Charger-Parent Daily Bulletin
January 21, 2018
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THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: “Never tell me the sky’s the limit when there are footprints on the moon.” ~Unknown
Power 106 Night Basketball Game: Thurs. Jan. 24 at 7:00pm at Royal Oak Middle School. Tickets are available through any boys basketball player. $5 presale or $8 at the door. ~Coach Cuevas
AP students: Exam registration opens on Monday for your AP exams. You must register AND pay through Total Registration. You have until February 5, 2019 to complete your registration. If you qualify for Free and Reduced lunch, waivers are available through Total Registration so long as you have completed the process through COUSD (go here to apply: https://paypams.com/OnlineApp.aspx). You will be notified when to go back into Total Registration to pay your fees. Go here to register for your AP exams: https://user.totalregistration.net/AP/050693 Do NOT go anywhere else to register - it won't take you to the dedicated COHS page.
CHARTER OAK CHEER NEWS: Recently our Charter Oak Cheer competed in the CIF Southern Section Inaugural Cheer Championships and took the top spot in their division. They are the first ever D3 COED CIFSS cheer champions!!!! Congratulations!~ Administration
Yearbook: "Seniors" deadline for senior ads in the yearbook is February 28th. Please submit your ad before that date! You may purchase the senior ad on the Charter Oak website under "What's New". ~Mrs. Nixon
Yearbook: Seniors, please pick up your baby pictures from room C2 before school, during break/lunch or after school. ~Mrs. Nixon
Tutors Still Needed: We are currently looking for student tutors for our after school tutoring program who need to complete service hours. We need tutors for Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. If interested, please go to Counseling. ~Mr. Dultz.
Black Student Union: We have a meeting on Wednesday at lunch in S8 to discuss upcoming events.~Ms. Hope
INTERACT CLUB: Interact Club Meeting TODAY at lunch in Q15! Come learn about fun service events! -Mrs. Marasco
Auto Club Meeting: It's that time!!! NHRA drag races are Friday, February 8. You must have a signed permission slip to attend. Please come to the meeting this Friday, Jan. 25th at lunch for details. ~Mr. Smith
ASL Club is hosting an ASL skate night at Skate Express Chino on January 24th from 6-8:30pm. Anyone is welcome to come. Theme is 80's and 90's, come dressed to dance and skate the night away! Entry is $6.50 and skate rental is $3.50.
COUNSELING OFFICE/COLLEGE/CAREER NEWS
Work Permit applications can be picked up at the Career Center (located in the Library). Once you have been offered a job, your employer AND parent/legal guardian must sign the work permit application. The completed application should be dropped off at the Career Center for review. GPA (minimum 2.0) and attendance (95%) will be verified to ensure that you meet the qualifications. The completed work permit will be ready for pick up within approximately 48 hours from the date of drop off (excluding weekends & holidays). All permits are subject to review & revocation by the Assistant Principal based on attendance and/or grades. Any question please reach out to Mrs. Clayton
Attention academically strong students: Are you interested in tutoring other students? Many parents call in who are willing to pay to have you tutor their student! If this is something you might like to do, please come to the counseling office and fill out an interest form. Popular subjects are math and science." ~ Counseling
The FPH Auxiliary awards scholarships: The FPH Auxiliary awards scholarships, of which some are privately endowed, to students pursuing and/or advancing a Health Career. The Scholarship Committee appraises and evaluates each application using the following standards and criteria to select the scholarship recipients. ELIGIBILITY 1. Any high school senior, college student or Foothill Presbyterian Hospital (FPH) employee who has been accepted to study at an accredited college, university, or technical school pursuing a health career and/or advancing his/her professional health career. 2. Applicant must be United States (U. S.) citizen. 3. Applicant must be California resident. 4. The school to be attended need not be located in California, however, it must be accredited by a regionally accredited association of schools and colleges. Stop by the Counseling Department to pick up the paperwork.~Counseling
The Italian Catholic Federation receives nearly 400 applications for its yearly scholarship awards. Applications are received from students in public as well as Catholic high schools in California, Arizona, Nevada, and Illinois. To apply, students must achieve a total cumulative GPA (3½ years) of at least 3.2 and meet one of the following: Are Roman Catholic and of Italian Descent and live within the Roman Catholic Dioceses of Arizona, California, Illinois and Nevada, only where Branches of the Federation are established; or, Are Roman Catholic but need not be of Italian Descent or live where Branches of the Federation are established if either Roman Catholic parent, guardian or grandparent is a member of the “Italian Catholic Federation.” First year scholarships in the amount of $400 will be awarded to approximately 200 applicants. First year scholarship winners are eligible for second, third, and fourth year awards of $500, $600, and $1,000 respectively. Applications will be judged and evaluated on: Scholastic Achievement – TOTAL CUMULATIVE GPA (3½ years) and CLASS RANK, Financial Need, Leadership Role, Extracurricular Activities and Charitable Efforts, Family Membership/Activities in the I.C.F. (if applicable). Please go to www.icf.org/scholarships for more information.
Big Charger Shout out to Ramon Bermejo. San Francisco State University is offering Ramon admission into its fall 2019 class – If he decides to accept their offer he will be putting his passion for Electrical Engineering into action. Go Gators! Ramon, awesome job. We are proud of you!
Flavorful Futures Scholarship: Do you know a student who is not afraid to be themselves? We are looking for fun and unique candidates for our Flavorful Futures Scholarship. Sparkling Ice® is awarding FIVE $5,000 scholarships to eligible high school seniors who are planning their bright and colorful futures. If this sounds like one of your students, tell them to apply today! The deadline is approaching soon! Applications are due by February 15, 2019and winners will be announced in Spring 2019. Apply now at http://go.pardot.com/e/120702/2019-01-16/68fq44/313602801?h=nVQGREBrIrNVllr3NG4Lp9R_QhZELSIF3M0Jc-YV0KQ.
General Requirements. Visit sparklingice.com/scholarship for full list of requirements.
- Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident of the United States.
- Must be a high school senior graduating between August 1, 2018 and July 31, 2019.
- Must have a cumulative high school grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.5 on a 4-point scale (high school/home school seniors).
Junior and Senior Girls: The Soroptimist Club of Azusa and Glendora is hosting a College/Career Guidance and Mentoring Conference on Saturday March 2 from 8:30 to 3:30. This event will be held at the American Legion in Glendora. If interested, you need to pick up a registration form in the counseling office. Deadline to register is Wed February 20. "If You Can Dream It, You Can Be It." ~Counseling
Juniors Interested in Taking a SAT Prep Course: The Assistance League of Covina Valley is offering a winter session which begins Tuesday, Feb. 12th. The class will meet every Tues/Thurs and run through March 7th which is just in time for you to take the March 8th SAT! There is a cost of $100 which includes study exam materials. For more information, call 626-966-9200 or email firstname.lastname@example.org Registration forms are also in the counseling office. Space is limited so don't delay.
The Anxiety Discussion group will be meeting every Tuesday at lunch in Room M2 until Feb 5th. All are welcome. ~Counseling
The Asian Pacific Fund administers 10 scholarship programs to help undergraduate and graduate students achieve their education goals. To apply for a scholarship administered by the Asian Pacific Fund, please review the complete eligibility criteria for each scholarship program, and download the application for the program(s) for which you are eligible. Please go to http://asianpacificfund.org for more information. ~Counseling
College Visits: Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising (FIDM) will be here on Wed. January 23 at 9:10a.m. in room D-4 Please sign up in the Career Center. MT. SAC will be presenting on Friday, January 25, 2019, in room M-1 during periods 1-4. Please sign up in the Career Center. ~Mrs. Clayton
Attention Seniors: There is a slight change -Bring your college acceptance letters to Ms. Clayton in the library after second period. ~Counseling
Upcoming S.A.T. Dates: - March 9, May 4, June 1. To register go to www.sat.org/register
Upcoming A.C.T. Dates: - Feb. 9, Apr. 13, June 8, July 13. The test is not given at COHS. To register go to www.actstudent.org
DATES TO REMEMBER
1/24/19 - Minimum Day - 12:05pm Dismissal
1/26/19 - PASS
1/29/19 - Senior Assembly
2/02/19 - Remembrance Walk 9am-11am @ the Stadium
2/06/19 - Founders Night 6pm in the Library
2/11/19 - President’s Holiday- No school
2/15/19 - Sadie Hawkins Dance 6pm-10pm in the Quad
2/18/19 - President’s Holiday - No school
2/21/19 - School Site Council 7am