experience in art and design. Whether students seek to strengthen and enhance their art skills or have limited training but a strong interest in art or design, this is an ideal way to experience what it is like to attend one of the most influential art and design colleges in the country. The Summer of Art will take place July 5th – July 29th, 2016. Upon successful completion of the program, 2units of college credit for Specialization course and 1 unit of college credit for Foundation Studio courses are awarded. Housing is available for students ages 15-18. For students over 18 years, the housing staff can provide information on additional housing options. Scholarships are available based on financial need and / or merit. The program also offers an English Language Immersion Program for student with higher – beginner English language skills or above. Please visit the website http://www.otis.edu/summer-art to learn more on how to apply for this summer program.
Harris Personal Injury ScholarshipThis scholarship in the amount of $1,000 is now available to graduating high school seniors and current college students who have suffered a serious injury and are committed to continuing on with their education. The Deadline is May 31, 2016. The application can be found here: http://harrispersonalinjury.com/san-jose/
Cameron Impact ScholarshipCameron Impact Scholarship (approximately $20,000-$50,000 per annum) is currently accepting applications for the Class of 2017 in two stages, with an early submission deadline of May 27th, 2016, and the second opportunity due September 15th, 2016
The Cameron Impact Scholarship will be awarded annually to approximately ten high-school seniors. This four-year merit-based scholarship is intended to cover the full ‘educational expenses’ at the recipient’s chosen collegiate institution (estimated to be between $20,000-$50,000 per annum). Recipients have complete freedom in the choice of their school and area of study, however, a stated goal of public service will be strongly considered.
The Cameron Impact Scholarship is a merit-based undergraduate scholarship for incomparable individuals who have the ability to make real, tangible contributions to their families, friends, and the greater society. To be eligible, a candidate must:
- have a cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.7
- excel in extracurricular activities;
- exhibit strong leadership qualities;
- demonstrate active participation in community service;
- be a citizen of the United States
Please contact or visit our website www.bryancameroneducationfoundation.org to find more information about our Foundation and Scholarship.
The Hispanic Heritage Foundation -2016 Youth AwardsThe Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF) is now accepting applications for the 2016 Youth Awards; educational grants are available for students who are part of the graduating class of 2017. For the 18th year, recipients will be selected for their accomplishments in the classroom, community, and for their focus in various educational categories. Once selected, the students will be celebrated at 10 regional ceremonies across the country and receive grants to continue their education or to fund an idea or project that will serve to impact their communities.
The APPLICATION DEADLINE is Sunday, October 2nd, 2016.
For a full list of award categories, regions and application, please visit www.hispanicheritage.org
To be considered, student’s must:
* Be currently enrolled in high school, graduating in the spring/summer of 2017
* Planning to enroll in college in 2017-2018
* Identify as being of Hispanic/Latino descent
* Minimum 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) or 7.5 (on a 10.0 scale)
* Must attend mandatory regional awards ceremony to receive award.
* U.S Permanent Resident/US Citizen/or qualify under the DACA.
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Volunteer Opportunity - Literacy TutorLocal elementary schools are looking for tutors to assist children with literacy skills in the classroom. Potential tutors must be able to commit to a semester-long appointment serving one to two hours or more each week during school hours. A background check and mini-interview are also required. For more information, please contact Karina Herrera at (559) 237-2155 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Summer Discovery & Discovery InternshipsAre you interested in maximizing your summer vacation time? Have you considered the possibility of UCLA and Michigan being that place? Visit www.summerdiscovery.com to learn about pre-college summer enrichment opportunities including college credit, SAT Prep, internships, business and leadership institutes, and study abroad programs. Summer Discovery provides you with the chance to make new friends and experience pre-college living and learning before entering college. It will help you achieve in high school and prepare for college. Also, this opportunity will allow you take classes that interest you. You'll live and learn with peers from all over the US and the world, as part of a dynamic university community. Do not let this opportunity slip away, please visit the website at www.summerdiscovery.com to learn more!
Oxbridge Academics Summer Study Programs in Europe and the USDiscover a new culture, learn to live independently, and make new friends from around the world by participating in one of the many summer study programs offered by Oxbridge Academics! Choose from programs located in the UK, France, Spain, or NYC, among others. Brochures outlining each program are available on the table in the counseling office. Feel free to speak with your counselor if you have questions!
High School Summer Conservatory at AMDAAMDA is currently accepting applications for its High School Summer Conservatory. This unique program offers a transformative experience for talented high school students looking to immerse themselves in the performing arts. Teens from all over the world will study, train, rehearse, perform and live on AMDA’s New York City and Los Angeles campuses. The rigorous curriculum is taught by a world-class faculty of artists who offer students professional-level training in their choice of three focus areas: acting, singing or dance. Summer sessions are scheduled as follows: Session 1: July 3-16 (NYC & LA), Session 2: July 17-30 (NYC & LA), or Session 3: July 31-Aug 13 (NYC only). For more information, or to apply, please visit: amda.edu/hs
Duke Youth Summer ProgramsDuke Youth Programs offers 13 different summer camp programs for students from grades 6-11. Some program options include: Biosciences & Engineering Camp, 3D Printing Camp, Young Writers' Camp, and Cracking the Code: High School Crypto-Camp. To see all of the camp options, and to get more information, check out: www.learnmore.duke.edu/youth. Registration for Summer 2016 opens December 1, 2015.
Cornell University Summer CollegeSpend your summer at the prestigious Cornell University! Earn 3 to 6 college credits while experiencing college life and making new friends from across the globe. Summer programs at Cornell range from 3 to 6 weeks, and cover topics such as: medicine, psychology, social change, veterinary medicine, engineering, and much more. Admissions decisions are made on a rolling basis, so apply early before the program you're interested in fills up! For more information, please visit: summercollege.cornell.edu
The RISD Pre-College ProgramAre you interested in art, and looking for something to do this summer? Consider applying to the Pre-College Program at the Rhode Island School of Design! For six weeks, you’ll live like a college student. You’ll follow a college-level studio curriculum which includes three foundation courses: Drawing Foundations, Design Foundations, and Critical Studies in Art. You'll also choose a major which will allow you to explore one particular field of design or fine art in depth. You’ll live in RISD residence halls. And you’ll have the freedom to explore all the sights Rhode Island has to offer, every weekend. This six-week program runs from June 25 - August 6, 2016. Tuition is $5,325, and room and board is an additional $2,670 (other fees apply and scholarships are available). High school students who have finished their tenth or eleventh year and who are 16 to 18 years old are invited to apply. All applications and fees must be submitted by May 9, 2016. For more information, please visit: precollege.risd.edu
BU Summer Investigative Journalism WorkshopThe New England Center for Investigative Reporting, based at Boston University's College of Communication, is offering a unique Investigative Journalism Workshop this summer. During the workshop, students participate in seminars and work alongside BU faculty and award-winning local and national journalists on investigative stories that could be published on the center's website or in regional and national publications. Students will live on the BU campus and gain hands-on experience in investigative reporting while developing critical thinking and writing skills. Three workshops will be held, with each running for two weeks: Session 1: June 27 – July 8, 2016; Session 2: July 11 – July 22, 2016; Session 3: July 25 – August 5, 2016. The deadline to apply for each session is two weeks before each start date. Students who apply by December 31, 2015, can receive a $200 discount on tuition. Tuition is $2,300 plus room and board fees. To apply, please visit: studentprograms.necir.org/high-school-summer-investigative-reporting-workshop
University of Michigan Summer ProgramsSummer Discovery Michigan, can help you prepare for your transition from high school to college. These non-credit, pre-college programs combine academics, athletics, and activities to give high school students a taste of college life. Choose from over 40 different classes in a wide range of subjects. Some program options include: DiscoveryWorks Community Service - Earn 50 hours of community service during the 3-week program or up to 40 hours during the 2-week program. Projects may include working with Recycle Ann Arbor (promoting the wide use of resources), Ronald McDonald house (working with children), Food Gatherers (providing free meals to the Ann Arbor community), Nichols Arboretum (Huron River clean up), and Salvation Army (working with children and feeding the hungry). Michigan Global Leadership and Social Change Institute - This institute is designed to provide foundational knowledge, skills, and practical tools to create future leaders in business, education, and beyond. The curriculum provides insight into organizational structure and change, ethical practices, and business and leadership etiquette. BBYO Michigan Business and Entrepreneurship Institute - This institute highlights Jewish business leadership and engages teens to learn through classroom activities and field trips. It concludes with a competition where teens present original business plans to a panel of judges from the local business community and the winners are awarded funding for their business plan. Michigan Business & Entrepreneurship Institute - This institute provides an engaging and hands-on opportunity where students investigate all aspects of a real-life entrepreneurial venture, including opportunity recognition, marketing and sales, negotiation, financials, and legal structures; through the lens of their own business ideas. For more information for these programs and more offered by the University of Michigan, please visit: www.summerdiscovery.com/u-michigan/courses
Art and Sciences Summer in Chicago ProgramArt and Sciences Summer in Chicago Program Hone your critical thinking skills from a multidisciplinary perspective. Explore the complex relationship between individuals and the natural world throughout history in a dynamic, team thought course on the University of Chicago campus from June 20-July 8, 2016. Deadline to apply is : May 1, 2016 For more information on how to apply, visit: summer. uchicago.edu
There’s still time for students to apply for the ACLU Summer Advocacy InstituteApplicants should sign up soon to secure one of the last spots!
The ACLU Summer Advocacy Institute is a 7-day program full of firsthand learning for the next generation of social justice advocates. The institute is open to high school students entering their junior and senior years and will be held at Georgetown University from June 19-25. If you know anyone who fits the bill, please encourage them to apply!
The ACLU Summer Advocacy Institute will bring together a diverse group of students from across the country for an intensive program that includes:
•Learning through hands-on activities what it means to build advocacy strategies that create real, substantive change
•Visits with Congressional staff on the Hill to discuss legislating the issues of the day
•Direct engagement with elected officials, lawyers, lobbyists, community activists, journalists, and other experts working to defend civil rights and liberties
•Opportunities to hear from luminaries such as ACLU Executive Director Anthony Romero, whistleblower and patriot Edward Snowden, immigrant rights champion Cristina Jiménez, and others
•Grounding in this country’s proud legacy of student activism through workshops with civil rights leaders and the March on Washington Film Festival
The College of Media at the University of IllinoisCollege of Media Summer Camps for writers, sports lovers, innovators & entrepreneurs
Applications are open now and are due May 31rs / Scholarships are available IMAGINATION U: Professor Peter Sheldon always says “Advertising rewards more types of creativity than any other industry.” We partnered with him, our award winning faculty, and professionals across media to prove it. Get a glimpse into the world of advertising. Find new ways to apply your natural creativity to a future career. Runs June 26th thru July 1st
MEDIA ENTREPRENEURSHIP: Gain the tools to identify a problem, brainstorm and prototype possible solutions, and then translate that idea into a product, technology or service that people want. During this 8 day camp, students will work in teams to take an idea from concept to business plan, to pitch and will leave with a head start on their next big idea. Runs July 8th thru July 16th
360° SPORTS: New for 2016! Turn your love of sports into a dynamic career. Take a tour of modern sports media. Get hands-on experience with traditional media from PR to photography to production to play-by-play reporting. As well as Emerging sports media like stadium experience, shoutcasting, and extreme sports production. Runs July 10th thru July 17th
PRESS PASS: New for 2016! This multimedia journalism camp for students teaches storytelling skills and how to prepare video news breaks for the 21st Over the course of this 8 day camp, Emmy Award winning journalism Professor Janice Collins will give students a taste of life in a modern news room and the exciting opportunities for journalism in 2016 and beyond. Journalism teachers are welcome, too! Runs June 24th thru July 1st
B.Davis Scholarship - deadline is May 23rdThe deadline is approaching for the 2016 B.Davis Scholarship.
Please visit our website at http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm to read about us and to provide your students with an opportunity to apply for our scholarship.
Amount of Scholarship: $1,000
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